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I Don't Understand People

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    It's upsetting. If only people shared what was

    really on their minds, without holding back. 
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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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, simple minded sheeple. Always worried about what others think. Trying to b like everyone else. Keeping up with fashions & trends...
    NATIVEGODDESS2U NATIVEGODDESS2U 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    Life Can Be Rough

     i feel like i dont have any to talk to. noone that im really close with. im mysterious to some people. idk why i am. maybe thats just who i am. i dont go around talking about my every move with people.  telling them what i do every hour. i wish society was more open to...
    LiyaGT35 LiyaGT35 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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    Seems basically all people

    when they hit their 40s become lazy and let themselves go, its sad to see and they just end up with their wife/husband without being in love, not livin life to its fullest, i guess they just end up taking everything for granted?
    bruhbrian bruhbrian 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I just found out that the girl

    that likes me doesn't any more she told me that she was just going through a phase where she thought she liked girls so I told her that we can still be friends with benefits she says yes we can so I asked her out and says idk it sounds weird so I told her ok. Then I waited a few...
    mood6789 mood6789 13-15, F Feb 21

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    If someone doesn't know how to love correctly

    can they end up hurting you?
    takiaa takiaa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I don't understand why some people use their

    real names and pictures on the internet, when they are obviously sharing such deeply personal stories. Maybe I'm just an abnormally private person, but the thought of other people knowing so much about me is frankly, terrifying. Especially when you consider the fact that I know...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 2 Responses Apr 15

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    People don't make any sense to me

    when it comes to my own life. Now, I can understand other people's problems with people very quickly and very well. It's not uncommon for people to be taken aback by my insight. My inability to understand my own life is especially irritating in light of this. People seem to...
    Nonemus Nonemus 26-30, M Dec 1, 2013

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    Men Are Too Weird

    I can't deny that. What's wrong with them, really?
    Val86 Val86 26-30, F Jun 23, 2012

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    When I bring food to school to share,

    I have answers like these: "No thanks, I'm full." "It's okay, you can have it." "Nah, I don't really like that." When someone else brings the same thing, they have answers like these: "Ooh, what's that?" "Can I try one?" "Hey! Can I have one please?" So, is it people avoiding...
    YesIAmACat YesIAmACat 18-21 Aug 17

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    Someone Remind Me...

    I don’t understand people. Not at all. Not one bit. It seems you can never take their word on anything...and you are better off, way better off just keeping your distance and not getting too close either. Sad. Very sad. I know, motives, agendas, self-preservation, what do I...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Mar 4, 2013

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    I don't understand when people ask

    for help and then just don't accept it. Make up your mind and know what you want. Either you want help or you don't. If you want someone to help you, listen to you and someone comes in offering you that help, then let him bloody help you. Don't just ignore him. Otherwise, you'd...
    idontmindtherain idontmindtherain 18-21, M Aug 7

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    So, I'm in college and in one of my classes I

    sit behind a girl I find very attractive. The first few classes we didn't really talk except for small group discussions we were doing. Eventually, we started talking and she started opening up about her inner geek and other inane stuff, even admitting to thinking she might have...
    Nonemus Nonemus 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    What is love... ??? In guys perspective

    and in girls perspective and how do u know that u truly love some one .. ???
    Rainagiri Rainagiri 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Or do i. Are we lemmings.

    Trying to avoid being mlk or lennon. Saying we gave to charity. But never helping directly. Or investigating said charity. But barking when we see beggars. Or homeless asking for help. Where are the humans. Stressed out on disability. Or gone to see...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Aug 24

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    Seriously?

    People are confusing. One moment they're happy and chatty with you, then they're cold and distant the next. What gives?! Honestly, I think one of the greatest mysteries in the world is...people.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Mar 20, 2013

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    I Don't Understand People....

    I don't understand people at all. One of these people is someone I know outside this site. I bend over backwards for her, and the day that I have a bad day and decide to give her a chance to be there for me, she decides to throw it in my damn face, and than tells me, if I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 19, 2009

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    Uneasy

    There are times in my life that I try to understand people and help them out, but they act like they already know everything and just push me away, I am okay with that but I am not  okay with people thinking they already know everthing. If we all knew everything in...
    mysterygirlsky mysterygirlsky 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Toby

    my daughter Bug and i have been looking for a friend for Honey ..maybe another pom or other small breed dog ..so he would have someone to play with ...well this lady was offering her little dog ...claiming she could no longer care for the dog who was three yrs old ...now the pix...
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F Mar 24, 2011

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    Why All The Drama?

    Don't I sound like a hypocrite? I'm one of the most dramatic people I know, and I'm complaining about drama. Aren't I awful? But really, my friend is really sad, and she's always really sad, and she is genuinely the most wonderful person in the world. She's so nice, and she'd do...
    JustTiggz JustTiggz 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    I don't understand why people portray

    themselves to be something that they're not. Why would a person assume that acting one way and then doing things that go against everything they said they were is going to build lasting relationships with people? I understand the need many people feel for acceptance, but wouldn...
    butterflibabe butterflibabe 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I Am An Alien On My Planet

    No really, I don`t understand, can`t fathom how or why those social concepts came up. I don`t get other women, so I`m kind of a tomboy, but then I don`t get guys either. Why do they obcess over sports, beer and all those frat party things, why do insist on being jerks or...
    MugiwaraBlair MugiwaraBlair 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Sometimes i just don't understand people.

    They yell at you for putting up fake stories, then get mad when you say that they're fake because it implies that they're dumb. They say that your story is too short when you worked so hard, then complain it's too long if you just threw a couple of sentences in. And if I didn't...
    TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie 46-50, M Dec 6, 2013

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    Not At All

    I can understand myself (and that took years to accomplish) and yet I cannot fathom anyone else. I wish I knew what people were feeling and how all that played out into life. Family, friends, associates, people, they all play out in their own way apart from me. I feel so unique...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Dec 25, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I don't understand what the appeal was for the short, too many cooks. It's been on adult swim every night since it debuted earlier this month. It's only 11 minutes long. Which is...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F Nov 13

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    I notice I post here a lot. I guess I don't understand many things humans do or say. Anyhow, here's another post of me rambling. Okay, so I heard of few times people saying...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F Nov 2

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    People don't think that Supernaturals exist. I mean, Jimmy Hoffa has been hidden for a super long time, and people still say he exists! Yes, we hide from most people. Why? That is...
    Chaos42249 Chaos42249 13-15 3 Responses Oct 27

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    I don't like it either. You know people say that people fear what they don't understand especially if you can't understand yourself or don't want to, ignoring your true sexual...
    Andrei21 Andrei21 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    I really don't understand why some people get mad when you correct them on facts or even spelling/grammar. I personally love being corrected on things outside my opinion (for...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I don't understand why people cheat. :/ Why even get married if you're going to cheat on your spouse? You're supposed to love and be with that person only. Seeing how many...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    I don't understand how hardcore fans can say such abusive things and rate the game so little. The reviews and score for Dragon Age 3 on the PS4 are high and well liked, while on...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't understand why some people sit there and question you about what you find physically attractive/unattractive. I once said I found facial/body hair disgusting on a man...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F Nov 8

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    So apparently I'm not the only guy who waits until at least 75% sure that a girl likes me. 100% of the times I've waited have been justified. What I don't understand is WHY DON'T...
    zeusandwich zeusandwich 16-17, M Nov 9

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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...
    jayjonesonelove22 jayjonesonelove22 22-25, M Nov 14

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    Her stupid friends are hacked into his sites also.....we know you bimbos we just don't understand who the **** you think you are Your blocked from hundreds of people ladies.....
    awake1235 awake1235 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was a teen I meet a person who was in to same sex relationships. Although he never came out of the closet to me until the last year of his life We became very good friends...
    doom99 doom99 41-45, M Nov 5

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    I was going through letters my dad wrote to his first wife and my oldest brother from 1974 to 1984. There are so many things I don't understand. My brother doesn't acknowledge...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't understand what's wrong with me...why is it that I'm just not lovable? Why do I always have to be the one who gets hurt? I don't want to love anymore. What's the point of...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't understand why guys never want to get to know a girl just to have sex with her or just flirt w/ her to have sex with her and then only come back when your feeling turned on...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    So I'm in grade 11 and my school is teaching Shakespeare for the first time for my grade. I don't understand the whole thing
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 5

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    Men, guys, boys. Same thing. I don't understand em most of the time. I've got 3 close guy friends in real life, and they're just fine. Any other guy. Just lets me down. I'm so...
    CloudNine1 CloudNine1 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't understand feet fetish's. Feet get all sweaty and stinky, how is that attractive? Ugh. :/
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I waited almost an entire month to contact him. I finally send him a positive message, asking if we could talk, and he read it on the app we talked on that night. I waited 6 days...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I got rid of her and so did most of my friends...I don't understand why he can speak outside with out 3 morons watching........
    awake1235 awake1235 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    nobody really know what it's in someone heart and head. I don't allow people to get too close to me so that I will not feel so much broken when they are gone or do something I hate...
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F Nov 12

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    Co-worker problem...not a significant one but I'm still trying to figure how I can handle it effectively. I have to say I have been blessed to have amazing coworkers (yes...
    syltutu syltutu 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't get it when people post the same exact story in several places. I was looking at someone's writings tonight and they had posted the same thing in about five areas. Not...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    Hmmm... One things I have been thinking about is why people get mad/offended when I answer a question honestly. If you don't want to hear my opinion, why ask? Someone asked me...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 3 Responses Nov 14