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I Have the Freedom to Be Me

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    Whenever I think about this topic I come to this song by the English group Cast: Free Me: Give me some time to be me Give me the space that I need Give me a reason to be Give me some time to be I've got to open my eyes to see Give me the air that I breathe Give me the...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2009

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    I'm never truly free cos I have a few issues

    I've never been able to escape, but I have to be free to be me. I'm the only one who can be me and there is no one else like me. I have my own personality, talents, abilities, goals, and aspirations.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 6

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    So my mom drops this bombshell on me

    that she would want me to be a woman who can be able to be independent which I thought made sense. But.... She goes on to say that I should be a woman who will be able to cook for my husband, considering that we are both coming from work and are both tired but just because I am...
    sunnydiana sunnydiana 18-21, F Dec 16, 2013

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    And I Use My Freedom Well!

    For so long... from the age of 6 until the age of 21, I was not my true self. I was not free to be myself. No, I guess no one held a gun to my head and made me dance to their beat. I think the real truth is, I was AFRAID to stand on my own two feet and be different than anyone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Just Debs

    The freedom to be me. I am a 44 year old transgendered women who lives in London Since a very early age I knew that there was something different about me. I did not like playing with guns on cars I liked my sister’s Cindy (Barbie) much better….. I did all the usual...
    debbie11T debbie11T 41-45, T 3 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    Weather Mood Change

    I LOVE IT WHEN ITS COLD OUTSIDE AND WHEN IT SNOW OR RAIN CAUSE IT KEEP A FEW PEOPLE IN THE HOUSE BUT WHEN THE SUN COME OUT I GET MAD OR DEPRESS CAUSE ITS STARTING TO SEEM LIKE I DONT WANT TO BE AROUND A LOT OF PEOPLE WINTER IS BEAUTIFUL
    janetrose janetrose 46-50, F Apr 2, 2012

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    Freedom Of A Muslim Woman

    It is a truth a muslim woman should appear with her hijab, she loves it,& she is considering it as her protection she is free before a big crowd because she is with her hijab friends of iblees roaming everywhere but she is with her protection I wonder why she should be in the...
    radie radie 16-17 3 Responses Nov 9, 2010

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    Choice

                               I believe that  I still have the chance to say pretty much what  I feel. We havent  a  dictator as of...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    So, I'm to post about an experience. Well, I'm just a young boy, 15, admitably not that experienced, but I know enough to see the world, I've watcged and observed current events...
    czarczarczarczar czarczarczarczar 18-21, M Nov 27

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    "Freedom and Security are opposites" - somewhat of an oversimplification, but we design systems to balance security and accessibility, for example, by using one password and an...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Nov 28

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    The bests of the best The freedom... To speak your mind To do what you want To show, in essence To choose your way To be yourself To feel To dream To smile To think To love...
    TendereyesPrincess TendereyesPrincess 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    I never thought I would enjoy traveling alone but that recently changed a few months ago. It was a great weekend. I can't wait to experience another city at my own pace. I like a...
    temptedintucson temptedintucson 31-35, F Dec 1

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    Sometimes, people deserve the rights to do what they don't. It's just something we cannot stop it from happening. If you had this point of freedom, what would you do? Honestly, I...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F Dec 3

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    Live And Let Live. (EP Edition)This website has been up since 2007.Millions of people have joined since. From different backgrounds. Different lifestyles. Different views and...
    DJFrankieWilde DJFrankieWilde 26-30 Nov 21

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    My testimonial about maum meditation. Like victims of tick bites are often unaware, as the parasites inject painkilling agents to numb the bite and start sucking your blood and...
    Ekk01 Ekk01 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Dr. Joseph Nicolosi explains the dynamics of bias against ex-gays The following essay “Why Gays Cannot Speak for Ex-gays” by Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D. is from the NARTH website...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F Dec 6

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    I have fears, issues and feelings I bury in shallow graves. For the past three months I've been working two jobs so I don't have a lot of free time.. I've learned how to live in...
    Baconarama Baconarama 22-25 1 Response Nov 22

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    It feels absolutely wonderful, the freedom, the knowledge that no one is looking at you, well..it's wonderful and no words could express how I was feeling then :D
    Musicalswans Musicalswans 13-15, F Nov 23

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    I feel like parents should stop being over protective and stop sheltering their kids so much. I didn't come from an overprotective family - and neither did half of my friends...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    Several years ago when I was a member at a nudist resort, one weekend I took my bike with me and rode around the dirt and gravel road around the park wearing only a pair of flip...
    SunningBare SunningBare 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I had a rough childhood. During my last year of high school, it took a lot of help from some people who decided to step in and a lot of work on my own to get away. Some were just...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    We the people stand up to this corrupted system. We see it all over the internet but never in the streets. The rich control everything and anything they want; using paper!!! Like...
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M Nov 26

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    ..and all of the various beasts i have had the honour to know. BTW, i'm Canadian; we already had our thanksgiving weeks ago so this is not about being thankful, etc. etc. yadda...
    JenRhaine JenRhaine 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Awoke at 2:20 a.m. on Thanksgiving from this bizarre dream about having been kidnapped by two strangers who lured me to their house from an airport because I left my purse in the...
    lc1967 lc1967 46-50, F Nov 28

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    Should I continue a relationship with my mom? Growing up, my mom and I had an amazing relationship. My parents divorced when I was 3, and even though they were separated, I was...
    annamarie1 annamarie1 18-21, F Nov 29

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    ….Dear you, 
i just want to tell u that u are wonderful and strong person and no matter what happens in ur life:
Give yourself a chance,
Give yourself the moment,
Give...
    happygribi happygribi 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I just love how this experience attracts the feminazi's on this website. You live and let live as long as what someone else is doing does inflict suffering upon you. But these...
    crowe15 crowe15 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I love this website. I dont have to hold back because if anyone tries to bully me, i can just block them.
    DontBeModest DontBeModest 13-15, M Dec 2

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    What is the Love of Christ? I am wondering if people really understand and know what it is. See I will be showing the Love of Christ to those lost in sin and along comes, a heathen...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    How I Moved Beyond Insomnia by Jennifer Jackson, The Mind-Body Coach www.beyondinsomnia.com We all know people who can sleep like a rock no matter what. I have never been one of...
    beyondinsomnia beyondinsomnia 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Yet, I do find specific traits and morals that certain cultures have, as unique and admirable. For instance, I love Greek History like Sparta's fighting ethics and my favorite tv...
    city87 city87 26-30, M Dec 6

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    I've recently moved to a country with minimal public transport. This being very different to where I lived in for the last few years. This being a big issue. In the Netherlands...
    BounceAround BounceAround 22-25, F Dec 8

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    As do I. The experience project is not a place for p0rn0gr@phy, fantasy, titillation or solicitation in any way shape or form meant to arouse yourself or others. If you are here...
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    PhD in theoretical chemical physics. I have a PhD from one of the most known institute of technology in Sweden. I am proud of it, just because I did it when I was still thinking...
    mrtt80 mrtt80 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Success Such a funny thing. There is no real way to place value on another persons worth. Sometimes I get caught up in my self-loathing that I forget I am pretty good at certain...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm 22 years old and I'm terrified about living alone. I grew up with lots of siblings. In my country, extended families were very coomon and I was part of one. I've never had...
    gethro gethro 22-25, M Dec 12

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    I got an injunction on my ex yesterday. They served it yesterday afternoon. It's a relief I won't suffer any more of his texts or have him following me or coming to the house...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I want to enjoy my free time. I still want to be able to have my interests/hobbies, work( one day I'll be owning my own business), traveling, friends, maybe some volunteering. I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I HAD social anxiety. I'm somewhat antisocial (Not in the literal sense. I meant in the very very introverted sense) and I can be somewhat socially awkward. But I no longer feel...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I guess I actually have some principles after all. I am totally stunned by the news that SONY pictures are backing off the release of the film The Interview based on anonymous...
    Uncleleo Uncleleo 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I guess I actually have some principles after all. I am totally stunned by the news that SONY pictures are backing off the release of the film The Interview based on anonymous...
    Uncleleo Uncleleo 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    The Blue Chair I remember it vividly, recreate the setting constantly in my head, whether i like it or not. It's stuck in there like a tape..playing, pausing, and rewinding. I sat...
    smellsliketeenspiritl05 smellsliketeenspiritl05 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I've been keeping a secret for a long time. I just dont know how people are gonna react when they know about it. Its not just about how they react, but im scared that if that...
    lifeiswhatthef lifeiswhatthef 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    so my bf is out and unfortunately there was no time to reconnect or anything. he decided to use his new freedom as a way to be with the people who got him in jail. I was made less...
    AngelChanel AngelChanel 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was raised in a foster family (I was fostered then adopted into this family- and they continued to foster other children). When I was younger I was a loud, confident child and as...
    Alexmoss1990 Alexmoss1990 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    So it's the season of good will. I planned to visit my grandparents this year for Xmas. They decided to invite my mum. Anyho I planned to buy Xmas presents months ago for the 15...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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