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I Always Wanted to Be a Ballet Dancer

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    When I Was Six.♥

    When i was about six i think i did ballet and i absolutely loooved it. My mom always tells me i was like the best in my class blah blah blah. And i'm pretty sure i have the figure for it, tall and lean. I have always thought it was so graceful and i have missed it. My dad wanted...
    ayladay ayladay 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    Wanted To So I Could Wear Tights

    I can remember when I was young and wanting to ask my mom to enroll me in ballet. I really only wanted to join so I could wear the tights and leotards. I would wear pantyhose when I was young be it by taking my sisters or some of my mothers. Even wore my neighbors when she was...
    gdmidd gdmidd 41-45 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    Ballet of the Dancer Inside My Heart...

    My first encounter was at 5...my Aunt Rita was the one of the first professional ballet dancers I met...her bronzed slippers, pictures and her posture in which she still has today even though she is in her 90's is amazing.  As I got older my passion for ballet...
    Sperious Sperious 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    For Various Reasons

    I have always admired ballerinas for their grace, agility and ability. Growing up as a confused boy (couldn't understand why i crossdressed) i loved to see pictures of ballerinas in all their beautiful clothes and amazing poses. Apart from being blown away by their clothes, they...
    SaskiaIreland SaskiaIreland 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    My Body

    To be a ballet dancer you are strictly enforced to be lean and flexible, and unfortunately... I'm only half way on both.I used to be really flexible from doing 8 years of martial arts, and just several years ago I could do a perfect split. my foot could go over my head! but then...
    Winniebear Winniebear 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    Always Dance

    I constantly dance like a crazy person in my room. I have been since i was four. Thats ten years of insane impulses to be myself. I've always wanted to be a Ballerina, to be so graceful as to glide across the room on my tip-toes. I'm working on my own and maybe in a few years...
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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    Slippers.

    My aunt owns a pair of signed Evalyn Heart ballet point slippers. She bought them in an auction for charity. One of the only cool thing's about the city that I live in is that it is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company which one of the most famous Ballet companies in the...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    I Always Wanted to Be a Ballet Dancer

    From about the age of 8 I wanted to be a ballet dancer.I remembere watching a French musical film on TV here in the UK called the young women of Rochefort about 2 sisters, one a music teacher and the other a ballet teacher.There was a scene showing a ballet class with little...
    wickerman wickerman 36-40, T 2 Responses Sep 20, 2008

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    I Will Never Stop Dancing

    I will never stop dancing.  My whole being is the dance.  I love to do all kinds of dancing.  Ballet is my favorite.  I dream and fantasize dancing all the time.  When I was 12 my Mom made me give a book report on ballet dancing.  How could I explain to them how special it...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2012

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    I Finally Decided To Stop Ballet...And It Hurts

    Its been 12 years of dance in my life and today the obligations I once had are now gone. The numerous classes that i had and the time i spent with my dance-mates are now turned into an invisible barrier. I can't turn against my decision because deep down in my heart, I knew it...
    leapingtoes leapingtoes 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    As a little boy I wanted to be a ballet dancer

    but was told it was for little girls now I'm older I'm thinking it's too late for me to learn ballet :(
    wassl wassl 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    I've always wanted a twin sister and its not a feeling that has ever gone away and will typically make me depressed whenever i think about it which is quite a common occurrence...
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    A wise older friend like in the movies lol, that I can talk to when things seem bad
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    I really need to stop comparing myself to others.
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    we are all capable of being the person we want to be. we just need to stop being afraid. I know it's hard, I struggle with that myself but I think all we need to do is summon the...
    alias29 alias29 16-17, M Mar 29

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    I really hope I become the person I see myself being in the future! I have so many dreams and plans for myself!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I want become a charming superhuman lol the best version of myself
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    As a little boy, I dreamed of being superhuman. I dreamed of having the ability to grow bigger at will. I could grow as big I want, including planetary proportions. In addition...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Apr 6

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    Who wouldn't want a tree house.
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    For a long time, we lived in the 'city' and had one in our yard. The kids loved it, and it was a wonderful, quiet place to read. Then recently, we moved to the 'country' and we...
    tilky tilky 61-65, M Apr 7

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    Be with another woman, and be comfortable with it. We can hold hand, kiss in public. Do all the things a man and woman can do and have it be just as normal.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Spend the whole day on a train and see how far it goes.
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    ZacS9 ZacS9 16-17, M Mar 24

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    Dancing takes me to a place of high existence. A natural high that I never want to come down from... I feel free, I close my eyes and feel the music. Sometimes there is no music...
    dancingyogi114 dancingyogi114 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I stopped ballet lessons when I was 4 because my mum and dad realised that we did literally nothing, and I got bored of it anyway. I only realised this year that it might actually...
    laurabaillie16 laurabaillie16 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I didnt plan on it but I let it happen. I was wearing black ballet slippers one night with gurl jeans. I went to an adult theater/ shop to get a pvc skirt. this was probably 15...
    MicheleTaylor MicheleTaylor 51-55, T 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love to dance and be silly when I'm in a good mood. I shut the door turn up the music and just let go. I'm not the best dancer but it feels Good and I'm in a better mood When I'm...
    beautifulbrowneyes21 beautifulbrowneyes21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm a brand new burlesque dancer in training! I have an amazing supportive troupe, and I can't wait to perform!
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F Mar 27

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    The party last night was a great opportunity for me to make new friends here in Paris, guys I know from the gym, who are friendly but not really friends. Among them is a guy named...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I always find the perfect song to dance to when I'm home alone!
    Hayley13T15 Hayley13T15 13-15, F Mar 24

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    My absolute favorite hobby, my love, my dance pole. One of the few things I still have from my past and I will appreciate it forever.. It was a gift which I will always use. I love...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    I was never cheated on and I am not the jealous type. Well, I only had one relationship and that's by choice. My ex is a well known guy and everyone likes him, he's a sweet and...
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    I started liking older men when I was about 13 years old. I felt confused about it because at the same time I enjoyed thinking about older men but I felt guilty about it because I...
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    Why are people so cruel to another? Why must we hate when all we want is a hand. We want a hand to be extended. We want a hand to be offered as a statement that we are not alone...
    KittyBlue3 KittyBlue3 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 21

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    As a little kid, I talked a lot and yelled a lot. I started out as someone who wanted to express herself and had no problem doing so. I always asked questions, especially if there...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    At the end of the day there isn't a single person in the world who will listen to my troubles. My parents expect nothing from me. I get so disappointed in myself when I try to...
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    After what happened with a painter, I was pretty messed emotionally. I realise I felt rejection and it was painful to feel it. I cut myself to rid of that pain. Didn't work. I went...
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