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I Don't Like Critical Friends

A place to discuss difficult friends. 59 People

    What a Drag!

    I use to have a critical "friend" growing up! She was not pleasant to be around, because everything I thought of or said, she had some negative response to. I had gotten an invitation to be a model, when I was a teen, and ran to tell her... big mistake! Her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25, 2009

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    Critical Friend

    I have a friend who has many flaws, yet she is consistently critical of my life and me. In my opinion, her life is a complete disaster. Yet I am always a positive force in her life. I make optimistic comments. She, on the other hand, has no problem telling me most things I do are...
    Cassie12 Cassie12 36-40, F 8 Responses May 10, 2008

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    I Hate Critics

    i dont take critisism very well. well, to a point, depends what u say. if u state an opinion than im ok with that but when ur trying to forse it on me than i get angry. i hate when im please with something ive done n someone has to come n critisise it. oh that isnt good enough...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    No Such Thing As Constructive Criticism With Me

    I say, highlight the good, excetuate the positive, suggest improvements where needed but never ever critic unless you have a dam good reasonI was bought up with the old school of "if you can't say something nice say nothing at all"but I found as I grew so many people go out of...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 26 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    Adressing The Constant Critic

    To my friend, a constant critic who's driving me nuts: I have a feeling whenever I'm with you, and that is I wonder how long will our friendship last. I feel I'm under constant criticism with you, mostly based on nothing. I've let most of it pass, because I'm not a rude person...
    whoslife whoslife 31-35, F Aug 20, 2012

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    Life Is Too Short

    Constructive feedback is very different in nature to the mean spirited put downs and cleverly disguised remarks of a verbal sniper. Life is far too short to try to please the people for whom nothing is good enough. Around my being I choose to blanket my heart and hold close those...
    vibrante vibrante 41-45, F Jan 13, 2013

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    It Is All In The Spelling

    In my world there is "Criticism" and then there is "Critique" . The distinction for me is that to criticize is to give unsolicited opinions without also offering a better way. I can handle criticism and have done so many times, but I feel strong enough to learn from it, that does...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    Critical Friends

    Critical friends,Not for me,I'm not the type,I like helpful,Suggestive friends,People,Who are easy,To get along with,Not people,Who put you down.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    I don't really have anything in common with them and they make me feel like **** constantly. I have a hard time in school for many mental health reasons and since I've been at uni...
    cl0ver cl0ver 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    This is the generation I live in. Instead of crying in front of friends and family I am crying behind a computer screen hoping to get sympathy from strangers. I don't like my life...
    secretheartpanda secretheartpanda 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I had friends before. In fact, I was popular at my school, but I mainly kept to one group. That one group, however, weren't really my friends. I trusted them with my secrets, told...
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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      Hello Ladies and Gentlemen,Relationships are what makes up society. We all live our lives and go about everything trying to be happy. It is hard to be happy in life and...
    TrustIsLife TrustIsLife 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    For romance. I don't like them dark, light, mixed. Any black I don't like. I'm black so I'm not racist, all my bffs are black. They make awesome friends but are very unattractive...
    TrackStackz TrackStackz 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I was sitting in the living room with my mom last night and we ended up on the subject of children. I mentioned that I don't really like kids and she rebutted with you only like...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    But that does not mean I don't support them. or respect them. These days there are a number of police here in America (U.S.) that have gotten out of hand. When a man is running...
    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    It's not that I don't like them exactly (and they aren't even in laws yet, but it's going to happen soon). It's just that they're constantly in our business and they blow things...
    imal0serbabyx imal0serbabyx 22-25, F Mar 19

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    Well I made it my goal today to call my doctor and ask her about my echocardiogram order so I can get my heart murmur checked out and (hopefully) get my birth control. I don't...
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I don't like how I have my International Politics midterm tonight. 1) I wish it would be thursday and tonight would be my global history midterm instead. 2) I don't like how we...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Mar 31

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    I really don't like children. When I look at Babies-I have ZERO feelings. I may even find them ugly. I do not have any children and know I may regret it one day..but just the...
    fijifranny fijifranny 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It's not that I don't like chocolates but, I'm not much into it. You might find this weird but yeah, I don't like much about the sweetness of chocolates... It somewhat feels like...
    jiwonlim jiwonlim 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I often state MY feelings, thoughts and beliefs about MY love and truth of God and then devil worshippers come on to MY EXPERIENCE and day "don't tell me what to believe in"...um...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    OK so this person messaged me and they had their age range 13-15. They said "hi" I said hi back. Then they sent an indecent pic. I told them that I didn't want those at all...
    rorytheawesomeboy rorytheawesomeboy 18-21, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    They scare me. I don't like the masses of people that a crowd is...
    flowahead flowahead 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I constantly have dreams of going to the dentist and all my teeth fall out. I don't like people all up in my grill, or my mouth.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response Mar 27

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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...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Apr 4

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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...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I don't like anyone touching me, period. Say, save for a few selected people.
    AriGALAXY AriGALAXY 13-15, M Apr 10

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    Don't Like Going To The Dentist At All but still go
    pullups22 pullups22 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I don't like soda, to me it just tastes like salt water or a weird combination of salt and sugar water.
    Shirousa Shirousa 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Don't like the feel of the latex and it is so much better to FEEL my man inside me skin to skin. There is little better than when he ********** inside me, feeling his warmth...
    teresa0685 teresa0685 36-40, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm Olivia and I'm home educated. I have been since I was 11 and left primary school. All the friends I had never talked to me again and I have been alone ever since. My mum and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I I don't have friends. I mean, i have people i socialize with and talk to at school, but I don't have people who notice when i'm absent, or people who call me on the weekends. I'm...
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I've moved around a lot in my life, but the last seven years I've been here. I got a wonderful boyfriend, but no friends. I've disconnected with all my old friends. And now I...
    holloweyed holloweyed 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have friends and family who are gay or lesbian and I love them to death :) At times I fear for them when it comes to homophobic people. Like one time at my second oldest brother...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    My only major friend that I have never talks to me unless we are at school, I feel like she doesn't like me but knows that at school there is no way for me to leave her alone...
    puggy64 puggy64 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I like a few kids who are well behaved, more laidback, and easygoing. Ones who don't constantly give back talk and they can be taken in public, know how to clean up after their...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've always been a loner. Ever since I was a child I remember not wanting to play with others. I do just fine by myself and really don't need people around me. In high school I...
    Clumsy25 Clumsy25 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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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...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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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...
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm starting to care less about people, which is terrifying because that's all I used to do. I was always the caring and listening one. I would always be there for other people no...
    Twon Twon 22-25 1 Response Mar 19

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    I had a guy play me for a year and was on and off and hot and cold it was the most confusing thing ever! I did have feelings for him and I kind of put myself on reserve for the...
    ozgirl77 ozgirl77 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    in my housekeeping department this has always been a big issue. coworkers talking about other coworkers how they don't do the job right or someway or another. like they are the...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M Mar 27

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