I Use the Word "I" Too Much

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    I Am I Do I Have I Want I See

    How funny...I think about this a lot. I am always starting sentences with "I" and it makes me feel conceited.  Like Yoda, perhaps we should write. I could have said "Perhaps we should write like Yoda" so that's a poor example. lol A person, meaning myself, doesn't know...
    soulshadow soulshadow
    36-40, F
    May 25, 2010

    Not Always Wrong

    It can be used too much, but there are some contexts when it's polite to use it, especially when expressing an opinion. 'I think Christians/atheists/beer drinkers (etc, etc) are wrong' is more polite than making a bald statement as though it were a fact.
    Blimey1 Blimey1
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 29, 2009

    Overusing "I"

    I always use the word "I" too much. I say "I think","I remember",etc to the point where it's annoying and awkward.
    Restless74 Restless74
    18-21, F
    Sep 13, 2009

    Probaby...

      ... because we can never truly know the thoughts and experience the feelings of others. Since we only really know ourselves (and there are many who haven't even gotten there), everything we "know" about others is merely our own perceptions.  
    gladiate gladiate
    51-55, M
    Oct 29, 2009

    I, I, I, I, And More I's

    In person, I barely talk at all, except to my very best friends, but when I do, I still feel like I'm talking about myself too much. I never really learned the art of conversation. Rather than ask questions about the other person, I end up telling little stories about myself or...
    KaBe22 KaBe22
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 26, 2010
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