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I Listen to What Others Have to Say

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    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 very good listener.. or reader and want to help.
    Marowit Marowit 18-21, F Jan 5, 2009

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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 with whatever their talking about. I just don't like listening to boring people.
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F Dec 7, 2010

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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 intentfully. But the world is doomed and no such things happen. I still listen out of habit and general respect.  I find...
    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 26-30, 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 is to learn it without suffering the burn?  Sometimes, in life there is no other teacher than direct experience.  ...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Mar 3, 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 make a person feel accepted... and you pretend they bored you to SLEEP to get out of it?! LAME. Everyone has a...
    pickledcookie pickledcookie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2010

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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 ears and you will find a whole new perspective on life.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 14, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I just don't care any more, I am exhausted in caring what other people think if me.... I have spent calf my life pleasing people...they want me to be this way and not that way...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I would rather be myself than what others want me to be. I wouldn't change one thing about me for anything. I have accepted who I am. I didn't come to this world to try and please...
    musicislife15 musicislife15 13-15, F Aug 2

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    My family has always raised me to be this way. To express myself and not care what others think about me. :) I am so glad they taught me to be this way, I feel really sorry for...
    BurntToasty BurntToasty 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Once you stop caring what others think of you, you take a huge step to what is called freedom.
    3dogmatic 3dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    It matters not what others think, it matters what I know.
    3dogmatic 3dogmatic 36-40, M Aug 19

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For the first time today I really decided to gain weight. I've always wanted to do it myself but never had the confidence to do it. Instead I was a feeder and helped others gain...
    goofyg54 goofyg54 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    What is love? What is love really? Are there different "levels" of love? I get you have different feelings towards family, children, friends, and lovers... Different "types" of...
    misswhitney11 misswhitney11 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I love to listen to people talk. Everyone has a story, and I love to listen to stories. Not only stories but problems I love to listen to my friend's problems and if they ask for...
    Cherishmiracles Cherishmiracles 18-21, F Aug 7

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    I am here for ANYBODY who needs a friend. advice, a person to vent to. Whatever it is I am more than welcome to be there for you. Just Message me! Im usually on all day!
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M Aug 2

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    I see pain in her eyes as she smiles, yet nobody notices, I see the look in her eyes of sadness that could stretch for miles, but nobody seems to see, I ask what's wrong she says...
    RebelLynx RebelLynx 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Lmfaoooo good girls get treated like **** yet these hoes are treated like queens and you niggas bow down to them.. So I gotta be a hoe to get respect? Well I'm staying the way I am...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 7

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    Today I was talking with one of my EP friends about how a guy on here ignored me for no apparent reason. No matter what I tried to say to him, he wouldn't respond.. I don't believe...
    Tazzu Tazzu 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Everyone i know pretty much allways goes " what r u wearing!!" Or like "dont dance in public youre crazy" but whatever 😄✌️
    ep1093 ep1093 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    My mother and grandmother always raised me to believe that your looks were everything. If you weren't skinny,then to them you weren't pretty. You couldn't be "fat","ugly",have no...
    Danibugg262 Danibugg262 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hey have fun all you want typing up hypocritical weak statements. You failed 2 reach me a long time ago. Live and let live
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 17

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    - Music is the cheapest and simplest cure to loneliness - Wherever I go, the word's worst drivers follow me - You can love someone dearly and don't know how to show it...
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I cant breathe i cant move i cant say no i cant say yes, i cant back out or get away, i have no choice my hands are tied...you know im yours...right?
    SingingHeartsNow SingingHeartsNow 36-40, F Aug 14

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    I hate myself for what has happened in the past. I have hurt my family with secrets.. But I don't know how to say anything... I was raped for a year by a guy who was obsessed...
    YoungLovee15 YoungLovee15 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    it's stupid to even say this i guess because i know nobody's gonna read this or even care if they do but anyway. my biggest regret in life comes from when i was 12. my dad hadn't...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Tonight and the for the foreseeable future this is what i will be doing!Writing as the thoughts flow...Not even sure what will inspire me or where my thoughts might end up as long...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Did robin Williams die ???? What?? When ?
    cami13 cami13 22-25, F Aug 11

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    Is far more love than, sadly, many other women will ever be shown by a man so Mamas not complaining this end, when a pains so great iv found it can often become numb and so is true...
    CraftyKitty CraftyKitty 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    "What if the one that got away came back" I've wished for that every day for nearly two months.
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I can't help myself. It's the what if, could have been, and over thinking that gets me into trouble.
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    As his leans over me i know what he wants, a kiss to push his tongue in my mouth again. I close my eyes and all the bad things his done to me run through my mind, i start to feel...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Aug 8

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    you can go thru life second guessing and wondering this or that. The problem with that is, you'll never be truly happy with what you've already done or have. It's good to strive...
    Rc831 Rc831 51-55, M Aug 19

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    In 2006, I conceived my first child with my then boyfriend. We were so young I was 16 and he was 15. I was so nervous about being a teen mom, but got used to the idea as my...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I usually tell my best friends about everything, but there has been this huge secret I've kept from them and everyone else lately. It sucks feeling like you can't tell anyone, so...
    bawniie bawniie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Boy, just be yourself. If people dont like you for being yourself **** EM! Be yourself and if people dont like you for being your self **** EM! **** EM UP AGAINST THE WALL...
    AxiosThanatos AxiosThanatos 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    All day everyday... If you don't like it, then sorry boutcha.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Other girls are into make up shopping and nails while im into wearing snap backs backwards and tanks sometimes i like playing video games but thats just me (sorry for my ugly ness...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I am a Night Fury .
    Khaleesi1Regan Khaleesi1Regan 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Who can't relate to this speak or forever hold ur peace lol
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 7

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    Sometimes .... It's easier to show your ***... Than it is to show your feelings
    lucas83 lucas83 31-35, M Aug 8

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    Hate it or Love it this is me, Hate it or Love
    SoulInfluence SoulInfluence 22-25, M Aug 13

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    YEAHHH!! 
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    yeah ..in this world of copy cats wanna be truely one master piece to be acknowledged...
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    You begin to see people true colors when you are down in life , not when all is good and all good looking on your behalf , but only the envious ones may show themselves when you...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M Aug 7

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