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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

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    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Feb 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    pascal2012 pascal2012 18-21 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm ALWAYS being stereotyped against for being Canadian. Everyone everywhere stereotypes us by saying that we say "eh" (I've never said that in my life), we're nice to...
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    This may be a slightly different take on this subject..... It seems most on here are motivated by physical experiences and adventures. That is one interest. For me there is so...
    tenderandstrong tenderandstrong 61-65, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I've never fitted in. At school I was never one of the 'in crowd'. I always did my own thing, and when I was younger I used to wonder if there was something wrong with me. But...
    sweetlady002 sweetlady002 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    theronnathan theronnathan 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I was born two days before my zodiac ends, I am a Gemini. Gemini fits me very well, Gemini is twins and I am also a twin. I think I am very adaptable. I am very open minded and...
    ibtwiny619 ibtwiny619 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Well first off I want to say I am glad that I found a place where I can talk to other mothers that lost their children wrongly. My story is so heartbreaking and no one can...
    chellebaby7114 chellebaby7114 26-30, F Mar 29

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    Why try so hard to fit in when you're born to stand out?
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I have been a member of EP for many years and I have seen many people come and go here in that time. Never before have I experienced rudeness like I ha r in recent weeks so allow...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Apr 2

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    Growing up in the 60's and facing a future of war did nothing to make us feel like we "fit in". We dared to be different and spat in societies face because we thought our freedom...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't try anymore...what is the point? People will like you or they won't. Not interested in being popular, not interested in being someone I am not and not at all interested in...
    JustmeraeAgain JustmeraeAgain 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    ChicaDee94 ChicaDee94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I need some type of motivation I really want to get fit but my bed feels so good smh
    Reynastaxx Reynastaxx 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I am some what fit but im mainly slim with curves ("love handles") but a little more strength sounds nice.
    PartyCrazyGenius PartyCrazyGenius 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I love my slender, busty, curvy, and shaved long legs and pubes. I keep my body fit and in shape by exercising, walking, riding my bike, and having sex. Also, I eat properly and...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    No matter where I go or where I work, I never feel at home. I never fit in. I care a great deal for people but I somehow make most of them nervous. I come from a big family but yet...
    needlessthings needlessthings 31-35, M Apr 3

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    Tell me your zodiac sign and tell me why it fits you?
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    So I am thin. I've never been huge. The most I've ever weighed was about 140, maybe 145. And I'm 5'4.5" (no joke. That's what the doctors said. Very specific, they were). So now I...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I feel as if I am completing my path to what I describe as a space station. I live alone in an apartment and very self sustained. Now I am thinking of getting an exercise bike so...
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M a week ago

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    I don't fit in with my family - I am the 2nd youngest of 4 girls in my family and I'm so left out. My parents favour my two older sisters because they live away from home and are...
    lovethetree lovethetree 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really need to, I just find exercise so boring! I have do much respect for people who regularly go to the gym and stay in great shape but I just have no motivation to do anything...
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am not overweight by any means and pretty accepting of my body but I would like to be stronger and a bit more toned. A friend and I have taken up a pole dancing fitness class...
    DreamerGirl02 DreamerGirl02 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    nekerd nekerd 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac, and Aquarians are the perfect representatives for the Age of Aquarius. Those born under this sign have the social conscience needed to...
    BeYoungBeDopeBeProud BeYoungBeDopeBeProud 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm watching Star Trek XII aka Star Trek Into Darkness, for the umpteenth time and felt like sharing my thoughts. Star Trek has been around since 1966, covering half a dozen shows...
    orincowboy orincowboy 26-30 Mar 25

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    Desires privately intertwined aching to be of one heart, one body, one soul, and one mind just as it is part of the Creator's design. Rushing toward the river's edge while...
    Marah613 Marah613 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I do believe that people come into your life for a reason. Every single person that ever came into your life came for a reason; some for a season, a few for a lifetime. Sometimes...
    Pjay23 Pjay23 22-25 Mar 27

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    I love this group! I agree they do. Some for the good, some for the bad. The thing I think that everyone that comes into my life is here and is either a lesson or a blessing. I...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F Apr 11

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    When I look into his eyes, I see all the beautiful things he is. Staring into his eyes for me is travelling to a distant kingdom where only he and I can play and no one else may...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't do it to be rude, although it might seem like it. But usually, it's because whatever you're talking about has gone past the point of what I understand, and I don't want to...
    JennilynnCeleste JennilynnCeleste 31-35, F Mar 25

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    looking into peoples eyes tells you everything about them, looking into someones eyes reviels their true emotions which is basically the true them.
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    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Thank you everyone for the warm welcome... I am a realist and I like to keep it that way... If I post something that might not be of interest to you please please please share it...
    Alzetta Alzetta 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I just recently met someone and my life did a loop. I calmed down looking into their eyes. Right now your all i can think about and i wanna be looking at you. And talking to you...
    neverthoughtiwould neverthoughtiwould 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am an artist- everything a draw or paint is like a child to me. I was with it from the moment I thought it up, I was there as I created it into existence, and I'm there for all...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F Mar 27

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    When you look at me, the intensity in your eyes almost takes my breath away. Eyes as deep as an ocean, and I just want to drown in them.. I wish it was possible to hold time still...
    rg93 rg93 18-21, F Mar 28

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    So I mentioned that I am taking up karate, starting tomorrow, hopefully I will enjoy it and it will be intense enough. Plus I am already going to kettlebell once a week, and I am...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28