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I Try to Be a Good Person

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    It is hard sometimes.

    . When you're obsessed with trivial things.. But I will always keep trying!
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    At least I'll say I try.

    It's waaaaay to easy to slip to the dark side sometimes. There are times I screw up without even trying. I'll even try to good and suddenly, surprise, I did bad anyway. I'm not racist, sexist, or favoritist. I typically judge people by their character and intentions rather...
    GraceJediHeart GraceJediHeart 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Life Changing Tips From Internet I Liked

    10 Life Changing Tips Inspired By Rumi By Robert Piper Here are ten life changing tips inspired by quotes from the great Sufi poet, Rumi:1. Challenge Fear "Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious."2. Be Bold...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    I Really Want People To Think I Am A Good Person.

    I just wanted to write on this topic because I believe it is so important to have a good morale. Since I was a little girl my dad always told me to do the best that I can in everything that I do. I have tried so hard to do that in every aspect of my life. I think this is one of...
    marekgirl marekgirl 18-21 Apr 19, 2012

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    A Good Person

    I try to be a good person, I try to give everyone the benifit of the doubt. Even when I think or feel that they are lying. I would do anything for my family or friends. The problem there is that I usually wind up with the short end of the stick. You do for people, help them in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    A Storm

    A group of friends rented a mountain cabin for a few days. When anunexpected storm kept them indoors, the first few hours were spentin pleasant conversation. But one man suddenly revealed a deep bit-terness by complaining of past mistreatment by people. Surprised byhis outburst...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Nov 5, 2012

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    A Storm

    A group of friends rented a mountain cabin for a few days. When anunexpected storm kept them indoors, the first few hours were spentin pleasant conversation. But one man suddenly revealed a deep bit-terness by complaining of past mistreatment by people. Surprised byhis outburst...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Nov 5, 2012

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    Always!!

    I will always be a good person regardless of what others do.  This world is becoming harder for some to keep being a good person.  The people in it sometimes don't help.  This is why you should surround yourself with others who want to be a good person as well...
    yeaandso yeaandso 36-40, F Jul 21, 2009

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    There was this homeless man on a bridge

    who was most likely very hungry. My friend saw him and naturally felt bad so he went to buy him some food and something to drink. He felt super duper fantastic doing this because he was helping someone out, doing something nice. When he gave it to the man he didn't exactly get...
    YimYam YimYam 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Practice

    I find that as soon as I fail to practice this trying to be a better person that I quickly become horrible lol, strong word but I like to remind myself that sugar coating it will only make it easier to do again.  We all make mistakes and learn from them most of the time...
    JEDL JEDL 31-35, F Mar 7, 2010

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    When Push Comes To Shove

    It has been like a game of tug o' war.  With my son as the centre,  That scarf tied in the middle of the rope,  Getting pulled here and there.  He is not a scarf.  He is not meant to be used in any game. He is only a boy whose heart is torn between two different sides. I...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    And not just an averagely good person. I am a damn good person. I have done more for people than most people would ever do for them. I have gone through great lengths to make...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Yeah i don't really have beautiful face like most of the guys but i know who i am, i am a good person and i always will be :)
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I think I am a good person.Sorry that you may not like me.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    im No Angel, But I Am A Good Person With Decent Morals
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't think I'm a bad human being, I just think that the things I do can be pretty unforgivable sometimes. Maybe it's my teenage years, or my lack of experience or lack of...
    Cue0811 Cue0811 18-21 4 days ago

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    I may not be pretty or have the perfect body, I will admit, but I have a great personality and a kind heart. I have my flaws, I will say. But I am a very nice person if you ever...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    For years, since middle school, I've been so damn nice, so caring, so understanding of people, that they just take advantage of me, and walk all over me and I'm sick of it. I'm...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The only thing I do believe about myself is in every answer I give. I only have such self belief because nearly all the answers are replies to experiences I've also had. They are...
    jason230868 jason230868 46-50, M Jul 7

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    For years people kept telling me that " you're a good man" and things like that.. Well guess what, good men get dumped.. I dont hate it but i do hate it.. Once a woman tells you...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I meet many people either in person or online and the one thing I like to do is get to know them. The most amazing thing about meeting people is the process of getting to know them...
    1petitegreeneyes 1petitegreeneyes 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    Yeah me too there is a story my mum always tell me there is two women one of them is so pretty but her personality not and the other is not looking good but her personality is soo...
    sunnynight15 sunnynight15 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Stay away. You know how some fruit looks good on the outside, but once you take a bite, you realise it's gone bad. I think I'm like that. I may seem like a good person, but my...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Looks can change, someone's personality not so much. Good looks can get you though a few nights a good personality will get you though a few years.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Jul 17

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    I may only be young but I have been through enough to say. Everyone is amazing and awesome in their own way. You can only be yourself because everyone else is taken. Without dark...
    SurfingLogan SurfingLogan 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    My choices haunt me at night. Every time someone tells me I am the sweetest, most gentle, loving person they have met it makes my stomach turn. It is so easy to act, but I am...
    CrashingComet CrashingComet 22-25 a week ago

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    I'm still a good person after all the bullshit I've been through.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I'm definitely not the person I used to be. I was married for 20 years. I thought I was happy, and I really did love raising my kids. They are 18 and 21 now, and they are awesome...
    lovesandybeaches lovesandybeaches 46-50, F Jul 20

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    Lately I have been feeling more confident about who I am and the way I took. I really used to worry about these things and believed lies that I heard, but I outgrew all of that. I...
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    So met this nice girl a couple of weeks ago but she has given me some red flags, so I have been trying to ease her out of my life gently, because I kind of got the impression that...
    PrincessTwisted PrincessTwisted 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I am a very passionate person. I am passionate about my work. Passionate about my sports car. Passionate about travel. Passionate about my music. And as far as personal...
    terridactyl terridactyl 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Suu . Please , don't say sorry - ever . I was supposed to be the one who asked for apologies , not you. Please , just go away. I was supposed to be the one who asked you to stay...
    chanceux chanceux 16-17 2 hrs ago

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    I used to be very mean and spiteful in my early-teen years. Very uncaring and inconsiderate. I would have no understanding and I was always quick to judge. Yes, I changed as I got...
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    It's weird how really open minded I really am when I look back at all the things in my life I accepted for what they were/are and it didn't bother me. But the biggest benefit of...
    Pmiller3 Pmiller3 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Will answer any personal question you have
    wilmik wilmik 46-50, M 46 mins ago

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    It's interesting that the Japanese tv dramas always like the stories about people with double sides of personality. It's like, the same person, but in one period of time is being...
    kekehuang kekehuang 36-40, F Jul 12

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    My personality type: ISFJ (Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, Judging) ISFJ Strengths Very supportive. ISFJs are always willing to help other people, sharing their knowledge and...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    People suffer from personal injuries every single day. Whether it is at home or in the grocery store, you can be a victim any day. However, in order to get compensated for your...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Jul 7

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    I've never been able to relax and have fun. Because of this I've missed out on so much in life and I’ll probably miss out on so much more. It’s one of my biggest flaws. I...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I realize that I try so hard to do all these good things for myself. I try so hard to be better, understand more, learn new things, you know... just do anything and everything that...
    genuinelywise genuinelywise 18-21, F Jul 22

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    So I did the personality test (http://www.16personalities.com) too like many people have and I was suprised by how well certain aspects fit me 0.o I always felt like not many...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    This poem was written several decades ago but it is as relevant today as it was then--a timeless advice. Desiderata by Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and...
    Homoeostasis Homoeostasis 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I don't care how good looking a person is, after all looks fade with time. I think it is much more important to have a great personality. I am far more interested in someones...
    jmc39 jmc39 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I wanna say about a year and a half/ two years ago, I was a completely different person. I had started seeing this guy, thought he was great, 3 months into the relationship we got...
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I haven't always been positive. I am a survivor of child sexual abuse and for many years that plagued me with negative thoughts about my identity as a person and my value as a...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I have always felt that I experience more emotional pain than others, but I used to think of this as a character flaw rather than an inborn trait. When I was in middle school, I...
    kaylie2323 kaylie2323 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I haven't given myself to someone 100 percent because I haven't ever felt that comfort, that 'I really really like you" feeling, where I'm happy to be open and not forcing anything...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F a week ago

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    I enjoy helping people. I've been told that I'm an inspiring person and am good with advice. I've been doing it for two years on the internet, and you'd think I'd feel good about...
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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