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I Am Going Back to Being Just Myself

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    Ah , Life's Little Default Option

    I tried hard to be a husband and loving father and did okay at the latter , sucked at the first . I tried hard to be what I thought was needed of me and either I was lacking in the necessary ingredients or my lackluster performance doomed me from day 1 . I hadn't realized how...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M Mar 7, 2010

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    Ah , Life's Little Default Option

    I tried hard to be a husband and loving father and did okay at the latter , sucked at the first . I tried hard to be what I thought was needed of me and either I was lacking in the necessary ingredients or my lackluster performance doomed me from day 1 . I hadn't realized how...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M Mar 7, 2010

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    Never apologize for being yourself :-)
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    before anyone point this out I know it sounds like a contradiction to one my other stories. Buts it's not. My other stories may sound like I hate myself or something but I dont. I...
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    So, i chat to a lot of people and also read a lot of experiences on here. I have noticed how many people are still haunted about their past. Whilst i do understand how hard it is...
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    Yeah. And I like to post experiences without them being removed by twats. >.>
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    I made lasagna today, still hot. After long time i made it again, 2 nd time , 2 times better then the previous time , it's delicious , I am proud of myself 😊
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    Wow. I m loving this experience project. I can be myself. And there is no one to judge...
    dadamoney dadamoney 31-35, M Jul 14

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    My mom asked me why I never be myself......its because I no she wouldn't like me..I told her I would rather were skinny jeans then beggy, I would rather have a bennie on the do my...
    imstillalive232677 imstillalive232677 13-15, F Jul 16

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    schemily03 schemily03 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ok seriously, when I say this I mean it, and this includes how I dress and Allllll that stuff And honestly if you don't like me I really am sorry but I am DONE pretending to be...
    SammiKitten SammiKitten 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    To study to become a consuellor. I did my degree in Psychology/Criminology then spend the next 15 yrs working in an office, hmmmm
    mypath43 mypath43 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    TO STUDY MINISTRY!!! Thank you God for guiding me on my right path.
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