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I Hate Confrontation

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    Confrontation Is Pointless

    I don't like arguing with people, even if i am right. Screaming and yelling at someone doesn't fix things. So many people ruin relationships with others over something they said in the heat of the moment. & i dont want that.  And if i did do something wrong for you to...
    freshfrika freshfrika 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    It becomes harder for me to breathe,

    I get dizzy and I become unable to function. It is the worst feeling in the world.
    achantal achantal 18-21, F Oct 6

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    No Guts No Glory

    i always got nervous when ever a fight would break loose. I'd try to avoid it as much as possible. But now I've changed all that bottled up anger I'm not afraid of it anymore but I still am nervous.
    Ivyflower Ivyflower 18-21, F May 14, 2008

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    I Avoid Confrontation At All Costs

    I try to avoid conflict at all costs, however sometimes that seems to be more damaging. I tend to put myself through a lot just to avoid confrontation. I would climb Mt Everest just to get around someone or something confrontational. I really need to learn how to deal with it...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    It Depends

    Sometimes I like being a little feisty >:) And sometimes I avoid confrontation. It all depends.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    Panic.

    General confrontation, like arguing with someone or basically verbal arguing, that's not so bad. I get upset, I cry and what not. When others are arguing in front of me however, I get scared. I shake and worry, "What if this turns physical?" If the verbal fight is influenced by...
    MissChii MissChii 18-21, F Jan 5, 2010

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    It Makes Me Physically Ill

    It's really pretty sad. Just the sound of someone raising their voice makes my stomach sink and my skin prickle. It doesn't even have to be MY confrontation. I'm currently listening to people argue in the next apartment over, and it's giving me heartburn. I could turn up the TV...
    Aednat Aednat 26-30, F Aug 15, 2012

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    Life's Lessons

    I have always been more on the shy side.  I have to force myself to talk to other people much less than to confront someone. I get anxious, and will rehearse over and over in my head what I should say so I don't offend them, and worry about how to bring a subject up so they...
    wolfsage wolfsage 41-45, F Aug 17, 2011

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    Confrontation At Work

    I hate confrontation, at least in certain contexts. Right now I am really nervous about a situation at work. Several weeks back I had an "incident". I screwed up and got in some trouble, but my superiors counseled me on it, told me to learn from my mistake, move on, and be...
    joes1776 joes1776 26-30 Sep 18, 2010

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    I'm Not Confrontational

    I hate confrontation! I always have. It's wierd, because if someone has to confront me on something I've done or said, I get angry with myself that I put that person in the position where they had to come to me with it. If someone else does or says something that I have to...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven 46-50, F Jun 27, 2009

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    Run the Other Way

     I hate it when people are in my face. I know that I can get mad and say something I'll regret so I try not to say anything until I've cooled off and given eveything a chance to be looked at rationally.  Usually that works.  If I react immediately it's never gone...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    Im Not Quite Sure Why I Hate Confrontation

    I just do. i am afriand of telling people when i am angry or hurt by them. i cant even be around confrontation..like if i am near two people yelling, screaming or fighting i just kind of want to sink into a hole and pretend im not there. everytime someone gets mad at me and...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93 18-21, F Oct 25, 2009

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    Of Course

    i dislike confrontation but i find myself in confrontational situations all of the time especially here on EP at which point i get depressed and consider deleting my account. i think people who ARE confrontational can easily sense those who are not and they seek them out as easy...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 18 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    Why Does It Always Have to Be This Way

    I don't like fighting.  I am no good at it, my mind isn't quick-witted enough to combat my boyfriend's arguments, statements, diatribes, etc.  I make mistakes.  I have problems and I wish I had made different choices in life.  Why does he have to bring up...
    StardustShimmer StardustShimmer 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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    Why.

     We don't need it. Let's just talk it out.
    BillySPizza BillySPizza 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    Just Ugh!

    I frickin' hate having confrontations with people, especially women... Maybe... Maybe it's just with women. I mean, I hate experiencing hostility towards/from someone. All that negativity spazzes me to no end, but I am more likely to tell a man how I feel or what I want, while...
    mmmcookies mmmcookies 26-30 Aug 21, 2008

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    Eeeeek

    I hate confrontations. I hate arguements, I hate it when people raise their voices or are mean, I hate being attacked, seeing others being attacked, and the worst; when someone attacks you then everyone laughs at you because you wont attack them back.   I hate how...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F Sep 19, 2008

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    I Really Hate It

    I have only been in two fights (fists involved) in my entire life and both looking back were stupid, but I feel probably needed to diffuse the situation at hand. Anytime I am in a situation where voices are raised I get all sheepish and I think it is from when my parents would...
    ivebecomes0numb ivebecomes0numb 36-40 Feb 26, 2009

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    Yes I Do, Very Much. &...

    Yes I do, very much.  I try hard to defuse any situation that can get out of hand with staying calm and talking, but if it ends up in one, I sure can hold my own. { you have been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 25, 2009

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    Confrontations are one of my fears. Fighting makes me nervous. My parents have had such violent fights that even a minor argument can send me into a panic attack. There was one...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F Nov 23

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    Ever since I discovered I had feelings for my closest guy friend and was way too emotional, I didn't want to do anything stupid and kept my distance from him. He was always there...
    xxhappilyeverafterxx xxhappilyeverafterxx 13-15, F Dec 6

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 48 mins ago

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    I grow up in a regular household. Mom, dad, old er sister and grandma living with us. I love my parents and family a lot. My hate and love relationship is only with my father. I...
    polly0007 polly0007 36-40, F 13 hrs ago

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    i hate violence,i hate seeing violence, i hate being violent and i hate being violated.. seeing bruises and cuts and swelling on a person caused by my hands is one of the worst...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Like all of you I hate being a stepmom. My husband and I have been together for 4 years and have two children together. He also has a daughter who is 12 with a woman he only dated...
    LisaC617 LisaC617 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I hate that I keep trying to keep our relationship going when he doesn't even want to be with me :( I'm tired of forcing this. I hate myself..it's all my fault :'( I wish I could...
    Rdelat Rdelat 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I feel as if my stepmom hates me. My dad has been with her since i was 4, I'm 14 now in the 9th grade. I've been putting up with her for 10 years. When I was little she would whip...
    ChurchPointBears76 ChurchPointBears76 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    I hate my life, I wanna waste my life, I wanna kill myself.. My family hates me so, GOD I feel so down!
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I don't hate the average missed period or little things like that but I do hate this... Lol ftw ttyl omg ilu lawl..... It's a little bit annoying to me, but not really.
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 17 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    God is kind to those that are mean, but mean to those that are kind. The holy spirit told someone not to pray for me, and when I asked that person why and other questions on...
    severedtree severedtree 18-21 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    As a child, I had been discriminated and ridiculed for my appearance and race. The fact that I didn't act, appear, and talk the way they did was the reason why they would...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I went through a lot with my ex, they cheated, broken my heart went with another girl while with me, a lot of stuff, and sometimes they pop into my head, and I hate myself for that...
    MovingGirl MovingGirl 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    When we're born, we're not allowed to choose how we will look, talk, the place we are going to grow up, etc. We grow up with all of our relatives telling us: "Oh, how handsome is...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This is your fault. I hate you. I hope you see my dead body and know its your doing. I hate you, L.J.
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I hate it :( I'm so up and down .. I get agitated so easily and I'm super sensitive to every little thing .. I act like I'm 15 and I'm ten years older then that .. I cry constantly...
    Delusionalkrysti Delusionalkrysti 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I hate it.. Full of stupid people who don't understand. I know that not all people are like that but it bothers me that some people don't pay attention to anything. Or notice the...
    inspirewillbetheband inspirewillbetheband 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    i hate when i have a crush on a good girl that i would love to be with but the last guy ruined her and she doesn't let me in.
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    I HATE the world and every stupid thing in it!!!! Why does it continue to hurt me and break my heart!?!?! I'm never caring about anything or anyone EVER again!!!!!!!!!!! The world...
    AleaAndLexi AleaAndLexi 13-15, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I just hate my life right now my friend made a promise to me that he won't do anything stupid to himself anymore and he keeps breaking my promise all im tying to do is help him and...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    My family is not supportive of me.. They don't give a **** bout me.. They just ignore me and **** and what if a member of your family hates you? That's the most worse feeling I...
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    Two police officers shot to death in retaliation for police shootings of African American males. They had nothing to do with the other cases. Then the guy shot himself. And it...
    creativegal82 creativegal82 31-35, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I was bullied at school. I hate them for how they made me feel about myself. Now that i am older i realize they are all just pathetic cowards who need to put others down to good...
    drachenReiter drachenReiter 31-35, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I hate when people judge my interests (including sexual interests) without even knowing me. I admit I have what are considered "creepy interests", but when people get to know me...
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Hate him for the bad memories, the abuses, the insults, the blackmails and the cynicism that makes it so hard to believe people.
    Sicknconfused Sicknconfused 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    I don't actually hate people I don't like them they people that are fake just needs to be there self and things will work out a lot better for them no matter what your problem is...
    jeepwrangler1 jeepwrangler1 46-50, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My mother hits me a lot and quite frequently, this one time she made me get out of a moving car and just left me on the road and drove off, she didn't come back till the next day...
    damnlife00 damnlife00 13-15 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    When I was young my mom and dad divorced. My mom won custody and my dad got visitation rights, meaning I'd have to see him every other weekend. It wasn't a big deal. I loved my dad...
    catir catir 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Dont you just hate it, when you wanted to sleep but you cant ?? Ugh
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F