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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

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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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    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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    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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    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Feb 12, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    It's often said that being just like everyone else isn't good, and being original or different is better. Whoever said that must have been like others because being so different is...
    ifhsb ifhsb 41-45, M Jan 4

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    No one ever said it was easy but I figured, this was me even before. n_n I was bullied at an early age, elementary through high school. Even now, when I see those people, they...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Micron Associates Health and Fitness on Dangers of sitting still (Part 2): How to reduce sitting time We have previously posted why sitting for long hours is actually a dangerous...
    oniichan028 oniichan028 22-25, F Jan 6

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    I had always been that kid who other kids don't like to hangout with, the different kid. I always was locked up in my own bubble, own world and I wasn't into what others were in to...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I am a dancer, so I kind of have to stay fit but I love doing it!
    ashleyrocksxoxo ashleyrocksxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I spent a very long time trying to impress ppl and fit in with everyone. I soon realized how stupid and really sad it is to desperately be something you're not. It's not fun...
    Mrg118 Mrg118 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    My buddy Brad has been a friend my whole life . The place he grew up belonged to my Grandfather ,it burned down when we were small ,my Grandfather later donated the land to the...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Everywhere you go there's standards that you would have to meet if you wanted to hangout with kids your age, adults your age and the list goes on. I didn't fit the mold of the...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M Jan 15

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    Never let others conform you into something your not. people will judge and think they know what is best for you, but only you know what is best for you. Be peaceful, bring love...
    Nudeyogamom Nudeyogamom 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think a Fitbit would help to keep track of my fitness goals. In fact, the Fitbit Surge came out this morning it's a mix between a smart watch and fitness tracker. Perfect! I...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F Jan 6

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    Not fitting in and being an outcast are two different things. To be an outcast, one must separate themselves willingly from others, while those who do not fit in simply do not want...
    WikaloFwoosh WikaloFwoosh 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Even at the age I am right now, of the perfect fitting clothes I wear they make me look like a 18 year-old mature body. I like perfect fitting bottoms more, even though it's harder...
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love a toned tummy on a woman. But I am not into abs. Nor am I into women who trade their breasts for pecks. YUCK
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F Jan 5

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    I've always loved the quote "It is not a sign of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society". I think it fits my experience of life perfectly, especially in recent...
    LukeW20 LukeW20 18-21, M Dec 27, 2014

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    Need some motivation for fitness I'm not super skinny or anything like that but I want to work hard for something like fitness as it'll keep me busy. anyone help?
    jamessmith09 jamessmith09 16-17, M Jan 11

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    So recently I've been having this burning desire to be fit. I weighed myself last week and I'm almost 130lb! Which is not bad for my height I guess. I'm 5"6. I came across this...
    AriesBaybee96 AriesBaybee96 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    My grandpa just walked into the room where my brother and I are staying to wake him up and say Merry Christmas to him and talk about how much he loves him, then leave without even...
    AkilaHM AkilaHM 18-21, M Dec 25, 2014

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    I'm staying with my grandparents and father for the week instead of my mother, who I'd rather be with. Yes, I felt it was right to come here, but it doesn't change the fact that I...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    A nerdy girl would be the perfect fit for me. They are the best match for me, and I trust them more than any other kind of girls... Why are you so hard to find???
    km738789 km738789 22-25, M Jan 7

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    I started a new job recently and noticed that a lot of the older women I work with are constantly striving to be noticed or put others down to make themselves feel better. They...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I learnt a very sober lesson in my early teens in that I tried everything, and I mean EVERYTHING to make myself popular to others. But after about the ten millionth time of...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love to spend time at the gym. It is the best stress relief I have and it really becomes addicting. If I don’t make it to the gym at least 3 times a week I go nuts. Plus I...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Ugh! Such hard work! I know I should take better care of myself and lose weight. Try and become fitter. But.....
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 6

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    Today I decided that on january 8th I will start my 11 month ShapeUp game. My birthday is December 8th and by that time I want to get fit and I want my slightly chubby body to be...
    thehopelessgirl thehopelessgirl 16-17, F Jan 7

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    I can't afford to go to the gym but I want to improve my level of fitness. I already try and walk everywhere and I plan to ride my bike more. What else can I do?
    Moonstar14 Moonstar14 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I try to at least. I don't want to go back in a wheelchair again for a few years because of my constant kidney operations, so I'm trying to keep myself fit enough to keep going. :P...
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 8

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    I always like to stay toned and fit and looking as good as i can.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 9

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    I'm not very fit, but I would like myself a fat girl :)
    ifrive1974 ifrive1974 13-15, M Jan 9

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    I am not poor but I am not "rich" either. I guess you can say I'm upper middle class. My parents both make decent salaries but their bills get most of their money. After all of the...
    raisetheroof raisetheroof 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I do not fit it with my family. I love all of them but the older i get the more i understand. Im 19 the youngest of 5 the oldest is 16 yrs older than me. I look at life different...
    dejah726 dejah726 18-21, F Jan 13

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    I love to stay physically fit but the older I get the tougher it is to get the results that used to come so freely. Lol I do know the reason;-) but refuse to give in to the aging...
    grinbearit grinbearit 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Health News Micron & Associates Hong Kong Blog: 7 Tips For Å Spise Sunnere I 2015 TORONTO — spise mer frukt og grønnsaker. Traff gym hver dag. Kutte ned på sukker, salt og...
    aidanirving aidanirving 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I'm not exactly appalled because sadly intolerance is a thing that is almost expected to be found everywhere. But a lot of people on this site bother me. I'm a Christian. But I...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    id be lying if I said I've changed my life around for the better since my last post. In fact, I've done just the opposite. every month seems to end up worst than the last. if it's...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    December is always a time for reflection for me. I dedicate time to think about all achievements of the year, all of the plans that I managed to complete and also everything that I...
    LilHills LilHills 46-50, F Dec 31, 2014

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    As I reflect over this past year, I've had people come into my life. Some came but stayed less than a week. Others have been there all year but now will be gone. Others just came a...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    Well I promised myself I wouldn't post anything on ep anymore cause of people making fun of me but here goes nothing....in April of 2014 I finally shifted into my wolf it was real...
    Skylar123 Skylar123 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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