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I Hate That Some People Make Assumptions About Me

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    You And Me

    You know what you do when you assume don't you? You make an *** outta you and me.I cannot stand when people think they have to be afraid of me because of the brothers I have. They assume that I am a "hard ***" like them. I'm not, really. I just can't stand ignorant people. I...
    Ashwe20 Ashwe20 18-21, F Jan 23, 2010

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    Lazy And Not Very Bright

    I've been called both.  Neither is true, but people make these assumptions, and I resent it.I'm not a size six.  Or eight.  I've been rejected by men several times because my weight isn't ideal.  One episode in particular sticks with me.  A man said to me "I can't date you...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    Happened Only Last Week

    I hate when people make assumptions about me. I lost a job last week because the owners of the business thought I was too shy and didn't engage with clients as I was supposed to. I was only in training at the time and I thought I was supposed to stay in the background and not...
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Jul 24, 2012

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    TALK to the Hand!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Yeah talk to it. If you don't know me don't act like you do! If you don't have anything good to say then kiss my culo. We can all take constructive criticism once in a while but the haters, stick to yourselves. MISERY SURE LOVES COMPANY!! Who is really a friend...
    justicia justicia 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    ...

    The title of this group says it all for me.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    The most common assumption people make about me

    involves my choice in music. I grew up with a lot of the music from the '80s and early '90s, especially rock and heavy metal. In fact, if you were to look through my music catalog, you'll see bands ranging from Aerosmith to Judas Priest to ZZ Top. However, some people...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    I Find It Quite Amusing

    When I was at school, everyone thought I was a certain type of person. Some thought I was posh, until I opened my mouth, others thought I was easy, my skirt was very short. But even now people make lots of assumptions about me. The one that gets to me the most, is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Only about five people in this world know me

    thoroughly. Even these people sometimes don't know every single part of my personality or who I am, so when someone who I barely know at all pretends they know some aspects of me I find it infuriating. It's as if they have an image of me in their head that they want to mold me...
    MadArts MadArts 22-25, F Mar 13, 2014

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    It's True........

    Absolutely NOTHING will bring out the B.I.T.C.H in me more than assuming you KNOW me by looking at me or talking to me for 2 seconds. I am SO more complex then that!! Trust me, I am not OBESE because I never stop eating. I am NOT insecure because I'm looking for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 9, 2009

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    What Mom Used To Say About Assumptions...

    "There will always be an a*s*s* in an assumption". She was a self made woman that was an orphan during the Great Depression. She worked as much as she could. Taught herself how to sew the most beautiful clothes.  Put herself through college, met my Dad who only had a 4th grade...
    Molly2350 Molly2350 51-55, F Apr 12, 2012

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    Everyone Does...

    thats not a big deal.  Of course I don't mean all of you... Anywhere from spelling my name wrong to thinking what catagories I fall under (which is sorta a big thing actually) I don't really care about small assumptions. The more people know me in time they will...
    MissLily MissLily 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    based On Handwriting Of All Things!!!

    I'll grant you, my handwriting could use a lot of improvement.  It looks like it came from the pencil of a 3rd grader.  Seeing as how I'm a grown woman, assumptions are made.  People seem to equate childish handwriting with a childish mind or a lack of intelligence. Neither of...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Mar 19, 2011

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    Just because I look at you funny

    after you say something doesn't mean I'm 'stupid' or 'don't understand'. It actually means i'm thinking on a level that your condescending azz can't even imagine, really expanding on the topic but no you have the nerve to repeat it all as if I didn't understand. I also hate...
    highwhensober highwhensober 22-25, F Jul 1, 2014

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    I Hate Those

        i hate when people make asumptions about me . about my health or my age .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27, 2009

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    It's Only Natural...

    I know that people talk. That's just what we do. And those who don't know me can say a lot of things that may not be true. I don't mind telling people the truth and how I feel. But, I have have to weed out those who aren't truly interested in me. Because the ones who are really...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Jun 11, 2011

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    I Am Not Who I Appear To Be.

    I show a different person then who I am, to the world. They make all kinds of assumptions of who I am and how I think, and don't even bother to think that there might be more to me then they see.
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    Big Girl

    Like it or not, there are a lot of assumptions that go with being overweight.  The one that makes me maddest is that I just eat too much.  I get dirty looks from people in restaurants, as if I shouldn't be eating a cheeseburger.  The thing is, overeating is not...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2009

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    Pls. Stop Judging Me!

    I am who I am you can't change that. You always thought that I was like you, you always ssaid "when I was at your age. . . " but you're wrong i'll prove to you that I will never be like you. I grew up without you that's why you don't trust me,you thought that once i...
    boznicxs boznicxs 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Left Hand Corner Of A Cottage

    People have some idea about me, they know a few things, maybe rather odd and unusual things but like the broader picture of a puzzle, just fitting a few pieces together in the bottom left hand corner of "country cottage" doesn't make me a hedge. I'm a hedge, the garden, the...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F Jun 14, 2010

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    You Know What They Say About Assumptions....

    There are quite a few assumptions lurking about that I'm never told of until I get to know someone better. The first being that they thought I didn't like them when we first met. I'm a pretty standoffish person and it takes me a little while to warm up to people. You wouldn't...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30 1 Response Jan 29, 2009

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    I Think We All Have Insecur...

    I think we all have insecurities and that's why we tend to make these assumptions as a defense mechanism.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 29, 2009

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    So Sick Of This

    I have long hair. I listen to Heavy Metal. I wear a lot of black. People assume that this means I'm unable to string two sentences together, do drugs, hate my parents, and am sad and depressive. I get talked to like I'm some stupid stoner, but nothing could be farther from the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    Eh.

    i get the whole "i didnt like you when i first met you" phrase a lot. makes you feel grand. eh, might come off as a bit of a bword. because i say what i think. and because i'm a very open person, i may scare people away. which i think is hilarious. i may come off one...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2009

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    Some People Believe

    they have the ability to read your mind or see into your heart, when in reality, they don't have all the facts to what they are speculating over with what your feeling or thinking. Maybe your thinking about paying your rent or feeling upset about your cheating lover sleeping with...
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2009

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