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I Am Not Perfect But I Try To Learn From My Mistakes

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    My Name Is Marie

    I am Marie-Anne Zilpah Boniche, I am twenty years old and I work in the financial district (La Defense) Paris. I live in Meudon, but I was born in Marseille in southern France. I am one metre sixty-five tall, I weigh forty-nine kilos, and my measurements are 85B-61-83. In...
    bonizil bonizil 22-25, F Mar 2, 2013

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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'm usually the type of person that is so organized and on the ball about everything. I work at a dealership doing filing and everything was fine and dandy then my mom got sick. I...
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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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    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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    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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    Example... 1st day home from surgery, don't trust a fart.. 2nd day home, even after meds, don't watch **** and have a hard n fast ****. Wonder what I'll learn tomorrow???
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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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    Take me as I am. Kinda hard to change most things.
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