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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" 15,757 People

    You begin to see people true colors

    when you are down in life , not when all is good and all good looking on your behalf , but only the envious ones may show themselves when you are at a top
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 30

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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 look at you and say you need to do better? Look at them back and say I am better When people say to you why did you do that? Yell back at them...
    princessxk96 princessxk96 18-21, F Dec 13, 2013

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    I'm so tired of wearing a mask all the time.

    I feel like I can't b free around anyone! I wanna make friends who understand me and let me be myself! I'm so tired of bullies and hate and depression. I wanna be myself and have people be ok with that
    agbcja77 agbcja77 13-15, F Jun 22

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    Sometimes .... It's easier to show your ***.

    .. Than it is to show your feelings
    lucas83 lucas83 31-35, M Aug 8

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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 could go on forever. There comes a point though where you have to say enough is enough.You could spend your life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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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 perfect.i lied if i'm don't care about what the rumours that people would say behind me.some how i left the feelings of being...
    rom4 rom4 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2011

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    Who can't relate to this speak

    or forever hold ur peace lol
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 7

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    jeankachew jeankachew 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Earlier i was disrespected by a horrible EP

    member as was my boyfriend and this is all i have to say to that individual! Just because you have an opinion doesn't mean that i have to agree with you just because you have the same mental illness as me does not mean that we are anyway the same and just because your...
    SophieeJordan SophieeJordan 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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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 that remain true ? Voices around of laughter , gossip , betrayal and hate. dictatorship of the heart , cursing...
    JacobSky JacobSky 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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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 make myself happy..so I changed! Of course it was a very slow change..didn't want to make the whole family...
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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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, Sometimes we forget what truly matters. We forget that we still have family, friends, loved ones that accepts us and whole heartedly loves no matter...
    maryrom maryrom 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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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 not going to meet yur expectations...WHY? Because I'm ME!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    Don't mix between my personality

    and my attitude because my personality is ME and my attitude depends on how you treat me
    bizzarebandcutie bizzarebandcutie 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Expecting & accepting are two sides of life.

    . Where expecting ends in tears, while accepting makes you cheer.. Accept life the way it comes...!!
    rajbj rajbj 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Lmfaoooo good girls get treated like ****

    yet these hoes are treated like queens and you niggas bow down to them.. So I gotta be a hoe to get respect? Well I'm staying the way I am💯 and you hoes can run around spreading std's and I will be me.... Yeah sure it might take a century to find the right guy cuz trust me...
    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 7

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    SoulInfluence SoulInfluence 22-25, M Aug 13

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    Encontrados Encontrados 36-40, M Jul 12

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    i am not afraid of being

    who i am. Some people think that i am very intense in a negative or positive way depending on who you ask. What i know? Is that i can not stand for people to be weak and push their responsibilties off on others but still i stand and i accept. People have hurt,let me down,abused...
    Bumblehbee Bumblehbee 22-25, F Jun 22

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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 head sour, she changes and becomes a worry wart. "At least I let it out before the relationship ends so I don't have any...
    AugustRose22 AugustRose22 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    Letting go of the impossible.

    I can only be me... :)
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Khaleesi1Regan Khaleesi1Regan 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    yeah ..in this world of copy cats wanna be

    truely one master piece to be acknowledged...
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Boy, just be yourself.

    If people dont like you for being yourself **** EM! Be yourself and if people dont like you for being your self **** EM! **** EM UP AGAINST THE WALL! **** EM UP AGAINST THE WALL WITH HANDCUFFS ON, AND CRAZY GLUE ON THEIR LIPS! Words to live by Burnie... Words to live by.
    AxiosThanatos AxiosThanatos 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    So I've decided not to let anyone into my life

    anymore who makes me basically feel like ****. If you have to wonder if you're good enough for someone, cut them out. You are good and perfectly imperfect just the way you are. If someone is making you question if you're good enough or not, start questioning if THEY are good...
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 25

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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 bustle going on around him. As I sat down for a moment on the other side of the bench, he looked up just marginally from his paper...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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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...and being the person you are. A number of things brought about this turn of mindset for me, the majority being people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    Me

    Since i was very young i have been a people pleaser,i do what everyone else wants me to do because its easier & i fear conflict or confrontation. But i've come to the conclusion that ,that just brings me down & no-ones getting to see the real me ,so i'm changing ... I will be 1...
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    I am who I am and if you don't like it.

    . move on please. Thanks! :)
    noingudo2 noingudo2 41-45 Jul 2

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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 emotions hidden . She silently cries trying to keep her tears inside everyday . Every time someone asks she says she’s...
    JacobSky JacobSky 18-21, T 7 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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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 12yrs old I would give my teacher and other students hell if they annoyed me or question who I was ect I got...
    lucy2014 lucy2014 18-21, F 30 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Israel deserves to burn

    for what they are doing... The effects of their airstrikes on Palestinians is heart breaking !
    mikaray77 mikaray77 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I can't change ever to make anyone like me

    or do feel comfortable talking with me...i can say that being who i am made others take a lot of advantage of me...but i love helping others and it is like a risky and a curse but can't change.
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Jun 28

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    Hey have fun all you want typing up

    hypocritical weak statements. You failed 2 reach me a long time ago. Live and let live
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 17

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    My mother and grandmother always raised me to

    believe that your looks were everything. If you weren't skinny,then to them you weren't pretty. You couldn't be "fat","ugly",have no make up on, wear "ugly clothes" etc. It took a lot of years to undo what they've done to me emotionally and I still have problems at times. The...
    Danibugg262 Danibugg262 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    And as you walk down the street,

    depending in which community you are in. You mold yourself into a replica, to be accepted or to be respectful. Theres certainly different code of ethics everywhere, of what generally accepted or not. I am not a " liberated" person, that have allowed their minds to fall out and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    moonii moonii 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    This. I'm bored of doing things everyone

    else's way. I'll do things how I wish now. :)
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    Only Me

    I spent a long time trying to make other people happy at the expense of myself. Parents, boss, (now ex) wife. One day, as I was going through my divorce, my brother sat me down over a couple of beers and asked me "Who are you?". I couldn't answer with anything of value so he...
    AlanCozmuel AlanCozmuel 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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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 have always mattered strongly to me and I'd never want to lose my parent's respect but I can see that I need to be my own...
    FallenAngelWOOT FallenAngelWOOT 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    People need to make the most of what they have

    and quit complaining about what they don't have.
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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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'll be the one missing out on an awesome unique individual :P
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    My family has always raised me to be this way.

    To express myself and not care what others think about me. :) I am so glad they taught me to be this way, I feel really sorry for the people who feel that they are pressured to be a certain way because of other people. No one deserves to live a fake life.
    Disqualify Disqualify 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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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 2 Responses Mar 25

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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 myself than loved for being fake. I welcome any person in my life who likes to be my friend and I would love it if...
    Frozenfires Frozenfires 18-21 2 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    Everyone Thinks I Should Do What They Want

    Its so hard waking up everyday and finding the motivation to venture into a world where people everywhere just wants to suck the life out of you and dictate who you are. I am strong I know this because I have been to hell and back and endured things in my life a normal person...
    LoneAlpha LoneAlpha 26-30, M 13 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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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 need to be bad man, they say i need to be tomboy hod on a minute im my own person i will be who i wont and how i wont if you...
    angelwolf18 angelwolf18 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    It's not complicated okay.

    I won't change who I am for others. You can call me a *****, ****, whatever the **** you want to call me. But being me is the real deal. I'm official and will not be copied, nor copy others. Done, deal, settled.
    Leilani19 Leilani19 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I would rather be myself

    than what others want me to be. I wouldn't change one thing about me for anything. I have accepted who I am. I didn't come to this world to try and please people. I'm here to be me and be happy with what I have.
    musicislife15 musicislife15 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I don't need someone else's approval of my life.

    I am an independant person and I honestly have never depended on anyone else for anything, so I really don't see why I should need to please anyone but myself :) If you don't like me for who I am, I am never gonna change for you. If I make changes to my life, it's to benefit...
    Sharebare519 Sharebare519 13-15, F Jul 27

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    Ever just want to be weird by yourself.

    Ever want to be weird with someone else without being judged by them. Imagine if the whole world was that cool. ;)
    CheshireFriend CheshireFriend 22-25, M Jul 15

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    Hello people! Recently I posted a experience on

    here. It was labeled "I didn't join ep to meet pervs." Now in that post I stated my opinion, many HATED my opinion. Lots of guys (some girls) called me a *****, and sexiest, and so on. If you're curious you can go read what I posted. I added a sarcastic yet some what serious...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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