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I Want Others to Accept Me For Who I Am

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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 3 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    Glimpse of life. The road is very long.

    Hope I can meet someone who will appreciate my inner mixed feelings about life
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 2

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    it makes me laugh how people the girl in the

    picture is me well ahah it is me but what would you do if you found out i was a catfish?? ahah
    heathersayshi heathersayshi 18-21, F 8 Responses May 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    It's hard to find someone

    who accepts you for who you are
    sophhpp sophhpp 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 7

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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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    Accept me or hate me,

    it ain't gonna change me. :)
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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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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    I am that type of person

    who is cclassed as weird. I always have been and its starting to wear me out. I remind myself of Marilyn manson and robert smith and tim burton with a bit of gerard way...I love dark things, im obsessedwith shadow people, demonic creatures and weird fashion like Marilyn mansin...
    ShadowWolf01 ShadowWolf01 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I was telling my mom something about her college

    and then my grandmother says "you have to go to the gym". I got a lump in my throat and started crying. A lot. My mom comforted me, but my grandma said it a few more times and before we had to leave, she said it again and then talked about Zakiyyah's figure and how it was kinda...
    UniqueFlower14 UniqueFlower14 13-15, F 6 Responses May 11

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    Opstripes Opstripes 26-30, F 7 Responses May 1

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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 was trying to change

    for someone that didn't work, I will always be me. At least I don't have the stress of trying to impress!
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Apr 21

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    I am a 21 year old guy

    who has always struggled with his sexuality. I've never been with a guy except for fooling around once back in middle school.nothing crazy serious, yet had always felt something missing while being with a woman. I am attracted to guys. Its just that I'm attracted to manly men. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't act how I think people want me to act.

    I'd rather be alone than be surrounded by people who don't like me for me. I act like myself, and other people don't have to like it. They can leave. Pretending to be different is too tiring ;3
    xKatlyn xKatlyn 16-17, F 8 Responses Feb 14

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    To one guy I'm too skinny,

    to the next I'm too fat. Story of my life!
    Psych102 Psych102 26-30, F 17 Responses a week ago

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    love is all that matters.

    .. but why do people judge?
    dameiam dameiam 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 29

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    watasiwakurt watasiwakurt 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    So in all honesty, I joined EP from a

    combination of factors; I was looking at some "interesting" material on the 'net about a new discovery of mine, i.e. a bit of an adult "interest" but you'd have to dig my experiences to find that one out. Anyway a comment suggested this EP thing, so I clicked through and found...
    room10101 room10101 26-30, M 2 Responses May 17

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    Just in from having a few drinks at the pub &

    as per usual I can't wait to slip on nylons. Tonight it's tights, love the way they make my legs feel & look!! Life's not all bad, except keeping it a secret from friends cause they just wouldn't understand!!
    guysinstockings guysinstockings 41-45, M Apr 26

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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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    Every man I have ever been on a date with has

    wanted to date me again. Every relationship I have ever been in has been ended by the other person. People really like me until they get to know me.
    Buttercate Buttercate 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 6 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    im a very weird person

    and most people i meet dont understand me. im very scattered personality wise. like i like anime rock and roll video games dressing up and being fancy and i like sports steak bbq camping and getting down and dirty. a lot of people get turned off because i cant focus on one thing...
    freebirdkimmi freebirdkimmi 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Being the only bigender in the whole school is

    hard. I can't find people who will accept me and won't mind being my friend.
    justthatnormal justthatnormal 13-15, T 7 Responses May 9

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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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    everyone is who they are,

    and I am me. accept it cause this is me. :-)
    btiny13 btiny13 13-15, F 5 Responses May 7

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    Most importantly, I want to accept myself.

    I know I have flaws, secrets, skeletons in the closet.. but that's the point in being human, right? Not one of us are perfect and yet perfection is what we strive for, dream for, lust for. If only... I were skinnier, prettier, wilder, smarter, faster, stronger --- but I am ONLY...
    lusciousmoon lusciousmoon 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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?
    XxShyGirlxx XxShyGirlxx 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24, 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 4 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    If they miss you, they’ll call.

    If they want you, they’ll say it. If they care, they’ll show it. And if not, they aren’t worth your time.
    mytrivarudhini mytrivarudhini 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Well start things off I was in a car accident

    about couple months ago and now I am A 11/2year old in an adult body that means that I have to wear diapers now and I'm trying to adjust to it could anybody please help
    weasalbabyboy weasalbabyboy 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    mermaidjoyprincess mermaidjoyprincess 18-21, F 13 Responses May 16

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    derangeddelinquent derangeddelinquent 13-15, F 2 Responses May 6

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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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    Some days I don't want to get out of bed.

    Even when things are going well, I know there's something missing. I feel like there is something I should be doing but I cry so much thinking of what it might be. I ask my spirit guides for help but I'm afraid of reading the signs. I have dreams that I find later are...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm an idiot with a smartguy

    heart:D "Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:D" "Hi" "Sooooooooooooooooooooooo blaaaaaaaaaa" "Ok" "Stuff!" "Uh huh..." "La la la la laaaaa!" "Ok" Being like that is so mean, you don't want me to be me, you want me to talk normally and say interesting things, screw that.
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M 7 Responses May 15

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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 always wanted to just ******* be able to

    just be who I am in life without being judge for everything I do I feel as I'm a slave to my own existence being able to be a individual
    JakeG1234 JakeG1234 22-25, M 1 Response May 3

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    I am. Yes, I definitely "AM"

    and I definitely would love for others to accept who I AM... at least in a meaningful way. I have one best friend and at this age, that is plenty and I am so very grateful for her. She loves me and most importantly she respects me. She does not judge me. She does not question...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses a week ago

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    I could not agree more.

    I am a wife in an open marriage, a mother to an almost 3 year old, I work 70 or so hours per week and do my best to find time to for my friends, family and myself. All I can do is give all of the aspects of my life my very best effort. If my best isn't good enough for you then I...
    Looking4Oz Looking4Oz 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am not a flawless person.

    my mind is a dark place with fire, demons, regrets and holes. I am not a part of any charity events, and I don't volunteer to help with things because I am often too busy mixing lava with cotton candy in my hell. I do not have the perfect job, the perfect family, and the...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 5

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