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I Think Being Yourself Is Freeing

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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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    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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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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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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    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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    If we respect ourselves and love ourselves then who cares what others think? I'm not on this world to please others unless it's from kindness of my heart. To be myself is very...
    nobones07 nobones07 46-50, M Aug 2

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    No doubt, it probably is. Let us consider why: It requires you to either get pregnant or have to deal with that of a hormonal woman and she may not look as good as she did before...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    It truly does. I was sad, crying, eating everything. I didnt brush my hair. It was a curly mess. I walked outside in my mixed match PJs and fluffy socks with piggies and frogs on...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My 20-year old son hates me. We have been so close his whole life. He really did not seek out the company of others his age. He grew up in the company of adults and with his IQ and...
    zepha123 zepha123 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Why do most people think there crazy when there not, and the really crazy ones see nothing and they get away with everything
    adoremii adoremii 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Typical American You stand in line after line after line after line to be ******** searched and robbed. You asked for this. You are waiting for some type of epiphany as if the...
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    This will be my first year as a mother that is not also a teacher. I'm SO ready for school to start!!
    notyourgirlfriday notyourgirlfriday 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Thank God for Fridays.........no sport.......no home work.......
    cimky cimky 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Omgah...I just can't! I spent all morning sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning everything. I went to give the dog a bath after sitting the kids down at the table with lunch, and...
    notyourgirlfriday notyourgirlfriday 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    LOVE is the the most beautiful emotion humans are capable of, and you deserve to experience it.❤️
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    The more people you are known by the less you are truly free.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M a week ago

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    Its more difficult than handling 25 people. My son is a good kid but can be a brat too. Of course i have to make sure he'll be guided.
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have been molested by two different guys. The first time was on the school bus when I was in Kindergarden. A guy from the high school section came to sit by me. I was in the...
    Beautyismycurse Beautyismycurse 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I got a call from the mother of my 14yo son" friend today and I am embarrassed and furious. Apparently she caught her son and my son going through her purse and it appears that...
    RoosMom RoosMom 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I definitely is. How do we determine if something is different?? What exactly is normal?
    itsyoulove itsyoulove 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You are MORE likely to impress me by being yourself and speaking your mind. instead of putting on an act! I can get along with direct, honest, in-your-face people just fine :)
    naddo630 naddo630 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Hello Please don't speak of what is written as guide lines to what is right or wrong or even what is normal or not! Open your mind, think for yourself. Follow your heart. This...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Not to sound like an atheist, but do you guys truly, and I mean down to every single speck of atom in your body, believe that religion is going to save us? You say that there is an...
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think being/getting pregnant would be so sexy! It turns be on more than anything (at the moment). I think pregnant women look so beautiful and sexy too.
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Today has been one of those extremely windy days. The weather forecast said there'd be 50mph gales this afternoon with gusts of anything around 80mph... and I was out shopping! I'd...
    xPrincessxPerfectxHairx xPrincessxPerfectxHairx 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I want to begin this by saying that I was once a completely normal girl. I grew up in a house with a yard, two parents who were hard workers and a lazy pet dog. I never got into...
    Naivegirl0963 Naivegirl0963 26-30, F 7 mins ago

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    In spite of how cruel this world can be, there are certainly truly kind people you can find. When you find them, keep them around you. Keep yourself surrounded with people who have...
    ziwen ziwen 16-17, F Aug 1

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    Being naked is just freeing! Not just mastubating, but lounging around, cooking, watching tv, play video games, etc
    Liger21 Liger21 18-21, M Aug 10

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    What we have here is a failure to communicate! I read many stories of teens on here being upset with some posts to their stories. Here's an idea lets have a split of EP members for...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    Let's be more specific. Insecure people, who think they are secure, who go around belittling people who show the slightest bit of confidence in themselves, or their ability to do...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Help stop ALS ice bucket Challenge! Because... I very much understand how fun it might be to post a video of your self in public to "support" ALS. Because... Half of the people...
    Tooweak Tooweak 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    it makes me feel kinky haha i don't do it often but it is freeing and exhilarating. Sometimes when i'm really in the mood i might like ***** in my back garden or whatever lol...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    To the many, many teenagers whose thoughts turn here when life gets sucky: i know you're obviously hurting and you feel suicide is a potential option to stop that but this has got...
    walkonthewildside walkonthewildside 26-30, F a week ago

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    i was always sad and angry when i was a kid and thought of suicide has been constantly on my mind. the earliest i can remember i can remember was when i was 9 years old. i don't...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I HATE the phrase "be yourself" because people don't really mean it. "Only be yourself as long as society approves and it's considered normal" is what the honest version of that...
    Alliemakallie Alliemakallie 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I hate myself enough to commit suicide..But at the same time I know I finally have so much to live for. I can have a wonderful time while I am out with friends, but I fall apart...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Aug 14

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    I think this experience thread is a little one sided and hypocritical. Firstly, every person has a limit of stress and pain that they can handle, which to them when pushed beyond...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I like being teased. S*xually and emotionally. Like I think it's cute when a guy teases me and acts a little cocky. But I love being teased s*xually. I love the thought of a guy or...
    biebbrauhll biebbrauhll 13-15, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Once again, I should be asleep. But instead I am awake... Thinking about him, as usual. I almost cried. But I keep telling myself I don't cry over him anymore. What is wrong with...
    ImpossibleHeart ImpossibleHeart 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    My worst fear, riddled by the years: To have wings Unable to fly To curse the sky What clips them down What gravity tears them away? Living with pained choices And impotence As...
    MalumGreal MalumGreal 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Free yourself from negative people. Spend time with nice people who are smart, driven and like-minded. Relationships should help you, not hurt you. Surround yourself with people...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F Aug 24

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    We have to start being honest with ourselves... We shouldn't judge by race or gender but by individuals. Women can be the most illogical and devious beings just as much as men and...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I too am tired of being fat, but no one can ever be the perfect weight. Being all muscly or super thin is over rated. Being you and feeling good about yourself is all that matters...
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M Aug 11

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    Believe in yourself! Once you be able to believe in yourself you have the power and confidence to do absolutely anything without insecurity or fear!Believing in yourself gives you...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Please don't hate yourselves. You want love and respect and appreciation? Start by being those things to yourself. I hate seeing people who hate themselves as I am there often, but...
    Pinkyschwear23 Pinkyschwear23 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I love to be teased about how fat my belly is. Lol i have a weird body. Only my belly is fat! I love it that way. About 5 months ago i was at a family cookout. We have one only...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    No exceptions tend to be needed anytime sooner. This world is mad yet beautiful includes Human Beings like you and I: some of u are good and some of us are bad and the most...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F a week ago

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