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I Refuse to Engage In Personal Attacks

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 112 People

    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 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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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    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 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2010

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    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 41-45, F 30 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    True

    Hell. If you don't like my straightwardness. Don't bother to read my stories.  I don't like personal attack on me either. If you personally attack me. I will delete your comments and I will block you. So you can't attack me. Period. Thanks.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 25, 2010

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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 22-25, M Sep 8, 2011

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    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 6 Responses May 30, 2010

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    I have always suffered from anxiety. Most people in my family are anxiety driven and have the social behaviors of children. I grew up not understanding that crying because...
    greenribbon73 greenribbon73 18-21, F Nov 11

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    I just got my diagnosis a few days ago, and I'm so disturbed to know the truth.. I've always known about the depression, and it felt good to be able to label the anxiety disorder...
    Shaaydixie Shaaydixie 16-17, F Oct 25

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    For the last 3 months maybe, I've been having what I'm thinking are panic attacks or anxiety attacks. The first time it happened, I had one of those, I had a lot of work that I...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    Lately I've been having weirdly un-anxious panic attacks. I get all of the physical symptoms of a panic attack- hyperventilating, numb hands, flushed face, beating heart- but none...
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    for the past few months my panic attacks have been frequently and i hate i really do its not fun not being able to control how you feel and feel like you're drowning without water...
    cookingaubrey cookingaubrey 13-15, F Oct 29

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    I've had a spell of anxiety attacks and I thought something was severely wrong with me. I became depressed in hand w the anxiety. I'm taking a med to help curve it and it helps.
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F Oct 30

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    I have a hard time with emotions. I hole them up in me until I cant anymore and I freak out and have attacks. It sucks and it hurts. all the emotions come at me at once and I feel...
    ShhhAnon ShhhAnon 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I never felt anxious or panicky about things as a rule until 7/7 (the bombing on the 'tube' / underground trains in London). I have been in London got 22 years and was totally fine...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M Oct 31

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    I've always been a very anxious person pretty much my entire life.... But recently I've gained a terrible new type of anxiety.... I get some pretty terrible anxiety, to the point...
    ACuriousCrossdresser ACuriousCrossdresser 18-21, T Oct 31

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    I have Anxiety disorder specifically Agoraphobia and have Panic Attacks. I take medication to help it stabilize and deep breathe when I need to.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I have been getting them since i was a young child. You never really Get used to it, the panic attacks are the worst, but my problem is the guilt. I often feel bad towards my...
    freespiritone freespiritone 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I need help what if I have panic attacks in a classroom? Im really afraid if that happens I don't know what I should do!
    CinnamonSmoothy CinnamonSmoothy 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    Just had one of the most intense anxiety attacks I've ever had. All I felt was fear, darkness, and despair. Geesh. But I feel better now. My tears have dried and my breathing has...
    AlexTheWordSmith AlexTheWordSmith 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Ive had two panic attacks today. No one knows that I get them. I dont want my family to know about them cause I don't want them to pity me/worry about me all of the time. I don't...
    n0rthernwind n0rthernwind 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I have panic attacks when I go to sleep. I feel extremely uncomfortable, nauseous and restless at first, then it all goes to hell. I wake up and only remember small fragments of...
    trinoctal trinoctal 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I have had panic attacks since I was 15. I've usually been able to get them under control but lately I've been having really big ones. So big that I went to the hospital and they...
    irongirl135 irongirl135 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    How can someone deal with this? I get anxiety attacks randomly out of the blue, I feel like I can't breath, I can't concentrate, I think my heart is beating fast when it is...
    createglamour createglamour 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is a PSA for anyone that has trouble breathing when they have a panic attack. I recently started having panic attacks regularly. I used to get them once a year. Now it's more...
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Right ppl there must be ppl out there that's tried supplements for anxiety and panic attacks what has ppl tried please share on this subject
    xshilx xshilx 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Two years ago, I moved to a new city for a great job; it was there I met the titular engaged woman (she wasn't engaged at the time, but was in a relationship with the guy). Things...
    jowe79 jowe79 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Hi, I have similar story by mine it's worse. I and my ex met at work, he was volunteer in my place. We fell in love each other. He purposed marriage when one month after...
    dearnoersrie dearnoersrie 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    When you find that other half you will understand the whole meaning of soulmates. I met mine 15 years ago, and times has pulled us apart and together again, but now we're engaged...
    freespiritone freespiritone 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I've never loved anyone like i love him, he is the guy i want to start a life and a family with! Been together almost 2 years, engaged for 2months, so happy and so in love!
    johannaaosp johannaaosp 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    My dream engagement is very simple and tasteful. I really don't want a $20k rock.
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I hate wedding planning! We've been engaged for a month and I'm already stressed out. We already looked at two venues. The third one we liked (which was actually second on my list...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    So many scenarios could make you ensue a personal injury lawsuit. If you have suffered a personal injury, it is important to be prepared. You will find out necessary advice here...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Nov 6

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    I refuse to fall in love because it's I don't know what it's like. Yes it's scary. It's not that I particularly don't want to fall in love. I just prefer not to give the wrong...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F Nov 7

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    11 years ago my partner needed my wages to help him secure the mortgage to buy his family home. I did not want to move there, didn't actually aspire to own my own home. But he...
    bigjugs4u2milk bigjugs4u2milk 46-50, F Nov 13

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    I want relations which are not purely personal, based on purely personal qualities; but relations based upon some unanimous accord in truth or belief, and a harmony of purpose...
    xoxlovelifexox xoxlovelifexox 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    If you are injured, the process of taking a case to court is not fun, but it can make the difference in your long term health and financial well being. In addition, you will help...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Oct 23

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    Your personality type: "Harmony-seeking Idealist" Quietly forceful, original and sensitive. Tend to stick to things until they are done. Extremely intuitive about people and...
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M Oct 25

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    Please someone tell me whether or not these are signs that I have BPD. - I'm 18 years old and will be 19 in December. -I'm a lefthander. - I'm the eldest child. -I have a very...
    DestinationUnknown1995 DestinationUnknown1995 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Reading the alchemist at the moment and realizing that even though I have an idea of what my personal legend is, I suppose am still in search of finding my way towards it. This...
    roryta roryta 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I've always wondered how many of us are affected by our personality disorders, not only in the 'real' world, but in the cyber world as well? Personally, I still find it difficult...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I believe that a bad personality makes you ugly despite physical appearance. Also I believe falling in love with them for who they are no matter what race gender or whatever...
    Keegal Keegal 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    I've also posted there myself for CD friends and platonic friend. I don't care if people know or not. It's hard meeting people that I click with offline. Since everyone is stating...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Nov 4

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    This is why I love chatting sites so much. I can actually love a person's personality (which matter a lot on any relationships friendly or not). It's also proven to that people are...
    dambookworm14 dambookworm14 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5