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I Have 'friends' Who Don't Know The 'real' Me

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    Clueless.

    They don't know how insecure and sad i feel sometimes......bf.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Friends, Family, Even Myself At Times

    I think it's a facade' exactly.I'm not being fake. I think it's just a different part of the same person. I tend to act differently around different people. I know I'm not the only person who does. Some people say I'm really outgoing (too much in fact) some say I'm kind of shy...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    Me.

    "you look at me and see the girl, who lives inside the golden world. but don't believe that's all there is to see. you'll never know the real me..." bf.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F Mar 20, 2010

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    You Don't Know The Real Me...

    I have friends who don't know the "real" me, they don't see the "real" me, because I choose not to show it, I don't let people see the "real" me, because i know once i do, that is going to leave me opened up to get hurt all over again. I'm not going to open myself up to that hurt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 30, 2010

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