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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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    Its like training a dog you teach it not to do its business in the house and when you think it learned not to it pees on the carpet that's how I feel dealing with my friend we'll...
    tamekaroberts tamekaroberts 18-21, F Jun 30

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    Anybody have an individual in their life that is so negative and really knows how to bring them down? And when you try to avoid them, they know how to manipulate you so you have no...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Dealing with autistic twin girls as a single mother. I no longer utilize LIDDSO services.
    Katrina11798 Katrina11798 31-35, F Jul 1

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    *For anyone who takes the time to read this all, thank you so much. It means more than you know.* I haven't been on EP in such a long time it seems. I have been dealing with a lot...
    supernovaChic supernovaChic 22-25, F Jul 4

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    My sister blames me for everything!! I don't know what the **** her problem is!! She bought a pack off hair bands and she gave me one to have! I lost it the day she gave it to me...
    sweetlove2014 sweetlove2014 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I really want to move out, but can't afford living on my own and there isn't anyone I can live with. They treat me like I'm 12 years old and they still give me rules to go by. They...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I am in my early 40s and my sister is in her 50s. My sister and I had always been close, even though were do not have the same mother. I was raised in a home that "step" or "half...
    sunshinesammie sunshinesammie 41-45 1 Response Jul 9

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    This is my second post. I really like the idea that I can share what I'm going through with hundreds of others around the world. Anyway I live in Bentonville AR and I hate it here...
    Indigo29 Indigo29 26-30 Jul 3

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    So with him being away, I'm starting to really question a lot of things. Idk why but I keep wondering if he's lied to me about different things, and whether or not he's ever cared...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My boyfriend farts in front of me In public He never opens the door for me and usually closes it on me His mother did not teach his right 😩
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    My ex divorced me and I can't get her to leave me alone. She is the perceptual victim type. Runs and runs and runs her mouth and cries woe is me when someone dishes it right back...
    GBobby21 GBobby21 36-40, M Jul 3

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    my grandpa passed away recently and I find myself depressed at nigjt. even though I knew it was coming and I spent his last week with him, it still feels surreal. living in his...
    jenseb jenseb 16-17, F Jul 9

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    not sure of the reason why. come to conclusion its something within him and nothing is wrong with me. but i must say he is doing a hell of a job hurting my feelings. im tryin to...
    cassandra1122 cassandra1122 26-30, F Jul 15

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    On December 22, 2013 My daughter was in a fatal accident in San Bernardino CA. Killing 2 including her unborn child.. My daughter was 19 weeks 5 days pregnant when the Nissan...
    unbornangel unbornangel 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Missing him a lot tonight, just read a chapter in my book about a wife who sent her husband gummy bears in all of his care packages because of an inside joke between them. I sent...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    C is a striking 48 year old redhead from Denver, tastefully dressed and accessorized. In May, she reached a point where she couldn't stop drinking. An accountant by profession, she...
    carblackbox75 carblackbox75 36-40, M Jul 18

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    Well I've broken up with my boyfriend of a year.. And I'm finding it really hard getting over him! Every time I see something he's posted on Facebook or a new girl he's added I...
    helloellie helloellie 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I know it's really stupid and fighting is a sign of a good relationship but I hate the words that are said during the fights and the way that one feels. I hate that we've both...
    Starkillera Starkillera 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Just a little over a month ago, my now ex boyfriend suddenly called it quits. We were together for two years and our anniversary was July 1st. We rarely fought, had arguments here...
    ceexa ceexa 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I hate when my dad is home
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm 24 years old and I live with my parents. I'm a college grad and I have a job but sadly I don't make anywhere near enough to move out on my own. Living with my parents makes me...
    beuxarts beuxarts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I am living with my parents and I'm 34 years old. After graduation, I had tried to do my post graduation in computers, but I was finding it difficult to finish the course, I wasn't...
    Saiyuri23 Saiyuri23 31-35 Jul 19

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    If your supposedly a "Man" without manners your not a man, your a Boy.. Simple as that.
    iamj iamj 16-17, F Jun 28

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    Don't get mad because I don't want to talk about sex with you.
    staysecret staysecret 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Don't get me wrong... I love the women in my life. Most of my friends growing up were girls. I have strong relationships with my female relatives. But really... I can't stand...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M Jul 7

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    If you going to LIE, DON'T even try to TALK to me. IF you cain't be HONEST with yourself, then what makes you think YOU can be Honest with ME?
    stanley5385 stanley5385 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I miss spending every moment with her.... Then she chose to leave and my heart been broken ever sense.
    xBurtx xBurtx 18-21, M Jul 19

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    Disrespectful men without manners are just unattractive!
    Nayaaa Nayaaa 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    A Supportive partner is all what you need when you are back from a tiring day at work .Below are my learnings for leading a happy life !Being a supportive partner is one of the...
    Sandy84b Sandy84b 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    If you ain't got manners your not going to get far with me
    mikayla3223 mikayla3223 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So much so, that I avoid talking and people call me rude and disrespectful.
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Why does work have to be done in a manner that co-workers' egos have to be stroked or at least preserved? I'm surrounded by self-entitlement :(
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    So my bf was deployed on Thursday, I had spent a rediculous amount of time making him "open when" letters since he had told me we wouldn't be able to talk while he was away. I went...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I love it when it rains, but to think that some low area here in my place like downtown will be possible for floods due to heavy rain I'm beginning to be sad... It's raining now...
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I'm starting to question my relationship, I find myself being resentful of him leaving the way he did, and not saying I love you to me when he left. I'm really scared, confused...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    He surprised me and his daughter yesterday and came home 2 days early!!!! He had a banquet last night so we didn't get to see him long but I woke up in the middle of the night to...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I read somewhere that manners, pleases and thank yous are the measure of a persons civility and status. Seems an interesting thought.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    A natural turn on is if your a genuine well mannered person. It's respectful and people respond very well to it. And your more likely to find a well groomed and refined lady, or...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jun 29

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    They fight all the time, and swear a lot, I just want to travel and just leave everything behind
    Middleeasternineurope Middleeasternineurope 16-17, F Jul 3

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    When I tried to get words for windows 7,I could only get one.....windows?
    Mrmeaner02 Mrmeaner02 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    An old saying, says: Manners maketh man! A simple gift. Thank you!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Math. The thing that makes me want to puke. Even my math teacher feels this way.
    LetThemEatWaffles LetThemEatWaffles 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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