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I Need to Communicate Better

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    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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    openwindows openwindows 41-45, F Feb 27, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I've only been on this site for half an hour and I've already seen dozens of girls between the ages of 13 to 15 asking older men to screw them. Now I understand that that is their...
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    Hi all, thanks for reading i hope you can offer some words of wisdom to a girl who is stuck! I can't tell you where all the time has gone - but in 2007, now 7 years ago a boy I...
    sulkypuss101 sulkypuss101 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I often wonder if people ever take the time or even know how to communicate effectively. This morning I was dropping off some glass goods to Goodwill. The young man took them from...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F Mar 30

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    Hi! I'm from MA and I am trying to round up a group to escape with :) I'm 16 and have been dreaming of escaping my mundane and boring life from quite some time now. Also, school is...
    musicaddict69 musicaddict69 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I'll always be here. to share experiences. communicate with heartbroken. or talk to someone who just needs a friend. I'll alwaaaaays be here. ♡ xoxo stay strong.
    babybree527 babybree527 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    EP make selfcentred and give the feeling of being confined. We can't really talk. EP is quite the child of our temporal and spatial era : an era where and when humans fail to...
    Childofagnome Childofagnome 70+ 1 Response Mar 28

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    “Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is...
    dede9090 dede9090 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Okay, I'm 22 and she's 19. We've been married for a year and are relationship has spiraled downhill fast. The spark and connection that we once had is no longer there and hasn't...
    Coception Coception 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Working at Starbucks, I see a lot of the same people come in. Among them is this middle-aged, deaf, African American woman. She's always very nice and smiles a lot, but it's...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm sad because the way my man has been treating me has caused me to decide to not communicate with hem and it has been a couple of days and he has not reached out to me, I just...
    nevacheat nevacheat 26-30, F 14 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Desperately need a friend... I'm sorry this is a long background story but this is the abbreviated version. I'll try to make things clear. It may just come off as shallow, whiny...
    ArtsyPatrick ArtsyPatrick 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I overthink every situation, and yes I get Jealous and I'm always scared I'm going to lose you. That's why when I ask you how you are I really mean it, and when I ask how your day...
    Brittneynatasha Brittneynatasha 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I had a story here, but I couldn't edit it, so here. . . I am rewriting this. . . I was beyond stressed the first day that posted this entry. My fiances and I are trying to...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I need to **** my neighbour aunt ......how to gain control on her
    ramabhi1 ramabhi1 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    So, I only got introduced to this world about a month ago. I'm not the most open of people at the best of times. I just find talking about anything that could potentially make me...
    stephsub stephsub 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I need a girl who likes the roughness, a squirter also 😈😈😈😈
    lou1221 lou1221 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Hey , I'd like to know, why is it ok go have sex with someone u don't intend on being with? What makes it ok to stick around as just a friend instead of be in a relationship? If u...
    dontcareChick dontcareChick 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    This won't do. I'm trying to fix me, but I'm in a cage. I want to be free, but my tethers hold firm. What happened to ME? How did I get so lost? Is this happiness I have found even...
    secretsnvrtobetold secretsnvrtobetold 31-35, F Mar 24

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    I like to help people and I've gotten better at saying what people need to hear outloud but I'm really the most helpful when I can type out a paragraph of what people need to hear...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I need new friends. Often thinking i would be better off without the people i talk to so sick and tired of them telling me what is better for me. i have my future planned out and...
    AshlyP03 AshlyP03 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    9 months ago, my sister moved in with me after losing her job, car, and apartment. She has three children who stay at my house part time and with their father part time. Shortly...
    thinkingmythoughts thinkingmythoughts 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    So frustrated I could cry. By the way these posts arent very positive but that's why I want to vent them and let them go. Today was really crazy. I'm so mad at my "friends". Today...
    kanntdecide kanntdecide 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I have always been in serious relationships. After a broke up with my most recent 4 year relationship, one of my really good guy friends (John) confessed that he's had a major...
    lifelover30 lifelover30 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I really feel bad and I want to cry . So my boyfriend has reAlly bad teeth and I was telling him that I was upset that my roommate was making fun of them . He than stated that it's...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    It's totally inappropriate, so stop it. Even if you think your life is going better or worse than mine, of think you are a better person or a better Christian, and even if you are...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Someone please help me , I don't know what to do , I feel worthless , sick of everything ... My own life ... Just everything :( here's my story I'm in a relationship with a boy 2...
    wikiee65 wikiee65 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    so i'm in a strange place. I have completed alot of my general education credits and can get pretty much any undergrad degree in about 2 years. I play and compose music. I love...
    Jimmyjazz9 Jimmyjazz9 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I was around 12 or 13, I became pretty sick and couldn't/wouldn't eat or even drink for days. I was taken to the hospital and they decided to do a blood test and get some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 22

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    I am Ed Norton at testicular cancer... Like his character in Fight Club, I want this, I need this! Not the crying part but a big warm hug and soaking in to someone. Purely...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M Mar 25

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    I need a man who will love me for me. Not someone who just wants to get in my pants. A man who values and considers my feelings, a man that will love me unconditionally. I need...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Um, yeah.... "Somebody That I Used To Know" Now and then I think of when we were together Like when you said you felt so happy you could die Told myself that you were right for...
    SpiritQuest2014 SpiritQuest2014 46-50, F Apr 1

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    Okay, so there's more than one form of help needed. The first being, I need guy help. I'm head over heels with my guy friend (as previously mentioned) and he likes me back! Wew! No...
    fallingintowonderrland fallingintowonderrland 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Words can't express all that I'm feeling right now, i spent 2.5 years on this jerk, only for things to repeat. But this time it felt like things were getting better, after I had...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I waited until the last possible moment to roll out of bed this morning. I was up late the night before and had drank a little too much. The funny thing is I had to pee badly but...
    stealthdolphin stealthdolphin 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I like helping people I always have and in a ways it helps me feel better about myself. There are times I just need to open up but when I do my problems are swept under the rug to...
    JuniorsEyes JuniorsEyes 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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