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I Wish People Would Open Up Their Minds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 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 itโ€™s over there...If it doesnโ€™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 26-30, 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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    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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    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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    At seths place Smoking outside. A dog barks at me. Me laughs A kid comes out. A teen boy. Me asks how big is the dog. Him says he dont know Hims just visiting mom...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    But they dont. Am guilty. Now. But why. Anger transferrence. And the wealthy wont stop the causes. Because they profit. Pills. Prisons. Therapy. Seniority lost...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 14 hrs ago

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    I Am Kinda Iffy On This.... I guess it all depends on the group that it is, because there is groups that I have made when I was really depressed, and still haven't written a story...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Dear Mia. We have been through this, you can't stay. You can't be part of my life. I Love you, and I know you love me, but people just don't understand, They don't understand our...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I survived childhood cancer and I wish I didn't. Why live as a slave to money, forced to work an entire lifetime with nothing to show for it? Now, I'm in my 30's and it's almost...
    LifeisCancer LifeisCancer 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The medication I am on makes me think this everyday I don't know what people would think of me. My parents would be devastated and the rest of my family. For the few friend I do...
    Harold87 Harold87 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    If people saw what I see, people wouldn't like me, I'm a *****, I'm dark, I'm sexist, racist...I wish that I didn't think like this but at least I have a filter
    GlennSimpson348 GlennSimpson348 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    If people saw what I see, people wouldn't like me, I'm a *****, I'm dark, I'm sexist, racist...I wish that I didn't think like this but at least I have a filter
    GlennSimpson348 GlennSimpson348 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    honestly, I just think people seeing things through my eyes would be amazing because ever since I was a little kid, light would always reflect and refract upon entering my eye...
    SprinklesINF SprinklesINF 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This group is a oxymoron! Your the counter coulter people become emo or goth to oppose what is normal I was grunge in high school I wore only cloths I got from the goodwill and...
    Claywoo10 Claywoo10 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I always imagined galaxies within people's eyes. A space so dark yet they have stars to shine but not enough to light the whole place. A space so wide you'll spend your whole life...
    kalocaiii kalocaiii 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    It feels like I see much more than most people. It's not that I want everyone to agree with me, but I wish people would take more aspects into consideration before judging or...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Honestly I think the fashion is pretty neat.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    If people saw things through my eyes the world would be a bit more considerate. Earlier today I sat down for half an hour and just thought about life. I considered extensively the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm very discouraged at this point, honestly with society now all of these things seem to be the normal. Talking about stripping, nudity in movies and ****. These things are not...
    Mdl4lyfe Mdl4lyfe 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Have Seen People Hurt Them Self I've Seen My Family **** Up Then Lie I've Bee In The Position Were I Had To carry There Secrets I'm 15 I Should Not Know The **** I Know I Should...
    jaynasmith46 jaynasmith46 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    this is a poem I wrote while younger in my late teens. again completed 2012. all rights reserved carlietm. Composed. Let's pretend for a moment. Pretend that you listened and...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    This is one of my older peices. in 2012 I finished it. All rights reserved CarlieTM. A world of words. You may think I'm crazy, mayhap depressed. yes, more than a little hasty...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its the way how people portray goths and emo. Just because they wear lots of dark makeup and dark clothing, they don't worship the devil or cut themselves. Most of them aren't even...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 3 days ago

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    is anyone near Alabama that would kill me? I want to die but I'm too much of a coward.
    sweettlc sweettlc 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    What if I just run the tap?/ Flick a razor and paint with red/ Illustrate injustices/ And everything unsaid/ Apologies won't undo/ The deeds that drove me to the edge/ Their echoes...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I once worked with a woman who was super nice, but her breath would flake industrial strength powder coating off of solid steel. Waddaya say? "Excuse me, but can you go brush? I...
    Luchs Luchs 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I have a broken car no money for rent or my four other bills due. I am a failure at life can some just kill me now.
    Draconc89 Draconc89 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like my Psychiatrist is trying to slap me with a label that makes no sense. She is very persistent that I'm ADHD which doesn't make sense to me especially since I'm 23 and...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    That way you could avoid bad relationships & the hurt they bring. But what ever does not kill me only makes me stronger ! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜—๐Ÿ˜Ž๐ŸŽธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽผ
    BCRichWarBeast BCRichWarBeast 51-55, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    When I post something that is intended to be positive and someone takes it upon him or herself to twist the meaning and then refuses to engage in a real conversation--one of give...
    StumbleOn StumbleOn 56-60, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a single, caring, openminded, understanding and respectful guy in his 30s who doesn't judge. Is there any genuine women out there who want a meaningful friendship with me?.
    Tannedguy007 Tannedguy007 26-30, M Jun 26

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    Better to copy ghandi. Than dr jekyl.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I wish I had the guts to treat people the way they treat me.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Can someone just kill me? I'm fed up of this f***ed up life. I'm letting everyone down and they're not afraid to tell me that.
    JamesAlcock JamesAlcock 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Be careful in regards to the decisions you make when you're dating someone. No matter how insignificant it may seem at the time, watch their words, actions, and reactions. Don't...
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F 10 Responses Jun 24

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    some just really deserve it.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Jun 21

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    on father's day..They don't deserve to pretend They are good father's around people that don't know them better... first clue you don't have your own kids with you on this day duh...
    lasheadilemma lasheadilemma 31-35, F Jun 21

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    Omfg kill me now ahhhhhh someone shoot me idc anymore I just want to die life isn't worth living
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    While a flowing thought and spark of emotion, imagination shot down by realties grasp on minds so wrapped in a flakey gooeyness ignorances are made to be seen being purged and...
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M Jun 18

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    Sometimes, you delete your account and it just sits there looking at you, so you assume it's still up. I deleted mine in a fit of madness on Sunday night. It shut down today, three...
    vicjustvic vicjustvic 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 17