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I Am Tired of Being Compared to Other People

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    Kinda Bothers Me

    I look a lot like my boyfriends ex gf. I think he had some sort of separation issue with her when she broke up with him. It took him forever to tell me all the things he did, and I took a chance on him. I'm happy, but I feel like he's afraid to lose me. I tell him I'm nothing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 1, 2011

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    Seriously

    I'm so tired of being compared to other people every freaking day."If she can do it, why can't you?""Look at your cousin, getting straight A's! What happened to you?""Why can't you be more like them?"I am ME. Stop molding me to be something I'm not! It's like they just love...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2011

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    I Am Me.

    Damnit!  I get so sick of people saying, "Well, this one did this" or "That one did that".  I don't give a flying ****!  I am me, Your Brand of Heroin (it is kinda funny that my initials are in there)!  I am going to do what I...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2009

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    I Am Nothing Like Them

    I am constantly being compared to my cousins! I fcking hate it! Whenever i want to go somewhere or do something i can't. And it's only because they think I'm going to do stupid **** like my cousins would. News Flash: I am NOTHING like them! I am my own person. I just wish it...
    freshfrika freshfrika 16-17, F Jun 4, 2009

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    Tired Of Being Your Shadow

    Ha this is funny I had really tried hard to stop being jealous because you and her compared to me are perfect. I'm really tired of being compared to you guys because your moms favorite ...and she's moms 2nd favorite because she smart. You say mom loves me ha that's one of my...
    D3L13 D3L13 16-17, F Sep 2, 2011

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    Why Am I Not As Good?

    I hate being compared to my sister. Though i love her, i sometimes wish she didn't exist because im tired of being the black sheep of the family. I hate when everyone goes on and on about how great she is and then turn and ask why i can't be like her. It just really bothers...
    Lostsoul22 Lostsoul22 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    Yea

    I'm Tired of feeling like a noodle wearing a wiener custom. and watching other people eating ball park that was comparing to my wiener, and don't forget...about....the....German Sausage. no matter what they always get Lucky!!!!!!!
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    I Am Me Not Her.

    For years I have been compared to my sister. We are not twins but oh they do think of us as twins. My parents as well as my entire family would make us look, act, and dress like twins. Everywhere we went we were forced to dress the same, have the same hair , eat the same meals...
    dreamer234 dreamer234 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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