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I Don't Understand People With Bad Personal Hygiene

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    Me 2!

    i literally have to take a shower every single day! sometimes twice in one day but thats nothing new of course been doing it since i was real little...since i moved to america. ive heard that some people dont take showers everyday and it was just a mystery to me
    Eamane Eamane 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Have Some Consideration, For God's Sake

    My husband's a lawyer in a law office about 30 miles out of the city. When he was a lawyer in an office downtown he had a different clientele. Now ... well ... I'll tell you something -- if you have a real aversion to people and being real and real people, don't be a lawyer...
    ashlynn118 ashlynn118 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    Can't Do It...

    I cannot leav my house without showering first. I feel so gross after waking up and some day I take multiple showers lol. I hate feeling dirty.  I've met people in my life...girls even! that only shower every other day or so....ewww! They were all stinky too. SHOWER!!! it...
    foreverwandering foreverwandering 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    I Made A Complaint Today

    a mess was left in the job network toilets and this carer did not do his job good enough. the carer looked a bit like joyces husband to be honest and he left  faeces all over the toilet seat that I had to clean upso the receptionist and my case manager got me to write out a...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    Really? Take A Shower.

    I really DO NOT understand people who will go out in public KNOWING that they smell like ****. Unless you're living on the street or you dont have running water, what is your excuse? Just take a shower! I mean I'm not saying that I'm the cleanest person in the world, but...
    seeingblue seeingblue 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 11, 2010

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    Unbelievable Smell

    I was a cook for a good number of years, and I have a fairly well developed sense of smell. I was very fastidious about food becoming stale, so it was rotated in my kitchen (I was the manager) with military precision. If something smelled a little off, out it went, I insisted...
    Sydgrrl Sydgrrl 46-50, T Mar 17, 2010

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    How Hard Is It To Be Clean?

    I grew up in an era when good personal hygiene was the norm, rather than the exception. We all learned the obvious things at an early age: the importance of brushing and flossing, using mouthwash, going to the dentist at least twice a year (and more often it we needed to); taking...
    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 9 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Gross....

    Okay, there was this kid in high school who ALWAYS stunk.  I mean, it was really, really bad.  He was a year younger than me, and his sister, who was my age said that he did not believe in wearing deo.  WHAT?!  I mean, come on people.  How could you not...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F Apr 2, 2010

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    How Can They Stand It Themselves?

    I believe personal hygiene is just a given.  Please, all it takes is a toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, and water.  That's about it.  How can some people stand to not brush their teeth?  Not only is it nasty, but what about the dental bills?!  There...
    chance1 chance1 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    Laziness

    I've lived with people with bad hygiene (boarding school, not my family!) and I've noticed that all of them are very, very, verrrry lazy. We're talking about the kind who just wake up and get on the computer and stay there the entire day. These days, I am kind of like that too (I...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    Damn Soap Dodgers

    Seriously. Some people are just so freaking gross. The kind who pollute a room just by walking in. The kind who make you regret having been born with the ability of scent The kind who have a literal green haze and miasma around them. The kind who aren't content enough just to...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    Stink Pots,....

    you know it doesn't take much to look after yourself & keep yourself clean & presentable.showering or bathing twice a day takes no real effort & leaves you feeling really great afterwards.keeping your teeth clean & in good condition is another basic of personal hygiene.i like to...
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    Why Are People So Disgusting?!

    This morning I woke up and went to the bathroom to brush my teeth and get ready for work. My uncle (who unfortunately I live with) was in the bathroom before me. He apparently had dropped a deuce and didnt even bother to flush! Not only did I have to smell his foul stench when...
    AdamFTM AdamFTM 22-25, T 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

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    Lack Of Self Love Is A Reason.

    To some of you people who don't understand why some people have bad hygiene. Sometimes it is simply because they are LAZY. And do not see the reason to bath daily. That is one side of the coin. But the other side is a more serious side and it shouldn't be laughed at because it is...
    stellarium stellarium 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

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    Hate Personal Hygiene!!

     i work in a hotel, and one time some guy checked in, and he smelled really bad, and he had this beard and moustache, and i think he had some of his sunday dinner from like 2 weeks beforehand in that beard lol it was disgusting, and there is also this little old couple that...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    I'm not a social person. . . i don't know how to "person", as I put it. I don't like people, sorry.
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    I don't agree with this at all. To me, morality is all about acting in a way that is respectful and kind towards all people (both individually and collectively). A great part of...
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    jsmith19941978 jsmith19941978 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I don't understand other people fussing about my username "Alone" I made this way back in 2008 I think. Please don't connect everything that I post that I'm alone :) I'm not.
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F Jan 12

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    Certain people. I don't understand the ones that invite you over to their group, they chat with you and everything, and things go swell. And then the next day, ya see them and they...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F Jan 4

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    hazedmemories hazedmemories 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    I don't understand why God keeps some people here when they're not strong enough to keep themselves for much longer
    StrawBracelet StrawBracelet 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    First off I mean no offense to any woman who reads this. I just don't understand women most of the time. I always hear women say they want to find a nice guy. Someone who will...
    JustMe5600 JustMe5600 36-40, M 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    How can a gal like a preppy boy more than a country boy? I don't understand. I had a preppy kid come over to my house and I told him to grab my splitter and pointed to my axes. He...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I don't understand man, not because I'm a woman but besides that reason, because sometimes they cared and they really don't mean anything at all how was that.. or they send signals...
    myleslus myleslus 22-25, F Jan 9

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    If you are not going to talk to me and get to know me, do not add me. I don't add people just to collect friends. I prefer to chat and get to know people.
    SexyBustyGoddess SexyBustyGoddess 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a 20 y/o Arabian (not muslim) and I come from a rich cultural back ground and my mother is from the most royal family from my country. I'm going to be 21 in less than 6 months...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 12

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    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Jan 13

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    We are just too much alike. My mothers' and I relationship has been pretty rocky over the last 5 years. I've disappointed her many times. Caused her a great deal of stress and in...
    AfraidOfMyOwnMind AfraidOfMyOwnMind 16-17, F Jan 20

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    in reality people may say that they understand how your feeling when they really don't because it never happened to them. I just want someone who will understand
    Itsmiprada Itsmiprada 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I'm sick of the stereotype that tattoos mean you have to be a bad person. Are people so ignorant and close-minded that they can't see that culture has changed? Just because I have...
    wolfboy1993 wolfboy1993 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't like, I don't like Fake nigguhs I don't like A **** nigguh, that's that shyet I don't like, nah A snitch nigguh, that's that shyet I don't like, nah A bitsh nigguh, that's...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M Jan 11

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    I can't describe how much I wish I understood this . I don't even have ability. Too much trauma and attachment damage. When I get connected to a woman, I become terrorized in my...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 14

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    I do not fit it with my family. I love all of them but the older i get the more i understand. Im 19 the youngest of 5 the oldest is 16 yrs older than me. I look at life different...
    dejah726 dejah726 18-21, F Jan 13

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    My ex girlfriend broke up with me over a month ago because I "hesitated" to go with her father to pick her up from the airport when she was coming back from a three month long trip...
    datafox datafox 26-30 Jan 6

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    Well, I just had this dream. It's about me and another guy, but this guy is really handsome and he's a year older than me. We're not even close, though I know him through name only...
    JustTakingABreak JustTakingABreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I honestly don't and it maybe because I like smoking every once in a while myself. I don't know and I don't really care.
    FreaKxShoW FreaKxShoW 13-15, F Jan 5

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    I'm always so shy. I'd act like something was more interesting or act like I'm busy so I don't have to do something simple, like greet friends. I can't even ask the salesperson for...
    kaylemkun kaylemkun 13-15, M Jan 15

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    I wish guys could experience what it actually like being a woman then maybe they would stop bitching so much there lucky they don't half to go through being pregnant are half to...
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I asked the missus if she wanted to go swimming tomorrow? & she said she feels like she hasn't got the energy so I said maybe I can drive over her house & we can have A night in...
    TheBigKahuna1983 TheBigKahuna1983 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Does anyone have any advice or helpful comments about this? My boyfriend and I get on really well and have a great laugh together. We see each other once or twice a month as we...
    mangomonkey mangomonkey 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    "Never let them see you bleed." Hurt and pain: it's all weakness. And people never know how to react. Sure they can offer a hand once in a while but in real truth they don't want...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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