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finally at ease in my own skin

It only took 50 years but I got there! I finally learned to love myself for who I am. No more feeling like I'm flawed because I can't control myself. When you stop thinking about this condition as a vice it makes all the difference in the world. It takes soul searching and an understanding of yourself and the ability to forgive your failings and laugh at the absurdity of life. It also takes life experience and just not giving a shit about what the masses think. God there's so much ignorance in this world with loads of people walking around with their head up their butt. I won't worry about them because no matter what I do they'll never be happy with who you are. So instead focus on the people that matter to you and love you in return. People that add substance to your life and feed your soul. In the end it will be they who sustain you when you need them.

Every other aspect of my life will benefit. I am well educated, intelligent and have a new zest for life. I will be more able to love others when I have my own house in order.

I still have lots of living to do and I'm looking forward to it.

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