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I Listen to What Others Have to Say

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sorry mom. i need to tell you to stop making me become what you want. but why can't i? why is it hard to talk to you? i want you to accept me as who i am..
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    I have my opinions. You have your own if they are not nice or funny please keep them to yourself.
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    Why do people force other people to be different from who they really are? Makes no sense to me. They should appreciate that people are unique with their own faults and perfections...
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    I absolutely love when people tell me I can't be or do something or I'm not good enough... It makes me want it even more
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    It took me a long time to realize that trying to please everyone else is just plain stupid. You are the only person who knows who you are and shouldn't try to live for someone...
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    Just be yourself - it's all you can do :-)
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    I need to be tall enough. Im just 5ft5 too short to be a runway model.
    outcastRebel outcastRebel 22-25, T 3 days ago

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    I am a friendly person. I am social. I trust people easily. I don't know how to not trust people right away. I am very caring. I also am very forgiving and give people chances. I...
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    I know I can accomplish anything, no matter what anyone else says.
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    Most people don't know I have it, but it controls my life. I stay to myself most of the time. I fear the phone and refuse to answer it unless I have to, even if I know who is on...
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    I would... although l have many acquaintances and enjoy chatting with them, like others l have a few close friends, whom l can discuss anything with, no holds barred...you know who...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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