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I Am Polite

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    Likewise

    I rarely stray from treating others as i wish to be treated by others.
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Nov 25, 2011

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    Gets Me Into Trouble

    I have always been polite. It's how I was raised. Although sometimes it gets me into trouble cause I am a little too nice.
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2010

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    A Result Of Upbringing

    I was born and brought up in a conservative, deeply religious family which had firm ideas of what a woman should or shouldn't do. Although I don't have those views any longer, my fundamental speech and expression style has not changed. I find it immensely difficult to insult...
    HereticSafiya HereticSafiya 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    Manners seem to have become a rare commodity.

    Which is sad because they cost you nothing and can be priceless to others.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 1 Response Oct 11

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    I Can Say Please And Thank You

    I feel like so many people have forgotten or just don't know these words.Lets not forget "bless you,sorry,or (the least common these days) excuse me." Manners should be a class tought in school.
    KindaCrazy KindaCrazy 18-21, F Dec 11, 2010

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    Always

    I have always been polite.  I'm polite online and offline.  Some say I'm too nice and some get aggravated by my politeness but hey, this is who I am and I cannot break the cycle or my habit.  This is the way I was taught and raised.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    I Like Being Polite And Try To Be As Much As Possible

    there are times I am not as polite as I would like to be and there are some people who just make me so mad that I end up being a rude ... its not that I want to be rude ...I just feel I have to demonstrate to them my anger and boundaries about what they have a right to comment...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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    Respect For Others.

    Although I may have items on my profile that you may not like or agree with they are my experiences and thoughts. In life I am always polite and curious to everyone independent of their status or financial position. If you friend me then I will respect your boundaries and chat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    Politeness has become

    such a rare quality that people mistake it for flirting.
    misterweirdo misterweirdo 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Who Allowed Teenagers On EP?

    Quite frankly I had enough of teenagers on EP, children who think it is okay to call adults names who are trying to help others to the best of their ability. But maybe the haters are the ones who need the real help....if they are the ones coming at adults like this then maybe...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 31

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    Most Of The Time!

    By nature, I'm a polite person (unless you **** me off).
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 20, 2011

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    I'm Polite

    By nature I'm polite, and that is the bad things about me , because people in this world don't deserve good behavior as far as I'm concern! Yup, some of them deserve of course, but they are very few. People surrounding me doesn't bother about  me and my words as I'm not harsh!
    richa12345678 richa12345678 22-25, F May 6, 2011

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    Yes

    People will always compliment me for that and also that I am friendly as well as being likable. I see no point in being rude or inconsiderate.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Nov 13, 2012

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    I am very polite and with good manners towards

    everyone I meet and know, but if you bother or insult me, my family, or my friends, I would go all types of street on you no matter who you are. And that is a promise.
    CDavisJr1998 CDavisJr1998 16-17, M Feb 25

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    Being Polite Is the Right Thing to Do

    I work in a field that is filled with individuals with some sort of emotional problem. I can't help but think if a lot of problems could have been avoided if someone was polite to an individual at a needed time.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 3 Responses May 22, 2009

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    Lost Art

    I was raised by older parents who always taught "Please", "Thank you", "Yes sir", and "Yes Ma'am". They were strict on these things, also on calling adults by Mr or Mrs and their last names, even if told otherwise by the person it was still respectful. I am a woman who dates...
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    Short Of Being Beaten Into Me

    i remember how my parents enforced the ideas of manners onto me, they wasn't cruel, just annoying and very demanding lol. i also got alot of it, from impolite strict and cruel women in my primary school. I see myself as being very polite. perhaps almost to a fault, however there...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Most Of The Times

    I have decided to be polite only to those who deserve it. If a person treats me badly they don't deserve me being polite to them. But for the most part I love being polite to people.
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F Nov 13, 2012

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    I haven't been able to lately. I grew this extreme hostility in me I can't let go of. It has a mind of its own. I feel like my avatar...standing at attention, weapon drawn on the...
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    It's true. I'm 30 years old and I've politely declined every opportunity thus far to get drunk, smoke a joint, or light a cigarette ... and believe me, there have been several...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    It's true. I'm 30 years old and I've politely declined every opportunity thus far to get drunk, smoke a joint, or light a cigarette ... and believe me, there have been several...
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    I believe things happen to us to test and teach us. Karma is often dismissed by the general population, as cause and effect theory goes over their head. I have had the extreme...
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    I'm a terrible liar. I'm so bad at it that anyone that knows me can tell right away if i'm lying (or in my case, trying to) I'm awkward and sometimes transmit my feelings of...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 2 Responses 54 mins ago

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    Consider for a moment all the things we google search, all the things that our friends search, and that people outside those circles of people probably google search for everyday...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is a pet peeve of mine I just realized I had. I come on here with the express intention of talking to someone or making friends. So I do not comment on posts I am indifferent...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Today I drove to work behind a person that I am going to refer to as ******* for the rest of this story. ******* and I first encountered each other when he (or she, but I am going...
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F Nov 8

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    Our perceptions of politeness at times are very limiting, and cause us unnecessary anger. For example today I was in the office discussing the philosophical concept of the...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I don't want to control you; I control myself. No exceptions. I don't want to hold you back; I want you to be the most powerful partner or adversary you can be. I never lose; I'm...
    leptar leptar 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    This week i raised a bad flag and looks like a had lost a friend, a sunshine. Well, it is a venting story, i still regretting and i don't really know how to react for it... but i...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm super quiet, and relaxed and polite in school. I mean I'm still polite not at school and relaxed too. But not really quiet after school.
    PrincessTokapee1997 PrincessTokapee1997 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    well its official. lol the one friend I managed to make. I pissed off. lol she tried to get me to go to the dr. for this stomach bug ive had. I politely. mind u POLITELY. told her...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I don't like getting blocked even when I've messaged someone I'm polite to people online always I apologise if I think I've done something wrong and I still get blocked why? people...
    Aireagoir94 Aireagoir94 18-21, M Nov 6

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    I was and still in love with my teacher.He was my biology teacher in grade 10 and now I am in grade 11 so he doesn't teach me now.he is 31 or 32 and I am 17.Sometimes I felt like...
    AreejMalik AreejMalik 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 9

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    Went to see a counselor me and my spouse , the very same evening we had a major fight, it ended up involving the other ppl we live with in the complex. He left the main gate open...
    LLsexyLL LLsexyLL 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Two - Chapter Sixteen Jock took the lead in resuming our relationship. One day, shortly after the schools closed down, he came to the door, hat in hand...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Nov 14

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    Last night I went on a date. It didn't go so well. And I am so, so, so grateful for my journey over recent times because I can absolutely recognise now that it has changed me for...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Samson is the best! We would have liked a towncar to consider us from our wedding reception into the resort. I failed to wish to rent a limo to work with for 45 min on the Saturday...
    Matthew9360qft1 Matthew9360qft1 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    What an exquisite company. They furnished transportation to and from IAH. Our driver, Joseph was polite and expecting us with the iPad with our identify on it. we obtained by rush...
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    saying thankyou and just being really polite is so nice! and little kids around could pick it up as well and start being polite. be a ro-modle
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I got my first nude today. I just got my corset that I've been waiting for forever. i posted a picture of me in it on whisper out of pure excitement telling all the random...
    Wislinefrancois Wislinefrancois 16-17, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Driving into work I have to pass through a security checkpoint. As I offered my ID card, the guard asked me if I owned a kilt. He said he saw someone who looks like me walking down...
    shadowplt shadowplt 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 23

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    I am overweight and I love.. We'll maybe not love but extremely like a guy who is super fit and muscular. I told him I like him multiple times because I'm an idiot. He is always...
    karahbear10 karahbear10 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    As well as my poor memory for names I also have a poor memory for faces. Many years ago I lived in Richmond upon Thames, a rather upmarket suburb of London. I worked at that...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 3 Responses Oct 23

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    I wanna write something for a girl who once I fell deeply for.... Hey , Happy 20th Birthday :).. I've been waiting for this, counting on it. Got stressed by it lol..you're a young...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response