I Tell It Like It Is

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    It Runs In The Family

    I am a great follower of the National Gallery here. I spend a lot of time in the members' lounge reading the art journals and magazines while enjoying the complimentary drinks and light snacks. My 22 year old nephew who is a foreign student in the University here decided to...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2012

    Hear Me Ramble...........

    Even when we ramble it's like  taking a  picture of what is going on in the mind. Today like any day I question my self.....am I going to Heaven ? I seem to have alot of faith in the Bible yet recently found that the scritures can be remembered and resited by anyone who...
    sofican sofican
    61-65, F
    Oct 3, 2010

    You Dont Like It?

    What? You dont like hearing the truth? You dont like me pointing out your ignorance? Whats that? It hurts your wittle feelwings? You think I am being mean? awwwwwwww.......What I do, I do for the greater good of mankind. How are we supposed to make fun of the returded people if...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 31, 2011

    For all you girls or women

    that when a man likes you and you don't like him because he can't get a job or don't have one. It's not his fault that the world don't work so great for the poor soul. Some people just don't have anybody to help them back and forwards to work. Even if they tried to get a job...
    happyeel happyeel
    22-25, M
    May 10, 2014

    Why Lie?

    I tell it like it is, and not what someone wants to hear. I don't do it to be malicious or to try to hurt feelings. Unfortunately some people do get offended. Sorry,but the truth hurts sometimes.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

    Brutaly Honest

    Im painfully honest... i try to be to people.cuz thats the way I would want to be treated.atleast i hope that people will be honest with me if im honest with them..
    ElectroMagneticForce ElectroMagneticForce
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 16, 2010

    Don't Make It Awkward

    I'm not interested in sugar coating anything. I am blunt and to the point. If you ask a question and your heart desires an answer I don't give, too bad. I understand being lighthearted about something, a "white lie" to keep things clean, but I've found that honesty is key in...
    MissMoxy MissMoxy
    22-25, F
    Mar 17, 2011

    Tell It

    I try to tell it like it is. I can be blunt at times.I usually try to use tact when telling it like it is because I do not like to intentionally like hurting people.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 17, 2011

    So If You Can't Handle It Not Add Me

    people don't like me when I talk about the child sexual abuse and standing up for myself over sexual crimes that have been done on me but if you don't like it do not add me cuz I tell it like it is.
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2011

    From my perspective. Doesn't necessarily mean

    that it's the absolute truth, but for the time being, it is what it is. Again, from MY perspective. Prove me wrong. I want you to. I'm urging you to. I'm inviting you to. Just realize, that in the course of that, there will be a debate.
    Logic34 Logic34
    36-40, M
    Aug 5, 2015

    My soul influence is to see you succeed,

    to make it, to breed a beautiful seed so that he or she may show forth the fruit of her labor. Working hard to stay grounded, switching towns to be surrounded, by different folks and environments, just to learn their good ways.
    SoulInfluence SoulInfluence
    26-30, M
    Aug 14, 2014

    I Always Tell It Like It Is

    If someone is thinking about something to say but then they're like no I shouldn't say that there is a good chance I already said it or would've if I was there. I usually don't think twice or feel bad because it's not my fault I didn't do it, I'm just stating the...
    somethinglikeaphenomenon somethinglikeaphenomenon
    22-25, M
    Feb 18, 2009

    I Have Something to say

    Predictions are predictable and highly likely , they are yet still a mystery because they are things that will take place in the future. Not to say the world won't began to swim out of control in the universe in spirils as it pulls away from the light being sucked...
    sofican sofican
    61-65, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2010

    Mark And His Fight For Peace!

    Mark is a young man who is now this very day fighteing for peace in Afganastan. My daughter and I pray for him as well as my grandson. I ask for your prayers for Mark , the Talaban is all around him and the other men.
    sofican sofican
    61-65, F
    Sep 2, 2010


    Me neither. 2. I don’t care.
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    Like It Is

    I don't need to go around the bushes, I will tell you exactly how it is. When I was young, I always kept quiet, I rarely spoke up and now, most of the time, I'll tell it like it is.  I don't see why we shouldn't?  Honesty is the best policy!
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2010

    SAYING What's On My Mind Is Not Always the Other Person's Idea of Conversation

    SAYING WHAT IS ON MY MIND IS NOT ALWAYS THE OTHER PERSON'S IDEA OF CONVERSATION I was raised in an Irish/German Roman Catholic home.  There was always conversation or babies crying.  If there was something I wanted to say, my darling dad would pull up the kitchen...
    reflections3 reflections3
    61-65, F
    3 Responses May 3, 2009

    Not Doing Anyone Any Favours Lying

    I don't believe I'm doing anyone any favours by telling them they look good in something they don't. If a different style or size would look better on them, I tell them so. Lying to them only opens them up to bad criticism from people who have no tact or respect. I also believe...
    sombrehippie sombrehippie
    22-25, F
    May 6, 2008

    I Ain't Got No Time For No Jive!

    It gets me in trouble a lot, but I say what needs to be said. I've gotten in trouble at jobs for, basically, telling the truth. I have no time for jive, BS or beating around the bush. Be careful asking me questions because you'll get a straight forward, honest answer. I'm sure I...
    SonicReducer75 SonicReducer75
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2008

    I Dont Sugar Coat Anything

    Its like what I told my old best friend, im going to tell you what you need to hear and not what you want to here. Im not going to sit and stroke anyones ego. If someone is in the wrong, ima tell them that they are in the wrong and try to help them fix it, if im in the wrong I...
    Krie Krie
    1 Response Mar 24, 2010

    So .... I have to "break up" with someone

    because he doesn't satisfy me. I'm a pretty honest and blunt person but that's going to be hard to say. Don't suggest I teach him. Screw that. If he hasn't figured it out by his early 50's don't expect me to waste my time and energy trying to teach him. I guess some guys never...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    Yes, I Suppose I Do, I Woul...

    Yes, i suppose i do, i would rather tell some one to their face, rather than talk about them behind their back,. Be honest and up front, not in a hurtful way i wouldn't,. I would never ever hurt anyone's feelings intentionally. :-)
    welshbabe welshbabe
    46-50, F
    2 Responses May 26, 2009

    Just How Important Is It To Connect With God?

    Our family is going through terrible times right now and it would take an act of God to save us. That's something I need to work on as I have been a grouch without money. I have not been realizing what is most important. And I can never stand with confidence...
    sofican sofican
    61-65, F
    Aug 1, 2010

    ...it Doesn't Always Increase My Popularity...

    ...in fact sometimes it has a very negative affect...  I spend a fair amount of time telling myself that just because it's the true, it doesn't mean it needs to be said...  But, ask me a question, and look out, here it comes...
    FriendofPromise FriendofPromise
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    Honesty Is the Best Policy

    i think people need to be honest but it needs to be done in a kind and caring way, i think i the long run it may save people from heart aches and humilation they may experience because you werent honest about things.
    inquisitiveme inquisitiveme
    26-30, F
    May 27, 2008

    So I have now had 3 experiences with women.

    It just hasn't been ... Hot....like I thought it would be.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    Sometimes people need to hear the down right

    truth, I wish more people would be honest and just tell the dang truth. Today I felt like the adult and my parents who are divorced for 28yrs (I'm 28 yrs old) who STILL act like absolute hormonal teenagers with there lover quarrels and then the denial they still love each other...
    ReesesPiecesButtaCup ReesesPiecesButtaCup
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2014

    A Poem

    Oh garment my soul ,so soiled and worn, a dress for my heart , by love has been scorned, weak are your threads   so faded and fine, torn by Love knife but  mended by time.
    sofican sofican
    61-65, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2010
    Bpack Bpack
    Dec 7, 2014

    Wayne Dyer passed away.

    I've read his books, listened to his lectures just like many of you. I wish he could give us one more book.... The one that tells us about passing and all about the next reality.
    deleted deleted
    Sep 1, 2015

    Straight Shooter

    One of my good friends on here says that I am a "Straight Shooter". I don't see the point in hints, and clues. If I have something to say I say it. Likewise, if I want something I ask for it. I haven't had many surprises at Christmas or birthdays. BUT, I haven't...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 18, 2008
    bnaesf bnaesf
    41-45, M
    Jan 2, 2015

    Don't Ask Me If You Want The Truth.

    I don't hold back any punches and tell people if they're horrible or good--when they ask. I don't sugar coat shyt! I would want someone to tell me the honest truth and not try to spare my feelings--when I ask.
    TrustNobody TrustNobody
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2010

    It Is What It Is

    I tell it like it is because people deserve the truth from me.  If they don't like it, they don't like me.  And if they don't want the truth, then they don't want to better their situations, they just want drama, to which I say good riddance.  What's important...
    IcarusFalling IcarusFalling
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 13, 2009

    Tell It Like It Is....

    ...well or at least as you see itit is a tough philosophy with a strong kick back but I have stuck to it and survived simply because I recognize that"like it is" is really "how I see it" and therefore I keep my ears and mind open to other's opinions or sometimes try and see it as...
    mr4553 mr4553
    36-40, M
    Feb 9, 2011

    Prudence And Foresight Two Gifts Of The Spirit.........

    What a kind and gentle virtue to have been given by our Good Lord and Savior. Today I truly recognize this virtue , never had I seen it before that I at once would recogize the wisdom He has given me. I know it's the hidth  of arrogency to know this because of the power of...
    sofican sofican
    61-65, F
    Aug 19, 2010
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