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    it is something that you think twice about

    telling people about because the first thing they say is.. "ok, read me." im not a toy (-_-)
    Breeze82b Breeze82b 26-30, F 2 Responses May 6

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Absolutely, reading people takes concentration.

    The less I say about reading people the better I can read them. I do what is know as analyze people. I never forget what people say either. That is very important.
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses May 6

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 19, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    even when im the one who tells them its over and to leave I always re-read the messages again and again.
    Remi4ever Remi4ever 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    because the more I know people, the more I love my cat.
    flirtingjoe flirtingjoe 61-65, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I used to read them all the time every single game I would read our messages back and forth over and over but as time has gone by I realized you're not coming back and I don't...
    rayinman02 rayinman02 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    I used to read them all the time every single game I would read our messages back and forth over and over but as time has gone by I realized you're not coming back and I don't...
    rayinman02 rayinman02 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    There is so much hate on here, and it's so sad to read some of the comments.. Telling someone to slit their throat, and telling them they "act disabled" is really unnecessary...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    This week I read "Songs of Willow Frost" by Jamie Ford. Hearing mixed rewievs of his debut novel I found myself sceptical but being almost thretened to read it by an enthusiastic...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Downloaded Rose Caraway yesterday , sat at work , squirming in my chair , people going by and smiling at me and greeting me.....NO ONE had a clue what I was listening to...
    Chica40 Chica40 36-40, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    When guys get a 'hint' from women, I often wander 'was that really a 'hint' at all? Or does HE just think it is?' First make sure she actually 'gave you a hint' because it's...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    It saves people so many hurt feelings. I'm usually a nice person, sometimes too nice people walk all over that. One day though I know my thoughts will eventually be said once I...
    friskyinnocence friskyinnocence 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Oyasumi Punpun is one of the most interesting manga I've read, but I love manga in general. It provides the images but your mind has to fill in the gaps, while appreciating the...
    PianoChan PianoChan 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    when u read what I post and look at my pic and chat with me.......tell me the truth plz
    WonderStruckLove WonderStruckLove 13-15, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    they are more understanding and plus they can gice you advice. and well basicly everything
    MadCrafter MadCrafter 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    Here was this lady, i thought i should talk to, the experiences and her blogs made me curious .. it was so well written ... we didn't even start to talk ... just as i reveal am...
    coolnnice coolnnice 31-35, M 16 hrs ago

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    I am so incredibly tired of people who take kindness for weakness. And I am speaking from personal experience. I am always so nice to people who, on the other hand, just end up...
    jxmiin jxmiin 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    Society has progressed, modern technology has provided knowledge and capabilities only dreamt of decades ago... The Internet has allowed time not to matter so much and documents...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Well I'm the kind that gets super excited for small- small things. Or I can say even small small things can make my day. On the other hand even small- small things can make me...
    angelloves angelloves 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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