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I Don't Understand Lies And Gossip

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 517 People

    It Broke My Heart

    I am totally against gossip it hurts innocent people. It was years ago a friend of mines and a man was found dead out on the street. It hurt me so bad because I later learn that people had spread so many rumors about them. So many versions of what had went on. Every-time I turn...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Apr 4, 2013

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    I really don't understand

    why people gossip I hate it I think it's the most childish thing ever if your going to lie of gossip just vent on a paper then burn it trust me you would feel better
    jayjonesonelove22 jayjonesonelove22 22-25, M Nov 14, 2014

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    Promises

    I don't understand how my friend wants me to be honest and open with them when its consistently proven that they will not keep a secret. I don't like gossip, I can't stand it in fact, whenever I hear people gossiping I tense up and I start to feel out of place.
    MaryAlias MaryAlias 22-25, F Jul 9, 2011

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    Brangwen Brangwen 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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    Lies & Gossip

    I will never understand why people start lies and gossip.  It is very childlike and it can break someone's reputation and worse.  If anyone has a problem, why not talk about it or just leave it at that, no need beings untrutful.  If the truth comes out...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 23, 2010

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    "why"

    Why do you have to lie about everything. why do you have to gossip behind my backit only hurts me in the short-run but for you, it will hurt and hunts you for  a life time.whenever you feel the edge to gossip and tell lies about me, please take time to ask yourself these...
    needyfun needyfun 18-21, F 3 Responses May 16, 2011

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    Us Against The World... Or Vice Versa

    This is probably a normal experience, but it’s true. It’s a story that probably happened to every single person on that earth, or maybe not. But no matter what the answer is, it’s about gossip. It’s about lies that become rumors. And most importantly, it’s a problem...
    LittleYas LittleYas 16-17, F Feb 15, 2012

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    People Can Be So Shallow

    Who doesn't hate lies and gossip, right? (Unless you're the person who makes them -_-). I'm a sort-of invisible person in school. I'm the quiet girl sitting in the corner who makes the least fuss and is easily forgotten. So, there aren't many lies and gossip about me. Even if...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2010

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    Shesaworthlesscrap22 Shesaworthlesscrap22 51-55 Mar 5

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    Grow Up And Be Happy

    The world is full of unsolicited opinions and selfish ideas. Closed minds that are not able to grow and think the truth lives only in their hands. But it's up to us and nobody else whether we believe it or not. Nothing wrong by listening to what people have to say, but don‘t...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Signs Of Immaturity

        I know that every person has a reason for the way they are. That being said I also know that lies and gossip are signs of immaturity. When people lie it is usually because they feel like the truth about them is boring or inadequate in some way. People that...
    aprilriver aprilriver 31-35, F Aug 10, 2010

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    I Never Wanted To Be "in" In The First Place

    The bids flap their wings. The cheetahs run. But I can't even walk, to get away. Voices droning on and on about who said what and what so-and-so wore to the dance boom in my head. While they wish they could be asked out by some guy, I wish to flee from this dirt that is all they...
    funnybunny0072 funnybunny0072 13-15 1 Response May 9, 2011

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    Gossip

       I believe evryone is subject to be the topic of a rumor at one point or another, I think the trick is to not react the goosipers will eventually grow board and find something new to gossip about. I understand peoples frusterations because some rumors can seriouslly...
    hellsangel932 hellsangel932 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    Oh! I Hate Them!

    I hate lies and gossip! When I hear it being spread around. I will take the gossiper/liar to the person they are spreading hateful **** about and seek out the truth right then and there. That usually ends the **** and makes the gossiper/liar look like a fool! No better way to...
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    Can Be Dangerous To Others

    Lies and gossiping can be dangerous. It effects somebody's life. Most of the time it is a innoscent person nearby It has been a many of persons hurt by feeling, enviroment(home) damaged caused family troubles. Phyiscally ( started fights) (hate & bitterness) towards different...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2011

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    Why We Gossip

    Gossip evolved as a way of keeping track with what everyone in the tribe was doing. It began when humans gathered in large tribes, which consisted of more people that one person could talk to or keep track up from day to day. Essentially, gossip becomes a filtration process that...
    AllHailIsadora AllHailIsadora 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2012

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    So Elementary

    What is the point of knowingly sitting around talking about someone else's business. This is especially needless for adults. Whatn annoys me is when I hear a group of people talking about each other, one person leaves then the group starts in on the member who left. Get a life or...
    Abriee Abriee 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2010

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    Honesty

    I can't be completely open with anyone. For several reasons. Mainly lies and Gossip. I've been lied to for as long as I can remember, ever since I was little. What hurts the most is when it's the people I really trust, the ones I respect the most. It's hard for me to be the best...
    Mrs1105 Mrs1105 22-25, F Oct 20, 2011

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    The Golden Rule Of Gossip....

    If I have learnt one valuable lesson in life it is : Those who gossip to TO YOU are gossiping ABOUT YOU!!My ex boyfriends mother is a prime example. This is a lady who comes accross as sweet and caring and can eaisily engage anyone into conversation. But she is really a serial...
    archangelgirl archangelgirl 31-35 Jan 20, 2012

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    Dont Understand Why People Do It!!

    i have never understood why anyone would want to spread lies and gossip about other people, and yet i know so many people that do exactly that, and im like WTF, have you got nothing better to do with your life you sad, pathetic loser!!! lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Feb 22, 2011

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    Best way to know if someone is lying to you?

    ...Let him/her talk away...don´t interrupt...and you´ll see.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    The Ppl I Work With, All They Do Is Gossip!

    Most of the ppl I work with are so ridiculous! They sit around and talk about other ppl all day as if they were perfect-it gets on my nerves! It gets old! I work with all women, and they are so negative! WHat in the WORLD. I just try to stick with the old women and the foreigners...
    hairtostay hairtostay 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    Is There A Person Who Has Not Fell Victim And Then Held Hostage In The Spotlight Of A Malicious Lie?

    Sorry I decided to delete this post,  but if you are interested in the comments I have received please continue on down the page. .
    sherry123456789 sherry123456789 46-50, F 23 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    Dealing With The Harmful Effects Of Gossip

    ♦Psalms 57:3-4 ESV He will send from heaven and save me; he will put to shame him who tramples on me. Selah God will send out his steadfast love and his faithfulness! My soul is in the midst of lions; I lie down amid fiery beasts— the...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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    Immature And Uncaring

    I can understand the concept behind the white lies that protect another feelings. I don't really know if I agree with it and I personally don't bother with them. I am learning tact, but I still won't lie for any reason. I can also understand the self-protecting and the for...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Apr 22, 2013

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    Why Do People Love To Make Others Miserable?

    I've always been a nice person, sweet, kind, keep secrets and etc. I've been betrayed by "friends" before but last year I was shocked at how many friends betrayed me as my step father at the time was trying to gather information on me so my mother (his wife at the time) would...
    Marie1010 Marie1010 36-40 1 Response Sep 12, 2013

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    I am one of two guys at my job.

    The rest of my coworkers are women. They all are great to each other in person but the minute they are away from each other IY is just lies and gossip.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2014

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    See The Scars??

    I think everyone has been burned by gossip and lies, and I am no different. After the past 8 months has gone by, I have seen (unfortunately) who are and are NOT my friends despite what comes out of the mouth. In my estimation, it is actions not words that tell the tale....and...
    wilecoyote10 wilecoyote10 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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