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I Want Others to Accept Me For Who I Am

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    I'm in my early 20s and haven't come out yet.

    None of my friends or family know. I don't have a job but have been trying to get one for a while now. My family is completely homophobic and will kick me out without hesitation. As of now I don't have a support system but I've been working on it. I think about this everyday and...
    emptyspacez emptyspacez 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    I don't want to change

    for anyone. You either accept me for myself or you get out.
    KaylaJackie KaylaJackie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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    My sister is being mean to me

    and not to anyone else. She acts like she is my boss, not the boss of anyone else. She is 4 years older than me but she thinks she is so much better than me. If we are both visiting our parents at the same time, she enters the bathroom while I am taking a shower and start...
    MarylouD MarylouD 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I've always been different,

    I couldn't even try and lie without someone dying of laughter because the stories I could tell or worse they could tell. But that aside I've always strived for a normal day, a normal life! What I get out of it though...Is a series of unfortunate events, scenarios I could...
    NickO28 NickO28 18-21, M Jan 9

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    I always ask myself..

    why they can't understand me??why they can't accept for who I'm??whats wrong with me??:( i just want someone to accept and understand my feelings..
    mysteriousgirl12 mysteriousgirl12 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 17, 2014

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    Five things you need to know about me: 1) I am

    inconsistent 2) I am unreliable 3) I'm honest, regardless of pain 4) I hate myself with a passion 5) I'm a monster in general
    Darktooth41 Darktooth41 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    I have borderline personality disorder.

    Every day is a pain in my ***..
    mollysatts mollysatts 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    I hope there are of people

    who can accept me as a good friend even though I'm moody sometimes. I am a nice person but if you try to mess with me, if I were you, you better go away before I do something wrong to you.
    iiEdieCupcakeii iiEdieCupcakeii 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Since third grade, I was neglected

    for not being like everyone else. I liked video games and drawing, and since I didn't know anything outside my own world, that was all I could talk about. My friends started slowly drifting away. I got quieter. I became the girl who never talks in class. My teachers knew I was...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    Barely anyone in my class talks to me

    because they think I'm weird because I have social anxiety and depression. Anyone have any ideas what to do?
    suicidaljournal suicidaljournal 13-15, F 9 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I hate it when my parents

    or love ones wants to change me. I mean like really? Can't you except the way i am right now?
    SkilletFan01 SkilletFan01 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2014

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    I have a very small circle of friends

    that do not judge me for being a bisexual crossdresser. My wife is my biggest fan and bestest friend
    ChelleT50 ChelleT50 46-50, M 5 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    This is my first time posting anything here.

    .. So I'm a little nervous... *sigh* I'm honestly not sure where to start... I guess I should just talk about what's bothering me right now... I like feminine things. I love dresses, skirts, stockings, makeup... All that stuff I absolutely adore. Which would be fine really...
    Madoka9 Madoka9 18-21, T 6 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    I walk with my head down.

    I've become weak. I've become soft. I can't think straight anymore. I get angry very easily...or sad. I don't have any pride in myself. I have petty, jealous thoughts that interfere with rational ideas. I'm happy to be alone. I don't care about other people sometimes. I sleep...
    thatbobguy thatbobguy 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    Accept me or hate me,

    it ain't gonna change me. :)
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    With no strings attached.

    .. I have never and will never say I am perfect in anyway but I would like to believe I deserve just like everyone else to be loved from the INSIDE first than out... Maybe it is just me but it seems nowadays it's really hard to find people who will accept you truly for who you...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    Is it too much to ask

    for something great?
    kangaroo02 kangaroo02 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    So you know how we all want to be accepted

    for who we are and we want to have our views, values, opinions heard. How well do I accept others for who they are without trying to change them to be who I think they should be? My own mother and I have very different view points on some key issues and have struggled over the...
    rhunsi14 rhunsi14 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    I want guys to accept me

    for me; for my quirky personality and my annoying laugh. I don't like heels and dresses. I'm a jeans, t shirt and slipper girl. I want guys to accept that I burp out loud sometimes for fun and am far from perfect. I want guys to accept my body. I am not a size 5 and I don't care...
    caramelcuteness caramelcuteness 26-30, F 10 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    Ever since I was a kid I've been told

    that being who you are is the best way to make friends and find loved ones. Be true to who you are and all good will come. Im 22 years old and alone. I do everything that people say are good qualities in a person. I'm patient, I enjoy talking and listening, I'm not...
    patssnc92 patssnc92 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 8

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    many people want me to change myself.

    ................ my friends said you should hangout.. you should ride on fast bikes........ make girlfriends. but I want to live my life as a gentleman....... not an ******* jerk. I don't want to change and I want a person who accept as who I am.
    sumit555 sumit555 16-17, M 2 Responses 51 mins ago

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    i will not wake yup early i will sleep late,

    i will never keep my cupboard clean but i will always be there for you when you really need me i will not change but i will surely bring a change!
    Ahaanaa Ahaanaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm beginning to wonder

    if this is possible, or just a hopeless dream and I should plan on living out my days alone. It is disheartening at times the hypocrisy of too many people...
    Allysoninaz Allysoninaz 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    today I had one of my supposedly best friends

    text me a message. it read: "I'm sorry babyboo unbuttoned you're not who you were when we first met. you've changed and I doubt it's for the better. I'll always love you but we can't be friends anymore until you change the way that you act around me, my family, and my boyfriend...
    WeighMeDown WeighMeDown 13-15, F 9 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I'm writing this so I get things off my chest

    and hopefully I'll have the courage to post this on my Facebook wall. You see I'm not who I really am now... And I've come to notice that I'm all alone and nothing's gonna change unless I do something about it. So this is my first step My name is Nic. As a kid, I was that one...
    N1C07A5 N1C07A5 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    So here is about me..

    ..... I'm Christina and I am 13 turning 14 and I'm single. I can make people laugh and smile and I'm nice and sweet. I have a tough life I have a family but they don't consider me as family......I have a lot of friends but only one friend I can tell everything 2!.... I get told I...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 15 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    I am not perfect I will never be

    but if I make a mistake accept me because am apologetic and willing to learn
    kristinahlovens kristinahlovens 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like to play soccer

    so any girls that like soccer message me
    Snoopycx Snoopycx 26-30, M Jan 5

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    No one should judge me

    unless you have a reason. If i get a little stressed you should just say "its not s big deal." Well why isn't it s big deal. Do you even know what I'm stressed about. Or Michael is short so he must be weak. Well I am small but that doesn't make me weak.
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    My whole life I've never been self excepting.

    I believed that if I couldn't except myself then no one could I always wondered why I was the way I was I could never understand I sometimes even felt I was never good enough. I could fall into a depression fast if I felt to lonely. I crave love. Today I found out I'm dyslexic...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    Survival

    The first time you took off your clothes in front of me, you slid the white fabric of your blouse off your arms and revealed the pale ladders of scars. You never referenced them directly. You said you were lost, once. You said you did things, once, and you did them...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    I am a stoner and I just want others to accept

    that. I could never say that in normal social media so I just needed to say it here. What a liberating experience. :)
    stonedtina stonedtina 22-25, F 13 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    tylerstevens031397 tylerstevens031397 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    It would be great to be accepted

    for who I am... I just have to figure that out first :)
    icre8withwordz icre8withwordz 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    I constantly feel like people push me away

    because I am not like them. Only one person truly understood me and now he is gone and I am alone.
    MysteryAbove MysteryAbove 70+ Dec 31, 2014

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    I always get judge for my faith in Jesus Christ

    and it runs my so called friends away especially men in the dating field why can't they just except me as I am
    leelee1988 leelee1988 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    I am a person. I am a man.

    I am a husband. I have a disability. I am a brother. I am an uncle. I am a veteran. I am a wheelchair user. I am a Catholic. I am a business executive. I am a world traveler. I am a competitive person. I am a bilateral AK amputee. I am filled with goals and ambition. I am...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I've only been on for two days

    and I already love all of you.
    Spirex Spirex 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    I am a gay male who has a brother

    that hates gays,so I guess he hates me.he is always mean to me and wants to fight me right away and he also hates black people and the funniest thing about that,is he darker then most black people out there.he 1/2mex and 1/2 polish,same as I am.but,I am very much liter then he...
    phil694sex phil694sex 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I want to be accepted

    as who i am. Along with my flaws and imperfections. People do tell me to never change unless its for yourself
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I guess I've done some major exploring.

    And I'm a big mix up of contradictions. I'm a Christian. Do I attend church? I haven't in well over a year. I was a pastor's daughter (he adopted, as was my mother by her parents) I no longer talk to him from the emotional scars during him and my mother's divorce period. He...
    Gab1331 Gab1331 16-17 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    People dnt accept u like da way u r.

    . People want to change u for them self
    faizakhan48 faizakhan48 26-30, F Dec 10, 2014

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    Last year I was extreemly social,

    I forced myself to enjoy the company of my petty classmates but no one seemed to care and believe me they were extreemly petty. This boy in my class couldnt stand that I declined his relationship offer, & another whom I dated in 7th grade experienced a bitter remorse for dumpjng...
    lifespadawan lifespadawan 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    You were born to be real,

    not to be perfect. You're here to be you, not to be what someone else wants you to be.
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    We want others to accept

    who we are, but sometimes, we, ourselves, have difficulty accepting the real us.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I found this site because I'm feeling a bit

    lost. I thought that I had gotten better socially, and at making friends, but my new job has shown me otherwise. I am always picked last when we have to pair up and I'm still eating my lunches alone. My boyfriend tells me that I should make more friends, but I don't feel like I...
    PorcelainBlacksheep PorcelainBlacksheep 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 1

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    I am an introvert, I find it hard to talk to

    new people, I just don't know what to say. But I want people to be interested in me. I wasn't someone to be fascinated about me and want to know everything about me. Does this make me selfish?
    wanderlust002 wanderlust002 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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    I just want at least one person to accept me

    for who i am and what i have chosen to be.
    fmlrt fmlrt 13-15, F 11 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    some of the people want me to prove im someone

    who can hang with them but i want them to accept me for who i am yes im a trouble maker but i want my parents to understand me
    KatieBug16 KatieBug16 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Everyone tells me I should shut up my mouth.

    For what? For being a young girl who can spit venom at your ******* face? Now ay, ************. No ******* way.
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not one of those popular girls

    who go out and party all night, do drugs, smoke, drink till they're drunk, and I'm not crazy about sex either. A person with a weird point if view like me is really hard to be accepted in a society who only cares about partying and doing stupid things, but I hope that one day...
    steensonv steensonv 16-17, F 8 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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