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I Listen When People Are Talking

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Happy people are adaptable- they easily adjust themselves to accept what is not possible. If you're unhappy about simething, notice haw your ego holds onto it and won't let go if...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Dec 15

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    If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all. I like this motto. I find no pleasure in making fun of other peoples downfalls or shortcomings, or just plain making fun...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Because most 13-15 year olds that get made fun of are more mature then the ones who degrade them for being immature
    Matthew7211 Matthew7211 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 15

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    Texas roads are weird , Yankees beware!!!!
    Babygirlr77 Babygirlr77 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    A 60 or 70 year old female traveler said to me I was ugly when she saw me. I was 15 years old. I was at a popular travel destination so she apparently did it without worrying...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    If you feel the need to show how sophisticated you are by taking cheap shots at someone 20 or 30 years your junior, it isn't the teenager who needs to grow up. It's you.
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I feel every compliment is sarcastic. all the time. I stutter tryin to decide wether to say thank you or "wtf do you mean?" so I seem rude . why is that?:o
    N4A2N0A N4A2N0A 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    It's like I'm talking to a brick wall. Almost as if I don't exist at all. I don't know what's worse, people who don't listen, or people with selective hearing. I'd at least love to...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I get emotional when people disagree with me. I understand the importance of not talking about religion and politics in polite company. This was my grandmother's advice. We never...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses Dec 13

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    Because 9 time about of 10 they don't even know what the **** they are talking about. It just comes off as arrogant and that is not something you wish to be or you will have no...
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I think it is important to know who you are talking to. Sometimes it can be confusing when you have many online friends. I am TryingagainII and have been since 2011 - I have used...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses Dec 12

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    I wonder why people think they have the right to tell me how to live my life. For example: I like quirky clothes, and I dye my hair with henna. Some people tell me, "you would...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I can't even make a quick trip to stores to buy just some fruit anymore! And don't get me started on the part that I work in a store and have to ring up young men's items. I...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My Family doubts me a lot in many things because they think they know everything and that me at my age especially when i was younger had ideas that werent worthy. Ive had pretty...
    serendipit0us serendipit0us 16-17, F a week ago

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    i guess when people became "who u are" thats when the craziness started, where no one knows u, ur act or talk might sound insane, not necessarily you sound wired beyond urself but...
    deepgreenwood deepgreenwood 26-30, M Nov 28

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    I feel that most people are trustworthy. The problem is that one person can do so much damage. It only takes one person to steal your identity, rape or murder you are you loved...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I can not stand when people touch my things! It's mine! Don't put your greasy fingers on it! Or atleast ask and i'll consider it. When I was younger and shared a room with my...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I find it annoying how you see somebody complains then when somebody leaves a smart asa comment imediatly they threaten the smart ***.... I mean come on what are you gonna do you...
    gingerninja96 gingerninja96 18-21, M Dec 17

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    I walked in a Christmas parade tonight, it was cool. I just don't like when so many people are staring at me. I'm kind of shy and I like to be in the background, but I was right in...
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    i am thinking about three people right now, at least the though of these three that keep on recurring in my mind,, 1- a current friend that i just had an hour and a half long...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F Dec 16

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    I hate when people make me feel like I'm going to be accepted just to find out I'm not even important to them. She made me think I was gunna be accepted and needed and she won't...
    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    Damn I hate when people don't understand that when I don't want to talk I won't, like what the **** that's me that's my life let me ******* be I'm not always the happiest person so...
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F a week ago

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    Damn I hate when people don't understand that when I don't want to talk I won't, like what the **** that's me that's my life let me ******* be I'm not always the happiest person so...
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F a week ago

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    It's incredibly frustrating to be interrupted while speaking when you are someone who stutters. You're interrupting my flow, man! D: Just calm down and let me finish my sentence it...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 days ago

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    I really do. But I'm such a hypocrite because I absolutely love to stare at people and observe them. But when people stare at me for I become extremely uneasy.
    mkt1129 mkt1129 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    (Picture attached) I hate when people do this! Do it yourself dammit! I'm not giving up something I put all my time into! 
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I hate it when people say I'm to pretty or nice to be single. I want to find the right guy. I'm not gonna settle for anyone just to have someone.
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    This is the purpose why when you are attracted by the thought of dealing gold,you need to consider executing online gold dealing in view of the point that this is the easiest and...
    masonrychan masonrychan 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love my husband. I have a bad habit of interrupting every once in awhile when I think of something relevant- I don't interrupt because what I have to say is more important, I...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Reverse. I judge teen moms. But wait are we talking like 19 ur old teen moms or we talking 13-16 ur old teen moms. Sorry kids but while I myself was yes sexually active i...
    Ownedforaprice Ownedforaprice 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for just over 16 years. In that time I've been through the counseling sessions, countless fights, nights on the couch, online trysts, real life near...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    So I have learned from a friend that one of the students was able to get into the school mail. I am talking about the principles email. He was curious but what he found was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 4

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    It bothers me whenever I'm called an idiot for holding a different viewpoint that someone else. The other person thinks they are always right and everyone who doesn't agree is...
    HollywoodBlonde HollywoodBlonde 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    There probably are some amazing people out there. I've met one in all of my life and her name is Emily. She is so amazing and wonderful to talk to. She's so caring and sweet and...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Have any of you ever gotten those people who just stare at you for no reason whatsoever and just smile? Sometimes I like it and sometimes I don't (It mainly depends on who it is...
    josio92 josio92 22-25, M Dec 10

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    I've been talking to this one guy for awhile. I stayed faithful while we were flirting back and forth, when I know he wasn't. He always ignores me now, and I just cry to sleep.
    Sarahxo21 Sarahxo21 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I want to learn how to listen with others blow up or clam up. I find it very difficult to be yelled at or deal with someone who becomes like a "stone wall" and refuses to talk. I...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 3

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    I never talk to show off. I'm not shy, trust me, in the rare occasions I speak you'll listen alright!!
    Sybilla89 Sybilla89 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I don't want you people to feel guilty for not being there when I needed you. Please understand that all you relatives and so called friends weren't just cut out for this thing...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    People who are not on my level are extremely difficult to talk to. I'm not calling them stupid, I'm just saying they don't understand what I'm trying to say, whether it's because...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 5 days ago

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