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I Am a Nice Guy

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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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    We Finish Last

    Everyone either wants to be or is so proud of being "bad ***". It is'nt my nature. The bad ***** are eventually going to kill each other off, trying to prove who's "badder". Then, the meek will inherit the earth.
    anti3tastic anti3tastic 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 1, 2011

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 9

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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

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    17 Nice Guys

    out of HOW MANY And are you really nice too - there are many who pretend but are the worst always.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 3 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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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

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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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    A Tad Depressed.....

    Five yrs ago I began to lose blood, somewhere, for 5 yrs I was chronically anemic, finally surgery fixed that; then I tor both rotator cuff muscles...still exists, which is a bit of a problem since I am an active paraplegic of 36 yrs, played competitive basketball and tennis...
    Deek Deek 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2007

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    Being Yourself

    I'm beginning to wonder if being nice aka being yourself is going to get me anywhere. I don't believe in faking who I am just so I can get with the girl. In general, I'm a nice guy with values and morals. I hate to see people I like having relationship problems and still staying...
    jjas111 jjas111 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 31, 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 4 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Nice guys finish last.

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

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    Most Of The Time Anyways.

    I like to think I'm a nice guy for the most part. I have my moments when I'm not so nice, but overall I'm a nice guy. I don't want anyone thinking I'm a push over or weak, because I'm not. I will standup for myself, my family and friends should the need arise, but in the...
    0ppa 0ppa 36-40, M Oct 6, 2012

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    Just A Nice Guy

    Yes it's true, I'm just a nice guy. Nice as rice or so they say.Yep
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Oct 8, 2012

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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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    emilsson60 emilsson60 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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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

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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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    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

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    Tayzdn Tayzdn 18-21, M Mar 17

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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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    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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    Finished Last

    My whole life I've been that sweet boy, or he's such a nice guy, then I got older in high school and was friends with must girls and they would talk to me all the time... This is when most people would say you stayed in friend zone for to, long but they don't know me because I...
    cdfun420 cdfun420 26-30, M Jun 9, 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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    Why, Yes!

    Although I know nice guys are often stereotyped as guys who only do nice things in exchange for something, I'm proud to say that I'm a nice guy for the sake for being nice. Okay, if you didn't understand what I meant, I'll simplify it for ya, kay? I perform acts of kindness for...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Sep 22, 2011

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    God Always Has A Plan

    Right now, I'm at a point in life where I'm wondering if I'm headed in the right direction. I thought administration assisting is what I wanted to do but after thinking it through, I thought this isnt really for me. So now I'm taking next semester off to think about what it is I...
    jjas111 jjas111 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2011

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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

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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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    Honestly Its The One Thing I Dislike Most About Myself

    Yup, that I am too nice. I have gotten alot better over the years so I am not taken advantage of as much anymore. It was still frusterating tho because being my age, most women arent looking for a nice guy, they are out chasing after the bad boys and what not. But hey, thats...
    Krie Krie 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    Lost In Las Vegas

    I ended an abusive relationship going on two years. Our relationship was stormy for the most part. Her husband cheated on her with a secretary she hired for him, got her pregnant, abandoned her and the two kids (young adults) and she finds out the house was mortgaged over twice...
    Jan 10, 2013

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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

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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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    I Am A Nice Guy...

    ... but some might not think so. Those that don't think I'm nice might be judging my behavior here on EP... how can a nice guy be looking to have an affair with somebody? Good question... and I have no ready answer, except to say that the first person I need to be nice to is...
    jayhavinfun jayhavinfun 51-55, M Nov 14, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    If u girls out there keep falling in attractive jerks and aholrs , one day when they break your heart not come crying and telling that the world is so unfair and **** and why is...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    My mom says my dad is the nicest guy she has ever met... always willing to sepnd money he hasn't got to treat her.. will cook and clean for her when he knows she is tired etc. I...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Sep 3

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    Sometimes girls can be so blind to who actually cares for them! Some girls have about half a dozen at their feet, but they still don't see them! Girls like me need guys like that...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Is there a nice guy here that would understand me and make things better?
    elenam84 elenam84 26-30, F Sep 10

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    I'm a nice guy, smart, funny, and cute, but yet I don't get many girls, at 18 your supposed to be getting girls and be loved by people other then your friends and family, I don't...
    Anil1996 Anil1996 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    To any woman that complains about not being able to find a nice guy, just stop please.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I know it. I've always tried to be nice and people don't appreciate it. There's no reward for being nice; people just patronise you and send you on your way. Well, I'm sick of it...
    Nexile90 Nexile90 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My wife tells me that I am "too nice." She also says I am not a man. I ******* jump out of planes, rappel out of helicopters, put out fires, shoot bears, and cut down trees for a...
    crono84 crono84 26-30, M Aug 21

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    Where are all the men that believe in honesty, loyalty, compromise, protecting, and respecting their women? A lover and a friend. A partner in crime. Someone into family. The...
    jeniemari jeniemari 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Tired of being the one they come to after they enjoyed there life, after they turned 30 after they had 4 kids, after he abuses her over and over, after she realizes his heart is...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    married ,divorced ,one child , I know many people and provide them with a smile on every occasion I can!
    hornpig hornpig 41-45, M Aug 24

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    I am at welcome week for my university and last night at the social I met a really nice guy. We walked around campus and it was nice and somehow relaxing and yes I have a boyfriend...
    annieannana annieannana 18-21, F Aug 24

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    There is somethin We We We we swap ourg of a real turn on seeing a gut in a jock. My partner n I ware just them around the house To seee the straps framing a tattoed peach n a...
    thegaychef thegaychef 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    I met who I thought was a great guy. He even said he loved me. Then he turned it around and said that he wanted to be friends with benefits and that even though he loved me he...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago