Freedom means being able to choose your own destiny.
Freedom means giving and receiving love, without being judged for it.
Freedom means not worrying about what someone else thinks about the choices you make in life.
Freedom means wanting to embrace who you really are, without worrying about what other people say.
Freedom means not wishing to be anyone else but yourself. Nothing added, nothing subtracted.
Freedom means not having to compare your own life with the lives of other people.
Freedom means feeling happy for others for the love & happiness in their lives, even though it may be missing from your own.
Freedom means following your own bliss and not living your life according to someone else's script.
Freedom means to always be yourself and not pretend to be what you are not.
Freedom means making mistakes, owning up to them and learning from them.
Freedom means the right to find your own way to God. Or not believing in him/her at all.
Freedom means not subscribing to the classification of every action into good or evil.
Freedom means realizing that the world is your oyster.
Freedom means chasing your dream, even though everybody else and their uncle think you are meant to do something else.
Freedom means the ability to laugh at everything, especially your own self.
Freedom means opening your eyes to see the funny lining of the dark cloud, even though others choose to be blind to it.
Freedom means not becoming a prisoner of your own mind.
Freedom means not owing anybody any explanation.
Freedom means not to fall in the trap of "right" or "wrong".
Freedom means not putting a label on yourself or on anyone else.
Freedom means not living up to any stereotype.
Freedom means saying what is in your heart and not worrying about the consequences.
Freedom means trusting your own judgment, despite those various moments of weakness.
Freedom means defying convention to do your own thing.
Freedom means laughing at your own joke even though no one else thinks it's funny.
Freedom means letting go. Finally.
Freedom means moving on without looking over your shoulder.
Freedom means singing your own song, no matter how much out of rhythm it is.
Freedom means to look fear in the eye and saying "Bite me, bitch".
Freedom means deciding to risk it, just one more time.
Freedom means telling someone that you love them. Even if they can't hear you.
Freedom means leaving the job you didn't love to chase after the job that you really want.
Freedom means having that last piece of choclate cake. Even though it's too many calories.
Freedom means that even though they can chain you, jail you, trap you, maybe even kill you, but they cannot change who you are and what you believe in.
Freedom. Independence. This is what it means to me. What does it mean to you?