I Do Not Pretend to Like People That I Do Not Like

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    I Don't Pretend

    I don't pretend,I like you,If I don't, What's the point?Foolin' oneself,Wasting time,Better,I think,To be truthful.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Jan 24, 2012

    Not Pretending

    If I don't like somebody,I just act like it. It's really not that hard.You probably should do that.
    Bryceman99 Bryceman99
    13-15, M
    Jun 28, 2009

    Plastic Facade

    I know I am not alone when I say that I hate wasting time with someone who has a plastic facade or is a pathilogical liar. There is nothing I can think of that is worst than spending time with someone you don't like or listening to someone lie to your face. I have had people try...
    craftingnut91 craftingnut91
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2009

    I Have My Own Remote Control For This

    I cant pretend if i don't like you, i wont be rude, i wont be antagonistic i just wont be around you or acknowledge you. Its my choice and in my world people i don't like don't exist. I don't give them a second thought i just don't entertain any thoughts in my head about them as...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    Jun 9, 2009

    I don't care what you have,

    what you could do, what you do or anything else..if I do not like you. I don't like you,and I'm not the kind of person to pretend I do.. First impression usually does it for me and decides if we will continue to be friends/date whatever.. I don't waste my time being fake
    lovelee83 lovelee83
    26-30, F
    Feb 4, 2016


    There aren't many people that I don't like but if you are one of them you certainly know it.  I find it too hard to try to cover up my dislike for some people.  I avoid them and if they bite me then I bite them back.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    9 Responses May 28, 2009

    Am I Too Blunt?

    I just can't act like I care for someone when I don't. I have been accused of being brusque, but I just consider myself to be honest. After all, I am also known to shower some with praise, when deserving.
    jbt4u67 jbt4u67
    46-50, M
    Mar 25, 2013

    I Am Not Afraid To Speak My Mind

    If i don't like somebody i will walk the other way and do my best to stay out of their way. I won't try and please them with my words...of course i know not to over step the mark and i do have manners. I know how to smile when i need to and i know how to be nice when i have to. I...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2013

    What's the Point?

    I don't understand people who pretend to like another. What is the point to it all? I don't make such claims or pretend to like people, if I don't. The reason is, if I don't like a person I pretty much want them to go away! So pretending to like them means that they will stick...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses May 25, 2009

    I Keep An Open Mind

    You're not always going to agree 100% with someone's lifestyle, but I believe in giving a chance to everyone.  Respect differences.  Once I decide I don't like you (I HATE ABRASIVE KNOW-IT-ALLS), I will maintain respect on a human level, but I will NOT kiss ***. I...
    Tbozz Tbozz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2010

    I Just Don't Get It.....

    What i don't get is how can you talk bad about someone all day at work, and then the moment you are off the clock, you and that person are hanging out together, whether it's at a bar or shopping or etc.   I see this happen all the time at work, and i just can't fathom...
    loserinlove loserinlove
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2009

    I'm the most straight up person you will meet .

    . If I don't like you you'll know I don't bother talking to people I don't like it's a waste of time
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree
    22-25, F
    Jan 9, 2014


    I will be polite to you if I don't like you, but I will never, ever pretend to like you or tell you I like you.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2010

    Not even family members.

    .. If I don't like someone... I believe they have a right to know :/ well... In all honesty I really don't want to make the effort to hide it .
    MissLorii MissLorii
    18-21, F
    Apr 2, 2014

    I Won't....

    I am not going to pretend to like someone if I don't like them. I am not like that. I am someone who doesn't agrree with acting like you like someone, even if you don't like them. I am just not one of those two faced people! BroknWings
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 27, 2009

    Dreading the Cubicles Tomorrow

    My office is way too small. I work with someone that is the most annoying, self-pitying, loud mouth person it has been my displeasure to have to listen to (for 10 hours a day!).  I really love my job except for this loud mouth. I know every little drama, we all hear her...
    Debra27 Debra27
    46-50, F
    Jul 12, 2009

    One should not have friends

    because they want to seem more popular, not lonely or have someone to hang out with in idle places during the holidays and post the constant barrage of Instagram pics to tell everyone that they're popular, and then go back to school thinking that they possess an aura that they...
    Shahedansharif Shahedansharif
    18-21, M
    Feb 10, 2016


    If I like you,you will know and feel it and if I don't, I may not tell you directly but you'll know and feel it.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 27, 2010

    Great Big Beautiful Smiles

    I do not pretend to like people who I do not like; it may be regarded as some sort of genetic flaw but I simply cannot do it. If someone deserves respect I will gladly give it, if someone shows sensitivity and kindness I will gladly reciprocate, if someone is a low class ignorant...
    heartprotection heartprotection
    41-45, F
    Jan 2, 2013

    the people who do this very thing,

    are nothing but FAKE.
    myjason myjason
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2016

    So Get Over Yourself!

    The only time I do that is if the person is family and I do it just to keep peace as much as I can at get-togethers.  If I have a CHOICE in whether or not I am going to be your friend, if I choose to be your friend, then I like you.  I am not going to extend...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 19, 2009

    Just Not A Fake Person

    I just can't be fake.  I can't lie to people in any manner.  I wouldn't say that I was rude about it, but don't ask if you don't want the truth.
    miaforfun miaforfun
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2010

    Everyone Deserves a Chance ...

    I have a job which requires me to be very diplomatic and "good with people".  I manage reception for a law office and deal with clients both in person and on the phone all the time.  Most people I come into contact with are very pleasant and some very friendly...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    10 Responses Sep 24, 2009

    It Should Read ... "I'm Not a Bastard" ...

    When I meet anyone, it's brand new, and you take in their first, second, and umpteenth impressions everytime you contact ...  and if it turns out there's a clash, don't make a big deal out of it ...  just distance yourself, is what I've found ...  Lately, I've only...
    gottaBhappy gottaBhappy
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Jun 10, 2009

    Am I The Only One That Finds It Tiring To Be Nice To Annoying People?

     Why do i have to pretend if i really don't like you?? As descent as i like to think i am,i sometimes get to know people i don't like or can't stand.The best i can do is be painfully polite(that type that gets on your nerve)
    mocha39 mocha39
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 20, 2009

    Ohhhh.....thats Why I Have No Friends!

    I used to smile, make small talk and pretend to give a crap about what they said.....then I just stopped. I have been told that I don't look very approachable...........well freakin fine with me. I either really like someone right off, or I don't. I have no problem saying what I...
    hartleybroken hartleybroken
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2010


    I am not going to pretend to like someone if I don't like them. I am not like that. I am someone who doesn't agrree with acting like you like someone, even if you don't like them. I am just not one of those two faced people! If I don't like you, I am not going to act like it. I...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 10, 2009

    The Open Book

    I don't see the point. Why waste energy on a person who is a complete jackass and/or *****. I couldn't even fake kindness in that type of situation. When it comes to negative emotions, I can't compose myself well enough to fake it. I'm an open book, whether I like it or not...
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    But I Do Not Go Out Of My Way To Stir Up A Fight

    I try hard not to deceive myself about what I really think of other people. I try not to deceive them. But I also do not go out of my way to light fires, then pour gasoline on them. So when I have grave reservations about people's characters, I very seldom say so to their faces...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 14, 2011

    Your Feelings...

    Screw them. This may seem harsh, however, if I don't like- expressly dislike- someone, I will not hide my feelings, because I have great reasons for doing so. They have insulted my intelligence, have been rude, or slighted me in some other way. I'm pretty observant, so not much...
    MidKnightStorm13 MidKnightStorm13
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2013

    Be Honest!

    While I agree the social convention of being polite in company,  I make no apology for of pretending to like someone who I don't remotely. If you ask for my opinion you get it!
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda
    36-40, F
    Jul 23, 2009

    This Is Why I Need a New Place to Work

    There's this guy where I work, Dan, and he has to be the most annoying person I have ever met in my life. He walks around and pretends to do work, he's whiny, and he'll say the same thing over and over again until you acknowledge what he said. I had to work an 8 hour...
    immaheidi immaheidi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2009

    Sorry I Just Don't....

    I just don't act like I care about people that I don't, I don't act like I am friends with people, who I really don't like! I hate when people do that, and I am not going to do it to someone. I am not going to sugar coat things. I hate when people act like they like somoene, when...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 17, 2010

    Why Waste Your Time and Mine

    I'm not lets say, judgmental, HOWEVER, I tend to not like quite a few people. Ok, make that very many. Not for any reasons that feed into cockiness, but a simple case of, we just don't get along. I try to be the easiest person to get along with, but I can't stand the...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami
    22-25, F
    Jul 27, 2009
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree
    22-25, F
    Dec 16, 2013
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