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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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    So fake. People who are positive all the time are just saying in a nice way ' I don't really care about your problems'.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    People like this I would prefer to avoid. They can suck all of the joy out of winning the lottery. I once worked for a Vietnamese Buddhist woman, she was usually so positive and...
    SandyDandy1968 SandyDandy1968 46-50, F 38 mins ago

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    Ugh, for the most part I'm not a competitive person but I'll have these random moments or outbursts that I will become the most competitive person ever and get so worked up over...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I just dislike the word "normal" altogether. If being "normal" is so great, why do I feel so miserable when I attempt to display such behavior? The characteristics of normality...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F Apr 14

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    I'm really competitive in a sport. like basketball, I can be aggressive and start yelling. I can tell people what to do. it's something about the game that I like that gets me...
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I have been call many things ,But not a single person was disproven what a say,I don't hate islam but i dislike it ,I have read the hadiths and Qu'ran and found violence more then...
    Latinboy89 Latinboy89 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Likes: 1. Dragons! They're so cool and cute and are fantastic creatures! 2. Animals in general! Whether real or non-real, they're so cool and unique! And cute as heckle. 3. Magic...
    fireraven23 fireraven23 18-21, M Apr 5

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    When playing sports, my very competitive nature really shows itself! I see the red mist quite often and find it difficult to control my extreme anger when I either lose or don't...
    claire2k claire2k 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I honestly cannot say I dislike many things in life, but this... especially having been on ep the past four years… is something I despise. The chatter of gossip and rumors set...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 12

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    Welcome back Commander Fury, I've missed you! I've been feeling elated these past few days I've almost forgotten how it feels to be furious and annoyed. I don't even know why I...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F Apr 14

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    All. The. Time... when ever I text my "friends" I always text them first.. they never text me first... they always seem like they don't want to talk to me.. I feel like I am...
    Louder4life Louder4life 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I hate small town life! I have been living out of the city since 2012. I started hating it there. I have been back to the city to visit but I am not sure if I would ever want to...
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    This is something that is terrible when a person is falsely accused of something they did not do. They cant find evidence to exonerate them and they are blamed. So many of these...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Ever met someone who has dismissed you at a moments notice upon looking at your appearance. Doesn't personality mean anything nowadays. Ok, I don't have blue eyes and blond hair...
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Here we go. Hi everyone, its nice to meet you. I have some news that I need to tell people, but its very hard for me so i'll start with strangers first... Sorry if you don't care...
    Rowsie Rowsie 18-21, T 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I don't. People are people and they do things differently than us. I don't care that some people may only speak of certain things or date certain people based off of a single...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    I don’t have a lot of people to talk to. Not a lot of people are worth my time.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I knew it was bound to come across insults on here someday. What shocked me the most was it was by someone close to my fathers age. I dislike people who can't control what they say...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I have, several times, suggested to others here to investigate a site called http://secreterotica.com and now deeply regret such action. For some reason I apparently have been...
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    One day, I had a brief conversation with a classmate regarding taking off the frilly edges of notebook paper. I admit, I do not like these, for they look unprofessional and they...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I am androgynous. I dislike when people ask me if I am a male or female. Also when people ask what pronouns to use.
    PoisonousAntidote PoisonousAntidote 18-21, T 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I have a lot to say in relation to this matter. In the beginning, you and your friend have parallel likes and dislikes. Sure, there's a small overlap between the two circles. You...
    mocliamA mocliamA 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Unfortunately I must. I dislike this! I'm doing it for me. I used to be way too nice. Sometimes you need to hurt people in order to help yourself.
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    so... I was bullied past few days. Sigh. Why do people b so mean????? so angry and cold.
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    You are who you are, why would you want to change it? I wish we could all accept ourselves for who we are. I am not one who judges people for what they think, or do (as long as...
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    My sister is one of very few people that beings up hatred in me. And I really hate that she can do that to me. I don't believe in hate, yet when she infiltrates any part of my life...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have always disliked rules and authority as I feel no one has the right to tell others how to live and I have a very good saying for anyone who tries ."Who the hell died and made...
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    LIkES: Mornings without alarm clocks, Rolling thunder, Seeing desire in a lover's eye, Dancing like no ones watching and The sound of waterfalls. DISLIKES: Abandonment, Disloyalty...
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    I don't consider myself to be that old, but I find younger people extremely ageist in their attitudes towards older people, all I can say is I hope they experience the same...
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    A few days ago, having a strong dislike for telemarketers, I answered the call of one. Upon him asking to speak to me, I switched the phone to speaker and pretended to be having...
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    I don't like that the fact that the world is sooooo afraid of homosexuality. They say it's a sin but how is that sin no greater to the sin of rape or abusing a child or murder. The...
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    I can't believe what I learned last night. I'm still to upset!!! 4 in the morning and I cannot sleep! It's a free country. but stupid, lazy *** people do not need to breed!! Very...
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    This Is Me I am a nudist, naturist however you want to put it .I am more comfortable naked than clothed .I enjoy the company of other people and love to hear about other cultures...
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    You know that awesomely ****** feelings when you hve to be fair n just defending a not fully guilty jerk you almost hate?!!! yeah almost hate.. like the dislike scale is on the...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I do not like it nor can stand it whatsoever .. Also animal abuse it irritates me so much it's like why do people like that even exist
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    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So most people that don't know me think I am quiet and sweet. After you start to talk to me you realize I'm actually rather snarky kinda rude (if I don't like something) ad rather...
    Lilwolfgal22 Lilwolfgal22 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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