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I Hate Being Steriotyped By Ignorant People

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    Are You Saying I'm a Drug Addict??

    I dated this ignorant ******* a few years ago and he thought it was totally wrong that I was taking depression pills. First of all, I have 2 chronic illnesses that cause my depression. Second, he had no  idea what had gone on in my life for me to be so depressed. Third, this...
    gigglemonster2000 gigglemonster2000 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2007

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    Stereotyped

    Say what?  Yeah, I thought so, you are ignorant!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jun 20, 2011

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    The Way They Look At Me When I Kiss My Girlfriend

    I hate the way people look at me when I kiss my girlfriend. I'm not even gay, I just happen to fall in love with both sexes. And when I kiss my girlfriend in public people look at me as if I'm a bug that should be killed. Or they start mocking. Why can't people just shut up and...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    Not Pleasant

    I also dislike being stereotyped by people who can't spell stereotyped.
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 11 Responses Jul 28, 2007

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    Ginger

    I have red hair. When I was little my parents always told me how pretty it was. In elementary school my classmates didn't really mentioned it. My teachers would compliment my hair. Kids Never really made fun of it. Not until middle school anyway. A common stereotype for red...
    Laurajb Laurajb 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2012

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    I'm Puerto Rican

    When I was 10 I moved from Puerto Rico to New York. Which was obviously a big change but the funniest part is one of the groups I found most different from the people of Puerto Rico were the NUYORICANS!!! They lacked almost all cultural traits of those people in the island! I...
    HelloKittyFanBoy HelloKittyFanBoy 18-21, T 2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    Today was the worst! I went to my baby cousins

    birthday party and I was treated like a baboon😡 the teenagers that were taking care of everybody said that kids are annoying and everything and that really gets me mad! I'm usually sitting down and talking with relatives or friends of the family and this one time I deside...
    Penginkoibito Penginkoibito 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Related Experiences

    What I show to people is I think a general goodness, why being mean if you could be kind. But I know you could not just please everybody, I hate the thought that my actions are...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    So many people on here are pathetically closed minded the reason why I hate people and act different is because I like to feather out the fake and stupidity peow block me and hate...
    Kingdarkroom Kingdarkroom 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Yeah. I'm annoyed by this. There are people in my school who know me as the 'Fat retarded gay' simply because I have had an awful year with death (Look at some of my old stories...
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52 13-15, M 5 Responses Nov 8

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    I don't really know if it's me projecting my judgment of myself, if it is legitimately true that others are judging me, or if it is a combination of both. I do feel really judged...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    I seriously hate everyone in my school I want to move somewhere else. People go up to my friends and there like oh you're friends with her I hate her and I've never even talked to...
    vrl1022 vrl1022 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 14

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    I used to be constantly judged. I still am but not at the same magnitude. I do not hate those who judge me or even blame them. We all judge people. Even if we subconsciously go to...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 8 Responses Oct 28

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    okay so, when i went to school, (i'm homeschooled now) people would judge me, based on my looks or how many people i sit with at lunch. i feel that, that can cause serious issues...
    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I enjoy being judged by my outside cover, and being told I'm not "hang-out" material, yep and one last thing, it's hilarious how people underestimate me, and what I can do. Yeah...
    Versipora Versipora 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I have met lots of people specially at school who judged me and I hate that I mean do they even know me? The only thing they know is my name
    Anne678 Anne678 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate it. Unfortunately it has happened a lot, and it still happens every now and then. It's a part of life, I suppose. If you don't know me, you can't form a decent opinion on me...
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A couple days ago I responded to post that queried whether it's insulting to tell a woman she resembles an attractive drag queen. (For the purpose of this post, transgender and...
    eponymous601 eponymous601 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is an issue I have to deal with a lot. I get jt, sometimes one thing can mean another, and conclusions can be made up by using past experience, but damnation and blood, why...
    AngryTitan AngryTitan 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I hate having this asian color!!!!??
    aj2333 aj2333 41-45, F 9 Responses Oct 23

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    I don't know why I thought I could share online to strangers cause I can't bare to share with my friends.. when people are just cruel. How do you say horrible things to people you...
    tracmacp tracmacp 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    Ya I make mistakes...I am human...we all do...maybe not to same level or anything but we still make them...but what really gets me is that people that don't even know me or take...
    CanadianFunk CanadianFunk 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    I hate going to school sometimes, because you're judged by someone who you really don't know at all. I can't walk in the hallways without hearing some smart *** comment from some...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Oct 26

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    A couple of days ago I was on the train and on my way to school these three people started talking about me making fun of my hair and making fun of what I was wearing, it really...
    Melissa7414 Melissa7414 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    i get frustrated alot when people think im annoying which im not...if they don't like what i say then they gotta deal w/ it & get over with.. it aint my problem if yall users on...
    RodrigoGalindo730 RodrigoGalindo730 18-21, M Oct 29

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    all the time now..im making positive changes in my life and try to help others alot...i always get accused of being "up to something"
    Jeff4955 Jeff4955 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    HAte embarrassing moment s
    amycarter amycarter 13-15, F Nov 7

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    In high school I was bullied by my best friend he was "in the closet" homosexual and wanted to prove his masculinity by abusing my sensitive side, I was an outcast, I would cry...
    Auricor Auricor 26-30, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I’ve been working as in-charge director in somewhere, and it was not easy to be the first and the most successful member there. Now, I’m searching for a better place or just...
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I’ve been working as in-charge director in somewhere, and it was not easy to be the first and the most successful member there. Now, I’m searching for a better place or just...
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    People shouldn't judge before understanding the meaning behind it.
    RavensRose RavensRose 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    i am mad at people on ep they say there friend they block you so not real friends
    vamp4 vamp4 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I love how some people just make u feel so **** about urself and make u start doubting urself how lovely :/
    Loverforsweets Loverforsweets 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 31

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    I try to tell myself what others think doesn't matter. That doesn't work. I'm always concerned about what others think. Then when people talk about me like they know me & they don...
    iswhatitissometimes iswhatitissometimes 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    I've saved many peoples life's... I'm happy for that..
    natbrat13 natbrat13 13-15, F Nov 12

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    I was diagnosed almost 2 years ago with PLS. My body feels like it's aged 20 years instead of 2. Feel like crap most of the time but just keep going. Often feel like people don't...
    plsnkc plsnkc 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    Happens all day everyday but the best thing to do is to not care.No matter what you do most people that come along will misjudge you and not know a thing about you.
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Some people take a look at me and think I do drugs, or they label me as "emo" or "goth". The only thing I want to be is me. I don't want to be labeled. If they really knew me, they...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    happens everyday. 1st: i have piercinngs & tattoos 2nd: i love having my hair crazy colours 3rd: i have two kids BUT i graduated with my class WITH honours. im in my first year...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    As I get older I find myself becoming difficult as to whom I let into my life. Ppl love to see others fail however I have learned to surround myself with ppl that bring me up...
    kel25 kel25 26-30 2 Responses Oct 24

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    If you don't know me that doesn't give you the right to talk to talk crap about me and make every one think that I'm a bad person because guess what guys/girls im not
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    But alas, it is a thing we cannot escape. But to others credit, I am a loser. A cool loser.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 26

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    My friend told me that this guy doesn't like me. Never spoken to that guy in my life. He's in my year level for school, no classes with him, nothing. Idek what he knows about me...
    BoyOBoy21 BoyOBoy21 13-15, M Oct 27

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    Whether it is about my looks or the way I act.......obviously I'm not perfect and I know that but why bother bringing someone down with criticism....you don't want to lie of course...
    NataliaHeart21 NataliaHeart21 18-21, F 14 Responses Oct 28

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    Just because of my background... A lot of my school friends don't want me to know where they live,when somehow everyone in my year seems to know where I live without me telling...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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