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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 1 Response Jun 14, 2010

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    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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