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I Don't Understand People

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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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    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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    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 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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    rubixcoffin rubixcoffin 18-21, M Mar 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Feb 6

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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 3 Responses Jul 22, 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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    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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    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 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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    How come when women on EP say they need someone

    to talk to, they don't care which gender. But when men write the same thing it means I'm Looking For A Woman. Often tagged Dating & Relationships. Just in case we were in any doubt at all. And the few who do reply usually start by asking if I'm gay. Is it beyond the wit of all...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 15, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    With the experience of working with high school girls, I try to think if I was every like the girls I work with. Reflecting on my high school years, which was about 5 years ago...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F a week ago

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    I find people's lack of discriminatory character unattractive. I am not impressed simply because they meet some basic standard of being the same species.
    LittleMissMew LittleMissMew 31-35, F 11 mins ago

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    i don't have people invite me to do things for awhile now.
    super2012 super2012 22-25 4 hrs ago

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    Why do people pick and choose who they can "judge"? I really can't stand some people that think that it's okay to judge a rapist, a theif etc but when it comes to other issues like...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I really, REALLY don't! Sure we all have our problems and struggles. I would think people would want to be better instead of horrible to others considering what they've been...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    I don't understand why my mom can't just let me be! I mean, can't she understand that I STILL HAVE DEPRESSION! AND that it isn't that simple to just wave my magic ******* wand and...
    odeybelle odeybelle 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't understand why people have casual sex. And I don't understand why men think it's cool that they've slept with a lot of women
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I have an addiction experience, and in my place, this is a very strange thing.... So, I couldn't tell anyone here about my addiction. I have told this to some people who can be...
    Muramasha Muramasha 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I don't understand why people could hate each other, why we could kill for money, why we get up for school, why we go to work, why we do things just because others do them, why we...
    AlejandroYme AlejandroYme 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I don't understand how people can say they love someone and cheat on them. I mean I read so many stories about these OW and their MM and how upset they are in their relationships...
    Willowtree78 Willowtree78 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I don't understand some people. I can totally understand if you want a pretty beautiful girlfriend. okay fine. but her attitude has gotta be tally with her looks if by any chance...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 10

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    What I don't understand is, if you do not like someone, why do you keep trying to be around them? And when you are around them you are mean, whiney and miserable? And on top of...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    So its okay to be rude to someone because they might not be seen as beautiful but we must always have wonderful things to say about Beautiful people. You know, because he or she...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Some people just don't understand...
    marinexmaciel marinexmaciel 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I mean, why should I? makes no sense. there's tons of bad people doing bad things. I'll never accept that. I can't understand people that say the opposite on EP. such a cliché.
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M Mar 26

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    I don't understand why stores in my state sell shirts that say "I -insert heart- New York" and I seen another saying that LA is the place to be. Seriously? We are in New Jersey. I...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I've always been a loner. Ever since I was a child I remember not wanting to play with others. I do just fine by myself and really don't need people around me. In high school I...
    Clumsy25 Clumsy25 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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