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I Try Not to Judge

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    "I Try Not to Judge" - I do try not to judge.I have a mother who is very judgemental,she just turned 81.I do love my mother but I always joke with her and her forked tongue,we...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    The Truth Of The Matter Really - is that a lot of people in life have taken the Christian principle "Judge not lest ye be judged" and used it and abused it to drastic proportions...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 26, 2012

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    I Try - I really do try not to judge people.. I' don't always succeed, but at least I've realized it's wrong to judge people, and I know when I do it.. So, now I try to control it...
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    Perspective - My room mate wished to introduce me to a family he has been helping out for a few years. He drove them around from place to place. He bought them food, clothes...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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    I Can Not Judge You - I have not lived your life.  I have not seen what you have seen.  I do not know your thought process. Of course i could make assumptions.... but...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F Jun 30, 2008

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    I Try Not to Judge... - ... because there is always a reason why someone is this or that way. A reason I probably will never know. And so do I have my reasons why Im the person I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 29, 2008

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    Lifelong - For everyone who abuses the principle "Do not judge me" that the world has been doing to not feel guilty of things they want to do, you need to stop riding the fence on...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 19, 2013

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    I Am Not God - In my eyes I have no right to sit back and judge people. Behind every person is a story. To look at someone and judge them would be implying that I know their entire...
    amyjo3 amyjo3 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Always That One - I usually don't judge people at all!! But sometimes there's always this one person who eats at my skin because of certain things they do. Like the immoral...
    HazelEyedWolf HazelEyedWolf 18-21, F Nov 21, 2013

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    Try Anyways - I try  not to judge....  to each their own. live in peace be  who you are leave me alone and ill leave you alone
    MeltedFlowers MeltedFlowers 31-35, F 1 Response May 29, 2010

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    Because I Know Why I Shouldn't. - I remember when me and my mum were in a shop and we saw this really thin woman, buying loads of chocolate and sweets. My mum said, "wow, I wish I...
    FadedSilhouette FadedSilhouette 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    I Try..... - I also try not to judge, before I have a chance to know someone. I have put my foot in my mouth so many times when I was younger . Before I learned to not judge until...
    daydreamin daydreamin 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2007

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    I Do My Best And Wish Others Would Try As Well - I do my very best to not judge people and I think it is very important. I have been judged and if there are not ramifications it...
    BittenDog BittenDog 46-50, M Nov 30, 2010

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    Try Being The Key Word Here - I was brought up in a prejudiced environment, with racist jokes and rants about other races. I went to a mostly white school, and didn't have much...
    AsherBarakat AsherBarakat 22-25, F Feb 21, 2013

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    Why Judge? - I know everyone does it--it's human nature--but it's really not necessary to judge people. Chances are, your impression is completely wrong, and then you end up...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    I Try Not To Judge...but I Still Do - It is very hard to not judge people. Your just going along with your life, minding your own business, and some loud obnoxious person, will...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2011

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    Judge and Jury - I try not to Judge because I don't want people to Judge me.  Not only do people Judge other people but they have there own little jury going on also. 
    dixie934 dixie934 41-45, F Nov 12, 2007

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    Judging V.s. Judgement - I try not to be too critical of others' lives. Afterall, I would be a VERY lonely person if people judged and turned away from me for EVERY mistake I've...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2007

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    I Try My Hardest... - I try my hardest not to judge others in my school. But half them are mean like hell :/ . I don't like being judged and don't like to judge others but I can't...
    JennyNiceGirl JennyNiceGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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    It's Wrong - I don't like people judging me (even though they do anyway) because I'm older, because I'm fat or for whatever other reason they can come up with. How I look, how I...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    It's A Challenge - I try not to judge... It's really hard not to for me.. I was judged alot when I was younger..I know tht would give me sense of wht it feels like so I don't do it...
    GuardianAngel9400 GuardianAngel9400 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2012

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    I Try My Best - I really really really try... but some things I still subconsciously judge... my apologizes...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2009

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    Judging Vs Opinon - I try not to judge how someone wants to live their life, but that does not mean I do not have an opinon on the subject.  A opinon is not a judgement. ...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    It Can Be Hard - I try not to judge but I do find it difficult at times. Until I know everything about some one who am I to judge them, although some people I will judge...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2007

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    Acceptance Is a Form of Judgement - I've always thought that accepting and judging were two different concepts.  If you accept someone as the they are, you're not judging...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 21 Responses Mar 4, 2008

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    Nice Surprise - Try is the main word here... I try not to be judgemental or prejudiced but of course it happens, especially when you have been taught from young age that people...
    Grakka Grakka 31-35, F May 28, 2010

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    Dictionary Definition Of The Word Judgement - The ability to make a decision and form an opinion objectively.
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 26, 2012

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    Judging Others - "Do not judge, or you to will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you...
    confusedchristian confusedchristian 18-21, F Jun 15, 2010

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    Judge and Be Judged - I try not to automatically form an opinion about someone ..  but to look for the good in all people but its hard ... especially when people screw you...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Aug 23, 2007

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    I Try...but - There are just somethings that just seem so wrong on so many levels to me. Murder, rape, ******...I'm sure there are others but these things seem heinous to me. I...
    SweetlyLingering SweetlyLingering 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Lest I be judged with the same measure as I let, I won’t judge you From across the room I see you looking at me with criticizing eyes and you don’t know me, but I won’t...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am not a perfect person. I've made bad choices & displayed poor behavior in my past. I've paid the price for it & I've learned from it. What really gets to me though is, other...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I think every day the fact I live in the world being judged. Everyone in the world is judged in some way. But one thing is very common people judged people how they talk or...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25

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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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    Many people do things because of the path they have been lead. I am not here to judge you. I am here to openly listen to your experiences. I myself am not perfect. Life's...
    musicilove musicilove 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Take a look. I can't say it any better than I Corinthians, chapter 5, straight from the Bible. Take a special notice of verses 9-13. (...borrowed from the website called biblehub...
    LivingDavid LivingDavid 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Everyone is adamant that people care more about what the heart has to offer rather than appearance, but the reality is, people DO judge us and people DO judge us based on our...
    MissMisunderstood1 MissMisunderstood1 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    The saying "Don't judge a book by it's cover" is totally true. I once judged someone without getting to know him and every time I think about it, I feel like such a terrible person...
    CaliLove87 CaliLove87 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I will never judge anyone. I have done some things in my life I'm not proud of and so have many other people. I have no right to judge anyone so if you need help then msg me. I...
    BeefStromi BeefStromi 18-21, M Mar 18

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    Why would you judge would you what some one to judge you?
    blueplasma blueplasma 13-15, M Mar 19

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    I don't want to be judged or hurt, so I'd never do it to anyone else. I've lost count of how many people have judged me based on being female, or my ages, or tattoos etc. Well...
    squishyarmadillo squishyarmadillo 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    I think people who judge other people are just so sick. I don't care if you're black, white, Mexican, Asian, bi, straight, gay, lesbian, blue, purple, yellow, etc. everyone goes...
    xoxolivi xoxolivi 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Have you ever just right off the bat judged someone? Only to find out latter that person was not what you originally thought.. I have been there many times and this is something I...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 Apr 1

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    I simply can not stand being judged my needs are my needs and if people would listen maybe they would understand my motives or thoughts
    rb1998 rb1998 31-35, M Mar 21

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    I've checked out a lot of stories posted on this site, and one thing that stands out with some of the ones I've read, is that people are extremely judgmental for all the wrong...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Mar 23

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    my wife is divorcing me, she wanted to get part of my disability. federal law protects veterans disability, but the judge granted her 20% of my disability for spousal support. i...
    caer caer 31-35, M Mar 24

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    I see so many people saying that they are open minded! Do they even know what it means? I think not, most are under the delusion that it means they accept this or that latest fad...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I made a mistake and sexted a guy and everyone found out. And they all judge me for it even though it happened a long time ago and I've changed. And I just want people to...
    gracie805 gracie805 13-15, F Mar 29

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    We all judge. You can't help it! As soon as you see someone you make assumptions based on how they look or sound or what they're doing. That's human nature.
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I am a very judgmental person and hold nothing back. I judge based on everything; your looks, your behavior, and your intellect. I am very critical and am not ashamed. I get a lot...
    Mehsy Mehsy 16-17, M Apr 3

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    All of us seem to be so tolerant, pretend to understand everything and everyone, but I have to admit - I do judge. Maybe it's because I'm a lawyer, so we tend to do thad, but...
    SevenHunderdSeven SevenHunderdSeven 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago