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I Hate to See Someone Being Put Down

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    Put Down

    I was put down when I was in Juinor High School. I cried because it hurts.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 23, 2008

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    Hate It So Much!

    Growing up i can say school was relatively easy for me as far as my peers were concerned. When i was young and in  elementary school one might have even described me as "popular". Despite that fact i was never mean or a bully. I don't even remember much of it going...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    No Matter Who It Is

    I don't like to see anyone put down, even if they deserve it. There are things people do that I disagree with, but I'm not one to stand there and insult someone to get some kind of imagined revenge. If someone hurts my feelings, I might get a little defensive and lash out, but...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2010

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    I got into so many fights in high school

    because guys mostly and girls would pick on the little kids or mentally challenged kids. I hate that so much.
    Whothehellcares1 Whothehellcares1 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I Still Do

    Although I've been a bullying victim throughout school and through thirty years of police department employment, mostly because my kindness to others is seen by many as weakness, therefore making me a soft target for bullying, it's seeing other people being belittled, ever since...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    Demotivation Is Not Going To Help.

    Motivation may or may not affect a person but demotivation surely affect a person and that too in a negative direction. I don't like to see someone being put down. If someone do so with you, do reply them strongly. I always did and will do. Infact I disagreed with my Ex-boss...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Jul 14, 2012

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    Yea Keeper Her Down

    I hated taking part. I could not understand at first what I was doing when I was young. But I soon learnt my lesson. From the receiving end and watching a old friend being humiliated at junior school. Kids can be so cruel. When It's grown adults it down right out of order...
    sparklekid sparklekid 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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    Beautiful Monkey

    If someone picks on you and calls u a monkey or monkey face, Don't think of yourself as an ugly person, just a beautiful monkey.  It's not what's on the outside.  What really matters is on the inside.  If the inside is condemed than the outside will be condemed...
    zoigirl zoigirl 31-35, F Mar 18, 2008

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    Strong Dislike For It

    It bothers me to the greatest extent to see someone yelled at and put down.  Especially over something so small and ridiculous.  Just the other day, I was walking around the park with my friend and there was this group of boys and girls all one year younger then us...
    merryHAPPYx merryHAPPYx 18-21, F Aug 16, 2008

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    Always Stick Up For Underdog

    I can't stand to see someone being picked on or disrespected.  I will sometimes stand up for them even if I don't really see their side of things. When I see someone being "crushed" I feel an almost compulsive desire to stick up for them. My Dad always used...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    I grew up being tortured on a daily basis.

    Everything from name calling, to gum/eggs in hair, to being physically pushed down/shoved around. I've never been the type to have the courage to stand up for myself... Even now this is something I struggle with. But, when it comes to me witnessing someone else being put down...
    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F Apr 5

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    They Are An Insult

    I really detest put downs and those who do it. They are abrasive and elitist and stifle those they are aimed toward. especially children. Demeaning another is never a good option in life. Would luv to see them, those who do it, put in their place the moment it occurs. Call them...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 5 Responses Jul 14, 2010

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    Hate to See Someone Being Put Down

    I hate to see people put down.  I was a victim of bullying through most of my school years.  Any time I see someone being put down, I tend to make it my business.
    troubled28 troubled28 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2007

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    Put Down

    About two years ago, I went to a garage station, inside there's a Tim Horton's.  I don't recall what he said exactly but the manager put down the young employee.  it seems as she was about to cry.  It was said right in front of me while I was at the cash.  I politely stood...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    The Underdog Bites Back!

    Not only do I hate to see someone being put down....I will NOT tolerate it! I try to mind my own biz,but when I see people being bullied I turn into a furious beastwoman...and defend the defenseless with tooth and claw. It doesn't matter if it is a stranger being hassled,I take...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 11 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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    Stay In Focus.

    I think its human nature is to criticize others. Personally I prefer to focus on the things a person does well and not on the things they do not.
    CallMeLee CallMeLee 31-35, M Nov 12, 2007

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    Not Afraid To Stick Up For Others

    I'm an idealist someone who believes you should treat others the way you wish to be treated. I can't stand to see others being put down or bullied. Or even worse to see someone in pain.Growing up I was treated badly and put down by other girls on occasion but I'd keep quiet...
    fiorabelle fiorabelle 22-25, F May 5, 2012

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    Can't Stand Any Form of Hurt

    It sickens me to know that there are kids and even grown adults that truly feel their appearance, economical stature, skin color, or religous customs are right, and nothing less will suffice.This includes politicians and foriegn leaders who continue useless bloodshed for well...
    jj1983 jj1983 21-25, F Mar 16, 2008

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    I Was Put Down Too Much As a Kid . . .

    Because I was very tomboyish, I only hung out with the boys, I was a rebel all the way, I had a short fuse, I was DIFFERENT. I was sweet and loving, a good friend, liked genuine people, was very clever . . . it's that people are afraid of DIFFERENCES . . . and that is a stupid...
    LonelySoul LonelySoul 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    And They'Re Asking Why?

    i hate the thought of being put down ,how can we ever call ourselves humans while we kill the humainty in other people , shut down their souls and block the cheers that life can bring them . how can anyone black someone else's life , to kill their motivation and their hopes...
    mariammokhtar mariammokhtar 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    Today

    Something made me really angry earlier. I was looking at the confessions and someone shared a confession that they had cut themselves. Then some inconsiderate person decided to call them pathetic and attention seeking.......... so what experiences are we supposed to share here...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2008

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    Belittling someone is the worst form of

    humiliation. If I ever stop by and see it, I have to step in. Saw WAY too much of this at work at one time!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 5

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    No Reason to

    It really bothers me to see someone putting someone else down.  There is no reason for it.  I grew up around a lot of rich kids and since my family was middle class I got teased a lot and so did the poor students.  I hated it.  I usually just ignored people...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    I Hate It

    i might do it but it pains me to see my friends do it. my best friends are the one that do it the most and it pains me to see them do it. i wait until i go home just to message them are they okay. i wait because they dont want people knowing and i dont talk, really. and it...
    Kid5252 Kid5252 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2013

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    GGGRRRR!!

    It gets me sooo angry...especially as I know what it's like. NO ONE has the right to belittle others...it's so cruel and wrong. Why do people do it?? Does it make them feel special??? The peole who do it are just cowards and bullies....if I see someone putting others down I will...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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    Blue!!

    Blue is life ^.^ i never go out without wearing something blue.weather it's my headband or my braclet or my underwear! XD i always feel pretty in blue,i always smile when i wear it.But hings haven't been going my way...the best thing that ever happened to me left me,making me...
    feistyt feistyt 13-15, F Nov 12, 2011

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    Competetive

    I cant stand to see parents looking down to their children. That is why they get so screwed up. Everyone makes a mistake. It just takes people alot longer to learn from them. People them down and telling them they are worthless does not help matters much.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2008

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    Except When It's Justified......

    Personally, nothing bothers me more, than the people who put other's down for their own petty reasons.  This is why I'm generally rather hermit-like i my approach to life.  I believe everybody deserves a chance to prove themself in something if they put up the effort...
    DarkParade83 DarkParade83 26-30 Nov 22, 2008

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    It breaks my heart to see someone being put down

    for no good reason. But for those people who deserve it, well that's a different story .....
    Zeire Zeire 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    I don't see it for very long

    because I stand up for them. I was bullied a bit when I was a kid and now I make sure nobody feels alone and like they have to be abused like that.
    YoungRidah YoungRidah 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Disrespect

    that is all that it is. and i cant stand it.
    turbo48 turbo48 16-18, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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    Putting People Down

    Putting people down,Not on,As far as I'm concerned,We're all equal,If we're all equal,There's no need,To put anyone down.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

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    It Makes Me Feel Bad

    especially for people who cant stick up for themselves. what makes me feel worse is that sometimes i dont do anything about it. i kno what it feels like to be teased & made fun of & when i see that happening to someone else, it brings back the horrible feeling si felt...
    youdontknowme54321 youdontknowme54321 16-18, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2007

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    I Hate It....

    I hate to see someone being putting down. I hate it more than anything. People don't deserve to be put down, and don't deserve to have bad things happen to them. To see someoen being put down, it just hurts me, and I wish there was something I could do for them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 30, 2009

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    See Red

    I cannot stand when someone puts another person down unnecessarily...especially when its someone who can't or won't defend themselves. I find it incredibly immature and unnecessary. The need to attack another simply to see them bleed is incomprehensible in my book.
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F Mar 29, 2008

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    Especially Little Kids

     I get so hurt and pissed when I see some poor little kid/ adolescent being bullied around.I want to step in and smack the bully and put them in time out.Too bad it is illegal, because it is exactly what some of them need.Some of them though are like that because of the...
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F Sep 21, 2007

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    Judging Him Based On His Looks, Wow Immature

    My little brother was born with a birth defect, and he has had surgeries since birth. People are so cruel and they made fun of him. he had a cleft lip and pallet and so that means he didnt have the roof of his mouth of part of his lip and it looked a little weird, but he is the...
    tragedyhappens tragedyhappens 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Poor Ppl..

    I really hate to see someone being make fun of or anything. When they do, even if i dont like the person i stand up for them. ..which i hate doing.. But it is my nature.
    Trixies Trixies 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2007

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