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I Miss Manners

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Mind Your Manners Please. Always Be Polite & Be Respectful To Others. Please Lower Your Voices. Lower The Music Volumes, When You're Talking On Your Cellphones on Public Transit...
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    Manners are a lost art. ESPECIALLY on this site. So... let me lay down the ground rules by which I abide. 1) I don't care about your junk. When you send me a message with a...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My little brother was killed in a car accident I was involved in. I feel so bad because I was driving and someone ran a red light and hit our car doing 70mph which made my car...
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    Even though I was left behind like I was a worthless piece of garbage...I still miss you. Even though you cheated on me and violated my trust...I still miss you....even though you...
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    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Dear you, I hope you know I'm sorry. That hurting you was one of the biggest mistakes I've ever made, because I didn't realize how much I had until I lost you and everything fell...
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    I don't know.....Sometimes I feel like I miss someone more than they miss me. Whenever I think about it I kinda think "Would anyone miss me?" "Would I miss me?" I would not miss me...
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    I'm happy there's a group for this. I doubt there's any way to make sense of the various feelings I have so hey, let's do bullet points. • I want to reach out to him again...
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    Oceans separate us, yet you are always on my mind My body yearns for you with no relief My heart feels empty without you near I'm missing you..... My days are long, time ticks...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F Aug 28

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    Today would have been my Grandmother's 94th birthday. I miss her more than any words could convey, and think of her often. She was an incredible, strong, funny, and generous soul...
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