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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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    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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    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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    Its freeing but its lonesome to be yourself

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

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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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    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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    1unusualLass 1unusualLass 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    mollysawyer mollysawyer 22-25, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    My love for someone is superficial. I can't establish a true deep love.
    lanei000 lanei000 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I really want all the people who are different races to know how hard it is to be black. You dont know how lucky you are you dont have to go through your life being black. Being...
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 23

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    I have a daughter that seems to thrive on being the person who likes to try and ruin things if they are not about her or her friends or bf. We have my other daughters wedding this...
    granny1969 granny1969 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    if you really think about it... there is no difference between a skirt and a suit they are both made of cloth they both contain atoms they are just made differently they both cover...
    Stressed14 Stressed14 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Being yourself is awesome, and I'm proud to be a femmelesbian. i don't care what people say. #beyourself #beproud
    loverNikz loverNikz 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    It's freeing not worrying what others think.
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M Jun 21

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    Is it the latest thing to raise kids to be ********? And Is this because ******** seem to be the most successful adults? I swear people are raising their kids this way on purpose...
    Jillianxotix Jillianxotix 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I'm assuming the title should be I think being in love or falling in love is stupid and pointless. yep that describes it.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Jun 20

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    I used believe that falling in love would make you stronger. it made you happier. it made you better but I was wrong. love makes you angry. love makes you selfish and stupid and...
    TiffanyRaven TiffanyRaven 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Ms Wise and I .. I am the one with the black hairGood friends:Feel your painListen to your rantsMake you laughSupport youKnow your weird quirksGet excited with you...and they never...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    You know a few people have told me that I have loved my girls too much. Maybe I have and that is why. I would think that they would be happy they have a mother that thinks the...
    granny1969 granny1969 46-50, F Jun 19

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    I am a mother of 3 grown girls. I have spent the last couple of years crying because of one or the other. I really think something snapped in their brain, it is like when they...
    granny1969 granny1969 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Love is a funny thing Whenever I give it, it comes back to me And it?s wonderful to be Giving with my whole heart As my heart receives Your love Oh, ain?t it nice tonight we got...
    rex06 rex06 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    If you are a complete d**che bag to people you'll never be treated with respect (unless its another d**che)
    MatthewsZombie MatthewsZombie 13-15, M Jun 18

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    I love my adult children and granchildren and i don't mind helping them out but sometimes I just want to...(stay calm)....tell them even though I have alot of free time , that...
    goodwitch011070 goodwitch011070 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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