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I Live By My Own Rules

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 198 People

    You Only Have One Life.

    I don't let people/rules run my life for me.  I make my own decisions regardless and do me 100% of the time.  We only get one chance to make life worth it, and if we aren't enjoying ourselves what's the point?  Society wants us to conform but some people are just...
    HisONEnOnly HisONEnOnly 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I Live By My Own Rules

    im the type of person who could careless about what you think off me you could come up to me in a public place and say a bunch of crude about me and i would just move you out of the way and keep walking im going to tell you the rules i live by that make my life so successful...
    reesethebeast reesethebeast 22-25, M Apr 30, 2009

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    My Life Iz My Story

    i want sweet nd honest g.f bcz i want some one who love me
    hack3r hack3r 16-17, M Mar 8, 2012

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    1 never screw over your partner.

    2 always wear gloves at a crime scene. 3 never believe what your told double check. 4 the best way to keep a secret keep it to yourself the second best tell one other person if you must there is no third best way. 5 don't waste good. 6 never apologise it's a sign of weakness. 7...
    Hime9908 Hime9908 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Be Happy

    Rules Of Living. Smile, Be Real, Don't take ****, Smile When The Clouds are comming in, Raise alitte hell, Get over it. Get up and try again.. Let noone Break you or Bring ya down.. My rules of Living Makes Me happy, and Leaves no Room For negotiation And It's simple wanna Try...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    What It Means to Me to Live By My Own Rules

     I spent all my life doing what my mom said was ok for me to do. Eventually I decided go do as I said I should do. I've made mistakes, and i've been ok, but from all this I have been able to compile a set of "rules" that I would like to use as a gide to live my...
    eaglescorpio eaglescorpio 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2009

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    Live without pretending,

    love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending...
    emania emania 22-25, F Feb 9

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    IM HOME ALONE FOR A WEEK!

    !! I could walk around my house stark naked for seven ******* days if i wanted to :D I can cook and eat whatever the hell i want. I can run and work out and not do chores whenever i PLEASE... **** YEAH 😝🎉
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    My Way, Or the Boring Way.

    i like to have fun, so ill spice up anything so i could have some major fun. I dont believe in rules and think people should have less laws and more freedoms. ;)
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Aug 25, 2009

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    Not As Free As It Sounds :p

    I finally did something stupid enough a year ago for me to sit down and make a set of rules for myself so i'd stop screwing things up. And i try to keep to them (quite successfully except for rule 4) as much as possible: 1) Never hold anything dangerous near someone's head (you...
    djpanda djpanda 18-21, M Oct 13, 2010

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    Rules Are For People Who Can't Decide For Themselves

    I believe virtually all of society's rules exist mainly to instruct people who don't want to think for themselves.  Most people are followers, and prefer to be led by someone else.  People of average intelligence (most people) believe they should follow someone smarter than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    (My Rules)

    I think that everyone has a set of rules that they live by. Some people call them values and others might call them their personal mission statements. I like to call mine just my rules that keep me just on the edge but keep me safe. Every year I always look at my rules and I...
    mrbcw mrbcw 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Dont Give a F-u-c-k.

    I don't give a **** Clothes? I wear what I want or the lack thereof. Bedtime? Whenever the hell I wanna lay my *** down. Religion? Jesus is ignoring me. So I gave god the silent treatment. School? I come here and get good grades because I plan to rescue my children from...
    Witchteen Witchteen 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 30, 2009

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    Let's start by getting a few things clear: I don't believe in spending my life stuck in an endless routine of going to work day after day just to pay the lousy bills. I believe...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Ooppppsss! I did it again! I can't really be trusted with my own rules. Just hoping its worth it.
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    people are unique and beautiful in their own way and we are not to judge them or be judged......if we cant accept them for who they are, the problem lies within oneself...
    joethangbali joethangbali 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am a submissive . Thats one if the things that I know. It's a important part of me. The need to have someone to belong to is strong. I feel like a whole person when I'm owned...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 16

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    First it's stupid dress code rules that actually limit more kids than others and now it's "No Grinding" at dances. First off, are you ******* kidding me? They expect us to act...
    MoniiiBabyy MoniiiBabyy 18-21, F Oct 6

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    For once it would be nice to live a day just my way. Forgetting the written and unwritten rules. No more smiling when I really don't like what's happening around me. No cheek...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F Oct 14

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    Conversation (HoH) - rejected (this is fine though and we discussed potential dom/sub which was also rejected) both are fine to reject So next thought was something I want to...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 6 Responses Oct 21

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    Generally because of the intense mother nature with the real estate property current market, it's important to have a higher diploma of knowledge relating to how the real estate...
    Herma825h6hw2 Herma825h6hw2 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Father Family Memory (According to my mother)- Part 1. This is the first part of what my mum has been telling me about my father's side of family. As far as I could tell, mum has...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Oct 18

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    Why do we let ourselves live by other peoples ideals on how we should live our sexual lives..?
    amypure amypure 26-30, F 26 Responses Oct 6

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    No Regrets - "Nothing is certain, except death and taxes." - Benjamin Franklin - We all know when our taxes are due, but none of us know when we will die. We could live to the...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 14 Responses Oct 16

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    Sexuality is a state of mind you can choose at any given time. That's not to say I don't believe in gay or straight, but more that the options are there if people want to take them...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 22

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    U.S. Government claims exclusive ownership over its "invention" of Ebola The "SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION" section of the patent document also clearly claims that the U.S. government...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm an exhausted grad student trying to get through my last year and a half of school. I moved into a new apartment this year and have really inconsiderate downstairs neighbors who...
    emgirl1232004 emgirl1232004 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    DSM (Diagnostic & Statistic Manual of Mental Disorder) diagnosis of HDD (hyper sexual desire disorder) as a mental affection, devaluates asexuality as a sexual orientation. Which...
    JesseVicious JesseVicious 22-25, T 1 Response Oct 17

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    I used to believe in marriage, and in there only being one right person for you for life, but as I grow older and more in tune with my sexuality I just don't get how we could ever...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F 19 Responses Oct 20

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    Sexuality requires no rules; every single soul on this planet has the right to be free in their sexual choices - without fear, without shame and with their head held high...
    ThePhilogynist ThePhilogynist 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    "What cowardice it is to be dismayed by the happiness of others and devastated by their good fortune." - MONTESQUIEU Not only their life for some whom has friends or family of...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Oct 4

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    My status gets you here, now the rules are pretty simple, don't obey, be ignored or blocked. 1. I SAID THIS MANY TIMES, ME WILL NOT ACCEPT MALE RQs FROM PEOPLE THAT ARE 35 YEARS...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    This is my house rules that my daughters Mia (15) and Sandra (13) need to follow. Coming home late -Spanking and bedtime spankings Chatting after bedtime -Spanking and bedtime...
    StrictMomLena StrictMomLena 41-45, F 18 Responses Oct 16

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    Honestly, why is sexuality an issue. Why is it still illegal In states to marry the same-sex. Why is society so caught up in something so free willing. This is America, land of...
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 16

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    Good-bye EP Friends! Hello to all members of this forum, but especially those whom I have come to know over the past two years. I am here to say goodbye. I am very grateful to...
    Buroak Buroak 51-55, M 22 Responses a week ago

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    This is why one person can't ever fulfill ones needs alone, and why this group exists. The "rules" are ridiculous! A good majority of people would say, "you're married, you should...
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    HIGH Retail Sector Profit Margin- Concentration DETRIMENTAL to JOBS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT in Australia.......... This note tries to use FINANCE theory and logic to explain why...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    From HuffPost Divorce:The Problem with Staying Together for the Kids Mom and dad don't like each other. They don't make small talk. They don't chuckle about last night's episode...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    I thought I was a prisoner before but as of last week, its much worse. my husband, myself and our son moved in with family because my great grandmother was in need of care and...
    MadReese MadReese 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I should be driving to class right now. In fact, class starts in two minutes. However, my body has different ideas! Between tummy cramps and many trips to the bathroom, I haven't...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 Oct 6

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    I always try my best to try and understand people, but the real question is "have I tired my best to understand myself." People I've met have explained me to "dynamic" and never...
    DexterPyro DexterPyro 13-15, M Oct 16

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    Yes I live in my own world and my own world is of darkness and evil and my world is dangerous but it's not dangerous to me because every creature or every dark monster I create...
    GodofDeath66666 GodofDeath66666 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    Well, I don't live in a SM anymore. I left him 1-year ago today. I'm still sexless (not for the whole year) but that's now my choice as opposed to a symptom. Choice feels way...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 20

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    Lately I have been feeling really fed up and depressed. I feel that both family and friends hate me being happy or having a life of my own. My parents are both really ill and have...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    Staying Married for the Sake of the Kids - The following article published in Teen Vogue this month was written by someone who's parents divorced when she was a teenager - we...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 16 Responses Oct 22

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    Hey guys, I'm 21 years old male and I live in California USA. I always wanted to live in the wilderness. I love God and I want to live around God's creations. I feel that's where...
    kyle1008 kyle1008 18-21, M Oct 23

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    I would kill to live by the ocean. I feel so happy when I'm by the ocean. My great grandfather owned a house that was right on the beach. I loved going there as a kid and playing...