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I Listen to What Others Have to Say

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 132 People

    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 very good listener.. or reader and want to help.
    Marowit Marowit 22-25, F Jan 5, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    After awhile you stop giving a ****!!!!
    wildcardd wildcardd 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    In fact I do care even though I don't want to. I feel like statement done about me are an intrusion and I can't help but to digest them as take them seriously. Do you have some...
    eyrent eyrent 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I wish I never had married my husband of 7 years. He never changes his expression and is rather slow. He does not take care of my feelings. .. ... only hos own. .....if he even...
    stegall stegall 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    Hi, this is my story about said topic.. thanks for reading, if you stick around to the very end .. it all started when i was about 4. . i "accepted Jesus into my heart", and it...
    tobeheld tobeheld 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Some people think its "true " love but they don't know what they're saying. I know I did because we feel connected, united, chemically bonded, emotional bonded, physically bonded...
    Forgotten000ghosts Forgotten000ghosts 18-21 1 day ago

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    When I was younger all I cared about is what people thinks... But now I couldn't give two *****
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ...Friendly reminder that you are allowed to feel proud of yourself for things that might seem silly to other people, like getting better at a video game or putting together a nice...
    NanamiChiaki NanamiChiaki 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I look back and see thing that I would like to change, but then I realize that I am quite happy with my life as it is and don't know where I would be with the changes.
    ghostZ3R0 ghostZ3R0 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "I AM GOING TO KILL MYSELF!" . That's what someone told me not too long ago. If you're thinking the same, you may want to think that over very carefully, because when that...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I would constantly wonder what my life would have been like if I had cut certain people off sooner, gathered the courage to say hello to others, been brave enough to do or say...
    ThatOneGemini ThatOneGemini 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I wonder what my life would have been like if I didn't have to move to a new school.
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    what if I stayed with my boyfriend and never broke up from him, I'm wondering what was happening. I think he was sleeping with other girls while I'm waiting for a call from him.
    anonymous1anonymous7 anonymous1anonymous7 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    what if i stayed with him. I'd have a loving but busy boyfriend. I miss him but now he is gone..
    sahikat sahikat 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 100% sure my life would be better, well if not better, certainly easier. But I made them, and my life is effectively over because of them. At 26, life won't get much better...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I have to wonder...If I had made the wrong choices, if I hadn't messed it up, would I still be with him? Would I be as happy as I am now? He tore my heart to pieces and now it's...
    Terribl3Things Terribl3Things 16-17 4 days ago

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    I think what my life could have been like if I stood up for myself more than I do.
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    If I would have waited to have sex, my mom wouldn't have called me names
    izzylark izzylark 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wonder what my life would have been like if I had not allowed people to bully me
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I went to a small liberal arts college because my mother and grandmother wanted me to. I was going to go to engineering school but a professor I worked with that summer before...
    cb934586 cb934586 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It never cease to amaze me how deep the basic animal instincts go in us humans, and how strong of a need people have to have the protection of a "heard", so to speak. I don't...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 66-70, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I say "what" rather than "who" because I am speaking of the me that no one else sees, the internal changes that have taken place in my mind over the last few years. I have...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've had these issues for a long time. Now, unfortunately after having the same experience over and over and over again, I've come to understand. I tend to date the same man...
    boompowsplat boompowsplat 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You know, the people who really suffer rarely tell people how much worse they have it than others. It's people who don't live with the pain who say things like "Well, your cousin...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    It really bugs me when people dismiss my or other people's struggles with a bit of whataboutery. Or even just saying things like "pull yourself together". I don't deny that there...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    well.. I haven't posted in a while... I've changed... I guess pain changes ppl but it also makes them stronger... but I guess it puts a wall between light... this is what I'm...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think all of us have. I know that nobody is perfect and everyone have its own flaws and blemishes in life. I cannot deny the fact that i sometimes was jealous of what others have...
    ritztwain ritztwain 18-21, M Jul 25

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    Recently, I have been receiving emails because I left a comment on a story about teacher obsession with my email, and I'm so grateful that so many young girls feel like they can...
    Lithium619 Lithium619 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Have you ever wondered what it would be like if only you can hear what others think of you? Would you be amused or what you rather have them keep to themselves? Well let me tell...
    Mindreader9 Mindreader9 18-21, F Jul 24

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    I'm currently going to school for Human Services so that I can go into counseling. Specifically, I think I would like to become a drug and alcohol abuse counselor. I love to listen...
    EdgeofDesire86 EdgeofDesire86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Idc what u think I'm myself so deal with it or leave
    marz2020 marz2020 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I don't see why we should try and live for other people approval. We should live the way we like to live and simply not care what others think. That's how you'll end up happy
    abi96 abi96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I hate my life. There are some days when I want to run away and never come back. I have a great husband that any woman would be blessed to have. He's hardworking, loving, kind...
    BadlyBent BadlyBent 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    I've been weaing tights since I was a child, now I'm near 30 years old, and I decided to try out a skirt & heels... What can I say... I found them fun, exciting, and more than...
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Don't be afraid to comment on my stories, I love reading what others think good or bad. It also makes me more likely to either post more or less, if you have any questions feel...
    Lovestorun13 Lovestorun13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Hello there it's lilacadventures here, I love listening to anyone who has something say or an idea or something that that makes you happy or angry. I just love the feeling when...
    lilacadventures lilacadventures 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I can never, tell her how I feel. I don't know... Am I embarrassed to tell her? My mom is complicated, I don't get her. Its like she acts like she cares , but really she makes me...
    Omgwhyyyy Omgwhyyyy 13-15, F Jul 16