I Don't Stick Up For People Just Because They Are My Friends

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    I Don't Take Sides...just My Side.

    I've lost a lot of friends because I openly disagreed with them or because I didn't conform to their concept of the ideal guy. Sure it hurt at the time, but you know what? Screw them, I still have my integrity.
    SunsetStripper SunsetStripper
    51-55, M
    May 6, 2011

    No Way!

    I speak up for what's right, all the time. And on EP, I often speak up for strangers a lot too. I have some type of complex, where I can't just sit idly by as I see someone being bullied. I don't know, maybe it's because I never had anyone speak up for me, when I was being...
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    3 Responses May 26, 2009

    I Don't Believe In Sides

    My girlfriend often asks me to take her side in an argument.  I think that's an insane and even potentially immoral request to fulfill.  I'm not saying I never agree with her, but I don't think she's entitled to have me agree with her just because I'm her boyfriend.  So if she...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 30, 2012

    Its Takes a Lot...

    It takes me to stick up for someone. I don't just stick up for others just because they are my friend, or whatever reason. Just because you are my friend, doesn't mean you are completely wrong, or stupid. Just because you are my friend, doesn't mean I can't make up my own my mind...
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    Aug 4, 2009
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