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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Just getting out of the honeymoon phase of my relationship with my boyfriend. After an argument last night, he mentioned how something felt weird, and neither of us can pinpoint...
    nusunshine nusunshine 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I find no use in meeting people as very few turn out to be helpful, they just pretend to be friends but apparently they are not.I do know that I am in secured in terms of trust but...
    darkheart93 darkheart93 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    I finally feel ready to write about this. I spent a long time looking for other people who have had problems with an Aspergers sibling, but everything I found was about how much...
    Annoymous13x Annoymous13x 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm in the middle all the time. Its a terrible feeling. I've been in a relationship for years now and I still love him like the day I met him. Don't ask me why...
    LStacey LStacey 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    When I was 17, I got pregnant with my oldest. He was a premature baby, so I got little to hardly any time to bond with him the first 3 months of his life. I spent 6 days a week...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Oh what id give to look into your eyes right now what if give to be by your side and not invisible. Why don't you see, I'm crying inside. You don't act like my best friend anymore...
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F 35 mins ago

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    My boyfriend's been playing these mind games with me lately, which I don't have time for, but he purposely doing things that he knows make me upset and thinking that I don't know...
    laxlife laxlife 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I guess it's because I've never really had people compliment me, other than my parents and friends? Whenever someone compliments me, which is rare but not unheard of, I always...
    Sasha0827 Sasha0827 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Nope don't need drugs or alcohol my mind is warped enough don't need that crap adding to it
    June4U June4U 22-25, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I am sick and tired of people asking "are you okay?" whenever i posted a small piece of writing that touches, makes you feel, makes you feel a little a sad and makes you think that...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Today is mine and my husband's 10 year anniversary. I'm not thrilled at all. Quite frankly, I'm depressed. Nothing about today is exciting for me. I've been unhappy food the past 5...
    lonelysara1211 lonelysara1211 31-35, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    wishing I could get high again sometimes, but because I'm on prescription drugs that can't happen... it would interfere with the prescription drugs I'm on that do about nothing...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Hey sorry if I haven't yet replied to your message yet if you've sent me one, I get literally about 40 messages per day. I try and reply to as many as possible, so don't worry I...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have what I need I'm not a typical person Like my lady yelled at me, " Oh Stop it! It's because you are so different that I like you so much! " I have her, and I don't mind...
    geezzo geezzo 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I really don't know what I believe so I could never do this anyway. I was devout as a Catholic growing up and I still never tried to force anyone to believe anything. I just tried...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I don't get why people get pets if they are not going to be attentive to them or so much as take them out for a ******* walk. I LOVE dogs but unfortunately as with many other...
    Hummingbird00 Hummingbird00 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    I don't need them, I have a naughty mind ;)
    Classjenny Classjenny 41-45, F 7 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    This would have to be one of the hardest things for me to do. Sometimes when people give me compliments, I think they're lying. It's not their fault, it's just somethingI have to...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    All my old group of friends do together is drink and smoke and smoke weed... It got to the point where I stopped hanging out with them because I don't need that in my life
    mcc7 mcc7 16-17, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I learned in life not to be so trusting and that nobody is perfect, there's good and bad in all of us so don't be so hard on people.
    kissssmykiki kissssmykiki 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    True to that! All you can say is I'm an individual character, with uniqueness. So don't force me to change, so your needs can be suited.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    It's hard to step to the beat of my own drummer, refusing to submit to the mindset that many seem to subscribe to. Integrity is a rare commodity; hard to find. On principles, I'm...
    LaughsAndGiggles LaughsAndGiggles 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    I'm not here to talk about sex. I'm here to make friends and talk to new people. If all you want to talk about is sex, don't bother messaging me. I think it's gross to talk about...
    Kaytee120 Kaytee120 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I don't waste "I love you"s. Those are for special, rare occasions. This girl I just met here deserves every "I love you" my body can squeeze out.....and more ;)
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I WILL NOT ADD MEN!!!! Really it is nothing personal, I WILL NOT FRIEND YOU OR PRIVATE MESSAGE WITH YOU. I shouldn't have to tell you why, I should just be able to say NO MEN in...
    miramira32 miramira32 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    NO MEN. I don't know how to make this any more simple or easy to understand. Any attempt to contact me will result in you being not only ignored, but blocked and if I feel it...
    susden69 susden69 41-45, F Jul 7

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    I'm SOO angry. It's 6:30am, and I spent the whole night awake AGAIN. I'm not happy with this. I just want to sleep peacefully and normally and plentifully, but at night I get...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Most men I meet or see online are douchey, horny, idiotic pigs. No taste, no standards, no boundaries. Once in a while, I'll meet some nice guys, but then, even many nice guys are...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I have the ex from hell. We were long distance and it ended TERRIBLY. His best friend kept me sane during all the fights and heartbreak. I hadn't seen him in four years but we...
    sugarsweet88 sugarsweet88 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    i'm only 15 and i'm already lost, i just hate the fact that i don't have a real personality and that i'm not mentally Stable and can't make my own decision, i don't know what to...
    shayy13 shayy13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I love my family i really do, but at times i feel torn and angry. i have a twin sister, she's very funny and has a charismatic personality. but she also has extreme amounts...
    cobrabubbles cobrabubbles 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have OCD and GAD and I have seen a total of 2 legit psychiatrists and one other one who was the wife of the main one. I find that they are all condescending in my experience (I...
    highwhensober highwhensober 18-21, F Jul 1

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    This is absolutely 100% true. Nothing made up. A little long but I'd love to hear your opinion. I don't speak to my parents anymore. My mom and dad are broke, they did not manage...
    Hallowes27 Hallowes27 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I've never fit in. And I'm okay with that. I remember my best friend telling me that when she turns 18, she is going to get extremely drunk on her birthday. I begged her not to but...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I've decide not to add older woman and men. (there's an exception, but I don't feel like going on about that now.) [here comes the rant.] I don't really like arguing with...
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I can understand how people romanticize marriage and build it up with words like commitment, faithfulness, loyalty, etc. A marriage in itself doesn’t actually have the power to...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Honestly I love the dark. It's the things that I see in the dark that I hate. There's a corn field behind my house. It scares me shitless. I can see faces looking at me, things...
    MyNameIsDeath MyNameIsDeath 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    My husband'a family is so inconsiderate. His father is deceased so I've never met him. His mother is way too needy and is always seeking approval from the men in her life (her sons...
    lipservice22 lipservice22 31-35, F Jul 22

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    Life is a roller-coaster right now i honestly don't know what to do. I feel pain mentally and physically, don't know who or what to turn to 😒
    k4m4r k4m4r 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    i am from poor family..............i have completed my 12th class........i like to study further(medicine)...........i've written medicine entrance exam,but i didn't get a seat...
    jimmybf jimmybf 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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