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I Don't Mean to Offend Anyone

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    I Don't Mean To

    I don't mean to,If I do,Offend anyone,When making jokes,Problem is,Some people,Take it,All the wrong way,When you tell them,No harm meant,They just don't wanna know.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 17, 2011

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    But my housemate is mad at me.

    She said i didn't invite her for dinner. I'm so sad..
    Kimgiri Kimgiri 18-21, F Jan 16

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    I Really Don't Want To...

    And I make a large effort not to offend anyone, but regrettably, I'm a member of the species that does a fairly good job of irritating their peers, so sometimes I do or say things that others perceive as offensive. If anything I say or do offends anyone here, please, don't...
    UlricWindfury UlricWindfury 18-21, M Apr 1, 2010

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    My Sense Of Humor

    I have a very odd sense of humor. I don't mean to offend anyone in any way, it's just how I joke around. Please feel free to laugh it off. I mean well!! Just thought Id throw it out there.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 5, 2012

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    I Mean This From My Heart!

    I would like to say to any one on EP that has read any of my life experiences I don't mean to offend you If I have I would ask you except my apology I do not write to hurt anyone but I write in hopes to help some one anyone!
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2011

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    But

    At some point I'm guessnig I probably will. Not intentionally... well unless you get me first *devilish grin*.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2008

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    Its Called Sarcasm

    Really i gre up in a culture where insults counted as greetings. its how i show my love... not everyone gets that though. if i upset someone i'm truely sorry but i'm gonna do it again because its who i am. then there was that time i insenuated someone had raped their two year...
    yedmeipa yedmeipa 22-25 3 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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    But I Do

    All the time it seems. People just don't understand my sense of humor and it really doesn't bother me. If I offend you then perhaps you just need to relocate.
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F Oct 9, 2011

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    Arrogant

    People only see me as two: If they don't describe me as a serious person, then it have to be 'totally arrogant'. I've never ever in my life intend to offend anyone. It's just the way I behave. I'm a serious person. I talk only when it's necessary. I say what I have to say. But if...
    Airlangga Airlangga 18-21 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    'Course Not

    I didn't join EP just so I could slag stuff off, I hope that no-one ever gets offended by what I type and I honestly will never put anything put to hurt anybody, i've always hated hurting peoples feelings.
    nshanz nshanz 18-21 2 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    Troubled In A Politically Correct Society

    As my beliefs are all their own and I do not push my race, religion or sexual preferences on to anyone ever, I believe to each their own, and you have free will, just as I do you going to do what you want, just like I do and many will be all opened up about theirs. I do often in...
    vvonderwoman vvonderwoman 36-40, F Oct 29, 2012

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    Really!

    I think I offend people quite often. I've never really thought about. I don't talk to people very often so I don't think that helps. Although sometimes I just don't care if I offend someone or not. Most of the time I try not to though. But I think that's part of my problem. I...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    She Was There I Was Here

    i knew this girl a while ago that i thought i could go pretty far with but i said to myself i don't want to **** with her head cause i was still young and wanted to be single for a bit and get my life on the go. I always called her the girl i'd marry not the girl i'd date in...
    tutchmiwainer tutchmiwainer 18-21, M Jun 3, 2009

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    My Intent Is Never to Offend Or Hurt Someone

    BUT sometimes it happens.  I think it is because I am very blunt and honest.  Alot of people ask for the truth in life, but when it is given to them, they get angry and shoot the messenger, so to speak.  I don't mean to offend someone, but if I disagree then I will...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    Sometimes

    Well,actually I mean to offend the people I don't like. See my story in the group,"I Don't Pretend To Like People I Don't".That should just about explain it.
    Bryceman99 Bryceman99 13-15, M Jun 28, 2009

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    Not Intentionally

    I will not censor my beliefs or opinions, but I will not be disrespectful about expressing them. I don't name-call or use personal attacks, I just state my opinion. If you disagree, I am fine with that. We can't all feel the same way about every issue. If I offend you, it is...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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    That Was Not The Question

    On a recent Q and A debate, there was a question relating to food. I was shocked to see how many people responded to this like it was a sex site, saying things like "sex", "boobs", "hour in bed", and the like. People - do you read these questions before responding? if it doesn...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jul 1, 2013

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    It Always Happens

    I always say the wrong thing at the wrong time in front of the wrong person. And i never say things to hurt somebodies feelings. It could just come out, or somebody thinks that i meant it in a way that i didnt.. And im the worst when it comes to break ups. because im...
    Tippy0492 Tippy0492 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    No Offense

    The last thing I want to do is offend anyone.  I may say things and you may think (general speaking), I'm meaning it in a bad way and in fact, I'm not.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 23, 2011

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    I Don't Mean To

        i don't mean to offend anyone . no one . i love making people happy and hate when i have failed at this .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 19, 2009

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    But I Seem To Have That Gift

    so why even bother? tipping his cap,he sets fire to the compost pile...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Just Being Me

    I seem to offend alot of people, just by stating my opinion. I never mean it to be rude, but it seems most people take it that wa.  Like everyone else, though, I am  entitled to speak my mind, even if others do not agree, and I can only help what I say, not...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F Nov 17, 2009

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    Honestly. I always get people offended by my

    experience and I wind up deleting them an rewriting. If my experience offended you send me a message, post a comment and we can discuss it.
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2014

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    I Find This Very Irritating

    When I answer a question, I certainly may not agree with the values, morals, or the very nature of the question.  I may criticize or answer in a way that some people do not like.  I am not talking about the asker, they are not the problem.  On a couple of occasions...
    chance1 chance1 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    I watched a movie that had an actress probably

    about my age. She was homely, frumpy and generally physically unappealing, but a sweet person. It made me wonder what it would be like to look like that. I've always been attractive. And I admit it's important to me to look good. But what if I'd been born into a body that simply...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 29

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    ...unless They Need It

    I never deliberately set out to give offense.  Some may argue that my writing is offensive to them.  Well, I apologise  - I didn't have them in mind when I wrote the piece - but no-one forced them to read it.  I don't like confrontation and will seek to avoid...
    reteps reteps 51-55, M Jun 21, 2010

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    I'M Not Perfect

    No human being is. Not since Original SIn - or even before that. I try to treat everyone the way I would like to be treated - especially if I had ever been or can imagine ever being - in such a situation. I like to try to help everyone if it' s within reason. "No" is a hurting...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    tayyylorrrrr tayyylorrrrr 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't see the point of that. People in your circle should be ones you like or have stuff in common with.
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    I have people around me but I feel like I don't exist because I have Borderline Personality Disorder and this is a symptom of the illness. It's a strange feeling. It's because I...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Apr 6

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    it's so hard for me to open up to people. I don't wanna hurt anyone by letting out my emotions, but then again, it's like it's killing me on the inside. last night I was super...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel like I've never been connected to someone and so I have grown to be desperate for communication; for physical contact. I don't mean sex either. I think I want a hug but I've...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I speak my mind all the time, whether it hurts people's feelings or not. My sister Roxanne is more sensitive than me or my other sister. I have to remember to choose my words...
    JupiterCity JupiterCity 36-40, M Apr 1

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    I'm lonely. I can't seem to have a meaningful relationship with the opposite sex and I've watched the girl I can see myself marrying go from one bad relationship to another. I'm...
    RLsolomon RLsolomon 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    I don't understand some people. I can totally understand if you want a pretty beautiful girlfriend. okay fine. but her attitude has gotta be tally with her looks if by any chance...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Apr 10

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    DON'T HAVE TIME for people who ask me stupid questions like "Are you Chinese?" "Are you American?" Clearly, if you don't give two damn about it, then you wouldn't be asking. And...
    IloveAutumn115 IloveAutumn115 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I don't understand how people can say they love someone and cheat on them. I mean I read so many stories about these OW and their MM and how upset they are in their relationships...
    Willowtree78 Willowtree78 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    A couple months back my best friend and I were in school and she told me she wanted to tell me something. I told her she could tell me anything cause I wouldn't judge her and I...
    Malardduck Malardduck 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    If your asking for my opinion and you don't like when I said you have to deal with it, I don't care.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I quite frankly don't trust anyone but some of my family members, well I've been taken advantage of multiple times by: friends, family, and partners. I'm just to much of a people...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I'm going to SMILE like nothing's wrong, PRETEND like everything's all right, ACT like its all perfect, even though inside it really hurts!!!It really hurts when you expected so...
    syedanazia syedanazia 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    The more I'm around people, the less I want to be. I mean, nothing particulally bad happened but I just feel a bit meh. Like I'll never find someone I can really open up to. I was...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I'm only on so I can post this. I wanted to post it as quickly as possible. Yesterday, around lunch, my mum came home, earlier than expected. I was just walking into the hallway...
    FabulousUnicorn15 FabulousUnicorn15 13-15, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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