I 'm A People Watcher

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    I thought I was a people person then I met a

    bunch of them and realized it was just a phase.
    LCT1 LCT1
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Jan 30, 2016
    levinow32 levinow32
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Dec 25, 2015

    it's one of the best ways to learn about people

    and interaction. especially if you tend to be a little socially awkward like me X3
    awfullyscaredofeverything awfullyscaredofeverything
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    I'm currently sat on a bus listening to 2

    teenage girls talking about their friend who has "slept with a ton of boys", claiming that she's a slag, she has no respect for herself, that they're going to start a group chat and tell their friends that she has a sexually transmitted disease because they heard a rumour that...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Mar 22, 2016

    You learn a lot about someone just by a little

    bit of observation. You can decode their mood straight away and after a bit more prying, their personal life comes into view as well. Just by the way they act you can tell their marital status. Looking into their eyes will let you know how attracted to you they are. Everything...
    OnlyALotInsane OnlyALotInsane
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    i know this is probably mean

    as hell, but this lady was talking and i don't think anyone was listening to her. Another lady came in and said "who is you talking to?" omg i almost cracked the fck up. i think the lady was talking to herself.
    DeadlyArsenic DeadlyArsenic
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2016

    While I travelling for 10 months sometimes i

    would just sit outside in a cafe or in a restaurant and people watch. And i realized that we are all having different struggles and that what makes us human.
    kmgan kmgan
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    People are so fascinating,

    trying to figure out their lives from casual observation, imagining what fills their thoughts and minds based on immediate interpretation of mood and presence. I envy psychologists who have the time to really delve inside a human being to understand what makes them tick. There...
    sexyspanker sexyspanker
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2015

    Im probably a weirdo,

    not sure if anyone else does this but sometimes I'm just walking in the streets with my headphones on and I imagine other people's life... Like where they are from and where are they going,what are they like without even knowing them... And then I realise how cool it is that we...
    warez94 warez94
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    I like to watch people interacting with each

    others, just like in The Skin Deep channel of YouTube. It's just interesting to witness how they reveal so much intimate stuff, it's the real deal! Also at the mall or in the streets I like to watch how people's bodies interact with other people's bodies. When I see a couple who...
    Paula15 Paula15
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 13, 2016

    What better place to enjoy watching ppl.

    .....WALMART!!!!! It's like going to a drive in for me. Lol
    deleted deleted
    9 Responses Feb 24, 2016

    I'm a people watcher.

    When I go to the mall or really anywhere in public. Even if I have my headphones on listening to music on my phone I am still observant of what's going on around me. I think people are amazing creatures and are fascinating to watch and observe.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2016

    Observing people in silence teaches you a lot

    more about them than you could ever learn from being talking 24*7
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 26, 2016

    That moment when you miss someone then read all

    the old conversation and smile like an idiot
    bridgette90 bridgette90
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    I just love to see the large diversity of

    individuals. How solid and strong their personalities can be shown or how subtle and secretive it can be. Those tiny movements that make them charming. Those small mistakes and their own methods of solution. How often they smile. How fast they walk, what is the style. How they...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 14, 2016

    I sit quietly in public places,

    and I have headphones in, messing with my phone. People think I'm way too distracted to know anything that they are talking about. Even the whispers, I hear it all. There is a grandpa and granddaughter in the waiting room I am in...I only wish my headphones were actually playing...
    littlexpiecexofxme littlexpiecexofxme
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Mar 22, 2016

    I love living in Downtown Toronto,

    I get to watch people all the time. Right now there's a person eating beside me who seems to have Parkinson's disease. I love the smile on his face.
    mishu085 mishu085
    31-35, F
    Mar 11, 2016

    As i sip my whiskey on the rocks

    and watch people around me indulging in shallow conversations, I wonder if I think more practical and realistic or I simply should shut my mind.I do the latter.
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Mar 4, 2016

    I have been a people watcher

    for almost 21 years. I took my first psychology class as a freshman in college. I loved the basic course so much that I graduated with a degree in psychology. I love watching others get out of an adult situation when approached by another teenager or adult. It is so funny...
    pregnantmilitarywife pregnantmilitarywife
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2016
    18-21, M
    Feb 17, 2016

    I love watching people play.

    if you like to show off your good and want someone to watch you send me a message
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Apr 27, 2015

    I like people watching.

    I don't consider my self a stalker or anything like that. I just enjoy observing people and how they interact with one another. I like trying to make connections with different human behaviors, and I think people watching is a great way to understand the world around you.
    Stella27 Stella27
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    I've noticed that most people want to know me

    but are scared to know me so they shy away from me but miss me when they think I'm gone cuz they missed out on knowing me.
    martinez1993 martinez1993
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2016

    And that's why I've been in love with EP over

    the past week. It's like a zoo in here. Sometimes I take screen shots of the most entertaining things I read and text them to my friend and we just lauggggh. I just hope she never gets interested enough to come here herself and finds my profile.
    deleted deleted
    11 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    Riddle me this, how can someone break one

    person down and then move on to the next and build them up? How can someone be a destroyer and an encouraging person all in one? What makes them decide who to break and destroy and who to lift up and elevate?
    CreativeMoet CreativeMoet
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Nov 20, 2015

    each time I'm in public,

    I can't stop myself from watching all people "even those I dunno" actions, I even can figure out from the way they act what's their most likely mood and what could their reaction be ! my friends hate that I can interpret their actions very accurately and I hated this in myself...
    Fatimahmk Fatimahmk
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2016

    I posted an actual selfie

    so you could eat your heart out....thing is I'm am pretty easy because I like to **** as much as any guy does. I flaunt my *** ... It's my best feature ....my *** can bring eyesight to the blind
    Urdesert Urdesert
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Aug 28, 2015

    If you pay attention enough people will tell

    you all about themselves by just watching how and what they do! Unless they are a psychopath like my ex. I love REAL people that are REAL!!!
    jat2183 jat2183
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    I love to observe. I tend to be quite curious

    in nature, I like to see how someone responds to their surrounds their expressions to all that is around them.
    OSoQuiet OSoQuiet
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jun 3, 2015

    At school lunch, I always watch people

    while I'm eating. It's just a little habit of mine. There's this one guy that's sitting alone everyday while eating and reading a book. So I knew maybe he is an introvert. I understand him so much. I don't wanna approach him because I'm an introvert too myself and maybe he doesn...
    extrovertedintrovert extrovertedintrovert
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    It's funny how some single mothers don't feel

    pretty. You have a child! Someone in your life found you attractive enough to put a muffin in the oven! And you know, there are plenty of us single guys who find you absolutely beautiful even with a kid. Maybe their baby's dad put them down or something, but it is surprising how...
    Rabbittarius Rabbittarius
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 1, 2016

    The story behind the action is like poetry in

    motion. People hold the key to my curiosity. I hold the gateway to my imagination. I don't just see a couple in love, I see the beginning of a journey and I like to fill in the pieces to how they've gotten there. He draws her in with an arm around the shoulder, she leans in...
    mysticmissy mysticmissy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2015

    Sometimes, people are not really listening.

    They are just waiting for their time to talk.
    KaylSolstice KaylSolstice
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Oct 2, 2015

    I'm French! It's de rigueur!

    Sitting at an outdoor café table watching the world walk by, or rush off! I do it in England too. Sit with a glass of cider in Wetherspoons in Canterbury and watch the myriad of drinkers and diners on their way somewhere pausing to eat or drink.
    Grenard93 Grenard93
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 17, 2015

    this is by far the creepiest activity

    that is socially acceptable... that being said, I can never stop myself from doing it. today, I got out of class and I went to the library to meet up with my study group. we have a rule that the last person who arrives has to go on the coffee run and I drew the short straw so I...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Sep 4, 2015

    Hiiii beautiful peopleeeee 😸💞,

    do you like my new shoes???? 😝
    emotionlessqueen emotionlessqueen
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    This is just like whisper

    but whisper is better😂
    hershbabe hershbabe
    18-21, F
    Jan 24, 2016

    i can sit for hours and quietly watch what

    happens around Me. I always find a busy place, a park, the Zoo even a library. look for those who are in a hurry and wonder why, those who seem sad or lonely. I want to know...why..can it be changed, and I look for people like Myself...
    LadyAmy LadyAmy
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 23, 2015
    emotionlessqueen emotionlessqueen
    18-21, F
    Mar 26, 2016

    Not in a creepy way. i just more

    so like observing people and their behaviours. (Still seems a bit creepy lol)
    gaygamer9376 gaygamer9376
    18-21, M
    12 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    i used to on a beach,

    on a cruise boat, in a park or anywhere else people are being themselves, relaxing and enjoying themselves.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 3, 2016

    I like to see the expressions of people in

    different situations. The way people carry themselves, and treat others. All of these things define who the person is being observed. We cannot observe without ourselves being observed. Stating who we are...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 10, 2016

    One of the simplest ways to have fun with a

    friend is to go to a place where plenty of people are walking around, and people watch. My good friend and I did this last night and we had a blast. Sure it involves being total ******* and judging everyone based on their fashion tastes... but man did we crack ourselves up. "A...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2016

    My new year resolution : Stop staring at the

    cute guys in church. Just stop. Stop behaving like a helpless teenager.
    deleted deleted
    17 Responses Dec 31, 2015

    Do you ever forget who you are,

    and just drift into a state of observation? I am surrounded by very talkative, and in the now kind of people. I was wondering if anyone else feels this way.
    AbstractMirrors AbstractMirrors
    22-25, T
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2016
    MissSydney043 MissSydney043
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Feb 12, 2016
    liztee55 liztee55
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    A person is only as smart

    as they are observant.
    ahhokayyy ahhokayyy
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    I watched the people of the 80s : messed up

    Afros either blonde or black , both sexes. Those funny huge sleeve blouses with the bow tie in the neck area , I had one . Those really skimpy shorts with the white strips at the sides . The mushroom hairstyles lol which were cool back then . Those boring brown blazers and gray...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2016

    i watch people all the time

    and i am like, why can't i have a best friend like that.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2016

    When I was younger I would sit outside

    somewhere really busy and make up stories about people passing by. My ex partner was also fond of this and we would sit in bars and often have a lot of laughs making up outlandish stories about people. There's something so delightful about getting to see people being themselves...
    RaiseYourWhat RaiseYourWhat
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 8, 2015

    So besides Walmart, where are some of your

    favorite places to do some people watching?
    haniazed haniazed
    46-50, M
    10 Responses Mar 3, 2016

    I can sit places for hours watching people

    interact...I have to catch myself sometimes as I don't want to come off as being rude (or worse, looking like a ped)! Cheap entertainment!
    Jfour001 Jfour001
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jan 25, 2016
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