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I Believe You Are What You Choose to Be

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 174 People

    Choices

    We all make choices when it comes to how we want our lives to go. We can choose who we want to be and who we dont want to be. If you choose to be a good and loving person than you will take the oppurtunities to become one. Our lives are based on the choices we make in our daily...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Sometimes

    I do agree that you are what you want to be, but at the same time the world my prevent or hold you back from becoming that. Some people I know believe that everyone has their place. The homeless' place is to be homeless, a mother's place is to be a mother (in whatever...
    Shirohime001 Shirohime001 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Don't Limit Yourself Or Limit Yourself If You Want

    That is one of my points, manna, i believe it is a cop out to say the World holds you back.  Define the world?  Can reaching a goal be more challenging for some than others?  of course it can.  but what is wrong with that?  absolutely no where does it say...
    burgersandbeers burgersandbeers 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    You Are Who You Chose To Be....

    You are whom you cose to be, I believe this....if you want to be a success in life you will be, at some point and time you will be, the want and the drive is there, but if you want to be a failure, you will be, with no motivation, no drive, no desire, you will not get any where...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    And Although That's True

    The person you want to be is usually the you that you are when you no longer want to be that way. Maybe enlightenment is the path to that person which you've always wanted to be and will not wish to change.
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Aug 9, 2012

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    This is for everyone, but mainly young people. Everywhere you look you see or hear the message that you are not good enough the way you are. You will not get a boyfriend...
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    You are important. Important to the world. Important to others. Important to me. Never think you are worthless and never think no one cares about you when all seems dull. I am...
    exsaiyan exsaiyan 18-21, M Oct 24

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    I have a very clear memory of my previous love.We used to send eachother a song everyday..I know its not very original...But you cannot imagine how much time i would spend . Just...
    warriormama warriormama 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Sunshine, there ain't a thing that you can Do that's gonna ruin my night (But there's just something about) This dizzy dreamer and her bleeding little blue boy Licking your fingers...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    The one thing that you have that nobody else has is 'you'. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live only as you can...
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    You are my sunshine, my only sunshine You make me happy when skies are grey You never know, dear, how much I love you Please don't take my sunshine away
    sillyliz777 sillyliz777 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    You are unique and refreshing... and that's also how your kisses are. You have no problem taking the lead and making the first move. In fact, you prefer it. You are naturally...
    Phnix Phnix 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Twenty-five Things I Am Not: 1. Ever going to desert the people I love. 2. A tiny, delicate person. 3. Politically, a liberal. 4. An atheist, or even an agnostic, for that matter...
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    I am looking for my life partner from any FIRST NATION WORLD, where life is not as depressed as where i am presently living. I lived some years in UK and I never felt depression as...
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    I Wtk 25 Things You Are Not Twenty-five Things I Am Not: 1. Ever going to push my political or religious opinions on you. 2. Going to take my friends for granted. 3. Going to...
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    The statement should be, "I think grades do not *define* how intelligent you are." The word of the day is "irony." Go learn it.
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    Me tries to remember you are you. But if me feels criticized. Me retaliates. If tired. If sad me blocks. Then you can be you without my mind. Lol.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I am Me, and You Are You.Its as simple as that :)
    glittz101 glittz101 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    I am one and you are two!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 14

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    I know how it feels to be looked down upon because of differences. It hurts because we all want to belong. Forget those narrow minded, cruel people. We don't need them. I accept me...
    mizzsimplycomplicated1 mizzsimplycomplicated1 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You are lucky if you love and you are loved back
    rim2rim rim2rim 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I will take you as you are... Though all the flaws and your greatest demise. I will love, not run like the others. I'll stay.
    AzuraA AzuraA 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Welcome to the family- The people that you (& I are really close to & trust can be considered family. I never believed that you have to be blood related to be family. I have always...
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    Filmmakers rely on what is known as "Suspended Disbelief". Even though the viewer knows the sets are fake and that there's a director, a cameraman, and about 30 other people on the...
    MichaelYoung MichaelYoung 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Family is people you adore with an indescribable passion. You'd switch places with them when they are in a ****** circumstance
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    My family consists of two close friends from school and a teacher who has gotten me through a lot of stuff. I'm not blood related to them what so ever, but they mean everything to...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    The minority right must choose, not the majority. The majority is NEVER right.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Oct 23

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    So a man asked, "Since a woman has the right to abort a pregnancy she doesn't want, why doesn't a man have the right to not pay support for a child HE doesn't want ?" He was...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 27

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    When I was 18 years old I was riding in a 79 Camaro Z-28 going to see a local band. My step brother was driving, I was in the passenger seat, and a friend of ours was in the back...
    JackOutsideTheBox JackOutsideTheBox 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 10

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    I will always accept someone the way they are because honestly who am I to judge anyone. I have my own flaws and I acknowledge them.
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    And I am an active one. This post deserves revision and editing by the way, these are mostly fairly new thoughts so bear with me ;) Part 1: coveting and farming We covet, and in...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    So I've got my own theory of everything. I was Mormon for awhile, raised Lutheran, and my great grandma was Jehovah witness. I've come to the conclusion that all the world...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F Oct 31

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    I always say this. always. I can find a 'sign' just about anywhere. sometimes I laugh at the possibilities I can come up with. but, what about when I want to believe them. when...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I am exhausted. I go to school in bruises and the staff pulled my *** into the office, not to ask me how I was doing...but to yell at me for messing up their attendance percentage...
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    Why society often judge you on your appearance. Even your own friends and family. I hate it when people use sarcastism to make they feel better. Even if they are pretty smart tall...
    zeeqah zeeqah 18-21, F Nov 9

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    I sometimes find discomfort and awe in coincidences. Especially when you're reading, watching or listening to something that has such intrinsic meaning to what you and your heart...
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