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I Believe In The Beauty Of Imperfection

Your imperfection is what makes you perfectly human, and abundantly lovable 4,253 People

    my birthmark is on my face

    and my dimples only show when i am upset OH WELL im still beautiful :D
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Imperfection Beauty

    I see your beauty The brokeness behind your smiles The openness you share Your vulnerable sinking through your flesh I see your beauty Through your tears and laughter Your heartache and pain How you think, you should be treated I see your beauty Know I am there with you Loving...
    enchantedebonybutterfly enchantedebonybutterfly 31-35, F 15 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Physical Attraction, Gender And Love.

    Boy, i love... the "unwanted" bodyhair that gives the small of your back an adorable bunnytail. Girl, i love... how your "unflattering" cellulite decorates your bum with womanly humanity. Boy, i love... the "flabby" arm your lover rests their head on as they lay against you. Girl...
    Scarcollection Scarcollection 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    Imperfection Is Beautiful

    No one is perfect. There is no such thing as a perfect person, if there was then things would not last. Yes we have our "perfect moments" but honestly they are not really perfect. But that is ok.Life is made for us to make mistakes, but we learn from them. Every person is...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    I see beauty in everything it's people

    purposely look at the bad side of things they notice the flaws and imperfections in people but if everyone just stopped being stuck up a-holes and saw the good in the good in people and things then they will see beauty and perfection
    chewbaccadude chewbaccadude 18-21, M Dec 7, 2014

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    Unique

    I do believe that it's our flaws that make us interesting.   Each of us is perfect in our own way of course, but it's the differences between us - our quirks and little extra bits and idiosyncrasies that make someone look twice or take the time to get to know us. ...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 10 Responses Dec 15, 2010

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    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    Everyone is beautiful

    and unique in every way. Don't let the haters in life change that. Sometimes it's better to stand alone than in a group of fake people who can't accept you for who you are.
    BluexStar BluexStar 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    Let's face it, no one is perfect.

    We are all flawed. Each of us has something that gives us character... That being said - beauty is ultimately in the eye of the beholder. There is beauty in everything and everyone. However, not everyone perceives the beauty in all things/people. We see life through the lens...
    Moonchildshadow Moonchildshadow 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    Adoration

    Frozen...In space and time,stuck staring at one another as ifthey were standing right across the streetwatching one another as the cars rushed byImages, tenderness, and hope floated back and forthbetween them as they were unable to move forwardthey were captured at first by their...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2012

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    Nobody's really perfect,

    so why try to be?
    Iamevolved Iamevolved 18-21, F Sep 25, 2014

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    Appearance Is An Illusion

    "It is quite simple really. Being always transcends appearance - that which only seems to be. Once you begin to know the being behind the very pretty or very ugly face, as determined by your bias, the surface appearances fade away until they simply no longer matter." Wm. Paul...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    Imperfectly Perfect

    I tend to shy away from things and people that look perfect. After all, nothing is perfect. If I don't see flaws then I figure they are hiding somewhere. I'd much rather see the imperfections and love the beauty I see.
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    So perfectly imperfect it amazes me.

    .. I have always love getting to know people from all different walks of life it is something so special about contacting with a soul that has always been here but hidden from you for along time I thought I was the only one who felt incomplete or different but the more I...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F Sep 7, 2014

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    I like things that are imperfect,

    it gives things a uniqueness an individuality and character. Fruits and vegetables that are imperfect in shape I like coz I know they are grown without chemicals,just natural. With items that are old like solid wood, they have some scratches and worn look about them, pre loved...
    holgado holgado 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I give and receive chances on a relationship

    with my partner which anyone on the outside would view us as dysfunction and even emotionally abusive. I feel this way because people have told me so and even my therapist brought out the unhealthy and healthy relationship wheel. I grew up not knowing what a healthy relationship...
    sammyk87 sammyk87 26-30, F Jun 15

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    So you don't understand women.

    .. well, neither do I.... I wonder if perhaps if I said can you understand when a man acknowledges the cards before him might bring him to his knees... He might seek reassurance that he is still a man, amongst the fear and perhaps even silent tears? That our character is more...
    loveCT loveCT 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm so far from perfect.

    .. However I want to aim for an impossible physical perfection. I never seem to be able to dedicate myself to routine. Life however has a funny way of showing me that I need to step up my game. So body of mine, this ones for you. I'm officially posting my before picture right...
    UnTiLWeBlEeD83 UnTiLWeBlEeD83 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I am a perfectionist,

    yet I think to myself it's stupid. I like this idea that imperfection is beautiful.
    Cadiaaya Cadiaaya 26-30, F 3 Responses May 14

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    It Is The Flaws That Make The Beauty . . .

    This was requested anonymously.  I will respect that. She stood in line in front of me as we waited to check out our groceries.  It was clear she didn’t put much effort into her appearance before coming to the store.  Yoga pants, a loose t-shirt.  Her hair was pulled up in...
    laynemeyer laynemeyer 36-40, M 9 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    I've been taught that,

    you need to respect yr woman like you respect yr mother, protect her the way you protect yr daughter, entertain her like you're entertaining a child, and love her passionately with intensity a wife should be loved.. with all these things, how could possibly women are...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M May 14

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    Some time last year in the spring,

    my Dad brought home a watch, it had a white face, black faux-leather straps, and silver roman numerals, it was a small watch about the size of a dollar coin. I told him that I liked the watch, he said "don't bother it's broken", I didn't care I still wore it. I wore it for about...
    Ifixedtheclock Ifixedtheclock 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    What make us broken make us also beautiful.

    ..because we keep going on.Survival is a quality of our soul that makes us beautiful...I am blue,my soul is blue...and I hug it as if a child.Cherish yourself no matter what,nothing is perfect.Perfection is an idea the human being chooses to punish itself compensating our saddest...
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response May 2, 2014

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    I miss the man I married.

    I don't know who I am married to now but he's not my type. I am lonely and hate this empty feeling. I hate hiding this. And pretending. And filling my life with fake memories and moments. I miss passion. I miss having a best-friend who know me. Knows me so well he could list...
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 41-45, F 4 Responses May 25

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    I believe there is no

    such thing as perfection. What defines if one is "perfect" ? Let's say you have someone standing alone. One person may look at them and see every flaw about them. Nothing stands out to this person. And, now someone else comes along and sees this person. They have never seen...
    Christie1401 Christie1401 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    I have accepted my mistakes

    and wear them on my sleeve. I can't wait to find someone who does the same.
    aar160 aar160 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2014

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    My seventeen year old daughter lives with her

    dad. She hasnt talked to me since leaving my house last June. I miss her. I learned a bit ago my estranged sister, who lives in the same town as my ex, has become close to my daughter. I heard all this in one of three court ordered sessions of therapy I have had with my 17 yo...
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    I believe there's beauty in all of us,

    owe imperfections owe scars owe looks. Choice within to have power to control the demons the voice, insecurities dragging you down feelings of a loosing battle. Screaming out HELP in a whisper. My thoughts for you (YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL) Family, friends, realities of society, the...
    deadly1 deadly1 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    Behold, The beauty of imperfection is what

    makes everything unique & beautiful. Nothing in nature or mankind is 100%perfect & that is the beauty of imperfection. Everyone sees, or has a different perception of natural beauty & this is what makes the beauty of imperfection so unique.
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M Jul 10, 2014

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    Brings me back to the song All of Me by John

    Legend. "Love your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections"
    bzylady bzylady 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2014

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    3naturespice3 3naturespice3 22-25 2 Responses Feb 20

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    "...Imperfection is beauty,

    madness is genius.." This is so true! Imperfections are beautiful, it's what makes the person beautiful. They are perfect imperfections every single one of them.
    PrincessAbigail89 PrincessAbigail89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2014

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    This is for everyone out there

    who thinks that they are ugly. I’ve always hide behind my baggy clothes and had my hair covering my face. I was never happy because I was scared to be seen and thought I was too fat. Then I realized something. It doesn't matter. Like Marilyn Monroe said, “To all of the...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2014

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    Why I Have Issues With (Conventionally) Beautiful People.

    I talk about this subject a lot and people assume it's because I myself am not considered beautiful at all, but it goes deeper, I wanted to explain this. My mother was a beautiful woman when she was young: thin, Eastern European beauty, youthfull looking, you know the drill. It...
    Scarcollection Scarcollection 22-25, F 9 Responses May 8, 2013

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    I'm so imperfect...that its freakishly adorable.

    ..i mean I'm me and very unique....love my stretch marks..."I'm a tiger, I earned my stripes...RAWR!"
    lovabledoll lovabledoll 26-30, F Dec 10, 2014

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    Show Me

    I am a big believer in imperfection.  I was watching "Good Will Hunting" the other night and although I have seen it many times, there is one scene in particular that gets me every time, stops me in my tracks, makes me think. (the mark of a phenomenal movie, by the way...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 49 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    beauty is such a double edged sword,

    on one end we can find beauty in everything. the sky,flowers, kindness and what not but on the other hand it is a swift tool of judgment that deems you appropriate or not to be in someones company. whether or not you agree, at some point in life we've all looked at another...
    shvg shvg 22-25, F 2 Responses May 28

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    Embracing My Imperfection

    Recently, a close friend gave me this shirt she found that she thought reminded her of me. I like it and it does remind me of a favorite artist. My son said , "That shirt is very you mom." this evening. I have been struggling a great deal recently with who my "you" is. I seem to...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    None of us are perfect (quite near though!

    ! Lol). These imperfections are what makes us unique!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response May 24

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    A Journey I Didn't Pack For

    It was 3:40 am, and time to go. My wife and I swept the groggy sleep from our bodies and spashed cold water on our faces. Our daughter, 18 months old, could sleep a bit longer. We had packed for her, as we would continue to do until she reached about age eleven. I played a CD...
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 13 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    khewster khewster 36-40, F Sep 24, 2014

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    I believe everyone is beautiful,

    everyone is unique and has their own quirks, we shouldn't define beauty by the size, height, race, religion or disability.
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2014

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    Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beheld

    I am what my father called, an infinity observer. Someone who watches with extreme attention, who looks and sees everything, someone who can take more from a simple action, gesture, or word from a stranger than a good friend can from their oldest companion. But here’s the catch...
    NeverRose NeverRose 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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    Sometimes I make mistakes

    but I'm not afraid to admit I'm still figuring things out...
    winjj93 winjj93 18-21, M Jun 15

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    True Beauty Is Not Perfect- A Story I Thought To Share....

    I have been blessed to meet so many people-strong and beautiful people through work the past few years. I have seen many different faces, from all walks of Life. I found myself transporting an elder last year. She has many scars and tattoos on her arms and hands from her younger...
    PaintedSoul84 PaintedSoul84 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    Simplicity

    Hi :) I'm an aspiring artist/photographer and I find beauty in the simplest things. A raindrop hanging on a blade of grass, a green apple just sitting on the table with a ray of sunlight showering it, or even a wilted rose on a cloudy day. For me simplicity and imperfection are...
    SilverCoast SilverCoast 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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