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I Am Not Perfect But I Do My Best

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    Everyone I know has heard this statement. I am more than convinced then they have also felt this way. “I’m not perfect!” True no one is perfect however we all try to do the best we can If for some reason we still come up short we can always try again It is never too late to...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Jul 14, 2012

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    Perfection is overrated. It is our differences and imperfections that makes us interesting and individual. I tell this to myself all the time because I am a perfectionist and...
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    I might not be a "perfect" person, but I would rather be myself than trying t be something and someone I am not. Many people like me for who I am and I would not like to lose those...
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    I may not be the perfect person or the top dog but I'm someone who does not follow the leader I stick to a different path.
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    So... Didn't know where to put this, but this will do. I made my favorite food taco bake tonight and feel like my stomach wants to explode. I ate way too much, never said I was...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Yes, I used to be conceited...... I have flaws just like every other person living! I believe them relative to how I was raised. I'm also lapsed Catholic. ...........but now I...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I'm def not perfect, I far from it, I always get upset with my self image, I'm very self conscious about a ton of stuff, my teeth is part of it, I HATE them, but I'm too poor to...
    imnotperfectimme imnotperfectimme 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Hell no im probably as far from perfect as they come but I manage to pull an "Amanda move"
    PerfectAtImperfection PerfectAtImperfection 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    From my balcony near the dining I can look at my neighbor's back yard downstairs and the clothes line and all the clothes drying in the sun. Yesterday afternoon, I see a bright...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I fill my head with music cuz nothing else matters to me 💸
    megan1247 megan1247 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    In school a lot of people like me for my "honesty", listen if you want me to be brutally honest, I'd think everyone would hate me for the rest of their lives
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    Take me as I am. Kinda hard to change most things.
    girl4gurlz girl4gurlz 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The moment I saw her, I felt like I had attained my purpose in life. Her beautiful hair, her lovely face and her amazing personality had won me over. She was the most prettiest and...
    dude212121 dude212121 22-25, M Jul 1

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    .-. I want a guy best friend that I can talk to about anything and that is funny and is just a perfect guy best friend
    XXweedXX XXweedXX 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    Perfect is something that has no true universal definition, and that we strive for. But I'm to the in my life where I've realized perfect can't exist with in ourselves. We perceive...
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    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M Jul 17

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    I thought this was a happy experience? I love not being perfect, my crazy hair, my weird sense of style, and my outgoing personality are all things that make me unique. No, i'm NOT...
    teenfailure teenfailure 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I know I am not perfect but HOLY MOLY I have a family member driving me INSANE !! any advice on how to handle someone (respectfully) who is not only very controlling & bossy, but...
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    I am not perfect but I like to speak out if I feel something is not right.
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    4 years ago I broke up with my ex, we ended quite badly. He wasn't perfect but neither was I. Shortly after we split up he moved away and I didn't hear from him for a few years. At...
    Lovelife787 Lovelife787 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I try to be perfect. But when I get too tired of playing an act, this is me. "Screw all this crap, I don't care if people are gonna think crazy stuff about me it's not my problem...
    Lollilovergirl10 Lollilovergirl10 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I'm not perfect, but easy to get along with. I have a sensitive soul, however I can hold forgiveness when trampled on. I don't always approach people first to make friends. I...
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    I am not perfect but I believe in Jesus and know he has saved me but I respect other people and you are free to believe what you want I don't Jude that's not my job
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    Hi again fellow married & lonely EP members, Well we are going to try it again. He (my husband) did not want to talk about last night. I did not press the issue. However, he was...
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    I think that I am going to making more of my marriage posts in the "I am Married" group. I realized that although I feel lonely at times the general members that post in "Married...
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    More of the same. Just more of the same. How does he think there's any room for a relationship when he walks in, says hi and heads straight to the study and his computer. He puts...
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    Im not sure really but i guess my perfect girl personality wise has to be like me, very funny and weird like Plus quiet sporty like I am too, a Tomboy basically in my case...
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    Falling in love with your best friend probably is one of the most wonderful (kilig) or inspiring things that can happen your love life.:) I've experienced it, I realized that I...
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    My bestie is super sexy!!!!!!
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