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I Want to Be Perfect When I Grow Up

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    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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    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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    Ok so I've been struggling making & keeping friends all of my life. Basically people I talk to online & then see in person, about 90% I never see again after the 1st meetup. I...
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    I'm not perfect, and I love it. For me perfect is boring. -.- hahaha no offense meant. just saying.
    CharlenneDelaCruz CharlenneDelaCruz 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I just wanted to be accepted for me not what people think I am im not perfect but that doesn't mean people can talk about me
    marie8099 marie8099 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FD1uvqn-d0 When you expect disappointments, they will come to your reality. That the way you set yourself to have influences what you eventually...
    ISurgeProvocation ISurgeProvocation 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    That moment when you realize no one really gives a s*** about you. I'm so stupid for trying. I'm so stupid for believing this could work and falling for someone who's a cheater and...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I can turn into a monster when I get a little stressed out. after many years of searching for answers, I finally found out (after 13 years of searching) that it is a side effect of...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    I never wanted to be a girl growing up. I hated every aspect of it. I'm with someone who understands and loves me for who I am but I don't even know who I am. I don't hate being a...
    nnysspawn nnysspawn 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I had an almost perfect ddlg relationship for 2 years. We had such a good understanding and felt when the other needed support or a big cuddle. Such a shame we grow a part. im...
    dutchdom9009 dutchdom9009 22-25, M 15 hrs ago

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    Knowing that I am not the only boy/former boy who was fascinated by pierced earrings at a very young age, I am wondering if someone younger than me, or someone from another culture...
    EarringedBoy EarringedBoy 36-40 23 hrs ago

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    Name? TAMMY 2. Male or female? FEMALE 3. Were you named after someone ?IN THE 60'S...THERE USED TO BE MOVIES & SONGS ABOUT "TAMMY." SO THAT'S WHAT I WAS NAMED.:) 4. Does your...
    RubyLane RubyLane 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was little, I always wanted to grow up quickly because if I were 18 years old, I can do many things with no restriction. Especially since I'm a little geeky, the no...
    Rosiinysr Rosiinysr 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The perfectionist in me has her hands wringing and can't wait to straighten out these lines. My recovering perfectionist self is trying to focus on the beautiful colors. I must...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    To The Girl Who Stole My HeartYou're the first person I think about.In the morning after I eat and go out.When I jump in the shower to wash my body and head.And the last, after...
    theophilusmartins theophilusmartins 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Does anyone remember when they where younger in school the teacher would ask what you wanted to do when you grow up... I never want to grow up and I've done well so far :)
    gayanallover gayanallover 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am a cosplayer an expert one but I just wish people would understand. it seems that they would prefer a grow up get a job and do it until you get old to retire then die. but that...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    How to Decide What to Do with Your Life ( this is lifehacker's post btw im just copied it here because i liked it alot ) When you're young, the world is your oyster and...
    deeptastic deeptastic 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate growing up. You grow up just to watch your world change for the worst. You grow up just to take up a sucky job you don't want just to get by. You lose people you love. You...
    shawnbone1 shawnbone1 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Not now of course. But I definitely want to when I'm older
    Harryp0tter Harryp0tter 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I use to wanted to move to U.S really badly! The world makes Americans look nothing but evil/ angry racist ppl. However first hand I know that Americans are very laid backed easy...
    3mjay 3mjay 26-30, M Feb 6

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    Wow. I can't believe how much perfection is portrayed as a bad thing nowadays. People look down on perfection! It doesn't make any sense! They call it boring if everyone were to be...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M Feb 5

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    I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that I will never be perfect and I don't want people to expect perfection from me. Everyone makes mistakes and I know I have made a lot of them in...
    youngandenergetic youngandenergetic 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I will be 39 later this year. My sister is 35. She and I are still growing taller and developing up top. When I was 32, my shoe size went from size five and a half to a size six...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Sleep is a necessity and for the body and mind to function optimally, a minimum number of hours is required every night. At different times of our lives, the need changes. So let...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Feb 2

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    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    When I was in third grade, just before my family and I moved out west, my mom took my sister and I to Disney World in Florida. WE went to Universal studios and Animal Kingdom as...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    HarmonyVents HarmonyVents 31-35, F Jan 31

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    Mirror of the sun Like the sun, you are always there. Your luminescence shines, no matter what you wear. Your pull controls, the greatest of waves. You are beautiful, in every...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 25

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