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'I wish I kept a copy of my nude photos'
by Maia Lee

There is a reason why I can only buy new laptops and hard disk - over my dead body would I ever send mine in for repair.

Wouldn't be surprising to anyone since I'm pretty infamous for being ‘liberal' in many ways.

If you're among the few (sensible and mature people) who can relate to how my mind works and why I do what I do, you know that I trust easily and I always give my all to the other half.

Who doesn't think of his/her other partner as The One?

Ok fine, many people don't and I don't understand why they would still be with each other and do things a married couple would do.

So a few people had my nude pictures and videos. It is all history and if it surfaces, it would only throw me into the limelight yet again.

And then?

Do I have anything more to lose, or a lot more to gain? My life has been such that, things (which any average being would've killed themselves over) happen and I just keep picking myself up over, and then move on.

With each experience came more understanding of how the world works, and how miserable it actually is - hence I should live it happier than the shallow.

I wouldn't want my dad to be seeing those very private stuff of his daughter, but if they are all over, he should - and would most probably - look at it this way:

I am the same old person he gave birth to 26 years ago, I am his daughter and I have proved to be the person I would have been. I am not ashamed of whatever I have done and I learned a lot. It isn't going to change the fact that I am who I am.

At the end of it all, I am smiling even as the world takes a kick out of saying bad things about me. I reject whatever bad they say (as always, obviously).

Come on, it's either you look like a man or a woman. We are all the same.

When the Edison-Chen-and-whoever-else scandal broke, even my seemingly mature friends (I would NEVER ever have imagined they would be the ones) sent me the leaked photographs. I deleted them all without looking.

If someone's nude or even explicit photos are leaked, SO WHAT? If it says so bad of that someone, WHAT ABOUT THOSE WHO LOOK AT / DELIBERATELY DO A SEARCH ON / FORWARD IT TO FRIENDS?

Who is the beast here? Who should be shamed here? That said, you should really wake up your idea and look at how many despicable people there are amongst us.

I once did an interview with a local paper regarding the same topic a few years back. I didn't mind being named but I was still referred to as ‘Jane' or something.

I readily admitted that an ex-boyfriend had kept all videos and pictures of myself (and us, of course) that I have long deleted. He still stalks me till today, even though it's really been YEARS.

He's perverted, God knows if he has shown it to his friends or even his dad. Maybe after this blog entry of mine, something might surface?

I know what I want and I know who I am. Not many things can shake me anymore, dear world.

I would look back, and at, my pictures and videos and go, "Oh! They used to look like this...!" And I would definitely be so turned on. Wished I had kept a copy for myself.

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readers' comments
if you have what it takes; and the guts, flaunt. many will appreciate
Posted by perceivedtobe on Wed, 17 Aug 2011 at 18:04 PM
Lets Nuke the Nudes!! or is it the Tatoos???
Posted by chieftain on Wed, 17 Aug 2011 at 15:49 PM
I have those photos :) *wink*
Posted by DrShaggy on Sun, 8 Mar 2009 at 08:55 AM
'I wish I kept a copy of my nude photos'

YES. I agreed. When you are young and energetic, why not snap some private photos for rememberance.

Life is short, our youths age only comes once time. Photos are just to remind us that we have been walked over ther journey of life. Private photos are just a memory of yesterday. Sweet and lovable.

If you are a nudist, you won't mind to share with people. Otherwise, treat is as self private consumption, to admire yourself. What's other people says are jealousy to you. Don't bother them, time will shut their bloody mouths.
Posted by TopChan1 on Fri, 6 Mar 2009 at 13:52 PM
hey, grow-up, will you? stop calling people names! By the way, YOU are what you speak! So save those remarks and names for yourself. It's your trademark!
Posted by nellie_teo on Mon, 2 Mar 2009 at 08:13 AM
i think u are a slut
Posted by on Sun, 1 Mar 2009 at 23:28 PM
come on auntie...who wants to see nude pix of "old vege"..yuckh
Posted by oldkingkong on Sun, 1 Mar 2009 at 19:42 PM
I agree totally there are despicable people around us....
I do support your view.
Posted by on Sat, 28 Feb 2009 at 17:23 PM
I agree with you about the fact that people who jump on this opportunity to view the photos have an equally low moral conscience.
Not all nude (not nuke) paintings of photos are art. It's wrong to generalise something that is not morally accepted and categorise them all as art. A nude painting is certainly viewed in a different way from porn or soft-porn photos because they are not suggestive in any way. There are many today who can't differentiate between art for art's sake and art for their own sexual pleasure.
Posted by beaniecakes on Fri, 27 Feb 2009 at 17:16 PM
........yeah. To compare with another one taken 20 years later.
Posted by DuLichDat on Fri, 27 Feb 2009 at 15:48 PM

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