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I Have Been Selling Myself Short

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    ARE You Selling Yourself Short?

    I SEEM TO HAVE HAD SOME KIND OF AWAKENING OR EPIPHANY RECENTLY... IS IT POSSIBLE TO PUT YOURSELF UNDER A MICROSCOPE AND ANALYZE THE TRUE BASE OF YOUR CHARACTER WITHOUT ALL THE BULLSHIT BELIEFS AND SUCH THAT YOU PERSONALLY CONJURED UP OVER THE YEARS?? FOR ME, THAT'S WHAT I...
    SHADOWMAN5150 SHADOWMAN5150 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    ARE You Selling Yourself Short?

    I SEEM TO HAVE HAD SOME KIND OF AWAKENING OR EPIPHANY RECENTLY... IS IT POSSIBLE TO PUT YOURSELF UNDER A MICROSCOPE AND ANALYZE THE TRUE BASE OF YOUR CHARACTER WITHOUT ALL THE BULLSHIT BELIEFS AND SUCH THAT YOU PERSONALLY CONJURED UP OVER THE YEARS?? FOR ME, THAT'S WHAT I...
    SHADOWMAN5150 SHADOWMAN5150 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    ARE You Selling Yourself Short?

    I SEEM TO HAVE HAD SOME KIND OF AWAKENING OR EPIPHANY RECENTLY... IS IT POSSIBLE TO PUT YOURSELF UNDER A MICROSCOPE AND ANALYZE THE TRUE BASE OF YOUR CHARACTER WITHOUT ALL THE BULLSHIT BELIEFS AND SUCH THAT YOU PERSONALLY CONJURED UP OVER THE YEARS?? FOR ME, THAT'S WHAT I...
    SHADOWMAN5150 SHADOWMAN5150 31-35, M Feb 12, 2008

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