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I Am Always Misunderstood

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 Oct 27, 2011

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    My life is a joke!!! People can see

    when i make mistakes & act in ways that i shouldn't but they cant see why i do the things that i do, they dont see my pain my struggles, my cries for understanding all they see is that im a very disturb person with a mental illness. No one has no idea the **** that i had to put...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 12

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ok. So trying this out, problem number one: my sarcasm and humor are so really ******* misunderstood and weird and random all the time that people actually think i´m stupid or...
    mistydarkmind mistydarkmind 31-35, F Sep 3

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    When you ramble on about anything and everything as much as I do, there is bound to be a lapse in the clarity of communication somewhere, and my tendency towards flippancy and...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 4

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    Omg there are so much misunderstandings in me I'm gonna list them here: - People think I don't wanna talk to them but in reality, I'm just too scared and shy. - Everyone thinks I...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Why am I feeling like this? It hurts when the people I care the most betrayed me. She hates me because she thinks I'm trying to steal her guy. He hates me because he thinks that I...
    nameday nameday 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    " I Will Always Love You" If I should stay I would only be in your way So I'll go but I know I'll think of you every step of the way And I... will always love you, ooh Will...
    IwillalwaysloveyouJ IwillalwaysloveyouJ 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    I know my parents want the best for me, and that in all they do, they believe in their hearts that it's in my best interest. However, their actions don't always show that.Sometimes...
    EmilyE26 EmilyE26 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I wish people really knew me, what I'm capable of. How my ideas actually make sense! But no I'm always turned away because I'm "dumb" I'm not dumb at all and I've been told I'm...
    heartzs heartzs 16-17, F Sep 12

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    Whenever I try to talk to my friend and anything he try's to always try to say his life is worse...ok I didn't know we were in competition for having shittier lives???
    heartzs heartzs 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I don't always communicate my thoughts well
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I have never seen Xbox or Playstation in real life. I always wanted them but I just always have seen them in movies & on tv. I'd love to have Playstation but Dad's never gonna get...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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    Despite the experience title matching her song title i truly will always love Whitney Houston. She was an amazing person and a wonderful example of who a true child of God is. She...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Why even waste my time with someone my age? It always turns out the same, time to move on up a lil.
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I always say I'm fine. Even when I am not. What concern is it of the asker anyway? I groomed myself from a young age to be completely self-reliant for all my mental, emotional and...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F Sep 21

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    My nine all have a name. Collectively they are 'the beans' and i call them that on a daily basis. I'll tell people that I'm dropping the beans at school. Or I'm taking the beans...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F a week ago

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    I've always been the one to compliment and build others up, to that I've always said in most conversations that I've found the other person attractive, male and female alike, not...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    In school I got always bullied for the way I look. Always had quite long hair and looked 5 years younger then I am. Somehow I got really pretty girlfriends later and they said they...
    ChipmunkTV ChipmunkTV 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I have a wonderful wife and I love her desperately, but i have always had very close relationships with women at work as well. It is always just one woman at a time and we have...
    tvCorinne tvCorinne 51-55, T Sep 13

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    No matter how hard I try it just seems as though there's always someone better than me. I'm in love with my best friend but I can't make a move. We act like a couple and we're...
    fewersafe fewersafe 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    It's just something about them.... I've always be attracted to older men I love the fact that they know who they are what they want and how to get it they also really know how to...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 12 Responses Sep 2

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    10 BETTER BODY AFFIRMATIONS 1. Your body is in flux for the rest of your life. Think of your body as fluid instead of static — it’s always going to change. So get comfortable...
    InhuldibleCrelk InhuldibleCrelk 36-40 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm quite skinny, but I'm 5'9'' and growing. I have a very fast metabolism, and my appetite is immense. I never get enough food to eat. Whenever I'm doing my homework, I can't...
    O000 O000 13-15, M Sep 2

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    I am always wishing for new opportunities. I want changes in my routine, in myself and in the way I see things. Today, two (possibly) new opportunities & chances for change were...
    zuzeethh zuzeethh 18-21, F Sep 4

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    All the time ! I'm always horny, I'm attracted to the female body, I think woman get me hornier than men do. when it comes to sex I love to be kinky. I'm just always in that mood.
    mzk67 mzk67 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 5

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    Always analyzing my thoughts and actions, and consistently finding ways to improve, along with asking others' advice on my current improvements. I am always open to hearing...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have felt this way since being a young boy and told that dolls and pretend play was not the proper thing to do. But how do you explain this to anyone else that has never felt...
    jacqueline1972 jacqueline1972 36-40, T 5 Responses Sep 10