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    What I Like About Getting Older

    It seems that when I was younger and sometimes now there is always some one you have to "tip toe around" for some reasons or another. But as I have gotten older I don't do the tip toeing much anymore.  If I've got something to say then I say it.  We can all...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2008

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    Of Cours

    It's annoying to me when people don't tell you what they really mean.Just speak your mind! Besides, if you have something to say to someone, go out and tell them, don't hide it or speak it behind their backs.Waste of time.
    Ice23 Ice23 18-21 Aug 11, 2011

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    I Want People...

    I want people to say what they mean, instead of hinting around a bush, why dont you say what your really thinking...it makes things much easier and less complicated..once someone is honest and opens up than come talk to me cause i cant stand the ones that cant say what they...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2011

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    I'm not a baby and you're not my momma!

    Stop playing games and man up! If you like me or if you hate me, tell me!! I ain't got time for your mush-mouth mumbling and precious moods, son. I can hear the clock ticking while you line up your words in just the nicest way you can, but I can sometimes tell what you...
    Vancity89 Vancity89 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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    Straight Shooters Only...

    Say it, don't sugar coat it. If you love me, trust me also, accept my love back. If you don't, good night and good luck.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F Apr 23, 2009

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    Argh

    It frustrates me when people take all day to get one friggin point across when they could've just as easily explained it within two sentances.
    Gryphonheart Gryphonheart 16-17, F Sep 3, 2007

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    Life Would Be So Much Easier.

    I have never been able to ' read between the lines '.  I've heard this expression so many times and it just doesn't make any sense to me at all. What does it mean and where did the expression originate?
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 2 Responses May 24, 2009

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    I Got It From My Father

    "Say what you mean but mean what you say!"  How many times have you heard that in your lifetime? Well for me I think i heard that come out of my father's mouth almost every day of my life. I was raised to believe in myself and to do what I say and to mean it. I expect those...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Jan 6, 2011

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    I Don't Understand

    I can never understand why people say one thing when they mean something completely different. In the past I've been told it was to protect me from being hurt but I'm more hurt when I find out what they were trying to say, I can't help that I always say what I mean without a...
    amigoodenough amigoodenough 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    My View On Being "polite"

    I understand the reasons behind politeness, I really do. It just disappoints me that we live in a society where our opinions must be stifled.Well, at least thats what society wants, but there are plenty of those around that seem polite, but are actually insulting you. My mom, and...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Jan 23, 2012

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    I Learned From My Mother...

    ...My mom is the type who when you ask her for a favor, she may say yes right away but when it comes time to do it, she lets you know by her attitude or comments, that she doesn't really want to do it or that it is such a drain on her. As an example, I rarely ask her to watch my...
    WittyOne WittyOne 46-50, F 3 Responses May 29, 2007

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    Say It Straight

    Lies are insulting. You might as well just tell the person you are lying to that you think they are an idiot and will eat up all the colorful crap you spit forth. The truth may hurt but it is sooooo much easier to recover from. Lies always leave you questioning everything that...
    drbeetlemeyer drbeetlemeyer 41-45, F Jan 5, 2010

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    Stupid People Talk

    I am so sick and tired of people who open there mouths just to start **** with other people. If they have something to say to you they need to just confront you up front.
    tragedyhappens tragedyhappens 22-25, F Nov 1, 2007

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    I know this is really random but I have had this Calculus professor who always says: "Say it like you mean it!!!!!" to the whole class, when we were suppose to answer a question, & everyone would just whisper. It's so funny!! :)
    yoyo101 yoyo101 18-21, F Feb 4, 2008

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    Really, How Hard Can This Be?

    Just say what you mean and mean what you say!    I think it would be a better place if we all were just a little more honest with each other.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 8, 2007

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    Honesty Is Always The Best Policy

    I like people who politely and tactful say what they mean and cut the rubbish I like preciseness and logic over emotion I like practical responses I like people who have the confidence to speak the truth and take the consequences I like people like this cuz I know where I am...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jan 15, 2011

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    Out With It!!!

    Ta, ta, ta, today, Junior!
    suzer suzer 26-30, F Sep 3, 2007

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    Aren't I Worth the Truth?

    Don't ya just hate it when people beat aound the bush and do not come out with what they really want to say? You can tell it is right there on their lips,but your ears are not gonna hear it unles you pry it out of them with a crowbar. The truth is what it is and I would rather...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    Tip Toe Through The Tulips

    if you have something on your mind,just say it,,don't be shy online,,why tip toe through the tulips,,and beat around the bush,,your just wasting time getting to know someones true feelings,,,,,better to know the true intentions than ,wishing you would have said what your feeling...
    rjschoch rjschoch 36-40, M 5 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    People Should Tell the Truth

    There are times when people just lie for the hell of it and it is a very aggravating trait. For those of us who tell the truth. When someone really doesn't say what they mean, it causes unnecessary confusion and deliberate, intended stress for the person on the receiving end. It...
    classyclaws classyclaws 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    Just Say What You Mean

    There are a number of those people who say all sorts of good things about you, And they however do not mean it from the inside. I Don't stand them they're fakes, And i certianly do not like them. They'll smile with you, laugh with you, Say wonderful things, And yet they are just...
    everythinghappens4R everythinghappens4R 22-25, M Nov 9, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So many people on EP write stories about wanting true friends to share everything. But, most of them just login for few minutes and then sign off. How can they expect good quality...
    cdef12 cdef12 31-35, F Apr 29

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    I went to the local coffee shop @ 4:53. The barista saw me but she continued to walk to the back room. She could've came to me & said " we're closed". All I wanted was a blueberry...
    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I've been having three recurring dreams lately. I will only share one of them at the moment though. So in the first dream, I'm standing in a lunch line at school. In the dream, I...
    mo7lamb7 mo7lamb7 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    How all men are so sex centered. Is that the only reason you talk to a woman? You know we have brains, feelings, we can make great non-sex friends. You don't have to look at us...
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    You can't fix everything so just quit trying.
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I grew up around people that only apologized to get you off of their back, or to get back on your good graces. They never meant it, though, because they would always do the same...
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    there are a lot of times and situations where I want to say what's on my mine but my mouth gets me in to much trouble already. so I am finally learning that I can't always say what...
    btiny13 btiny13 13-15, F 2 Responses May 9

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    What I find interesting is people that think they know it all. The nature of man is to be disobedient every since the beginning. Some people are confused because in their heart...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F May 6

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    I love Zodiac and astrology. I love knowing other people's signs and researching them... Astrology to me, is just a base of how an individual's personality is. For example, I'm...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I wonder what goes through the mind of someone who calls someone a mother effer. I mean, according to the Webster's dictionary, the eff word means to copulate and also according to...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 11

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    I have recently voiced myself for a large while on the Duggar scandals. I have stayed away over the years from the show for various reasons of feeling like they're only acting...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    For all of you who think that more attractive women get whatever the hell they want, never have to work for anything and have it easy....stop hating and see the bigger picture. Now...
    kissmykass kissmykass 22-25, F 3 Responses May 12

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    My mom and I just had a disagreement yesterday. She always thinks the worst of me because I would often disagree with the way she does things or when I'd point out her bad attitude...
    ComplicatedWounded ComplicatedWounded 26-30, F 1 Response May 10

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    But you know what? I desperately want to end. I more likely to choose that than living like this. I have thought ways. I thought I have enough reasons, many reasons, valid reasons...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I want to say this to you. Maybe by some miracle I will get the chance. I truly think I will.. Don't let fear control you anymore. Stop letting the negative people poison your mind...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses May 1

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    I have no idea what some people think when they think they want to talk to me...I have no idea sometimes what makes one want to talk to me...the conversation's are strange some...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 1 Response May 14

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    I hate when people say things like "I raised my children perfectly. I was so great. I get nothing in return. They don't like me. I'm not sure why. Wah wah wah" bullshit bullshit...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F May 15

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    I really want to thank all of you here on EP and EP. I came here only because I heard a few teen girls talking about it and how disgusting the guys were on her and how easy it was...
    peachstring peachstring 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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    long time i have lost all my connection to this site and most importantly to the people i have met here...people who once upon a time were the reason i attempted at living...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I never been loved in a way I love. Yet I'd like to know what love feels like. The love from ones heart that touches another soul. Love that runs warm in your vein. Love that does...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes when people are depressed they make irreversible decisions that they cannot undo. For instance, internet relationships. I met someone who projected facts towards me...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F May 6

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    So first I'll play you a song to listen to that might make up for my poor writing skills because the right music can cover lots of sins.. and a wrong sort with a bad ear can be...
    NotHooray NotHooray 56-60, M May 8

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