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I Don't Know When to Shut Up Or If I Should Shut Up At All

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    Should STFU, But Have to Be Reminded...CONSTANTLY

    So I talk to my very best friend a lot on IM and when we have the chance to hang out and after 5½ years, we get to know each other's mannerisms, quirks, what have you.  Some complete strangers have even said that we are more like a couple when we in fact aren't...
    IceColdHeart IceColdHeart 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    If I Just Kept It Zipped, Maybe......

    ......we would not fight. My husband likes a drink. O.k fine no problem. but I have to moniter the amount he has, if I don't he just keeps going........ It's then when I open my mouth, I do it all the time knowing how it will turn out but I can't stop myself I'm so...
    Mehonestly Mehonestly 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2009

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    Why Didn't I Just Agree...

    I unfortunately do not know when to shut up. I got into an argument with my mother and now she says we have to get rid of our bunny or she will set if free.......I love my bunny so so so so much. This is all my fault..
    Weezerdw Weezerdw 18-21 Sep 20, 2012

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    Oops!

    I suffer from "foot-in mouth" disease! lol. So, I often don't know when to quit, when I'm ahead. That's pretty apparent on EP! My mother often hates some of the stories I post here! Not just the racy ones or the questionable ones. But the tales of my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 15, 2009

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    Lots of Self-doubt

    Quotation:  It is better to be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt. In that case I need a court jester's hat to carry around with me just in case. I sometimes move my mouth so much, I can't even insert my foot. Yeah, sounds funny, and it is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7, 2009

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