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    11 Woes Of Young People Who Are Hard Of Hearing

    What did you say?

    When someone gives you a compliment...

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    But you totally mishear it.

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    My hair looks like a waxy yak?!

    When someone doesn't ask you a question...

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    But you answer it anyway.

    When your friend tells you a really important secret...

    Like a really important one.

    And it's clear to everyone that you have no idea what they just said.

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    Totes no idea.

    When someone is being hella loud...

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    And it just kind of sounds like baby angel poots to you.

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    When an ambulance passes, your friends are like...

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    And you think they're over exaggerating.

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    At brunch, when your friends are laughing all like...

    And you've missed it...

    When you're talking to a friend and you're not responding to everything they're saying...

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    But you were totally listening.

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    Except you did kind of miss everything between "I" and "pregnant."

    When you're on the phone with someone who is really upset...

    And to you they just sound kind of normal.

    When someone is talking in any direction...

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    That is not in a direct path towards your ear canal.

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    When someone is telling you their darkest secrets...

    And you have no idea that you missed the boat.

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    When someone asks if you can hear them...

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    And you're honest.

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