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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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    I wanted to say that society makes an image of what perfect should be. I think of perfect as YOU. Every flaw makes you different and each of you are uniquely perfect. ❤️ Girls...
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    I think it's good not being perfect, It means I'll always be improving whether I am concious of it or not. I feel too many people worry about being perfect and to be honest, If you...
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    I am far from being perfect. I know my flaws and I am perfectly fine with them. Anyone who is not...Well lets just say I don't care. I have never changed the person that I am...
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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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    A nicer person you wont find on EP... she is friendly and warm, when she added me as a friend...OMG... got to see the most unbelievable and perfect runners butt I have ever seen...
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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...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M Jul 6

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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...
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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 1 day ago

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    Yea I have my flaws I have my mistakes and I have my regrets but you know what that doesn't make me not the guy I really am
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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...
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    I fill my head with music cuz nothing else matters to me 💸
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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
    GBulldog47 GBulldog47 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Take me as I am. Kinda hard to change most things.
    girl4gurlz girl4gurlz 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day 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...
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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
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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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    People tell me, "It doesn't have to be perfect." But oh, yes, it does need to be.
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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.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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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...
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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...
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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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