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I Judge People By Their Actions, Not By Their Intentions

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    I Dare You To Be A Man Of Your Word

    I know of many people who talk a lot and have very little follow-thru. It’s very disheartening. A man is only as good as his word? There seems to be a lot of empty words out there…what does that say about people these days? No one believes in obligation, they are all simple...
    valkor5 valkor5 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    Phase 24

    My life goes in phases. It seems that in this point in time, every other person I come across is either mad at me, or is done with me. It’s like this every year, always right around the same time. Sometimes people dream up things and decide that they are going to be upset with...
    valkor5 valkor5 22-25, F Feb 3, 2012

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    Some People Talk The Talk, But Don't Walk The Walk

    I'm sure you've met them too.  They talk a great story.  They are totally sympathetic to you and your concerns... they seem to be 100% (or nearly) compatible with you.  And I don't just mean in love... I mean in a lot of things... in your political or social beliefs... their...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    I am a pretty good judge of character in most circumstances. Life however sometimes throws you for a loop with individuals and their behavior. It's like watching the beautiful sun...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It wasn't until a little while ago that I embraced this side of me. I've always been overly logical and I always put aside everything I couldn't find a logical explanation to...
    AlphaAiyana95 AlphaAiyana95 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    the family always advises me against this but I can't help but feel bad and instantly give them whatever change or bills I have on me, I know some only have bad intentions but I...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    There are many aspects to the initial dating universe that has become more of a nuisance than good for men with good intentions for a relationship. One in particular that really...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I honestly try not to offend but I do and I probably will in the future as well. I'm often misunderstood or I say things without thinking, innocently, with no foul intentions for...
    Lee124 Lee124 41-45, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am in my mid thirties. I have two daughters who live with me. I just finished going through my second divorce, and my heart is pretty broken. Just two weeks prior to her walking...
    JoeGlas JoeGlas 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I've always considered myself a pretty good judge of character, rightfully discerning the good seed from the bad, but once in a while a reminder is sent my way, sometimes by a...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45 3 Responses 5 days ago

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     ... but of course I'd never tell him that. I met Luke junior year of high school. He and my friend Haley went to homecoming together and I was head-over-heels the moment I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Man, I wish people would stop looking for reasons why we shouldn't feel. THEN justifying themselves for "knowing better" It's a dominant way to control what isn't meant to be...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    BELOW IS AN ARTICLE A M-R-A WROTE COMPLAINING ABOUT HOW FEMINIST SAY WOMEN DIDN'T HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN EDUCATION, THE RIGHT TO LEARN READ, THE RIGHT TO LEAVE HOME TO PURSUE A...
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Associated card: The Hanged Man. Associated track: none. Or what is more commonly called, yeah, “lesbian”... isn't it funny to be labelled as a native of a small Greek island...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F a week ago

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    White History Month- Day 3.Experimentations on AfricansSurgical Experiments on Enslaved People -All throughout slavery, enslaved Black people were subjected to countless cruel and...
    StaleCrackers StaleCrackers 70+ a week ago

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    Ahhhhh!! Lol.. Work's stressing me the f*** out! Here's the story.. Started entry level and had my sights for the top. Took some positions which I had no intentions to stay in...
    PaulT1234 PaulT1234 31-35, M a week ago

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    I kind of want to try and friend my ex who shattered my heart about 14 months ago... Would this be a good idea? My intentions aren't to get back together with him (as far as I know...
    ouiee ouiee 18-21, F Feb 2

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    Today I cut a bond I had with someone I met in high-school. Relationships have changed so much with the advent of Facebook, and today if you defriend somebody you also didn't talk...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    There are times when I just exit my body and see myself having an experience and then I go back into my body. I don't think it's weird for anyone to have these experiences and I...
    Lygee Lygee 18-21, M Feb 1

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    On Friday, August 15, 2014 I attended the Franklin Graham Festival of Hope at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I had known about it for about three months...
    SugarMapleWings SugarMapleWings 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I have some of the oddest dreams. The problem is those dreams usually wake me up in the wee hours of the morning and keep me up for way longer than I like. Over the weekend I...
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    If a man wants you he will make sure you understand that by his words and actions. He will make it known to all the world He desires you and wants you to be his wife. As hunters...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M Jan 31

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    No matter what social media site I go on I'm always careful on who I talk to. Almost all the time my intuition is able to pick up on which ones are real and which ones are worth...
    ThisStrangeEffect ThisStrangeEffect 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    What people decide to do in a situation ... Tells you what ball game they want to play ... Even their intentions may be revealed according to what's at hand to be dealt with...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    All my life I felt so lost, so misunderstood. I always felt like the black sheep of my family, like the invisible friend. I was always the girl that couldn't fit anywhere, that...
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I was just reading through some of you people's experience on stuttering. And it pains me to hear that other people are feeling battling through it and not knowing that they can...
    paolo13579 paolo13579 16-17, M Jan 30

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    Yesterday ,I took my dad for a check-up.I am grateful for that.I am grateful that some people do good without any selfish intentions.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'm putting this statement/rant here for a reason. If you're reading this, make sure you read all the way through before commenting, I will try to make it as short as possible. I...
    Dereth Dereth 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I learned to never say never. Something I thought I'd never do, I did... But I had the right intentions for it. I didn't expect the outcome would be that way though. Anyways...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I am 22 years old and just lost my dad exactly a month ago today. I joined this site by searching google for grieving for a lost parent chat(who knew you'd ever have to google that...
    SouthernZombie22 SouthernZombie22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I used to be... a long time ago. Now it looks like I just scare people, how noble my intentions always are, some people just rather stay away from me.
    GentleReader GentleReader 13-15, M Jan 26

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    for grace and mercy. for the conversion of sinners. for the holy souls in purgtory and the intentions of the Blessed Mother. for random people when i go out.
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F Jan 26

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    Once in a lifetime, two people find each other at the right time, ringing the bell of love, causing a number of butterflies to flow, a promise made to each other, not to let...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    This Is A Real Story Of A Young College Girl Who Passed Away Last Month In Chandigarh . Her Name Was Priya. She Was Hit By A Truck. She Is Working In A Call Centre. She Has A Boy...
    janecool janecool 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 25

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    please be careful on here ladies ... I've had a few man people private message me. I am not an expert by any means but if a man is hitting on you from this particular topic board...
    starlight1976 starlight1976 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    It often appears like a true connection but gee be careful of psychopaths, sociopaths and narcissists on here. EP is the perfect playground for people with mental health problems...
    Mystiquelady Mystiquelady 36-40, F 15 Responses Jan 24

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    A few months ago I've created a female profile to see the difference in reaction to posted stories and photo's. It was a good learning school and gave me a huge understanding in...
    AdBlue AdBlue 46-50, M 9 Responses Jan 24

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    After spending years of my life with my aunt as Rachel her niece. It has become difficult to continue after I lost her last year. For people to judge me on why I am happy to...
    rachelsparrow1964 rachelsparrow1964 51-55, T Jan 22

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    Tired of facebook in general of people trying impress or be impressed. We spend so many days and countless seconds with social media being too involve with things that should not...
    coldwolf coldwolf 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I don't trust you... I trust what it is you truly believe about life and yourself. With knowing THAT fact... I am able to determine how free I can be around you. Example: 1- if...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 Jan 19

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