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I Don't Understand People

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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 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 18

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M Dec 1, 2013

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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 6 days ago

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    But I Don't Like the Logo :(

    take today- a guy I thought I was friends with basically totally ignored me at work today, then an hour before the end of the day he abruptly stopped ignoring me and was really sweet and friendly again.... WHAT? I don't understand people AT ALL  
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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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 2 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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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 22-25, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    Not only do I not understand dating, I guess I just don't understand people. Forget dating...Everyone wants to "hang out" at your house or text conversations! I mean really...
    BrandNewOne BrandNewOne 31-35, F Mar 28

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    People don't understand. I know why though. People aren't born to care about others(sans family). They take what they can, use who they can even if it breaks the persons heart. As...
    yomirizer yomirizer 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    I don't understand society today. I don't really even understand society for the last decade. I would say that I don't understand the society for the generation before me and...
    TreeBeard19 TreeBeard19 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well. I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I've had so many people come and go throughout my life. Whether it's something they did or something I felt I've never had any interest in trying to hold on to them. I've never...
    DarknessWolf DarknessWolf 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I don't understand why people or so UNGRATEFUL N UNAPPRECIATED .
    Moneea Moneea 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I don't understand why people or so UNGRATEFUL N UNAPPRECIATED .
    Moneea Moneea 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't think people understand how hard it is for people who are or aren't openly gay. It's not someone's choice to be gay its natural. I hate seeing people get bullied over their...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I was raised to not see others as different and i believe that everyone deserves to be loved. Gays an Lesbians to me are just the same as straight people. I don't understand how my...
    gchavezz gchavezz 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I don't understand myself sometimes. I'm really confuse about my life. I don't know which path I should take. I feel like life is slipping away while I just stand there undecided...
    missbriseis missbriseis 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    BLAINE LARSEN "How Do You Get That Lonely" It was just another story printed on the second page Underneath the Tiger's football score It said he was only eighteen, a boy about...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really, really, don't like people touching or taking food from my plate. It's something that drives me insane, it's not a hygiene problem, it's just....that's my food, why are...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I don't need, 'I understand' stuffs or whatever, I just need help. In fact, I'm very confused and can't get along with my life if I don't get rid of my confusion. Second, I don't...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I don't think he understand or will understand. Me and my boyfriend were talking for a while before we started dating. He stopped talking a little in between because before we met...
    Weeedisahellofadrug Weeedisahellofadrug 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I used to at one time have a lot of people around me and a lot of friends but recently as I have started improving in life, moved to a new country and living really happy, enjoying...
    Oopsiedaisie Oopsiedaisie 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I have a great life, I life as a European in a 'paradise.' however sometimes I just wonder what life is in general, I mean i'm at school talking about a subject to my friend and...
    TheObserverr TheObserverr 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Dating for some people is easy. For others, it's self esteem issues. Women get asked flirted with by 300 hundred people whether they know it or not. Women have been getting...
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T Mar 25

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    How does this website work? I never get any responses on my experiences. Is it just me or do people ignore my posts? I just don't get it, I see a bunch of people with so many...
    Electricsmile Electricsmile 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    My colleague was mean . She said I am single because I don't compromise . She also said I am anti social just because I chose not to share a meal in a japanese restaurant. I just...
    yellowribbonflower yellowribbonflower 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I really cannot comprehend how about half of my age group are in long term relationships and then there's me,who by the way I am a lesbian,and most of my friends (gay and straight...
    RidiculouslyJasmine RidiculouslyJasmine 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    This man here is very rude and I said I don't want to talk to him he said this to me
    cutieserafina cutieserafina 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 4

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    Hello my name is Anna, I can help in all matters in life. I give advice to those who are troubled and confused. Don’t sit and wonder if a loved one is being faithful to you...
    PsychicAnnaOnline PsychicAnnaOnline 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    It's just one of those days where I ask myself too many questions , seems like I don't have a definite answer to them . I feel confused a lot these days , don't know who I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    Dating is weird for me because I have never done it before. I have been in several relationships, none of which started out with dating. All of them started out as friendships and...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    It seems the harder i try with my husband the worse i get hurt. I don't have a clue what to do anymore. This is my second marriage and i have tried like hell to correct my obvious...
    xxImBrokenxx xxImBrokenxx 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    They don't take my passion for arts seriously, It ****** me off. They are the reason I have no self confidence whatsoever because they never listen to me, Give me any compliments...
    CandieDiCaprio CandieDiCaprio 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I have a date tonight, lucky guy I know lol, but I've really been asking myself what the point is in spending around £50 each on a night out for it to end with us arranging to do...
    iBabe iBabe 22-25, F 13 Responses Apr 12

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    I don't get it... My whole life I've heard guys saying "oh man, I just want a girl(friend) who gets how important (for example) Star Wars is for me, that plays PS3 and like to...
    ineedtogowest ineedtogowest 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Why do they make you feel like they love you. But they really don't.
    deviness deviness 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    i'm now 34 weeks pregnant and ive noticed that my boyfriend really doesn't care its my first baby he already has a son that he doesn't see....Anyway he never say or does anything...
    billybatray billybatray 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A good friend of mine recently confessed that he's always wanted to be a carpenter. Ever since he took a wood work class in grade 8, he knew that was right for him. He was barely...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 11 hrs ago

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    It's not in a 'i'm too good for people' kind of way, its just that i don't feel any connections to them. I don't like relationships that are entirely based on small talk and i hate...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It sickens me. Especially how they bring religion into it and say that God hates gays, like really? If someone grows up feeling that way, and likes the same sex, LEAVE THEM ALONE...
    levanlee levanlee 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't look upon anybody as a friend or lover or as anything involving emotional commitment and emotional gambling. I have no more friends. I have allies. They get me what I need...
    sorrowfulmind sorrowfulmind 18-21, M Mar 24

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    i cant express this enough. theres this idea of me that people like a lot. i would like that person too. but like no one really knows what im like. even my closest friends, its...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F Apr 12

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