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I Am Not Always the Victim

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    Of Course Not

    Though i don't think my life is superawesomefantastic all the time i do not consider myself a victim. I do not think the world owes me something. I don't want to just grab pity from everyone.  I am well aware my life could be a hell of a lot worse. I fear that people think...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    Dont Believe So

    I know my life has had a lot of rough and emotional spots but it has always had some good. I know my life isn't the worst out there- actually no where near...but it's no where near the best either. I live everyday as I can. However...I can't help my emotions. I am a very...
    raevynvelcros raevynvelcros 22-25, F Sep 14, 2008

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