I Wish Common Courtesy Was Common

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    It Would Be Ideal

    If everyone in the world had just a little more respect and courtesy for everyone else in it.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Oct 24, 2010

    A Bad Taste In My Mouth

    A letter written to the principal of my child's school by me. I just had the most unpleasant experience observing the staff at your school and the treatment of the students and parents that came in to try to follow the processes that are set. I was truly horrified at the lack...
    Miasmicmoon Miasmicmoon
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2011

    Sorry It Has Become A Lost Art

    not sure why think the world is in to much of a rush and the world has become a me first give me world
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Sep 26, 2011

    Still A Little Shocked

    This is my first story on EP (yay!) and only been a member for less than a week and already met some cool people BUT ANYWAY on to the story lol To start with, I was raised to be polite and courteous to others, show respect in public etc. I have social anxiety and am trying to...
    Kiyiya Kiyiya
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 20, 2012

    Few And Far Between...

    Common courtesy would be a welcome change in our society. There's too much rushing around, too much pushing and shoving. I mean this in a metaphorical way of course, what I mean to say is that it's all about me me me nowadays when actually taking time out to think about other...
    Mysteryman6652 Mysteryman6652
    36-40, M
    Oct 28, 2012

    It Is Rare

    that is for sure. Maybe we should start calling it uncommon courtesy as it is more of a rarity in younger generations. I have to admit, I miss being in a polite and courteous society. I am not saying agree to everything, but be polite about dissenting. Take care of other...
    DeepForest DeepForest
    1 Response Nov 3, 2010

    It Could Be So Easy

    These last couple of weeks, common courtesy seems to be a little more common than it was before. I have this boyfriend, you know. He holds doors for me. Carries my stuff. Does little things to make me feel special. Now I know of course that this is not really COMMON courtesy, but...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente
    18-21, F
    Oct 17, 2010
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