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    I AM A GOOD LISTENER. ALOT OF PEOPLE COME TO ME WHEN THEY NEED SOMEONE TO LISTEN. ANOTHER VIRTUE OF MINE IS PATIENCE. I FEEL THIS GOES ALONG WITH LISTENING.  SOMETIMES I MAY GIVE A COMMENT OR ARE JUST THERE TO LISTEN. FOGHORN48
    FOGHORN48 FOGHORN48 56-60, F Aug 3, 2007

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    my past relation still hurts me unconsciously

    my past relationship still hurt me unconsciously. its was when i and my classmate meet after a long time and realised that we both are going out with same person who is also my classmate about whom i always had a undoubtable good opinion about his character. it was such a big...
    delicate delicate 21-25, F Aug 24, 2007

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    Always

    If you need a friend to vent to or to express your desires and dreams or just to chat... I'm here. I listen with an open ear and open heart...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2007

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    I am a good listener, but not a big talker. I always listen to everything that can be heard. Sometimes being a good listener can be so annoying. Since I live near the street, I...
    Rosycheeks27 Rosycheeks27 13-15 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm much more of a listener than a talker. I used to be very shy. I was pretty much afraid to talk to people I didn't know because I never knew what to say to people. I was very...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm one damn good listener, and I think it's turning into a problem! It's turning my relationship with my friends into confession sessions, or I don't know, shrink sessions maybe...
    Nedakor Nedakor 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    Im a good listener and i don't judge so if anybody would like to talk, or if you just need a ear to bend, im here.
    justdone12 justdone12 22-25 Mar 21

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    A good listener, but I'm horrible at telling people my problems and/or feelings. Just a curse I guess.
    jledoux0690 jledoux0690 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 22

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    I have always been a good listener because I just can't talk due to a severe stutter. It's ironic because I can't tell my problems for others to listen to but I can write them like...
    scotlandgirl scotlandgirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I found this on tumblr a long time ago and I found it in my many drafts that I save on my email lol It made me tear up when I first found it. 1. When you cut yourself, clean and...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've worked in an area that required being able to listen for what was going on underneath, what was the root source of the difficulty. But more than that, I think it's just good...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I love listening to other people. I'm alway a good ear to depend on . Feel free to talk to me about anything
    ChrisMackin ChrisMackin 16-17, M Apr 5

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    I've been told this many times. And most times I rather enjoy it. I know it must feel good to have to someone listen and actually take interest in what you're saying. It's part...
    JesseJamesXIII JesseJamesXIII 31-35, M 21 hrs ago

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    I really am, so if any of you want someone to talk to I'm here for you. Dont worry about the topic even if it seems to vulgar I am far from a saint...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M Mar 22

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    It's actually kinda funny I rather listen and make someone feel better or if you're all like tell me the truth and nothing but the truth I will (but i wont be all harsh with it...
    omichio omichio 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I listen to others more than I talk. Yes in real life, I'm very quiet and shy around people I don't know. =(
    ranchan ranchan 22-25, T Mar 25

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    That life's completeness and richness depends On the things we share with our loved ones and friends.
    Nurudeen123 Nurudeen123 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    What advice would you give your thirteen year old self? Honestly?
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 16 Responses Mar 28

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    Will listen to anybody who wants to talk. More listening, less talking.
    DrKip DrKip 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    My family relies on me and hear there problems and trust me with there secrets which can be a burden but I am happy to help.
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 30

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    If anyone wants to talk in here. I'm free for the next 2-4 hours. I would love to help those who are lost. I care.
    FantasyButterfly4 FantasyButterfly4 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I love love love helping with problems and giving advice on anything I can! And id love to make some new friends c:
    Sillylilwolf Sillylilwolf 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I love being able to be there for people to listen to there problems and just be there for them
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M Apr 12

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    It's amazing what you can learn just by listening to the people around you. I enjoy learning new things everyday. Helping people through a rough time just by opening my ears...
    frances91 frances91 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi, I am Mya. I'm 19 and study at being a nurse. I want to make new friend all over the planet. I feel like I have not much to say because I am not very interesting and do nothing...
    MyaDaydreamer MyaDaydreamer 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I only joined here today but there's lots of hurting people with difficulties in coping with their sexuality and emotions. I'm ok with sharing and talking confidentially x
    PinkyPinks PinkyPinks 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    At school when people have problems they come to me because I have usually been though everything humanly possible and walked though it all in smiles because that's me I take...
    Meeppeep Meeppeep 16-17, M Mar 27

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    If a person practices the 3 C's....One's conversation will be refreshing and upbuilding to the listener as well as to oneself: Commendation, common ground, and genuine concern are...
    seotelkniwt seotelkniwt 61-65, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    “The Paradoxical Commandments People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Optimist-Good morning,God. Pessimist-Good god its morning
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I suppose I am a good singer... Only as so many people that have heard me have told me how good I really am. It's pretty hard for me to believe them, but so many people have been...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    When I first came to EP almost a year ago, I never expected anything besides a little moral support and an avenue to vent about my frustrations as it relates to my situation. What...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    There's "hell" in hello, "good" in goodbye, "lie" in believe, "over" in lover, "end" in friend, "ex" in next and "if" in life.
    SuicidalSilence SuicidalSilence 13-15 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It's sorta funny. If you would have asked me a few weeks ago I might have said I want any job, I don't care what it is. Today, a few weeks closer to graduation and beginning my...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life”. Mark Twain
    bikerj12 bikerj12 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    >>> E (event) + R (response) = O ( outcome) Good outcome and bad outcome is all based on R your response . Choose your response to have a favourable outcome .
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 19 hrs ago

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    "goodbye" the harshest and most awful thing you can say to a person you care about. it pierces right through your heart. specially deep down you know that he/she will never say...
    sheshka sheshka 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I have been reading ALOT lately, I really need to keep track of what I have read. I am currently reading Insurgent by Veronica Roth on my Kobo and also reading the third Game of...
    blugrldreamz blugrldreamz 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    Anyone recommend some good books I could read over the holidays?
    Sciencelover Sciencelover 13-15, F 9 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of not being good enough for men. I don't know what other women have that I don't. If I did I'd work really hard to fix whatever is wrong with me.
    ashez2ashes ashez2ashes 26-30, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am very good at reading people even online people. It is easy to pick out the left wing drones on here who try to bait conservative people into saying something over the top...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    Ahhhh, for no reason other than having no reason not to, feeling so good about life today :) Thinking it may be something to do with the awesome advice from all you lovely people...
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My parents, my friends, all the people who love and care about me just love my image. They don't know what thoughts I have in my head, or what I do when I'm alone. I'm a terrible...
    0Somebody0 0Somebody0 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I never say good bye it seems so final. I will always say see you later or catch you later.
    Leavinstevin Leavinstevin 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    I hate that this is a topic. Nobody should ever have to feel like this. And I know it's easy to just say, "oh well you're good enough don't worry," but it's another thing to...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I come across the following writing and thought I should share for those who are destined to read it here. To those in the 60s... ================ Don't worry about what will...
    pappu2169 pappu2169 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I know deep inside that I am a good person. I am often afraid I am not good enough. And I try even harder to be better. I struggle so much to forgive myself and be kind to myself...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F Mar 31

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    Never. I never am. Whether it's being a good enough sibling, son, student, friend, or anything. I'm never good enough. No matter how hard I try I fail. Everyone else is better...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've always struggled with this. I always feel like I'm not a good enough friend, not a good enough spouse, not a good sister, not a good enough student, not a good enough person...
    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 11 Responses Mar 27

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    So I have had some stories about how men disrespect women I figure I should state this one. There are some women out there, who use their assets to use good men. They use them for...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 4

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    The Animals - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" Baby, do you understand me now Sometimes I feel a little mad But don't you know that no one alive Can always be an angel When...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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