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I Am Pretty Selfish

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    Its Good To Be Selfish!!..

    I don't know why selfishness is portrayed as a bad thing to have for. Taking care of yourself and your family and prioritizing your needs is your means for survival in this world. Unfortunately, this society has promoted the idea of selflessness as the value of life...... You...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 20, 2012

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    My First Sentence...

      It's in my baby book:    "Make Me Happy!"
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M Mar 9, 2008

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    Me Me Me

    I have always had a hard time sharing with people. I don't think it is such a horrible thing to put the needs of yourself in front of others. I have really changed since having children though. Everything flies out the window and they are the first priority these days.
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2007

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    I'll Try This Again...........

    Already wrote this story once...EP lost it. Grrrrrrrrrrr!    I am an only child, so I never really had to share anything with brothers or sisters. I was pretty much a loner from day one. When I became a teenager, mom started making half decent money (it helped that she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 18, 2009

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    Really?????

    I don't know if I am selfish or if it's only me that thinks I am. By that I mean I make plenty of money, I have a new car, own my own home have a secure job and I still don't feel like I have everything I want or need. Times that I feel selfish are like when I complain to my mom...
    PaperRoses PaperRoses 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 27, 2007

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    It's hard for me to express this thought the way I intend without sending the wrong message, so bear with me if I don't make sense... Look, I'm not saying that it should be...
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Okay so last night bert told me his back wasn't hurting so I asked him if he wanted to get naked and snuggle with me and he said I wanna play my gave for an hour I was annoyed so...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I know this might sound crazy or stupid or weird, I honestly think I might be the only one when it comes to this.. but maybe not? So.. when I first meet a person, they look...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have depression and I don't think it's selfish. I mean why is it selfish? I didn't ask for it! it comes and hits me and that **** feels like the whole world is crashing down on...
    sadmistak3 sadmistak3 18-21, F Jan 4

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    False. Depression and selfishness go hand in hand. Withdrawing from the world hurts the people we love. What is more selfish than wallowing in self-pity? Most of us want to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    My ex is most selfish person I have ever known-Me to my ex a few years ago Me:"Why did you do this? Why did you rob me and abduct our two younger children? Were you not happy in...
    LadinoAbba LadinoAbba 46-50, M Jan 4

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    Deppresion is a plague when people got small pox you didn't say "that ***** selfish getting small pox like that." I mean it hurts like hell and nobody wants it. I have to force a...
    sadnesskillsme sadnesskillsme 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    One of the worst things someone ever said to me was, "how can you be depressed when you have everything". We're told we're selfish because they believe we don't appreciate what we...
    willibemissed willibemissed 22-25, F Jan 4

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    I don't appreciate it when people say that having depression or being depressed is being selfish because, yes there is a lot of things in the world that are going on and for people...
    theultimatesashacourtney theultimatesashacourtney 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I have only met a handful of people who aren't self obsessed or selfish people. Especially at my school. I can tell you that I had a friend who used to be so happy and joyful but...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Jan 2

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    ANYONE WhO LeGit doesn't have this experience, or feels this way, go get a traumatic life and see how you feel. Go get a father who was an alcoholic who did pills then killed...
    Hiiamawhovian Hiiamawhovian 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I have been in depression once when I was 5. I know its a young age but I actually had to take pills. But no I'm have never been in depression again. But I always hear people say...
    AlexV0707 AlexV0707 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Open Letter To My Stepfather-At NO TIME were your children held hostage or missing! While you were telling those lies I noticed you never mentioned that by the time my mother died...
    RicanoinHouston RicanoinHouston 26-30, M Jan 10

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    I am usually a nice person, put other people first. But I keep finding myself doing whatever it takes to get what I want. Even if it means lying, cheating, does not matter. At...
    Needmorepowell Needmorepowell 36-40, M Jan 19

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    I'm selfish , ignorant , and somebody you don't want to be affiliated w/.
    persayous persayous 22-25, F a week ago

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    is it selfish of me to want to have someone to talk to right now? A woman I can actually enjoy life with? Every time I think I find someone, I get let down. I don't know...
    JustMe5600 JustMe5600 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For the past few years, helping others became my only reason for living. But my speech patterns have been awful, selfish. Whenever speaking, the subject of at least one sentence of...
    ResidentGoddessAstraea ResidentGoddessAstraea 18-21 3 days ago

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    I admit I am a quiet person. I don't have social anxiety because that's serious stuff and it shouldn't be taken lightly. I don't talk easily to people because I had a rough times...
    50shadesofsena 50shadesofsena 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    You'd never be able to tell I'm jealous. It actually embarrasses me to show it I feel ashamed almost. So I try my absolute best. Heres the thing I'm really pretty, I get told on...
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Do you guys think im ugly or pretty people at school say im pretty and one moment they say im ugly so idk
    jaddielove024 jaddielove024 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just sitting here looking at different groups on here and this one just so happened to pop up. This couldn't be more true for me. I can hardly look in the mirror without cringing...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Well this pretty much explains it all XD
    Hannial Hannial 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Ok ur right bullies i am not pretty........ I'm fricking gorgeous!!!!!!!!! :)
    Alexlovesmusic Alexlovesmusic 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Looks aren't important make yourself stand out in a more original way! It's nice to be called pretty but did you really work for that?
    heyitsme95 heyitsme95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I LOVE PRETTY LITTLE LIARS!! It's my second favorite show.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Jan 8

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    Well today is going great getting used to hunger pains! So im pretty excited. Its only going to be 30 day but whoop!
    kittycatsNlions kittycatsNlions 31-35, F Jan 11

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    I am quite shy. It takes me a while to warm up to people I don't know at first. Once I know you better, I am pretty open.
    Nixie1291 Nixie1291 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 16

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    I get compliments from guys telling me I'm gorgeous, cute, beautiful and tell me how beautiful my body is. But in the back of my head I can't understand why people are saying such...
    Ornah27 Ornah27 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    A pretty smart girl is the most eroticising combo.
    Mritis2u Mritis2u 36-40, M Jan 18

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    Pretty enough :p Freaky :O
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Jan 18

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    After reading everyone's situation it is hard to think my problem is really that much of a problem, but I need to just get it out. I am the eldest and growing up I will admit I was...
    etburki etburki 22-25, F Jan 19

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    Am I pretty I seriously don't know I think I'm ugly My brother away call me ugly Am I ugly???
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 87 Responses Jan 19

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    I am feeling pretty good today. I am excited that the Sea Hawks are in the Super Bowl. I am a big Sea Hawks fan.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 31-35, M Jan 20

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    IF I Have Seen or Will See you "on the street" Someday; and You're WEARING A Dress....and DO look Pretty. What YOU do Then, though, Would Be STRICTLY up to you. MOST "have just...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I must not be pretty enough for someone to stay with me. :'(
    myshell91 myshell91 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So there's a girl I know with whom I have been on & off friends on Facebook. We were never close in high school so whenever I go through my friends list to delete the randos...
    KryptoniteAllergy KryptoniteAllergy 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    My sons girlfriend. She's 26 and he's 24. Anytime you open your mouth to tell a story, she will come back and say "This happened to me"...or "I did this.." or "My dad was doing...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    they are evil arrogant b-hes
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I'm a giver and I'm ****** sick of all these TAKERS.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I feel like I shouldn't be depressed... I have a much better life than some, yet I am unhappy.. Why must I be like that?
    Newgirl00 Newgirl00 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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