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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

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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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    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 1 Response 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 the  positive things in life 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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    But society keeps getting in my way and stopping me from genuine positive emotions ,not the kind where you keep repeating a mantra until the words no longer have meaning. It has to...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 13

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    But sometimes it's just so damn hard! Am I right? I try to be positive. Sometimes I'm pretty successful. But tonight is one of those nights for me where I can't seem to pull my...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I been reading all my experiences and it makes me sad to bring negative issues afloat. I want to say I took them as venting to someone but now I don't want to look in the negative...
    treto treto 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Each day means a new 24 hours , each day means everything is possible again . You live in the moment you die in the moment . You live in the light and you die in the light you take...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    It was a hard thing to do and a long story but isnt a good feeling to save others life?
    Nano567 Nano567 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I avoid any stuff that negatively affects the body such as drugs, liquor(not legal yet, but I'll never touch it), cigarettes, and I exercise and keep a healthy lifestyle. What is...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Sep 28

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    So, I got that desk job I went for a few weeks back, the one where I said there was a fair few fat folk there. They do free breakfast everyday and mentioned there’s an abundance...
    enplumpen enplumpen 31-35, M Oct 2

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    honest to god my life is the most saddistic **** i have ever witnessed.
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F Sep 29

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    When I was a kid I saved my twin sister's life when she jumped into a pool after forgetting to wear a float. I called my dad, several feet away, back turned, who was preoccupied...
    Suada117 Suada117 26-30, F Oct 4

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    My childhood was defiantly rough but know I have grown as a person and have a beautiful child that I will never hurt. A job to support us and a wonderful life.
    safetoread safetoread 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    To quote the show "How I Met Your Mother," . . . "Nothing good ever happens after 2 am."I will not make a decision after 2 am anymore.I believe I add fuel to a spark that should...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I will NOT let the behaviour of other destroy my inner peace!!!
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    My grandmother. She was choking on her Magnesium tablet and I had to do the Heimlich maneuver. It was scary, but she survived.
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I talked my brother out of suicide, he was ready and everything.
    cypressjon cypressjon 16-17, F Oct 2

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    So the other day I was walking home from my bus stop and found a pair of reading glasses perched on a fire hydrant.. I couldn't just leave them there... They were practically...
    aknownothing aknownothing 13-15, F Oct 2

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    Yup about 3 peoples lives It's a good feeling(:
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    My friend was going through some stuff and she said that I saved her from suicide twice.
    bvbandmcr bvbandmcr 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I told someone to stop when a car was coming... I don't know If that counts
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am very grateful and thankful for my life, and to be alive in the developed world in this day and age. My life hasn't always been perfect and I have experienced a lot of horrible...
    ladysatine ladysatine 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Yup yup but gladly it is less and less and lately I have positive WTFs lol wich always is a good laugh.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Oct 4

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    Hello. My name is Emily and I am 12 I have an older brother, Nicki who is 14 and my oldest brother, Tyler who is 19. Tyler was diagnosed with aspergers when he was about 2-3 years...
    Emilymiljkovic Emilymiljkovic 18-21 Sep 25

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    So it's coming almost to the end of 2014. Yup time and tide indeed waits for no man. Ok so I'll do the cliché Introduction of me. My name is Roselyne. I'm from Malaysia and yeah I...
    RoselyneRhamya RoselyneRhamya 16-17 Oct 5

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    Wen i was 5 years old i had adhd my dad took it away from me wen i was 18 , my mom began to abused me wen i was 8 years old emotionally and physically , she told me to kill myslef...
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I was diagnosed at the age of 11. It is now just a few months shy of 10 years. Been a long and bumpy 10 years filled with medications, both crazy and fantastic doctors, days of...
    happyinmyskin happyinmyskin 18-21, F Sep 24

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    “This Too Shall Pass” – King’s Solomon Parable “Solomon the powerful and wealthy king chooses to test his most loyal and trusted minister, Benaiah Ben Yehoyada, by asking...
    Latinloverguy Latinloverguy 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I feel as though I live a double life. I go to school & I hangout with my friends & they know how I am personality wise & what I do but there's also another side of me that no one...
    kaitybobaityxo kaitybobaityxo 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I love this. Sound advice. Thank you to those incredible people who have blessed my life.
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 12 Responses Sep 21

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    I grew up in a household where talking and laughing was not allowed, nor was privacy (no locked doors), so I don't talk... To anyone. I don't have friends because I don't see the...
    DontMsgMe DontMsgMe 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I feel like I have a lot more to do with my life. I have a boring life. I'm changing it by hanging out more often now. Also this Christmas I would be returning Christmas gifts in...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I'm almost 22 and feel like I barely lived except work and study. I have no real friends and feel my self confidence has let me miss out on experiences. Sometimes I think when I'm...
    CassRL CassRL 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I can’t stop the love i feel for you and I wish I could. I know that I can’t love a married man. It has caused me so much pain to love someone I can’t have in my life. It...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I'm 19 years old and my parents treats me like I'm still 10 year old little girl. I never get to hangout with my friends at all. Everyday I have to battle myself with suicidal...
    Angrysalads Angrysalads 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    I certainly don't want to forget the past, and the lessons it gave...The truth is - life now is getting out fully of the dark and into the light. "When we begin to take our...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I miss being back in Virginia. I miss my old high school, I miss my old friends, and I miss being in marching band. I hate living in Beijing. I hate how my dad ripped me away from...
    SixteenthNight SixteenthNight 13-15, M Oct 11

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    I'm in high school, but my friends there don't know my secret lifestyle. At school I'm quiet, have a few good friends. I keep my head down and get my work done. Outside of that, I...
    august97 august97 16-17, F Sep 24

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    I have had this obviously my entire life. I have managed to overcome the challenges presented by PE and have been a police officer for the last 25 years. I will say that not a day...
    ChuckBeefsteak ChuckBeefsteak 46-50, M Sep 24

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    Bad morning - good evening So last night was a great evening. I thought I was going to be punished, but instead I got surprised with cuddling up on the couch and watching a movie...
    RsBrat RsBrat 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    Well it's been 6 months with 10.5 to go. It hasn't been easy but we are becoming stronger together everyday. I miss him so much. I'm lucky to have him close by. We talk almost...
    DeniseMarie72 DeniseMarie72 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I just wanna have fun in life. That's what matter most.
    NynnaDavis NynnaDavis 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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