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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Feb 12

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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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    Well not necessarily, I disagree with the statement about stereotypes because they highlight what majority of the people from that particular group do. For example stereotypically...
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    Give me equality or give me death I don't know where I heard this but I think it fits here right
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I hate it when people label themselves as a certain stereotype and change they way they are to 'fit in'. Just be you! If people don't like it then they aren't worth your time!
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    oh goodness, you have to love stereotypes. like hey I'm emo cause I have side bangs and listen to alternative music? Oh wait, no I'm scene. Um no. I'm a person, and I would...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Aussie stereotypes, 'Put another shrimp on the barbie' For one, i call my shrimp prawns like a normal person For two, if i was going to cook prawns it wouldn't be on a bloody...
    jade0417 jade0417 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 15

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    It is assumed that girls don't eat a lot well I eat more than my dad at dinner most times and I can destroy a nice burger and steak. I curse like a sailor I am obsessed with...
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F Jul 13

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    i'm writing this story for people to read and learn about something that so many ask about and rather then repeatedly writing about the same thing I'm going to put it all here I'm...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I always felt like I didn't fit in. But it was more than that for me, I knew I didn't fit in. From first grade and someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. My answer...
    ElizaKate ElizaKate 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Used commercial gym equipment is truly the last thing in the mind of someone who wishes to get fit. Many folks will frequently venture out into a big box store and get a brand new...
    ZCeason ZCeason 22-25 1 Response Jul 6

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    Um i guess i just thought that this would be a good way to express how i feel and maybe if i posted on the internet i could convince myself that people might listen. Before i...
    JustMui JustMui 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I'm really the black sheep of the family here. I have one sibling, an older brother. It isn't just my immediate family I don't fit in with, its seriously all of it. On my moms side...
    happyinmyskin happyinmyskin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    So guys today i got up on of bed, (my massive belly wobbled so much i nearly fell back down) i waddled over to my wardrobe and got out my leggings. I pulled them up (huge holes...
    Asslikebasketballs Asslikebasketballs 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm at rock bottom again. I got up this morning thinking I was going to just jump in the pool and pick up where I left off and couldn't even swim 50 m without stopping. I used to...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have never ever been fat, a little over a year ago I found out that actually being fit and fat is healthy. I decided to go on this program. I learned that to become fat and...
    toms0321 toms0321 66-70 Jul 19

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    I have never ever been fat, a little over a year ago I found out that actually being fit and fat is healthy. I decided to go on this program. I learned that to become fat and...
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    I have never ever been fat, a little over a year ago I found out that actually being fit and fat is healthy. I decided to go on this program. I learned that to become fat and...
    toms0321 toms0321 66-70 Jul 19

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    The LIE of BMI After a year of getting back in shape, I did the standard BMI calculation: 26.7. According to the chart, I am overweight. Ha! After a little digging, I found a...
    Adam4Eve Adam4Eve 46-50, M Jul 22

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    I was stoked to visit my first comicon today, as none of my friends were really "nerdy" enough to be into it. I meticulously planned my matching costume with my biffle and I...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 13

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    We are all a little weird and life's a little weird. And whew we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours. We join up with them and fall into mutual weirdness and...
    flipsandflops flipsandflops 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 19

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    The month of fasting by Holly Hartman For more on Islamic history and culture, see the Islam Primer. Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr For more than a billion Muslims, Ramadan is a time of...
    nuruldeen nuruldeen 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I always start essays too late though, which causes me to stress and procrastinate. But once I get into the flow I just want to power through. Unfortunately, because I never do...
    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've always been a loner. I grew up as an only child and both parents worked so I was a latch-key kid. I was alone much of the time. I learned early on how to amuse myself. That...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am a Pisces. I think it fits me pretty well. However they're some traits that I think don't fit me well at all. Look at this information on a Pisces I found on the Internet to...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    That's me. When ever us guys in my youth group play a game to see who can get more girls numbers. I am used as the gay friend to get the girls numbers and to be the GAY FRIEND and...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Yes I am still trying to accept I am a socially inept. I cannot relate to anyone my age. It sucks and it can quite frustrating people are so judgemental of you if you don't...
    xMisunderstoodgirlx xMisunderstoodgirlx 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    I absolutely LOVE food. I especially love baking/cooking, watching any tv shows involving food, reading magazine with pictures of pretty decorated fancy food, I think of food 24/7...
    TazoC TazoC 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Comprehensive fitness programming represents a coordinated continuum of healthcare management for the prevention of chronic disease and injury, which sets it apart from routine...
    aries3296 aries3296 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Ramadan is a special month of the year for over one billion Muslims throughout the world. It is a time for inner reflection, devotion to God, and self-control. Muslims think of it...
    nuruldeen nuruldeen 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I don't fit in. I absolutely hate when society or religion tries to put us in a box. I love my individuality. Yes, I may be similar to many but I am uniquely me.
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Eccentric,absent-minded,detached,hell of a stubborn,sensitive,fiery temper,loves "me time", friendly,caring,protective,infinitely curious,creative,ambitious,competitive,loves...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I want someone who I can talk to an help through their fitness journey while also getting help through mine. Any takers?
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I just don't and never will. My music, my style, even the way I talk- doesn't fit in and I'm not cool.
    ImDeadSoon ImDeadSoon 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Im an aquarius and i don't think any other zodiac can fit me as perfectly as The water bearer **An individualist to the core, Aquarius is broad-minded and infinitely inventive...
    antonxlla antonxlla 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm a taures and it completely fits me nice but stubborn
    mitch999 mitch999 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm a ♉️(Taurus) and I think it fits me pretty well for the most part. Money isn't a priority for me, but besides that I resonate with most everything.
    HumanAsPossible HumanAsPossible 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    started workingout when i was 15, been at it for 15 years now. cant go a full week without working out without goibg craztmy. meassured bodyfat yesterday, long time since i last...
    Maddevall Maddevall 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    Et peut-être ce malaise s'aggrave-t-il d'un premier remords.Soyons sincères, même contre nous. Les premières nouvelles desmassacres d'Arménie ont paru laisser la France assez...
    sfdfvcv12 sfdfvcv12 22-25, M Jul 10

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    But then i just got brave and spoke up. Lmao. Tried advising. Shared my experiences. Still dont have a nich. But fit in more than i thought. Lol. Its a nice...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 12

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    I used to not fit in In till yesterday. I went to party got high and drunk, lost my virginity ended up going to jail because the cops where called and I was caught doing illegal...
    nerd1500 nerd1500 16-17, M Jul 12

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    Glad I didn't "fit in"...**** that ****.Gotta' be your own individual,don't let society make one up for ya'.
    McKnight94 McKnight94 18-21, M Jul 12