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    I Listen To People.

    I spend a considerable amount of time listening to people. We all need someone who listens, and finding such a person can make a big difference to our lives. I find this very rewarding and is simply what I do to care for others. I listen to people online from all kinds of...
    BeautiousMind BeautiousMind 41-45, M Sep 18, 2011

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    Listening

    If someone has a problem or needs telling me something, I'll do my part and listen.I don't listen or follow the rules when I disagree.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 18, 2011

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    well, im totally new to this but i guess i have to start somewhere, the thing is i guess im more quiet than a good listener, people tell me im a good listener but i think its...
    mariere16 mariere16 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I was at a funeral today for a relatives aunt who died of alzheimers. The first thing I notice when driving up to the cemetery is the smiles on people's faces. The sheik is...
    Exotic1228 Exotic1228 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I know I meet people for a reason and mostly to help them on a way. Either to listen or validate them. However every time I meet someone it's due to that. I help them then they...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    Knowing when to listen and how to listen is an art. Many people think they are good listeners because when their friends or partners are chatting about their normal adventures in...
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 8

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    There was a time when I was not noted for this good quality because in my country generally there are poor listeners and they themselves dont know what listening means. But I...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    It just interests me to listen to conversations all around me at a diner. It's like watching a movie or listening to the radio. There's always something new to watch and listen to...
    LukaLuxAurelius LukaLuxAurelius 16-17, T 6 days ago

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    It makes me sad to see so much hate because a lot of people do not have perspective and/or understanding. I always feel the need to defend others, to help them be understood but I...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 57 mins ago

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    What really puts me off is when i tell people what i'm doing to make myself feel better cuz i have a flu already because of the cold weather. One of them (partner) encouraging me...
    agdnn agdnn 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    YES THEY DO.THERE IS STILL A STIGMA AROUND IT;THAT STIGMA MUST END NOW!To this very day for us, the sufferers, it is difficult to broach this subject without fear, trepidation...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I couldn't find a category for this to fit in properly, but oh well. I'm 16, pretty young I guess. I'm also in all AP and Honors courses at school and passing them all with good...
    connieawaller connieawaller 16-17, F Jan 17

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    I would like to think that I'm a good listener. I find that listening also helps me be more observant. It helps me trust my instincts about people's motives.
    purplemusicprincess purplemusicprincess 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    If anyone tries to take my care for others who would i be. I would be a jerk. I help everyone i can because it is the right thing to do. If someone needs me to listen to them why...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Jan 6

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    I'm a listener. I love helping people though my own experiences. Judgement is only for people who think they've made no mistakes in their lives. I've made too many to say you're...
    djgirl9 djgirl9 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Well, i havent been talking to anyone for a while, but i know alot of people say they will be there, but only for a short period, but i want to know that im really am a good...
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm for sure we do. I met somebody last semester. Most beautiful person I've ever met. He had the purest, most beautiful aura. A simple text, call, or "hey" from this guy felt like...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Is it weird to say "you're actually really gorgeous and attractive, but I'm not actually attracted to you" ?. I know that doesn't really make sense...but I feel like I meet a lot...
    Tabooyou24 Tabooyou24 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Well okay, well personally I have been through medically - I have talked to a lot of counselors..they told me to listen to music so you don't go nuts. It's one way you could do...
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 31-35, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I love listening to people's stories, makes me feel more human. It makes me realise that there's no perfect person or perfect role model :) we are who we are for a reason. I love a...
    happygolfer97 happygolfer97 16-17, M Jan 4

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    Me and my girlfriend, Gabbi have been dating for a few weeks now and I've enjoyed our time together, but I'm really worried about her and I've been trying to help her out with her...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Reflection: Teach us to listen to all those who gather on EP at any given time… This place, Where we can explore our feelings and thoughts, Sometimes our...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    People overlook the small and simple things as people just race against time rushing around getting to places and living the  same old routine life!People underestimate time...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I really like to talk to new people, so I'm here to listen and give advice to everyone who needs. I really want to talk.
    yinyangthinking yinyangthinking 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    People always say this but then they're like , "But I don't like country. Or classical. etc." then you don't listen to all kinds of music you lying piece of ****.
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I've struggled though depression and anxiety and I know what it feels like to be left out of the group. Over the years of seeing countless case managers and knowing what I want out...
    whisperedthing whisperedthing 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I think being a good listener helps me reply better to people when I know what they are talking about. :)
    kindlaura kindlaura 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    So I haven't been going to church in awhile. I keep telling myself that I will go but never do. I think I have doubts about God existing. I've been wondering if I really believe in...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm tired of being ignored and disregarded. I start talking and I trail off to see no ones listen or even acting like they're listening
    ForeverANomad ForeverANomad 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Christina Perri's Distance <3 The sun is filling up the room And I can hear you dreaming Do you feel the way I do right now? I wish we would just give up Cause the best part...
    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Yes, they can. You know when I was a child, I use to think when people said that I was like, how can that be so. They are only.....words. And if you don't believe what others...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    “I get by with a little help from my friends. I’m gonna get high with a little help from my friends. I’m gonna try with a little help from my friends.” One year ago today...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I heard about a website called Playing For Change and it's about connecting the world through music by creating and inspiring others by music!The idea for this project came from a...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I joined the site because I thought it would be interesting to talk to some random people and be anonymous and not have to hide anything. There's something refreshing about being...
    wide00awake wide00awake 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Just to get a cup of coffee and sit and watch and listen to people. I must admit I have learned a lot from doing this. I've seen people do sales pitches, guys trying to impress...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M Jan 10

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    I'm not sure how I feel about people who say they're against racism but have racist friends. I know people (my parents among them) who have managed to cut ties with racist family...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    After posting my last story about finally being happy, and letting people know that things always get better, I was told how inspiring it was to a few people. It honestly was a...
    troublelover08 troublelover08 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I wish someone needed me. I have a couple of close friends I've known for years, and I've always been available for them to talk/listen about what's on their mind or what they're...
    soul7 soul7 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I Consider Myself A Good Listener! Why ? Since No One Really Listens To Me I realized It Doesn't Feel Good' When Someone Is Talking To You And You're Doing Something Else...
    Slowlytuya Slowlytuya 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 9

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    It's funny burning bridges with people. For whatever reason behind it all, it's funny to me; especially when I cross paths with people I was supposed to have left behind. It doesn...
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 1 Response Jan 13

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    I come here and feel so sad right away. There are so many young people with so many problems and I can't help. Mostly because the perverts here have scared them all into thinking...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I can feel others emotions and pain..if someone has guts to share their thoughts and pains but no melodrama please ..sick of the perverts who just do that for the sake of attention...
    deephuman deephuman 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    it doesn't bother me if its r'n'b or heavy metal I listen to it all if I like the song and the lyrics then I listen to it I find it boring listening to only one genre of music all...
    Paddymarsh92 Paddymarsh92 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    and there most certainly isn't enough of them! they say 'the more you learn the less you realise you know' and I couldn't agree more. I cannot tolerate people who are ignorant...
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I know I may seem creepy by saying I observe people, but that's just something I always end up doing when I sit by myself. I listen to music and watch how people walk and how they...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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