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I Am Not Perfect, and Never Will Be

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    Though out my high school years I saw theses

    pretty slim girls who enjoyed their school days and took part in different activities and were just so happy I got bullied for my weight and the way I looked but somehow I got over it then I started uni and just stared my final year but since I feel this is going to be my worst...
    missaquji missaquji 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2014

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    I made mistakes, I learned.

    . and I will keep on having imperfections and am not afraid..
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 3, 2014

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    Is there such thing as perfect?

    Really? I will take the imperfect one. The one that is a little different, well it's perfect to me. How would I describe "perfect" ... first I would assume whatever it is lacks originality and is a dime a dozen, boring, standard issue, no surprises, same every time, nothing...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    .. Because I'm human

    and I live and love my life ...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Mar 5

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    I Used To Be A Perfectionist...

    I used to be a perfectionist...but not any more. It still lurks around the corner though...but I push it back whenever it gets too close. I sometimes see it playing peek-a-boo...like it's goading me to come out and play. But perfection doesn't play. It's a liar. Perfection and...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 3 Responses May 10, 2011

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    I Will Never Be Perfect, But I Will Always Be Unique :)

    What is perfect? Do we really know? No I don't think we do. What may be perfect for me may not be for the next person. Strange isn't it? That's now it is so why strive to be then. That's the reason why I am who I am and want to be, for me and no one else, because if you can't...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2010

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    I called my mom out on this one time.

    I said, "Mom, you want perfect kids." She looked at me, shrugged, and said, "Welllll..." Her expectations are too high.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 28, 2014

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    My dad is sort of strange.

    He spends 2 hours every night watering his plants and making sure they are "healthy." That is more time than he spends with me all week. I asked him one time if he loved his plants more than his children, he said "I love you both equally, but plants don't talk back."
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 18-21, F Sep 28, 2014

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    It would be nice to think "One day,

    I'll be rich and successful and attractive and all the things I wish I was, but the truth is: the fat, socially awkward, anxious, B-student I am today, is the man I'll be when I grow up. I won't do great things, I won't make a great sum of money, I won't change the world, and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 25

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    I am not perfect. I know I will never be

    perfect. I know there is no such thing as perfect. That does not make life easier though. We strive to be perfect, to be the best, to do everything right the first time, every time. This is insane but it is true. Then, when everything falls apart we feel like we have failed and...
    kdone kdone 31-35, F Dec 9, 2014

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    I'm soooo freaking tired of people

    who continue to put on an act. Everything is great, everything is super,.....it's not ...okay ? It's just not . I'm tired of your perfect child and their perfect awards and their perfect accomplishments .....I'm tired of the bragging and the bullshit .....I'm tired of being...
    chernobylplayground chernobylplayground 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    dre07 dre07 22-25, M Jul 3, 2014

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    I don't understand when people act like I can't

    make a mistake like thy judge me and expect too much from me. Like 4 god's sake I'm jst a human I was born 2 make mistakes I'm not perfect.
    miizfaduma miizfaduma 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    Flesh And Bone

    Sometimes I am very spontaneous and I can be a bit “crazy”. In that moment, the joy of “sin” gets me and it is so nice not to be divine.  Covering myself with humanity fascinates me, it brings me closer to “heaven” and I like being on earth even more. I know some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    Nope and thank goodness I don't have to be

    perfect because I'm far from it
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    At least I've come to understand

    that I don't need to meet other peoples expectations or perceptions. Life isn't perfect & I'm a part of it. Which is a fact & not a failure. Not achieving perfection is fine, everyone makes mistakes. I'm learning to let go of unrealistic expectations & to just live ! No, it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 4, 2014

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    But I try my best and my boyfriend doesn't

    but acts like he is the hardest worker in the entire ******* world
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 22-25, F Feb 14

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    I'm not perfect, nor do I try to be

    because that goal is impossible to achieve. I've done bad ****, in fact I am some bad news altogether but I'm still trying to better myself and such. I guess I'll attempt to become a better role model for myself and others around me. ^~^
    Frostbitten09 Frostbitten09 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Why can't I accept this?

    Oh I know, because my mother decided to punish me for every mistake I ever made. I'm a perfectionist and it ruined my life.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 18-21, F Sep 25, 2014

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    Attention

    I will never be nor have I ever been perfect. I don't claim to be, so don't expect it. it's just not what I strive for. Don't like it, MOVE ON!!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 3 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    I alawys try to make them believe i'm not

    perfect AND I'll never be
    helarebah helarebah 22-25, F Feb 14

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    I have too many flaws to be perfect ,

    but I have too many blessings to be ungrateful .
    Pustinja Pustinja 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    M suffering from inner sadness nothing can make

    me happy I have my family I love them bt he is also my life he doesn't understand me he ignores me he is director on a tv channel he has many options bt I don't have any job this thing make me so ill n sick he abused me he taunt me i always cry for him
    Chineselight Chineselight 26-30, F Feb 19

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    Heck no I am not perfect

    and never ever will be; that is how God made me. But It sure would be nice to find a lady that thought I was perfect enough for her in her own eyes!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Alijumah Alijumah 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Imperfect Me!

    I've made tons of stupid mistakes, and later I regretted them. And I've done it over and over again, thousands of times; a cycle of hollow joy and vicious self-hatred. But even so, every time I learned something about myself. I always find beauty in things that are odd and...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    riffraffman riffraffman 41-45, M Jan 20

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    Life is so boring if it's perfect.

    That's why I'm not boring because I'm not perfect."smiles"
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I sometimes look at the models

    and people in magazines and on t.v. and I get upset.Those people seem so "perfect" and i even find myself feeling bad because of it.The best clothes, the best houses ,beautiful faces and bodies to die for.Then I realize, I can buy all the makeup, the best clothes and shoes,and...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2014

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    I'm by no means perfect,

    I swear sort of like a sailor instead of acting like a girl my age, I have self doubts, I'm insecure, I get discouraged easily, I'm the clumsiest person you will ever see, and I always let my emotions get the best of me. But I guess, by now I've probably learned to accept it. It...
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra 22-25, F 1 Response May 1, 2014

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    Perfectly Imperfect

    I am perfectly imperfect! Which is just how I planned to be.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 7, 2013

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    Perfection Is A Myth

    To me perfect is defined by my own acceptance of myself. Since I am always improving and constantly changing who I am and who I want to be, I can never be truly perfect. It has never mattered to me what other people think of me, just what I thought of myself. Perfect is a word...
    Benassi Benassi 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    And You Know...

    I never claimed to be perfect. I never know the right thing to say. I venture a guess that none of us do, but the fundamental difference in what kind of a person you are is how you act when life is coming at you from all sides.
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Jan 8, 2013

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    My husband had ****** up my head over the years

    with his internet cheating. And every time I caught him, he would say sorry. I would take him back. For a while I felt like didn't deserve a loyal spouse because how he made me feel about myself... I ended up having an affair because I got tired of someone making feel...
    Shawneeluv Shawneeluv 22-25, F Nov 2, 2014

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    I'm not perfect and never will be .

    .. I use to beat myself up and cry myself to sleep, I even contemplated suicide but the Holy Spirit inside me rose up and Jesus came and showed his love on me and I knew I would never be perfect. I stopped trying. But you don't have to lose hope because god loves you and he wants...
    Idesiretosing Idesiretosing 18-21, F Oct 11, 2014

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2014

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    But I will strive to be

    as close to it as I can.
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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    im not perfect and i dont want to be.

    your imperfections...theyre perfect.
    classylips classylips 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    No one is perfect.Those

    who judge others are not perfect themselves.We complicate matters by dwelling on the imperfections of others and never our own.We need to introspect on ourselves sometimes.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 8 Responses May 30

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    I cut and get depressed.

    I wish I didn't but I do. I've been crying this past week and I don't even know why. But normally when I have problems I listen to music but now I found myself reading books. Ohh how I wish I can trust people. I just wish stuff really happened from books.
    GirlWhoCuts GirlWhoCuts 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    I *am* perfect.....perfectly imperfect.

    =) And that's not gonna change.
    ShyButterfly04 ShyButterfly04 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    the way people have a opinion about how my

    life is supposed to be that I shouldn't have bad thoughts that I shouldn't like him fall for him that I shouldn't think about why my parents didn't want me at frist that I should get all A's I should try most the time when I get ready I'm not perfect but I came to realize I am...
    cocohope21 cocohope21 13-15, F 1 Response May 25

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    True

    Me? Prefect. Nah... The day  that I'm prefect is the day the world end.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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    I hate when people tell Other people they're

    perfect. Because they're not. Nobody is, you may not be happy with your body? But guess what. Nobody is, I remember going through a list on things I want to change about my body, I said "once these happen I won't gripe again." But guess what? I still wasn't happy, and I never...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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