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I Feel Misunderstood Most of the Time

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    Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

     My husband sometimes misunderstands me, in which it causes arguements. It's like the song, sung by The Animals. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"  
    strawberrynight strawberrynight 56-60, F Feb 23, 2009

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    Man. I'm sick of being misunderstood.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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