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I Am An Independent Person

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 339 People

    No Chains On Me

    I knew from a very young age i was independent more then any or the kids i knew cause my mother made it that way for all her kids, even when i was in school taking on new classes i never asked for help in anything i did not even when it came to personal things i was always the...
    Thewarriorofheart Thewarriorofheart 18-21, T Dec 3, 2011

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    Independant N Proud

    I am an only child, i have a rather unique family. I didn't have many friends when i was at school and so relied on myself. People say i am very in touch with myself. The relationships i have had have never lasted for long, probably because i end up feeling somewhat trapped. I...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2010

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    I'm an independent young lady.

    I don't like to be dominated if anything I'm the dominant one. I was raised to be an independent girl, not to rely on someone not be bossed around or used. Those of you messaging me about that, just know I am not one to talk to you if you want someone to submissive because I am...
    heyitsalysia heyitsalysia 16-17, F Dec 18, 2014

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    This Is MY Life.

    My whole life, I've grown up around unstable people. Unfortunately, I am the product of lost parents. I wasn't really raised by either of them. Fortunately, I had a stable side of the family to fall back on and got into a good high school where I was surrounded by smart people...
    Bunnielight Bunnielight 22-25, F Jul 17, 2013

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    My Choice To Be Independent

    I have turned into a totally independent person. I push people away from me. I want to do everything myself and not let others into my life even though I need them. I wasnt always independent. I forced myself to be. Now that im married. life is even harder.
    sufferingmypaininsilence sufferingmypaininsilence 18-21, F Jan 12, 2012

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    Independence

    I have learned in my life not to expect anything from others - you are the only person you can control or rely on, therefore don't expect others to keep their promises.  It may sound cynical, but it keeps me from being dissapointed, and when someone does something, it...
    Dragonflower Dragonflower 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    Independent

    I like to be independent. I'm not a fan of relying on other people for support but i still give my opinions and thanks towards them if i do. I try my best to be independent so that i don't have to worry about being attached to something. I am all for helping people and guiding...
    Sanctum3 Sanctum3 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2008

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    I Am

    My dad said once  "she is the only child i have that i know if i don't hear from her she is ok" . I always find a way to come through..Raised by some very wonderful independent women. Had i ever thought of saying "no i can't" or "i am a girl and...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    My Life

    I'm no loner, but I don't like relying on support from others. I don't really need sympathy. I enjoy the company of friends and family but I don't take handouts. I do things my way without interference and learn from my mistakes. In this way I'm free and independent, one of the...
    Soothsayer8 Soothsayer8 18-21, M Mar 25, 2008

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    From a young age, I had no choice

    but to be. I still fear loneliness and rejection. As far as I've come, that may always be a apart of me, in my make-up somehow.
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F Jul 9, 2014

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    Ici Je Viens Tombe

    I  had to leave the house at fifteen years old i did nothing wrong but  they wanted me to leave anyway because the rooms were big enough for my uncles to stay so they said to me your clothes are out back and i have alot of clothes so i had my boyfriend Arlez(HEs...
    fallingout fallingout 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2010

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    All That I've Got

    "Were not kicking you out, you just have to move out." my dad said to me one night. I came home and he told me to go into the garage. I was scared i was in trouble, but instead he was telling me how my parents were giving up and letting me go. I moved out the 11th. My...
    BellaVara BellaVara 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2010

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    The independent girl!

    I have been independent all my life… I always had to pay my own way never got help financially and i got the least help in almost everything so i had to learn on my own about everything no warning no advice… I guess thats what makes me strong! I think and believe thats why...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Independance

    Tears are best dried by your own hand, for if done by the hand of another, you loose your sense of pride,self-worth, and independence. You must never let the people, who have caused the pain to leak from your eyes, to see it shown.
    xXxLoveLikeTheNymphsxXx xXxLoveLikeTheNymphsxXx 16-17, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Poetess: My father once told me

    when I was young, "Don't live your life relying on anybody...." I took his advice to heart. I learned how to do things on my own from working on a car, fixing stuff around the house, getting and keeping a job, cooking etc etc.. What he didn't tell me was how amazingly freeing...
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 41-45 Sep 3, 2014

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    I hate it when girls says I need a guy.

    ..like nooo you don't need a guy you want a guy but you don't need one there's a difference js same goes to guys but I guess that's just me!
    ImTheQueenFYM ImTheQueenFYM 16-17, F Mar 1

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    I know I am able to do things and think things on my own, yet on some things I am not. So starting today, I am going to make the decision to be independent on everything, and to...
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    Had to leave a dysfunctional relationship. Still couldn't believe I stayed with someone for 6 months who witnessed me getting sexually assaulted by one of her guy acquaintances...
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    Having multiple personalities can be frustrating a lot of the time(for me)because they both have their own style and things they like to do. I have clothes that I rarely wear and...
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    I was watching one of my favorite movies today and I realized I was a lot like one of the characters. She was kind. Very kind. She didn't hurt people with an words and she helped...
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    I am not the first person you loved. I am not the first person you loved. You are not the first person I looked at with a mouthful of forevers. We have both known loss like the...
    hunterw0lf hunterw0lf 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 22

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    I have been a victim all my adult life. I am the type of person who suffers from a destructive or injurious action from others. In relationships that has caused me great pains...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    And they fluctuate a little at times in density. I think it is useful to think of at times, there are these two walls, My personal/self boundary which is used when I am together...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 21

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    Nice skin, curves in the right places, and gender specific assets might compliment a person, but their personality defines that person. Face value is far too shallow of a concept...
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