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Posted 2/5/16
Unless they're a really good actor, I can usually see someone's true nature at the second or third time I meet/spend time with them.

I know people like me because I made them like me, at the same time, I'm not the type of person who really cares about others or kiss their boots, so a lot of the times, people will grow distant from me. However, they will still speak good of me because I'm never a douchebag to them.
Posted 2/5/16
Ouch.
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Most people keep a facade about them to a degree. Some people mean what they say, some sugarcoat what they say to keep up appearances or soften a blow and others just lie out of their ass. It can be hard to tell for some people, but take whatever they say as you like. You can usually tell when someone is bullshitting in person anyways. Fakers aren't people I tend to associate myself with. You certainly shouldn't give a damn what they have to say.
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Posted 2/5/16
No I don't fear that. I would do it to people I hate. They talk to me and I will answer back politely and smile and laugh, haha I know right. Now I just don't even answer back, because then that stops enabling them to talk to you again. I'm usually polite to everyone, and yeah if there are people with a disability I will be a little more generous, but if they start being obnoxious and outward about it I will ignore them and not respond. I only respond to someone if they are giving me the same respect I would, just because you have a disability, it doesn't mean I'm going to put up with your bullshit excuse about how people should accept your behavior because of it, and I've seen it happen in public. I'm standing in line, someone with a noticeable disability starts shouting in the line, repeating over and over. I stand there saying nothing, completely ignoring it, same with the other people in line, and the shouting begins to stop, because they realized nobody is saying anything about it, they aren't getting the attention they wanted, and they revert back to standing in line like the rest of us.

Oh well, it's like if I see an old person drop something, I'll pick it up for them. If they get upset, well who cares. Just like if I drop something and an old person picks it up for me, thank you, I don't care if a 80 year old person did it. It's not proving your worth at all, it's just common Courtesy. Trust me I can find out real fast if someone is talking down to me, because I become irritated and annoyed, and I understand if others with disabilities would feel the same, and when I start talking back in a different tone, don't even think about getting upset.

Mutual respect. If everyone lived life this way, a lot of things in this world would be that much better, a lot more people would actually find reason to create connections and relationships.
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Posted 2/6/16
Was interesting to read everyone's thoughts on this.

Just want to point out that this isn't really a common thought that comes to my mind just every now and then I find myself wondering why everyone is so kind around me. If I ever ask they usually just tell me it's because I'm nice to them and I guess I should just accept that.


Thanks for the input everyone!
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