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I Appreciate Good Manners

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    Have a Care! - Sometimes it seems to me that in our attempt to be tolerant of others we let others ride rough-shot over what are the everyday good manners  of all, rich and...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Jul 26, 2009

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    Let Me Tell You Where to Put That Cell Phone! *wink* - Perhaps it is because of my southern upbringing, but I absolutely will not date a woman who has bad manners. I am a lady and...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 15 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Doors - I like it when people hold/open doors. I try to reciprocate it often.
    Naliruns Naliruns 18-21, F Dec 10, 2010

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    Its Such A Rare Sight Nowadays... - People with good manners stand out, they're like a breath of fresh air. And for me its a huge turn on in a guy :D  And bad manners could...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F Aug 14, 2010

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    Busy, Busy...Busy. - So how exactly did we all end up so aggressive and intolerant? Why do we no longer live in a world like “Leave it to Beaver?” One theory is simply that we...
    modernmannersguy modernmannersguy 51-55, M May 12, 2013

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    Basic Civility. - I see good manners as a sign of respect. It is really as simple as that. If you have no respect for someone there is no real incentive to employ good manners in...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F Dec 8, 2013

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    Manners Build Society - Not Weaken It! - Manners Build Society - Not Weaken It! Posted on November 13, 2007 by reggaemagic Margaret Thatcher one famously said “There...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    Polite And Carry A Sharp Blade -  I am still polite. I still carry a sharp blade but I am less likely to use my blade since I have become a “reformed&rdquo...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 8 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    It's A Sign Of Breeding - I was raised to believe that what you do and how you act reflects upon your family and your upbringing. Luckily my parents instilled in me proper manners...
    ReginaForbes ReginaForbes 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    What Happened To Good Manners? - Yesterday I had to take my children to the doctors and get some blood drawn on each of them. The waiting room was awfully small with only a handful...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    They Cost Us Nothing And Can Mean So Much - Good manners like old fashioned respect for self and others costs nothing, Please and Thank you, sending thank you notes for gifts or...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 31-35, F Nov 3, 2011

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    ..Excuse Me Please But.......... - How much does it take to be polite?....Not much,but it goes a long way!!..I am so sick of children not standing up for me on the bus! I always...
    mzdivine mzdivine 56-60 Jan 6, 2009

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    Huge Turn On. - i always use proper manners,no matter the situation.but yesterday i was in a coffee shop,and when i said"double double please" the cute little teen serving looked...
    cooter3 cooter3 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2011

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    Manners - I appreciate and practice good manners. Please and thank you, mam and sir, and such.   In the south... manners are taught to children in school, along with...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2009

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    i do appreciate a person with some ettiquets n manners shows his upbringing ..manners and ettiquets are not the domain of the rich and well heeled as so many think to cover their...
    romell romell 36-40, M Mar 9

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    Please and Thank You - Recently while I was out to lunch at a fairly nice restaurant the man next door picked up his cloth napkin and blew his nose into it.  I literally could...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 41 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    What Is Their Problem ? - Thank to this site I am able to vent the anger I feel today triggered by the rudeness of people. What ever happened to courtesy, manners, saying...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Good Manners Are Good.. - EXCUSE ME..May I have my space? THANK YOU..I really appreciate your help. No problem and YOU'RE WELCOME..NO SIR.. I didn't know that was your seat.. I'M...
    PrivateLegit PrivateLegit 41-45, F Aug 17, 2012

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    I Have High Standards. Yes, Why Not? - I want to help bring them back to our society. My new year's resolution: I don't tolerate rudeness anymore. I don't have to be rude back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 27, 2011

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    I really do. If it weren't for good people doing random acts of kindness, this world would be ****.
    eleeciadavis eleeciadavis 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It doesn't cost to have good manners! But u can pay a high price for having bad manners!!!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Very important. It's a tie breaker for me. I like people who have good manners! :)
    heyitsmichell heyitsmichell 18-21, F Mar 20

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    This is quite long, but I would appreciate it if you would take 5 minutes of your time to read this. “when she was 7, a boy pushed her on the playground she fell headfirst into...
    KaterinaB KaterinaB 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Table manners are things I pick up on on a first date. If he puts his napkin in his lap, wipes his mouth when needed, chews with his mouth full, etc. trust me, there have been...
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    As a guy myself, I agree with this too! Yes, previously mentioned, SOME men feel The need to grope women without any form of consent/this is ok for you to do that/I like this...
    daveislost daveislost 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    BRAT Are you a brat or has someone called you a brat? This generally means that you only care about yourself and your attitude is the same. IF you are a woman, I know people tend...
    aspanker43232 aspanker43232 61-65, M Mar 23

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    I think above all manners are really important. I feel that there is a difference between being literate and being educated. The fine line between the two is that an educated...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 23

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    Men who have manners and know how to treat a women is much more attractive than a boy with swag who has his pants down to the ground.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F Mar 24

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    It seems some like to hide behind a computer as they can get away with being a rude jack@ss that way. I think manners are important and treating people with respect (until they...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I wish I would have kept with this in dating- all nice guys pushed away, and I married someone very rude. We have kids- I instill manners in them but I do regret not choosing the...
    SouthernWifeinCali SouthernWifeinCali 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I can forgive. I don't hold grudges. I am a really good person. I have manners. I try not to be rude( I do fart and burp a lot). I just need to talk more, maybe then people will...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M Mar 26

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    I've learned that people will forget your mismatched clothes, people will forget your bad manners, but people will never forget your bad breath!
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love and appreciate all the everyone does on this topic. I know it's not much but at the same time it is possible, which in turn means that one day you guys will find the person...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 30

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    When I was little I never realized how good I had it. Now that I'm older I'm starting to realize that. Yeah sometimes I still get mad over something I should be glad about, but hey...
    CDraven CDraven 18-21, T Apr 7

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    First time I met him, I thought he was the sweetest guy ever... we had fun, he treated me with the greatest respect.... Soon after he became telling me what to wear, how to act...
    Samysam Samysam 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I have yet to have a intimate relationship with a sophisticated woman. I'd love to though, I'd love to be with a real reader and someone who appreciates deep meaningful feelings...
    AnonymousPet AnonymousPet 31-35, M Mar 20

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    I don't need it per say. Thought it would be amazing. Everybody I've been with, genuinely hasn't cared about me at all. Why's is so hard to find somebody like me who isn't selfish...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    THE GOOD AND THE BAD!!!!!!!!! There are loads and loads of wonderful first class people on ep! I have met some very nice,very good and very pleasant men and women. I have met...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I would like to take a moment to tell everyone what a truly wonderful Gentleman MasterLee is. He takes time for so many. Not just here on EP but also in everyday life. I wonder...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Bye bye.... This is really a good social networking site! Bye! Thanks!
    8Maxcine8 8Maxcine8 13-15, F 26 mins ago

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    I love this guy . He's sweet, faithful, trustworthy , reliable, responsible and caring. He is smart, and other things. But I don't know what to do because conversation is...
    beautifullytwisted beautifullytwisted 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Sometimes the best way to appreciate something is to be without it for a while.
    colleenzeddy colleenzeddy 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 24

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    I would appreciate if too many old pervs don't send me private messages . Thank you!
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Mar 28

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    I feel that I do so much for my friends, all I get is ridiculed. I'm always there for them whenever they need anything. I feel that they only appreciate me when they need something...
    winchester1995 winchester1995 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I want to thank all of you who have encouraged and supported me especially when it comes to the stories I write. Know that your encouragement and support has been a real healing...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    We all do kind things to others. You remember that you were told when you were younger, "treat others how you would like to be treated yourself"? When I perform an act of kindness...
    Shiznitone Shiznitone 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like my hubby just doesn't appreciate me... I do so much for him but it never seems to be enough :(
    SgrKtn420 SgrKtn420 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Don't take family for granted, in the end they are all that you have. They could be here one day and gone the next. Next time you see a relative give them a hug and tell them you...
    ayoino ayoino 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Appreciate what you have, before it turns into what you had.
    LemCC LemCC 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19