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I Wonder Why People Get Offensive When Debating

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    Avoid Conflict

    BE POSITIVE and know, that sometimes there is someone that tempts you, someone that wants to stir trouble, that someone who will never get what you are saying, and only blame you for their own ignorance, stay away from them, use your mind, you can do nothing for people that won't...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Dec 11, 2011

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    If You Really Care...

    If they do get offensive during debate, it means that they DO NOT WANT TO LEARN anything from you, they just want to play emotional mind games, and try to hurt you because they can't accept a difficult Truth about themselves you reflect back to them.When they are not ready to...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    The Donkeys...

    I have realized that you Cannot make a donkey think... so leave them alone!.....if certain people want to crash and burn [in spite of all the warnings] then it is their choice.You can only bring the horse to the water, but you can't force it to drink.You cannot make someone...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Dec 11, 2011

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    Losing The Debate

    Why is it when one is having a debate and you have been articulate there is always someone ready to attack instead of a proper debate. Seriously when arguments happen, no matter what the argument is and someone is winning you can almost guarantee a personal comment will come out...
    Anandadas Anandadas 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    The Offence

    If you start getting offensive when debating, whether face to pace, on the phone, here on EP and the rest, you have lost the argument. I recall a few of my posts on EP where total strangers have layed into me, called me anything they can think of just because they cannot stand...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    I wonder why people say they're proud of certain things. Especially things in which they're the majority. It's not like you're usually gonna get ostracized for being a part of that...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    i wonder why everyone is just the buyer of looks why no one looks into ur soul..why there is no onw who can comletely understand u,if there is nothing like this existed in the...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Why wouldn't I ? My mind is always thinking, why this or why that?It's how it seems to be,why are some men blessed with a big unit and others not enough to speak about.Why are some...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Jul 1

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    I wonder why some hav the same profile picture .. I'm addicted and I dnt kw why..
    PoHser PoHser 16-17, M Jul 4

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    I wonder why i just dont die, so i dont have to feel that nobody loves me!
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I know that I am beautiful, it's just that I wonder what other people see☺️ the thought that we are all created to be loved and give love back, it makes me wonder wether people...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I often wonder what people say about me .. I try my best to ignore it all.. & when sum1 infos me about it I play the part as if i could give a crapp what any1 says my nephews dumb...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F Jul 13

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    I'm curious how other people see me.
    inseng12 inseng12 22-25 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Am I the only one who feels like someone should be able to do whatever they want to? Why can men not wear make up, dresses, pink etc without being told they are gay? Which makes...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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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 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I've been thinking about this lately as I've been meeting many new people and at the same time following necessary routines that take up all of my time, where I'm with these...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    the way people hurt us in our real lives..the way we try to explain our inner self to them..we say loudly what we are but noone bothers to understand or listen to our innerself but...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    It is a wonder of mine...more than anything for curiosity.Sometimes I wonder if I am giving the right message or maybe I am showing stuff people interpretates totally wrong.For...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm a 22 year old virgin girl. I have a nice personality. It just seems My love is not good enough. Any guy I have had a crush on or anyone I've loved .. or even wanted to love...
    honestgirl22 honestgirl22 22-25 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    People die all the time and most of the time it's not even from old age.
    stardancer99 stardancer99 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F Jun 27

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    I have friends and family and even though there's a select few who care about me there's still some and none of them even seems to take concern about what I'm going through. My...
    kny6781 kny6781 18-21, F Jun 24

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    farirai farirai 18-21 Jun 27

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    I wonder what my first impression on people . If you were to actually meet me in person what would you think of me?? what would you do?? would you try and change me or would you...
    Jamaicankeke Jamaicankeke 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I feel awkward. I make awkward hand gestures when i talk but i just cant help it. I'm suddenly too conscious of my actions- how is the mouth shaped when one talks? My head...
    LaceGrace LaceGrace 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    For a long time I lived in the unrealistic fantasy that everyone liked me and I was never talked about, so I was always shocked when someone would tell me other people were talking...
    weallknowhowitfeels weallknowhowitfeels 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Why did I have to screw up so bad? I don't understand. This is eating me from the inside out. I can't stand it anymore. I just feel like curling up into a ball and crying for years...
    baconnater3000 baconnater3000 13-15, M Jul 10

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    I always second guess myself when I'm talking to someone I don't know that well . I wonder if they actually like me or if it's fake and I'm actually annoying them.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Sometimes I wonder if I died today who would be the most broken up about my death. Who wouldn't care? What would be said at my funeral? What things would people say about me now...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    u talk and talk to people then they just go away no goodbye no nothing ..there just gone..if u were on the phone they would say by.. so why are people so rude with text or message...
    azcat azcat 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I can’t stop thinking about suicide it literally consumes every ounce of my being and I can’t stop thinking about all the ways to do it and all the relief i’ll feel and the...
    Aliceasdfghjkl Aliceasdfghjkl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Ever since I was young I wondered if a person's eye color made a difference in the way they see colors.
    Fireproof505 Fireproof505 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I know I'm an attractive person but it seems like no guys in my school like me, but when I visit other schools they r all over me??
    cathygramaticu cathygramaticu 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    y do people hate wolves! there amazing creatures there beautiful!
    paige100 paige100 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    People say I'm nice and funny, but somehow I don't think it's true considering I'm really rude and mean sometimes.
    ash5437 ash5437 16-17, F Jul 11

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    You see when I look in a mirror I look like I'm 156 pounds but when I am on the scale I'm 127 and that's like a normal weight for my height which is 5'4 and everyone says I'm not...
    Sierranicole02 Sierranicole02 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    All the time i just hear people calling me talented and gorgeous and competent and special, but i don't know if it is because they actually think i am, or they feel sorry for me...
    ChlaraX ChlaraX 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I watched a movie about something like this. The whole premise of it is that the kid says on camera that he is going to kill himself and gets the reactions from his parents and...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    we were having a conversation or an argument while he was at work he was on break then he said that his break is finished he has to go back . it's alright no problem with that ., I...
    colorsnlights colorsnlights 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I have no one to love, and no one loves me. Why is love so hard to keep?
    h3art4luv h3art4luv 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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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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    My mum tells me since my heart is so good many people take advantage of my heart I like making people happy so what ever it is they ask for I try to do and since this is who I am...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When people hurt me especially on social media I block them or delete there contact right away and if I don't they have to be really important my best friend when ever we fight I...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F a week ago

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    I realized this is a lot better than being yo clingy and emotional. Caring and worrying about people who dont give a **** about you is a waste of time.
    khulan03 khulan03 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    But darling, you can't break me when I'm already broken....
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I think my boobs are too small
    lepore lepore 18-21, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago