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I Try to Be Perfect

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    A Litlle Ocd Maybe

    i have a small case of perfectionism. small enough that i don't notice it so much, but big enough that those around me do. school work is where i try the hardest to be perfect. i feel like i must. i'm naturally a good student, so if i don't try to be perfect then i tend to slack...
    scooper scooper 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    I Try So Hard To Be Perfect, I Sometimes Dont Know What Im Supposed To Be

     Its a very stressful life. I'm at constant fault with myself, now i want to come across as intelligent and now i just feel like i'm a self riteous, arrogant, vain, egotistic ****. I claim to know more about life than anyone else and what the hell, ive been through way too...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Perfect... Who Me???

    I am definitely NOT perfect. I've always tried to be perfect, but I don't suceed at it. Well I am not so much perfect. Yeah, I have a good personality and I try really hard to be a good person and be nice to other people, but the most perfect thing about me is how I look. I go...
    unfucktheworld unfucktheworld 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2007

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    Always Have

    since i found out i was adopted ... and my sister just disappeared and i thought they sent her away ( which in some sense they did ) i always thought well if im not the perfect daughter they would have no problem  dismissing me too ... so i spent yrs trying to be perfect...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Aug 23, 2007

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    But Will Never Succeed...

    Try as I do one would think I would be at least much closer to perfect. However no matter what I do I don't think, well I know that, I will never reach perfection.  No one will.  SO why do I try so hard?  Because I am just programmed to try to be perfect.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    What Constitutes Perfect?

    Can someone tell me?
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    Not Perfect...

    I am not anywhere near perfect---i have always known that. perfection is impossible but it doesn't stop me from trying to achieve it. for me, i don't know how to stop trying so hard. ever since i was little i have been going to the same school. they expect you to be perfect...
    em4040 em4040 16-17, F Feb 6, 2008

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    I Try My Best

    I try my best,To be perfect,Never works,that's life,No one's perfect.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 2, 2011

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    Did I Over Extend, Did I Leave Anything Out?

    If there was going to be a perfect person, what would they have to be like? Here's my starting point. Can you add to this? Should anything be removed?   A perfect person… …carries their own weight, pays their own fare, does their part as best they can...
    JRSK007 JRSK007 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    And I Hate It.

    When I was growing up, my older brother was a perfect child. He was smart as hell; he started reading at four years old. He was meek. He didn't throw rocks at people. My parents, especially my mother, always treated him slightly more favorably. Not significantly so, but enough to...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F Oct 27, 2008

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    I Try.. But Im Not

    im the farthest thing from perfect. my families far from perfect, my parents are divorced, i talk to much, i laugh too loud, i never say the right things, things always go wrong with boys, i always mess up.. but still everyday i put on a smile & march down the halls & act...
    youdontknowme54321 youdontknowme54321 16-18, F Sep 1, 2007

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    I Am Perfect

      I found this poem today and thought it was perfect for this group.   I'm practically perfect in every respect. I haven't a flaw you could ever detect. As soon as you know me I'm sure you'll agree There’s no one around who's as perfect as me...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Too Hard Yet I Try

    There is only one person that has ever lived that is perfect and in my mind that Jesus, yet everyday Io wake up and i try to be perfect I try to treat others the way I want to be treated I try to give what I can and I try to be the worlds view of what a perfect woman looks like...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Apr 15, 2011

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    No matter how hard I stride for perfection, I will never be perfect. My grades aren't perfect, my friends aren't perfect, my family isn't perfect and my life isn't perfect. But...
    Alyzza123 Alyzza123 13-15, F Jul 3

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    I wanted to say that society makes an image of what perfect should be. I think of perfect as YOU. Every flaw makes you different and each of you are uniquely perfect. ❤️ Girls...
    Sunshinebarbie Sunshinebarbie 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Perfect is something that has no true universal definition, and that we strive for. But I'm to the in my life where I've realized perfect can't exist with in ourselves. We perceive...
    shbburg shbburg 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am a perfectionist. I want to do everything perfect & as quick as possible. The only problem is that I'm really lazy & I don't really bother to get round to doing the thing I...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 5

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    I always feel as if my family wants the best of me and wants me to be how they define the word "perfect". I'm always being told how disappointed people are of me and how they...
    WalkingSadness WalkingSadness 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Not by a long-shot. Unlike some people who believe they can get to the otherside (Heaven) clean, pure & perfect... I believe people make mistakes. It is whether or not we learn...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 24

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    The perfect relationship to me would be something not to serious. Something where I could do what I still wanted to do during the day but come home and just know that the person I...
    nailwire nailwire 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm sorry .... I feel like I'm way to moody with my boyfriend sometimes and I feel bad when he says nothing back because he knows it's the best thing he can do.i wish I could be...
    aliy14 aliy14 13-15, F Jul 1

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    For years people kept telling me that " you're a good man" and things like that.. Well guess what, good men get dumped.. I dont hate it but i do hate it.. Once a woman tells you...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    This world is mess and all the rules have become very individual and we have to be individualistic. N to be that no rules applies to individual.. So the question of perfection does...
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M Jul 11

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    Nobody is perfect :) its the relations between many people which defines perfection :-)
    Ashley989 Ashley989 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Yes, I've found the perfect girl :) She's amazing and she makes me smile <3 Everything about her is perfect😍😍😍 her personality, her interests, her voice... Everything...
    Drumhellar Drumhellar 18-21, M Jul 13

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    We come to love by not finding a perfect person but seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
    kellieowens kellieowens 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Yeah no ones life is perfect but hmm most people on here are teenagers that say they "battle depression" i mean do they even know what depression is? If your boyfriend breaks up...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M Jul 17

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    So I'm a perfectionist I'm sorry but I can't help it, that's all what people want nowadays. You can't make it big as a singer and get your song heard by millions, so others can...
    bribrinique bribrinique 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Laying out underneath the stars on a beautiful clear night, freezing cold weather, cuddled up under a mountain of blankets, pigging out on junk food and sharing hopes, dreams and...
    RebeccaLouise224 RebeccaLouise224 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I don't judge people I am No where near perfect I believe that everybody is Beautiful.... but what I don't like is people judging me, looking all into my life like it's for them...
    michaelaelise12 michaelaelise12 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I act perfectly fine, aside from the fact that I lost the girl of my dreams because of my accursed shyness. But other than that I'm fine. I'm fine. I'm just fine...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    my boyfriend is perfect in every way he lied only once and that was when we first met he did it to impress me i never have to doubt him and know hell never cheat because he is...
    smarteyes smarteyes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I may not be pretty or have the perfect body, I will admit, but I have a great personality and a kind heart. I have my flaws, I will say. But I am a very nice person if you ever...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I try to be perfect. But when I get too tired of playing an act, this is me. "Screw all this crap, I don't care if people are gonna think crazy stuff about me it's not my problem...
    Lollilovergirl10 Lollilovergirl10 13-15, F Jul 18

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