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I Should Be Me, Because Everyone Else Is Already Taken

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      "Life is an eternal quest about knowing oneself. It's time to challenge yourself, to rediscover your hidden traits, talents, and tendencies. Several inconvenient questions, which you have swept under the carpet, might resurface if you do not know how to be...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses May 19, 2010

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    I call myself unique because everyone else isn't perfect :I
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    Yes, I am different, crazy, weird, and random. But nobody really takes the time to get to know me. Compared to everyone else I feel so different. I'm considered "emo" suicidal and...
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    1) I’m Lumierre. 2) I hate it when humans are described as biological machines. 3) I can’t say I have a specific hobby , I am interested in human behavior if that counts...
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    So tired of creepy, disrespectful men friending me and sending me weird messages. I block and report every single one of you. You and your stupid shirtless pictures and crotch...
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    It would just be nice to be taken care of for once. I take care of everyone else I make my family dinner every nite pack a lunch for my husband and older son, I run kids all over I...
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    I can count the number of people in my family on two hands. I'm 28. My step(real) father died when I was 13. My biological dad I have only seen once in my life when I was 14, he is...
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    I want things like everyone else but I find that I don't ask for them. I find most interactions between me and anyone else to be stagnant or uneventful. I really don't think I have...
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    Last year, I had the year from Hell - a lot of family deaths, including a parent, health issues, and confusion. Months before things started to get really bad, I met a guy online...
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    Brain: Hello. Me: Hi. Brain: Are you enjoying the moment? Me: Actually, yes I am! Brain: I'm glad to hear that. Allow me to relash all of your failures and tell you everything...
    kitkat923 kitkat923 13-15, F Jul 15

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    1. I procrastinate like there's no tomorrow. You have no idea how long it's taken me to write this story. 2. I am a master at all things Pokemon. 3. I have the shortest attention...
    SensitiveSelf SensitiveSelf 13-15 6 Responses Jul 19

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    Everyday I get closer to being age 30 and for some reason I have decided if things are still the same I maybe just end it myself. I mean I seriously don't want to end it but I just...
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    I hate life I hate society I hate myself and I want to die. I don't have a bad life I have loving parents a nice home nothing to complain about there. But I don't fit in with...
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    I have been married to the same man for a little over Ten years. With dating and everything we've been together for almost 12. Problem is off and on I've always wondered if he was...
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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
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    I recently came out and most of my family doesn't believe me! My brother says I'm lying to just sneak boys into the house, my dad says I'm just copying everyone else, my aunt says...
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    I'm suffering from lack of focusing & doing things for a VERY long time. Till I left my family for my high school education, I was simply living in my bed. I was intelligent, I...
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    I don't understand what's up with white people these days not to be rude but I'm black an I like the same things like everyone else does bit white people see that in a deferent way...
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    This. I'm bored of doing things everyone else's way. I'll do things how I wish now. :)
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    Apparently being bored is a great determinant for an inbox full of short lived conversations. So holla everyone else. :)
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    I want others to accept me for who I am. The only issue is I am afraid to show who I really am for fear of being judged negatively. I keep my personal hobbies, music and interests...
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    Although, I would prefer that you didn't judge me at all. Everyone is similar in that we all have gone through our own good times and struggles. We don't have to agree with each...
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    Not looking for a response or a comment by someone that wants to give me a life lesson or thinks he or she is a miss or mr know it all. However I just wanted to say don't judge me...
    SimplyAmazingx SimplyAmazingx 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I'm a weirdo I think, and an INTJ if it helps at all. I hate crying in front of people not because being vulnerable bothers me, but because to me it's inefficient. If it's not...
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    It is not that I have a low self-esteem because I am a very strong independent woman; however the fact of the matter is that I do not adhere to the ideals of beauty that our...
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    It seems I have to add another post. I would think these things would be common sense. Do not add me if you are a collector of females. I am a female but I find it insulting that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm just me and I won't change for anyone. Many people judge me but because I'm not the way they want me to be. If someone can't accept me for who I am then it's okay because I'm...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 23

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    There is this guy i meet on EP and he makes me feel like i belong and him and I have a lot in common and i love that someone acshaly likes to talk to me for once normally people...
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    So to continue..;) Naty....lol I dont know if you figured youd make the list but you deserve a spot! An amazing artist with a keen insightful mind. Someone who can see into the...
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    I'm afraid to let anyone get close to me again because I can't stand the fact of being hurt all over again, I don't want to get attached to someone and then they leave me. I'm not...
    Blueeyedprincesss Blueeyedprincesss 16-17, F Jul 1

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    Ok ladies here's the deal, don't add me just because you want me to look at your nude pictures and make naughty comments then never talk to me or aknowledge that I'm alive. That's...
    RaceCarrington RaceCarrington 51-55, M 2 Responses