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I Am Not a Mind Reader

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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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    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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    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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    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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    '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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    Stop acting so weird?

    What's wrong with you?
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F Nov 22, 2014

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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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    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 26-30, 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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    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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    Although...

    It would be pretty cool if I was...
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i wish i were smarter. that would give me more time for studying and making friendships online but sadly my abilities are limited. i wish i were like my friend but i am not. i...
    sam1992really1 sam1992really1 22-25, M 2 Responses May 16

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    I want to sleep but I don't want to sleep. Too much stuff going through in my mind right now. Maybe I should try to watch or something.....
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    Mostly i m fully packed i don't know whats happening in my mind but i think lots of every one those who are around me and i think just now there is no space to store some thing...
    1flyingpigeon 1flyingpigeon 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Wouldn't it be great shutting your mind off with all it's chaos & stop worrying and thinking even if it's only for a little while just enjoy what's happening right now..
    freedom1608 freedom1608 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    There were days when stress and confusion clouded my mind, depression consumed me fully but now standing here I am fully blank don’t want to think of anything. Dont feel like...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 1 hr ago

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    To answer this persons question. Yes open minded people can be rude. Most people automatically assume when a person says,"I am open minded." That they have a attitude. I am hear...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 10 Responses May 2

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    A perfect example of how narrow minded people can be. Those who know who Floyd "Money" Mayweather is, most of them will talk about his record as a professional boxer. However...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response May 7

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    Obviously I do, I used to curse it all the time. When I see someone and thought anything negative about them I'll go crazy on my own mind I'll call it names and then feel so damn...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I have been working on my presence for a while now. I have found that when I stand outside, and I look out at the sea and the cliffs above them, I feel huge. I feel what I see, and...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Many respect me but do not like me. Being open minded is for positive and reconstructive. Only if you want to be real with yourself and others as well. People that are true open...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 4 Responses May 1

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    I don't understand how people can be as close minded as they are. I mean I get it if its not in your values you are not going to understand or agree with whatever it may be...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F 11 Responses May 2

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    Thank goodness my heart and mind are harmonious on some things!... for when they aren't, it causes me much grief! In relating to myself... my heart is my own worst enemy! Why is...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 7 Responses May 7

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    Open your mind, I repeat, open your mind. We have all probably partaken in some ritualistic ceremony at one point. Some kind of symbolic happening, you know, the type when you put...
    Outdoctrination Outdoctrination 18-21 5 Responses May 10

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    Being open minded in my opinion, means that you dont just say no straight away to something or someone, you think about it more and give all a chance. Yes, could mean "open for...
    LIVISHA LIVISHA 18-21, F 8 Responses May 12

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    Sometimes I wish that I didn't have thoughts. Everyday I find my mind racing with thoughts and images and it gives me headaches. There's too much noise and I can't focus.I do what...
    BlackSeoul BlackSeoul 18-21, F May 14

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    A few days back, i read this article about how much we are not aware while eating food, we are not aware of the food which goes inside our bodies, nourishes us and eventually...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Of all the things that I have lost I miss my mind the most, Ive searched for days looked high and low, I've even searched coast to coast. I've peeked in here and looked under...
    bakfin bakfin 46-50, M 1 Response May 21

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    I don't think anyone really can. When you have alot on your mind it just feels like people or like alot of yous are whispering in your ears and you just want to make it all quiet...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M May 1

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    Admittedly its not the greatest thing in the world but I've never known any different so its not something I mind so much. I guess I would mind a lot more if I was born without it...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 7 Responses May 2

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    I'm one of those people that have this enormous imagination that gets dangerous at times. It's been happening before, but for the last week I've been sleeping tighter and dreaming...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F May 4

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    My mind is every where...it is no where....it is all over... My emotions rage like a fire...then silent like ice...then somber of a summer breeze.....then hard as the dark, cold...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses May 4

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    I changed my mind about moving. Every year we get tired of the snow and talk about moving to Florida. I spent my two week vacation there and it was crowded and everyone drove like...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F May 5

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    No, actually I have been neglecting my mindfulness big time, and I have gotten to the point of overdosing on caffeine resulting in brain fog. I've got to stop consuming caffeine...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 7 Responses May 7

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    Literally. I haven't slept in days and all I can think about is her. She never leaves my mind. I wish I hadn't left her, I can't stop worrying. I mean she has tons of friends. She...
    wtfJason wtfJason 16-17, M 4 Responses May 7

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    So, reading some posts here, I get the impression that having an open mind is equal to being extremely promiscuous? That seems like he opposite to me: sounds like a narrow minded...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 8

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    I have had some experiences on this site with really twisted people. I have openly admitted that I have depression, and I am in the process of seeking professional help. I do not...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I certainly try my best to be accepting/open minded and I am open to all ideas that don't harm other people. That being said however I am very much against people who push their...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 6 Responses May 17

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    When I see a VERY young girl posting sexual crap to attract attention, and only much older men respond, yes!!! I will speak my mind!!! Getting blocked by one perv after speaking...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses May 20

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    I have limits to my open mindedness when it comes to some of the Reponses I get in here from mainly men. It seems that they are all motivated by sex and toward sex, that I don't...
    joycewerkman joycewerkman 70+, F 20 Responses May 20