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I Have Too Much Pride

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    Too Much Pride to Stop

    I tend to prolong arguments beyond the length of time that it should last because I have too much pride to instantly forgive and forget.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F Nov 14, 2007

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    The Punished

    Proverbs 16:5 - Every one [that is] proud in heart [is] an abomination to the LORD: [though] hand [join] in hand, he shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 26:12 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? [there is] more hope of a fool than of him. Proverbs 16:18 - Pride [goeth...
    farmallcub51 farmallcub51 31-35, M Nov 11, 2013

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    Too Much Pride....

    ... mostly when it comes to relationships. I tend to lose a lot of people this way, but I don't care. I'd rather have my pride than let a guy make a fool of me, so I tend to have a "my way or the highway" kind of attitude. It's hard for me to let my guard down and be vulnerable...
    PinkSatinSheets PinkSatinSheets 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    My Fuel

    My pride is my fuel to go on. It pushes me to be better, to be stronger, to win! And when I lose, my pride is there telling me I can't come in second place, I will not come in second place. When I'm told it can't be done, my pride tells me to attempt it, and if I fail it tells me...
    Zerosystem Zerosystem 18-21 May 15, 2008

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    Here's the result of pride,

    my friends... this song infuriates me... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qr5t9mi39E
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Jul 8, 2014

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    I Have A Lot

    I have a lot of pride which I feel is bad. There are some things I take pride in and feel good about but I use my pride to my advantage though. I am prideful because I don't want to get hurt. It may seem confusing but my pride basically guards my heart from hurt.
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F Jun 6, 2010

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    To Much

    I have a lot of it, but sometimes it isn't always a good thing.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 3, 2009

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    "Humble" - Pride

    Something got me thinking today. I saw a neighbour of ours taking some items of clothing and food stuff to his car boot. There were three black bags and one transparent(polythene) sac. These contained some new shirts too as I could still see the labels on them. It sure got me...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M May 10, 2013

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    My Pride Is Killing Me

    I HAVE A GUY THAT I HAD AN RELATIONSHIP WITH, NOT AN "OFFICIAL RELATIONSHIP" BUT WE HAD AN UNDERSTANDING. DURING OUR "RELATIONSHIP" WE HAD AN FALLING OUT ABOUT ANOTHER FEMALE. THE SITUATION WAS BLOWN ALL THE WAY OUT, AND WE STOPPED TALKING FOR MONTHS ON END. RECENTLY WE STARTED...
    juandenay08 juandenay08 26-30 1 Response Mar 21, 2012

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    Pfth Sorry?

    I never thought of myself as the type of person who would have a lot of pride. My pride though, only adds up mostly to admitting when I'm wrong. I absolutely hate apologizing, even if it's for something that I know is my fault. Don't take me for a douchbag though. If it's...
    Monola Monola 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2012

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    Pride

    I am such a proud guy, that if I feel that I am correct, I just do not want to budge or give in at all. I like to stand my ground. Is this a position of strength? No, it is far from it. Pride does cause rift and separates friends. Humility only draws people to you. If I could ask...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Jul 26, 2012

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    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I talk way too much when I'm comfortable with a person. usually I'm trying to hide what is really going on in my brain. that's when i talk about every pointless thing under the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Oh here I feel, when I start chatting to people on here that I start pushing myself on here and on to people, to escape the sometimes lonely world I live in. So if I talk too much...
    stonecold31625 stonecold31625 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Waaaaaaay too much... SOMEBODY MAKE IT STOP!!
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I drink way too much wine and need to quit. I can drink a bottle and half 3 times a week. I want to quit. I know I must quit. I almost make it a week without but then I cave...
    Kylor51 Kylor51 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I tend to be my own Psych in my head. I think my pride won't let someone help me, can be very overwhelming
    chapa33 chapa33 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Let's here for the people who are straight pride. 
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    I still think about how much I hurt him. If he's actually ok. If he's forgiven me or if he's just blocked it out. I read about what he thinks/thought about me all the time, about...
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    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    Well went too go too my car too start it for going into town...this is what I go outside too see:/
    NicoleWahlstrom NicoleWahlstrom 18-21, F Feb 21

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    There are 7 billion people living on this planet. Have you ever kept a bowl of fish living with sea snails? If you have, you would know that they reproduce...a lot. Like try...
    crazydoughnut123 crazydoughnut123 13-15, F Feb 15

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