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I Am a Nice Guy

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    The words Nice guys finish last always enter my

    brain whenever I'm nice to someone they take my kindness and use it to there advantage then when there done using me they throw me out like a wet rag I'm done being used no more mister nice guy. (damn two cliches in the same post)
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109 13-15, M Jun 3, 2014

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    It's official. Been told many times.

    Not sure it always works in my favour. But that's fine. I rather like being me!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 28, 2014

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    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 9, 2014

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    -but also an *******.

    Sometimes, I'm one, sometimes the other.
    ShogunInTheShadows ShogunInTheShadows 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    rubenr1002 rubenr1002 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    Nice guys finish last.

    .. because we last longer ?
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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    My Reason For Being An Uncommonly Gentle Man.

    The reason I am the way I am is because of my parents. I've always been very close to my mom and growing up I would always have to witness my dad being a complete @$$hole most of the time and it would hurt my moms feelings and even make her cry sometimes. So I promised myself...
    creuset creuset 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    Nice Guys... Not For Young Women?

    I have heard it said that older women prefer nice guys. I think this is largely true. I believe that as women get older, they value security more than excitement. Sure excitement is valued but facing the reality of spending the rest of your life alone would cause any man or woman...
    Scorpio1987 Scorpio1987 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    What I See

    What I am seeing in this group are the best that men have to offer. I'm also seeing a group of men weighed down by a phrase. "Nice guy" has too much baggage with it. It screams "door mat" or "milquetoast." We are more than that. I see here men who are capable of dealing with...
    yetti1973 yetti1973 41-45, M May 27, 2013

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    The Worst April Fool's Joke

    I got a call from my girlfriend (at the time) one April Fool's Day. She said that she needed to tell me something, and asked me to come over right away. I had a feeling what she had to tell me. Even though I knew what day it was, I still knew that she wouldn't ever joke about...
    crow1990 crow1990 22-25, M Jul 7, 2013

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    1nicecharmer 1nicecharmer 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    I'm everything women say they want: I'm

    honest I'm loyal I'm respectful I'm attentive I'm funny I know how to communicate I'm affectionate, even when I know sex isn't going to happen I'm family orientated I'm intelligent Except I'm fat... and apparently a well trained German Shepard.
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    I Try

    I have always been just a nice guy. I never got why people are jerks to eachother. It just seems so stupid. People end up hating you when you are mean. I was always the kid to share my crayons hahaha. To girls I am always the nice one, even when they are not. :) I only...
    Superblink281 Superblink281 18-21, M Mar 19, 2012

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    I May not finish first,

    but Ill always finish Best.
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    I am a nice guy only let good people in my world

    and hugs and flowers for all the ladies walking on earth
    yourtwist yourtwist 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Tayzdn Tayzdn 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17, 2014

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    I'm A Nice Guy

    I've been told by my friends that I'm a nice guy, and I guess they're right. I mean, I'm not mean to the people I care about, I don't put myself ahead of others, and I don't think I'm better than anyone just because I'm me. But it's true what they say: nice guys finish last, all...
    NoWayToGoOn NoWayToGoOn 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    I am a nice guy, but I guess being will fulfill

    my needs of having a girlfriend. I was raise by my mother to a good person, respectful, kindness and then I become more wanting to help others like poor or the sick which I haven't meet any yet.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 8, 2014

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    A Nice Guy, But With Limits.

    I am a nice guy. I help other and enjoy seeing other people succeed in life. During my college years I was the guy the would help a girl move with a few hours notice, change the oil in her car, or help her out in many different ways. To be direct, I was used and chumped many...
    painofshame painofshame 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    even though i get upset,

    but i do get over it fast
    loveybugy loveybugy 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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    What They Think A Nice Guy Is And What We Should Be.

    I've been asked why I reject the term "Nice Guy." It's simple really: it's not a compliment. It's not something to aspire too. On the surface it sounds alright. Being the definition of nice is "pleasing," "agreeable," or even "well done." There is a connotation to the phrase that...
    yetti1973 yetti1973 41-45, M Jun 5, 2013

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    The Best Gift

    During my Junior Year of high school, I switched to an online high school. I made a few friends through it, but one really stood out. We started talking a lot and we eventually confessed our feelings for one another. We hadn't gotten to meet in person, but I had talked to her...
    crow1990 crow1990 22-25, M Jul 9, 2013

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    People have asked me

    why I'm so nice to people who have been mean to me. Honestly I'm nice to people because in cases they're hurting inside and want others to feel their pain. When I get a rude slur thrown at me or my friends I say sorry and walk away. I've lived by that since I was 8, I see...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 28, 2014

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    I Could Never Be Mean to a Woman

    I am too nice for my own good. I cant browse this site without seeing some story that says "I want to be raped" or "Taken advantage of" Or "Oh, it makes me so horny when a man leaves me within inches of my life! I could ********** to my bf stabbing me...
    BoomSickle BoomSickle 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2008

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    Onefrog1979 Onefrog1979 31-35, M Dec 2, 2014

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    I'll Protect You

    In the Summer before my Sophomore year of high school, I was dating this one girl. I had really started talking to her during the Spring semester of Freshman year, and I immediately had a crush on her. During the Summer, I was able to spend time with her. Eventually, we started...
    crow1990 crow1990 22-25, M May 18, 2013

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    So this one chick from my job is mad at me.

    I don't know why but it gets to a point that we stop talking and being friends. This lasts for months. And recently I found out from another friend that she is mad at me because I was teasing her with another female. I joke around a lot at work and she knew that, but I guess...
    VGod888 VGod888 18-21, M Jul 13, 2014

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    I don't have a choice,

    I'm born again! Thank you Jesus!
    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M Sep 23, 2014

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    Im Nice!!!

     im a nice guy, i admit it!!! im nice cos i was brought up to be nice, im nice cos its who i am, im nice cos i want to be nice, im nice cos i enjoy being nice!! im not going to act a bit more macho just to get a girl, and i dont need to be a backstabber or an *** licker just...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 9 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    After telling this woman how I felt

    and not receiving any feedback I got drunk last night. I proceeded to call her and make an *** of myself. why am I such an ***? what the **** do I do now. even if she doesn't want to be with me I still want to be friends down the road. why is she waiting to say something...
    watamesoulscw watamesoulscw 22-25, M Oct 31, 2014

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    I am a nice guy who treats people politely

    and with respect and therefore I always end up last. I have a lot of friends (boys and girls) and I have been told several times that I am a nice person. I also noticed that girls go after jerks and as*holes who would leave them with broken hearts and wet cheeks. Not just that...
    Razor00Edge Razor00Edge 26-30, M Jul 6, 2014

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    People see my profile pic

    and assume I have to be a jerk and a playboy. I just take care of myself and am an avid martial art practitioner.
    chowgarartist chowgarartist 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    andrewD51 andrewD51 18-21, M Sep 29, 2014

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    A Teddy Bear

    My fiancé (at the time) was telling me about a teddy bear she had when she was a little girl. It meant the world to her. At some point, she lost him. The wheels already turning in my head, I asked her to describe him to me. She did so, unaware that I was taking mental notes of...
    crow1990 crow1990 22-25, M Jul 14, 2013

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    Except I don't finish last.

    I finish first. Every single time. Not because I always get the girl and not because the universe sees my good deeds and gives me breaks by any means, but because every time I see someone's sad eyes light up because of something I've done or said, and every genuine smile that...
    arm201 arm201 22-25, M Oct 28, 2014

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    Couple days ago, some guy ripped me off

    for $200. I saw him yesterday and he was wanting to try another scam, but mentioned that it was his birthday (it really was, I saw his ID) and he needed the money to be able to party. I don't know the guy at all, but I know people have a hard life here -- I remember working for...
    sethrin sethrin 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2014

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    I Freely Admit To Being A Nice Guy.

    I was bought up to be. I have good manners and I care about people (too much sometimes).
    Adam42life Adam42life 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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    Well, I'd Like to Think So...

    ...I think we're all fundamentally nice;  all good people.  That's why we're here, right?
    alobar alobar 36-40, M 5 Responses Jul 17, 2007

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    "nice guys finish last" is just the idea that being kind to someone will put you in the friend zone. Being nice is not what keeps one in the "friend zone". What keeps someone in...
    mic112 mic112 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Nice guys DO always finish last. I am a nice guy, and a guy that always tries to do the right thing. All it ever does is screw me, yet there is nothing I can do to change it.
    realbeerad realbeerad 36-40, M 54 mins ago

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    it's time for me to end the chapter of the nice guy .. getting stepped on all the time ... surrounded by fake friends..getting fired all the time for no reasons.. no more please...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Alright. Obviously, I'm not a dude. I'm a dudette. No, not a transgender either if that's crossing your mind. My vagina was naturally made. Anyway, I made this group because I...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Nice is so arbitrary, do want for a nice guy but for one that is trying.
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    somehow i found this page and i thought I'd be more than happy to be that nice guy to talk to you can vent or i can see if i can help in anyway or whatever I'm up for anything
    Jin777 Jin777 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I've never won at anything. Literally anything. I'm always the first person there when someone is sad or alone. I try my best to talk to them and make them feel like someone cares...
    DarknessWolf DarknessWolf 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Hey I'm a nice guy but I'm not good looking I try to be confident which I am getting there I'm friendly easy to get on with and easily make friends but after really relaxing I tend...
    Tenchimasaki13 Tenchimasaki13 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I wish I could find a good guy in my life. It sucks being me.
    starbud5678 starbud5678 22-25, F Jan 3

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    vanessacc11 vanessacc11 26-30, F Jan 4

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    Well I hope they still do...they don't seem to be coming this way...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    Because I've been dating one for a year now, and he's amazing.
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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