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I Was Supposed to Be Someone Else

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    One Wrong Turn Of Many

    She was my most intense crush. We rode the same bus, sat toward the front, being outside the in groups, being stoners, disdaining current music. For those few years we talked every day on the bus, we had the same small circle of friends. But she was a year ahead of me, and I...
    rattleschains rattleschains 41-45, M Feb 14, 2013

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    I Guess You Could Say I Was Supposed To Be A Lot Of Things

    but im still young and everybody makes mistakes young or old and I like who I am becoming just like a post said below Thanks for reading my story :)
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    But I Like Who I Am Becoming

    I was having a pretty good life up until nearly a decade ago. I'd fought my way through misery, had therapy for a few years, got back to work, built up my career and reached my ambitious goal. Life was great. And just when life is getting great, something bad happens. My partner...
    Perturbee Perturbee 46-50, F Oct 5, 2009

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    What Happened to the Real Me?

    I had many ambitions and dreams when I was a teenager. I had planned on being a lawyer possibly or to be a big business manager somewhere. Those dreams faded when I became pregnant at the tender age of 16. Becoming a wife and mother at that age kind of changes your plans and...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 8 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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