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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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    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...
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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 2 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...
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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...
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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 said I didn't want to be good anymore but that's a lie. I want to continue growing as a person, rising above ever painful experience. I want to help those who are hurting because...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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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 a week ago

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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 6 Responses 5 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 2 days ago

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    I never smoked weed before but I always wanted to when I get older and I'm college I guess , weed just seems so interesting..
    breeze1998 breeze1998 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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 6 days ago

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    It's official, I'm in a feedist relationship! Well, I’m free to stuff, gain and indulge in feedism. My partner is new to it and may not be into it, but she’s supportive of me...
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    Dana93y Dana93y 18-21, F 7 hrs 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'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...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 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 1 day ago

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    I'm beginning to understand that love goes beyond good qualities, good looks and social status. It's simply loving and wanting to be around the person because they are themselves...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Jun 30

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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 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I've always found happiness through other people. I've relied on past boyfriends to make me smile, feel comfortable, and feel like I have worth. When I felt special to someone it...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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 5 days ago

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    it's pretty sad when there are times when I wished that I had died that day when I got hit by a car months ago. i shouldn't complain though because there are people who have a...
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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 10 Responses Jul 16

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    All my life I have wanted to become a fattie. No lie growing up I always wanted a fat girlfriend, and I sometimes stuff my clothes and walk around like I'm fat- Still doing it at...
    GimmeExtra GimmeExtra 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 30

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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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    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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    Yes you read right. So many people of various races are attractive but I just melt when I see a cute/ hot Asian. Maybe that's why I've never had a boyfriend, I don't want to settle...
    StarBerryAdi StarBerryAdi 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    These last two,years have taught me to be strong from outside but to be a very weakling from inside. no matter what you do for others,,no matter how much problems you face to make...
    divich420 divich420 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I've had two in my life and we talked every day and all. Eventually we drifted lol i just want a solid guy, it can be too much when you're around girls all the time with their...
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Ok so let me tell you about this girl I met on EP. So it was late and I was looking for girls to talk to as usual anyway I find this one girl on EP and she is way out of my league...
    ZekeFrost ZekeFrost 18-21, M 33 mins ago

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    when i was in school people kept asking me what i want to be or what i want to do when i grow up. i remember giving generic answers like becoming a doctor, dentist, business woman...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F Jul 7

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    To the People Who Want to Give Up Let me tell you something: Everyone has problems. Everyone has fears. But not everyone chooses to acknowledge them. Many people try to push their...
    lanadealaska lanadealaska 18-21, F Jul 14

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    "Miss You" Everyday and every night, this feeling I'd fight Try as I might but I won't win, I surrender, I'd die You are winning here alright Every morning when the sun would...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    What I learned: Be your own hero. Reflect and apply what you’ve learned to your life, today. Work at forgiving yourself and others for being flawed human beings who must learn...
    AppleJacks10 AppleJacks10 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    So I'm going to share 100 mostly useless facts about myself. 1. I am a night owl. 2. I am a morning person. 3. It's afternoons that I don't do so well with. 4. It is not possible...
    RaTEARSin RaTEARSin 22-25, F Jun 30

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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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