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I Wish People Will Realize How Their Words Can Sting Others

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    Joking Hurts

    I actually just had an experience with this tonight.. I took my daughter and her friends to the mall to do some shopping for a friends birthday. On the way home they were joking and carrying on but some means words were said in a joking manner, however my daughter was beginning...
    12bellarose12 12bellarose12 41-45, F Aug 22, 2012

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    Even Innocent

    Even words that seem to be innocent on the surface can be deceiving, It can hurt people bad falling for lies pretending to be the image of goodness... I have seen this, been victim to it myself... Do not for one second believe that only bad or harsh words can harm... Even those...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Jun 11, 2012

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    Antenna To The World

    Broadcast to the world The signal of your soul Many vibes come across sum seem coded Some claim you read me wrong Some come loaded with irony If you are well intended and clear Then why cry you did me wrong No one loses - no one gains The signal our father gives us Is so loud...
    1UNITY 1UNITY 56-60, F Aug 27, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Will he ever realize that I'm tired of him getting angry all the time? I really wish I could find someone who is patient and gentle and sweet
    tahemm3497 tahemm3497 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Like "WARNING: Investing your heart in this person will turn out to be heartbreak for yourself. they have hidden agendas and unbelievable secrets"
    bigbeautifulnswt bigbeautifulnswt 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Recently I have had this experience, some people message you directly without any content in their profile: FYI: I don't talk to such people, so don't waste your time.. :)
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like no one ever listens to me just because of my age. I know what's going on in the world, I have political opinions and ideas. I have a different mind set from other...
    kyhorse29 kyhorse29 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    If I've learned anything with the years is that "no one is better than you" no one is born in a different way ... and so those who believe that they are better than others and you...
    rb47 rb47 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I wish it still didn't hurt so bad.
    sparkleNglitz sparkleNglitz 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Some people need to realize how strong the word "hate" is. They need to think about it before they say they "hate" a person. Because when the person hears that, it hurts. It really...
    Seraphine246 Seraphine246 31-35 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really luv and like those who can bear consequences 2 help others. I try 2 be someone of this sort and others think I m successful in it. what could b better for a love than...
    umangch umangch 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How to get away with everything as a woman: 1. Be sickeningly nice to people who can advance your goals. 2. Compliment everyone to their face, so as long as they are of use to you...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 61-65, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Really hate how others do what they want and expect you not to get mad. If you do half of what they do, you are a bad person. **** is not fair!
    EternityF EternityF 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I hate when someone shows me attitude x.x
    LonAnmol LonAnmol 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I mean seriously! how lame must people be to go around the website and begging people to add them to their circle? do they think that makes them popular on ep because some people...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    My family has no idea what they do to me. And for 3 nights in a row (including tonight) I ended up crying cause of what they did
    Vicecream Vicecream 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I posted this on FB hoping to start a conversation or something but it didn't quite turn out that way (1 comment, 8 likes). It was sort of upsetting bc this was the first time I...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I read this thing today that was interesting. Often I see atheists argue "if God is real why does He allow suffering? If He can stop it why doesn't He, why would I want to follow a...
    FreudianSlip13 FreudianSlip13 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm leaving to return to school soon, so in preparation for that my dad promised a day of just me and him going wherever I want. I picked a place and the day I was off and he said...
    Scert20 Scert20 18-21, F a week ago

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    This site clearly says to "please respond with authenticity, support, and respect." It's absolutely ridiculous how people try to justify being a jerk for the sake of throwing their...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I have an uncle who is 41 years old and he works at a convenience store. I know that he doesn't get paid very much but my uncle doesn't have a lot of education and has never been...
    jillmyers91901 jillmyers91901 13-15, F Jul 21

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    Parents, Please talk to your children. Teach them about compassion. Teach them about self-sacrifice. Teach them to use their words wisely. Most of all SHOW them how to love~ ~May...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I know some people say I should help others regardless, but to be honest, I don't have the energy to do so. It's hard to find the energy or even the interest in helping others if...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 16

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    That's the way it is...it too shall pass...the passion, the obsession...and then the destruction. You got what you wanted; it was yours all along... Why was there a need to hurt...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I can't take compliments cause I am scared that they will laugh about me behind my back. When people compliment me I just laugh shyly and look to the ground. A lot of people may...
    BooksAreMyComfort BooksAreMyComfort 16-17, F Jul 12

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    If you wanna chat cool but don't message me because you think I can fulfill your little twisted fantasy. So all you people who keep messaging because you have some fixation for...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I wish this but I wonder if I could handle the truth.
    tsubakiblossom tsubakiblossom 22-25, F Jul 11

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    Just so we know what we are getting ourselves into when we become a part of their lives.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Always feel loved(A repost-and one I thought I already had. It took another,  tonight, for me to remind myself it was not. This was one I loved writing-and sharing.  It...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 Jul 10

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    I don't see how hard this could be. just be honest from the start and avoid all the consequences. I hate when when you start talking to someone and you both hash out at the...
    iihumpchu95 iihumpchu95 18-21, F Jul 10

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    This is how I remember her. (photo) It was my first encounter with a "mean girl." I could never understand why she hated me so much. I tried to understand where she was coming from...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Some people are so bad omg. People are good at faking then you end up in danger. It's not fair we can't trust other humans.
    KawaiiShiroUsagi KawaiiShiroUsagi 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    people always think i'm never sad or depressed,but they're wrong that's all i am is sad and depressed. and i wish people would notice that just because i'm smiling doesn't mean i'm...
    lexielexielexie4 lexielexielexie4 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Me too...on experience project...I was not being disrespectful. From now on I will write fiction stories.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    There's so many selfish people out there and users. It's hilarious even on EP I noticed that a person in a similar situation to me kept using me for advice but everytime I needed...
    TheSuperheroLife TheSuperheroLife 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Yes I did. Currently I just wish I knew what I am walking in before. How things will end and what talks we will hold in between . I don't want to dismiss my feelings but lately I...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Jul 9

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    No dating issues. Just my boss. He seemed like a great person. Always asking about my family, my weekend, future academic plans etc. I did make a few mistakes as I was absolutely...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9

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    The other one is abt the best time of my life. I cant foget that moment... She was so nice and she seemed to great and all. She turned out to be a complete *****. She told me...
    LoveNoteForARainyDay LoveNoteForARainyDay 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Yeah, after past experiences with relationships, I really do wish people came with warning labels, that way I would know who to stay away from to avoid having my time wasted. I'm...
    hopexlove hopexlove 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    I admire this trait in others. No matter how hard I try and forgive this woman, I can't. I think I do, and the anger comes right back along with all the memories. When I have to...
    sgdsara11 sgdsara11 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I wish you had, I'd've saved myself all the pain.
    Safetysuit96 Safetysuit96 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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