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I Wish People Would Open Up Their Minds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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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    Please People....

    "First open your mind to someone,then open your heart" -Laske
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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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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    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 33 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    By people, I mean me. I keep hurting the one I love most, and it's going to tear us apart if I cannot change. My boyfriend is a smart, empathetic, logical, sensible man. I am an...
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    Seriously, I'm getting tired of clicking on a question and then all it ends up being some rant or complain. This site is about putting your statements as experiences and ask...
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    Funny how people thank God for what they have but as soon as something bad happens it's all God's fault too.
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    I use to cut... I'm getting better it was a form of release but as I grow I get better!
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    It's possibly the most annoying thing. Ever.
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My dream is to prove everyone wrong. My goal is for everyone's eyes to be wide open with their expressions on their faces full of surprise and their mouths wide open. I'll...
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    Words and language in general define how you think about the world - tangible and intangible. They light the paths through which our mind travels, and so I wish people were more...
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    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    You reach inside me, Having torn me open, You did so without a single touch, My dreams you explored to gain deaths clutch, You may have choked me with your hands but suffer I...
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