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I Don't Like Artificial Smells

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    What Defines Stinky? Artificial Perfumes Make Me Sick!!

    I have an acute sense of smell, but the worst smells are artificial perfumes. They assault my senses and if I am around them for more than a few minutes, I get a migraine.  People don't get it. I ask them to please not wear these fragrances when they visit me, and they...
    Moonlightdreamer Moonlightdreamer 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2010

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    Been Allergic For Years

    One day in 8th grade I was in my Language Arts class when I went to the cabinet at the front of the classroom to get something from it. (I don't remember what it was now.) My teacher was also the ASB adviser, so she had things in that cabinet that were needed for lunchtime school...
    ellebee816 ellebee816 18-21 Sep 27, 2013

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    They Usually Smell Gross

    i'm not a big fan of citrus smelling freshners. i once put one in my car and about a week later it smelled like rotten fruit. i also find those outdoor smelling ones like fresh rain or mountain breeze rather pungent as well. to me they kind of resemble the scent of burnt...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2007

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    It Sickens Me...

    To smell something that's scented or even "flavored' a certain way (as it will still have a certain smell). Say for instance, you have a pancake/waffle scented candle. (These are actual things- I kid you not.) It will smell like at least two of 3 things: 1) Smells like what it...
    MidKnightStorm13 MidKnightStorm13 22-25, F Mar 22, 2013

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    Don't Wear It, Drink It

    I think to myself everyday... "Find out how toxic that crap you put on your skin really is... go on, take a big swig, you nasty selfish ape. May your children be born with one eye in the middle." I really REALLY hate perfumes, colognes, scented lotions.... oh btw, there's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 14, 2010

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    I Love Natural Smells

    I love the smell of rain,of freshly mowed grass,of the herbs I grow(culinary),fresh flowers. Perfume or any other artificial smell is so strong to me it's almost like a slap in the face. If it's in a store I just walked into I turn around and walk out.If it's in someone's home I...
    Justjoan Justjoan 46-50, F May 26, 2008

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    I Hate When People Wear Too Much Purfume

    It makes me cough and gag and it just smells bad to boot. I don't know where they think smeling like a cosmtics counter is going to get them, other than asked to leave some public places. Do they really smell so bad that this is better? If so then they need to see a doctor. I...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2007

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    Headache

    cologne and perfume are way too strong for me to handle. i get headaches and can't breathe very well. and i always wonder why people insist on wearing it unless they otherwise smell bad. i say take a shower, wear deodorant.
    viceroy647 viceroy647 18-21, F Jun 24, 2008

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    Totally Fab?

    People always think it's weird that I don't wear cologne.  As a gay man, I guess I'm expected to be like "Oh yes, I got this Chanel Lacoste Hilfiger cologne at the Dilliards.  Totally fab!"  I think I'm too much of a hippie, I dunno.  Usually I just...
    istruggle istruggle 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2008

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    That Perfume Makes You Stink

    I have this thing against cologne and perfumes. I think most of them stink and it’s a real turn off. Seriously, who wants to kiss someone’s neck and get a mouth full of rubbing alcohol? It kind of ruins the moment. Not only that, but a person’s natural scent is much more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses May 15, 2012

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    I Enjoy Both Natural and Ar...

    I enjoy both natural and artificial smells, but one must consider that all artificial scents are derived from something that exists naturally.
    SpookyHunter SpookyHunter 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2008

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    Dishwasher Scent

      Was purchased to cover the natural smell of rot that sometimes accumulates in the dishwasher. My flatmate says 'it smells like orange' I say 'it smells like no orange I’ve ever smelt.' And now the smell is there in the kitchen, with every step I make I am forced...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 19, 2007

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    If your asking for my opinion and you don't like when I said you have to deal with it, I don't care.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    because i probably don't like you either i have a very unique personality and it takes a very openminded person to be able to handle being around me
    chaspowell chaspowell 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I don't like my butt on a place that some strangers butt was just on. I use the covers, if they don't have those, I will hover. but most of the time will wait
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    I speak my mind and if u don't like block me but ye some people are just horrible some people are nice but there is this boy that just blocked me just because I started to chat...
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    Life is too short to worry about whether you like me or not. Who cares if you don't, there's probably a good chance that I don't like you either.
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think vulnerability is a mistake most of the time for me. I don't like being vulnerable and allowing others to know how I think and feel. It's a hard enough time getting people...
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    there's one thing that I don't like about myself. and that's being too easily attached to someone. I'm like a bloody leech. easy to attach but hard to release. ps: worst still I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8

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    I don't like anyone touching me, period. Say, save for a few selected people.
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    Petiteblonde Petiteblonde 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    I just don't like the pompus **** for brain ******** that tries to pick a fight with people.
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 24

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    I don't like to talk about my feelings, and instead I let everything pent up and stress me out and make me upset. I've tried to use this site as a way to talk about my feelings and...
    Becky555 Becky555 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't like being skinny I'm slim looking I can't gain weight neither :( I'm one of them blessed people
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mum tries to pressure me into looking a certain way with the way I dress, my hair and my makeup. The last time I let my mum do eye shadow on me, I looked like a clown! What...
    BexBaby84 BexBaby84 31-35, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Him - Hey darlin you know my daughters that I haven't seen in over a decade? Well they are coming to visit! . Me - that's great when? . Him - in 9 days ! . Me - wait that is...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    And I don't see the point of them.
    shadowx1224 shadowx1224 22-25, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Ahhhh!!! Stop!! you don't even know me! You've no right to tell me what to do and what normal!!!!!
    chocolateinmyblood chocolateinmyblood 16-17 13 hrs ago

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    The FightOne Sunday my husband and I spent the day cleaning up an empty house. So full of dust and paint, we were looking forward to a hot shower. Parking the van at a petrol...
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    Walking up the stairs this morning at school, some Senior boy I don't know decided it would be funny for him and his friend to smack my butt since I was waking ahead of them. I...
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