Do You Use the Word Can't Often?

Denver, Colorado
April 6, 2021 8:53am CST
I am stubborn and do not give up easily. Can't does not leave my lips anymore. I wish I would have had more savvy in my youth to deal with some problems I had been facing and can't would not have been in my vocabulary. So do you give up easily? The present situation I am in requires a can do attitude.
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@Dena91 (12151)
• United States
6 Apr
I heard a friend once say, Can't Never Could. I thought that was a really profound thought and a great thing to keep in mind when going through life. I don't want to be one who gives up so easily thinking I can't do something.
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• United States
6 Apr
that's a really good point... Can't Never Could
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
I remember that Dena thanks
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@marguicha (170309)
• Chile
6 Apr
I hope your situation changes. It is difficult sometimes
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
It is Marguicha, thanks so much.
@much2say (47539)
• Los Angeles, California
6 Apr
These days (as I'm older and wiser, I think), I like to think that I CAN do anything as long as I put the time and effort into it - no matter how long it takes (having perseverance can take you a long way). You got this, I know you CAN .
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
Yes we realize as we get older that we must push on to achieve things. You are a spitfire Much
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@much2say (47539)
• Los Angeles, California
6 Apr
@RebeccasFarm Hee hee - maybe a quiet one .
• Philippines
7 Apr
I don't give up easily especially if I really want it
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• Denver, Colorado
7 Apr
I know Gracie
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• Philippines
8 Apr
@porwest (41758)
• United States
6 Apr
The short answer for me is no. I don't like the word. I don't like the connotation. I don't like the attitude it represents. I can. That is it for me. I look at it this way. "I can't" may well be my final answer when all is said and done. And I am okay with that ultimately. SO LONG as I have TRIED all along the way to get that final answer. As I often say, if I fail having tried, the outcome may not be what I wanted, But I didn't really fail ultimately so long as I tried my best not to. Not everything is possible in life. But nothing is possible if you don't try to make the possibility a reality. And even if never does become a reality... You can't blame me for not trying.
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• Denver, Colorado
7 Apr
You are the best Jim..a great guy. Thanks
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@porwest (41758)
• United States
10 Apr
@RebeccasFarm Thanks. I appreciate that.
@thelme55 (66507)
• Germany
6 Apr
I seldom use can‘t. I mostly say, I can if I want.
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• Denver, Colorado
7 Apr
Yes I will that is what I try to say too Thelma
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@thelme55 (66507)
• Germany
7 Apr
@RebeccasFarm We think the same
@JudyEv (244274)
• Bunbury, Australia
6 Apr
I'm not stubborn but I am determined! (That's meant to be a joke!) They're pretty much one and the same but 'determined' sounds better than 'stubborn'. lol
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• Denver, Colorado
7 Apr
I like stubborn myself You are the best Judy
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@JudyEv (244274)
• Bunbury, Australia
7 Apr
@prinzcy (21964)
• Malaysia
10 Apr
We should try, do our best and then decide whether we can do it or not. Giving up from the start is a no.
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• Denver, Colorado
10 Apr
We simply have to
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@sjvg1976 (18780)
• Delhi, India
7 Apr
Same here I too don't give up so easily. I always try to fight with the situation however bad it is.
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• Denver, Colorado
7 Apr
We must try if we can.
@Tampa_girl7 (44933)
• United States
6 Apr
I don’t give up easily.
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• Denver, Colorado
7 Apr
Oh I know you don't dear Marie A special lady.
• Preston, England
6 Apr
Too many mistake can't for won't and assume you are just being stubborn about what you can't do / achieve
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
A so valid point Arthur. What life we have, we must live it right?
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@louievill (27809)
• Philippines
6 Apr
I'm very tenacious sometimes to the point where it already hurts and I cry, it's difficult to make me stop once I'm honed in into something that needs to be done or solved.
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
Yes I have noticed this about you Louie.
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@CarolDM (125394)
• United States
6 Apr
This always reminds me of my Dad telling all of us, Can't Never Could. So true.
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
Yes your Dad was good to tell you that Carol.
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@Ronrybs (11290)
• London, England
6 Apr
I am much more of a 'Have a cup of Tea and carry on' kind of person when it comes to dealing with life's fun bits!
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
Right Ron, carry on
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@ARIES1973 (11439)
• Legaspi, Philippines
6 Apr
I practice to always think I can even during those difficult situations. I don't easily give up on my goals.
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
You are a great soldier ARIES
• United States
6 Apr
I like to think of myself as a person who doesn't give up or give in. I plug along and believe that better days are ahead when I'm stuck in a difficult situation.
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
You do Marilyn I noticed that about you.
@simplfred (19024)
• Philippines
6 Apr
I am giving up once I know I cannot really reach the stars I am longing to hold... When there's zero possibility already...
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• Denver, Colorado
6 Apr
I understand this. It is sad.
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@Rashnag (8889)
• Thane, India
7 Apr
No I don't give up. Rightly said about current situation. Take care dear
• Denver, Colorado
7 Apr
You too thanks Rashna
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@Rashnag (8889)
• Thane, India
8 Apr
@RebeccasFarm your welcome dear