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I Speak Before I Think

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    Only for a quick second.  I think that honestly, even when I say the wrong thing, I know better... but I say it anyway.
    Bonjourchic Bonjourchic 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2007

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    Sometimes...I've Gotten Mu...

    Sometimes...I've gotten MUCH better at thinking first.
    SpringForward2k8 SpringForward2k8 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2007

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    I think sometimes i should think

    before i open my big mouth. Im sorry if i was ever a ***** to you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 9, 2014

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    I'd Be Rich!!

    If only I got a dime for all of the times I spoke before I thought, I'd be rich by now.  I'm a lot better than I used to be, due to previous experiences.  Thank God, I've learned from those mistakes!  
    silvermystics silvermystics 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2007

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    For The Love....

    I don't just say whats on my mind...if someone is acting like a donkey I can't help sometimes expressing something like "hee haw"...seriously. Sometimes I even use a Shreck voice and call them a "donkey". There are no other words to substitute for a douche bag, douchebaggary...
    Delphinia65 Delphinia65 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    It Always Happens to Me

    Some people live by the 5 second rule.... not me, I always think.... "was it I who said that? And what did I say?"   it doesn't make life easier if you forget to think before you say something.
    linda linda 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2006

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    It Leads Me to Lieing

    In the middle of a conversation, I'll 'remember' something that is pertinent to the subject, or that would sound cool. It has led to a myriad of lies that are either little white lies, or gigantic ones, that are carried on for years and years. I never feel comfortable on these...
    Pirately Pirately 16-17, F 2 Responses May 17, 2007

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    Sarinyacupcake Sarinyacupcake 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    saryaah saryaah 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M Jan 25

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    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    MorgansView MorgansView 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I met my husband when I was 23 I loved him the first time I saw him we both knew we were ment to be he had a lot of baggage but I knew we could always work through anything there...
    rlynnw2003 rlynnw2003 31-35, F 28 Responses Jan 23

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    So very much better... At this point I'm an award winning author, but if I haven't known someone for at least a year, its 50/50 whether I can speak like a normal person to them. I...
    Grimthorn Grimthorn 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    Not really sure what I should do regarding this situation so I would like your opinion/suggestions. I just started a new admin position just this week and normally there is a...
    IX00I IX00I 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I believe in this statement but it's hard to believe ppl will do the action that they say they will do. I always hear ppl say oh I'm gunna do this or don't worry I'm gunna change...
    marckengenie1 marckengenie1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    juliabethsmiles juliabethsmiles 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 20

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    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 26-30, M Jan 19

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    The concept of people "thinking in another language" has always fascinated me. It intrigues me to think that someone thinks in another language while I think in English
    DougyAITF DougyAITF 13-15, M Jan 18

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    I'm too accommodating. I'm pretty layed back about most things. a lot of stuff doesn't really bother me or even affect me. And I think people except it to be that way for...
    TheWanderingWarrior TheWanderingWarrior 26-30, M Jan 18

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    Caridinals21 Caridinals21 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    juskeepswimming juskeepswimming 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    ............. werewolves or vampires as they growl at me, which is a warning meaning I am heading for a spanking if I don't stop doing what I am doing. Take this morning we were in...
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