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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

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    I Need to Find the Good In Life.

    Sometimes I get really depressed with the way the world is turning out. I cry a lot and ask God to help everyone.  I hear one little thing on the news and I am depressed for a while.  For example, a little boy of 2 years was thrown off a bridge in Hawaii and I just put...
    ItsThereSomewhere ItsThereSomewhere 31-35 1 Response Jan 24, 2008

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    parth2233 parth2233 22-25, M Feb 15

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    It's Contagious!

    I used to get really uncomfortable around people who were always positive. Then something just changed for me a few years ago and I have now become one of those people, lol!
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Positive

    I do my best to find theĀ  positive things in lifeĀ ive been threw so much in my life i cant stop now .I have to find the posivive in everything becalse if i didntit bitterness would consume me . and ive been threw alot of abuse and bad thingsi wont let anything keep me down .
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    Being Hopeful

    I hope by meeting new and interesting people here, that life can be alittle better. I am starting to put things in perspective and getting it back on track. But times are tough and I guess it always will be. Moving on!! Hoping to meet more interesting people.
    Dleushon Dleushon 31-35, M Jul 11, 2013

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    Choose to Be Positive Every Day

    Nothing is good or bad but by comparison. There will always be someone more fortunate just as there will always be someone less fortunate. I consider myself very fortunate and actually more fortunate than most. I have full use of all my senses, I have full use of my...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    Why can't people at least TRY to be positive on life? No matter how hard or difficult it can be it could always be worse! Do me a favor and laugh at the mistakes you make, and know...
    izzyrhianna izzyrhianna 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Being positive is good. Being positive is great. However it's so hard to be positive all of the time. When you see so much wrong is going on in the world being positive is the...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I always try to be positive and look for the good in everything , but I don't know if that's being ignorant ...
    cutieserafina cutieserafina 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    this is about to sound really ironic, but I don't care! haha. i loathe people who complain and then do nothing about it. or people who complain about something they can't change or...
    aftersomeday aftersomeday 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I will never had a good luck in love life
    jjjjjjjjjj123455788 jjjjjjjjjj123455788 22-25, F Apr 13

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    I love strawberries and have always been careful to pick the very "best"- meaning the best-looking. I had a container of these and they must have been nudged to the back of the...
    Earnestly13 Earnestly13 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have nobody , I need somebody.
    ZFLII ZFLII 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Recently I talked to a suicidal girl who needed help. She told me all that was wrong with her life and I told her all that was wrong with mine. She had plans, she knew what she...
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I had a friend once. Her name was Denise. She was so beautiful. She got kicked out of our school last year because of an issue. She transfered to a good school, and she was happy...
    defi4nce defi4nce 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Life is a little terrible and a whole lot wonderful. If there wasn't some terrible in our lives sometimes, we wouldn't truly understand the concept of wonderful. If life felt...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm Angel Myers I'm mike Myers baby sis but my big bro mike died when I was a teenage girl so I ran away from home and first met Johnny blaze than the devil who lied to me and...
    Angelmyers11 Angelmyers11 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I should say some. Well no even though I don't always get along with my mom yea I still am very thankful to have her in my life. Because I don't know where I'd be without her. But...
    Stormymusic599 Stormymusic599 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    For some reason recently I started feeling like I haven't really done many exciting things in life. But since I started writing about my experiences here on EP and some comments I...
    G1One G1One 31-35, M Mar 27

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    Fantasy... Average looking man, a little younger than me. He greets me with a big smile and asks me how my shift is going, "Fairly busy, but it's Thursday!" I beam with a grin...
    OperationHotness OperationHotness 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm now 31. At age 8 my dad left our family and will never speak to me again. At 14 I started smoking weed and moved out of home to live with a guy that physically and emotionally...
    scookies scookies 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I feel so bad as I am a Doctor and not able to practice medicine because I moved to US and now I have to search for another job that I don't have any expertise on. Beside losing...
    kokogogo kokogogo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Every year my church does a 30 hour famine. I have done 5 30HFs in my life and I look forward to more. I save lives from hunger and that's a big deal. Every 7 ppl die from hunger...
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I've read somewhere that in order to get Info about your past life you are supposed to relax, almost putting yourself in a hypnotic like stage and imagine going down a hallway and...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Ever since I kicked my roommates out life has become so dull! I miss having people to come home to everyday and it seems like most of my friends left along with my roommates. I...
    Mackas14 Mackas14 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    But I have ruined countless others.
    weskeralbert weskeralbert 22-25, M Mar 25

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    My current struggle is between my boyfriend and my ex boyfriend. And the worst part is that it's not even any of the normal drama. My ex is probably one of my closest friends...
    mcc1109 mcc1109 18-21, F Apr 1

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    By a linear timeline, it has been four years and eight months since I was first beamed aboard a Gaefawterhnsian sphere. Since then I have met thousands of alien races, participated...
    MelancolyMo MelancolyMo 18-21, M Apr 12

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    I'm still young, I know, but I want to experience things, and at the place live now and such, I don't have that. I wish I could tell the full story, but I'm not gonna do it here...
    Jordioa18 Jordioa18 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I was in 6th grade at the time and me and this other girl were in lunch detention. As we sat there I saw she was covering her wrist with tape so I asked her not know what it...
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I hope everything will be okay everyday :)
    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I hope everything will be okay:)
    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
    VIPClark VIPClark 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well i don't know about that. But i saved two little boys who were tangled in a large wild shrub (like 2X3m) of thorns. They were stuck for 2 hoers and i heard them. I went there...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    We may love the wrong person,Cry for the wrong person but one things for sure,mistakes help us find the right person.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Mar 23

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    My friends is a hemophiliac (they'll die if they get a tiny cut) and last day of school is...FEILD DAY!!! Wahoo and so last hour or so and were in da gym and he's my ex boyfriend...
    Wisdombird Wisdombird 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I have had pure O OCD for a year now. Just when you think it gets easier you have another "episode". You feel so alone an just sucky. Honestly there's time when I feel bad for...
    peacefulwarrior14 peacefulwarrior14 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I hate my life so, so much right now... This is the only consistent thing I have in my life right now... my total disdain for my life! I am in pain psychologically and I can't...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    From this 28th day of March 2014, I swear to think positive and be positive in life. :) It may not be easy, but I will do it :)
    changemylonelyworld changemylonelyworld 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I am finding it hard to stay positive about life in general. as time goes on I am beginning to see the negatives and the darker sides to life and I don't like it
    poppycorner poppycorner 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I have 13 and 18 year old daughter and a 19 year old son. I gave up my career to raise them. I feel like I have wasted my life! My oldest dropped out of college after only a few...
    lnrdale lnrdale 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    It was strange; I hadn't felt sick. No nausea, no pain. I simply became jaundiced. When this happened, my mom rushed me to the hospital, SHARP Grossmont hospital. I wasn't...
    CuriouslyCoolCat CuriouslyCoolCat 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    There is only one true meaning of life. To copy yourself into the future. Just about any emotion, instinct or action, whether cruel or kind, is designed to drive us towards that...
    Apasas Apasas 41-45, M Mar 28

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    It finally sinks in why I've been in so much pain for so long. Living with a husband who showed many traits of a narcissist, and sharing my childhood with a narcissistic sister...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    ever felt as thought everything in your life is just falling apart? right from your work life to your personal life? I know I am still young and have my entire life ahead of me...
    teddybarom teddybarom 22-25, M Mar 29

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    Mine sucks. I am in grad school. But I need a solid plan starting sometime before I am finished with grad school. I'm going to start working on it this weekend. It's partially...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Sometimes I wish I can restart , my life to correct all the mistakes I have made in life , but I have been through good thing/ and bad things because of my mistakes , but I will...
    RubieeCeee RubieeCeee 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Here I go again I were I am staying I may not stay long but that shoud not be a reason I just have so menny people who want me to fail its just now and you are who should fail...
    judp judp 46-50, M Apr 8

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    Its been about 5 to 6 month since I've been on here. and during that time I've have fixed my life up. so I don't want creepy people on my page. this website is what ruined my life...
    indigoangel3 indigoangel3 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have nothing to look forward to in life anymore. I feel useless and like no one really cares about me. My family never asks me anything about my life, but then again I don't...
    tamstaub tamstaub 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am trapped in my relationships. Trapped in my work. Trapped in my family. Trapped in this house. This is all I will ever be...landscape in someone one else's picture. . I...
    littlecreekgirl littlecreekgirl 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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