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I Don't Have to Explain Myself to Anyone

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    I Owe Them Nothing

    I used to feel like I had to justify myself to everyone. If I wanted to be left alone, I felt like I had to explain why. If I didn't want to go do something I was invited to go do, I felt like I had to explain why. Even my feelings. If I felt a certain way about something, I felt...
    FactoPlast98 FactoPlast98 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    My Choice

    I don't have to justify why I lead the life I do, I should be left to do as I please. BUT I will always appreciate good hearted advice, after all I am only a kid.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 3 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    Think Again.

    there are very few people in this world that i feel i have to explain myself to and people on the net, for the most part, are at the bottom of the list. i'm an adult, i pay my own bills and take care of myself with little or no help from anyone else. now, if anyone wants to help...
    jerrica jerrica 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    So What..

    So what if I am not like you...So what if I see things different. Who and what I am is nothing to do with you. The knowledge I keep hidden, the secrets I hold, they set me apart, and I know this. I have faced pain, I have been saddened, and I have been changed by this world...
    akaia akaia 22-25, F Mar 12, 2011

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    Not Anymore

    Oh yes, there was a time when I would offer up all kinds of information that I really had no obligation to anyone to do so. I think in part my marriages were doomed to fail because of the contract feel that goes with getting married legally. I don't sign my life to any...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 25, 2011

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    But I Do..........repeatedly

    I can't seem to help myself. If I feel that anyone in anyway is disappointed in something I have said or done. Well, I either backpetal really fast so as not to cause undue damage, try to explain myself to them, or just agree that I was out of line & apologize.... I hate that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 5, 2009

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    I Don't....

    I don't have to explain myself to anyone, if you don't like what you see, than leave. I am so sick of it all. I am sick of having to explain everything about myself. I am sick of it all. I am just not going to do it anymore BroknWings
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 29, 2009

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    Weaving

    This is perfectly true. I don't need to explain myself to anyone. Even if I would nourish that ambition I would have a hard time because it implicates a knowledge I may not have. All my deeds are complex in the processes that precede them. All my motivations are interwoven and...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Jun 25, 2010

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    Unless I Want to That Is

    If you don't understand me... just ask.  I don't mind explaining but whatever you do...don't assume and don't PLEASE don't try to make me defend my actions!  If you ask me nicely I will probably explain to the best of my ability.  But don't think for a second...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 12 Responses May 23, 2009

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    I Hate Explaining

    it doesnt matter how well you know me but ask me if im ok or whats going on in my head and all people get is im fine im ok or nothing sometimes i feel like everyone expects me to explain myself to them when i dont but people who i am actually close to i wish would sometimes see...
    gurlonthemove gurlonthemove 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    My Hubby Seems to Think I Should

    In order to keep confusion down. For instance, the other day, his step-niece came over and was trying to call her dad on the phone. She asked me what his number was but I said I didn't know. So, the situation is that his step-niece likes to awkwardly stare at people or off into...
    Dimples87 Dimples87 22-25, F 2 Responses May 28, 2009

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    Who Do You Think You Are

    Who do you think you are,Asking me,To explain myself to you?Not on your life,You know why,Know what you've done,Confess,Or I'll find out!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 4, 2012

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    But Yet..

    Here I am again, feeling the need to explain myself. I guess I'm on the site because it offers more outside perspective if people feel strongly enough to comment on any stories or experiences. I guess its another way of just putting it all out there and people can get involved as...
    ChocSwurl ChocSwurl 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    Except - I Want to

    Not everyone, I just want to explain the way I feel, what I need, and who I am to one special person. Will I ever be able to do that? I don't think so. I know that people can not read your mind - but sometimes I wish they could :) 
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses May 7, 2009

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    You are who you are!!

    You don't owe anyone an explanation for the thinks you do. ESPECIALLY if it doesn't affect anybody. As long as you understand why you are doing what you're doing it doesn't matter why. Don't explain to your best friend, your mom, dad, aunt, uncle, cousin, teacher, pastor...
    Honorthycurves Honorthycurves 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2014

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