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I Want to Be Perfect When I Grow Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 58 People

    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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    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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    Anyone else out there who is dealing with perfectionism? It's hard wanting things perfect when we are so imperfect!
    SiriusJT SiriusJT 18-21, M Nov 27

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    How do u expect me to grow up I love my family but sometimes I just wish u would let me make my own decisions without telling me what to do all u guys do is boss me around and tell...
    Youareallbeautiful Youareallbeautiful 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    You are my addiction, my passion, my strength and also my weakness. My heart says we were paired up by Gods own hands to become soul mates because I feel your soul entwined with my...
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    mmmmm.... But even more than that i want you to growl them in my ear... and touch me most intimately. (Part 2)
    SweeetKiester SweeetKiester 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    1. Sound of the waves. 2. Being at peace. 3. Music 4. Yoga 5. My dog approaching me when I come home. 6. The smell of candles burning. 7. Bubble baths 8. Buying surprise gifts...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Dec 7

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    My Mentee Lizygurl, just joined this group and she is going to get what she wants but, I dont think she will want it when I am done. she is going to be best friends with the...
    kristy31415 kristy31415 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I've always had this dream to live in the forest, be away from everything, live off the land, not be worried about the soul crushing day-to-day drabble of life. Be able to work of...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I know about a secret beach. I only knew this girl a short time, but when I told her about this beach I'd gone to as a kid, she asked me to take her there. We left late in the...
    BigbadGus BigbadGus 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    They say being a chearleader your perfect. But let me say i am not and not all people are perfect
    KatieBug16 KatieBug16 16-17, F 9 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Before my birth my Mom was told no heartbeat can be found ,your child has died and we need to remove the fetus ,,Mom said no ,,,I want my Mom and her friends to pray ,,they did...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Grasp Each and every hair firmly While using the tweezers and pluck one by one from the path they improve. Start with the internal brow, closest to your nose. Make use of the...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    For the past few years the urge to impregnate has been grown stronger and stronger. I've always used condoms or held back my seed despite many attempts to extract the precious...
    Glenville1978 Glenville1978 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    I have no kids but over the past few years the urge to impregnate has been growing stronger and stronger each year. I've always worn condoms or simply held back my seed despite the...
    Glenville1978 Glenville1978 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    *The tree and me* - A year ago I was given a special gift, the name Penerata. The giver told me the meaning of Penerata is KNOWLEDGE TREE. So perfect was this name that contained...
    JennyJP JennyJP 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I hate this quality about myself. Because it stops me from living my life. I guess this would be a good trait to a normal healthy person, but for me it's driving me to commit...
    nuttyduck nuttyduck 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    The Back-story: Almost 3 years ago I met this woman, a couple years older than me, at work. We hit it off instantly, and eventually became truly friends. At the time of us meeting...
    mperez4855 mperez4855 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 5

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    I lost my kids when divorced in 1983,,for 12 years their were abouts concealed from me I take full responsibility ,,had I been a more attentive husband not just a good...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Ocean Tears wild beautifull blue and dangerous by nature… naturally eternal. I like the idea of dyeing young, But in a very romantic way like Ophelia’s death or Juliet...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I'm a 22 year old who has always thrived for just a little bit more isolation, freedom, and to be In touch with nature. I've grown up in Newastle, Australia and I want to move...
    oONuNnYOo oONuNnYOo 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    "bones of the eternal sea" stillness fashioned from the bleached bones of the eternal sea... heart fashioned from the indecipherable night... all the madness of her young...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Dec 1

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    As the world changes, people change. But it seems like it changes for the worse. Technology is growing day by day. People's thoughts and minds are also changing as fast as...
    BenzitaMckinley BenzitaMckinley 22-25, F Dec 2

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    The wonderful thing about being flawed is that I have so many things to work on. Although I would love to have been born perfect, or at least to have become perfect, I do quite...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M Dec 6

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    I dream about it everyday. My simple wedding. Not inviting too many people. As long as it's me, him and my baby girl there. Oh and a few close friends. And his family, not so much...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I can't even make a quick trip to stores to buy just some fruit anymore! And don't get me started on the part that I work in a store and have to ring up young men's items. I...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am 21 pregnant with my second child, I am a stay at home with my son and my fiancee's son(whose mother cannot get her priorities straight long enough to take care of her son...
    stephaniewebs stephaniewebs 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I want a girlfriend. I want a girl who is my best friend. The girl that I want to spend all my time with. I don't need the perfect girl... or what society deems is the perfect girl...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    He’s not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being...
    BlueEyes31 BlueEyes31 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Firstly I would like to say that I arrived at these most important principles after what I could term a whirlwind of experiences, mostly negative, that helped to shape these...
    KingDee2 KingDee2 26-30, M a week ago

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    an awesome search is usually accomplished by trimming the eyebrows. The finishes of the hairs is going to be trimmed at a similar size employing a small pair or scissors. Be sure...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't have anything special to offer. Hoping you find happiness. Love you forever honey! No matter what! I ask that I'm left without the sight of you. Because I must focus...
    Lovleyes Lovleyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Following my last post, I have found something else that may help people understand, & even use the English language...
    bybybuster bybybuster 56-60, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm not perfect, I'm perfectly imperfect. Made in the hands of god as he is perfection, every part of my being is made perfectly right to how god wants me to be. I got good nd bad...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    i know am not perfect, hell am even no where close to that, and i admit that. i always just try to do my best and be the best i can. but i hate it when people act so perfect...
    Naken4c Naken4c 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    So lately I've been called Mr.Perfect...a lot. And me, believing the complete opposite, went of to ask someone about it. I went up to a gorgeous (fine as all hell) classmate of...
    Jr2299 Jr2299 13-15, M 5 Responses Nov 29

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    I want growing powers so I can grow bigger. I wanted the ability to super size myself since a little boy. This does make me weird, but I love the idea of growing bigger, and that...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My fiance is home for Xmas (yay!) which means socializing with everyone; me, family, friends, blah blah blah. We have each other's phone passwords and we've given each other...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've never considered myself perfect... my life as it is and as it has been for these last 31 years I've lived, has been a continuous struggle, search and learning... I was born...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    Tip: when you are looking for a companion, do not worry about whether he/she likes you. Only worry about how he/she makes you feel. Stop trying to make everyone like you and...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    You made me insecure, Told me I wasn’t good enough. But who are you to judge When you’re a diamond in the rough? I’m sure you got some things You’d like to change about...
    Gjotafi Gjotafi 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I just tried on a pair of jeans that used to fit me perfectly, that was 35 pounds ago. Now they're skin tight and and could barely breath let alone move around much in them. I took...
    fatgenie fatgenie 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    Well this one's gona be a bit long and involved so let me try my best to spit it out without too much detail. So as you know from my other stories I'm blind and have been since...
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