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People Confess Which Things They're Strangely Proud About
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Every now and then, we can't help but be proud of certain accomplishments.

Graduating from college or grad school, earning a promotion at work, hosting your first Thanksgiving dinner.

Though it shouldn't be forgotten that pride is one of the seven deadly sins.

Which should serve as a reminder that we should be careful of what we boast over, and that some accomplishments might not be cause for celebration.

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People Explain Which Unimpressive Things Everyone's Weirdly Proud Of
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I once met a guy who, by all accounts, appeared to have given up. And by that, I mean that they had pretty much decided that life basically ended in the 1970s and early 1980s. He had no interest in modern technology, was remarkably out of the loop when it came to technology or even current events.

This was all very frustrating to witness, but he was actually proud of himself! Proud to not know much–if anything–about the modern world. (And then he complained about how he kept having trouble finding a job.)

It was quite the flex–an unimpressive one at that.

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People Share The Questions They're Too Embarrassed To Ask The LGBTQ+ Community
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It's PRIDE month. It's time to be loud and proud.

Well, every minute of everyday we should be loud and proud.

But this month gives you an extra special buzz.

So in the spirit of learning, we will be taking questions from the class.

I know cisgender straight people still have a lot they don't understand.

What do you need to know?

Redditor hre_nft wanted everyone to feel comfortable enough to be as aloud what they've been waiting to ask a queer person. Safe space for all. They asked:

"What question have you always wanted to ask LGBTQ+ people but didn’t because you don’t want to offend them?"
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People Explain What They Find Most Embarrassing About Their Country
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Citizens can tout patriotism all day long, but that doesn't mean there are things about their country they're secretly ashamed of.

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People Share Their Best 'I Told You So' Experiences

As much as we're not supposed to feel satisfaction upon observing the struggles of other people, it can be hard to resist a silent, internal fist pump when some blunder occurs immediately after we tried to help the person prevent it.

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