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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 laugh about it.I know by being raised by her what it's like to live and be around someone who is constantly judging people,so...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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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, right?  Our friends have their opinions, our spouses another, even  the people we meet on the street.  What do we say when...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 21 Responses Mar 4, 2008

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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 I've gone through the same thing. You don't know what you would do in the same situation as someone else until...
    daydreamin daydreamin 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2007

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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 thinking something of someone that is entirely false. I'm friends with a lot of eclectic people thanks to my striving...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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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 ever made! However, I think SOME judgement is neccessary for protection, and self-preservance. So, I'll be honest. I won't...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2007

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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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    I have two wonderful best friends

    that I love unconditionally, but one of them is a little bit closed-minded and criticizes me at least once every time we see each other. I don't really care but I do wish I could meet and have people more like myself around me. I love tolerant, free, genuine people.
    LifeTheCageDeathTheKey LifeTheCageDeathTheKey 18-21, M Sep 27

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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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    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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    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, wrong and pathetic reasons to hurt someone else. If you've hurt someone I care about and you come up with a lame...
    HazelEyedWolf HazelEyedWolf 18-21, F Nov 21, 2013

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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 am. And I wouldnt want to be judged because of that. Its not always easy but everyday I try a little bit more to be objective...
    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 this. I don't think or say "Do not judge me". But I notice everybody who says "Do not judge" supports judgement...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 19, 2013

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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 that looks a certain way means trouble. Like when people are wearing ripped clothes and a a lot of spikes and has dyed...
    Faraklin Faraklin 36-40, F May 28, 2010

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    I'm not saying I "judge" people,

    also not saying that I don "judge" people. I'm saying I look at certain kinds of people in a certain way. people who look and act in a certain way don't expect to be stereotyped, and get mad when people putt them in that stereotype. It's just annoying - you don't want to be...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F Dec 4

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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 life story.  I accept people for what they are. Everybody has a story, and their story has moulded them into...
    amyjo3 amyjo3 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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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, listened to their problems and taught them a better way to do things. When we first drove up into their driveway... my...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2012

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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 help it. I always feel like I'm being judged so why can't I judge others if they can judge me? but then i al;ways say...
    JennyNiceGirl JennyNiceGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 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... which it several steps ahead of most of this planet's population.
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    A dear friend of mine was doing some things

    that hurt me. I had a frank discussion first to let her know they hurt me and to ask why she was doing this. I just don't understand the behavior. Now I'm cut off for being judgmental. I was asking why. How can I judge what I dint fully understand
    mrennie61 mrennie61 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 16

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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 but I do.. My mom says I won't be liked..I'm trying harder not...it's hard not to find the bad things about someone...
    GuardianAngel9400 GuardianAngel9400 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2012

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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 could eat what I liked and be as thin as you!" and the woman laughed but then said, "I have a condition in which I can't gain any...
    FadedSilhouette FadedSilhouette 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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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 you know what happens when you assume things. For me to judge your actions is ridiculous. How do i KNOW i would not react...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F Jun 30, 2008

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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 live my life is not for anyone to judge. How other people want to live...is not for me to judge either or for...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 4, 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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    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 allowing themselves to get away with all kinds of things in life. There is a huge difference between disliking a choice someone made...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Dec 26, 2012

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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.  I can disagree with you just as you can disagree with me.  This opens us up to a great discussion.  It is...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    I try not to judge without getting to know the

    person first! First impressions don't count neither because that person could have been having a bad day, get to know the person! Something I learn
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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." Matthew 7:1-2
    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 over ....  i hate labels ... but as ive said many times people usually form an opinion of me right away good or bad...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Aug 23, 2007

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    I'm not a girl who would spread a rumor about

    somebody. In fact, I don't mix-in with any typical girl group at school at all. I try really hard to avoid them because every girl at my school likes girl talk, and girl talk is terrifying for a girl who doesn't want to say anything bad about someone.
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Oct 4

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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......peadophiles etc  I don't think that I'm wrong in doing that. I don't mind so much when people judge me, I just go out...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 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 just cannot wrap my mind around them. I can't understand them...I hope I never have to. Certain groups on here are...
    SweetlyLingering SweetlyLingering 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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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 pass by, and you will make judgments about them and their behavior, their upbringing. I go to the local market to buy groceries, and this...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2011

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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 is not really a problem, but it can be a horror if it does. I was fired for discriminatory reasons and I am currently trying to fight it, but it is a...
    BittenDog BittenDog 46-50, M Nov 30, 2010

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    In light of the tragic and completely preventable death of Michael Brown and the 12 year old child in Utah, I believe cops need to utilize much better judgement. Michael Brown did...
    gumshoejane2 gumshoejane2 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 1

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    I am not here to judge, unless you are different than me, then I will judge you. Just kidding, I mostly won't judge you. Okay, just kidding again. I won't judge you. Promise.
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    Trust me!!!! I don't appreciate being judged!!! I am in no room to judge!!! If every one would swap shoes for a week or so... I bet we'd all be a little less quick to judge...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    You can't really judge no one cause God said don't judge unless you will be judge some people have it harder then others but everyone have something thats not right in there and if...
    marvel901jones marvel901jones 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I know as human beings that we all judge people. We all do! For example, if your at a bar and you look across the room at a person, you most definitely don't think "wow! I bet they...
    actiegirl actiegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    Nobody is perfect, and no I really don't judge others because I have a past I could write a very long book about, I know what it's like to be judged, ridiculed and essentially...
    rememberthesunshyne rememberthesunshyne 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I don't judge anyone... I also don't want people to judge me or the choices I make till they walk a mile in my shoes.
    princessalicia princessalicia 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Maybe hate is too strong; how about intense dislike. I try hard to not judge others. I make it a point to state what I think without labeling or calling names. I expect the same...
    quasimotoornot quasimotoornot 56-60, M Nov 26

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    Story of my life. Got adopted by white middle class parents. Went from living in the projects to living in rich white neighborhood. I dress like a ghetto kid because that's my...
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M Nov 26

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    I judge a book by it's cover. Don't get me wrong. I am not talking about judging someone for the color of their skin, race or national origin. However, if I read in the paper that...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 29

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    I realize that I'm quite judgemental. Not when I'm surrounded by people, but nights like this when I am alone. People message me and based of what they type or say I automatically...
    4EVRANDEVR 4EVRANDEVR 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I am not perfect and I don't claim to be and I don't have all the answers. But this whole thing going on with race and color and it's like what century are we living in 2014 or...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    When you see someone on the street , and you think ( omg she's ugly ,fat,weird) well don't judge them by what they look like ok . I saw a girl getting beat up all because she was...
    zoeylove145 zoeylove145 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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