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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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    My neighbor's house is only about 15 feet away! My wife only wants sheers on the windows downstairs because she says full curtains make her feel "closed-in". Usually, when I'm...
    closetedcd60 closetedcd60 61-65, M 9 Responses Mar 6

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    The thing with jealousy is that it eats you inside out. You feel there is something amiss with how hungry he seemed for her in that photo. That tiny grain of bad feeling nags you...
    VinylEyes VinylEyes 70+, F 36 mins ago

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    I believe in Freedom of Speech. I think that, as a rule, we should be able to express our ideas, thoughts and opinions. But, I think that there is a big misconception that...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    The Upsides to Not Have Kids: B) First of all, my life is my own; all for me; I'm all that matters; 100% concerned with what I want and what I'm going through; as casting director...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    It has been true for a while, that western lives and freedoms matter more than the rest. It garners more of an emotional reaction among them. It horrifies, and causes dismay, shock...
    Theaudienceofdeath Theaudienceofdeath 70+, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    Freedom of Speech 1) is only an American Law no other country has it. 2) ONLY protects you from persecution or censure from the American Government 3) there have been...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I don't know if you were looking at me or not You probably smile like that all the time And I don't mean to bother you but I couldn't just walk by And not say hi And I know your...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So now that my sister is doing me a favor and staying away from me I can finally think and get things done. It's kinda scary how everytime she shuts up I feel alot better. Her...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I am scared of my feelings. My boyfriend is visually impaired and he is slowly going blind, yet I love him and stand by him unconditionally. I would be totally heartbroken If I...
    LeavingThePast LeavingThePast 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 3

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    Balmoral International Group Ltd. is introducing one of the most-wildly known monuments in town. Gëlle Fra is a Luxembourgish term for Golden Lady. The monument, located in...
    RaffyAgoncillo RaffyAgoncillo 26-30, M Mar 5

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    Last night I was looking over some my old stories, one in particular very popular and most viewed post under: I am a Lesbian... I noticed I really needed to clean up the...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 6

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    Part 2 of last night's nightmares Me and all of my siblings had been kidnapped by a man who was TOTALLY INSANE (he was actually my dad in real life!! But in the dream he wasnt our...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Mar 8

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    I have to wear them cos my parents are strict and make me wear them all year. In winter I am the only one with shorts. I got used to it and even like it.
    erik2000erik200 erik2000erik200 13-15, M Mar 9

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    PTSD, its a pure *****. Its something that follows me every single day and its not something that I can just wish away, because believe me, I would do it in a heartbeat. I suffer...
    HisLittleLady HisLittleLady 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I will never understand some people. You state a fact. They don't believe it. You then show verifiable proof of the fact. They still call it an opinion and want to argue...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Within the ruins of memories, Echoes of hollow screams haunting, Heart darkened by a penumbra of the past, Rising from the expanse of a dark conscious, A whisper, the rumbling...
    urbannomad6699 urbannomad6699 36-40, M Mar 9

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    My arraignment is set and now I'm stressing out. Part of me wants this to happen to get it over with already, but the other part of me is afraid of what can happen. I feel like I...
    AG06 AG06 26-30 4 Responses Mar 9

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    Loyalty. Is it keeping your word? Or because it is the right thing to do even if you have other options? Is it putting others' happiness before your own? Is it unselfishness...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    It would be so easy for you to break the happiness in me, It would be so easy for you make me yearn and scream, It would be so easy,If I let you in . Where the trust I give...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    skinny dip every-night in my pool,I do it during the day as well but I'm overlooked ,so the neighbors get an eyeful at times, who cares, they shouldn't look then.I love the freedom...
    waxfoot1 waxfoot1 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 15

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    Implied consent law...people don't realize what it means. It supersedes your Miranda rights. So the cop says, you have the right to remain silent, you have the right to an attorney...
    ramble123 ramble123 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I'm naked some of the time at home and it's nice when some of my friends are when they're at our house (not many though). We also go to naked club swims and I like going to nudist...
    Emily2002uk Emily2002uk 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Many members participate and provide us with their expereinces and feelings of life, but many also just read others expereinces and donot participate at all, which is a shame. So...
    TheEnglander TheEnglander 66-70, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask "What if I fall?" Oh but my Darling, What if you fly? ~ Erin Hanson <3
    GlitzandGlamber GlitzandGlamber 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well who doesn't? I just wish I could be free from the pain in which I have been put.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    First of all, sorry for the length of this. So I had an appointment for my fibromyalgia. I've been told I have it but was getting some more tests ran. I've never seen this doctor...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    So basically most people who aren't that close to me don't know that I am a person who suffers from GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). Some of the symptoms of GAD include...
    devinesoul94 devinesoul94 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I am a 23 year old and was just charged with a DUI over the weekend. No one was hurt. No one else was involved. Just me. I always had a rule when driving after having drinks...
    lookahead49 lookahead49 22-25, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This is a difficult thing to admit. I have been holding this a secret for about 7 years. I started seeing a therapist because I have had patterns of self destruction for years...
    somewhatdamaged88 somewhatdamaged88 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Its hard to get around it but yeah I am having issues with my fiance's mother. Or should I say she's having issues with me, right along with the baby mama. Alright to began with...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Girls with straight hair don't know how easy they have it. -_- The fact that I actually have to "do" my hair every morning in order for it to look it's best is annoying...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    most of the ppl who say the are bpd and not been diagnose by a professional. ive taken a lot of test , and it comes up that i have strong indicators of it , they confirmed i do...
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I didn't even realise it happened until I came from university for the Easter holidays this year. Before going to uni, I had a select few friends, and there was a close, unspoken...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    Well I I can't call them my family period. We are estranged. My siblings get away with everything. I try to punish them and I get pushed around like crazy. I can honestly say I...
    Atlchris Atlchris 18-21 6 hrs ago

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    I have been left in the cold several times already by people online once they found out that they couldn't have their way with me and all of a sudden they became withdrawn more and...
    yellowsapphire273 yellowsapphire273 26-30, M 1 Response 54 mins ago

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