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I Can Only Be Myself

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

    as well ._. Does that count? Merr.
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    I'Ve Seen Better Days...

    It behooves me to remember this because I often forget when I'm lost to the beast.
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 20, 2013

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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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    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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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 19, 2013

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    It's All About Me

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

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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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    Question....

    I'm ******* Goofy. Does that make me bisexual? LOL!
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Mar 27, 2013

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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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    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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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Apr 2, 2013

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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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    Story Of My Life

    Lol, I don't know if I'm just prone to it but i always **** up!! I've made so many mistakes in my life that I'm truely surprised and greatful to be alive and in the situation I'm in today.  My most recent **** up was visiting my home country to see a girl who...
    juantwo juantwo 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2009

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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 2 Responses May 16

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2013

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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 26-30, F 2 Responses May 30

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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 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

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    Multiples

    I am many people. The ear to hear, the shoulder to lean on, a son, a brother, a husband, father and grandfather, a friend (I hope). At the root of them all I'm a beeper. And yet somewhere in there I lost the real me.
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Mar 28, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I Am Me, Nothing More, Nothing Less

    I only wish it was enough..........................
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Dec 12, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 19, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    I Can Only Be Myself

    I don't like fate people because you can only be who you are
    Tinara Tinara 19-21, 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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    Believe In Yourself....

    Another thing I find it very difficult to do for I can see clearly what's inside.....
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 May 24, 2013

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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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    God asked me if I wanted brainsI thought He

    said trainsAnd said "No thank you!"
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Feb 26

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    I'm done talking about the big problems in life, at least I'm done talking about them so much, because I've learned that people are either going to agree with my opinion or they...
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    I can't be myself because myself is weird and most people don't understand me. It's like I have to try to be something completely different if I try to make friends.
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F 11 Responses Sep 2

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    But do I enjoy this change? Is it the person I have always wanted too become? Sometimes I feel more lost then ever, everyone has there routines, but after awhile I can't stand...
    ThunderBangs ThunderBangs 22-25, F Sep 8

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    I’ve always listened to people when they said that it’s okay to be different. That’s why I always kinda tried to embrace it. But no matter where I go, People always seem to...
    Tweeter97 Tweeter97 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I always seem to care more of the people around me rather than myself... is it good or bad?
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I don't except who I am and how I feel about...some things. *blushes* Sometimes I ask myself, "Why?" Sometimes I feel like it's all my fault.
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I just wish I could be myself. That's all I want
    InternetKid905 InternetKid905 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    right? Can't go out with two guys on a trip around the world. So it's the guy I met at 18 and the one I met at 26. I gave up a guy in London because I didn't want to live there...
    Yleng Yleng 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    The relationships we pursue as adults have their foundation in our childhood. We form our idea of what romantic relationships should look and feel like based on the relationships...
    failedlove08 failedlove08 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    The way I love to have sex I all manner of ways. I moan when told and I like money.
    AmyGirlAutumn AmyGirlAutumn 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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