I Refuse to Be What Everyone Wants Me to Be

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    I Will Be Me

    You think you can make my life perfect? You think that you can keep me safe? You really think that I want you to control my life? I don't want my life to be perfect! I can take care of myself! I WILL be me, and no matter what you say or do, I wont listen. I come from a bad place...
    BrokenDreamer14 BrokenDreamer14
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2012

    This is to everyone I have on here.

    I'm ur friend b a friend to as many people as u can handle and thank you for being in my life in one way or another. Love you Devon p. And u betta call me k? Night I'm going to bed soon so hurry up with the call! Lol bye ma frayands! :)
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2014

    Brain Washed By The Media

    I went to a water park with these 2 girls. They were like 3 yrs younger than me. We were waiting for this ride for a long time so we started chatting. They were talking bout singers & how popular they were & who was their crush & I was fine with that. 1 of the girls asked me who...
    ilovenellyxoxo ilovenellyxoxo
    Sep 4, 2012

    Everyone Wants Me to Be a Stay...

    Everyone wants me to be a stay at home mom living off of well fare and struggling to survive. I refuse to do that. I will teach my children to work for what they have and to stand up for what they think is right.
    silvertears silvertears
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 10, 2007

    I'm Different

    Now, I don't like to brag, but... I AM DIFFERENT! I will not be that girl who hangs onto her boyfriend every minute of everyday just to be the "typical teenager". I will not eat whenever there's food in front of me, because I am not the average fat person. I will not always use...
    fatsonja fatsonja
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 22, 2012

    I just can't act like an old person.

    I like what I like and I do what I want to do to be happy.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2014

    you know, all through my life,

    it's felt like i have always had people pulling and tugging at me to change my life and move in this direction or that direction, or to change my persona to fit in with society!! well, i say screw society, i mean, society might have its own opinion about how everyone should live...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2014

    I Am What I Am

    In many areas im set in my ways.My values morals and beliefs wont change just to please others !
    Knight3333 Knight3333
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Apr 20, 2012

    And It Was So Worth It.

    Yes, it made school a living hell.  It didn't make living at home much better.  However, my argument has always been "It's my life...let me learn from my own mistakes.  I can't do that if you never allow me the freedom to."  And I have made a great...
    TwilightDreamer TwilightDreamer
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2008

    I'm Me And Thats All There Is To It:)

    Why live up to your epectations when i dont have to? im me and thats the end of story.I might not be the smartest kid in schoo, or the brightest crayon in the box but im unique in my own way.I have dreams and expectations that im gonna live by wiether you lie it or not, like i...
    Meggiebear77 Meggiebear77
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2012

    Screw society i do what i want!

    !! I am my own god ave Satanas!!!! :D
    deleted deleted
    Feb 9, 2014

    Running In Circles

    I've been looking for a way out I'm just running around with my head down and my pride in the ground They tell me I'm just burden bound But I should be walking around on the higher ground, with my head in the clouds While they keep running in circles
    lildragon3333 lildragon3333
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2013

     Yes, Because You Shoulde...

     Yes, Because you shouldent be anything your not. So I think that being yourself you can get closer to people. So be yourself! And you'll have tons of friends.
    Amee Amee
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2007

    For One Thing, It Is Impossible

    Not everyone wants me to be the same thing. I can't be everything to everyone. I can only be who I am.
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2012

    Dont Try To Change Me!

    i hate when people try to change the way that i am or what i do. if you dont like me, thats fine! but dont tell me to change.... because i wont. im me and i like who i am. love me , hate me, i dont care! :) but if you did like me the way i am. that would make me happy!!! :) :)
    messyjessie192 messyjessie192
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 9, 2011
    poiemajeremiah poiemajeremiah
    36-40, M
    Aug 3, 2015

    I never said I'm good.

    I never thought I'm best. I don't think I'm better. But I'm real, talk straight and give reflection to what I receive. Learn to deal with it or leave.
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind
    Jan 24, 2016

    Ever since I was little all I've ever wanted to

    be was a writer my dad use to tell me he remembers me going to visit him every day after school when I was in primary school I would sit at the table with a bunch of printer paper and just write away lost in my own little world so when I was in grade 7 he brought me a big book...
    Devilsdaughter100 Devilsdaughter100
    22-25, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    Just because i am 21 it does not mean i have to

    like clubbing, drugs or alcohol!! I am happy with the person i am and the way i live my life, so just please shut up about who i am supposed to be and how i am supposed to act at my age!
    FaithHopeLov3 FaithHopeLov3
    22-25, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    Marriage And Chronic Illness......................

    Chronic is a word that I have grown to hate over the years but have to accept as a part of my daily life I"m not the only person who has had to accept and deal with the effects of chronic illness. My whole family is impacted by the daily ramifacations of living with someone who...
    Anto815 Anto815
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2012

    I Felt Very Sad ...

    , this me, i was very sad 4 days beck, i knowing some man is going for a years , but in the last week , he just easy to say , we stop our relationship, it becouse long distance, i realy very sad , for 1 day i just cant do anything , how this happen again, every my b day come, i...
    idahoo idahoo
    26-30, F
    Sep 25, 2012

    The Many Adventures of Caska

    There are few things about my life that i can share, without sounding like i am either bragging or bitching.   Because i revel in my past. Sometimes, i admit it is unhealthy.  I cannot help myself though.  It’s my story and i am living it...
    Shierke Shierke
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2008

    Everyone in my family has

    such high expectations for me. I'm supposed to go to a good college, have a good job, and they don't really agree with my sexuality. All I want is to attend a technical college, find a decent job doing something I at least enjoy doing a little, and, most importantly, meet a...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 26, 2014

    It's My Life.

    My parents are supposed to be Christians, but they both do things non-religious people do that is considered "bad." Whatever. They do not encourage my choice to attend college. They never did support me in my dream to become a director, or storyboard artist. The never talked to...
    duClo duClo
    18-21, T
    1 Response Aug 15, 2012

    A world where people are the same is boring,

    I hate to be bored. A Life that repeats itself is predictable, I'm unpredictable. A River flows in one direction, I'm a fish that goes the other way. People who believe that everything should be the same to be perfect are fool in every single sense of the entire word. I am my...
    AmaterasuNoOkami AmaterasuNoOkami
    18-21, F
    Jun 20, 2015

    Expectations And The Decisions That Come With Them

    Everyone single one of my relatives, friends, heck, even the barber says i look like my father. That's great, seeing as my father is quite successful in life albeit totally messed up in his traditional views of the world and the way things work. Truth is, i DON'T want to be like...
    Forsaken101 Forsaken101
    13-15, M
    Jan 23, 2013

    I'm Me. Next

    People it seems to me often like to pidgeonhole everyone they know neatly into categories but unfortunately for them I'm a bit random really so they never really 'know' me to the point where you can read me like a book. It doesn't help that I take great exception to any attempt...
    CuriosityKTC CuriosityKTC
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2012

    You need to be unique

    and different. That's where you earn respect and give as a source of inspiration for others. You don't have to be something to get accepted in someone's group.
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 25, 2014

    Everyone Wants Me to Be a C...

    Everyone wants me to be a conforming person and I will not be.  I will only conform to those ways that happen to make me feel comfortable.  But these are not the ways that most people live in this world.
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    41-45, M
    11 Responses Jun 1, 2007

    The Illuminati Are Controling Us

    i have made some reaserch and i want to know, Have you opened your eyes? Have you seen what corperations are doing to you? you guys and gals need to see what is happening to this world and quick. There is a report of a man who supposetly tried to kill his brother in order to...
    jorgetheanimelover jorgetheanimelover
    18-21, M
    May 12, 2013

    Fangs And Blood

    hi im 12 and turning 13 in a few weeks my canine teeth are gone my baby ones ofcourse but my adult cainine teeth havent come out yetif you lift my upper lips upwords through my gum you can see my canine teeth they are very sharp i also love blood when i see it i get drawn to it i...
    bloodyvamps bloodyvamps
    13-15, F
    Sep 17, 2012

    Stupid Is As Stupid Does

    And faerie can both swim and climb a tree. But not at the same time. x p
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2012

    You Will Not Tell Me Who I Am

    I cannot let my guard down and by myself around others, for I am very shy, and I have a social phobia. But I will never let people tell me what to think or how to feel. I will never let others define me or tell me who I am.You will not tell me who I am, I will tell you who I am...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos
    18-21, F
    Aug 9, 2012

    All my life have lived to make other people,

    be what they want me to be, and put myself aside.I am to the point where I have done this so much I have totally lost myself. I don't even know who I am, not all of me. I have lost myself so badly.Married for a few years, and all I did for my husband was be what he wanted me to...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 11, 2015

    New Height Of Social Awkwardness For Me

    I have been always shy with girls and every time I have a good rapport of conversation with them I pull out of it. Since the past few days I have been finding it difficult to overcome my fears of social judgement and my intuition has been landing hard on me to pull myself out of...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 22, 2013

    My Sister's Coat

    I pulled the multi colored coat out of the closet It seemed to hug me as I put it on Soon I began to notice my mood change I felt more free... lighter even The care free feeling began to spread through my being The cares of others began to fall away A feeling of independence and...
    jenvice jenvice
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2012

    I can not stand to be told what to do, so if you tell me to do something, I will deliberately do the opposite....I am me after all, not you!
    chickiebeeh chickiebeeh
    31-35, F
    Jan 18, 2007

    Not Dropping The Monsters

    People online keep telling me to drop the werecreatures and the monsters but to that I say truck them. I am NOT changing a bit, my werecreatures and monsters are staying and there is no way i am changing them. So to all those haters and trolls out there, I say this: Take a...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2012


    you're always told that you can be whatever u want. The possibilities are literally endless. Sometimes I wonder if all this choice is such a good thing. Anyway, growing up I always heard this mantra, but its not quite as accurate as it seems. Granted I "could" be whatever I want...
    iambatman33 iambatman33
    18-21, M
    Aug 22, 2012

    I Am Me

    I refuse to conform to other people's views of who I should be.  I am who I am.  I am sensitive, I am compassionate, I am trusting, I am naieve.  My friends want me to change, to become harder, to become less naieve.  I refuse to change who I am for their sake...
    Jynx Jynx
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jun 11, 2007

    I'll Admit........this Is Me!! Take It Or Leave It!!!!

    Yeah-I'll admit I am a temperamental person. I get annoyed and upset a lot from what people seem to view it as minor issues. "That ******* music is loud and annoying please turn it down" "I can't stand your sense of humor and how you think that you and your ******* group of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 6, 2012

    For me that means not giving a damn about my

    extended family. As a new mom they expected me to involve them and reach it but no thanks.
    sahmmama sahmmama
    26-30, F
    Apr 30, 2015

    We Are What We Are

    We are what we are and thats the way its going to
    Borne Borne
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

    It's So Much Easier

    I use to worry about what everybody thought about me, and trying to keep everybody pleased with who I was, but it was just too hard. Being from a very conservative catholic family, it came to a head when I decided that I was bisexual. For a long time I tried to hide it from them...
    Anastasia1987 Anastasia1987
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2011

    Time For Me

    Growing up I was different from my family, my whole family was different from one another- I understand my aggravation comes from lack of articulating myself during growth times and pushing people out of my life. Anyways. I have short hair- i've never had long hair I bite I...
    StarOrchid StarOrchid
    Sep 20, 2010

    People have gotten smarter

    as I've gotten smarter.
    IgnoreTheSmoke IgnoreTheSmoke
    22-25, M
    Jul 30, 2015

    I don't want to be what ev...

    I don't want to be what everyone wants me to be I want to be me!
    dreamergirl dreamergirl
    22-25, F
    Jan 18, 2007

    It's A Long Story

    Senior year, all is well. Besides the fact that I feel that my whole life is to be decided within the next few months. Why is there such a ginormous weight on my shoulders? I feel as though thinking about my future has consumed my every moment of being- awake or asleep, and this...
    anonomous200 anonomous200
    Nov 4, 2013

    It's A Waste Of Time

    At one time  in my life, I jumped through that hoop. Be stronger, sweeter..more agressive,  less agressive.  More vocal, less vocal.  What a crock. All I had to do was be me & I learned that lesson finally.  Luckily, I don't know what anyone wants me to...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    11 Responses Aug 31, 2010

    Watch Out! We Got A Badass Over Here!

    So a SHITHEAD tends to block me, just because he couldn't handle the damn argument. LOL How pathetic! As if blocking me, then threatening to come over and "rape" me is gonna teach me a damn lesson to nod my head and agree with all the bullshit he said next time? And in the end he...
    Masquerade91 Masquerade91
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 1, 2012
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