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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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    Its freeing but its lonesome to be yourself

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

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    I love to see people being themselves

    even if they say bad or good things. Sometimes I don't get people who are trying to hide who they are and come out. You are a prisoner in your own body and mind.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 19, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Exactly well said. I'm a slow thinker. My brain need energy lot to think and response to people due to brain damage of the accident in the past. i don't want to text or typing...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I didn't expect this. This wasn't in my plans. This wasn't supposed to happen, I had my heart on ice, my walls up high, all I wanted was a little fun, distraction. I wanted to feel...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    To 'Love' yourself, may sound idiotically stuck up and stupid, especially as it reeks with a range of different implications. To love yourself can be ugly when you are treating...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I travel for business every week or two, a couple hours each way. Usually the return trip is late evening, arriving near midnight. Last week I finished early, and decided to...
    allingoodfun allingoodfun 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Being a nudist is challenging here during the winter. I never miss an opportunity to get outdoors on our farm on a warm day. This really makes me look forward to spring!
    artmodeldavid artmodeldavid 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This app/site has got so fked up!! Before there was a lot of good looking normal ppl here who knew how to carried a normal conversation. But since these idiotic 13-15 years olds...
    3mjay 3mjay 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I always have something going through my mind 24/7, 365. I'm constantly analyzing and trying to make sense of things that catch my interest. I try not to over analyze though and...
    Kosmoz Kosmoz 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think being the oldest with younger sisters, somehow it becomes some written law the you need to be the strongest and keep your life together. Everyone cries on your shoulders...
    Kataleya Kataleya 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There's a lot of unspoken pressure to keep liking the things you used to like and to keep dressing the way you've always dressed and to never question what you believe in and...
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    “If you want to kill yourself, kill what you don't like. I had an old self that I killed. You can kill yourself too, but that doesn't mean you got to stop living”. Archie's...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    you're compatible with. I've always liked and cared about you and I think- know I always will. We have soo much in common and I think you're sexy smart and funny. What's MOST...
    nutfanastic nutfanastic 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Until I left for college when I was 17, I had this weird tendency to look out the window of my bedroom at the market by the street near our house, to see if the stores were closed...
    IndraD IndraD 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Making Peace with Your Past: Choosing Forgiveness Are you haunted by something that happened in your past? Whether someone wronged you or you made a decision you regret, Dr. Phil...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've been a nudist most of my life. We have raised a family as nudist. I can't imagine living any other way!
    NudistJen NudistJen 41-45, F 18 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you don't know much or anything about something - keep your mouth shut and opinions to yourself. Or better still, go and educate yourself on that particular condition. It...
    lozenbee lozenbee 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I wrote a post about temptation. It got some men defensive and they felt compelled to say repeatedly that they'd never be tempted to cheat. First of all, my post was not indicating...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Hi! I want to start by saying thank you to everyone who's bought my video so far, the response from you guys have been phenomenal. as a thank you, I plan on producing another 5...
    TicklishSakura TicklishSakura 18-21, F Jan 29

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    When everyone around me feels pity that I am still single after a messy break-up. Then you have that A-hole for an ex who thinks you're still hung up on him that's why you are not...
    RagingWhirlwind RagingWhirlwind 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Hiya, I'm selling a foot tickle torture video to people that would like to see :P female victimlotionrestrained feet and big toeshairbrushfingersthe toothbrushand guaranteed lots...
    TicklishSakura TicklishSakura 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Being in love in just an indescribable feeling that surpasses most everything else. I got lucky enough to be in love with two men and have those two men love me back. anyone who is...
    RowmanTriad RowmanTriad 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I agree when/if you're lucky enough to meet someone who not only makes you happy but makes you love yourself more by default. I liked my life before my I met my husband but now I...
    SnowWhite87 SnowWhite87 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Me too... the only problem is... it doesn't last. Then love needs to be there... and love is work. When I was younger I use to believe that love can do it on its own... but for...
    Backspaceblogger Backspaceblogger 26-30 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I go online and I see SO MANY questions about relationships such as "does a girl's weight matter to be attractive?", "how to get someone to like you back?" or "what do guys find...
    SkyouInSpace SkyouInSpace 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Harming yourself is the worst choice. Why? Because you don't end pain like that, NOR deal with it like that. Pain is there for a reason. We learn from it. It's life telling us...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Jan 23

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    Instead of my friends blocking or deleting me, maybe they should stop misjudging me and actually take the time to get to know me. I'm not this bad person that they think I am.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I am the parent of a very challenging 17 year old daughter. As I type this out I am saddened to tears by the way she treats me. I've been going through this with her since she was...
    B9nnieJean B9nnieJean 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I know it shouldn't make me sad, but today thinking about my kids getting older bummed me out! I used to hate when people told me to enjoy it because time goes so fast.....it's...
    runeveryday runeveryday 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    i went to a nudist beach fur the first time this year. it was fantastic i want sure what to expect but enjoyed it. my girl saId she wasn't going to prior and u said i wouldn't...
    canyou canyou 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    "The feelings of Love can't be purchased at any cost but can be expressed in few simple words and gestures". - Johnnie
    johnnie8484 johnnie8484 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 20

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    Well, just with the male friends that I talk to on a regular basis anyway...I will still be around, just don't expect a regular kind of conversation between us. Not talking about...
    maiseylove maiseylove 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    After 45 years of longing for but never having had any close girlfriends, lovers or husband who truly love me for my authentic self (my soul/essence) or who want me around purely...
    alwaysthinkingaboutlife alwaysthinkingaboutlife 56-60 Jan 20

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    My greatest beauty secret is being happy with myself. I don't use special creams or treatments - I'll use a little bit of everything. It's a mistake to think you are what you put...
    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Being Muslim is about changing yourself not changing Islam.If it’s a slip or even a fall in your religion, don’t let Satan deceive you. Let the slip make you witness...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19

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