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I Just Don't Get Men

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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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    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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    How They Think

    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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    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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    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 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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    The history with my mom is horrible! To be honest I don't actually consider her my mom, but the woman who was the host for me to grow in. First of all she wanted a son not a...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 10 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've no clue who I am. At the beginning of this year I was flipping out over the idea that I didn't know who was, or what made up "me". It really freaked me out and made me feel...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    **Disclaimer: This is a stream of conciousness writing piece. I am not seeking pity for anything I write here. I'm simply looking to put my words down somewhere so things might...
    ACloudedMind ACloudedMind 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Yeah kids are cute and all, but there's so much responsibility. Most people I know think that having children is all fun and games, but they fail to realise that after all that...
    citysquare citysquare 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    If this site is all about the freedom to express yourself, why am I seeing nothing but hateful comments. The point is to feel comfortable with yourself. Don't go around posting...
    houston555 houston555 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I hate the feeling when you really don't have any emotion... you feel so empty, you're not happy, you're not sad, you're nothing, you're mind is spinning but you can't feel...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    They always say "why can't you be like your cousin?" "Behave more like your brother" "if you're good like your brother/cousin you can go to a good high school" I don't want to be...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    Ha! I often see a lot of people I knew from school. I just ignore them and walk straight past. During school, I was quite a silent and kind kid and a lot of people took advantage...
    Sparksx196 Sparksx196 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I don't trust men. I don't know why I think men aren't capable of being caring, compassionate, and faithful. I don't know why I want to be in a relationship but...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F Dec 13

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    I am that blonde on my friends shoulder. My friend and I got bored so she decided to do my makeup. Haha it was interesting. I felt like a doll and it took hours to get off. I...
    summertimesadness16 summertimesadness16 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    I don't know who I really am. I feel as if I have no real identity. If someone was ever to ask me who I am, I would have no answer.
    xxxAditixxx xxxAditixxx 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    That's for the age difference. I also don't add ugly people. Sorry but I have to be frank about this :)
    teacheratwork teacheratwork 22-25, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I love him. But im sick of him not doing anything to meet me. I love him. But i hate when he spends so much time with friends. I love him. But im so mad at him for not calling me...
    ixHoney ixHoney 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    It's just not something I care to watch. And yes, I gave it a chance. I still don't care for it.
    NarakunoHana NarakunoHana 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Gay Men Are Cute! Hi! I'm a bigendered heterosexual male. I'm in love with women regardless of the gender I'm feeling, but I'm curious if any other gynophillic transgendered ladies...
    ViewtifulMe ViewtifulMe 26-30, T 2 Responses Nov 22

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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    10 Things You Never Realized You Should Be Thankful For: Thanksgiving is a great reminder to count your blessings. But don’t just be thankful for the “standard” blessings...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I'm 19 years old, and I have never felt so pressured to be someone else. My family doesn't know anything about the real me. They don't know that I smoke, don't know the music I...
    Weightlessfigures Weightlessfigures 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Or all of my friend requests. As far as friend requests are concerned, if you haven't messaged me, or attempted to, I'm not going to add you automatically. I will check out your...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 3 Responses Dec 9

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    How come when women on EP say they need someone to talk to, they don't care which gender. But when men write the same thing it means I'm Looking For A Woman. Often tagged Dating...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M a week ago

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    I know I am a human biologically, yet I don't feel that way mentally. I think about this when I walk around my campus, or when I am with my friends, or co-workers, or with any...
    EnigmaVolt EnigmaVolt 18-21, M Nov 22

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    I don't have any plans to add them, why should I? Men are creepy and a pain in the butt from what I see so far on this site. I haven't seen any exceptions, but I won't rule it out...
    LilChickadee LilChickadee 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    It’s the question that’s been haunting me and that I’ve been avoiding, consciously or otherwise, for the past several years. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like I’ve...
    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M Dec 5

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    How men who are ***-faces get dates and love and undying devotion, and I'm actually respectful and strive to be kind and I can't get attention from anyone. Bonus round: I also don...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 8 Responses Dec 14

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    Whenever people compliment me on, well, anything really. I'm left surprised, and kind of confused. I guess it's because I don't expect to many compliments to come my way. I expect...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Nov 24

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    So another day, another block. This time from someone who calls themselves 'Sallytheslut' (go figure!). I dared to challenge her claim to 'animal loving'. Yet again you did me a...
    blackinc blackinc 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27

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    I really don't like how they portray gay people in the media as these really flamboyant and fashion savvy men with heavy lisps and these butch lesbians with short hair, deep voices...
    SylverCoyote SylverCoyote 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Seriously. We had our Thanksgiving break which was for an entire week and I tried my best to sleep in but I didn't do too much of a great job. Now that it's Sunday (well...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F Dec 1

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    I definitely am fine on my own enjoying myself and I don't need any help from narcotics or alcohol to do it! I really don't even want to be friends with people that are into drug...
    ElieHanok ElieHanok 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 9

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    In a couple of days, it'll be my 21st birthday. Woo. Can't you tell I'm excited? Is it scary how much someone can change in a matter of years? How you're perspective did a...
    rockmacabre rockmacabre 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    I don't believe in going to war. I grew up in a Mennonite family and we are pacifists. I honestly don't get why anyone would want to go to war and die at a young age. I believe...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    I've been in love for a long time, I finally could say all I feel to that person, but, she doesn't says "I love you" I hug her, shes hugs me, we hold our hands, and she is so cute...
    Vardelos Vardelos 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    So, I was just informed that a long term friend of mine is upset with me because a few years back he had a crush on me and thought I felt the same, but I just never acknowledged...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I don't think, I know. Today I was told that the words 'I hate Sophie ........' (obviously not including my surname here) appeared in one of my college's sociology textbooks. To...
    sophiehastings sophiehastings 16-17, F Nov 24

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    Over the last four years, I've slowly been coming to terms with the fact that I am FTM transgender. I'm currently terrified that if I come out to my parents, they'll be very angry...
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T Nov 25

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    My mom is a crazy drug addict who chose drugs and disgusting dirty men over her children. She lives in a camper trailer and moves place to place. More than anything I don't ever...
    sparrow412 sparrow412 26-30, F Nov 29

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    I was speaking to a friend of mine and my sexuality came up, unfortunately this is a regular occurrence. She said "why can't I have a gay best friend? I know you're bi but I want a...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    It doesn't matter which gender you are attracted to. It won't stop anyone from having a decent chat if there are common interests. Only, please, if you are gay/bi, please don't hit...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 1

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