I Walk My Own Path

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    I never used to like being alone.

    now, it's what I look forward to. the quietness of isolation. and I've grown so comfortable in the silence, that I really have no one. I look at my husband, my kids, and see that they don't really even know me. I have no friends that I regularally speak to. my family is...
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    Feb 12, 2016

    Is Everybody Blind ?

     I have a lot of friends, and different friends in different situations, like everyone. And sometimes I meet different friends at the bar down the street.Well.. there is a group of friends that are the "bar friends", and it is a while I don't like to be with them for their...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    Jul 15, 2013

    Too Different? Too Bad

    School? College? Money? Career? No. None of them are for me. I am a free spirit, I am an animal. I do not belong caged in the flow of society. I do not belong enslaved in a career. I do not desire money and wish to live with as little of it as I can. I hate school, I am a college...
    LoneWolfWanderer LoneWolfWanderer
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2012

    I Dont Care About What Is Cool.

    I am my own person.I will not do what other teenagers do to fit into society because I am not a fake.I am real.In the end,it doesnt matter if I am what society wants because I am not someone to be used.It will not happen and no one can make me or pressure me into being something...
    ImaSecret16 ImaSecret16
    18-21, F
    Jul 30, 2012

    I Fail, I Accept, I Learn, I Correct, I Look Straight Forward

    During my short life I did many bad things, and I also failed: * I failed in sports * I failed in love * I failed myself * I failed my friends * I failed my family * I failed in studies * I failed on every step I made... I was betrayed by my lover, I felt fear of loss, fear...
    yourbro yourbro
    18-21, M
    Jul 10, 2012

    What Is Happening. I'Ll Tell You And Me What'S Happening.

    Life is wonderful, don't waste it. I'd like to tell this to all my friends.I need motivation because I can fall easily. The answer is sport, study, or a book, or a movie. When something I like becomes important, for example when I make some money with it, everything is colored...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    Jun 27, 2013

    I Know What Is Good For Me

    Others don't. My parents didn't. Circumstances have made me become a little stubborn since childhood; I always thought I had a better chance if I listened to my own head. Now as an adult I find it difficult to listen to others, on the other hand I do need advice and a pointer in...
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    1 Response Oct 25, 2013

    11/1/12 The Path Of Enthusiasm: Unalterable Past

    In an attempt to alter my past and arrange my experiences, I've rehashed my past and brooded on the seemingly inconclusive parts of it. The ex I hurt (or who hurt me), the envious friend (or my own envy), my desire to move (or my desire for growth).  The lessons of the past have...
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    1 Response Oct 31, 2012

    My Journey.

    I wonder if this is how it's gunna be forever. I don't mind being on my own and creating my own path ahead of me, I'm ambitious, it comes naturally, but i always wonder deep down whether the path will ever join with another, and that is not like anything i've known before...
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    3 Responses Mar 15, 2013

    You Need A Monster Truck To Make It Over This Mountain.

    I think I'll blaze a new trail right over this mountain and see what's on the other side. Why walk? When you can drive.
    ForeverChanged81 ForeverChanged81
    31-35, F
    Jul 9, 2013

    Modern Day Transfiguration - Must Read

    What you are about to read is fact. There are no embellishments, no deceit, and no misinformation. My name and age are irrelevant at this point in time, but my presence must be made public. What you are about to read is a revelation on life, a testament to truth, and an...
    LifeEmotion LifeEmotion
    1 Response Apr 19, 2012

    Rocky Road

    Path.. hmphh More like an overgrown winding rocky road. Mmm rocky road sounds good right now, but back to my path. It seems I've had obstacles in my way with every turn, nothings easy right? Pshh that's for damn sure. Yet, I keep fumbling along. Why? cuz I can't seem to get...
    fadeintoyou fadeintoyou
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2011

    They're Burdens

    Frequently I experience relationships as burdens.  I'm talking about all the various kinds of relationships.  When there's chemistry, when I actually connect with someone, a relationship is easy.  That's because it's natural - it's not work.  Most other...
    TheThird TheThird
    1 Response Sep 6, 2010

    Walking Alone

    I found that my path is lonely now that my friend has moved on.
    IamIthink IamIthink
    51-55, F
    Aug 13, 2012

    It's Good To Be A "boss"

    I have siblings older and younger than me and each of them has decided to follow the plans laid down by my parents, lucky me my parents never really planned anything for me; so I'm good. I feel in control, mainly because it's easy to know what not to do by looking at the mistakes...
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    Mar 24, 2012

    The Importance Of Self

    At a very early age I realized that I wasn't that great at being the normal child. I was never interested in playing with the other kids and when I was forced into a situation where I had to, I believe I failed miserably at it. Adolescents was even worse because your awareness of...
    Djambo500 Djambo500
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 17, 2012


    I have always walked my own path. Partly because of the amount of money I grew up with,partly because my real dad left on my fourth birthday, and mostly because I have never ever been a conformist.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Sep 7, 2011

    I don't understand hunting

    or fishing for sport. How can you enjoying killing something; watching the life force drain from a living creature? There is nothing consensual about this, completely one sided. Why not invest your energy in conservation if you want to be in the wild? There is so much room to...
    soarabove soarabove
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2013

    Might As Well

    I'm a person that would rather stand in the corner alone in my own thoughts than to be in chaos.I choose to be what I am,how I act,how I react.If there isn't a way I make my own way.I got lost a time or two trying to follow someone elses' path but that didn't work out that well...
    Jenna1225 Jenna1225
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 22, 2012

    My Path

    Though there may be many roads there is only one destination.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Jul 3, 2008

    Struggling With Huge Road Bumps On My Path

    I have it really rough time at it. I have been since I could remember dealing with some very rough road bumps. I think spent numerous decades in a whole lot of illness, pain and stress. Its really hard when everything seems overwhelming, getting out of bed is just challenge. I...
    Ynni Ynni
    46-50, T
    Dec 4, 2011

    ROCK On!!!

    I just love the logo of this group! XD Anyways... I do walk my own path in life. I do have an religious base, Wicca, but I am Solitary. Which means, I follow the core rules of not doing any harm to others, but my religious practices is all in my own way. There are no set rules...
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    1 Response Jun 26, 2009

    Never A Puppet

    Strings, they are discomforting, I wonder in these days, why would anyone want them attached? Some find comfort within the confines in a web of strings. I don't see where this comfort is gained but only believe there is brighter light beyond it's darkened weaves. Who am I? This...
    dragonsteel dragonsteel
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Sep 9, 2011

    It's best to be independent,

    and not to rely on anyone. That's the secrete to succsess
    Believe67 Believe67
    22-25, F
    Jan 2, 2014

    Everybody Has His Own Right To Suffer, If He Cares About Himself

    I don't know why, but when I study algebra a lot of episodes come back on my mind.Now this.I always have been in trouble studying, I don't have method doing it, and I am a little lazy. So sometimes my career as student was stuck, and since I have nobody I can talk with I just try...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    May 8, 2013

    What if you find something new

    and you want to try. Well, I tell you what I do: I read about it, I think about consequences and I reason about what's good and bad, when i calculate I decide. That is the normal behavior of normal people. We do it in a quick and spontaneous way, and the reasoning is modeled...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    Feb 10, 2014

    Self- Establishment

    I asked my sister, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She replied, "A singer." My mother looked at her And told her, "No." Because that's not practical. Is this what we live in? A world with endless possibilities, We limit ourselves to a job Either behind a desk Or...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2013

    Only Mine

    I love shopping and have nice things, but my life is not moved by the fashion. I am not a magazine's model, but I have the main role in the movie of life that has no return. If I feel like do something, I do! If I want to dance, then I dance, I enjoy. If I miss someone, I don't...
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    2 Responses Oct 3, 2010

    Sick Places

    Somebody told me to pay attention to friendships.I always had friendship around the place where I live, I went out to a bar, then to another, and every places I frequented was full of dumb people, but for a hour at week I don't care.I like to go out without get the car, so if I...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    May 30, 2013

    I Have Learned A Lot

    I have come a long way from my former self, and I plan to keep on going farther. I have even changed the way I view life, and I am sure that will change and evolve more as I experience and see more that life has to offer. I believe life is about finding happiness and experiencing...
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2011

    I Am Studying Theravada

    I have sought some answers from my religious experience and considered many religious directions since deciding my background was too confusing. My father is Roman Catholic but his family are Calvinist originally. My mothers family are a mixture of Greek Orthodox and...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2013

    I Think Everyone In Some Wa...

    I think everyone in some ways walks thier own path, they don't always realize it.  I prefer to go where I  want when I  want, and if that means being the outcast then so be it, I'm not exactly a crowd pleaser.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    A Path All Alone

    The path I walk is lonely Filled with roots and cracks Grasping to trip me I fall I stand again I keep walking this path It is hard But I must keep walking To whatever fate awaits me
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 31, 2010

    I enjoy the closeness I feel in this life

    journey with the power of God resting upon me. I do not feel trouble neither am I lonely because it was destine I follow this path way to a place I will call home for eternity.
    Babeondwy Babeondwy
    41-45, F
    Aug 8, 2015

    My Crazy Saturday

    ..I want to tell a story.. a saturday night story.Yesterday, Saturday, I woke up at 7. I went longboarding with a bunch of friends. We have been all day bombing hills and having fun.Once I came back I had few beers with other friends.. and my Saturday became mooooore fun !!I came...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    Oct 20, 2013


    For each of us, to get where we are, in any given moment, takes tremendous effort. Recognizing toxic flaws and trying to change them, is a good thing. However, regardless of how flawed, the person you are right now, today, is amazing. You have faced and conquered many things...
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    30 Responses Oct 25, 2011

    You just have to accept

    that there are some certain things you have to let go, even though people, quotes are saying not to. You have to understand that life is not that easy, when you grow older, you'll get mature and realize all the bull. But it's up to you to handle things and be able to always get...
    Jaisz Jaisz
    22-25, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    There comes a time in life ,

    when even siblings are becoming distant . It's sad. It is also freedom. It is lonely . It's also liberating . It's a path . It's my own .
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    Ever since my birth, my way has been laid out

    before me, ready for each carefree and childish footfall. I never thought anything ill of my life, and I would be content for a long while as I gleaned my first valuable lessons and mastered my first basic skills. I was wrapped in the blissful cocoon of ignorance in which we are...
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    Jul 2, 2014


    I am walking my oun path. The things I like and do are for me. Not very many women like the things I like. I'm a gear head. Love to be in the mountains. Love fishing. I'm not high maintenance but I do need some maintenance. I don't fall into any categories. If I did it would be...
    ForeverChanged81 ForeverChanged81
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 2, 2012

    I Feel Like I Should Enjoy Life.

    That's it really, I just want to enjoy it. I want to wake up in the morning and say "I'm gonna do what I feel like today". That's why I walk my own path. I don't want anyone telling me what to do, I want to be doing something that doesn't bore the hell out of me, and I want it...
    Explodey Explodey
    22-25, M
    Apr 3, 2010

    A Gift From My Parents

    There are so many things I believe my parents did right and I have always felt very fortunate to be their daughter.  I wish everyone had great parents and I certainly know every person deserves it.  One of the best gifts my parents gave me and my brother and sister was...
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    6 Responses Mar 9, 2012

    I Walk My Own Path

    I walk my own path.  I won't be a puppet for other(s).   I'd rather be a leader than a follower.
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    1 Response Jan 21, 2012

    I Blaze My Own Trail...

    My inner warrior spirit, when accessed has all of the answers I need for my personal unique path. Others are no longer the authorities on what I should and shouldnt do, There are reasons I have done what I have done, for me and my view it is to gain insight and wisdom so that I...
    KrazyCoyoteKim KrazyCoyoteKim
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Sep 8, 2011

    All By Myself

    I never needed anyone, I closed my heart, isolated myself from the world. I walked my own path for so long, my own insecurities and fears made me distant and lonely. But those days are over now, I don't walk my own path alone anymore. My path came to a cross road, I choose to...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2013
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