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I Have the Freedom to Be Me

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    A hard word to explain and define...but to me, it only means being able to think as I wish and like...nothing to do with feeling tied up ...or prisoner like ...especially when in a...
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    sigh, "They steal away your freedom and your love:" Of course one is only blaming the idiots because one can't stop oneself from telling them what one really feels in the first...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 21

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    So freedom is bullshit. Let's talk about america. Greatest nation ever to be on earth till the mid 90s. You see America got its power through beating a strong British army they had...
    richmckee richmckee 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 7

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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 Oct 1

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    I often see myself fly in dreams and i see the same flying dream almost all times but especially before getting any success in my professional or personal life... i dont know why...
    lover28f lover28f 26-30 1 Response Oct 5

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    All too often, public protests over emotionally-charged, highly volatile issues don’t turn out well. Though most participants in these demonstrations are peaceful and law...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Three things.... 1. It was hot & sunny & greenness in the garden was rampant...what more is needed? 2. I selfishly & perhaps negatively am coming into the full realisation that...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F Oct 6

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    Freedom have the day off :) sweet Message me of you do to...
    Sincerely77 Sincerely77 36-40, F Oct 9

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    This goes for every aspect of your life,your sexuality,religious beliefs&political inclination. You should have complete control of your body&reproductive rights. You should have...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I'd love the freedom to be as lazy and gluttonous as possible, doing nothing but gorging and browsing the web, eating tens of thousands of calories a day. I'd love to be unable to...
    ifrive1974 ifrive1974 13-15, M Oct 11

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    Asperger’s Syndrome From another planet to earth, I look around at all the people that pile on earth’s grounds. Questioning their social norms, studying their eye contact...
    kelseytoby1337 kelseytoby1337 16-17 4 Responses Oct 11

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    So... I get bored really fast, so I have gotten a few things to entertain me. Although I didn't want to make an experience of it before, because it felt like I'm trying to show off...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F Oct 12

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    MY FIRST TIME. 3.5 days, no mess, discharged Friday= Freedom. OR SO I THOUGHT...I can't seem to stop thinking bout the experience of it all, esp they traumatic parts like being...
    15YrsCutting 15YrsCutting 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    It's tough to find people who I can even tell I prefer to be nude, let alone ask to join me. I've thought about visiting a club, but as a single guy I'm not welcome at many of them...
    OhioGuy88 OhioGuy88 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 15

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    The emotional drainage is endless. Again, my mom asked about my plans for college. I don't blame her. She has to plan for her own life after I'm gone. I'm just always reluctant to...
    mishandle mishandle 18-21, F Oct 15

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    I do think about suicide a lot. I like how the thought detaches me from my homey ordinary life. No university degree, no worrying if I am attractive enough, interesting enough...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 19

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    I am in the middle of a rough divorce. This is not like the other times I have lost at love. I was married to someone else when my wife and I met and she was engaged. Long story...
    overtherainbow47 overtherainbow47 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 20

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    I love tumblr because it gives me the freedom to post whatever I want. You should follow me! :) I-will-break-free-from- you
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    - this account - I was depressed two times in my life - I want to sneak out at night - I cuss sometimes - I know how to street fight - I feel like they don't understand me - I...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    yesterday i had a good day bnow im feeling like a piece of crap gaining so much weight i cant handle it its like i want all the fat off my body i cant breathe properly to dau is...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Oct 22

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    Sometimes, chaos comes into life catching you by surprise....The equilibrium you worked so hard to maintain is tipped off-balance....The ball of the pendulum is swayed from one...
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's been 1 year, 3 months, and 3 days. Your birthday was yesterday. 17. You didn't get to make it to 17. Or even 16. It's so unfair. You were always planning for the future...
    britteller britteller 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Have you ever noticed that those who have little are often infused with incomprehensible joy - to the eyes of those who have more & come from a world of abundance? Likewise the...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F Oct 4

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    I contracted from a boyfriend that wasn't aware he was a carrier (we aren't together anymore, but for completely unrelated reasons). That is the real b*tch of it all. The majority...
    BurdenedByKnowledge BurdenedByKnowledge 26-30, F Oct 6

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    I was Seeing my girlfriend for over 3years, she was my first love and I always have her what ever she wanted, she fell out with her family and moved into my house, for 5months we...
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    Well, I've given a lot to this world. I've listened, I've observed, and I've fed back where I can to those who need to hear it. I haven't reached a tremendously wide audience, but...
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    So after 9 years of emotional torture "we are gonna be together", "I'm not ready", "I messed up I want you back" (after I just wed) TO after you wed "I'm not happy, I want you to...
    SuzanneTS SuzanneTS 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    Round 2 ~ it's been 2 years now that I have had Polymyositis now I have tried all the medications that was offer Prednisone, plasmapheresis, Rixuan, Ivig, Methotrexate...
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    I can't talk to anyone anymore, I've always said I had trust issues and didn't talk to many, but I don't think I realized how many I did talk to. Now I talk to maybe one person who...
    auntnichole auntnichole 18-21, F 22 mins ago

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    Her and I have been working together for only a few weeks. I had brought her flowers and a card, but it wasn't until later that I found out she had a boyfriend. I feel that I have...
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    Hiya, After a stonker of an argument with my mum last night I have discovered that she may be a narcissist and it may not all be me? I'm 33 and sitting here in floods of tears...
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