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I Need to Communicate Better

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 296 People

    It's Not Easy.

          I've had a difficult time communicating for as long as I can remember. My preferred communication is through words, which I know can be detrimental to almost any relationship.       For my boyfriend and me, being together for 6 years has made us both aware of each...
    RelianceOnScience RelianceOnScience 22-25, F Jun 10, 2012

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    Communication Quote

    I know that you believe that you understood what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard isn't what I meant.
    kevinfun33 kevinfun33 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2010

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    I'm a Really Shy Person...

    I'm a really shy person and I don't really talk unless I'm talked to first.
    imrayza4life imrayza4life 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    It is not easy for me to open up.

    Even my close friends and family don't really know me. I make jokes and do everything I can to avoid serious conversations. I feel like I have so many different personalities. One for work, one for friends, one for family, and one for when I am home alone and they are all...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Dec 7, 2013

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    Gobbledegook

    Gobbledegook: This is the word which best expresses the result of what my thought processes produce to come out of my mouth. My thoughts are all scattered. When it comes to conveying opinions, emotions or general thoughts and feelings, the right words which would express...
    Lingvolingo Lingvolingo 18-21 Nov 18, 2012

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    openwindows openwindows 41-45, F Feb 27, 2013

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    Its Not That

    that I'm afried of people. Its that I'm afried of talking infront of all those people!!
    ascs ascs 22-25, F May 13, 2009

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    Communication

    In my lifetime, I have to believe and realize that communication is important at all aspect of life, example if you see that most couple or marriage don't work out it is because there is no communication or one part is talking while the other one does not even care to list at all...
    AfricainChocolate AfricainChocolate 26-30, F Nov 6, 2009

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    Where I Go Wrong?

    i feel like am always trying soo hard to get closer to pepole i try to talk in a better way ,to care for them, not to be so sharp in what i say but i always seem that i do somthing wrong i just cant tell exactly what?the other day i was talking poltics with punch of poeple not...
    missdinos missdinos 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    Ironically

    On my CV, within my roles to date, it is always stated that I have excellent written and oral communication skills.  I can communicate easily with a diverse group of people on a range of topics..... all except one And that is my personal life.  I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    I Dont Know What To Say..

    I have no topic to talk about and I sit there. Never can start a conversation, or once if it's started cannot keep it up/ carry it. I have been isolated all my life because of this. I hate reading. I donot try to be up-to-date with the current events and my vocab sucks. I...
    meenasuvari meenasuvari 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    I have really bad communication skills,

    I am very well educated just hard for me to put words together when it comes to talking to other people in person, so I stay quiet - which leads to people thinking I'm weird. :(
    helloapple1 helloapple1 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I Do

    i need to communcatie better to E . to msyelf , to my supervisors , to my doctors .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26, 2010

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    DAMN YOUR *** I EAT FRENCH FRIES AND ICE CREAM TOGETHER AND DAMN RIGHT I DONT NEED YOUR PERMISSION. Take your negativity far far away from me because beleive it or not: I don't...
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    I'm in a relationship and he says all the right things, constantly telling me he thinks I'm beautiful,amazing,sexy, how attracted he is to me and that he loves me, great right...
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    It does not help that I have high anxiety . If I'm giving you my time . I need your attention . I try not to act like that but I cant help it
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