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I Don't Take Things Too Seriously

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    I Really Don't.

    Life is easier with a lighthearted attitude. I am sometimes serious but it doesn't mean I take things that seriously. I enjoy a little joking and playfulness.
    friendlynudist friendlynudist 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    Its something I've always done, Ive always taken things too personal. I think it might be because I'm a very caring person and when someone doesn't like me for no real reason i don...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    It's often because I'm trying to think of something really good to say, and even online I tend to be unable to think of something good to say, and I end up saying some random...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response Aug 4

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    I don't mean to but sometimes it's hard for me to tell when someone's joking or being serious and I end up either responding in a way that confuses or angers the person. It makes...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F Aug 11

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    For instance, why get upset with the tenor of an exchange of hellos with people you don't even know?
    greybeard54 greybeard54 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    i was in tears when i saw this butiful dog it was a pomerainon and she was out on chain and the house was aboandon we took the dog she did not liv
    tgrakes tgrakes 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    people who own animals but dont take the time to meet their needs are awful. thats another life right there and its just as important as yours now take care of it. why are you...
    griefseed griefseed 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Be careful with your words.
    LamPake LamPake 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    If I say something I mean it. I choose my words wisely and mean everything I say!
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F Aug 8

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    I'm sooo annoyed about certain online friends of mine always message me things and then get upset or complain when I don't answer them right away. "it took you that long to...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I asked her calmly and politely if she could please not leave a bunch of clutter on the kitchen counters. Usually I just ignore it and end up cleaning it all up myself, but I'm...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm Leaving You, But When? You showed up all I planned was to talk you, the last time I seen you we were arguing; I was ready to leave you. I often told myself that we can be...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Deaths not something to fear, it's something to look forward to. in life we never know for certain wats gonna happen but we know wat ever we do death will come, we think we can...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I don't take **** from anyone. I will speak up if needed. I don't like liars or *** holes.
    xoxokendyl xoxokendyl 16-17, F Aug 2

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    I only have 2 real friends, and i m crushing on one of them...I don't have many friends...People always tell me to make more friends, but I think I am picky in making friends...don...
    RainbowSpectrum RainbowSpectrum 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I've been going out with this guy for about 3 months, but we've known each other for about two years. I really do like him, but I don't think I want to be with him anymore. We were...
    bawniie bawniie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I feel guilty that I often do not know what is going on, but I have not developed the ability to follow the news without becoming emotional. I have a friend who follows the news...
    meggerz14 meggerz14 26-30 Aug 7

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    Well, the title may be misleading, I do understand. There are a ton of fake profiles on here, and guys just trying to take advantage, not only on here, but in real life too. Guys...
    blankman208 blankman208 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    I am twelve and I have believed in god since about two years ago. Then I started to question things. I also took adv biology last year and we learned sines tuff about how the earth...
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    Most of the time I am on my own. I usually stay home or am at school for class or tutoring. I see my family and my co-workers often. I don't really have an entourage. It makes me a...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Aug 9

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    I've had this exact problem before, well at least ones really close to it. If you look at my profile you will see the exact same thing. I make friends and make really strong...
    Tlex85 Tlex85 18-21, M Aug 15

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    This website takes advantage of cookies to boost your knowledge. By continuing to use This website you accept their use.Their tech help dismisses the issues you are owning they...
    Jude068 Jude068 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    This is to all the young ladies and I guess some grown women as well , Do Not Pretend To Be Pregnant just to keep a guy . That is one of the lowest things you can do . You are only...
    TexasTam61 TexasTam61 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    Yesterday, I went to a university to take a test with my review-mates. I had fun because I met a lot of people from other review centers and befriended them but I had this feeling...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    My mom had me at 16, story of HER life growing up around her was difficult and I do realize she was a young single mom of 3 by age 21, unfortunately as the oldest I was the one to...
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    My friend has probably forgotten about this, but she doesn't take me seriously. I was going through lots of stuff yesterday and she thought I was seeking for attention. I don't...
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    But....what's with the influx of "not checking profiles" or blocking someone if they don't answer your perverse questions or answer it with sarcasm. I don't mind chatting with...
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