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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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    I observed this throughout my life since childhood. People tell lie so easily that it's just simply joke,including adult and children. Being bully and fraud is very common thing in...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I'm a lifeguard, college student, daughter, sister, cousin, friend, etc. but I'm not like everyone else I don't know what they except from me. But since I'm a lifeguard everyone is...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I am so different from my family that it seems like they "love" me because they have to. They do nice things for me when I'm around but they don't really go out of their way. Not...
    Fatherflanigan Fatherflanigan 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I love getting to know and learning from people who are different from me. So message me everyone :)
    Aly1607 Aly1607 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I love people who are different from me! I guess the saying "opposites attract is very true in my case. I smile all the time, talk a lot once I get going, am extremely introverted...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    ^^Random logo for my chemical romance Kay not from everyone. I tell people online so does that count?.... Probably not. But anyway. I was free of it for a while but I have...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F Apr 15

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    I feel like the screw up of the family, the one who will fail In society. Im different compared to people..people seem so alike but im the outcast slowly turning bitter from the...
    Nny7 Nny7 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I walk around with a smile on my face and treat everyone with respect and kindness. Once I'm alone it turns straight to depression and I think about suicide and ending my life to...
    musicnote13 musicnote13 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I've hidden it from people a long time and now my family knows, but few of my friends know. I guess I'm so used to hiding it because now I try to get help, I seem fine or I really...
    whylife93 whylife93 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Well as long as you are not too different.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    What is a true friend? A true friend says what they think their friend needs to hear even when they know that their friend may get angry. A true friend doesn't leave because they...
    halo198 halo198 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    My parents don't know about my depression and I need a way to tell them, any suggestions?
    tesdahl tesdahl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    For the past two years I've been struggling with this depression and anxiety, I struggling every day to control my emotions and the temptation to end it all. I've attempted suicide...
    georgiecrouch georgiecrouch 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Hearing it from him, I felt sad and angry - " I don't like talking to you anymore except for work concerns that' s all what I want. Can't you see? I am very tired of pretending...
    BRATNER BRATNER 22-25 Apr 15

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    When I am in large crowds in public I feel so out of place ... I just want to block everybody out of view. I may say I hate people sometimes (which is true), but I'm mature enough...
    Ellieokami Ellieokami 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My family is super religious but I don't believe their religion is the only truth as they claim. It's created a rift that can't be bridged and we don't talk anymore. I get so angry...
    ChaiTeaLatte2 ChaiTeaLatte2 41-45, F 29 mins ago

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    i have been trying for what feels like forever this is my only hope. I just think its better to just run my self with bad pain with a job i hate dealing with all this
    GoldenWhimsicalButterfly GoldenWhimsicalButterfly 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I hide my depression cause I'm afraid to live my life without being judged
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F Apr 4

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    My depression gets worst and worst everyday. I hide it with a fake smile that I've been having for years. People make me feel worst by having real smiles and having actual friends...
    baconOtaku baconOtaku 18-21, F Apr 15

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    Today tis the birthday. Yeeeeee.
    IndifferentAboutThings IndifferentAboutThings 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Doesn't matter who you are
    amarie0710 amarie0710 22-25, F Apr 4

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    I've never 'fit in' and never felt like I belonged somewhere or felt like a unique individual. Wonder if I belong anywhere.
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 Apr 8

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    I have made a new online friend! XD
    deanxgail deanxgail 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    If I could look through the eyes of another, I’d live in the shadows of what they see…
    ScreamingAlien ScreamingAlien 26-30, M Mar 27

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    Nowhere To Run-I was a naturally outgoing and straightforward child, but isolation was imposed on me by my adopted parents to keep what went on behind closed doors secret. I can...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    To wear blue tomorrow to mark child abuse awareness month
    Sugarfoot27 Sugarfoot27 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I'm a lifeguard and a water safety instructor well a swimming instructor. I love my job, I love teaching kids how to swim. But the problem is I don't like the people that I work...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    There are times that I want to be alone, just left alone. People don't understand that. They don't understand when they are trying to suffocate me and it annoys me. If I told you I...
    BeingAnAnglophile BeingAnAnglophile 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Living in a country where I see gay and transexual people or even people with color suffer just makes me say we humans should accept each other more. Different doesn't mean bad how...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm at a crossroads in my life. I don't know which way to go. I'm constantly under scrutiny from everyone around me. It's my sophomore year and a GPA of 2.5 isn't acceptable and it...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    "Picture" (feat. Sheryl Crow) [Kid Rock] Livin' my life in a slow hell Different girl every night at the hotel I ain't seen the sun shine in 3 damn days Been fuelin' up on...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 1

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Apr 10

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    being different from other people is ok because you gain more power then others of the different ways that you are different. Also by being different gives you a lot more courage...
    xana3 xana3 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't see a future other than an early death. How cool is that right? Though I'm capable of living fear is holding me back and I live a routine life confined in my own...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 3

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    I dont know if this post is still working, but I want/need to share my story. I was married to a guy who was a psycho when I was not even 18. Coming from India, thats like a death...
    kindredspirit75 kindredspirit75 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It's not Love at First Sigh nor First Love. I suddenly found a boy who looks like my ex on Facebook. After breaking up with my ex, I started to be impressed by him. His name is T.D...
    happytoseeyoueveryday happytoseeyoueveryday 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm SO embarrassed. So what happened was that I won intern of the month. I am not one to be center of attention, so when they called my name, I literally said, "F--K." I didn't...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I guess I think differently from others. I thought joining EP would be a great place to share my writing (and other thoughts) and get feedback without being judged, ridiculed, made...
    Tball26 Tball26 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Nothing's wrong with you. You are an individual. A beautiful person. A piece of life. You are unique and you are your own person. Just because you are different from other people...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 29

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    So today I finally hired a PI. My instinct should be proof enough.. But I need real proof. Feel like I'm having déjà vu. He is such a douche bag! For over a year had to...
    Hamnamatata Hamnamatata 41-45 1 Response 1 day ago

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    All I know is to be me and no one else I don't care what people think of me you either like me or hate me I'm just that kind of person I'm different and I know it and I'm proud
    nana33017 nana33017 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    knowing what you want is different when you know yourself , if you do not know yourself you do not know what you want
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I have to ask why it is so easy for Patel's to beat ur head in. i mean in 2010 pan patel cracked my skull.. i almost died. if this female did not want to talk me to death about her...
    FreeThinker2 FreeThinker2 46-50 Apr 10

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    I know that everyone in this world deserves to be loved. And I make sure to try and help anyone I can just by being kind. Something that upsets me though.... Okay, so I believe...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M Apr 8

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    What is primitive? What does it mean to be primitive among other men? Primitive are the people who can't handle the truth. God can handle the truths that you can't, so prepare to...
    TheTristman TheTristman 26-30, M Apr 5

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    I am asked often why I prefer women. "Do you dislike men? Do you distrust them? Did you have a bad experience?" they say. As if these are the only valid reasons! My sexual...
    Cdm210 Cdm210 18-21, F 6 days ago