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I Lose Myself For Their Own Expectations

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    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's normal because they say teenagers are wild and hotblooded.I don't understand why they urged to find a guy for me...
    doggieschoice doggieschoice 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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