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I Don't Give Up Easily, Get Offended Easily

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    Getting Offended? It's Not My Style!

    I don't remember the last time I was offended.   I have firm boundaries, not fuzzy ones, so in any interaction I take responsibility for myself, what I do and what I say.  If it all goes pear shaped, I won't be blaming anyone but myself ..... And I will probably...
    javeachica javeachica 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    It Takes a Lot..

    It takes a lot to offend me so feel free to share anything with me.  I also won't give up if you need me.  I will stick by you until the darkness passes.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    I don't forgive and forget easily is a misconception. I don't forgive and forget at all. I am sorry but this stop has but one chance. Life is too short, mistakes I can stand...
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    I don't take compliments. This is my first shared experience. Whenever someone, especially someone not in my social circle, gives me a compliment I don't believe them, and...
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    ****BARE-LY THERE**** 1. With dresses. Decent, knee-length to ankle length ones. Not with mini dresses. Don't want any accidental flashing or advertising to the world that i'm...
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    I don't know when this happened. Maybe, I blindly let it happen, Blissfully surrounded by a false sense of Security. Maybe, I tried to fight it. I don't know. My friends and I...
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    I don't know why I never look into anyone's eyes during a conversation. It just feels wrong to me. I feel like I'm staring. Maybe it's because I'm an artist, and the main focus of...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F Oct 1

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    First off I am not someone to join a forum like this I usually keep things private, but I am interested in other peoples views especially women. I am a married man with 2 kids...
    Henjo24 Henjo24 26-30, M 8 Responses Oct 9

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    I know this is a problem and probably the reason guys loved me in high school and older men love me, and guys who want to get serious don't. I can't share as easily, I pick and...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    Few people that I used to hand out together, they all leave me to somewhere that I can't visit them easily. I'm alone again in this foreign country. Strangers walk past me on the...
    exsunshinelover exsunshinelover 22-25, F Oct 3

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    It is very easy to judge others and to remain angry with them for good reasons but have you ever stopped to think how you feel when you hold a grudge against someone. I've been...
    Morenita79 Morenita79 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    I'm not Jesus and I don't have Alzheimer's!that just about says it all
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Oct 18

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    In an Where Are They Now exclusive interview with Oprah, Raven Symone stated that she didn't like to be labeled as gay and she didn't identify with being "African-American" she's...
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    Oh my God, can we please talk about this? When I see a perfectly good man holding open the door for me, I am reminded that I am still a woman and feminism has not yet eradicated...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 72 Responses Oct 13

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    I don't even think about it or even if a woman hold the door for me I don't care if a man or a woman holds the door for me I say thank you I don't think too much about it
    liajip liajip 13-15, F Oct 14

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    Ever since me and my husband went on our first date he has always gotten my car door or any door that I walk through if he's with me. I've never had this with anyone else and I...
    Adpatrick Adpatrick 22-25, F Oct 13

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    While listening and philosophising to the vastness of Metal, going through hours of Total War Shogun 2 and Shadow of Mordor, and working out like a man possessed, I realized that I...
    TheManInBlack1836 TheManInBlack1836 18-21, M Oct 4

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    I may easily forget but i'd never forgive someone who have done something wrong to me or hurt me in any way.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    I've known too many people give too much away about who they are and what they think. People, rightly or wrongly, formulate easily held opinions on you when you do that. So I try...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 21 hrs ago

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    or pulls out my chair or holds my bags. Or Pays for me sometimes. I like feminism and do believe that women should have equal pay, right to work, have her own separate finances...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I think everyone should hold the door for everyone else, regardless of gender, age or race. And I practise what I preach. Never once has anyone seem offended, but often people are...
    jginaus jginaus 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Why would I be offended? It's a sign of respect
    itsjustme11119 itsjustme11119 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Offended?? No way ! They should be commended! Chivalry is alive but on the endangered list.
    AsteriasAura AsteriasAura 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    People get offended by this...... **** YOU FEMINAZIS.
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I am interested in personality. Gender isn't a hindrance for me. I love woman just as well as I love men. I can easily find the beauty in woman and a man. What's in your heart...
    unsociablex unsociablex 18-21, F a week ago

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    Here at [school], I am in a place of judgment. I am truly reminded of how I am not of this planet, not truly of this race. I do not have strong connections with any beings here; or...
    ansiktetledsen ansiktetledsen 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Isn't that what they're supposed to do?
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 20 Responses Oct 12

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    Why would I? I would smile and say thank you and have hope again that chivalry isn't dead.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    unless he let's the for slam in someone else's face to do it for me. OK, maybe that doesn't happen to me that often but I have seen guys open doors for pretty girls and leave old...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 1 Response Oct 13

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    Life is too short, and filled with woes. But listening to what others say is the best you can do. Agreement isn't necessary.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Oct 13

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    Nah dude I'm a relaxed person
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M Oct 1

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    Used to. But even those who swore to never lie or betray you and "you can trust them" change. I've learnt to build a wall up and to be wise. Even with those I love
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 4 Responses Oct 12

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    I'm typically forgiving when it comes to small things. I can get upset quickly but then forgive after about 5 minutes. But if I put my trust in you and you betray me in any way, I...
    CleverName94 CleverName94 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's just common courtesy. And I hold out doors for other people too, whether they are male or female. It just feels like the polite thing to do.
    WinterSoldierBucky WinterSoldierBucky 13-15, F Oct 13

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    Both male and female do it here. You must be way in over your head if this offense you. :/
    PanicDream PanicDream 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I must be a real lady, because almost every guy I know would hold a door for me or stay away and let me walk in first. Maybe it's the guys I know, they are such gentlemen.
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I guess I'm old fashioned like that. I like it when a man is a real man. Not some lazy abusive scumbag.
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 13

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    Why would I? He's just being nice. I'm pretty sure he's aware that I can actually open them myself if need be.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Oct 13

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    Peoe hold doors for everyone... It's polite... How can people be dumb enough to hit realize this.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    Best thing in the world for me. My ex never opened the door while my best guy friend will rush to make sure I never have to open it.
    Evain121 Evain121 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Just stretched my septum piercing! Come check out the video & my YouTube channel! www.YouTube.com/1996Ashley
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Oct 13

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    Nope. Me thinks wow a peer who remembered. Courtesy is humane. Humans were created to be humane.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Oct 19

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    Civility and counters should never be lost for the sake of an 'ism' even feminism. If a guy holds open the door he is not saying I'm weak, or that he desires anything of me, he is...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 19

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    I don't give up easily, but I have essentially been bashing my head into a brick wall when it comes to this girl. I really don't want to, but I don't know what else to do at this...
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I don't give up so it's hard to know when it's time to let go. For me failure is never an option.
    Toyies Toyies 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 2