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I Do Not Need My Ego Stroked

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    Compliments are one thing

    but continually stroking a persons ego will have detrimental effects? For example having been told how wonderful and sexy you are for a number of years and for it to suddenly stop? That's going to mentally upset you right? Also it doesn't make good for a persons personality...
    PrunuSserrulata PrunuSserrulata 31-35, F 3 Responses May 18

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    I don't really know where to begin even. But I feel like I just need to quickly cover why I'm alone. 3rd grade- I had two amazing best friends, new girl came to our school and I...
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    I was a loser who grabbed and latched onto the only person who went for me. She loves me so much and does everything for me. We have been together for close to 10 years. But I wasn...
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