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I Just Don't Get Men

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    Mostly it's the thought process I have trouble with, very confusing indeed. Oh I understand the sitting in your underwear, that can be comfy. And I really understand the sports thing.  I love a good hockey game, even on TV.Some things I just find terribly annoying, like when...
    Psychodelic Psychodelic 46-50, F Nov 29, 2011

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    Men Are a Mystery!

    I don't get them either. And I'm one of them! At least biologically speaking. Lately it's becoming increasingly obvious that there's more to it than just having an X chromosome and a Y chromosome. But really! The whole modern masculinity thing is just a big, messy source of...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 7 Responses Jun 7, 2007

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    I Would Say Who Needs Them...but We Actually Do Need Them Lol

    I dont like the double standards that are either for us or against us, why must they be so incredibley sweet one day and the next treats you like a disease 1.All my life Ive heard that its considered Unlady like to pass gass...im sorry but Im not holding it in and...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    I'm Missing Part of the Picture

    I guess, I just don't understand. I don't understand how one minute they can be smiles and laughter and the next a total b*stard. One of the ladies where I worked was seeing a fellow from the same company. They seem to hit it off rather well and seem to be destined for bigger...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    Why Can You Dutch Oven But I Can't

    So, in another story I shared my getting older problem with flatulence.  For many years my husband for some unknow reason to me thought that it was funny to "fart" in bed and cover my head with the blankets. So, as my age problem began to not go away; I decided...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    I Just Don't Understand the Way They Think

       I have been in a relationship for almost seven years now. I do love my boyfriend like I have never loved anyone else before him though I still don't understand what he thinks half of the time.    Half of the time, he's mad at me for something that I...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick 26-30, F Jan 21, 2008

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    I Just Don't Get Men...sometimes

    I don't get men. This is why I am trying to raise my sons to RESPECT women. In my situation, besides the fact that he was abusive(and he still doesn't understand HOW...hello duh doesn't take a rocket scientist)however,I GAVE 1000% and all he did was TAKE TAKE TAKE. A relationship...
    Durandee1620 Durandee1620 36-40, F 1 Response May 30, 2007

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    Note: If you are asian then you will most likely be able to relate to this. I lobe my parents, but at the same time I hate them. My parents are very mentally abusive. For as...
    saeteurn saeteurn 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Just hug me I just want to feel and know i'm matter Just hug me I don't want you to touch me Just hug me I don't want to know you might be the same Just hold me and...make...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I come from a family of outgoing, life of the party, social people. And I'm just not like them. But everyone expects me to be. I'm socially awkward and I suck at conversations. I...
    ThisGirlLovesNerds12 ThisGirlLovesNerds12 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I don't always understand women either, haha. I have a love or should I say like- hate relationship with men. Men are fun to hang around. Don't get me wrong, I've met a handful...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I don't like the same things or have the same views/attitude as other guys, I don't feel like part of the group
    Lushlaura83 Lushlaura83 31-35, T 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I love my parents very much, but their are aspects of them I just don't wanna become. My father was a drug addict, an alcoholic, cheater, and just very unstable in general. He...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    My parents don't allow anything. Especially being myself. They think metal is bad for you and my music is too 'loud'. I asked if one day I can get a nose piercing( a tiny dot one...
    txmakii txmakii 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I don't to a degree. But I don't want to associate with any of them. Every time I think I'm getting over this prejudice or discomfort, something comes up that pushes me back. They...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 10

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    There are many things I don't understand. I red some experiences on here and it made me sit down and think. To start to write again and just to get to think generally, about...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Since the day I was born, I was not mean to fit in this place. I am different from my place. I am like the only survivor in here 'cause everybody are just like being zombified...
    gotnothingtolivefor gotnothingtolivefor 16-17, M 10 hrs ago

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    I don't want my girlfriend to move to Canada :'(
    illnameitlater illnameitlater 26-30, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I'm starting to fall apart. I can feel my integrity break. I can feel my mind is unable to focus anymore. I really don't know what's going to happen when I come undone.
    KevinAMillan KevinAMillan 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I believe that most people don't love themselves. In this society it's absolutely not en vogue to be happy with yourself. If you dare to love yourself, you might be considered as...
    Sorfarina Sorfarina 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I really don't. I am not interested in what you have to say if it's just leading up to you asking if I want to see your man berries.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Why am I still single? I know I don't get out much but dang. :(
    madisonalone madisonalone 13-15, F 51 mins ago

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    this is going to be one of those brittany rants that i'm not going to filter and make pretty. if you like pretty, then stop reading. THE SAME WAY THAT IF YOU ONLY LIKE PRETTY GIRLS...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    "So why don’t we celebrate international men’s day?" “what about children’s day?” Those are the ones I’ve seen so far today and I know people spam it every year and...
    faeriepool faeriepool 18-21 1 Response Mar 7

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    I've had enough. I'm done with her. i give up trying to see the good in her. why? she's mental. she's f**king mental I've tried to see and be positive. "oh. she must be having...
    hazedmemories hazedmemories 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I’m at a crossroads. I have been with my husband for 10 years; married for half of that time. We had years of bliss. We met in college and grew together. We loved each other...
    lostinthemountains lostinthemountains 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I am so lonely. I've always been lonely, but I don't think I've ever been as much as I am now. I love being alone, but it's because I can't be left alone that it makes me feel...
    BlueRio BlueRio 18-21, F Mar 2

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    Yes, I love my mom and appreciate her but there are times where she is just unbelievable. She puts so much pressure on me to do well in school, get good grades, go to a really good...
    minjjangxx minjjangxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Here on EP, I have met a lot of guys. Some are really older than me but sweet in friendly ways, however there are also some with different intentions. I'm going to state it now...
    PassionateIndifference PassionateIndifference 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 3

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    My wife and I have been married for 34 years now. There's been so many times where she withdraws from me and expects me to pull her back all the time. If I feel withdrawn, she just...
    Allen54 Allen54 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I don't add men... I'm married. I don't private message men. We can all talk in the public pages just fine without being buddy buddy. My Life is simpler with only female friends...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    i don't hate men but that doesn't mean i want one around all the time either!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I don't like MEN that use good hearted WOMEN
    starzzy333 starzzy333 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    Damned if I live and damn if I don't. I don't want to live, but when I don't I will start hell. I don't want hell either. I am embedded in a mental, spiritual, physical earthly...
    youcthrume youcthrume 36-40, M Mar 6

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    Especially when these people are close to you, be it friends, or in-laws. In my case its the ol' bad in-law story. I've fallen in love with a very good man and he's in love with me...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I recently married my husband back in 2014, and yes I knew what I was getting myself into when we got married. His mother lives with him, and I total understand she is because she...
    Loveis0 Loveis0 22-25, F Mar 17

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    I really can't understand religion. As a person who wants to understand everything and wants to understand why other people think and act the way they do, I have done a fair bit...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I'll admit i'm highly stressed. However today I just don't fgeel like myself. It's hard to think and I don't speak or type properly. My sentences are mixed up and mismatched and I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    So my bf and I have been seeing each other for 8 milonths. We tell each other I love you ect. I've noticed over the past week he hardly text and he doesn't tell me he loves me...
    happymom2 happymom2 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I just don't care about her. I want her gone, out of my life. Everything is much easier without her. She's an annoying itch. It's been 4 and a half years since we last had a real...
    haroni haroni 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    It's been almost 2 years since I've seen or talked to my mother. Our relationship was never good. I needed to put on makeup, lose weight, find a better job, better boyfriend, etc...
    kayfivee kayfivee 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just have to say this, I don't think anyone who is straight, knows the struggle that gay people go through. I know some straights are cool and chill to be around. And then you...
    taurusboi23 taurusboi23 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 7

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