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by CMP
Fri May 31, 2013 1:07 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Questions about Buddhism?
Replies: 46
Views: 2721

Re: Questions about Buddhism?

Thanks for these replies, but I'm really not finding these answers satisfactory and many of them don't make sense. Lots of the answers are seeming to imply that I'm just "thinking too much"....this is where I start believe this philosophy just really isn't for me. Perhaps it's not a good thing, but ...
by CMP
Wed May 29, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Questions about Buddhism?
Replies: 46
Views: 2721

Questions about Buddhism?

I want honest answers from actual buddhists about a few things that have really confused me about this philosophy. I tried Buddhism for about 2 months, and I've gotta say, I came out more depressed and down about life than I did before I knew anything about the philosophy. I was to the point of suic...
by CMP
Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: I'm new to buddhism, and I'm facing a tough situation. help?
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

Re: I'm new to buddhism, and I'm facing a tough situation. h

In my experience, the lesson learned was that one doesn't need to possess a person in order to love that person, gain enjoyment from their existence, gain happiness from their flourishing in their own way, without controlling, owning and hiding away that person. Enjoy her, and let the rest of the w...
by CMP
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: I'm new to buddhism, and I'm facing a tough situation. help?
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

Re: I'm new to buddhism, and I'm facing a tough situation. h

PS Her being a really great singer is actually not a problem. Quite the contrary. Wish her well and move on. It's not that I don't wish her well, because I do. She deserves all the happiness in the world because she's a great person. It's just the fear of missing her. I don't think she would just "...
by CMP
Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: I'm new to buddhism, and I'm facing a tough situation. help?
Replies: 19
Views: 2250

I'm new to buddhism, and I'm facing a tough situation. help?

First off, please forgive me if this is in the wrong forum, but I'm very new here. The reason I ask a buddhist to help me is because I've found the philosophy to be so helpful in my life thus far, and meditation has really helped. But this seems to be one situation which I feel I may not be able to ...

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