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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

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    I Am the Definition of This Group: Lesbian, Athlete, Dj, Computer Nerd, College Kid, Philosopher....list Goes On

    Time to rannnnnt! Why do I seem to be the only one that has to constantly prove myself to everyone that the assumptions people make about me are not true.  What am I doing wrong.  I'd rather not care what other people think about me, but I want friends who just accept...
    barachch barachch 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2009

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    Put a sexy avatar and you will have 20 make my

    age in boxing you.... But that is not what is about. Is about how we connect from a deeper level, without the superficial of your looks. Sex is very important to me. But just like in real life, only with people that has emotional meaning to me. I have been told that I have a...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Feb 12, 2014

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    Men With Long Hair

    Why is this such a stigma?  In 2009 we still get up in arms about this.
    testarosa5137 testarosa5137 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Sporty, Scene-prep.

    Sporty scene-prep. Thats me ;). I love sports and being active, i wear scene and prep clothes and the hair and make-up fit intot hat also.
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Aug 25, 2009

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    I'm Me So Clear Off!

    I don't fit into stereotypes according to most around me. According to some I'm supposed to into twin sets and pearls but all I wanna do is cosplay and watch anime all day long although work does kind of get in the way! Equally some think I should be into middle of the road...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Nov 2, 2009

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    Wow! Me Too

    i don t fit in i like to wear makeup but not look femmine i do it to look good have long hair like to curl it ringlets i color it dark albrun red i braided  all kinds of ways i do this because i like the way i look
    notech64 notech64 41-45, M Sep 29, 2009

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    Positive Stereotypes?

    Now, we all know of the negative ones.... but there are also the "positive" ones, that many tend to forget and ignore. I woke up this morning, remembering a seminar I had in school, at age 15, about this! I thought to mull about this, as I'm a three-times minority... I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    A Gay Man Who Doesn't Like 'Gay' Music

    I can appreciate the vocal talents of Barbra Streisand.  I can appreciate a whole host of female singers ... Judy Garland, Gloria Gaynor, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion etc etc however female vocals and pop/cabaret music tends to leave me cold.  I do not...
    chasingrainbows chasingrainbows 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Not sure if I am. For the first time in a very long while (about a year or less), I drank milk. I had a bowl of cereal since I was hungry, then I had dinner. I started feeling sick...
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    Paula Poe is a very experienced physical fitness trainer who has been assisting people achieve their fitness goals from the last 10 years. She educates, motivates, plans, and...
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    Growing up I really never 'fit in' I was the only disabled kid at my private school. Although my private school was small there we maybe one or two kids who picked on me. I geuss...
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I already took the first step...joining a gym. Now I have to buckle down and take control of my health and fitness. I quit smoking, cut out certain foods and alcohols. Im not...
    ShebrewRed ShebrewRed 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    As it is said health is wealth, and so it is true. Physical fitness should just be a habit for everyone.. Well even if you walk for half hour is enough. I try to keep myself as...
    RishiC RishiC 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I've reached that point of not fitting in now that I'm almost partially invisible to a lot of the people I am around - and its great. During classes there's no distractions...
    TheScotlandGuy TheScotlandGuy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    while I am not old i guess the reality is i am getting old enough to be considered older by some women, even old enough to be the parent of some of them. I guess I have to accept...
    Vawreck Vawreck 36-40, M Mar 26

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    To prevent a sprinkle of salt from turning your healthy meal into a sodium-bomb, give your tacos a kick with cumin, cayenne pepper, and chili powder instead. Finish them off with...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    People say that peace cant be achieved because people wont allow it to and peace is not in human nature. What about changing human nature? Artificial selection to only get traits...
    PainfulMemories PainfulMemories 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I don't fit in with people who harass others online.A friend messaged me yesterday she does not come online as someone is harassing her.One should understand that telling people to...
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    I've never felt like I truly fit in, I've always felt like the outsider when around people. Even when I had actual friends and a good social life. Being the age I'm at, I don't...
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    Fitness is a relief physically and mentally. I can't go a day without some form of exercise. I guess this is a good thing to be addicted to!
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I've decided not to try to find somewhere that I belong. I am going to embrace my uniqueness to its fullest extent, find where I fit in the least, and let my unlikeness shine.
    SilentPossibility SilentPossibility 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Daily exercises for your fitness is necessary. But you keep on doing alternate exercises everyday and days go and go and you realize, there is not much improvement (expected...
    RishiC RishiC 22-25, M Apr 9

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    I'm at a normal weight but I just want to get rid of those love handles and become fit and toned! I want abs!
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have awaken my old fitbit and I'm giving it another Try!
    Crazymad77 Crazymad77 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I'd like to preface by saying I'm on EP to help people, and joke around every now and then. But I've seen too many intolerant, ignorant people and I can no longer will myself away...
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    He has the most beautiful blue eyes I ever seen. Yet he hides them behind his shades. I look deep into his eyes, I feel all his worries, pain, laughter and tears. When I look...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F Mar 30

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    I love looking into his beautiful blue eyes, deep within my soul he stares, as we meld together as one, melting into each other as we connect on an unpresidented level, pure...
    MisSINPersoN MisSINPersoN 26-30, F Mar 31

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    i didnt run into him he ran into me .. he text me and said "i seen u mommy" im like omg that was like seeing me off guard i said "was my jacket on or off
    MedinaAbdul MedinaAbdul 22-25, F Apr 7

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