I Am Polite

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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

    Manners seem to have become a rare commodity.

    Which is sad because they cost you nothing and can be priceless to others.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    41-45, T
    1 Response Oct 11, 2014


    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

    I tend to be a very formal person.

    I say please and 'thank you' all the time. I greet everyone with handshake. I speak polite words because I'm used to speak formally. some people think I'm a cocky boy, but this is my way of speaking and expressing myself, hahaha
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 21, 2015

    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

    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
    18-21, M
    Feb 25, 2014

    Too polite for my own good.

    I feel awkward trying to make a solicitor go away, too guilty to say something rude or offensive to people-even in here- and sometimes my manner of talking seems so formal that establishing a casual tone is something to work on. On a second thought, who am I trying to impress?
    NikeWin NikeWin
    16-17, F
    Aug 8, 2015


    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
    4 Responses Apr 11, 2010

    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...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2011

    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
    26-30, F
    Dec 11, 2010

    I am very formal when I'll talk to people .

    .... Maybe because people around me are also formal ...... my friends talk like me and they do not use slangs, but I find it funny when someone speaks slang with me and I do not understand, I ask them, and they say: You are not Brazilian? hahaha )))
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan
    18-21, M
    Jan 26, 2016

    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

    Well EP has been interesting

    while it has lasted. not sure if I'll join the next one...to all the people I've met, and formed some sort of connection with, and to everyone I've encountered best of luck.
    Trick7 Trick7
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 18, 2016

    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

    I was writing notes to myself a

    while back, and I realised that I was using "please" and "kindly" ............. then I was like >> O.o.... I had no idea I was THAT polite!!
    MissGaga MissGaga
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2016

    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

    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
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2011

    Well I try to be but some of you people on here

    make me want to ***** slap the taste out of your mouths...some can be so rude and my patience is wearing thin. Whatever happened to just being able to say hi to someone and get a hi back without the rest of the crap that they are throwing at you
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 6, 2015
    deleted deleted
    Mar 31, 2014


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

    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
    1 Response Nov 13, 2012

    Politeness has become

    such a rare quality that people mistake it for flirting.
    misterweirdo misterweirdo
    26-30, M
    Mar 28, 2014
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