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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" 16,263 People

    If someone is trying to tell you

    who to be stand up for yourself.Sure people can try to tell you who to be,but who you are is based on what you wnt ,not what they want.It's your life own it! Be who you are and not what others want you to be.
    Faith328 Faith328 13-15, F Jun 22

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    Im not gonna be some workout buff

    or health addict. I want to be me. I absolutely love fat and love getting fat. No more restrictions. Im happily gaining weight. I dont want my clothes to fit me anymore, I want to jiggle twice as much as when i do now when i walk. I wanna eat and eat and eat and eat all day long...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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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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    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 11 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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    Great I have no one now every one left me

    except one person and she makes me so happy and she made me realize a lot of things and u hope I can tell her before she reads this
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    Are you who you ever wanted to be?

    No! thats not a question.. thats an answer for your thoughts and actions.For a man I wish he'll be a perfect one nothing to worry if he is not so strong and not so handsome, but I wish to be him pefect for a woman, a woman who makes a man a man and let him believe that except...
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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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 4 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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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 2 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    Why do people force other people to be

    different from who they really are? Makes no sense to me. They should appreciate that people are unique with their own faults and perfections. They need to remember that they have their own faults too! They have no right to tell other people how they should be like! So just be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    It just takes some time Little girl,

    you're in the middle of the ride Everything, everything will be just fine Everything, everything will be all right Hey You know they're all the same You know you're doing better on your own so don't buy in Live right now Just be yourself It doesn't matter if that's good enough...
    laylonolonger laylonolonger 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    sarkaar1989 sarkaar1989 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    idc if I dont fit in I love having the ability

    to self suck and I encourage anyone to be different , unique in their own way . whatever it is you like embrace it (:
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M Apr 12

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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, 2014

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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 2 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    I realized no matter what I wrote online,

    all the grief, all the whining, all the suicidal thoughts... I am thankful to all the people that has supported me virtually and in real life. but it's me who takes the charge. I AM THE ONLY ONE THAT CAN TRULY MAKES THE DIFFERENCE.
    Syafika Syafika 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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    I'm done being pushed to what people want me to

    be. I get it if you want something, leave. I'm just so done changing. I am me and if you don't like that then good. I don't care anymore. Just keep moving forward because i will. So don't take it to harshly i just want to move on.
    Mleader1 Mleader1 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I desire to be just myself

    for once. I am a positive person and believe if things don't go as I wish then it isn't the end and takes different route to reach my dreams then another and another but I always ended up at starting line just because I sacrifice my opportunity for people I love and care for...
    BlueFairy09 BlueFairy09 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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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, 2014

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    Yeah but everyone were judging me

    for being myself. So I think it's really hard.
    FluffyWhiteCat FluffyWhiteCat 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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 26-30, F Jun 22, 2014

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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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    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 absolutely love when people tell me I can't be

    or do something or I'm not good enough... It makes me want it even more
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 21

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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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    I am believing in my self reliance

    and my self identity so if anybody wants to change me as they are, I will not be able to alter me myself but if they are polite then will co-operate with them to change mutual deeds of life .......Every time life is changing in itself and we are the part of this changing world...
    rohitsinghvi2006 rohitsinghvi2006 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    Encontrados Encontrados 41-45, M Jul 12, 2014

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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 26 Responses Nov 9, 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 1 Response Jun 22, 2014

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    I hate people swearing.

    Today almost all the filmstars use vulgar slang words. They should make films where they teach people basic discipline and morality. Today all people love Chris Pratt but I don't. I don't care if you do some charity. Call me heartless but that's how I am.
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M Jun 28

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    Letting go of the impossible.

    I can only be me... :)
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 18, 2014

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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 16-17, 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 will stop hiding my real self.

    I'm unhappy and that's not who I am. I'm up beat. I have learned how to be a people person. I'm a strong person. Not this weak shy girl I've become. I'm tired of being this way. So as of now no more.
    miakajones2001 miakajones2001 36-40, F Apr 6

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    Jabezzz2 Jabezzz2 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    When you show up being your true,

    imperfect. authentic self; you create comfortable space for others to do the same. Walk boldly in your Truth!
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Everyone is unique and everyone is important.

    Do not act like anyone but you and do not try to be someone your not. You are best when you be yourself. The world is big enough for everyone. Do not hold back because the world sees you as weird. Instead, wear your weirdness with pride and wear it the way only you can.
    AmandaCroft AmandaCroft 18-21, F May 18

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    I am quirky, silly, blunt,

    and broken. My days are sometimes too dark, and my night are sometimes too long. I often trip over my own insecurities. I require attention, long for passion, and wish to be desired. I use music to speak when words fail me, even though words are as important to me as the air...
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I've been weaing tights

    since I was a child, now I'm near 30 years old, and I decided to try out a skirt & heels... What can I say... I found them fun, exciting, and more than anything extremely comfortable to wear! However my wife does not approve. So now when I wear those things, I must hide it...
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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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, 2014

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    i had a dream where a man

    who wanted me to be his woman was chasing after me. he eventually caught me and i felt like there was mo escape anymore.
    maybelynn maybelynn 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    life is ridiculous .

    ......... it's
    daniela222 daniela222 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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