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I Dislike Overly Competitive People

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    I have a hard time with competitive people.  I personally believe being competitive is poor self-esteem.  When I say competitive, I mean when someone tries to beat you at everything thinking s/he is the best or better OR if you have something, they need buying the same thing...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 17, 2011

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    Hippy Banters

    I think it is safe to say that confidence is widely considered an attractive attribute. There is something comforting and reassuring about someone who is confident but there is a point where they start toying with the Dark side. I have no problem with confident people, I even...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 29, 2010

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    Is Competition Linked To Personal Unresolved Issues?

    The reason why I am writing in here is that after almost two years of nightmare, I cannot figure out if I'm a competitive person myself or I've been a victim of unfair play created by a highly competitive person. Like all people I have been jealous about petty things, but...
    TinaLeMar TinaLeMar 26-30 Aug 16, 2011

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