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I Hate Being Steriotyped By Ignorant People

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 3, 2014

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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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    Sometimes it's so ridiculous how people got

    stuck to the clichés. I always tried to fit in just to find out I actually don't want to "fit in" at all. I just wanna be who I am and what I feel like. Sometimes I'm shy, sometimes I'm chatty. Sometimes I make you laugh your *** off and sometimes I'm way too thoughtful...
    MentallyVibrating MentallyVibrating 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 13

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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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    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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    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 think there are people that just want to hurt for any reason .I myself have been rediculed and judge .i have good days and bad days trying to stay postieve.
    hopelessathappiness hopelessathappiness 51-55, F 1 Response 24 mins ago

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    Ever heard the word don't judge a book by it's cover. Well that is me. I may seem moody and shy on the outside bit once people see my good side it is respectful and caring because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    I think it's ironic that with all the equal rights awareness and no bullying campaigns people still not only judge harshly but use cruel words. I believe instead of improving as...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 2 Responses May 7

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    I hate it when people judeg me and they dont even know whtas going on.....
    Kassidyann98 Kassidyann98 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I kinda do so I can see flaws, or errors that I do. It would depend on who says it and how it was said. Other times I just ignore and keep being myself. It can be very...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    When people try to categorize me and generalize me, I become their worst nightmare. I absolutely detest people who think they know you because of your appearance or what you do in...
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M May 2

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    Why are so many young women, typically in their teens through their mid-20's, so extremely judgemental and hateful towards others who disagree with them on some point or another?
    JennieBiscuit JennieBiscuit 46-50, F 1 Response May 11

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    Why people have to: _look down _And Judge someone. If they are really good people,They will not spend their time to judge someone or talk behind someone back. I think people like...
    Frozzen Frozzen 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I live in a small town where everyone seems to judge everyone else. Just going to the store,or listening to people around here makes me sick. If you had a life,you wouldn't have to...
    Nate2488 Nate2488 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't get how people can judge one another when they don't even know them. I'm insecure and I have so many things going on in my life. Yes I know I'm not pretty, skinny, not very...
    bipolardisorder bipolardisorder 13-15, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I have to remember that some people are miserable and it's best not to allow them to make me miserable
    Hteag Hteag 31-35, F 1 Response May 3

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    Colby. You pathetic excuse for a human being. Why cant you just **** off? You cant judge me just because you're dating my friend. Especially when you've hurt her again. Don't...
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 10 Responses May 6

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    thefemalegrimreaper is a judgemental child who claims to be a 19 year old adult yet she acts like a 4year old and blocks people who are in a dark place it is my opinion that she is...
    Anastas17 Anastas17 18-21, T 1 Response May 7

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    People love to just judge me!! I don't know, do I look like a bad a guy. Then why is it like that XD even little brats think I am lol
    Notimeline Notimeline 18-21, M May 9

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    I still don't understand how my name ends up in the mouths of people I've never spoke to a day in my life.
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Its funny how the people that know the least about you have the most to say.
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 16-17, F 5 Responses May 19

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    In high school, even though I went to an all-girls school, I knew guys from schools around the area, through my friends. Most guys back in HS seemed to think I was sexually active...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 20

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    I don't have time for this. Before I even get to talk i get told to shut up. By my cousin. Im tired of being strong. I wanna
    Tdollablind Tdollablind 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Just got my eyebrows shaped ,I'm very happy with them
    heatherleg heatherleg 51-55, T 2 Responses May 6

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    I'm sorry that I have an *** and I like to wear shorts...don't see why it's required that I don't wear clothes that other girls can get away with. I have just as much the right as...
    Beijodeabacaxi Beijodeabacaxi 18-21, F 3 Responses May 8

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    My thing is that you don't even know me so why do you think you have the right to say anything.
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F May 8

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    So I am a single dad of two kids. I have had women turn me down for dates because I have them 24/. You don't even know me and you judge me. Well I would rather have my kids any day...
    timberland1972 timberland1972 41-45 4 Responses May 9

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    I tell u something. I dont care. I will never change, for no soul. I love my interests, i love who i am and to become who i am i worked on me hard. I was depressed and sick, but i...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F May 13

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    Don't we all..... Lol. Sometimes it's not as bad as you first thought. Other times it's way worse then you could have imagined. But it does blow over if enough time goes by..... Or...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses May 13

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    you may know me by my name,face,personality but you really dont know the true me so back off *******
    GeramieKrissia GeramieKrissia 18-21, F May 13

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    even my mom doesn't know anything about me so who are u to judge me ?????
    GeramieKrissia GeramieKrissia 18-21, F 5 Responses May 17

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    I love to be called girl, her, she
    Horseofdiffcolor Horseofdiffcolor 22-25, T 1 Response May 19

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    Story of my life. Why they do it is beyond me. At a certain point, the "why"s become useless.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 19

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    This girl texted me roses are red violets are blue you look like a ***** and ur friends are too.oker then
    stella2b3 stella2b3 13-15, F 6 Responses May 20

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    "You," he said, "are a terribly real thing in a terribly false world. And that, I believe, is why you are in so much pain."
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    I am not your expectations, I refuse to give somebody the right to call me a thug or something else based on my skin color
    StarGazer88 StarGazer88 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Somebody whom I don't even know called me an autistic retard because I was speaking politely to them during an argument. I have never spoken to them in my life and yet the choose...
    MyLivingLife MyLivingLife 13-15, M 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I hate being called (or people insinuating that I'm) worthless, or will never be good enough.
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 May 3

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    If you are very sensitive in addition to ignorant, don't try to feed your arrogance by giving me advice. Ignorant people continue to push their naive beliefs on others because no...
    weirdWorks4me weirdWorks4me 22-25, F 8 Responses May 6

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