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I Do Not Believe Everything I'm Told

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    Once Bitten Twice Shy

    The more you lie...the more you need to think of another lie to cover the one before... How much memory bank can one has in the brain to accomodate all these lies..? How often can you remind yourself what you have told me to ensure the next story said will not bust the lie...
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F Nov 19, 2009

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    Like Some of What Is Being Said About the Flu

    if it is that deadly in mexico,it by all logic should be here in the u.s i belive they are delibriately under counting how many have it here so people would not panic.i belive the number is higher.i just hope it is not as bad as some say.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 29, 2009

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    I'm Tired Of Being Fooled

    i believe that a wise man believes only 50 percent of the information that he is told especially when it came from a not so trusted source (people personally, not media like televisions, radios, books). why?! i always got tricked on lies and jokes, andi think its not funny.i...
    mhel0w8 mhel0w8 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    I Don't Believe Everything I'm Told

    I don't believe everything I'm told.  Sometimes I can tell if someone is lieing by their body language.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Jan 4, 2012

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    Because I Know Better Than That

    dont believe everything your told because people dont always tell you the truth they could lie to you to make you feel better but it only hurts you in the end
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F Jan 3, 2011

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    Prove It Buster!

    I trust very quickly, but don't play me for a soft target. If you are clearly lying, I can usually tell... it's called "wise biatches intuition".
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    In Fact...

    I don't believe most of what I'm told.  Especially if it's a good thing about me.
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F Feb 21, 2010

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    And...

    It can be quite infuriating to those I communicate with or am close to. I have trust issues with what I am told.  I have been told lies many times and I also have seen things being covered up. I have journalistic training and an already suspicious mind at that time, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 10, 2008

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    Not Too Much Anymore

    I've learned that truth is presented not in the actual words used but in the way they are presented.  If you look beyond the words for the feelings and emotions you will find the true meanings of the individual speaker or writer. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 27, 2008

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
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    A ran done piece of advice I got from a drunk: "Don't believe anything you are told and don't believe half of the things you see."
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm wondering if there's a clean relationship between a boy and girl !!
    Fatemah97 Fatemah97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I'm sure I just met my soul mate and For the first time in my life I'm going to do something crazy.. And drop everything to chase him! Here goes nothing.
    LindyC23 LindyC23 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I did not write the following but it is a great take on what an open marriage is like and what it should be like. I found this article at Salon.com. What I learned from dating...
    sosexyincolo sosexyincolo 36-40 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I am truly proud to be a Muslim because I know Islam is the right religion and I am on the right path. Islam is the second largest religion in the world and the fastest growing...
    khaalleed khaalleed 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    After amazing holiday in Florida America I came back to England to find my home had been flooded me my parrents had move into a hotel while house rebuilt where I met Emma . Emma...
    frodo26 frodo26 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have been told many times by people I am very good looking...but I don't get it.All my life I was an outsider yet knew everyone and got along,just never fit a click.So loner...
    Bawbs Bawbs 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hi EP! I'm new here I just want to share an experience of mine. Two years ago, exactly the Day before Christmas, I boarded a flight to New York for the holidays. Before the door...
    Joyfulone1 Joyfulone1 36-40, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I went through a divorce,3yrs now!day one,I felt as if I wasn't going to make it!3 yrs later,I'm doing better than ever.
    dafalcon dafalcon 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Since i found this group, i suppose i'll tell my story now. -- "Ever since i was a little child, i loved to go to the forest with me and mom, i was fascinated by everything that...
    MilotheCat MilotheCat 13-15, M Sep 2

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    I'm not one of these girls who needs a man. I'm someone who is aware they have someone out there who loves them and I currently still believe in that. I'm fading fast though. I'm...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Sep 17

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    My husband & I have had numerous separations in our 27 year marriage. He recently confessed that the only reason he allowed me back into his home is due to pity. I was shocked by...
    MyLife59 MyLife59 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 22

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    I got a job offer at a dental office! It's funny though because I've been signed up with this staffing agency for months and nothing. And I finally get a job at a fast food place...
    weeniegirl weeniegirl 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    constantly searching for what I can't see feeling lost inside and at odds with the world around me haven't found a balance between hope and pain Gradually making myself insane...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    constantly searching for what I can't see feeling lost inside and at odds with the world around me haven't found a balance between hope and pain Gradually making myself insane...
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    constantly searching for what I can't see feeling lost inside and at odds with the world around me haven't found a balance between hope and pain Gradually making myself insane...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure if I'm bi or not. But about a year ago, I started feeling really strongly for my (female) best friend. One of my other friends introduced me to her, and we got really...
    skywords skywords 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been with my girlfriend for almost 7 months now and I know that you mind find it stupid that I'm being so serious about her, since I am only 15, but I really love her and I...
    Geonite Geonite 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    My coworker Tim and I became very close in the past month. When he first started working at my store, the security guard and I had a lot of fun at his expense because we thought he...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I'm not gonna judge anyone of you, you have your reasons. I talked for a girl (or he/she/it) for a whole year before I found out that this person was fake. Found her on a gay site...
    Revelations90 Revelations90 22-25, F Sep 18

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    This is not the way it was supposed to go. I'm Rosalind (21 years old) and I have been with my boyfriend Benvolio (22 years old) for 6 months. Not incredibly long of a...
    ReservedRosalind ReservedRosalind 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have told a female friend after she admitted to me that she too loves being naked.
    johnd411 johnd411 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Where do I begin? The depression? My waning eye-sight? No, none of that matters in the long run, I guess. I grew up (am growing up) in a decently rough home. The kind where not...
    JoeOfTheMeek JoeOfTheMeek 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I have told many others that I am a nudist and go nude around my house with my family. I have told girlfriends, coworkers, when I was working, and even a few females from my...
    nudistwifeandmother nudistwifeandmother 41-45, F 7 Responses Sep 19

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    I always say I'm fine. Even when I am not. What concern is it of the asker anyway? I groomed myself from a young age to be completely self-reliant for all my mental, emotional and...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F Sep 21

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    Today people are actually believing me. Im flat out not having a good day and people go how are you and I'm like I'm good and they believe it. I must be that good at hiding it now...
    suchi715 suchi715 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You ever get the feeling like you are on borrowed time? I do, I have been depressed all my life with the exception of the last two years. These last two years have been amazing...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    He is insane. But i'm too so it works better. And we are kind of together. No we are not. It's funny, really, because in one way we are just really ******* good friends and in the...
    ChlaraX ChlaraX 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    When you ramble on about anything and everything as much as I do, there is bound to be a lapse in the clarity of communication somewhere, and my tendency towards flippancy and...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 4

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    Today I had the need to write and get a lot of pain and hurt off my chest, The way my son died was so dam tragic , I just can't STILL believe there is that kind of a people out...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Sep 5

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    I'm just so tired. I'm a failure, everything I do, is like, bullshit. I wanna be a singer, have my own boyband (I'm a girl and want to be a vocalist for a guys band) But I'm just...
    mariaedwards mariaedwards 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    i can't believe i'm deeply depressed again... i guess i was just holding my depressed feelings down so now they're stronger, 0 days clean... again...
    jayissosadlike jayissosadlike 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I know I'm young but I met this guy who told me he was under house arrest. It was around May when he told me that his next trail was on September and he wasn't really sure of the...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    the other night I was told by an RA at my university that she lived what I wore. I was just walking back to my table after getting some water and the RA walked up to me and said...
    TransAsian TransAsian 26-30, T 2 days ago

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