I Listen When People Are Talking

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    suicidalprincesss suicidalprincesss
    16-17, F
    Aug 9, 2014

    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

    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
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz
    18-21, M
    Apr 14, 2014

    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, 2014

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    bustybobo bustybobo
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    Okay, I get it, you're just making yourself look good. Kinda like those ******** who say that they care about people in poverty, yet they actually don't give a ****.
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    deleted deleted
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