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I Am Vain

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    Is It Me?

    Is it because of something that I did or said -- or who I am -- that made my friend not talk to me any more? Or does it have nothing to do with me, and she is just busy. I can't help but feel it must have something to do with me. That is vanity, though, isn't it?
    accomplice accomplice 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    I Can't Help My Vanity - I Come From a Vain Family....

    Everyone in my family is vain.  I dont know why.  I think everyone should love the way they look, but i and my family take it too far sometimes.  Im really wrapped up in my looks.  It's like i think God made me special.  All brown skin with dark brown...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    Just A Bit Vain

    Yes I admit it I am. And I like getting attention and flirting. Sometimes if I slack off I'lll put on a few pounds (I love to cook and love good food and wine). When I do, I quickly get to a point where I hate the way I look and I diet and start working out again to get...
    Cowboy1969 Cowboy1969 41-45, M Nov 13, 2009

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    I Know...

    Its like, i cant walk past a mirror and not say to myself or whoever is around, "Damn.  God was showing out when He made me."  Yeah, i know, im vain.  How can i not be.  Im a well put together package.  Im a genius, im gorgeous as hell, and i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20, 2009

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    I Get Too Much Attention!

    So as cocky as I am already, having almost no female turn me down in person, ( though online its different, cant seduce them with my smile ;D) I developed this overwhelming impenetrable confidence. Last night that just doubled. I went to a gay bar with my friend, i'm 100...
    RestlessM1nd RestlessM1nd 22-25, M Nov 18, 2012

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    This Morning....

    I woke up, went to the bathroom, and gazed into the mirror.  Oh how beautiful and gorgeous i felt.  I feel like this most mornings but this morning in particular, for some reason or another, i was and still am really feeling myself.  i dont know if it was my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 1, 2009

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    Hate Being Vain

    I really do hate being vain,i think am really sexy and i suppose thats ok aslong as i dont flaunt it,but i feel that my significant other has to be smoking hot,i hate having such feelings on the matter but i cant help it,i like the whole package deal and am sure my expectations...
    OceansofEmotions OceansofEmotions 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    IM So Mean

    I just discovered how truly vain I really am. Carly Simon could sing about me today.   I have never been vain, actually, I have always thought of myself as less than average or even plain and not much to look at.  If you look at the rest of my experience groups, you...
    WhatMattersCannotBeSeen WhatMattersCannotBeSeen 31-35, F Feb 9, 2009

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    I Can Be At Times

    It's not just about liking to see myself or listen to myself talk or enjoying the compliments I'm given (oh, do go on). There are many times when the things that I do are completely useless or even detrimental, but I do them anyway just because, especially because, someone tells...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 1 Response Jun 30, 2012

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    Yes,

    Yes, I am vain, and I absolutely love it. Sometimes my vanity is the only thing keeping me going, the only thing to brighten my mood. I read some of the posts here talkig about hating vain people or being upest about being vain, but screw that, it's one of my favorite things...
    Howling182 Howling182 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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    I Have More Than 100 Fotos of Myself On Bebo!

    I seriously do have more than 100 fotos of myself on bebo! Hahaha all my frends say I'm vain, but lol everyone seems to pick on this other guy from church who has less fotos. Lol maybe it';s because I have a reason to be vain and he doesn't! LOL! sad I know I am... But honest! I...
    LadySoulist LadySoulist 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2007

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    I'm totally vain but not to the point

    where I'm arrogant about it. I just enjoy taking pride in myself and the way I look. Why do people shun it so much?
    porcelainwitch porcelainwitch 18-21, F Jan 20, 2014

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    I Really Can't Decide

    But is it possible to have TWO best sides?
    ponto0450 ponto0450 22-25, F May 30, 2009

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    When At Lunch...

    sometimes when i'm out for lunch or coffee with a friend, and go to the bathroom i'm gone for about half an hour.  And when I get back to the table they're like "why were you gone so long" ... and I then have to explain it's because I caught my own reflection...
    ponto0450 ponto0450 22-25, F 3 Responses May 30, 2009

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    I Can't Believe I Am Finally Admitting This.. But Okay.. I'm Vain..

    So there it is.. I am vain.. Just yesterday we bought these products from Jericho Cosmetics.. It’s a brand from Israel, promoting natural products from the dead sea.. They are literally magic in a bottle!! I sooo love them!!! they’re quite pricey though.. like you won’t...
    tinedelrosario11 tinedelrosario11 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    Shouting About It From the Rooftops

    Yesterday, after I finished all of my classes for the day I went to the restroom. My job being a trainer for a retail company, I teach on site at the department store and a trip to the restroom means I have to go through the bookstore on the 5th floor. On my way back, I ...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 15 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    I Will Get Over This!

    This serious case of vanity started up just a year ago when my father passed away. I keep acting as if everything revolves around me and pulling fits when someone denies something I say about myself. I constantly claim to be "stronger than most women" (yeah right) and...
    Bandkanon Bandkanon 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2008

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    You're So Vain.

    I bet you think this story's about you, don't you, don't you?? HAHA! 
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses May 30, 2009

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    I'm Vain But It Doesn't Mean I'm Also Shallow.

    I was a very unattractive child. My own mother often told me how ugly I was. As I grew older, very thin with buck teeth and way too much body hair for a kid, I was teased at school and made to feel less than human because of my looks. Times changed, I developed, I learned about...
    Bubbles12 Bubbles12 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2011

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    Undeniable Habit

    I wake up every morning more than two hours before i have to go to school. I waste these two hours every morning shampooing, scrubing, dressing, styling, and applying.  i am ashamed to leave my house not looking my best.  maybe it's to attract guys. maybe it's to...
    dearest dearest 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    It's Wonderful

    I love this. Whenever i'm in a bad mood I just remember how much better I am than everyone else and it raises my mood substantially
    Howling182 Howling182 18-21, M Oct 31, 2012

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    Well, Yeah!

    When I tell any of my real-life friends I'm vain they just say I'm kidding... that I can't be... and stuf like... you're an angel you can't be vain... That's exactly what I don't need... Ok, I'm seriously in trouble with this issue... I mean I openly say that I'm like the best...
    Harmonyyy Harmonyyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2008

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    This is a letter to my ex... some sort of final release. I never sent it anywhere, obviously. Literature-wise it's quite okay, that's why this letter is ending up here... so. Dear...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    You're so vain...that music is not about you fools...make your own music
    Engine9 Engine9 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    Here's long and boring story of mine. Hope anybody manage to read this. Vanity of humans makes every one think that his or her problems are the biggest, that they are the saddest...
    CountM CountM 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    For at my lowest of low, I found my humanity. From the pits of my hell, I saw the world from a fresh perspective. Though I may wonder what might've been, I'll be forever grateful...
    RogueLogic2 RogueLogic2 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Part of the reason I have been able to overcome this recent battle with depression is being on here, seeing that I am not alone, resisting the urge to isolate, seeing so many...
    NatalieR13 NatalieR13 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Is this ART or THERAPY? 25-Jun-06 5 stages 08-Oct-14 a gift of god 06-Jan-10 A Log in the Sea 07-Aug-08 A Piece of Advice 19-Nov-12 Again Someday 04-Jun-07 Another suicidal...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Love lessons When at last the bloom has shed, its last petal fall to the ground with its crimson shades of red, utterances of sorrows vociferations eclipse the moon of no...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    images whirl and spin in a kaleidoscopic vision. paths of life to come in to focus sharper each decision. roads not traveled fade from sight as we forward race to final night...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There's a sweet and delicious pain In waiting for her to not make me go in vain Even though it drives me insane But in love, no one is truly sane I call her wookie ( yup, I'm a...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Each scar that has healed over my torn flesh is mine. No one else’s. Many by my own hand. Most hidden beneath the skin. But why do so many insignificant of happening bother me to...
    SeekingMyUnkown SeekingMyUnkown 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    i have a few married friends who are married and have very abusive husbands. i even help some to run away or gave them a plan to get them away. I even went as far as to give plans...
    SubaruDoo44 SubaruDoo44 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Gal 5:22-26 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. 24 And they that...
    CHIGENTLE2012 CHIGENTLE2012 26-30, M a week ago

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    Pain She told me, she felt like a failure. That the years had passed her by. And the life she had lived, was in vain. For all she had gained, was pain. With nothing to show, for...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    mine is Amy from the big bang theory. I just think she's adorable! lawl.. sure penny is supposed to be the hot one.. but she just reminds me of all those stereotypical vain girls...
    Swordofthesamurai Swordofthesamurai 22-25, M a week ago

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    HISTORY:PROUD SAY IT LOUD: (BADALA:) Dreamers a picture a thought in the night. Cross an ocean with love, a hand extended to those needing a life made right. Young girls, young...
    landisfreeman landisfreeman 51-55 a week ago

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    searching abyss banter in vain ferocity's cage silently insane oh give me words! spilling onto the page my crimson prose end this rage open wounds to reveal the heart carved on...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I just helped somebody. Uhm.. actually not people. They're cats. Stray cats in my dorm area. I just came back from the canteen bought a chicken dish and sardines for my lunch and...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    So I realized the " so called Christian " is back in your posts ... The one who spews on lots of ppl and favorite word is " lies , lies , lies " ... Even create many fake profiles...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M 9 Responses Jan 30

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    suite.74 En conséquence, l’état-Providence se réalise ici par le truchement des entreprises qui en ont le mandat, la garantie qu’elles réalisent cet objectif étant confi...
    porinposth porinposth 22-25, M Jan 29

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    卷珠帘 Beaded Curtain镌刻好 每道眉间心上juān kè hǎo měi dào méi jiān xīn shàngEngrave, between each eyebrow, upon the heart...
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