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I Am Tired Of Trying To Be "perfect" For Everyone

Have you ever just been fed up with living up to everyones expectations and yet still not being good enough? Share your story here. 259 People

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    I took a stroll down a well traveled road, Wondering where I'm going It is the place they told me to go Directions in my pocket to a place I've never been But as I look down the road I can see where I really want to go It's not where they told me to go I tried to get off and...
    mdstudent17 mdstudent17 22-25, M Mar 4, 2013

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    I always feel as if my family wants the best of

    me and wants me to be how they define the word "perfect". I'm always being told how disappointed people are of me and how they expected better. I've tried and tried to be how they expect, but what my mother expects is much different than what my grandmother expects, which...
    WalkingSadness WalkingSadness 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Everyone says its ok to be imperfect

    when they judge you behind your back for being imperfect. They say that it will all go away when it won't. They say it will all stop once things get better. They say the darkness will go away once you turn on the light. No, it won't.
    truthtobetold truthtobetold 13-15, F Feb 9

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    Just a few more months

    until graduation; I hope. I've been contemplating on dropping out and joining the army; I just can't do this anymore. I do not want to come home anymore; it has gotten to the point where I enjoy walking around all day and night just because I am not home to here the insults. I...
    xoelizabethhroe xoelizabethhroe 18-21, F Jan 26

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    I Am Tired, I Want A Happy Life

    All my life i tried to please everyone, i know how to give almost everything but no one appears to be willing to reciprocate the gesture. Give and take is a foundation of a loving and lasting relationship but where is mine!! Common ladies where i'm i going wrong? or guys are you...
    inspirehub99 inspirehub99 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    I Try Too Hard

    I am sick of trying to be the perfect kid, my parents always hated me regardless, so what the fuckk is the point? Just today I was called worthless by mother. Thanks mom, love ya' too.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    I Quit. -_-

    I'm just done, all right? Now I'm a nice person. I'm not unscrupulous or anything, but I'm just done. Why the hell do I have to be perfect for people? I wanna be ME. Unfortunately I STILL can't be me because of my consideration for others. If I think someone has said something...
    NaturistBlanca NaturistBlanca 16-17, M Jul 20, 2013

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    Don'T Wanna Do It Anymore

    I just wanna be myself again, I'm tired of acting like someone I'm not. There has only been one person, a guy who has saw the real me and he liked me. But I ruined it like always. I despise my sister so much for everything she has a great boyfriend and I ruin with all mine and...
    Thatgirl8654 Thatgirl8654 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    You Have To Find The

    youhave to find the real you before you can make adjustam,ent to meet others need but you also have to keep you
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Aug 14, 2012

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    I try my best to fit in with my family

    but nothing seems 2 work :'(........ at school its the same i changed my whole image just 4 people 2 like me so one day i went as myself and I'm just ugly!!! i have had boyfriends but none so far that liked me for me.; but my best friend tells me that i have a long path 2 go and...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Its Complex But Yeh

    I am tired of looking perfect for everyone and stuffed up for everyone else!!!
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 17, 2011

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    No Point

    I really don't see a point in pretending everything is okay when in plain truth nothing is okay. Put a nice big smile on my face. I am so ****** tired of acting like my life is perfect. I know some people have it worse sure. But doesn't mean I don't have it bad. I don't mean to...
    animalwatcher animalwatcher 18-21, F Jul 20, 2011

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    The "good" Child

    My parents have 3 daughter me being the youngest. I have always been the "good" one. I've never done drugs & I wasnt into partying. One of my sisters are in the county jail right now & the other is in State prison. I have never been in any type of trouble. & i have always tried...
    jmecovington jmecovington 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2012

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    Whose To Judge?

    "Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect and I don't live to be. But, before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean." ~Bob Marley He who seeks perfection in a friend will stay without friends. ~Yiddish Proverb (Yiddish...
    NoFinalConflict NoFinalConflict 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    I am a self harmer I used to be on the brink of

    being anorexic I used to be bulimic I get depressed sometimes I punch walls I rip phone books I smile I laugh I cry I joke I learn I listen I talk I help I'm me...
    lennie4 lennie4 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    People's ignorance rattles my cage especially

    when it comes to people with mental health. For years i suffered with my mental health, i ended up making the biggest mistakes of my life and not a day goes by when they don't haunt me but i need to be cut some slack. I can say sorry a thousand times but it will not take back...
    Raindrops18 Raindrops18 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Trying To Be Perfect And Acting As If I'm Too Good For Everyone Else Has Left Me Without Friends And Many Insecurities.

    Trying to be perfect and acting as if i'm too good for everyone else has left me without friends and many insecurities. I've realized my only friend is my boyfriend but what will happen when he is gone? I don't have any friends, the last friends I had were from high school (i'm...
    absentia absentia 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2012

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    It's Been So Long..

    Exactly that. It's been so long. The last time I remembered being truly myself, not caring what people think, carrying on with my life without a care in the world, loving my imperfections no matter what. I realized that it's not only been so long, but too long, since I was...
    123IMissYou321 123IMissYou321 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    Giving Up

    Sometimes it feels like I can't take it anymore that life is just to much it feels like I'm suffocating like every single piece of happiness in me is slowly dying and as hard as I try to stay strong to keep going on for those around me I feel my self control slipping away and I...
    Lely914 Lely914 18-21, F 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    And it is okay, really! If you look at my family we would be the perfect family. We love each other we help others, we always look our best, we kind to everyone unless they harm us...
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    My family, for the last few years, has treated me poorly. Sometimes as a child, I would get treated badly, I was obnoxious and loud, then again, what kid isn't at the age of 10? It...
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    Cliche sentence right? It's true though none is actually perfect. The thing is you have to try to get as close as you can to be perfect. That way you just have to be your perfect...
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    I realized this a long time ago, I can't be the perfect person for anyone except myself. If you can accept yourself as a person, then you are perfect the way you are.
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