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I Am Not High Maintenance

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    No dating, no partying,

    no late night hanging out, no makeup, no extraordinary expensive stuff, no following trends, not a shopaholic and no interest to look sensuous. Just my own style, my own way of following the crowd, my own way of outing and exploring and never mind being called the 'girl next...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 15 Responses Aug 5, 2015

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    I don't get those girls

    who completely order their boyfriends / girlfriends around like a dog. It's so annoying. I'm not needy, I don't ask for much. I'm not a girl who HAS to be taken out for a $200 meal just on a regular Monday night! I'm so easy going & relaxing. I would rather just kick it at my...
    kaitybobaityxo kaitybobaityxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    I am not high maintenance,

    I don't like expensive things. the best stuff in life is cheap
    Karinamvedo Karinamvedo 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2015

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    If I didn't have damn dark circles under my

    eyes, I wouldn't wear any make up at all. It's nice to feel beautiful in my own skin. I own 3 pairs of shoes, hate fancy jewelry and name brand everything. I get my hair done like once a year and only go to a salon if I'm going to be in a wedding.
    galexytwin galexytwin 26-30, F 9 Responses May 10, 2015

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    I'm not high maintenance.

    I just know my worth! But shouldn't everybody ? Don't be mad at me because I know that what I'm worth !
    PoshSpiceeee PoshSpiceeee 18-21, F Dec 30, 2015

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    I've never had a manicure

    or spa day, I own one handbag and three pairs of shoes. I believe items have a function not a fashion
    faerieoglen faerieoglen 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2015

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    All I need is good company

    and decent conversation and I can be happy for hours.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am probably one of the very few teenage girls

    who don't require much at all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15, 2015

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    Not by any means. I don't get the whole

    fascination with having to go out and get your nails done or "hair did", having to have a $5,000 purse or the nicest car, most recent phone, or enough shoes and clothes to dress a small country. No, I am the kind of girl who doesn't mind wearing jeans and a tee shirt. Sure, I...
    iSpyce iSpyce 31-35 3 Responses Jul 18, 2015

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    i am not high maintence,

    and i notice most people that are, they're usually filthy and ******* lazy in their personal lives, dont know how to shop, always greedy and needy, ******* annoying to be around because their childish moods ***** up everybody elses moods. Hey. im JS. lol
    vf702 vf702 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2015

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    I am utterly low maintenance.

    That is not saying that I'm dirty and raggedy. I do enough to look presentable and to satisfy my confidence. I used to keep my hair short so that I wouldn't have to style it everyday. Yesterday I trimmed layers into my hair so it would curl and I didn't have to spend hours...
    vixz07 vixz07 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Honestly I don't care

    for my ex but for him to text me out of the blue .. I mean it hurts that he calls me high maintenance because he knows I was diagnosed with BDD at 17. So if a guy thinks I'm high maintenance because I wear make up I have no time for him. Eh good luck to him and his next...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7, 2015

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    I LIKE TO GL TO THE BEACH OR AMUSEMENT PART

    RATHER THSN GO TO A EXPENSIVE RESTAURANT. I even buy my designer clothes at a thrift store. You don't have spend a lot of money to have fun time with me.
    Tefamy Tefamy 41-45, F Jul 20, 2015

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    altec1243 altec1243 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    Girlie Fail

    Going to a hen party in a short while.Another of the girls was describing the effort she is going to in preparation for tonight.New heels.New sexy dress.Full body spray tan (plus the effort removing the excess orange from her hands)New set of gels.Cut and blow dry.She is taking...
    KatarinaVonSweet KatarinaVonSweet 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2013

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    Cheap And Cheerful

    Diamonds and Gold... nope not for meThis hippies happy with costume jewelryCold hard shiny expensive things, no thanksGive me bright colors made from thread anydayRoses? yes they are beautiful and expensiveSave your money and flower me with kissesTop notch restauraunts and high...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 16 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    What does high maintenance

    even mean? I'm pretty lowkey. And if you need a gift idea, food is good. Always
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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    Isn't it so sweet when you receive flowers with

    roots attached to them still and little dust. I absolutely love that....
    TennesseeWhiskey TennesseeWhiskey 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    not at all.... just got I nails done

    for the first time in nine years....I am fancy now haha
    sierraseptember sierraseptember 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Not me, I am quite girly

    but not too much! My idea of a perfect first date is having a laugh, going to the beach or for a walk, having a smoke and a giggle - it's the best way to get to know someone and it's fun! Not into expensive meals and all that, it's a waste of money! I like looking nice, but...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 20, 2015

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    wait how did I get in this group.

    . lol... but let me just say I maintain myself so I guess it fits :) but that's not stay I don't like nice stuff.. I mean come on who doesn't like to be spoiled a little;-)
    Sharebear8466 Sharebear8466 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    I don't get some girls.

    ... put a ton of make up on and crap, then some girls have tight dresses and very high heels. For me little to no make up is natures way. Fitting dresses and good pair of flats.
    MissChatBot MissChatBot 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2015

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    You could take me on a date anywhere

    and I'd be happy. It could be the movie theatre or watching a movie at your place. ****, you could take me outside and we could look at the stars or climb trees. I do not care as long as you kiss and hold me at some point.
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F a week ago

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    My sisters and brother will literally take 2-3

    hours to get ready, and then there's me. My showers are a max of 20-30 mins, and then like 10 mins to put on clothes. When im done, sometimes i take a nap. It's ridiculous
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 3, 2015

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    Well My name is Victoria

    and I have struggled with self esteem and what people thought of me. I was teased a lot for how I looked, and you know what I started to believe it! I was always disgusted with my self as i looked in the mirror. I hated mirrors so much! Life wasnt always easy for me Especially...
    Techgoddess Techgoddess 22-25, F Oct 28, 2014

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    Just As It Comes

    During a recent visit to my parents, there was an offer of tea.  Now the first thing to understand is that my parents no longer drink tea.  So are being accomodating in offering it.  The second is that they have been making me tea several times a week, for at least three...
    avatarunknown avatarunknown 51-55, F 7 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    Not at all! I think I'm probably gonna insist

    on paying for my stuffs for the rest of my life. All I ask is time. :-)
    Venosha Venosha 18-21, F Jun 15, 2015

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    So I'm thinking of a new approach

    when it comes to dating and life. I spent a good portion of my life observing people around me. Now the one thing I've noticed about the people around me is their high maintenance philosophy. I have an aunt who's very high strung and stressed because of her high maintenance mind...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 2, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Stupid Girls

    This is one of the reason I do not like a majority of females.. They are naive, greedy, selfish, yap traps who do nothing but gossip and want you to buy them pretty things. Granted it's not always their fault, their parents raised them that way.. I'm very content to just sit...
    morbidkittie13 morbidkittie13 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    Ive never been high maintainence!

    I never will be, something about constant fussing and complaining turns me right off, is it really nessecary to be stressed about such tedious ****, pardon my french! Seriously though, whats the need. You can gain respect,affection whatever it is without demanding it. Im a jeans...
    Kaleiita Kaleiita 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2015

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    It doesn't take much with me.

    A kind word here, a hug there, an occasional pack of orange sliced candy and I'm good to go.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2015

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    Giggles...Me? High Maintenance!

    I am in no way complicated or high maintenance. I am probably as simple as it gets and maybe too much so. I don't like taking too much time for my looks. I think natural and less is more and I don't need all the bells and whistles to feel good. I actually do not feel like myself...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    ....I'm an easy going chick.

    I do wear make up every now in then. I don't really shop and if I do Walmart or Burlington.And once in a blue moon I'll color my hair.That's it Im cheap.that easy But here is what really grinds my gears dude because some of you chicks are killing me. why would some of you spend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 8, 2015

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    I am a simple girl. I like companionship

    but am independent. I love affection but am not clingy. I don't need to be taken care of and I don't require a lot of attention. Though it doesn't hurt to be attended to every one in a while!
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F Jul 30, 2014

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    I am not high maintenance.

    I'm just better than you.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 27, 2015

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    i am not really good in to choose good cloth

    or matching. i wear what i like. but i like to stay clean and good smell. i hate bad smell. specially mouth smell. i cant stand when someone mouth and under arm stinky. i xhange my socks and underwear daily. is that sounds weird?
    mkdpk mkdpk 41-45, M Jan 3

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    ...I never considered myself a high maintenance

    or abusive wife until today, in the family therapy session this morning when my husband hauled out his notepad, I asked why he bought that along. its never good for any ones feeling good about themselves when he turns it on, and this morning was no exception. He plugged the...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2015

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    Most weeks 5-6 days of the week I don't do my

    hair or make up because with moving around all day it'll sweat off quickly and I love the kids but they don't notice extra effort in looks anyways. I wear a uniform for work and have a few basic things to wear to the gym,beach,lake etc. I like things simple in my day to day...
    BeingHappi BeingHappi 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2015

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    I am not high maintenance.

    I think women that slave over their looks are ridiculous. The only time a woman has to fix herself completely if of she's going to an event, party or date. I'm not saying that she has to not look and smell good but she doesn't have to spend hours fixing herself. I know a woman...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 8, 2014

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    Less and Less ...

    I do enjoy cosmetics and beauty treatments but it doesn't really bother me if I don't wear make-up.  I will get a professional manicure or pedicure, waxing or the odd facial, but it's not an essential ritual.  Going out without make-up really doesn't bother me and I don...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 22 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    JeweledGypsy JeweledGypsy 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2015

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    I like how I'm all of a sudden "high

    maintenance" because I get my haircut at Fantastic Sams and not at "Boo Radley's Barber Shop"
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    A pizza, a bottle of wine,

    and a good show is what I call an enchanting romantic experience.
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2015

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    Rambunctshezz Rambunctshezz 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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