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I Want People To Love Themselves For Whats Inside Not Outside

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    Yes! This!

    This is what I'm going to do from now on! I hope everyone learns to do it. It feels so good not to hate yourself.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    Sad But True.......... I Wonder If It Will Ever Change!!

      I think this basically in a nutshell tells the story .*sighs* sad but true commentary on the brain washing done by the media .. But I also believe especially with girls that mothers play a big part .. mothers , sisters, aunts , teachers ...the women around that...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2010

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    Look Deep Inside,

    Look deep inside yourself, what qualities do you have that you truly admire?  What qualities are different from those around you?  Find beauty in those.  Accept yourself for who you.  Once you do, you will shine so beautifully.  Just please look deep inside yourself. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 10, 2011

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    I find myself constantly worrying about people, because I only want what is best for the people I care about, (don't we all?) even though I sometimes find that I stress myself out...
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    A lot of the time, people try to force me to be what they want me to be, or berate me because of my appearance/ music preferences. People just can't understand that I can't/won't...
    YoungAndAwkward YoungAndAwkward 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I am 29.. But until now, I cannot truly say that I have fallen madly in love with someone.. Yes, I am married and I may have loved him somewhere in between but I cannot really say...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I am at a point in my life where I think I'm finally ready for a serious relationship. I've always fancied the idea of being with someone and have dated a lot of guys but nothing...
    steffr23 steffr23 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    My marriage has finally broke what little self esteem that I had. I have always been a sad person. I have moments of happiness. I always felt different within my family. I was the...
    ShineAndRise ShineAndRise 31-35 2 Responses Jul 10

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    i want a lover like my dream girl i love u very much but who is she i d'nt know if u so response me............
    vinayloveboy vinayloveboy 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to be with someone who loves me for who I am not what I can do for them sexually. Sometimes being pretty and good looking attracts all the wrong guys and finding a guy to...
    flowerloverxxv flowerloverxxv 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love talking for hours, it makes me feel like I know the person better. It's just a little pathetic over the internet but I wish I could have a face to face conversation half the...
    MiZShortiiE MiZShortiiE 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I am reminded every day that all things are beautiful. We must learn to free ourselves from all things negative and embrace our surroundings. The air we breathe, the blood running...
    supernovaChic supernovaChic 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    How does it feel when you get to see yourself in the mirror .... it's a very weird, unknown feeling .... I mean we all see ourselves in the mirror all the time .... but do we...
    shikorbihin shikorbihin 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I always do it , i like people and when they like me back , i let them in , i tell them everything about me , thinking that they wouldn't care , that they love me and wouldn't want...
    Iammyownworstenemy Iammyownworstenemy 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Like everybody else in this world I do have aspects of myself I feel I need to change but I always make it a priority that I do not dwell on them to the point of self submersion...
    Neheilia Neheilia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I want to feel that love that is so deep it hits me and nearly knocks me off my feet. I want it to suffocate me as it wraps around my heart. I want to feel beautiful inside and out...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    You inspired the deepest most profound poetry I never thought I had the ability to write. You inspired the deepest most profound feelings that led me into an obsession with you. As...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Blood runs down my arms, I watch it as it runs, next thing I know I am in a car, no handles inside, cage separating me from the driver. A few hours later I arrive, I walk into the...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F Jul 4

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    It's hard enough to feel like your different to everyone else To feel like your not important and all the other feelings that go through your mind The last thing you want is for...
    ForeverLife ForeverLife 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to find a girl who I can connect with, who I can have fun with, who will know everything about me and will be themselves around me, and at the end of the day, curl up next...
    JohnF1997 JohnF1997 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'd love to hear from anyone that has managed to get themselves 'unstuck'. I am a sensible, intelligent woman. My head knows for certain that I must move on, and that being in this...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    People judge me based on my size, my physical appearance. No body gives me a chance based on me, someone who's loving, caring, and friendly.
    macyymayy macyymayy 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I write all the time and people want me to share it so now I want other people to share their poetry.
    jazzyjay93 jazzyjay93 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Love is not real, people say it's a blessing a say its a curse! It's an emotion like any other , but just an emotion nothing more . Love is as mythical as the unicorn , a pot of...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Sorry I'm ranting so much about my feelings I just have moments of clarity that I like to share. Remember a time you got hurt? (I'm talking emotionally). Or embarrassed, let down...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    All people need to be loved and valued. My concept of love is being together, intimacy holding hands, having conversations, being held, being hugged. People should love and value...
    sara75 sara75 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    i'd wish people stop lying about how they love me.
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Jun 29

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    Me too anybody come on I love boobs
    trebang trebang 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I got much bigger today and I can't fit into any of my clothes so I'm going to go everywhere with tiny clothes just so people see my big belly ...what an amazing idea
    boredandlonly boredandlonly 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Ok Ik i don't look fat, but I've put on a few and no one seems to notice, so people don't respect my dieting, or exercise.. -_-
    Linkson Linkson 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Because I'm a bad person. I'm negative, I ruin everyone's fun, I say or do things that ****** people off, and I don't care about anyone else's feelings but my own. I don't mean to...
    silverwolf25 silverwolf25 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Friendship is what holds people together Without it a soul will easily fall But finding the right companion to share your happiness with Isnt always easily done People have come...
    SingItForTheKids SingItForTheKids 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want a relationship that is true and not full of lies. Im done with the fake people, i want someone real <3 ready to figure myself out and i think im gay /.
    Haylzz1996 Haylzz1996 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I would rather be an unattainable fantasy. Than an attainable monotony. We want what we don't have. And we despise what we do have. If I remain in the realm of being anothers...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Isn't it funny? That us humans think ourselves so intelligent and conscious when in my mind we are like inanimate objects ourselves. We didn't choose to exist. We didn't make any...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So I grew up with this girl my whole life and she and I live in 2 different states. And when we got to see each other tonight I could tell she kinda liked me. And btw we are 14. So...
    Imthe55 Imthe55 13-15, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    "we lived our smiles" me and juilet went a walking in the late day summer sun hand in hand waving our hello's to neighbor and a few we lived our smiles and it did let our souls...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Jun 29

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    I'm near screaming,crying,wrenching in tears No one wants to be around one that feels such sorrow sadness When you came to my door today I wanted to go to you cry beg plead let's...
    Mare1952 Mare1952 56-60, F Jun 29

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    MismatchedIdeas MismatchedIdeas 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I sit here and wonder what the future holds How things pan out how my life gets mould I have made sacrifices all along the journey in hope of the reward Everyone told me it ll...
    nitbak nitbak 22-25, M Jul 3

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    You ask why I don't trust ? Why should I? You say why don't you listen? Is there any point? You say you can help. I never asked for help. You say I have no choice. Oh but I do. You...
    Howlingsoulofthewolf Howlingsoulofthewolf 18-21, F Jul 4

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    "F" “Mennonites don’t decide my rights! Now’s the time to stand and fight” “Hobby Lobby Hands of my body I’m nothing like Your neighbor’s donkey” And know...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    THE PRICE OF POETRY. The price of poetry is the same as laying your soul bare. You put your heart on the line every time your words take like birds to the air. You are naked...
    juleswillo1 juleswillo1 26-30, F Jul 10

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    If someone were to read my words They'd probably characterize them as stream-of-consciousness poetry. I could argue: this isn't poetry, this isn't art, this is only a human half...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F Jul 12

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    "questing heart" two butterflys chase eachother across the summer pond they are small fragile pieces of light and color but they are woven into the summer song that plays in her...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Jul 12

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    It is a common misunderstanding that causes a lot of trouble in relationships, new or old. Mistaking chemistry for actual love. It is powerful enough to make people "feel...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 14

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