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I Hate Being Steriotyped By Ignorant People

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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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    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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    Not Pleasant

    I also dislike being stereotyped by people who can't spell stereotyped.
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 10 Responses Jul 28, 2007

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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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    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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    Stereotyped

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

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    EP has proven to me how much people can judge. Let me start off by saying that it's taken me 12 years to show my face on a social networking site because long ago when I first...
    Shinook26 Shinook26 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 29

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    I hate negativity. I negative people. It's like a disease 😒 I know things that happen in life can be very hard to handle or you probably got hurt so much but at least see the...
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I hate those people who are completely oblivious to what's happening around them and are so insensitive to the people around them. There are so many on here as well. They are rude...
    draconiss draconiss 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I hate it. Life sucks sometimes. People judge me with the way I look.
    Music4Us Music4Us 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I hate the fact people can be so closed-minded and judgemental about things that don't directly affect them, if somebody is happy leave them be, as an adult I can make my own...
    DaddysLittleLiarna DaddysLittleLiarna 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 10

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    We judge others instantly by their clothes, their cars, their appearance, their race, their education, their social status. The list is endless. What gets me is that most people...
    bitchybeck bitchybeck 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    OK target me for being who I am just because you do not agree or like what I say. I'm a sub in an open D/s relationship,i watch **** with or without my master, I was abused by my...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    People on here judge me because of my religion before even getting to know me they assume I am evil or bad because I'm a satanist. I'm a decent person with a family and a job. I do...
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's part of my reason for choosing anonymity and wanting to preserve it. Honestly, people are so stupid and judgemental sometimes using nothing but prejudice they're too blind to...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    people should not be judged by their skin color, sexuality, or the way that they dress. People should only be judged by the way they act towards you as well as how they act towards...
    madiek madiek 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ok so I have DID (dissociative identity disorder aka multiple personality disorder) and I wanted to be on EP to meet others that have my disorder and become friends with them. But...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    Those people who take one look at you and decide what kind of person you are, who do not even say one word to you or give you the opportunity to talk to them because their...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I have been judge so many times just for be black. I have been told that I won't amount to any thing, I'm just a waste of space, and so many more hurtful thing. The saying "sticks...
    Frannyj Frannyj 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    People think I worship satan, won't never get real job, am stupid, far too old to dress how I do or am mean. I don't follow satan, I have job that pays so it is real, 34 is not old...
    SunnySonnenschein SunnySonnenschein 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    People think that all women that are pretty are dumb but I'm a lot smarter than you think
    Adrianacute Adrianacute 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Yeah i didn't know where to put this so I picked a random one. Okay so, about a year ago I was a different person. I was still depressed and self conscious but i always liked...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 27

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    Really like if you don't know me dont say **** about me. Because if u gonna say it behind my back why not just say it to my face *****!! #makes me pissed...
    lonleygurl23 lonleygurl23 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Seriously, just because I like to stay in the library during lunch doesn't mean that I have no friends. If you actually asked me why I do it then you would know that I feel much...
    Redhy11 Redhy11 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    like really? Youre gonna make fun of the way I dress or look and you don't even know me? At least get to know me before youre rude to me. Welcome to my life- Simple plan. You don...
    lolnahhh5 lolnahhh5 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm afraid of posting my info .... I don't wanna end up getting judged for talking online about my life /:
    sf619 sf619 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    All we want is a little appreciation. All we want is to be acknowledged. All we want is to be taken into account. All we want is to flee pain through temporary satisfaction. All we...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The judges. Are judges. And has beens. And fake christians. And malcontents. And peers having a bad head day. And lazy pigs who dont do research. Fokyn idiots...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    That's pretty much everyone, but I'm starting not to care what they think, but it's that no one would want to be my friend
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    It didn't use to be this bad. I just felt like being a guy was better, but now it's at a whole other level. I look into a mirror and I see breasts, I see a vagina, and I hate...
    WhiteSparrow127 WhiteSparrow127 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I dislike talking about this sort of thing. I suppose it is because it makes me feel weak, I don't know. I have not felt right since I was really little. I have been anxious...
    jord4567 jord4567 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I don't like being black. From my experience being black is the worst thing ever that happened to me. Black? What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Okay first off, I'm not homeless poor but I also struggle. I'm still in high school, and I don't have a job at the time being. I feel like expressing myself right now, so if I...
    sapphireveins sapphireveins 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hate being angry. And one of those instances is now when I get accused for something which I am sure wasn't my fault. And even if there was a chance it was my fault then why is...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I have a sister that left a very large mark when she was on high school. A debator, pretty, a leader, and someone that everyone looks up to. She was an admirable person despite her...
    sukkiteiinayo sukkiteiinayo 13-15, F Jul 26

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    I'm 5'1 and I hated being short all my life . I don't get it my brother is 6'1 and my younger sister is 5'4 . What happened to me !! Lol. When I was in my twenties people use to...
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F Jul 27

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    So I am really tall. And I hate it. It just doesn't fit me and my shy/quiet personality AT ALL. Most girls my age/older at my school are all at a nice height of 5'0/5'4 but then...
    Impuritiii Impuritiii 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I think its called monophobia. The fear of being alone. I've always just thought that it was normal, that feeling you get when you're alone. I found out recently it wasn't...
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have officially been clean and sober since April.I started seeing a therapist due to my severe depression. he suggested it would be good if I saw a drug counselor. I told him I...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F a week ago

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    I keep being ignored by people around me whether in skul ,home or public .I used to be able to talk cheerfully around ppl but ,after being ignored many times i became scared and...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M a week ago

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    I fking hate being misunderstood. It makes my blood boil, and makes me want to cry. I'm a good person, I take the time to figure out what someone is trying to say. I hear them out...
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 16-17 Jul 24

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    If you don't like me then tell me. If you don't want to talk to me tell me. If you decide I'm too broken for you to be around or that you can't stand me, tell me. I hate being...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I can't be lied too. I see the truth always. It is the worst. Its like when people talk I can hear and see what's true and what's not. I got engaged recently and I'm so scared...
    seistafiesta seistafiesta 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I hate being lied to especially If i'm honest with you 24/7. If I lied to you like you lie to me, you would hate me, think about how it would feel before you constantly lie and...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    i really, really ******* hate being an introvert. maybe "introvert" isn't really the right word though, i think that something along the lines of a person who suffers from social...
    BlaRiix BlaRiix 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I hate being lied too I'm sure everyone does so why it go on? It's the golden rule treat others the way you'd like to be treated so I expect you to not lie to me and I won't lie to...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M Jul 22

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