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Dear Poll: Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?

It's an eternal question and one of the most telling adjectives you can use to describe someone's personality. So tell me, are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of gal?

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calli-gurl calli-gurl 7 years
i can be positive (rarely) and i can be negetive (most of the time) lol. but what i think comes true most of the time. like, if i think that my friend is dating a bad guy, it turns out true.
Ikandy Ikandy 8 years
lol adorKablefae
Ikandy Ikandy 8 years
lol adorKablefae
RustyAngel73 RustyAngel73 8 years
A little of both, mostly pessimist.
kikidawn kikidawn 8 years
glass half full... glass half empty. (My dad and) I have always said the glass is just twice as big as it needs to be ;)
kikidawn kikidawn 8 years
glass half full... glass half empty.(My dad and) I have always said the glass is just twice as big as it needs to be ;)
Silverlining10 Silverlining10 8 years
Also...I agree about expecting and preparing for the worst, but praying for the best. I'm not religious, but boy, do I hope!
Silverlining10 Silverlining10 8 years
I want to consider myself a realist, but I know I'm a hopeless romantic (definitely optimistic in that department), and people closest to me say I'm a pessimist. So, I said I was a bit of both. I strive to be a realist, though!
Rebecca14916991 Rebecca14916991 8 years
I'm kinda both.
Rebecca14916991 Rebecca14916991 8 years
I'm kinda both.
adorKablefae adorKablefae 8 years
Haha, I asked my friend this question in art class when we were younger and she was just like "Who cares?! Let's make Kool-Aid!" And that has been my answer ever since. :P
pinkmystic pinkmystic 8 years
realist.. mixed with a dash of pessimist
fleurfairy fleurfairy 8 years
I was voted "Class Pessimist" in our yearbook senior year of high school. I thought it was funny.
Ikandy Ikandy 8 years
Im working REALLY hard on my optimism.
shalee55 shalee55 8 years
POSITIVE WORKS
shalee55 shalee55 8 years
POSITIVE WORKS
cmill38 cmill38 8 years
I try to be a realist in some situations but lean towards the optimist. Like you, Kathleen, I find I don't become dissapointed when things don't work out. Less stress and anxiety is best- I don't want fine lines in 20 years! I'm fighting them hard and I think attitude helps!
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
My mother always told me to "Hope for the best but be prepared for the worst." I don't think I hope for the best - I just think I'm doomed in any situation! And then it usually turns out more than ok.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
L7amiguita - Haha I realized later that I wrote basically the same thing that you did. Great minds think alike I guess :P
otaku otaku 8 years
i'm am optimistic pessimist. i try to look on the bright side but it doesn't really work that way. lol
jessie jessie 8 years
at least you've got a glass, thats what i think.
gotitbad4urban gotitbad4urban 8 years
I am the eternal optimist,I believe that it will all turn out right in the end.I never give up hope..ever!
KathleenxCouture KathleenxCouture 8 years
Optimist. I always look for the good in things and people and have a happy overall disposition. I am usually not disappointed though when things do go wrong. I just shrug it off and continue my optimism towards other things.
LilGlamDiva LilGlamDiva 8 years
I'm an optimistic realist. I tend to look at the situation overall, and I know when to have which perspective.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
40% pessimist 30% realist 30% optimist
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