I Have the Freedom to Be Me

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    26-30
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    I have no problem with interracial relationships
    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    46-50, T
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