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I Want To Be Myself And Let That Be Enough

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    Breakfast On The Beach

    Sitting in the car on the beach with Mia in the passenger seat, she whined until I gave her my breakfast... she's suppose to be my 'practice kid' after six yeats she still has me trained well... lol ugh
    mleclair1988 mleclair1988 26-30 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    That should be enough right?

    You don't have to like me just accept me for me. Unfortunately most days I have to 'behave' in a socially accepted way. It's fake and it sucks.
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 16-17, F Apr 15, 2014

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    Hi! This is me :3 I realize I'm unbelievably

    unattractive but oh well eheh. If anyone needs to talk just message me! :)
    emilyythepilot emilyythepilot 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2014

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    I am really thankful

    for the girl-dinner date I had tonight. She is a new friend and we had a great time. It was refreshing to have someone listen TO ME for once! We both were able to share our lives and thoughts and just be in each other's company. Lots of fun :) :) It's true, when you get rid of...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F Jun 24, 2014

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    I hate everyone. I mean it.

    I'm done caring about other people who don't even see me. I just want to be left completely alone. I don't want anyone. I don't want anyone to care about me and I don't want anyone to care about. I don't want anyone telling me what I should or shouldn't do or what I'm doing...
    ImYourLady ImYourLady 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Learning To Smoke

    Am willing to make friends with girls who smoke cigarettes. What makes you want to smoke ? Do you have friends who don't smoke. I wanted a cigarette when I was 15, and took a puff and coughed. It was horrible. What do you feel , now, about smoking ... a friend , indeed, is...
    EasyDon EasyDon 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Being Nice Is What Got You Here

    Im not here to be nice. Im not here to pat you on the back and tell you what you want to hear. Constructive means information you use that may counter information you had. People want hear the easy do the easy and never seek to do the difficult I advocate the dificult I...
    melonball melonball 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    I have been with my significant other

    for 4 years now. We have a 2 year old son. I am starting to see now how we have nothing in common. Our way of thinking is totally different. He seems to get bored and sometimes angry at the things I say or like to do. And though I love my significant other, I can't help but...
    Nessa612 Nessa612 31-35, F Apr 11, 2014

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    These Steps On My Journey

    For me are self acceptance. The rest I think would come easier, by default I would be armored with an i don't give a rat's azz attitude about what you all think about me. And yet I struggle with self acceptance daily, the degrees vary, the circumstances vary but it's a daily not...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 5 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    Someday...

    I've never been the most confident person...ever. I've got quite a lot to live up to in regards to my family!! I do try to do my best in whatever situation in which I'm involved!! But I have never been made to feel inadequate by anyone in my family!! But when it comes to my...
    wallpainter13 wallpainter13 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2013

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    Can I?

    Real Me: I love art. My passion flows through it. Music is who I am. I make mistakes I love to dream. Smiles with out hiding pain. I cry I have feelings when it hurts to hear things. I don't sleep. Imma nerd. Love reading etc . What people see an what I am now : a girl who seems...
    hime1998 hime1998 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    You never know what is enough,

    until you know what is more than enough.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Feb 24

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    I want to be myself!!

    Its sucks keep giving in to ppl ,not being able to express ur true self and keep smiling like an idiot.I tot i had enough of it and i don care but whenever i think i might be alone i will back down and be scared .I hate being alone it suck .Right now i am alone but still losing...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 16-17, M Dec 23, 2014

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    I want it to be enough

    for me. I'm really the only one with an issue. I want to be happy.. I know some would say happiness is a choice, but in the groups of choices I have each day, happiness is not even one of the options. I want to feel good again, not guilty for wasting the day away in a coloring...
    whoevausayiam whoevausayiam 26-30, F Jan 14, 2014

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    Changes

    Every breath, every move, every thought. Guides to something more. Everything's not enough, I need more. Light reflects from my shadow, and sometimes breathing isn't easy. changes that need to reflect back, don't. It tears me apart inside, a bit at a time, that I can't rewind and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23, 2012

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    Just Let Go

    While growing up, I always had a sense of wanting to belong. I had friends, but wasn't considered part of the "In Crowd". By the time I entered high school, I arrived at the conclusion that the "In Crowd" really was out of touch with reality with their strutting about thinking...
    Skyy7 Skyy7 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    you were born an original,

    don't die a copy <3
    Idontusethisaccountanymomore Idontusethisaccountanymomore 13-15, F Apr 5, 2014

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    All throughout my 16 years of life,

    I've been striving to be somebody important, somebody that everyone cares about. But why? Why should I please others when I'm not pleased? Shouldn't I be happy? Then why does society want overachievers who are miserable? We live in a strange society.
    Emiliodecker Emiliodecker 16-17, M Mar 17, 2014

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    I over analyze everything

    and everything and the depth of my thinking should be considered inhuman and it makes me lose people I love from assuming things and create problems with the assumptions I make but I can't. I feel like I have to be fake and "go with the flow and don't think" for people to think...
    yourautumnscene yourautumnscene 22-25, F Mar 7, 2014

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    Free Me You only want half of me.

    You only need half of me. You want the security that I'm here but you don't bother to see me. You hardly talk to me. Why do you keep me? You want part of me so you know you're not alone. You want someone to talk to when you're bored or feel like ranting about something. You don...
    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2014

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    SOMEONE TEACH ME HOW TO LOVE MYSELF.

    I don't want others to love me. It's never gonna be enough until I learn to Love myself. But how?
    MathewIsOk MathewIsOk 31-35, M Jun 9

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    I Like My Spots..and I Won't Change Them

    Take me as I am and all of my flaws...or take me not at all. FIN-
    MadamElle MadamElle 26-30, F Oct 6, 2012

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    Gotta Be Someone Im Not

    I'm so tiered of having to pretend I'm someone I'm not because people can't deal with who I really am yes I'm a little strange but in a good way you know people always judge me by how I act Emo or they think just because I listen to bands like Five finger death punch, Eat a...
    Emo18 Emo18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Trying to figure myself out

    and who I am. Honestly idk who I am anymore.
    briiiBriii93 briiiBriii93 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2014

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    Every time I get in a "debate" with my dad,

    I never get my say. Therefore, I would hardly call it a debate. He always gets on his little rants. While he is entitled to his own opinion, it's an opinion that's been shoved down my throat since the day I was born. Every time I try and think for myself I'm a "fool" and a...
    Helen0424 Helen0424 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

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    Im f*cking tired of as**oles with no emotional

    skills about love blaming on me their bulls*it. I know how to love,how to give my all and the best of me,what love means and how to care eternally for someone...then that is not enough because you dont do all 100% perfect like they want.They want a f*cking robot,and they be the...
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F Apr 9, 2014

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    I hate that I'm treated differently

    for being attractive , I hate that people are intimidated by my looks. Everyone thinks u have it easy if you're good looking ... Take this into consideration and out yourself in my shoes Men are afraid to talk to me , I'm lonely Women assume I'm vain or not a nice person...
    anamsaor anamsaor 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2014

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    "I'm Only Me.

    That is all I can be. No more, no less, don't second guess. I love, I live, I laugh, I cry. I've wished sometimes that I could die. Some days I'm funny, others I'm not, sometimes I'm overdrive and I can't...
    ashminee ashminee 51-55, F Aug 8, 2013

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    Adding To The Mix

    I used to struggle at just being who I am. I don't consider that to be all bad. Struggle is a good thing when one is trying to get more in touch with a side of themselves that perhaps needs nurturing. I feel right now that I am more thoughtful about what I say, both verbal and in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    It's starting to come out.

    Me. The inner me. The one with the dream of happiness for all, like it's a birth right just because you're human. Choose it in every action. The misery I feel when I see someone unhappy. The tension it brings my heart. The fact we allow this to happen. That millions of adults...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Wanna Be Myself At School But Im Always Going

    To The Way That Others Want Me To Be. I wanna Express Myself and Ignore What Others Say But I Just Cant. I Always Get Hurt!
    DopeAssSwag14 DopeAssSwag14 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2014

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    hi friends please talk to me I'm crying out

    I've been going through a hard time. I'm in love with a guy and the feelings not mutual. Its one of the hardest thing I've been through i just want him so much and he don't care i think about him all day and night i say his name at least 1 time a day is that creepy i told myself...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F Jun 8

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    I just wanna be me and only me.

    Not what you want me to be. I was born me not you.. I'm never going to be what you try to make me...
    xxNoexcuseformexx xxNoexcuseformexx 13-15, F Apr 5, 2014

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    A few things about me.

    .. I leave disjointed pieces of myself all over the Internet. I do not have multiple personalities in a schizophrenic sense, but I am tired of the separation. I'm not a liar... I'm just wary of the inevitable judgement. I don't want to care anymore, as I have so efficiently...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    theysay32 theysay32 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    there's many reasons

    as to why I am the way I am. I don't owe anybody an explanation though.
    trashspice trashspice 16-17, F Feb 24

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    I feel there's an inner spirit

    that yearns to be out. To manifest itself but I always suppress what I am essentially inside. Who I am. I want to live care free and to live where no ***** are given
    hulaiku hulaiku 22-25, M Aug 8, 2014

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    I'd love to feel comfortable in my own skin one

    day, maybe that just comes with age. I don't think I'm unattractive or a bad person or anything, I feel like I'm a well-rounded person really. I just hate how PRESSURED I feel, and I know other people feel, by society to fit in a certain box. I don't think anyone fits in one box...
    Bellare20 Bellare20 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2014

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    Whenever I'm thinking Super Awesome Stupendous

    SquirrellyChan isn't enough I say 'Shut up HecTurd-Kun-San-Chan-Kuuuun >__< Me: If you have ask o_O Hector: O_O...~_~ Me: ^_^' Hector: o_O... What is it you Mindless Nut-Chan >_< Me: Then I won't tell you^_~ but thanks for the compliment Chan :{D Hector: o_O...>_< So...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 22-25 Feb 23, 2014

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    I want to let go of my past I want to let go of all those memories. I want to forget everything so I can move on. I feel so hurt every time I think about things which can never...
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