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I Try to Be Kind to Everyone

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    Some call it karma. Others call it Tikkun.

    The truth is in the teaching, Do unto others as you would have them do unto you!
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Soozkat Soozkat 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 30

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    No Trouble

    The elderly lady with the bleeding nose got on the bus at the same stop as I did, but she wasn’t waiting there when it arrived. She came tottering unsteadily across the carpark, one arm raised, just as we were taking off. “I am sorry to have kept you waiting...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 10 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    My friend Moni and I are writing a book

    for charity that is a collection of touching stories about strangers helping strangers. We'd love to hear your stories about kindness! Please visit my profile and submit your story to the email provided in my profile description.
    saramoni saramoni 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    So there's this girl I was talking to

    and I thought I could at least be friends with her but every time I message her it's like she has no interest in talking to me. Like damn, if you don't wanna talk just ******* tell me lol. -_-
    johnbradleystrozier johnbradleystrozier 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I try to treat people

    as I think I would like to be treated. It does not always work but I always try to be nice and polite.
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I try and I think everybody should too.

    Maybe the reason people are always so angry and mean is because nobody is nice to them.
    munchkinallie munchkinallie 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    "It will take just 60 seconds to read this

    and change your thinking:Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room's only window. The other man had to spend all his time...
    LUKEIT LUKEIT 41-45, M 6 Responses May 21

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    A Gift From My Heart

    As a very young child, I was brought up by two very loving parents. As many very young children do, I had a stuffed animal that was a very special friend to me. It was a little monkey and I would sleep with this little monkey every night and hold him tight in my arms as I would...
    Navigator4U Navigator4U 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 9, 2011

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    I tried, but I think not everyone deserves my

    kindness. Some people misinterpret kindness as being indefinite and that leaves us being abuse and hurt. It's okay to be kind but to an extent.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Yes i do,well any thought,

    feeling, & action on our part,and as much as we can,needs to be fill & accompany with kindness.otherwise we're exposing ourselves & inviting cruelty into our lives.well sometimes we believe that just by listening,understanding is enough,because we're not doing any harm.and so we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

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    I'm tired of being nice.

    .. I try to be there for everyone but where is that person when I need them.... I'm done.
    Sammie099 Sammie099 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Kindness is a key tool

    for humankind. We should aspire to fellow feeling. Kindness is a gift not a weapon.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    Jnicole19 Jnicole19 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I don't see a reason to be mean to people.

    If someone is rude or mean to me I just don't have anything to do with them.
    countrysas countrysas 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    A tongue has no bones

    but it's really strong enough to break a heart. It only takes a few seconds to hurt someone but sometimes it takes years to repair the damage.
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 29

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    I wish everyone could be happy.

    .. I wish I could take everyone's pain away. And I wish there was someone out there who wished that for me..
    oliviatee oliviatee 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    The trouble is that sometimes in trying to be

    kind I just hurt them more in the long run. And worst thing is I know that that is what is going to happen I just can't bring myself to do the right thing first time and eventually they end up more hurt in the long run... Like this guy asked me out. But he was a really good...
    Emzi001 Emzi001 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    But people misjudged you and/or talk behind

    your back and/or take advantage of you. :,(
    FattyAndLovingMyself FattyAndLovingMyself 26-30, F 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I meet many different people at the club.

    Oh, yes there are regular clients, but a lot of them are businessmen or stags. Generally speaking they behave well, and we are kind in our performances for them. A pole dance is the first kind of performance we can do. Often as a result of this the clients might ask for an...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    destinny destinny 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Last time I said, I will try to be kind to

    everyone, Until they give me a reason not to, After that I will love you from afar. That time is here and now✌ To new beginnings🍸
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I don't realy can say

    why I am this way. I was always nice, polite and kind to everyone I met. So was I raised I guess and so is my character. Plus seeing so many rude and agressive people I realy think there should be more kind people around so I stay as that what I am
    Jennyred Jennyred 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Yet I always seem to be the person

    who hurts those who care about me, or lets others down. I'm guessing there are quite a lot of people who feel the same? I'd be interested to hear what different people have to say about this, and their experience of it if that's the case.
    Kaywinnet Kaywinnet 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I really feel good when i make other people

    feel comfortable but most of times i dont get back the same kindeness .
    Eternelleme Eternelleme 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I Try to be kind to people

    but I think their are people out in the world who have been born to only be mad and hate you. If I am kind to you and your not to me, I will not be kind to you any more.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 29

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    You never know what someone's going through,

    so I try to make sure I treat every single person as I would like to be. No matter how little the impact you have on someone's day, if it's positive, it counts for something :)
    justEexisting justEexisting 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    So let's hang out here sometimes.

    .. It wouldn't hurt anyone, right? :)
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I try so hard to be kind to everyone,

    but its like they freaking hate me! I want to kill myself, I want to know if I'm gay or not, and I just need answers. I remember liking this boy in 5th grade.... Okay I still like him, but you get the point. I had a friend who insulted me all the time, and when I said a small...
    TaffyBranchoff TaffyBranchoff 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    At first of corse, why not?

    Unless they do something to show I shouldn't I always will. I treat people how they treat me it's simple.
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    My religion is kindness.

    Some people believe that to be moral you have to be religious and that is the farthest thing from true. I don't claim to be any religion, I just strive to be a good person. Love and kindness is so essential, but it's what the world lacks the most. I may not grow up to do much...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I try to be kind to everyone,

    when people hate or bully others it encourages me to be more accepting and compassionate towards others. No one wants to be treated this way, we all aim towards acceptance and love. Just because people around you suck, doesn't mean you have to act the same way, be the kind...
    TheTrueStory TheTrueStory 70+ 1 Response Sep 12

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    Sometimes it's difficult!

    Sometimes everyone isn't a nice guy! Sometimes your patience is tried, despite humility.
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Never push a loyal person to the point

    where he no longer gives a damn. It pays to be kind always.
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 19

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    It's so easy to laughIt's

    so easy to hateIt takes guts to be gentle and kind
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I really do. Kindness,

    is what makes us human, in my opinion. But some people .. v.v smh.
    TrueMiracle TrueMiracle 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Giving people the benefit of doubt,

    I am always kind until given a reason not to be
    cindymariee cindymariee 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    In the world we live in

    now days, I try very hard to be kind to everyone I meet. I believe a simple good morning goes a long way with people.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Help!

    Okay, so I know I have been "M.I.A = Missing in action" and I haven't been updating you all on how I am but I really need your help right now! So, I have this friend who is (in my opinion) an awesome artist when it comes to music. See, he never gets people sharing his music...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F May 17, 2013

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    I'm a really nice person,

    sometimes I'm too nice. It's hard for me to be cruel to someone. I can get along with anyone as long as they're not a ****.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    "Of course not. I can't hate you ever.

    .. You can go for a haircut.. I just want you to look pretty and stay." I smiled while reading Raj's messages at Viber. It was yesterday afternoon when I decided to have my hairdresser cut my long black straight hair. Today, I had my hair in shoulder length and sent Raj the...
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    "How would your life be different.

    .. You stopped making nagative judgmental assumption about people you encounter? Let today be the day ... You look for the good in everyone you met and respect their journey." -Steve Maraboli, life , the Truth, and Being Free
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Someone Is Having A Birthday Soon .......

    MY BEST TO YOU .......... Written by Gene Willadsen and Isham Jones in 1942 Here's to you, may your dreams come true. May old Father Time never be unkind. And through the years, save your smiles and your tears. They're just .............souvenirs. They'll make music in your...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    Why I Try..

    If you have ever seen someone get called out in front of a crowd, yelled at or made fun of and embarrassed.. if you've seen the look on their face when you can tell they feel like they just took a bullet to the chest and just want to disappear and cry. if you've ever thought...
    uhyta uhyta 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2011

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    Until they give a reason not to,

    After that I will love you from afar.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I will send nice messages like "You are beautiful" or "Everyone as a friend some where, do not give up!" or "Love comes into your life and goes out sometimes but then it will come...
    RandomDudeFriend RandomDudeFriend 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10

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