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I Deserve Some Respect

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 255 People

    You Have To Give To Get!

    Everyone deserves respect but one thing I have found is that to get respect you have to earn it and to give it in return. You can't judge your partner, or anyone else unfairly over and over again and expect them to still show you respect.  It just doesn't work that way. I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses May 1, 2010

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    Not That I Don't

    But with what I've done and gone through up till now I know I deserve respect. I have earned it and I know how to give it too.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    So Do You!

    We all do, but in order to make that happen we must first learn to have unconditional respect for others until such a time as we believe we have a right to think otherwise.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 9, 2011

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    I Want Some

    i have a ED disorder and all i do is Get buylled For it!!! and dam way i dress well eff u world i demand respect.
    alucardx alucardx 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    Thing I deserve 1. The right to the last smoke

    if I want it half the time without being reprimanded. 2. The right to not be pushed through 3. Kindness 4. To have someone walk up to talk to me not to scream their words from across the house 5. The consideration of their words being constructive 6. Love and more... Just...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M Oct 13, 2014

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    What Are We Teaching Kids In School Now Days?

       our kids now days have no respect at all for anyone let alone their parents.I just don't understand it. I was a military brat,before I joined the army.we had respect shoved down our throats as kids but........everyone also treated everyone with respect. perhaps,I just...
    SWagner1 SWagner1 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    And Not Abuse

    Seriously, I made one simple comment about how someone's avatar showing a bare *** under a miniskirt could be attracting pervs. I was only stating the truth. For God's sake, I have just artsy faces and pervs try to add me all the time! I don't see why someone would get so angry...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 30, 2010

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    That's all I want. I don't want any attention,

    sympathy, care, NOTHING but respect. "I respect you" is also the only compliment I enjoy hearing.
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    I think we all know the reasons why kids should show respect. But what I want to say is also that adults should also act that they deserve the respect. A grown up should behave...
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    The last time I saw him, before everything just ended, I felt different. Of course he was still the same -- laughing, smiling, joking, being affectionate, just a happy guy -- but...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    so many barriers between us...he is already in relationship... he is quiet famous in college so he don't deserve someone not bright like me. Futhermore I'm a loser compare to him...
    FelixFelicity03 FelixFelicity03 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel like im going no where in life I have no motivation i have no idea where or how to start a career im completely broke and have nothing i honestly cant do this anymore i hit...
    alexis121 alexis121 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    If your beliefs earn the respect that you desire for them, then I will respect them. Damaging beliefs will not be respected. Beliefs are just that: beliefs. There is nothing that...
    TooInnocent333 TooInnocent333 26-30, M Jan 2

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    I completely agree. I'm tired of trusting people, just to get let down and hurt. I'm tired of respecting people who don't deserve it or who disrespect me. I have a policy I made...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Any kind of lie hurts but when they come from the ones you expect them less... Hard to understand those who keep telling you how much they appreciate you, like you and even...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Some valuable lessons actually. The first one is: never trust a man on his word. Now I have had a real difficult year cz of this one. I am very particular about what I say. I may...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Showing respect towards others is always important to me. But having respect for yourself is more important. If you don't have self respect, or lack of it, how are you going to...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Screw you to the people that think they can message me for dirty fun. Screw you to the people that expect me to send them pictures. Screw you to the people that think I will kiss...
    StrawBracelet StrawBracelet 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    That's so true and every women is beautiful in their own way so be it white,black,slim,fat,tall kr short i think they all are beautiful and should respect their beauty and treat...
    ES09 ES09 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Respect is a huge thing. Yesterday at work, my boss showed us a video about these little boys and how they reacted to what the camera man would tell them to do to this little girl...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 8

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    I be so proud to be with youI be always happy never blueI be your strong loving manI be a man who would understandYou deserve to be cherishedYou deserve to be lovedYou deserve to...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Yeah, and by "You" I mean everyone even those who disrespect me, I respect them considering that maybe they didn't mean it or they have an excuse, but surely I take that for a...
    JustCallMeDude JustCallMeDude 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    You have to have respect for yourself... You should never let anyone treat you like your worthless... Know your self worth... That doesn't mean act conceited... That means have...
    QuietWriter QuietWriter 70+, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So wow, I'm Christian and I respect an atheists beliefs the whole time we speak, but they keep bashing what I believe in the whole time.. or they try to go behind my back after...
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    So many men do not respect women. It is my opinion that if they were raised by a strong spanking woman they would have learned to respect their women. In many cases even after...
    dav1957 dav1957 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I absolutely have to be honesty and admit that is the main reason that I fell for Mark. He was always so respectful of me. In high school we sat together in study hall and he...
    Raven57 Raven57 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I gave you my heart, I gave you my soul, I gave you my life, my love, you stole. I never poured my heart out to anyone as much as I did for you. I did things for you, I said things...
    LonelyAJ LonelyAJ 18-21, M 11 Responses Jan 11

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    Hi I suffer from hard to deal with ocd, when I was diagnosed about 7 years ago I was really struggling and my binge drinking got even worst and I used alcohol as a means to deal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 13

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    I'm a gay man, but sometimes I want to cry when I see how guys treat their girlfriends. All women are beautiful, and deserve the very best. Some of my best friends are girls, and I...
    HuckleberryFinn97 HuckleberryFinn97 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Ok so bf and I have been together almost 4mo. And in the beginning of relationship he mentioned how some girl was always wanting to talk to him..!? So I found out she had been...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 19

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    Ok girls are fair madames that turn into Princess that turn into Queens. With that said let me just say right now. I AM A QUEEN. I deserve to treated as such. especially on here...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    im laying in bed at 2 in the morning on my phone. i should be talking to her and both of us should be trying to get the other to get off the phone so its the others fault its over...
    TheIdealisticRealist TheIdealisticRealist 22-25, M Dec 30, 2014

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    It's strange. There are far too many ways that we get on each other's nerves. He's crazy. I'm serious. He's worried about being "cool"....I couldn't care less. I've been pretty...
    MercedesK MercedesK 22-25, F Jan 2

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    Exactly. I am getting sick and tired of treating people with respect, treating them nicely, always being their for people, giving them my time, and being a good friend, just for...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    I will respect you and I will let you even vent to me but the first time you show that you won't give me the same respect I'm done with you
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M Jan 12

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    I feel ever be should respect each other but only if said person has earned respect.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Growing up it was almost a universal understanding for my peers who were male to view girls and eventually women as sexual objects. I tell people all the time it takes a lot for a...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M Jan 17

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    I just realized I spend a lot of time arguing with people who are not worth the argument. It causes unnecessary stress, and it wastes my time. From now on i'm picking and choosing...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Its sad to hear women not being respected here ..IF ONLY GUYS CONTROLLED THEMSELVES A BIT MORE ...they would realise that women are more than willing to be with them for whatever...
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M Jan 21

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    one sure can demand respect but it will be for a very short duration u need long lasting respect and trust ""EARN IT"
    romel4747 romel4747 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    i admire a man is will call me beautiful, instead of sexy... who respects me in every way and respects others as well :)
    livinglife789 livinglife789 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I love being a father but hate being a stepdad. I realized too late I'll never be an equal in my own family, All I ask is the same respect I give to them: put away my things when...
    SlotFixr SlotFixr 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    I believe self respect involves many aspects of kindness. You must be a kind person to actually have self respect, because the way you treat people is fundamental to how you see...
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    All women deserve to feel beautiful. Society gives unrealistic ideals of beauty that not everyone can or will fit into. Besides if everyone looked the same it would be pretty...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I had a high school sweetheart, we had our ups and downs.We always thought we were gonna have kids and get married the whole 9.But I was young and I did what young guys did.Cheated...
    Mardiez Mardiez 18-21, M Jan 4

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    I **** up everything....instead of helping I'm hurting....I don't deserve it...I'm such a **** up.
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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