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I Am Not a Mind Reader

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    My "ESPN" Isn't Working...

    I can't read minds... I mean not from lack of trying... I try... I concentrate really hard... look deeply into their eyes... but all I get is a blank... which to me has to mean either most people are blank idiots... or I can't read minds... so just say what you have to say... don...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F Jun 30, 2008

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    Don't Keep Me Guessing, Kay!?

    I find it annoying whenever people assume I already know what's up when I don't. Knock if off!
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Sep 8, 2011

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    MEN!

    Why is it MEN have to always be told that we can't read there minds! We had a disagreement about counting coins. Can you believe this. And he told me that I acted like a N******** who can't count! So I walked out of the house, went to the store with him, got cigs, did a lot of...
    Tigger1 Tigger1 51-55, F 12 Responses Apr 14, 2008

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    Failed That Subject

     So, if you want me to do something, you have to tell me.  If you're mad I can read your face but not your mind.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 5 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    'Fraid Not

    I'm sure everything is better off that way. Plus, I'd rather not know what people are thinking. It'd be rather creepy, and I suppose I'm better off believing that they are thinking nice things. Happy things. Smiley things. Humourous things. And so forth. Makes me happy jsut...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Jun 13, 2008

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    Mind Reader

    Mind reader,Not I,Don't do that,If you want me to know,You'll have to tell me,What's on your mind?
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Jun 21, 2012

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    So Don,t Treat Me Like 1!

    My ex husband was the worse 1 for this he hardly talked and when he did he thought I knew HIS thoughts .I told him I struggle with understanding my own thoughts without mithering with his!!!! bugs me it really does    
    blondiesindy blondiesindy 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    Being On Here Almost 2 Years And Many Expect Me To Read Into It All

    I have made similar Groups here. People use short hand writing and not very descriptive paragraphs. And I am "What?" I leave many Stories confused. I am not able to understand things said so general. I do not know how to interpret ambiguous sayings.And it appears that our...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Dec 6, 2011

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    Since I'm Not...

    People have to tell me what they want.  Nothing ****** me off more than people assuming that I know what they like and then getting mad when do something that they don't like.SPEAK UP MAN, I'M NOT A MIND READER!!
    ItsLikeThatMan ItsLikeThatMan 31-35, M Sep 10, 2011

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    Although...

    It would be pretty cool if I was...
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2008

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    Mind Reader

    Mind reader,No, Sorry, Not I,If you want something,You’re gonna ‘ave to say,If you don’t,I can’t help,I’m not a mind reader.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 14, 2011

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    Not About To Try.

    I'm not a mind reader and I'm not about to even try. If my friends are having a problem all they have to do is say something. I'll help if I can or if they need space I'll give them some space and so forth. If someone doesn't like me, oh well! I'm not going to bother to find out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 3, 2012

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    Wish I Were

    This is one thing many times I wish I were able to do. I think of the many ways being able to read someone's mind would help in understanding them. It would also help in knowing early if they were lying. Yet, I also know and have learned there are many times it is good that you...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2011

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    That Would Be a No

    I have pretty good intuition But i cannot read minds This means if your having a bad day SAY SO If you want me to shut up SAY SO If you need something SAY SO When i ask how you are don't stick with the tired line of I'm fine if your not Don't ask me how i am and expect a...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 1, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I just don't know anymore. I feel so stupid. He has a girlfriend now. I thought we could just be friends. But his actions say all sorts of different things. People tell me...
    sandraphoenix sandraphoenix 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    🔮 Gifted Lisa 🔮 ✩healing ✩Marriage/Love/Dirvorce/SoulMate ✩Future/Past/LovedOnes/ ✩Health/Peace/Happiness Iv been reading professionally for over twenty years and...
    PsychicLisa PsychicLisa 26-30, F Mar 26

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    I see so many people saying that they are open minded! Do they even know what it means? I think not, most are under the delusion that it means they accept this or that latest fad...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I think we love with our minds. When a heart is transplanted from one body to the next it doesn't transfer the loves of that heart to the new body... The new body's person still...
    SagSunshine2014 SagSunshine2014 41-45, F Apr 6

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    i have had ocd since i was about 15 and in my early years i think i was more deepr in understnading peoples suffering because of what i was going through and maybe saw things more...
    rnbdancer rnbdancer 26-30, M Apr 12

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    "I am open minded" ...well this time I am TOO open minded I have gotten myself in a weird pickle. So I joined this little dating app called Meet Me. So as I'm on there I got...
    AnxiousYoungAdult AnxiousYoungAdult 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 31

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    I am a very sexual, open minded person, but one thing I can not be open-minded about is **********! In no way, shape, or form, will I openly communicate with anyone who condones or...
    ApollosMuse ApollosMuse 31-35, F 24 Responses Apr 8

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    I've read some other stories in this group/experience, and I think my definition might be a little bit different. It's really hard to explain, but it's almost like I'm attracted...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I feel as life has no more meaning to offer. The experience I've lived I enjoyed, everything that I once deemed so precious isn't what it used to be. As I grew, I came to...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I get it. Logically, I have only this moment. And not even "this moment"......for when my brain is able to see something as "this moment", I'm already not in this moment. So yeah...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    My mind is the worst!! Especially at night when trying to sleep, she decides to be annoying and runs through everything when all I want to do is sleep, but obviously my mind has...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    If you still believe mind control projects are simply fictional, think again. These covert mind control projects and secret programs were undertaken as far back as the early 1950s...
    FlysoFree FlysoFree 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    my thoughts are.. this narrow minded ppl thnk negatively and open minded ppl think positively. and to me being a positive person not only make you happier but attractive to others
    vivalicious vivalicious 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    Your Mind is Purple Of all the mind types, yours is the most idealistic. You tend to think wild, amazing thoughts. Your dreams and fantasies are intense. Your thoughts are...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I try to be an open minded and thoughtful person and whilst I'm definitely thoughtful and considerate I am not as open minded as other people. I don't run around "hating" people...
    CaptainCalculus CaptainCalculus 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    Lately things have been a bit more than jumbled in this thick skull of mine. I broke up with a guy I'd been dating for four months, not that big of a deal except now I've got Him...
    saraheboothe saraheboothe 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Honestly, I wouldn't. I just feel as if everything that has been done in my life is pointless, and, yes, blahblahblah mope mope -- I'm just typing this as simple fact instead of...
    thelostbetween thelostbetween 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I think i have a lot to share, but not a lot of people to share it with... So i wouldn't mind questions at all. I find it simpler that just spewing whatever comes to mind.
    PonderingPeter PonderingPeter 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Whenever I should be asleep I can't. I hear nothing but the noises from crickets and cars passing by. It just calms me. To the point where I can't sleep. I just lay down for a few...
    Raven628 Raven628 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It's racing again, My mind, Thoughts, A roller coaster, Of ups and downs, Good and bad, Am I mad, Is it real or not, Round and round, Do you want to come abroad? Take the good with...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I have so much on my mind I don't even know what to write about. Life can be so frustrating and confusing at times. I feel one way and it seems like my feelings and thoughts go...
    lovehimdeeply lovehimdeeply 36-40, F Apr 4

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    I guess I've always known this but am willing to accept it more now. Finally I am ready to change and have begun restructuring my entire mindset over towards positive thinking. A...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    During the day, many thoughts stay in the back of my mind, but as soon as I crawl into the bed to sleep, they come to the forefront of my thinking. From the stress of school to...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Sometimes, my brain stops 'working'. I lose the ability to focus one more than one (and I'm BARELY able to focus on one thing) to hold an idea in my mind. I get all fidgety and can...
    Kalowyn Kalowyn 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I am open minded ok? Literally. Im open to all ideas. Im not saying i will agree with everything. Of course i have my own opinions but i dont mind people liking what i do not and...
    swordsmith swordsmith 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I write what's on my mind because I'm forbidden to say anything on my mind.
    Hidden4eternity Hidden4eternity 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I have a feeling it's going to be another sleepless night. My minds constantly running and there's no one to talk too. I just want to scream into my pillow or cry. I feel tired...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    I try my best to be a free independent thinker. Keeping your mind open, and your options as well usually helps you find more paths in your life which could lead to happiness, but...
    ForgiveForgetLetitGo ForgiveForgetLetitGo 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    You bring my heart to life with your voice, your touch so hypnotizing, about to get lost with you but my minds playing tricks on me....
    Gardener1 Gardener1 22-25, M Mar 22

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    I just lost a friend for being stupid and for listening to someone saying it would be a fun joke... Sometimes I need to have a mind of my own and just say no. And because I didn't...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Is there such a thing as being so open-minded your brain could fall out? What an interesting image. I try to understand people from different points of views, though high school...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Open minded people are more fun, they have more to talk about lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 23

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    so im different everywhere and I just noticed it. I have an really ugly aggressive jealous side, lol and I tend to hate every thing not going to detail but yea. but it was only my...
    mizzcola17 mizzcola17 18-21, F Mar 24

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    My mind is racing with all the things I need to do. There's always something that needs to be done; from school to work, and the worrying about how the bills are going to get paid...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Mainly girls. I would like to know I'm not the only girl with a dirty dirty mind.
    Blondie211 Blondie211 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 26

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    I lay in bed and think of everything. It's like during the day my mind soaks up so much and it's during the shelter of my covers when I let it all out. Sometimes I lay in bed for...
    nicolemarie3 nicolemarie3 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Mindy Kaling is simply the best. I love the writing on the show. The mix of witty banter and slapstick comedy is a wonderful combination. Anyone else here loves this show?
    MizMercy MizMercy 31-35, F Mar 27

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    Wide awake mind won't switch off
    sand28 sand28 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 27

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