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I Don't Add People to My Circle Just Because They Add Me

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    I don't know what kind of habit some people

    have here...if we don't chat together before I won't add you *sigh* I am tired of those people ...for me it's kind of rude :/ If you are just trying to have friends on your list don't count me in I add people only if I talked to them. (u_u)
    JaneSerenity JaneSerenity 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I check them out first.

    And when it comes to guys I always check their profile first. I don't add the ones that constantly only add females to their circle
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28

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    What's the point of adding someone to your

    circle when you don't have any stories to share? That's the point of this site o_0.
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 2 Responses May 16

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    to add some one to my circle I have to feel I

    have some type of connection with them
    garcia127 garcia127 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Before I Add You....

    Men- comment on a story or blog...let me know why you want me to add you. Just because i love sex doesn't mean Im going to add a lotion random guys..if tout show a real interest in me i will consider adding u...if u don't post any comments or send me a message...youwwill be...
    darkangel6977 darkangel6977 22-25, F 8 Responses May 15, 2013

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    I don't always add people back

    who add me I get random people added me to their circle every other day and nothing against the members but most people who add me I find their profiles are distasteful for my liking or I don't add back because I do not want to be friends with a person just to be in their big...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    My cirlce is for friends I found here.

    If I add someone I want to chat with him and get to know him. If you want to be added talk to me let us get to know each other and so on and if I trust you we can be friends. Not sooner!
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F Jul 6

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    You have to legitimately talk to me.

    I'm not adding some random person when I haven't had a legit conversation with them; I only want FRIENDS in my circle, and I don't really know how you can be friends with someone if you haven't actually talked to them. And no, "Hi" and "Hi, how are you?" don't count.
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I don't get why people add me without ever

    saying a thing first.i dont know you and you have never interacted with me on E.P. could you at least say something? otherwise- bye bye
    xkmb xkmb 51-55 16 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    I don't just add random people to my circle.

    I only add people that I can have a decent conversation with or do a good turn by me. I didn't come to EP to become popular, I came here to have good conversations with people and to connect with those similar to me XD
    Niemadde Niemadde 18-21, M Jul 23

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    I dont add men at all

    as they all only want to talk about one thing and most start off by sending me inappropriate pictures, I will add most females and Transgenders but only after I have checked their profiles
    SeptGurl2015 SeptGurl2015 46-50, T 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I have many 'fans'. I've been added to

    so many peoples' circle, but I've never really heard from them. Except to randomly heart one of my stories. It's like big brother watching you times 100 and rising, lol. I've made the effort to extend a warm hello to these individuals, but a good number of them don't respond...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    If your 40-50 year old i don't add you in my

    circle. Sometimes I don't even add 30-39 year old because they talk about s-E-x all the time. Go find a lady in real life Stop using internet girls. Just because you added me doesn't mean I'm going to add you.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 Responses May 2

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    If you see my lists of fans.

    You will know that I did not just add them because they had me. I am selective now.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm always put off when I get added to

    someone's circle who hasn't had a single conversation or contact with me. If you cannot bother to extend a greeting and a sentiment of why we should consider to be friends, how can you possibly expect me to be comfortable with you lurking about? That's just creepy (and one step...
    storyteller4u2 storyteller4u2 51-55, M 10 Responses Jun 11

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    Its crazy to be added without knowing me Why

    Add then not message? I don't get it
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 9

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    My Circle

    sorry for anyone who is trying to add me to their circle, my previous account got hacked into so i am being careful from now on and only adding people i know and can trust. therefore i want to keep my circle small and will not be accepting many requests, i hope you will...
    georgeE16 georgeE16 22-25, M 6 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    I actually need to feel like our conversations

    can go beyond small talk if not then you'll never get into my circle unless you're there to listen or read my story's. Its not i dislike people who can't go beyond small talk but i need more then just a hello to want to have you on my list and talk.
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 4 Responses May 13

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    I won't add someone that I've never spoken to

    before or never comments or even reads my stories. If they can't take the time to get to know me then why add them as a friend? Also, the profiles with no stories and little content and lots of mature content. Sorry, but I'm not adding you. I will make an exception sometimes if...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    If You Want Me to Add You...

    Why not comment my stories or something first?  Get to know someone before you just add them to your circle.  And like most of the other females in this group, I'm more selective with males.
    ChevyGirl ChevyGirl 18-21, F 14 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    I am not looking for quantity.

    I desire quality in my circle. I want to connect with people, and I welcome messages. The experience project has been a place where honesty is what I value and display - and I understand that isn't for everyone. I often remove fans. I also reserve the right to remove anyone from...
    FindmeHoldmeLoveme FindmeHoldmeLoveme 18-21 1 Response Jul 7

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    I do not understand why people randomly add's

    you to their circle without ever talking, saying a word to that person. And some who never writes anything, is it just to show off, "hey, i got alot of people in my circle, talk to me!" what is the point of adding someone that you never have or will talk to?
    EverythingAndAnything EverythingAndAnything 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    I have 0 people in my circle.

    I'm going to add 10 people tonight. Like this if you want to be in my circle. The first 10 will be added
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 25

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    I believe in getting to know someone

    before blindly adding to my circle. It tends to stay small because people come and go so often. I will not add someone just because they add me in first 10 min. Those tend to never work out for the best.
    Jamestone73 Jamestone73 41-45, M 3 Responses May 6

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    The amount of people

    that just randomly add others surprises me. I mean, what's the point of adding people you haven't even talked to, or will never talk to. And then when you go to their profile and see, they've added 20-ish people in a matter of 10 minutes. Wow. Aha this isn't Facebook/Instagram...
    lifetime201 lifetime201 16-17, M 6 Responses Jul 18, 2014

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    I'm not going to add people

    so I can have the most friends. I'm here for a reason and that is to interact and talk to genuine people. I want friendships.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    If there's little or no mutual experiences in

    common, there's a very good chance I won't be adding you back.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Also I do not reply to people

    who just say "hi" or "hello". Give me a question or something interesting to reply to.
    leanr15 leanr15 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Truth is I usually add people

    who added me to their circle and immediately say thanks to them. But if they do not respond to my message, they actually are not interested to be friends....so I delete them.
    ab2x2 ab2x2 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I will be VERY selective

    when it comes to who I add to my circle. And I am NOT interested in adding men. I deal with enough of them in my real life.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 19

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    Why? Well when someone adds me to their

    circle I take the time to check out their profile. If there is anything I see there which catches or ‘grabs’ my attention then they are definitely in. But all too often, all I find a very long list of chosen experiences… but no written actual experiences. A large number...
    Alexandra4u Alexandra4u 41-45, F 10 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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    If you are a man do not add me,

    do not text me, do not make me have to block and or report you. And if you are unable to understand the above, please don't whine too much when you find yourself blocked and or reported.
    kneebreaker kneebreaker 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Sorry, but I don't! I did add back a lot

    when I'd just joined but then I found they were "friend collectors" who didn't interact or they were after dirty chat (which I'm definitely not!) so I've shrunk my circle a lot and I'll only add people back if we talk on Q+A or a story and I like you.
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 3

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    I wouldn't blindly start associating with

    someone on the street, it takes a concerted effort to prove it's worth the time and emotion to add a connection.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7

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    To be honest. i have to really like you to add

    you to my circle. once i add you we're like family and you better keep in touch -.-....I've added ppl just because they asked me to add them. im not doing that anymore lol
    Sillylilyxoxo Sillylilyxoxo 18-21, F 4 Responses May 2

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    woah woah!stop adding me people.

    i want you to know you before you add me to your circle. my profile is not a pack of oreo which you could add in your tray!!
    notjustarandomgirl notjustarandomgirl 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I Don't

    I get a fair amount of friend requests but I don't add people to my circle just because they add me.If we have nothing in common I won't add someone.  If they never comment on a story of mine, I will not add them.Also, if the person is a member of a bunch of sexually-oriented...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    I am sorry I am not snobby

    but we have to have something in common and I will also not add you if You wear diapers/like poop You are an 18 yr old whose whole profile is about Milf's, Cougars, and Sugar Mommas You are a female who is collecting friends for no other reason than to be popular More than 50...
    HeSetsMeOnFireAhh HeSetsMeOnFireAhh 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Really. I don't. I also don't answer random

    messages from people if I'm not in the mood or add people just because the posted "add me" on my white board. You are doing well if I ask "why"?
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 8 Responses May 30, 2014

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    I always look at the profile first.

    Just to be safe. And dude, talk to me man. I aint gonna eat ya.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 30

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    I have to have somethings in common.

    .just because a random person wants to add me doesn't mean anything to me. They will remain a fan instead. I have at least 15 people as friends and that's how i like it.
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I started out just politely adding most of the

    people who added me to their circles to be nice. I am now realizing that there are some people I don't feel comfortable adding, and so I am going through my list and revising it.
    StarryEyesKimber StarryEyesKimber 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 2 Responses May 8

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