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I Respect Until Disrespected

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    Why Break the Cycle?

    that's right. why would you break it? why don't you accept the respect i am offering and show it back to me? why would you wanna go and make things complicated? look at what you have done...i have no respect for you now!
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F Aug 19, 2008

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    The Truth About Why I Block - This Must Be Said In View Of The Harassment I Am Being Subjected To At EP

    I am currently being harassed and bullied by a number of men and women via stories and story comments simply because I have blocked them.  This has necessitated my posting stories in turn in order to defend myself. In some cases, my block was a counter-block (as in they blocked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    Thats wassup.

    I will show you real love and respect, As long as if you're willing to do the same, Its all calm. However don't expect me to respect your *** if you've crossed the line. I think those who forget about RESPECT are most certainly those haters. Once i have lost respect for you hater...
    everythinghappens4R everythinghappens4R 22-25, M Nov 26, 2012

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    The Boss

    Whenever I meet someone new, I always show them the utmost respect. When I was hired for my current job, I was respectful toward my manager and my co-workers. I was brought on to supervise a group of four people. All was going well until I did something that upset my manager. It...
    Wemiva Wemiva 36-40, M 1 Response May 17, 2007

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    Feasability Study...

    Thank you for not being my friend* : ) *edited because of no longer seeing the need for the rant, as the bit of anger that caused the rant has long been blow to the four directions of the wind...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 46-50, M 68 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    The hell?

    You talked to me. I held up the conversation with you. You asked me if I was available. I told you from the very beginning that I'm not here on EP to look for a lover. You said fine. Ok. Got it. Glad we are on the same page. You profess your claims of love and affection for me. I...
    DisembodiedLied DisembodiedLied 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    I Respect Until Disrespected

    I respect until disrespected, If you respect me, I'll respect you, If you don't, Why should I?
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Aug 31, 2012

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    Respect Is The Most Important Human Emotion.

    when you respect someone it automatically puts your relationship on a higher  level.  if no one respected each other we would be a lot more destructive than we already are and the world would be doomed for sure.  i think that if we all respected each other we...
    clarkee clarkee 51-55 4 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Why I Block

    I have a code that I follow. 99,9% of the time I am successful. I don't come here looking to perv on women as a matter of fact I have blocked "EP celebs" that obviously perceive women as objects by the stories they post and the groups they join..and they ARE on here frequently...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M Mar 23, 2012

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    When People Pick Fights In This Group...

    It clutters the group activity of several hundred users. a blog would work instead?
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 5 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    Definately, Even In An Argumen...

    definately, even in an argument i will never resort to being rude until the other person crosses that line. i believe everyone deserves the same respect that you wish to receive but I don't tolerate rudeness it is my biggest pet peeve and if someone is disrespectful to me or...
    juniper juniper 21-25, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2007

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    My Boss Wants Me to Mentor

    under the dumbest man alive. that sucks, but sure... i'll give it a shot. until i catch him taking my part out of the presentation without asking me. then i get asked "where's that stuff you were supposed to do?" where? well your beloved idiot-boy deleted it. that's...
    FallGirl FallGirl 21-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2008

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    I Don't Have Time For Dicks

    If you can't be respectful, I won't be either. Some of my own relivites have tried to pull this on me, demanding respect where none has been earned but any initial assumed respect has been totally proven to be something they aren't worthy of
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2008

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    R.E.S.P.E.C.T

    I respect until I'm disrespected. I am not one to respect anyone who will disrespect me or anybody that I care about, or even a complete stranger. I respect someone usually until they give a reason otherwise not to, but with me, you also have to earn the respect that I give you...
    Sweetheartxoxo Sweetheartxoxo 26-30, F 2 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Respect Your Elders?

    I do not feel I have to respect someone just because of their age if they are not respectful to me. I will respect everyone I come across until they disrespect me. Not to say I'll be rude, but I will tell you upfront my feelings and make it clear that you have lost my respect.
    obvious11 obvious11 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    I Have Great Respect For My Elders, Unlike Some People

    I AM THE SORT OF PERSON WHO LIKES TO LEARN FROM OLDER PEOPLE AND I ADMIRE THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE ........... THERE ARE SOME OLD PEOPLE I DON'T GET ON WITH IF THEY ARE RUDE, BUT I DON'T GO OUT OF MY WAY TO BOTHER THEM USUALLY. I WILL RESPECT PEOPLE AND HAVE UNTIL I  FIND...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    Not Even Sure I Can Say That....

    I respect no matter what.. Even when I try to stand up for myself, I know thatit will disrespect the other person.. And I am not the kind of person to disrespect anyoneon purpose... I feel way guilty afterwards. It kind of goes along the lines  " treat others the way you want...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14 18-21, F Apr 29, 2011

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    THIS Is Soooo True

    Even when people disrespect me, I'll still respect them... i will just shrugg my shoulders and say"oh they must  have woke up on the wrong side of the bed or that's their problem" BUT sometimes if they cross the line... I WILL SNAP CRACKLE AND...
    sensational sensational 18-21, F Feb 4, 2009

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    Respect / Disrespect

    I value respect. I don't know if its true about I respect until disrespected.  Some have disrespected me and I still talk to them or whatever but the feeling in me is not the same.  I still respect but in a differen't way.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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    This Is Pretty Straight Forward

    Yeah, I try to give everyone the benefit of the doubt, even if they appear a little "out there" at first. You're supposed to treat people the way you'd like to be treated. So that's what I do. Don't come around here and disrespect me though. Because if you do, I'm...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 4 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Dis-Respect In the Work-place

    I respect until disrespected.  I began a job at an Auto Parts as a 'merchandiser' in Feb. Of 2002.  this job includes, computerized stock check-in and organization, min/max levels, out front displays, stockroom organzation and inventory, as well as customer and account...
    classyclaws classyclaws 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2009

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    Especially In An Argument

    i will respect you and your ideas. i wont say your right, but i will talk about them with you.i wont judge you, i wont attack you, i wont be condescending. im just here to talk.
    turbo48 turbo48 16-18, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Why The Vitriol?

    EP User Broken01 just sent me a copy of a story posted by User OnlyOneChiquita (which according to Broken01, I apparently cannot see because I've been blocked from it).  Given the tone of the message containing the story, either Broken01 is OnlyOneChiquita's alternate profile...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 14, 2011

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    Jimmyrudyjump Please Don't Vent At Me Simply Because I Blocked You

       I have no idea why you and others get so upset when you are defriended or blocked. Seriously. I, myself, have been blocked at a guess 200-300 times or more.  Sometimes by those I know, other times by those I don't. You don't find me writing stories to rant about it, do you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Apr 9, 2011

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    I'm feeling a bit pissed off at the moment!

    Don't expect me to respect you if you cannot respect me. I have never been one to shut up sit down and take it! You can bet your last dollar I will rise up and say something. Tonight's words if wisdom : you better hold on to your *** because your about to go for one hell of a...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 2 Responses Apr 10

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    objectivity.

    Everybody is different. Be it in the way their mind works, their mannerisms, upbringing or just overall outlook; but in a society such as ours one cannot help but be subjected to both ends of the spectrum. As I have said before, a person’s physical appearance is not my initial...
    rose123273 rose123273 18-21, F Apr 29, 2012

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    Looking for a new job tired of my boss's son.

    He's a psycho & never know how it feels like getting paid minimum wages.
    lover2886 lover2886 26-30, M Feb 14

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    I Try.

    I always respect people when I first meet them. Sure, I may not talk to them, but I still show them respect. Though, there are a few people in this world that I don't respect. And this is because they don't respect me... at all. So I can not find it in myself to...
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan 18-21, F Jan 9, 2010

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    Manner ...

    Actually, Im a very high mannered person .. always polite and respect others .. either professor or maid at the university .. I respect ppl who deserve it .. as I value my respect .. but definitely not for a rubbish person .. since they do not deserve the high-mannered but ill...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F Dec 17, 2009

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    Are You F'ing Serious

    So I am sitting in marriage counseling and one of my biggest issues is I know  my STBX doesn't respect me.  I was okay with it because I had my exit plan set in stone.  What floored me is the therapist saying Respect is something you earn.  I am like...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    My Nature Is This Exactly to R...

    My nature is this exactly to respect and trust all until shown otherwise.  However, this is not the best way to be in a hostile L.A. world, so I adapt.  I am now more skeptical and gaurded, in orcer to protect myself.
    specialk specialk 26-30, F Dec 18, 2007

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    If I feel like I'm disrespected by anyone I'll

    stand my ground. Cuz anything can happen a slap don't got a name on it
    markmcparker markmcparker 13-15, M Apr 8

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    That Is Life So Deal With It!

    I respect people because that is how I was brought up.  If I do not like someone, I will just simply keep my distance from them but when I speak to them, I am not rude or disrespectful.  On the other hand, if someone disrespects me I get pretty upset.  Since I...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2008

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    I'm Always Respectful Even When Facing Someone Who's Disrepectful!

    I believe everyone should be treated equally regardless of their ethnicity. age, gender or disability. I don't think its fair to judge individuals by their 'type' or 'groups'.   Is it human nature that we base our veiws on common prejudices in society?  Or is it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    I Hate This Phrase!

    I really hate the phrase "respect isn't given, it's earned". It's one of the stupid things that people say that really ****** me off. Of course respect is given - how else would people get it? You respect the elderly, or your superiors yet they haven't done anything for...
    wardy131 wardy131 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    My husband has verbally disrespected me on numerous occasions due to me not wanting to have sex. This began almost a year ago. I declined on sex a couple nights in a row and he...
    curiousjr curiousjr 26-30 Apr 3

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    you do not know me, and I do not know you, so why do you want to judge me ? till I have lived your live, I would never judge you. on EP are so many different people, feelings...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 5

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    I'm on online dating sites and some men can be so pushy and disrespectful. Last night a guy was interested me and I was somewhat interested in him until he started pushing me to...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Apr 4

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    In a Nutshell I'll respect you no matter what. Nothing is ever relevant to whether I should or should not respect you. Your colour, race, religion or what people say about you that...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M Apr 7

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    I'm done with the whole arguing thing. Okay, it's one thing to tell people they're wrong when you truly believe they're wrong. But it's another to become angry, argumentative...
    WolfNightV4X1 WolfNightV4X1 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I think Christians should love people of all faiths, but I definitely don't respect all other religions…that reeks of moral relativism and political correctness. Any Christian...
    phillysteve phillysteve 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Highly! I don't agree with girls that act loose, in order to comfort themselves and feel love by a male, when really they are making themselves feel worse, sleeping around leads to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Tbh I don't care about having feelings for people before I sleep with them. People say I have no self respect because I don't are who I sleep with. To be honest I respect myself...
    AriaSteel AriaSteel 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Don't care where you come from, your colour, your age, your religion, if you're gay, straight, lesbian.. If you respect me, i'll respect you. Simple as (: ❤️
    TheodoraRenard TheodoraRenard 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I have always been like this, since I was a child. The only difference is that the older I get, the more shy (in person) I get. I feel it has a lot to do with me being bullied...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    For a long time I would let people walk all over me, say offensive things and humiliate me. Recently I felt crippled by this lack of respect from others and decided to change my...
    NYMama10 NYMama10 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I try my best to be respectful of everyone. I usually get along better with men than women, so being respectful to them is easy.
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Mar 29

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    My thought is if you respect my opinion I'll respect yours, give what you get.
    skuggington skuggington 13-15, M Apr 1

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    I am entirely respectful of my elders. But I am tired of being looked down upon for being younger and female.
    LoveAlmostAll LoveAlmostAll 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Respect is always easy to give. You treat others as they want to be treated and we all get along fine. Then again disrespect is not rewarded with respect.
    MasterEnglish MasterEnglish 41-45, M Apr 7

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    All Love, respect and appreciation to Rachel Corrie....Somehow, you make me feel ashamed of myself, for I am not as brave as you... For I am a selfish Palestinian as compared to...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I am not a "man-hating" lesbian. I know some wonderful guys that I would trust my life with..(helooo...Lee!) I know that gender has nothing to do with being a decent human being...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I want someone who's perfect. Someone you can look at every decision they've made and what they do and be able to respect that. Someone who doesn't lie to you and never will. I...
    FullofFood FullofFood 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I come from a well-off Indian family. In our culture, we have large families and we are supposed to value the opinion of even extended family members when making personal decisions...
    IndianViolet IndianViolet 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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