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I Am An Outcast

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    Proud

    Be proud of who you are. Be who you wanna be. Change what you wanna change. Make peace with your past so you can have a great future. Honestly be proud that you have SCARS. Be proud that your GAY, LESBIAN OR BISEXUAL. Be proud that your DIFFERENT from all of the other people...
    Bassfisher67 Bassfisher67 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    Don't Want to Be An Incast

    I'm an outcast both offline and online.  I realize there are times when I really do want to connect to people and connect on some level.  But after a time of connecting a bit, I realize that being an outcast isn't a bad thing.  It's my preferred state of...
    ag123 ag123 41-45 8 Responses May 12, 2009

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    I couldn't really share what I am going through

    right now. Depressed. I just wanted virtual hugs right now like saying it is going to be alright...
    Charmeeee Charmeeee 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 15

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    An Outcast? Yeah

    yeah i am always the outcast of the group. really don't fit in with the in crowd. but it really doesn't bother me at all, i personally could careless of what they did, said, or thought. i liked being an outcast, i do my own thing. the only thing that i don't like...
    onlyjen1 onlyjen1 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2007

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    "Too black for the white kids,

    and too white for the blacks" -Earl Sweatshirt "Chum"
    Daminnm Daminnm 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I've always been the outcast,

    the misfit, the "wrong" piece of the puzzle, the pariah, in many ways. In all of that time, I've learned that it's the outcast that eventually leads in discovering new things, and bettering other people.
    GeneticMATERIAL GeneticMATERIAL 41-45, M Sep 17, 2014

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    Hey everybody. Before you add yourself to this

    list, be sure you're not being dramatic. We seem to have a lot of "Facebook" types on here and I don't want anyone acting all depressed because they aren't society's ideal person. Being average or plain doesn't make you an outcast. If you're not the most popular person in your...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7, 2014

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    To everyone in Slovakia,

    I am just that smart American girl that acts like she doesn't know Slovak to avoid conversation, yet still gets an A+ on all of her tests. The one everyone wonders about. The quiet foreign girl who sits in the back of the room and speaks to the teachers arrogantly and with...
    JustIridescent JustIridescent 16-17, F 2 Responses May 31, 2014

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    I guess EP has a lot to do with defining

    who you are at a particular time... This is where I go to share little bits of who I am, and part of that is that I'm an outcast. Until last year I would have maybe one or two friends and a few aquantainces at school. No, I guess it's been that way since middle school really. It...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 19, 2014

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    The Group Of Outcasts

    I basically found the cure for being a lonely outcast. I don't have a lot of people I call "friend" at school, so I decided to reach out to people like me. Other outcasts. And let me tell you, it's flipping awesome. When you have people around you who have never criticized you...
    SquirrelBoy1997 SquirrelBoy1997 16-17, M Nov 4, 2013

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    I been having increasingly low self esteem

    and confidence over the past two years. However in the past month things have started to pick up I'm in upcoming play with a local theater and have a part time job. Yet I'm still socially isolated and the few friends I thought i had ( losely speaking.) Have all basically...
    NicoNever NicoNever 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    I just don't understand.

    I try hard to fit in, not to change, but to find a group of people like me or to root myself in a group that I like at least. It just doesn't work. I dont know what I do wrong or what makes me so apparently detestable. Sure some people will talk to me at school, but no one...
    KillerInBlood KillerInBlood 18-21, M Oct 2, 2014

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    ...and Proud Of It!

    I have been one ever since I was a child...but I don't mind that. I love my weirdness. I will never change myself or become someone I am not because I have come to love and embrace who I am. If people have a problem with my personality...they can ******* themselves because I...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 15 Responses May 12, 2012

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    No Ones An Outcast

    No one is an outcast in JESUS EYES ever
    candypink777 candypink777 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    An Outcast Amongst The Outcasts

    That's basically it. I don't even fit in with groups of outcasts. I can stay among them and pretend to blend in, but I do not belong with them. I belong nowhere. I am my own group. My own friend. My own enemy. My own god.
    FonderAbsence FonderAbsence 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    If you feel that you are an outcast,

    or labeled as one by peers, or by the standards of others, you should rejoice. Many people's standard are simply there to suppress or control the creative mind. It's within our nature to express. And expression, at times, calls for us to color out of the boundary lines of the...
    GeneticMATERIAL GeneticMATERIAL 41-45, M May 26, 2014

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    We are all outcasts, yes?

    Then please let me share my way of dealing with it. Firstly, we all have ways that made us outcasts, so no need to share my story. This is just how I, the San Franciscan outcast live. 1. Keep your head down, but your eyes up. This is how we walk. They think I'm ashamed to be...
    jaycampos5423 jaycampos5423 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2014

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    Brave Journey

    outcast can happen to anyone in life and at any moment. sometimes intentionally and sometimes unintentionally. what you do when you are one? find similar people and form group and begin working towards society welfare rather then feeling let down and thinking of doing something...
    giftafamily giftafamily 41-45 1 Response Aug 21, 2012

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    toopansy toopansy 18-21, F a week ago

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    I don't have no contacts

    or real friends
    3eyes19 3eyes19 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

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    I'll get to the outcast thing in a moment.

    .. It was my first day back to school today and it was great! Form for the first hour, then PSHE was actually great for once because our new topic is 'Mindfulness' which is something I can really get my teeth into. Maths was a breeze, and even an unexpected trip to the local...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2014

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    So I'm starting high school next year

    and I have literally no friends in my entire grade. Last year all of my friends became popular, EVERY SINGLE ONE. How does tht even happen? They still talk to me every once on a while but I wouldn't really consider us friends still. Anyway at this point my confidence is at an...
    juliakats3 juliakats3 13-15, F Jun 30, 2014

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    ... In my family I am beautiful.

    I am unique. I am one in a million. You didn't know that? I hate having to be compared to other members of my family, that is so tacky. Are you an outcast in your family? Well, I am. Maybe part of it can be from their perceptions of me, maybe part could be from how I was...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Everyone stares at me like I can't see them I

    feel like yelling out to them "I'm not f*cking blind I can see you" and I always give them more and more to stare at. I'm hopefully getting coloured contacts soon and more piercings
    gamerdog210 gamerdog210 22-25, M Feb 24

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    The thing is I have alot of friends,

    like more then enough people who call me their friend. But I still feel like there's no one there when I need it most.
    plasticfaces plasticfaces 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I feel like I don't fit in.

    It doesn't matter whether it's my friends or my classmates - even when I'm in the midst of a pool of people, I feel lonely, like I don't belong, like I'd be better off somewhere else. It doesn't help that no one cares about me or wants to make me feel like I am a part of a group...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    I am currently homeschooled,

    so it doesn't matter much, but while I was in public school, people saw I was special. Maybe it because I corrected the teacher on things they got wrong, maybe it was because I helped clean after school. I was avoided, except for other's personal gain. I took an online IQ test...
    pokemaster2001 pokemaster2001 13-15, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Outcast By Choice

    I tend to be a loner. I don't overly like people. They tend to be annoying. I have friends and I can honestly say if they all started gossiping about me and left...they is only one maybe two I would overly miss and my life would go on. I like being with my friends, but I also...
    psychicwolfchick psychicwolfchick 13-15, F Feb 23, 2013

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    I knew that people in my class use me

    for their own benifit, making me do their jobs. They never include me in anything only if I actually ask they most of the time would never listen. Even when I had to do something important and so does my classmates but we had another duty in the classroom I was the one who only...
    CaseyaBrokenDoll CaseyaBrokenDoll 13-15, F Jun 8, 2014

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    Since I was a child, I have always looked,

    dressed, acted, and thought differently than everyone else around me. I struggle with my own mental problems from long years of isolations and lack of a family. I have an amazing boyfriend, but I'm searching for a really good friend. I need to redeem myself from the depression...
    PsychobillyRat PsychobillyRat 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2014

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    I don't bathr I don't shave I don't

    even wear a bra (all the time) I haven't brushed my teeth in months not because I don't want to I'm allergic to water Every time I get sick I am even thinking about shaving my head because my mom insists that I not have greesy hair but I keep getting sick from the additives n...
    Hey4yu Hey4yu 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Rise And Shine

    i hope you enjoy these lyrics this is one of my favorite sings ever it really describes me and if youre an outcast well, hell this songs for you too. the music video is amazing if u wanna look it up on youtube. enjoy(: "Rise & Shine!" (feat. Deuce) Rain Rain won't go away Cloud...
    aleiyavonvanitysixx aleiyavonvanitysixx 16-17, F Mar 31, 2013

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    I'm Jewish. There are a great number of people

    around the world who still hate us, and don't want us to have our own homeland. They should push us into the sea, from our God given homeland in Palestine.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 23

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    Is It All In My Mind?

    I'm unsure where to start this, what to say, what I'm even trying to say. I don't really know my story or if I even have one. All I know is that on a day to day basis, wherever I am and whoever I'm with, I've never felt like I fit in. I keep thinking 'maybe it will all change...
    madimcc madimcc 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    In the first years of my education,

    socialising, making friends and on a whole being around people was never a problem. During near the end of my lower school education I often got invited to boy sleepovers which were great also. In addition continuing to make friends wasn't a problem despite not having...
    Ejejejejej Ejejejejej 22-25, M Jul 30, 2014

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    I believe the reason I am is

    because of the way I was brought up and my faith.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Oct 24, 2014

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    Well I am the Only child with only a mother,

    my father is over seas, have no brothers or other sisters. Every day it's just my mum and me, however my mother is always out, I have no idea where she goes but I am home alone just about everyday. I sit in my bedroom looking out the window,that's what a Outcast is like, sad and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 10, 2014

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    I'm just an awkward inbetweener.

    .. I'm fit, but not athletic enough to do sports, I'm a "nerd" but not enough to play magic or d&d with the "real" nerds My dad says I think too much, I'm smart, but not enough to be in honor society, I have depression, but nothing to really complain about I like girls, but I...
    oaktheprof oaktheprof 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    I was an outcast during my high school years.

    All because I stood up for these two girls who got bullied by the whole batch. I felt sorry for them at first, that's why I befriended them. But after getting to know them, I found out that we were more alike than we thought we were. We got along pretty well although our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I have always felt like I didn't belong

    anywhere. I've never had a real group of friends I fit in with. I wonder if everyone feels the same.
    footfungusfairy footfungusfairy 18-21, F Jun 7, 2014

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    I am alone, and that's okay.

    ^ - ^ But sometimes It hurts.
    IncongruousPariah IncongruousPariah 13-15 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Is It Possible To Feel So Alone In A Crowded Room?

    I swear it is: I just sit there on a bench on my own while everyone else is in their little groups of friends all laughing, talking and joking around, while I sit there alone wondering what would it feel like. I'm a shy person, and because of this for some reason people seem to...
    Tutuita Tutuita 18-21, F 41 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Even An Ep Outcast

    As an asexual non-alcoholic, non-depressed, non-victim, non-flirty, non-social person, I'm still trying to figure out if I have a place here at EP. I'm suspecting that it's okay if I just post stories and comments when the mood strikes, and I won't worry about the fact that I'm...
    ag123 ag123 41-45 40 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    Worlds apart Not together It rains

    outside That's just the weather Leave me behind See what you find Worlds apart Maybe forever
    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F Apr 16, 2014

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    The following comes from my experiences (this

    is retyped for this experience): Most days I can't talk to people well in basic conversations (I suck at talking). When I speak people either give me weird looks, ignore me, or other similar responses. Whenever I have acted to my personality, I have been called weird, strange...
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    It seems to me like everyone at my school drags

    around a petite normal black bag and their hairs all normal and I'm just like, no! To hell with that buy a nice bright bag and put a bow in your hair! Be a frickin rainbow! We don't have to fit in!
    tickledcandyfloss tickledcandyfloss 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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