I Am Trying To Be More Honest With Myself

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    How has it taken so Long to come to the

    realisation that I'm not here for you, and if I act like I am I'm wasting away, cos I haven't got time, nah not another day, to consider your response and shape myself accordingly, because that leaves me gripped by fear that somehow I'll slip and you'll see me for the shell I am...
    MrLorax MrLorax
    22-25, M
    Apr 4, 2014

    For a very long time I have been really

    reserved, with showing affection, my behaviour, and how I treat people. It became so ingrained in me that I felt uncomfortable when not behaving seriously. I think this is because when I was younger I really struggled to make friends and was an outcast, and even 10 years later...
    MrLorax MrLorax
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 20, 2014

    Nobody is perfect. I am only human

    and thus flawed, but that's fine. I do have some unusual tastes and preferences, but that's OK, too. No need to pretend to be an average, "normal" person, would be boring anyway. While striving for perfection is not a bad thing, accepting that I will never reach it was necessary...
    ThunderstormWitch ThunderstormWitch
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 20, 2014
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