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I Am Starting to Accept Who I Really Am

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    A Life Yet Lived - It was a long journey to the place I stand today.Self acceptance did not come easily, nor without shadow and turning.I am able, at this point in my life, to feel...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 Sep 23, 2011

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    Me - I am what I am,I am what you see I am not what you think although I just might be I have my own mind as I have my own face I have my own views for I have my own tastes I am...
    Spitbak Spitbak 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    No Lion!!! - Im understanding my self more and getting to know the real me! Not the person other people want me to be!! Im no lion on the inside but maybe a tiger! Or my inner cub...
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    I Have Forgotten Who I Am - From long ago I was forced into doing things I did not want to do. I did them anyway as a matter or survival or a way out of a situation that I had no...
    Lyndsey2u Lyndsey2u 56-60, T 1 Response Sep 20, 2008

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