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    People tend to think im a fun person.

    But im just insane. And once you get to know me, you get a little scared. Those who dont get scared typically end up being my good friends
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Not shy by a long way.

    But I am quiet as I believe that if you've not got something key and significant to say, then don't. So this is what others think of me. What they are often surprised by is the distinct character that can rise from the smouldering ashes at times!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 6

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    it's too hard to get inside of my head

    and it drives people crazy. lol I'm not a stereotypical "black girl" i have natural hair yes, and i can get loud but i have class that i don't think most young women have and that's surprising to most guys. I'm into fashion and styles so I'm edgy with my clothing, i get called...
    taylercm taylercm 18-21, F Dec 28, 2013

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    I Am A Dying Breed.

    I am a dying breed. I wake up early and work hard from the moment I wake up to the time my head hits the pillow. feel like a man out of my own time. I'm young and independent. I work two jobs, go to school, maintain my farm. I stand up for what I believe in and I never backed...
    Brenton8Sumters Brenton8Sumters 22-25, M 8 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    I Pack A Wallop

    I try to warn people not to underestimate me. But I'm a little bit soft spoken, cheerful and helpful. I think before I speak and I wear a genuine smile for no apparent reason. (Seriously, strangers have stopped me in the street to ask what I'm smiling about.) So when I issue this...
    WoobieTuesday WoobieTuesday 36-40, F 17 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    Qualifications and Credentials.

    You look at my resume and you have no idea who I am. You talk to my friends, family, co-workers, former employers, and you have no idea who I am. You talk to my pastor, my doctor, my pizza delivery guy, and you have no idea who I am. You talk to me, you have no idea who I am...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl 31-35, F 6 Responses May 15, 2008

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    Well laugh my f *** off,

    I just joined yesterday, and well I just noticed that I had my Gender on TRANS!!! Wtf!!! πŸ˜πŸ˜œπŸ˜›πŸ˜› no offence to all the trannies out there, but I was wondering why my activity was a bit slowish . Humor me circle of friends, did you notice this 😳😁😝😝😝 too...
    Liberty21 Liberty21 41-45, F 7 Responses May 1, 2014

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    I have realized that the person I appear to be

    based on my profile experiences is not an entirely accurate depiction of who I am (see also:i am multifaceted). EP is my confessional. Maybe that is ridiculous, but it doesn't matter. All of my posts are stream of consciousness which often makes me feel like an idiot afterwards...
    anhonestmouse anhonestmouse 31-35, F Feb 27

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    Dreams I Feel

    Sometimes light can give you nightmares. I live those nightmares in the dark. When I sleep the blood trickles through my brain, and my dark holding a light. These images I whole heartedly trust in, give me trouble. As if it were real enough to touch, feel, and taste. I breath...
    sunsetlimited sunsetlimited 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    Sin Of Presumption

    A dog was so faithful that the woman could leave her baby with it and go out to attend other matters. She always returned to find the child soundly asleep with the dog faithfully watching over him. One day something tragic happened. The woman as usual, left the baby in the...
    vewragid vewragid 31-35 8 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    This is so true about me!

    Right now I have purple/pinkish hair, a septum ring, 5/8 plugs in my ear lobs and well over 30 tattoos. I love to express myself with my appearance. Most people don't know that I am one of the most kind/caring person you will ever meet! I had a hard childhood being raised...
    princessalicia princessalicia 22-25, F Jul 19

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    More often than not, a person's initial views

    of me change when they take the time to get to know me, and it's usually for the better.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 25, 2014

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    When people first meet me I've been told

    that they didn't like me because they thought I was mean. On the other hand when we talked I turned out to be really chill. I'm not a complete ***** but I do act like it most of the time especially to around people I don't know because for some reason it makes me feel better. It...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2014

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    Most people don't expect

    that this tshirt and shorts wearing, scruffy faced dude, has a master's degree and is somewhat successful. It throws people off, lol.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 11, 2014

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    Lets Get To The Point

    She followed behind him anxiously waiting for privacy. They closed the door and it was on. She grabbed his belt and pulled him quickly to her. His weight pushed her against the door. They kissed hungrily as hands traveled. She took hold of the belt again, this time sliding it out...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    I may seem happy and wonderful on my outside

    but please dont judge me by that. It doesnt really tell you anything. It is so easy to put a cover over what we are truly.
    ninja5593 ninja5593 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2014

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    I don't know if I'm super sensitive

    but I know my face reads disinterested, awkward, funny looking or not too bright or something. I just always wish my outside would match my inside. I know I'm smart, sweet,intriguing, and I have so much potential. But people see the outside first and They are not really...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    People think i Look hispanic i am actually

    japanese people think im talkative im very shy they think im smart i am very idiotic people think im cool i think im very weird and boring.
    Izzy2002 Izzy2002 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Lelayla Lelayla 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    Im A Guy Thats Not Into A Lot Of "guy things"

    i have no interest in sports of any kind. no interest in cars whatsoever. no interest in guns or hunting. in fact i am kind of an animal person. who says i cant like metal music and also think kittens are cute? i am not the type to make random sexual comments about "hot" women...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 9 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    My friend though i was someone

    who is always cheerful,kind like to help despite not having any advantage and the type that can"t get mad or sad but it"s not true it was all nothing but an act actualy i get deperesed but for a while i was be able act act like i"m ok like i have no problem but this i time i can...
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2014

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    Sometimes, I am not even what I myself expect.

    Change is good. Changing for the better, BETTER.
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I'm not at all what people expect.

    I look like the girl next door but when you close the doors, something changes......
    LindsayX10 LindsayX10 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    I always up on the boring girl act

    so pervs on here won't talk to me. and it has worked
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F Sep 21, 2014

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    How I look, how I talk,

    and what I actually know are all totally different so don't judge first impressions
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18

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    Aurora Thunder

    I feel fear. That feels like heat in my neck and tightening of my scalp. I feel like I do when I watch scary B-grade SciFi movies. I love scary B-grade SciFi movies. I don’t fear fear. I am at peace with fear. I love peace. I embrace fear. I feel confused. It feels like my eyes...
    simplygirl simplygirl 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    I'Ve Known This For Years But It'S Been Getting More In Depth

    People obviously use stereotypes to classify others by a first glance. It's kind of programmed into our brains to do this. But as time has passed, it's gone from just a basic impulse to something that is used to judge and degrade people sometimes. I'm not saying I'm innocent of...
    FreeSpirit2012 FreeSpirit2012 22-25, F 1 Response May 25, 2013

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    Being a 21-year old black male college football

    player comes with its fair share of stereotypes. The funny thing is that I don't fit about 99% percent of them, together or individually. Because of this, lots of people reject me because I don't "make sense" to them and I'm not what society has portrayed people who fit my...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31, 2014

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    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    On the outside I look like every woman

    who lives next door or down your road. Mid thirties, long dark hair. Still fairly slim, attractive (in the right light!). Never short of admirers but all very normal, very average. Underneath I am different. My passion, my fantasies, whilst extreme, kinky, are not so very...
    mendmybrokenwings mendmybrokenwings 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    Hey guys, young beauty guru here!

    !! You'll love me so go check out my videos. Hope you likeπŸ˜‹http://youtu.be/G--t2VKteho You could also just look me up---> theyloverichar1
    theyloverichar1 theyloverichar1 13-15, F Jul 20

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    they expect me to grow up ,

    to be strong all the time, they expect that i won't care
    linadabaghie linadabaghie 13-15, F 1 Response May 20

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    I know for a fact the people around me expect

    me to fail! Expect me to grow up and be on Goverment assistance to be a hoe to be an addict i know but im not i know what my parents do and have done doesnt mean im interested in being a **** up im really not i know where i live at its easy to lose hope and give up on me but im...
    XblueXroseX XblueXroseX 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2014

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    Me

    I'm not HOT or GOREGOUS....I don't have an AMAZING FIGURE or a FLAT STOMACH ...I'm far from being considered a MODEL...but, I'm ME ! I eat FOOD... I have CURVES... I AM more VOLUPTUOUS than I should be... I have SCARS... I have a HISTORY....Some people LOVE ME...some LIKE ME...
    OsageAphrodite OsageAphrodite 26-30, F 15 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    when people meet me they see the discipline of

    my raising. they get a firm handshake, a smile and a quiet person willing to listen and learn. sometimes i may be thought of as shy or reserved, possibly stuck up even. but i'm just cautious. most will never know what lies beneath the surface and those that do get to know me...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2014

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    People Judge Me All The Time

    I am judged constantly by the house I live in, the car I drive, the fact that my family is comfortable, I have two great kids and my life seems outwardly perfect. For that fact people judge me think that I am a snob and they cannot get past the superficial things. For that I have...
    Killmenow74 Killmenow74 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    I think because of my quiet demeanour,

    and because I don't often put too much effort in my looks, I leave the impression if having low confidence. I actually have a pretty good amount of self-confidence, if I do say so myself. And I look good anyway, so why bother with the extra effort?
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    Truth From A Pathological Liar

    To the few friends who have met me this may or may not come as a surprise but I can be a very blunt, honest person. I'm honest about my reasons for being on the site and honest about my reasons for selecting my friends. I like to listen to people, offer up advice from my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    I once had a close friend

    that didn't talk to me for the longest time before we had formally met and been introduced. We knew each other, went to the same school and had a class together, but we never talked or anything. Once we met and started talking, we got along great. She later (months later...
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    I feel like I bother people just by being

    alive im sorry im not perfect the way you expect me to be im just being true to myself
    KrissiaGeramie KrissiaGeramie 18-21, F 5 Responses May 21

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    More Than Meets The Eye

    For starters I am a 21-year-old African-American/Black female, 5'7, short hair, curvy body, and a bright smile. Unlike society's stereotypical belief: I am not a fan big of mainstream rap, I am smart, I am physically and emotionally strong. I have a loving family and great...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    I surprise people big time

    when they hear about my past. This is because I've been fairly successful in my education/ career development so far in life. I have come a long ways from what I was born into. Many people don't know that I was raised in foster care from 6-18 years old. They don't know that I've...
    misskp misskp 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I appear to be college educated,

    skillful,and a career driven women. But really I am a depressed, regretful,anxious,scared,and lonely. Yes I've graduated from high school and have some college but nothing seemed to fall through as planned. I hate when someone wants to know what do I do. I avoid questions like...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    Lol do people expect me to like being called

    "sexyy girl"? Because I don't. I like nice compliments, like "You're pretty" or "You're a good person". Being called "sexyy girl" sounds to sexual for me to like. This guy said it was a maturity issue for me not like being called that. How is it? It sounds so nasty to be...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2014

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    I'm not the person everyone sees on the outside.

    I look to be a happy wife love my hubby and lookalike a perfect marriage. But I'm not happy with my marriage. I am bored with hubby and the lack of sex turned me off him. I am in love with another man. Head over heels over him. I am a very successful business woman and would...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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