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I Am Always Misunderstood

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    The Curse

    Having read a lot about what you guys have said already, I must admit, Im almost in the same boat as a lot of you here. I really cant seem to figure it out if its people seeking some hidden meaning in what Im saying, my body language or just the fact that Im not from this country...
    Winewind Winewind 22-25 Dec 19, 2012

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    Many Believe I'm Happy

    Because of my mask, everyone I know believes I'm happy. That's what my fake side thinks what I should be but my real side comes when I'm alone.
    YamiNoSukai YamiNoSukai 16-17, F Dec 28, 2010

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    No One Knows

    No matter how i say something it is always taken the wrong way. I do not understand why people seem to have this idea that im a *****. Why doesn't anybody try to get to know me? They just assume im a *****. No one knows that i go home to a house of struggle.No one knows that my...
    ohthatscray ohthatscray 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    I Am Just Very Misunderstood And I Can't Stand It!

    I feel like no one understands what I am trying to say or anything I want to do most of the time. When I say I feel like no one understands me, I literally feel like they don't understand me. For example: I would be having a conversation about a certain topic...like nature or the...
    FreeSpiritAngel01 FreeSpiritAngel01 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    Sick Of It

    It's really starting to **** me off that the people I'm around on a daily bases misunderstand my words, actions, and intentions and think I'm something I'm not. I'm to the point where I no longer want to open up to anybody I know, because they almost always let me down. I'd...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    The Joys of Being Misunderstood

    "We think direct written and verbal communication is clear and accurate and efficient. It is none of those... Yes, there's a huge amount of information communicated via your affect, your style and your confidence, but no, I don't think humans are so good at getting all the...
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2011

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    Nobody Gets Me, So I'm Alone In The Night Where There's Nobody But Me Myself & I

    hello all, another "creepy" guy here [what many women really mean when they say "nice"], submitted for your approval.  i am harmless but this world sorely tests my patience.  i would live anywhere else in the western world but for lack of fundage, i have long thought...
    auntblabby auntblabby 46-50 3 Responses Feb 11, 2010

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    Being Misunderstood Is A Way Of Life For Me

    I have finally begun to understand, at this late stage in life, where the source of this persecution is rooted. I believe each of us that share this fate have been given the gift of insightfulness, vision, creativity, interpretation, and foresight. We mean well and seek to...
    SelahTC SelahTC 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    The Real Me.

    I have been misunderstood here so many times.  I am a very passionate person.  I use expressive language when I am excited or angry.  Not everyone can appreciate this about me, I understand that.  I speak exactly what is on my mind, which...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 27, 2009

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    Even By My Mom

    I don't know what's so hard about talking. It's like, I'm upset, and for the first time in AGES I decide to talk to my mom. I just wanted to talk. But what does she do? Offers to take me to Wal-Mart. Not to go shopping. Just because she thought I might want to get out of...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F Mar 16, 2008

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    I Have Always Been Misunderstood

    People always have looked at me and treated me as if I am stupid.  This never happens on the internet- which is sort of a curse- because if it did happen on the internet maybe other people on the internet would begin to understand what is going on with me.  I think it...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 17, 2009

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    I say one thing knowing exactly what I mean by

    it but then after the other person responds and says ?, how, what. I get sad because I feel like I upset someone. Like right now I can even explain it in a way that could make sense to anyone unless they know me extremely well.
    Sesshomaru031 Sesshomaru031 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    Many Wont Understand, Unfortuantely

    I'm only 15, and in highschool. I know teenagers say they are "misunderstood", but I'm actually misunderstood, mostly my my friends and classmates. I feel like a weirdo, an alien from some other freaking planet, when I talk to others. I say something and they are so quick to...
    Whatevernevermind1797 Whatevernevermind1797 16-17, F Nov 7, 2012

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    I Am Not Fit to Interact With Society

    My entire life my mom has told me that it isn't "what you say, it's how you say it." I have spent my whole life insecure and paranoid that people are talking about me or don't like me. Most of the time I am right. People always have an opinion of me and very seldom am I...
    acisse acisse 36-40 6 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Technique to Try: Softened Startups

    I'm super literal, and as such, I don't say a lot of nonsense that I tend to consider unnecessary, I just speak. Unless of course I need to give someone some sort of a criticism, then I do try to soften things, so I don't hurt anyone's feelings; or I try to bring up another...
    penname penname 41-45, F 1 Response May 14, 2009

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    Why Bother?

    Why bother trying to explain yourself when you will not be given the opportunity to?Why seek to be understood when you will be misunderstood before you are done? Some times i just wish i would be given the patience to explain myself....Since the world has lost its patience, i...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    I'm A Kid?

    I'm a kid... So, you're an adult. Saying I'm a kid and i don't know much about this world. Damn, I probably know more than you'll know...ever. Why, why are people like this? People, adults, everyone whats your problem. I just want to share my opinion. Though, whatever I've...
    ttylor ttylor 16-17 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    ...

    This should be considered as nothing more than a rant - Non-sensicle ravings of a burdened mind who wants to share but has no real opportunity, much less need...... I'm the odd kind. The kind who talks to oneself and mouths the words to their favorite songs and movies. The kind...
    jess12011 jess12011 18-21 Aug 17, 2013

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    I'm Always Misunderstood Even By My Mother

    I dunno why I'm always like that I need to explain what i meant over and over to everyone i know to get what i feel my mom too always telling me that i'm treating my friends better than her while she never know what I feel because she never understand me ... I'm always taking...
    Annan1 Annan1 22-25, F May 31, 2012

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    Emotions

    My family never understands anything I do. Just because I am quiet doesn't mean I'm upset so you don't have to ask every three seconds if okay. just because I'm not with you doesn't mean I don't love you and just because I'm not hungry doesn't mean thy I am starving myself. just...
    Moonchild96 Moonchild96 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    I seem to have a tone of voice

    that confuses people. It makes them think I'm angry when I'm actually not. For example, they might ask, "Did you put in that stores order?", to which I reply, "No, not yet". Their response indicates they think I'm angry. "Oh OK. I was only asking!" My reply to them was fairly...
    ifhsb ifhsb 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Misunderstood One

    people do not see the real me.   I do not know what they want out of me. I am a great person with a big heart.  sometimes I act weird. sometimes I do not talk. I want to be loved and to know someone cares for me. the real me. Brian
    bripash bripash 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    I Am Always Misunderstood

    Sad to say I am always misunderstood in my family and friends (I think I can only count those who know or those who understand me).In any conversation that I have I usually deal with it in a manner that I think it is the proper way which means I will say what is in my mind...
    htebil htebil 36-40 2 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Misunderstood By Many People But Not Friends

    i have bein miss understood by many people but i learned that it's not theyre fault it's my fault by not being open to them
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F Dec 4, 2011

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    Misunderstood...

    i am misunderstood a lot.. maybe because im too silent and  too shy to mingle with other people.. some people think that im a snob even though im not..
    songrii songrii 21-25, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    When I feel misunderstood, I withdraw from the people who misunderstand me.
    sibyllax sibyllax 18-21, F Feb 3

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    I think we're all misunderstood by some people, right? Not everyone is going to be understood and liked by every person that they ever interact with.
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M Feb 13

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    (Vent ) I'm the yellow rose among the red ones I don't fit in with the main crowd, with people my age because they find me hard to understand. I understand, its because they...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    As owned property I fully believe my lifestyle is misunderstood!
    PlayfulPeach PlayfulPeach 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    When showing my real self people misunderstood me.. I guess wearing a mask is better to avoid conflict.
    DorisTag DorisTag 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    There are times like these where I'm just waiting for the storm to pass and I don't feel like trying. I don't want to do anything but cry. This emptiness in my heart is getting...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    People always think the worse of me, I alway seem to be seen as the cliche school blonde. I was forced into cheerleading, which p!sses me off. All the girls that follow me about...
    GoldenHowl GoldenHowl 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm usually a quite person unless there's a need for me to talk then I talk. I'm a discrete person and for sure I'd weight things before I say something. Sensitive as I am, I...
    1littleangel 1littleangel 61-65, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    nobody understands me. most people even fear me. i stopped opening up to people when i was five because my dad had stabbed himself and then left my family. i have always acted...
    beautyrose13 beautyrose13 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    You're so far away,yet close to my heartMiles separate us from being togetherDistance is an obstacle that stands in our wayMay my kisses I blow into the windFind a place upon your...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    when it comes to life always be yourself always live the best life you possibly can and dont let anyone cause you to feel any less than the person you were meant to be always live...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 22-25, T Jan 31

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    when it comes to life always be yourself always live the best life you possibly can and dont let anyone cause you to feel any less than the person you were meant to be always live...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 31

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    when it comes to life always be yourself always live the best life you possibly can and dont let anyone cause you to feel any less than the person you were meant to be always live...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 22-25, T Jan 31

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    I will always remember his smile that could cause pain on my cheeks for whenever he does it, it makes me smile too and I like it. I will always remember his eyes that I couldn...
    LAithought LAithought 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I always say I'm fine and fake a smile...but I'm sick of nobody noticing that I am obviously not "fine." Are my friends really that dumb that they don't notice? Or do they notice...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I am always there for them no matter what. It's always about them tho. All they do is talk about all their problems which are just typical teenage problems.. It's never about me. I...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    I have few friends and I always wish I had a better social circle, but the truth is I'd rather stay at home and read a book. I always scan the meetups site to find something of...
    Nliz Nliz 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I always seem to mess things up. When things are great and nothing could be better I always have this uncontrollable like urge to do something wrong I honestly don't know why. Like...
    fredyiv fredyiv 16-17, M Feb 3

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    Feeling like I am in a really dark place right now. I lost my ex boyfriend due to my constant emotional dramas and we both were acting negatively towards each other due to my...
    CosmicPrincess CosmicPrincess 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Since i was a kid, my parents kept on discouraging me. Saying bad things about me that i am a "*****" even i wasnt doing any bitchy thing. I really love my parents. And i felt...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F Feb 9

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    I swear I always feel like someone is getting on my nerves or bothering me. It's like no matter what I do or who I'm with I'm always in a bad mood and I'm so bitchy to people. I'm...
    margaret707 margaret707 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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