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I Wish People Were More Friendly and Considerate to Each Other

and the world will live as one 2,155 People

    We Can't All Be Angels...

    I know that we can't all be good all the time. The negative things can teach the hardest lessons that we've got to learn. This is life, and sometimes it hurts. It would be nice though if we didn't have to hurt just to learn.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 11, 2009

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    These Words Do Not Cost A "penny" :D

    Please and thank you!!!!! I was in the local supermarket and a "lady" opened the door for me!, naturally i said "thank you on both occasions" and she turned to me and said!! "i opened the door and held it, as i did for you"!!  and you were the only polite one who thanked me...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 17 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    It Gets Exausting

    to have the verbal attacks,and them say you started it.i am just here to talk about my experiences,if you don`t like them,don`t read them.there is the you misspelled this and that.fine,ok.but this should be a place where you can talk about your experiences without beeing attacked...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Mar 26, 2009

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    This World Needs Mending

    I have come to realise that this world is in great need of fixing ,and it will take more than a elastoplast to do this.What has happened to consideration for others .Have we lost the meaning of manners maketh the man .What has happened to a bit of compassion for others less well...
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M Jul 7, 2011

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    Come On! Ask!

    Ask, you know you want to! I'll try to answer all
    aloverboy123 aloverboy123 13-15, M Aug 28, 2013

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    Life In Australia Used To Be Sweeter

    my childhood was hell. but life was nice in the 90's people were more friendly and live was more egalitarian in Australia there was more freedom of each gender. and life was a mix of traditional mixed with alternative I used to love the kids shows like"Miracle of 34 street...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 30, 2011

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    It Almost Made Me Stop Being A Good Person.

    Last year was my first year of college. It was the second semester and the last REAL week of school. It was around April 28th, and a friend and I were outside just talking at around 3 in the morning. A group of girls in all black were coming up the hill (looking pretty suspicious...
    YamelDzNUTS YamelDzNUTS 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2012

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    Nobody care about your achievements except

    yourself. Friends are not reliable even if close friends. If you become rich ,a lot of people would be your friend. In contrast, people do not care about you. Money above all relationship.
    fitwealth fitwealth 26-30, F Mar 16

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    Read It, Think It And Try It.

    As we have entered the new year, We enjoyed the first day of this year at it's best... But today if you see, It has become a beautiful memory... We can have each day as yesterday, We can be happy all the time... But life has many faces... We need to experience and understand...
    dxey dxey 18-21 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    Very Much So. ...

    Very much so. I walk around with a smile on my face and sure get some dirty looks back most of the time. People seem to be very suspicious now of any act of kindness. I also think consideration of others is very important and good manners. There is not enough of both in this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    Why Do People Give Broken Junk To Charities?

    I like to shop in op shops, charity stalls, jumble sales etc.  I think that recycling stuff we no longer need or use is a good idea.  One person's trash is another persons's treasure etc.  But many times I have purchased something in good faith only to find it is broken beyond...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2010

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    Untilted

    if everyone was just a bit nicer the whole world would be better. always say thank you and ur welcome, always hold the door for others even if your a girl and theres a man walking through. just the little things could change a persons day.
    noodlehead noodlehead 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Reaching Out To Fall

    I was trying to help a friend one day, and she got really mad at me for asking. I didn't know that asking to help was offensive or anything. Also, I'm always there for people and in return they don't care about my issues. Either way, I'm going to be super nice and try to make the...
    NoOnesNeedsToKnow NoOnesNeedsToKnow 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    People Need Hearts

    People need to realize that words do hurt and they need to grow up.
    kime kime 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    If Only Everyone In The World Was...

    This is kind of my one wish. Just imagine a world where everybody got along perfectly. Thats a perfect world , not only is it a perfect world but i think that its a world we all deserve to live in. Everybody that has joined this experience is a good person and there are so many...
    kayla13 kayla13 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    ME Too

      If we could all be more friendly to eachother it would be a better world. First we must find out what friendship means. To me friendship means that we are one. We respect one another, love one another,care for one another, advise one another ,understand one another and at...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2008

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    I know people that are very selfish.

    It's sad, they don't care about others
    johnny1996 johnny1996 41-45, F Mar 3

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    What's the Big Deal?

    I'm not really sure why it's so difficult for people to show even the slightest bit of courtesy. I mean, the way I look at it, it's like urinating on your floor, barfing on your couch, taking a dump in your sheets, and leaving it all there. These are not signs of mental wellness...
    mmmcookies mmmcookies 26-30 14 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    Is It Hard?

    i  wish that people were more kind than they are now, they only harm each other, i  have  try 2 help others 2 figure out how 2 be nice 2 each other but 4 what? is useless i detest them, i detest every1 who can't b a bit "human"
    gene66 gene66 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Meh

    why cant evreyone just get along its more about looks how skinny u are blah blah so i dont look like a effing model get over it
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T Dec 14, 2010

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    Idyll

    I wish I wish...I wish in vain
    BreezyPockets BreezyPockets 26-30, F Aug 24, 2012

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    How About A Little Gratitude

    I wonder sometimes if most people are even capable of taking another person's feelings into consideration?  It does not seem like an impossibility to say THANK YOU...once in a while.  It is only two syllables.  You can say it in less than two seconds....and I have...
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    We Are Strive And Seek Comfort

    We are have one thing in common: and that is to be accepted, I believe. It's a survival mechanism. If we are shunned, not appreciated, or rejected as a person, then our self confidence and self perception gets effected negatively. And we usually perceive ourselves how others view...
    fromthecal fromthecal 22-25, F Aug 13, 2012

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    Me Too

    I held doors  open for  people. I sometimes gets a thank you but other I don't. Why do I bother to hold doors open for people?
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2010

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    Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You!!

    It's been around as long as I've been alive.  Even way before I was born, unfortunately, it will be here long after I'm dead.  People being ugly and rude to each other.  Not only in the outside world but even here on EP.  I just don't understand why people...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 19 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Me...

    I used to be great kid,everybody wanted to hang out with me,but my life turn around 360 degrees,so basically what happened is that i started be addicted and waste like 10 hours on computer on day,i forgot how to live my life,i never used drugs,alcohol etc.I feel like i wasted my...
    clolest clolest 16-17, M Jan 20, 2013

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    Consideration.

    I tried to teach my sons to be polite. They often see me holding doors open for people. I will never forget the time my youngest boy, at age 4, held the door open at a restaurant for my then wife, mother, oler son.Walking across the parking lot behind us were a couple of ladies...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 14, 2011

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    Hating Is So Meannnnnnnnnn

    STOPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP BEINGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO RUDE TO OTHER   PEOPLE ......PEOPLE.....
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M Aug 10, 2012

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    Well I Guess, 'yes...

    Well I guess, 'yes' is the obvious answer although I tend to treat people as they treat me,  so anyone who's rude to me will generally get the same back and I won't bother with them again, so it's not really a problem.  I would rather people be honest than pretend...
    Haysie Haysie 46-50 Jul 25, 2008

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    While I certainly respect the views,

    opinions, and experiences expressed on this site, one thing seems to be amiss. Not Many write about what it is like to lose a loved one due to HIV/AIDS complications, and yet are still testing Negative. My LTR of 10 1/2 years ended when my partner lost his battle with Kaposi's...
    fallencub74 fallencub74 36-40, M Apr 4

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    I Want To Be Back In The 50's

    In the 50's from what i've got from people from older generations, even though there were racial differences, people still had so much respect for others, more respect for the opposite sex especially were Love is concearned.These days alot of people dont seem to posess the...
    ShesAZombie ShesAZombie 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    No More Drama

       You would think in a place of work people would want to get a long with each other but no they would rather create unessesary drama with one anathor. Its insane! its like the young and the restless only with people in their fifties . well I am 30 but the drama starts...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    Wish People Were More Kind And Friendly!

    instead, all i seem to hear nowadays is people cheating on one another, stabbing each other in the back and being rude to one another!! well, maybe not all the time , but these days i hear more of people treating one another like crap, than being nice!! and i just think that...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 6 Responses Dec 22, 2010

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    People don't understand how important their

    behavior towards others are. Something as simple as a look can stir a person in some way. We all influence each other. People should stop disrespecting others, we all have the right to be respected. Maybe if we treated each other kindlier and better, the world would be easier to...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F Mar 3

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    Why Do People Hit Others For Fun?

    So, I'm not sure if this story fits in this category, but I feel it sort of does. I hate it when people hit others for their birthday, for fun, or just cuz they're bored. I don't get it!!! Like this is what happens to me sometimes: Friend: Hey you (slap). I'm just like can you...
    mkim07 mkim07 18-21 2 Responses Dec 27, 2010

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    It seems as if the world has become

    so busy and commercialized that people are caught on the "just getting by train" For the couple seconds it takes to say hi or give a smile, they've become so entrenched in what they perceive is an unfair world. They can't take the time. There seems to be a lot more something for...
    say81 say81 51-55, M Mar 3

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    Why Is There Still Racism??

    I will not now, nor will I ever understand racism. I do hate that you will alienate and hate someone just because their skin is a different color than yours is. It just makes no sense to me. We are not even different races in my opinion. I believe we are all one race...the HUMAN...
    obvious11 obvious11 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2011

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    What happened? There used to be a time were people will do good deeds for each other all the time! But now everyone seems like a bully. I think to world would be more at peace if...
    PaleUglyStar PaleUglyStar 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish everyone could just get over petty differences and try to get along or at least try to be respectful to each other.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    ...First bf gets mad bc he has to take a day off to watch our son bc our son is ill & the sitter is too. THEN he's mad because I'm sick & he decides to work tonight. Is this how it...
    mistypop182 mistypop182 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes please try to follow what is written in the pic as much as you can
    Friendlyman64 Friendlyman64 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    But. They will be. Few can be as awesome as me. And even i block some here. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's so hard to find your true soul mate in this world, and those who do are truly lucky. I was in a four year relationship with the most amazing man on earth. He was truly my soul...
    adantist adantist 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I've always had a hard time connecting with people. It's because I'm very introverted by nature and also got bullied a lot when I was in school so I've never been comfortable...
    Mack1978 Mack1978 36-40, M 8 Responses Aug 17

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    This is an update from one of my posts about my bf and I moving in together and how aggravating and intrusive his mom was. Anyway, its been 4 months now that me and my bf have been...
    Slumbergirl92 Slumbergirl92 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    There so many things people wish they could change about themselves. They wish they were skinner,prettier, more handsome, richer, and had more friends. I even wish this myself...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    ... so we don't have to rely on phones, gadgets and the internet for us to be able to talk. ... so we can do things together all the time. ... so we can see and be with each other...
    ladybug1234 ladybug1234 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Respect is such a basic thing. And I don't see what's so difficult in giving respect. Respect to parents, siblings, peers, those younger than you. IF only people were just more...
    zozobar zozobar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I wish I had more money. What I wish I had all the money in the world. Not only that I wish i made $10000000000 every week.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Its hard for me to gain friends in general. Those times I do make a friend, they end up leaving me like everyone else. I wish people would like me because once they get to know me...
    JadeKimura JadeKimura 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I wish my life were over.... had a restraing order on me because my child's mother lied about me, claiming I would threaten and stalk her. Got into drugs and depression bad because...
    deadmanwalking1233 deadmanwalking1233 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago