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I Want to Be True to Myself

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    True to My Heart -  I wish that I knew what I really want.   So I can be honest with myself.  I hate making up excuses to put off things.  Life is so...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    Sun Or City.. - I am so ready..Nothing to stop me now..so am i going to just get on with it then is the question.many dreams,still got some time left I think,who knows.i really...
    iv2405 iv2405 26-30 Dec 29, 2010

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    So, I Must Admit ... (in No Particular Order) - 1. I love high heels ... ... could wear them almost all the time and love shopping for them. 2. I like working ... ... in an...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    Not What Is True To Others - I am seeking to not be what others think, but still lack the full capacity to do so. I am slowly gaining that as I continue to move on.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Oct 8, 2013

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    Dont Mess With The House - BAMM! Chase kicks open the door. helloooo?suddenly a hook hooks on to his boxers and glues him to a fan.'everything went soo well in the morning.The...
    WedgieLova WedgieLova 18-21, M Jan 15, 2012

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    Being True to Myself - In my effort to be true to myself I've recently gone back to school to get my MSW in social work. Unfortunately that combined with work and caring for my...
    Anna2 Anna2 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2008

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    How Can I Be True To Myself? Can Anyone Help Me? - I've endured so many pains and sacrifices just because I wanted people to accept and like me. I am afraid of so rejection and...
    lollipopbrigade lollipopbrigade 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    No More Acts and Cover Up. -  In my past i was kind of a chameleon showing everything but my true colors i wass afraid to show it to the world and i ignored myself as well.One...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F Sep 21, 2008

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    I Am Tired of Being Someone Else... - For years I have tried to be what i thought everyone wanted me to be... no more. I have finally relized that I can only be truly happy when I...
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    To Thine Own Self Be True - This may sound 'selfish' to some, but I think it is quite the opposite.  If we aren't true to ourselves, we can't really be true to anyone. I...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 32 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    Having Gratitude For the Changing Landscapes of Our Lives - "All human beings are pointed toward growth and expansion.  Relationships are, for each of us, the most...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 4, 2009

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    That's Why I'm Here - I want to be real here, be who I am. No illusions, no lies, just me. I joined because I need a place to be me. I need place to be ALL of me the...
    theredcherry theredcherry 22-25 8 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    Indeedy - I am honest yet I do pull back internally in what I allow myself to delve within.  I have been a lot more better at this since joining EP and writing randomly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 18, 2008

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    The Logo Here, Carrys Much Weight, Too - The self-awareness of the 60's even without the drugs, gave that generation a foundation to build on that still carries our weight. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27, 2009

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    What Comes 1st? Peace Or Love? - Is there really such a question of what comes 1st? Think about it....can they both come 1st making them equal? Peace calms the heart and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    It's More Than a Good Saying - It should be a way of life. If you can't be true to yourself, no one should trust you.  But, the trick is figuring out just what you are true to...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 14 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Finding -    Everyone has their own truth within.  Before I found mine, I searched for the Truths & Laws of the Universe. "Truths" of...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    My Nature - It is in my nature to be a dreamer, at times an escapist.  It is a gift which I believe keeps me sane.  Nevertheless, escaping conflict that is necessary...
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Needing Inspiration For Short Film! - Short film about BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF. I am a college film student wanting to write a short film with the theme of "Being true to yourself...
    FilmStudent FilmStudent 18-21 Jan 6, 2012

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    To Live L!fe Authentically - My dear friend, swanfether, sent me this poem.. and I connected with it so strongly I had to make this experience into a story. I've been doing much...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 10 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    Its So Easy - its so easy to be blindfolded, by putting god in a box, escaping reality, nullifying senses with substances, ignoring the in your face facts of the life and the world...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2009

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    Just Because I Want To - Recently someone very close to me said "TG, you can't just do what you want". As i started to recall the last time i did do something i DIDN'T want to do...
    trailguide trailguide 36-40, F 50 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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    I've only been on EP for three days, and it's already helping me with my ongoing battle with depression. Or rather, it's helping me to help myself. I'm the kind of person who...
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    Is it me? Everything is crumbling. Nothing makes sense. Relationships are broken. Bonds that should be permanent are severed, leaving behind ragged edges of frayed cord. I know I...
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    ==> beware if hughgo<== he's a bully. Yes, everyone has opinions. Fair enough. But, Thank you. It's worth it. You shouldn't have threatened & tell me to shoot myself. Really...
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    Meant for someone else, but not for me. Love was out to get me. That's the way it seemed. Disappointment haunted all my dreams... Then I saw his face. And now I'm a believer...
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    For the longest time I have invested my time thinking about my friends and family and whether I have upset them. Whether I said something wrong. Whether I offended them. Whether I...
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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
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    Love bbw see because they can exert complete control over even a good sized guy like myself with only their natural strength. I mean think of the leg strength involved! These are...
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    I hate myself sometimes because I am very known for messing things up. Being a klutz. I don't care, because It's true, I am. I know Krys knows I didn't mean for this to happen, I...
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    I once read an interesting perspective about the people you will encounter in your life, it states: "25% of people you meet: will never like you; 25% of people you meet: won't...
    FussBox FussBox 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I write this tonight as it flows through my fingertips once more. It so awesome to be given a gift to write specifically revealing my thought to you. See, its something i have...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    I love to express myself with the simplicity of words. They take you on adventures, its wonderful. I love writing stories and poems and other things. They're all so fun to make...
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    At the end of the day, being fake only rewards you with other fake things. No one wants: fake happiness, fake love, fake friends, fake success, or fake money.
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    First Love and My Life Now: We met where we worked. Eye contact caused smiles for no reason; trying not to smile lead to laughter for no reason. We managed to talk. Managed to tell...
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    All of this is totally true, I hate the things I've been through but I'm getting there. I remember my mother telling me this when I was old enough to understand. When I was six...
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    I can't seem to control what is happening to me. I don't even know how to start. All I know is I am hating myself more and more each day. The guilt of being a disappointment to my...
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    Does true love exist or does a soulmate exist. There are way to many variables to know the right answer lots of people say if it's meant to be it will be b/c of faith and all this...
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    Yeah, I am myself, 100% I'm the original G. So many goddam people always ask me how and why I change how I act and behave and stuff depending on where I am and who I am with...
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