I Want To Be Myself

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 462 People

    Sure I Do

    but it's so flipping hard.
    complexitykills complexitykills
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 19, 2011

    Me Too :)

    In EP it's easy to be one's self. You get the security of being anonymous and the security of knowing that there are others who will understand because they too prefer use this the facade of anonymity, and this (anonymity) becomes our strength to let us be ourselves (or ot...
    blackjane blackjane
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2011

    I Will Do It My Way

    We all have free will and the right to live, To choose for ourselves and be what we want to be. It's always amazes me how parents and society will be up against whatever I choose to be and it feels like I am conditioned to it. It is not a struggle with them but with myself...
    ufancha ufancha
    22-25, M
    Aug 15, 2011

    Break The Chain And The Cycle

    I wish and i pray that outside i could go out in the day and did not have to stay in a place where everybody tries to be the same and are lame beast that have been tamed and do not know how to use their brain or how to refrain from being someone who they are not having totally...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 22, 2012

    Who I Am

    EP has been so valuable to me in this. It has created a safe space where I can express who I want to be, and how I see myself now. The biggest obstacle for me has been that I always saw myself as an embarrassment. My greatest fear, one that I still haven't shaken off, is fear...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight
    26-30, M
    Jun 17, 2011

    I feel as if I have to behave

    and act like others around me to be accepted by society:(
    Unbrokenforever Unbrokenforever
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2014

    For once I don't want to lie,

    I don't want to make up story's about who I am, I want-no I NEED to be honest. I can't be who everyone wants me to be anymore, I can't live another day knowing every time i look myself in the mirror I'm just another liar. For once I don't want to be afraid of saying exactly...
    LittleLostSoul21 LittleLostSoul21
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jun 14, 2014

    Sometimes I feel like I'm not myself.

    I feel like others thoughts hold me back from who I truly am. I just want to be myself and be happy. I hate to feel judged or having to live up to others expectations. I want to be more independent and self confident. It's just like what is holding me back. I hate those feelings...
    brineff91 brineff91
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2014

    I Am Up

    It's like 3:28 in the morning and here I am, up taking surveys.  I been doing this for the past like 2 hours.  Everybody sleep and I got my buds in my ears but can still hear the televisions.  SMH.  I guess I'll go back to what I was doing.
    jpllc jpllc
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2011

    Myself

    one can  find  lot of things if one tries hard ..but today what is missing  ..is the search  for  self... we have lost  something very valuable in  the process  of development and inventions thats why  lifebecame comfortable  but void of satisfaction  .. so i  decided...
    shap36 shap36
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 5, 2011

    Doesn't Anyone Understand?

    I've lived in a world all my life where people want me to speak up and talk loud...I can't be the quiet yet calm and happy person I was meant to be unlike my sister in law who is who I want to be...and it upsets me greatly...I am an adult and can choose who I want to be...No one...
    littlesweethoney littlesweethoney
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2011

    Sometimes I feel like I'm not myself.

    I feel like others thoughts hold me back from who I truly am. I just want to be myself and be happy. I hate to feel judged or having to live up to others expectations. I want to be more independent and self confident. It's just like what is holding me back. I hate those feelings...
    brineff91 brineff91
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2014

    I Want To Be Myself

    I want to be myself,And only myself,No one else,When I'm me,I'm happy,That's the way,I wanna be,At my best.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Dec 18, 2011
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