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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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    Caught in a moment Just have to express something. I've lived so selfishly. I only saw my pains. Ignored those I love. She fell In love, I only loved. I'm jealous, and it's not...
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    Far from perfect. Quite flawed really. Like every other human. But hey life goes on!
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    If it were to come instantly, how would we ever learn? The old lesson. Pain, hardship, and struggle forge growth, strength, and insight. Often only the harshest lessons force us to...
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    I'm not perfect by a long shot and never claimed to be . I just want people to accept me for who I am . And if they can't well then they can keep walking .
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    Judge me when you're perfect. Shut up when you're not.
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    Broken and imperfect.. Yes.. But it doesn't mean I hve less to offer..
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    Sometimes people try to expose whats wrong with you, bec. They cant handle everything thats right about you.
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    No one is perfect. We all make mistakes. The biggest mistake I have made is that I slept with another man. My husband wanted to try the lifestyle (swapping). We went to a party...
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