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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I found this heading funny so I just had to say something. We all fit in by not fitting in because we fit in where others like us fit in. If you are a loner you fit into the...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    First off, I'd like to say this has everything to do with racial stereotypes: I looked at a question on EP that said why do" white people want to act black?". I was annoyed...
    insiignify insiignify 16-17, M 1 Response May 6

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    The most thought provoking thing happened last night at work. One of our servers, a really nice, sweet boy (wouldn't hurt a fly), came into the kitchen pretty annoyed. When I asked...
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 10 Responses May 1

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    Over the last 3 years I've pit on some weight. about 70-80 pounds now. I've been employed at McDonalds for the same amount of time and I've been on contraceptive for 5 years now. I...
    missmaymay missmaymay 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I went and did it........ I bought a dancing pole!!! Heh I'm so excited! I am joining the sisterhood. I have to sacrifice my bedframe and put my mattresses onto the floor just to...
    Biaa Biaa 22-25, F May 1

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    I'd love to find a guy into fitness that doesn't mind that I'm bigger than him in some areas. I work out on a pretty regular basis but I've never been small, it's literally just my...
    MyCircus MyCircus 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Kitchen Fitters London . Looking for Kitchen fitters in London try kitchenfitters-uk.co.uk The best kitchen fitting in London _ _ _ _ _ _ kitchenfitters-uk.co.uk/local/kitchens...
    ndasepecah ndasepecah 26-30, M May 18

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    I mean I do fit in, but not ME ME, the other me, sure my friends love Me but they only love what I make Me to be, I don't feel like I fit in because I'm not actually spending time...
    jonho10 jonho10 13-15, M 1 Response May 4

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    Went for my first bra fitting at Addition Elle. The girls were very helpful and nice. Turns out I am a 44B, I got a purple bra, panties and purple tights. can't wait to go back...
    RachelHill RachelHill 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    So fitting ! Fits me. !!!!!!
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F May 13

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    My birthday is on the cusp and I spent most of my life believing I was a Gemini. A few of the traits fit but not enough to really get my attention. A couple years ago I had an...
    rzrs rzrs 36-40, F May 13

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    Starting today I'm doing a free 5 day fitness workout from youtube! It's on the channel called FitnessBlender! it's amazing and I love watching and working out to their videos! :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    I have tried everything under the sun to get a job. I applied for 6 jobs in one company in the hope they could give me at least one. I have a few qualifications but am still...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F May 6

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    I have tried everything under the sun to get a job. I applied for 6 jobs in one company in the hope they could give me at least one. I have a few qualifications but am still...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I love thick girls but I hate when they wear jeans that are 10 sizes too small! The number on the tag isn't important! Get some clothes that fit and show off those sexy curves...
    timj05015 timj05015 31-35, M 1 Response May 16

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    I went to a very nice lingerie store at the local mall. I said I was just looking as I looked at the panties. A nice sales clerk came over and asked if I had found anything I liked...
    NYCJen NYCJen 41-45 1 Response May 2

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    No matter how much people accept me and make me feel wanted, there is still always the sense of not fitting in.
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F May 3

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    Used to be on this a while ago so not sure how to start off again 😜 Anyway, a while ago (just before Christmas) I was feeling tired a lot and couldn't get up early in the...
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M May 4

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    I'm in high school and I am 17 I don't fit in anywhere. Well I transferred to a new school with a 'friend' who's changed we were both nerds and had the same life goals at our...
    NamzyNayNay NamzyNayNay 16-17, F May 5

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    I always keep my body fit by swimming, dancing, walking, exercising, and eating healthy.
    singlefemalegardening singlefemalegardening 46-50, F 4 Responses May 8

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    I just got a fitbit flex so far it is wonderful
    KrisEC KrisEC 31-35, F May 11

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    Fitbit day 1 hoping to have some good results :)
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I'm a Virgo and I basically fit that personality perfectly
    alexlovesfashion alexlovesfashion 13-15, F May 14

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    I really love fitness to keep my body in a good shape. I mostly do some exercises at home or go running in a nearby forest. I also went to the gym for some time but I did not like...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F May 17

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    I've had it for about a week now...I'm really enjoying it..it's a nice addition to my fit and health efforts 👍
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Lola monroe- fly away This song fits me so perfectly.
    MsBright MsBright 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I keep fit by running, playing lifting weights. However, I did something today that was great. I run through woods that are on my property and federal land so no one lives near...
    sidenetgoal sidenetgoal 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Scream with me- Mudvayne is the song that not only best fits me now,but most my recent life!!
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I'm a libra who just missed the Scorpio cut...nuff said lol. Keep this thread going. What's your sign and do you think it fits?
    Frofame Frofame 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Okay I am small and so I normally have people walk into me or I walk into them. Here one of the most embassing ones. You see one of my friend's tall friend was talking to her I...
    CuteButTheDevil CuteButTheDevil 16-17, F a week ago

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    So, I was a kohls, buying a new suit for prom this Saturday. I found something I liked and went into the changing room, now of course I felt weird walking into a changing room with...
    anon1928 anon1928 18-21, M Apr 30

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    Sagan’s appearance FFXIV Gil bankrupt into a pop adeptness attraction with exoteric life, addendum Thompson, pointing to such films as “E.T.” and “Close Encounters of the...
    fifafifa fifafifa 22-25, F May 4

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    When I was younger I had one great accident.... So...I was in 4th grade and my school was a 45 minutes walk away...at this time I really hated to use the restrooms in my school...
    bellyyyy bellyyyy 18-21, F 8 Responses May 17

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