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I Dislike Overly Competitive People

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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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    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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    Competitive

    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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    I live in a competitive town. I have lived here for 25 years. It helps to have down time. It helps to have people who live outside this town to compare notes with. It is nice to be...
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    This month, the month of December, have been a very depressing month for me and my heart. The pain keeps on coming every single damn day. I find it hard to hide the pain away...
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    Assam violence toll mounts to 75.The death toll in Tuesday night’s terror attacks by militants of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (Songbijit) on Adivasi villages and in...
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    When people get to know me and we're having a conversation about first meeting, people usually say that they thought I was mean or something along those lines... Me, I don't have a...
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    Yes I do very much so - Not only had we thought about ..but we have adopted too. Granted it was something we had to think about for sometime, as adoption involves not just...
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    (please excuse any typographical errors, illogical sentence structuring, or just plain illogicality in general. At the time of my posting of this, it was rather late relative to my...
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    It is when I find myself being negative that I dislike myself. Example, getting jealous. Jealousy or envy is such a pathetic and waste-of-energy human emotion. It eats away at your...
    mercifulpennies mercifulpennies 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I don't feel like anyone understands or even cares :/ I'm majorly depressed about everything and get so overly sensitive over everything. It will never go away, I'm sympathetic and...
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    Sometimes I strongly dislike little kids and Im like damn why would you ever have kids, but at the end of the day you can't help but love em :)
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    I have had enough of people, especially males, who assume that just because Im a TransFemale, that Im interested in men, Im not, Im only interested in Females, both as friends...
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    In a way I like it why not I had a friend but we don't really see each other as much anymore but we still text but we are the complete opposite in style, likes, disliked, music...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I don't see the point in having to be the centre or attention why? I get some people may have some issues and crave attention but when people lie about things to get sympathy or to...
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    I dislike it. A lot. But recently this guy who I knew for years decides to show interest in me. At first I didn't like the guy. He wasn't exactly my type. But we started hanging...
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    I'm turning 30 next week I see people pitty me because I'm single I feel pressure to marry have kids I don't want to do it till it feels right.I don't want to be a statistic...
    Confused848 Confused848 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    All the time people say "calm down, calm down" i hare it, it dosent make me calm down, maybe if you say it in a extremely silly way i will
    Pot1023 Pot1023 13-15, M Dec 3

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    Well, at least this isn't anonymous, but I do have a question/ confession. How do you avoid turning into your parents? They are mostly good people minding their own business...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    You know what I dislike when males call me "girl" they know my name but continue to call me "girl" and when I confront them about it.. They stop and when they try to get my...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Dec 17

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    Helping people pertained to bullying me in many occasions Thanks
    2hookers224 2hookers224 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I went for F1 race and I saw two people making out in front of me. Eck, so awkward...
    Firepaws Firepaws 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Especially post Christmas !! Some people don't have a clue what it does to those who experienced a sad Christmas. Like me.
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think I need to get serious with my life. I find myself falling into a state where I tell myself "man, I wish I had a girlfriend", or "man, I wish I had a more cut body instead...
    Okami890 Okami890 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    i dont care if your black or white or any race, because its about whats on the inside i mean some people are really insecure because people dont wanna accept them how they are when...
    ilovemyhaters ilovemyhaters 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    lmao.... hell most people don't even know
    TEMPOLTON TEMPOLTON 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    some people are living a life out of any goals, out of any values in mind, out of any higher mind's state.....to die or to be born? what is the problem of some of us? is honesty...
    ElliasA ElliasA 18-21, M 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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