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I Believe You Should Accept Yourself

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    Be Who You Want To Be. Don't Be Someone Who You're Forced To Be.

    So I know that many teenagers and young people find it hard to live in a society where the pressure to fit in is always increasing. Because of this, young girls and boys seem to think that they need to copy what other's, maybe the people they look up to do in order to be like...
    captainwhitey18 captainwhitey18 18-21, F Nov 12, 2013

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    Well Maybe Not Should

    Isn t shoulding yourself a bad thing?? Wouldn t it be nice if we could all accept ourselves, is that a little better? I think it is easier said than done to accept yourself, I am completley a work in progress, and that is something I can accept, embrace and enjoy. I am...
    loudn loudn 26-30 Mar 27, 2013

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    People Used To Call Me Heartless And Monster

    Honest truth is I used to be that dark, I've accepted and came to terms with that part and am trying to do right by my own moral codes and beliefs. I know I can probably never change the past, but I'll do my best to make sure the future is bright and happy so I can maintain the...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M Feb 20, 2013

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    After hating myself for years you need to stop

    and realize you are who you were meant to be . Stop wishing you were someone else you're perfect just the way you are.
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I've spent most of my life hating myself.

    When I look in the mirror I never think I'm pretty and I find a million flaws, but I've learned that for every flaw I see somebody else sees a million great things about me. And if you spend your life hating yourself life isn't fun. If you accept who you are for your flaws and...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Learn to love and respect yourself

    for the extraordinary person you are—there is no other person in the world exactly like you—and stop measuring your self-worth by the numbers on your scale or your paycheck. There will always be people who have a better body or a better income than you, and there will always...
    MsMyra MsMyra 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    The Girl I Am

    Loving myself was something that was drilled into me, but it was something I could never do, growing up. I was as ugly as my thoughts shaped my face, knowing that I could never be beautiful, like the girls in my family. I wanted to be something that I wasn't. I thought my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    It's not about other people... it's about YOU! It's your life to live nobody elses! No one got the right to judge you and if they do well stand up for yourself and don't let them...
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    Ok! So I'll do five positive adjectives and 5 negative ones! Just wanna be real. Sweet, Many tell me that I'm really sweet. Affectionate. Gotta show some Tender, Love, and Care! A...
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    I don't think I am too old to get a spanking but most people think I am.Just young at heart
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    I spank my step daughters and step son. I also spank my daughter. My step children are triplets and are 15 and my daughter is 11. My step daughter uses this and her name on here is...
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    "Sorry"I'm sorry, I'm not what you are,so sorry, the ugly of it all,all my life, I was beneath you,it's all my fault please forgive me,maybe I could change, maybe I could try...
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    It's been made abundantly clear that I am not a part of their family, despite adoption and the emotional connection that happens between children and those around them. No. I am...
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    My 11 year old daughter thought it would be a good idea to sneak out. My girlfriend heard the door close when she was up using the bathroom and she went to check on her and she was...
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    I'm 18 and my parents still spank me when I act up. They let my boyfriend spank me as well. I hope that one day my husband (who ever he may be) will continue my discipline. Any...
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    My best friend is part of my the family and she isn't a blood relative
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    The delusion of free will is what makes the brightest stars fall from the heavens. It is what makes the world what it is. Free will is believing that one can create, it is wanting...
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    I am reminded every day that all things are beautiful. We must learn to free ourselves from all things negative and embrace our surroundings. The air we breathe, the blood running...
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    In my chart how do I read this! - You faced a fair number of challenges in your life, especially in the first half of life, in which your attempts to express your will were often...
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    Setting goals is related to making promises, except you're often just promising yourself. If you tell yourself again and again that you're going to achieve something, theres a good...
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    Ever wonder what you look like in someone else's eyes? Or someone's perspective on your personality. I have. 🙌 It's nothing I pay really close attention because I am me, and...
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    Once your heart been touched it's difficult to use your mind so I do believe you should follow it as you might regret it!As once that heart is broken it can't be fixed again so you...
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