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I Enjoy Being Different and Bein My Own Person

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    Always Felt Different

    and even my mom knows it.  I always stood out in high school and afterward as well when I wore the aspects of my life that weren't so socially influenced but completely so as well... XD
    LostCocoa LostCocoa 22-25 1 Response Jun 14, 2009

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    Not Like Most Other Guys

    Most guys, and some women, don't understand the fact that I don't like sports much. I don't care for football, baseball, golf or basketball. Golf is just some guy chasing his ball around and trying to stick it in a hole! A green hole no less! If you've ever watched football...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2011

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    Why Is It Wring

    all life wring to waer girl closes i hafe seek it my think it wrong i alway know it made feel good in girl stuff
    soonagirl soonagirl 22-25, F Feb 2, 2011

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    Just Because It's Me ^^,

    I joined this group since i saw this in my friend's profile page and i think me too are like that... I am not that different if u got to know me outside EP, i am just a regular workmate and friend, i join my friends at times in lunch time... but lol... i guess it's been long...
    uliftmeup uliftmeup 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Why Would I Want To Be Anyone But Myself??

     Even when i find myself comparing 'me' to other people,i know i'm yet to meet one person whose life i'd rather have or who i'd would want to trade places with forever (nothing added or removed). I always see something i can't imagine living with or without. I guess my life...
    mocha39 mocha39 22-25, F Oct 23, 2009

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    Otherwise...

    ...life would be so boring! i'm true to myself. i have a mind of my own. i'm one of a kind. and i like that. i look around me and everyone's copying each other. *yawn* following the crowd is boring. stand up and be true to yourself. it's the only way to be.
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Being Me

                                               Oh yuk! I wouldnt want to...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    Not Me

    I like to blend in! See photo
    jettys jettys 56-60 Aug 8, 2011

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    Why Would I Want To Be Anyone But Myselffei

     Even when i find myself comparing me to other people,i know i haven't seen one person whose i'd rather be or would want to trade places with forever (nothing added or removed). I always see something i can't imagine living with or without. I guess my life is perfect for me...
    mocha39 mocha39 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2009

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    I Love Wearing Dresses and I'm Ok!

    I am different from most guys because I prefer wearing dresses and girls clothes. I knew I was different since I was 5 years old and I would sneak wearing my sister's shorts and underwear. I didn't realize this innocent act at 5 years old would develop into a lifetime of...
    emmicd emmicd 51-55, T 12 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Punx Not Dead

    im punk and nobody else is, ppl say its dead  but if it was dead then ppl wouldnt listen to it
    exodusattack exodusattack 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2010

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    My Drummer

    I am the freak you desire at the appropriate time.  I  will go down on you in public places when we think no one notices.  I'm the woman you fantasize about that ties you up, licks you down and surcumes to your every whim when YOU are in control.  I...
    thegoddessmystique thegoddessmystique 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    I Guess I Qualify

    I  am happy who I am and would only change a few things if I could. Read my stories and tell me if you think my assessment is correct.   Veronica
    deleted767 deleted767 46-50 6 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    The Norm Annoy the Heck Out of Me.

    No one defines who i am but me.  I dont wanna walk around being some follower when i can be a loner or a leader.  Trends mean nothing to me.  I hate fashion.  Fashion never did anything positive other than make stupid people rich.  I hate how wearing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    I Try to Enjoy It Most of the Time...

    but i struggle. well the thing is that, its not a choice is it. you are the way you are, now deal with it.
    ritchflynn ritchflynn 22-25, M Jun 14, 2009

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    I Am Strange And Happy

    I am a modern hippie, goth and many different things from day to day.  My personally  is not one dimensional so the rest of me does not have to be either.   I am weird, strange and unusual, but I am happy.     Normal is a setting on the dryer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 12, 2010

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    Never Liked....

    to be a part of the flock.......never quite understood, since a young age, why i should follow certain rules, why i should be sorry for others i don't know, why should i belong to a group of anything, or even be similar to others.... never saw the point in that.....i've always...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 2, 2011

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    I'm Different And I Love It!

    I am different. I have always known this. During my teens I used to wonder how and why I was so different from other young people my age. Why I never go out, why I've never had a boyfriend, why I don't seem to have any kind of social life at all...why I don't seem to have people...
    MrsAddamNessosin MrsAddamNessosin 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    Tried to Be 'normal'

    After a crazy upbringing I knew I was weird and different because of it.  (did you know that for every experience we have neural connections are made - so some people have some pretty awesome webs in their brain!)  Anyway, I spend most of my late teens and early...
    ivoryone ivoryone 41-45 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    Id Rather Be Me Than Pretend to Be Something Im Not

     i am definitely my own person !!!   i guess in someways i never grew up .. i still dress like i did in highschool although a lil more toned down .. i dropped the lingerie as everyday street attire .   my mom always said im definitely the black sheep of...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response May 14, 2007

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    I Seriously Do.

    I rarely don't care what other person will think about my different opinion about a subject. I enjoy being bold and crack jokes at awkward situation. I really like doing that. I think being different brings colurs in our life. I would love to be surrounded by different people. I...
    Somexyz Somexyz 22-25 Jun 20, 2012

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    o Yes - If I Were to Be Tol...

    o yes - if i were to be told i was 'average' or 'normal' i'd be offended!  i love being different, and i love my independance too.
    catsanddogs catsanddogs 36-40, F Jun 13, 2008

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    Being Different Is Good ... Now.

    Our differences are to be celebrated. They make us unique. Being different is never easy. At one time I was afraid of being different. It meant that people might turn away from me (rejection) or call me all kinds of names or even hurt me (danger). Now, with self acceptance I...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Respect.

    Everyone in this world, no matter their creed, race, religion, sex, nationality, etc, deserves to be treated with the utmost respect. Even the rapists, murderers, sociopaths, all deserve respect. I dont like it, but by God, we are all entitled to respect. None of use are any...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 24, 2009

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    Lol

    Maybe I don't "enjoy" it, but it's who I'm stuck with, so I might as well make the best of it. :)
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F Jun 14, 2009

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    The Weird People Are the Interesting Ones.

    I took me a long time to realise that being your own person is a good thing. I was always bullied at school for being the 'new' kid and being different in all senses. When people found things out about me they just added it into the list of insults and made me less proud of who I...
    Kadini Kadini 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2007

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    Be Different ...

    I dont follow any fashion trends .. I dress what I like and do what I want as long as it doesn't trouble others .. Im not a trouble maker but peace maker .. but if Im disrespected .. I will immediately turn to a trouble maker and so talented as well.
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    I'm Just a Real Girl,.

    and i am my own person. I was always different; maybe, even weird. but hey, who cares? that's me. And we can only expect other people to love and accept us if we are able to accept ourselves for whoever we are.:)
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    Be Yourself

    I would rather be myself than somebody who i'm not because i believe that you should be who you want to be and not let anybody bring you down but anyway i just sometimes see a lot of people trying to be somebody who there not and i just don't understand that i mean like what is...
    goneawayforgood goneawayforgood 22-25 2 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    I Am Me

    i love being Gothic i come from a very small town how wouldnt approve of me being me so i move to a town where i can be me and is very happy for it now if i can find my own dark knight i would be complete
    metalchick metalchick 31-35, F Jul 19, 2008

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    Stop Copying Me!

    I've always wanted to be the one who was different, when I was growing up. When everyone was doing one thing, I was always the odd kid doing something else. This use to make my mother angry too, as she would pick out our outfits for the day. Her and my sister would be wearing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    A Set Code of Laws, Everyone Should Live By...

    John Wayne said it best when he portrayed, John Bernard (JB) Brooks in the Shootist, "I wont be wronged, I wont be insulted, and I wont be laid a hand on. I dont do these things to other people, and I require the same from them." That quote is how i live my life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    I am who I am...

    I like me as I am, and prefer not to be someone else.  I don't like fitting into a mold, but I don't go out of my way to be different in every way.  I just go with who I am, and if it's the same as others, then so be it, but in many ways this means going against the...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    Would Never Change a Thing

     I love myself for who I am. I am fully confident of myself, and not jealous of any others. I would never change a single thing about me, even the bad things, because this is who I am. I am different, and I will never be or want to be someone else. This...
    BrownEyedMystery BrownEyedMystery 18-21 5 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    I Rather Be Me...

    than be frontin' and miserable.  What is the point of trying to be to like everyone when individuality is the key to really being personally happy.  Heaven forbid the day that I end up like the rest of the sheeple. : )
    Oregano Oregano 26-30, F Jun 24, 2008

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    You cannot tell me that I belong to you, I am not your own personal possession. I don't have a name tag stipulating that I am your personal property...I am not someone who can be...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    How are we so "different"? If "different" is just a thing. If we all have certain features, What does "different" bring? People filled with hatred, Can't possibly see, That there...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jul 9

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    I was being bullied at High School for "being different". Nobody ever seemed to bat an eye when I walked out of classes for fresh air back in Primary School. I was diagnosed with...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Everyone is different no matter how hard others try to be the same. We have to embrace each other and show that everyone is beautiful. Being different shows uniqueness.
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Me too love who u r and don't chance because that is a waste of the person u r.
    Kehanlon5 Kehanlon5 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love people that don't have to be clones just to fit in. That aren't afraid to be themselves and different.
    Iamevolved Iamevolved 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    sadly, there are A LOT of people who fear different. if they don't understand it, they fear it or reject it. working with the pubic has taught me a lot.
    enemyinthemirror enemyinthemirror 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I guess I don't look like everyone else because I was so bullied, i cried all the time. I thought that Once I graduate High school, it will be better. I graduate ten years ago, its...
    KassieLola KassieLola 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Stop worrying about what other people think of you. What Instagram picture you out up, what outfit you wear, what friends you hang out with. If you're happy then that's all that...
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm a sucker for British accents.....
    CoffeeBrewin14 CoffeeBrewin14 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Lol when ever I tell somebody this or even my family,they never believe me cause I guess I never stepped up. I was scared to "snitch" so I just go with the flow now and pretend it...
    jordinv jordinv 16-17, F Jul 5

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    So does anyone wanna talk or ask questions? Haha
    hanbanan hanbanan 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    So yesterday a little boy asked me why do I have a ring in my lip? I told him it was to hang things on after his mom start to yell at him for asking me about it
    karienight karienight 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I love swinging around ❤️
    hanbanan hanbanan 13-15, F Jul 15

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    I love the Lord Jesus he is my Lord and savior .
    wildman43055 wildman43055 41-45, M Jul 17

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    One of our most overlooked superpowers in life is the unbelievable power of our beliefs. A quick note: This is not for the faint of heart. It is going to go deeper than possibly...
    NeoJesusOfTheMatrix NeoJesusOfTheMatrix 70+ 4 Responses Jul 16

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