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I Hate Dealing With The Public

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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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    "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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    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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    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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    Criticism in and of itself is never easy to hear. Even constructive criticism can bring me to tears. Though I know the person is just trying to help, I take their words personally...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    like my mom is a total control freak, my dad is bipolar, always getting mad at everything and insulting me. i can't stand it and im only fourteen!!
    strawbby strawbby 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    yah, lol cuz I had a tubal ligation. so, I can't give the "right" man a baby if he wanted one. it is, what it is, tho.... I'm very thankful for the children i do have : ) at least...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 day ago

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    Even when almost 150 lbs lighter I couldn't hold onto a pregnancy (I'm 335 now). That coupled with my 1st marriage ending in divorce pushed me past my round tipping point...
    rebelwife9000 rebelwife9000 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I hate Mondays because I have to go back to work. I hate dealing with rude customers. I would love to have Mondays off.
    lisaishere lisaishere 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I met this really tall guy who was a friend of my friend. This guy and I stayed at my friend's house when my friend and my brother went to go pizza. He and I talked for two hours...
    lucretiainthenight lucretiainthenight 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Welp, I found out a few days ago my mother is narcissistic.. I'm mind blown.. And devastated. And hurt to know she is that, it really really sucks :( at least I know the thing I...
    Joselin2 Joselin2 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've never heard of nor seen any Hunter that specializes in supernatural hunting. I'm not going to say they arnt real. but I would like to see for myself that they are. I'm a...
    shadewolf7 shadewolf7 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    He left two days ago for the longest deployment since weve been together. Hes gone to Japan and i think im relizing it now because the past two days i was ok but today it got hard...
    tiffanyznf tiffanyznf 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've lost all fate in a world so full of hate I don't f****** love music I just use it to escape I'm caught between wanting to punch someone in the face and putting a bullet in my...
    Eyedea9 Eyedea9 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Some people don't like the term "battle" but it is a apt description when dealing with M/D, and you are in it for the long haul. I was diagnosed with it long before " bipolar" was...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M a week ago

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    I hate my abusive, sick, hypocrite, pig father. He never treats me right, he never did and he never will no matter how hard I tried to please him and be a good son to him he will...
    VerySimple2015 VerySimple2015 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So I messaged a random number thinking it was someone I knew... Turns out it was a random "22" year old... But I didn't know this at the time... All I knew is that he was kinda...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T a week ago

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    Sometimes my parents do and say things that make me feel like I'm 10 years old and I'm clearly not I'm fricken 23 and have the brain of an 80 year old. The dumb things they say and...
    jhns1029 jhns1029 22-25, M Aug 24

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    I haven't had any contact with my family since I left my hometown almost 8 years ago but they just can't seem to leave me the hell alone. Since I've told them that I want nothing...
    ashamedofmyfamily ashamedofmyfamily 41-45, F Aug 23

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    So my boyfriend and I have been together for over a year but been dealing with each other for more than two maybe three. When we started dealing with each other, neither one of his...
    slynn0124 slynn0124 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My folks separated when I was 11. We stayed with my mother and my grandfather. The remainder if my childhood was taken up with a medical problem. New school, and all that teenage...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    My bf has it @ 41. How does it not make you feel less than? How arousing can you get when you get no response from him yet he seems to get excited by pics of guns (no, just an NRA...
    jules021775 jules021775 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 21

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    I am now a senior in high school and a few years ago started having accidents because of diarrhea and I would end up with seconds to get to the restroom.(I talked to my doctor...
    Park429 Park429 18-21 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm having a hard time dealing with my husbands recent diagnoses of stage 4 cirrhosis. We got more bad news today! I'm scared and overwhelmed and I think I'm going to have a...
    cynthiashortridge cynthiashortridge 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I think they're cool. I think you need to tell them up front as soon as it happens, maybe they don't know. Maybe an old timey slap in the face for the real jerks. But I don't...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    My mom is a control freak, my dad is always screaming and in a bad mood, I feel like I'm suffocating every time i walk in this house. The mere thought of them depresses me. My mom...
    imnotarobot98 imnotarobot98 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't HATE them but how they expect me to do everything for them. Ever since I was young, they always made me translate calls on appointments, questions, services, bills and...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Tonight I'm just the shell you left behind Missing the beast who stole my life What am I without you? Lonely and afraid, the way you want me crying for my dear narcissistic...
    cloudedsky cloudedsky 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    I can't believe I got a DUI😫. I'm so disappointed and ashamed at how inconsiderate and immature I was or am😔. After all the times my father would lecture me and now I'm in...
    LivingLife93 LivingLife93 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I think I might be addicted to sex. I have always been preoccupied by it, but over the last several years things have progressively got worse. If I don't get my needs satisfied...
    kirby19055 kirby19055 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I've lived a lot, seen a lot, been through too much...gives one some knowledge and wisdom to work off of. Probably the voyeur in me too, but I do like helping others that are...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses Aug 16

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    My boyfriend is a 48 year old married man. He's 25 years my senior and was my former boss. I now work in the same industry in the same vicinity so I'm still able to see him. He is...
    catsmp catsmp 22-25, F Aug 16

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    I read this in the book 'Living with a PA man'.. it's a real/scarey/enlightening insight into the dynamics of the PA ...now I know it's actually both a relief, as I had no idea...
    Londonylady Londonylady 46-50, F Aug 16

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    I wish there was more I could do to serve humanity. I'm not proud of myself, nor do I think I should be alive. I'm so sorry Jesus that I do not live a productive lifestyle...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 15

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    A man, carrying phenomenal style and attitude with his might wallet but without manners, is way too risky.
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Crazy how a persons life can go from everything quite fine an well to hectic and remorseful.
    LivingLife93 LivingLife93 18-21, M Aug 15

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    Why does my mom treat me with contempt everytime im ill and need help. And when i dont ask for help because of hiw they treat me they yell at me that in should depend on others...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Aug 14

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    >What is a bogan?For me, a bogan can be defined as someone who leaves you feeling reduced, confused, disorientated, anxious, annoyed, angry or impatiently bored with.Bogans...
    boganbait boganbait 51-55, M Aug 14

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    I have been dealing with Hidradenitis Suppurativa for few years. It is an autoimmune disorder affecting the skin. Anyhow, I started having so much pain and was told HS damaged some...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M Aug 14

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    Well ever since I can remember I've wanted to act. Be in movies. And i'm really passionate about . I've acted a few times at school and the other day this boy at school asked me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 13

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