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I Am Pretty Selfish

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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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    My First Sentence...

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

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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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    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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    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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    Today I feel so sick and depressed. I went to school with my back hurting because of my back pack. I woke up before that without no inspiration. No joy or liveliness in me. It...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Sep 5

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    i think to be selfish in some extent is not bad ,because u can help any one only when u help ur self ,we are bound to do work for our selves first rather than anyone else whether...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M Aug 29

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    One of the most unattractive qualities in people is being too selfish and self absorbed to understand others or see things from a more objective and realistic perspective. Being so...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    If any guy is jealous of my daughter just because she is from my ex-husband, then he deserve no love or feelings from me. Before coming near me, he should put himself in my shoes...
    ForeverSahour ForeverSahour 26-30, F Aug 20

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    Is it a defense mechanism? I really don't care for most people my age. They are so selfish and rude. Infact I'm a rarity I find myself caring a lot for people and going out of...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    and guess what? I hate selfish men.
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It is now thats for sure! It's difficult to find unselfish people these days!Most people just care about themselves dont care about anybody else, people rarely help each...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a little bit selfish but not harmfull.In fact I always enjoyed helping te ones I love but I never put anyone of them first because I am too busy with building my life.I will...
    TheVase TheVase 18-21 4 days ago

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    Pretty When I hear the word pretty I think of the vague comparison of an apple & it's core. Pretty seems like a word you would use to describe a plastic face. A mask of some kind...
    laten14 laten14 13-15, F Aug 26

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    My sister has always bed the smart pretty one. All of my friends loved and adored her. Every guy I liked, liked her, or wanted her. Some guys would only date me to make her jealous...
    MarisoleLane MarisoleLane 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I'll always put on a pretty face and give u a pretty taste. I'll lie back and let u taste it all u want. run my fingers through ur hair as u get ur taste. And when ur done ill get...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    When I was 5, I started dressing in pretty girly clothes, lovely pastels and pretty lace trim. Started wearing my mothers Slips, then to her Girdles, then to her Girdles with her...
    carolannP carolannP 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Every day I feel like I'm worthless, that I'll never accomplish anything because I'm not pretty. I hate leaving the house, because I'm embarrassed of how I look. I just want to be...
    Pookiegirl122 Pookiegirl122 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I don't think I'm ever going to get to the point of where I can stare myself in the mirror and like what I see. The longer I stand there the more reasons come up for me to hate...
    MississippiChick18 MississippiChick18 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    And more than Half of the ones who respond are dirty old creeps! Have they no shame! There is nothing wrong with been pretty, but to seek attention on a site where there are so...
    Atraxiella Atraxiella 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Honestly no matter how many people say it I can't see it, I have BDD so when I look at myself I get to see carnival mirror fun time; I will never see what others see and...
    Lostsoutherner Lostsoutherner 26-30, F Aug 20

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    Bobby and the girl at a friends birthday party Britney and Kathleen took me to a friends birthday party Saturday. I wore a printed knee length dress with a short net petticoat...
    bobbylee111 bobbylee111 36-40, T Aug 23

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    I just feels like Pretty girls are the ugliest in the inside :(
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I really have bad self Esteem because I don't feel pretty enough and my boyfriend says I am ! I Want to stay the way I am being the emo girl but idk what to
    unhappygirl21 unhappygirl21 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    And those pretty strange people are my friends ^_^
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Aug 26

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    Nobody ever tells me im pretty but i dnt need them to and i dnt need a mirror. I got inner beauty than shines thru and compliments my natural beauty. You ladies look within...
    jennaveivea jennaveivea 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 27

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    I'm not pretty yet all these people online saying that I am but nobody thinks I am in person everyone I know thinks I am ugly I hear them talking about me
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    When gigging with a rock band a few years back I got to meet all manner of fantastic sexy beautiful people. Once, I was chatted up and hit upon by the most convincing ts you will...
    pappharry pappharry 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Yeah.. :( I'm always the "second" to everyone.. Guys dump me for other girls.. I wish i was as pretty as them 😔😔😔😔😔
    xJesuslivesx xJesuslivesx 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I have never felt pretty enough. This had a direct effect on me because I would try to find a flaw in someone others found beautiful or rarely compliment other women. Sad...
    cdavis1969 cdavis1969 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    exactly explain what pretty is?
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    And I'm still pretty quiet...as you age things calm down at least for the ones that want them too.Many years of drama with an alcoholic ex wife leaves one happy to be in a place...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Sep 1

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    There's a saying that goes: "If a guy tells you that you are hot, he likes your body. If a guy tells you that you are pretty, he likes your face. If a guy tells you that you are...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    All my friends are gorgeous. I always feel so out of place with my friends. I'm 5'2, with 31-23-29 measurments and i hate it. i always feel so insecure. people always call me...
    chloeazalea chloeazalea 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    so, my best friend/roommate just hit a note in a song that i've been trying to hit for 2 years on her first try. if that's not motivation to become the pretty and skinny friend if...
    casey9599 casey9599 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've become a lot less insecure, but I still am. My friend found out I am and he still seems shocked. He said I just seemed like pure confidence. When you first meet me I usually...
    katd1234 katd1234 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    What is with all the girls posting pictures of themselves on this site, waiting for someone to confirm that they are pretty? Seriously ladies, be confident in your own skin, true...
    moonblaze moonblaze 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    yeah.its my real personality.be aware of me!! sometimes im so calm and i act so good, its only for few hours or few days!but if you say sth that i dont like i change in a second...
    00roshana00 00roshana00 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    ...First bf gets mad bc he has to take a day off to watch our son bc our son is ill & the sitter is too. THEN he's mad because I'm sick & he decides to work tonight. Is this how it...
    mistypop182 mistypop182 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    But. They will be. Few can be as awesome as me. And even i block some here. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 27

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    I consider myself a patient person (especially where my close friends are concerned) but there comes a time when I have enough of the 'me-me-me-me' talk! I have problems too! We...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Hopefully we can legally punish brats soon.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    Love my nails tonight! First college football game of the season... Go Gators!
    ladymaverick31 ladymaverick31 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    My boyfriend of a year and a half has put me second to girls he claims he USED to like. I hate feeling second to someone i put first, always. I never knew how jealous of a person...
    micheller1995 micheller1995 18-21, F Aug 17

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    lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    paige001 paige001 13-15, F Aug 17

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    So I haven't peed since last night I'm still holding my mornings pee. I'm really full and squiring.
    courtneyx28 courtneyx28 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Yup sums me up 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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