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I Just Need My Own Approval

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    As a separated husband/Dad I was with my dear mentor of twenty years. He's a Family Therapist as well as an older brother who God has put into my life to speak life and love me in...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    i have an obsessive need for external approval. i always feel like everything i do is being judged. im always feeling as though my actions are based on what someone else thinks of...
    freeballin1290 freeballin1290 18-21, F Mar 15

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    It took me 28 painful years to finally realize that, I don't need my mother's approval. She wants to hate me because I'm not shallow and didn't turn out to be her clone? Fine. I'm...
    xyourxonlyxstarx xyourxonlyxstarx 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I'm here to show the world whether you like it or not
    TheDemonsWithin TheDemonsWithin 13-15, M Mar 16

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    accept me as i am, or pity me in my death for i am who i am and none shall change the very fabrication of what makes me,me. HONOR,PRIDE,LOYALTY,LOVE,COMPASSION,REBELLION
    eikoocX eikoocX 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    Let it be natural. I don't need any cosmetic surgery or makeup to be beautiful. I was born this way. I had the genetics in my family.
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Am Who I Am, Your Approval Is Not Needed
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I like to think that this is how I feel but then I always feel like being myself gets me judged. I always come off as weird or "Odd" and lots of people don't like that and it...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i need help , i wanted to marry with my grl frnd and from my job i cant manage the marriage expenses.. :(
    dieseldrumm dieseldrumm 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I am having a tough time today. Although I get to talk to him, and FaceTime him constantly. I'm still missing him like crazy. I get to see him again in 7 weeks. and then we will be...
    mirandab3 mirandab3 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Am an IT person, urgently need a job
    Vaggy1 Vaggy1 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    Well, we came this far, but i want to keep going, i want more, i always do, you can go on about how horrible i am for always wanting, but i know theres more than this. Is this the...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have been blessed with an amazing husband and we have 4 beautiful children... but my alone time keeps everything in check. I need time just soaking up my own thoughts, enjoying...
    lifesimplified lifesimplified 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    There are so many things on my mind that to even try to articulate them is hard. Where to start , how to explain,,even this creates more chaos within. Therein lies the crux of my...
    Jadelicious Jadelicious 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I've nearly burned my every social connection and alliance, one way or the other. And I can't regain a lost faith in the days ebbing by, the routines are tiring, my self esteem, it...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I never have and I never will. I'm not preaching,I'm just saying this isn't my thing. I create fun out of my own imagination it's all I need too have a good time.Life is all about...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 15

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    I cant go a day without him.When I do I just think ok 2 more days till I see him.I think about him every night before I go to bed.Hes always in my mind.I ended it with him Sunday...
    BlueC11 BlueC11 13-15, F a week ago

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    Sometimes you have to lick your own wounds and not tell people, they'll use it as an opportunity to rub salt in the wound. People like other peoples pain sometimes. Ever heard of...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    My happiness is my responsiblity. Claim my beliefs,feeling and action as my own. I take back the reins of ownership, responsibility control that come with ownership.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Mar 18

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    I don't like alcohol or weed in social settings. I don't trust most of you citizens of the world to get myself vulnerable around you-- so, I don't use drugs or alcohol to have fun...
    NoBullsht NoBullsht 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    I love my friend to death but lately, I've been getting so frustrated with all the issues she creates in her head to seem a lot bigger than what they are. Every week, I get a new...
    frigginjelly frigginjelly 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Me and my friend are in our 30s, so can anyone please explain why I needed a confrontational text over why I turned my facebook off? He's gay and married, but for some reason he...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My empowering meditational experience, a scene arising from the stillness: I stand holding my inner child in my arms, in a warm, firm embrace. We both look in the same direction...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I need someone to Sponsor me I am 17 YR old I will be 18 soon I want to live in India I wanna give up my american rights but you see I live on my own I don't have enough money I...
    americangal americangal 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People always think I am a tomboy because I prefer hanging out with guys rather than girls. The thing is simple: girls make too much drama and I hate that, even though I'm a girl...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F Mar 4

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    I've never had a job before but it about time to get one. Asking parents for money is tiresome, I want to be able to pay my own bills and buy my own things without being such a...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    One of my best friend constantly uses the excuse that their Dad walked out on them five years ago so she has no sympathy for anyone. Now, of course I feel sorry for her because...
    awkwardmuch awkwardmuch 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    For example life has tested me in so many ways...sometimes it's hard to endure all the pain. I don't know how I've managed to get through it all, you just have to take things day...
    nevergiveup302702 nevergiveup302702 22-25 1 Response Mar 16

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    "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." Mathew 19:14 I wonder whether we are making huge mistakes in...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    I am trying to make myself a better person but I keep on stopping myself. I somehow just find it hard to change myself into a better person as I am already a horrible persons and...
    HermioneGlasse HermioneGlasse 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    How can you leave the comfort of your own home when your brain convinces your body it doesn't want to socialise. It's a war between the two. You know you should leave but you can't...
    fwxo fwxo 16-17, F a week ago

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    I just feel like my life has no purpose. I've put 110% into everything I have done and what do I have to show for it? Nothing. People tell me "it'll be ok" but the reality is I'm...
    a7xsolitude a7xsolitude 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been fighting with my boyfriend a lot up till now. At one point or another I didn't know if I made the right decision staying with him so long. I think I did after I thought...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong I have nothing against Transgenders but I have noticed this. I just finished watching a video of a short documentary of a transgender couple on YouTube and this...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know what's wrong with me, but I know it's been there for a long time. I am currently 21 years old and I remember feeling like this since I was at least 14, but lately it's...
    rgrimes rgrimes 22-25, F 7 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I love you little one. They we're threatened by your health, your light, your love, and your perfect candor. They couldn't relate so they took it away. But it wasn't your fault...
    pinkpearlite pinkpearlite 22-25, F Mar 3

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F Mar 5

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F Mar 5

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    sheryfacc11 sheryfacc11 26-30, F Mar 9

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