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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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    IT WAS NEVER A PRIORITY. I try to be who my parents say is good. Fail I try to get away. Be who society say is good. Fail lack of funds. I try so hard to be somebody anybody...
    bubblegumgob bubblegumgob 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I' feel like i need to write this out.Ive had maladaptive daydreaming since I was 5 years old.And no I'm 20. I don't know what caused it,but I think it's because when I was young I...
    skyy23 skyy23 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone, it's my first time posting, so I will keep it short. It's also 3:45 am. I wanted to talk about my sociopathic, violent brother. This guy lied and told us in great...
    LiftedCurse LiftedCurse 31-35, M 13 hrs ago

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    I feel as though I'm different from everybody around me. I've never met somebody like me and I don't know why. Everything about me is always changing, and I hate it because I never...
    snowballcupcake snowballcupcake 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I'm 14 but I feel like my childhood ended when I was 11. That was when I started to really worry about issues in the world. I became good at writing really dark poems about...
    PrincessFrankie PrincessFrankie 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My generation focuses too much into the temporary things, and leave out the ones which could have possibly brought about good changes. I don't blame others for doing that, though...
    eleaaaanor eleaaaanor 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think I had to grow up pretty quickly. Now I feel like a 30 year old in a 21 year olds body
    MilaDaniels MilaDaniels 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have always thought I was a person who can only hold back and be nervous and not have a nice time, as is still the case with people my age... but then I met some kind and...
    DutchieVera DutchieVera 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    one of my best friends is tottaly diffrent than me she hate eminem but i love him she moves 1d but i hate'em she tinks that the games are just waste of time but i m addicted to...
    SEDDIKMBM SEDDIKMBM 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    my friend Emily is totally different from me like I'm a guy she's a girl but I guess were both smart in our own way but in the real world that's a double standard for nerd. I mean...
    nicebro15 nicebro15 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    why dont my mom understand me. it hurts when she says that i dont care for her
    blossomingangel blossomingangel 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mom thinks I have autism. My dad thinks I have ADHD. I've always had a different opinion compared to the other kids and it feels like I'm being forced to bend and conform to fit...
    Rucbr434 Rucbr434 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was very awkward socially, would always look for books to read when in a room with other people. Otherwise would just go stand in a corner and hope no one would notice me being...
    avicus87 avicus87 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Often the people i find interesting are completely different from me. I love variety
    RagnarLothbrok RagnarLothbrok 31-35 1 Response Jan 28

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    I am currently living in South Africa. Although it is a wonderful place and I would like to live in the Mother city, I just think much have changed. I just want to move away and...
    Moonchild006 Moonchild006 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    Would love to have a week long vacation all by myself. Enjoying the simple things of life. Free from everyone. Just me, myself and I.
    asingletary asingletary 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    It is very difficult to prove it but I have had demons attached to me and they respond to the name of Jesus. They make me shake and talk in unknown languages. Since they respond to...
    jjbegood33 jjbegood33 26-30, M Jan 26

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    I recently moved to a new city and it feels like a whole new world. I can seriously do with more genuine friends. Perhaps EP is not the right place to make real life...
    Mystiquelady Mystiquelady 36-40, F 20 Responses Jan 25

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    i love my alone time, i just love getting away from everyone and everything!! you know, its just that the more people i meet, the more glad i am that im a loner!! i always look...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Jan 25

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    I've made it a new hobby of mine to go out for a long walk once a day, completely alone, just listening to my music on full volume. I started a few days ago and have only walked...
    longdarkhair longdarkhair 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F Jan 24

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    Ever since I can remember, I've always felt different than everyone else. It's hard to describe, but I get the feeling you understand. I've always felt more mature than most my age...
    ExploreroftheUnknown ExploreroftheUnknown 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    I wonder if there will ever be a time when I can enjoy living and just life itself before I die. I think it would just be easier to give up rather than trying.
    tvd tvd 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I suffer from hyperhidrosis and want to arrange a uk meetup for fellow sufferers. who would be interested?
    pbarn pbarn 31-35, M Jan 22

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    I constantly feel like people are judging me or criticizing me when they look at me
    PeterParker1983 PeterParker1983 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    On here, I'm allowed to vent. I'm allowed to tell you all that, deep down, my soul is riddled with darkness and sadness deeper than anyone in my life could possibly imagine. I've...
    BeyondRepairDeadInside BeyondRepairDeadInside 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Everything is fine as so it seems like it. Im that typical person you see on the streets who's decent looking( not even sure) who simply living a okay life or however you like to...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I always found that i get lumbered with the boys or i am either alone. ??
    CassidieH CassidieH 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    this is probably cause I'm an alien, much like superman's struggles of conformity..I never could fit in
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I've been withdrawing from social interactions, since I stopped believing in faith and religion. I don't feel like I can connect with anyone. My wife is angry with me.
    redpillbrain redpillbrain 36-40, M Jan 21

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    I've always noticed that kids liked to be first to the swing and I never minded it. I wasn't going to fight over a toy. I wasn't popular. I didn't agree with the vast majority. And...
    chiloe13 chiloe13 13-15, M Jan 20

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    Most of the kids in my neighborhood had Dads who spend time with them. Mine was always working. They were able to fix things while I could not. They played sports. Went fishing and...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    Feels like people actually pretend to be close with me.. Only for small amount of time and they enjoy others company..
    Karth06 Karth06 22-25, M Jan 20

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    As long as our personalities mesh well together, I can get along with just about anyone. It is good to be friends with people you have things in common with, but sometimes it is...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I've never in my life felt comfortable enough around anyone, not my family, not my friends, to actually let them get to know the real me, or to be able to spill my guts to them...
    MattyB0621 MattyB0621 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    Anyone want to talk and be friends :) boys or girls of any age :)
    AryanaTwinkle AryanaTwinkle 13-15, F 10 Responses Jan 19

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    I find that the majority of people my age care too much for mainstream ideas and the status quo. I feel so alone, and that my philosophies on life, and the way I perceive it in...
    FunAtmosphere FunAtmosphere 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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