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I Can Only Be Myself

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    Damaged & Flawed.........

    With all my little imperfections & lack of courage. I can only be who I am. No more, no less. Who am I? Well, Let me introduce you to her............. This is WynHaven. She was born in Ontario about 37 years ago. She was a lovely child with no hair til she was 5. Mahahahaha...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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    Even Sombody Who Impersonates ...

    Even sombody who impersonates other people, is in effect 'being themselves'
    simy simy 26-30, M Nov 27, 2007

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    No Other Way

    The older I get, it is the only conclusion I can come to - that I can only be myself.  I spent my teenage years trying to conform to what was "popular" and never could master it.  In college I met a diverse group of people and finally felt at home while I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    Too Bad

    " I can only be myself " to me it´s a 24/7/365 torture
    Dragonette Dragonette 41-45, T Aug 19, 2008

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    Being Me No Matter What

    first . iam not type of person who likes to be treated like a doormate1FOR ANYONE . iam secend child of four kidsone older sister me and two younger brothersand I also four nephes two nieces and two grandnieses and my oldest niece jennifer is expection her first child in...
    joesdaughter joesdaughter 56-60, F Sep 27, 2010

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    Who Am I??

    Myself! I don't know of any other way to be. I'm not going to change or behave in a way that isn't true to myself just because someone might not like me. Period. End of story.
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 1 Response May 9, 2008

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    I of course have things

    that I want to change or improve ,but I will never say that I want to be someone else. I can only be myself. Duhh
    WasteYouthWithMe WasteYouthWithMe 18-21, F 1 Response May 16, 2014

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    Iam Me

    I iam me not you i dont feel the same as you always iam me iam me not you even though iam a twin iam me not you and its ok the world would be borring if i looked and there was me's all over the place might be more laughter in the world calse i laugh a lot and smile too.
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Jul 8, 2008

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    I Don't Pretend to Be A...

    I don't pretend to be anyone else. What is the point of pretending to be someone else. You only fool yourself. Although we have many roles and act differently in each, as long as you true to yourself you have nothing to fear. I can understand there will be times when you feel...
    titfortattoo titfortattoo 36-40, F Nov 27, 2007

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    I don't know if I can truly love him,

    but I have feelings for him, just figuring out if it's friendship or more is hard, I don't want to hurt him by not being about to return the feelings but prolonging things will hurt just as much. So I'll try best to figure this out quickly.
    CookE114 CookE114 22-25, F Sep 8, 2014

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    I Can Only Be Myself

    I don't like fate people because you can only be who you are
    Tinara Tinara 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2007

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    Why Pretend?

    I cant be someone I am not. I hate it when people try to change who you are. Let's say you try. You wont be happy, Alot of people aren't really their selves any way cause they are always trying to please somone else. I can only be me wheter it ****** people off or not.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Mar 5, 2008

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    Popeye The Sailor

    I yam what I yam and thats all that I yam!
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Nov 6, 2012

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    It's All About Me

    I can only be myself, which is Cool, Sexy and just ******* down right Awesome!Word
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Oct 5, 2012

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    Impossible to Be Anyone Else

    My experiences made me and they are different than anyone elses. My heart, mind, make me unique, unlike anyone else. My soul and spirit lead me to me and no one else. I can only walk my path. If I'm lucky someone else is going along that path to their destination and we can walk...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Its Amazing What Journals Reveal About Yourself At That Time...

    In 2005, i went through some serious changes in my life. i broke up with my highschool love of almost 8 years, started a real job in the city and was trying to find myself as an individual.I found the journal I was writing in (it was the year i started doing this), and started...
    browneyeblues browneyeblues 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    I Can't Imagine Pretending to Be Other Than Me.

    I've said it so many times before, to so many people, and even on here, I feel like I'm harping on.... but it really is something I feel incredibly strongly about.  Being honest about who you are, both to yourself and to others, is a necessity in life. I can't imagine how...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    It's Easier

    If I were someone else it would be hard to keep track of what I'm supposed to do!
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2008

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    That's All I Know How to Be.

    I can only be myself, and if anyone has a problem with that then "pooey" on them. I decided years ago that I am tired of trying to please the masses. I prefer to just be me and make sure that I am happy.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 29, 2008

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    Good and Bad

    For all that is good in me and all that is bad - I am me, just me and no one else. I'm not perfect but everyday I grow to be more comfortable with my flaws, they are after all what makes me who I am. I used to be terribly ashamed of me, for many reasons, as I grow older I realise...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Jul 8, 2008

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    I Am Me, Nothing More, Nothing Less

    I only wish it was enough..........................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M Dec 12, 2009

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    I Don't Want to Be Different

    I never try to be someone else or try to deny my feelings, in spite sometimes I don't now how to express them. I don’t follow standard and I don't want to be or act what the society expects of me. If people love me, then they have to accept the real me, there is not another...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    When you're young, you wish

    for acceptance and struggle with finding your place in the world. Who will be there? How do I find what I need? As time marches on, and I reached the age of 30, I have found that everything I thought I knew at 23 is, for the most part, not even close to the answer to my problems...
    butterflibabe butterflibabe 31-35, F 2 Responses May 30, 2014

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    Libieration

    I radiate or communicate personal power, passion, and allure and am not dragged down by trends. I have a bold magical flair and a spirit of innovation and pride. I am secure in my identity and performance and thrive on creating, designing and fostering new and equal opportunities...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F Jun 12, 2008

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    Practical :)

    For years I have searched for who I am and what I want in life - as I string those things together, I do not want to sacrifice what I find by letting it get lost in a procession of masks and deceptions.  My memory sucks, so I would never be able to sustain the charade, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23, 2008

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    I Don't Know Who the Hell ...

    I don't know who the hell else I could be, I pretend to be my twin sister sometimes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 27, 2007

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    The Best of Yourself

    We are all different, that is for sure. But we all have the opportunity to be the best we can be! Check out my web page for more info. www.mygenewize.com/savannah . Let me know what you think!
    Savannah01 Savannah01 22-25, F Aug 6, 2008

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    Actually, wait. No. I can be 9 other people

    as well ._. Does that count? Merr.
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2014

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    Rebellious Nature

    I am in everything rebellious. When I was living in north London with Rollo Richardson, my doctor boyfriend who is thirty years older than me, we went to some brilliant parties in which I proved myself a crazy French girl among all those Britons. Rollo is very much a fetishiste...
    ChouChou9 ChouChou9 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2013

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    I Can Only Be Myself

    I can only be myself,No one else,Try to change me,Watch out!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    come to the place i have found dig deeper...seek the dark tunnel deep inside place where you see the real you..layers in which it hides you were afraid...so you hid in the...
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    i won't say... it's because of you.. i find beautiful...the storms nature being sarcastic having fun and making us fckng run.. you think it's sad...when it takes lives.. you...
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    I am married too. I like to expose myself to strangers, or put myself in situations where I could get caught. I often stay over at my shop, where I will walk around naked early...
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    .........Best friend is wanting to commit suicide... what else is there to do when you cant help them....they're across an ocean...you can't get them professional help.......i feel...
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    Pretty sure I'm gonna go deaf if I don't turn my headphones down. But, I could care less. Music is an escape - a relaxant.. It's about the only thing that gets me through my very...
    JM2014 JM2014 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So I'm babysitting my nephew, he's one, still a baby. Anyway I'm at my sisters house and he's playing with his toys. I reallllyyyy need to pee bad! Like emergency level bad. I'm...
    CuriousKitten101 CuriousKitten101 22-25, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Some days the need is so great, as to cloud all other thoughts. I have a list of things to do today, yet all I can focus on is the craving to be touched. To be handled and enjoyed...
    BackedByNeeds BackedByNeeds 36-40, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    We live in a world where truth is situational and so often skewed that few even recognize real truth anymore. It's a man thing for me, one..be big enough to recognize the truth...
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    My personality is big and strong. My family and friends enjoy my company and my sense of humor is popular. This thing I am is not popular in the workplace however. Though I work...
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    My closest friend keeps saying that loving yourself is the most important ingredient for self esteem. He's most likely right. Sadly though, if you have never been shown how to love...
    sumitoo sumitoo 56-60, F 12 hrs ago

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    G FrSH - Tinie Tempah Sometimes Lyrics I think about you sometimes Girl I can't lie, I think about you sometimes I, I think about you sometimes I hope that's alright, cause I...
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