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I Know That Perfection Does Not Exist

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    This is a recent development for me. For most of my life, I have had passions, interests, and a strong drive to pursue great experiences. However, I feel that, these days, my...
    curiouscallipso curiouscallipso 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Fabulous news! I’ve just seen my oncologist surgeon who checked my abdominal port (ouch!) and sure enough, it has come lose and is floating freely in its pocket. But this is not...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    The only thing that I love to do is Programming. I've worked on several OSS too. But my parents are too close-minded to understand what this programming is about. I hate formal...
    usele usele 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    My child's father calls me fat all the time and now I have an eating disorder -.- I've lost 20 pounds and going in the last couple of months. He doesn't think it's much but, he isn...
    TheeLinda TheeLinda 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I notice myself gradually isolating myself from my family. I love them all, but I feel like a guest in my own home. The lack of everything from my wife has put a considerable dent...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I feel like I have friends, but I don't care so much about them anymore. They're always busy and I'm always not. I feel like I'm always the one who has to contact them, and if it's...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    You are usually the best at everything ... you strive for perfection. You are confident, authoritative, and aggressive. You have the classic "Type A" personality. You are...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    You are a spiritual soul - a person who tries to find meaning in everything. You spend a good amount of time meditating, trying to figure out life. Helping others is also important...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    You Are a Brain You excel at anything difficult or high tech. In other words, you're a total (brilliant) geek. It's difficult for you to find people worth spending time with...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Oh God,where are you now? And what you gonna doAbout the mess I've made?If there was ever a soul to saveIt must be me, It must be meDear God, oh how can I survive?Will I make this...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've noticed that when someone dies, everyone seems to act like a victim, from strangers to enemies. They act like they were the best of friends with the deceased when they didn't...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    SEEKING ARYGSometimes its better to let them go, then to drive them out.I started with nothing, my sons birth mother left me with fifty dollars, fifty dollars worth of baby food...
    eyeno eyeno 61-65, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    If there is a eternal duality in the fundamentals of the universe, then there has to be constant cycles of struggle. What I wanna focus on is the struggle between society and...
    Conscious7 Conscious7 22-25, M a week ago

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    People aren't going to meet your expectations and you aren't going to meet their's, realizing this truth is why I focus on myself and meeting my obligations first, I don't have the...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 26-30, M a week ago

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    Question: Sometimes I feel very lonely. I really don’t know what to do to get rid of this. I need someone to support me and someone on whom I can rely on. But no one is ready...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    My baby knows when something is wrong. When daddy or mommy packs the suitcase. The worst part of my divorce is trying to decide what is best for my babies. It breaks my heart. And...
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 1 Response Jun 27

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    Family isn't always blood. It's the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile and who...
    TrapQueen19 TrapQueen19 18-21, F Jun 25

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    1. I'm a female 2. I'm an extremely narcissist person. 3. I love talking about myself 4. Your opinion is never valid; I'm stubborn as hell 5. God doesn't exist and I'm tired of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 25

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    ADVOCATE INFJ Strengths- Creative, Insightful, Inspiring and Convincing, Decisive(eh), Determined and Passionate, Altruistic Weaknesses- Sensitive, Extremely Private...
    secretmail210 secretmail210 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    He's gone and I don't know how to breathe properly without him. He's gone and every sight, sound and word assaults my mind with thoughts of him. It didn't matter that his part was...
    forgedindarkness forgedindarkness 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Sometimes I think being gay is a curse. I wonder if his friends or whomever he's told about me would've viewed me differently had I been straight. I don't think he truly...
    gottabeBOLd gottabeBOLd 31-35, M Jun 24

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    " i am a perfectionist but i know how to live life when i'm working , it's 100%. When i'm with my Friends, i put everything away and enjoy life. When i come home to my kids, pure...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F Jun 24

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    I think I've finally figured out what I want and need from a relationship of love. First, an equal relationship, as opposed to a one sided love. There must be an equal give and...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 7 Responses Jun 24

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    I look at the sunset and inwardly smile. I know it's always going to be there for me. I look at the moon and worry. I don't know why I get so scared at night. I can feel the tiny...
    zax2 zax2 51-55, M Jun 24

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    Extroverted, Conscientious, Agreeable, Neurotic and Open Extroversion: You have high extroversion. You are outgoing and engaging, with both strangers and friends. You truly enjoy...
    FinnyFunny FinnyFunny 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I was fine, just laying.. And then I started thinking.. Looking back. Everyone I knew used me, I have a good heart, I'm always nice to people, and the took adventage of that...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I really want all the people who are different races to know how hard it is to be black. You dont know how lucky you are you dont have to go through your life being black. Being...
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 23

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    Working on my behavior has been a great journey: I overcame thinking about people and situations who don't exist because If I'm not around not them they shouldn't be thought of...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 26-30, M Jun 23

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    Marriage shouldn't exist anymore. Everyone don't follow the rules. Everyone fuckkk everyone else but they're husband or wife. Why get married? You know you can't control your...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Three kids and they do not even care if I exist, yet I brought them up and worked hard to give them a good upbringing. Their cheating lecherous lying mother done the damage. An...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 6 Responses Jun 22

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    I just joined SpecialPeoples, a community of humans with extreme passion, condition, or behavior. I get rewarded for sharing my opinions with businesses and governments that are...
    darapi darapi 26-30, M Jun 21

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    It was the first day of high school and I went into my 6th period Biology class already dreading the year I would have to spend in that stupid science class. I sat down in my...
    MargoRoth MargoRoth 13-15, F Jun 21

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    June 21, 2009 I never knew that day could end up being one that was burned in the back of my brain for ever. Well buddy it's been six years since mommy lost you. To top that off...
    forgottenheart forgottenheart 18-21, F Jun 21

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    This probably describes me most of the time. I had too many years of trying to be a perfectionist that I think it wore me down. No wonder I do not accomplish as much as I use to...
    aldnaz aldnaz 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    My experience of Jesus, and of God, started off with a bang and created a journey to faith for me. I was raised Catholic, but nominally so. We went to Mass, received the sacraments...
    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I have had this intense crush on a guy 3 years younger than me for months now. I am pretty sure he doesn't know I exist. This whole time I've been attempting to get the guts to...
    sparklingkitty sparklingkitty 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Well... On the internet, I'm more outgoing and I speak my thoughts more, but in real life... I'm just the exact opposite. Why? Because in real life, I don't even know how to...
    salmon140301 salmon140301 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I have a crush on someone who wishes I never existed. it's so hard not to like him though!! can someone help??
    20dashno 20dashno 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    What does it mean to be free? There are certainly a vast amount of creative and imaginative possibilities of things I can do. But if I have not yet had the idea or imagined it, can...
    Finlo Finlo 22-25, M Jun 15

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    So, recently my boyfriend of a year and eight months broke up, which sucks but isn't the point. The point is that i then started to think over the relationship and the fact that he...
    Anna10987654321 Anna10987654321 16-17 Jun 15

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