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I Miss Manners

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    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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    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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    I Use Good Manners And It Is Catching

    I have found that since I moved to this small town and have insisted on using good manners that now, after 8 years people ARE more polite. You may think that it is because people have gotten to know me better but people who visit me and this town have commented on this. So I...
    giftsfromthebeach giftsfromthebeach 41-45, F Apr 20, 2012

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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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    Related Experiences

    The great majority of people I seem to know have Horrible manners. They talk incessantly, interrupt others in even the simplest of conversations, talk negatively about others and...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Internet is awesome.It shows what we really are when "noone is looking".But I do look and learnt so much from my observation.How manners to some it is just a social pose,something...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 19

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    It's respectful!I think manners says a lot about a person!Opening doors for each other, eating with mouth closed and not talking while eating, saying please/thank you, pulling out...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    An old saying, says: Manners maketh man! A simple gift. Thank you!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Working in retail we have all sorts....some people have manners and then there's the remaining who have never heard of them. The way I deal with customers who don't even...
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Manners tell a lot about yourself,plus always fits good in any situation. I like to have class,yet I am a crazy girl. Never too late to learn...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Here is 25 Manners you should know and do almost everyday. Manner #1 When asking for something, say "Please." Manner #2 When receiving something, say "Thank you." Manner #3 Do not...
    KellysMyName KellysMyName 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 10

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    I am only 18 but I love old style relationships. And I believe in old styles , which includes men holding doors for women , or even helping her get out of a car. And even manners...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 20

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    Disrespectful men without manners are just unattractive!
    Nayaaa Nayaaa 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    If you ain't got manners your not going to get far with me
    mikayla3223 mikayla3223 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I miss you Whats does it mean to miss someone? Whats the purpose of missing someone? is it somthing you can control? And if so how? In order to know the meaning of missing someone...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F Jul 12

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    BEEN AWAY for almost a year now. I miss my parents. I miss my dad's cooking. I miss manning the kitchen and he tells me what to do step by step on how to cook. I miss washing the...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 6 days ago

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    I miss him. I miss his green eyes. I miss his expression when I said I love you. I miss how he would be so full of happiness. I miss him and his awkwardness. I miss the first kiss...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Jul 9

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    I miss my daddy 😔 I miss waking up really early and seeing him there 💔 I miss taking weird selfies 💔 I miss him always bothering me about my closet (because my closet...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    It's late at night and I can't catch a wink, I am still wide awake but feeling numb. I miss her. I miss the way we were before. Our laughter and funny moments, our tears and...
    madlovelace madlovelace 26-30, F Jul 4

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    I don't know if he was my first "love" love. I know I loved him, I know he loved me. It's just, maybe in a brotherly and sisterly way. I don't know a lot of things, but I miss the...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I miss my boyfriend very much. :( Miss holding him at night... Miss hearing his voice, and the way he holds me while we're in bed while we're just simply talking. Miss holding...
    folkishedpagan folkishedpagan 22-25 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Miss someone until they come back, or until you come back, until their absence in your life becomes something to be avoided at all costs. Miss them until you don’t have to...
    hafiefebrizkyHF hafiefebrizkyHF 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I miss my great great aunt that passed away in 2006. I was only 5 when she died and her and I were really close. She died less then a month away from my 6th birthday and i miss her...
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I miss talking to you em. I miss our conversations that would go on for hours. I Miss hearing your voice. I miss our random conversations. I miss you.
    cnguyen138 cnguyen138 18-21, M a week ago

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    Sometimes, yes I do. It's like when everything was just so simple, carefree and just happy days. My childhood was a happy one: I grew up in a pretty big extended family, one big...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Where can I find you? I know you are out there. I know you are waiting for me. When will our paths cross again? My dream as a child was to have a family. To be a good husband. A...
    stevehornii stevehornii 31-35, M Jul 4

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    Hi I am new here.i was with my boyfriend for 7 months and he broke up with me.he said he didn't see his future with me so better we ended it now.i begged for him on the day he...
    bair899 bair899 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I turned 18 on may 30 and graduated school last year (bc i live in a country where the school year is march to november) and i already miss it. I miss being a teenager, but most of...
    sinispia sinispia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    He was sweetness. The words that came from his mouth... sweeter than honey, warmer than a summer day, and more comforting than a candle light flickering in the dark. He was like me...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F Jul 11

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    I go miles away to conquer the Unknown, only to know that I will lose my self in the journey. So, this is what it is like. I miss you dearly, I miss you more and more each day. The...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL 22-25 1 Response Jul 19

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    Ever wake up with a dream so real, it's like you can still smell him, still feel his touch lingering on you, only to look next you and find an empty bed, and you close your eyes...
    themarineproject themarineproject 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I feel like crying right now because I miss two little kids I met in Haiti last week. I went to Haiti last week and I met toe little girls and they are sisters. One of them is 8...
    isabel16 isabel16 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really can't explain how it feels to miss someone. I wouldn't explain it as a "hole in your chest" or a "a place missing from your heart" because it is not something you feel all...
    MRLittonPalmer MRLittonPalmer 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I miss her because she was my best friend. I could tell her anything. She was there for me. She did everything for me. I just miss her, I miss the way she loved me with everything...
    Atromitos Atromitos 31-35 1 day ago

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    It's weird. I don't miss him, I don't miss the arguments or the relationship. I miss being close and cuddling all night, I miss the closeness. I cannot sleep at all, and cuddling...
    Tayway22 Tayway22 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a best friend who I am very close with. we have many things in common. Tapi akhir" ini, mm ya semenjak kita lulus Smp dan ngelanjutin sekolah k Sma yg beda, kita jarang...
    erls09 erls09 16-17, F Jun 30

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    Your eyes and boy smile your body and your voice miss long hourse into the night conversations I miss telling you everything and you give me the confidence I never had until I met...
    jketdancer jketdancer 13-15, F Jun 30

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    A while back I started dating a guy. He's the right kind if guy for me: intelligent, humorous, very conscious of how his actions affect the rest of the world, and very educated...
    DAE1991 DAE1991 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    She was the better part of me, she made me feel alive so alive. So took my breath away just by the way she looked in to my eyes. I miss putting my arms around her while she is...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Even when he hurt me for hundred times, I still miss him, surprisingly. It's been 7 months since we broke up and 2 months since I last talked to him. Idk if I miss him or if I only...
    Jelliii Jelliii 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Words can't describe the pain I feel :'( or the love I feel towards :') I lov e her with all my hear and soul :') always and forever :') but she's not in my life anymore :'( I miss...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    A man of the past I lie at night in bed alone thinking of his smile last night, I knew he would be here any second, I don’t know where he goes but I keep believing he will be...
    redlinebamboo redlinebamboo 22-25, M Jul 7

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    I really do miss her. I don't know how is it possible because I don't know her, we only chatted... it's weird. But I miss her and I miss talking to her. You know that feeling...
    Ary33713 Ary33713 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm missing you so much.. It's been a while since we've been together.. I miss the good old times when we were young and happy.. I miss the days when we laugh at stupid little...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Is she gone? No. Is she dead? Also no. I miss my mother because she isn't my mother any more. She don't accept me as her daughter, and frankly its all my fault. When I was younger...
    mljb1221 mljb1221 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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    Idk why I miss him. It's not like he misses me. Especially when all I was to him was a "companion." He never was planning on getting serious with me, but he sure out up a good...
    lss0807 lss0807 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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