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I Respect Emotions But Dont Dwell On Pathos

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    I don't believe in it, I have an instinctive aversion to self-indulging pathos. Still I've been there, it may be a necessary stage towards healing. After a while I feel like I'm choking in something completely useless that holds me back and becomes a self-delusion. 
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Spiritually speaking, I don't believe in definite answers. I've found myself uncomfortable when people expected me to believe in simplistic notions of love, as if goodness was self-evident. I used to be called SourSweet here because I wanted to express how opposites can echo one...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    I have been feeling a lot of extremes lately and I know I feel the emotions, but I dont know what to call them or what to do with them. I dont know what is happening to me. I... I...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F Apr 6

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    I believe in respecting women who respect themselves as well as others. I believe women are equal to men and a lot time much more intelligent. I want a woman to stand by my side...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Not only should men respect women, but people should respect others in general.
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I always feel that my parents emotionally abuse me especially my mother..she likes to embarrass me in big crowds. And it seems to me that I'm not good enough for her.. She always...
    cs0795 cs0795 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Regrets collect like old friends. I learned too late the value of being open and sincere to friends. I should have been more comfortable in showing my emotions and affection...
    Dayannara Dayannara 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a sad person, and I'm not happy with myself but I don't know why. I lock myself away in my room, and I hate being around people, sometimes I don't eat for days and sometimes...
    hanbannn3 hanbannn3 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    hey everyone I decided to try this because I really need someone to listen to me , well here I go I am 17 and well my whole life I struggled with self confidence but I just put...
    Ilivebeyondelegance Ilivebeyondelegance 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    "I believe that boys, feeling ashamed of their vulnerability, mask their emotions and ultimately their true selves. This unnecessary disconnection--from family and then from self...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I believe as a man its my privilege to respect women. More so as a person and a human being it's my job to respect all life. Men respecting women, women respecting men, men...
    Thespistx Thespistx 26-30, M Apr 6

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    I feel like two different people when it comes to showing emotions, online and face to face. The online me will open up and let you know what I feel easily. That's because I'm...
    shoreguyct shoreguyct 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I don't put woman in a class. I respect a woman who is down to earth and genuine. No upper or lower class just a decent human being.I admire and respect all women who are decent to...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    And woman should respect man and man should respect man and woman should respect woman and boys should respect girls and girls should respect boys and so on and so forth. Live in...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It can certainly become the most lethal of Emotions. I'm not at all sure why I don't experience " jealously" at times or in similar circumstances where other people do. During my...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I had a best friend that hurt me so much. I was emotionally hurt, I was emotionally affected. I never thought getting into high school was like a life risk. I felt like a failed...
    RoselynnPila RoselynnPila 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    girls are like ice. they are clean internally and externally too. just like ice, which is pure and sweet in its own way. but now days a unity of men have destroyed the purity and...
    audhut7798 audhut7798 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    People make such a fuss over these things, but are they really as good as people claim? People say they pity me for the fact I can't feel or read certain emotions. It I think it...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    yes i do respect, but i dont respect every single girl, because few don't even deserve it
    actionjacksonAZ actionjacksonAZ 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I promise I will always respect your views and opinions as long as you respect mine. If you start attacking mine, that's when I'll get defensive.
    Playlist98 Playlist98 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Yes I agree to this but there are people don't know how to use this lines admire people who have self respect most there self they don't know how to respect by there own.
    verlaidamendoza28 verlaidamendoza28 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I was told today that I was a "heartless, no good human being" because I couldn't relate to what the person was saying when they said they were sad. I tried to explain that I...
    bledotbizdotuk bledotbizdotuk 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    So I met a girl recently who spiked my interest in astrology, which i had been raised to mistrust and reject. It was a sin to entertain it because it was seeking counsel in...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm really disappointed of myself from hiding that I still love and I'm still in love with my ex boyfriend. Like, when he comes near me or ready to approach I suddenly like become...
    RoselynnPila RoselynnPila 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lost a close family member 18 months ago. I cried at home when it first happened, but ever since the night I found out, and at the funeral, I haven't cried around my family since...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i think men should respect women yeah, but I also think women should respect their bodies an men also ..
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I feel high not because I took drugs but because I haven't had enough sleep within the last 48 hours.. I also feel drunk because I'm so sleepy.. Lol
    nve09 nve09 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 19

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    I guess im a psycho because nothing phases the way i think. No emotions change me. I dont get mad, i dont get depressed, im never happy, i dont get exited, i cant care. I have no...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M Mar 22

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    Emotions can change the way you perceive things, that's scary.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Mar 26

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    Sometimes I don't feel sad, mad or happy because I sometimes turn my emotions off or just don't use it.
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I play the strong one in life, i play the courageous one, and if i want to help others i have to be stone, and not let my emotions interfere with my goal. i feel like if im helping...
    RougeOfHeart1 RougeOfHeart1 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I feel it. The bottle. I feel the emotions piling up, the cracks getting stronger and bigger. It won't be long now.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Nothing. that will always be thee answer.. you let your feelings, your thoughts out. You get emotions involved. and everything crumbles.. keep it inside. keep saying nothing...
    mrsskayl mrsskayl 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    oh man. I found someone who I can let my emotions out to and understands and let's me be crazy for once. (:
    hashbrown20 hashbrown20 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I´ll need to do it more than ever....my emotions seem to be frustrating and just a problem to my family....
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    What a contrast. Seems like every day.... Have a couple pleasant encounters with a couple different ladies... I can tell when someone is glad to see me. I can sometimes tell...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    i mean who doesent i wish i did that a certain way or i wonder what couldve happend if i stayed at that job or if i didnt give up on this or that but in the end who cares
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I'm tired of my world being turned upside down over and over and over. My head is spinning and has been for five years. I have changed so much over that time. I have become a...
    AKALadyRed AKALadyRed 16-17, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I think that anyone has the right to believe whatever they want, so long as it does not harm or oppress another in anyway. I just wish others would return that in kind. I love...
    ellequence ellequence 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Hey! I am a member of the Shadow Moon Pack! I love this pack and it is absolutely amazing! The pack is based on trust, respect, and loyalty among its members. They take in any wolf...
    whitewolf987 whitewolf987 18-21, M Mar 24

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    God loves all of his children. Why hate people for their religious choices? Just because someone does not agree with your beliefs, doesn't mean they don't deserve respect! :)
    Megsupermario Megsupermario 16-17, F 8 Responses Mar 29

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