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I Am Always Misunderstood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 220 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ...

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    I get frustrated yes, but not at the person who doesn't understand me. I always get frustrated with myself. I pride myself on being able to put things in words and when I fail to...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I had a less than cheerful exchange with someone here. The other person has completly misunderstood me and it's left me feeling unsettled and a little sad. I don't like walking...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    It is so easy to be misunderstood.People putting motive to your actions that were never there.You get tired explaining that it was never your intention to hurt.They are creating...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I really do not want to send like some whining 14 year old to you older people. I am trying to seek advice from others. As the title says "I Become Frustrated When I Am...
    doesluciferhaveabooty doesluciferhaveabooty 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    New being on here. Texting is frustrating because itt is so misunderstood.
    mitchpullman mitchpullman 36-40, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    Yesterday I was approached by a male friend Of mine how I'm rude to him and he's not going to put up with me ignoring him for no reason. There's a reason I'm not speaking to him...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    ROCKWELL "Somebody's Watching Me" Who's watching Tell me, who's watching Who's watching me I'm just an average man With an average life I work from nine to five Hey, hell, I...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I'm 16 and for some reason, I find my self always falling for older men. I don't know why, but I find nothing fascinating with boys my age. I've dated a few, and never once could I...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 12 Responses Nov 29

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    (This is my second time posting this experience, but I need more feedback! And please, don't message me for my k.i.k.. I just need advice. Also, 'Sam' is most defiantly not a pedo...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    Well, I always get asked why im so quiet, when i was in elementary school i would always be alone at recces, i would always eat alone in lunch, i would always work alone in class...
    Rendon Rendon 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    well I was always the black sheep of the family. You know like getting the fault of everything and being called ugly and useless for the first 15 years of your life kinda messes up...
    kkkmmm123 kkkmmm123 18-21, F Dec 6

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    I miss Montana, the place I grew up. The mountains, unblemished streams and lakes, the bitter cold and heavy snow. I am proud to be a man of the north. Circumstances and life have...
    silenthawk silenthawk 46-50, M 9 Responses Dec 13

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    I just tell people that I don't have much to say, but that's usually a lie. I think these would be the real reasons why I tend to be so quiet. the biggest reason would be my...
    CoolManMcGoodName CoolManMcGoodName 16-17, M Nov 30

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    I most definitely always have something on my mind. More specifically someone :P My girlfriend is always on my mind. I'm always thinking about her. What she could be doing, What...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have always wandered and questioned what the relationship between myself and mother means to either of us. I have this over whelming sadness due to the fact that even though she...
    Sproetjies3 Sproetjies3 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    We have been talking for what seems like FOREVER... actually, it has been almost a year. We talk all the time. But then I needed s break from him so I stopped for like two to three...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    If you are unfamiliar with beauty regimens, you most likely feel that you could use some advice regarding beauty products, techniques and applications that are out there. The...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    No one seem to understand me or how I feel Everyone in my family call me a liar a money stealer A fool, a loser a jerk and a wish you where never born All my life I was always...
    winxcat93 winxcat93 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Isnt it crazy how this one person can make you feel? She hurt me and cheated and left and broke my whole world and broke our family and i love her and always will. she is my...
    zobenzivs zobenzivs 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    We have known each other for 7 years. Friends for 3 years. Dated for 2 years. Officially bf and gf 1 & 1/2. Now we are broken up. I will always love him and hope he comes back to...
    Gabriela24 Gabriela24 22-25, F Dec 13

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    It's a terrible thing to know that you have always disappointed your own father, yet at 34 years old this is the realisation that I have gradually awakened to. Every year, I...
    Kitty786 Kitty786 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I asked for her address and told her happy Thanksgiving. It was so hard for me to be nice to her but I did.. The last message above that was, "Your husband saved you. If it weren...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Nov 27

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    im sorry if i always say im fine. I'm sorry if i cant let my feelings slip away from my over-prided heart. I am sorry if i can't say what i feel. I'm just afraid and i dont know...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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