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I Wonder Why People Think You Owe Them

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    I don't know why people think they have the right to use others to live off of instead of helping themselves.  My ex wife was living with her boyfriend 80% of the time before I finally, after over a year, told her to go.  Now three years later she still Tries to get...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M May 24, 2009

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    I keep seeing people posting/asking if others find them attractive, and it's mostly young teens. It doesn't matter what others think, it's sad that you're asking because if people...
    StarBerryAdi StarBerryAdi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Ok not a person but life in general. Things are going well. Got finances caught up by hard work. For my marriage finally straightened out at least for now and hoping it lasts...
    Gingersmiles Gingersmiles 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 8

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    there's many different possibilities to this. people who are emotionally hurt would kick people when they're already down because it makes them feel better. people might do it...
    Bree9696 Bree9696 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    You know it's truely sad when you find out someone you respected isn't worth your respect. I lost so much respect for these women. With all their education and with they're age. I...
    Annemanic Annemanic 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    It's so weird like individuals can be awesome but when individuals turn into people it can get nasty... No wonder individuals have social anxiety. I look at people as a unit
    JustMeWuuuut JustMeWuuuut 26-30, M Dec 5

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    I am trying to realize the things I do and I put my pride to the side and come out and say I was wrong but I'm met with an "I don't care. Why are you telling me?! Keep it to...
    TheMeBMini25 TheMeBMini25 22-25, F Nov 28

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    I simply don't know how. I've not been around a computer because of my lifestyle-no home for the last long time. its a bad sign, I like people for what they have control over, not...
    trent74 trent74 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    only the worst kind of people do that. they may be having their laugh today, but one day they will be kicked back. i just hope i am there to see it.
    karenmbrown karenmbrown 51-55, T 3 Responses Dec 4

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    Well because weakness and vulnerability elicits violence in some.
    lccraze lccraze 31-35, F Dec 4

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    I wonder why people are satisfied of staying in their bubbles. Isnt it much more fun getting out from the comfortzone?
    ketogluta ketogluta 22-25 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    okay so i was on the way to school and started thinking about why people cant get along is it really that hard why do most people judge someone before they really get to know them...
    warriorwolf1818 warriorwolf1818 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    I wonder how people see me ...I'm someone who has been ashamed of their physical looks most of their life . I never been happy with the fact that I have dark skin even though I...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I loved this guy for the best part of 5 years I still wake up with him being one of my first thoughts, dream of him, think of him in the day and he's my last thought of the day...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm just wondering how people see me because many people told me that I looked way above my age even though I'm 15 they tell me I look 18, 19 even 20! I think it's probably my...
    mysticaldreams mysticaldreams 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have always cared about what people thought about me. Even when I was a kid. I wanted to please everyone, be what everyone wanted me to be. It brought my self-esteem way down...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Nov 23

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    Two fates Trying cadence Test of patience All we knew True love is hard to find It never waits it's always new Why-won't-you try? Why won't you try? Let go of inhibitions...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Dec 9

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    I want to know what people think when they see me, perhaps it may help me figure out why finding someone to love is eluding me. I'm 16, Five feet seven inches tall, I weigh about...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 16-17, M Nov 22

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    I often wonder if people see how warm and open my heart is. Do they feel the love I give? How do they really see me? To me, it's all so much deeper than what's on the outside.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I wonder what people really see What I see. Are we seeing the same color? Same shape? Texture? formatting into object, meaning, definition... I believe not because we have define...
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm turning 18 in a few weeks, but I've only ever kissed with two girls, and one of the was when I was 14 and the other one was only for a second when she was very drunk at a party...
    Battlebullet Battlebullet 18-21, M Nov 22

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    This group is totally a lie.. No matter how much you say I Dont Care What People Think About Me, you still care what other people will think, not all the time but at some stages of...
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I know a lot of people say this and many say it for ego but I don't care what people think about me. I am just living a simple life that it am happy with. I enjoy it with those I...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I care a lot about what people think about me and it hurts my feelings when people don't like me. Like it makes me want to cry and I wish I didn't care but I don't have friends I...
    dazedandconfused6666 dazedandconfused6666 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I feel like this group sums me up in one sentence! I am definitely not as innocent as people think! I am such a good girl by day, then am the complete opposite by night. I have...
    kallea78 kallea78 36-40, F 13 Responses Nov 29

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    The first thing that people think of me is "he is so NICE". Sometimes i really would love to say -- NO I'm ******* not !! But the reality is of course that i truly am a genuinely...
    Tazman57 Tazman57 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm in high school. People think I'm smart, but I'm really not. I have trouble sometimes in class and when I don't understand something, I kind of want to cry. It kind of...
    Misssaye Misssaye 13-15, F Dec 12

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    lol yeah, i literally don't give a damn what people think about me. I've always been just myself .. and if people don't like me for who i am then it's just simply not my problem...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M a week ago

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    Noone is so innocent as people think. In our society, who does some sensual stuff, who has sensual fantasies is considered like a perv so everyone shows his good side and we think...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Why does it hurt so bad? Why do people come into your life to hurt you when all you did for them was be a friend. I was there for her always and today she broke down revealing all...
    sweetliesandpromises sweetliesandpromises 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've never understood the mind set of someone who has no issue with cheating on their significant other. It just seems so disrespectful. I mean if you don't love them or respect...
    little3M little3M 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I think humans are funny: when you meet a new gal/guy and fall in love, you want to meet his/her parents. The longer they leave it the more you think he/she's not taking your...
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Does seeing someone else worse then you provide you a sense of relief? Do you think " Atleast I'm not that person"? Why do you some people feel this way? Is it a defense mechanism...
    GleamingEyes GleamingEyes 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    About a few days ago i passed by a couple and i can feel the guy made fun of how i walk like stumping his feet on the ground.. So when i reached my house i stopped and stared at...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 22

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    People are faking to be thinking of money. You can't even laugh at it unless you're able to help them. I think people gossip so they don't have to be left alone. No one wants to be...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Nov 28

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    I mean really, a long history of victimization has left me so strong in so many aspects but there is still the residual leftovers deep inside. I tell myself I am worthless, that I...
    SameOldLoneliness SameOldLoneliness 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    It's funny.... Most people like me, I don't understand why... I'm really a stand offish kinda person until I get to know somebody is trustworthy and they are worthy enough to be...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I am about to open my heart completely in here. Today I am living one of the worst days of my life and yes. It's depression, this ghost that has been haunting my life for a long...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Even some of my closest friends didn't think I was a virgin until I had to look them dead in the eyes and say I'm a virgin then they believed me lol maybe cause at times when I...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Ask anybody who has suffered a serious disabling injury, and they'll tell you that they at one point or another have struggled with body image issues. Disability has a wide...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I have never shared my wife knowingly, but I have fantasized it. I don't know if it is jealousy on my part that leads me to think about her with another man, or if it is my dirty...
    drlesmoore drlesmoore 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    ...this time I fell for a person, who actually played with my feelings... a type of person who makes you fall in love and then backs off... Now flirting with other guys, meeting...
    meximum meximum 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Sometimes it can hurt to find out what people really think of you, but I'm still curious. :)
    sophie3331 sophie3331 16-17, F Dec 2

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    sometime I wonder how others see me and what I look like to them
    cookieeeee cookieeeee 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 4