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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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