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I Need to Be Honest to Myself

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    in honesty i dont know how to be honest with

    myself if that makes sense. I tell others how to help and what could they do if they need me but i never call on them. i never tell them how i feel or the full extent of my feelings for fear of inconvenience to them. my boyfriend doesn't know how i feel and he is always telling...
    lostandlooking4answers lostandlooking4answers 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Honest To Myself

    Being honest to myself is something I always do.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses May 31, 2011

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    My Double Life

    I am selfish I am Lazy I am Impatient I am a Coward I am stuck in this way of life centered around a search for instant gratification and convenience. I live for following and pleasing other people. I surround myself with people that will tell me what i want them to...
    OutOfControl57 OutOfControl57 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2008

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    Honesty Is Freedom

    i know from personal experience when im completly honest with myself then iam completly free to be myself. for me secrets used to keep me sick and i had an overly absurd fear of judgement by others. when i exposed all those secrets and got honest with who i was and what iv done...
    s2pbamby s2pbamby 31-35, T Jan 25, 2012

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    If I Can't Be

    If I can't be honest with myself, I cannot expect other people to be honest with me either. I hope that I can learn to be honest with myself all the time.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    Solongotgon Solongotgon 26-30, F Jul 24

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