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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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    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 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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    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 6 days ago

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    I am one of 5 siblings,we grew up as practising Catholics. I always wanted children when i was growing up. When i met my husband & eventually got married it took almost 2 years for...
    foreverinblue foreverinblue 31-35, F Jun 27

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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...
    1EPGirl 1EPGirl 70+, F 7 Responses a week ago

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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 11 hrs 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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    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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    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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    His name is Desmond he is the sweetest person i ever met. I can trust him with anything and i know that he will be there for me no matter what. But i can never be with him because...
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 34 mins ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 6 years now and know that if we make any more advancements into our relationship it will be wedding bells and babies. I think well that's what...
    CjRev CjRev 22-25 Jun 22

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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 5 days 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 3 Responses Jul 12

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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 1 Response 2 days ago

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    How Faith Grows By Mark A. Finley I recently conducted a weekend series of meetings for college students about the Holy Spirit and revival. After one of the presentations a student...
    neneksantos neneksantos 22-25, F Jun 24

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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 5 days ago

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    I have always been bullied when I was younger because I wasn't the skinniest or prettiest in my classroom and that left me very self-conscious. The pretty girls in class were never...
    crazymornings crazymornings 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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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 4 days ago

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    We all have many types of friends,And in our life they come and go.But if we can understand their roles,Then it can be easier to let some go.Some friends are there for you,At a...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 30 mins ago

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      LED grille lights could be fitted within the front near to the radiator grille and therefore are created in that technique a few screws or perhaps the elective flush or...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F Jun 25

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    My idea of a perfect first date would be he'll come knock on my front door and meet my two older brothers and the rest if my family he'll be scared but he'll be impressive. He'll...
    godlovesme21 godlovesme21 16-17, F Jun 22

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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 a week ago

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    I thought she was a good woman....... Well that was her statement to me and claim to fame , but then again my last ex's claim to fame was that she was a faithful "never was a bad...
    nevets61 nevets61 51-55 1 hr ago

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    I've put myself in a very complicated situation. I've been with my boyfriend for 9 years, we met when I was 16, we've been living together for 7 years, if I can say so, because he...
    agata56 agata56 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I want to fall in love, I don't want to settle for the first person that I care about, the first person to have feelings for me. If I genuinely love them, then that's that. But if...
    Xeniabolton Xeniabolton 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I came to EP to be honest, and yet I still hide. I believe it's because I don't have much trust. Or is it my insecurities? I've never been with a genuinely perfect person, I've...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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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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    1) I’m Lumierre. 2) I hate it when humans are described as biological machines. 3) I can’t say I have a specific hobby , I am interested in human behavior if that counts...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I was born with breathing problems and my heart actually stopped when I was only a few minutes old. My dad didn't care and he didn't care the other 2 times I almost died as a...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    No matter how hard I stride for perfection, I will never be perfect. My grades aren't perfect, my friends aren't perfect, my family isn't perfect and my life isn't perfect. But...
    Alyzza123 Alyzza123 13-15, F Jul 3

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    I'm wallowing and I can't seem to find a way to feel secure and completely happy in my every day life. That's not to say that I am unhappy. I'm not. A lot of things have been going...
    LadyOfLorien LadyOfLorien 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I always feel as if my family wants the best of me and wants me to be how they define the word "perfect". I'm always being told how disappointed people are of me and how they...
    WalkingSadness WalkingSadness 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    You're sweet yet bold and confident. You're sensitive yet strong and true. I find myself smiling at the most simplest things you say & do. You probably don't even know it. Well...
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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