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I Deserve Some Respect

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Why are we always told to respect elders? Apparently, that is one of the "golden rules" that kids are taught in the younger years. I remember being told this all the time. It was...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    So here goes my VERY long story: Ever since I could remember, my mom has always hated me out of my older and little sister and has said it herself. She has been verbally abusing...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 15 Responses Aug 10

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    This is a really touchy and complicated subject. I believe that if you have a kind, wise, loving, all around normal man in your life, treat him with respect. Love him, cherish him...
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F Jul 29

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    So to continue..;) Naty....lol I dont know if you figured youd make the list but you deserve a spot! An amazing artist with a keen insightful mind. Someone who can see into the...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    When has it ever been wrong to love? There is no rule to who you are allowed to love, if you love, then you love. I met him when I was 16 and he was 28. He had come here from...
    Evelyn2184 Evelyn2184 18-21 1 Response Aug 5

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    I do .. but this up is crazy full of old " perve " people ... I mean at least have some respect for your age you probably have childrens our ages .. seriously tho
    viamneera viamneera 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I'm always here for anyone who needs a friend, or just someone to vent to and get stuff of their chest, cause I believe everyone deserves someone to lean on when they are on thier...
    TodaysDreams TodaysDreams 16-17, M Jul 28

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    I allowed them to come very close to me. So close that i thought they were always gonna be there. So many times i told myself silently that i am lucky to have them in my life. We...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    However, I also think that all women should be respectful towards men. Of course, there are those of BOTH genders who don't really deserve respect, but for people who aren't in...
    PalelightBeauty PalelightBeauty 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I have to keep telling myself ....I deserve to be happy. I don't deserve to be yelled at, called names, demeaned, manipulated or isolated. I control my own happiness. I have to...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    We have had our final talk about “all” of the issues that I was having. The zoning out on the phone looking to buy snakes that are $800 a pop when we need a new car because...
    vonbender2010 vonbender2010 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I deserve respect and among many other things ---- is there anyone out there that feels the same
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I do not get along with my MIL, in fact, due to my husband's choice she is now estranged from our family. I wish that I did get along with her, as for me, normally I get along...
    Tater41 Tater41 31-35 1 Response Aug 13

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    The story about my spirituality (warning: this might be a lot lol) When I Was Younger: I grew up in a protestant Christian home that was only strong until about I was 4. Then we...
    VeraRose VeraRose 13-15, F Aug 5

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    Please don't hate yourselves. You want love and respect and appreciation? Start by being those things to yourself. I hate seeing people who hate themselves as I am there often, but...
    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I have belittled my fiance, completely out of the blue I don't know where it came from. It was late at night, and she took it badly. Badly like, she now thinks I'm pushing her away...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was 17 I had gone through a drastic change EP Link please read it first. Well let me tell you I didn't have the best relationship with my dad, my dad treated my brother...
    1993george 1993george 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    This is to her parents... I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. I just want to take a little bit of your family time, to tell you about myself. You may know me...
    NishantJ NishantJ 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    some people just don't have respect anymore. it should be common sense to have respect. if I don't like u I won't respect u. if u don't respect me I won't respect u. but if it's a...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Aug 7

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    So I got married in June. I've known my husband for 7-8 years (lost track), been living with him for around 7 months, and dating for a year. We have a baby together. Last month he...
    Ealasme Ealasme 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I often catch myself thinking, 'he/she deserved better than that.' It usually comes with a heart pang or two, and also a great sense of injustice. The sad truth is that we all...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 5 days ago

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    I am not religious. Not at all. I don't follow any religion and find that the majority are dated, contradictory and have been left behind in an increasingly developing world...
    walkonthewildside walkonthewildside 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Seriously thinking about ending it all. I'm in a really bad situation. Let me start off by saying that I have only two real friends, and have lost nearly my entire family in the...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Respect is such a basic thing. And I don't see what's so difficult in giving respect. Respect to parents, siblings, peers, those younger than you. IF only people were just more...
    zozobar zozobar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    It's the first thing I've learnt when I grew up as a teenager in India. I know to respect a women and her feelings. If you want to respect your nation, first learn to respect a...
    teenboyAddy teenboyAddy 18-21, M Aug 4

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    I show love and respect to all, but when you come I to my work making fun of someone because they have Down syndrome, I'll straight up rip you a new *******. Some people need to...
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M Aug 14

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    I respect not only my elders, but my youngers too. It's a good way of showing youngers that respect should be given to all, not just adults. However I believe respect is earned, so...
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 Aug 16

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    Hi, I know people don't follow me on this site, why should they I am not popular. What I taught that only I felt turns out there are thousands of you guys who are the same as me...
    yashgup yashgup 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    Its a mans job to respect a woman, but it's a woman's job to give him something to respect. ;*
    LaPrincesaCx LaPrincesaCx 16-17, F Jul 31

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    Years ago i met a man he loved me when i was unable to know what actual love was.i ran away from him. it hurt him But he still maintained contact w/ me. Oneday he called and said...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Most who are older are jerks too. Some aint. Blue collar has best bipeds. But respect is earned. And few realize that. Society let them think its seniority. But...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Just because you may not like a person, or your opinions and beliefs differ doesn't mean you have a right to be disrespectful. There is plenty of ways you can express yourself to...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I'm feeling really upset right now. I feel like I'm just an object to men. Someone they can just come back to if they want to get laid or something.. I genuinely want to be more...
    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My brother. I think this is his 5th time to. When he was 13 he slit his wrists and then developped a nerve condition. When he was 15 he locked himself in his room with a gun but...
    QuinnStew QuinnStew 13-15, F Jul 28

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    I advise you to stop sharing your dreams with people who try to hold you back, even if they're your parents because if you're the kind of person who senses there's something out...
    bitchybitchlike bitchybitchlike 18-21, F Aug 2

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    Today I was reading about some stories of bullying and how people react on it! I came to very bad conclusion of how people end up killing themselves 😭😔, it's really a big...
    Romyyy Romyyy 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Love and Like. how different they are.. when you love something, you'll always contain that feeling. if you find that arguable then you've never loved. ill prove it. when you...
    findsomethinginhope findsomethinginhope 22-25, F Aug 14

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    Dear anyone going through hard times, I promise you that you can get through it. Some people wont like you, but don't let those people have your attention when there are better...
    ThatGirlAhtumn ThatGirlAhtumn 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    So many on here do not. There is nothing to be proud about being the other woman or bit on the side. Both need to respect themselves more and he needs to respect his wife or...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F Aug 5

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    Your faith is part of your identity. So, naturally, I respect you. Personally, I am agnostic but that does not mean I am ignorant to the possibility of a deity etc I always wonder...
    RetroGamingGuy RetroGamingGuy 31-35, M Aug 10

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    I am respected by my man. I prefer to keep myself pure, and he respects me and will wait for us to consummate.
    sanarirachel sanarirachel 31-35, F Aug 12

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