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I Listen When People Are Talking

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    I love to listen to people

    even when they don't want a word back. Sometimes it's a little Blehhhh when all a friend does is complain about everything but hey I'm still listening. Still, growing up I've had people and friends easily talk to me about stuff. All kinda of thugs even the harder stuff or...
    Avricka Avricka 18-21, F Feb 25

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    You Have Ears You Should Like Seriously Use Them Ok

    Shh....I'm listening to you're every word. And according to the media the NSA is listening as well, go figure. My father always said and I quote "Son you have two ears and one mouth, you listen twice as much as you speak." My father was a wise man and a good man at that, I miss...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 12, 2013

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    Well, I Guess It Is Prudent

    The question was"When you are in the same room with two other people having a conversation do you listen??"If they are people I am with and am expected to take part in the conversation then I guess I had better listen so I won't seem to be rude or stupid.If I am with people I...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Jan 6, 2013

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    suicidalprincesss suicidalprincesss 13-15, F Aug 9

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    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 14

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    Very Important To Listen

    If you enjoy helping other's then it is VITAL You listen to them without interrupting. To me? this provides a better way to make suggestions in helping others in whatever way possible and if they ask you for your help. NEVER Push yourself on anybody or pretend to be a...
    bobbo61 bobbo61 51-55, M Aug 18, 2013

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    I think it's disrespectful when people are chronically late. It's definitely one of my biggest pet peeves.
    suggestedusername suggestedusername 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm the one that usually stops talking to people... I don't even know why. :/
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    mid Convo we will be chatty then nothing they are Just gone no bye or goodnight Just nothmg and they don't come back for days and then pick up like nothing happened
    IRONMARSTER IRONMARSTER 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    And it happens. All. The time. When I make friends with someone, it always sounds like we're clicking so much. But then conversations die. It can be after a week, it can be after...
    thoughtworn thoughtworn 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm an adult,and I work with people all day. Of course there's going to be miserable jerks who will never be happy,or will be rude to you every time they come in for no reason...
    MiztressL MiztressL 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    We are people too. Some of us can be more mature than adults, who tend to mock us because of our age, and tell us that what we are feeling is wrong and that we are stupid. Are...
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    People truly don't have any idea about how much words can hurt someone.😑
    feelinghelpless4 feelinghelpless4 16-17, F Aug 15

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    It just makes everything easier for the both of us. When someone is easy to talk to there's just more flow, and I'm more likely to like the person otherwise when someone isn't it...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    It's my biggest pet peeve. I will go out of my way to avoid people with rude-tudes!
    Soozkat Soozkat 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I've worked in a shop for nearly 3 years and people could be so rude for like no reason. And the worst is, that no matter how nice you treat them, they're just gonna go on like the...
    spash spash 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    It makes life easier when you don't have to impress that person !
    VictoriaKeepItReal VictoriaKeepItReal 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    .... unless they want something. That is even more hateful.
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 17

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    If we say we're leaving at 7pm, your *** better be here at 6:55pm lol if you're on time, you're late :p
    JnyJny JnyJny 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Ummm. Yesssss Except if i suspect ulterior motive. Hate that. But love good temp chat. Like at va. Or walmart. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Until the ones i see get proven worthy. Or not punished enough.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M a week ago

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    So I am just like (._.) ./ To fab for them (._.)> <) ) ./ Believe it.
    jxlecler jxlecler 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate it when people touch my stuff unnecessarily. If you ask first, then I don't mind and I'll usually give you permission. Like, I don't go around touching your stuff, so why...
    whentheyscream whentheyscream 18-21, M 2 Responses 45 mins ago

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    One of the things which really annoys me is how humanity always has this tendency to pre judge people before they even know them. Im not just talking about in todays modern society...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    It get on my nerves when people call me a crack baby and act condescending towards me like a child. Why do they keep blaming my parents because the way I dress and act differently...
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Every time I have to check to make sure they are talking to me.
    KaylaJackie KaylaJackie 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I hate it when people bash on the opposite gender and it goes for men who find women only good for one use or think they are stupid or brash and harsh and vice versa for women who...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 16-17, M Aug 18

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    Everyone is afraid something. From fears like being afraid of insects to ones like being afraid of love. Some people try to rationalize their fears to hide the truth from...
    persona2 persona2 31-35 Aug 17

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    I hate when people treat you like crap, yell at you, rage at you then a few moments later, because they are delusional enough to think it never happened; they are confused that you...
    Close2Crazy Close2Crazy 26-30, F Aug 27

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    Hi, my name is tianna. Im 16 years old and i have this weird, i don't know "ability" if you call it. At least i think. Ever since i can remember i can "read" people thoughts...
    TiannaDesalvo621 TiannaDesalvo621 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    With the crazy weather and bad economy, people are just acting out of their minds. Many get depressed and can't live their lives...or enjoy the sunrise. Negativity seems to be...
    riverflows riverflows 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Well okay the guy I like thinks he's a player and he's proud of it. He hates the idea of relationships and thinks that being attached to one women is stupid. Though he hasn't been...
    OtakuGirl911 OtakuGirl911 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    Just had another encounter with someone on EP who is way over-the-top sensitive. I asked one question and was promptly accused of being unkind. Then following my explanation for...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T Sep 4

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    I think even the most unkind people are good at heart and that sometimes people's lives and the obstacles that they go through affect how they are as a person so we cannot judge...
    Elysiaaaxo Elysiaaaxo 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Nothing bothers me more than when people touch my iPhone or my iPad my apps are very personal to me
    darkdimples darkdimples 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    people. gay is not an adjective, it's the definition of a man who is attracted to the same gender. okay, it used to be an adjective, but surely people aren't saying "this is so...
    hans13 hans13 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I hate it when people stare at me and i can see the drool forming.. I know what they are thinking .. I know they just want to eat me..
    GenericChickenNugget GenericChickenNugget 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I absolutely hate when people overreact, especially when they don't understand the situation completely. I was told to go on this chat app to join a group conversation my friends...
    BallinBae BallinBae 16-17, F Aug 22

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    They usually block me after asking me for pictures or saying something rude and I say no. I don't understand why people are like that :/
    SilverXJzargo SilverXJzargo 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    With all that is going on in the world, ISIS, Russia, other middle east countries, Israel & that illness that is going on is Africa. As a Christian I am told to watch when we are...
    BibleThumper BibleThumper 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Some people are mean and want to hurt people for no reason! Like seriously, WTF?! I hate bully's >:|
    LilHitler LilHitler 70+, M Sep 5

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    My Mind Is My Castle And sometimes I feel like it's the only place I'm safe in. My own head. And I am very comfortable in my own solitary mental castle. I am also very...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have been chatting a lot lately and it makes me mad when people just leave and don't say brb or I'll be back in a little bit please just do something to say your leaving before...
    create1908 create1908 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I hate when people use a lot of periods to emphasize things. I understand a little "..." Here and there but when you use a whole line doing this "..............." I'll become...
    Maebae16 Maebae16 16-17, F Aug 31

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    I don't think that when people grow up, they will become morebroad-minded and can accept everything. Conversely, I think it's aselecting process, knowing what's the most important...
    QearlLee QearlLee 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    It's such a turn on when people notice how plump I'm getting. Back when I weighed 230 lbs I loved going to the beach or somewhere where I could take off my shirt and show off my...
    H4mmrsn1pr H4mmrsn1pr 18-21, M Sep 1

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    I GET SO ANNOYED WHEN PEOPLE DO THAT THEY SHOULD MIND THEIR OWN F, U, C, K, I, N, G, BUSINESS
    paige001 paige001 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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