I Want to Be Loved For Who I Am

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    Change My Self For Them?

    some one advice me that, if I feel left out from my friends, try doing what they are doing. join them. But I said, I don't like the same thing that they like. A lot of things. Then the person said, maybe you can try to change so u can mix with them. But I don't them to like me...
    Ssilence Ssilence
    2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

    I really feel like I'm all alone in this world.

    No girlfriend, no car, no job, a family that doesn't give two ***** about me...I just want a girl to love me for me, faults and all.
    KusanagiShiro KusanagiShiro
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2014

    Just got home here's the story.

    . earlier my friend which is my crush (he doesn't know) surprised a girl with my help because its her birthday and im so happy seeing them, no im not jealous i accepted it lol. Im a supportive friend of theirs that leads to third wheel and i feel lonely now valentines is...
    katrinakatcake katrinakatcake
    18-21, F
    Feb 11, 2016

    I Can Only Be Me.

    I honestly believe that the only people who loved me unconditionally were my parents who are no longer with us. My I was my ex husbands first girlfriend. I honestly think he fell for the sex and just for the fact he had a girlfriend. He was 17. Before that they all used me and...
    75Angels 75Angels
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Sep 30, 2008

    Even, "even" Knows What Is This Even.

    I want to be loved for who I am and the way I am. Even I am a human and need love, Even I have a heart. Even my heart breaks. Even I feel shattered at moments, Even I cry, Even I love someone, even that someone loves me, Even I understand that she understands, Even I do mistakes...
    abhisham001 abhisham001
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 29, 2011

    My Love Life

    hello everyone my love life is pretty messed up because I always get brokenhearted
    parkerc3304 parkerc3304
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 21, 2012

    I feel sooo lonely while i live with my family

    and i have so many friends..
    tinatina83 tinatina83
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2014

    I'm not old enough for this app

    but I don't care. I am a tomboy and that is my problem. People at school bully me for who I am I dress like a boy but I still like boys but they think I don't. I just want to be accepted my friends support me in every way but still Some people can't get off my back and nag at...
    Alexapb Alexapb
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jun 17, 2014

    I'm kinda disappointed with my boyfriend

    and this is why I'm posing this ,I recently started birth control but in the pill form ,and Ofcourse my boyfriend and I talked about it and we agreed on the pill because the shot is a bit risky to me in my opinion because I'm 17 ..I'm am petite with a slim curvy bone structure...
    ForeverVictimized ForeverVictimized
    18-21, F
    Jun 17, 2014

    Together, But Still Insecure

    My boyfriends has always excelled in his endeavors. he is a very enthusiastic volleyball player and a dancer. He seem to admire ladies who excell in the same field that he is enjoying. We have been together for more than two years now but I have never felt that he was satisfied...
    LoveMarts LoveMarts
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2007

    I am very assertive,

    and I like to speak my mind. The things I have to say are very bold and conflict modern views. I need someone in my life who understands and respects where I stand.
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence
    18-21, F
    Sep 13, 2014

    It's Me .

    I'm angry , weird , and complicated . I Have Mood swings , and i hate clingy people ! I'm unsure , and have somewhat a low self confidence . I sleep a lot , and can be awake a lot . Still , i'm good hearted , and when i give , i give away everything i have in me .. i am...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2009


    I guess there's really no running from it anymore: I want to be loved again. It's been so long since I've known that feeling. I forgot what it felt like to be loved by someone outside friends and family.
    shadowAKA086 shadowAKA086
    18-21, M
    Jun 15, 2008

    I'm Meeting the Authentic Warrior

    It's been a long time since I've known myself.  After a rough childhood, I found my true self in the late '70s.  About 10 yrs later life became unbearable, and I got lost.  Within 15yrs or more I'm finding myself again.  I Thank my Chosen Family for ...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Nov 18, 2008

    i said this in a comment, thought i should share with everyone

    This Is what I wrote on a friends story, there was more to what i was going to say but had to keep going. when i was done, I thought i should share this for my benefit and maybe someone else will read it and it will help them. "I believe everyone wants to be loved for who...
    Dragon8370 Dragon8370
    36-40, M
    9 Responses Nov 11, 2009

    I Am

    I have deleted this story, but want to keep my friends comments as they are all encouraging and supportive.
    Carissimi Carissimi
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Jan 23, 2012


    You are the only one who can do this for me. No one could have loved me before you because I wasn't even the real me until I loved you.
    jammybitch jammybitch
    41-45, F
    Dec 22, 2011

    Do you love me because what I can give you?

    Do you love me because I can make you feel good? Do you love me because I can relieve your pain? Do you love me because you like the idea to be in love with someone? Do you love me because it's one of your quest? Do you love me because I can tell you all the beautiful things you...
    ChannelingTruth ChannelingTruth
    31-35, F
    Feb 11, 2016

    My Thoughts...

    They all seem to love (and like) me, as long as I behave the way they want me to. 
    DragonAround DragonAround
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2008

    How I Am ...

    I am not consistent.  I am flawed.  I can be moody.  I sometimes react badly to situations.  I can be irrational. I don't know everything, although I might like to think I do. I can be annoying. But there are a lot of good things about me too...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Jun 18, 2010

    I am something and everybody loves something

    so therefore I am loved for who I am :) I think...xxx
    AmberFenning AmberFenning
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2014

    Poetry and Rhyme

    Looking into the mirrorglass, I see a slight and slender lass. a physical echo of my soul, that time will take upon it- her toll. These eyes they shine like no other, these lips smirk smiles that leave you to wonder. a rose amongst the thorns smells sweet, a flame that...
    jadedchick16 jadedchick16
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2008

    I want to be loved because of me.

    Not because I am acting like someone else. If you love me for who I am then that means a lot to me. Amen
    JustWantToTalkAmBored JustWantToTalkAmBored
    18-21, M
    Mar 15, 2014

    A Thousand Years

    "I have died every day waiting for youDarling don't be afraid I have loved youFor a thousand yearsI love you for a thousand more."
    Carissimi Carissimi
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2012

    Why Hide?

    On EP so many people say that they are female when they aren't, others use pictures of girls when they are guys (and the list goes on and on) why can't the people in this world show who they really are? If you actually do want to be loved for who you are then tell others and show...
    20magician20 20magician20
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 12, 2011

    My spirit is broken to ever love anyone ,

    but I do wannabe love. Maybe I do have daddy issue since he was only here one good year of life. I tried dating for 3 years but I was only physical and verbally abuse. I just wanna feel special I never had it growing up. Even tho I had kids by my only relationship I was in never...
    Shyvon5 Shyvon5
    22-25, F
    Apr 14, 2015

    I have changed soo much

    for my husband, he asked me to stop being sarcastic, but I'm a very outgoing crazy person , I love to laugh and be cuddly and he's the opposite, he doesn't like it when I'm in his personal space so we can never play together I can never tease him because it irritates him, and...
    honeybumblebee honeybumblebee
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2014

    She Loves Me For Good Reasons, But Perhaps The Wrong Reasons

    I believe that one basic drive is to conform to the expectations that others have of us. For me, this drive is strong. I recently had an intense friendship with a EPeep. One of the aspects that was most compelling to me about the relationship was that how she saw me inspred me...
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    20 Responses May 15, 2011

    My Family Is Fit Up With Me

    Ok, I'm 18..my mother got a roof from my grandparents offering it and taking up in. Now I'm such a burden to them I want to be someone else who could adopt me and love me for who I am. I'm sick of them telling me that I need to be what they want apparently sigh. Could anyone...
    Sarurki Sarurki
    22-25, M
    Apr 10, 2013

    And I Want To Feel Like It

    I'm in a relationship and I think I actually AM loved for who I am. But I can't accept it. I still think that no one CAN love me for who I am cause who I am sucks. So I always worry that my boyfriend's gonna leave me because of who I am. Because he may finally find it out or he...
    Monstermosaik Monstermosaik
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 23, 2012

    I'm not like most girls.

    Yeah I like to paint my nails, I like to wear some nice clothes, but I love being outside and doing crazy stuff. I love riding horses and 4-wheelers and getting down and dirty. I love camo and I love trucks. I hate pink haha yeah I wear it sometimes but it's definitely not my...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2014

    Love Me For Me, Not Who You Want Me to

    That's what I believe, I don't want to put up an act or try to be someone else cause in the long run it just won't work out. I want to be loved for who I am, I really hope that is why I am loved right now. I guess sometimes it's not as good cause at first everyone wants to be so...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2008
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    2 Responses Jan 19, 2016


    I want to be loved for me and not for what I can do for someone or for what a man thinks he can make me.  I have a very special friend that loves me in this way but I want a romantic relationship that has the same qualities as the one I have with my best friend.  My...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    23 Responses Aug 4, 2008

    He is everything I didn't know I needed an

    now all I want is more. He gives me pleasure in so many dark and twisted ways. He is a mastermind but also a lovely masterpiece. He gives me power I didn't know I had , just to ***** my mind, body and soul bare down to nothing before him. I'm the only one that can fulfill his...
    WickedlyHis WickedlyHis
    31-35, F
    Jan 19, 2016

    I Know That I Am Not The Same

    Like society in general; I do not feel the same, do not act the same, and not the average joe. My personal situation is not what a person would expect to be. I want to tell people who I am, but always afraid to be rejected. I am currently trying to get over this, but it might...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 6, 2013
    peter261 peter261
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2015

    Not for how I make you feel.

    Not for the idea of me. Not for what I can do for you. For me. Loved for being me.
    lluvy lluvy
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2014

    Not Everyone Will Love You

    Although not everyone will love you, choose to love yourself. Dont force people to try to love you because in the end you will end up hurt. Dont buy peoples love. Those who are meant to be in your life will love you for who you are. Sometimes, if you feel lost or loney you may...
    IllusionOfReality IllusionOfReality
    Apr 1, 2013
    paul4days paul4days
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 17, 2014

    Love Knows No Bounds

    In a Jungle there was a pond and in it lived two crocodiles, a male and a female. Just beside the pond was a fruit tree and in it lived one female monkey. The male crocodile and the monkey, some how became friends, over a period of time. The monkey used to pluck fruits from the...
    abhisham001 abhisham001
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

    Alright. This is what I have longed for.

    . Being loved for who I am. I am 14 years old. I'm suicidal and I cut myself. I also still play with dolls and buy them.. Strange I know, but I like it. And I also have a birthmark on my face that a lot of people think is a rash so they tend to avoid me. They are afraid of...
    worthlesssuicidal worthlesssuicidal
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2014
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