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I Am Myself

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    Finally,i Am Myself ! :d

    i came across this group and it reminded me of how once people wanted me to change to their wishes and back then i felt if i change as they want they will start being my friends and like me better but i feel i was a fool in that, in a timeperiod of 3 yrs i realized that when i...
    Nishathomas Nishathomas 18-21, F May 18, 2012

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    All I Need To Be

    I'm a very straight forward person.  There's not much mystery to me.  I say what I feel and mean what I say so I'm one to put myself out there and just be me, knowing it can mean rejection or it can mean making a real friendship connection with another person.  And I wouldn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    I know you move on. I just haven't.

    How I wish that you were just telling a lie about meeting someone there. I want a man who could wait for me. Just for 3 years... Because I don't want to make other bf here, I only want you. I hope that you refused my living with you during my summer vacation is because you...
    one151405 one151405 18-21 Jun 15

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    Being Me..

    One of my favorite quotes is "I am far from what I one was, but not yet what I am going to be." I don't know who the author of the quote is, but I think that is pretty close to the way my life is. Over the years I have been many things, a daughter, a stupid teenager(laughs), a...
    FightingDawn FightingDawn 31-35, F Aug 27, 2013

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    Okay First my name is Avery Johnson.

    I'm 16 years old and new to experience project SO I would appreciate if I could make friends with most of you all. I will be posting lots of my EXPERIENCES SOON. Keep in touch.
    AveryJohnson AveryJohnson 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Anymore!!! This Ends Now!

    I will never let the likes of anyone effect or change the way i feel about myself anymore. I use to care what others thought, but in the end its all up to you. Noone can change how you are and what you look like. In god's eyes you are perfect, for anyone to tell you otherwise...
    SableDesirae SableDesirae 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2011

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    What Else Is There To Be?

    What am I supposed to be but myself? I am shy, clumsy, socially awkward (awkward in general), geeky….and that’s fine by me. I am not going to be somebody others want me to be; I am going to be who I want me to be. I spent a lot of time over the years focusing on what others...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2013

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    I am sometimes disappointed in my generation.

    I am an A B student and everywhere that I look in my school except for my friends some of the other students seem so stupid I am surprised they made it to high school. But no matter what happens I never lose myself. I am always trying to improve and achieve the highest my...
    AxelAwesome AxelAwesome 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1

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    So True

    i am tired of being someone else, all my life i have tried and imitated women i admired even their voices well one in partcular. But i was not happy because i ddnt know what they did when they were alone. I stared talking to myself in a loving way...started by greeting myself...
    RootlessLady RootlessLady 26-30 Jun 2, 2012

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    SisterCyanide SisterCyanide 26-30, T Apr 4

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    The only thing l regret is I didn't give you

    good impression. What you think of me must be I am a bad person... I miss the past I also learn that I want to be a better person make relationships beautiful and peaceful
    one151405 one151405 18-21 Jun 24

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    My real and your real aren't the same,

    so that's why we don't click....understand!?
    HumanError31 HumanError31 18-21, F Oct 12

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    Amara

    So there I sit with my mother in the kitchen telling her that I am a lesbian, she was okay with it later that day i told the rest of my family and friends and they were like WE always knew lol. So i guess Me coming out wasn't a real surprise to anyone but me.Now I strong in who I...
    mariasher mariasher 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2012

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    Without a doubt, I can be difficult,

    depressive, anxious and worried. But to counter that, I have a big heart, I treat people with dignity and respect, I'm ambitious and want to be the best person I can be. Most importantly, I am myself, I live my life sticking to my convictions and knowing I'm true to myself...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Confidence

    I have some problems with my self confidence and I'm always fighting it, I lost myself a couple of times but I came to realization that I am myself first of all, there are people who are better there are people who are worse but no one is like me and everyone is unique. It always...
    Elvinion Elvinion 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2009

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    The supreme act of courage is

    that of forgiving ourselves. That which I was not but souls have been. That which I would have done but did not do. Can I find the fortitude to remember in truth, to understand, to submit, to forgive and to be free to move on in time
    acw012192 acw012192 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    True in....true out..

    ..I'm don't dress in a 'societal norm' convention...just dress as who I am...do get judged...being true to myself lot more important
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    SkyllarDallas SkyllarDallas 13-15, F 1 Response May 25

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    It's just me....That's why it's special!

    Many a time I find myself wondering if I really feel like something....am I really just to lazy to get out of bed today? Do I really want to stay inside? Do I feel like talking about it? I'm speaking about an unusual but common form of self doubt here. Can I really be brutally...
    DreamingTaoTiger DreamingTaoTiger 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 12, 2013

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    Pain in my eyes, a smile in my disguise.

    Looking up in the sky, while the stars begin to fall. Broken dreams left with just a memory. One that I had with you. You tore me into pieces, now I'm designed with so much hate. High expectations for the next one who tries to come through my gate. To make me stronger, I lose...
    ProSolitude ProSolitude 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I can't be myself all the time,

    it's a real shame.
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    I am one of the people

    who love the why of things. I do my thing and you do yours. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, then it is beautiful. If not, it can't be helped.
    soshaaay soshaaay 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Lost Myself

    Quick Intro: 32 / M / former U.S. citizen and U.S. Army / Retired Combat Veteran This is me (I will elaborate later): When I was a child, I played Soldier, yet I hated hurting anything or anyone. When I became a teenager, I helped nerdy kids fight, yet walked away from...
    375rgrvet 375rgrvet 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    I Always Want To Be

    You know what I really want? Never lose my sensitivity, Even when sometimes it „scratches“ my soul, Because without it, I couldn‘t feel myself.I wouldn’t be real...I am myself and I always want to be.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    Several people are mistaken to be introverts.

    I have realized being introverted and reserved are not equal. I've also realized all introverts aren't shy. Enjoying alone time doesn't make you a loner, and not being the center of attention doesn't mean you are an outcast. Introvert or extrovert, both are interesting and can...
    ElleFarah ElleFarah 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I Ammyself Looking For A Female For A Loving Anr Or Abf Relationship In Tampa Bay, Fl.

    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open Minded Female In Tampa Bay, Fl . i am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in tampa bay, florida. if you are out there give me a buzz so that we can chat?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2013

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    I am insecure, self centered,

    jealous, clean freak to some extent At times to much to handle, weird, crazy, (not in a dangerous sense) just different, stubborn, cold hearted, ( at times) judgmental Un organized , procrastinator selfish ugly and just have so many other imperfections but the best thing...
    candyliscious candyliscious 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    I Don't Know What Changed It For Me, But It's Awesome!

    I used to hate myself and be depressed a lot. I used to sabotage friendships and relationships, thinking deep down that I didn't deserve it. I used to believe that other people were far better than me, and that they could ruin my life and there was nothing I could do about it. I...
    XxskullheartzxX XxskullheartzxX 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2010

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    About Me...

    A: Age. 18 B: Where I'm from United States. C: Where I would like to live In a house located anywhere. D: Favourite food Anything. E: Religion Agnostic for now. F: Sexual orientation Straight. G: Single/taken HAPPILY TAKEN. H: Favourite book Too many to list. I: Eye colour...
    habibihayati habibihayati 18-21, F Nov 16, 2013

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    I'm shy at first but

    after I feel comfortable I say even the most inappropriate things!
    Jantzdavid Jantzdavid 16-17, M Mar 22

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    I am myself.. And that's the only person I'll

    ever be. So don't try and change me. I'm 5'2, a sophomore in highschool, and 15 years old. I love to read and listen to music. I have ADD and I love sarcasm. I am a very caring and loving person until you do something to lose all my trust. Anyways.. That's just who I am. I'm not...
    TakeMeAway15 TakeMeAway15 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    I Am Mine

    I've been wondering a lot lately about who I am and why I'm here. I've come to the conclusion that I'm here because I think I have purpose. I don't know what that purpose really is yet, so I'm just going to let what happens to me happen to me. I think I'm an all around pretty...
    PrayersforRain PrayersforRain 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 6, 2013

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    So, here are 50 things about me.

    ☺️ 1. I naturally have a long brownish black hair but I often have it with waves. 2. I play instruments, dance & sing. 3. I hate the "normal size" tomatoes but I eat the cherry ones. 4. I am allergic to onions and crabs. 5. Practically obsessed with Jeremy Scott...
    FloatingWithHope FloatingWithHope 16-17, F Jan 12

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    AM I A TYPE OF TEEN? LETTER FOR MY FUTURE

    SELF I’m 16 year old girl soon be 17. I speak Patois,English,little German&French and Dutch. This is a writing for my future self so that within 10 years i’ll know what kinda teen i was and what made me special. Will be editing it time after time IF YOU DON'T HAVE NO GOOD...
    madmi21 madmi21 16-17, F Dec 29, 2013

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    I Must Care About ME

    I need to be me- do what I want, and not what others think I should do. I'm a horrible people pleaser, I live to please, and when I can't make someone happy, I turn my feelings inwards. I need to be free- I can't live my life pushing myself beyond my means in vain in an effort to...
    Obsequity Obsequity 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    Finally Being True To Myself

    After 27 years on this planet, I have finally, in the last year, started to become myself. After new diagnosis of mental problems and many years of my life just being hell, I have finally said "forget it all, you can either like me or not, I am who I am and that's all that there...
    mitzy04 mitzy04 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    I have finished my traveling in 7 countries I

    met some friends, somehow most of them are Japanese ppl I went from Switzerland, German, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, to Spain. now I stay in Amsterdam of course, I have good time here and relax to prepare my another circle to Eastern Europe there are 11 countries...
    one151405 one151405 18-21 Jul 28

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    See The Beauty

    Okay so someone posted a very nasty comment about my face on here, so he inspired me to write this. I am going to explain each part of my face that I think is beautiful. First lets start with my eyes. My eyes come from my mother. My eyes give my face more expression. My...
    hihijo342 hihijo342 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    I believe that's all everybody wants.

    To feel we belong, we strive for perfection or feel insecure because we do not feel accepted for who we are. What we look like, how we feel, our life choices. Allife I've been looking for acceptance and I never found it, I've never felt I belong or fit in anywhere. There was...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Could Someone Hear Me Out? (I'M Still New Here...)

    I've been wanting to find a platform, other than more common websites, to finally open up and release what I've been carrying around for many unforgettable years. Thankfully, you guys are here. So here I am... spilling my guts to anyone who cares to listen. I want to...
    aex0 aex0 22-25 2 Responses Apr 17, 2013

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    I Tried To Be Fake....

    But I can't, I open my mouth and my opinions come out. I have a huge laugh, it sneaks out often.  My face is expressive.  I get hurt and try to hide the pain and anger, but it too gets away.  I think a naughty child is funny and try to hide my giggle.  When I am lonely and...
    Coas Coas 46-50, F Jul 10, 2013

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    TheKidDownTheStreet TheKidDownTheStreet 18-21, M Aug 12

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    enruobdem enruobdem 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I am going to travel alone in 24 countries in

    Europe in 2.5 months I am so nervous...lol pls someone come to save me..lol haha
    one151405 one151405 18-21 Jun 24

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    All Apologies!

    I can't help being me, Might not compute you may see, I am myself and often nude, I hope you're not an assassinating prude. I make all the apologies you want to hear, For being a young woman filled with cheer, I love my life and celebrate it so, Naked at home I often will go...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Aug 29, 2013

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