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I Don't Like My Name

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    If All Else Fails...

    ...at least your first and last name don't rhyme and alliterate. I've never liked my name it all. It's neither my first name or my last name that I don't like, it's the combination of both. My last name contains all of the consonant and vowel sounds that my first name...
    MyWhineAccount MyWhineAccount 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    Well Lets See If U Guys Like It!!!

     OK so my name is Jourden, and I HATE IT when people spell it wrong, or cant pronounce it. its just like jordan people. just like it. frick it ticks me off!!!! do you guys like it???
    McLovinthegirl McLovinthegirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    People Always Spell It Wrong.

    As you know, my name here is Liz. That's the name I use all the time because my full name, people always spell wrong. As soon as I say it, they assume it's E-L-I-Z-A-B-E-T-H, but it's not! Even my closest friends spell it wrong and my teachers too. I got a personalized gift from...
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    My Mum Spelt My Name Wrong On My Birth Certificate

    I don't suit my name, full stop. My mum said she always wanted my name to be posh and refined, but I just think it sounds pompous and snobby. Plus, most people hear it wrong over the phone and end up calling me something else entirely! My middle name is the worst though, because...
    Meeoko Meeoko 18-21, F May 23, 2012

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    My Story.

    ever since i was 11, i hated my name. i hated it so much that when i first created my facebook account i changed my name completely. i used a fake name. after changing it again and again more than 4 times i finally picked a fake name that suits my personality. the reason why i...
    anonymous182 anonymous182 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    I Really Don't

    I've never liked my name, and the way it sounds, it's just not very nice at all. Ew Ew Ewww aha :) I would tell you what it is, buuuttttt, you'd have to ask me ahaha ;) x
    deschanel deschanel 16-17, F Aug 20, 2009

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    I hate the image and cage engraved by the ppl who don't like me. I don't like them either but I don't spread my opinions about them. just because my individual experience with them...
    TheAnonymous99 TheAnonymous99 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I really don't care. I accepted way back that not everyone is going to like me. Sure it may have bothered me a time or two. Now What bothers me is people who pretend to like me but...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F Nov 29

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    I don't really get the whole process of doing this? Like who are you to shame someone for being themselves. I feel if you don't like something about yourself change it. And for...
    AshCakes AshCakes 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I don't feel comfortable in a swimsuit with my body type. Not even a one piece I just don't want others to see my stretch marks and I don't like my thighs
    AshCakes AshCakes 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Okay so my in laws and I don't get along! They are sneaky, deceptive, fake, and the list could go on and on One example out of many is when I was in the hospital having my...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I really don't like how they portray gay people in the media as these really flamboyant and fashion savvy men with heavy lisps and these butch lesbians with short hair, deep voices...
    SylverCoyote SylverCoyote 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I literally met this guy on this app and he chatted me first. At first it was okay until he started being mean. He mad me feel terrible on the inside and I just wanted to meet new...
    quarioj quarioj 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I am who i am, unless your close to me i could care less if you don't like me. Everybody can't like everybody. That would just be boring
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M Nov 23

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    Yeah I don't like it, I don't find it sexist I just think it's a bit personal for a stranger to call me that, babe is the worst!
    claireblack claireblack 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I don't like labels. Why so we have to label everything? I don't know care if you're gay, straight, bisexual, transgender etc. if that's who you are, I totally and utterly respect...
    trappedgirl17 trappedgirl17 16-17, F Nov 28

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    some of my old ex women I don't like running into they as lost it in the head
    marvel901jones marvel901jones 41-45, M Nov 19

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    I don't like wearing bikinis because of my stretch marks being on my butt cheeks and lower back. It's Embarrassing. I wouldn't even go skinny dipping with friends. If I do put on a...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 21

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    Seriously though, grow up. what are we 5? Im not even gay and i don't like it. People do stuff. Get over it
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I don't like it because I hate silent moments when I said what I needed to say and want to hang up but you still want to stay on the phone. Rather text, so I could reply when I see...
    samsdname samsdname 18-21, F Nov 25

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    I hate wearing skirts ever since my step dad started touching me so no I don't like them
    cattie1283 cattie1283 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    They don't like me because I'm getting in the way of their beloved future med school graduate.
    twelves twelves 22-25 a week ago

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    Last night, I was knackered because of the work. So I hit the bed just to relax. The time was 19:30 hours, at that moment, if I am not wrong and the next thing I know is, I was...
    M3MC M3MC 22-25, M 6 days ago

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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...
    mrbill349 mrbill349 66-70, M 4 days ago

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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 Nov 28

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    I actually don't, as I smoke weed from time to time, I'm just hoping to start a dialog to find out why. Please no name calling, or personal attacks or any kind, only serious...
    EifeBrennan EifeBrennan 26-30 1 Response Dec 4

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    I just feel really awkward when it happens. I've ran into a few people & it's been an alright experience I've said hi or hey, throw a smile...if it's an old high school friend...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    Its really hard when you've lived with a parent who is so against people who are gay and you are completely for it. You don't want to cause problems so you don't disagree with them...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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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...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27

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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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    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 8 hrs ago

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    Makes me nervous. Especially if I don't know them, I never enjoy concerts because of it, I don't get nervous attacks but nonetheless, I hate crowds.
    LeoNyxus LeoNyxus 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    i like to get right to the point if you would like to message me feel free to but please get to the point don't be afraid of how i might respond i will be direct but nice i really...
    tbobo1 tbobo1 46-50, M Nov 23

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    ... I am married and in a committed and Polyamorous marriage.. I love my lovers.. what I don't have to do is bring their lovers into my marriage or my relationships. If their...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24

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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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    I've learned to hate them instead of love them. But you know what? It doesn't matter because when you don't know a girl and you try to talk too her don't keep trying if she says...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 1 Response 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...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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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 6 days ago

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    This story is for she who bore false witness on me, and in doing so, cut me off from remarkable members here. (An excerpt from the play "Doubt") A woman was gossiping with a...
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Luckily I'm on pretty amicable terms with people from my past, at least 98.9% of them including all my ex's. (I say 98.9% because I don't remember all of them). How is this...
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    When I lived in South Florida I used to go to Haulover Beach exclusively. I got so used to skinny dipping, when I had to wear a swimsuit, say at a pool, I really hated it. It’s...
    heretic0 heretic0 26-30, M Nov 20

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    I like to make eye contact with cute guys. Once they look at me. I don't look at them anymore. I start to blush and I look ugly blushing I heard that from guys.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 21

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    I don't think, I know. Today I was told that the words 'I hate Sophie ........' (obviously not including my surname here) appeared in one of my college's sociology textbooks. To...
    sophiehastings sophiehastings 16-17, F Nov 24

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    I hate using them but on the other hand they're also good. cause I don't want any ikky stuff xD
    lillyrose19 lillyrose19 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 24

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