I Refuse to Engage In Personal Attacks

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    Attacking The Issues Together

    I, personally, don't like personal attacks because the only thing they accomplish is counter-productivity. Whenever I present an argument, (particularly controversial ones), and someone chooses to attack me personally, I know that they are either: ignorant, stupid, or both...
    SuperAquaboy SuperAquaboy
    26-30, M
    Sep 8, 2011

    I Just Need To Put Some Words To The Way I Feel... And See If That Takes The Pain Away...

    I feel so lonely… I found this site a while ago looking for a place where I could communicate with people, but when I try I cannot write anything, the words doesn’t want to come out… tonight is different somehow… I feel so sad… I came to Canada...
    azuldream azuldream
    41-45, F
    5 Responses May 30, 2010

    Isn't There, Like, Something Better and More Worthwhile to Do?

    . . . because it is a waste of my time and a waste of the other person's time.  If someone is going to go out and be a fool, @$$, beeotch, buffoon, or nincompoop, I am sure they'll do just fine on their own, without my having to address the fact.  Besides, I respect...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Aug 9, 2009

    Dirty Laundry Needs to Be Washed, Not Aired!

    A simple note in a private saying, "Dear (whoever), Please refrain from causing me personal offense." works nicely. Blogging or writing stories, or keying cars, throwing eggs, etcetera.... in public achieves nada and gets you reported any way. Has decorum gone by the...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    It's Juvenile

    If I disagree with what you say, I may tell you so, but I will do so respectfully and won't name-call and get personal. I don't use personal attacks as a way of communicating. And if you choose to personally attack me, the only response you will get is me walking away. I have...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2010

    Not My Style

    If you offend me I will send you a message in private to tell you so.  Many times misunderstandings happen when people air their dirty laundry in public stories, so I choose to handle mine in private where I can talk rationally, calmly, and privately with the person, and...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    29 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    Simple Observation...

    i stumbled upon a seemingly well intended discussion about how to stop personal attacks on EP, "what a humble cause" I thought. But being new to EP I am not aware of the diff. key players and their following so I should have just kept my opinion to myself, but I am a...
    amyjo3 amyjo3
    26-30, F
    13 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    Internet Rage

    I refuse to respond to others misplaced Anger,especially when it appears that peeps will say things on line they would'nt dare say in Life.Not to me,can assure you,Im one scary biarch!But I don't want agression in my life.Had enough of that+given my fair share.But one learns to...
    leighmarie leighmarie
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 1, 2010
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