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I Enjoy Being Different and Bein My Own Person

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M Jun 20, 2012

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Not Me

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

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

    Listening to all these Disney soundtracks really transports me into another World! Love the feeling...A place where no one can hurt you.
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Mother's Family Memory (PART One) -- My mum is 79 and her short term memory is rather bad already. Not a reader or interested in anything intellectual, mother seldom gets to use...
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    I need people the way alcoholics need alcohol It's taken me a long time to come to that understanding, but it's the truth. The BPD side of me craves validation and attention with...
    AnxietyReactor AnxietyReactor 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I have given up on trying to be a good person. I have made my decision that i'm done being different that i'm done with being the "nice guy." Im sick of people making me feel like...
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M 8 Responses Aug 1

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    I feel natural when I am myself. Being weird is... Unique. I don't try and be normal, it's boring! Being myself is what makes me different from everyone. You can't Change me from...
    BadassNerd BadassNerd 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Since I'm the only person in this category thus far, I suppose I'll explain what this means for me. For as long as I can remember, I have subconsciously assigned personalities to...
    Visola Visola 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Since I was very young, I always find myself not fitting into a group. I don't like the awkward moment that I can feel the others not interested to talk to me and I may need to...
    Zbabe Zbabe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    There's a back story as to why this interests me. It's nothing to do with 50 shades, haven't read it. It's my own personal reasons. I submit to it ;) Anyway I met a man who I...
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I just wish I was not a lonely person and had atleast some friends who I could hang out with or talk to. I love being on my own at times
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F Aug 1

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    The hardest challenge right now is looking in the mirror, i am only 15 and my life feels disastrous. I have been diagnosed with severe depression, moderate anxiety, bulimia and...
    ticklishvampire ticklishvampire 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    A guy dumped me because I was rlly weird. Nothing wrong with being myself, if they don't like "you", screw em. Being weird is the bomb. Being different is special. Almost everyone...
    rachel96826 rachel96826 13-15, F Aug 12

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    One time my neighbor threw his walking cane into a hornet’s nest because he wanted to see what would happen. They swarmed our porch for weeks. He said it was worth it. That...
    UltimateDespair UltimateDespair 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    In my opinion I think most of us would like to think OR think, we're interesting in some shape or form. I always used to like the thought of being a really interesting person but...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I would spend hours looking at fan art of my favourite games, shows and characters. Then I would be there wishing I would make my own personal fan art. I literally become really...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Aug 8

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    Don't tell me how 'lucky' I am or anything like that. I have some weird psychological problems, I don't like food, and rarely get hungry. It's a weird form of anorexia. (actually...
    Nixed Nixed 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Yes I created this group being different is a struggle and it's no fun.
    DancingQueen70 DancingQueen70 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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