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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 finally got asked if I was 21 today xD best day ever. People usually think I'm in junior high but I graduated high school. Lmao
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I got told I'm gorgeous ONCE and I've been told I'm pretty a few times, but I have problems believing compliments.
    sceabc sceabc 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Lol not really just thought I'd have a look to see how many self centred egotistical people are about ????????
    chris7379 chris7379 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am not sure about it but many people told me I am.
    LonAnmol LonAnmol 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I get told it but I'm just like "nah I'm not xD". What do you think... /).(
    xxSatansDemonxx xxSatansDemonxx 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I have been told...I never thought so...but I have had a woman tell me, I have a voice of a male phone sex operator...that started an interesting conversation...
    Alchymyst Alchymyst 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lots of people have said to me that they think I look closer to my husband's age than my own - and he's only 26.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Someone told me I have a voice for radio. At least I think he said "voice."
    DrWhom DrWhom 51-55 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was a radio jock for a bit, not long ago, and had an audience of approximately 2.5 million, yes million. My first three months, I was the overnight talent, which meant...
    TallMtnMan TallMtnMan 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    it's very odd. when I was 13 I looked older and was offered beer at cici's pizza until my mother told them they were offering a beer to a minor, Lol. Now that I am 27 years old I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 20

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    I am 41 and I have been told i look much youger looking like 28 29. Maybe its the Gym or Bicycling or Bud Light and Cigerettes? Who knows.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    So I go to the same place every day before work, I get a coffee, sometimes I get lunch there, and I buy my cigarettes there, I have been going there since they opened, well on...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I am probably never trying to sneak into a bar because no matter how old I am I wont look 21.
    BrookeHunter121 BrookeHunter121 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I had to grow a permanent beard which has called my face "home" now for 3 years. The reason being I would get accused of having a fake I.D. constantly. Had it taken at 3 liquor...
    Electricgasmic Electricgasmic 26-30, M Jul 18

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    so I was mistaken for a twelve year old quite a bit
    diamante94 diamante94 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I am now 21 and I have seen people I was friends with in kindergarten, and they tell me " Oh, my god! You look exactly the same!" which is really weird. I would hope that I don't...
    MaraSD MaraSD 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    we are as old as we feel...I feel 30 years younger than my age guess I look close enough to 20-30 years younger.
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01 51-55, F Jul 18

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    Everybody say I look like I'm 10 or so
    yourcutelittlejo yourcutelittlejo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm a junior but I was told I look like a freshman cryin rn
    fizzyizzi fizzyizzi 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I am 50 years young and loving it! I am always mistaken for being in my late 30's. The profile that is posted was taken July 4th 2015. Personally my youthful look comes from...
    womanofblessins womanofblessins 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    And I never really got into it or when I tried it was like they wanted me to pay to do it, and I thought that was stupid. I easily saw myself as a child modeling it's always been a...
    IntoxicatedFairy IntoxicatedFairy 18-21, F Jul 18

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    I get told I look like Justin Bieber too often.
    JasonMcCann JasonMcCann 18-21, M Jul 17

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    32 years old but always mistaken to be 20... Its quite flattering lol
    Janaya83 Janaya83 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    yep happens all the time cos I dont have real boobs yet but THEY WILL GROW well I hope so anyway
    abarepussy abarepussy 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Been told that I look to be in grade 6 when I'm actually in grade 10. She was fully serious as well 😕
    lauraf3 lauraf3 13-15, F Jul 17

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    I feel like the grinch today. I want to steal Christmas.
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F Jul 17

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    The demons and monsters especially. My mom always tells me I've got nothing wrong with me. It's all in my head; anxiety. She's probably right, but what if she's wrong?
    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Well...actually I don't think I have, but this seemed an appropriate place to share... I have a huge beauty spot on my left ankle. Well, about 5mm diameter. I mean...why there...
    anaughtydad anaughtydad 41-45, M Jul 16

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    I don't believe I'm beautiful....I feel ugly...I have really bad self esteem issues and when I was little I was called ugly a lot and I always thought I was ugly...it's hard for me...
    MonsterOnTheInside MonsterOnTheInside 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Sorry for the band aids I got attacked by a dog, but am I really that ugly like gosh cereal no ones that ugly right
    saraluvdom saraluvdom 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Being a singer makes it easier to have a nice voice ... when i talk or sing i have been told i have a nice, soft and sexy voice.
    rb47 rb47 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    A friend of mine recently told me my voice was calming. That was nice to hear. I'm not sure everyone in my house would agree...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I get a lot of compliments on my voice on this new app called Flyy. It really gave me more confidence. Wohoo I have a nice voice!
    vivanatasha vivanatasha 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I actually have a broadcaster's voice. People ALWAYS tell me that. It's not as natural as the homeless guy on YouTube, but I can turn very quickly. I also love singing. People like...
    Ilovegirls9696 Ilovegirls9696 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    There has been more than one adult in my life who has told me that I'm worthless and that my life won't ever amount to anything. I may not be the smartest or best looking kid in...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    And it was oh so awkward O_o
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    We were riding in his convertible with the top down and my hair was blowing all around even though it was pulled back with a scarf a and he looked at me and held my gave for a...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    But it's been a while since I heard those 3 magic words
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9

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