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I Have Been Told I Am A Disappointment

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    A Brother's Love

    I have been told I am a disappointment by multiple people, but never as often as by my brother. He is 5 years older than me and probably one of my biggest idols. He balanced being reckless and having fun with being responsible and keeping his life together. I know this isn't good...
    Veggiefriendly Veggiefriendly 18-21, F Sep 24, 2011

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    New Day

    It is what it is, life is just life. A new day comes, and an old day leaves. Winning one fight just means I have lived to fight another day which I will. If I live there will be struggle, strife, war etc... Life goes on with or without me. My importance is something that is very...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    I've been told I look a lot like a older John Lennon idk what do you think (picture)
    Zackstheman121 Zackstheman121 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I get told often that I look like alot of people. But there is one comment that I always found interesting that I guy told me once a few years ago.He told me that I resemble the...
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    People tell me i look like a 11 yr old!! It gets very annoying! Its not my fault i have a baby face! Look at thomas sangster!😍
    fangirl4lifeandever fangirl4lifeandever 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    YOU GOT THAT RIGHT!
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Feb 3

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    My friend said I should become a phone s*x operator, LOL. I don't think my voice is that attractive, but it is soft and soothing so maybe that has something to do with it :P
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Is being perceived younger than your actual age a good or bad thing?
    ManicDiva85 ManicDiva85 26-30, F 8 Responses Feb 1

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    Going by this pic what color do you think my eyes are? Some people see blue whilst others see green
    AmeliaIsCool345 AmeliaIsCool345 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    I get Hugh Jackman a lot... But it breaks my ungrateful heart they don't say Cary Grant! 😭
    coffeeguy80 coffeeguy80 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I like getting those compliments because I'll be old looking soon enough. Then I'll be overlooked and forgotten. Another relic to be discarded into the pile...
    Dan2kboi Dan2kboi 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 27

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    My friend Annie says my eyes are like a galaxy. I have this condition called central heterochromia. If you look in my eyes you will notice that I have gold circles around my pupils...
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    i have but recently when i am told i look younger the age is closer to my actual age (5 -7 yrs) / a few yrs ago i looked 10-12 yrs younger... so be it
    Newconvo1 Newconvo1 41-45, M Jan 25

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    a few years ago i wanted to buy a John Green book,but the cashier didn't let me.she said it's for young adults,not teens , so my mom had to buy me the book...
    alex9201 alex9201 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    You see? You're starting the week off being right about something.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 25

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    I'm happy I don't look my age. I'm also happy I don't look like a teenager either.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I look younger but I'm not. So telling me isn't making it true. Damn the luck.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Well, people says i have a cute voice and that my personality makes me cute...But they think im too ugly to worth it xD okay...
    Saya024 Saya024 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Leonine-shaped and chestnut-brown.
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F Jan 23

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    They're just saying that because it's true.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 23

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    I am so picky that I end up being lonely at times...This is silly but it is what it is i guess "no matter how pretty a girl is , if she has ugly feet it is a deal breaker"...
    farrell70 farrell70 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I hear it many times from people online and offline. I guess I should be grateful and thankful for what God gave me. Because there are times when I don't feel attractive and feel...
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I've been told that, but I'll look great at any age.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    At least that's one thing I have going for me.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    it's very congusing. like my sisters and some of the people that know and are close to me say I have a horrible singing voice that I sound like a dying cat (there words not mine...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    What is my eye color? I know this isn't really an experience but I don't know how to add a picture to a question
    HannahMartinez653 HannahMartinez653 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 19

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    they say am very young to a mother of 3 teenagers, and they believe they are my siblings not my children
    repka repka 36-40 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I have been told that I look like the guy from Breaking Bad. I don't know his name but I think he is the main character.
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M Jan 18

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    I like running around barefoot and I have had a lot of people tell me that I have cute feet lol. I never really paid much attention before but I guess maybe they are cute :) when I...
    tiffany101402 tiffany101402 13-15, F Jan 16

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    I get told I'm cute everyday :D
    Lillyisawesome Lillyisawesome 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I think it because everyone thinks Im younger than I really am... and I dont blame them at all. ~ Lys ♪
    LysChan LysChan 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    http://vocaroo.com/i/s0oJc7zQLa3T For you! Mrheartafire :)
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I am turning 25 this year, and people still think I'm in high school... I love the look on their face when I tell them I graduated college... 😜
    AlyCat32114 AlyCat32114 22-25, F Jan 16

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    I am evidently extremely attractive, every girlfriend I've ever had has told me this - random strangers tell me: you are hot, and good looking ladies don't make eye contact with...
    Hardboy48 Hardboy48 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    This is me all natural but still there I'm not sure. I've been insecure because some people call me ugly at times. :(
    megantamba megantamba 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 15

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    The sound of my voice has finally stopped worrying me. In my teen years, I'd get relentless comments on the depth of my voice... I hated my voice. My voice has always sounded...
    tiffanyandasaltshaker tiffanyandasaltshaker 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I used to get carded, up until last year. 😟😟😟
    aaronfunn aaronfunn 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I'm 19 and even with makeup I've been told I look 13-15. Without makeup, 12. It varies really. Once someone knows my age they go "yeah you look 19".
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Every single day it seems someone thinks I'm about 12 when I'm actually nearly 17...
    whitechair whitechair 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I just turned 30 and everyone thinks I'm 18-22. People are genuinely shocked when I tell them my age. Love it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 14

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