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I Have the Freedom to Be Me

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Free!

    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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    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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    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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    The problem is every one desires complete freedom. Which can't happen or else anarchy would be aligned. Another problem is that people have too many choices and become spoiled and...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    What is life ? They said : it's something Between B to D (Birth to Death) but between B and D there is C. C : It's your Choice. 🌺Make the best choices in your life 🌺
    Halle2015 Halle2015 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Im so sorry for my english im no good No right to fall inlove I have been raised in a very strict christian family, the rules and regulations are all bible base I do love God...
    natre natre 22-25, F Sep 5

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    Probably an unpopular opinion but it's true. All we do is fight for interests not called freedom. Anyone who tells you different is either blind, or ignorant. Again, this is just...
    ImToolazyforaWittyUseName ImToolazyforaWittyUseName 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    the reason why freedom exist is for love exist, there is no love without freedom :P
    lightraydawn lightraydawn 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Freedom of speech is our most important freedom!! We may not like what something being said because you may find it offensive but imagine living in a country where you could be...
    Penguin47 Penguin47 66-70, M 1 Response Sep 17

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    There are better ways to exercise freedom of speech than to harass each other on EP and other social networking sites. As a victim of harassment I don't want to see it censored but...
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 24

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    My kids are in school Monday through Friday All I have is the My 11 month old baby.. Which is fine because she can go to daycare I feel so much freedom. Today is Saturday I'm home...
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 Sep 6

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    So last night I had a dream about my mom having a beautiful bird as a pet. The bird's cage was always clean and he always had food, but in the dream I always felt sad about it. I...
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F Sep 9

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    If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.- George Washington
    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M Sep 16

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M Sep 16

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    Islamic apostasy laws — a big disgrace in the 21st Century Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:08 by Nahla Mahmoud It is absolutely ridiculous in the twenty-first century to...
    Freedom4all Freedom4all 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    Many have fought and died so that you and I can have that freedom. Use your words carefully:)
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 17

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    Yes one has freedom of speech what will happen after you speak is what you have no control of....
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F Sep 18

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    My parents just told me I better stop listening to this kind of music (muse, radiohead, etc) because it's to depressive "for my age", and because I am just writing lyrics like this...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 20

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    Decided to post 20 random facts about myself1. I'm not korean or japanese I'm filipino2. I own 10 cats 5 dogs.3. My last name in italian means "big family"4. I'm very indecisive...
    reezaheartdogs reezaheartdogs 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Existentialists like Sartre seemed to regard freedom as being some kind of terrible burden, a Pandora's Box that released all sorts of evils - responsibility, guilt, uncertainty...
    PhiliaSophia PhiliaSophia 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My mother is a narcissist. My dad is her faithful enabler. They have been married for 52 years and to this day he does what she says. My mother was never home growing up. When...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    This goes out to the Islamic State in the East. You know how to avoid problems. You know how to expand and how to inject terror. However, there is one little bit you left out on...
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Sometimes, I feel nothing at all. Nothingness. Numbing nothingness. Pain. I need it. The constant dull aching inside, I need it. It makes me feel human. It keeps me from wanting...
    SimonFlarerington SimonFlarerington 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    From "Confessions of a Chronic Teenager" by Vermonster in the Experience Group, I Battle Depression. In the back of my mind, I know that it has to do with the lack of control...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Sep 6

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    Hello this is the subaltern speaking. May I have my identity back?
    yeyoil yeyoil 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    I cannot stand small spaces and feeling "cooped up" I have always wanted to feel free and roam.
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M Sep 16

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    I've been a member on this site for quite a while now. I have made numerous friends and helped numerous people. It's also helped me when I was down to pick myself up again... But...
    EmmaLangley99 EmmaLangley99 13-15, F Sep 21

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    Just got home from a week and a half road trip and the feeling of wanting to die is getting stronger and stronger. I know where I would go and jump to freedom. Attach a note to...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    My brother wastes my parents money on booze and gets freedom, I waste their money on books and I get a long lecture and grounded
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    What's worse than a trashcan full of dead babies? The one at the bottom's alive... What's worse than that? It has to eat its way to freedom... What's worse than that? It goes back...
    RatchetPizza RatchetPizza 13-15, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Is it me or when school ends do you just wanna shout "Freedom!"?
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Every day i wake up to see if I still have my account... It may be soon that I will lose my account... Why? Wanting Freedom to write what I want to...
    sensualromantic sensualromantic 36-40, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Ahhh! Today did not go as planned. :( Began my first day of college classes, first of all I was five minutes late for my very first class because I couldn't find it. I awkwardly...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    So, for anyone who has read my stories, you know that I want an unconventional sort of family in the future. I fully support a nude, sexually open family. I think that a family...
    eraticmoods eraticmoods 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Well here it goes, I need some advice on this. 2 years ago I was introduced to a man who I met through my job. I took a liking to him (even though I was in a relationship at the...
    sarahdragonfly sarahdragonfly 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    WE ARE AMERICANS TOO! We were born in American towns and cities and went to American schools, where we stood and pledged our allegiance to the flag. We worshipped our churches...
    EmmaSylvester EmmaSylvester 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    That age old saying "ignorance is bliss" holds so true. Once you have gained knowledge of a something; once your eyes have been opened to it, your world can never be the same...
    mmissy1012 mmissy1012 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I didn't have a perfect childhood. I know there are many like me that didn't. My childhood could have been worse, I'm sure. This is my story. I'll write it in parts because its...
    Guilty1982 Guilty1982 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Something I wrote to him, although I didn't send it. Thank you. I have a lot of things to thank you for. Thank you for showing me how to love and supposedly be "loved". Thank...
    weightingforhappiness weightingforhappiness 18-21, F 33 mins ago

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    as "a child", I'd get Excruciatingly PAINFUL headaches.... From the presence of Nicotine. I wasn't "as knowledgeable" Then about Second Hand Smoke as I am NOW.... so I'd 'Wonder...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 4 hrs ago

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