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I Try to Be Kind to Everyone

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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    I was raise by this " treat people the way you

    want to be treated " which I do . But sometimes people just push my buttons to far and I explode . I am a very patient person so it takes alot to get me mad. I just wish people would be kind and not be rude to one another.
    gostop4 gostop4 18-21 4 Responses Aug 6

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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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    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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    Sometimes it's difficult!

    Sometimes everyone isn't a nice guy! Sometimes your patience is tried, despite humility.
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I know that you cannot please everybody,

    so it's annoying to think that pretty much everybody wants to be pleased.
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Mickaela

    Mickaela is a girl that is basically forced into my life. I tried for a year to be as nice to her as possible, but things don't always work out... She was introduced to my life by my girlfriend. At first, she seemed like a nice girl. My girlfriend has depression problems, and...
    JaredJennings JaredJennings 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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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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    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 really do. Kindness,

    is what makes us human, in my opinion. But some people .. v.v smh.
    TrueMiracle TrueMiracle 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ... but sometimes it doesn't work out too well.

    People like to walk all over me and abuse my kindness and generosity. They take advantage of me and I end up being friendless and hopeless. I just wish there was some way I could be nice and have friends who don't use me at the same time...
    flowerpetal64 flowerpetal64 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I guess for a majority of people these days,

    being kind is something foreign to their sensibilities because life is so rushed. Don't forget to hold that door open for that little old lady! Showing kindness, being thoughtful, doesn't cost you anything at all! Oh, well, the little old lady unsteady on her feet may take...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    I try. I do. But girls

    who sell themselves for money really make me mad. When I hear..."I don't wear undies so I can bend over and men buy me things"... I lost it.
    Frogs4life Frogs4life 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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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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    What a **** day. Been having a conversation

    with someone today, who I made very clear I was not going to sext. Granted, I like to talk about sex. No, I love talking about sex. I find sex and relationships very interesting. But I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT HAVING SEX WITH YOU. I am hurt. I am emotionally sore. I am...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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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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    When I was younger, I admired intelligent minds.

    Now that I am older, I prefer kind hearts. If you can be anything, BE KIND.
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Kindness

    Being kind is just something that is natural for me. My mama brought me up to be nice gal... and I intend to keep it that way. When people call our house, and I answer, they even make comments to my mother about how polite I am over the phone. I hold the doors open for...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2007

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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 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I do make the effort to be kind to others.

    I am often much more kind than I should be to those that are not so kind. But, I have limits and kindness should not give anyone the impression that I am a complete pushover.
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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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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    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 6 days ago

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    No one deserves to be ignored

    or mean to someone for no reason I'm a very compassionate person and I will be very nice to you I'll give you a second chance when needed and sometimes even more chances. But please don't make me angry it takes away from my compassionate side and I don't really like it.
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jun 29

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    Anyone And Everyone

    Anyone who is nice to me I will be kind back and if anyone ever needed something from me I would try my best to help them but if someone is going to disrespect me then I am not going to respect them. That is just how I am.
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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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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    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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    I would like to think of myself

    as a kind hearted person, but I think if you are a kind loving person you will know the value of lovingkindness. I think like mindedness is important in a relationship, The ONLY thing i require my significant other is that she is 1) kind and 2) intelligent. I was wondering if...
    danandorf danandorf 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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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 5 days ago

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Over the time I realized

    that trying to be kind and good to everyone, does not make them respect you.
    theanja1 theanja1 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    destinny destinny 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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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 3 days ago

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    yeah i tried always and to those i misbehave

    ever..its always in my mind forcing me to apologise and make them forget that ..sometimes i am so absorbed by the person i m sitting near to that i think it will make myself a dual personality in my eyes ,i am so influenced by their issues of life
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F Jun 29

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    You don't need a reason to help people.

    A good way to uplift one's spirit is to uplift others. Random little acts of kindness bring big reward. It's that rush, a feeling of empowerment.
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Yes, I try to, I do my best,

    but most of the time I get ignored at best, not to mention worst scenario... It seems like people don't care about anything anymore, except for themselves. I am still kind, but their attitude is ruining me, you know, if you give out warmth and receive nothing back, you will...
    Uselessflesh Uselessflesh 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 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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    It's Not About The Tea

    I have a friend who is a therapist and she told me about an experience she had while waiting in line at a Starbucks. My friend was contemplating whether she wanted a tall or a grande when she was startled by the woman in front of her, who began to give the Starbucks staff a...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    Why are people on EP sensitive?

    Getting offended so easily, over 1 thing, its so amusing seeing them fret over the most whimsical thing. Like, relax. Also what's up with the online ego's?
    TheRevolutionaryE TheRevolutionaryE 18-21 1 Response Aug 10

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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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    Every morning that i need to goto the gas

    station inget my favorite mango drink. This woman came up to me and she spoke so eloquent and all she asked for was a dollar. I never carry cash and i knew i would disappoint. I searched my car and gave her 89 in change. I searched everywhere for a quarter..what was odd i didnt...
    Bumblehbee Bumblehbee 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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