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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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    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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    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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    I called my mom out on this one time. I said, "Mom, you want perfect kids." She looked at me, shrugged, and said, "Welllll..." Her expectations are too high.
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    I want to weigh as much as the number of experiences I have! I wanna fill my glorious gut with fatty foods. I want it to grow and grow until I can't see anything but my blubbery...
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    I hate how we go through so much when growing up and it never seems worth it and it's never what you want and hell I don't even know what I want and every gets confusing and ugh. I...
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    maktub1 maktub1 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    LifeIsAChoice LifeIsAChoice 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F Oct 8

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