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I Read People Quite Well

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    In a Little Bit of Time...

    I can pretty much always read a person. If I can trust them, what motivates them, what is important to them and sadly what are their insecurities. I guess that is why I did so well as a door to door sales person.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    If The Shoe Fits

    Working in retale all my life, i've gotten a knack of reading people.I don't know if it's a blessing or a curse.But after being on EP,i've found it to be a blessing.I can tell who's legit and who's not.Since i'm from the old school,I believe in plain talk.I'm not afraid to lay it...
    Waymor Waymor 51-55, M Mar 11, 2013

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    Everything Is Hidden Somewhere

    I am sensitive. I can read from faces, from gestures, from body-language, from eyes. Everything is hidden there. It's not easy to deceive me. Because i read wangles from the behavior. I appreciate those who are yourselves, even with their vices, because i know they don't lie to...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2008

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    Reading People

    I do read people quite well.  95% of the time I can be right and 5%, I can be wrong.  I amaze myself everytime I am right, it is a good feeling.  I try not judging / reading a person from the first time we meet but just by the...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2010

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    Vibrations

    When a person first stands before me I read. I pick up on Body Language. They tell you what words won't.   Look within the Eyes, an open door to their soul.   Vibrations I do feel, very strongly. Based on NEED and EXPERIENCE I learned to trust those feelings.  ...
    RogueAlphaFemale RogueAlphaFemale 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Do It All The Time....

    I like to watch when you talk..... I read your eye movements, hand gestures, etc... I like to watch when you lie and fabricate things, you never make eye contact.... When you're nervous you fidget in your chair.... When you're mad.... How you clench your jaw......Of course...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    Can't Help It ..

     Through situations in my life i have learnt to read people very well. I never used to be a popular girl with anyone, not even my family and i would get bullied serverly in school. Until eventually i learnt to read people and also i found i was damn good at it and could...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 1, 2009

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    Only Thing I Can Say I Am Proud Of

    i've always been pretty good at it i guess. i don't know why but i've always had the ability to tell things about people, i've never really thought it was that great or anything. in fact you could say its kinda been a drag on my life, i've never been able to just truly enjoy...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M Feb 8, 2011

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    The "Creepy Vibe"

    It's something I've always been pretty good at - in particular, picking up what I call the 'creepy vibe'. It's something I pick up within the first few minutes of speaking to someone - the best way to describe it would be a 'slimy' feeling. It's that distinctly uneasy feeling...
    spektor spektor 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2008

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    It makes dealing with people quite challenging

    as you can see right through their **** and still have to act like you're oblivious to it all and tag along.
    aDesperado aDesperado 18-21, M Feb 23

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    It Can Be Good Or A Scary Thing Too.

    Based on past experiences..I learned a big lesson. Bail..run or walk away when you see negative behavior. You can read dishonesty, anger or aggression. People with hurtful agendas.. Look listen and learn to read people. I'm not saying don't be open minded..be honest with...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 1 Response May 3, 2010

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    I Can

    Depending on how I know you, I can usually read people rather well.  It makes most people uncomfortable when I do this.  It's a talent I keep most of the time to myself.  It helps me understand people better.  It also frustrates me as well.  Espeically...
    iwantlove iwantlove 46-50, F 5 Responses May 29, 2009

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    I Choose Who I Want In My Life

    Sure, I can look at someone and feel their energy.  But there's 3 different body's of energy to read.  I'm not always in the mind set to feel any, so I do take into consideration their outward mood, body behavior, boundary lines. But that's all if I want to. ...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2008

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    It's a curse and a gift.

    It has allowed me to survive things that no way I should have. But I have try to keep my mouth shut because I read people so well I can easily hit to close to home and even though people ask my thoughts I have to be careful because sometimes the truth really hurts people.
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    And Im Always Right

    i can always figure out how a person is just by lookin at them. Even tho i don't usually completely "judge" by 1st impressions BUT i do observe people..by the simple things they do
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Social Situations

    I am good at spotting subtle changes in how others relate to me and to those around them even if I don't make them aware that I noticed.
    Shaylon Shaylon 26-30, F 5 Responses May 13, 2008

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    READ & Feel

    i can read people very well too...i can tell if a person is good or bad, i can see peoples auras and i pick up on emotions...like i feel what the other person is feeling...especially my close friends...the worst emotion i've picked up so far was the death of my friends father...i...
    dignus101 dignus101 26-30, F Jul 30, 2008

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    Distrust

    I guess i never really trusted a lot of people so i have developed ways of understanding people better, i study their facial expressions, reactions how they express themselves, people give a lot away about themselves.Im not a judgemental person but i like to know more about...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    Feeling

    I can Feel things in people that are both Positive and Negative, without saying a word. Some people say that it is body language, but  I don;t think so.  Your Friend Always  Shorty
    countryboy52 countryboy52 26-30, M Aug 2, 2008

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    It's a Good Thing Too

    because it helps warn me away from the dangerous people out there!
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    No Sympathy

    I understand pretty well how people work and what makes them tick. I pick up on emotions quickly. Unfortunately, I'm 100% empathy, 0% sympathy. I know what you're going through, how you're feeling, but have no ability to express it. I understand it, but have no ability to comfort...
    ForShame ForShame 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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    And it causes a lot of problems

    that never existed before. I can tell when someone is completely uninterested, bored, excited, lonely, and a vast variety of others. And in social situations, it creates problems for me. I read into people too much and scare them away, or push them away. I try to cover up my...
    stratos934 stratos934 22-25, M Aug 18, 2014

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    Reading People

    Reading people really depends on what you mean. Physically I can tell what a person is feeling and thinking when I look at their face, but my perception goes deeper. I can also feel what they feel, which is a blessing and a curse at times. I often have to explain to other people...
    Sparklepaws Sparklepaws 18-21, M 1 Response May 13, 2008

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    Pop Quiz Empaths!

    Alright.. so I gotta do it!Since you all are so good at reading.. take a shot at me. Just from my picture and sarcasm.:)Interested to see what we get.Don't worry.. I'll be reading you by responses.and don't worry. I won't cry myself to sleep if you don't want to be my friend.
    artisticallytuned artisticallytuned 22-25, F Aug 19, 2011

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    I Can Just Tell

    as a child, my mother always used to give me a hard time for being mean to a friend of hers. she would even punish me because i would tell her that her friend was no good and neither were her kids. 5 years later, her friend had an affair with my father and her last child may very...
    soconfused17 soconfused17 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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    Teehee

    I can read people in the sense of both reactions and there personalities. I can know a lot about a person in a manner of minutes. I'm also very good a manipulation. It's a natural ability and half the time I don't know i'm doing it. Still even though I didn't chose to have these...
    Reow Reow 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2008

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    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 18 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love meeting new people from every walk of life. I have already met the most amazing people from around the world. So with that in mind.... Please add me if you have great...
    ifoundhim ifoundhim 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    A man and his wife are sitting at the kitchen table, which is next to the window. The man's name is Rudolph, and since he is Russian, people call him "Rudolph the Red." Rudolph...
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    Just take a minute of your time to read this
    Louisexoxo Louisexoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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