What Makes You Sad?

DenaNovember 21, 2013


+ Thinking of & missing my loved ones that have passed
+ Poverty
+ War
+ Hunger
+ Sickness
+ Animal cruelty
+ Sad commercials + movies
+ Inequality of all types
+ Hatred & ignorance
+ Knowing that some of my most treasured memories in life are behind me
+ Saying the wrong thing and inadvertently hurting another
+ My lack of willpower, strength, and perseverance at times
+ The fact that sometimes I feel like I’m not a “good enough” _________ (mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend, writer, photographer, etc.)

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It was hard to write this list out. My nature kept compelling me to add a positive to each negative. However, sometimes it’s important to just let the sad be sad. So there you have it. A few of the things that make me sad. If you are participating in my blogging challenge, please leave a link below in the comments so that we can all check it out. You can click here to read all of the posts in this series. xo

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Comments (3)

  • farzana

    November 22, 2013 at 12:31 am

    I just can’t leave the sad part alone.We are alike in so many ways, because these are in my sad list,too. Check out my list at http://www.maandjian.blogspot.com

  • Suzy

    November 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    I know right? You saw me, I had to write something positive at the end of my post; )

  • Scott

    November 23, 2013 at 9:20 am

    I’m sad when my wife or kids are sick that it makes me wish I could just take the illness for them and make them healthy instantly, all the stories about bullying, seeing someone judged negatively simply becaues of ethnicity or religion or political affiliation, Loss of loved ones, etc. Sadly, I admit this is me judging, but I feel really sad when I see children subjected to poor parenting. I will also purposely avoid watching the news because 59 minutes of the entire hour will make me sad, as all the stories reported are just terrible and there’s like only a one minute feel good story. And that’s because drama and negativity sells, and that makes me sad too.

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