I Am Learning That It Is Ok to Not Be Nice

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    This Is a Hard One

    I grew up believing in being nice, polite and respectful to everyone I met, unless they directly show disrespect to me. Lately, as I get further and further into the adult world I'm having to learn to be a little less honest, less nice, and less trusting. It's very hard...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Nov 26, 2007

    I Tend to Try to Be the Nice Guy...

    Fair to everyone I'm dealing with, kind, pleasant, interested no matter the topic, helpful... And I'm starting to hate it. My family doesn't care that I do this most of the time, they just notice more when I for whatever reason am not like this. The only thing that improves is...
    MonstrousScholar MonstrousScholar
    16-17, M
    1 Response Dec 3, 2007
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    22-25, F
    Feb 4, 2015
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