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I Wish People Would Open Up Their Minds

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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 32 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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    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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    My boyfriend has now been ignoring me for 13 days. I saw him yesterday with his mates & he looked so happy without me. Maybe he's just better off without me. My sister has messaged...
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    My boyfriend has now been ignoring me for 13 days. I saw him yesterday with his mates & he looked so happy without me. Maybe he's just better off without me. My sister has messaged...
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    My boyfriend has now been ignoring me for 13 days. I saw him yesterday with his mates & he looked so happy without me. Maybe he's just better off without me. My sister has messaged...
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    My boyfriend has now been ignoring me for 13 days. I saw him yesterday with his mates & he looked so happy without me. Maybe he's just better off without me. My sister has messaged...
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    My boyfriend has now been ignoring me for 13 days. I saw him yesterday with his mates & he looked so happy without me. Maybe he's just better off without me. My sister has messaged...
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    But most wishes go unmet. Lol.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    hurting..... I wanna go back to starving myself....
    Storys123 Storys123 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    But its infectious. And makes me hypocritical.
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    New rule: if you're adding me, message me a "hello" or something because I never say hi first, I just don't. After all, I didn't add you, you added me.
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    i wish people would see how much there words and actions hurt people... because the actions of the most beloved person in my life (my now ex girlfriend) have absolutely destroy me...
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    Someone asked me once if I ever considered suicide. If my memory is correct I think I immediately said no. I said if be more likely to lose it and kill someone else before I'd kill...
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    I would actually make me better if people would just let me be sometimes. I try my best not to be rude when others badger me about not being in a good mood but most of the time...
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    I wish someone would shoot me in the head or something..mso i would die quickly and painlessly..im sick of living life with no emotions. im so sick of it.
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    I wish someone would kill me now....before I get the news :(
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    i think im the only one left in my household that chews with their mouth closed.
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    even better, a monitor on their forehead so you can see their thoughts. we'd all be in some serious trouble......
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