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I Am Different

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    I know, I know... plenty of people say they are

    different. In my experience, few actually are in the sense that everyone I've come into contact with still has strong affinity with others in this world. You can be a 'rare' breed of human, sure, but there are likely many others like you in the world, others you can connect to...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I am a 15 yr old girl.

    Although I am a tomboy, as well as a girly girl. (Less girly) I like: Video games, cars, heavy metal music (but I'm picky about it), adrenaline rushes, roller coasters, getting dirty, I love being my schools wrestling manager, tattoos and piercings, transformers, marvel and dc...
    smileykylier smileykylier 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    I Wish I Wasn't Different...

    I wish I wasn't different, I wish everyone was like me. 
    Tsunami3 Tsunami3 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    ...in a bad way. Over the past couple of weeks,

    I have come to the realization that I literally have no friends, and no one really likes me. People use me and then move on. Ever since childhood, I've had "Friends" who weren't really friends. Latest blow came to me when I found out my cousins had made a whatsapp group and had...
    invisiblesoul invisiblesoul 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    Not Everyone Wants To Talk Dirty. Some People Need To Learn Respect. If You Spoke To Me In Real Life, The Way You Do On The Internet I Would Punch You Out!

    I am amazed by the amount of people (mostly men) who feel that it is totally acceptable to message people they Do NOT know, on Social Networking Sites ~ like this one. OR on Message Apps ~ like KiK And they are ONLY interested in Cyber Sex or Talking Dirty. I find it utterly...
    AuraMoon AuraMoon 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    My name is Jack I'm 19

    and single I'm not like most people I don't go to party's or do any drugs I mostly play my bass guitar playing some classic music watching old movies or just play Xbox and I'm very respectful to people I ack like a gentlemen around people but my friends act like ******* around...
    JC53965 JC53965 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    Either "different" or "weird",

    you decide: 1. I am always single and (though not officially diagnosed) philophobic. 2. I am "old" for my age, I had never really been a teenager, my mom told me I am a granny already. Lol. 3. As long as I don't have any important schedule, I prefer to stay up late and sleep in...
    Laluna29 Laluna29 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    duh! some people will never like me.

    i wont waste time on them. i am kinda weird,but i am loyal to my friends . ienjoy making people laugh and try not to hurt anyone's feelings- "unless they are just begging for it" : )
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 18

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    Little kids are afraid of the dark

    for one reason: they don't know what's in it. I hate to break it to you but you have the brave kids that look into that darkness. Guess what they see, me. I'm one scary mother ferXP
    emoHeartsDieWithMe emoHeartsDieWithMe 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    I may not be the girl

    that everyone wants. Atleast, I'm NOT a girl that everyone had.
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Some People On Ep Are Disgusting

    i am very non judgemental but Some thingS just arent right and some people on this site are just plain old disgusting daddy daughter daddy son ****** ********** hitting Woman aSking if you have moleSted people how young Were you when you got laid firSt time deScribe it to me if...
    13thstep13 13thstep13 31-35, M 8 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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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 then before you were maybe normal or who you were before you changed to become different.
    xana3 xana3 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    Mood swings....sometimes I am

    so predictable and sometimes I am just opposite... It is my nature that I can not / do not control. I can lie or be honest with exactly same manner and intentionally do it effortlessly, I noticed consciously. I tell the truth like I am lying and if I am lying, hardly you would...
    LifeisRisk LifeisRisk 31-35, M Jun 1

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    (1) I don't think I want kids.

    (2) I don't want to get married. (3) I act older than my age, but can also be a 5 year old. (4) I am slightly homophobic. (5) I ignore criticism.
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 10

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    I’d attended school in the ‘real world’ up

    until the sixth grade. It hadn't been a very pleasant experience. Awkward car drives with my sister in the passenger seat, mom behind the wheel. The minutes of my life I've lost having wait for my safe-driver Mom to build up the courage to control a motor-vehicle correctly was...
    zellomugi zellomugi 18-21 4 Responses May 27

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    Why do people feel that

    because I am a black female that I have to be ghetto, ignorant, obnoxious and illiterate? I am very intelligent for my age and only loud when something is funny and I can read better than some of managers at work. I talk proper (which have been told Im white for that) and I...
    sugarplum56 sugarplum56 22-25, F 40 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Pinning Myself Down

    I'm different. I know that ... I've always known it.  I'd say I'm pretty un-pin-downable ... if that's word.  Well, I just made it one. I can be reckless, spontaneous ... irresponsible sometimes.  Then conversely I can be self-controlled, reliable and very organised. I'm a...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 10 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    My husband says I'm crazy.

    .. He said to me... You would drive 100 miles out of the way to help someone today that had just hurt you last week. He said to me... You would stand in the middle of traffic with someone who is yelling at you if you thought for one second you could save their life. He said to...
    Artwithin Artwithin 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Everyone is different that's

    why it makes it a less boring and what would be a repetitive world to live in
    Cosplaygirl Cosplaygirl 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Im different. I'm not one in a million,

    I'm one in seven billion....💞💞💞
    XxBellabixtch49xX XxBellabixtch49xX 13-15, F May 3

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    Since the second grade,

    I knew I was different. But until this week, I never knew why people either hated me, avoided me, or both. I realized that they probably knew all along. I suppose when I found out about reality, I did not want to live in it. So I made my own world up in my head without even...
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 16-17 May 8

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    Hey to you girls out there

    who has been lied to and cheated on and is now hurt or broken. Well I just wanted to say not all guys are the same. Some are better and more mature than others. Some are boys and some are men. My opinion is boys cheat and men don't. So don't go around and thinking every guy is...
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M Mar 16

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    All my life I've never fit in.

    I beautiful, tall, unique...lovely... But that doesn't make me for in or be happy, which I guess what 'being different' implies - ostracising.
    ellew1 ellew1 26-30, F May 7

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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 insecurities and cross-checking my own mind all the time. Constantly craving attention and admiration and yet have no skills to keep...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    And I...Love It.

    Don’t expect me to be perfect My greatest virtue is to be... Crazy Determined and „deliciously“... Yes, I am different almost without limits. And I ... love it.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 22, 2011

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    School is just another meeting place

    for all kids my age. And we get an education together. Girls are slutty. Boys are cocky. Some are nerds. Some are shy. I don't match anything. I'm me. Me is different. I like adventure. Like in my previously posted experience, like to regularly run-away. I like walks in the...
    funnybear12 funnybear12 13-15, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I Am Not Diffrent

    I just joined the group cause it had so many members.
    Crazyboi21 Crazyboi21 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    How Do I See Myself

    I'm different. In one way I'm there in others I'm so far away. The mind is the 'leader' of the body. The mind decides and sometimes the heart decides. I'm modest, some might say prim and proper. I'm also feminine, adventourous and lovable. The real me is somewhere in between...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 7 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Should I keep the bush

    or a trim down?...mmm... not sure whats sexier, I kinda dig my bush.
    cannis cannis 26-30, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Sitting here with my friend.

    .. Her grandma gave her a butt load of change. HER grandma gives her money... Mine punches me in the face with her cell phone in her hand and sings ****** Katy perry in public
    Hailey229 Hailey229 13-15, F 2 Responses May 4

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    No one knows my dark secret not

    even EP the reason behind my self harm this made me different
    Gothicemogirl Gothicemogirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F Jul 4

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    From childhood's hour I have not been As others

    were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow; I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone; And all I loved, I loved alone. Then- in my childhood, in the dawn Of a most stormy life...
    Ray217 Ray217 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    I am different but then again,

    who ISN'T different? If there were no differences, life would be repetitive and boring. Althought there are those who have extreme differences, borderline psychotic, or maybe that line is so far back it isn't even visible in the rearview mirror anymore. Some days I feel like...
    Heartbeatangel Heartbeatangel 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    With All The Feelings..

    i feel crazy..... *sigh* i think how others look at me,i think they think same as i thinkbout myself (better not ask..) i feel more different than the different (i understand ..maybe u wont) especially these days coz i feel more depressed but i know as long as i  could say...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 13 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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    So I'm watching Thor.

    Thor is hot. I appreciate a sexy blonde guy who looks good shirtless. **fans self** but Loki....Loki is sexy!!! I'd take Loki around the world!!!! That is one bad guy I wouldn't mind attempting to turn good. Lol lol
    XxVivaLaBellaxX XxVivaLaBellaxX 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Adults think that teenagers such

    as myself don't know much about reality..why is that? I'm not smart but I'm intelligent, I can put pieces together in order to solve the puzzle, trust me it isn't that hard. I may not have the experience of an adult but I can infer things based of the adults common sense of...
    MyPotentialThoughts MyPotentialThoughts 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 27

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    I have had this problem

    for a while now and I might as well say. I think it is possible to be a human but then not. I don't know how long I have to be in this body for. For half my life so far I have been trying to release the true being inside. The wolf is strong within and it has taken my soul, heart...
    WolvesSong WolvesSong 13-15, F 4 Responses May 26

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    My point of view… All my life I thought I

    was different. I just never could fit in in any groups. And till this day I think I still don’t, so I was the outsider awkward girl, with her head stuck in books. I remember praying to be like others, and God saying, you are different I gave you a special calling with a...
    Chabelle Chabelle 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Odd Ball

    I've always been a lil different than the people i have known. when i a kid, i was the taller one, the tubbier one, uh ohhh she grew boobies before the rest of the others, yeah i was always that chick, something acceptable but different. Of course for some reason, i got blamed...
    Katarina2012 Katarina2012 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    At least I feel that way.

    I feel like I live in the wrong time period sometimes. I can't keep up with the world today. Everything is so fast, so demanding, so.... annoying, haha. Today's man has to be cocky, arrogant, controlling, rich, picture perfect. We get by on deceit, trickery, bribery all to...
    NewShoes12 NewShoes12 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    I feel like my mind is too out there

    for people to even understand
    saviecook saviecook 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel 46-50, F May 11

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    Im Not Like Most Other Guys I Know

    I never realy thought about until recently, but I realy am different then most other guys that I know. And, I don't realy think it's a bad thing.......I like being an individual. For starters, I'm not into sports, at all. I don't have a competitive bone in my body. I can remember...
    xj287 xj287 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2013

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    I have always been different.

    Since the early schooling days. With my teenage-hood girlfriends, i was the only one -with a different hobby -bespectacled -always hanging out in the IT section -who cant afford things -whose parents are not as sociable -who thinks differently And sometimes, I hate it. Why am...
    enragedmisfit enragedmisfit 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    Why do people always freak out

    when I say I have a knife collection?
    AlliTheUndead AlliTheUndead 16-17, F 12 Responses Apr 29

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    Fruchtfliege! That's fruit fly in German.

    When I heard it the first time I almost died laughing. I'm just weird :P
    Thesellsword Thesellsword 16-17, M 1 Response May 9

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    I'm not like any other normal 18 almost 19 year

    old.. I don't party or hang out with friends I don't drive or smoke and I don't have a boyfriend or a track record of a successful of good education or relationships, I wish I did though. I feel so alone it's unreal, the feeling of wanting to run away and find myself but not...
    gracestears gracestears 18-21, F 47 Responses Jan 18

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    Why won't any girl go out with me.

    I've tried to change. I'm more out there and talkative but still no girl out there would give me a chance. I've been single for over 10 years. Have only ever had 1 sexual partner and I feel I'll be alone for the rest if my life. I know I'm different but seriously after more...
    nabz77 nabz77 31-35, M 1 Response May 4

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    XxVivaLaBellaxX XxVivaLaBellaxX 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Unlike most guys I have only one guy friend.

    All my friends are girls and it is hard when I try to make guys my friend. They just don't like meXP I also don't know why they ask me for advice or comfort. I am just different I guess.
    emoHeartsDieWithMe emoHeartsDieWithMe 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    I am different in pretty much every aspect,

    one because I have Autism, and 2 because I was brought up differently, I guess. I'm goofy/silly a lot. Anyway, today, while driving, I was listening to music, and groovy to to the music. Snapping my fingers, and moving around. I like to move, don't like being still for too...
    NovaScotia902 NovaScotia902 22-25 1 Response Jun 24

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    Im not stereotyped. (: I love not having to go

    along with society. I have fully accepted myself as a girl who is just different because God made me to stand out.(:
    sarahdayle sarahdayle 18-21, F Jan 31

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