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I Hate Small Town Simple Minded People

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    Small Town Morons.

    While I love the small town atmospere,I hate the need every one has to know what everyone elses problems are.Yes I had a prior story posted,but I was talked into deleting it due to using names and so on.
    hillbillydaddy hillbillydaddy 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    Where The Simple Thrive

    The community I move to seemed nice. The people preached about how they love to learn and are accepting. I tryed to be friend them, because im open to new people and new experiences but it didnt go well. One women told me how she adore history so id talk about that (The strange...
    lolipopxx lolipopxx 22-25 3 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Every Town Has Got Them

    they can be horrible insidious and small minded, i had a very bad experience with them, all they did was talk about people.
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 18, 2008

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    Southern hospitality is a farce at best.

    Someone walks up and says, "Hey Bub!" and ten seconds later they're back in the corner downing beers with people they went to high school with. It's human nature to seek the quickest and surest path to connectedness....being surrounded by people and things that you know and that...
    daviddavid3791 daviddavid3791 41-45, M Jan 24, 2014

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    Center of the Universe? Ha! Not!

    I moved to a small town in western Maine when I was eight.  The redneck kids in this school came down upon me like a pack of vultures, and they never let up their relentless attacks until I switched to another school at age 14.  These children were...
    Lotusbud67 Lotusbud67 41-45 3 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    Northern California To Small Town Iowa Unconditionally Sharing

    Even as I typed that title I felt a twinge of fear of reproductions and judgment..... I moved from Northern California to a small town in Iowa 4 years ago and still feel like a circle in a square peg. The town already had my "Story" down pat by the time I arrived and has since...
    kellyandsandy kellyandsandy 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    Anxiety Attack!

    I moved 8 months ago to a small town and im miserable. I do what I can to have new experiences like chasing chickens and such. I love my hubby (his job is n this town I speak of) but I am so unhappy. It just started snowing and I hate the cold weather. I dont know what else to...
    melissaoneal1985 melissaoneal1985 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Someone Explain To Me How To Survive A Small Town

    I just recently got married to a wonderful man and relocated to a small town where he grew up.  I am from a big city and have always enjoyed the diversity of the city.  I have a nice house and stability.  I have been extremely depressed here lately because of the...
    cindy0215 cindy0215 41-45 109 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    Small Town In Texas

    Yes, I also moved to a small town - in Texas. To say that people here are nosey is an understatement. I can hear the neighbors acres away making condescending remarks about me every single day. Yet they never met me. They sit outside and watch me do landscaping and house...
    jarg jarg 61-65, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    Currently going back

    and forth from a small town to a college city, it has become rather hard to come back each time. Because no one seems to grow more as a person or atleast look at a different perspective. What bothers me the most are my friends that stay immature, read cartoon books, and keep...
    MGray1663 MGray1663 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    I hate small town life!

    I have been living out of the city since 2012. I started hating it there. I have been back to the city to visit but I am not sure if I would ever want to live there again but I just hate small town life! I feel completely alone and that everyone disagrees with me. Anything I say...
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Creating My Own

    i live in a small - TINY - town in nebraska. my home town is boulder, co. talk about culture shock. i moved here because the housing was cheap and no one tells me how many dogs i can have (down to 4 now) or what breed of dog i can't have. the countryside closely resembles...
    muttmom muttmom 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 13, 2012

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    My husband and I recently moved to a small town

    in southern Wisconsin. It was the death of us but we did not even realize it. My husband took a really great job offer. I am college educated, with two degrees and excellent references yet I can not find a job. I did not realize how spoiled I was before moving to this...
    michelle0012 michelle0012 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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    What More Can I Say?

    As with the other members, I also live in a small town and am finding it so difficult, even after 3 years. My husband wanted to move here and, although I eventually agreed to this, it's the worse decision I ever made, particularly as it became evident that he would only be here 3...
    1villageofthedamned 1villageofthedamned 56-60, F Oct 3, 2013

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    There'S Nothing To Do Here!!!!

    I have lived in the small-town Seffner almost all my life. As little as I've had issues with the people here, THERE IS NOTHING TO DO HERE!!!!!! Unless of course you like hanging out at plumbing supply stores. My neighbors are almost never around (which can be a good thing), and...
    000kefitch 000kefitch 18-21, F Apr 23, 2013

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    I grew up in a small town of 1000.

    Both my parents are artists, and our family isn't from around here. They've been here for 25 years, and they are still largely unaccepted as members of the community. Growing up here was awful, I've been depressed since I was nine because everyone was so cruel to me. I look...
    godvvave godvvave 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Maybe it's because I live in small cou try

    there are simple minded people everywhere,even in "big cities".I don't care first if someone is "not so clever",but after some time I just get tired and angry.They just don't have any manners or knowledge.At first I'm very friendly,but in the end I just want to get rid of them...
    beautyinman beautyinman 41-45, F Feb 7

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    Oh my God, I am so glad I stumbled upon this!

    I was looking up surviving isolation and hard times when I found these posts. Reading through the posts has been wonderful, not that I enjoy others misery, but because I can so relate! However, I don't live in a small town (except for the small minded mentality) I actually...
    GoingNutzo GoingNutzo 51-55, F Mar 16

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    Two-Head Town

    I've lived in a town with a population of 1052 for my entire life. I hate it, and I hate the ignorant hicks living in it. Everyone only cares about what other people are doing. I hate the way they all nag for gossip under the pretence of actually caring about their community. And...
    j3ez j3ez 16-17 4 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    sendai68 sendai68 13-15 1 Response May 24, 2014

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    Vilsack

    US Ag. Sec Tom Vilsack said it best:"Rural areas don't matter anymore"Now we need to allow the intelligent people to lead and take the TPers guns away.
    jjb6560 jjb6560 46-50, M Feb 17, 2013

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    I've lived in this small town my whole life

    and hate it. The only reason we stay is because we own a good business. I am not accepted at all by the women around here. I've gone out of my way to be nice and friendly. I've volunteered at church, schools, and joined gyms. Once my husband and I built our home and started...
    wamba5 wamba5 46-50, F Feb 16

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    Dreii13 Dreii13 16-17 1 Response Apr 3

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    The most beautiful people to be around are the ones with open minds. I love people who are open minded. People who just vibe with whatever you talk about . You can talk about...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    (below is the first page of a fictional diary) I have never maintained a daily diary. Why am I starting now? I don't know. I know maybe. I am very sad right now. That's why I...
    DressRehearsalRag DressRehearsalRag 22-25, M Apr 15

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    If people can be open minded about various things just a tiny bit a whole lot of things can be easier for a lot of people. I really admire people who can be open minded about...
    goldengirl1972 goldengirl1972 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    If there's one thing that I appreciate and look for in a person, it would be open-mindedness. I have become very close to this girl I met at work lately, because she is just as...
    courtneylightsupthesky courtneylightsupthesky 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I feel like people who are religious are so delusional and brainwashed they can't help scientific progress.
    THERPGIAN THERPGIAN 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    We all need boundaries. But if you can be open minded on a subject and find others feeling the same. The conversations you can have can be quite enlightening!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Misusing Religious Freedom as a Weapon of Mass Discrimination Rev. Susan Russell Posted: 03/26/15 03:44 PM ET Updated: 03/26/15 07:59 PM ET Religious discrimination is a real...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    yeah ...its so nice to meet people who think open and free of inhibitions of society set norms....religion ..color..people who speak what they feel what is right and dont speak...
    romell romell 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    I'm happy to see how quickly different organizations are rejecting Indiana's new 'freedom of religion law' that makes it legal to discriminate against the LGBT community. The...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Most teens my age disrespectful rude and rebellious they listen to horrible music.that is teaching them to hate one another to kill one another how to make babies only over at the...
    Whyicry Whyicry 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have dealt with drunk people. It has sucked. I'm 39 and have dealt or lived with 8 people who made bad drunks. Only a few of them drank every day, but all of them were serious...
    Danichal Danichal 36-40, F Apr 13

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    They tend to see only one solution or way. Young souls
    pettypet pettypet 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    Life is always complicated. Today I feel exhausted from the effort of living ... Making a living, trying to find happiness without hurting anyone, looking for balance and sanity in...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    I guess they're just easier to talk to....
    PandaLovee PandaLovee 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Closed minds are both enraging and lame.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 3

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    Please read my story, under "I Offer You Hope"
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 6 days ago

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    I am open minded. Don't judge any person or any lifestyle. Don't also like to be judged. I want to make friends with open minded people. Hear their stories and want to let them...
    darkfantasy13 darkfantasy13 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm so peeved off it's unreal! "save s*x for marriage" Me: some people don't want to get married "Then they shouldn't be in a relationship then. It is a simple issue to fix...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Somedays I just hate everyone including myself because people hurt other people. We don't think about our words or actions and how they affect others.
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Ok so my husband said I can play around with women. He would love to watch and play with me but that's all. He's also cool if I want to play without him. Problem is idk how to go...
    mouthyred mouthyred 31-35, F 14 Responses Apr 2

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