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I Am Misunderstood Alot

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    Misunderstood

    I am constantly misunderstood by my co-workers and bosses.  This has never happened to me before in any previous jobs.  I know I could just change jobs, but I do not want to.  I really want to work where I am at, but this is getting in the way.  It happens in...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2008

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    Stop, Understand Me!

    "I ain't afraid of losing face. Stop, Understand Me. I ain't afraid of ever losing faith in you." - TBC "Jealous Again" When I say "I love you", people flee. I can't take it anymore...so here is a few practical examples of what I mean, all laid out...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    My Purpose

    I feel like i want to cry because of one ******* today. I know in this world we have to be strong, and confident but sometimes i just want to scream for help. Taking criticism and taking peoples hate, sometimes i want to share a peice of my mind with those jerks. The kindness in...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 Mar 26, 2013

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    Understood .

    i wish i was understood , but im not. it seems like the only person who ever understood me was my best friend . we live very far from eachother now . it seems like at home im always doing something wrong . im never proud of myself and im so insecure , i hate looking in the...
    giraffe12345 giraffe12345 13-15 1 Response Sep 29, 2012

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    Misunderstood

    So last week just before half term I wanted to get my university application sent off so I told my teacher to write my reference. I was already annoyed by the fact it had take her 3 days to write it BUT when I saw what she wrote I got really angry. Bearing in mind that a...
    lildiamondintherough lildiamondintherough 16-17, F Oct 29, 2012

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    Wondering Weirdness.

    This is not necessarily a bad thing to me, since I do not particularly... mind being the strange wall flower of the group. Though it is curious the amount of times people are taken aback by what I say, completely misinterpreting it or not understanding it what so ever. It makes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    ...puzzled :(

    I just can't understand why i am the way i am. I can't seem to make friends. Nobody likes me. People think i'm so full of myself, but i'm not. I have feelings for men, i think i'm an introvert, my parents seem to not care about what happens to me, i've been bullied and tossed...
    enzer enzer 18-21 Dec 7, 2011

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    Misunderstood.

    I have been working as a nanny for over 4 years now on and off. I decided to just do Nanny work 2 years ago. I have worked at a lot of places, but each one was a customer service or retail job. Now part of the problem is I have very little social skills. I can make it work with...
    Dollbaby02 Dollbaby02 26-30 Aug 15, 2013

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    What Do I Want?

    Hey everyone. First time on so Ill be short and current...don't feel like digging. Lately i've noticed that even when i'm being 100% clear in expressing what I want or what I mean I am still misunderstood. It's like playing some type of sadistic guessing game with the people who...
    greymagik greymagik 21-25, M 13 Responses May 24, 2007

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    Im Humble Yet Misunderstood

    Im quite polite..nice at heart but I'm hot headed...if someone does wrong to me I get aggressive ..coz of which I'm always misunderstood...sometimes circumstances r so against...that people think of me as a bad person...but it isnt truth...sometimes I think y do I get...
    lovatic8babes lovatic8babes 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    Its a Real Exp at EP

    I think some people mistake me by my approach towards them. I had an experience recently where everything was so smooth and then my ship ran into bad weather ....i would say nasty weather. So, I think i m misjudged and misunderstood very easily may be i need to work on my style...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 6, 2012

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    Aggressiveness Doesn't Come Across Well

    I've had a tough guy mentality since the 6th grade. I had friends at that time, but when I became the butt of jokes, I didn't know how to handle it. So I became that people who basically dramatically changed their attitude and learned to make fun of myself before others could...
    Andrew8022 Andrew8022 18-21, M Oct 12, 2013

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    Solo

    I seem to have many stories..but the one that plays out the most at less this time around is my learning disability and the facted that I've been alone my whole life from childhood on its been an endless walk alone in the school house hullways standing in line bymyself on the job...
    lostentranslation lostentranslation 36-40 Jan 5, 2013

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     Yes. ...

     Yes. People have such a tendency to group others into categories. Problem is, I don't fit into any of their categories. I'm Christian, but I'm not conservative. And I won't try to force my religion on you. I'm liberal, but I don't drink or use drugs. I hate America's...
    Manders Manders 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10, 2008

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    ...

    i think a lot of people perceive me as a *****. i dont intentionally try to be this way. but i'm very straight forward. i just dont believe in sugar coating anything to make someone more comfortable. this is life. it's the way it's going to be. why try to hide it? if you learn...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2009

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    I Am

    my problem is i get wods mixed up easily.and then people get the wroung idea.most who know me tell others that i am a good person who will do anything for my freinds.and i am.i am just not good with words.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 2 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    Even By Me

    I think I am most misunderstood by myself... I don't know who I am or what I want or where I'm going... just don't know... I need to stop thinking today...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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    Misunderstood.

    I have been working as a nanny for over 4 years now on and off. I decided to just do Nanny work 2 years ago. I have worked at a lot of places, but each one was a customer service or retail job. Now part of the problem is I have very little social skills. I can make it work with...
    Dollbaby03 Dollbaby03 26-30, F Oct 1, 2013

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    Deliberately Misunderstood By Abusers

    I am often misunderstood , and abusive people do this to me as their only way of trying to cover up their abuse on me.... they play mind games and deliberately abuse me or get other people to abuse me.... it has affected my self esteem deeply. I don't like people making...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 4, 2011

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    I Bet They're Deaf

    I don't know if I'm mad already or do I just talk with mad people. I like making fun of some things from time to time but I don't think I'm being offensive. But then, my friend and my mother take my words as I said something extremely bad most often and they don't ever bother to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 1, 2010

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    Creature Of Habit

    Mythological creatures. Death in one ear.Mythological creatures.Forgot how to swim.Mythological creatures.Living on dry land.Mythological creatures.Can't spell its name.Mythological creatures turn from equine to marmaid and back again.Mythological creatures.Are not nude but plan...
    lostentranslation lostentranslation 36-40 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    What I Really Mean Is..................

    Me and my friends love to hang-out doing sleep overs etc.. Well I must say that I am happy being with them but sometimes I don't know why we argue about somethings that we have opposite outlook we totally have different outlook in life and sometimes he MISUNDERSTOOD what i really...
    kulit kulit 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2008

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    No Matter What

    No matter how hard i try to make myself clear, no matter how hard i try to get  my point across, no matter how gentle i try to be, how diplomatic benign the topic, someone always sees it as something else. I can agree with them and still get my head bit off...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    my friends ,my family,

    everyone misunderstood me when i try to explain something..i dont know why but i cant make myself clear to others..i m trying my best to change myself but still i fail alot...
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion 22-25, M Mar 14

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    The Animals - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" Baby, do you understand me now Sometimes I feel a little mad But don't you know that no one alive Can always be an angel When...
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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...
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    i never fully accepted it. even when my school counselor told me he is a psychological, emotional and soon to be physical abuser. i never accepted it or wanted to believe it. so i...
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    I'm closing in on my 30th birthday and still do not have even an entry-level IT job. I feel like a loser. I live at home with my grandparents who think I can dress up in a nice...
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    They are definitely a misunderstood breed of dog. I am proud to say that the two rescues I own are incredible examples of how the Pit Bull can be. The owner is the key to making...
    madreenie madreenie 41-45, F Mar 19

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    who is Jayda Lyric Byrd ? Jayda is a very sweet girl who is trying to find herself because she has been through so much in life living only for eighteen years. Who is Jayda Lyric...
    lyricbutterfly2013 lyricbutterfly2013 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I work for child protective services for the state of Kentucky. I feel my job and what I do is often misunderstood. So I want to clear up some questions some may have. Ask away :)
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    Face to face is always the best, because communication is so much more than just the words. In person you get the body language, the gestures, the look in the eyes, the nuances of...
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    I've been battling a meth addiction for awhile now I don't know what it is maybe it's the way it lifts me up makes me confident I don't even know anymore I started using 2 and a...
    nnawata nnawata 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I do but sometimes I think I'm better alone. I a few guy friends I happen to get along better with guys versus other females. I feel often misunderstood. I just want a boyfriend...
    brinaadams brinaadams 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 24

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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...
    Chabelle Chabelle 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Alright so you guys basically misunderstood me. Why the hell would I attack the ones who need help!?! Or have sducidal thoughts ?! If I do id be nothing but a pathetic loser. But...
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    You can go follow me at misunderstood_blessing. I may not be the most popular instagramer but I post some deep stuff I that care about.
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F Mar 26

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    1) I love singing 2) I've only been in 1 relationship.. for 4yrs 3) I love to meditate 4) I tend to overthink and over analyze everything 5) currently in college. Majoring music 6...
    Iesha94 Iesha94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27