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I Don't Like Critical Friends

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Had to write this after reading a question, because it seems many people on EP say they don't have friends. Understandable, believable as we are on here and being social. Some of...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm a very shy person and I don't have many friends. Of course I have my close friends, but other than that I don't have many friends. Maybe you don't mind but for me, friends are...
    HorseBeauty HorseBeauty 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I feel bad because when I'm around my mother it's very obvious that I don't like her. But idk. There was never a strong bond established between us. I see her as a provider...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I know I put the experience title as such above, but at the moment I would put myself on the borderline of not liking his actions and/or just not caring any longer for him...
    Paintbrushes Paintbrushes 16-17, F Jun 27

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    I've never fit in. And I'm okay with that. I remember my best friend telling me that when she turns 18, she is going to get extremely drunk on her birthday. I begged her not to but...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I definitely don't like bullying. I was bullied the first three years of high-school. The worst was junior year. A whole group of friends that I had turned on me because I stood up...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I came to this realization today.. I do not like my job.. It's too random and you never know where your going with the task, you end up repeating it multiple times different ways...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I don't like hugs because I'm very closed up to new people. It's like, opening your arms and letting someone in near your heart. I have trust issues and I'm always scared of being...
    nightcreature16 nightcreature16 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I really don't care if people don't like me I'm still gonna be me and be doing me if people don't like you the way you are **** Them that's all I got to say
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M Jul 13

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    Him Or Us? Thank God my mother wasn't mancrazy.Anyone who knows me knows I am true Mama's Boy. I have loved my mother intensely and possesively my entire life. Since my mother...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Don't read my posts if you don't like what I have to say. It's not like my posts are shoved in your face. And don't comment on something if you're just going to hate on the way I...
    Sugarcoatedfatty Sugarcoatedfatty 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    They are some feelings that make me feel weak and those are the feelings I definitely don't like feeling.
    acquiredtaste acquiredtaste 26-30, F Jun 23

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    Don't like using them, much prefer going without.... not looking forward to having to buy 'em in bulk
    Taliesin33 Taliesin33 36-40, M Jun 25

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    If you don't like me, I understand Because who would really choose a daisy, in a field of roses?
    drs0307 drs0307 16-17, F Jun 25

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    Not sure since when, but I don't like making eye contact with much people. It's very uncomfortable, literally speaking, it's like looking at their souls. I do not want to see their...
    enragedmisfit enragedmisfit 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I really don't like it! so stop reminding me of it.. I wanna blow up my FB account right now. C'mon people it's just a month anyway. No it's not "the ultimate happiness" stop...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I don't like it when I just meet someone on ep and we have not got into much conversation , just polite chat , which I do enjoy and then when I can't get back for some good reason...
    heavenlyflower123 heavenlyflower123 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 28

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    I don't like it when people demand on the Internet it's not that I hate you it's just I'm not comfortable!!! But in real life u can't take it!!! You demand for something I will say...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    He has been hurting me and my mother for years now. Now that I have grown up , I don't like him anymore. I see his hair is going gray, but I have a hard time pitying him. Because...
    ramyawave ramyawave 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I don't like being touched at all. I hate when people put their hands on my shoulder or try to hug me. In less I'm crushing on you or you're hot, then I guess it's okay. But nay...
    WeWereNeverAlive WeWereNeverAlive 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I don't like the effect it gives me. Mostly, I overthink things, get paranoid, etc. I just feel slow, boring and tired. At rare occassions i might find something funny and keep...
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    Ughhhhh don't like it but I eat it because it's sooooo healthy...
    Boxergirll Boxergirll 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    It's not that I don't like them, it's more like they're just so annoying and often times you can't say anything to them because it's their way or no way. They're always right...my...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I don't like cooking because it almost never turns out the way it should. Too salty!! Too sour!! Over cooked!! Awwww :/
    desperatelyshywomen desperatelyshywomen 22-25, F Jul 12

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    So many people lie especially on-line. I don't see the point of it. Who you are is who you are if you don't like it change it. Just my opinion.
    cutsy cutsy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm 14 years old and i just don't like my mom. Im not even sure if I love her. It sounds horrible I know. I am thankful she takes care of me and stuff like that but we are just too...
    Zoenepsa Zoenepsa 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Or maybe I just don't like my bathroom... But either way, getting into the shower is such a pain in the neck.
    Someoneatschoolfoundme Someoneatschoolfoundme 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    When I was younger I was a very happy child. Always smiling, laughing and loving everything about life. Even though I am naturally an introvert and somewhat shy I loved being...
    elderflower4 elderflower4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I moved to Vegas from Europe. I don't have a drivers license and nothing is within walking distance. My friends from home never writes to me anymore. I feel so lonely.
    Desertnight Desertnight 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Since I have moved to Portland 10 months ago, I haven't made any friends. I find most of the people here boring and superficial. I find people here in the Pacific Northwest very...
    derkosmonaut derkosmonaut 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Found these useful tips, hope they can help you too :) The scene: Sunday night, tossing and turning in bed, you can't sleep, you stare at the clock dreading the start of the work...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 9

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    I don't have any physical friends I wish I had a bestie anyone in the New Jersey area
    lonelymami lonelymami 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Honestly I love the dark. It's the things that I see in the dark that I hate. There's a corn field behind my house. It scares me shitless. I can see faces looking at me, things...
    MyNameIsDeath MyNameIsDeath 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There is no need to bully. I don't understand how one can possibly get satisfaction out of making someone else feel worthless. I know people do it to make themselves feel better...
    edenfw edenfw 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    But now I need it. Just someone to listen I guess, I don't really know. I had a moral dilemma two nights ago. A friends cousin hit on me. I absolutely reveled in the attention...
    thetruthaboutthedollhouse thetruthaboutthedollhouse 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I'm tired of people being judged and bullied it's just so unfair and aweful to see as well go through! I still hear gossip or rumours about me that are not true but people choose...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F Jul 14

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    I have OCD and GAD and I have seen a total of 2 legit psychiatrists and one other one who was the wife of the main one. I find that they are all condescending in my experience (I...
    highwhensober highwhensober 18-21, F Jul 1

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    To me, it's awkward unless I'm close or comfortable with the person. Otherwise, I have to scramble to think of something to say. Most of the time the people I talk to on the phone...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Don't say you love someone if you don't. Don't make promises you can't keep. Don't bother if you never really cared.
    peaceembracer peaceembracer 22-25, F Jul 11

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