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I Appreciate Subtlety

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      I appreciate subtlety.  I don't always see it, because I'm a fairly blunt person.  I understand its purpose.  Allowing someone to come obliquely to a topic without having to say exactly what they mean.  Much of Asia operates this way.     I prefer otherwise, but much...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 29, 2012

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    I really appreciate honesty. I hate hypocrisy and all bullshits that people say because of society. For example: if i was a girl and one day i dressed with a deep cleavage, i...
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    You appreciate the small things in life then you realize they were actually the big things
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    A lot of people are always saying "Please be honest with me." I say okay, then when I do, they get upset! I don't really understand the logic behind that. If you can't handle the...
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    I debated sharing this but it helped last time to get it off my chest. Still need to have the talk with the wife but this weekend didn't seem the right time. She was needing my...
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    I don't want to feel objectified. I don't want the pressure of feeling like I need to compete with p0rn girls in order to be sexy. I don't want to be anyone but me. Damnit...
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    People say they appreciate honesty but in reality they don't. People want to be lied to and and have their ego stroked. But when you decide you want real honesty I will be here to...
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    I have had the pleasure of meeting some very kind and good hearted individuals here. As we get to know each other relationships become supportive and family oriented in fair give...
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    I mean...it would be nice and lovely...but i would appreciate a strong friendship more... *sighs* I'm never gonna find one ☹ cos I'm me
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    Not everyone will appreciate what you do for them. You have to figure out who's worth your kindness and who's taking you for granted.
    Moonembracingthesun Moonembracingthesun 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I don't even know why but I think it's the fact of having someone there Having a shoulder to cry on And just feeling like they will appreciate you for you and just love you
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    He stepped up. The kitchen, while not perfect, was cleaner. He's never going to do floors, but he made an effort, cleaned cat boxes, took out garbage. I appreciate it. He isn...
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    Unless you ask me something to personal I'm going to be 100% honest with you. I would appreciate it if you were honest with me too. A conversation goes so much better if you are...
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    All my family treat my like **** people from school/work.... I pretty much have no one in my life I'm a loner I have no friends and nothing my life is just always been **** right...
    Youareallbeautiful Youareallbeautiful 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 4

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    It's very important. I give my all. I love with a passion so strong. To not feel loved and appreciated would hurt.
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    At times when life gets hectic and full of problems, it feels inevitable that I sideline all the small things I appreciate around me. It takes me a vacation overseas, without any...
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    I drove around last night, alone. I couldn't sleep and I thought drive around would be great. So I grabbed my key and drove to no where. No destination. No ends. When I was on the...
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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
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    its hard when words aay one thing and actions say another. I tend to believe the honesty of actions over words. lol
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    i hate my brother, i hate my father,i hate my mother.. i wish they all die soon , and if i get to be alive to see when they die.. i'm not going to their funeral i'm gonna throw a...
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    Having a single mom to raise me was hard but i defiantly made it seem like it didnt bother me at all. But now i realised how much of my childhood was missing from trying to grow up...
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    Only a few times in life have I felt one or the other, and even more seldom - both. I think I am a good idea. But the reality of me leaves others in the dust. Inevitably, to...
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    It's been a hell of a couple if weeks. I was On trial for things I didn't do but still A horrid n scary situation because my abusive ex Husband used the power n connections he has...
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    Face me, Break me, make be, judge me, hate me love me but whatever you do, do it Honestly
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    Tell it straight. No any other ways just straight to the point. 'Coz i trust you.
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    So I lost my student ID card yesterday, and some kind soul found it and went to the trouble of emailing and hand-delivering it back to me!!! Have faith in humanity! :))) I am so...
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    I have an unexpected day off today and started watching one of my favorite movies of all time, Fried Green Tomatoes. I was about 1/3 of the way through the movie when my oldest son...
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    She continued *****I would be lying if I said you did not fascinate me with your art.I know exactly what you mean, Sometimes we feel compelled by inspiration that the need to put...
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    Love the simple things in life .
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    I just wish my girlfriend would touch me like I touch her.
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    Its time to breakfree...we shall over come. ... we shall over come someday....
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    Simplicity at its best: For females One perky nose Two tender eyes Three twinkling winks Four flirty looks Five gentle fingers Six pack of kindness Seven deadly sins Eight O clock...
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    I would rather have the truth, would rather have people be honest with me, then to tell me a bunch of BS that they think I want to hear. I have been lied to so much over the past...
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