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I Can't Stand It When People Talk Over Me

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    The Mouse In The Room...

    You would think that if you always listen to what someone has to say, they would take the time to listen to you. However with certain people in my life this has had the opposite effect. They know I will always listen to them so they take advantage of it. They don't listen to what...
    ChocolateRose91 ChocolateRose91 18-21 3 Responses Jan 24, 2011

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