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I Am Pretty Selfish

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Selfish, and Very Proud! Of course I'm selfish. Everyone is selfish if you really think about it, I'm just going to be upfront honest with you about the fact that I'm selfish and...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 28

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    There is one beauty about selfish. But is perhaps also the ugly part about it. Selfish dont ever need to explain, reason or justify anything. The only part maybe selfish...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 5

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    people call me selfish because i gonna leave my familly i just know i will feel worse if i stay, does that make me selfish? its my life, so if people think iam selfish so what?
    jojo12380 jojo12380 18-21, M Jul 12

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    It's okay to be selfish sometimes. We are all only human and that means that we have faults. Acknowledge it, deal with it and move on. Besides, a little selfishness keeps us...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I admit it. Sometimes it's a good thing to be selfish, I mean you have to put yourself first, right? But I'm too selfish, it's horrible. It's like the only people I deeply care...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm trying to learn this art that so many around me practice daily with no sweat off their brows...I envy them and I too wish to be selfish... These people are happier then me and...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Nothing to do with selfishness but lack of energy and power to do things or be there for others.Depression is a b**ch.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 16

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    We all can be selfish to an extent, but Jesus Christ I can't stand people who are completely preoccupied with themselves. There's more to life than your ******* problems...
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm selfish today. I have done two bad thing in the morning. I hate myself. How could I do this again and again. I'm tired of this life.
    Farrukhkhan Farrukhkhan 22-25, M a week ago

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    Don't even approach me if your selfish. I've given up on people who only have themselves on mind... Ugh
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    People like myself need to be encouraged to put her own needs first and to find a relationship that reciprocates. I have been way, way too selfless. A traumatic pattern of being a...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I want to break his and hers selfishness for ever and make them feel the pain ive gone through
    Aquariusisbaddu Aquariusisbaddu 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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    I wish my nose was smaller. I wish my eyes were bigger. I wish my stomach was flatter. I WISH I was PRETTY. Woman will look stores upon store to find the right dress, will invest...
    dianeemariee dianeemariee 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    There is no reason to go around and post some stupid questions asking people like " I want to know if you think I'm pretty". It's annoying. If you are confident to yourself, you...
    hzel1323 hzel1323 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It is a burden and a blessing at the same time. The burden is the constant harassment. The nasty things men say. Crap the nasty women say to me. The gross stares men give me. Women...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F Jun 28

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    A bunch of girls in my middle school rushed to the bathroom mirror fixing the hair, teeth, uniform,etc. As the crowded the mirror over the sinks, I became extremely annoyed because...
    diania234 diania234 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I used to be a beautiful girl, I was so pretty in first grade that all the boys had crushes on me. I was a bully though and enjoyed it I liked the boys I thought it was normal to...
    ZKAZ ZKAZ 13-15, F Jul 17

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    I am not writing this experience because I do not feel beautiful because I love who I am. We all come to that stage in our lives when we question our appearance. Heck I did once...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am asian. :P Of course I think we are pretty. Well,they are more prettier. Haha. I am jist 1% pretty. lol. But asian girls are pretty inside and out. They have great values, Good...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I hate when people use the excuse that I'm too pretty for something... Your too pretty to self harm. Your too pretty to get your heart broken.
    Lilythesadone Lilythesadone 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I hate when people tell me that I'm too pretty and that I was never once ugly. Are you kidding me??? I suffer from anorexia. I lost more than thirty pounds over the years, and it...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I wish I was pretty, I wish I was skinny, I wish guys would think wow she's pretty or at least think I'm average. I hate myself I just want to be pretty. Is that so hard
    lovemelovexox lovemelovexox 13-15, F Jul 15

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    I need to embrace myself and accept that I am in fact, beautiful in my own way. I don't need a *corpse pale* fair skin to be pretty, I don't need a pair of big eyes. I just need...
    ThePorcelainDoll ThePorcelainDoll 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    There is so much more behind this pretty face. A mind that never stops.... A heart that's deep.... Thoughts of array all over.... Sharp wit, sharp minded..... Silent anger and...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Respond if u think I'm pretty!πŸ‘°πŸŽ€
    Zebra123456 Zebra123456 13-15, F 10 Responses Jun 28

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    The light is in a hitting my face weird way but most people think I have pretty eyes I think they're plain and boring what do y'all think
    Tyelioo Tyelioo 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I don't think I'll ever let myself believe I'm anything more than the ugliest person on earth. It's really weird actually. I have a very good looking boyfriend and a lot of people...
    DenniseCo DenniseCo 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    OMG I loveeeeee this movie Who is A?????????????????????? please share your comment if you like pretty little liars ;)
    maryamgh1376 maryamgh1376 16-17, F Jul 5

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    PRETTY LITTLE LIARS ABOUT TO START YALL πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜©πŸ˜ˆπŸ˜Œ
    Dramaqueen68 Dramaqueen68 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    People say I have pretty eyes, what do you think?
    xxcarysxx xxcarysxx 13-15, F 10 Responses Jul 10

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    I don't necessarily hate them, I just want to be them and it's just irritating how they walk around all cutesy and what not. Especially the absent minded pretty girls, now they...
    missylawl missylawl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I choose avatars that explain how pretty I feel or would want to be.. But I don't look like that at all.. I wonder how that can be possible
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I always wished I was pretty and skinny. I always been the chubby girl. I wish wouldn't compare myself to other girls, but at times. I just feel so gross.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I believe that if I want to feel pretty that I have to lose weight. Everyone I see when I look around is beautiful. No matter what. But then I look in my mirror and see a fat...
    mholladay mholladay 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I feel like everyone thinks so, including myself. Boys don't think I'm pretty, nor does my mom, my grandmother, or my friends. I feel so gross! 😣
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 15

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    β€’All Pretty Little Liars Fansβ€’ PLL fans are more interested in who is dating who then finding out who A isπŸ˜‚ I mean we won't find out anytime soon πŸ˜‚
    xsecretsx xsecretsx 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I never post pics of me without makeup but this one is kind of pretty :) I'm glad to be me
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm pretty but do you think I am?
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I don't know when did this start, but I've always considered myself as an ugly person, period. No one could convince me the opposite, I don't believe them! I have the talent for...
    youaremygift youaremygift 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have really weird eyes, they change depending on the light which I'm pretty sure everyone does but mine do more than most I guess. Idk in this picture(my senior picture) they...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So my eyes change colors and sometimes they are a light blue and sometimes they are like a grey color, and I just canny decide if they are pretty or not!
    mkxhedrick mkxhedrick 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Who will be there when you fall? To pick you up and offer you encouragement? Give you motivation to move one foot in front of the other? Who will be there when you are in...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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