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I Will Be Myself,and Not What Others Want Me to Be

true To who you are, your individuality makes you unique, and as they say "variety is the spice of life" 15,607 People

    I feel that so many people worry too much what others think of them .. It starts to get so bad that it just takes over their emotions .. I have been in this situation .. But now as...
    bcekkk bcekkk 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I really wish people would see me as the person I am, not the person that left an amazing guy and must be insane. I am smart and just as good of a person, or parent as him and...
    rsundgren rsundgren 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    For all 18 years of my life, I've catered to others just to please or impress. Never have I done something that I've wanted to do. From this point on I will be myself. I will...
    maryolyy maryolyy 18-21, F Apr 7

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    My Life - I'm gonna be very honest with u people of EP my life was ******* **** my sisters and dad walked out on me I started to get in **** with my mam and school went I was...
    lucy2014 lucy2014 18-21, F 30 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    I joined the fire department to make my step-dad and uncles proud of me. I decided it wasn't something I wanted to do so I am taking a few months off. Since I took a few months off...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I Will Be Me...and Keep Myself No Matter What Others Say - 's t r i p' me down to my core and there you have it..me. you don't like it get out of my way and move on.I guard that...
    BelleRaven BelleRaven 18-21, F 4 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Imagine a young lady who enters relationships with a drive no less than 100 percent. She gives it her all because there is no turning back. When **** in a relationship starts to...
    AugustRose22 AugustRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    You Are Not What Others Think About You!!!!! - Passing by some posts here on EP I saw that many people struggle because of what others believe to be true about them. Thus I wanted...
    DianneMarcos DianneMarcos 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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    Sorry But... - ...I'm not the perfect daughter, I'm not the teachers pet, I'm not the religious type, I'm not the hottest babe, I'm not employee of the year month week or day, I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    The Helpful Stranger... - I noticed a man when I was out today. He was older, maybe 78, and sat by himself on a bench reading the paper, completely oblivious to the hustle and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    You can't impress everyone at the same time and in the end you'll be the one that has to live with yourself. Plus, if people don't want to be around you for who you are, then they...
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Being Yourself. - I will always be myself and I will never change the way I am because I know that being yourself can lead to many amazing things I would rather be hated for being...
    Frozenfires Frozenfires 18-21 2 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    I am me. Sorry. I will continue to be me. I was so skeptical about coming back to this site, but as of right now I'm here for only two people. You will find them in my circle...
    AnneRegan AnneRegan 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am just me. And that is ok
    elliesa elliesa 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    You may change yourself to fit in, but inevitably you'll just want to go back to being who you really are.
    kennytnguyen kennytnguyen 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I'm not interested in dating at all, I just want to make new friends at this point...maybe.
    ChizzyVanGogh ChizzyVanGogh 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I will, and i pride myself on that. Theres too many people on this earth, that just sit behind other people and live their parents dreams or go to school to be a lawyer or a doctor...
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I am sick and fed up of being the person that I am.....and not being enough for some people...... So now I give up...I am as I am...amen
    saxappeal saxappeal 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 23

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    What I like about EP is that people help you without knowing you . I hope real life becomes like that .don't you agree ?
    Luai23 Luai23 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Never will change who I am ! Even though I'm at a young age and go through the pure pressure every other day. I manage to avoid the drugs and skipping school and going out every...
    Clark305 Clark305 16-17, M Feb 4

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    for 20 years i lived as the girl who wants to please everyone , but honestly ,, it sucks ,, so i am not going to do it anymore ,, i will live the way i wanna live , and those...
    tinathefreak tinathefreak 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I changed myself into someone I neither loved not respected when I was in a relationship once, but I'll never do that again. I'm extremely outgoing. I love meeting new people. I...
    maegan91 maegan91 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm not on here to date just to talk and listen and learn
    jeankachew jeankachew 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I've been called fake I've been called a bully and I been accused of things I've never done
    markmcparker markmcparker 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    -If you're hotter than me, then I'm cooler than you. -If you're more popular than me, then I have no ******* clue what made you think I gave a ****. -If you like K-pop, then I...
    TheHetalianPewdiepieNerd TheHetalianPewdiepieNerd 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 28

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    Today I realized that no matter how good u are as a person someone will always criticize you and because we are too affected and willing to change ourselves for this person...
    maryrom maryrom 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Taking My Life Back - I've spent far too long being the person other people wanted me to be and doing things that other people wanted me to do. My parents opinions and approval...
    FallenAngelWOOT FallenAngelWOOT 31-35, F 11 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Voices - A world of competition and greed Following the great and the beautiful Throwing away time to the poorly dressed , Giving time to all that fails where are the people...
    AlexAngel AlexAngel 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    No matter what humanity wants me to be I will be with his blessed love what Gods will is for me and then ATTONE on reflecting on the next step as he my Warrior king commands my...
    lionking44 lionking44 46-50, M Feb 13

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    I'm done trying to please people or trying to fit in. It's really funny actually. I am practically always by myself for the most part and because of that have felt like I need to...
    Flu1d Flu1d 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Dont Tell Me What To Be - all my friends try and say i need to be a bad girl around school when i all ready am but not as much of them they say i need to be girly girl, they say i...
    angelwolf18 angelwolf18 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Unedited Me... - I have spent a lot of my life trying to please others. Be the dutiful daughter, loving girlfriend, supportive sister. A good friend, helpful colleague...the list...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    if you can't have me at my worst then you definitely don't deserve me at my best!
    mufasa1905 mufasa1905 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly about you,no one would believe it.
    colleenzeddy colleenzeddy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I will stay true to myself, even if that mean losing to the masses. I will speak from my heart, I will see through everyone else's eyes including my own, but I will never go...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    So many out there are trying to impress others trust in yourself know that being you is the best there is and when someone try's to put you down stand tall just be yourself its the...
    giandrea giandrea 16-17, F Dec 15, 2013

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    I'm a complete and utter weirdo who thinks she is a cat/kitten and is slightly insane. Haha... Ohh well at least I'm not a boring little ****!!!!
    JustAKittenArmy JustAKittenArmy 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Ever feel like your best just isn't enough? Like your Barely passing life because it's tough The society now looks upon us Like we are all competing to be the strongest People...
    princessxk96 princessxk96 16-17, F Dec 13, 2013

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    Today she was flying high. Hell bent on exorcizing demons. How fast could she run? Music loud....hurtling down that road. ... she looks at the sign saying 40 ends.. Sighs...
    chastewhisperer chastewhisperer 41-45, F Feb 8

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    First Rate... - "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."- Judy Garland I wrote a little while ago about being unedited...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    Holding him tighter than ever before! He makes me feel so safe. He is more than enough for me💞 Maybe I have been too blind to see that the man next to me is the one I have been...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Argh again my mother is driving me up the wall because I'm not conforming to her liking and not bending to her will as per usual, ive been a adult 8 years now and she still thinks...
    equalizer22 equalizer22 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl: http://youtu.be/eKITz_JCk6Y
    musicilove musicilove 36-40, F Apr 8

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    Life's a choice. There's no such thing as regret if you wisely choose the words you say, the actions you do, the people who you get attached to. Although people do mistakes...
    ciijei ciijei 18-21, M Feb 20

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    Good To Be Myself - im same with other people that encounter with many problems. i know people always make fun of me.i don't care about it but im still a human being who not...
    rom4 rom4 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2011

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    I Am Me - For many years I was just what everyone wanted and expected me to be...I was very miserable and very unhappy! Well...finally a little over a year ago I decided I had to...
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    That is the way it shall stay. I may lose things, I may gain them...but I'm not changing myself for the satisfaction of other feeble beings.
    bluefrogs247 bluefrogs247 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    The Life Child - In my mind , I see a child crying and screaming for help . People pass by not noticing that the child’s in pain the problem is the child is silent . All her...
    AlexAngel AlexAngel 18-21, T 7 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    My friends have given up on trying to change me. Finally! XD But my parents are still convinced I'm going to study business in college and are constantly pushing me towards that...
    Pozagee Pozagee 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    I made this mistake when i was growing up, you know, being what people tell you to be. I always wanted to impress those around me, making sure that i was accepted. That meant...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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