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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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    No one quite like me. I know that!
    AnaSimla AnaSimla 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wonder why people think liking someone because they are nice is a bad thing? I tell people I love my bf because he's not only kind to me but to everyone else. It inspires me to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    sounds stupid to me I need to fight for myself and be a formidable person myself not have a man come to my rescue every 5 minutes. My husband knows he doesn't have to fight for me...
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    Generally my news feed only shows stuff I can cope with like world news or something, but once in a while I still get posts from those overachievers/get everything they want people...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Feb 14

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    Ive always put on a mask and a barrier infront of everyone i know. My family and friends. I tend to act like i have no feelings and cocky and basically like a b. I try my best to...
    appetanc3 appetanc3 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I do this subconsciously in most cases. It's like I see there's chance that a guy could be amazing. You know what I'm talking about people. You know that person who you start...
    geekychick14 geekychick14 13-15, F Feb 19

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    My daughters father and I were surprised when we discovered I was pregnant with our daughter. He was still in the middle of a long drawn divorce. I gave him the option of not...
    autopilotkamikaze autopilotkamikaze 31-35, F Feb 22

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    Because of me not feeling wanted. I want someone to want me. I want to feel loved. Why can't I have happiness like everyone else? I'm so unlucky it should be considered a talent or...
    IILoveHarryII IILoveHarryII 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I'm not fat,but fat people should just be treated equally as everyone else and not looked down upon on.
    Maddhatter131 Maddhatter131 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Being old doesn't give you an excuse to be an ******* and expect to get away with it. No!! Old people don't automatically get respect because they're old, they get...
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    This topic is a fact of life. Not everybody is going to like you, and you can't please everyone. Nor should one try, for those that do have set themselves up to embark on a fool...
    Waninho97 Waninho97 36-40, M Feb 18

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    but I can't lie to myself anymore. Life has gotten so much more stressful since transitioning out of my teenage years to early adult life. I'm turning 21 this year, and I feel as...
    sherryyb0mb sherryyb0mb 18-21, F Feb 17

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    once more again. With feeling this time! lol, I must be bored to have said that... anyway, judge away everyone else, I'm curious.
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    All of my life, I have always known there would be someone to understand me, now I get judgement for my past choices, out of all my sister's it's me, that gets judged on. I have...
    miracle3054 miracle3054 31-35, F Feb 8

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    PLEASE DON'T JUDGE ME FOR THIS POST, I AM ASKING FOR ADVICE, IF YOU HAVEN'T BEEN IN THIS SITUATION THERE IS NO WAY YOU CAN UNDERSTAND IT! I HAVE 2 YOUNG STEP DAUGHTERS AGES 6 AND 8...
    xbeautifulx xbeautifulx 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Sometime u feel very worthless because u find yourself in this situation...human life has more value than what we worship. An instance is money or gold. All these are vanity but...
    hetty96 hetty96 18-21, F Feb 11

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    You were only five years old Playing princess in your mother's clothes Could you feel me standing next to you With my plastic sword and playground shoes Saying "if my dear I'm...
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    sweetwitchy sweetwitchy 26-30, F Feb 12

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    I dont mind people messaging me, im trying to be nice to everyone. But please if you message me, its okay to start with a " Hi " but when i message you back, please dont ask me...
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Don't know why... I can't help but see crying as being weak. Think that's just what I was told growing up, to never let anyone see me cry because it shows everyone how weak and...
    tvdlover1865 tvdlover1865 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Alright, so, this is an updated version. For one, since I cannot say this enough it seems, I am younger than 18. If that bothers you, you can block me. So many others have already...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 23

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    There's no way I'll make it to 100... 1. I'm from Edinburgh 2. I've only been on a plane twice 3. Planes kinda scare me 4. I'll be 20 in about 3 weeks. Totally mental 5. I'm...
    KillTheCutie KillTheCutie 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Back when we first started dating he told me that I was the first women he dated since his marriage fell apart, it may seem weird that I thought it was kinda sweet. He had told...
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    Hello. This is gonna be long so I thank you in advance for taking the time to read it. Since a child I always had issues with one of my older sisters. From verbal confrontations to...
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    I do love being on this site a lot, I been on here since early 2011, so yea it has been a long time for me, it just doesn't seem like it has been this long but it is true, I am all...
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    I let him know my true feelings but he brushed me off because he loved another and he isn't even with her. To this day it still hurts but all my friends have told me to let him go...
    JeannieInAChampagneBottle JeannieInAChampagneBottle 18-21, F Feb 6

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    people don't understand what they put me through. they see me and think I'm happy, that I would never attempt suicide, that I would never self harm. until my mom found out. I...
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    Hey, I'm Kait. I'm 17, almost 18 and would like to have money. Thing is nowhere in my city will hire anyone under 18. I don't care if it's $20. I would like to save up enough money...
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    Ok, so I'm friends with this girl right. So we're good friends, but that's all I see us as, plus one of my best friends likes her. Literally the same day he tells me, she says she...
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    I just do at this point. Except maybe my family, at least they haven't pissed me off yet. I just went to a 3 day vacation with my best friend and she was great and everything, we...
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