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I Always Wanted to Be a Ballet Dancer

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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 3 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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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 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 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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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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    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 Jan 9, 2012

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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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    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 3 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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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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    Related Experiences

    I am a ballet dancer, i love to dance, i started in the Royal Academy of dance when i was 4 and i am still in the same Academy, in December i'm going to dance my first solo in the...
    Victoriastyles Victoriastyles 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I always wanted to become an actress when I was a child. I even told my mom I did when I was younger. Now that I'm 16 I still want to chase that dream. Honestly I desperately want...
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 16-17, F Aug 4

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    I have always wanted to be loved just as much as I love....Treated as well as I treat....Respected as much as I respect. Wishful thinking!
    Heartbroken0688 Heartbroken0688 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I wish I had a big brother :c I hate being the oldest.... I always wanted a big brother to mess with him ^-^
    PrincessAyyoBbyBoo PrincessAyyoBbyBoo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    One thing I've always wanted but never had is a girl friend , now don't get me wrong I've had lots of girlfriends as a guy , but the girl insde me has never had a girl friend , no...
    toesforme toesforme 36-40, M Aug 16

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    I always wanted a big family... Everybody in my family have up to 8to 9 kids.... When I graduate from college I want to get married in have a nice career And I plan on have 6 kids
    Purplequeen21 Purplequeen21 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Since I was very young its something I've always felt. I did grow up male and learned to appreciate all the good things of being a man, but that feeling of wanting to be a girl...
    Jess0190 Jess0190 18-21, T 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Im 38 we tried to conceive via surrogate in Jan 2014 it didn't work and we had no extra embryos to work with for another try. On July 4th 2014 I found out I have Endometrial cancer...
    supersad2014 supersad2014 36-40, F Aug 7

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    Big families not always good thing Im a member in a big family (10) I sometimes be ignored and sad and nobody care But sometimes i feel like i can not live without them ❤️
    Xproblem Xproblem 16-17, F Aug 16

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    Be given a flower by a boy my age . Be hugged by a guy my age Be talked to by a boy my age Have a friend that is a boy Have a loving mother or even a mother Have a loving father...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Learn to play the violin and cello.
    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F Aug 4

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    all of my life was quite lonely actualy
    BeardBoyAdvance BeardBoyAdvance 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I m only daughter of my parents. I grew up insecure and wanting to pleaser parents to prove that I m worthy of love. I was occasionally stress due to not able to connect with them...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Aug 11

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    That's my dream. A big, fat, happy joint family😄
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F Aug 12

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    I have known for most of my life, that I was born the wrong gender. I have tried to stop dressing as one, for periods of time, and dating more & more women. None of this has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I want a husband an 10-20 kids
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I grew up without any extended family. Only one parent and one sibling for the most part! No cousins or grandparents or anything. When I eventually settle down I'd love to have...
    imitosis imitosis 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I am very self conscience of my body. I am a bigger girl and just feel like my body is so unattractive. I feel gross when I look at myself naked :(
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 9 Responses Aug 19

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    Imagining your personal accomplishment is crucial to your entire process of achieving wished-for ambitions and having accomplishment. Devoid of aquiring a optimistic see, it really...
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    Im 14 , and i dont know what to do with my future , on my freetime i watch films and play games all day , hoping that something will solve my questions. I know everything about...
    DaDrown DaDrown 13-15, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always wanted one and now my best friend is my sister :)
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    been doing it since I was around 3. I've loved it so much, and I've been on pointe for three or four years or now. it's painful, it's brutal, it's difficult, but it's still my...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Yes it all started five years ago when doing some shopings, i entered into a shoe shop and i saw a pair of red ballet flats in number 12! Of course i looked for an empty people...
    Bisbix Bisbix 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    In a sparkly pink tutu and needed a wee so I was walking around to find a place for toilet then suddley I ended up at outside this girls ballet school and so many girls caught me...
    Tigerdanw Tigerdanw 22-25, M Aug 12

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    18 years old. Im supposed to be at the University of Memphis. Undergrad. Major in biology. Preparing myself for medical school and becoming a neurologist. Im supposed to be in...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 17 Responses Jul 30

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    Dancer's Block- when your ATTEMPTING to choreograph and your brain says NOPE. ...I have it -______-
    craziijessy craziijessy 13-15, F Aug 7

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    i'm a competitive hip hop dancer.
    wizwidow3005 wizwidow3005 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So this is my life story. Why am I posting this? I guess it's cuz I have no idea what to do next and anyone that can shine some light on the path I should take next would be very...
    Jenna137 Jenna137 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I feel like I can't ever get anyone because of the way I look or act. I'm self conscious about myself at times. I feel like I am overweight (170 lbs) and I feel ugly on the outside...
    KenKitty KenKitty 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Married for 18 yrs, together for 20 yrs. kids, dog, home, and both have jobs. Sounds like a perfect life. Sometimes it is but man oh man when teens get their mood swings. Or when...
    ImFoolish ImFoolish 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    Words cannot describe the feelings I have towards you. Im thankful to always have someone in my corner.. you. Sometimes I wish you weren't in and out of my life.. like you always...
    bbysxxm24 bbysxxm24 13-15, F Aug 5

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    I just wanted to let you know that I've never want to let you go... But I did say that I give up a couple weeks ago and we haven't talk for more than 2 weeks. It's not the longest...
    Areddreamgirl Areddreamgirl 26-30, F Aug 5

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    Ever since elementary school. I've always been the odd one out. It was like no one wanted to be my friend and they just wanted me for my smarts. As the years progressed I'd assumed...
    Xoxolife Xoxolife 16-17, F a week ago

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    Do you remember a time where I was just a few feet and even years older than you? When I could wake up every day and play with you without the fear of judgment. You had accumulated...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ever since I was little I have been asked by many why I am so quiet. To be honest, I never really felt like I was needed by anyone who was around me, even now at times I still have...
    Aamulus Aamulus 18-21, M Aug 10

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    I am writing my experience here because I can't do it anywhere else without family and friends thinking I'm being "negative" and generally not being interested or even getting...