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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, 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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    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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    It's not about other people... it's about YOU! It's your life to live nobody elses! No one got the right to judge you and if they do well stand up for yourself and don't let them...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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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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    To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment
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    I have two little boys and am thinking of having a third child. Am I crazy? The 2 kids I have keep me busy and some days make me feel insane!!! But I want a little girl. Does...
    mysterywoman69 mysterywoman69 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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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
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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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...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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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 Jul 26

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    Me too love who u r and don't chance because that is a waste of the person u r.
    Kehanlon5 Kehanlon5 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Ur the reason it didn't work out with anyone else, I always have and always will have feelings for u, u believe I deserve better and that u are not good for me but u are wrong my...
    Danosaurphilion Danosaurphilion 13-15, F Jul 22

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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 Jul 28

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    I'm raising children but I don't have any . It is very stressful to be responsible for this whole other life
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I watch a 7 month old and I can see how much work my mom went through with all 4 of us!!!
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    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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    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.❤️
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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 1 day ago

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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 1 day 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 a week ago

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    NeoJesusOfTheMatrix NeoJesusOfTheMatrix 70+ 1 Response Jul 30

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    You can only gain respect if you know how to respect yourself...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    What I don't understand is, beauty isn't all about showing skin or your hair done or the duck face, or sticking your tongue out. If it's you then it's okay, but if your doing...
    EvelynElf EvelynElf 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 26

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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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    Why is now in days that we (people in general), always have to find a way to prove our undying love for one another? What happen to " I LOVE YOU", or "YOU MEAN SO MUCH TO ME? I...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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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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    luckylassie luckylassie 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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