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I Try to Have a Positive Outlook On Life

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    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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    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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    parth2233 parth2233 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 15

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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 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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    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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    I don't have a fun life at all. All day long I just stay at home and do stuff that does not interest me. I'd like to travel, meet new people, get drunk and do crazy stuff but being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18

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    It's hard to become positive at this point. For the past 3 years my family and I are suffering big time. We lost our house I grew up in, my dad is back in the hospital and possibly...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Be kind to yourself. Stop telling yourself that whatever you are struggling with “should” be easy. If something is hard for you, it is hard for you. There are probably Reasons...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every now are then we have a wake up call. We realise life isn't as bad as we think it is! We realise how lucky we are in fact! Working in the hospital I meet people who need me to...
    cjay89 cjay89 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But jerks wont let me. They lock me up. Or ban me. Or sedate me. Even when i try leavin city life for health. They prove to be out here trying to rule.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 31

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    When life gets tough I take a look around at all the blessings in my life. I know my life is hard right now, but I got so much to be thankful for. I have food to eat, clothes, a...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Aug 3

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    No matter what you've gone through in the past,no matter how many setbacks you've suffered or who or what has tried to thwart ur progress,today is a new day,and god wants to do a...
    cataleahg cataleahg 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have been really down for the past 2 years. It happened because of lots of things, but the main ingredient was a broken heart. Either way, lots of other things played a factor...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    But need words at times. Trusted docs and got wrecked. Beyond insurance and dental. Jerks rule so i should have known. But was busy seeking how to fix that. Lmao.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    People have said to me I'm only young how can my life be boring...here's the answer my life can be boring by your friends living in the town 10 miles away with mk transport into...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I have been in an online relationship for 3 years with this guy who lives in New York (I live in Egypt btw) We used to see each other on a virtual game called YoWorld. We were so...
    malakhkhalil malakhkhalil 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I must be a boring person really or led a sheltered life! I didn't think l was, but I've noticed some folks on here have literally hundreds of experiences, some have thousands and...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Born and raised in the wrong country and fly around the world. Having autism and mild insanity Dreams for the future changing randomly I have the mist confusing uncomfortable...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 30

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    On a friday night, in bed watching big brother. I wish my life was more social.
    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I saved this old lady who was having a seizure in the pool, cause who knows where the lazy *** lifeguard was. And then my nephew who jumped in the pool without arm floaties -_...
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    My schools science block was burning down due to someone leaving the gas taps on, I could hear someone screaming. It was like I didn't care about my life at that moment as I...
    connotjp99 connotjp99 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    This is true. Im not talking about your typical hollywood action movie scene where i dramatically took a bullet for somebody or pushed them out the way of a moving truck at the...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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...
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Jul 30

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    My family and I were walking in the streets of New York when we stopped and waited to go across the cross walk. The light changed from stop to go and my mom started walking across...
    kaylaes52 kaylaes52 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I guess this would count considering how bad it could have bin, today was a normal day at work done my shift and was gonna go home but I thought I'd say a bit to help out and it...
    lloydac lloydac 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    When you least expect it, something great will come along. Something better than you ever planned for. Be patient. Be smart. Stay focused. — Unknown
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Aug 21

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    I like how people say "I'm always here to talk" but then when you want to talk nobody's ever there
    victor26 victor26 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    No one really cares , no one noticed me
    ggboo ggboo 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    So completely bummed. :( I didn't get to see my best friend today like I had hoped.
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Well it has been done I am now settled in great big London.. Or more specific The Brixton area.. So The greatest step has been taken and I will not move back home within the...
    Mathiiisen93 Mathiiisen93 18-21, F Aug 11

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    In the end we jus regret the chances,we did not take.
    cataleahg cataleahg 18-21, 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 Jul 30

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    Last year I donated bone marrow to my younger sister who has Lymphoma
    EmmaCollins EmmaCollins 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I was born and raised in a neglected and isolated place where we used golf carts instead of cars and school hallways were outside and it was hot and humid outside. I lived in a...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 31

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    Thank u to the ppl who helped cheer me up after my hamsters death I appreciate all of u
    Gian1865 Gian1865 13-15, M Aug 8

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    He must've been 8 years old. I saved him from being carried away by the river we were swimming in during my visit to Jamaica.
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I found my dad on the ground with his leg stuck in the tractor pedal. He was on the ground for 17 hours before I found him.
    wrancy wrancy 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    My heart is bleeding tonight what the hell was i thinking too goof to be true its all my fault i do this to myself nobody is to be blamed !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Or had it wasted. Studied why people do what they do. Got sad. Suwocydal Depressed. Vengeful. Disabled.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 18

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    Me and this kid kept jumping of this diving board and after this 3 year old boy had jumped he when down and his floaty's when up so i tried calling my dad but he told me to be...
    QUA5AR QUA5AR 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's 1am so days three and four are being combined I have food and a roof over my head. I am (relatively) safe. I have my health. I'm a successful athlete. I have a whole life...
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    So I have been living alone for a few years and it's new to me, again though, to have a person in the house that is not someone that I love. He is pretty annoying in a lot of ways...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Has anyone noticed how much of a difference looking at the world a different way makes; it's almost like living in someone else's life. Bad stuff still happens, no denying that...
    notafraid777 notafraid777 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I have complete compassion and understanding to the abuse I received from my mum, she was unwell alone a teenage mum with mental health no support or help from her own family, it...
    claireosb claireosb 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Today’s random thought? Well I was driving to work and the song Dark Horse was playing on the radio. I don’t really like music like that but I decided to listen to the lyrics...
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This year is like a turning point in my life. I've been always been an explorer since then, but this time I have done things I've never done before and had a little change in my...
    Asurina Asurina 18-21, F Aug 11

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