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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

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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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    parth2233 parth2233 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I want to be positive about life, and joining this group is not a bad start right? Instead of searching through "lonely", "heart broken", "life sucks" groups, I had a positive...
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    So many people tend to be depressed about life. I know, as humans we have problems and struggles. But giving up is not the best choice. Instead of thinking negatively, we should be...
    lauracassie92 lauracassie92 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    iWant To Be Positive About Life, Even Tho Im Going Thru Some Tough Stuff Right Now .......
    KandleGuii KandleGuii 22-25, M Jul 10

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am a 50 year old woman, and I've just about destroyed any hope for happiness or success in my life. For years I took care of my elderly parents. Everyone else's needs came...
    LonelyGirlOhio LonelyGirlOhio 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Sometimes it is necessary to limit or eliminate your contact with certain individuals who bring you more misery than peace and do not reflect or allow you to be the person that you...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 12

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    Sometimes you have to love people and give them the space and time to get their minds right before you let them back into your life. — Unknown
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 12

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    a chapter of my life just ended and now I'm facing a new chapter! Everything happens for a reason..I just have to live a positive life!! Positive mindset= positive result...
    lovinicole lovinicole 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I have hard time being positive. Like I try to stay positive and not say I'm forever alone but my sister still lives me with and family and all she does is jump from guy to guy...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I wonder if I start acting positive, and behaving positive, if my mind will follow. I know I will get good results with my relationships and encounters with others. But it would be...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I think we can all change our lives by converting every negative thought to a positive. So my negative thought of the day is, "I have so much work to do" I'm converting it to...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Yea life is pretty grate right now not like I don't have problems or struggles but it's all about your perspective so think positive friends and if you can't feel free to reach out...
    rosiebloom rosiebloom 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Things are not going well with my life right now, I'm on verge of divorcing my husband of 10 years, started selling our properties then found out we will lose 80k on fixing mould...
    HrtBrknMe HrtBrknMe 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Everyone has difficulties. I am going through some right now but I should away remind my self that it could be worse and that there are so many things that I should be grateful for...
    lsm92 lsm92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    As I grow older I'm starting to become more bitter and angry with everything in my life. I've made so many bad and wrong decisions in my time so far and now I'm trying to let all...
    Ianxharper Ianxharper 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I have lived in new country for two weeks, but I am not happy. I feel alone. I seldom talk to other people except classmates. I am afraid of people laugh at me due to my bad...
    fitwealth fitwealth 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I used to have this friend who couldn't swim and for a week in gym class, we were swimming. She had permission to stay in the shallow end, but the other girls laughed at her so she...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Let me start by saying a little bit about myself. I consider myself to be shy, reserved, kind, and sensitive. This hell all started 17 years ago when I was born. So I lived with...
    aaaadse aaaadse 26-30, M Jul 13

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    I was at a neighborhood pool, swimming when I was in High school. It was a day like all the others . I just happened to look over where I was swimming and there was a young kid...
    libbielane libbielane 56-60, F a week ago

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    I didnt even TRY to get out of where I live and wasted my whole life in Hong Kong and it keeps haunting me. No one stood up for me against any of my "friends", harassers or...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 11

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    I joined this website a long while back because I was going through a very bad time, I was depressed, suicidal and lost. My life has changed now and I still feel funny. I had...
    doctorwhofan doctorwhofan 22-25, F Jul 17

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    I saved my cousins life I risked mine. My grandpa hit a tree with a golf cart it fell over my cousin fell but I picked him up and keep running
    maddie711 maddie711 13-15, F a week ago

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    It's wasn't that big But I stopped like 2 of friends from getting ran over The first one we were walking n the bus was pulling out and I ran to the over side but she was just...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I saved my ex partner's life. I left him before I throttled him.
    Serfbord Serfbord 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    In high school my friend witnessed his uncle, whom he was very close with, commit suicide by shooting himself in the head with a shotgun. He saw everything, when he came back to...
    Anderson087 Anderson087 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Larry and I were 12 years old and went fishing down to the creek about a half mile away. There had been heavy rains and we were told not to go because the creek was full to the...
    luv2fish luv2fish 56-60, M Jul 17

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    I was down at the railroad tracks and there was a guy there trespassing. He was walking on the tracks picking up scrap metal. I didn't know who he was. He wasn't a rr employee I...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I won't forget that experience! We'll basically this guy was working in McDonald's, back then I was a meat eater. But straight to the point. He was serving the food and he had a...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 20 hrs ago

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    All iCan Do Is Ask Jesus To Help Me ........
    KandleGuii KandleGuii 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I get to see my favorite person in the whole wide world on Saturday! I can't wait!
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I've saved everyone but myself, so now I'm drowning and I don't know what to do
    BringMeThatHorizon BringMeThatHorizon 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Her Boyfriend was beating her I'm in the hospital but I think he was gonna rape her i went to help her he shot me then he lites the place on fire i didn't give up the woman was...
    Drags700 Drags700 26-30 Jul 16

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    I feel so proud of myself I just talked my friend out of committing suicide I walked in with her dad's gun in her hand at her chest and it took a lot of work to do but we worked...
    Excuseme1357 Excuseme1357 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I was in my school and a boy tried to hang himself from a climbing frame, I went beneath him and pushed him up whilst I called for help.
    ItsRon ItsRon 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    When I pay attention to all of the good small things in life, I find that they far outweigh all of the negative, and it makes me feel much happier with a positive outlook. Most...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Hey guys, it's past midnight over here and I've been trying to fall asleep but I got stuck reading posts, articles, etc. of HPV. I'm only 20 and not even two weeks ago I received...
    sunny1993 sunny1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    In a way I do have a dysfunctional family, however I did not become a "statistic", regardless of my upbringing. I withstood the stereotypes society has in place. I went to school...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    The meaning of life is simple. It is to survive and procreate into the future just like any animal does. It is nothing more or less that that. In our struggle to survive, thrive...
    Hoplite39 Hoplite39 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I have neglected to write an experience about the most important man in my life. Rarely do I come across someone as extraordinary as him, and although it may be near impossible to...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Random Thoughts Part II: It kind of bugs me when people say things like "It's nice to meet you", before they've gotten to know me. I mean how do you know it's nice to meet me, I'm...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 30

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