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I Have the Freedom to Be Me

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    Freedom to be me. Freedom to not care what

    others think. Freedom to be me. Not everyone feels they have the freedom to express them self. They always worried about what someone else think. For those who lives this way your letting someone to control yourself. As for me I glad I don't live this way. I glad I have...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Jan 20

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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 Jul 30, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I believe in freedom of speech if it within reason. If someone wants to fight for gay rights, that within reason. If someone wants to end child labour, this is within reason. As...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 29

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    A actually wrote this last January 31st but I wasn't able to post it immediately because I'm a little bit busy. Just a random post, I don't know what are the things that will be...
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    Ever since my husband un-fenced me, my happiness has been ten times it's normal level. It's so liberating!! I haven't even gone over to another's yard yet, but I will!!
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