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I Think Being Yourself Is Freeing

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    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,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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    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 1 Response Feb 5, 2012

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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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    To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment
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    theres nothing like it, it just completely spins you round and you learn more about yourself at the same time. theres nothing better than knowing you mean something to someone, and...
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    Everyone is different no matter how hard others try to be the same. We have to embrace each other and show that everyone is beautiful. Being different shows uniqueness.
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    How are we so "different"? If "different" is just a thing. If we all have certain features, What does "different" bring? People filled with hatred, Can't possibly see, That there...
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    There is no such thing as ugly. If you say you're ugly, YOU'RE LYINGGGG :D
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Be who you are and the right people will love you if your fake it's will be a waste of time
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    And trust me, hardly anyone likes me but I'm fine with that. I tried one year in school to be all bubbly and cutesy like all the other girls in school and everyone liked me but it...
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    ...because when you're gone: nobody's going to act like you or be another clone of the exact image of you and your life. Only you can do that because your just who you are. Nothing...
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    bree2726 bree2726 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    So does anyone wanna talk or ask questions? Haha
    hanbanan hanbanan 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    sadly, there are A LOT of people who fear different. if they don't understand it, they fear it or reject it. working with the pubic has taught me a lot.
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