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I Listen to What Others Have to Say

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    Wisdom - you can find great wisdom just by closing your mouth and listening.to the stories of the old,the games little ones play.or just what a freind needs to say.lend them your...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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    Fall Asleep?! - I've heard people tell me to "pretend to fall asleep" when people start going off on longer stories. Seriously? You can't give up those few minutes of your life to...
    pickledcookie pickledcookie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2010

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    I'm A Great Listener... - I was never a talkative person. I'm always better at listening to what people have to say. I take what they say, think about it, and try and help them...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F Dec 7, 2010

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    Your Thoughts and Opinions Matter to Me - If there's ever a situation going down I like to know what everyone or that person has to think or say, I want to listen. I seem to be...
    Marowit Marowit 18-21, F Jan 5, 2009

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    Out Of Respect - When I began to practice my principle of listening to others' stories it was because I felt in hopes that someone would some day listen to my stories just as...
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Dec 23, 2012

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    Sometimes - Whether I listen or not depends on who's talking and what they're saying.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 14, 2011

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    It's One Way to Learn -  That way, you don't have to repeat their mistakes and suffer their consequences.  You learn a hot pan burns the hard way but how much easier it...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Mar 3, 2009

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    I just that I have always struggled with this. My hubby does care what others think and I totally admire him for it. My successes and failures really goes right to my heart. My...
    isis360of7 isis360of7 36-40, F Mar 18

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    I always keep whatever I have to say bottled up inside, because I know if I said what I have to say, I'd definitely end up crying.
    Mei95 Mei95 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I joined the fire department to make my step-dad and uncles proud of me. I decided it wasn't something I wanted to do so I am taking a few months off. Since I took a few months off...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I might say I don't care... But my smile can hide one thousand tears.
    thatslagsarah thatslagsarah 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    For all 18 years of my life, I've catered to others just to please or impress. Never have I done something that I've wanted to do. From this point on I will be myself. I will...
    maryolyy maryolyy 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I am me. Sorry. I will continue to be me. I was so skeptical about coming back to this site, but as of right now I'm here for only two people. You will find them in my circle...
    AnneRegan AnneRegan 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm pregnant and my boyfriend wants me to abort it, I'm devastated. My first child... And I'm completely alone. I don't know what to do.
    misskay22 misskay22 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I am plagued at times with wondering what if. That last night we spent together just might of saved his life. Yet, I had to be cold and heartless, because I listen to another's...
    MissScarlettAngelica MissScarlettAngelica 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think this is something a lot of people do. We expect too much from ourselves and need to please everyone. Even strangers I see on the subway, I care what they think of me. I...
    nyc441010 nyc441010 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I feel the need to prowl tonight It doesn't have to be a full moon for me to get in the mood. My fangs feel extra sharp tonight and my penis is already starting to drip onto the...
    Bigbadwerewolf Bigbadwerewolf 22-25, M Mar 22

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    "Why Don't We Get Drunk" I really do appreciate the fact you're sittin' here Your voice sounds so wonderful But your face don't look too clear So, Barmaid, bring a pitcher...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Apr 1

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    it is infuriating to receive mail from E P Allie telling me that once again a group I belonged to was deleted for a policy violation...is it unreasonable to believe someone...
    warstorm warstorm 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Like i can post what i wanna.
    llado llado 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    A Dog Has Died My dog has died. I buried him in the garden next to a rusted old machine. Some day I'll join him right there, but now he's gone with his shaggy coat, his bad...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I guess I could come on here and complain about all the things gone wrong in my life but sometimes I feel like i have no right doing so when there are people in this world that...
    kae77 kae77 36-40, F Mar 30

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    I guess I could come on here and complain about all the things gone wrong in my life but sometimes I feel like i have no right doing so when there are people in this world that...
    kae77 kae77 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I've always been bullied. For lots, and lots of things. Being fat is something I've always wanted to do. But, the whole world would be after me if I became fat. I mean EVERYBODY...
    IWantToBeTheLarge IWantToBeTheLarge 16-17, M Mar 22

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    Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly about you,no one would believe it.
    colleenzeddy colleenzeddy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I've been called fake I've been called a bully and I been accused of things I've never done
    markmcparker markmcparker 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Warping all the loveless bins Now pushing through the voodoo fringe
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl: http://youtu.be/eKITz_JCk6Y
    musicilove musicilove 36-40, F Apr 8

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    As a gay teen, I know later in life people aren't gonna like me because I like guys. But I don't care. No one can change me from being me.
    Mjj101 Mjj101 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    ***** Iz You Single or Nawwwww Iz You go let me **** or Nawwwwww
    footlover500 footlover500 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I had a dream. & it wasn't this
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Mar 29

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    Reaaaalllly thankful, thank you everyone x
    HarryEStyles HarryEStyles 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Anybody wants to talk Im here to listen what you have to say I will help you out in any way!!
    akw213 akw213 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm much more of a listener than a talker. I used to be very shy. I was pretty much afraid to talk to people I didn't know because I never knew what to say to people. I was very...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I have overcome Schizophrenia!!! Who the SON SETS FREE IS FREE INDEED.....From the moment I fell when I was 19----The voices told me that I sold my soul! I was redeemed! I had just...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Something that has been bothering me. For a while. I thought I was over that, apparently not entirely. I have been called Dana, which is fine, or Scully by Mulder, which is fine...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Where are they when I needed them? They only be friendly to me when they needed me or needs me to be their scapegoat! But after that they will just go back and ignore or being...
    betrayedoncemore betrayedoncemore 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I just skimmed a news article about how to spot a liar in others. I knew it would be bogus which is why I didn't click to read it when I first saw it on my homepage the other day...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 9

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    The second part to this is slightly different. I have never been told anything but stumbled upon my mums diary by accident. While looking for an address it had a list of her...
    tomb33 tomb33 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I listen to others more than I talk. Yes in real life, I'm very quiet and shy around people I don't know. =(
    ranchan ranchan 22-25, T Mar 25

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    1. Pain is part of growing. Sometimes life closes doors because it’s time to move forward. And that’s a good thing because we often won’t move unless circumstances force us...
    EnigmatiK EnigmatiK 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    IF god existed this is what I would say to him: Sir with all due respect, it's not fair that you created beings with the capacity to get addicted to pleasure and feel pain because...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    3 years ago I was a wreck. From the constant years of bulling, teasing and hate. I grew and developed a deep inner hatred for myself. An insecurity that could not be diminished, I...
    paronari paronari 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I live in a happy house with parents who love me. I love them too. I feel safe with them. I have a brother who I jokingly say I hate because of his annoyance, I love him however. I...
    varixtic varixtic 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Well this makes sense right? And I always try to be one of those people who gives it straight. I tell you what I am really thinking and if I tell you something, believe me I mean...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Truth is I don't think I've ever had any Self Esteem or Confidence. I say that only because looking back throughout my life I cannot recall a time where I was truly okay with being...
    needinganescape needinganescape 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I do. Then it depends on what language we're talking about. In French. yeah I guess I do. Mostly not now anymore, but I've had several accents along the years. Esp. little, I was...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 4

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    Well, if you want to get technical, I still am. I'm still in and out of a few of the shelters in my area. However, I know this is a temporary situation that was meant to teach me...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F Apr 8

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    For me, I am deathly afraid of awkward situations. Like, if I were sitting in my car waiting to go to work and I see my coworker getting out of their car, I tend to look or face...
    irishp irishp 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I had so much faith that everyone was going to work out. I was determined to commit myself to my relationship with my Saviour and trust that whichever path He takes me is the right...
    puberro puberro 70+, F 4 Responses Mar 25