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I Stay Quiet Because

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    "Our society's unspoken messages to mothers: - If motherhood is difficult then it's your own fault. Shame on you if you're not super human. There are "natural mothers" for whom...
    lpch lpch 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    I found a lot of serenity on my last bicycle tour but there was one place in particular. It was midway between Lincoln and Beatrice Nebraska on the Homesteaders Trail. This is a...
    pcflvly pcflvly 51-55, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    at times when quiet surrounds me, I wonder how much worse things could get. then, I feel regretful for asking. being strong all the time is just a way of life anymore. ALL the pain...
    wnt2bneeded wnt2bneeded 41-45, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Go Why do I stay when I want to go? Is it because I have hope? Or maybe it is because I don't want to be alone. I stay and all I do is complain. Complain that I might be going...
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I decided to be s stay home mum, people in Singapore especially were doubtful whether we could afford living solely on one income. It took me and my husband a year to re...
    lpch lpch 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I get asked why I'm so quiet all the time... Well maybe I'm sick of being ignored by the ones I love, who obviously don't love me back. And let me tell you being ignored by someone...
    SoUGLY SoUGLY 16-17, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    i like it in summer when i can walk around the woods and find somewhere quiet, like next to a stream or a tunnel or something. there are a lot of places like that, though, if you...
    sludgefeast sludgefeast 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a quiet and soft spoken and shy person if I don't know you or I am in a large group and so to most people I am seen as weak and someone who doesn't show that I deserve respect...
    john6899 john6899 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Every time I'm quiet, people that I know think I'm upset or mad at them and people I don't know think I'm an unapproachable snub who doesn't want to get to know them. YET, every...
    StraySoul StraySoul 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am so quiet when I go to school I don't even talk. Just listen and observe what is going on. But whenever I speak I am too quiet and it's like I lost my voice..
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I generally feel better opening up and talking to people if they approach me first. I am pretty shy and quiet when I don't know who you are. But once we have spoken a few times I'm...
    xWarriorPrincessx xWarriorPrincessx 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Hold my hand through this night As the voices shake and my vision blinds With fires that swore to seek revenge Eyes filled with rage that would not relent Never have I felt...
    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I like the peace and quiet that comes with the night.
    VioletSea VioletSea 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    If you live in England and are about to start Year 11, then during the year you'll be offered to do NCS. DO IT!!!! I didn't want to go. But I did, now I don't regret getting on...
    ReeceDavidIrvingNewman ReeceDavidIrvingNewman 16-17, M Aug 21

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    I only speak when I've got something worthwhile to say. I'm not going to say something purely for the sake of opening my mouth. Yes, I am quiet, so what?!
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Is being quiet is crime now?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 20

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    A lot of the time people feel that I am stuck up because I am so quiet. When I was in school I rarely raised my hand to answer questions or never really talked to my fellow...
    Klong91 Klong91 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    people often mistake my quietness for shyness and I'm nowhere near shy. I like to observe and decide wether i want to talk to whatever group of people I'm with. especially if I...
    nikinikkol nikinikkol 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Me: *Thinking* I hate these people. I hate this place. I wish I could just die right now. Oh no, they're turning to me. They're gonna say something. Please be quiet. Don't open...
    AlexFucker AlexFucker 13-15, T 2 Responses Aug 18

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    People constantly say "SPEAK UP". I usually don't have a problem at work because I do more listening than talking.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 16

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    When you stop being what everyone else wants you to be, including your own mind. All their expectations, let them be, distance yourself from all that and there prevails a stillness...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    I'm always asked, "why are you so quiet?". I completely hate it.
    kuroijukai kuroijukai 26-30, F Aug 14

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    I'm an introvert. That's way I'm quiet.
    PoindexterFan PoindexterFan 18-21, F Aug 14

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    Sometimes, my kids talk too much. I don't hurt their feelings though. I just try to be patient while they talk despite how stressed I get. I just need time to think for awhile...
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I prefer to observe than be observed. It's made me really sensitive, every time I get in trouble at school, or even get a question wrong, I start to sniff and sometimes tears spill...
    WeirdAlyank WeirdAlyank 16-17, F Aug 13

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    Sometimes you have to remind me when I'm being too distant or when I'm a little too quiet. It can seem like something's wrong with me but no, I'm just naturally quiet. So I can't...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Listen, I don't talk to the help . 😴 Everyone at school wonders why i'm so quiet. I'm just minding my business. Maybe if they weren't so racist, bigoted, ignorant, immature and...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 16-17, F Aug 12

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    The reason I stay up late is because I'm a vampire. I never sleep. Before I was a vampire I would still stay up late I would hardly sleep. If you stay up late and want to become a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Aug 12

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    A year and some months ago I met a guy. I never thought I would grow to love him but I did. As the days past he would come visit me and I would never bring him in my house until my...
    sassylove123 sassylove123 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    My Dad always brought me into the woods for walks with our dog. I think it really shaped who I am today. Being somewhere quiet in the woods is one of my favorite places because I...
    shryd shryd 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I think, being more quiet, is good for everyone, and far from words that get you hurt. that's why i'm a silent type of person, i don't want anyone to get hurt because of me.
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I read online something like this Person: Why are you so quiet? Me: Because you don't plan a murder out loud.
    MyMindHurts01 MyMindHurts01 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    It's midnight and I'm the only one up. I'm reading a great novel beside a bed side lamp. The cool summer breeze gently flows through the window. It's so peaceful and quiet, except...
    JackOLanterns JackOLanterns 18-21, M Aug 10

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    i really do hate when people tell me im quiet.....um maybe i don't know you & don't feel comfortable talking your head off yet? just a though 😅
    cupofteeee cupofteeee 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    person: wow! your so loud! quiet down, jeez! same person: your too quiet, i can't hear you, speak up me: -_-
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10

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    A few weeks ago I was invited to a bonfire party. I don't attend those parties because I don't drink. It is hard to know how to act when everyone is drunk. I am usually the one...
    Thommath Thommath 18-21, M Aug 10

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    I feel that the quieter I become, the wiser I become.
    louisemalika louisemalika 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I absolutely hate when people tell me this! if I'm quiet its for a reason, either I'm thinking, brooding or focused. if I'm focused or thinking then you telling me I'm too quiet is...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I try to be likeable, but maybe i'm too quiet and shy, that's why people don't like me.
    KimiKei KimiKei 16-17, F