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Human Behavior

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The study of human behavior which is affected by genetics, perceived behaviorial controls, attitude, and societal norms
The best solution I have found for unlimited work tasks are To do: lists. On Fridays, I list the major things I have to do for the next week on ledger paper by days of the week. I know when I leave Friday that I have the most things covered for the next week. On Monday, as I accomplish one of the it…
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It depends on what your problem is. Being a nudist doesn't make you any different than anyone else. If you have problems of abuse, a loss, grief, etc., then just go to a good therapist with your problems. Nudists are just a way of life and have been around for as long as I can remember. They usuall…
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If you're fat, you'll most likely be eating fast food and other unhealthy food. If you're skinny you would most likely be eating healthy foods.
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If the behavior concerns you it should be evaluated by a medical professional. There could be several underlying causes.
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An EEG currently cannot diagnose ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, another name for ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). It can tell whether or not there are any areas of the brain that are concerning for seizures or a lack of activity, but they are not diagnostic of this condition. They …
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Everyone is good at something. Some people are athletic, others are creative, others are scientific, etc. It's just your particular make-up that makes the difference.
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all the killing in the country made it less safe
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i am in a similar situation with my husband, and we have gone to an immigration lawyer. you will need to fill out paperwork to have the overstay "waived" or in otherwords, forgiven by the government before he would qualify to continue the application process. waiving can be hard to do, i would advis…
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Sometimes they just want to help. Other times, they think they know. Other times, they want to be funny.
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Try to avoid them as much as possible but when you do run into them be polite and treat them with respect. Good luck! ANSWER You CAN'T avoid difficult people because they seek out situations that can provoke a reaction. Also, since it's usually their problem, why should you be bothered by it? Th…
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Answer The answer to that question is not simple. Each situation is different and requires a different and unique approach. I have shared my knowledge with my soon to be ex. This was for my gratification.....pure and simple. It was my way of telling him that he no longer would control the situati…
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Yes, they forget insults, the ones they say to you.   Narcissists are often vindictive and they often stalk and harass. They hold grudges indefinitely. They rarely forget a slight or an insult - real or imagined. They nurture the pain, dwell on it, magnify it, analyze it, and form conspirac…
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I don't think this kind of behavior is unique to narcissists.
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Narcissists "love" their spouses or other significant othersas long as they continue to reliably provide them with Narcissistic Supply (in one word, with attention). Inevitably, they regard others as mere "sources", objects, or functions. Lacking empathy and emotional maturity, the narcissist's love…
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We have sometimes had this problem. It is ususally solved by simply having two places to eat and socialize. I.e. one group eats in dining room, other in kitchen, or something to that nature. Also have different activites going on if possible. Of course this is assuming the people have the good sense…
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The answer to your question is subjective and depends upon your personal level of tolerance. However, abuse is always wrong and always damages its victims. All types of abuse cause emotional damage. The qualification of abuse depends upon the people involved. You have probably heard about women who…
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To make themselves feel powerful... to let you know whose boss. Men are like that. The cultural and social context of abuse is described here: Many abusers are narcissists. The psychodynamics of narcissism - formation and manifestations - are described here: A�Primer on Narcissism   …
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Judging from the soon-to-be-x-husband and his mother's similar behavior to what you are describing, my answer would be NO -- unless they are confronted about their behavior and choose to do something about it. From my 17+ years of marriage to an abusive man, who was often annoyed, upset and "gave me…
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If a person has been conditioned from childhood to associate abuse with "love" - then, yes. Some codependents and masochists claim to feel better in an abusive environment. No. Eventually your lose your sense of self! Self-esteem, self-confidence, sense of value, etc. This person does not "truly lo…
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How do you know he's not lying about that too? Answer NO! but that is just my opinion, and I have dealt with a lot of liars. I don't think that people change their ways -- or it is very, very rare for someone to change and stay changed. I just don't think it's going to happen. A liar only says he's …
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Passive-aggressive behavior is, by definition, abusive - it contains a pronounced component of aggression. To consistently frustrate someone else's expectations and efforts is abusive. Passive aggressive behavior, even without rage or violence, stops the flow of a healthy relationship based on comm…
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(Moved from the discussion page) I'm a liar. i dont know if i can be called a compulsive liar, or something else. I am 30, and the first time i lied that i can remember was in 1st grade. i lost a school book and i lied to my teacher about it for a whole year, don't know why, it seems so stupid now. …
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You just warn her, as simple as that. Refer her to literature to support your "diagnosis". See these:   Just warn her briefly...I once warned a woman about a man, she made some snide remark to me and about a year later , she came to see me and said "I'm sorry, you were right". You can only wa…
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please get out. it will get worse. this is what I had to do.   You make it a condition that he attends therapy for his deep-rooted problems as well as anger management classes.
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sounds like he is just jealous and maybe doesnt trust you enough. YOu also have to take into consideration, how does he treat you overall, generally? If this is the only area that is bothering reassure him that he can trust you.   Jealousy and possessiveness are abusive. They are red warning …
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The aroma coming from a freshly struck match is the rapid oxidation of sulfur and phosphorus. While the fumes from the smoke may smell pleasant to some, intentional inhalation of accumulated smoke particles could eventually damage the lungs. There is talk about why the incidence of lung cancer is le…
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Usually teens are in a mode of lying to their parents. It comes with being young, trying to be a man and a need to try their wings. Please think back to when you were younger. Unless you were a very unusual teenager, then you must have lied at some point to your parents. Kids will lie about where th…
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Reasons People Lie Pathologically There are many reasons people lie pathologically. It could be from family abuse (covering up or lying so they aren't beaten.) It can be immaturity (afraid of the world in general) or it can simply be the person doesn't think they rank high on the ladder of li…
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Visit a search engine and type in: "List of different personality types." You'll get lots of data on this and you will get good leads on other links.
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Depression can be very wearing on a person leaving them listless and disinterested in life in general. Yes, depression can make you detest things in life and take away feelings you once had. When a person gets depressed their centralize on themselves leaving no room for anyone or anything else in th…
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No that isn't true. I speak in behalf of my own experience. I was with a guy, he was extremely disrespectful, he lied and always tried to control me. He even cheated and forced me to stay, physically. I stayed, but I cheated on him, and after a while I left and got with the man I was cheating with. …
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Race has nothing to do with it, but upbringing and culture does. It seems you're asking because you're looking for a mellow or submissive girl. Poor or patriarchal countries have a far higher percentage of such girls than rich and liberal ones. But if a girl has gone to the trouble of fleeing such a…
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As long as they didn't cheat on you while you were together and they don't keep up a pattern of breaking up with you, sleeping with someone else and then crawling back to you time and time again...Then try it again. We make mistakes and we learn from them. Just don't let it become a pattern. If it d…
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In all wars there is sadness, death, suffering and loss for someone. WW2 brought about the end of the godless Nazi regime and their enslavement and murder machine. It also ended Japan's reach for control of the Pacific, and in doing ushered in the atomic age. A Europe that had been under the Nazi bo…
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I didn't understand your question very well, but there's a sleep disorder where you rock back and forth the entire night so much that you can't sleep. I don't remember what it's called. You might want to search for that on www.webmd.com or through the DSM-IV (it's a really big book that lists every …
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No, there isn't without hurting her feelings. It depends on how old she is. Perhaps she feels useless and emblishes on certain events to make herself sound/feel important. Although you know she is lying is it so important to you or family that she does as long as she isn't hurting anyone with viciou…
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Narcissists most often perform high energy out in the workforce although they may not be well liked. They consider themselves smarter than everyone else, can work at a high rate of capacity and are brutal in high positions or even supervisors. Companies really don't care as long as they have a "hot …
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I want to know what Owen did! at wrestlemania 14 the fans cheered him. and that was after Bret turned into someone everyone hated.  He broke Stone Colds neck with a piledriver and nearly paralysed him
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WWE is a scripted show where the wrestlers act according to a storyline created by the WWE writers. As part of the storylines people feud with one another and they have heels (villains) and faces (heroes). The heels act as if they insult people (as in the question hassan and diwari) and someone from…
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1. The German government while still overrun with Nazis was cleansed somewhat thanks to the Nuremberg trials. 2. The state of Israel was established :-D3. Nuclear weapons had made their debut and would soon cause great tension between us and Russia. 4. Many countries got their freedom back EX. Franc…
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Of course it's ok to crossdress. While some people consider it extremely bizarre or believe it means a man is homosexual or feminized, it means no such thing. If you do dress as the other sex, you may be considered a freak or weirdo, but if enough people challenged that, maybe this perception would…
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Some girly things to do are wear dresses, paint nails, pick flowers, garden, do makeup, play with hair, giggle, shop, play music, watch romance movies, read books, play with animals, and smile. Others include baking, weaving, playing piano, and doing ballet. Here are some additional suggestions fro…
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A wise person said "medicine can treat an illness but nutrition maintains your health". There is no "quick fix" to prevent cancer in modern society, as the food we eat, the air we breathe and our emotional state all contribute to stress on our bodies. There are however some steps you can take to re…
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Why Do People Ask Stupid Questions? An age old question! FYI, if you do find a question on Answers.com that seems to make no sense or serve no purpose, ask a Community Assistant or Supervisor to see if it should be reworded or removed. Our users share their insights on this topic:That might be cons…
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Answer (I hope you meant Fundamental Religion and not the 5 fundamentals of the christian faith.) Typically Fundamental Religion involves an authoritative God (or Lord) that is the supreme ruler of everything, that includes you. How many of us like to be told what to do? Also, this God is the source…
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Each young woman is different. ~Shy girls: May lower their head, look at you over their eyelashes and get all red in the face. They also become increasingly nervous. Confident Girls can act in two ways: ~One girl can feel confident enough to snuggle up beside you, even poke you with her arm, lean…
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Some people have foot fetishs. If you don't like it, then tell them, but it's just them being turned on by abnormal things. Its not really anything dangerous, unless the person has dangerous tendencies already.
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Answer #1 Staying married in these modern times is a feat in itself. It's time both of you sat down and started being honest with each other. Neither of you have really done anything wrong. Marriage is tough as we all know, and the worst part is, your partner knows you more than anyone else (shor…
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Opinion 1 To gain wisdom, to teach us a lesson, so we get closer to Him. __________________________________________ Opinion 2 Because God is just a form of reassurance for people in need. Not An actual physical being, God does not "allow" things to happen to anybody. ______________________________…
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You should never assume that any answer on WikiAnswers--or for that matter, any website--is free of errors. This is very important to understand. See the Terms of Service (linked to the right or from the bottom of any page) for more on this. However, you also shouldn't assume that someone doesn't …
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Answer Easy ones first Hard ones later Time management is also a huge factor to get rid of large amount of work
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Yes they can and for many different reasons and it's not all about love either. Shy people who have had difficulties finding someone compatible can often spend most of their waking time with each other. Couples who simply enjoy each other's company will shut out their family and friends. It's not he…
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Psychological Resilience is the positive capacity of people to cope with stress and adversity.
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yes hit them really hard?
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Usually you describe memories with words, but if you aren't good with them you could create a silent skit or come up with another creative way.
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Naricissism is your answer.   Sociopath is another. == Answer === A Delusional Liar.. Romans 3:7 For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?   Compulsive liar.   Pathological Liar
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The Goths in ancient history were a group of tribes including the Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Lombards, and Vandals. They were of Germanic origin and for the most part probably practiced variations of the Pagan religions of Northern Europe. These religions were most likely similar to that of the Vikings,…
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There is no such thing as evil or good, unless there is a standard. Man is what he chooses to be. Enough said. In the eyes of the Lord there are no shaded areas of being good or evil. Man cannot hide in the gloaming or at dusk and say that one is "Mostly" good or evil and return to the light as a…
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To be a great athlete you need to believe in yourself. If you believe you can you`ll be able to do anything! Also if you fail the first time try again no matter what anyone says!!~
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If you like two guys at the same time you should think who treats you better. Personally, I'm going through the same thing and im not sure what to do. I think it's just best to keep in touch with both of them, think about who you would rather be with. And tell them. Be open minded and which ones a …
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I wouldn't say they would be repulsed, but find it very odd. Some women can handle it while others can't. Because a man crossdresses it doesn't always mean he's gay and many times people can get this confused. If you meet someone special, before things get on the serious side please let them know wh…
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Answer YOU CAN'T. . . TRUST ME I'm not sure that you do get over loving someone you just need to find other ways of dealing with it. You need to move on with your life and put that relationship in the past. Try being honest with yourself about why the relationship did not work out and what you…
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In most states the assets and liabilities of both parties in a marriage are shared equally. The exception to this is the assets or liabilities that are owned/owed prior to the marriage. This rule does now however reach as far as loans established by a third party as such. Co-signing a loan has an ad…
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presently the field iam working doesnot have any growth and long term thats why i want jump to another field to my start good carrer and further growth
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According to what scientists currently say, humans have no instincts. For example, baby sea turtles know to move toward the water from the shore where their eggs have been laid by nature. This is an INSTINCT. Humans, however, have no such natural behavior. All supposed instincts which some people ma…
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A compulsive liar is defined as someone who lies out of habit. Lying is their normal and reflexive way of responding to questions. Compulsive liars bend the truth about everything, large and small. For a compulsive liar, telling the truth is very awkward and uncomfortable while lying feels right. Co…
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No it isn't always true that's why you have to be careful with how fast you move in a relationship and what mistakes are made if any you wont always know if its true, not everyone ends up with who they should be with. Those are the lonely people who sit wondering everyday what if, or wishing they co…
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The following are some views from WikiAnswers contributors: It doesnt make them bigger, and it doesn't harm them, its just the air being removed from in between the joints. I don't know but I HAVE to crack my back and neck or I can't move sometimes. I did suffer a lower back injury in 1993 when I f…
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Answer Because they don't think the others are right. He has a defense mechanism in which he will invalidate what others are saying about him. In his mind, he is "the saint" and the others are just poor, misled followers who haven't realized just how great he is. Answer Hi there, Id say …
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When exposing a narcissist you have to have concrete proof. otherwise it's his/her word against yours. True narcissists HATE the truth about themselves and will deny it no matter what. You can have video of them with their hand in the cookie jar and they will claim it's not them or you made them do …
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Clinical, Social, School, Developmental, Family/Child, Research and more. Forensic, neuropsychology, health psychology, organizational psychology, industrial psychology (Human factors psychology), Counseling psychology, community psychology, Geropsychology, pediatric psychology (which is somewhat di…
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I,ve had this very same problem and the only way I seem to hold myself back is to blend a goose before perfomning and then drinking the resin like liquid. This is the only sensible and rationable cure to your problem P.S Your Gay
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Fighting Does Solve ProblemsIt doesnt solve any problems except for making each other physically happy. You are only caring for the person and are solving it with another way other than cyber bullying. I'm not real sure how else to describe it or what else to say.  I believe fighting doesn't r…
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Answer Some examples are the MMPI (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory), MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator), SLOAN/Big 5 personality test, and the MCMI (Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory).
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I Guees, that's a burning question for all of us, male or female ...i guess my retort is: ultimately, what are the primary and absolute needs in your relationship? that is: what is it you must have in order to feel happy, content and safe within a realtionship? Being male myself i sometimes find my…
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Theater as we know it is descended from Greek and Roman expressions of a religious nature. The three plays found in a tragedy series, show the effects of pride and the resultant downfall, aided by the gods, of the prideful. The fourth play, called the Satyr play was of a farcical nature and made fun…
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Televison is not bad it is the programming that is terrible. The broadcasters send us what we demand. We have not demanded good programs so we don't get them.---Television is bad for these reasons:- The methods of determining who is watching what are flawed. Too often they record what the children w…
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Buoyancy in water can be due to a number of factors. The biggst one being the difference in physical makeup between men and women. When swimming the heaviest part of our body is our pelvis which is why we generally more inclined to be in an up right position in water. (Generally for people who rare…
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the smell of rain and the smell of a newly made chocolate chip cookies a baby! they just have this awesome smell about them, (not when in dirty diaper of course). The latest studies have listed lavender and peppermint as the most attractive of smells. "The best smell in the world is that man that y…
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OKAY! So all the below is great, but you need to be super friendly, confident yet quiet (towards him). I know, I did this whole thing to get a guy and it worked. BE FUNNY! Have FUN. He needs to know your carefree and all natural, not like those fake prissy girls! BUT REMEMBER! Don't be obnoxiously f…
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Answer Your first baby, about 20 weeks. Second and subsequent babies about 16-17 weeks. So this is about 5 months into a 9 month pregnancy
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depends on what state you live inin Virginia
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Answer i think that some people rock back and forth because they feel insecure and lonley. maybe if some people tried to comfort them they wouldn't do that anymore! Answer My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 4 years and lived together a year. We just moved in together about a yea…
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Just be yourself. If someone is going to like you, they are going to like you because you are authentic. There is nothing more beautiful in a person then when they are ok with who they are regardless of who is around, might be watching, they wish was watching, or they are acting only because someone…
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According to percentages, underage drinking has increased through the years.
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Emotional abuse can be grounds for a lawsuit and can potentially win if the behavior is deemed as "outrageous", extreme. A tough case to make but possible depending on factors like how well you can prove the damage and how significant it was.
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I think so. I went through that. People told me what to do, how to think and feel. I already felt suffocated by him and even though they were trying to help I felt stifled by them as well. People need to respect your feelings and thoughts even if they do not agree with them or understand them. You h…
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Body language is the facial expressions, postures, stances, arm hand foot and leg motions that can give an observer clues to the feelings and intentions of a person.Reading body language requires observing the person and applying experience to understand the information being revealed.
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There are more boys, but girls usually live longer.
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The {so called} suicide that you ask about, is an act of love. And in my understanding it was not a suicide, it was a {SACRIFICE} of Gods love for us. In the Bible God tells us how much He LOVES us by giving His Son Jesus Christ who is without sin, to die for our sin's. You can fine this in the book…
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Answer Ask the question in a legible and simple way, so people can understand it. Always check that it has not been asked before by searching before you ask it. If no one answers then it means that no one can help you, but someone may help at a later date.
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Of course *all* Men do not like Pantyhose, but most would definitely have to admit to appreciate women's legs in nylons/pantyhose at least some of the time. Many Men are private regarding this pantyhose passion and most are embarrassed to admit that they love the look and feel and touch of nylon. …
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In the daughter's mind, there is a payoff for that kind of behavior. If she thinks she can get what she wants by theft and deception, that's what she'll do. That kind of behavior needs to be corrected at a very young age, otherwise it leads to a permanent characteristic.  This could be an atte…
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First I want to congratulate you for asking this question. Few people with this problem actually recognise it. We spend so much time hearing from people who have been abused, but hear little from the people who have difficulty restraining their emotions. For that reason I have had difficulty finding…
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Answer An old saying, "Fools rush in" is so true. Some people have been hurt before or, they could be just plain shy. If a person comes from a background with many divorces in the family or even friends that divorce they may be a little gun shy and are afraid to get too serious. Whatever the reas…
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Please note that this question is not the same as Why do people cheat on their partners. People normally lie and cheat because the are basically lazy or inept. The behavior if not controlled when they are young ends up manifesting itself in their adult life. The more successful they are are cheati…
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If you've ever laced your fingers together, turned your palms away from you and bent your fingers back, you know what knuckle popping sounds like. Joints produce that CRACK when bubbles burst in the fluid surrounding the joint. Joints are the meeting points of two separate bones, held together and i…
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Hello there, I am a researcher for a TV company and I'm currently trying to find pathological liars to talk to about a documentary. I'd like to talk to anyone with experience of pathological lying about what makes them lie, why they start, how lying makes them feel and why they can't stop. Yo…
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All girls are different but if you find that a certain girl is always in the places you are, or teases/picks on you but not the other boys then, maybe, just , maybe she likes you. :) you're mom fatty you're mom For all you girls out there just go up to the boy turn him around or tords you and kis…
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Yes, most homeschoolers do have a social life. Just like in public school, there are going to be those that do not get out, or do not talk with others. However, a large percentage of homeschooled children are involved in dance, cheerleading, football, YMCA, martial arts, church, scouts, and just hav…
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