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I Wish People Would Open Up Their Minds

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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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    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 Nov 25, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Without going into too much detail....from last September until about February or March was one of the darkest periods of my life for exactly this reason. My husband, people I had...
    Env06 Env06 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    But people are selfish it's who they are!
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Jul 5

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    so earlier I was hanging out with my cousin and we were going to the park so we came back to the house to grab a few waters my sisters fiancé passes by us and my cousin greets...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I try to think that all people aren't the same and not base or judge them on past experiences but now it's just getting harder and harder.
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Even though I strongly that whatever happens is for my own good, it would be nice to have people around you who understand your intentions, know that I wouldn't hurt them in any...
    FiercyTiger FiercyTiger 26-30, M Jul 3

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    I would rather someone be honest with me than lie because they don't want to admit the truth. In the end that would hurt less.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F Jul 16

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    Call me a hippy, but there's so much senseless killing going on these days. I'm not just talking about Gaza, or Crimea, I'm talking about everywhere. Its just getting out of hand...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 a week ago

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    LeelMx LeelMx 26-30, F Jul 5

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    Short story, I was talking to some EP guy here then we were chatting out in another chatting service , we were having a good friendship till I said kinda joking that I though he...
    Dannuhunter Dannuhunter 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    05:30am So today is my 17th, and it feels like my friends don't remember my special day....no texts, no phone calls, no chat...... Urghhh! Wth I think I need to have new...
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 11

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    Yeah it really hurts. I realize your hurting but I'm just trying to help. Stop taking me for granite. And she doesn't even notice it hurt me afterwards. She acts like nothing...
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Grammar, punctuation and spelling are important, even for old perverts like me.
    shouldIquestionmark shouldIquestionmark 46-50, M Jul 13

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    Me and my older cousin used to be best friends. We did everything together as kids and we were so close. Now he'll barely spare me a glance, and when we're in the same house, he'll...
    weby667 weby667 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate when your parents always say be the better person do the right thing step up to the plate but then when it comes to having a conflict with them you the child are the one who...
    tearsintime tearsintime 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    That's why I finally went off on my boyfriend last night. He actually apologized to me. It felt good. I deserved that apology, and I'm glad I got it.
    stillYDGN stillYDGN 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Please be courteous enough to leave some response. Be kind about it and keep in mind you will eat your words if they aren't good. So make sure they taste good leaving your mouth...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jun 27

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    Put together all the tenderest love you know the deepest you have ever felt and the strongest that has ever been poured out upon you and heap upon it all the love of all the loving...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 6 Responses Jun 28

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    Well, on the bright side, he most likely isn't responsible for being nonexistent.
    SamJanowiak SamJanowiak 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I spend more time with my niece than her parents do. They both work full time jobs and I babysit all the time. Don't get me wrong I love that little girl but it gets ridiculous...
    deiysianahi deiysianahi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    This is me! I just don't want kids it's simple for me and I don't understand why me not wanting kids has an effect on others.
    SophieBabe20 SophieBabe20 18-21, F Jul 16

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    So, my grandmother found out that I was bisexual, and she got mad. She told my mother to block me on my grandmother's account and then told my mom to ground me...
    xxbrokengirl98xx xxbrokengirl98xx 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I am a woman who is bald by choice and I wish people were more open minded about everything. Just because someone or something is different, doesn't make it bad. Open your mind...
    cgpyrtle cgpyrtle 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I recently had to get completely changed in a big group changing room. There were no curtains or anything. And I don't have a problem with anyone seeing me naked (I'm a nudist...
    19andNaked 19andNaked 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I write all the time and people want me to share it so now I want other people to share their poetry.
    jazzyjay93 jazzyjay93 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I watched a movie about something like this. The whole premise of it is that the kid says on camera that he is going to kill himself and gets the reactions from his parents and...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    American Reservation Within their divided nation you must live Ever burdened by the homage you have to give As they resume their fight after saluting Old Glory Horns blowing, blue...
    Atehequa Atehequa 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    This poem is called Instructions: We need some instructions because this is a disruption to- Young minds are self destructing- Man I'm sick of this corruption- Don't want no ped...
    loudd03 loudd03 13-15, F a week ago

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    Actually, no. I want to see life through YOUR eyes. Accepting volunteers right now. Here's the deal: I get to inhabit your body for three days. I experience, feel and think...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    THE PRICE OF POETRY. The price of poetry is the same as laying your soul bare. You put your heart on the line every time your words take like birds to the air. You are naked...
    juleswillo1 juleswillo1 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I smile but on the inside I'm shouting for help and theirs no one that cares enough to help their all just curious and then they just leave :/
    turtlesweqq turtlesweqq 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    You ask why I don't trust ? Why should I? You say why don't you listen? Is there any point? You say you can help. I never asked for help. You say I have no choice. Oh but I do. You...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Oh Suburban White Kids Do you understand the meaning of privilege? Do not think highly of yourself for the fact that you spent two hours planting native flowers that you are the...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    lol wrote this just now cause I can't sleep and I had to share it with someone. Within the vast galaxies of your heart must lay the secrets I so desire. Nebulas of emotion twisted...
    briguy16 briguy16 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    ENVY OF EVE Oh, Eve! You know not how you’ve offended me So happily married Living by the sea With two children Ages one and three Eve, must you be So ostentatious...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    seriously complaining about your iPhone 5 taking too long to update an app... IT'S GOING TO SPACE & BACK! GIVE IT A SECOND! lol people who grew up in the 80's like me understand...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 1 day ago

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    I love the idea of witches apprentices A lot of the time new witches don't know what they are doing and old witches just look at them and say "figure it out yourself" It's true...
    lostwonderingsoul lostwonderingsoul 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    *sigh* There Is So Much Hate In This World. I Think With A Little Bit More Kindness Everybody Would Be More Happy. I'm A Sophomore In High School And Especially Now These Days...
    KaylaBriones KaylaBriones 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    That would be awesome! I can totally imagine how harder it would be to ask someone out on a date. "Ah, Fair Maiden! Thou hast graced mine dreams f'r many a night...Spare me this...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T Jul 10

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    Happy birthday in Heaven to actress Barbara Stanwyck. She was a wonderful actress, Stella Dallas and Double Indemnity are must sees. An early birthday greeting to James Cagney...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 16

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    The world would be so much peaceful if we treated each other the same, with kindness & respect (then we wouldnt have wars, suicides, hate others)
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    "If I Were A Gemini" By Mary 6/24/14 6:24 P.M. Tuesday I would think that I was a twin with this war within Unfounded,ungrounded emotional feeling as of a roller coaster ride I've...
    Mare1952 Mare1952 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Happy 84th to Ross Perot, a man who would have made a great president.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jun 27

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