I Would Rather Be Myself And Disliked Than Fake And Adored

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    I love this experience.

    This is also why I LOVE being crushed on or liked in general. Because I know that I'm being myself and not fake at all... And these people like the real me!
    akaShaun akaShaun
    18-21, M
    Jun 29, 2015

    I think it's really stupid

    when you ask questions. And people get all booty hurt. And I am not trying to go against adults but seriously us teenagers know what's wrong from right it's our decision. People stop being so d*** rude it's just a question!!!
    deleted deleted
    Nov 17, 2015

    This statement defines me

    and the way i live my life
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2015

    Their Loss

    I have always been different. I like who I am. I am a Mom. A free spirit. A good person. A healthcare professional. I have a big heart. I am funny and like to do off the wall crazy things. I love making people laugh. I am non-judgemental. I love art. I am passionate about the...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Jun 22, 2012

    hi this i can really relate to i would

    rather me by myself and disliked than fake and adored because i think its just horrible and stupid and just because you want to do it dont drag me into it i have always been hated for this since the day i was born is how long i can remember my horrible family hated me i was told...
    lor44 lor44
    18-21, F
    Oct 24, 2015

    People like to assume I use the Lotus Flower

    as my profile because my face is unappealing. Did those people ever think that I don't show my face simply because I don't want attention only because of my looks?
    Tilou420 Tilou420
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 29, 2014

    Could Friday get here already please I'm

    so sick of work!!! Can't wait for Saturday ROLL TIDE!!!
    Wantsfortomorrow Wantsfortomorrow
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2014

    I am very real... maybe a little TOO real at

    times. Sometimes I forget that moving my lips and hearing the words that escape is NOT thinking... it's actually speaking and others can hear me! Lips not moving and words only heard in my head... THAT is thinking! My friends and family and husband and lovers... they just...
    SunnyDayze2 SunnyDayze2
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    You Don't Fight Monsters By Becoming One.

    You can only be yourself. You can only be true to yourself. You need have self respect and treat others as you hope you would be treated. You can not be more funny or talented or beautiful or intelligent than you are. You can only be yourself. Liars and show offs always get...
    KatarinaVonSweet KatarinaVonSweet
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Sep 7, 2012

    Honest To A Fault

    I have a little problem...okay, maybe it's a big problem. I am a southern belle but dammit if I don't speak my mind! My brother has told me I lacked tact but I prefer not to sugarcoat crap and try to convince you it's candy. Hell..if that were the case, I'd run for office! lol...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

    It took me awhile to come to this conclusion,

    but I realized that when you are yourself you get the friends that will love you as you are and not for the mask you put on. Makes for much more meaningful interactions.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2015

    It sickens me to see little girls looking up to

    these "idols" because they are popular, when on the inside when no one is around, they are the meanest person in the word
    VaeSan VaeSan
    13-15, F
    Jan 6, 2016

    I am not a nice girl,

    I'm sarcastic and short tempered, especially if it comes to stupidity, and I'm not willing to be nice to someone just to be liked. I'm a loner, and I'm not willing to change that. I have a fascination with morbid things and love to take the credit for anything I do, I'm not...
    ImNotPlaying ImNotPlaying
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2015

    I was a badboy and made many mistakes

    and learned the hard way.Today I am a BELIEVER of JESUS, called to serve and share His love with the least of us and boldly I share this openly as I believe this is life's true purpose.I am not perfect, never have been never will be, I would rather openly share all of this and...
    redeemedbadboy redeemedbadboy
    70+, M
    Dec 25, 2015

    Being Real And Sharing My Truth.

    When it comes to friendship, I am emotionally present to my friends and that does not always translate to pleasant.  I have had friends dump me for sharing myh honest heartfelt feelings.  These are friendships I would still have if I had chosen to be dishonest with them, stuff...
    JoyceAnne JoyceAnne
    46-50, F
    12 Responses Feb 10, 2011

    I can't be anyone other

    than myself. If that offense someone I'm sorry I guess we can't be friends. I don't ask you to change who you are it's unfair for ask me to in order for you to like me. It would not last anyway because eventually the real me would emerge. The one who'll tell you what I think...
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Sep 27, 2015

    Even though the truths about ourselves are not

    pleasing, it is better to stay real than to fake ourselves by hiding behind the shadows of others. A bitter truth is way better than a sweet lie.
    fthefurious fthefurious
    18-21, M
    Aug 23, 2015

    "I would rather be hated

    for who I am then be loved for who I'm not" -Kurt Cobain
    killjoy122 killjoy122
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2015

    I'm going to be alone on Xmas cause I ain't

    about to be phony to fit in!!!
    mysteryg mysteryg
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2015

    there's a quote.. if you can't love me at my

    worst, then you can't have me at my best!
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    26-30, F
    Apr 16, 2016

    I'd rather be a *****n ****e,

    wishy-washy ftw and disliked than adored. ftw : future tripping woman
    whyacinth whyacinth
    36-40, F
    Feb 20, 2016
    Polis195 Polis195
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015

    Honesty is the best policy.

    I am me and don't care if haters gonna hate.
    Profweird Profweird
    22-25, M
    Jun 29, 2015

    I Wish More People Were Like This....

    If more people where like this, the world would be a lot better.  At least everyone would be honest with themselves, and others.  I don't think anyone should have to pretend to be someone they're not just so they can have a few fake friends.  I don't have a lot...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2010

    I'm A Little Bit Fake But I Can't Help It :/

    I would LOVE it if I had the guts to stay true to myself and be 100% honest...but I care too much about what people think. I think that's why I struggle so much with meeting new people and going out. I feel like I sit there the whole time smiling and nodding and watching...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Jul 25, 2013
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 10, 2016

    Accept Me As I Am; Never Mistake Me For Whom You'd Like Me To Be

    I've grown up under pressure to fit a mold of the way my family has wanted me to be. I'm sure this is quite normal; however in my context, it couldn't be further from it.  They live a lie; they project themselves as enlightened and accepting individuals with 24/7/365 happiness...
    eMonkey eMonkey
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Sep 2, 2012

    Don't like your present circumstances ?

    Change them, you're not a tree.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2015

    High school, fake people.

    Basic. No one is the same as they were before. But it's cool, I'm starting to feel better. Thanks to this app.
    Shand001 Shand001
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

    I Would Never Want To Be Anything But Me

    just joined this group because i definitley want to be myself and disliked than fake abd adored. yeah i am no oil painting or popular with everyone but maybe that is because when i am honest to others they get the hump. i cannot lie just because i do not want to cause offence if...
    dizznee dizznee
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2011

    i hate drama and stupidity i hate lies i am

    who i am if you do not like me for who i am then **** off but i respect people for who they are
    chrismcnair1512 chrismcnair1512
    26-30, M
    Dec 27, 2015

    Accept Me For Who I Am

    I never pretend to be what I'm not even if it means losing friends I mean whats the point in doing that it just makes you miserable and it's not worth it. And if I ever did lose someone because of who and what I am then in my mind they can not have been a very good friend in the...
    gelroller gelroller
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Jul 25, 2012

    I absolutely fake lying people fortunately

    for the rest off us most lying ****** trip them selfs up sooner or later
    BrynDavid BrynDavid
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    If I was the last real person alive

    and every body else was not I would be ok with that.
    netnomad netnomad
    46-50, M
    Jul 30, 2015

    No Apologies For Being True To Myself

    I will defend everything that I hold sacred. I have hidden nothing from my friends. You should be neither dismayed nor disturbed if and when you find me standing up for my beliefs and values. If you know me well, you will know that I am a controversialist. My style is confronting...
    perseverer perseverer
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Jul 14, 2011

    Me And You

    I thought it was about time i added something to this group, as so far i joined it but havent contributed. Okay here goes. I am a woman in a mans world, i am a black woman in an English country, i am a surviver in a world full of many many failures, i am a lesbian in a...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2012
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 1, 2016

    We Are Not All Going To Like Each Other Anyway.

    As  those closest to me know, I have Asperger, as do three of my children.  It makes me a little quirky, and yes a bit weird.  Okay I can be blunt, tactless and my sense of humour is never aligned with anyone else’s. But I really have grown to love myself...
    deleted deleted
    11 Responses Feb 8, 2010
    Diggemzz Diggemzz
    31-35, M
    Aug 24, 2015
    16-17, M
    5 Responses May 26, 2015

    Take Me As I Am ....

    i have spent most of my life trying to please others. doing and saying things to make others happy even if it wasn't what i wanted to do or say. something i have learned late in my life is that by doing this im not being true to myself. in fact, im not even being who i really am...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Mar 23, 2011

    I do not need 10000 sheep

    or fake people to feel good about myself I do not need a whole list of people when push comes to shove i Cannot count on when the chips are down I do not need to be popular at the expense of selling out myself or my integrity
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2015

    I don't need all people to like me,

    because in your life there is always someone who dislike you. And I don't want to be what they like if I have to be fake person.
    meandmythought meandmythought
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2014

    For all my childhood,

    teen and my young adult life I tried to please everyone and not get anyone mad at me. I then realized that I wasn't pleasing myself and I was mad at myself for changing myself for other people, Be yourself you won't have as many friends but the ones you have will be lifelong...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 25, 2015

    I'm always me and myself

    but sometimes I think it would be nice to be someone else. I'm tiered of feeling insecure and second guessing, I'm fed up of being misunderstood.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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    cougarloving cougarloving
    31-35, F
    Dec 24, 2015

    So true. So easy to do.

    Yet it's not a very good survival skill in the animal kingdom lol
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 15, 2015

    I didn't once upon a time.

    I had a reputation to live up to. One I didn't want nor did i need. It just took me a while to realise it. :)
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2014
    liljules liljules
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2016
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