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I Am Different From Everyone I Know

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    Have You Ever Felt Alone In A Crowded Room?

    I feel so alone... No one understands me... Society is making everyone follow the same path and I cant seem to follow it! I am different and I hope I find out why soon because its not easy going against the grain!
    ForgottenHeart11o9 ForgottenHeart11o9 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    Valentines Bullshit!!

    Yes, yes, is a very nice gesture to your loved ones to give them material stuff in this date, while the other days you just forget or simply sense their presence... And I would love it to end but a lot of peoples jobs depend on this stupid celebration, as long as we continue in...
    zanaffer zanaffer 22-25, M Feb 17, 2013

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    Ok I know I wrote I was going to bed... But I gotta get this out first so I can go to sleep. It's like word vomit. It's nasty, it's uncomfortable, but once it's out, you feel a lot...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    The only thing different about us is that we do things differently :)
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I always felt different, witch is not a bad thing, because being different is not always something bad. But it feels good feel that there's somebody who understands our side...
    monicafixe monicafixe 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I'm the guy everyone knows and I'm likable but I feel like a loner and not popular, it's weird
    doubletimeit doubletimeit 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Ok......this is my life!! I grew up in a family where my father mentally abused my sister and I. My mother physically abused me & at the age of 8 not only did I have to watch my...
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    The thing I love the most is the different ways with which people cope with trauma and abuse and so on. The diversity is amazing. I love that just because someone behaves...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 24

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    Times are changing.I think that we are in communities where it forces us to meet people from different backgrounds.I think that it is great to have 1 friend who is totally...
    sineadduff sineadduff 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I have no one I can talk to. I think I've had depression since I was a child. Its become worse as I've got older and I'm don't know what to do anymore. I've hid it from everyone...
    M3JustM3 M3JustM3 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Actually, I tend to get bored when I hang out with friends who are similar to me. Don´t get me wrong; I love these friends. Some of them I´ve known all my life. It´s just that...
    lfcalzada lfcalzada 51-55, M Sep 12

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    I have two grown children. Each is unique and quite different from me and my wife. Each is a beautiful human being, and each is making choices in his and her life that I would...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I have a couple of friends, like 3 who i hang out te most, and they are like completly different from eachother al witha difrent lifephase and all come from a complete difrent...
    Warrierworrier Warrierworrier 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I love this statement ! All of my friends are so unique and completely different from each other and myself ! My world would be so empty without them ❤️😘❤️
    NoTuRtYpE78 NoTuRtYpE78 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    My best friend is very different from me, but somehow it all works out. I'm more masculine, he's feminine. He likes instrumental and classical music, I like punk and metal. He's...
    Pandemonem Pandemonem 13-15, T 2 Responses Sep 7

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    People different from me are some of the most AWESOMENESS people in the world!!!!!
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    Indeed, I am friends with people totally different from me.
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just rather be alone and away from everyone, I'm just that type of person.
    vadorantiwolf vadorantiwolf 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Isolating myself from everyone by escaping into my writing world.
    BreathlessSoul BreathlessSoul 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Let's be clear, I'm not meaning l can and will be friends with everyone, my arrogance and ignorance radar is well tuned and l have no respect or tolerance for rudeness either...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 21 Responses Sep 12

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    I feel young in spirit & wise in mind. My friends are mostly younger & I'm like a caring older sister to everyone.
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    You know, people don't like me because I am very aware of my surroundings, I am carful when doing things, and I like guns and war. By war I mean I want to fight whoever is trying...
    dwodfer dwodfer 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't explain it. I feel like I am completely different. I was put here to be different, to beat to a different drum... I was put here for a reason. I have been nothing but a...
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    You can't get more different and psychologically diverse to a woman than a man. I have lots of men friends, here, guys I was at school with, guys at the same university, and guys I...
    Amipa91 Amipa91 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Radically different. My two best friends are so different. One is a woman five years younger who is married with four kids, a conservative Republican and very religious and a...
    paryah paryah 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don’t think people love me. They love versions of me I have spun for them, versions of me they have construed in their minds. The easy versions of me, the easy parts of me to...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    There are none so different to me than men! I'm friendly! I am really! I talk with strangers a lot!
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    Usually way older than me...children love spending time with me...and for the most part I tend to get along with most people since I dislike judging or stereotyping...the world is...
    genesis99 genesis99 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 11

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    I can be friend with anyone who has different personality traits and I love it.But if that person is like me it's better.I'm a serious person and I love serious people!!!!!!You...
    behnam11 behnam11 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Sometimes! There are alot of people that think differently than I do and they think that their opinion is all that matters. I can not be friends with someone that is not willing to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really need someone to tell me once, just once how to go about everything, to show me the direction, to just tell me what the answer to this madness is. I feel so lost, so...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I'm trying to talk to someone about it, but she said if it concerns my safety, she can't keep it just between us. I don't know if I should tell her I cut and have suicidal thoughts...
    calliejacobs97 calliejacobs97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I can be friends with you even if you hate the things that I like... I'm sure that we have something in common and if not it's still nice to know you... The more friends you have...
    D3fau1THack3R D3fau1THack3R 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I guess I know how to adjust and understand people...? 😊
    itsveee itsveee 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I know it looks like I have to many friends to talk with or keep track of. I do keep track of most of you,follow what you are posting or asking questions. I may not respond to all...
    christy2u christy2u 56-60, T Sep 3

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    There are a couple of reasons. Mainly, a show of emotions is a weakness, and a sign of weakness. That's not necessarily a bad thing – the best way to engender trust is, after...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I received a message from someone who wanted to talk. We conversed and what this person was saying really didn't make sense. Long story short, i am a lovely person but this person...
    LnlYw2kds LnlYw2kds 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 11

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    Except from d damn tax man
    Goralski Goralski 41-45, M Sep 14

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    I run a charity that feeds homeless people in our town-they have a cooked meal three times a week-catering for about 40 at each meal-we have to raise our money from table sales and...
    charles678 charles678 70+, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    If I die it won't feel this way anymore I will feel better it will take all my pain away I won't be a burden anymore
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    It's night time and it's back. It sleeps during the day. I watch it and make sure it stays asleep because if it wakes up, it's too heavy to carry. I can keep it asleep with...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F Sep 5

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 11

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison SO BADLY. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM BEGGING YOU
    marcuscash marcuscash 18-21, T 1 day ago

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    I made friends with a girl who has friends who smoke cigarettes and marijuana. I would never do either, but we chill together and stuff. I freaked out a little bit, but now I'm...
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    so wat if u real we can be friendz if u fake
    NyCeGuY4URdreamzz NyCeGuY4URdreamzz 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Yes, I can pretty much be friend's with almost anyone!
    MagicalKitty MagicalKitty 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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