I Dread The Telephone

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    I Have A Love-hate Relationship . . .

    -- with my phone. I love to hear it ring! I tingle when it buzzes and a new text message pops! Ohhhh the rush of being informed, PUBLICLY, in tinkling jingle that someone out there is thinking of ME . . . wants to (figuratively) connect with ME! If only once I answer its...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant
    46-50, F
    Aug 10, 2010

    No Good!

    nothing good has ever come from talking on the phone.  I hate the phone (I used to be a receptionist) and just can't stand having something stuck to my ear.  Yuck.
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

    Oh, Brother!

    Every time it rings, I cringe. Texting works much better for me because I can stop any time and there are no awkward pauses. You can just stop texting instead of saying, '"Bye" twenty times because the other person says it at the same time and doesn't hear you or they keep...
    seehorse72 seehorse72
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2010

    As a child I didn't have much to play with.

    But then I got the idea into my head of using the telephone to make what they use to call crank calls. Back before caller Id you could get away with such things, not anymore today. I found the white pages book,opened it and started dialing numbers at random. I remember the...
    ATroubledLife ATroubledLife
    46-50, M
    Dec 26, 2013

    I Hate..

    ...the telephone. I dont like answering the phone and I dont like talking to people. Usually when I am trying to sleep the phone starts ringing. Its never anyone important. Its always some dumb telemarketer. I just dont care for telephones at all.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 4, 2010

    Most people my age (30-ish)

    and younger seem to have a problem picking up the phone and making a call. I chalk that up to the age of instant messaging and texting. That's not my problem. I can order a pizza like it's my job. I can call a sales rep for help with a product, A-OK. My anxiety stems from the...
    framerpj framerpj
    31-35, F
    Nov 3, 2015

    I Hate Talking On The Phone Because Of Fear Of What Not To Say

    I prefer to chat on yahoo, or text i always mess up my words and can never get out what i need to say online I can express myself perfectly
    MoonLight30 MoonLight30
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2010

    Dont Like To Talk

    i hate talking on the phone  and i prefer to typ insted its my best form of cumunication being that im so dam shy
    beeeriy beeeriy
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Apr 19, 2010
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