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I Don't Like Confrontations But Stand Up For What I Believe

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    Don't Get Me Going..

    I will listen but if someone is trodding on my beliefs..I ill..ahem..debate them...or if they are trying to mentally push me around...
    txwoman2 txwoman2 36-40, F Feb 12, 2010

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    It Has...

    This has evolved within me.  I tend to avoid conflict, however if something is concerned with beliefs and principles, I will stand up for them.  It can be sometimes a weakness, as I still try to stand up against arrogance and opinions that will not change, as they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 30, 2008

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    You Gotta Fight For Your Right

    i think it takes alot of courage to be non confrontational especially if you really are
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2009

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    Drama.

    I Hate Getting In Fights Or Arguing With People. Most Of The Time I Just Walk Away. And I Dont Get In An Argument Unless i Know I Am Right.     I Always Stand Up For What I Believe.
    cry7 cry7 22-25, M Feb 27, 2009

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    Conflict Resolution

    I never finished my degree, but when I was going to school, my major was communications.  I took a course in Conflict Resolution and Mediation.  I loved this course! I learned how to help solve a conflict between myself and others, and how...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    No Sense...

    ...having a belief without the will to stand up for it. I hate conflict... but I will stand up for what is right, even in the face of conflict. My beliefs would not mean that much to me if I was willing to see them trampled upon! But beyond that, I am very...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Sep 9, 2009

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    Hate It

    I hate conflict but there comes a time when you have to stand up for what is right.  I will always stand up for the underdog.  I will always stand up for abused persons.  I will always stand up for children. There are many things I believe in and will risk the...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    Reluctantly, But It Must Be Done

    i don't like arguments. i don't like confrontation.   " If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything".   i definitely have beliefs and principles that i will stand up for, whenever and wherever the situation demands it. i will also stand...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 5 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    I Have To...

    I don't enjoy arguments or confrontations... I suffer from anxiety, so these two things makes things difficult for me and send me into panic attacks and have my life spiraling out of control. Sleepless nights, lots of tears, not eating, and jumpy too. :-( So, I try to avoid both...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 20, 2008

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    I Stand Up For What I Believe.

    I don't push my beliefs on other people but when I feel like my toes are getting stepped on I will say something. One thing that bothers me, for example, is how some people are offended by stuff like people celebrating Christmas or other holidays. I think everyone should be free...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2010

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    To A Degree

    In short, I am not one to rock the boat but if my back is against the wall, regardless of the consequence, I will fight you. If I am threatened in any way, even if I have no chance of success, I will fight to the death. Of course, if I am not effected either way, and its just a...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper 26-30, M Dec 20, 2011

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    Do Not Like Them...but Force Me......and You Will Not Like It!!

    I do not like confrontations....but someone forces me to be in them...well it will be your loss, I will fight to the bitter end, stand up for my self to the end. If one puts me in that situation, you better be ready for one hell of a fight, I do not back down for anything if I am...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Aug 23, 2010

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    I don't know why but I hate asking people to do me a favor or help me. I dread it. I'd rather saw my right arm off than ask someone to do something for me. I really need to get...
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    I hate that I care so Much for that one person and they don't give a crap about me but I act like everything is ok but deep down all I want is them to be called theirs but I know...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
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    AM I A SCROOGE? Christmas for me has become, in the passed few years a major downer. It's not that I think that Christmas is stupid, I just can't seem to enjoy it anymore. When...
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    I never liked myself but now I can't stand myself, not just because of my repulsive appearance, but bc of how manipulative and twisted I am..
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    We ain't cool. I'm not your babe, hun, sweetie, cutie, honey, pop tart, sugar plum fairy. Whatever! I don't know you like that ma'am/sir.
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    I'm seeing a lot of female users getting obsessed about bewbs and everything, photoshopping their bewbs just to attract attention - this is what turned EP right upside down! I...
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    I don't mind a hand squeeze every now and then, but no I don't generally like to hold hands...unless it's with small children. There is something so sweet when my little students...
    HeavensSkies HeavensSkies 26-30, F Dec 18

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    I hate going to church now I hate it so much. I hate it because all they ever do is sit songs for 85 percent of them time and barely preach and when they preach, they're preaching...
    uh2behonest uh2behonest 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    They tend to be loud, they have nothing sensible to say, they act or are stupid, they are selfish and self-centered, many of them don't have the sense to stay out from behind the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    Please.. Don't even bother trying to offend me/hurt my feelings, belittle me...it just won't work-_-. You end up just wasting your time, and I just continue being content. :)
    TrixtenB TrixtenB 22-25, F Nov 29

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    Almost half a year ago, my ex tried to kill me. He is doing it to countless other victims and I'm going to stop him. I don't want revenge, what he did showed me I needed to change...
    KWsuperstar KWsuperstar 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I was speaking to a friend of mine and my sexuality came up, unfortunately this is a regular occurrence. She said "why can't I have a gay best friend? I know you're bi but I want a...
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    That moment when people talk about their relationship, and how it's working so well ect. I really try to be happy for those people, but in truth I just feel like someone is waving...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Dec 6

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    Unless it's something about me that's nice...don't bother. I DON'T need people OL referring to me in a negative fashion like i'm some kind of freak to them, look..if you want...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Dec 12

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    First, you lied about your job. Second, you lied about your name. Third, I don't know maybe you're married after all? I'd like to be your friend. It was clear to you what my...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 19

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    Ha! I often see a lot of people I knew from school. I just ignore them and walk straight past. During school, I was quite a silent and kind kid and a lot of people took advantage...
    Sparksx196 Sparksx196 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    i don't lol.. i just don't know why..
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am very difficult to understand. I'm outgoing but only if I trust you. I will always have that wall up. when I'm in public sure I am friendly but definitely don't share too much...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Liam. I don't know why, I just feel like it doesn't fit me.
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 2 Responses