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I Don't Understand Men

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    Men Are Like Bananas

    They are only ripe enough to be enjoyed for such a short amount of time. First, when they are bright and fresh, you can just take them as they are. They travel easily, get along well with others - see one banana and there's never one too far away, and they don't require too...
    serendipityg1rl serendipityg1rl 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Idk

    i don't get why my husband has such a hard time understanding my feelings.  i know that he is able to gauge other women's emotions and needs (for example, his mom), but when it comes to me -- he just is insensitive.  even if i am brought to tears by him, he treats...
    personaje personaje 31-35 3 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    I Dont Really Understand Men ...

    I couldn't understand my last BF (my ex now), i give everything to him but he still leave me and keep me hanging. He knows how much i love him, he knows that i would rather choose him than any foreign guy chasing on me but still he keep avoiding me just because of his dreams. I...
    Longing4Luv Longing4Luv 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Sorry Can Not Answer As Blocked

    we are no different them many women there are god bad users and non users there are those that talk with you and those that talk at you the eord love and marrage no longer have a meaning in the world they are just terms used to get to what yopu want with manys so sorry you...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 29, 2011

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    Asking For Your Number...

    Why do men ask for your number and then not call?  I would rather they didn't ask because then I wouldn't get my hopes up!
    myfathersdaughter myfathersdaughter 22-25 4 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Men can't figure out Men

    so how are we supposed too understand Men?
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    Why Does It Work This Way?

    So, there's a guy that I've been off and on with for about five years. When I say off and on I mean that we dated for a few months, have a history, and in between relationships have hooked up now and again. He's a great guy and can be really sweet and considerate, etc. However...
    pocketm pocketm 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Hard To Figure Out;)(update;)('nother update:)

    I love/like men..but they are often so hard to figure out...so quite often, I just do not understand men...:) oh I so do not understand men, not about anyone in particular of course:)...however, huh? I dont get them, right back where I started, with good humor still, I dont...
    Artsydesigns Artsydesigns 31-35, F 40 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    I Know What Freud Would Say

    Freud, were he still alive, would tell me that I don't understand men because I lived with my mother as a teenager and had almost all female friends.  Mind you, I think Freud was usually full of sh*t. However, I do think being surrounded by women had an impact on my ability...
    lepamplemousse lepamplemousse 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Perfect Date..then Poof!

    So I ask the perfectly suitable, nice guy in the band I've just joined to come to see Herb Albert and Lani Hall with me if he'd like to buy the extra ticket I have. He thinks about it a few days and does buy the ticket. All is plutonic and that's fine with me, although I think...
    strawberrystar strawberrystar 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Why is it that men like the chase

    if a woman so much? Then when they land the woman and she would do anything for them they lose interest?
    Liberaldaisy Liberaldaisy 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    ...but I Can!

    This article helped me: http://www.helium.com/items/1142686-understanding-how-men-think
    chuchupa chuchupa 18-21 Jan 17, 2009

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    I wish I could get in his head

    and truly know what he is thinking and feeling.
    hasinalady hasinalady 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    My Odd Love Affair With Men

    I am not a traditional beauty, I am older, curvy (the amounts of curves have varied over time), black (well mostly chocolate), and attractive but I don't think I am drop dead gorgeous. Men have always behaved rather oddly around me and I have never quite figured out why. They...
    nevenera1 nevenera1 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    Any men want to message me

    and help me with a certain situation?? The guy I'm in love with, don't get him at all..
    OtakuGirl911 OtakuGirl911 16-17, F Aug 21

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    I Am Never Looking For A Relationship Ever Again

    I swear to god I will never look for a relationship ever again... I think I have learnt lessons I never needed to learn... over and above what most people would tolerate. but I don't understand men at all ... I think they are all stupid... and have no idea what women want...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2011

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    It's Uncanny.

    LADIESHave you ever noticed how.... If a guy thinks you have/had a crush on him, he continues to believe that you do, FOREVER?I run into a guy every so often, who knew I had a crush on him... 8 years ago. I swear, this guy still thinks I have a thing for him. I'm like, "DUDE! I...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2011

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    Is My Boyfriend Crazy??

    So... I started dating this guy i met like 10 months ago, he was super shy and quiet but i liked that, then we became boyfriend and grilfriend and he started opening up to me (he doesnt do this with anyone)  there are still some things he doesnt even mention like his father or...
    rataolvidada rataolvidada 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    I Don't Get Them Either

    Men  a confused bunch . They don't know what they want, when they want it and how important it is to them. I'm married but cannot, will not live with any man. I guess I'm very independant and strong willed. I've known of only one that I could reside with, he was my ONE AND...
    cristinalemoing cristinalemoing 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    I Can't Read Your Mind..!

    Sometimes I feel like men just expect us to know what they're thinking. Like they expect us to know what they want, and how they feel. Well, I don't know about you, but I am not superwoman! I have no idea what's going on in guys' heads. I get so many mixed messages and I'm not...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F Jan 20, 2013

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    Can Someone Please Help Me Understand

    Okay heres the thing: When you say I love a guy are they supposed to get mad? I didn't think caring too much was a bad thing. Am I wrong though? I have known him 5 years and recently told him I loved him and he completley blew up on me. I don't understand what I did to screw up...
    kthimm12 kthimm12 18-21, F Mar 17, 2011

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    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Can Someone Please Help Me Understand

    Okay heres the thing: When you say I love a guy are they supposed to get mad? I didn't think caring too much was a bad thing. Am I wrong though? I have known him 5 years and recently told him I loved him and he completley blew up on me. I don't understand what I did to screw up...
    kthimm12 kthimm12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2011

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    How can a man who seems to be the sweetest

    and kind hearted person pretend to be something he is not. I don 't understand what he would gain from decieving someone. He can pretend to be a good person but in realitiy he is not.
    cutsy cutsy 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    So I met this guy for the first time on

    Wednesday after we have been texting and talking for two months... So we hung out and talked and it was nice.., so before parting ways he tells me that he is off all weekend and would love to take me out Friday(which is today) and pretty much all weekend. So I said sure and we...
    Mstruebeauty91 Mstruebeauty91 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I just don't understand why he keeps coming back and I allow him to. I can tell him anything, even that i have a crush on someone else, and he'll tell me that he sees me as his...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I don't understand how I can get a bunch of people trying to get me to fulfill their mental and socially unacceptable needs don't get banned and or blocked but me complaining about...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I've struggled. I've been depressed. I've been through counseling. I've moved to a new city and attended a new school. I've struggled some more. Got new friends and support from...
    artelutio artelutio 16-17, F Sep 21

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    I don't understand. Like I just don't bloody understand. I can talk to perfect strangers without any hesitation. I can talk to anybody here without the slightest regard of self...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Sometimes, I really don't understand my bf. Let me give a recount of what happened last night. It made me really angry. And I mean REALLY angry. Honestly I can say that he acted...
    pensivepaws pensivepaws 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I watch the people around me. Neighbors , strangers, so called friends more like people I just know not friends. Their all pretty much the same. Fake, faulty, back stabbing...
    NATIVEGODDESS2U NATIVEGODDESS2U 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    People assume I'm a fan of Marilyn Monroe because my name is "Marilynn" yes spelled with two N's.. Idk why lol. My father and uncle gave me that name because they were fans. I'm...
    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I don't understand how you can smile all day long but cry yourself to sleep at night. How pictures never change but the people in them do. How your best friend can become your...
    MarissaSimmonds MarissaSimmonds 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I have a fellow worker who was recently, unjustly dismissed from work through manipulation. She was obviously bullied by an arrogant powerful group in the workplace; they wanted...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 26

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    Why do i keep acting so happy? When deep down i'm falling apart. I don't understand why i keep pretending and why i still do.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I don't understand worshipping of anyone but God and Jesus. Nothing against Monroe but God is the ONLY one worthy of worship!!
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Oct 1

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    I don't add men anymore. There are exceptions, but they barely exist on this site.
    KazeDream KazeDream 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I don't like 'most' men on EP :/
    KazeDream KazeDream 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    Even when I was little I could never get with name brands. I have always enjoy shopping at the thrift store & save money. My friends & even little cousins think I'm crazy when I...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Why most of the things people say I do or believe is a phase or I'm doing it to be edgy/different. Example one: I don't want to have kids. I always hear the crap "You will change...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F a week ago

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    I heard someone say "you don't need a penis to be a man or a vagina to be a woman." Of course you do! That's what your DNA tells your body to do and your gender is determined by...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F Oct 9

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    My girlfriend goes to college 8 hours away from home. She had to stop short of home to do a little research for a class. So I met her there. We stayed the night in that city. I...
    countryboyhyde countryboyhyde 18-21, M Oct 11

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    Like wtf? I don't get it...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Why do people get married if all their going to do is cheat on their spouse? That's just stupid. Stay single and sleep around other than dishonoring what is supposed to be a sacred...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Some things I do, some things I don't. Things like pondering a text that says, "You're definitely growing on me." I guess I just need to take it easy and relax.
    Marbo12 Marbo12 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello to all I'm just wondering you all well not all ask something on your profile and I try to help others and yes I be a smat *** to but I will take time answer or just put...
    daddylove4u daddylove4u 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I don't wanna see them naked or add them on here I got my male friend in person!
    Aphrodite96 Aphrodite96 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    No offense but I Only add women to my circle. So gentlemen please don't waste your time...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    The above photos are of two women who are currently facing criminal charges. What’s significant here is that there has been a of lot sexually-oriented commentary about...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I guess it's because she was young. Pretty. Influenced older men, who ran the world at the time. She also spans the divide between '50's buttoned down conservatism and '60's teen...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 2

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