I Am a Good Person But I Am Not Perfect

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    Nothing and no one is perfect! We all come with flaws! There are those who dont look too closely to see those flaws because they know its the imperfections in you that led them to your heart. Your imperfections make you kinda perfect in their eyes! I am a good person, but...
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    May 31, 2013

    Far From It

    I try to be a good person.....I try to see the good in people, to give them the benefit of the doubt, to put myself in their shoes....But sometimes, it's hard not to wonder, am I seeing this right???Check out the names on this menu and tell me they aren't being just a wee bit...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Sep 14, 2013

    What Do U Think About Me?

    for everyone who knows me...a few sentences on what u think of me (if u dont mind) itll be much appreciatedty <3
    AbdulRaheem123 AbdulRaheem123
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2013

    I have made many mistakes in my life.

    I am not perfect. And I will continue to make mistakes and disappoint others. Even though I regret my past mistakes, I will use them as stepping stones. I will rise from my imperfections, victorious, and with the ones I love.
    kaleidoscopicsight kaleidoscopicsight
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    There is some people in the world

    that expect perfection but I'm telling you only god has it I'm a really good person but I'm not perfect and I'm not fake don't expect me to be Btw I'm not that religious
    flife flife
    13-15, F
    Mar 29, 2015

    when my kids were little it was like I was on a

    treadmill. working shift work full time juggling school babysitters daycare and their activities. now they are older don't need me as much. don't have hobbies h and I not connected. dont know how to find myself
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses May 22, 2015

    The moment we begin to think we've reached

    perfection becomes the moment we forget how to be a good person.
    BarefootDreaming BarefootDreaming
    70+, F
    May 8, 2015

    I told my boyfriend I wan't a virgin

    and he freaked. Started treating me like if I were no one special. Is that normal?
    hopeespe hopeespe
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 7, 2015

    why does trouble seem to fine me.

    ..or I find it in not certain. Either way I poured a drink over a girls head on her birthday last night. Not sure if it was a **** move or not
    0815Jade 0815Jade
    22-25, F
    Mar 1, 2015

    People who judge others really get on my nerves,

    which is why I make a point not to do that. I admire people who don't pretend to be perfect and those who own up to their mistakes when they make them. I also admire those who strive to improve themselves in whatever area they lack.
    Meimac Meimac
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    my marriage is on the verge of a divorce.

    I'm trying (too hard possibly) to change myself. I keep failing every two weeks or so. she is quick to point out my failures. life is hard!!
    tkdmm tkdmm
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    I hate when people try to be "perfect".

    I've never met a person who was perfect before and I don't want to ever.
    supercoolguy23 supercoolguy23
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 6, 2015

    The only thing I do believe about myself is in

    every answer I give. I only have such self belief because nearly all the answers are replies to experiences I've also had. They are not opinions. I must,however,add that these similar experiences have been bad ones for me and are relationship/family based. When I came across...
    jason230868 jason230868
    36-40, M
    Jul 7, 2014

    There's no such thing

    as perfection on this planet.
    Daivancey Daivancey
    18-21, M
    Feb 11, 2015

    I just try to be good to other people arround me

    and I try to follow the path Jesus Christ showed us. I know I did mistakes and failed but I will carry on
    Nickgermany Nickgermany
    46-50, M
    May 17, 2015

    Im far from perfect. But I do feel im a good

    person. I do have morals values and integrity. Some see my flaws before they see my value or worth. Society is messed up these days with simple minded people
    deleted deleted
    Jul 14, 2015

    Perfection was something I used to strive for.

    But then I grew up and realized that you can't please everyone. All I can do is sincerely try to enrich the lives of those around me.
    JadedUnicorn JadedUnicorn
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2015

    I've done bad things,

    but I've felt bad about it. I have a kind heart.
    Ang012685 Ang012685
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 9, 2015

    So I'm finally getting something going

    for me: Work, school, healthy lifestyle, braces & driving again!!! Just can't lose my ground & I have to stay true to who I am(morals, values, treating people good, & being appreciative).
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02
    18-21, F
    Mar 24, 2015

    I am my definition of what a good person is.

    You can always find someone who will beg to differ on the characteristics a “good person” has. I’m forgiving, but it doesn’t mean I’m a pushover or will continue to put myself in a position to be victimized. I’m generally generous, but that doesn’t mean I will...
    licoriceandlace licoriceandlace
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014

    I was driving home from lunch,

    thinking that I am pretty normal and then I stopped. I am normal but I do have a few quirks. Don't we all? So I am going to list a few of my quirks. Do we ever know why we do certain things? Here goes: I don't like to be late. I will be 15 minutes early for my own funeral...
    akindheart akindheart
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Jun 19, 2014

    We are all equally gifted

    and equally flawed in this life. Remember that we can do all things through christ who strongest us. We don't need this to be easy, just possible.
    mlcockrell mlcockrell
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 28, 2015

    .. I Deserve to Be Loved With My Imperfections!!!!

    The reason for this statement is my experience of life in general, especially love relationships.  I have gone through my life doing the best I can- at work, at home, with family and of cause in my romantic love relationships.  But it never seems enough, I always fall...
    Angells Angells
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2009

    I think i am a good person cause a lot of

    people say that i am but am i perfect? Not a chance and do i want to be perfect? No to that either i think being perfect should suck because there is no such think :D
    thehman731 thehman731
    18-21, M
    Jan 12, 2015

    I accept my imperfection just fine,

    because I know you're not perfect either. If you want to argue the point, please do it with someone else :))
    paulie138 paulie138
    70+, M
    Nov 20, 2014

    feel like something missing from my life.

    don't know how to find it
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 22, 2015

    I may not have perfect body shape im out of

    shape but that doesnt mean im not strong dont judge on looks get to know me.
    batjester66 batjester66
    31-35, M
    Jul 6, 2015
    deleted deleted
    May 9, 2015

    Let's try an experiment I've read about.

    .. Here is my real photo... Use ur life previous experiment and Analyze me... For example for me people who wear black r usually architects! U may ask me any question or giving me an imagination of something u believe I love or I do from via watching my photo and let's see if u...
    Ramyarcher Ramyarcher
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 21, 2014

    I'm far from perfect,

    I mess up, I make mistakes, I make bad choices but I take comfort In the fact that I'm a good person. I treat people with respect and always trying to be thoughtful of other people's feelings.
    0815Jade 0815Jade
    22-25, F
    Feb 1, 2015

    I may not be pretty or have the perfect body,

    I will admit, but I have a great personality and a kind heart. I have my flaws, I will say. But I am a very nice person if you ever get to know me. :)
    deleted deleted
    Jul 17, 2014

    Everyone looks at the "good kid"

    as such a nasty, bragging snob. You don't understand the fact that it's difficult when parents look up to you like you're an angel. You don't know what it's like to be expected to do the best and only the best in all situations. It's hard. Okay? If we mess up once, we get judged...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    People love to point out my faults,

    but they should also point the finger back at themselves. I am not perfect but neither is anyone else. They should keep that in mind. I just do the best I can, and that's all I really can do.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    I am a really good person

    but I make plenty of mistakes and I have my flaws. I do not make any excuses for my downfalls and understand that no-one is perfect. I just try to better myself everyday.
    Shannon87 Shannon87
    26-30, F
    Feb 26, 2015

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