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I Don't Understand People

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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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    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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    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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    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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    rubixcoffin rubixcoffin 22-25, M Mar 8, 2015

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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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    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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    I've always wondered

    why do people feel so bothered by who I am? How can just simply being me threaten you so much. If I'm minding my own business & steering clear of you, why do you go out of your way to get to me. The clothes on my back and shoes on my feet will cause you no harm. The way I walk...
    amazinggracious amazinggracious 51-55, F Sep 1, 2015

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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 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 1 Response Sep 27, 2014

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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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    It's upsetting. If only people shared what was

    really on their minds, without holding back. 
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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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 16-17, F Dec 15, 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 relate to anyone.

    My true passion is death but that's not something you can just weave in to a conversation. Death, pain, torture, suffering, and murder repel most. It's a lonely love of mine, my only love, and few else's. Everyone I see around me seems so boring, and happy to be this way...
    IWeasel IWeasel 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2015

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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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    I'm pretty smart. Im pretty sensitive.

    Im pretty intuitive. And I understand that people change. But I don't understand how someone can talk to you practically every day for a significant amount of time and things seem pretty damn good, and then they simply don't talk to you any more. It's just not in my DNA to do...
    KumbayaKid KumbayaKid 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 25, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    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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    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 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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2015

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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 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 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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    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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    I don't understand people Why the world is round Why sin was created Why people are hateful But most of all I don't understand Why animals are abused Why abortion was created Why...
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    I don't understand the people that add you to their circle, when they haven't even responded to any of my topics. doesn't mean I'm going to add you. and most of them are men, with...
    myjason myjason 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    If only i knew exactly why. It seems that everytime i start to get close to somebody, they disappear, or they just plain disappear and i dont hear from them anymore. It honestly...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not talking about children or the mentally impaired. I don't understand how some people ask questions that they can easily figure out for themselves. "Where can I get a...
    singlepath singlepath 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I don't understand what guys see in me they're always after me what is it that draws them to me well i guess i can say my looks and my body but i don't wanna be know as that chick...
    Proud102315 Proud102315 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't understand people that have anything wrong with it, it's not like it's going to send humanity backwards and ruin our lives, is it? :P
    AndresDiaz AndresDiaz 13-15, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Also if I do add you to my circle because we get on if we don't talk for ages then I will remove you as there is no point in keeping you on their
    catcat23 catcat23 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I will only add you to my circle if we have talked and we get on and then we because friends
    catcat23 catcat23 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There are people here looking to get money...!
    Philtoyou Philtoyou 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What to do. He says he loves me. He calls me beautiful. He doesn't kiss me anymore. I love you is followed by something he wants done. no intimacy. Not a bad guy, but not a great...
    lostinthewater lostinthewater 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nope not me. People are awful.
    Genexus Genexus 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    5am here on this paradise of an island. I'm supposed to be sleeping but N hasnt been sleeping well.. Keep waking up every hour or so. But anyway, not why i'm making this entry...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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