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I Am Interested In Sociology and Psychology

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    I Love Knowing How People Think

    I simply love it.  I want to know what makes them tick - why do they act the way they do? What drives them? What are their motivations?  I need to know why.. that's my drive.  It annoys my friends at times because I'll ask random, open ended questions like "...
    kittenoftheblade kittenoftheblade 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    Anorexia, Anorexic, Bulimia, Bulimic, Psychology, Psychologist, Psychiatry, Psychiatrist, Social Worker, Eating Disorder- I'll Just Tell You In The Title They Will Put You In A Mental Institution ( No There Is No Eating Disorder Unit)

    They have outpatient programs for kids and their parents to go to..... Hi, just wanted to share my story with all you girls/guys. Well I had a messed up life for having messed up parents, so they kicked me out of the house (basically because they thought I was to old to live...
    jenn2012 jenn2012 22-25 Mar 31, 2012

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    I Love Soc and Psyc

    Wow this one fits right with me, I am a sociology major and a social psychology minor at university so definately interested in both. I think it's an awesome combination and I love studying it.
    edpinkgurl edpinkgurl 18-21 2 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    Major

    I am pursuing a degree in Family Social Science! I am excited.
    LiLSparKle LiLSparKle 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    I begun sparing sometime

    for myself. I do talk with myself inside and I like thinking about future and about things going to be faced. At least spare 10 minutes with yourself I'm sure you will have a great peace of mind.. Trying to stay absolutely think free and totally latent for 10 minutes everyday...
    loverylend loverylend 26-30 1 Response Jun 2

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    Studied both for many years.

    People are fascinating!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 10

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    Nobody knows how broken I am,

    The smile I feign is such a sham. All day I pretend to be something I'm not, When really, that image is all I've got. Behind my measly grin are shedded tears, The sadness I've felt for many years. Yes, children in Africa have it worse off than me, To that statement, I fully...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I Think Serious Sociology And Economics Can Be Hijacked By Statistics

    On the first day of Statistics class, the professor opened with a quote popularized by Mark Twain, but attributed to Benjamin Disraeli, "There are three kinds of lies: Lies, DAMN Lies, and STATISTICS."  I laughed.  We were off to a good start.     I turned out to be more a...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    I find Psychology & Sociology very intriguing

    as well. Though i've always hated having to write essays i actually loved my Soc class. I never missed a reading assignment and learned a lot. I like to watch documentaries about culture&society when i'm bored and what not
    klaudt klaudt 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2014

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    Taking The Long Road

    Throughout grade school I excelled in the "hard sciences" - math, physics, chemistry, giving little thought to the "soft sciences" - English, social, psychology. It was not until in my mid twenties when I became romantically involved with a woman five years my senior that I...
    wherewerewe wherewerewe 46-50, M Dec 14, 2012

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    oasishurler oasishurler 22-25, M May 29, 2014

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    Notable Sociomusicologists

    hello - glad to find you. this is my first day at EP. I am a sociomusicologist. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sociomusicology  Among the most notable of earlier sociologists to examine social aspects of music were Georg Simmel (1858-1918), Alfred Schutz ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    at the same time I also feel bad

    when people reply very shortly to my messages.. like.. Okay.. Yea.. Good.. Wow.. is that all?? I don't understand their psychology at all.. it creeps me a bit and I am kinda person who won't message them ever once I felt ignored.. just NO! <>_<> +
    loverylend loverylend 26-30 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I Love To Learn

    Both these subjecs are my major interests ever since I heard of them. Basically, I have always been a business student with fine arts as my extra subject. I have always enjoyed what I learnt in school and college and university. When I came across sociology, it was great and very...
    HelenParis HelenParis 22-25 Mar 1, 2012

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    I Took Both In High School.

    I took sociology and psychology in the same semester in high school.  I loved it!  I learned so many interesting things.  We ended up doing reports on killers in both classes so I wrote one mega report on the Columbine shooters and I got a 100 both times! ...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2009

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    It's So Interesting

    I like studying psychology and sociology. I had just taken a class on both for high school.. It was my favorite class I've ever had. :) I really like the psychology part of it.. I find that sort of stuff really interesting.. X] I think it's nice to know that lots of other people...
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan 18-21, F Feb 5, 2010

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    Im Interested In What Others See It As A Science Of Hard Facts Or Speculative Opinion

    First off, I have to explain that by Hard Facts, I am referring to a study with fairly predictable results, and hard evidence.  Where speculative opinion referring to a study open to interpretation, different opinions and ideas.  As we know, the Hard Sciences are thought of as...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Sep 15, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I like men but l experimented with a girl last year. All we did was kiss and fondle but it felt so good. I have always been attracted to both genders. I really want to have a...
    Pink808 Pink808 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Using early childhood trauma as an explanation for an ego-complex and a deviant s*xuality. I have memory of s*xual thoughts from a very young age, years before it was mentioned by...
    Outdoctrination Outdoctrination 18-21 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    What do you think about most of the time?
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Any sexy moms who like to remember their old ******* days and wish to feed a son with their milky boobs message me
    extralover extralover 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    I am currently studying a Bachelor of Science Psychology Anyone else?
    MrsButterfly90 MrsButterfly90 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm sitting here enjoying a cup of coffee, the experiences of my EP friends and ... see the first comment.
    Oldmaniam Oldmaniam 66-70, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hey guys I need some advice. I know for a fact that my future career is going to be psych related but I'm stuck between whether I want to major in clinical psychology and become a...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Love psychology, so much. But it is a curse if you are newly diagnosed with a mental illness. Im constantly want to research bc I am anxious about symptoms and am genuinely...
    sunafterstorm sunafterstorm 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Started reading this amazing book called Personal Intelligence (The power of personality and how it shapes our lives) by John D. Mayer I'd recommemd it! Also, I'd love to chat...
    mel7leo mel7leo 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I guess not interested in the older perverts, just interested in the girls in this group :)
    daddy313 daddy313 26-30, M a week ago

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    One of the slightly bigger names in psychology which I am really fond of is Nancy McWilliams. She is from the sometimes dated school of psychoanalysis but she is also integrative...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M a week ago

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    I've been considering several alternatives and recently decided to open a forum. It won't support experience groups, which may need some getting used to, but it will support...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Is anyone else here interested in the psychodynamic approach? Freud, Adler, Jung, Erikson? I would love to have a conversation with someone who is!
    JA1678 JA1678 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Ahem ... Anyone else chuckling ? The difference in response to the same predicament , between men and women is VERY telling .
    babazon babazon 31-35, M Jul 16

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    Why are there so few books on adulthood and beyond?. Am I just blind?, maybe I havent searched so much, I admit. In the book "The human spark" by Jerome Kagan. He has a section...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I am living it and I have to say that it has been a good choice. Not an easy path to walk by any means but a rewarding one. We are unusual in that we are secular rather than...
    Noblequest Noblequest 41-45, M Jul 15

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    Where is your focus??Someone asked me to post this so they can have it someone place they can reference it for others.I could not figure where to post this - so I will post this...
    drooniedat drooniedat 36-40 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So I have been thinking about this recently and I think science is just another religion. It made be laugh when I had that thought, because I know a few people who would lose their...
    CuriousGuy833 CuriousGuy833 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    IDK if I am posting this right.. Anyone have any experience with this stuff. I am interested in using it for anxiety mainly and to just calm myself after a long day of work. I used...
    mar1saaa mar1saaa 22-25 1 Response Jul 14

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    a few years ago, I was walking home from college. This middle aged mom type looking person came up to me and muttered a question. She looked like a completely normal person, so I...
    catnip9 catnip9 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    Some of my biggest interests have been these, in no particular order. Personality disorders (or styles as some would call them in another range maybe). Birth order Temperament...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 11

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    I graduated from high school at age 17 and the following fall I began college at a local university. I started out with a criminal justice major. I loved taking psychology...
    susanbornin1969 susanbornin1969 41-45, F Jul 11

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    I never was much interested in reading books, but I always wanted to be. To find a good one that would interested me, but I did not seem able to. Then 3 years ago after a date, I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I absolutely LOVE Pyscology. It interests me so much to learn about the brain. When I started studying for my A levels I wasn't allowed to take up Psychology because I didn't have...
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F 17 Responses Jul 10

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    In the dark ... Alone. In the dark. Surrounded by ... nothing. It happens at night. The dark takes over. I can’t see. Sometimes, I get scared. Sometimes, I’m relieved to be...
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    The titanic history is a interesting one she was the middle child of 3 ships.They was Olympic,Titanic,and Britannic all 3 was built exactly the same with each ship getting bigger...
    Jazonx Jazonx 36-40 Jul 7

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