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I Wonder Why We Keep Excusing Bad Behavior

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 142 People

    Many People Simply Do Not Care Anymore How They Act.

    People don't care what language they use or the tone it is said in. It seems that we (many of us) have become a society of self-obsessed, arrogant, obnoxious individuals. Rudeness is never justified whether in any area of our lives. I know that thoughts are not easily...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 10 Responses Aug 2, 2010

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    We Just Got Rid of Rudeness

    when i started my job, there were 2 people running the place. one was so so. she was more underhanded than outwardly rude. but the other, my supervisor was damn rude. she was verbally abusive to staff and accusatory of all kinds of things that simply werent true. she was making...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Yeh Peeps

    I remove from my circle those who misrepresent their age.. that is under-age saying they are 18-21 but in chat or message they tell me they are younger than what their profiles say. I also dump and block those who have content in their stories that could be used in a criminal...
    ashleerox ashleerox 22-25, F Sep 20, 2012

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    Waiting For a Change

    I think we excuse bad behavior most the time because we believe it is gonna change. That it is not going to last, it's only temporary. Even if that temporary lasts for years. We always want to see the good in people especially if it's someone very close or family. We cannot...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 7 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    Kids Acting Badly

    Kids, now what comes to mind when you think of kids, not goats. Children running around the supermarket unattended . Their parents find it's easier to ignore them, instead of controlling them. We can't blame the children, because we all Need boundaries . Blame the parents...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Oct 21, 2013

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    I'm Guilty of It!!!

    I am really guilty of doing this and I don't often stop to wonder why. This is just one example, my friends mother didn't want her as a child and either did her dad, so her dads mother and father took her in. They were old fashioned people and had no idea of what life was like...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Sep 18, 2007

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