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I Think Being Yourself Is Freeing

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    Be You

    Dear fellow EP's, I have always believed in being yourself. I always thought that if you are who you are supposed to be everything else will fall into place. Then again how do you know who you are supposed to be? right? follow your heart and instincts and thats who...
    hardtimesofblondie hardtimesofblondie 18-21, F Sep 4, 2012

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    Easier

    It's so much easier being yourself than being someone you're not.  You have to be "ON" all the time and I'm thinking that it can be pretty tiring. I like me, so I'm going to be me all the time.
    ItsLikeThatMan ItsLikeThatMan 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2011

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    Its freeing but its lonesome to be yourself

    acceptance is very rare ..........:(
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Dec 16, 2014

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    Being Yourself

    Being yourself, It’s freeing, Makes life fun, You’re only at your best, When you’re yourself!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 5, 2012

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    Being Yourself

    Being yourself,How freeing,It’s easy to live,When you’re you,And only you.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    Honesty Is The Best Policy Xd

    now that i'm older i'm alot more confident then i was as a little girl. i use to be so shy, always trying to get people's approval. always wanting to fit in. now that ive been alone for so long the real me has emerged to the surface. slowly. not completely but almost there. i...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    Yes it most definitely is !
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    Love is wonderful when shared.
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    yeah, it feels good to be in love.. but it also makes me anxious.. does he love me back as much as i love him? how if he leaves me? etc etc etc...
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    yes. But only if your not someone I dislike.
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I raised my two children alone after a seven year marriage ended. I worked a job in retail as a store manager. I had to work 50 hour 6 day work weeks. I had no help raising my two...
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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...
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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Aug 21

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    It's so freeing after being bound by clothes all day
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    the best, but when it falls apart the pain. oh the pain.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19

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    hahha that is prolly y I tell everyone I love them. plus, the bible says "love thy neighbor".
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    I hate another mom's that act like being a mom is a hard full time job. Let me see, wake up, drop them off at school, come home and relax for 8 hours. yea full time job. Oh wait...
    MomOfBurden MomOfBurden 26-30, F Aug 18

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    I'm an ugly old man. I don't feel old but time has slipped buy. I'm just an ugly single lower middle class white guy. I think being ugly is worse than being poor or stupid. I would...
    monkeyl1v3r monkeyl1v3r 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    i get to laugh and giggle my little hart out
    2012rudyc 2012rudyc 18-21, M Aug 15

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