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I Refuse to Follow the Petty Unwritten Rules of Society

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    Just Becuase You Think...

    Something is perfectly right. Does not mean that it is. Everything in life is okay. Not everything in life thats out of your norm boundaries is wrong or a disorder. Problem is people label things as disorders because it's an inconvenience to someone else.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    Man What Is Up With Those Rules?

    I don't shave my legs. Indignant bystander: "OMG she doesn't shave her legs while wearing things that reveal them! What's wrong with her?" Nothing's wrong with me. Everything is wrong with the "females have shaved legs" rule. And that's only the one I...
    Natnie Natnie 22-25, T 3 Responses Jul 19, 2008

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    Mind Made Up

    well work decided that becuase i dont wear make up everyday to work, i am not committed to my job, i dont see why i should have to tart my self up daily, and ruin my skin by making it age faster, i am constantly moving around where i work and no day is the same, i make an...
    bess2000 bess2000 18-21, F 3 Responses May 18, 2010

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    Apparently I Follow None Of The Rules At All

    i'm supposed to dislike certain people but i can't bring myself to do it. you can see it on their faces- they are unhappy. i want them to have more friends and playmates for their kids. i know it's silly, but they supposedly hate me, and here i am soliciting friends for them. i'm...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    They're Fun to Break

    There are some societal mores and guidelines that I find absolutely ridiculous...so I ignore them. Its not really about being a rebel or breaking rules (although that is fun); its about being true to who I am. And, if my path veers away from society's petty rules, so be it.
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    Why Indian Kids Are Confused?

    Confusion is a stage of adaption of your brain which enables you to find a balance with the growing internal conflict. So this definition refers to the condition of mind where the mind is fluctuating between disputed thoughts and beliefs. Such condition is prevalent in children...
    cyriljm cyriljm 26-30 Mar 6, 2012

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    Each Group Has It's Own Rules

    I don't think 'society' is as general as most people assume it is.  When living within a group of people that party there are different unwritten rules your friends ect expect you to live by.  The same applies to living within a conservative straightlaced crowd; just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    I don't let the media

    and society dictate how I think and feel about things like they try to do. Everybody has an opinion these days, thanks to social media. If I don't agree with something, so be it. If I do, so be it. If a person doesn't agree with something that the majority of society does, that...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2014

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    RUles to Be Done Away With

    I wear my hair short- even though i am a woman and i do not appreciate "excuse me sir" I wear baggy clothes mens clothes because lets face it they are way cooler than flowers and froo froo- this does not mean i am butch or lesbian thank you...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 17 Responses Jul 19, 2008

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    I Never Signed the Contract

    Where is the rule that says you have to be polite to jerks and ********? If it's not written down it isn't a rule.
    fadiva fadiva 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2008

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    I Hate All That Bullshit, Too!

    In the strange and confusing ordeals of interacting with society, there are so many little things that people do that are totally pointless. I know that they probably mean well, but come on.. none of it is necessary, or makes anything easier for anyone else. You know the people...
    FallaciesAppease FallaciesAppease 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 23, 2008

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    What I Dont Like To Do......

     I  don't like having to stare into the others person eyes as i speak to them ..... what do they want, a staring contest ?........ I don't like saying hi how are you, an i dont like saying it back when asked, if im asked how iam doing....  ill say im doing well thanks, wont...
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    Those Useless Ones.

    and you would be suprised at some of those 18 centtury laws that are still on the books.it is amuseing.untill some blockhead decides he is going to bri ng back the dark ages.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    I Am Not Going to Accept Social Engineering

    There is one particular freedom that means more to me than any other.  That is the freedom of expression.  I have never sought to circumvent, hinder, or control the words or expression of others.  I will challenge any attempt to do so. Political Correctness is...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    They're Just Plain Dumb

    Now first, let me get this straight.  I'm not a complete rebel/anti-conformist.  In general, I follow the law and do what people tell me, as long as it doesn't endanger myself or anyone else.  Some rules I think are very good.  Many American laws are simply...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 27, 2008

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    No Way!

    I refuse to be guilt-tripped, pressured, or shamed into bowing to popular opinion.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    Just Plain Dumb!

    Girls/Women should be girly-Why? I can't stand to be "girly" but nor am I am a  so called "tomboy" . Why does it matter what I am wearing or not wearing as long as I am not hurting you or young children. ( I mean showing everything you got ) Going to church you should be...
    TWIB4000 TWIB4000 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    Me And My Big Mouth

    Growing up i went to a Catholic Highschool. Although i was raised catholic, i'm really not religious. And being an outspoken young thing i just couldnt seem to bite my tongue and keep my opinions to myself.One day in religion class (yes they actually forced everyone to take it...
    AngelsWords AngelsWords 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    there is far too much hate in this world towards those that don't follow a straight life style and what's worse is that ppl think we can be "fixed" with treatment or religion...
    leahaha leahaha 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    "Be yourself" "I liked the old you better" "Lose weight" "You're too skinny" "Why do you even talk" "Why are you so quiet" "You should cut yourself" "Why do you have to many scars...
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    I am appalled by modern society. The general populous nowadays finds too much value in materialism. When in reality - Individualism is what the people need. Individualism prevents...
    Dlanorauhf Dlanorauhf 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Regardless the pain my hearts been under for several years, I chose to finally stop and listen. My heart took all the pain from men it can handle. Not just thru my past...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    Gender rules are stupid. If a guy wants to do ballet or likes boy bands, it's fine, and if a girl likes karate and scream music then it's fine too!
    laurabaillie16 laurabaillie16 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    I have always disliked rules and authority as I feel no one has the right to tell others how to live and I have a very good saying for anyone who tries ."Who the hell died and made...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    One where we can all dance without feeling insecure. A society free of gender norms and free televisions for everyone.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I think out side the box and I think about this world as just a tiny peace of the universe , Im so into fixing society or trying to, I have never found someone who at my age who...
    waydespoet waydespoet 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm not interested in celebrities, I don't care about the latest trends, and I don't have to have the most expensive cell phone on the market. I can't even hold a normal...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I hate how society operates. Maybe this is just my god complex talking but, I honestly feel like if given the opportunity I could easily make the world a better place than it is...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Lol.... Back in the day a huge group of my friends, mostly guys, and a few females, were extremely close and always partying or doing something random. A few of the guys were...
    deadgirlsfairytale deadgirlsfairytale 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In this society, you'll be judged on what you wear, what music you listen to, what you look like, how you act, who you hang around with and on practically every personal trait and...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    What is 'ugly'? Not having designer clothing? Not having your boobs or *** hanging out of your clothing? Maybe not being able to see your ribs or feel your bones in your thighs...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was interested in this young girl. I thought she was pretty and she was really nice and yet when I asked her for a date, she refused. I felt disappointed but felt it was for the...
    boatarde22 boatarde22 26-30, M Apr 8

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    follow me guys :} it'd be cool to get more follows, I'll follow back :-) carrotlyna
    charisma27 charisma27 18-21, F Apr 15

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    Yo guys. Follow for follow on Instagram! mine is unitatowala so follow me!
    randomart4lives randomart4lives 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    follow me on instagram guys I will follow back random_crazy_child
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F Apr 2

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    I follow the lord and in the end I will go to judgment and i will live in peace with the lord. but I will throw away all my burdens. and I will be forgiven. and I will have a...
    KatieBug16 KatieBug16 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    https://twitter.com/IammummysAngel its my twitter feel free to Follow I will follow back
    americangal americangal 16-17, F Apr 9

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    I need more Followers Follow me At alexkilos
    Alexfroot Alexfroot 16-17, M Apr 15

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    I am following my heart and intuition. – Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. Live the life you want to live. Be the person you want to remember years...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 18

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