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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, 2014

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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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    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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    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 14, 2014

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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, 2014

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