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I Like People Who Are Straight Forward

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    Real Recognize Real

    I lovecommunicating with peoplewho are always honest...Whatever the case maybe even if it makes me mad I like the truth and I will do the same with a person. Id rather know the real deal now than months to a yr from now.....Who do u trust? :-/
    sgoodlow87 sgoodlow87 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    Know Your Role

    I appreciate when people are straight-forward, but there is a big difference between "straight-forward" and "rude". Saying what you mean and meaning what you say is one thing, but tone, pitch, choice of words, and general respect level factor in immensely. Be polite while you're...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Jan 14, 2011

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    Shoot From the Hip - No Hidden Agendas

    I really appreciate people who are straight talking, and tell it like it is. Don't beat around the bush to save my feelings, sugar coat it or tell me it's all rainbows and gumdrops.  Lay the rules down in the beginning, and you will always have my respect. Where I...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    Don't sugarcoat your crap - It will still smell

    badly. Just get it out and be done with it, don't just stand there looking constipated for the sake of shallow fucken "happiness".
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm Tired

    Once again we see a man who stands by his principals and knows how to put them into words. Bravo! Read this and send it on… If you agree, you should visit his blog as well. “I’m Tired&rdquo...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    I Miss It So Much

    That is one of the things I miss about having a relationship.Especially walking under the stars and holding hands talking to her when she's right beside me now all this does is haunt me and when I go to sleep and have a dream that I have a girlfriend and when I wake up into...
    angelus1988 angelus1988 22-25, M Feb 2, 2011

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    Phonies

    I notice a lot of people on ep complaining about other people being phonies. Some women complain about how some men appear to be good friends and when they found out that they are fat they are not interested any more. I am actually guilty of this. I would like to think that...
    Comeexplore Comeexplore 41-45, M Jun 18, 2013

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    Cruising With P&O

    We've cruised twice on P&O Canberra from southhampton to the Caribbean (for Xmas/new year) and back and from Sydney to sanfransisco If anyone has done similar or sailed on the Canberra. Please feel free to get in touch
    Rogerrowley1947 Rogerrowley1947 66-70, M Sep 11, 2013

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    I hate it when people beat around the bush

    or sugar coat things... Just say it.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Gently

      I have no prob with anybody telling me something straight forward-BUT- i like it when it's done in a respectful manner. I hate people who are point blank with no reguard to the person's feelings.
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    No Stabbing Allowed !!

                      I love people who are direct and to the point. If you beat around the bush I feel that your going to tell me a lie. It is better to be straight than sit and ponder as to what...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 10 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    "say What You Mean 2 Say"

    Surely as I sit here high on pot, (toilet) let the Toi let out what he needs to say... I love you.. I want you... I wish we weren't through this darque corridor that halls so much amazements that I prurely Em scared to twist one more knob of the doors that present themselves as...
    EMinnovation EMinnovation 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 1, 2012

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    There's Something to Be Said For Straight Forward

    While I'm pretty comfortable with convoluted thinking, I like straight forward too. To the point, grounded, realistic.  
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Absolutely

    I absolutely hate it when people "beat around the bush". This world needs people to be blunt and give the honest truth or else it will never move forward. I everyone just follows blindly and never says anything than where will the constructive criticism be that...
    godsmack666 godsmack666 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    ...but Not Rude

    firm yet pleasant seems to work best! :-)
    Yohanna Yohanna 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    Just Say It Already!

    If you have a problem, and you need help, just freakin' ask.  No, it's not easy.  Yes, admitting that you are having a difficult time right now may be awkward.  But being honest with yourself and your situation will get you much farther than being in denial.If you're waiting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    It's all about the honesty.

    Be straight with me and we'll get along just fine.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M Jun 8

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    Just Come Right Out and Scare My Wits

     Of course, that's not what I want but what happens sometimes.  I like to be honest but not, "Does this make my butt look fat" kind of honest.  But, I've found that religion and politics brings out the worst in conversations.  So, usually I stand...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    I'm So Str8...

     I am real. I say one thing, and do it. Unlike most you say one thing and do the other. When I say it, I mean it. Why else would I be wasting my breath? To just hear myself talk? Naw, thats not who I am. I'm so foward that i will never turn. Im more blunt then that thing you...
    labrise labrise 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    I Like People To Mean What They Say And Say What They Mean

    and be calm and polite and tell me what they are about... I value honesty and integrity and genuineness I like people to just be honest and open with me!!!!!!!!!
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 14, 2011

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    As For the Sneaking Ones..

    One of the classes I am teaching is coming to term's end and a week ago, I sent out an email to the supervisors and managers whose staff are in said class, informing them of the names of those ineligible for Final Test. We have a rule regulating the students to attend at least...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    I Can Take It

    I always tell it like it is, which can be misconstrued in the Southern Belle, social grace laden society with which I am surrounded. But I believe in honesty, and expect the same from other people. And when dealing with less than positive subjects, it hurts everyone's feelings...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    Sounds Like Me

    i am the person who is straight forward. i say whats on my mind at the appropriate times ofcourse. i feel life is much easier that way than when i used to pretend i liked something when i didnt.
    findamyy findamyy 16-17, F Jan 24, 2011

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    Don't Beat Around the Bush

    I prefer people who just speak their mind. I'm not one to guess what people are trying to say and will keep asking questions until I think I've completely understood what is said. I like a person to just tell me what they want to say. A person who is straight forward just...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Reach Out And

    Touch SomeOne. Its amazing how the simplest of lil things completely dial me in to almost normal, functional and a happier state of mind. Still crazy but much more tolerable, when I am able to actually communicate via Edison's Greatest Feat.. The phone. Feeling more extra and...
    EMinnovation EMinnovation 41-45, M Mar 28, 2012

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    Im A Simple Person

    Like people to be straight forward.Cant stand liars.Cant stand people who try to manipulate.Im honest, open and sraightforward, and respect them traits in others.
    meteorite meteorite 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    Be Direct

    I love people who just come out and say what they mean. I don't like to guess whats on your mind, and if you think I won't like what you have to say it does not matter. Just because you beat around the bush with something doesn't make it mean anything different. If you want me to...
    brinenhearts brinenhearts 22-25, F Oct 12, 2013

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    Say

    Say what you mean and mean what you say !!!
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    Just Tell Me Already!

    Some people just wont be honest, and wont tell me what they're thinking. I rather people just tell me how they feel, be as completely honest with me as possible. That's something I truly admire.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    Sugar Coated

    I like being blunt and to the point - being honest with how I feel and how I see things and I enjoy the reality of it all. There is too much of a tact and diplomacy thing with society. Too many people beat around the bush and I'm not into guessing games. Being straight to the...
    Spiritualhope Spiritualhope 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2011

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    I'm Straight Forward!

    My boyfriend is a non-straight forward person and it just annoys me when he has to keep beating around an answer or a question. Even if it's simple yes or no! That's why I only hang with bold, straight forward people because I don't have to beat an answer out of them.
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    They're Truthful

    At least they're not afraid to cut right to the chase.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F Dec 29, 2010

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    I Hate

    people who dont speak their minds and feelings people who say something but mean something people who make fake promises people who speaks but dont do anything about it people who dont mean what they say people who fake two faced people people who are not sure to take their own...
    zeiro87 zeiro87 22-25, F May 20, 2013

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    Who To Trust?

    I really hate going through these teenage stages, its killing me. I feel like I just wanna lock my self in my room for ever and ever. I don't understand how people think. Sometimes I think if I ever think like them? I hope not!!!! I would hate myself if anyone is getting hurt...
    HsMars HsMars 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    Come On.....

    When people can't be straight forward I can't understand what the hell they want from me. If I wanna do something for them and they are like" that's not what I wanted" and I tell them "but you said, ( what ever they said)" then they are like" What I meant was...... ". Sometimes I...
    mononkeymo mononkeymo 22-25, M Jan 5, 2011

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    I Appreciate Honesty

    Most people are too worried about softening the blow. If something is wrong, I want to know right away so I can fix it. And if I can't fix it I'd at least like to discuss it. Sucks too many people don't care enough to actually face issues and be forward about their feelings.
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F Oct 4, 2012

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    New To Being A Baby

    I am a gay man who wants to be trained as a baby boy by another gay man Daddy.
    hankboy hankboy 56-60, M Oct 26, 2013

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    Just Say No

    i hate when people tell me that they are going to do something or be somewhere then a few min later they tell you that they changed their mind. i would rather just get  a no the first time that way i dont get my hopes up then have them crushed...
    HisDepartureAug302010 HisDepartureAug302010 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18, 2010

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    Sometimes late at night like this, is when I think about everything that I shove in that little box in the back of my mind
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    Instead of trying to force your way of life on me, how about you just accept that I'm not like you and what I do doesn't even affect you