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I Wish People Would Open Up Their Minds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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, T Nov 25, 2012

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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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    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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    I also wish people would stop calling homosexuality a sin. Abortion is not murder and it certainly is not genocide. So many ignorant judgemental fanatics really make me want to...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 2 Responses Nov 29

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    having lived a life trying so hard to make others happy I have realized how am badly hurt at this moment.and am hereby seated alone in an open park enjoying the breeze from nearby...
    mbithi mbithi 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I also am in a Very Dark place in my life. Probably the DARKEST in 36 years. I have been in a mentally abusive realtionship for 3 years now. I just recently found out this past...
    gutierrezgia7 gutierrezgia7 36-40, F Nov 30

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    I know some people don't feel Xmas is a nice time of the year and I get them well...especially when some of our beloved ones have departed, in my case my dear grandparents and some...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    I get it, that's why I'm too nice to people. I just know how it would make me feel, and I don't ever want anyone to feel that way. It's actually really exhausting. I over think...
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    I do things and help so many people, and when I ask them for help, all they do is make me worse by using everything they know about me against me,,... I hate my life....... Just...
    TheCracksInMyHeart TheCracksInMyHeart 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    People say a lot of things about my friend and me, but like we give a ****
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I feel like I'm just giving out too much without actually receive anything back from people. I know we said: "Hope for nothing in return." stuff and how things will work out in the...
    nguyen23 nguyen23 18-21, M Dec 7

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    every word is a scar on my heart... every tear is a knife plunged into it. between the two. I'm never at peace.
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M Nov 29

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    How can you not care... my heart is bleeding for you. quit pushing me away.
    FuckedupNow FuckedupNow 16-17, F Dec 5

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    experts say you need to shut the **** up
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    Does it really matter what genre of music someone likes or what clothes they wear? There's more to a person than just a stereotype.
    ijustwantahug ijustwantahug 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I made a confession about feeling guilty about looking at other women with less than pure thoughts, and the only person to comment said, "You should feel guilty." I did not join...
    LuckyNChance LuckyNChance 26-30, M Dec 8

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    At least when I was "emo", they were looking at me for a reason. Now I'm "normal" and they still stare, CAN'T WIN!
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 18-21 Dec 8

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    lol!!! my little cousin had a pair of reindeer horns on her head and a pair of elf shoes on and screamed out HEY LOOK AIJY-POO-POO.... IM GABBY THE HORNY ELF!
    aijmeerah aijmeerah 16-17, F Dec 15

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    I think that good looks are a bonus but personality is what makes or breaks it in my mind.
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Merry F-ing Christmas. I hate the holidays. I'm sooooo happy they are almost over. And it's not bad enough, that I'm stuck with my boyfriend's family this Christmas. It's not bad...
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    I think people might have them, but I just can't find them or don't know how to read. Someone tells you...you should probably listen.
    MakinRaider MakinRaider 41-45, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    open minded that is . Man it ****** me off so much that humans are fighting over the skin of color . Are you really that much of a bigot where you cant even accept another skin...
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M Dec 1

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    Dear Miss, As much as I love to tease you, my minds eye finds that all that is can only be of a moments time. You are what I find an eye catcher. You make me happy.
    CreativelyBland CreativelyBland 18-21, F Dec 7

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    "winters heart" darkness withers the heart but for some that thrill is life itself unseasonal to her tenderness but she is drawn to it to her mind it was the tempest she sought a...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Dec 2

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    All these bible humping movies, the praying in school, **** their agenda. Live your lives! we don't care...just nose out of my life. Its always the people who bring up the "gay...
    tempe100 tempe100 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I do not smile. but every day I do so smile hearing that ding know that it is you. I do not wish. But every evening I do so wish that night come and go like the light from the...
    k3ll1n k3ll1n 16-17, F Nov 30

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    all this breeding has made the earth overpopulated with humans. the only ones that care are the other species that NEED their habitatd back. humans and Wolves (I meen werewolves...
    DichTheWolf DichTheWolf 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 13

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    I didn't pay this issue much mind until recently. A close relative & his wife adopted a small dog recently. I was stunned when they brought the dog over for a holiday dinner but I...
    prugirl prugirl 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Off the top of my head while feeling depressed, leave feedback please The Pain The Stress The Drama Always in pain, stressing and arguing with my mama I wish I didn't fear life...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    "hearts and rainbows forever dream" delicately she balances on the edge of the crisp sheets of the motel room's bed wearing her hoodie and jeans fashionably not speaking except in...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Dec 5

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    I feel like carving but it's not Halloween Yeah, you can figure out what the **** I mean Writing "I'm fine" on my wrist Acting chill on the outside When inside I'm actually pissed...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 6

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    The coldness surrounds me It is gentle Yet It is violent And forceful It pulls me under I cannot fight for myself I try I fight I can't Darkness seeps into my mind I wish for light...
    demipuff demipuff 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    The Forest The closest to happiness I think I've ever felt is when I imagine what it will feel like to wake up next to you early on a cold january morning with nothing but a...
    WeOnlyHaveNow WeOnlyHaveNow 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    i have felt the very interval of what i called corruptible the soul is but a vessel but the vessel shouldn't be controlled it lies itself inside my head of what is black or...
    ellision13 ellision13 22-25, M Dec 13

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    I write when I'm depressed I game because I'm obsessed I laugh to hide the pain I hate the sun but enjoy the rain I don't know how to smile I am angry but in denial I want to be...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    You Are My Flower and I Am Your Bee by Josephwrites -- Buzz is my language So listen for me For you are my flower And I am your bee Separated by seasons Is not too far for a bee...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    It’s Christmas Eve
And you’re probably in town for awhile
Was six years this month…. 
Wow…
Still can’t believe what kids we were back then
Six long years, eh...
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I posted a positive comment to someone dealing with depression. I wrote that I am sure she will be ok. I missed in what she wrote she did not want to hear she would be ok. The...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 27

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    I don't understand these people. All you hear them go on about is how bad their upbringing was and how it's affected their life now. It's got nothing to do with themselves.. No...
    Brita90 Brita90 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    The Aokigahara forest in Japan - called "the perfect place to die," has the distinction of the world's most popular place to take one's life. Since the 1950s, Japanese businessmen...
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 22-25 1 Response Dec 3

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    Not cool how people dont read your page first to have an idea of who you are before adding you or even messaging you with all kinds of filth. Gawd !
    AcousticAnne AcousticAnne 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Ain't that the truth. Oh, God. I think it's more related to ignorant people in this case. I'm always described as the immature one, but my literary abilities and emotional standard...
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 10

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    the understatement of all lifetime. there was a man who once preach this throughout his lifetime. His birthday is coming up in two weeks. The man Jesus Christ! Interesting how...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 14