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I Lose Myself For Their Own Expectations

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    Peer Pressure - I want to befriend that's why I try to like themAt first, I feel I belong but I see their real characters and true colors which makes me feel "TURN OFF"I know, it...
    doggieschoice doggieschoice 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    I Wonder If Dogs Could Morph To Save Their Owners. Like the last moment your life is at danger by a robber or a group of thugs lets pause: Nap's thought "Even Fictitious stories...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I was taught at an early age about taking responsibility and accounting for my actions. I learned a great lesson about that from my parents. I have passed that on to my own kids...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    My walls are always up but sometimes people manage to break them down with their nice words and sweetness. They see i have a nice heart and play with my kindness. They treat my...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I can't seem to wrap my head around people who blame others for their mistakes & shortcomings. It just isn't fair at all. It so much more rewarding to simply accept what you've...
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I am very responsible when it comes to accepting responsibility for my own actions. I was reading a story a few minutes ago about a teenage girl pregnant and the boy fails to take...
    happygoluckywife happygoluckywife 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 18

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    I accept responsibility and accountability for my own actions. I wished others did so we could cutout all this BS about bulling and abusing both people and animals alike. It is...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F Apr 7

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    I can't really say I admire myself... so I will just say I admire people like myself as 'going your own way' can be very admirable but sometimes.. costly. I see allot of people who...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    The day I let someone else control my happiness is the day I lose all respect for myself.
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    i have a powerful weapon to use against people who try to hurt me..my scream!i will freakin break their ear drums and if that wont work i have another weapon.. i will cry and call...
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Seriously who's going to take me seriously my personality is too contradicting to one another. I have two separate personalities. Brightness : I wish everyone even ones I dislike...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Have you ever just right off the bat judged someone? Only to find out latter that person was not what you originally thought.. I have been there many times and this is something I...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 Apr 1

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    I had a termination in February this year. I didn't want to have the termination but I had to as a result of our financial hardship and because I didn't want to bring a child into...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 22-25, F Apr 6

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    I was tempted on my way home from the eye doctor today, I know where the weed is..pretty much on every side of town..smh. I reminded myself that it would just be a temporary high...
    Readytobedecisive Readytobedecisive 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    'Guilt' brings so much burden and sadness, sometimes I doubt even if its useful at all. I accept responsibility for my actions, even if what I've done could not be taken back or...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Sure I do! I just don't do it with arrogant people. They tend to like to think they're right and would rub it in my face. So I tend to destroy their arguments in any way I can...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    We all make mistakes, and I take responsibility for the mistakes I make. I'm really hard on myself sometimes. When I mess something up it will often bother me for days. My need...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    My arms throbbing with pain after being hit on the arm with a plank of wood. The woman continues to scream. Continues to shout. Continues to remind me why everything is my fault...
    revolucion revolucion 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I once read an interesting perspective about the people you will encounter in your life, it states: "25% of people you meet: will never like you; 25% of people you meet: won't...
    FussBox FussBox 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I hate when someone responds to me telling how "God will make everything better" "God made us all perfect! You're perfect!" and it's pushing their religion in an overly positive...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I recognize that there have been situations where I've given someone cause to feel annoyed, though this was never my intention. For the strain & stress, I apologize. I too, am...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F Mar 22

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    People say think before you say something, sometimes i tend to say and not think which i understand put me in some situation where i accept responsibility for. The fact is i can...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Hey, everyone makes mistakes. We're human. Makes no sense in denying our flaws and imperfections. Taking responsibility for one's actions and admitting your wrong doings really...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have always been someone who takes responsibility from my actions, weather it be, work, school, family, friends, or relationships. I always have a habit of taking on more than I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    So I took a psychology test today (hosted by seniors since I'm in high school) and i can't even believe that i did what i did. So i asked someone a question and they had to give an...
    lauren771 lauren771 13-15 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I try to turn off my mind, but much to my dismay, sometimes it does not want to go blank. Life has swiftly sailed by like a merry-go-round spinning off of its center...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    Stumbling blocks in my path at every turn. All my strength reserved for keeping upright, on my feet and off my ***. While it would be easy to surrender to the frustration, to fall...
    redhotridinghood redhotridinghood 41-45, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    A couple years back to my freshmen year of college, I had a roommate. His girlfriend would come over all the time and stay for hours, and most times she'd bring a friend. One day...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I was completely serious about calling you my soul mate. The only one I want forever. Why does it have to play out like this? I don't want to have to use my back-up plan. You've...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 a week ago

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    I started talking to this guy in September. We were crazy about each other from the beginning, but we live on opposite sides of the world. We said we wanted to be together and he...
    CaliLove87 CaliLove87 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How do I unlearn all these things? Waiting for you at night. The sound of the 11 o'clock chime, that means you have gotten off work and have the chance to talk to me. The elegant...
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    What's wrong with you? Is that all there is to you? You're pathetic.
    snowangelashley snowangelashley 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Actually I do , lost in a 🌎 of dreams lol
    andreaxdrea andreaxdrea 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I'm going to quit my job and i'm trying to keep it low profile, but then word got out to almost everyone i know. Everyone thinks i'm doing the wrong thing, they're just not saying...
    ahkintoh ahkintoh 18-21, F Apr 7

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    why blame someone or try and get out of something you have done, accept the wrongs and start to right them yourself through first accepting what you have done
    Hemanwar Hemanwar 18-21, M Mar 23

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    Not everyone does though. Yesterday one of my closest friends had a biopsy to determine if she had cancer. Her husband was sooooo concerned. But today she found out he's been...
    chastewhisperer chastewhisperer 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Yep all the time lol :) :)
    lifecansuckmydick lifecansuckmydick 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Being legit is so important, I'm not saying that I am perfect because everyone has there faults but I try and be the best I can be and give my all to whatever I can, whatever...
    Cass19 Cass19 22-25, M Apr 5

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    i am doing a crap job of it these days.
    tacitlygarrulous tacitlygarrulous 70+, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    A boundary is a statement about where your property begins and others' property ends. A boundary can just as easily be a separation of your emotions; a line of demarcation that...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I have have to be the one to make my life what I want it to be . Because I'm the only one who cares enough .
    lunaluna13 lunaluna13 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Sometimes food just feels so nasty and I just have to try to chew it up enough just to get it to go down my throat 😣😩
    Batchick420 Batchick420 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    It sucks when you want something more than the other person can give.
    SAN50 SAN50 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    You may have seen the anime, but the manga is more important... Kojika. She went through something too....
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 a week ago

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    I push everyone away and wonder why no one stays. I can't keep friends or intimate relationships. All my interactions are online. People at school assume I'm stupid or mute because...
    calicorex4 calicorex4 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend broke up with me and I feel weak. And there is nothing I hate more in this world than feeling weak. I am not a weak person but I guess when he left he took a part of...
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate the way I look I hate the way I sound they way I make choices the way I talk to people the way I think the way I am as me the way I breathe the way I walk the looks on my...
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    At this point in my life I'm not interested in relationships. I'll be honest about what I do look for. I want intimate friendships preferably online and separate from my offline...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    For the longest time I have invested my time thinking about my friends and family and whether I have upset them. Whether I said something wrong. Whether I offended them. Whether I...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 1 day ago

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    There are all kinds of connections that you can have with people in reality- physical, spiritual, emotional, mental...each have their own merit, their own value in your life. In...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I raised three girls by myself for eight years as my husband was a loser. We struggled financially but I eventually found my current husband when the oldest was 9. Needless to...
    5861bold 5861bold 51-55 1 Response Mar 30

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    I feel like a total loser sometimes. I had a great Thursday watching the NCAA basketball tournament. My friend and I took both Thursday and Friday off and set up plans to go out...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M