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I Should Be Me, Because Everyone Else Is Already Taken

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      "Life is an eternal quest about knowing oneself. It's time to challenge yourself, to rediscover your hidden traits, talents, and tendencies. Several inconvenient questions, which you have swept under the carpet, might resurface if you do not know how to be...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses May 19, 2010

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    So tired of creepy, disrespectful men friending me and sending me weird messages. I block and report every single one of you. You and your stupid shirtless pictures and crotch...
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    It's so hard to put yourself first, but sometimes, we all need to take a minute, pause the craziness that is our lives, and take some time to think if we are truly happy where we...
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    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Aug 13

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    This. I'm bored of doing things everyone else's way. I'll do things how I wish now. :)
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    Apparently being bored is a great determinant for an inbox full of short lived conversations. So holla everyone else. :)
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    Although, I would prefer that you didn't judge me at all. Everyone is similar in that we all have gone through our own good times and struggles. We don't have to agree with each...
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