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I Don't Understand People

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    Ok my niece is "dating" this guy

    who she has broken up with twice before her daughter and I can't stand the dude because of we have seen and by what she has told us about him now she has sent her daughter away to her grandmother for who knows how long and is giving me the silent treatment and I can't help but...
    Fookindave Fookindave 46-50, M 1 Response May 28

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    I have depression and

    when I tell people about it they take it like a joke. When somebody says there suicidal people shouldn't take that as a joke but, they do.
    Minecrafterchick Minecrafterchick 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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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 2 Responses Apr 16, 2014

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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 think it burns my since of truth to hear me

    shouting in my youth I need a way to sort it out. After I die I rewake redefine what was at stake from the hot side of a god. I see the people that I used, see the substance I abused, the ugly places that I lived. Did I make money was I proud? Did I play my songs to loud. Did I...
    lexinwonderland lexinwonderland 13-15, F Dec 15, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 Aug 24, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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 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 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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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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    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 9 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    If someone doesn't know how to love correctly

    can they end up hurting you?
    takiaa takiaa 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    rubixcoffin rubixcoffin 18-21, M Mar 8

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    i don't see it. not at all. why do people always think i have done something wrong. so what i have done so called bad things in my past. so what. everyone has done things bad. so...
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    OML1971 OML1971 41-45 4 days ago

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    I feel this very strongly. If you won't be here for me when I need you and I'm at my worst, you will never get anything from me again that isn't cold courtesy. I will never forgive...
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    I don't just add random people to my circle. I only add people that I can have a decent conversation with or do a good turn by me. I didn't come to EP to become popular, I came...
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    I go to a Catholic school and so most everyone there is baptised. A new girl came this year and people seem to really like her. She isnt catholic, and hasnt been baptised. she was...
    imAddison imAddison 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    i don't understand why people feel the need to find every problematic viewpoint in everyone? let people have their problematic views. i feel like we were created to use the...
    madieshmadie madieshmadie 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    they have to make everything about themselves. its like they think "who cares about other people, what about me." hmm... I've got enough people like that in my life already. no...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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