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I Wonder What People Really See

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    You're Your Own Worst Critic! - My sister (Quartet) asked why we are our own worst critics well here is your answer. When you look at someone you see something they don't, when...
    SelenaLowell SelenaLowell 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    I had a pic of my face soon realized it was rare not many people have pix of there face so I felt out of place abnormal exposed maybe I shouldn't put a face on what I was sayin I...
    Redgirljanine Redgirljanine 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I Watch...just Watch. - Most of the time I just wonder if they see what I see with my eyes... I wonder what it would be like to be in their shoes for a while and see this world...
    trappedinwonderland trappedinwonderland 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    Do You Ever Wonder? - I wonder why things have to be the way they are.Why I couldn't pick the way I look or the world I would be born into.I wonder how I am really "me" when...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    I wonder what people really see - As a philosopher I have a goal in life. Unlike other philosophers who focus their energy attempting to develop a perfect understanding of truth, I...
    Setarcos Setarcos 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    I know who I am on the inside. But sometimes I wonder what signals I give off from the exterior. Sometimes I feel people can think I am weak but then I remember I really don't give...
    Nessy7787 Nessy7787 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I am always thinking about how other people could see me of what they think of me. I want everybodys approval and it is making me tired cause sometimes it gets in the way of me...
    TheTiredOne TheTiredOne 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    How Would I See Me - If I could step outside myself, have a different face and shape and then meet me, how would I react to me? How would I see me as another person does? What...
    justbeit justbeit 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    I put so much effort into what I want people to see when they look at me. Happy, confident, funny. I wonder what they’re actually seeing sometimes though. I would be devastated...
    piquant piquant 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    You See a Little Bit of This...a Little Bit of That - My self perception...changes constantly...I'll feel really good about myself..and the person I am one minute...then the next...
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    For Once, I Want To Know. - I know what people hate about me, but I don't know what people like about me. I don't like compliments, and I usually ignore them, however I would...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    What Do People See? - I've always wondered what people see when they look at me. I've always seen myself for me. But do others see me as shy? Weird? Am I someone that's anti...
    CrystalCelestria CrystalCelestria 16-17, F Nov 16, 2012

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    Watching People Watching People - When you look at the people of the world walking by, do you wonder about the person they might be behind your initial impression of them? What...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    I could look at myself 10 times a day in a mirror and never see the same image twice, so it makes me wonder what others really see. do they see the rose the same way as me, does...
    confused623 confused623 36-40, F Mar 1

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    I Wonder - Do they see the shell and not the person inside? Do they see a contradiction between the shell and the person inside? Do they want to know and understand the person...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    I'm told by upper management that I'm good at what I do but I find it hard to believe. What can I do to accept it?
    krispykreme30 krispykreme30 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I Wonder...and Ponder - When a person first saw a kiwi, did they think "oh a fuzzy brown thing! I think I'll eat it!" Or a banana. All I can think is "it's so frickin' yellow...
    BloodRedShadow BloodRedShadow 18-21 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Just A Thought - So I have a lot on my mind! So here goes.... I recently have struggled with many thoughts. The thought of love, passion, friendship, caring, kindness, and many...
    inChange inChange 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    Do You See Heaven? - The masks that float aroundPart the clouds see what can be foundDo you not see?What's in front of you is real as it can be.
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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    Presentations - There is much to imagery, the advertising we see from individuals as much as companies. I am relatively tall, and I have tattoos. I wear glasses. How am I...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    Blue - If someone really knew me they would say this too me I look at you And I can see it in your face You think you hide it But I see you I see the hurt The dark circle...
    bubblynng08 bubblynng08 22-25, F 4 Responses May 29, 2013

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    I've always wondered what am I like in other people's eyes, how do I look like, behave, or even sound like to them. Just want to know what type of person I am.
    feraldelaney feraldelaney 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Beauty And Chaos - Life is like a fair to me. It has too many bright lights, loud voices, menacing motives, and messes. Yet, beauty can be glimpsed as flickers of light through...
    ambrosei ambrosei 18-21, F 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Inside You And You. - I can not tell you how to look No more than I can tell you how to think. I can not be the one who causes you hurt When the hurt will allow me to sleep and...
    fitsie fitsie 18-21, F Jul 25, 2013

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    Worlds Apart. - Each of our visions are unique. As you read these words, you bring to them eyes that have seen so, so many things; you set these words amongst the many billions...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 7 Responses Jun 24, 2007

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    I Wonder. - i wonder what people think of a girl that wears skinny geans of all colors, black shirts (V-necks,low cut,t shirts) a black beanie,black knee high converse.I see a girl...
    Meggiebear77 Meggiebear77 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    Sometimes I wish I could read people's minds but then I don't think I could handle the truth. I'm my own worst enemy. I wonder if other people see the flaws I see in myself. Do...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    The Woman I Am - I am a wife, a daughter, a sister, and a friend. I'm the one everybody comes to when they need comforting and encouragement. I'm your shoulder to cry on and you...
    AlyAnonymous AlyAnonymous 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    The Thing That Irks Me Is That I Know. - I know how they see me. I don't mean I know in detail but knowing how people are, I am certain that it's different than how I see myself. I...
    ForgottenMuse ForgottenMuse 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2012

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    Something I Used To Wonder A While Ago... - I always wondered if we all see things completely different. I mean to me a square is really a circle in someone else's world or the...
    justme8903 justme8903 22-25, F Jun 11, 2013

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    Will the Man With No Eyes See Darkness? -   In my younger years, which is not that long ago for me, I first wondered if people saw different colours…because if you see...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 14 Responses Jun 26, 2007

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    What Do You See ? - I often wonder what people really see about me? Do they see what I have been through in this life.. Do they see I’ve loved and lost…. Do they see...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 43 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    The Poetry of Perception - You may find that person in life that is an exact replica to you, your alternate thumb print so to speak.  But the truth is, we are all individuals...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2007

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    You've seen the sad things I post, but what does that make you think of me? I can't help feeling just a little empty without you in my life, not a sadness empty, more of like I'm...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Apr 3

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    People Often Lack Introspection But... - I have always kind of hoped I would meet a kindred spirit that views people as more than the mere sum of their parts. Someone who could...
    ForgottenMuse ForgottenMuse 31-35, F 3 Responses May 3, 2012

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    The Dancing Man - maybe you have heard of him. i know that he does go from city to city to dance. he dances for charity and because he feels music and dancing are the purest...
    clarkee clarkee 51-55 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    Am I Invisible? - I feel like I notice everyone, but no one notices me. Who I am, what I've done, how I've helped, if I matter. I want to leave and travel far away, from the people...
    definedindisorder definedindisorder 16-17 1 Response Dec 11, 2011

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    You See_______ When I See ____________ - You see this Strong woman where I see a weak scared little girl. You see a sexy confident woman where I see that ugly meek girl who just...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 15, 2011

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    I've wondered this for so long, I know how I see myself weather in my head or in a mirror. Sometimes I'm ok with how I look and sometimes I hate it. I wish I could see what other...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Mirror,mirror - What do you see when you truly take a good look at yoaurself,many of us blind ourselves purposefully,many of us choose not to look for what we might see we won't be...
    djsbaby djsbaby 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    Could You Tell Me? - I'm right there at the bottom. What do you see? Other than the yellow rug of hair... My fear is that that's all that's seen. I've been proven right a million...
    orchid00 orchid00 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    I always wonder what people see when they look at me. When i look at myself in the mirror i think what they may think. Do they see a pretty girl and a nice body? Or do they notice...
    Marie0816 Marie0816 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Curious - I play sports, I have an awesome girlfriend, I'm in a fraternity, I'm nice to almost everyone and I care about people. That just sounds so cliched to me, it seems so...
    Flyingthecoop Flyingthecoop 18-21, M Mar 13, 2012

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    I Wonder Why... - I wonder why it's so hard to be our own best friend, and instead we seek validation through the acceptance of others. Why is it so hard to just keep our own...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F Apr 11, 2013

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    Would Do Anything - To just be someone else for a day and figure out what's wrong with me. I honestly don't get it.
    Vinathi Vinathi 13-15 4 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    Scared Yet? - What is it that catches your eye first? The closely-cropped top? The semi-hidden tattoos? Maybe it's the unfriendly look or maybe the thuggish physique. It amuses me...
    guiltybyassociation guiltybyassociation 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    What Do You Actually See? - What do people see when their eyes open in the morning? What do people see when they see people breathing do they see them breathing the same air as...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Eyes And All. - When I'm walking on the street, I always wish I could just hear a persons thoughts just for one second. I want to be able to know if they think I'm a weird...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F Oct 18, 2013

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    So tell me. If you were blindfolded and told to choose a mate, how do you think this might unfold?
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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