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I Act More Confident Than I Am

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    I Often Hear.... - ....that I am the bravest, strongest person that people know...how that can be true, when I am a quivering bowl full of jelly on the inside, I do not know...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    I Am Always Surprised By How Confident I Appear To Be! - People always says things to me like "your so confident you could do anything" or "your the most confident I know". ...
    eelarc eelarc 26-30, F Mar 8, 2010

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    I'm the most confident and insecure person at the same time, it's weird.
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Is it possible to have the most confidence in yourself but at the same time but not feel confident ... If that makes sense to anyone ?
    SpaceGhost24 SpaceGhost24 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    A Front! - I act more confident than I am a lot! I guess I do it to protect myself. I feel that if people knew how I really felt and let then see my vunerability they would take...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Best Face Forward - Call it pride nor predjudice I maintain the facade.  So weak, so flawed. Broken and bent, not quite spent. This whirlwind that changes the...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 7, 2008

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    Acting - i act overly confident with everything i do. but in my head im thinking im going to fail i just know i will. i think i do this more to make myself believe i can do it more...
    bigc420 bigc420 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2009

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    Great Lesson... - A teacher of mine once said a rather insightful thing during a lecture. He said that confidence and self-esteem are two very different things. To be confident is...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    Sometimes I can pull it off sometimes I can't. I'm actually a decent actor in many situations though. i'll admit there were times in my past where my mentality was "act the role...
    greenrust greenrust 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For me it Really depends on the subject, if I am interested in it or Have to know it for one reason or another, I get Deep into the subject matter and learn all I can and while I...
    NvBikeBoy NvBikeBoy 31-35, M Jan 7

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    The funny thing is...that it's true. And not just in real life, but OL too, especially considering how most of the people who've trolled me happen to turn out to be teenagers...
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    A guy with an amazing personality is way more amazing than a guy with just good looks. As they say you can be gorgeous on the outside but ugly on the inside. Nice guys don't always...
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    I might come out as confident to a lot of people, thy just think I have the balls, and got my guts out of nowhere. Actually it took me a while to get where I am now. Accepting who...
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    Recently, someone said to me that they felt like if one truly cares for another then they should give another pretty much limitless opportunities to screw up without the...
    SimplyMarah SimplyMarah 31-35, F Mar 27

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    So I am newly separated my story isn't like most. So my husband and I have a 3 year old together, we lost our other baby girl at 2 months and 1 day around this time last year. So...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Actions are more visable? Or words are gone from the one ear to the other out of the brain,you listen or you don't? or you forget what you listen? Actions define you as a person...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I feel like as a parent you go through that more than few times.
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I'm a stepdad with 4 daughters. Their dad passed away almost 13 years ago. All have grown up except the youngest who is 17. We were close the first 6 years of out marriage. Then...
    bubley bubley 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 19

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    Sometimes I wonder how many people would actually like me if they never knew what I looked like. Why do people only care about appearances? Sometimes I wish we were all faceless so...
    MissMisunderstood1 MissMisunderstood1 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I too like women's clothes far more than men's clothes. To illustrate this, I currently own more than 100 dresses and gowns. I Own 2 men's suits. I have over 50 pairs of women's...
    lassy3132 lassy3132 61-65, T 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I tend to judge people only after they act rather then based on just their words. This means I give them the benefit of the doubt, and leaves me vulnerable. But, it also helps me...
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    I say things I would never really do on EP I am really not so flirtatious and actually shy and really loyal to those close to me I need to prove to my closest friends that I am...
    Nevergonnagiveuup Nevergonnagiveuup 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    i am a very quite person. its surprising how often this angers and/or intimidates people. i am constantly asked why im so quite. you learn more from listening than talking. people...
    ambular1006 ambular1006 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    A pretty face can make me blush, but intelligence and a good heart can make my heart flutter and mind fill with them. I've looked at so many people on here thinking they were...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F Mar 25

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    You can recover from weed quicker than alcohol.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Someone who has a great personality makes them instantly more attractive. It's usually the people who are often over looked by others because they may not be as attractive as some...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    It will be a struggle~ Nobody's perfect, we each have out flaws and features or traits we don't like about ourselves. I've come to terms with the fact that there is always going...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    If someone smacks you in the face and says they love you . It's a lie he smacked you in the face
    Sexygoddess13 Sexygoddess13 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 23

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    Talk can be so cheap ..*rolls eyes,sips wine*
    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    It's hard to stay in love with a Barbie who has the worst personality in the world.
    amandavynes amandavynes 13-15, F Mar 16

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    Well normally...but this morning i've lost my marbles and bearings and cant seem to remember what i have to do!!
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F Mar 17

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    Don't mistake my kindness for stupidity. :)
    QueenS0fia QueenS0fia 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    A man with a wonderful personality will get you through the many hardships of life. However, a man with good looks will only get you through boring nights. It serves no purpose...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Personality makes me give that girl the key to my heart... Looks just make me close it with a lock...
    latinounico latinounico 22-25, M Mar 22

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    you may not think it but i always understand situations and what is going on around me i just choose not to except what i have seen or heard if it is something i do not like :(
    Hemanwar Hemanwar 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Oh wow, that is exactly how I feel, yes!
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F Mar 24

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    I have a problem talking to people face to face or even over the phone I tent to get tounge tied or not be able to speak fluently and look stupid
    Jackie85 Jackie85 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Well, one direction did. I've never even heard of the Steven Colbert group.
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M Mar 24

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    When I’m stressed or in emotional pain, I need physical comfort. A hug, a gentle kiss, a compassionate touch. But my man, he’s the complete opposite…When he’s stressed and...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    It's not a skill, it's just good software.
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    The most beautiful person becomes ugly to me if they have an ugly personality and someone who I may not initially find attractive becomes so when I get to know them and their inner...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Mar 28

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    I see things very clearly right from the off. With people and situations, although I go along with most things and do not let people I know the reality I see through the niceties...
    lilliesmakemesmile lilliesmakemesmile 31-35, F Mar 30

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    You might never be able to tell but I am always judging you.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 1

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    Well people treat you differently if they think you're super smart. One of my teachers pointed out that I had an "it factor" and he didn't see me in the $50,000 year job (which is...
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    So basically, every girl I like and get close to, I always get friend zoned. The girls in my life are all either fantasies of girls I met, or girls that friendzoned me. Any help?
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    I pretend I don't notice things people do and say, I love analysing behaviour and can read people pretty well straight away.
    redmidget redmidget 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've tried to reach out. No one has time or has made time. I'm going to just do me. I can make my own happiness and be my own friend,right? Lets wait and see how this goes.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have completely fallen in love with a personality and I don't even think looks could make any difference
    stomparound stomparound 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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