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    bookbear express | Ava | 3/24/21 | 6 min
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    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all time
      3 weeks ago

      Everyone contains opposing drives.

      We all contain a multiplicity of selves.

      Always on point.

    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Why are we more concerned with consistency than a full range of expression? What if the part of you that you suppress is the best part of you?

      Goddamnit, Ava, stop revealing me so hard. Lol. Don’t though; all my hidden parts are Grateful.

      I still contain the teenager at 17, ambitious and insecure, eager to test people’s boundaries.

      Guilty 42 going on Sixteen Candles Here. I am still a dorky teenager and late bloomer inside. I have consistently been involved with the most impacting lovers who are younger in age and wise; deeply inspiring.

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      3 weeks ago

      A set identity serves as a grounding force, but it also leaves a lot of people stuck living in half of themselves. You keep yourself within the parameters you’ve already established in order to control how you’re perceived. But you’re also a dynamic person with lots of qualities that conflict with how you present with your peer group. This is why people have mid-life crises and secret lives—they crave certain kinds of expression that they’re not “allowed” in their day-to-day existence.