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I Just Don't Get Men

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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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    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 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 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    It actually saddens me that we spend so much time in our earlier years caring what other people thought of us or striving for that ever elusive "popularity." In my younger years, I...
    AKLady15 AKLady15 26-30, F 1 Response 23 mins ago

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    I follow a religious teaching but in the community of said religion there tends to be this...I don't know if you'd call it a double standard, and I actually cannot stand it. Ok so...
    OutinOtime OutinOtime 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    Feminism isn't about hating men. It isn't about women being superior. Feminism doesn't have a look or style. Wear makeup, don't wear makeup, take 3 hours to get dressed, take 3...
    behavedmisfit behavedmisfit 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't understand life, relationships, love... I think the only way to stay semi sane is to know I'm okay inside myself regardless of what's going on around me. We had a very...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I do feel comfortable enough with my cycle to predict with certainty when I am fertile and when I am not so I definitely won't think of any other control birth bullshit (sorry...
    Aurelielavraie Aurelielavraie 31-35, F 3 Responses May 17

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    I'm pretty sure if I don't want them by now, I will never want children. Hell, I can barely stay on top of my two cats. I typically won't date someone with kids, but it's not...
    aderth60 aderth60 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    I still can feel the pain in my heart from this afternoon's conversation with my hubby. No matter how reasoned out with me, no matter how rational they might sound I still can't...
    Outofnowheregurl Outofnowheregurl 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Why is it that men have to lie? Why do they question you? to shift the truth of who they are? Why don't they come clean? I hope all the women on this forum to look out for men who...
    GOATSDOROAM GOATSDOROAM 41-45, F May 16

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    I just had to stop myself from killing myself I don't want my kids to find me is the only reason I stopped
    lostmomto4 lostmomto4 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Even though I'm a woman I dress like a man and have a very deep voice. Most people I meet assume I'm a man because of my appearance. That doesn't bother me at all because it's how...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 9 Responses May 2

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 4 Responses May 5

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    Although I don't understand homosexuality I'm not a homophobe. People use the bible to hate gays and lesbians but the bible says to love thy neighbor. And only one can judge us...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think my mother is psychotic...I'm not sure how to deal with her anymore. I'm 17 and I have been dreaming of the day when I turn 18 for so long now. As long as I can remember, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 3

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    In a previous post I've mentioned that I might change my mind after a couple of years. But after my trip from the Caribbean I don't think I'll ever change my mind. I befriended a...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    What I don't understand is that some people go too far with feminism. I have a friend who's a very strong feminist, but she called another girl a meninist the other day just...
    Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom Wantsomethingtostoptheboredom 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is a sensitive subject for many. Many people can't grasp the concept of having fun without drugs or alcohol. I was one of these people once. I'm 22, I discovered alcohol...
    wilzyp wilzyp 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i'm 30 years old. I have 2 children. No life. I was kicked out at 12 years old by my mother on xmas eve. I was forced to grow up on the streets and survive. I managed to finish...
    IdiditTOmyselfTwice IdiditTOmyselfTwice 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    *RANT* As I am getting older, it seems my mother is losing herself mentally...she seems to be on autopilot most days, as if in a constant fog. People ask her questions and she...
    tcteacher tcteacher 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    There's a girl a few years younger than myself, we worked together years ago and she's moved away. She's a Facebook friend of mine also. She's always had this "attention seeking...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response May 13

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    I am pro equality and I seriously don't understand why some women feel the need to put men down in order to get this "equality" that they strive for. People should support one...
    redrosexxvii redrosexxvii 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    Nope not me. In the beginning I wanted them and now I rather tie my tubes. I just cringe when I see babies and kids. I lived with my ex bf and his sister who had 2 and at the end...
    Broke2Fabulous Broke2Fabulous 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been dating my first ever BF for almost 6 months, and at first it was great. But lately I've just been feeling really torn by all the little things that have slowly started...
    SimpleShares SimpleShares 22-25, F Apr 25

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    I don't understand why our parents tell us to be ourselves, then when we were, they judge us. They tell us they'll support us and our decisions and then they don't. I don't...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T a week ago

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    I'm a 20 year old girl who has experienced some really strange things and can't keep it all to myself anymore. I'm hoping that coming here and letting these things out will...
    stars34 stars34 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    eally don't know how to express this but I've actually feel comfortable enough to even post this! My life right now is not as pleasant as it should or could be! I'm a 28 yr old...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 25

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    I've been with my partner for almost 5 years, but we've gone through some very rough patches and I feel that I don't love him in the same sense anymore. Every relationship to start...
    L0v3M3 L0v3M3 22-25, F 11 Responses May 1

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    I mean, we see each other pretty much everyday because we're both studying the same thing at the same college and when I'm at home we talk through snapchat. He's a bit older...
    breathinghurts breathinghurts 16-17, F May 15

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    I grow exhausted of presumptional apologetics. I mention spiritually speaking I don't want to be under the authority of a higher power because I say that none of us consented to...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response May 15

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    1: I won't add perverts to my friends list if you have a bunch of men or women on your page and perverted experiences that are labeled mature for reasons. Yes that's a pervert no...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I don't want to talk to my parents, they live their lives in a sea of hatred and condemnation. I want to live among loving, forgiving people. I told my mom I was diagnosed with...
    aileen2 aileen2 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I just don't care. **** it all. I was let go of the best job I ever had because I was developing a mental illness and they didn't want to deal with me anymore. Isn't that called...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I like men body's and things. But i don't want to be gay. I also like a girl out of my class, but don't now if i'm in love.
    semyeah semyeah 13-15, M 1 Response May 15

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