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I Like People Who Are Different

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    Now That I'm Older It's Different

    All my life from the get go I've been the risk taker (black sheep) and one to gravitate toward new experiences.  I enjoyed getting to know someone new.  I loved figuring out their reality, and what they know.  I find human behavior really interesting...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Where Did All The Weirdo's Go???

    I'm what you call 'different'. Purely because of the way I think and the things I do and say. I remember the times when I'd surpress those things just to fit in with the 'normals'. I ended up feeling even more alienated and strange, like maybe I'm just some kinda outcast. Truth...
    Amaya8 Amaya8 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    But Where I Am From

    You don't get much of a variety. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying all the people around here are bland but they aren't exactly my definition of "different" either. I guess when I think of different I think of myself and so I try to find people who are like me even in the...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2011

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    Not One Of My Friends Is Anything Like Me, Not One

    Except for the fact that we all like to Party and have sex with other people. But who doesnt? I was a Cheer/ Track star in high school. So I learned really early that most people all "BAH" to the same beat. Thats why when your different in High school it freaks them out. Cause...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong 26-30, F May 12, 2011

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    We Are All Different

    Truth is, we are all different. We all come from different places and have different life experiences. I really enjoy meeting new folks, and getting to know them. My work allows me to meet some interesting people from time to time. Same with the nieghborhood pub. Have a beer or...
    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 15, 2011

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    Somewhere along the way,

    I discovered that I really enjoy people who are different. I don't look down on people who seem like everyone else, but it's just refreshing when people are willing to stick out. You can see more of their uniqueness and there is something beautiful and real about that.
    Jonathan0909 Jonathan0909 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2014

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    I Like People That Can Be Themselves!!

    you know, i hate using the term "sheep" to describe people sometimes, but when i think about it, how true is it!! i mean, its almost like nowadays if you dont live your life a certain way, or if you dont have the same goals as everyone else, or if you dont do as everyone else...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Be Real And I'll Say, "vive La Difference!"

    In my opinion, there are two types of different.  'Naturally different', and 'put on different'.The other day I saw a beautiful, young woman with blue hair.  She looked to be from Barbados, or a similar island, and carried herself with such grace, poise and elegance ...and...
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    Ewww

    Down with the boring normalities. Let's get crazy and be different, it's far more fascinating. Please, fascinate me.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    I Love Unusual People

    I love being around people who are "weird."  Most people in our society look like and act like a bunch of clones. I like people who have minds of their own. Most people would think these people are weird, but I just think they're awesome.
    Timide Timide 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    Since I Feel Different Myself...

    ...I would like to find people who resonate with me. But they're hard to find...:-( Also being "different" isn't always easy, I guess. Sometimes we want to be normal in order to not stand out so much. I, however, have just decided that I want to try to embrace my "uniqueness...
    AmIAMaleHSP AmIAMaleHSP 26-30, M Jul 25, 2013

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    True People....

    ....i have alsways been made fun of and rejected because i was different, i wasnt alike with their happiness and i believed every insult that they told me...but now i always try to push those feelings away by saying... ...u laugh at me because im different and i laugh at u...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F Sep 9, 2009

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    Uniqueness

    I  saw a  lonely  flower  glorifing  and  standing  by  itself  in  a vast desert  I came near  it and sympathized  because of  its   being  lonely  and  detached  from  other flowers but  the  flower  replied  .  LOOK  i  would  have  no   value...
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M Sep 6, 2011

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    They're usually easier to remember

    than people who are just like everybody else. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M Jun 8, 2014

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    Because I Am Different

    That's pretty much all there is to it.
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    I'm not saying people

    who are the same are bad I love twins but its better to be yourself your not a copy machine
    MerpR MerpR 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2014

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    I Really Do

    I really have come here just to find a person who want to chat with me as much as I want to chat with them. I always seem to be interested in certain others, but this feeling is never returned. For a man in the world, looking for anything to connect with seems near impossible...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    I Love Him More Each Day

    Another update, I'm still in love with my teacher - ex teacher - who is 17 years older than myself. It's crazy but I do seriously love him and not seeing him after all these months has made me realize that. I haven't been able to emotionally click with any other guy my age etc...
    ihavenofears ihavenofears 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    The World Hates Different... Or Do They...

    Growing up everyone wants to be the cool kid and have lots of friends and do things that other kids think is cool etc. Obviously who wouldn't want to be what is considered normal and not have any major problems. The "different" kids everyone makes fun of and doesn't talk to them...
    boby6 boby6 22-25, M Oct 5, 2011

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    Please don't be like me that's weird be like you

    because that's raw and unique.
    Goddesslove3 Goddesslove3 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2014

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    Birds of a Feather

    I have some weird and wonderful friends. Some of my friends other people would say what are you doing with a person like that. Well you have your friends and i have mine!. My friends are true to themselves they know they are not perfect and we rejoice in that fact. I believe that...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    Increase Your Bubble

    I love to meet and talk with others who differ from me.  Any kind of difference.  It is so exciting to lean about them.  I learn so much and grow as a person. The biggest surprise is always learning the differences are small compared to how we are alike.
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2008

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    Strange Boy

    I remember when I was 16, I had art class with a boy who was so quiet that everyone would usually forget he was in the class. I never even knew his name... he wasn't great-looking or charismatic or anything- he just sat there quietly, doing his assignments. He had dark hair that...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    Be Yourself!!!

    i have always liked people that are different , people that stray away from the norm, people that set trends rather than follow them, peole that have their own way of doing things, people that dont care what others think about them!!! people that are true to themselves!! these...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    This Girl

    There's a girl in two of my classes that I simply adore. I love her because she is herself: unique. She comes in every day wearing something different, something beautiful. She has friends that like her for her personality, not anything else. She's kind of quiet, but I find that...
    delphiii delphiii 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    Different Views Keep Things Balanced

     It's how we grow and develop, if people all had the same views on everything their would be no development of anything passed that one view. I love people who are different then me because they keep me on my toes and help me develop/challenge my views.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I want to say this: I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Like People Who Are Open Minded
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If there are so many people that are "open minded" then why do so many people frown upon cross dressing? Just bc I like the feel of women's clothes better does not make me any...
    Camocrossing Camocrossing 18-21, M 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    What do you think makes you open minded? I often meet people who say they are open minded and then have very narrow views and beliefs
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 6 Responses Mar 4

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    i feel like people stick too much to what they know, you can't tell them anything that would lead them to question anything they believe in. they get so defensive, just block out...
    Freakabug Freakabug 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Learning to ignore certain people is one of the great paths to inner peace. Life gets easier when you delete those who make it difficult
    johnnie23 johnnie23 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 7

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    Someone that can see thru prejudice and stereotyping and are open to making an effort at being empathetic.
    urdivergent urdivergent 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    I've always loved to share. I love falling in love and I love just being in lust.. Not sure right now that my guy wants anyone else living with us or actually in a relationship...
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    as I was open minded person, I like to accompany with him/her
    uichasu uichasu 22-25, M Mar 4

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    http://youtu.be/wwFkWsr9yV4
    ImForYouOnly ImForYouOnly 36-40, M Mar 6

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    Something only the open minded with no reservations can understand... Hello Charming Guys and Beautiful Girls of EP... My book 'A Tryst With Hell' is free on Amazon Kindle for...
    themercator themercator 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    Another repeat group. Made when not sure.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I literally just stopped a major fight and a depressing conversation between one of my more open minded friends and a more closed minded one
    Cosmicmutt Cosmicmutt 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I dated a younger guy once, and regretted it. it was a terrible experience. he was childish and petty and i called it off quickly. I also prefer younger women. like, girls who are...
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 2 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm still discovering who I really am. When people say "So tell me a little about yourself" or when I think of what to put as my bio or something. These things give me...
    NotTan NotTan 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I enjoy being around people who are positive. If your going to smoke, drink or even curse stay away from me. I can't stand guys who curse. Why are you cursing? There no need to...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Mar 15

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    It doesn't take much to make me laugh. I do laugh at the stupidest things sometimes. I love being around people who are funny and make me laugh. When I'm feeling sad, I have a guy...
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Dont Like People Who Make Fun N Abuse Kids For Being Kids
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M Mar 21

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