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I Try to Find the Good In People

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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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    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 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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    I don't know. I kinda liked Akakios1.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    this is a homage of respect and a rememberance to all the truly good people out there that sacrificed their lives and died for all that is honorable in this world. this is posted...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T Sep 11

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    Suicide: As a volunteer I welcome many people here on EP. I'm so disturbed at the many who want to commit suicide, and even ask how to do it?! I just stare at a loss for the right...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    I don't know why good people suffer in life. I have a heart of gold and in my life I have not hurt anyone intentionally. If I see anyone in need I would give them the shirt of my...
    SeniorSue SeniorSue 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Sohhhh muhchhhhhh Life is filled with jerks. So good people are rare. And cherished.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    On web-chats it's always shy people, idiot people or perverse people. The internet has corrupted itself.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 23

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    i am very bi and the idea of both female and male physical characteristics on one person i find very attractive
    Sumptous Sumptous 18-21, F Aug 26

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    It would be nice to meet people who share common interests.
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M Sep 8

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    Hey guys!!!!!!! I'm want some cool people to chat with on whatsapp. Leave your phone number so I can creat a group! x
    personalitycult personalitycult 22-25 Sep 15

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    It is what it is. We are just a species trying to make life as good as we can. Unfortunately we are still at the stage of looking out for ourselves rather than looking out for...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 26

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    http://youtu.be/2Ni8oFtgoAI Feeling frustrated... D:<
    Spiritsiege Spiritsiege 22-25, M 1 Response 33 mins ago

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    I could be happy marrying someone like Seth Rogan or Jack Black. If you can crack a smile out of me, or get a genuine gut busting fit of laughter going, I could care less about...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F Sep 8

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    I am really shocked. What kind of coach would make one of his players cry in a Little League game that is being nationally televised? It makes me sick to my stomach to watch...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M Aug 23

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    My sister is a doctor and she's always busy, her husband is also a doctor. She always asks me to look after her 1 year old. I love my nephew. But sometimes they're asking for too...
    l3lackmamba l3lackmamba 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Sometimes? Usually . .
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 26

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    We would be awesome. If bad only hit bad.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    So there's this app called Uber. If you haven't heard of it, it an app where you can schedule a car to pick you up. Anyone can be an Uber taxi, you just need a car. So my friend...
    dsasl dsasl 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    That doesnt means its right !
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Maybe I don't have some material stuff In my life , but with my knowledge and determination I feel content I don't know why some people stopped being my friend When I see them...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well, this is obviously a lie. I mean, there'd be few people to claim they accept Hitler, Pol-Pot or Stalin as they are, or for what they are. And those that do, well, they don't...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    How Could A Mother Be So Cruel?- A coworker in her 40s though she honestly doesn't look over 30 arrived at work in tears today. 2 yrs ago her only child moved from their home state...
    thankfullykinderfree thankfullykinderfree 66-70, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yes I am attracted to obese people. No I do not find skinnier people ugly. I am attracted to anyone who deserves my attraction. And before anyone asks or says anything about what I...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    It's funny when you're in high school and when u find people like you they don't want to have anything to do with you because they don't feel like your up to their level or they...
    freespirtXoXo freespirtXoXo 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Something just occurred to me. I had thought to ask a question, something along the lines of "Do you like to consider yourself evil? If so, why?" Then it occurred to me that anyone...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Out of all the people in the world, I find quite people to be the most interesting. Most have sharp intellectual mindsets which are constantly buzzing with activity. They are...
    thatoneasianguy thatoneasianguy 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    It is now thats for sure! It's difficult to find unselfish people these days!Most people just care about themselves dont care about anybody else, people rarely help each...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I am trying to find a background music but I don't its name or album's name but I do remember that the album's name is a 2-3 capital lettered word!Can u pls help me find it people...
    AksharGoyal AksharGoyal 13-15, M Sep 15

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    No matter how nice you are people will always magnify that one mistake. That's how you are judged that's what you are known for but I'd rather be hated for who I am than be loved...
    jadedlilgirl jadedlilgirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    "Why do good people always die?" I asked my dad years and years ago. "Good people don't always die. But no one is going to talk I'll about the dead."
    maurylight maurylight 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Friendship When I first joined EP almost 5 years ago, I friended everybody. I am pretty easy going, upbeat and easy to talk to. I had well over 3500 friends at one point. I was...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 14 Responses Sep 4

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    After such a horrible break up I was expecting to be an emotional wreck for at least a month. Not receiving a good mornin text anymore or hearing from him when I get home would be...
    WintersSoldier2 WintersSoldier2 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Well goodnight 😘😘😘 peopleeeee
    ANNI3PI3 ANNI3PI3 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Goodnight people :) /25char
    tumty tumty 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    “Certain it is, the place still continues under the sway of some witching power, that holds a spell over the minds of the good people, causing them to walk in a continual reverie...
    some1callmeJoy some1callmeJoy 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I just want good people. Kind hearts. Are there any left? Looking for friends.
    Jodyann1 Jodyann1 31-35, F 37 Responses 1 day ago

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    All people can take advantage of Specialist hair and make-up. It makes a huge distinction! Many photographers will never bother with it or will give it as a possibility. Not the...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    10 things I don't need in a friend. This is for those people who thinks that I am just dumb and easy to be bullied. Even though you call me your “friend”. BUT actually, no...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago