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I Hate Labels

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    Nothing Should Be Labeled - Labeling: (from dictionary.com) a short word or phrase descriptive of a person, group, intellectual movement, etc. But really, why the crap do we have...
    pezhead pezhead 16-17 1 Response Jul 9, 2008

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    I Hate Labels, Especially T... - I hate labels, especially the ones you have to soak to get off.  I also hate those sticky clothing labels that I forget to peel off.
    Icandream Icandream 61-65 Jul 21, 2008

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    Do I Ever - When i was in high school  it was horrible which im sure it still is ... but where im from Status is everything ..If your on the football team and your grades...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2007

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    Labels With Negative Connotation - Why can't we just say the facts without sticking others with a label that has a negative connotation? Instead of telling your son to not be...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Oct 20, 2012

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    All They Are Good For Is To Seperate People Into Groups - I hate labels, anything to do with them. I feel everyone is human and should just be accepted for who they are and not be...
    hiddenbeautii hiddenbeautii 18-21, F Oct 14, 2010

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    I wouldn't say I seriously hate labels. I just hate how people automatically put labels on themselves. Like, a girl may find another girl attractive and instantly call themselves...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Why Love Them? - Aha, it is true, like most people...I hate labels on others and myself. I especially hate it when people stereotype themselves to a particular thing,... I think...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 2, 2013

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    Not Big On Labels. - When it comes to people it strikes me as being to easy and kinda lazy.
    VynRt VynRt 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2008

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    You Don't Talk Black, You Must Be An Oreo. - Wow. So I'm an Oreo because I know how to speak proper English? I was laughed at my Freshmen year of high school when we were...
    JasmineLove45 JasmineLove45 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2013

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    Yea Bc I Totally Worship Satan C; - Lol some chick asked me if I was goth bc I happened to be wearing all black that day and so she's really preppy and annoying and I'm more of the...
    PeacefulSins PeacefulSins 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    Thinking Before Speaking - When I called someone a failure for complaining, by my own definition I am also a failure for opposing and complaining about them.If I create something...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Feb 13, 2013

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    I Hate Labels Because None ... - I hate labels because none apply to me. Yet  the world insists on giving them.
    Treelife Treelife 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    Why Bother?? - I don't bother labeling people according to what they are or the circumstancesof their lives...I'm much more intersested in their character. That being said, it...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    Don't Label Me... - Do NOT label me because I guarantee you I won't fit that mold for long.  I am constantly re-inventing myself so who I am today may not be who I am tomorrow...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    Labels = Limitations - How many of us have done this? Labeled, or "stereotyped" something or someone? I would be lying if I said I never had. It's a...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    Not Nice - Yet I have them on every article of clothing I have. No just kidding, I get it, people labels right? Like when ppl refer to my daughter as a “spic” or &ldquo...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jul 21, 2008

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    I though I was bi, then pan, and you know what? I just said "**** it, I'm not gonna have a label!
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I Am Not What Others Think - I can't stand it when people judged others based on their looks, race, gender, etc. If it's true for one person, it doesn't mean it's true for all! I...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F Dec 29, 2008

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    Labels are nice to a point. Overuse of such labels can be ugly however. I am considered female. The gendered labels when you think of them are powerful. Male. Female. If the human...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 30, 2013

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    I am sick of the world controlling my sexuality. I am scared to get into a relationship with a man. I haven't been in a boyfriend girlfriend relationship since middle school. I...
    Scal92 Scal92 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Labels ,shmabels... - I understand why we give labels.So things are identifiable when things are identified ,it doesn't necessarily mean that their contents are entirely known.For...
    PhoenixFortune PhoenixFortune 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    Labels=horrible -  i've never liked labels, all they do is separate people into cliche groups and gives people the excuse to make fun of others because they are different :(
    Lacilove Lacilove 18-21, F Sep 28, 2008

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    Pride & Prejudice - Labels are limitations. I don't know why some people out there are so desperate to place labels on others. I love this quote from Pride and Prejudice...
    youcantstopthebeat youcantstopthebeat 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    When It Comes to Sexuality - I know I might be slightly biased since I date members of both sexes, but recently the issue has been bugging me. I mean, if you have a great...
    XxSperanzaXx XxSperanzaXx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2009

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    Finding My Label - For a few years now I have been struggling with my sexuality. Am I lesbian, bi, asexual, straight???? I don't understand why we have to give ourselves a label...
    maladicta maladicta 18-21, F Oct 26, 2009

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    It Has To Stop - We will never have unity in society if we don't stop placing labels on ourselves. Instead of embracing diversity we willfully seperate ourselves into groups and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21, 2011

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    Dont Label Me And Expect Me To Conform To That Label - People seem  to want to put labels on others, and then expect them to conform to that label.  People want to place labels...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Nov 28, 2011

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    Labels are useful, I'll say that much about them. They can surely stave off a lot of confusion and uncertainty. They have the ability to neatly sum-up an idea or a group of ideas...
    SoulJourner SoulJourner 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I Hate The Labels That Fit Me - There are labels that define me that are true, but I really despise them. They are ones like; Co dependent, enabler, rescuer, etc. I've always felt...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 41-45, F Apr 27, 2012

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    Labels Suck. - I'm in eighth grade and this is when the labeling gets really ******* bad. Everything, and I mean EVERYTHING is based on your looks and clothes.  So, do you...
    PARAMOREfanxXx PARAMOREfanxXx 16-17 2 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    Especially When They Stick ... - Especially when they stick together and you can't get them apart.
    Taphy Taphy 41-45, F Jul 21, 2008

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    I Don't Hate Anything, But I Don't Like Labels - Personally, I don't like labels. Labeling others is a method of declaring our own self-righteousness. By calling someone dumb what...
    ablessingid ablessingid 22-25, M May 20, 2009

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    Has anyone noticed how so many crave to label themselves in their pursuit of self-knowledge? Introvert, Extrovert, Depressed, Bipolar, Narcissist, Popular, or Loner are just some...
    oculusviridis oculusviridis 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Some labels are good, but some labels are bad. I happen to like the positive labels I am given. The negative labels in life are emotionally dangerous and can be deadly too. I...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 6, 2013

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    Yes, Indeed I Do - I hate it when people are labeled. The only thing labels do is to generalize people. Labels only lead people to be judgemental of others and usually different...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M Mar 1, 2013

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    Labels - I really have been trying to remove labels in my life, especially in the terms of spirituality. This can be hard to do while writing down your thoughts, since language...
    Safriel Safriel 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    So I was perfect last year. I was the common popular person. I hate it! Let's not dwell on that...Now everyone thinks they know me. They don't. So, I changed. I broke out of my...
    mailanimc mailanimc 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    We're So Much More - People, individuals are so much more than labels. But it seems we can't ever escape them. Someone is alway throwing them about and they stick. I'm more than...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    Just think how much easier life would be if people did come with warning labels. It would surely save you from certain things such as drama.
    breeziebee breeziebee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    WARNING : contagious hater
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I miss my dad so much. Now I am only with my mother and she hates me and I hate her. She is rarely at home and when she is she is screaming at me and hitting me. My aunt and uncle...
    SabrinaInTears SabrinaInTears 13-15, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I know sounds a little harsh, I guess I don't hate all religion, but I do hate some of the things religion does and how it's used so much as in excuse for war, inequality etc. I'm...
    Aliensrreal Aliensrreal 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I hate my father being distant and pretending not to. I hate my mother being a big-brother style watcher and a fanatic. I hate them judging me because I love my best friend more...
    monaxi monaxi 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I hate it, i hate education and dont want to be in it. But then on the other hand i dont want a boring 9-5 job. I basically have no other options beside living in england and going...
    Pinklipsx Pinklipsx 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I HATE mirrors I can be having a really good day like with hair and makeup but I still hate to look into mirrors, I have such hangups about my looks, I could stand in the mirror...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Another Sarasota tourist "Season" is winding down and after another year of hating my life for 5-6 months of the year (of course during the best weather too) I will share with you...
    Ihatetourists Ihatetourists 22-25 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Im getting so sick of it. Just wish the three years would come by already it just drives me nuts. I dont even want to do anything law related when I get out. Im really hoping...
    folkishedpagan folkishedpagan 22-25 8 hrs ago

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    I really hate school and everyone in it. I'm scared for tests and I hate teachers. I don't wanna go back and face all the ****. If ******* could fly my school would be a...
    Lovehatesamething Lovehatesamething 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I would yell at my mom sometimes as a teen because she was a very aggravating person to deal with and on top of that I already had anger issues (don't really any more). I got up...
    boastroasttoast boastroasttoast 36-40, M 11 mins ago

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    I never knew a guy could be a home wrecker. My husband has a bi male friend that soooooo badly wants to **** him. They just started talking again. They stopped talking before...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I hate going in environments where people pretend to like me but they always find issues with me. I feel like it is a never-ending sea of drama.
    hishalf hishalf 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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