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I'll Be Selfish

Finally I’m finding me the findings I was blind to see, my weakness is how I can be manipulated and deceived, the time I gave that wasn’t mine stolen leaving me behind, too quick to lend my hand and help disadvantaging myself, putting others first I fail undeveloped underwhelmed, not helping to win them over just don’t like them going under, I know what it’s like to suffer without thought help them recover, happiness is valuable, possessions money mean sod all, when you want the best for people sometimes you forget there’s evil, you forget the hate and bitter, because you don’t compete to better, you see good in human nature, you don’t care for rep or stature, some see weakness their advantage, they don’t help they choose to damage, you forget to understand desperate people need upper hands, submissive to help those in pain, those who really play a game, exploiting empathy for gain, out to guilt trip placing blame, but now I know the problem is tolerating fools like this, who know I cannot resist, learning life creates the twist, I have never been my strongest, honestly from now I promise, I come first

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Date: 1/13/2022 2:14:00 PM
Your closing lines remind me of the advice on the airplane…to get the oxygen for yourself first. Many of us need to have this resolve! God bless.
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Nick Trim
Date: 1/13/2022 7:13:00 PM
Yeah the rare exception to the women and children rule lol they wouldn’t say that on a boat lol I think the lesson of empathy is that it gets exploit and when it does the head must overpower the heart. Intelligence first, emotions second, if only empathy was a choice