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I Will Never Understand Why People Blindly Follow Others

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    Don't Follow Blindly!!

    First of all, let me say that this does not apply to religion alone. Every 'system' around us be it political, Industrial(especially in India).The problem with most people is that we stop learning very early in our lives. We stop questioning certain things and convince ourselves...
    HeretoHelp99 HeretoHelp99 18-21, M Nov 22, 2012

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    This goes for most of my life, even the parts that have been easy, too many strange and unusual factors involved. No one will ever understand, unless by some random chance they...
    IntoTheFuckingFloodAgain IntoTheFuckingFloodAgain 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I've had 3 girlfriends so far the 1st one I've known since I was 3 and as we progressed on we got to middle school and started dating. I was really really into her and she really...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jun 29

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    I'm young yes.. But does being young necessarily mean you don't know what love is? Ever since I was a little girl i grew up watching the love stories dreaming that one day that...
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    i was afraid of letting you hurt me! that is why i rejected you 3 times. i know very well that you were gonna do this! BUt i liked you so much at the time! you also told me that u...
    cookiez6u6 cookiez6u6 18-21, F Jun 28

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    I know this girl she works for walmart and shes always complaining about how sje dont like her job or how her life has turned out so I told her when shes off look for another job...
    truckinjohn truckinjohn 31-35, M Jul 7

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    And that reason is why I lost a lot of my old friends...
    SweetAlone13 SweetAlone13 13-15, F Jul 9

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    i love my boyfriend, he loves me. we have like almost a year since we started dating and well at the being of us we use to talk about have a future together and starting a family...
    cookiez6u6 cookiez6u6 18-21, F Jun 28

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    Go to four hospitals, therapy sessions, different medications (unneeded) and backstabbing family. I want you to walk in my shoes for a week and see how you would feel. It's a game...
    ArtemisMoonGoddess ArtemisMoonGoddess 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    Is it lieing if a person dont ask?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 29

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    They are evil little annoyances. How do I overcome this?
    qwerty350 qwerty350 26-30 Jul 5

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    im not a bad person,I try to help everyone but around me all hates me
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 8

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    If you're already plus size and also healthy, then that's great. But I don't understand why people would want to force feed themselves and gain a bunch of weight. I think it's...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    These days nearly everyone follows media and sadly believe in everything they find in them. And majority od those people will think im talking jibberish but it only shows how deep...
    kat8507 kat8507 26-30 Jul 9

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    I don't understand why we let our "friends" **** us over. Why do we put up with their **** when all you is put up with theirs. Is it worth it? The pain? The drama? I don't believe...
    Todayisadream Todayisadream 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I understand why my heart aches so much from pain from to many wishes not coming true my heart grow black and empty and my tears start to grow in my eyes i try to think of a good...
    lovevirus525 lovevirus525 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    As I watched the movie "Earthlings" (narrated by Joaquin Phoenix), I couldn't stop myself from crying. I actually bawled my eyes out. The things people do to animals worldwide is...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M Jul 2

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    I haven't given myself to someone 100 percent because I haven't ever felt that comfort, that 'I really really like you" feeling, where I'm happy to be open and not forcing anything...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    The Vietnam war was at its peak in 1968. The Tet offensive started on January 30 and the Pueblo incident with North Korea occurred on January 23. The USAF began operation Port Bow...
    a42g11 a42g11 61-65, M Jul 9

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    Often i'm sitting alone experiencing life alone that is when i have time to think about my experiences and situations. People have different levels of intelligence always wishing...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I'm 13 about to be 14, and I'm always unhappy and depressed. I don't really understand why because I dont have that bad of a life. I mean my familys not exactly the Bradys but I...
    emmy63637 emmy63637 13-15, F Jul 6

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    I'm extremely confused I'm a very Christian guy. I want to be a pastor. But yet I crossdress which is considered inappropriate in my religion. Like I do sin every day but I still...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    My life has been wasted...and theres nothing I can do about it. I will never be an artist, author or even an actor💔 Why is my life screwed up and full of catastrophe😫 WHY...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I can try to play the smart sweet girl or the sexy mysterious girl but in the end there is nothing about me anyone can seem to love. I try to just be myself but that seems to never...
    babybop12 babybop12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I will never apologise for being me. I'm me and I won't change for anyone. If you want to change me, you'll never succeed. I just want someone that will accept me for being me
    baconnater3000 baconnater3000 13-15, M Jun 26

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    There was a time I felt that our love was pure and real. I say that with all confidence...even if I was only 16 then. The moment I felt sure I loved you, I knew I could never un...
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    Life of being a child is so much fun. I remember when I play outdoor games, volley ball,basketball,Chinese garter and many more.We play also hide and seek, climbing trees,biking...
    Lovesweetlove Lovesweetlove 26-30, F Jun 28

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    There are many but the one i will never forget is Boys like Girls. They are my favorite band since 2006 and i met the lead singer and he was the sweetest person ever and listened...
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Sorry ...but I will never compromise my integrity for anything or anybody. My soul means a lot to me. Although I feel we all swerve from our true path sometimes, we are guided by a...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Going to sleep alone and waking up alone could may just be one of the hardest things to get over. It's been a long time since I've shared my bed with someone that I'm starting to...
    GivenToFly182 GivenToFly182 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 12

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    Finding the One person who has shown me who I truely am has been an AMAZING experience! I know, that no matter how O/our situation turns out, I will never be the same...and for...
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    This is admittedly a disjointed story that’s probably of minimal interest to most people. It’s part rant and part clarification and is in response to some of the people who...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I have done some things that I am not proud of. A lot the stuff I can't even believe to this day that I did it. I did these things back when I was in high school. I did these...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21, T 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Today, I sat and ate breakfast with other teachers in the hotel. It is my final breakfast here, and we all enjoyed ourselves and conversed about our plans and expectations for the...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F Jul 15

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    What a dumb question. I especially hate it when guys who want to date me ask this. When I was single, it was completely by choice. It was because, although I had guys who liked me...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Author's note: I'm sorry if all this doesn't make sense. It was written to understand, and I worked through a lot writing it. It feels odd posting it but I haven't posted here in a...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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    No one will ever love me. It scares me so much because I don't want to be alone.
    whalesmakingbabies whalesmakingbabies 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It seems as if everywhere I go I get stares for people saying "you don't belong" or stares of disgust. My ballet teacher says hi and smiles to other girls but if I don't say...
    drpastasauce drpastasauce 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    It started when I was younger and all of my friends were just discovering relationships.. I always told them how pointless it was. I would say, "I'm fine alone. I'm going to wait...
    amberooo amberooo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Okay in theory yes I suppose I can guess why they do. However in practise I can't for the life of me, understand how a loving man could be happy doing this? Nor how a wife could be...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    I guess it's because I don't have the heart. I just don't understand their perspective. What makes them so bold to deliberately cause harm?
    AprilBurden23 AprilBurden23 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    trust is something to be earn, for some it takes an instant for others, weeks and some months.... I sadly am in the first category, I tend to trust to easily. I fell in the trap...
    womanonly womanonly 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    My husband and I have been married for 10 years but we've been together for 15. During our marriage, he cheated on me twice with two different women. The first woman he actually...
    futureexwife14 futureexwife14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Honesty will find you true friends. That's why I don't have many, too many dishonest people anymore these days.
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jun 25

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    As long as we judge each other harshly without taking time to understand each other's point of view...it will always be Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus!!!  I...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    I went to see Vanessa Paradis at the Forum, London.You may know her as Johnny Depp's ex girlfriend whom he had two children with. Or you may remember her as the 14 year old who...
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