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I Am a Misanthrope

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    Giving Up...people Just Get Worse - I didnt used to be quite this bad. Actually, there was a time that i was considered sweet, shy, really smart. I never had a chance to be happy...
    magickisskiss magickisskiss 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    Being bullied at school and dumped on by various people in my teenage years, including older people whom you would think would feel protective towards a much younger person rather...
    jimmygb jimmygb 36-40, M Jan 3

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    All this time I just thought I didn't care about them... I actually hate humans -_-"
    IronicMind IronicMind 70+ Feb 10

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    Misanthropy Is A Natural Reaction To People's Deplorable Behaviour. - If you are an honest, decent person it's very difficult not to be a misanthrope.  For me, misanthropy was...
    MindBodySpirit MindBodySpirit 41-45, M 27 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    Maybe Misanthrope - I don't know for sure if I'm a misanthrope, weak misanthrope or something like that, I don't like to "define" myself as something, that's too much accurate...
    JohnEthelred JohnEthelred 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2011

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    I found an app which all of us would despise with a burning passion. It is called Thumb. You can actually study human behavior there and what I notice is that a lot of people crave...
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 1 Response Feb 16

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    If only EP could let us curse, I would like a sailor. But da** I'm so fuc**** tired of a world where everyone fuc**** tells us what to do all the fuc**** time. I mean every time...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I've read a list of experiences on misanthropy, and I would say that my particular instance isn't much the same as others, although it is. Since elementary school I have seen...
    uuftk uuftk 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I'm Not Sure If I'm A Full-Blown Misanthrope - I can't stand people. I dislike them very much, border-lining hate (if I'm not there already). They always disappoint and don't do...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    Eh.... - I'm a conditional Misanthrope. There are some characteristics in people that I generally enjoy. For instance, if they're intelligent and wise, and use those assets, then...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    I Fit In, Absolutely Nowhere.... - This will be a rant, I must get it out. I grew up unconventionally, isolated, moved frequently and was mostly home schooled. My first...
    FringeOfSociety FringeOfSociety 36-40, M 4 Responses May 31, 2013

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    I am kind to people, it's actually hard to be mean but the people at my school really get on my nerves. They think it's funny to make jokes about suicide and cutting. All I can say...
    BandWhxre BandWhxre 13-15, F Feb 3

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    You people are all ******* idiots. You're all misanthropes my arse. I only joined this site because I saw your whining in a google search for something else, but I needed to tell...
    iamanger iamanger 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Benefits Of Misanthropy - 1. Find ways to keep yourself occupied 2. Don't have to embrace Hedonism (pleasure over pain, playful approach to life), can be invested in serious things...
    Elle2k Elle2k 22-25 Oct 8, 2012

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    Human Behavior - I don't hate humans. What I hate, resent with a raking agony inside the cavernous abyss of my core, is human behavior, especially that of love and altruism . Am I...
    xylazam xylazam 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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    Further Defining My Misanthropy - Googled "misanthropy support" on a whim and experience project was the first result, so here I am. My misanthropy has been steadily growing over...
    jtko jtko 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    I Just Hate And Feel Annoying With People Generally - I mostly hate the crowds. People who walk pass me in streets, people surrounding me in shopping malls or anywhere. Sometimes I...
    Reanna89 Reanna89 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    A Big One - I am so convinced of truthfulness of being a misanthrope, that I almost regard it's presence as a sign of good taste and character and it's absence as a sign of some...
    LoftyDreamer LoftyDreamer 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    Are You Exaggerating About Your Misanthropia? - Just a curious observation; But is anybody truly a misanthrope by its dictionary definition if they are active on a social media...
    AHumanBeing4You AHumanBeing4You 18-21, M 7 Responses Aug 11, 2013

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    I hate humankind but it doesn't mean I hate them all. It's impossible to hate everybody. That's an another reason why I hate humans (even myself but I'm not an emo) . Emotions...
    Kakurenbo Kakurenbo 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    It's funny there's so many posts regarding misanthropy or how other perceive themselves to be misanthropic. Hopefully, it's already been pointed out that our perceived misanthropy...
    tinylittlebird tinylittlebird 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    How Do I Hate Thee? - How do I hate thee? Let us count the ways. I hate thee to the limits of my soul, stretched and strained by the chaos of life with Man. I hate thee with each...
    OgoNay OgoNay 41-45 5 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    I Hate Being Human... - Humans are sad and pathetic.They are too weak.They easily succumb to the pain of their wounds.We can be amazing in many ways though.Such as our vast memory...
    bgc162 bgc162 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    I Think I'm Starting to Loose It. - Warning: Angry rant ahead: Know that these are just my opinions and that i merely generalize. I've become more and more disgusted with people...
    Gilmourish Gilmourish 22-25 27 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Like A Rabid Dog - Misanthropy is the general hatred, mistrust or disdain of the human species and/or human nature. I've displayed definite sociopathic traits but I don't think...
    lyssaLimn lyssaLimn 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    Am I Misanthropic? - I hate people, plain and simple. I am 22-years old and, while I try to maintain a normal social life and connect with other people, I can't help but feel so...
    oxygenwaster oxygenwaster 22-25, M 30 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    Failure! - Ive been living with this misanthropic feeling for quite some time now. all the time thinking "im the one with the problem, i need to lighten up". but i cant...
    razoreater razoreater 26-30 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    My Generation Sickens Me The Most - My generation sickens almost as much as other humans but these oh they are the worse doing dastardly and wicked things and claiming that they...
    Meaninglessfuture Meaninglessfuture 13-15 Jan 29, 2012

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    Life With Restraint - For God is with those who restrain themselves, and those who do good. The Holy Quran, Sūra XVI.: Naḥl or The Bee. Section 16, 128 If ye love...
    PaleFox PaleFox 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    Inherently Flawed - Take away the rule of law and religion and people are guaranteed to make the wrong choices every time. We are a flawed species. The most destructive and...
    CountessDawn CountessDawn 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Realizations - I've been a misanthrope since roughly 7 years old.  I was that odd kid down the street that was almost never seen outside, and who actively avoided playing with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    Grave Inscription - My name is Brittany.Like Britney Spears,but spelt differently.I was 16 when I died on August 17,2013 to the hands of my UNLOVING ABUSIVE FAMILY. I swear this...
    bgc162 bgc162 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    In my later childhood, I was bullied a lot. I moved from country to country with my mother and never really fit in anywhere. This is where my hatred for people started, if they all...
    Archaeon Archaeon 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    My idea of the human race: Humanity is disgusting. we destroy anything in our path. we destroy nature. we destroy each other. we destroy our planet, our air, our future. Humans are...
    kfritz19 kfritz19 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Misanthropy is essentially a paradoxical condition of the mind. How does a person that supposedy detests humans be able to live among them. It must not be humans we hate, but the...
    xylazam xylazam 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 5

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    I hate some people who disagree with me. Not only do they disagree with me they also feel the need to disrespect me while doing so. And they don't care or appreciate why I think...
    liquescent liquescent 18-21 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Im a Misanthropist - i have been nearly forever its caused by a deep inbred cyncism. Misanthropy is a general dislike, distrust, or hatred of the human species, or a disposition...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 19 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Lifes Scary - The older i get the more people scare me.Their abilty for ...well anything ,hate, love in equal measure on their terms and depending on how they feel at that moment...
    giddyion giddyion 22-25 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    Is it possible to be realistic and not at least have misanthropic tendencies? I don't think so. I am a misanthrope. Humanity is disgusting. Humans in general are nothing but self...
    IamMorbid IamMorbid 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    What's Religion? - Honestly I don't like religion in general.As I have read somewhere "Religion is like a penis. It's fine to have one and it's fine to be proud of it, but please...
    bgc162 bgc162 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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    Why Humanity Disgusts Me. [wall Of Text] - I guess should introduce myself. My ID here is Fakesmile1, but you can call me Smiles. I'm 20 years old. I grew up in a middle class...
    Fakesmile1 Fakesmile1 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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    Proud Misanthrope - I'm proud to be a misanthrope. I feel it's an enlightening, motivating, and positive state of mind. Therapy will try to convince you that it's "unhealthy" and...
    Elle2k Elle2k 22-25 10 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    I'm Disgusted With Everyone, Everything, Et Al. - I cannot stand the emphasis on "individuality" now that circulates around our country and gives people an excuse to not...
    4leafclvr 4leafclvr 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    I am a passionate misanthropist. Essentially a paradox. Humanity always drives me away in anger and disgust, yet there's always some aspect of it that brings me back.
    imonur21 imonur21 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I Hate People AND Humans - When I tell someone that I hate people, I always get the same response."Oh my gosh yes! Humans can be so dumb! Society is totally wrong!"Every single...
    Ploris Ploris 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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    I Am A Misanthrope - Humans are just an earlier iteration of what's better.
    nodna nodna 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    I Have Known It For Years - I'm a misanthrope.  Like many misanthropes, I do not dislike EVERYBODY.  But my tendency is to dislike the vast majority of the "public...
    INeverPost INeverPost 51-55 23 Responses Jul 25, 2009

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    Just Some Random Person With A Story To Tell - First of all, I don't think I am a full misanthrope, but I'm enough to despise, and be skeptical of the human race. I'm fed up and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    It all starts with thought, doesn't it. What I've come to realize as I descend deeper into the world of absolute hate toward this dystopia we currently live in is that I think way...
    Reakishin Reakishin 16-17 1 Response Feb 17

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    Are We Wrong? - I am a misanthrope. My misanthropy is a mark, like a beauty mark or physical defect, is instantly recognizable in my person. For most of my life I've despised...
    AdrianIsAngry AdrianIsAngry 18-21, M Aug 11, 2013

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    Why I Hate People. - I don't particularly 'hate' people per say, more of a hatred towards the characteristics of human nature. There are a lot of things I have learned in my short...
    JamesIGN JamesIGN 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 26, 2013