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I Want Others to Accept Me For Who I Am

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    Dear Santa - My christmas wish list 1) new vechile that is paid 2) good honest friends 3)that great guy 4) all bills paid 5)better health 6) new wardrobe 7) diamond necklace with...
    tigerandbears tigerandbears 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    ...but No One Will - I'm not good person, not good enough for society. I can't make friends because I'm not instantly interesting. I'm not pretty, either. I have NOTHING to offer...
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

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    You Want To See A Little Piece From My Puzzle? - One day is not like another. One day the whole sight of world changes. In another day all turns good and in another all turns...
    BlackIMoon BlackIMoon 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    Kids - I think kids never want to face reality. they want to live in fantasy forever. reality is too much for them. they can't face it. what a pity when there are kids in war, be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 21, 2012

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    Being Me - I would love it if everybody in the world would except others for who they are. It would be great. Unfortunately this isn't always so. When I was younger it was always...
    Skyelillie Skyelillie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2008

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    I Want You To Like Me Too...if You Want Too - What's wrong with being a little different?  (Yep, I asked another question) I think if we were all alike, this world would be...
    lilyiam07 lilyiam07 31-35, F 4 Responses May 17, 2010

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    Do Not Judge Me - i once weighed 600 pounds i am up for the bypass sugery though i have lost some weight on my own i still need some help thats why im having this surgery the scars...
    poisonivy69 poisonivy69 56-60 Apr 1, 2012

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    Should I tell my husband I'm attracted to women? I've been bi my whole life but he's never known. He's not the type to be "interested" in that just be hurt. Should I tell him or...
    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 2

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    Yes - Im not going to fake it with anyone this time around. Its either me or leave.
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F Dec 13, 2011

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    Where It Goes? - I just want to have a place to go that I don't have to feel like I need to be defensive. I like to be able to express my opinion and not have everyone feel the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    I Wanted To Be Accepted For What I Am - I wrote a story in this group once about being accepted by other people. Now i am realizing that i was wrong ? Being accepted by other...
    lazyangel lazyangel 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    Different - Im a little different, but i love myself and am able to love you too if you let me
    ib14fun ib14fun 41-45 Oct 1, 2012

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    This Is What I Am. Deal With It. - I love to draw, watch & read anime/manga, watch lesbian; gay; &/or straight ****, read supernatural novels, watch TV, sing, dance, listen to...
    lunanight lunanight 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    I Am Who I Am - I have been down that road where I have always adapted myself to situations and being who everyone expects me to be. But now I want control of my life. And I do not...
    findingmyself73 findingmyself73 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Ignoring Soemoemn Who Dislieks Me. - Theres this girl in my class who dislikes me because she finds me insensitive and everyting else she dislikes.i dislike her because shes so...
    FatDollSlim FatDollSlim 16-17, F Jun 18, 2012

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    Who I Am - I am Maddie I I am a very awkward person I talk about dance all the time I run out of stories to tell so I tell the same one over and over I love Emblem3 and one...
    MaddieJayJay MaddieJayJay 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Not Who I Wanna Be - Who I was, is not who I am.... Life has left me, yet I am still alive.... Time is not still... Yet it drags by. Who I am today, will not be who I am...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    Not Perfect - I need everyone to realize I am not the prize they seem to believe I am. It's hard to believe anyone could look at me/get to know me and believe I am a prize,  but...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    A Continuation Of My Confession - I just wrote a confession about my mom trying to proselytize me into being religious like her. I have a long, long back story as to why I am not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 3, 2013

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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...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    Its Not Enough.... - Of course we all want to be accepted for who we are - and we deserve to be accepted in that way...but we cannot expect what we are not willing/able...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Honestly... - Im more concerned with accepting myself. People come and go in life. I am the one who has to deal with who I am. I think accepting yourself means a lot more than...
    hardc0recandy hardc0recandy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    And not Judge Me - I don't want others to judge me and my life situation I don't want to be judge by career only I don't want to be judge by lack of money I have/ being poor I don...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    Why Can't I Just Be Me? - why is it that everyone wants me to be someone I'm not? why can't I be me and people like that and accept it? that is what i used to ask my self all the...
    daniellec0128 daniellec0128 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    Friends - Have you ever sat down at a table with your friends and felt like they don't notice you even though you are sitting right there? They answer yes or no but don't look you...
    123BloodStains 123BloodStains 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Accept Me As I Am - I truly love this poem.. and find it couldn't be more expressing myself. I wish I could take credit for it, but, I cannot it is something I read, but, please...
    sugarkate sugarkate 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    How To Accept Myself ? - i never had my independent personality, to be honest i didn't have any real friends in my life and in my school, i was continuously changing my characters...
    Mvendetta2 Mvendetta2 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    Background: Who The Hell Am I? - I found this site. Seems legit. I'm 15 going on 16 in October. I've been through a lot of ****, and I know that there's a **** ton of people who...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Starting Early This Year - My Christmas Wish List -   Well, if everything was perfect and i was accepted here at home, and at work, as me.  This would be my Christmas...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    hmmmmmmmmmm but who doesnt
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I Want Others To Accept Me For Who I Am - I want others to accept me for who i am. Everyone is different. I know that i am not perfect. I know that whatever i think or what ever i...
    hari4 hari4 18-21 6 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    Anyone likely to accept me based on my experiences here?
    Abilohman Abilohman 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12

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    ..am Positive.. of Who I Am.. But Others Wont Accept It. - Well for starters.. ive always had some kind of physical attraction towards women.. but once i told my mom about it...
    XxZenoisbIXx XxZenoisbIXx 16-17 1 Response Nov 14, 2008

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    I Always Feel No-one Could.... - And it's not for the simple fact that I am not like other 27 year olds but it's accepting me for where I have come from in terms of my family life...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11, 2012

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    I know I'm not perfect. I know I'm not popular. I can have a mud bath in the morning, and clean up really nice for a glamorous outing later. I love The Lord. I go to a private...
    jctaffy jctaffy 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I Want Others To Accept Who I Am Now, And To Get To Be Who Want To Be - There's many things I wantto change in me, but many others, that I know many people wouldn't like, that I...
    Juanie Juanie 26-30, M Dec 30, 2012

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    Yes I Am Different But Don't I Deserve Acceptence ? - I am different from others, i've always been (Hasn't been good things all the time) I view life from my prospective, I just...
    lazyangel lazyangel 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 29, 2010

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    I Am Who I Am, and I Wont C... - I am who I am, and I wont change for anyone.  That is what makes me,, well,  me!
    justANNIE justANNIE 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Everyone Should Be - Everyone should be accepted for who they are because that's what breeds fear, the thought of not being accepted. And even though everyone has flaws, we should...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    I'M A Girl And I'M Strong. - “Love yourself—accept yourself—forgive yourself—and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    As - As much as I would like for everyone to accept me for whom I am, That's not going to happen, We are all different and they may not. I do not mind
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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    I Want To Accept Me For Who I Am Too - It's been a long drawn out process. It started properly when I joined E.P. but has been going on since before my teenage years. The strange...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2013

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    Acceptance - A lot of you will probably not agree with me. But I don't mind, i'm just happy to get it all out. Growing up male was a hard experience and led to many forms of...
    MaddyMadeline77 MaddyMadeline77 26-30 2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    Lets see-- I am married...and I am a mother to three wonderful children who are my life...I have a 22 year old step-daughter who has given me a beautiful grandson, a sixteen year...
    leonakin leonakin 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I Want (no, Need) Love - I'm young. I know that. But what really gets to me is the fact that I've never had the chance to be in a relationship. Hell, I've never even had my first...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    They Try But Can't . - Okay , I know my friends will never except the real me now. I've changed a lot . I wear the clothes I like to wear , I listen to bands they haven't even...
    Portraitofme Portraitofme 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    Accepting Myself - I'm starting to accept myself for who I am. Not who I could be. Not what others want me to be. ..Me! I know I'm far from perfect, but that's the true beauty of...
    forgetaboutme87 forgetaboutme87 22-25, M 5 Responses May 2, 2011

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    OK But... - Many times my son has said "You're gonna have to accept me for who I am.  I'm not who you want me to be." Fair enough, but dammit, he doesn't know who...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 6 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    I used to be able to change myself to please the people around me. These days I'm either too lazy or just incapable of carrying on the charade. I want to find some people who can...
    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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