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I Live By My Own Rules

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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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    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 Aug 26, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    Have you met people who take lunch with you at

    your workplace and tell you to finish the vegetables on your plate? Gosh- I mean, how old are you and how old am I? I may be younger but I am not your daughter and who are you to tell me what to eat? Not even my mother dares to force me to eat my brocolli. Some people make the...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    Live without pretending,

    love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending...
    emania emania 22-25, F Feb 9, 2014

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    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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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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    I live in a mostly sexless marriage and it freaking sucks! We've been thru it all. Drs, therapy, talks,ultimatums , misunderstanding, understanding, pretending, lying / being...
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    heck no! I make my own rules!!! lol kmsl
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    "The energy fixated upon the way the heart controls what the mind does, is very specific. Where the mind and heart are concerned, they both reflect one another, identically. The...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I do not do camera activities PERIOD! I do not travel out of state! Online only activities ARE FAKE I WILL NOT WASTE MY TIME. PLAYING ONLINE ONLY DRAMA FANTASY FALSE REALITY...
    transwomen30 transwomen30 26-30, T 5 days ago

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    I'm trying to do this journalism project... It is focused on homeless and the super poor. I think it would be really interesting to interview folks that are homeless or very poor...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Straight to the point… I'm extremely bothered by the murders of the on-air reporter and the cameraman yesterday morning in Virginia. Alison Parker and Adam Ward died sadly...
    Noregrets5 Noregrets5 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I've heard about this years ago but have never really looked into it or have much thought about it. But then i have just recently read an article about past life regression on...
    CrystalSekhmet CrystalSekhmet 22-25 a week ago

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    By society's rules I don't deserve a wife due to the fact that I still live with my parent. Its hard to imagine anything else in my life. I'm caught up in the matrix. Matrix is...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 a week ago

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    Hi Folks Well, in 2009 while working to try and get through a work-related (and marriage-related, although unbeknownst to me at the time) burnout, I wrote my fist post on...
    Mrcellophane Mrcellophane 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Ever since i was a kid i have always liked to break the rules even when i know its wrong... Its just that i hate to have people put boundaries around me. I do what i want when i...
    GenuineGentlman86 GenuineGentlman86 26-30, M Aug 24

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    You can't say you know it's your fault and turn it around on me as if it's my fault. How can you own your mistakes if you constantly accuse me of making you do them. What...
    HisBeautifulDisaster HisBeautifulDisaster 36-40, F Aug 21

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    Healing Through Spirituality Despite the “scientific” explanations I have been fed by medical professionals over the years, I have never believed that I am “mentally ill...
    giannaboleyn giannaboleyn 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I just want my little sanctuary, I mean your suppose to get off work and be like" ahh I'm home!" No landlords dropping by out of the blue, with a big lease agreement in small print...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    For my first year of college, I lived in a dorm room with two other girls. One of them was easy to live with because she went to bed at the same time I was used to going to bed...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 18

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    I'm by they not even sure where to begin. I feel I could write a book sometimes. I am 37 and very very in love with my husband of 14 years on his good days. His good days are...
    hopelessandsmiling hopelessandsmiling 36-40 Aug 17

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    It's not that I completely hate where I live. It's just that I want to get out of Illinois and experience another place to live. Another job. Someplace that I can have it all, that...
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I think 'Rules' in this matter are no wrong. Being in limits is always healthy.
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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    Here I am, realizing at 56 that most of the choices I've done in my live where only reactions. So, my goal is to have back my freedom. I'm a little scared.
    marialorenza marialorenza 70+, F 10 Responses Aug 16

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    As I always say live life like you stole it! It's like owning a really nice car what good is it if you don't drive it? I recently made a big commitment in my life and loving every...
    k5rjtxj k5rjtxj 26-30, M Aug 16

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    Here I am on this couch again. Wondering where my life went. I go to work. Meet expectations in the spotlight. Hide. Repeat. But this is my home. Here in my head. I started...
    coerietheraven coerietheraven 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    i really want to live on my own ..but in my country or my religion .. it's impossible to live alone without your husband ..
    Everlasting99 Everlasting99 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14