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I Assume I Know What Others Think

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    Assumptions

    I have a longstanding habit of making assumptions about what other people think. It runs me into trouble without fail and it's almost constant when I interact with others. It's the reason I prefer to be alone. If I can give an example, I can say even now, when writing this story...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 4, 2013

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    And It Just Destroyed Me

    Assuming what other think sucks! I am done with it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 25, 2013

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    I think my problem is caring what others think. I want to just let myself go but im too worried about what others will think. Idk why but i cant help it.
    BiggerIsBetter44 BiggerIsBetter44 13-15, M Apr 30

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    Saying that I don't care what others think about me isn't 100% right. I don't care if they think being different is a bad thing or a good thing, but I just want them to know that...
    ChrisAlexgirl ChrisAlexgirl 13-15, F May 5

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    Do I want to be liked? Sure. It's preferable. Am I willing to be something or do something or miss out on something in the hopes of gaining approval? No. I make an effort to be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 9 Responses May 8

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    I care what others think if their opinion is of significance to me. Meaning if I care about them. Whether it be friendship, family, or more, if it's a stranger that is being rude...
    Sniper3kitty Sniper3kitty 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    I know global warming is a major issue.. So I wonder if global warming is simply the rest button for the Earth.. It's simply reverting back to the way it was about 3.4 billions...
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 5 Responses May 4

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    What do you think of me?:)
    PreponLovato PreponLovato 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    No one else can limit you. You’re limiting yourself by letting others limit you.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    i **** my mom off so easy with this. i have never understood the need to be accepted or care about others opinions and whenever i say that my mom goes berzerk. i dont get it.
    Idioticnerd Idioticnerd 16-17, M May 10

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    Stop wasting time worrying what other people want from you and do what you want because when everyone else is gone, that's all that'll matter.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    because I've learned that caring about only yourself and what makes you happy is truly the only thing that matters. and of course your best friend.
    kushhqueen kushhqueen 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    What makes you you? You choose.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    I know its not all about the looks and that personality comes first. But sometimes I need opinions. So I recently got told by my bestfriend of 13 years (a guy) that he thinks im...
    shreya242 shreya242 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Do u think that iranian are terrorism ? How do u feel about them ? I have a few iranian professor in the university , and they don't really look terrorist .
    SilentRebel7 SilentRebel7 18-21, M Apr 24

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    what do you think guys? :)))
    wereuniverse wereuniverse 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I Watched the film The Happening I was disappointed with that film… could’ve been done so much better! As well I dislike Mark Wahlberg… he’s such a crappy snobby actor i...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Apr 24

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    This is silly, but.. I'm curious now.. x)
    imverylost imverylost 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I LOOOOVE THIS SUBJECT! People should be happy exactly they way they want!!! Hi... my name is Joice, I am from Brazil and recently I started a company. I am developing a product...
    joi1982 joi1982 31-35, F 1 Response May 1

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    Don't avoid me because I don't fit neatly into one of you boxes. Don't fear me because I'm different. Don't give up on me because I can't be swayed easily. Don't spread rumors...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Don't try to be someone else. Show people all the reasons to love you for you.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    There are no reserved seats in real life.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Don't squeeze yourself into someone else's box. Break the walls down, drive into the sunset, and build your own beach mansion.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I like being different. It gives me a chance to surprise people.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Working for power or popularity won’t get you basic human respect, just grey and wrinkles.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Fight or flight huh? I choose fight.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Embrace the gift of choice. Make your own meaning.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    It’s not progress if our world is getting so toxic we can’t breathe.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Don’t carry the weight of the world and don’t make the world carry your weight.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    add me on snapchat @keirra_50
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

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    If you don't like me or like my post You can kiss both *** cheeks
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    http://9gag.com/gag/aD3N6WB?ref=fbp
    samy666 samy666 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I really want to know what others think but I personally think ugly :,(
    Gingurrx14 Gingurrx14 18-21, M 2 Responses May 12

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    Do what feels right. Dont make a decision because you're afraid of what others think. Youll regret it later.
    snjarvis snjarvis 22-25, F May 7

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    The royal barber was trimming the beard of the king when he commented, ?His Majesty?s beard is starting to turn gray.? The king was livid at the remark and ordered that the barber...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Me :) I'm honestly not trying to be an attention seeker on purpose I just genuinely want to know what you think my best features are or what stands out about me I do love to feel...
    fivefeettallbrunette fivefeettallbrunette 18-21, F 57 Responses May 10

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    Hey guys, I just want to know what you think.
    CheerLexi CheerLexi 13-15, F 11 Responses May 6

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    Got dumped a couple months back. Used it as motivation and I have been hittin up the gym. Just want to know what you think :)
    therushgeek therushgeek 18-21, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I wanted to know what you think about pic do I look attractive​​​
    jay12jay jay12jay 13-15 May 12

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    I am not what people think i am. My frieds thought i was the carefree type always hapy with no problem but they are wrong i was pretending so they would like me,..actualy i"m not...
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I have best friend who is everything to me. She's like sister to me. We have so much good times. She is from Russia, she has been here about two years. Two months ago she sad...
    Nalke2621 Nalke2621 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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