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I Struggle to Be a Better Person

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    Perhaps 'struggle' is too strong to describe my 'process'. I know for some it is a difficult battle with themselves, and sometimes the others around them. Mine is more with me even though I know it has an affect on others, especially those very few really close to me. My 'process...
    massagethelady massagethelady 51-55, M Dec 7, 2012

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