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I Can Be Friends With People Totally Different From Me

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    I love new people most of time

    and I have met some interesting people on here in the last couple of months
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    However, a level of intelligence is always

    appreciated. I don't necessarily mind seeing your ****, but a simple hello and a discussion of who you are would be nice. An approach that inspires is more intellectual. Words about you not photos of your ****, your ***, flowers, or scenes of lovers getting it on...... Do you...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 11 Responses Feb 19

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    Because we should be celebrating diversity!

    I love how people tell me stories about their lives and it makes me appreciate the world a whole lot better. I want to push the boundaries of my own thinking as I believe that we all should be more tolerant, compassionate, and helpful to one another. Let's spread the love y'all...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 14

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    I am friends with people of all ages,

    races, religion and from all walks of life. I don't see differences between them, I think a lot can be gained and I think myself lucky to have found such a diverse range of people. Even if you do not agree with someones views it does not mean you cannot be friends or they do...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 7 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    Have lots of friends with different personality.

    The thing is, when they talk to you at the same time while someone is also calling for your name and you're just like: Life is More Crazier When You're with Your Friends ^_^
    secret7148 secret7148 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Hello Stranger!

    Thanks to EP, I know that I can love a fervent Christian, an avowed Republican, people who are wealthy... EP has really granted me the opportunity to care for someone before ferreting out the ways that we differ. And it's a blessing because I've realized that you can be friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Sep 8, 2008

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    I just love making new friends.

    Please message me if you're interested ^_^
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 3

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    loryR loryR 51-55, F 17 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    All of my friends are quite different

    than me. Our differences outnumber the many common interests we share. I actually have two roommates, I am an bisexual Agnostic who occasionally drinks, hates gambling and rarely smokes but only hookah, and has a mouth like a sailor, my roommate is a straight devout Pentecostal...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    How can I say to someone

    who thinks I'm her friend but I'm not ..? She annoys me so much .-. Help please
    OfMiceAndKaylinn OfMiceAndKaylinn 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 18

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    Those are the best types of friends.

    Keeps it interesting!
    EPHeidi EPHeidi 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    race,religion,sexual orientation.

    ..whatever I don't mind
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Best way to find friends i find is never to go

    through friends list of people your friends with but start a fresh search with a different and genuine interest of yours. I say this but i haven't made new friends in the RL in the new city i live in yet and its been 6months
    adamlancer22 adamlancer22 22-25, M 1 Response May 15

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    I want to make new friends from anywhere

    because I enjoy learning about different cultures and I think there is strength in diversity.
    Shyviolet2 Shyviolet2 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    Because why not? People are people,

    and all people are worth at least trying to be friends with. I've learned a lot from people different from me.
    MaddieAKAMadi MaddieAKAMadi 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I'm an outgoing, rule breaking,

    spontaneous kind of girl and my very best friend is an introverted, goody goody, who hasn't tried anything new willingly since forever xD in fact when we first met each other in 4th grade we hated each other but we found out that we both liked reading and our friendship...
    shamrok11 shamrok11 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I just made friends with a scary sheep :D He

    head-butts everyone except for me :D I love that guy and he loves me lol
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    The only thing we need to have in common is

    respect for each other. We don't even need to enjoy the same things, like or love the same things. For casual acquaintances, ironically, the bar might be higher, because you tend to need something in common to tolerate someone who isn't building a relationship with you.
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    JadeB08 JadeB08 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    I don't care who you are

    if you are nice to me I am nice to you.
    bamala bamala 18-21, F 12 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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    I love speaking to people

    who are the complete opposite to me and I don't mind speaking to anyone. Male or Female I don't mind. Just message me, I need some friends! (:
    bangtan bangtan 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    I want to be surrounded my strong people Wise

    and experienced people in life People I feel yes feel including think are special people because they are different from society Not by looks but their their personality and the frequency they give off I want to be around creative people People who are deeply passionate about...
    LeahIsBack LeahIsBack 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Fight your cause , not the person ,

    separating yourself or hating people for their ideas , beliefs or thoughts because they are different from yours Is unlike going to a physician who diagnoses you with a repulsive communicable disease , instead of treating it to fight it he beats you up insteadNeither make sense...
    missreeedy missreeedy 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    We are all addicts of something.

    Some of is just haven't tried what we are addicted to yet.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I am Jewish. So many people around the world

    hate us, hate me. I have done little harm I am aware of! I have non-Jewish friends! I value these friendships immensely!
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 30 Responses Jan 25

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    I have a girl who is totally opposite.

    She is one of my best friends though. She can be mean to others she just put a mask on for the crowd. But I have gotten to know the real her and she is amazing just the way she is.
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Let's be clear, I'm not meaning l can

    and will be friends with everyone, my arrogance and ignorance radar is well tuned and l have no respect or tolerance for rudeness either! With that said, I'm talking about conversing with people who have different life experiences, outlooks and opinions from me. I enjoy a good...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 15 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    I'm looking for friends

    for clean chat. Add me to your circles and message me if you want to be friends.
    rick357 rick357 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    Accepting others as they are is key!

    I enjoy learning how other people see the world, so many different perspectives. If we are only stuck to liking one type of people then you come off as closed minded and you can't see past a curtain that reveals so many interesting people and ways of thinking! Why not accept...
    Moniqueismyname1 Moniqueismyname1 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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    I have friends who's interests

    and personalities are very different if not completely opposite of mine. As long as you see value in each other and cherish each other's feelings that's all that matters. Number one respect each other. Number two have fun!!
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    Hey everyone. I'm new to this.

    ..seems pretty interesting and very "deep"... How is everyone and where is everyone from? I'm from England!
    westiegirl8998 westiegirl8998 22-25, F 25 Responses Jan 24

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    I'm new to EP. I love getting to know people

    from different walks of life. I'm a nonjudgmental type of person so I'm looking forward to getting to know others different from me. :)
    Lsj01 Lsj01 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    openmindedsmoker openmindedsmoker 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    I really don't care how you look like

    or any of that kind of stuff, if anyone is in need for a friend, feel free to message me (:
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 24

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    I always try to reach out to friends

    and ask them to hangout, relax, and talk about anything. In the end, I still don't get invited to social gatherings and I'm alone.
    mrkangta mrkangta 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    hey im jazzy or jasmine,

    i love making new friends, just cause you learn so much from them. like you learn what words mean i different culture. lets be friends im like a sponge l soak up everything
    JazzyJazzy90 JazzyJazzy90 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    I'm not a judgmental person: I like to see

    people appreciate who they are not what the world tells them to be.
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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    Add me to your circle,

    let's chat! 😋 #femalesonly lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16

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    I sometimes wonder what it is about me

    that seems to attract people who are so vastly different than me? I look at my current friends and think "wow, I'm nothing like this person"... is it because I'm grounded? weird? geeky? or I'm great to take to the bar because I take good drunk selfies? I'm going out with a...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    We can all be friends!

    Friendship is awesome lol and then ppl would never fight or argue cuz that's annoying
    CrystalMuffins CrystalMuffins 13-15, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I don't care if I'm with the nerds,

    popular, normal or isolated people. I want to friends with everyone. I want to get to know people more. I was a popular kid in my old school but then I transferred to a new school and I started being with different people. The normal ones, the weird ones and the popular ones...
    dreadedpast dreadedpast 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    I like having friends

    that like the same things that I do...or at least some things...but I also enjoy having friends that are totally opposite of me. You learn more from them. Like I'm insecure, introverted, shy to an extent, cynical, negative...geez I THINK I have some good traits somewhere!!LOL...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    I have met some amazing people using the

    Internet people I grew to love but never met but you feel that you can speak to about so many things!
    SamM1057 SamM1057 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    kyliethainsucks kyliethainsucks 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    I run a charity that feeds homeless people in

    our town-they have a cooked meal three times a week-catering for about 40 at each meal-we have to raise our money from table sales and donations-doing this we meet every type of person-talk and befriend them-the charity has been running for over 27 yrs.
    charles678 charles678 70+, M 4 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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    My friends wants everything I got

    and does everything I do.. It's so annoying.. I can't stand her. She eats like a cow and I told her but she doesn't listen to me. I see ghosts and she says she also see them.. But I know she's lying bc I can read her mind.. But yeah I don't want to be hard to her because she's...
    OfMiceAndKaylinn OfMiceAndKaylinn 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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