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I Don't Understand The Games Some People Play

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    Ack!!!

    I have a stalker now... :-( I love my hair salon, as my hair-dresser is cool! But she has a friend who has a major crush on me. He's such a BOY. :-/ Anyhoo, I've made it clear that I wasn't interested... maybe not clear enough, because I didn't come right out and say, "...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Dec 23, 2009

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    Mind Games.

    I don't understand mind games at all. I've had people try it on me & it never makes sense. I don't understand why people would want to waste their time on things like this. I know it arises from people having low self-esteem, feeling inadequate, & just plain hating themselves...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F Apr 5, 2010

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    I Don't Do Games

    I am just myself... I don't play hide-and-seek with who I am. In romantic relationship it seems everyone plays mind games... try make their partner jealous... we're told we shouldn't call a guy first, not be too nice or too keen, do this, don't do that.... And I'm left wondering...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2011

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    Stay The F Out Of Our Lives!

    So....a little back ground..  My oldest son's father hasn't been in contact with him for either 4 or 5 years now...this Christmas...  So I get a call on my son's cell phone the other night and it's from his half sister who had found him on facebook....and she is calling...
    tks tks 36-40, F 11 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    It's just like abusing a baby! They can't talk nor can they stop you! It's so stupid and just down right wrong!
    AvaDay AvaDay 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    It makes no sense at all to me why bad things happen to good people. Why should some people who don't steal, don't rape, don't kill, & don't harm society be punished in such a way...
    Alexmw460 Alexmw460 16-17, F Jan 9

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    I'm always so shy. I'd act like something was more interesting or act like I'm busy so I don't have to do something simple, like greet friends. I can't even ask the salesperson for...
    kaylemkun kaylemkun 13-15, M Jan 15

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    I don't agree with this at all. To me, morality is all about acting in a way that is respectful and kind towards all people (both individually and collectively). A great part of...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I don't understand other people fussing about my username "Alone" I made this way back in 2008 I think. Please don't connect everything that I post that I'm alone :) I'm not.
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F Jan 12

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    Certain people. I don't understand the ones that invite you over to their group, they chat with you and everything, and things go swell. And then the next day, ya see them and they...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I don't understand why God keeps some people here when they're not strong enough to keep themselves for much longer
    StrawBracelet StrawBracelet 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Maybe it's just this one particular guy.... Try as I might, I don't understand why you pursued me in the first place. Why you wouldn't take no for an answer. Why you kept pushing...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I don't understand man, not because I'm a woman but besides that reason, because sometimes they cared and they really don't mean anything at all how was that.. or they send signals...
    myleslus myleslus 22-25, F Jan 9

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    First off I mean no offense to any woman who reads this. I just don't understand women most of the time. I always hear women say they want to find a nice guy. Someone who will...
    JustMe5600 JustMe5600 36-40, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Excuse me, you don't have to respond and I'm aware my posting this experience could drive you further up the wall, but I'm curious. Why did you block me, then unblock me and delete...
    Unalike Unalike 18-21, M Jan 9

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    I don't like to make people mad at me. I try to get along with people. It's hard. You just have to tell them. It's just the way it is.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Nowadays, people absolutely HAVE to have their long nails on, (whether they're fake or not), and have them perfectly updated and manicured, and their hair has to be dyed a certain...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 12

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    I can't describe how much I wish I understood this . I don't even have ability. Too much trauma and attachment damage. When I get connected to a woman, I become terrorized in my...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 14

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    I don't get the censoring on here.. I said nothing wrong.. I read some people post and they go all out not censored. I write one thing in taste and I get censor. I appealed it and...
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Jan 13

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    Well, I just had this dream. It's about me and another guy, but this guy is really handsome and he's a year older than me. We're not even close, though I know him through name only...
    JustTakingABreak JustTakingABreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Sometimes I don't have a reason. Sometimes I do. I think a huge part of it was that I wasn't a great person awhile ago. In high school and up until my sobriety, I wasn't the best...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 6 days ago

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    Does anyone have any advice or helpful comments about this? My boyfriend and I get on really well and have a great laugh together. We see each other once or twice a month as we...
    mangomonkey mangomonkey 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My ex girlfriend broke up with me over a month ago because I "hesitated" to go with her father to pick her up from the airport when she was coming back from a three month long trip...
    datafox datafox 26-30 Jan 6

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    I just can't. While I am naturally a loner, there are times when I feel very lonely and needing someone to talk to. But I just can't. Maybe because I don't know if they will keep...
    milkflood milkflood 18-21 Jan 15

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    I wish guys could experience what it actually like being a woman then maybe they would stop bitching so much there lucky they don't half to go through being pregnant are half to...
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I asked the missus if she wanted to go swimming tomorrow? & she said she feels like she hasn't got the energy so I said maybe I can drive over her house & we can have A night in...
    TheBigKahuna1983 TheBigKahuna1983 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I don't actually date people because I feel gross about myself, I do have friends with benefits though :P I'm actually losing weight faster than I expected just by walking and...
    gumtreejuice gumtreejuice 18-21 1 Response Jan 11

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    I only allow people to know what I allow them to know. People don't know how I really feel on the inside. I keep it all bottled up. They don't care anyway.
    Yafavnextdoor Yafavnextdoor 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    Due to my alcoholism (which I have controlled successfully for 17 years) and my mental health issues, there are a whole bunch of people that I would rather I didn't see again...
    Neondaze Neondaze 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Absolutely no interest in private messaging. Sick of small talk like "hello" "hi" bla bla bla. I'm just not interested in convos on PM. It always dies anyway... I just don't want...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Jan 17

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    So I was talking to this girl yesterday, and we seemed to be hitting it off pretty well. We talked for a good bit yesterday and we said goodnight with plans to talk more today. I...
    JandAlove JandAlove 22-25 1 Response Jan 5

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    12} That the scripture is clear as to the role each gender plays in life. That all are created equally both male and female. However it is not Biblical for a woman to usurp...
    Rocker1188 Rocker1188 22-25, M Jan 15

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    people adding me to their circle and never talk...probably just 2 stick they nose into my life and read my stories,i really need to clean my circle
    AndeleAndele AndeleAndele 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Unpopular opinion #2: The form of government is not as important as the people that make it up
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M Jan 21

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    Been seeing the same dude since August, and at the end of October, we made it clear we were 'exclusive'. Since then, I've seen things and felt things that have led me to believe he...
    MorticiaAddams MorticiaAddams 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I hate it when my parents argue even tho my age.... I'm just scared there gonna end up leaving one another or doing something stupid.... I just wanna leave so bad but I can't just...
    cattie1283 cattie1283 18-21, F Jan 1

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    So, one of my friends dyed her hair red the other day. My mother saw the picture on Facebook, and the first thing she did was ask if my friend was on drugs. Of course, I told her...
    directioner600 directioner600 13-15, F Jan 20

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    Every time I want to tell my personal story and vent out all of my anger and frustration on this particular white space, I see someone who has the same problems as me, and I end up...
    TheMisanthropeOtaku TheMisanthropeOtaku 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I met someone on here , who I thought cared for me , we chatted every night for hours , till I was ready to sleep... I then found out this person was backstabbing me telling...
    LornaDunes LornaDunes 18-21, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to become a vegetarian, but my parents - especially my mother - would not be supportive. She thinks it's a hype: "nowadays, everybody's a vegetarian"
    Spaas Spaas 18-21, F Dec 30, 2014

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    This website ur not allowed to speak ur mind on here what happened to freedom of speech r is that not right anymore
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I hate to run into old classmates, lovers, teachers, professors from my past. However, there are a few professional friends and lovers I still stay in touch with. We rarely talk...
    Shelia4all Shelia4all 46-50, F Jan 11

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my family to bits and most of them are wonderful and supportive! But... we've just never had that sense of closeness that so many families have. I'm...
    Saiyanprincess Saiyanprincess 18-21, F Jan 2

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    This is kinda hard to write about just because it is embarrassing. .. I mean what 18 year old doesn't have friends?? I try and I have tried my whole life but nothing seems to...
    JaneEbony JaneEbony 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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