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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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    It's good when you make mistakes because it teaches you a lesson and it's unlikely that you'll make the same mistake again.
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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 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???
    MooRiver MooRiver 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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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 3 days ago

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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...
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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...
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    keeping things in balance is something very common in eastern philosophy. something sadly rarely seen in western thinking and actions. however i would still prefer to live here.
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    you fi careful A di people yuh know Caz nuff a dem nuh real, dem a foe You fi careful A di places yuh go Be careful a di faces you know You fi careful A di friends weh you keep...
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    Take me as I am. Kinda hard to change most things.
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