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I Wonder Why People Lie

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    Why Lie

    Is it worth it or doesn't anyone know?
    kime kime 16-17, F Dec 5, 2008

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    No Poker Face Here

    I've never been good at lying...I wasn't born with a "poker face" and despite my best efforts, always seem to wear my heart on my sleeve and my feelings on my face! Anytime I have tried to lie, it has backfired. I do try to have tact..like if a friend asks my opinion...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F Dec 13, 2008

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    Lying Vs Truth

    It's fear or pride their after. Or they don't know how to tell the truth. Or they're afraid of facing the truth of what may happen to them. I rather be told the truth than to hear a bunch of lies. Even if it hurts....
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Oct 31, 2012

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    For So Long

    At what point do you get so far in that you can't even look back anymore? I have never understood it and if they try and diagnose it with some syndrome I won't acknowledge that either. it's simply bad behavior, the end.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2011

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    i dont understand what the gain is in hiding ones true self from others. Well,you should be proud of yourselves and respect your personality. If you are proud to be you then why...
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I am seriously wondering why humans hate werewolves so much! I mean, sure every once in a while a human might be killed by a rouge, but that's like judging the whole entire human...
    Firtreegirl15 Firtreegirl15 13-15, F Sep 6

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    You start to forget who you are, one happy person once you were. Always you walk in school with a fake smile on your face to hide the pain. When you Mature a lot faster then normal...
    Pnbamania Pnbamania 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Sometime I wonder why some people very childish in relationship. I think you need to have this kind of understanding, maturity and honesty. This is how to keep the relationship...
    anasitianisah anasitianisah 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I wonder what people actually see in me. I don't know why so much people like me, I'm just funny and nice, is that really all you need to be for a good friend?? Ugh I don't know...
    Smexyshannonxo Smexyshannonxo 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wonder if people talk bad about me and if they do why not say it to my face
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The other day I almost got into a car crash and I kinda wonder why I told her that the light was red because if I hadn't she would have crashed
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F Aug 29

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    I just don't get why people turn to me and tell me they love me. I don't understand that four lettered word. Love. Does it really mean a thing anymore? Sure I think I've felt that...
    stuckinthislife97 stuckinthislife97 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I wonder what people perceive me as, I know it shouldn't really matter but I like to feel approachable but confident as an individual, struggled for a long time with...
    chamlav chamlav 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Just wonder if people could see me as a decent person even if i've done some bad stuff in my past. I've changed, so i'm just qurious if people let you have a second chance at...
    Chess92 Chess92 18-21, M 6 Responses Sep 2

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    i wonder what people see in me, wat i look like to my self is a girl who is not pretty, has thick horrable tangled hair, and fat but people look at me and say im pretty im not sure...
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I also wonder what people think when they see me. What do you think?
    ollie27 ollie27 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I always wonder if people see colours the same way i do? Like if what i see as green, is what purple looks like to them? If you get me?
    James5946 James5946 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see my beautiful smile that holds all my insecurities. Maybe they see my fear held deep with in my eyes. Can they see...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see a depressed person just walking by. Do they see a monster in a hoodie, avoiding eye contact at any cost. Do they...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Judging by my appearance and my appearance only, what kind of person do you think I am? For example, likes, hobbies, music taste, favorite color, religion, etc. I'm just wondering...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a very different person no one know me I hide in the shadows In school am a active person and social but I never let anyone into my life I never let them see who the real me is...
    mattlopeza mattlopeza 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I hate when someone will lie just to make themselves look good. Why can't you be honest and accept the fact that you made a mistake, instead of lying on how you arrived at this...
    candyblu candyblu 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So here I am at the point in my life, when according to most adults I complained to in my teens, the popular girls should be fat, alone, and failing at life. I bet they never...
    HarrietsRevenge HarrietsRevenge 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Why ya gotta be so rude? Don't you know I'm human too! Nah but seriously. I can probably count the amount of times people have said "excuse me" when bumping into me on one hand.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F Sep 5

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    i post i don't think i'm attractive, ad everyone rushes to me, and lies to me telling me i am
    Superwholockian Superwholockian 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    My new recovery project is reminding myself : I accept myself for my strength and weakness, my good and bad, my success and my failures. Doing something has to be better than...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Some people are mean and want to hurt people for no reason! Like seriously, WTF?! I hate bully's >:|
    LilHitler LilHitler 70+, M Sep 5

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    Well okay the guy I like thinks he's a player and he's proud of it. He hates the idea of relationships and thinks that being attached to one women is stupid. Though he hasn't been...
    OtakuGirl911 OtakuGirl911 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    ^maybe because you're worth something. And so many other people have much more to worry about than you do. ( btw no hate I'm just answering the question, and stating how people...
    Swagaliciousk Swagaliciousk 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Spend time with people who makes you happy while also not depending on other people for your own happiness. And be honest with yourself and others by saying what you mean and...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Aug 30

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    ilovemrfitz ilovemrfitz 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Been played. Attacked. Feared. Laughed at. Propositioned. And look in the mirror for why. Dont know yet.
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    So, today I started being a sociopath. I did not set out to start being one; I accepted that I was one last night, and it just kicked in immediately. I did not need to think...
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    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    this really is a really big thing to wonder, and of course if we could see what people saw of us then it would be a terrible depressing thing. but I wonder it so much...
    brookel16 brookel16 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I usually get over boys fast but your different. Theres something about you that makes me crazy. I've never felt like this about anyone before. I don't care that many people don't...
    Skyhigh95 Skyhigh95 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I don't mind transgender people at all, but men doing it, no. I'll block you.
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    I do the best I can with what I have. I try so hard to not be alone. I don't know what it is about me that people just don't like, and I don't know how to change. I try to connect...
    tibber4lyfe tibber4lyfe 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I always wonder if what I physically see in the mirror is the same as what others see when they see me & I always seem to ask whomever I'm hanging out with at the time to point out...
    lostbmo lostbmo 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Not much more than that question? Why is it no matter how well we try to treat others we always end up alone?
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