I Am Afraid of Reactions When I Disagree With Something

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    To Put It This Way

    Every time I voice my opinion in as little as a statement, I end up making about 10 people hate me. I swear, that everyone in the world(except my art teacher as she pointed out on Friday) Is ******* pissed of at me!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 10, 2013

    Reactions

    It's funny.....well not really but it is something I have noticed throughout my life.   When I am around people and we are talking and doing our thing and I go along and agree with them and do not give my opinion every thing goes fine.  But no matter what...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings
    36-40
    1 Response Mar 23, 2009

    Reaction, Action.

    I'm not sure where this fear comes from, because I've never really had anyone just bash an idea that I've had.. I suppose though, that it could have something to do with when I was young. Silence contributed a lot to not only this fear of reactions, but also the anorexia and...
    lettingitgo89 lettingitgo89
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2010

    To the Point of Holding It All Inside.

    BECAUSE EVERYONE THAT I HAVE EVER DISAGREED WITH HAS EITHER HIT ME, BELITTLED ME, OR WALKED OUT ON ME. SO I KEEP MY MOUTH SHUT NOW. I DON'T ROCK THE BOAT & I DEFINITELY DON'T SAY HALF OF WHAT I FEEL. SEE IF MY PAST HAS TAUGHT ME NOTHING ELSE, IT HAS TAUGHT ME THAT PEOPLE DON...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2009

    I Usually Consider Other People's Reactions

    I think I should say first that if someone asked my opinion on something I would be perfectly comfortable giving them a straight honest answer, probably just a statement unless I feel like expanding it. If I'm sitting in on a discussion, or even commenting online and I know most...
    Aug 18, 2012

    Reactions. Reactions. Reactions.

    I'm no more interested in face-to-face conversations. Every time I disagreed with someone the other person walked right over me. I don't know why people cannot stand difference, let alone respect or accept them. I've had a lot of ruined days just because people, very often, react...
    beyondrepair beyondrepair
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 25, 2010
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