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The Depression

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “When Childhood Ends.”

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I was 10 when I realized I was growing up. I could feel my imagination fading away as information from school filled my brain. I was beginning to understand that I needed to be treated better than my friends were treating me at the time. I even began to get depressed at the thought of any past memory. Again, I was only 10. Continue reading

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Honesty is the Best Policy, Except in One Case

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Sweet Little Lies.”

There is only one time where I think it is ok to lie: to save the life of an innocent person or someone you really care about. People these days seem to be afraid of the truth, so they’ll tell themselves or others a lie to make themselves feel better. What they don’t realize is that finding out someone lied to you hurts much more than hearing the truth right away. Yes, the truth is oftentimes hard and bitter, but to lie is to betray, and isn’t betrayal more painful to deal with than the truth? At least with the truth, you have no choice but to believe it, but with betrayal, you can’t help but to not believe it. People need to toughen up and learn to accept that with the truth comes trust, and with trust comes security and warmth.

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Wanting Nothing is Better Than Wanting Everything

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “All or Nothing?.”

Wanting everything is far more dangerous than wanting nothing. To want everything is torture because you can’t have everything, and usually you know it. Wanting nothing means you’re happy with what you have and couldn’t want anything more. I’ve been in both positions, so I’m speaking from personal experience here. Is it really that hard to understand?