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I Often Get Compared To Others

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    I Get Compared To Others

    It's so annoying being compared to someone you are not and never will be. It's pointless. I am often compared to my cousin, brother..my brother's wife, to someone's daughter or a friend. They are constantly telling me that way I am not good enough. I feel more and more irritated...
    lovelessbutterfly lovelessbutterfly 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    Rant: Alyce Ova The Dark Side Of The Moon ...

    The lunatics are in my halls.... The EP halls of the internet. Welcome to madness and comical rage. Alyce is about to get krunk on some bish.... behind her back.... on an anonymous website..... where no one she really knows will ever really see..... BUT DAMNATIONS I MUST SPEW...
    AlyceOverTheRainbow AlyceOverTheRainbow 26-30, F 9 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Mar 19

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    I don't know why but when I smile it causes other people to smile back its such a warm feeling that I make others smile. I guess its my dimple ;)
    ShaddFreshboiii ShaddFreshboiii 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    steffanibette steffanibette 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I try to be a good role model for everyone in my life. I work hard, persevere through my troubles, love compassionately, give when I can, and listen when anyone needs a friend. I...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F Mar 30

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    If I can't be happy, at least I'll feel better about myself in trying to make others happy :-) :-)
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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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 will never judge anyone for any problem they are having. I enjoy making others feel better and I'm there for anyone that needs me. So if anyone needs to talk, I'm definitely...
    rock10290 rock10290 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Meeppeep Meeppeep 16-17, M Apr 4

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    God made us different we should flaunt tht were not all made to look the same All those people who hate on others for looking different stick it where the sun dont shine were...
    curvybitch curvybitch 13-15, F Apr 4

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    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    it really does thanks to all of the people who support others
    niceguy223 niceguy223 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    maryolyy maryolyy 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I love helping others my phone is always on because without this I don't have a purpose
    grimesfoster grimesfoster 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I reckon I give the best advice., probably because I'm a good listener? or maybe I can just relate to people more than others:-) if anyone needs advice, I'm always here
    heyitsbree heyitsbree 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Really it all comes down to perception. If you can be happy in any situation and make the best of it, there is no need to depend in others for your happiness.
    MyDarkestDesires MyDarkestDesires 36-40, F Apr 9

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    I realised today that life is there just waiting to be taken and enjoyed. I saw others happy with their fitness and health, surfing and playing football. I think I'll join the...
    Hidebehindtherain Hidebehindtherain 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Most of the time true joy comes from giving others unselfishly.Sometimes it is giving someone a smile, a helping hand, or a second chance…sometimes it is giving your time, giving...
    ksnit ksnit 22-25, M a week ago

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    I am a very caring and giving woman, wife, and mom. I love helping others when I can. I love to help my family and friends in anything they ask me to do.
    wifeatdinner wifeatdinner 36-40, F 8 Responses a week ago