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I Listen When People Are Talking

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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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    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 5 days ago

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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 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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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I have a really hard time talking to most people. They will be trying to have a conversation with my and my brain can not think of anything to say so I am just smiling and nodding...
    lostandlonleysoul lostandlonleysoul 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Why is it so hard to just tell me what it is that I've done wrong. What could I have possibly done wrong to have you not return my calls and messages all of a sudden after a life...
    LadyCinephile LadyCinephile 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I hate how some people have to freak out and argue with you about the smallest things.If my opinion is different than yours you don't have to get mad. Especially over a very...
    bunnybear321 bunnybear321 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I really do. I love it when I can really talk to someone straight away without feeling awkward. I can talk to people really easily if they're easy to talk to but I'm not as great...
    KT98 KT98 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    its annoying when your sitting there waiting and waiting.
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    ''You should be lucky to have parents, some people don't have them.'' Lucky? I would be luckier if I didn’t have people who I call mom and dad, maybe then other people would...
    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Mar 26

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    A few months ago i did a bit of concrete for a mate with the understanding that when his house sells he will pay me for the job. We are talking a a few thousand bucks here. Anyways...
    kegmule kegmule 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am a barista, so a lot of people make small talk about the weather. I find it very frustrating when people say they are unhappy because it is raining. Rain is important too. I...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 Mar 30

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    I was doing some internet research for a friend of mine. An anonymous call has been placed to the DCS regarding her ability to raise her children. I read for several hours and what...
    pafforda pafforda 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    People are strange when you're a stranger Faces look ugly when you're alone Women seem wicked when you're unwanted Streets are uneven when you're down When you're strange Faces...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    People get offended at everything now a days. Since when did we become such a politically correct nation that people are scared to admit how they feel or express their opinion...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 21

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    That isn't what I want to talk about, but that was the closest thing I could find. I get annoyed when people say "YOLO". My friends at school are like,"YOLO, then yodo, you only...
    Mokuba Mokuba 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I hate it when people like to pass judgement due to some small incidents eg oh you must be antisocial because you are an only child . Oh u must be a loner because u like cats and...
    yellowribbonflower yellowribbonflower 31-35, F Apr 4

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    So I was in gym today at school, and bearing in mind I've gained two stone since I bought my kit, the clothes area pretty tight on me... So anyway, I got on the treadmill and...
    LittleBitChubby LittleBitChubby 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Look, these people are obese for a reason and it is NOT down to inheritance...... Just saying
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 2

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    I used to at one time have a lot of people around me and a lot of friends but recently as I have started improving in life, moved to a new country and living really happy, enjoying...
    Oopsiedaisie Oopsiedaisie 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It really does amaze me how many people are in a sexless marriage. I guess maybe because I'm an extremely sexual person, and my partner matches that, that I could never see myself...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I really hate it when people add me or send a message if I could add them but don't reply at all. I hate those kind of people. Don't add me if you don't want to chat!
    GuardianWarrior245 GuardianWarrior245 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I know more of why people are entitled so much these days
    KEATING2013 KEATING2013 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    People are too quick to put someone down or be nasty just because they have different opinions or act differently. What differences does it make to them what that person does. It's...
    AriaSteel AriaSteel 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When people call me "Cute, your pretty." I just don't buy it. I don't have long hair but I did. I cut my hair in a pixie style and I've never felt more confident about myself. But...
    vanmaury vanmaury 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Hate it when people have a dig at teen mothers most of them do a better job than older mothers yeah nay not be able to bring them up but they learn the hard way and appreciate life...
    kelslouise kelslouise 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    i hate when people cheat on university exams and dont get caught. they do better than everyone else and just dont get caught! LIFE SEEMS SO UNFAIR
    LonelyThoughts LonelyThoughts 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I jusy hate it when people spell my name wrong its Tristen not Tristan or Triston or Tristian or even Tristin get it right
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Apr 3

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    People who talk to me only when they need to talk to someone. I'm all for listening to my friends vent but not ONLY for that. I'm not a therapist, nor do I plan on being a...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Two years ago I moved and from that moment I gained weight. First I was really shocked when I was at the mall and had to buy size M. S just wouldn't fit me. Every day when I came...
    ellasfatbelly ellasfatbelly 22-25, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    This has been going on for way too long that I don't even remember when it began anymore. It just seems that no matter who I'm speaking to, they all have one thing in common...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I find people interesting and I feel good about myself when I can provide a safe place for people to talk about things they need to say but might not be able to others. I like...
    VioletThorns VioletThorns 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I finally deleted you, you know? All that time & energy wasted on listening to your LIES. I think the reason you "disappeared" is because lies are simply too hard to keep up and...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I simply can not stand being judged my needs are my needs and if people would listen maybe they would understand my motives or thoughts
    rb1998 rb1998 31-35, M Mar 21

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    I have been on & off with this guy since the 7th grade. I finally told him a couple months ago I had feelings for him again & he said the same. Three weeks ago my friend had a...
    ohitsgracee ohitsgracee 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Seriously this guy kept trying to explain his religion to me but I only date guys that are of the same religion as me. I'm like I'm not changing my requirements for you. I just...
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    This is a huge pet peeve of mine. Spoiling the ending or really anything critical about a movie annoys me to no end. I am something a movie junkie. I can’t think of very many...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M Mar 25

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    Arguing with somebody is like winning the special Olympics. No matter who wins, You are both still special.
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I went to school for computer technology, and became good friends with my professor. He is great guy but, he lets the little things get him down. He is a little scatter brained...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    It's not that I can't accept criticism, oh no...it's just...whenever I come up with a clever idea for something there's always some negative ninny who calls it unoriginal for some...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 29

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    People who are attracted to you because of your pretty face or nice body won't be by your side forever.But the people who can see how beautiful your heart is will never leave you...
    colleenzeddy colleenzeddy 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Or like when they say they are going to do something and don't do it, or vice versa. My mother in law has this problem and it annoys the crap out of me. She's always complaining to...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 25

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    It seems that no matter where I go online there is usually someone on some forum out there who constantly stalks me, screencaps my work and just plain bashes me as if he/she/ was...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Let people choose what they want to believe in! Religion doesn't make a person! Plus most people only follow the parts of their religion that benefit them at specific moments or...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I was was reading an online newspaper last week when I came across an article on this amazing woman. She is obese and knows it but she does not let her weight issue get her down...
    KittenInGlasgow KittenInGlasgow 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I feel bad for obese people and they say they cant do it but they can :) the reason i feel bad cause yesterday i say a obese 32 year old guy running and this guy said stop fatty...
    Drags700 Drags700 31-35 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I just started at a new job working in a group home for people with disabilities about a month and a half ago. I know how to help most of the people right now and usually ask for...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I think a lot of people have this problem. Like it have friends that are forced to go to church. In my eyes that's abuse. No? You should be able to choose your religion. That is a...
    Janellesings Janellesings 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    People get tired when they have to write down my full name but for every day usage I use a shortened version, which is still longer than most people's but it makes it much easier...
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 5

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    It's really weird, at my school and town, there's like no people who are like, really interested to talk, but on ep, there's loads of people who I've had awesome chats with :3 I...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F Apr 9

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