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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 really wanna do ballet, but I'm 14 and I feel like I'm too old to start, I feel like I'll get laughed at, because I'm Not really, graceful? Or fluid, I bet most of the girls have...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Hello, My name is Casey Prescott. I am 21 years old and I am transgender. I have struggled with this for a very long time. Growing up I always had an interest in girls clothing as...
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    My inner gender is female!!! I knew it!!!! I have wanted to be a girl for awhile and this is awesome
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    The feeling of wanting to be a girl is contiually growing. Its always been part of me. However its getting harder to supress the yearning to be female. It may due to me not...
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    Yup cuz they understand me more than girls .and they don't judge me like girls do and when I wear a t-shirt and jeans they don't tell me u look like a boy they only tell me that I...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    any one care to chat let me know i love being a ballerina
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 17

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    I really wish I had one now since a guy just crushed my heart
    Lildemii Lildemii 18-21, F Jun 30

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    no so big as to be able to challenge the Duggars.. but yea.. a handful :)
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I just hate being alone in a house with no person to talk to about things
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    would have been nice having a cyber romance! its a weird thing lol
    cyndyarcia1 cyndyarcia1 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I want a person who can protect me from myself. Someone who will listen and not judge. They're kind and caring.
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    I want a big brother who will protect. Someone who is kind and caring. Someone that actually lives in Canada.
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    I wish I had it ******* sucks I dont
    LoveIsreal27 LoveIsreal27 13-15, M Jul 12

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    I'm only like 14 but the urge that I want to be a girl is strong. It's like I have known it for the while of my life but just thought if it recently.
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    My family is HUGE lol my grandfather has more than 100 sons & daughters 😋
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    I want to be a actress so I am looking up schools to get more experience but I have no luck so yeah but I act all the time I will so a couple lines off of my favorite shows and...
    LonleyWolf99 LonleyWolf99 13-15, F a week ago

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    Like really really bad !!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Get a half sleeve or a full sleeve just that, my parents would flip but, I just love the art of having it on my arm and the story I will come with it .-. So tempting but, maybe not...
    ThatGuyMTL ThatGuyMTL 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Hello,my name is jacob but i like to go by zoey. I have spent the last seventeen years of my life alone because I am a girly-boy. Now I have the Internet and sites like this...
    zoey764 zoey764 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been a dancer for about 8 years, I do ballet, pointe, jazz & tap and I used to also do lyrical, hip hop, & modern.
    kaseyf2801 kaseyf2801 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello, second depressive post from here on here. I'm currently in a dead end job which is undervalued and definitely underpaid. I always had this one plan in my life since I was...
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    I've been doing dance and ballet since I've been little and I love ballet.i love pointe shoes.One of my favorite songs is "hall of fame " because I can relate to it.do a lot a...
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F Jul 1

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    i love wearing pink ballet tights with a pink silk leotard or pink silk ballet dress
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    Sooo I am a student, model, jazz singer, Polynesian dancer (any kind of dancer in general), an actress, a writer, an artist, a musician, a girlfriend... But I'm asian... I think...
    Rkfj Rkfj 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    i love wearing pink leather ballet slippers and ballerina outfits i cant help it it turns me on lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    i love wearing anything related to ballet as long as its pinklooking for friends that share the same
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 17

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    putting on my soft pink leather ballet slippers along with my pink ankle tights and pink leotard any care to chat
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 17

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    I'm not a dancer, but I love people who can dance. Especially when they give you a personal dance(;
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I took dancing as a minor when I was in college at Arizona State University. During my college days, in Mesa, I worked at a Gentlemen's Club as a nude dancer. It paid my tuition...
    leslieathome leslieathome 31-35, F 2 days ago

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