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You put me down every time I speak, and then wonder why I am silent.

You see my accomplishments as something that is expected, and my failures as something so unbelievable. 

You say doing my best is good enough. You lied. I try my hardest, but to you it doesn't matter unless I'm perfect.

I try my hardest to live up to your expectations, your goals, your dreams, and it has exhausted me.

Working hard for something I don't want is spectacularly awful, yet knowing that if I don't succeed your disappointment will be even worse is difficult.

For once I'd like to have my own expectations, my own goals, my own dreams.

I want to become the person I want to be, not the one you've tried to create.

For everyone out there with their own 'You'.
Bickhamsarah Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh. I have been experiencing this my whole life. 
Darkness-be-forever Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
i know how you feel ... sounds like you are living my life
KayyVenom Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
I love this very much.. I can relate to it well. Thank you for sharing!
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