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I Want to Stop Being So Cynical

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    I've doubted every single good act done by

    anyone, thinking that they probably only did it for the sake of "appearing to be good" when in fact they're really not. It's gotten even worse over the years. When a person says that they're big fans of [insert very hipster subject here ex. any band], I automatically assume that...
    capriciouscoralyn capriciouscoralyn 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2014

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