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I Hate Dealing With The Public

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    I Used To Hate Dealing With Public Speaking (i Cried On Stage Once!)

    You know, when I first started out in public speaking, my biggest fear was CRYING on stage! (and I actually cried...) ...and I'm a tough looking guy who used to play professional baseball... LOL. So... here's a bit about me and I'd love to get to know more about you :) When I...
    athletetoowner athletetoowner 26-30 2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    "hi, I Lose My Manners When I Go Out To Eat Because You Are My Servant"

    Why do people completely forgo manners and kindness when they go out to eat? Who raises their kids and says "now, Suzie, when we go out to "XYZ Restaurant" it's okay to not use your manners, and of course have no compassion or patience for the people that are cooking and serving...
    vmf04 vmf04 26-30 May 13, 2012

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    People Are Rude And Ignorant

    I work as an insurance broker and find people incredibly rude. It is amazing how many people think they have the right the to yell, swear and blame you for their ignorance. There are also a number of people who think name dropping or showing off their wealth makes them better...
    Doledrums Doledrums 36-40 1 Response Oct 12, 2010

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    Why Must They Be So Difficult?

    I'm finding it increasingly difficult dealing wth the public in my job. I work in pathology, and in Australia there have been recent cutbacks by our government. The result is that we can no longer send patient accounts to our Medicare system as freely as we once did, because...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2009

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    And You're Calling Us... Why?

    I work at a newspaper... I know, I know, not exactly the place for an introverted, quiet person... but I just love to write, it's what I do best. However, in the early days, I was the assistant of the editor and the phone was just ringing off the hook day-in and day-out. I'd go...
    allielah allielah 22-25, F Dec 19, 2010

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    Currently my boyfriend is dealing with some family stuff, and I really want to be there for him, I just don't always know how. I so often feel like my emotions make me vulnerable...
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Sometimes deali with a difficult spouse is overwhelming...he has mood swings due to his arthritis n pain. All he likes to do is watch tv n lie in bed on the weekends. IE I mention...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    My husband has it. I ******* hate it. He says that it is him, not me, but deep down I think he just doesn't want me anymore. He offers oral sex or wants me to go down on him when...
    Nubian1973 Nubian1973 36-40 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My girlfriend just broke up with me and its possibly the most painful thing ive ever experienced. I try not to think about her but everything reminds me of her. i still wake up...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm just tired of it. Whether it's some family or friends, I'm done. From now on, my focus is just on the few people who've actually been there for me. I'm tired of letting my...
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I deal with my demons through alcohol. I love the feeling I have after a few shots of brandy. I don't worry about anything as I drink.
    exhibiter1000 exhibiter1000 51-55, M a week ago

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    I hate it me and my guyfriend used to fight everyday it was exhausting
    yeahis18 yeahis18 18-21, F Nov 28

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    So today I was just chilling in my living room watching TV and playing video games because my parents left earlier. After 3 hours they came back and told me that they were texting...
    ivangb11 ivangb11 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate waking up everyday knowing that I'm going to have to deal with people and listen to yet another fight. When I'm upset I can't even depend on my mother to make sure I'm okay...
    speaklikeachild speaklikeachild 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I get really tired of ur hypocrisy I hope u will be rotten u and ur ****** goodlookin face I hope u getaway from my life, leave me and my baby go away... I dont need u u...
    snowhitelady snowhitelady 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "We're your parents we know whats best for you" Actually no, you don't. Yes, you're my parents, yes, you raised me, but are you a ******* mind-reader now? No? Then **** off. You...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, T 1 Response Dec 9

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    Hello, ok first off let me explain why at my age I still live with my parents. I moved back in with my parents 4 years ago because my husband and I got separated. Basically he...
    BrokenAngel1201 BrokenAngel1201 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I miss my boyfriend all the time. We live a 30-minute drive apart, and it drives me crazy because I can't see him whenever I want to. I know that if we went to the same school and...
    bludye47 bludye47 18-21, F Dec 1

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    The aftermath of breakups really sucks. This feelings and everything freaking sucks. I don't understand guys and why they think it's okay to put us girls through hell. I'm so...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's sucks. I realize it also could have sucked for those I could have harmed. Regardless of the BAC everyone on the road including yourself is in danger. I lost my car, my job. I...
    letha4422 letha4422 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I had a question. And probably should not be here but could not find anywhere else my oh told me that the reason he does not like sex is because it's painful. I want him to see a...
    Pippa131 Pippa131 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have really nice imac that has decided this evening that it doesn't want to boot. Giving me the flashing folder of doom, I feel a long day of troubleshooting a head of me...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Last time I disconnected my keyboard because it stopped working, and Microsoft Windows showed an error message: "Keyboard unplugged. Press any key to continue."
    LindavdB LindavdB 16-17, F Nov 29

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      Close your eyes. Imagine you have a daughter, imagine she has a boyfriend that acts exactly like you, did you smile? No. You need to work on yourself
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 10 Responses Dec 2

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    my flatmate behaves like my mom. she asks me questions all the time such as: where are u going?, what are u doing? then she is like u shouldn't be doing this or that. but she is...
    joyhossain joyhossain 22-25, M Dec 6

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    I asked my boyfriend a hypothetical question that what would he do if he got me pregnant and he spazzed and was really pissed and no he won't talk to me yet again....
    Duchanne Duchanne 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    When I was 8 I was taken away from my parents. And you would think that would be traumatizing for me, but it was the best thing that has ever happened to me. I was healthy and...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    You must not have much in life when you try to tell a girl how she should smile in her pictures LOL
    sydneymichelle sydneymichelle 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I dread waking up in this house everyday. It's feels like I've been walking in circles for years.I've been wanting to get out of this rut,do something...work...DO SOMETHING other...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My Mom calls me ranting about how her computer doesn't work. It keeps crashing. So since I don't know what I'm actually doing. I just know the computer here doesn't crash when it...
    raylynn24 raylynn24 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    And so does the President of Israel , Reuvin Rivlin.In a landmark speech, the president of Israel warns of the dangers of a proposed law that would place Jewishness before...
    peza peza 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    So, I had surgery on my knees recently and my friends took care of me EVER SINCE I've arrived at the hospital. My mom and dad abandoned me and never had any intentions of seeing...
    GanjaSmokingMetalHead GanjaSmokingMetalHead 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Chronic pain sucks. Yes it does. Been dealing with nerve pain since 2004. I know this sounds funny butt I turn to sex. To help me get mind my mind off of the pain. It does not...
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M 17 hrs ago

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    I hate her. Not dislike. Hate. Shes 9 and her mother must have Münchausen. Anyway we pay a lot in support but also a lot for insurance. We get the left over bills for all the...
    JulieJA JulieJA 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    i'm tired of letting depression get to me. i still have no friends or anything i just hate it!!! if i had real friends then i know i wouldnt be dealing with this but everyone has...
    rhondafelicity rhondafelicity 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I dont really HATE anybody but it does make me sad and tired at the same time dealing with the billion and one fake people you run across on a daily basis.In real life and online...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Okay, so this me wanting to vent about some stuff. I don't expect anyone to have sympathy for my small problems. I am afraid of having to work. Sue me. I am about to finish my the...
    PeterPalmer PeterPalmer 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I really hate being a stepmom...which knowing me you would find so hard to believe. Due to having endometriosis and losing the only baby I ever conceived to a miscarriage caused by...
    Maylissa Maylissa 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I lived enough through a bad divorce dealing with a highly dramatic ex-wife. Drama lead to stress and stress lead to poor health. Those days are behind me. All I want to do is live...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I'm a college freshman and today in class my teacher asked me to read a page of a book we were reading. My heart literally started pounding so hard and when I started reading my...
    nn96 nn96 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    i know what one feels being cheated . if you are an Indian you must be knowing about all this . the story of sant rampal which became the center of media and public attraction...
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Two years ago, I moved to a new city for a great job; it was there I met the titular engaged woman (she wasn't engaged at the time, but was in a relationship with the guy). Things...
    jowe79 jowe79 31-35, M Nov 21

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    As I have written here a while ago, all this experience I earned dealing with my mil and consequently with my husband as her "product" is unwilling, but something I can´t avoid...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    Okay, I'm not in High School yet, and this is just for a story that in trying to make as real and accurate as possible. So, if you're in High School now, or can recall times back...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    If you've been a certain way for a long time and you're trying to change for the better, obviously the people that've been dealing with it for a long time will be frustrated over...
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I have an experience that I really need help dealing with. My boyfriend has a baby mama which he had NO relationship whatsoever. They dated a month, she told him she was pregnant...
    Smitb54085683 Smitb54085683 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2