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I Try to Find the Good In People

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    We Are All

    Every one of us is a bit of the Divine.  I try to remember that, and seek out the Divine in those around me. Sometimes it's hard, but I keep looking. 
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Oct 30, 2011

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    I Believe That There Is Goo...

    I believe that there is good in everyone. I think that it's just hiding or being hidden.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2009

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    I Have Always Given People The Benefit Of The Doubt.

    I believe most people are kind and good. I have stuck with this principal for years. The only times it has got me into trouble was when I was dating. Almost all the men I met were still basically kind and good but they had mostly one other motivation in mind and it took me many...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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    Not So Safe In This World..

    i have an urge to splurge...that i always try to find the 'good' in people. firstly because its so much easier than to pick at faults. less conflict. less uncertainty. in an ideal world there would be no dangers for us. but it seems that being trusting is almost sort of stupid...
    JulySunSoul JulySunSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    Some Say It's My Down Fall

    I try to find the good in everyone.  Even here on EP.  I have given some people chances most never would.  And sometimes, like recently, it has turned around and bit me in the butt. But for some reason, I just can't stop.  This is what I do.  *sigh* ...
    ShatteredOne ShatteredOne 31-35 1 Response Jul 24, 2010

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    Yes Its True

    No matter how hard it really is to know everyone has some good intention I know that if I just trust myself and others i'll know that alot of people are just like me. they have the same problemms. anyways,.... i know for a fact everyone has good in them. i know lot of people(:
    TheOneThatWantsToShare TheOneThatWantsToShare 16-17, F Oct 30, 2011

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    Am I Too Nice?

    I hate this part of me. I always try to find it but when they let me down. I'm hurt. I'm beaten up. So sometimes. I don't know should i expect or should i think the worst and just be surprised when their good comes out?
    NotBackingDown NotBackingDown 13-15, F Sep 9, 2012

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    I don't know. I kinda liked Akakios1.

    .. Wasn't all that bad.
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F Jul 1

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    Bitterness With Age

    yea......... but with time it seems harder and harder.
    thsone thsone 22-25, F Jul 31, 2010

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    I Don't Understand Her...or Me

    My sister is an addict and she has been caught one to many times. This time she got 10 yrs. She makes me so mad. She has two perfectly healthy children that she mentally hurts over and over. I know that it's an illness but I can't help how I feel. She used to be my best...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 5 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    Even After Hearing Negative Things

    Though, the negative things i hear could be true, or they could just be rumors.  He says they are rumors and can't believe some of the things i've heard.  He says most people just have positive things to say about him.  i must not have talked with those people...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    Every

    Every person that crosses my path I can always see the good in them.   I may not like every person that crosses my path, but I never fixate on the bad in people.  I can always see their strengths, and I try to cater to those.   This is a huge reason why I wasn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 9, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    But for some reason that's always the case. Most people who are kind hearted die at an early age, before 60. It's always the good people who get horrible diseases :( .
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm sick of finding people that I really get along with and love spending time with and then they just **** off after a couple of months or a year :S Why the **** does it bother...
    museofcomedy museofcomedy 16-17, F Jul 6

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    I'm positive any "experience" I post on here is going to make me appear to be a hypocrite or maybe even discriminate, but I don't care. I'm not either. Being overweight is a path...
    linzobies linzobies 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    It happens to everyone. There is a quote out there that has a message about how if something bad happened to you, you probably did something to deserve it. I don't agree with that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 30

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    Did you already know the fact that inferior-quality human hair is placed in an acid bath that can extensively damages the cuticle? That may be a problem while acid-treated hair...
    oddaffection4784 oddaffection4784 26-30, M Jul 7

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    I really do, I love when people posses that "mysterious" trait. It's very intriguing.
    missylawl missylawl 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I was at a cookout and there were about a hundred people there but two really made a massive impression on me and many others. These women were not just fat but enormous. They ate...
    Flangas Flangas 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Thank u to u ppl out there still with a life not on ur phone all day long every where u look down up left right (aka no lives) it's really sad I wish there were now phones or...
    eliaszavaleta eliaszavaleta 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    there is nothing more beautiful than being sorounded by good and nice peopl
    alwaysbehappyy alwaysbehappyy 41-45, M Jul 9

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    When i have a wrong grammar like i mean it and they say oh i like grammar you should try it to. Me: wow should i cause i dont wanna ruin you cause you are like the only person who...
    imnotagirl imnotagirl 13-15, F a week ago

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    Thank you zeffs and popuptarget. I was drawing and something struck about you two.
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Why is everyone on here so funny and nice?! I love it! Thank you all for messaging me and making me feel welcomed! ❤️
    Sunshinebarbie Sunshinebarbie 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I can't imagine how things ever got this out of hand, where did it all go wrong I keep wondering, how did one mistake lead to a series of unfortunate events that just seem to get...
    Verix Verix 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I haven't done anything for my uncle to be taken away from me. I've done nothing for my nana to have heart failure. I've done nothing to deserve my dad having A-Fib. I've done no...
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1 13-15, F Jul 12

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    you're all welcome ............................
    hhappyman hhappyman 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful...
    umerqazi umerqazi 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I really hate them and the problem is that ep is full of them. I find it hard to find ordinary people .. its just full or dirty minded people
    vishar vishar 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Sure I have a few friends, but no good ones. No loyal ones. No friends I can relate with being that I am a weird person. And today, in life, it's difficult to find good friends...
    TacTaco TacTaco 22-25, M Jul 1

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    Wisdom LUQMAN hakim : Sit in the gatherings of the pious servants of Allah. You will find goodness in their company. At the end of their gatherings Allah mercy descends upon them...
    MyLoveIs4U MyLoveIs4U 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Why are people so selfish I can't really trust people because at point they will hurt you but there's nothing you can do about it I try to make sure others are happy but every time...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 18-21, M Jul 17

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    Im a kindhearted personand ive been told several times that. But i dont undertsand why my kindness isnt much. I had a another kindhearted friend but they both turned. But i guess...
    Atlchris Atlchris 16-17 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    You know they say you make a judgement of a person within a minute of meeting them? Why is it that we do that? When really we know absolutely nothing about said person? We don't...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 6 days ago

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    I have seen very few kindhearted people one among them is my manager. I work in supermarket, where this incident taken place an old woman in 50's steal some products. When caught...
    vijay14 vijay14 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I get so many creeps on here that bother me I have blocked so many people. I don't want to delete my account only because I do meet some good people on here. But if you are going...
    musicish musicish 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I witnessed this amazing moment the other day... Older lady with a cane and a cart full of groceries arrives at her car. A much younger man walks right past her without even...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am someone that always ask questions to myself, questions about the world, the people, the behiviour, about myself, EVERYTHING. The questions that always comes around is: what I...
    lori18 lori18 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I was a lost girl. I was trying to find myself. That was until I met someone online last summer. We became really good friends, talked about life and played around. We promised...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 7 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    From all the cold and heartless things I've seen happen around the world i find my self doubting that god ever existed. why would a man with such great power sit by and ignore all...
    FrostyMethod FrostyMethod 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    People say it's easy and natural, but talking with people I've never seen before is actually terrifying for me... In one part of my mind, I know that I need to find new friends...
    Redhy11 Redhy11 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    "It does'nt matter if you're going to do good or bad, People are gonna judge you anyway." - Me (Mahdi Raza) :D So don't live your life impressing others.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I feel like everyone I talk to is a fake, untrustworthy person. It's getting more harder to find a true person that has morals. If you are a true person at heart, talk to me on...
    carroyo18 carroyo18 22-25, M 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Rules of happiness.. i feel really good if i can make someone happy.. So these are the facts that i want to share.. Hope it will benefit at least someone out there.. On how to be...
    wondersoflife wondersoflife 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    "The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well." - Alfred Adler
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    "The only people who don't have bad breath are the ones you don't talk to when they wake up in the morning."
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    I don't find myself "inspiring" or "interesting" but I do feel I have a few good words to say. I have had a lot of low points in my life, but so has everyone else. I am no...
    amcintyre94 amcintyre94 18-21, F Jul 7

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