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I Want to Be Perfect When I Grow Up

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    I Wanted to Be Perfect.

    I wanted to be the perfect daughter, but I was the black sheep.  That's OK tho, I had fun. I wanted to be the perfect friend.  I was popular and didn't know it.  I wanted to be the perfect wife, I tried to keep the house hold clean and drove me and everyone...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Not Too Sure What That Means But!

    By the time I reach "perfection" I may be dead, the way I'm going now.  Perfect could apply to ablilty to play golf, tennis, etc or make love.  The last one has no acceptable standard rules, unlike the others.  Perfection is in the eye of the beholder...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 5 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    Aspiration

    I aspire to perfection ... maybe one day when I am a grown up girl ... I will achieve it.  Watch this space.
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F Dec 29, 2009

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    This is so exciting! :) I will do my timeline here. :) Only putting some things. August 7, 1977 8:29 P.M. - I was born at Kapiolani Medical Center For Women And Children. around...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 4

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    my name is unkown cuz i will not tell any one about it, may be i am complicated person, but life changes us our life style , immigrating from one country to other to survive, i can...
    goge1797 goge1797 16-17, M Jul 15

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    Someone told me today that even if I tell you that you are perfect as you are, that you are not flawed, that you don't need to change into who others want you to be, or be defined...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    how can you say you torture me? you're already thinking about someone else. when he comes home, you'll be in his arms and I'll be gone but I know my day will come I know...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 4 days ago

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    I am afraid that my daugter may think that I have failed her...as far as picking a father for her, I met her father and I was drunk in hills for him, I thought he an I were good...
    CAMBRIA22 CAMBRIA22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    1) I am an Aries. 2) I have one daughter and 2 grandsons. 3) I live in NC, USA. 4) I am a Christian. 5) I am an RN. 6) I hold a BSN. 7) I have 2 sisters and 1 brother. 8) I love...
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    I was always warned when growing up if I misbehaved I would get my father's leather belt. Even my mother would tell me if I spoke back I would get the be.t Occassionaly I would...
    BiPolar21 BiPolar21 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I see your faceYou look more beautiful every passing dayI live this tranceWhere I'm loved by this wonderful woman.I want you, I feel you, I love youThis feeling I have for you is...
    prettyfate prettyfate 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I just hate it when people say “you will change your mind as you get older”! Guess what, I said I didn't want kids when I was 15, now I'm 25 and I still don't want kids! I just...
    Naturalsimple Naturalsimple 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 23

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    1) I'm a June baby :3 2) I LOVE Marilyn Monroe 3) Demi Lovato is my world 4) I'm a natural brunette and I love the colour of my hair 5) I've been to four concerts, Leona Lewis, In...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F 3 days ago

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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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    Worry only robs what you can accomplish for today. It sucks out the happiness and peace in you. While browsing some artticles over the net, I have come across this one: Worrying...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 6 days ago

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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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    I'm not really packing the goods that girls really want but when I perform they love it I'm confused
    Nateweezy Nateweezy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Hey, I'm 18 male, and I really can't take my parents anymore. I'm thinking of running away all the time. I'm sorry, this is a bit long but I would really appreciate someone's...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    As I do not believe in the concept of perfection, however, I tend to push myself too hard to try to reach the goals of mine. I'm an aspiring opera singer, and my voice is taking...
    ewiiig ewiiig 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have a problem where when I drink too much sometimes I get aggressive. I've done it to my parents and an ex before but nothing like I do to my current love. In the year we've...
    laurendimitra laurendimitra 22-25, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    People have asked me since I'm close to 30 if I want kids. I tell them I need the husband first, then I can think about having kids. And I pray that it's a marriage that will last...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I come from a Christian family, I still believe in god, kinda, I don't know. But whenever I pray It doesn't work. And I don't pray for stupid meaningless things that I don't need...
    slj99 slj99 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    April 2012, Alexandria, Egypt. Crystal palace Exhibiton hall, we was there in our booth present our Mediterranean cruise packages, it was really a lot of families there and tons of...
    ta7neet ta7neet 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    I have received a "complaint" this morning that my "Donated" pics Album is not growing fast enough. I believe this may be because the ladies are not getting enough encouragement...
    1adamfaith 1adamfaith 51-55, M 20 hrs ago

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    MORE FLAWS THAN I CAN COUNT. Where do I begin? I'm far from perfect. Yet, I've tried to be the best person that I could possibly be. First, I'm short. I'm only 5 ft, 2 in. and...
    EmmaSylvester EmmaSylvester 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    "What do you wanna be with you grow up?" was a frequently asked question throughout the years. I never really knew the answer until very recently. I want to be a registered nurse...
    howdousername howdousername 18-21, F 49 mins ago

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    The beautiful innocence of a small child. I don't have kids but I absolutely adore my nieces & nephews... Nature is beautiful also: Sunsets, sunrise on a crisp fall morning...
    raerae9312 raerae9312 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Jealousy should definitely be a no-no when it comes to ones attitude, but who am I, I'm just saying what i feel cause I've seen jealousy divide people against one another, that's...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I can't sleep so giving this a try.... 1. My name is Dana (not the American name Day-na i hate it when i get called that! Its more like "Dah-na") 2. My name translates to "the...
    Dana93y Dana93y 18-21, F 4 days ago

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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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    I love music, chocolate, marijuana, nature, orcas, and mexican food. If I could sit near the coast or in a small boat with a friend whale watching, go home, roll a blunt, make...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm never wanted 😔
    littlemonkey97 littlemonkey97 16-17, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not completely unhappy with my life. In fact, I'm actually pretty happy with it overall with the exception of my education and career. When the economy collapsed, my education...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm more afraid of growing old than i am of death. I like walking without a cane, and not having to take 12 pills a day. I understand that some old people can be perfectly heathy...
    UnMuro UnMuro 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not perfect so I don't seek for perfection. I see for someone I can learn from then grow together...
    scorphiuz scorphiuz 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm honestly not the type of person who wants to be alone all the time but I've become somewhat of a hermit lately. My husband is an alcoholic and it seems to keep getting worse...
    nikkib3809 nikkib3809 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    This is the first part and each part will cover eleven songs. I made this list just for metalheads, so if you are focused on hip hop, rap, reggea or any other music genre, you're...
    OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Since I was a little kid there were some dreams had that I knew couldn't come true. That I couldn't learn how to fly, that no matter how much I learned that I would never be smart...
    NegroLeo NegroLeo 18-21 Jul 23

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    WARNING: Possible Trigger Warning and Explict/Mature content! Also this is my choice to post this much information about me. Please keep your negative opinions to yourself. I...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 1 Response 14 mins ago

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    I have always had a pressure put upon myself to be this perfect daughter. Be cute. Be skinny. Be average height. Be smart. Be perfect. And that sounded great to me, who wouldn't...
    mathanky mathanky 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Something I found online.. read this when you don't feel good enough ~ by Jane Ysadora Dear Sweet Soul, We are all hopelessly flawed. We are all perfect luminous beings inside...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 11 Responses Jul 16

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    I've never felt perfect, and I don't think anyone is. We all have our regrets; but should we base our lives off of mistakes and regrets, no. We should grow and expand our horizons...
    purplepeenwin purplepeenwin 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've always known I wasnt perfect. Never once claimed I was. I know ill always have room to improve my life and how I live this life. Learning to ignore negative people and their...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Trust.‘Stop asking me to trustyou while I’m still coughingup water from the last timeyou let me drown.’ - Unknown.Trust. According to me, this is the most fragile...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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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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    I am constantly trying to improve myself. Since I'm not perfect, I'll always be finding things I want to fix and improve.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Hey everyone!! For a long time, I have been gaining weight here and there. It pretty much started for me loving big bellies. I always pushed my belly out and rubbed it. It was fun...
    rush95 rush95 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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