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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 226 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Feb 12, 2014

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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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    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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    The awesome feeling you get after starting to fit in your old clothes again:')...like the diet and workout have finally their resultsssss!!:'D
    TheArtisticOne TheArtisticOne 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    They ain't skinny jeans but hey I'M WEARING JEANS!!! :D i haven't fit in my jeans comfortably since I was 3 months pregnant! Now a year and 3 months later I can finally wear my...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    * never had any "labels" (* guess that's what we're calling it now) that fit m* anyways. But then again, * don't believe that's their purpose. * do think they have an important...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Hate is perhaps a little over the top. But for example, some time ago there was a television show called "Real men". Men who had to lose weight, and so forth. They tried to make...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 21

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    I hate gender stereotypes as a bi-genderqueer. When i feel like a woman, there is no problem to go to women restrooms and stuff. But when i feel like a man, i don't know where to...
    michaniel michaniel 16-17, T Mar 21

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    I can't figure out my gender, men are supposed to be strong and tough and manly, but I'm none of those things yet I feel like a man, I'm fragile and weak and feminine, but I don't...
    vicinee vicinee 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Right now, I do not wish to bump into who is considered the high school jerks. There is a specific group of people I do not want to walk by, and those people smoke weed, shout at...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    I think it's a good thing to be conscious of what you are putting into your body and how you look. But Health and fitness should be the goal, not stricly weight. there are lots of...
    cloudedjourney cloudedjourney 26-30, M Mar 16

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    I thought, I saw a man brought to life He was warm, he came around and he was dignified He showed me what it was to cry Well, you couldn't be that man I adored You don't seem to...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Mar 14

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    I work in customer service (phone and email). I have been told before that I put too much pressure on myself, and I agree that I do. But I just don't know how NOT to. Well...
    enigma19020 enigma19020 46-50, M Mar 3

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    I've always had friends, never been actually alone but i've always felt like i didn't fit in. Im now a law student and it just keeps getting worst. All throughout my school years...
    Estre28 Estre28 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    On on my way to becoming very fit again ladies.When I'm in tip top shape and full of burning desires.I'll want a big beautiful woman to satisfy me morning,noon and night. A woman...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Mar 5

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    I am "enjoying" this part of me at work lately. It was a rough week. I told one co-worker off on Tuesday, and it seemed to upset the rest of the team. Boss was grumpy with me...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Mar 7

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    Sure who doesn't at times? So what? Life is too short to worry about fitting in our not fitting in. Be yourself and do what makes you happy.As long as you aren't a ********* or...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    It's hard to fit in per say in my comunity. I go to local water hole. And it's all fake. I have different views most on welfare. But it's a quiet place. They accept me for some...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M Mar 14

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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 3 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 a week ago

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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 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just finished a solid shoulder workout. I'd been a bit slack lately, so it felt good getting back into it
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 3

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    Picture this: you walk into school like you do every morning. People stare at you up and down trying to take in the way you look. To them, you're not like them. In fact, you're the...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F Mar 4

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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 4 days ago

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    I've always had friends, but kinda done my own thing. I've always been a non conformist, a leader and not a follower. Taken the road less traveled or hell the road no one would...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm right on that borderline, that if I were any taller, or any bigger around, it would majorly, majorly, majorly suck. I have a gut, and a big butt. I pull pants on, and once...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    And I still don't. I don't want to fit in. I don't need to be like others. Of course, this is only partially true. It's not like I can walk up to a woman half my age who...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    I'm a virgo. Which is the virgin. Lol Virgos are modest and judgemental. Which fits me perfectly. They're also organized and neat. Which I try to be but thanks to adhd I always...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    Add me it's milaak ...! On my fitness pal
    Jaderuby Jaderuby 18-21, F Mar 6

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    "Killboy Powerhead" by Didjits also covered by The Offspring and "Fade To Black" by Metallica. Those songs really fit my personality and feelings
    LarsMartinJ LarsMartinJ 13-15, M Mar 15

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    Had a successful fitting last week at one of my regular stores that I shop at. All the ladies there know I shop for myself or wear lingerie I purchase. They are always friendly...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Everyone has their own group of friends. I felt like I never was meant to have any friends. I didn't fit in with anyone. I tried so hard to have the guy I was totally "in love...
    bonyknees bonyknees 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Since the day I was born, I was not mean to fit in this place. I am different from my place. I am like the only survivor in here 'cause everybody are just like being zombified...
    gotnothingtolivefor gotnothingtolivefor 16-17, M 23 hrs 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...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    This isn't as safe as it used to be. In the old days, if you were caught you could claim to be on a prank, lost, or friends with someone that worked in the building. But now, you...
    buenosnoches buenosnoches 41-45, M Mar 8

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