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I Pull Myself Up By My Bootstraps

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    A 3-d Mirror Refelection

    Everyday is the same.Im young with no plans.What can be worst alot more can be.I mean no ambtion in my head I want succes and happiness who doesn't right??....Never had any real thought about what I want for my life.I graduated from highschool 2 years ago and I'm turnign 20...
    okaycafe okaycafe 18-21, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Clutch Clutch Pull

    Okay I might have gotten the idea from a song, but I changed the words to better suit this posting. Clutch...clutch....now give yourself a yank upwards and see how that works out for ya. It's might be awkward at first, but you'll see what I mean soon enough.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6, 2011

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    I'm Climbing Up The Rough Side Of He Mountain.

    I'm at a brand new low but this time something feels different. I've hit my head and broken my a$$.  But somehow I don't feel like crying on the ground and wallowing in self pity. Though I struck out in another failed relationship. Although I'm alone, with three children...
    onmyown2009 onmyown2009 36-40, F Oct 9, 2009

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    Shake It Off

    No matter what happens in my life....no matter who tries to knock me down...no matter what situation I fail at....I lick my wound then....pull myself up by my bootstraps....and go on. It's who I am.....my father taught me that. I am beautiful.. no matter what...words...
    lilyofthenile lilyofthenile 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    It's my life not yours... Get that straight.... Your hands might have been pulling my strings... To confused to escape him... To broken to think straight.... I look back and pain...
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    I've been paying more attention to myself these last months. Coming to understand who I am, what I need, how I work. Mostly this amounts to thinking in circles until I accidentally...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I wear pull ups all day and night and I am 11turning 12 in 10 days people have to change me it is not because I have brain damage witch I don't I don't no why but once the mean boy...
    star1132 star1132 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Soon I have nothing left Just ghosts of yesterday's past Wispy memories On my expressionless face Pulling me down The pain won't let me go To leave my past far behind The guilt...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    Yup. 2 hours ago I had my second tooth pulled. I had my first pulled 10/06/14. Both back teeth on opposite sides. Man am I numb.
    Mamasbabycub Mamasbabycub 18-21, F Mar 3

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    But it wasn't quiet purposely. When I was a year ore twelve we where discussing "hanging"with some friends of that age,how it would feel,how long it takes and more of that pure...
    kingkyrie kingkyrie 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I don't know.. (quick summary if y you knew the whole story...) in the past couple years I've lost so much. Recently I've lost my best friend and now I feel like I lost my family...
    SunshineLaura SunshineLaura 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Hello. I just lied to everybody which I normally don't. The story is 3 weeks ago I cheat on my girlfriend and once I came back from my travelling she broke up with me. She have no...
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    I just did and it feels amazing! I am planning on going into town tomorrow with a pull-up on under my pants and I am gonna buy some better diapers. I love the feeling of peeing in...
    kaoruredfox kaoruredfox 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dyed hair the colors of night or day. Clothes draped, down in splendor, boots high in gear, illustrated like a fantasy hero. With a striking expression, I stand tall, strong, and...
    Reanou Reanou 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Manipulative people have fried my brain. I don't even know when its rational to be upset half the time. They convince you youre not making sense and shove nonsense down the...
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    Look at me, do you feel how badly I want you? Can you feel the need? Pull me into you...press your lips to mine. Let your hands go anywhere they want...I don't mind where you...
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I love my hair pulled and put into a high ponytail when with my partner. Any others love this???
    Rosemarie22 Rosemarie22 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    Next time remind to wear a pull up when go to winter Jam it would have ben so nice to have one on.
    Johntruck17 Johntruck17 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    anyone ever become extremely moody after having on pulled. my case 2. I have no idea why I'm in a bad mood
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F Mar 11

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    I have a pull up on for the first time in months. Little spurts keep coming out and I am on the edge. It feels so good.
    judycatterson judycatterson 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Wear Nappies At Night and Pullups In the Daytime
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M a week ago

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    I Had Teeth Pulled as a kid and hated it
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Just Got A New Package Of Goodnight Pullups
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M a week ago

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    Wet the Bed and Wear Pullups................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Like To Wear Pullups During The Day as a kid
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M a week ago

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    Wear Pullups at night..................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M a week ago

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    Wear Nappies And Pullups.....................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Even if the door says PULL.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Wet the Bed and Wear Pullups and it sucks
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a horrible habit of pulling my hair, it's driving me crazy. I finally decided to cut it short but I'm scared!!😳
    dimmiqualcosa dimmiqualcosa 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    Like To Wear Pullups During The Day as a kid
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I like wearing pull-ups cause when I have to go number to, I can. I hope can still fit into the 4-5T ones.
    epicanimelover epicanimelover 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Mar 5

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    Ever since I was younger, I don't react to disappointing others very well. I had always been wary about how they see me and how I should act around them because I feel like no one...
    JalynArr JalynArr 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    i hate myself i hate my body, my face,my hair i hate how i walk,how i talk i hate looking into mirror i hate how i cant talk to people like a normal person i hate that i see myself...
    yeniC yeniC 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    all of my life I've put myself on the back burner to help friends and family and in a blink of an eye I turned 36. I've never been in a relationship, I've never really done...
    monteJ monteJ 31-35, M Mar 8

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