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I Want to Prove to Them That They're Wrong

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    All my life it seems the odds have been against me. The doctors didn't think I'd make it to 21...I turn 21 in 7 days. My mom didn't think I'd ever get married...I celebrate my one year wedding anniversary next month. Now all that I want to prove is that I can be a good mother...
    smagers smagers 18-21 Oct 6, 2010

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    My Entire Life & How I Changed It. `

    I remember being nine. Putting on this cute little strapless dress that came well below my knees. I zipped it up and walked out of the room after putting on some heels and some of my mother's make up. As soon as my grandmother saw me she said, "you look like a streetwalker...
    orchidmoon orchidmoon 16-17, F Apr 27, 2009

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    Prove Them Wrong

    Since I was a child, I've been singing almost every day of my life. I had dreams of really doing something with it. Now I realize I want my free time and I don't need the paparazzi, but I still really want to sing very well. Still, nobody encourages me... and when I say that, I...
    naranja naranja 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    the worse thing to say someone is goodbye. I knew that one day i had to say goodbye but never in my mind i had realized that it will be this hard  My best friend was the only...
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    Dunno how many times I have seen the first two Godfathers but they never get old :)
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    well unfortunately I'm the most loyal person in the world. but I won't keep people around when they wouldn't be anymore. cutting people off is sometimes very necessary. especially...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 28

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    So I guess I get to join this non-exclusive club... Well, for a number of reasons. I'll just stick to the literal this time, burning over 2,000 CPU hours of cloud-computing time...
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    Yeah, I do. And does anyone know how insanely creepy the picture for this experience is?
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    (Picture attached) I hate when people do this! Do it yourself dammit! I'm not giving up something I put all my time into! 
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Having to say goodbye to someone that's become apart of your soul is the hardest thing I've ever had to do. I'm crying as I write this my thought of just of you. Knowing I'll never...
    QuietEmotion QuietEmotion 22-25, F Dec 9

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    Its in the name . The small fluffy ones are my faves
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    omg when puppies are fat!! i cant even!! i die theyre so cute!!!
    myfavoritecolorisyou myfavoritecolorisyou 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I pity people who live only to tear others down.I pity people who want to talk about what's wrong with the stream, rather than be grateful for having a whole ocean.I pity those who...
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    For my Daughter. When she get's around 7, we'll start on it together. She can pick the style, colors, etc. Large, wood, and wiring. It may take us a while to complete, but it...
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    Dear beloved reader, May we just stop here and talk about how wonderful this world is? Let's stop and talk about how wonderful YOU are. Yes, you're wonderful. If anyone ever tells...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Bullying only makes people sad, depressed and feel worthless! So why do people bully? Is it because they're weak? Is it because they're jealous? I don't know why you should think...
    lunaeatsyou lunaeatsyou 16-17, F Dec 11

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    I also hate when they argue against you about something and you know they're wrong but they won't admit it. >:(
    madisonsevcik madisonsevcik 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm 28, single and unable to become pregnant without medical help. (And even then I might not get pregnant) Many men have offered to help me become pregnant (only because that...
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    I just can't stand them. They're so overdone. All they do is make me depressed. Thanksgiving is barely tolerable, but Christmas is horrible. Not to mention my dad's birthday is the...
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    Being homeschooled has changed my life in many ways. However,all of my family have attended or are still attending public school. They still look down on me for this. I understand...
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    I lost a bet 3-1/2 years ago, for which I had to paint my toes neon pink for a week, show them in public and post public photos on my Face book and dating sites. Prior to that, I...
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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everyone thinks they have everything figured out and that they have the entire picture. No one does and no one in this family really understands me and really listens. They just...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F Nov 29

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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 wish I could shut people out when they hurt me. But I can't. I've tried, and it just doesn't work. I give out second, third, fourth, fifth, sometimes even 6th chances to people...
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    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 Nov 23

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    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Dec 10

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    I hate boys sometimes... They are attractive yes but well SOMETIMES they are cheating on their girls, they're just thinking of themselves. I really hate it when they hurt their...
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to build a company and start business. But its a long way! I have been a failure, but I've never given up on myself. Earlier I was a fat kid, people said that I'll never be...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I read all these experiences of others on here, some stories are so interesting. I want to see one yet I don't because I know I'll be so freaked out. My husband does not believe in...
    aburns aburns 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Some people don't believe in the American dream. I was just thinking about a video I saw about North Korea. I noticed their streets look like ours in America, only one difference...
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    You can't force loyalty, some people will always let you down. Everybody won't always be who you want then to be. I'm never perfect, but I'm always genuine, and I've realized...
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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
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    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 6 Responses Dec 10

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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 1 Response Dec 11

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    I just read multiple posts on this site written by kids 13-15 years old and they seem so sad and so hopeless and it honestly breaks my heart for one thing. Because why is it that...
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