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I Wish People Would Open Up Their Minds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    Different Is Not Something To Fear

    I think that the world would be a better place is people were more open minded and accepting of people that are different from them. The world would be a horrible place if every one was exactly the same. We need diversity to thrive. It's the fact that every one is different that...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Nov 25, 2012

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    Fear Of Being Judged By Others.

    At the root of community fretfulness lies the fear of being judged by others. In most cases the main reason that makes someone anxious around strangers is the fear of being judged and evaluated by them.Self confidence I explained that self confidence is the lack of obsession...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M 31 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    How Open Are You....

    I often wonder how open minded people that claim to be really are. I have been wondering it a lot lately. I have known people that claim to have an open mind and be accepting...but they seem to have double standards. This is ok as long as it’s over there...If it doesn’t...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    How To Find Creativity - Be Expressive, Be Yourself.

    Self-expression is at the heart of all creativity. How do you find it? By sharing the very essence of your being -with humanity. Use your unique place and experience on this planet to connect to the world around you. Reconnect to those Five Senses, and creativity is everywhere...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 4, 2010

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    Please People....

    "First open your mind to someone,then open your heart" -Laske
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    Nocturnal Oath. May wraiths infect my dreams, That I may experience their deaths Over, and over, until mine eyes awaken For though i may sleep, I shall know no rest For ever, and...
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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Every meet someone who sees through your bullshit and waits? I've rarely met anyone that sees like that. Im usually that person for others. I'm not sure how to handle it on my end...
    wanderlander wanderlander 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was abused at three and abused for ten years from 7 to 15 starting cutting at seventeen and going from hospital to hospital but been saved at 19 or 20 years old where I learned...
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 2 days ago

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    When i saw this group, i was torn between feeling this way and yet at the same time not. I had a fairly decent childhood as far as anyone could see. My parents were good at hiding...
    sherbear182 sherbear182 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I had an abusive childhood and I told so many people about it (my distant family who didn't believe me because my stepfather was so charming, charismatic, and manipulative around...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A Letter to A Customer, I know you're busy. So am I. But I wanted to take a moment to let you know that caught your daughter climbing the shelves in my department yesterday. Her...
    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You and I Years past and we only grow farther Another poem written for you Time only makes it harder Bags in hand, what do I do? You'll never know about how I listen to "our...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I hate the fact that whatsapp updated their app to let users see who has read the messages and when was the last time they went online; because every time i see two blue...
    charicealpaca charicealpaca 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It seems no matter where I go or who I'm with, how much I try I always fail, I feel sad all the time, tho's who said they were going to be in my life forever aren't there anymore...
    ReachingNirvana ReachingNirvana 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It'd make my life so much simpler! No nasty surprises. I wish God would tag a man and says a match for u. :)
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish ppl would read my profile before adding me or trying to chat with me. I am not trying to sound like an EP snob or come off as rude, but I have mostly all the information...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 6 days ago

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    I hate that people always tell me (even on pages like this) that I might change my mind. I hated kids my whole life and had to help my mom raise my brothers cause my dad was...
    BrokenAndDown BrokenAndDown 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have dealt with a lot in my life even though my family never believes me as i am weaker than i may seem. I can sometimes cry for hours in bed whilst i think about my sister...
    MyLifeAsCharlie MyLifeAsCharlie 13-15, F Aug 21

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    I fear that even if they did they wouldn't be open about it because they make so much money off of chemo and radiation. I hate to be such a pessimist :( but people can be so stingy...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Hi you guys. I'm sure people would care a lot more than you think they would. My boyfriend committed suicide and so did my brother and I miss them like crazy! It's a tough world...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Seriously we get to know each other role play and we talk for a long time I give u a face pic esp when that's hard for me then ur gone and ur profile says deleted... This just...
    sexydaughter16 sexydaughter16 22-25, F 29 Responses Aug 20

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    Oh my goodness I know right? I honestly wish there was a way to tell before they open their mouth so you can just avoid them. There should also be separate social media sites for...
    iamnottheonlyone iamnottheonlyone 36-40, F Aug 19

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    I am that person that everyone posts about getting hurt by. I eat peoples souls. I am the one who can just play and walk away. When I say no attachment, no strings, no...
    wanderlander wanderlander 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Worked my job as summer camp leader today. Eight year old fellow went around screaming "I hate you!" and punching me, and literally being as disrespectful as possible to all the...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 19

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    was in the yearbook committee in my last year at school... had a disagreement with one of the members (one of my best friends). she got her mum involved, who threatened to get me...
    dontletthemugglesgetyoudown dontletthemugglesgetyoudown 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    There are pain hidden way beneath the surface of the soul teardrops of blood creating waterfalls sometimes i wonder can one possibly survive i was nine when i met my first pain...
    sisiyah sisiyah 22-25, F Aug 18

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    “Donald Trump tells it like it is!” How many times have we heard that from people who support Trump as a candidate for the presidency? I’m sure we’ve all heard it QUITE...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    It hurts Alot when the person you like suddenly talk like you never exist for them 😓
    piku11 piku11 22-25, F Aug 17

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    amen to that! cuz some women shouldn't have them for that matter....
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 17

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    Donald Trump represents a majority of Republican voters right now ? They must've have lost their minds, especially any woman stupid and self-hating enough to support this moron. A...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 19 Responses Aug 16

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    Just because a person may be female, it doesn't necessarily mean that she should automatically want to have kids. I have seen a few women in my life who aren't married and don't...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F Aug 16

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    If you think about it the human body is the one thing nobody should be ashamed of. It would probably motivate people to take better care of themselves as well.
    WanderingZK WanderingZK 22-25, M Aug 16

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    Ol' Buddy Little girl watching tv Sliding door slams open She jumps in fear Her dad stumbles in Profanities under his breath with twelve pack in hand Sliding door slams...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Respond Plz Oreo ...........
    swaged104 swaged104 13-15, M Aug 14

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    I wish that I could convey my feelings better to people instead of just being a grumpy jealous old fart all the time
    tommoz19 tommoz19 18-21, M Aug 14

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    I wish people would listen when you tell them how you feel and what's wrong with and not throw it back in your face. Oh your girlfriend cheated on you Tom well everyone should be...
    tommoz19 tommoz19 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    When I say leave me alone, leave me alone. When I tell you I'm annoyed and need to calm down because of you, then leave me the hell alone so I can calm down. It only pushes me away...
    Starsatnight1 Starsatnight1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    How awesome that would be..
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 14

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    That would be like blaming empty space for the world's troubles.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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