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I Am Different From Everyone I Know

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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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    Oh yeah, no worries here. I was in the armed forces for a long time. I have great friends from all walks of life. This is an easy thing for me.
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    I look back at my experience in high school and am so glad it lasted for only 4 years. I know a childhood creates (having a rough/ abused) and shapes you for the rest of your life...
    Vacationings Vacationings 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Having that feeling of just running away from everyone ..hoping to never be found and live my life In peace..not being hurted by no one..depending only on myself just be happy...
    chari1975 chari1975 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today I realized that I'm nothing like them. There all loud and I'm just the shy one while everyone is laughing and making jokes.
    Yafavnextdoor Yafavnextdoor 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    i have like the best poker face.. and im so proud of me for that. but every second i get by myself i break down. i cant do it anymore. nobody knows the things that go on in my head...
    ForeverMyAlwaysREH3 ForeverMyAlwaysREH3 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I did have some friends in school but I always seemed to be interested in other things than anybody else. I am musical but I didn't know that when I was an elementary school kid...
    Ranger9876 Ranger9876 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    I've always felt different sometimes like I can never fit in.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Here's the thing... I'd love to know if anyone relates. I'm depressed and lately I've felt the urge to open up about it cause until now nobody knows. Yet, everytime I try to send a...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm always left out and I can't talk about anything! I swear, listen to anything but popcontry pop jazz rap and classical. Which everyone else likes. Also sports and nobody likes...
    Lolatux Lolatux 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    There's this guy I talk to online fairly often. We've been talking for a long while, and even when we first started talking, he brings up sexual stuff. I don't know why, but I...
    ScatteredNotes ScatteredNotes 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Everytime I speak to my doctor he asks if I've had any suicidal thoughts or feelings, the answer is always no, because I don't. But I feel more ad more like my existence is...
    DHggmu DHggmu 22-25, M Jun 19

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    I wish I could but I can't afford to live independently yet. I'm working on it and I know I'll achieve my freedom. I'm tired and sick of everyone and I know as long as I'm with...
    IchirinNoHana IchirinNoHana 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    and start a new life. new everything about me. that would be great.
    asdfghjkl26 asdfghjkl26 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    There are times when I thought of things in the past. It will just happen suddenly. Like my mind on a time travel, recreating the scenario that I hate the most.I have crying spells...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 19

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    ive never meet a stranger I allways meet friends
    cowboymike1976 cowboymike1976 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I love the feeling of starting fresh with no attachments or familiarities
    MrLazyCloud MrLazyCloud 18-21, M Jun 18

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    I'm different. Very different. I may be human, yet I don't understand other humans. I don't understand why they feel love. Why they are scared of death, and other people dying. I...
    XxAshexX XxAshexX 18-21 Jun 18

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    We went into his favorite store yesterday even though I asked not to. It smelled like him and it made me sick. I wanted to burn all the clothes and yell at the people who worked...
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F Jun 18

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    I need new people to talk to? maybe girls? please! font be shy, hmu.
    WeighMeDown WeighMeDown 16-17, F Jun 17

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    please kill me ? pretty please ?
    ihatemegirl ihatemegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Awesome read and helpful tips! https://karabethb.wordpress.com/2015/06/17/getting-caught-up-in-the-storm/
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F Jun 17

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    Been struggling without my pills the past few days, I get more tomorrow but I just feel the need to vent somewhere. Overwhelmed sometimes.
    DHggmu DHggmu 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    At my school, I laugh and act like it's all okay, because at those moments it is okay. I can be who I wanna be, an do what I wanna do. But the second I get to my house, I'm the...
    ThaniXD ThaniXD 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I honestly don't open up to many people, but when I do it's probably for two reasons. I trust you that much to listen to me without judging or criticizing me in what I have to say...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M Jun 15

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    I enjoy hearing people's life stories. Without diversity, life would be boring. It's our differences that can make life worthwhile
    Lsj01 Lsj01 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 14

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    Yeah like I posted. **** comes back and bites you.. I'm sitting here while a girl looked spectacullar to a fam get together. Now I know it's gone...
    pokerheartbrkn pokerheartbrkn 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    While visiting Panama, I took a trip with a bunch of tourists to the San Blas Islands. Four Germans, a Canadian, a French girl, an Italian living in the UK, one New Yorker and me...
    Deerelict Deerelict 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    If anyone wants to be friends feel free to message me:') Female 18. American living in Egypt. I love books and coffee and rainy days!
    Horrendousxdreamer Horrendousxdreamer 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    Am smiling as i type this. . . A friend ran 10km in under 50mins a few hours ago. . Yeah . . Yeah. . His body is super fine! . . But what am thinking about today. . Is what an...
    MissGotHerGroove MissGotHerGroove 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    everybodys different and we have to get along to b happy!
    mandimandi mandimandi 13-15, F Jun 13

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    Sometimes I find myself writing thoughts and reading them at a later date, and feeling as though I am reading a stranger's thoughts and feelings. I can't recognize myself in...
    paperpeaks paperpeaks 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    I suffer from depression every now&then. It happens like in a cycle. I am good for a week and then everything turns blue for a day or two. No matter how I hard I try there's no...
    dreamydoc dreamydoc 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 11

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    It's interesting [to me] that so much can happen in the middle of nowhere - especially when at least one of those happenings deals with love and friendship. With the life-lesson in...
    MaraAu MaraAu 36-40 1 Response Jun 10

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    It is amazing all the different walks of life people come from. I love getting to know new people.
    Prykat Prykat 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 10

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    After helping my best friend through weeks of torment when her latest wonky relationship hit the rocks (with amazing speed and velocity), I decided that it was time to wander into...
    MaraAu MaraAu 36-40 3 Responses Jun 10

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    For years I've held a pretty steady cover over my depression. Always being nice to everyone I meet, smiling at ppl at my job. Acting like everything is ok, when it's not. I tried...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 9

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    Some of their sense of humor annoys me, but I just smile and go along with it so I don't seem rude or weird. Also all my life I've been great at giving advice to anyone, even...
    SymphonyChild SymphonyChild 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    I've been told so many times that I was never a kid, that I grew up too fast. I still am technically a kid. I just hardly ever act like it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 8

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    I don't think I'm an odd ball, I know that I am!!! Don't like to fit in...it's not my thing. I think I tried it some as a kid, didn't work out very well. I've always fared...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 8

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