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

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    well, i just have put some of pictures in some weblogs, ( and so do some of my friends) but i don't like to trade pictures. i deeply believe in inner beauties.
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I worry about how people think of me a lot. I am a person who worries a lot. I usually don't like showing pictures of me, what I'm doing,or anything that has to do with me because...
    Musicgirl32558 Musicgirl32558 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I really feel that ppl come here because they have their own problems. .they want to share their feelings with others. .or try to forget their pain for some items. ..sometimes they...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    People constantly need to be told why I don't like my birthday. Why's the reason such a big deal why dont people agree to just not celebrate it. They act like I'm depriving them...
    lex2414 lex2414 16-17, M Aug 20

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    I'm 57 years old and I still don't understand why "We" lie? Are we embarrassed? Are we ashamed? Or is it pride? What ever the reason, I don't like it and I really don't think...
    PhotoJose PhotoJose 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't want to live with my relatives around.I don't like my neighbors. I don't like their fake bloody concern or probing, needle-like questions. I want to go away from them as...
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't care, don't like me then move on with your life :) 
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Aug 7

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    I have big boobs for whatever reason, but I don't like bras at all. I was measured a couple of years ago, and I was a 34DD. However, I don't wear bras and other than the nipple...
    Nway581 Nway581 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I think it's childish and often collusive "My fren blocked you so im blocking you too 'cos my fren says im not her fren if i don't do what she does and she's my fren so i...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Apparently people are messaging me because they have problems with my satanism. If you don't like it then stay FAR away from me and just ignore it okay?!! :) Most likely i won't...
    6Alexis6 6Alexis6 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't like calling single person pictures selfies anymore.. It's just WAY over used.. I'm calling them self portraits. #Waterbugs. 👌
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F Aug 4

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    I don't like to hold grudges but I do sometime anyways Im trying to be a goodsport on 'ep' not that I dont get good feedback and make a new friend here and there but theres always...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 9

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    Look, my words and my stories actually mean something to me. These are my life experiences. They actually have great value to me. And as it turned out, by sharing my life...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    It's draining to be around. And.... I just don't like it. I know it's obviously some deep rooted personal past problem and I have to let ppl grow at they're own pace but needy...
    RainbowLoveFire RainbowLoveFire 26-30, F Aug 11

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    I don't like calling people and having a conversation just to realize that while you are sharing your feelings about any subject, the other person is having a conversation with...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Another bullying experience. In our institution, a Viber group was created for easy information dissemination and communication. But, for some, it is used otherwise. It is used as...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I don't like my body I'm fat and ugly. I hate my body. Y can't I be beautiful like other people?
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I am 29 and finally admitting to myself that I don't like or really love my father. On paper he's the perfect Dad. Despite the divorce with my Mum and periods of separation he...
    wombattle wombattle 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    What I know for sure is that, what you give comes back to you. Not that I wish other people harm. But this is my experience with a bully. A fellow worker; her office table next...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 14

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    I don't lol. I have done law and philosophy so am used to people being able to argue. A guy who refuses to see that his point could be wrong... or who believes if he just raises...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Thinking back the other day about my childhood, I admit that I was a handful and needed some of the "whoopings" that I got, other times I needed a parent to talk to me. My...
    Cryingcorner Cryingcorner 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Tip #4 against bullying. [Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear. ~ Dinah Mulock Craik] Believe 'coz you've seen what/how a bully is; take it from there...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 16

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 4 1/2 years. We met at university through a mutual friend. We don't live together as we live and work in different cities and I am still caring...
    MsRugbygirl19 MsRugbygirl19 22-25, F Aug 21

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    Do not change your nature... "An old man saw a scorpion drowning and decided to pull it out from the water. He calmly extended his hand to reach the creature. When he did, the...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm a kid of the 70's. we were always taught that drugs were bad and might lead you to crime. If not to satisfy your own addiction. Maybe you'd get involved with people who would...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    It's because I believe in forgiveness. But if things get out of hand, and you continually harass or perv on me, I will block you. But that will take something serious for me to...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I have a condition called Puberphonia which is nothing serious, but simply gives me a high-pitched voice. A girl's voice. The doctor said I could get surgery and get a manly voice...
    princeofglow princeofglow 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    It often gives me the impression that no-one in my family seems to know me one iota! I suppose it doesn't help that I don't know what I want 95% of the time I'm asked. However...
    Sundance89 Sundance89 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm 23 years old and graduated high school in 2009, I was always good in school and people always told me I would succeed in whatever I did. They were wrong. I went to college but...
    23andconfused 23andconfused 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This are different types of bullying. I was bullied by other kids before I even started school. Mostly after I started school. I never knew why. I assumed they just "saw" something...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I don't depend on friends because they come and go. Belief in myself is what is going to carry me through.
    EmiTru EmiTru 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Having an appointment with somebody and then short before we're supposed to meet that person text me and says; "Hey, I'm tired and I don't feel like hanging out today." Guess what...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I was in the US Army for 17 months before a knee injury took me out. I worked in air defense, but that's not really important. I was discharged back in June. During my brief time...
    Clicint Clicint 18-21, M Aug 16

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    This is just one of my observations. Some women I've seen use their emotions to manipulate a man into doing what she wants him to do. I find this behavior to be repulsive...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Why do so some people who have backyards never use them? Instead, they insist on doing everything out front, on the porch, and annoy the hell out of me and the rest of the block in...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Your loud mouth will get you no where Mocking me as if I didn't care You have no right, to say cruel things about me dear, You only know what you hear. You've heard a...
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F 2 days ago

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