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    Hi, I'm Jane. I know you'll probably won't read

    this unless you're not superficial! So I have a little story. (Btw if you have any experience that involves preferring one's personality over the looks or liking bigger people, than you might wanna read this.) I'll probably lose friends (bc I already did) or at least decrease...
    jayissosadlike jayissosadlike
    18-21, F
    52 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    my next door neighbour stepped out of his house

    last month for the first time as a woman.....hes transgender and was doing it behind closed doors for years for fear of judgement and abuse.....hes almost 50 and feels free at last!! good on her!!
    reyyah reyyah
    31-35, F
    27 Responses Sep 10, 2015

    My 13 year old daughter just came out to me

    last night that she is bisexual. She didn't intend to tell me but I found out through text messages she was reading to me because of a fight with her friend. She told me she has known she was bisexual for a long time, since she was young. I am accepting of it just lots of...
    MoreBetterMe MoreBetterMe
    46-50, F
    31 Responses Sep 10, 2015

    Our culture is so obsessed with being unique

    and individual, people are so busy cramming their own uniqueness down other people's throats that they forget to let other people be who they are. You don't have to be crazy and loud and funny to be unique. You're unique no matter what you enjoy, no matter what you say, no...
    alaynajanelle alaynajanelle
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2015
    Kittenpowee Kittenpowee
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Nov 28, 2014
    fevertotell fevertotell
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Jun 3, 2015

    we are all different

    but the same. blows my mind
    hashbrown20 hashbrown20
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Jan 27, 2016

    I believe hate is the root of all evil .

    . There is nothing Godly about it.. We were not put here to judge.. But put here to love and teach and learn
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    To all the EP ers on her.

    2015 had come to its end. Thank you all for your entertainment. That includes the sexy ones. The horny ones. The self appointed EP police. The haters. The loveables. The sarcastic. The blockers. The fakes. The racists. The mothers and fathers. The Christians and atheists. The...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    I love the fact everyone is different,

    the world would be such a boring place if we were all 'normal', whatever that is :D
    whitegurlwasted whitegurlwasted
    18-21, F
    5 Responses May 7, 2015
    xGirlPowerFTWx xGirlPowerFTWx
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 29, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    13 Responses Jun 17, 2015

    Flaws and all. I don't judge someone based on

    what they look like, how they talk, how they feel. No one is perfect. We all have our issues. But it never seems to be reciprocated back to me so I end up hating and devaluing myself. It kills my self-esteem and confidence. I don't want to stop being open to people but what's...
    BernadetteAshley BernadetteAshley
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Mar 29, 2016

    Why do some people feel the need to attack

    others for asking simple questions? Just because you ask a question about something doesn't mean it represents your opinion on it, unless you actually express your opinion. Even then everyone is entitled to their opinions. What gives you the right to attack me cause I believe...
    NerdyBookQueen NerdyBookQueen
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Feb 5, 2016
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2015

    My Job is not to Judge.

    My Job is not to figure out if someone deserves something. My Job is to lift the fallen, To restore the broken, And to heal the hurting.
    JennaR JennaR
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Aug 24, 2014

    The key to accepting people

    as they are is accepting yourself as are.
    theblacksuggestionbox theblacksuggestionbox
    26-30, M
    9 Responses Feb 16, 2015

    Most people are not themselves,

    most are projection of someone they wish to be. They struggle to show themselves, because of fear of being rejected or excluded. Truth is, too many people that are alike turn into crowds and with the same exact crowds how could you expect change? Keep in mind most people that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Oct 26, 2015

    I learned somethin on ep!

    i dont have to trust anybody if i learn from my experiences! u might not be the person i think u r but thats ok cuz i took somethin away good or bad :) there r bunches of catfish out there not googled but inside r some1 else :b the popular girl jessica at skool who is mean to me...
    JennaRee JennaRee
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    To all the girls out their your beautiful just

    the way you are!!!☺️ Don't let anyone tell you different !
    Heathersmith34 Heathersmith34
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2015

    You will end up very disappointed

    if you grow up thinking everyone will have the same mind as you do.
    joyevaa joyevaa
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 2, 2016

    There's no need to hide yourself.

    I accept you for who you are. Not what others expect you to be.
    SecretsInYourHeart SecretsInYourHeart
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Mar 17, 2016

    Acceptance...

    ...I have spent the better part of my marriage trying to be accepted by my husband's parents.....they never approved of me....I expended years of energy and anguish trying to be and do what everyone expected...all in my quest for acceptance....throughout this time, I managed to...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll
    46-50, F
    14 Responses Mar 23, 2012

    I'm trying to stay composed here a girl at my

    school was raped today behind one of the apt complex she was always dressed sexy and skimpy now I'm scared to go out cause I dress kinda like her just cause you dress sexy doesn't mean it's a open invitation to force yourself on someone I don't know what to do
    Stephhpets Stephhpets
    22-25, F
    22 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    come as you are, I think we all need to accept

    each other instead of picking at each others flaws.
    Vladek Vladek
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Aug 18, 2015

    People don't change, they just become

    who they are really meant to be.
    joyevaa joyevaa
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 27, 2016

    there's no point in not accepting people

    because everyone's different and there perfect just the way they are
    saviorofbroken saviorofbroken
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    Supreme Court ruled that gay couples in all

    states have the right to marry! This just makes me all kinds of happy--it's been a long time coming!! It's a good day, people.... 
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jun 26, 2015

    Being Out and Proud I just wanted to write up

    how awesome it is to see others out and proud of who they are be it gay, lesbian, bi or transgender. I have noticed people just being them, if that means purchasing things relating to pride or if that is holding hands or kissing in public. I think it's incredible that society...
    Lindsays99 Lindsays99
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    If we are made of stardust then everything is

    made of stardust even butterflies so we are made of BUTTERFLIES:) my dreams have come true lol
    JennaRee JennaRee
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    my biggest mistake is thinking people are

    like myself , boy was i wrong . . . . selfishness will be the death of you!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Mar 11, 2016

    I accept you EPAllie.

    :) Even though you suspended my account for 2 days.
    YouKnowWho15 YouKnowWho15
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    To a point. I mean..

    . I Accept ALL People EVERYWHERE, JUST As They Are!! =) But does that mean I wanna Spend Time With them All?? Nah. Give of myself to them All? Nah. Allow each and every one of them into my heart & soul, &/or body?? Nah. Blech!! So, sure, I accept you. Just as you are...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Aug 22, 2015

    I never block people- I just use a wide range

    of vocabulary until they leave on their own free will. It's quite funny the responses I get on occasion. So I let them be themselves-their true self without judging and it's their decision whether they enjoy my various personalities I conjure up! That is if I even decide to...
    Maihowl Maihowl
    22-25, F
    17 Responses Jan 5, 2015

    yep cuz everybody is different

    and friendship means liking peeps and not trying to change them.
    mandimandi mandimandi
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2015

    but I don't accept their actions

    that are designed to harm others. especially for personal gain.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Sep 29, 2015

    We are humans not factory made products

    that can have choices in colour shape brand don't choose anyone as if selecting a dress or shoe same may happen to you..!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Oct 3, 2015

    If you are pretending to be someone you are not,

    then you are withholding your true uniqueness. Drop the costume And BE YOU!👌
    joyevaa joyevaa
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 20, 2016

    I don't care who you are

    or what you are, if you'll respect me I'll return it times ten. I refuse to judge anyone. Come as you are, stay that way. I won't complain. It's amazing to see people be themselves because in this society everyone is so scared to just let loose. Be yourself, that's all that...
    Getcrunk12 Getcrunk12
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Jun 21, 2014

    So I have been waiting

    for something of great significance to strike me before writing my very first story. (Sure, I've responded to a few posts and stories by now, but here's my own first story...) I worry a lot about whether or not I'm ok in the eyes of others. Yes, even despite the fact that I don...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jun 20, 2015

    I'm a Muslim. And tbh ,

    I dont care if youre a lesbian , gay , transgender or whatsoever. I have to say that no. I don't support but I also DO NOT go against it. As long as your attitude is nice , I will be nice.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses May 3, 2015

    It's crazy how many people I'm okay with.

    The crazy sexual ones, the creepy ones, the awkward ones even the hopelessly lost ones... I feel like all of them are a little part of me in a way. And I wanna keep them all around just to get to know myself better.
    LostChild14 LostChild14
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 27, 2014

    If anyone would like to talk then

    that would be cool. I don't care your weight, sexuality or religion. I just want to talk to you and make some connections. I'll accept you as you are just as I hope you'll accept me as I am.
    ISolemnlySwear ISolemnlySwear
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Mar 21, 2015

    I would like for people to accept me

    as I am. I'm not skinny, drop dead gorgeous, extremely intelligent or any of those things. I'd like for people to look at the positive things about me. I'll try my best to make you laugh on your bad days, honest and loyal. So, if I feel this way then I'm sure other people to. I...
    ISolemnlySwear ISolemnlySwear
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Mar 3, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 24, 2015

    do you remember the first time you were called

    annoying? how your breath stopped short in your chest the way the light drained from your eyes, though you knew your cheeks were ablaze the way your throat tightened as you tried to form an argument that got lost on your tongue? your eyes never left the floor that day. you were...
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 12, 2016

    Don't judge even a sinner

    because you are probably a one.
    ChrisAlexgirl ChrisAlexgirl
    16-17, F
    6 Responses May 13, 2015

    Five years ago I split from my husband he left

    me I was struggling with PTSD I'm sooo much better now he regrets it he is grieving the loss of me five years on and now it's too late he hurt me so bad I believe in marriage sickness and health and if the tables were reversed I would of stayed and helped I'm a committed person...
    earthandstars earthandstars
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jan 20, 2016

    I don't care if your white,

    black or any color. I don't care if your homosexual, straight, bi or anything else. I don't care if other people don't like you. I will always accept you. :D
    TheWitchesHouse TheWitchesHouse
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    A thousand good deeds are always erased by one

    mistake. No matter how good you are people will only see what you do wrong. This is because what you do goes un noticed until your not doing it anymore. So live to impress no one only improve on yourself for yourself... Those who do not appreciate you for you will eventually...
    Someone6687 Someone6687
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Jul 16, 2015

    They have the rights to choose what they want

    to be. They as in we. And I am not one to judge.
    CallMeShayYeah CallMeShayYeah
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2015
    MariaAmor1 MariaAmor1
    22-25
    1 Response Feb 9, 2015

    To all men's outha, pls fellas stop messaging

    me with your flirt things or whatsoever... IM NOT INTERESTING OF FLIRTING im not rude i can talk to anyone its just i have no time to play your game/words!!!!
    scorpion1983 scorpion1983
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    No one is perfect. I don't judge people by

    there mistakes. Every one deserves to be treated with love.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses May 13, 2015

    Please don't change for my sake.

    This is not a masquerade ball, there is no need for a mask
    Micky01134 Micky01134
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Jan 31, 2014

    For all the rejects, the outcasts,

    the unwanted, the abandoned... The hated... For everyone that has nowhere to go on holidays and nobody to come home to... For everyone that can't recover from the pain of past experiences... I'm so incredibly sorry. I relate in so many ways. I love you all and you have my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 18, 2014
    pollder pollder
    18-21, F
    32 Responses Oct 30, 2015

    I really accept people

    as they are we're all human beings we all make mistakes were all unike and special and perfectly imperfect so always love each other please<3
    luvanimals4ever luvanimals4ever
    16-17, F
    8 Responses May 27, 2014

    We all get to a point in life

    where we need to take control of who we are as people. You do this by serious soul searching and being honest with yourself. Don't rely on someone else for your happiness and self worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can't love and respect yourself - no one else...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 28, 2015
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