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I Do Not Like Being Labeled

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    If I Must...

    Well, I am a gothic bisexual catholic new age buddhist magickal changeable- haired little girl submissive alien..NOW THAT I GOT THAT OUT OF THE WAY!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Label

    I don't like labels I does not bother me if your gay stright White black disabled the label that I hate is disabled I still do alot of things I did when I could walk I just learned to do them differently from you I fight with my brothers I get drunk I chat to people on ep I...
    TheDevilsOwn TheDevilsOwn 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    You Can *try* to Label Me...

    ...But I guarantee you that you'd be wrong. So, why not get to know me instead?
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F Aug 9, 2008

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    Identity

    It never was very clear to me who I really am. Therefore, I don't like others to identify me. Over the past decades I have lived multiple lives and still I cannot say which one is the ultimate me. Maybe I'm the amalgam of all these personae, who like actors played the different...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Jul 1, 2010

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    Labels Are Deceiving

    I've been blogging in various locations on the net for 8 years now. I used to enjoy blogging about politics, but ran into a serious wall, when the labeling began. I was never registered to vote. I had a previous employer try to force me to register and to vote as they wanted...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    I Have This Habit When I'm On Here...

    I add different experience groups to my EP profile on occasion. However, I've been noticing something: after an amount of time being associated with that particular "I" statement, that label, I drop it. I think the most I had on here was in the 30s...
    nonplussednonsense nonplussednonsense 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Who The Hell Does?

    Labels are disgusting and I dont like them, in fact who does? It annoys me, angers me, and sometimes even hurts me. Its weird actually...how I try to express myself through clothing and get stared at because of that. But if you think about it, we shouldnt worry about other...
    PorcelainChinaDoll PorcelainChinaDoll 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2010

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    I Really Do

    People who label others or categorize them are the ones I dislike the most whether its by age, sexual preference, race, location, appearance, language, mannerism, and so on.I firmly believe in the ability to change even after a big mistake as long as you  take time to correct it...
    Minji1690 Minji1690 22-25, F Feb 7, 2012

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    Don't Like It, But I Will Be Labeled

    People like to think that they know me. Some labels I really don't mind...you can say that I'm Dragon, you can say that I'm a male or a nudist (heck, I even use some of these labels to describe myself). The problem is that some people want to compartmentalize my entire being into...
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Oct 10, 2009

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    And Why Should I?

    No single label can do justice to the individual that I am. The problem with a label is that they assume if x is true, then y must also be true - but it is not.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Aug 11, 2009

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    I'd Like to Be Recognized As Myself.

    I always avoid labeling others, because I don't believe people were meant to be packed into neat little collectives that act and think the same way. That's just not true. I've had a number of labels applied to me, and I can't stand it. They make me feel like others are...
    DysfunctionalMuse DysfunctionalMuse 18-21, M Aug 15, 2009

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    Have Had Many Applied

    I have been labelled since the moment of my conception. I was a 'mistake' and then I came into a society that strives on labels as identification and in order to ensure security in troubled times. I then aided people to add labels to that as I started attending a Church and a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    Labels Belong On Clothes, Not People

    Why do we label people anyway? Whats the point? I say, so what if someone is Gay, coloured, suicidal, hyper, depressive. They are still people on the inside, no matter how different they appear on the outside. Labels are just like reassurance for people who don't have the balls...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F Sep 27, 2011

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    If I Must...

    Well, I am a gothic bisexual catholic new age buddhist magickal changeable- haired little girl submissive alien..NOW THAT I GOT THAT OUT OF THE WAY!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    This is kind of pointless ,

    bizarre maybe even a little funny but I'm tired of being labeled as a Mexican lol. Nothing wrong with them, one love , I love them lot of my friends are Mexicans ... But why must people assume that every single Spanish speaking person is Mexican. I'm Venezuelan yes that's a...
    Ale93 Ale93 18-21, M 1 Response May 1

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    Labels Make Others Happy

    I hate being labelled, and feel quite secure without one thankyou very much! So what does it say about the people around me ,who insist on slotting me into a 'neat little box they prepared earlier' ? It has a slight hint of control, a sense they simply must...
    Laceylocks Laceylocks 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2009

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    It Is Too Limiting!

    I guess I've always hated making a choice when it comes to filling out questionnaires etc., because I know that it closes doors in others' minds. It's just human nature, I do it to.  YOu think, oh he likes NPR, so he probably doesn't read People magazine etc.  Your mind...
    smallthings smallthings 41-45 Sep 30, 2008

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    I Do Not Come With a Tag!!!

    I do not like being labeled! I HATE IT!!! People assume that just because I'm skinny I have an easy time finding clothes! Not!!!!  They also assume that since I eat alot and don't gain weight I must have an eating disorder! Definately NOT!!! It also irks me that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Call Me...

    Call me a ****, Call me a *****, Call me a fu-ck up, Call me a drug head, Call me worthless, Call me a low life, Call me scum, Call me a fraud, Call me a quitter, Call me a loser, Call me ugly, Call me heartless, Call me self centered, Call me two faced, Call me a...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I Am Looking For A Female Do Not Like Being Labeled For A Loving Anr Or Abf Relationship In Tampa Bay, Fl.

    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open Minded Female In Tampa Bay, Fl . I am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in Tampa Bay, Florida. If you are out there give me a buzz so that we can chat?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2013

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    Im Not Emo

    People at school call me emo cause i wear black and listen to scream but im not emo people dont know emo is a music category and they bully me saying go cut yourself emo and stuff and i hate being labeled emo I really hate it
    briebrie2 briebrie2 13-15, F Dec 3, 2012

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    Do Not Label Me.

    I hate being labeled. Period. I hate that people can never talk to me and then assume that I'm some way. For example, some guy came into PetSmart yelling about how we don't have a certain kind of cat food. I tried to explain to him that it's a popular brand and sells out a lot...
    LittleMissChatterbox LittleMissChatterbox 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2007

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    Hey...Earth To Haters, I'M Not A Plush Toy

    Trolls have given me many labels over the past few months including fur-f--g, *********, manchild, asspie, and many other insulting names. Which I feel are unjustly gained. Just because I like kids shows does not make me a *********, nor does acting childish on occassion...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 23, 2013

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    You Can call Me Crazy...

    thats ok..if its in a joking way..but if not, it will hurt me..you can call me gothic, true dat but I cant be labeled politically or spiritually
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Cruel Friends

    I don't like being labeled a **** by a so called 'friend' after she reminded me of how this guy, in 1974 or 75 took advantage of me at a party.  She dumped this 'information' on me in Sept. 2001.
    geewhizeyes geewhizeyes 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2008

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    I Was Labeled By A Judge Beyond Control And Incourageable

    I didnt go home after school because a pervert was following me in his car. I ran to my friends house instead. My mother told me to come home, but I waited for my friends brother to come home from work, so they could walk me home. When I finally got home, no one was home. I heard...
    gypsygirly gypsygirly 26-30, F 9 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    I like being bored!! How about you.
    AwkwardlyClumsy AwkwardlyClumsy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Why wouldn't I? Just because we are small in number and most people hate our guts, all the more reason too like being gay! Buck up gay boys and gay girls and be happy!
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 1 Response Aug 15

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    People always judge me because i like mermaids and magick , i'm not crazy for fu**'s sake!!!! Other people are trying to become mermaids too
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    As an introvert, I enjoy being alone sometimes. Being around people for long periods of time can be quite exhausting. I like having time to myself to reflect on things and be alone...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I have always felt a strong desire to be nude, especially outside, since I was about 15. I started sneaking out my bedroom window after everyone was in bed, leaving some shorts in...
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    I'd love to be nude in the woods. I used to fantasise about this when I was a child...the idea of being free, feeling the warm breeze on my body. Being more intune with Mother...
    encamino67 encamino67 46-50, F 10 Responses Aug 16

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    I just love being a big baby with a full diaper
    diaperboy1290 diaperboy1290 13-15, T Aug 4

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    Being single is cool..especially if you got somebody like a FRIEND with benefits 'cause you can go out have fun hit on who you want buy drinks accept drinks. You only really gotta...
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    SocioNarcc SocioNarcc 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't like it when people push me & rush me into things. I like doing things on my own time, but then I'm also a big procrastinator. So even though I know they're only doing to...
    elease2430 elease2430 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am happy single. Being in a relationship is too much work. I think not having to make anything work is better because you don't have to feel anything. No hurt and no games.
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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