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I Know I'm Not Perfect

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    I am in noways perfect,

    as some of you on here can attest. I often make mistakes, drop my guard, do something stupid and bitterly end up regretting it. But i sure as heck do try and do the right thing
    uknaz uknaz 18-21, M Apr 24

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    I know I'm far from it.

    Why does everyone always cut me down all the time??
    lexii1998 lexii1998 16-17, F May 6

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    I understand that in all of my experience I

    talk about my past and how well I am doing. I just thought I'd let everyone know that I am not perfect. I still deal with daily trials and I still need help from my counselor. I am still scared at certain times and I occasionally have nightmares about me being raped, but I try...
    Hailey1995 Hailey1995 18-21, F Feb 27

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    I have flaws just like everyone else.

    I'm am the farthest away from perfect there is but hey, I try my hardest to be the best me I can be. I know I make mistakes and I mess up a lot. That's why I say I'm really far from perfect. But my girlfriend... Omg she is so perfect to me. She's is the most beautiful to me and...
    toiletwater toiletwater 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I'm Not Perfect

    I'm not perfect and that's ok. Why is it because I'm a christian I have to live a certain way according to others. Why cant I just live or is that too much to ask. Yes christians do get mad and somtimes curse, we are humans not perfect little angels. Yes I yell at my kids, I...
    munoztorre munoztorre 31-35 1 Response Jul 25, 2010

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    i know im not perfect i truly do

    but i feel worse then usual. its not my normal self esteem issues it the fact that heat rash is on my face because im running a fever! or that i cant ever sleep so im always tired, i cant think so homework is always annoying and keeping up in school is a struggle. i can not...
    Anicia47 Anicia47 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'M Sorry I'M Not Perfect

    People complain to me about their problems without any consideration for me and my feelings. When I try to help, they yell at me and say I'm useless. Well, fine. I just won't help them when they complain to me anymore. I know there's **** in their lives, but I HAVE **** GOING ON...
    KittyKatKitKat KittyKatKitKat 16-17, F Mar 29, 2013

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    My Secret.

    I'm not perfect. I'm not always nice, cheery, and kind. DON"T FORGET THAT. THe thing is. .. most people automatically assume i'm nice and kind, but there is this one guy who saw through my b.ullsh!t. Oh yea.. .he is HOT .. . .and I wanna do him. NOW. Yep, I probably shocked you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    Aly00cat Aly00cat 22-25, F Jun 26

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    Far From It

    But that's ok you don't have to be. It only took me until my 40s to learn this but I guess it better late than never! It's a gruelling treadmill, the strive for perfection, it truly is.
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F Jul 14, 2011

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    I'd Like To Be Or Just Kind

    Everyday I wake up and I put these lines on my hand... " I can not change the past or the future, I can only deal with the present there is no sense in worrying about any of these things." " There is no way for me to change how other people treat me, or their reactions...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Jul 28, 2011

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    But everyone else thinks I am.

    .. Haha, just joking I wish I were perfect then there would be a lot less worries in life.
    fireyes fireyes 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I know I'm not perfect so I don't need judgmental jerks telling me I'm not when I'm already putting myself down I don't need to add u on top of it too
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