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I Am a Tomboy

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    So What If I'M A Tomboy.

    So what if I'm a tomboy. I was never interested in girl things. It was just too boring. My friend that I played with all he time was a boy. I liked climbing trees, playing with cars and riding my bike. Even playing with toy guns and knives. I don't fuse if I chip a nail or scream...
    koolkatjossie koolkatjossie 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    I am considering getting short hair

    when I get a place of my own. I have never tried makeup but I am not interested in the slightest to try it. I like natural beauty, and personally, I think it is a waste of time applying one thing or more on your face. I strongly dislike dresses (especially ones that reveal skin...
    RainCoyote RainCoyote 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Absolutely

    When I was young they had to wrestle me into a dress. I was jeans and bare feet, climbing trees, playing football, rough and tumble. Β Almost all of my best friends have been guys. Β No particular reason but we seem to have more in common. Β I don't want to talk about make-up...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    As a child, I wasn't completely unusual.

    I played with dolls, and had tea parties, and liked dresses. But that wasn't the only thing I loved doing. Even more than dolls, tea parties, and dresses, I loved to wrestle, play sports, climb trees, go on "quests" and become the "hero", sword fight, and watch action movies...
    LizWarrior LizWarrior 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    So what if I wear kinda guyish clothes?

    I don't judge you.. So why judge me? Not that I actually listen to what you have to say because your opinions don't matter. To me, what you wear shows more about you. The kind of person that you want to be. Don't let anybody tell you what to wear or how to dress yourself. Just...
    SummerB1 SummerB1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    Can u give me a list of cool hobbies?

    No sports I do a lot of sports no writing or singing maybe something active maybe something with music not playing instruments
    kbforlife kbforlife 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2014

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    Caution: May turn into a rant (but a tame,

    mature one) I love all types of music, especially rock and alternative, but I only like music with male singers, unless the song has a beautiful female vocal in it (talking about the voice being beautiful). I love video games I love working out, but I hate when men stare...
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 10 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    but I'll be your #1 gentlemen.

    We can play video games and you'd be player 1. I'd pick you up from school and hug you from behind. I'm a baller and I'm on point with my layups. But the one I'd rather layup is with you. You tell me all your secrets, dreams and fears When you feel discouraged, I'd wipe away...
    tomboy1996 tomboy1996 18-21, F Oct 12, 2014

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    I have been a tomboy every

    since I can remember.
    Jessie13098 Jessie13098 16-17, F Dec 28, 2014

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    i picked up my first real pick

    when i was a baby! teethed on rocks and wrenches as a baby! played in the mud. hung out in work sheds. held eletrical wires above water in a creek. dress up im boy clothes at time. love Lowes and all the building tools. i think i maybe a tomboy
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    What should I do now ?

    Should I go and talk to my ex girlfriend or not .... I really miss her so much .... T-T
    jelinen jelinen 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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    Kinda yeah..I'm sooooo obsessed with hoodies Omg

    and boy shorts && vans!! I loe to dance and I'm a girly gurl when it comes to dance but other than that I'm a total tomboy.. And some juniors and seniors think I'm hot when I'm a tomboy lmao.
    Bbygrlnene Bbygrlnene 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2014

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    So maybe I own a few little things of make up

    but only from gifts... I hate shopping and doing my nails and stuff like that I honestly don't care what my hair looks like or if I look somewhat decent when I go out I'll choose sweat pants over skirts any day...
    stormyjones stormyjones 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Being A Tomboy

    ok first off hey guyz wazzup! now i've been hearing stories about lots of tomboys who feel insecure about who they wanna be and how people don't agree on them being a tomboy. This word 'Tomboy' what does this actually mean ? As i've been growing up i've been hearing lots of...
    TomboyxD TomboyxD 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2012

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    Always have been, growing up with 5 older

    brothers, it's kinda hard not to.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I Wanna Be Me. Is That To Much?

    I know this is kinda dumb but, my grandmother doesn't want me to be a tomboy. Every time I even mention the word tomboy she just, starts on about how I'm a girl and I shouldn't go around acting like a guy. I'm not acting like a guy. I'm being me. I prefer wearing my long shorts...
    italy10 italy10 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    i rather wear guys boardshorts,

    and a sprots bra over a bikini any day
    bamala bamala 18-21, F Aug 11, 2014

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    My Life As A Tomboy

    Now I know this is sssssuuuuuuppppppeeeerrrrrr looooonnnngggg but this story kind of means a lot to me. I know this story might seem fake but I promise you that it is 100% real!I always knew I was a tomboy when I was little. I am a black/Asian girl, so you could call me...
    Mafiagurl123 Mafiagurl123 13-15 5 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    What a battle I fought to this day just to be

    comfortable. ^^' almost every family I was stationed temporarily with disliked my attire and manners. My dad's girlfriends were the worst o.O wear a dress? I can't tell you the last time I've owned a dress minus my elementary years when I was the schools living 'barbie'...that...
    hitvl hitvl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    Why do girls have to grow up a certain why?

    I asked this before, and I will continue to ask until people give me an answer
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Misunderstood Tomboy

    I am 13.I hate every thing that is girly. The color pink gives me a headache.I don't own one single dress, I am a major gamer and I enjoy being around guys.I play alot of sports and am not treated as I should. I always want to fight but I am always misunderstood.I am like my dads...
    TheWhiteCrow TheWhiteCrow 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    I never liked doing the girly stuff,

    dolls were never my thing,in a matter a fact I hated dolls they always scared me I would rather be outside hanging with the other kids or more like boys rather than staying inside, cars,video games and basketball were my main and still is well beside school but make-up and...
    Dani3445 Dani3445 16-17, F Dec 8, 2014

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    ggbeauty ggbeauty 16-17 Feb 21

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    100% tomboy.my family is nothing

    but boys and men we have prob 3 women in the fam
    daniellesimmons2002 daniellesimmons2002 13-15, F Aug 6, 2014

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    Here Is a List :

    List 1: I don't: 1. Apply make-up. 2. Wear skirts or gowns.( I have only 1 formal skirt that I have never used outside my house) 3. Talk about boys and other girls. 4. Enjoy shopping beyond ones senses. 5. Wear dresses that show my curves. 6.Think about how cute he is...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 16 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    I am a very capable human being.

    Like some girls, I don't expect others to do everything for me. I go to all the places on my own. Conversations with guys are much easier because I don't know, for the life of me, which shoes goes with which dress. I don't wanna discuss that. I feel awkward with hugs, holding...
    whatthedamnhell whatthedamnhell 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2014

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    Ever since kindergarden,

    I wear non girly clothes. I played with carrs and LEGOS all my childhood. I just hate skirts and dresses and high heels. Plus, I also hate makeup and nail polish and all the other crap. I don't have a problem being like this but everyone around me seems to have a problem...
    crazysoul24 crazysoul24 22-25 6 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    I'm not like most girls.

    I don't need to have my makeup and hair done every day. I don't spend a ridiculous amount of money on manicures or pedicures. I don't make my family buy me designer clothing. I rather the simple things than the expensive ones.
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2014

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    XOmegaX XOmegaX 13-15 Dec 11, 2014

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    I really miss her so much

    and always dreams about her every morning when I almost want to wake up even More than 3 times but some people say if u really miss that person so much or see her more than 3 time in your dreams will come true ? "Is that true " ??
    jelinen jelinen 18-21, F Aug 5, 2014

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    Miss Misunderstood...

    This is how it all started. People said it was faze that I would grow out of. But here I am in my 20's wearing under armor , compression shorts, basketball shorts, sometimes sweats , jeans and pants. I am not a fan of dresses, skirts or the color pink. And I don't spend my time...
    ReBornAnArtist ReBornAnArtist 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    Have always been a tomboy~ I climb containers,

    trucks n etc LOVE ITT tho now my dad want me to be girly qwq OHH OHHH and I LOVEEEE HOOODIESSSS
    chuelove chuelove 16-17, F Feb 15

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    Why do girls have to grow up a certain way?

    Why does it always have to happen that way?
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    Stop Pushing It

    I hated growing up around girls, I never saw myself as one of them. They would giggle and be straight up b*****s to everyone around them, I just wanted to be goofy and comfortable. They would always tease me because I dressed like a boy (I was seriously out of "funds" so I...
    boriangel101 boriangel101 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    Can u give me a list of cool hobbies?

    No sports I do a lot of sports no writing or singing maybe something active maybe something with music not playing instruments
    kbforlife kbforlife 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    Soo I hate thinking about makeup.

    I Don't use it, nor do I know how to use it. I'm a tomboy but sometimes I do like to change it up. I'm so happy how I am, I'm just casual with my body. I don't like the whole girly girly stuff, dresses..... NO. Haha only when its highly formal. I love my long hair but I put it...
    Mleader1 Mleader1 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2014

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    just break up with my girlfriend :(

    πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”
    jelinen jelinen 18-21, F Dec 10, 2014

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    Life Is Life

    Ever since I have a crush on my tomboy friend(were gr. 5 that time) I never been the same...whenever my teacher talks about not to having a girl to girl relationship ( girls school only ) they would always look at me and my crush and say "uyyy" and my teacher will ask if there is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    β€’ football β€’ soccer β€’ NO makeup β€’ NO

    heels β€’ NO dresses β€’ not affairs to get dirty β€’ work on a farm
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    Be Proud Of Who You Are.

    Hey people, I want to encourage you to be proud of who you are. It takes guts to be a proud Tomboy, to hang out with the lads, to be independent, enjoy sport/keep fit, to be headstrong and confident and different and in control of your life. Never change for anyone, friends...
    Livewirer Livewirer 31-35 Oct 29, 2012

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    I Am, I Am Not.

    I am a girl. I am not trying to disguise it, I do not want to be a boy. I just don't want to hide my face with tons of makeup. I feel like I am beautiful the way I am, I don't need push-up bras or a nose job or bronzer. No, I am not wearing a skirt. I don't want to challenge the...
    MoonlitWalk MoonlitWalk 13-15 2 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    I've always been a tomboy,

    I guess growing up with two brothers was a big influence and the fact my dad got us all into riding motobikes. The only time I wore girly clothes was when I didn't really have a say in what I wore which was pretty young. As my hobbies were playing football and riding motobikes I...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    Idk why but tbh girl clothing its really not

    fit /look horrible in me :/ ... And about heels ,dress ,etc it just make me feel really uncomfortable . My fav color is black and dark colors yahhh .pink ?nah just no no no .. (No hate please)
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2014

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    Yes I Am A Tomboy. N I Am Proud To Be One. Many Girls Find It Weird To Hang Out With Me. They Get Easily Offended By My Homour/Pranks. I Find It Difficult

    yes i am a tomboy. n i am proud to be one. many girls find it weird to hang out with me. they get easily offended by my homour/pranks. i find it difficult too to hang out or even talk to girlie girls. i dont hate them i just cant stand them. as a kid i remember playing with boys...
    moni20 moni20 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    I have a majority of boy clothes in my closet.

    I don't get my feet or nails done like other girls because I think it's weird and unconfortable. I don't get my hair done & if I do it's to keep up with the length. I'm just not like other girls. I see myself as half a tomboy.
    breeze1998 breeze1998 16-17, F Aug 8, 2014

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    Always been. As of lately I've been getting in

    touch with my feminine side and people seize to believe it is me when I'm out and actually have my hair done. Lol anyone have advice how to get my sexiness started? Lol I'm becoming a woman now and would like to continue to amaze people on my other side I am becoming familiar...
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    Girly Girl ... Uhm A No !

    Well I'm about half way on the scale to "Girly Girl" to "Tomboy". I always and maybe still will hate how girls are expected to wear fashionable clothes that costs so much money, like I would just keep it simple, jeans, t-shirts- sweaters, pretty much all I need. Sometimes even...
    SincerelyKelly SincerelyKelly 18-21, F 6 Responses May 16, 2013

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