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I Miss Manners

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 17 People

    In a Manner of Speaking

    As a person who has lived a life of a wanton disrespect for authority it is ironic how badly I miss manners.  Manners - or simple politeness if you prefer - seem to have gone the way of spats, buggy whips, and ascots. As human beings, we like to consider ourselves vastly...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 4 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    Turkey Day Dilemna -- Just Who Is The "turkey" Here?!?!

    A friend I've known for a long time lives about 20+ miles away and we don't get together that frequently and have only been to a Thanksgiving dinner there once in the past.  However, I received and email stating that they were cooking at home on Thanksgiving and that I was...
    magentarose magentarose 46-50 Nov 15, 2010

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    Mystery Wedding Invitation

    Got a wedding invitation in the mail.   I don't know the bride or the groom.   The invitation just say together with our parents your invited.I looked them up on Facebook and they are a cute couple.   The only connection is see, is my step brother's son is on the Grooms...
    RitaMosquita RitaMosquita 56-60 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    Politically Correct

    We had been invited to attend a football party and everything was arranged to meet at this person's house.  We offered to have it at our house and he said that it would be better if we had it at his because his wife had to work the next day.  She would be able to go...
    WizzyLizzy WizzyLizzy 51-55, F Dec 21, 2009

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    hello..i was in a relationship for years..we were made our rules..we love each other very much..since we were studying in different cities, so we used to meet very few times in...
    istafa33 istafa33 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I know something is missing. I had a teacher named Mrs. Stroup in lakeside middle school and she was the best. She taught me the states and capitals in 7th grade. That's when I...
    sarahhoek sarahhoek 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    its been almost eight months since my boyfriend passed away. it still seems like yesterday. i try to tell myself everyday that i can do this and things will get better..that lasts...
    forevermyalways forevermyalways 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I miss you a lot...I miss the talks we had, they always kept me entertained. We were friends, I was fine with that, you knew I wanted something more but we tried it and I screwed...
    Kbrabbit Kbrabbit 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    When I was 4 years old, my dad died in a plane crash. It has been 15 years since he died. I don't even remember his face. I don't remember anything about him. I don't know if I...
    cortneycrimson cortneycrimson 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    And I think that the lack of manners is a huge part of the problems that we have right now.
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    It has been 10 days since I last saw you and 8 since we last had any contact and I was doing okay … Not fine, but okay.But today it hit me, the missing you hit me like a...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    Please and thank you cost nothing. So if someone let's you pass by or opens a door just say thanks! I say thank you to the bus driver when I get off the bus,9 times out of 10 I'm...
    Englishrose1973 Englishrose1973 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am so fed up with people who don't respond to my messages. It happens quite alot. I drop them a message, or respond to one they sent, then I never hear from them again. I could...
    SJones68 SJones68 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It has been three years since my beloved angel came to me and healed me. I never thought I would live for three more years back then much less be doing as well as I am today. The...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    i miss my ex gf, we broken up 2 weeks ago bc of my trust issue. i hate myself for being like this but it isnt my fault for having these problems. in my past i gotten so badly hurt...
    LONELYGUY95 LONELYGUY95 18-21, M Aug 26

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    I miss him a lot more now. He used to pick me up sometimes at work during lunch and take me to White Castle. Sometimes we didn't go anywhere.We would just park towards a wall and...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    there's this girl in my research group with zero manners. she annoyed me enough to make me write this. she interrupts when someone is talking, she throws brainless opinions before...
    Mateom93 Mateom93 22-25, M Aug 26

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    I miss being loved by someone. I miss being in love with someone. I miss being in someone's arms, talking about the future and cuddling. I want to be loved someday.
    spaghetti12 spaghetti12 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I miss some of my childhood but most of it was very unhappy because I came from an abusive home. But I do miss mostly being ten-14 because that was when I got a little bit more...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I miss waking up next to someone and lying in their arms or vice versa. or staying up all night just talking about life whilst cuddling, I miss that feeling of knowing somebody...
    tommoz19 tommoz19 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I miss having someone in my life who loves me, who is in love with me. I miss being in love with that special someone. I miss being able to say I love you. I miss having someone...
    Starsatnight1 Starsatnight1 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    How can you miss a person if you never met them when they are alive? Never smelt, never hugged, never chatted... I do, I miss a person like that. I had vacation and during vacation...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I miss you! it is hard going from thousands of texts and phone calls daily to nothing.. I can't help it I will miss you..it is soo hard.. I can't talk to you or hear u right. now...
    missjdragon20 missjdragon20 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    " I miss you so much its killing me"...is what he said . Lord knows I have been missing him so much it hurts...so I guess were feeling the same way. The strange thing is, that we...
    for3v3r7 for3v3r7 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Uh, hello!? The first few months of '15, I was absolutely busy. Finals, presentations, and projects here and there, just to graduate on time! And now I'm in bed. Always in bed...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I miss you, I miss your smile And I still shed a tear every once in a while And even though it's different now You're still here somehow My heart won't let you go And I want you...
    Bestisyettocome344 Bestisyettocome344 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I miss my older sister so much.She shares a room with me and went abroad to a job in Doha.I miss her so much but I know she will like the job because she is teaching kids and she...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I think about him every day for the past 15 years or so. We were too young then to be in love, we broke up but always found time to "check in" with each other. We recently hung...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 21

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    God, I can't stop thinking about it. May be, he does miss me.., but definitely not like I miss him. And probably, he'll stop missing me at all very soon. I just want to stop...
    thehairismine thehairismine 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I think they're cool. I think you need to tell them up front as soon as it happens, maybe they don't know. Maybe an old timey slap in the face for the real jerks. But I don't...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I miss the look in your eyes whenever you looked at me. That sparkle that told me you loved me. The daggers that told me I had messed up. I miss your kisses, soft and warm or...
    flirtingjoe flirtingjoe 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    The Fake Missing Child Poster Online From 2002-2013- Child's name: D.M.A.G-S Child's DOB: 10/17/1991 Race: Multiracial (Asian,Black, White) Hair color:Dark brown Eye color:Green...
    RunEun RunEun 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I am missing our talks... I miss hearing your voice... I miss your smart *** comments! I miss everything we have shared! I hope she is everything you WANT AND NEED!
    JadedCredence JadedCredence 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I missed my ex boyfriend it is really hard for me to get over and I don't think I can ever forget about it it hurt so much I just hate myself from missing him and when ever I miss...
    lookket lookket 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    To me manners show respect, and people respect you if you show them respect. It also makes you look more mature compared to people who doesn't always use proper manners or language...
    butterfly4558 butterfly4558 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I miss you every single day. It's weird how I can just miss you and never ever change the way I love you. I hope that nothing bad will happen to you. If there is something bad, I...
    sylviaplath01 sylviaplath01 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I believe money can't buy manners also, believe not all educated people have it.
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    A man, carrying phenomenal style and attitude with his might wallet but without manners, is way too risky.
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Aug 15

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    We were best friends through most of high school; I liked being with her more than anyone else, even my boyfriend. We had classes together, and I would go over to her house after...
    undercoversister undercoversister 22-25 Aug 15

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    We were best friends through most of high school; I liked being with her more than anyone else, even my boyfriend. We had classes together, and I would go over to her house after...
    undercoversister undercoversister 22-25 Aug 15

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    why tonight? why is he on my mind? I thot we have been over this? thot we were better. I thot we had finally moved on.... could it be that im going thru something difficult right...
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