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I Know I Am Not Perfect - I Dont Live To Be

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    Oh I Totally Agree With This Group Title. Thank You Fungirl.

    Yes.  "I know I am not Perfect- I don't live to be."
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Perfection Is Over-rated

    I am not perfect, I will never be perfect, I am human, flawed, fallible, fragile; but those are the things that make me unique, make me who i am, help me to strive to be the best I can be; so No, will never be perfect, but that's what makes life interesting, after all perfection...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2012

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    I Don't Claim To Be Beautiful...

    But beauty is often measure by people's impeerfections...not by how necessarily perfect they are. Perfection is dull...it is the imperfections that makes things interesting.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 28, 2012

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    I'm Not Perfect

    I know I'm not perfect. I don't try to be or live to be. All I do is the best I can at whatever the task at hand may be. I make mistakes and learn from them. I have my ups and downs and ask for help if I need it. I don't believe that someone can be perfect as we all have our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30, 2012

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    Wow. I can't believe how much perfection is portrayed as a bad thing nowadays. People look down on perfection! It doesn't make any sense! They call it boring if everyone were to be...
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    Time calls us by a name we know none of, and brands us with it for life. Time is but a fraction of the sun dancing to discover and rediscover distant shadows carved to perfection...
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    Everybody would live to be 100+ years old. We would get to see all of our children, grandchildren & great grands grow up. We would never miss a special moment. In my perfect world...
    HarmonyVents HarmonyVents 31-35, F a week ago

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    Some days when I feel tired and unhappy, I find myself snapping at everyone. I hate myself and regret it every time. And it makes me grateful for the people who would put up with...
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    I know im not perfect, but I try to be nice to everyone. I like making friends. and when im not so perfect my dad fixes that :-( but I still love him.
    jtlittlebit jtlittlebit 13-15, F Jan 29

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    I found that anguish and emotional suffering are warning signs that I was living against my own truth. AUTHENTICITY is a hard and painful lesson to take. I understood how much it...
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    When someone expects you to be someone you're not. - Don’t change who you are for anyone else. It’s wiser to lose someone over being who you are, than to keep them by being...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Place your hand over your heart. You feel that? That is called purpose. You’re alive for a reason, so don’t ever give up.The person who completes suicide, dies once...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Jan 23

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