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I Care About What Others Think of Me

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    I just that I have always struggled with this.

    My hubby does care what others think and I totally admire him for it. My successes and failures really goes right to my heart. My husband can get all types of awards and not even give a **** and when he criticized he listens but it does not go to his heart. I get so depressed...
    isis360of7 isis360of7 36-40, F Mar 18

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    It Really Matters

    I am constantly being evaluated, but I constantly fail the test.
    meh3 meh3 18-21 Oct 12, 2012

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    What You Think Of Me

    If I did; I would have committed suicide a long time ago.  By me still being here, proves something.  In other words, people can judge me, criticize me, bring me down, make fun of me...I know who I am and if you don't like it...then it is your problem.  I haven't done or said...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 9, 2011

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    It Makes A Difference

    I care, most assuredly, about what impression I make on others. But at the same time, I'm not going to let anyone walk all over me like blacktop on a street. I had three replies to my Proud To Be An American posts. I was trying to point out to those who say they hate America...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jun 12, 2013

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    Too Much....

    I am obsessed with what people think of me. I worry all the time that they are saying negative things about me behind my back, that they think I am lazy,look abnormally young, too shy, standoffish or nervous. I worry that they would judge me if they knew that I am 25, the eternal...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F Jun 19, 2011

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    I do care about what other people think about

    me... And I hate myself for that
    NotYourGirl NotYourGirl 13-15, F Jun 22

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    Don't We All?

    I mean, it would be nice to be one of those people that "claim" that they don't care about what others think of them, but taken to the extreme, wouldn't they just be sociopaths? I exaggerate of course, but it would be nice to have some kind ego-insulation against the rest of the...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M Dec 7, 2010

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    Far Too Much,

    I always have been and no doubt always will be very consicious of wat people think of me, be it my personality or my looks, sad i know i just cant seem to stop myself
    sammy120 sammy120 22-25, F 1 Response May 19, 2008

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    Ha

    I'm one of those people who say "I don't care what people think about me" when in reality, a lot of things really kill my self esteem, which i'm already lacking. I put on a real tough front to avoid letting people know it's harmed me, because i will never give anyone...
    katrinaweinar katrinaweinar 18-21, F Jun 8, 2009

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    I Care What Others Think.

    Just writing this I have anxieties. What will people say? What are they going to think of it..better yet what will they think of me? But recently I was at my dads house and had NOTHING to do and since I came back I decided I wouldn't sit in the house. So i have tried to get out a...
    TheLilThings TheLilThings 16-18, F Mar 24, 2008

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    The story of the donkey (why you can never please everyone) There once was a man with a donkey. He had to go to the market with his son, so he put his son to ride on the donkey...
    urbanwanderer urbanwanderer 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    It makes me live in fear and stops me from living my life. It just makes me more anxiety prone and angry. I've had it with letting others opinions control me. I'm done
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    In life I am ignored and mocked. No one listens to what I say because it "is not interesting" or "is not funny." To them I just seem like an annoying idiot. On this site anything I...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Alexa is miiiiiiiiiiineeeeee
    baseballuno baseballuno 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    This ep is the place i share my misery and happiness but mostly i throw my **** here to let it out. I dont expect any to read. Writing my thoughts help me
    spongechannie spongechannie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    ***** if u want a Burger🍔 have a Burger🍔 ***** if u want some French fries🍟 have some French fries 🍟 The ****
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    When people start talking **** to me I just start laughing and walk away
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M Jul 13

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    I'm my own man....have always been a maverick, gone against the grain and done things My Way.......like 'Ole Blue Eyes..:)
    Davido57 Davido57 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I need to rant I don't care anymore, i don't give a ****. I don't care about some so called friends (you know who you are you sick MoFos .!.) i don't care if you "care" for me...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    And neither should you. Cyber hate is a thing now too apparently. Listen, they are all random people, as am I. Why care about what they think? Even in real life. You're just you...
    rapfordays rapfordays 13-15, F Jul 15

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    I'm curious of what others think about me. If you saw me in high-school what would your first impression of me be?
    silverthewulf silverthewulf 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Everyday... Watching the news about Gaza, it never fail to disappoint me. Over 500 innocent lives been taken just like that. You don't have to be a Muslim to care about what's...
    EnigmaSings EnigmaSings 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I live in a town. This town was so completely made me can't be myself. I used to be what others want to be. Cause if not, u'll be have "no friends". Well, I went in a high school...
    Vienne97 Vienne97 16-17, F Jul 9

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    I gave this up a long time ago. I do not care any more what people think of me. I am who I am and if one does not like that, well sorry, I will not change. I can make compromises...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 15

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    care about safety of others ..................
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Oh my, I better prepare for a sh*tstorm when this has been posted. I just really don't give a crap. Heck, all of the girls in my class always wear makeup, crop tops and shorts...
    Revii Revii 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Anyone can say anything about me, whatever they want. But when they say something about any members of my family, that's different. If anyone ever said anything about my mum, dad...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I snooped on someone I really care about. it is hurting and it is depressing me. I came clean to her but the hurt is too much, she does not trust me and she thinks am still doing...
    iwilllistenandhelp iwilllistenandhelp 26-30 1 Response Jul 7

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    If don't like something you see then shut the **** up. No one cares about your opinion so why would I
    raul6 raul6 16-17, M Jul 21

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    I'm slowly frustrating not only her but myself by questioning.questioning if she truelly loves me questioning if she is truelly genuine in all she is.and never getting answers so...
    heartlessK heartlessK 31-35 1 day ago

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    I know I need to strive to be myself. I do.... cause anyone who is with you and cant handle the real you is not worth it... well my boyfriend is recently divorced like I am. We...
    VictoriaRRose VictoriaRRose 26-30, F Jul 1

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    I mostly care about the persons personality, but I can't say I don't care about looks. People always say that they don't care about looks at all and it doesn't matter.. But really...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    People are still people, no matter what sexuality they are! I don't care about their sexuality unless they shove it down peoples throats to get their points across. That...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M Jul 6

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    It kind of varies. I care about everything, and then all of a sudden you can throw anything at me and I won't react much as if it takes too much effort. I probably do care at one...
    Katami Katami 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    The circle I care about is very small. I protect them in ways that I know I'm capable. The biggest thing I can protect then from is me by distancing myself from anyone I care about...
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jul 8

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    Care For Those Who Dont Even Care About Me
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Will Be Myself,and Not What Others Want Me to Be
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Ive lost a quite a few people i care about, here on ep.... don't wanna lose any more... :( 😡😢😨😭☹😶
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    My best sister who I care about
    Houri Houri 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    There's a gal that lives a few states away, she's too young for me, but I still care about her. I've known her off and on for a few years. She recently came back into my life, it's...
    TheScientis7 TheScientis7 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm like mama bear!! You do not mess with those who I care about! Cuz I will crush you!!! Physically and mentally!! Yep! Yep! Watch out!!
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I'm not really looking for advice or sympathy, I guess I'm just wanting to get something off my chest. For about 3 years I had a crush and I had never really talked to her until...
    TheGordman TheGordman 16-17, M Jul 22

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    Care About The Environment................
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    I left my husband about 2 and 1/2 years ago. We were together for 7 years and we have 3 beautiful children together, but our marriage was toxic. He was extremely emotionally...
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