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I Want to Stop Being So Cynical

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    I've doubted every single good act done by

    anyone, thinking that they probably only did it for the sake of "appearing to be good" when in fact they're really not. It's gotten even worse over the years. When a person says that they're big fans of [insert very hipster subject here ex. any band], I automatically assume that...
    capriciouscoralyn capriciouscoralyn 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have stopped being judgemental, I accept people the way they are.
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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for a year and a half. He has a child with his most recent ex. His daughter is 3 and they broke up shortly after she was born, so they've been...
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    This is the dream. It's easier said than done
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 25

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    I'm so tired right now, I can't even move my arms...I'm forcing myself, putting every bit of my strength to type this. :P I don't wanna sleep yet, the night's just gettin started...
    TheSpookyPotato TheSpookyPotato 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Yes it seems to be all I ever ******* feel.
    NotMuchGoingOnHere NotMuchGoingOnHere 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well, I'm exactly 32 months out from leaving my ex wife, which landed me on this site. Thankful for the opportunity to write out my thoughts and feelings. I went back yesterday...
    Lionsfan94 Lionsfan94 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I want to get over my ex but he's around me every day, and I can't change that. He always tries to make me jealous and rubs everything good about his new life without me in my face...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I want to stop being superficial and shallow and wishing someone would save me. "You're your own savior." That's what I heard about from everyone I've met. It's true...I've...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    "Just stfu and stop being so technical, you ruin everything :/ stop letting your depression ruin **** >:c" Exact quote from a message my "friend" sent me..
    thequietpanda thequietpanda 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    My fiancé broke up with me. He was lying and cheating with someone from his past. We had planned our wedding and everything!!! And then all of a sudden ...he starts to act...
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    All I ever see or hear is people b!tching about how they don't love themselves or how they think they're ugly, how they honestly believe people are lying to them if the person...
    NostalgiaAndStars NostalgiaAndStars 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I just watched the movie, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, it really struck a cord deep inside me. All my life I have wanted to see the world to experience the world, to meet new...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 28

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    Guess I should stop being the "needy type". From now on, I"ll distance myself to my friends who aren't even making an effort to catch up.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Oct 2

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    Sometimes I wanna be seen, sometimes not. I can't stop being thrilled the there aren't pictures of me online, and google has no results for me when you look for me ;)
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F Oct 3

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    If you do not seem to give off vibe like this,  Go on and add me.INXS:Pls stop being too sexual when it comes to pm-ing.Also, please give me time to reply. I might look like...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    I love how on most people's bucket list it is about having children or having their own house. Mines just: - To have more books. - To have More space for books. - To have a...
    EmmaBirchall EmmaBirchall 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My entire social life at school was a complete wreck. K-12 was... Well i wish i knew then what i do now about who i am. Basically, Iv always been worried about my image, what...
    SOSinBelAir SOSinBelAir 18-21, M Oct 2

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    I want to go back in time and change everything. I've dropped out, I've ****** up my life, I've let depression get me, I've ruined everything. I want to go back and start over, I...
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    I want to be an artist. I hate maths . I hate school. I hate wearing skirts. Stop forcing me to go to places. stop telling me "back in the day you would be beaten up". I like being...
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    I want to change the way I talk to people. I want to ask them how they are. I want to make sure they're okay before we enter conversation. I want to change the way I walk. I want...
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    I literally just woke up out of my sleep crying, angry, hurt and confused about this nightmare. The first part of my dream was kind of weird. I was with some guy who was famous...
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    well i just realized that i haven't introduced myself :P my name is Titi ( not my real name tho ) , just turned 19 this September , i am Egyptian , n you could say that my...
    TiTiFreaky TiTiFreaky 18-21, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Seriously and I'm not cute either. Just because of the appellation of my years is of lower range, does not mean I am a kid. It is psyhical but mentally I am not a child. When will...
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    When I was a kid, I thought police officers were heroes, and I wanted to be one. At some point, I stopped believing they were heroes. At a later point, I stopped caring if I were...
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    When I was in my very early teens, there was still a little bit of magic and wonderment in the world. Endless possibilities lay before me, and the future was entirely uncharted...
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    I cannot escape it, it seems. When people around me began to say they would do things they later would abandon, I became skilled in knowing whether or not someone would do whatever...
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    intelligent, virtuous, creative, unskilled, cynical, selfish, caring, cold, attentive, analytical. Beliefs: People are being consumed by technology. The earth didn't evolve...
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    I started with a hardcore gf who was shooting coke to stop H. We graduated together back to the ****. She was so good on it at first. We were good together. Then it started the...
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    1.I'm a pretty cautious person 2.That being said number 1^ I still long to be my true self with someone someday. 3.I like learning 4.I care too much about what others may think of...
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    I'm going to change the world. Not, "I want to change the world" is what it should say. In anyway I can I'm going to try my best and make a difference. Little by little, big or...
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    This should go without saying, but I really do want to be a better person. I'm not a bad one, there's room for improvement, of course. I have been striving to improve myself and...
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    Guys fall head over hills for a pretty girl that walks down their way. why uhmm how can I explain. why is it that it is nor the other whay around. or is it. I've never felt...
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    I should probably stop hiding from the outside world. But I can't, at least I don't want to. People just hurt me over and over again. Just leave me and One Direction alone. They...
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    I suppose the differences in the people in this group is enlightening. And with that I mean that there are some waiting to experience a selfless love for the first time and others...
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    I don't really expect anyone to read this, it's kind of long, but honestly it's me venting to myself as I usually do; so here we go again. When you're ugly on the inside: Get on...
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    Touch (nsfw/c) Feeling the slight roughness of your palms sliding on my skin The warmth grows in each place The pores underneath arch Longering for your touch to be prolonged...
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