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I Am Trying to Act Human

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    School Uniform

    Parents should have the right to choose were they purchase school uniform, The school has no right to force Parents into buying their uniforms from their expensive retailer it is wrong. Why,?  I think some parents struggle to put food on the table and pay rent and gas bills...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Aug 30, 2012

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    I'm Starting to Realise How Unhealthy For Me This Is

    to act human i need to supress my natural emotions so that i feel none, and layer false emotions on top, ones that show outwardly but i don't really feel anything from and they are created by my conceous mind specifically for the purpose of making me appear normal and...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    Be

    Try...??? Try Not!!! Do...??? Do Not!!! Be...Yesssssss...Just Be
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    People Don't Know How Wierd I Am

    When I'm in public, I feel like acting crazy, like just getting up and striking an odd pose or just telling a random joke to the crowd. I often have to suppress my laughter because I can get to laughing pretty manically.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Should I?

    I'm so tired of acting. I just keep having to repress my real feelings. I want to be myself! I hate having to conform to society's expectations of me. I want to go wild and go wolf. I'm worried though. What should I do? Be myself, or conform? Gotta say, when it's put like that...
    ShadoWolfx ShadoWolfx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    This isn't my natural state. It's like every day is Halloween. Everyone's in their costumes. I seem to be sewn into mine. But everyone else seems to be enjoying the party, or they...
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    Okay, so like Saturday night, at around 3am, I woke up unexpectedly by London. She was tearing up and trying not to burst out crying, that she had a bad dream. Confused, and caring...
    wetanna13 wetanna13 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Ginaganahan nanaman akong magpa-get-in-fit lalo pa't nagsisimula uli akong nagkakalaman. Mediyo chubby talaga ako noon, simula nung naging conscious na ako sa sarili, nagpakahirap...
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    So really?! I have told my husband four times now that I want a divorce... But he's not getting it. This is not one of the reactions I was ever expecting (not in a million years...
    Canada116 Canada116 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    And myself. All of it. I don't want to act. Or to step up to the plate and "become" something. I just want to chill out. And be whatever I am. I feel detached from everything...
    brushfirefairytales brushfirefairytales 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I am trying to accept that what ever i do my family will never apreciate me!!! Even i do work hard they will just say i just playing around! Even i am tired and stress they dont...
    meowandarf meowandarf 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    We hear this a lot don't we. Usually it's just an excuse for our actions, or the actions of others. Humans, aren't perfect, they make mistakes. They're an easy scapegoat for many...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 Oct 11

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    The more I talk to people (not here, people here will pretty much say anything to get you into bed. Even if they live halfway around the world), the more I find they are not happy...
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 9 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Maybe indigo. But not subhuman. Many go subhuman. You call them jerks. Or lost souls. They quit caring. Or do bad things for pay or praise. May be disabled in...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    I observe a lot of things human behavior is one of them, it is so interesting. I don't know if its good or bad, it might even be creepy but I can tell if people are happy, sad or...
    sagard1994 sagard1994 18-21, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    (Repost from my previous entry) When I was 12, I sold my first painting. I went to boarding school for the rich and I'm the only child from a broken family. I became a model...
    Butterfly0502 Butterfly0502 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Trying. Trying. Codependancy wars with outrage.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    Ok, replying to posts today I have realised something about myself, again. I have realised it before. I am used to being completely controlled and now I have no one to control me...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F Oct 8

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    I am usually very sane and rational. I consider the consequences of my actions before I act, however when all is said and done, there are some things called feelings and emotions...
    Thyhistory Thyhistory 18-21 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I don't always use Youtube, but when i use, i always watch videos like random acts of kindness, faith in humanity restored, some short animated love stories, humanity experiments...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Holy hood! I just walked through some bada$$ neighborhoods tonight! Wow! The homeless and loiterers start yapping at me and I was putting on an act the whole time trying...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 25

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    To Forgive and Forget… A team of psychologists at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, have been exploring these intertwined ideas. They recruited volunteers and measured...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 9 Responses Sep 29

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    I might have been a pervert at a really young age. You decide. I don't know how old I was at the time. 8 or 9 maybe. I was watching a movie on TV and I remember this woman...
    music4thesoul music4thesoul 46-50, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am truly fascinated by human behavior. I have worked in the criminal justice system and in the legal field for over 25 years. A defendant rarely ever surprises me any more. I...
    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    The connection between humans are blind, but with eyes that is bound to reason, the connections becomes an infinite process of possibilities that is embedded within the user...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M Oct 10

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    The connection between humans are blind, but with eyes that is bound to reason, the connections becomes an infinite process of possibilities that is embedded within the user...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    This one intrigues me no end. Recently George Clooney moved to the UK and the residents are in a frenzy, purposely trying to be respectful by not hounding him when he goes to the...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Humans themselves aren't that interesting. It's more about what they think themselves to be. We ourselves as intelligent creatures. Which i agree with we are. Some people say...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Once I heard that on a Radio FM that a woman crying about why she was not able to loose weight and finally she did.. It may sound silly but some of it I found it true.. the reasons...
    foryoureyesonly1983 foryoureyesonly1983 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I like trying to understand people and how they come to their views and beliefs. I am keen on psychology and think the mind its behavior and natural human behavior is an amazing...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Why we are cruel to each other. Racists. Religious attacks. Bullies. Why. War why. We are all human. We should be star trekking. We should be solar. Not...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A question for the ladies. Would you get mad at this? My wife and I seem to argue far too often so I've decided to pick my battles. One of the things we argued about is that I...
    music4thesoul music4thesoul 46-50, M 22 Responses Sep 21

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    Life is a TRIP sometimes. I am trying to accept the fact: I will trip countless times. Like an awkward penguin sliding down the slope of an iceberg, you've got to accept your...
    theAnonMouse theAnonMouse 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I think humans fall in love so easily becausewe crave things.We crave the feeling that love brings.The race of heart, the slight adrenaline.It's a rush.I don't think we fall in...
    SempiternalTruth SempiternalTruth 16-17, F Sep 20

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    Due to the fact that my username has 'Fairy' in it people keep asking me if I'm an actual living fairy. I have to disappoint you, the reason for the name is because it was my dad's...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    It's boring. Life is hard for everyone, it's self-indulgent. No one cares about anyone else really, we are all in the same boat and everyone is busy with their own problems...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 28

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    One thing I've began to wonder recently is why humans have developed such strong emotions. When you think about it, its paradoxical that we call ourselves Earth's most intelligent...
    Almostanonymous Almostanonymous 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 2

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    Seriously characters from high quality media (videogames, books, music, movies etc...) act and think more humanly than many people of today.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    It's very interesting how a cooperation will put colorful and flashy signs to grab a customers attention to get them to buy some crap. Also it's interesting how many people are...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 8

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    Humans cannot be defined in one category. Too many personalities. Too much types. So many disorders. So much suffering and so much evil or kindness. Why are there so much confusion...
    Tenebrificxheart Tenebrificxheart 13-15, F Oct 11

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    i act like im 7 :P (at times)
    KittyLovesCookies KittyLovesCookies 70+, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    There isn't exactly a choice. **** happens. Growing up some bad things happened but everyone has their own secrets everyone is damaged at some point. I can't just stop and figure...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    What are some things on your Bucket List? If you knew your time on Earth was limited, what specific actions and activities would you do?
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 8 Responses Sep 20

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    Sad to say! Full of ideas. Full of flaws. Full of experiences. Just trying to survive life.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    LOLOL!!! A man was just caught with 50 turtles taped on his body, trying to get through the Canadian border....turtles bring in good money, they say up to $800 a peice!!! Hopefully...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 14 Responses Sep 26

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    My true self is a stigma, an abomination in the south. I choose to do as the roman's do on the outside when it must be done. At work and with parents and the musts of survival. My...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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