Post

I Like People Who Are Straight Forward

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,295 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 18-21, F Oct 12, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ...but Not Rude

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Say

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I hate it when people beat around the bush

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    "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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    yeah like people who are comfortable wid their thoughts and dont go on the moral high ground standards set by some unknown people society etc etc in short like people who challenge...
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am tired of people who make snap judgments, people who assume they know you based on a number of limited experiences they've had with you, people who are convinced that their...
    ashleymaggie ashleymaggie 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish people were more honest with me. I have more respect for people who just tell it as it is and not lie than people who just tell you what they think you want to hear. I...
    pip34 pip34 31-35, F Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I try to be an open minded and thoughtful person and whilst I'm definitely thoughtful and considerate I am not as open minded as other people. I don't run around "hating" people...
    CaptainCalculus CaptainCalculus 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like to talk to people who can listen to my opinions and then form their own opinions and discuss them with me. All to often when I tell my friends really interesting stories...
    pjpaul pjpaul 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    how do you find people that are sane here to talk to?
    tacomasr5 tacomasr5 51-55, M 7 Responses Apr 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My problem with this app is that people like to add god into everything, I completely understand people can express themselves however they please but keep in mind that most people...
    leon1016 leon1016 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Even though I have been though a lot and seen a lot you should still learn and be curious so it grows it might not be smart in school but I know a whole lot about life
    favelalexis123 favelalexis123 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    People that you can say anything to and not think you're insane.
    jackc45 jackc45 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    People with no real pics are kinda scary lol You might be confused for a creep smh
    Jas1522 Jas1522 18-21, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    who knows tanya on here and whos frends with her
    boydude boydude 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anyone Wanna Talk? I'm Pretty Bored And Wanna Meet New People.
    ScorpioQueen27 ScorpioQueen27 18-21, F 15 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my thoughts are.. this narrow minded ppl thnk negatively and open minded ppl think positively. and to me being a positive person not only make you happier but attractive to others
    vivalicious vivalicious 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It didn't make me a bad person just honest
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anyone knows how to write poems and wanna help? Message me
    georgii50 georgii50 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate box and squared heads.Open up...question yourself always and you will be closer to the truth.YOLO
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If anyone wants to talk about anything I'm here 👌🙊 mail me ☺️
    lauren444 lauren444 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Very open minded. If anyone wanna talk, just message me! :P
    MsLouise MsLouise 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Especially when I get to pull the brains out and eat them. Imma zombie lol.
    epicmonk3ydude epicmonk3ydude 18-21, M 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel