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I Wonder Why We Keep Excusing Bad Behavior

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I wonder why we hurt people knowing that they will be hurt by our actions and saying. I wonder why we rejoice ourselves when some people are in troubles. I wonder why we always...
    unapersonadeestemundo unapersonadeestemundo 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I wonder why, yet at the same time I know why. I'm referring to why things happen. Now I believe things happen because it's necessary for balance - good and bad.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Aug 11

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    I wonder why I took my time when I was desperate to make a difference. I wonder why I didn't try a little harder to fix my mistakes. I wonder why I can't make you understand how...
    Flutterby9812 Flutterby9812 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I'm sitting here in a boring room It's just another Rainy sunday afternoon I'm wasting my time I got nothing to do I'm hanging around I'm waiting for you But nothing ever happens...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    cleaning kitchen, grocery shopping and workout by force can be really therapeutic. it keeps u focus .
    Luiskoala Luiskoala 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I just discovered this website not too long ago and only recently made an account. After fumbling around in the profile settings I saw a story banner. Immediately I started to...
    dersz dersz 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Why is it that some people just lie, lie, lie and then lie some more? Is this for their benefit? Is it for the benefit of the person they are lying to? I have a friend (I've...
    trishfair714 trishfair714 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I really wonder, no one write to me, no one wants to be my friend. no one talk to me here? Am I so ugly? Why no woman wants to be my friend? Let me know please...
    hakantas hakantas 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Why bully??? Why dominate??? Why deprive??? Why hinder??? We are proof that those wreck worlds. So why try them more??? It makes no sense. We can be better. We can...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 26

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    My niece and nephew are driving me insane. My younger brother is driving me insane. Every child I have ever known drives me insane. Why oh why do I imagine myself having to...
    ifonlydreamscametrue ifonlydreamscametrue 18-21, F Aug 5

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    idk why I haven't, or why I'm so scared I could be gone in a matter of seconds/ minutes ;'(
    sophieirwinnxo sophieirwinnxo 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    What's the point of physically judging others? The only thing it does it make us judge ourselves. Why do other people feel the need to show their self insecurities? It only makes...
    macyymayy macyymayy 13-15, F Aug 6

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    Why can't people just be honest ? I'd rather be hurt by the truth then comforted by a lie that will soon end up hurting me more.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Aug 7

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    People don't believe GOD exist for these reasons: 1- they are more into science 2- things happen in their life and they lost faith (basically weak in faith) 3-they are more of...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 26

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    Letting go of hurtful people doesn´t mean you hate them...it just means you love yourself...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    A guy that gives a lot of mixed signals and seems confusing. Should they be pursued or are they just a waste of time ?
    Tric202 Tric202 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Would-Like-To-Say-Something-based-On-Experience/4614028
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 28

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    I wish I can say what's really on my mind, but I'd "offend" saying it because the THE TRUTH HURTS, but I'd rather be told the truth than to be told lies. I cannot stand not...
    peaceembracer peaceembracer 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Not me though. I know love is perfectly rational, balanced, simple and fair. *cough* Just like image links.
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 4

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    sucks when ur not happy in a marriage but to afraid to leave cause of the money..lol
    azcat28 azcat28 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Well where do I start .. at the beginning I suppose is a good place ..I joined ep made a few friends who seemed to be nice n honest ..told me nice 2 meet u ..will chat later...
    daddyneededplease daddyneededplease 41-45, F Aug 5

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    Every time I meet a girl that catches my eye with a good personality, she always seem to be taken. So many lucky guys out there that can't appreciate what they have.
    Original23 Original23 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Things are changing at such a fast pace I'm not sure if my life is getting better or I'm just to busy to worry about it right now but whatever the reason things are good. I pray...
    devilseye1996 devilseye1996 36-40, F Aug 6

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    They have nothing better to say
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 7

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    I know a lot of people have things going on in their lives but some people just really need to get the sticks out of their *** and be a little more friendly!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Ive been dealing with an aqua for the past two years and lord has it been difficult, the detachment and aloof really really bothers me emotionally and mentally .. Its like how can...
    beautifullj beautifullj 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I feel I have wasted my life
    MoreOfTheSame MoreOfTheSame 51-55, M Aug 13

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    they do not give to the women, nothing, not anything A WOMAN CAN ACCEPT MORE THAN ANY MAN, AND GET PAID PROPERLY!
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 a week ago

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    ...then someone asks for advice, I give it, and they later tell me it really helped them out. So I stay.
    bearpoup bearpoup 51-55 2 days ago

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    u talk to a girl and u like her.. once u fall for her she then decides she has no intestest..that the Parana of a women
    azcat28 azcat28 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    If you are on this side of the planet, that is.
    Movingthroughtime Movingthroughtime 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Okay, so this pretty much is a 3 part story so ill post it 3 seperate times, but it all intertwines and stuff so yeah. And noone really knows all this except my mom and bf so im...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F Aug 11

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    I find it rude and irritating when you are out with a friend/friends and they spend more time on their phones than talk to you.. When they do talk its never with full attention...
    Madderrose Madderrose 41-45, F 17 Responses Aug 2

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    So, I've been trying to astral project for almost a year now. This morning at around two o'clock I'm pretty sure I finally pulled it off. Had sleep paralysis, vibrations, and I...
    ddiddi58 ddiddi58 26-30, M Jul 25

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    I have been friends with this girl since fifth grade, but we had a falling out in our last year of junior high. She joined with two of my other friends, who all decided that I was...
    ArsenicTea ArsenicTea 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I was abused as a kid and a young adult so really I just want to be loved and no one seems to want to love me so I am forever chasing a dream and in all honesty sometimes makes me...
    giggles78758 giggles78758 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 15

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    Sometime's I over think things.... I think maybe I've over endulged in sharing certain specifics about my personal life that maybe should have stayed hidden in the vault... I...
    thedayyouwentaway thedayyouwentaway 36-40, M Jul 29

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    Obviously people could always argue "if you're not happy and would prefer to be with someone else, why cheat? Why not just end your current relationship?" And obviously it's not...
    OpenMindedGirl1 OpenMindedGirl1 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    I keep having bad nightmares about my childhood about when on Christmas Eve my mum threatened to kill herself and my dad kicked the **** out of her friend in a drunken rage, I was...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I much wonder why that thing first created me, then wants me exterminated.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 a week ago

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    I wonder why people wait for things to get better and it never happens.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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