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I Want to Be True to Myself

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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 mornniing.Chase time for school.'ok mmom'.chase puts onn his red boxers his white pants , and his button down shirt.Chase was...
    WedgieLova WedgieLova 18-21, M Jan 15, 2012

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    jennyccn90 jennyccn90 22-25, F Jun 27, 2014

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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 keeps me mired in the mud.
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 30, 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 and the major chaos and inner as well as outer turmoil that followed, i began to wonder if there would be heck of a lot less...
    trailguide trailguide 36-40, F 49 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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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  I ended up not being who I really am. Its as though my life is based on what others might think of me. I've always have this imagination of what...
    lollipopbrigade lollipopbrigade 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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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 about experiences and then getting a flow where the words come out and I find myself admitting things I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 18, 2008

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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 office. 3. I am looking for love ... ... 4. I do so want to be pregnant ... 5. I enjoy reading women's magazines like ... 6. I love fashion ... 7. I...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 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 realized this when I was meditating last night:  I've spent my whole life trying to be someone I thought I 'should be...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 32 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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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 two young children depletes my free time.   One of the first things that I'd like to do when I have free time again...
    Anna2 Anna2 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 13, 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 wanto live by the sea or close enough,in nature.i wanto make music and art and practice healing.There all still lots of...
    iv2405 iv2405 26-30 Dec 29, 2010

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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 good, the bad and the ugly. I hope I can do that here and meet many new friends along the way. Yes. This could...
    theredcherry theredcherry 22-25 7 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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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 day i got tired of being ,chic like that person or tomboy like the next. Now i can deny my true self and i want to share it w...
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F Sep 21, 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.  While it opened doors that some fear and can't handle, the great society of us have benefitted from the ability to accept ourselves as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27, 2009

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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 around us. upon a detramental downfall or slap in the face, i soon realize that "i can't do this on my own...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2009

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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 short that I can't keep telling lies to myself.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8, 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 spirit:   Honor All Life. Love is Sacred.  Speak in Truth. Touch Only What's Yours...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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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". I found this website when researching online about what it means to be true to myself and trying to come up with a story to tell. After I...
    FilmStudent FilmStudent 18-21 Jan 6, 2012

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    it was awkward just now

    when my schoolmate which i'd never talk to smiled and wave goodbye to me. i felt butterflies in my stomach since then and when i kept thinking of it, i smile like an idiot. am i falling in love?
    aliahzkrh aliahzkrh 13-15, F 1 Response May 17, 2014

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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 Universal Love is felt                   ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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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 profound vehicle for personal development.  The process of self-creation is a continual forward moving process, and either intuitively or consciously...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 4, 2009

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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 am nyself... I will no longer do for everyone else and not for me. What a feeling to finally know who you are... to finally not be ashamed...
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F Aug 19, 2008

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    You know, i feel really nude going out

    now that ive stopped wearing make up. But it feels better than lying to myself everyday 👍
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2014

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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 soul searching in the past weeks and months, and recently I discovered that what I wanted above all else, was to live my life...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 10 Responses Oct 7, 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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    afraid to show weaknesses strong we're our illusions so devoted to become inhuman telling each other continuously how to hide and this is the way became master and servant...
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    revealed what wasn't was in me anymore dream like reality i embraced in this temple of gloom and misery i created a light..in me wishing to see things differently longing...
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    magnifying my fears a color i don't want to reflect i try i express what i am..feel burdening you with my prison sure..i am bad it's not the fear to lose it's the absurdity...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 30 mins ago

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    I just moved schools, and I dunno. I still talk to my other friends, but mostly about them because That's what I'm most comfortable with. We talk every once in a while every week...
    redrumparado redrumparado 18-21, F 43 mins ago

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    lot of experiences to share but one thing that changed my life...but I never want to discuss about that...I don't know why...
    riskch riskch 22-25, M 47 mins ago

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    I don't want to be like my parents (and am very different). Yet I want to BE WITH people who remind me of them, especially my mom. My mom was a fun, outgoing party girl yet a total...
    Cleancut Cleancut 41-45 56 mins ago

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    I am down ten lbs now !! Proud of myself
    ShadowSteel ShadowSteel 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    I've done so many amazing things this past year. My parents going through a divorce (a very long and drawn out one) My entire world ripped away from me multiple times. Meeting the...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 1 hr ago

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    I have come a long way. I am just happy to progress, I don't care if I make it but I don't want to give up till the end.
    ertreilb ertreilb 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Hello here goes, I'm 50 years old,going through a divorce, my wife and I had nothing in common, marry in haste,repent at leasure, that's what they say and in my case it couldn't be...
    deg1965 deg1965 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    i cried myself to sleep countless times. Who cares if I am happy or not? It becomes meaningless and when I am sad nowadays, it is hard to cry. Just hope I will never wake up
    Nat2138 Nat2138 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My name is JOELLE',I am submissive my photo is 100% true,in all sincerity I normally pay a great deal to serve at a dungeon party for a mistress I have known 10 year's. Any...
    Claudetta Claudetta 31-35, T 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to be the middle part of he three way. To feel one man's chest against my back and have my chest against another man's back all while getting pleasure from behind and in...
    Hydrangea745 Hydrangea745 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I've been running my whole life. Taking jobs in different cities and towns, disappearing in and out of peoples lives. I know it's selfish and callous but here I find myself again...
    NewDay9 NewDay9 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It has been over a year since we started trying to get pregnant. It became increasingly difficult to even want to try. At first it was exciting. But as the months went on, it...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    **** you you ******* fucktard.... How's that for expressing myself? And Oh yeah.... Go to hell.
    AngelaBelievesInLove AngelaBelievesInLove 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Random questions on EP:-If you were to choose between a million dollars and the man of your dreams, which one would you choose?Friend 1 : The man of my dreams of course ! True love...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    My husband has got this thing about being tied up. Myself I'm not in to it at all iv tied him up before just to try to stop him going on about it. But it has not worked. So I'm...
    wendylovely wendylovely 46-50, F 9 hrs ago

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    I am okay. and I don't mean it in a dishonest way, or telling you what you want to hear so I don't need to explain myself. I am okay,happy and relaxed typing this. I have finally...
    kiki2016 kiki2016 26-30, F 10 hrs ago