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I Wish I Could Be Me

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    I Contain Multitudes

    i remember telling my mom when i was really young, in second grade, maybe, that i "played different with different kids." i was upset and confused by it, but my mom seemed to think it was a very wise statement. and on one hand, i think it is a good thing. it is not so...
    Fahrenheit Fahrenheit 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2007

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    Walk a Day In My Shoes

    People often try to make it sound like its really easy to just be yourself.  They say "Just be yourself" with the same inflection as they would say "The bathrooms down the hall."  They dont realize that for some people, for whatever reason...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 30, 2007

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    I feel I am more myself right ...

    I feel I am more myself right now then at any other point in my life. I am slowly coming out, and telling people how I really feel rather then hiding.    I am also starting to deal with other problems I am faced with like Anxiety, panik and depression.
    chateone chateone 19-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2007

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    I Am But What Other Want To See.

    I have had to wear my mask twice in my life. It is the same hollow mask of shame of how is left with in me. I felt forced to hide myself at a very young age of six. Close off the emotion that be for all to see. There was nothing any one would have like to allow some one like me...
    solarregeneration solarregeneration 41-45, T Jul 23, 2010

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    Me???

    sometimes when im with different people no matter with who. I act and feel like i have to be someone that they think i am i can never realy just be me. my family judges me cuz they think i dress like a guy (t-shirts and jeans most of the time), but i just think it feels more...
    ilovehateu ilovehateu 16-18, F Oct 17, 2007

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    Don't Get This One - I Am ...

    Don't get this one - I am me!?!
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M Feb 14, 2007

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    Just Once

    i wish that just once i could be myself with my friends my parents...with everybody! when im with my friends what i do just seems to weird,with parents im very morbid and listen to music like marilyn manson and joke about being killed and other stuff like that but when im with...
    XscreamingXinsideX XscreamingXinsideX 13-15, F Jul 17, 2009

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    Adhd

    Hi! I have ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) when I'm on the medicine that calms me down I just don't feel right like I'm depressed I don't smile and I dont laugh I hate the feeling! When I'm not taking the medicine I feel so me I laugh ALOT and smile untile my...
    911forever 911forever 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    My Colorful Masks

    About two and a half years ago I found someone. A few days over two years ago I started dating this someone. Not just someone, an angel. A beautiful wonderful soul. She helped me throw the masks away. So many colors. So many personalities. So many friendships were lost when...
    Anndei Anndei 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    Harder Than It Looks

    I am -a 16 year old teenager -stubborn -passionate -impulsive -wild -careless -irresponsible -unstable -able to love, endlessly -someone who acts on her feelings -experiencing a lot of complications because I cant always act on all those things. I get hurt if I do it...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2008

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    I Have Enjoyed My Life and Wil...

    I have enjoyed my life and will continue to.  The changes that I would make about "me" are challenging, but workable. 
    emericklisa emericklisa 21-25, F Feb 14, 2007

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    All the Bloody Time! ...

    All the bloody time! Its funny how differently you can act around different people.
    cluck cluck 16-18, F Feb 12, 2007

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    I Wish I Was A Rock...

    I try so hard to conform to everyones expectations, family, friends, and coworkers.  I try to be so gentle when revealing who I am but to be different frightens people.  Everyone will say it is cool to be different, but in reality everyone is afraid to take off their masks...
    BlueCedarTree BlueCedarTree 46-50 4 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    If I Really Knew Who That Was...

    Some of my good friends in my "real" life have definite opinions on my socially-oriented anxiety issues...  when I express some of my anxiousness or feelings of separation, I am told to "just relax"...  Have you ever been told to "just relax...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    Being Me

    I wish I could be the real me. Sometime I feel I'm not being true to my self. I act as though I'm a puppet and I'm being controlled by others. To be honest I don't know how to start being the real me again. I don't even know how to stop being a puppet. But I do know is that I am...
    Saylol Saylol 13-15 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    Trying My Best

    I am doing better with trying to be myself. But sometimes I feel like myself is not good enough. I can be myself with my fiancé. But with my friends ( even though that's like 2) I just feel like I can't. I have this brick wall that won't break down.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2012

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    I Am Except For Being Around 3

    I am  myself  around everyone else but these three... they are also the three that frightens me the most ....my Mother ...my wife and my daughter... My mother  I am the black sheep at 52 I still try to please her... My wife I still try to prove to her I am...
    bquick bquick 51-55, M 4 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Well not a whole change, I want my testicles put inside my body and have a vagina added while I keep my penis... I know this isn't possible but I sure wish it was. And maybe size...
    str8CD str8CD 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    yeah!would be gratifying to help people out with the fruits of my toil in any manner so that could get the much needed succor int their lives...
    romell romell 36-40, M 21 hrs ago

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    I wish I was smarter because I always procrastinate. I thought the class I took in college would help but it didn't. Are there any tips on how I could be smarter? I know it is a...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    I wish good guys could come first for a change instead of good guys finish last :( :( its not fair :( :(
    rodwood rodwood 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    It seems like my mind is stuck.. It keeps bringing back old and bad memories.. It kills me slowley.. I wish I could make my mind shut up for just a little bit... It makes me crazy...
    babyboomb babyboomb 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    You guys know these movie softwares where you can go in and make adjustements ? I wish there were things like that with our lives ! Not to change everything .... just to adjust...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I would read her stories and take her places andng out with all my friends and me, we could play games and watch movies, and then id wanna lick her every time we are alone
    Mineman214 Mineman214 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I wish I never attempted suicide.. My life is even worse now
    hannahg13 hannahg13 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm so different now. I know that things could've turned out different. I can't keep on going with this hole in my chest. I can't move on from you.
    Gabs96 Gabs96 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm 16 years old, and I wish I had a dad, period. My dad is no good, I haven't talked to him in over a year because of something I didn't do, he holds grudges and he talks bad...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Wishing you a very very "Happy Eid Mubarak" with good peace, love, health, wealth, joys & celebrations ruling you & your families life. Please convey my wishes "EID MUBARAK" to...
    adiscorpion41 adiscorpion41 22-25, M 1 Response 22 mins ago

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    I'm 17 and 18 in about 7 months. I left school at 15 as I wanted to get into the workforce than be sitting In a classroom mucking round. I got straight into a job of a house...
    Cossie227 Cossie227 16-17, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I wish you were here with me in Spain right now
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I wish everything to get better soon, I got tired from my life, that is really enough, it is the time now for good things to happen, may be it will never happen. Who knows.
    zolito zolito 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    I wish I could change how things are. I wish i could go back in time and change the way I acted in some points of my life. I never meant to hurt anyone. All I wanted was to make...
    evie2001 evie2001 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    It would be great if I could go to the last 5 months. At that time I was just an innocent girl who enjoyed high school life. But everything has changed since then. The guys who...
    Lythyda Lythyda 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    i wish my dad trusted me.. i wish i could undo that day.. 🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴🔵🔴 i wish i never met him.. i wish i never loved him...
    oliviamarie5524 oliviamarie5524 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I wish I could take away the pain I wish I could have taken his place he didn't deserve to die I would take his place in a second if I was there everyone loved him I would have...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I wish I could forget him. I wish I could delete all my memories of him. I wish you could delete pain. I wish pain didn't last so long to ruin your days and haunt your dreams. I am...
    whoateyourheart whoateyourheart 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I wish you could hug me and say "Everything will be okay." I wish I could just hug you and show everyone that you're mine and you're happy that you have me just I am. We could...
    ItsSusan ItsSusan 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I wish I could hide my emotions better sometimes or at least be more in control of them..Especially when it comes to certain people,I wish I could show them "I made it!!" "I don't...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    My mother burst into tears…cried loudly in front of me…..she had a mental break out because of the many worries and problems she facing at 60 years age….mom has a 40 years...
    saudifemale saudifemale 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I wish you understand how your actions hurt me. I wish that the world that we live becomes better. I wish we could all live in peace. I wish I could heal the wounds of the ones...
    ClaudiaSUN ClaudiaSUN 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Marriage werent so complicated. Humans would stop figthing for stupid things. Love was simple. Being who you are and different didn't feel like a sin or a crime. I wish that one...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wish I wasn't always feeling like someone less than equal. I wish I was out of the relationship I am in now, and in a relationship with a person who could love me for me. When I...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    It sucks that ill never get married, have kids or fall in love because im so ugly , i wish people could see past that , i vow to never have kids and curse them with my ugly genes...
    sorrybouttheugly sorrybouttheugly 16-17 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I've never been able to relax and have fun. Because of this I've missed out on so much in life and I’ll probably miss out on so much more. It’s one of my biggest flaws. I...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I always wished I could be someone else. I always figured someone else had it easier. Someone else has it better. Someone else has more to offer, more to give, more to live... I...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I wish I had never known you in my life. It would be a lot easier for me if nothing ever happened between us. Cause now I'm just a creep occasionally looking at your profile...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I wish I could let go of so many people and so many things but these are part of me I can never let them go!! No matter how much it hurts me I endure the pain I wish I was numb or...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Jun 28

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    I often find myself wondering what if....how would we have been together if we had ever really had the chance.... I always kept these thoughts to myself, afraid of what you'd think...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 2

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