I Want To Express Myself Freely

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 926 People

    Why Do I Find This So Hard?

    I think my inability to express myself openly has created a lot of inner turmoil and pain. I repress everything and keep it locked down. I then find that I start to feel completely overwhelmed, mentally exhausted and that I suffer from physical problems such as a tight feeling in...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 13, 2012

    Well. I use more often the word called " cool"

    ! umm ! interesting ! If I am at Tennessee, riding Camel and I belly dance ! I say " Qool ! " then with Island INCA.. I say " Kool" !! it is like KOOL Aid !!! Humm... So.. now I am feeling and Kool. Drinking Kool Aid and just Killing !!! Myself in Tequilah.. Rasta..
    fuckuprincessanyajaki fuckuprincessanyajaki
    41-45, F
    Mar 28, 2016

    I'm new here, I love to write poetry to express

    myself but often feel I need real people to talk to and be myself around that won't judge me, im comfortable with who I am but society seems to be so anti-self expressive and against anything that may be different than the majority so I'm looking here for a place for new friends...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 8, 2015

    That's Why I'm Here

    I'm here to expose myself in a way that I would never feel comfortable doing in real life. I live in a small town with a lot of small-minded people. I am a mother, daughter, sister, and friend. There are certain expectations that come with each of those roles and I do not like...
    LG76 LG76
    36-40, F
    18 Responses Oct 11, 2011

    Why can't I ever express myself without first

    having to consider what others would think. What about what I think and feel??? Does it even matter? Must I swallow your bull without questioning it cause you say so? NOOOOO, F*** that!!!
    Secrets73 Secrets73
    41-45, F
    Feb 7, 2014

    I just posted a really depressing post about

    how I feel about my life, but I've realised I never express myself never express how I truly think or feel. Everything has been so objective in my life and thats why is so depressing. I want to really express myself I want to explore and find aspects of my character I never knew...
    stev1009390 stev1009390
    26-30, M
    Jul 18, 2014

    some of the ppl using this are not using it

    correctly this is for ppl who suffer from things Luke maladaptive daydreaming or MD not for u to play on here for fun
    anshaw anshaw
    13-15, F
    May 9, 2015

    "Express Yourself" Come on girls Do you

    believe in love? 'Cause I got something to say about it And it goes something like this Don't go for second best baby Put your love to the test You know, you know, you've got to Make him express how he feels And maybe then you'll know your love is real You don't need...
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78
    36-40, F
    Mar 18, 2014

    Words Cut Like A Knife.....even Over The Phone

    So.....I gained a lot of weight over the last 10 years, about 70 lbs. The weight did not show up over night, but I was negligent in keeping myself in shape. Now, fast forward to today. II am 30 years old and 've been married for 3 years to a wonderful husband, whom I've been with...
    bkbaby16 bkbaby16
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2010

    I bottle up my anger

    and feelings and then later on I'll freak out over a really small thing because I've bottled it for a long time.
    backwoodsbarbiehurr backwoodsbarbiehurr
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2015

    The Real Thing

    i want to express myself freely and i want to do it through these wonderful groups here at Ep. it is so nice to be able to write whatever i want and not worry about who is going to read it. it is fine if you do and fine if you dont. i can join the mature topics and talk about...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2011

    I really wish i could talk to my bf

    and really say how i feel but he dont like talking so now when i need to talk i just keep it to myself becuase he will not want to talk.
    lizzy1015 lizzy1015
    22-25, F
    Apr 16, 2014

    when I first began to express myself,

    I got judged a lot. Either it was for what I was wearing, my makeup , my music I listened to. I'm here to tell you guys just to be yourself. You might not fit in with the 'normal' crowd, but you will be more happy and confident with yourself. Some people won't be satisfied with...
    scaredscarlet scaredscarlet
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    I Do, But I Wish Sometimes That I Didn't

    Freely?  In my case that's a misnomer.  I express what I feel all the time, but usually through body language and facial expression.  But words....no.  And I wish that I weren't so transparent.  Sometimes I wish that I could do that thing that "so...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx
    51-55, F
    Aug 9, 2010

    Just Being Me

    I happened to communicate with one of my dear EP friends. The regular greetings or exchange of gestures is quite common to us all ...right? Please do it if you are not doing it. Your friends need to know that you are in touch. So Keep In Touch. In response to one of comments, she...
    HardingP119 HardingP119
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 13, 2013

    I never felt free in my entire life.

    All my life I have been trapped by overprotected parents. If I trust or love someone, they will throw all those negative trash on me. They taught me that no person could be trusted except "them". They don't want me to share openly to my friends. My mom was hired as a teacher in...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 13, 2015

    THIS IS REALLY IMPORTANT Comment down below

    what you associate as being silly. Only once you've done that continue reading- So maybe you relate being silly to a child capering, messing around with your friends or pulling a funny face. Is self harm on that list? I don't think so. There was an incident about a week back...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 12, 2015

    My parents are both preachers.

    They want me to fit in this tiny box of perfection. But I don't want what they do. They push and push. If i say one wrong thing or say something they like at all, I might as well be in jail. They almost grounded me for drawing on my hand with a pen. I need out. The longer I stay...
    pyrodexx46 pyrodexx46
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 12, 2015

    Got caught smoking weed by relatives

    when they came home early from vacation
    kwkate kwkate
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2014
    gamer3613 gamer3613
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 9, 2015

    Her Way Is The "Right Way"

    My mother can never let me express myself, apparently all my likes and interests will lead me to the "wrong direction". Then her way, meaning I like what she likes or be what she wants is the right way. I can never win in this fight and it's been going on for years. I just feel...
    Brogann Brogann
    18-21
    Nov 10, 2013
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 16, 2015

    What you fail to understand is the complexity

    of the human mind. We are not all one way. No one is, however we have been conditioned to act a certain way that's parallel with what society says we are. Social standards and status binds us all. And when someone unleashes there full potential. Releases there inner desires to...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty
    26-30
    Nov 26, 2014

    Most of my life I've been told

    that my opinion doesn't matter and I'd be better off just staying quiet... I've gotten better but it's hard. I never know what to say and I can tell it annoys people and that's usually how I lose friends. I just don't know how to get over it...
    CallMeShy CallMeShy
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 19, 2015

    Ive always thinking to those things

    that might happen to me in the future and its kiling me
    eyebrowsgamestrong eyebrowsgamestrong
    16-17, F
    Jan 20, 2016

    I want to but I can't because

    as soon as I do, people start judging. you don't know me, you don't know what I've vbeen through, so just let me express how I feel.
    LurkingShadow LurkingShadow
    16-17, F
    May 9, 2015

    One Does Not Simply Get Entangled With Mass Media

    Well, I did, and mark my word I will never do this again and I advise you to not to. Weeks ago, I had a youth magazine make terrible fun out of one of my friends, turning her cosplayer story into a homosexual-showoff-weird fetish story. Worst part, they asked for that interview...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 30, 2013

    I Want To Express Myself

    I want to be able to talk about how I feel without worrying if it's right or wrong. I want to talk about my dreams, and aspirations without fear or embarrassment. I want to have confidence in who I am, and not only in what I can do. I want to share my experiences with those...
    MidnightMustang MidnightMustang
    26-30
    Aug 2, 2013

    When you going through a break up,

    everything you eat, drink, reminds you of the other person, even your sleeping patterns change. I haven't watched tv in weeks. Moving right along.... Since separating with wifey, lol. I thought I will feel more pain. I feeling like a hurdle leaper, I getting over it. N
    BrOOklYnBaNdiT718 BrOOklYnBaNdiT718
    31-35, M
    Jan 29, 2014

    Black Nail Polish

    Ello there! (sorry i love being British!!!!)anyway this little tid-bit of my life is about the struggles i have with my parents. well, my parents will not let me do ANYTHING to my hair except cut it. no dyeing it, no shaving it, nothing of the sorts. and they FORBID me from...
    taboo221 taboo221
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Jan 30, 2012

    I Wish..

    I so badly wish I could just let go and let everything out. Every thought, feeling, detail.. I want to be able to express it like nothing and move on. But I can't.. I mean, I've let out a lot on this site, but it's not even a fraction of what went/goes down. I was talking with a...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2011

    .. I only have 2 or 3 friends

    and one of them came over so I can change her oil. she disrespected me (not financially at all) she slick did me wrong while trying to be under the radar. Ten feet away. a snake in the grass pretty much for the very first time in 15 years. She knows what she did too.. She was...
    allie606 allie606
    26-30, F
    Aug 10, 2015

    I So Need To Find A True Friend

    Right now I just want to write and write. I want to gain some good friends who will not go away. I am desperate. So very desperate. I need understanding, non-judgmental, open-minded people to listen to me talk, and then I want them to remain loyal and not leave... or at least if...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 1, 2012

    Dyed hair the colors of night

    or day. Clothes draped, down in splendor, boots high in gear, illustrated like a fantasy hero. With a striking expression, I stand tall, strong, and courageous, sucking in my timid nature, becoming one who gladly perseveres. Going to school with keen expression, speaking to...
    Reanou Reanou
    18-21, F
    Mar 26, 2015

    I learnt in life that you should not wait to

    express your feelings or delay anything.I just thought i ll tell my dad abt my promotion in work later after returning to home as i was busy enjoying in the new city which i had visited.but my DAD did not wait for me.he went to meet GOD.i did not even send a few pics for my dad...
    lostepic lostepic
    26-30, F
    Aug 26, 2014

    Be who I want when I want

    wherever I want.
    Abilohman Abilohman
    31-35
    Apr 12, 2015

    I am proud of my nationality

    and I wish I could show it in other ways than a tee-shirt.
    Aureillenne Aureillenne
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 10, 2015

    I wake up and realise

    that at sunrise there are many people like me that put forth and go to the daily grind at the same time i do. But although with all that happens i am me and i am different than the others that do the same thing everyday
    Beaniesandbands1 Beaniesandbands1
    16-17, M
    May 19, 2015

    Sometimes i feel like my parents dont know

    who i am. sometimes when i talk to them, i know for a fact that they're only hearing the parts that they want to hear . They make me so depressed and when i try to speak up for myself, they make it clear that i cant do that.
    haleymarr haleymarr
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 9, 2015

    Dance

    I express myself through dance ,I think it is a great way to express yourself , it helps me .
    BlackDove2 BlackDove2
    13-15, F
    Feb 12, 2013

    I feel like I live a double life.

    I'm bigender and I haven't told my parents yet so when ever I dress as guy it's a night so they won't know. At day I'm a girl but at night I'm a guy and when I dress as a guy . I feel so amazing. I just want to express myself freely without all the judging and name calling.
    justthatnormal justthatnormal
    16-17, T
    2 Responses May 10, 2015
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