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I Hate Being Defined By My Race

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    Am I ugly or nah?!?!?

    !?! Tell me
    hbendel hbendel 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    People don't beeline me

    when I say in mixed
    hbendel hbendel 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    Being An American Is Harder Than I Thought...

    My mom's a hispanic immigrant, my dad is an African American man....I was born here, I was born around ALL kinds of people, ideas, music, and I feel like I'm finally coming into my own and realizing who I am, but my family won't accept me for who I am. I don't do anything to hurt...
    GabywasHere91 GabywasHere91 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    White

    I hate when people refer to me as 'white'. I. hate. it. I don't know why. Honestly, maybe it's jealousy. I won't lie. I hate when it is winter, my tan is gone, and people say I am pale. I find that so rude. I feel like that is the same as walking up to an African American person...
    eatontowngirlxo eatontowngirlxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    It didn't use to be this bad. I just felt like being a guy was better, but now it's at a whole other level. I look into a mirror and I see breasts, I see a vagina, and I hate...
    WhiteSparrow127 WhiteSparrow127 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So I just really need to get this off my chest as it is taboo to mention such things anywhere else! I hate being a stepmom!! Yes I hate it... I didn't say I hate my step kids... I...
    Unleashedmind Unleashedmind 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in highschool. I strongly dislike being black. I wish I was born white. I constantly try to mimick white people with fake hair and dying my...
    niamcmillan niamcmillan 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm gay there is no way around it. I know for sure I'm gay. I'm attracted to the male body and its disgusting. When I look at other boys it turns me on and I really hate that. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 10

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    There's nothing I can do about it. Getting over it won't make me not hate it. I hate being questioned about my gender. I hate mirrors. I just. Ugh. I can't even type with how upset...
    MissBlackrose MissBlackrose 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I hate feeling as if I have to explain who I am to people. I hate feeling uncomfortable in my skin. I'm sick of feeling like I'm never good enough. I'm tired that I let things get...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm a 19 year old college football player. I'm 6 foot 7, 230 pounds. My whole life I've grown up being told how much potential I have in athletics and other areas of life simply...
    dabah2014 dabah2014 18-21, M Jul 20

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    i really, really ******* hate being an introvert. maybe "introvert" isn't really the right word though, i think that something along the lines of a person who suffers from social...
    BlaRiix BlaRiix 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate being lied to especially If i'm honest with you 24/7. If I lied to you like you lie to me, you would hate me, think about how it would feel before you constantly lie and...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Hate Being Restrained and I hate restraints
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate being angry. And one of those instances is now when I get accused for something which I am sure wasn't my fault. And even if there was a chance it was my fault then why is...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate being ignored 😑 😕 all I want is to talk to you the least you can do is listen 😑 being ignored is hell to me
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Hate being this tired and can't sleep when it's too warm arghhhhhh 😕😕😕
    Sweetgal40 Sweetgal40 36-40, F Jul 16

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    I hate being lied too I'm sure everyone does so why it go on? It's the golden rule treat others the way you'd like to be treated so I expect you to not lie to me and I won't lie to...
    chickensoup17 chickensoup17 18-21, M Jul 22

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    I'm 5'1 and I hated being short all my life . I don't get it my brother is 6'1 and my younger sister is 5'4 . What happened to me !! Lol. When I was in my twenties people use to...
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I hate being alone. But its even worse whe youre surrounded by people and you still feel alone and empty. Im trying really hard to be happy but its so hard.
    patric5678 patric5678 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Ive always hated being touched by anyone, family included. It makes me feel like peeling my skin off, or washing myself raw. I dont even know why Im like this since Ive never had...
    tikani tikani 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I hate being lied to, but I lie all the time.
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I hate being the oldest because I always have to do everything my parents are always saying that there tried because they have to deal with my sister they really don't have anymore...
    magolly magolly 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I hate being single all of the time. I have been single for the past five years, I thought if I went to college to get a degree it would take my mind off of it but in reality it...
    Allan856 Allan856 31-35, M Jul 7

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    i hate being rejected , makes me feel worthless , thats why i turn into a complete ******* when it happens , it somehow makes me feel better
    isaagrinz isaagrinz 18-21, M Jul 9

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    I really hate being sick. I have been sick since Thursday night. The other night I was rushed to ER they gave a shot and some antibiotics. To yesterday afternoon I was on EP...
    SummerLove16 SummerLove16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I hate being ignored by the people that I care about and that claim they care about me. I don't really mind so much if a stranger, someone that I just meet, or someone that I'm...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 17

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    I hate being bored all the time. No matter how hard I try I still end up bored.
    eliam14 eliam14 18-21, M Jul 18

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    Especially by people claiming they want a 'normal friendly conversation' but then just ignore you when you try and talk to them -.- People who claim to hate being ignored and then...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I hate being used by people who say they care about you. I am not stupid,I know when someone lies to me.I know Im not beautiful,not perfect,but I do have feelings that are easily...
    wvcountrylady wvcountrylady 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I hate being skinny!! I wish I was a little bigger! People drive me up the wall when they tell me that I need 2 go eat a sandwich! Ur like a twig! Do u ever eat?! I don't know y I...
    fashion14 fashion14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I only hate being in schools because I have a school shooting fear. It's sad that people including myself can't even feel safe at a place that was safer then your own homes at one...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I hate being broke; its summertime and i'm stuck in the city. 😿
    unicornina unicornina 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I fking hate being misunderstood. It makes my blood boil, and makes me want to cry. I'm a good person, I take the time to figure out what someone is trying to say. I hear them out...
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 16-17 a week ago

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    Hate Being Judged By People That Dont Even Know Me grow up
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate being angry because when I am angry I sin and I feel so badly and fear I disappoint God. I always apologize to God when I calm down but I feel so guilty because the next...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate being used by players. I always tell myself that I'll never fall for another one again and yet I do, over and over again. I feel like, to guys, I'm only good enough for sex...
    xkylie xkylie 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I hate being ignored because wen im trying to talk with someone , and they dont say say nothing . I feel like im a ghost or something , like today i try to tell my mom something...
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really hate being the youngest. My family blames everything on me & constantly tells me to shut up. Like that's their favorite saying. I won't even be saying anything and my mom...
    isabellamancini isabellamancini 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Calling different ethnicities "races" implies that they are totally different species. White people are not a different species from black people, they are just two different forms...
    IDidntWantToSignUp IDidntWantToSignUp 18-21 1 Response Jul 7

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    I think the more open-minded women and minorities know that they can't blame every white man for all the injustices caused by white men. I refuse to take responsibility for these...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    As a mixed race guy with tattoos I am indeed, respectful to all people, caring, intelligent, kind. My look is simply my own expression of my indivuality. Not your clues to who I am...
    bull815 bull815 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    We judge others instantly by their clothes, their cars, their appearance, their race, their education, their social status. The list is endless. What gets me is that most people...
    bitchybeck bitchybeck 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Life itself takes effort and wisdom; patience and self control. Some people have mastered self discipline while others are slaves to every desire even though they find themselves...
    Mirandaluvslife Mirandaluvslife 36-40, F Jul 23

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    I love being a teenager, but I hate it, like... 1: I love it because you can get by with being immature, but I hate it cause so many teens are immature 2: I hate it cause you...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I hate it. I hate it with a passion. My entire family looks down on me because of who my mom is. It's not fair that everyone assumes I'm going to grow up to be **** because of her...
    KilljoyTillTheEnd KilljoyTillTheEnd 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    seriously. the more and more i see about china. it's just unbelievable. i can't stay in a country where GOOGLE WIKI YOUTUBE ARE BLOCKED!! damn it! i'm going to china next year for...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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