Post

I Wish People Would Open Up Their Minds

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Please People....

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I dislike how religion and society makes people closed minded. Why cant others see that reality and reason is so much more than what they think or see of it?
    Noxious123 Noxious123 22-25 2 Responses Jul 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yep. But. That may be their goal. My dad is such a cretin. He gets hurt. And retaliates. No exploration. No discussion. Just retaliation. And many copy...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You tell people what they don't wanna hear and then your left alone! Haha! My oh my!! I'm guessing I'm a difficult personality to get along with.... I usually get surrounded by...
    Incubusbunny Incubusbunny 22-25, F Aug 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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.
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F Jul 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There so many things people wish they could change about themselves. They wish they were skinner,prettier, more handsome, richer, and had more friends. I even wish this myself...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a place for sharing experiences... Not bullying and harassing people about their opinions. Debate is bound to happen, but name calling because you don't agree...wow...
    MsInked511 MsInked511 26-30, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Everyone on earth does have a person they are truly meant to be with. Even if it's a family relationship, every person has someone that loves them and never wants to let them go...
    savigirl14 savigirl14 13-15, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like people stare at me everywhere when I'm walking on the street cars, people it's crazy I always wonder why and what they are thinking its enough to make anybody anxious!
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Respect is such a basic thing. And I don't see what's so difficult in giving respect. Respect to parents, siblings, peers, those younger than you. IF only people were just more...
    zozobar zozobar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    some people just don't have respect anymore. it should be common sense to have respect. if I don't like u I won't respect u. if u don't respect me I won't respect u. but if it's a...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Aug 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I moved out of state. Months before my friend of ten years kept putting off hanging out with me. 7 months went by. Weeks before I moved, he planned a lunch. Then the day of...
    indigoK indigoK 36-40, F Aug 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A lot of yall ************* need to cut the ****
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It makes me feel uncomfortable. Are they staring at my outfit? My face? Who knows
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm me, you're not going to tell me how to live my life, go live yours, just stop telling me crap about my life.. Worry about yourself
    youngdesirexoxo youngdesirexoxo 16-17, F Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My friends sometimes borrow money or anything else from me. And i can't ask them to pay their loan. I want them to pay their loans without me asking them. But it seems like...
    petitedreamer petitedreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I mean yes I respect everyone's right to ask what they want but a) it's tiresome and b) it's very worrying that so many really young girls 13-25 seem to either not know they are...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There are a handful of women that I am friends with that I wish I would have asked out back in the day... granted, I probably wouldn't be friends with them now since if they...
    dcisme dcisme 41-45, M Aug 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    but no one likes me like that, and they probably never will. I wish someone would be my girlfriend and would love me for being me, as I would them. I wish I could find my love in...
    Fayaris Fayaris 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What can i do, say to make you see that we are the ones who should be together. That you are the one who makes me feel alive, i can breath when you are near me. I wish i could make...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Aug 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Wednesday, House Republicans sued President Obama for acting on his own without approval from Congress. On Thursday, House Republicans told President Obama he should act on his own...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    EARTHLINGS UNEARTHED “Want to make Mother Earth laugh?” Tell her that humanity is going to destroy the world After she recovers from hysterics With a look of disgust, and...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wants you to "Stand With Rand," but for all the work he has done to revise his record lately, it's getting a little hard to figure out where to place one's...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "see the truth of you" memory's floorboards the worn wood blackened by weary footfall constantly retracing steps sometimes with worries or strife sometimes retraced with loves...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A true guy calls you beautiful, and loves you no matter what you look like. I hate hearing everyday that I'm hot, or my body is perfect.... that doesn't matter to me. What matters...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "I Have Been told That Love Is Like A Pearl". XXOO ****When I was 9 years old I remember every Friday night was seafood night & when it was oyster night we'd be opening the shells...
    Mare1952 Mare1952 56-60, F Jul 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Obviously people could always argue "if you're not happy and would prefer to be with someone else, why cheat? Why not just end your current relationship?" And obviously it's not...
    OpenMindedGirl1 OpenMindedGirl1 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I have to say this because someone here is really getting on my nerve. I had some post under "I love Iggy Azalea". And this guy comment some rude stuff there. And I...
    minyue minyue 18-21, F Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And just run to my house, knock on my door and when I open it.. Grab me and kiss me. Ten, I think I love you..
    michiko michiko 13-15, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Shattered bits, And broken pieces, Fall into cracks crevasses and creases, Flickering light, In darkened spaces, Illuminate not these forsaken places, Hope is failing, The...
    peanutman27 peanutman27 22-25, M 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 Jul 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 Jul 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "traditional sorrow" there was a deep snow in the spring we kept eachother warm in the night and built snowmen in mornings light lost in your eyes wandered the joys of you that...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have made some really bad choices in my life and always say I will learn by my mistakes but I never do. I hurt people by pushing them away then I stand alone and wonder why. I...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Return Loved Take my heart and keep it well. Its yours to keep as you can tell. When your heart becomes real free. Bring me my heart back to me. Brushes hair away from face...
    KnobbyKnees KnobbyKnees 46-50, M Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've always had depression and anxiety issues from the time I can remember. I wasn't a happy child. I just thought that I was having a rough time and that the feelings would go...
    porcelainsmiles porcelainsmiles 22-25, F Aug 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Please don't tell me these people actually vote... :S http://money.cnn.com/2014/08/04/news/companies/facebook-outage-911/index.html?hpt=hp_t2
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Divy Amin is a professional and certified fitness trainer who is based in California. With over 10 years of experience in the fitness industry, he has trained many athletes, sports...
    divy11 divy11 26-30, M Aug 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don't know if I'm depressed... I have no idea if there's symptoms or what. I can't go to my parents about it, my dad would just say "what is so bad about your life" and...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I witnessed this amazing moment the other day... Older lady with a cane and a cart full of groceries arrives at her car. A much younger man walks right past her without even...
    littlechief79 littlechief79 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24