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I Am Misunderstood

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    Lol. Yep. Misjudged more

    than not. But. EP Link
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jun 8

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    I'm pretty sure it happens 90 times out of a

    100. I come off as weirdo a lot and everyone just takes caution to me. I forget what my point is a lot of the time and just say first few things I remember. And when I'm describing something or asking for help I tend not to be able to say exactly what I mean. An example of this...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I'm not holier than thou,

    just very opinionated.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F May 2

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    chadrick45 chadrick45 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I spend all day alone.

    Even when I'm in a crowed room it's as of the sound has been muffled and all I really here is noise. I don't even process the noise really I just sit stand or whatever I'm doing at the time and I think.... I think about live love hate happiness and how in reality they are just...
    STSFK STSFK 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Constantly Called Conceited When I'm Not

    Ever since I was in college, I've been perceived as conceited or stuck up by people. In fact, I've been bullied for being that girl who think she's so hot or think she's so cute. I really think I'm average looking and I'm terribly shy. I think my shyness comes off as arrogance...
    CookiesNCupcakes CookiesNCupcakes 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    Because i am an introvert,

    I've been misunderstood throughout my whole life. People automatically think I'm stuck up and lack social skills, that I'm a loner and that there's something wrong with me. When the truth is, in my personal life I'm just not open to many people, I'm very quiet and reserved. I...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Let's Get This Straight

    Alright, first things first. I'm not some sniveling, fake, pathetic person who posts fake sob stories worthy to made into a movie starring Meryll Streep for attention. This is what happened to me. I'm not looking for sympathy; I just know I don't have to protect my rapist...
    ManicAttack ManicAttack 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    I have never realized it

    but girls really don't like me and I have no idea why I'm really nice or atleast I try to be nice and yet every girl that sees me already hates me before she even talks to me it would be nice to have actual girl friends that like talking to me
    Alisa54 Alisa54 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I'm not sure how to start off,

    I'm not the best when it comes to communications, but I want give this a try. I'm not sure how this will come across, but I want to give this a try. This is for anyone who is depressed, feeling like a failure, who has losing hope, or has just given up hope. You are probably...
    BudBorden88 BudBorden88 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 7

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    I believe my open propensity to talk about my

    faults puts people on edge when my thoughts resemble theirs. They assume I am judging them when I am merely judging myself. How am I to know those are also your doubts, shy of the idea that we are all really the same deep down. But how can you take offence when I am simply...
    Diabo1ique Diabo1ique 70+ 1 Response Apr 23

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    My parents love my brothers more

    than me (at least it seems that way) My parents never understand me (or the damage they do to me). Both my older brother and my little brother (who was 12 when he got his, he is now 13) have iPhones(5 and 5s respectively), I have a dumb phone (i.e a free phone that is about 4...
    kittysundae kittysundae 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    They Don't Know

    Many times people just do not understand me.  However, most people that know me like me.  I have very few enemies. I always walk around feeling guilty because most of my friends, family, and co-workers have no idea that I battle depression off and on.  When I even...
    GuyWhite GuyWhite 26-30, M 8 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    I'm not too good at putting my ideas in a form

    people understand it, and sometimes even the more innocent of things I try to say sound creepy and weird.
    StupidWiseGuy StupidWiseGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Hey supermodels of EP .

    . ( not my words lol ) yea idk who y'all are so.. You assume what I post is to y'all I gather.. Nerp. Simply sharing and expressing my own experiences...if you wanna be my bestie you're welcome to join in my madness other than that idk what to tell ya ✌😜
    TesstheMess TesstheMess 31-35, F May 28

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    Thanks to EP I had a pretty interesting

    experience. Today, I tried to connect with someone I thought was down to earth and full of life. Right after becoming friends on EP we exchanged a few messages. After joking around and saying I'd like to take over the world, the conversation took a negative turn. I was asked to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11

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    People think I'm just sarcastic

    and very skeptical truth is I'm just a ****. Proud of it not going to change myself. Also I feel very hipster today YOLO like I give a fudge.#fuckhashtags
    ballorromeo1 ballorromeo1 18-21, M Jul 31

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    You touch me and my charred broken skin crawls.

    You speak to me and like broken glass your voice falls. Tender care to make me heal, But I look at you and hate is all I feel. Pain, torment and misery my constant steady friends, My grimace and wince and twitch are the get well cards they send. You come like clockwork and grin...
    PaleFox PaleFox 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Teenagers r d most misunrstood people.

    ....they r treated like children but expected to act like adults...who all agree? ;)
    happinesslieswithin happinesslieswithin 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    Recently, my life has become depressing.

    ..once again. There are never really any happy times any more. No matter what I do. I've been doing my hardest to keep my positive thinking up, and I've tried changing as much negativity that I can, but it is all so hopeless. My friends don't help, my family always seems too busy...
    AmethystKnight AmethystKnight 18-21, M May 31

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    I feel misunderstood a lot

    and like no one truly gets me. When I look at someone or act a certain way I want them to automatically know that I'm not ok without even asking. Not even saying a word just knowing what to do or say.
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Stuck-up Snobby *#@&*

    I'm not sure if I'm misunderstood, or misjudged. Maybe it doesn't make a difference, but this is my story: I've been quiet and shy all of my life. Despite my shyness, I remained fairly active throughout my school years, including being a cheerleader. Crazy, I know, and to this...
    tranqilbreeze tranqilbreeze 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    A lot of people stare at me

    and thinks how i am so lucky for what i have. They don't know that i have nothing in my life. I use material things in my life to fill my gap that is a big hole i have in me. I am lucky only that i can handle pain as even a needle put in my skin and i will say OK and never say...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Jun 17

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    I'm a tomboy my grandmother

    and my cousin and even my own mom make me dress up Girly. I HATE IT I am who I am is that not enough for them? They're like oh take off that SnapBack u look ugly and you're wearing BOY hats. I've told them gender doesn't identify clothing but thy don't listen help?
    NutellaNut NutellaNut 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I really love nutella I mean it's something I

    can't live without. Anyways at home I was looking for it in the kitchen and I couldn't find it so I asked my helper if she knew where it was and she said she didn't and laughed about it. Anyways I went on Facebook cause I use my Facebook to make people laugh and stuff, I posted...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Sometimes my sociopathic tone is taken

    as flirting by normal people. I'm not trying to flirt honestly, im just trying to charm my way in so i can see what's really on your mind. It's amazing how many people rudely lie on a daily basis
    JonathanCTVirgo JonathanCTVirgo 18-21, M Aug 5

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    People often tell you to be happy

    and they'll tell you what should make you happy. I hate the latter. Everyone will tell what's good for you. "Do this to get that." The problem is "that" never comes and you're only stuck with "this". You try to do something and get something, but everyone will stop you; they'll...
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    You will never understand me,

    and what goes on in my twisted little world. You will never be able to understand why I am what I am, a perfect blend of angel and demon, with no ability or desire to be rid of either side. Most of you won't even bother to try.
    IamMimic IamMimic 70+, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Strong personalities

    and pessimism...people have a tendency to think what I say is dark or cynical when in actual fact it's just the truth.
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I'm Sit Here In Tears Hiding My True Feeling

    because I Fear Everyone Who's Around listens But It feels Like I'm Not Talking Loud. Enough . I'm Drowning In My Own Salty Wet Puddle Of Lost Hope & Dreams. One Thing Pulls Me To Safety and The Other To Misery. if Anyone Had Any Idea On How Much I Hate That No one Can understand...
    MbVG MbVG 16-17, F Mar 13

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    Apologize..

    Sorry If I act like I don't care but swear I'm hurting inside If my smile deceived you , I need to hide my pains behind it If I'm not the best, but I'm trying for sleeping so late .my loneliness cripples me If you think I've never done anything good, My efforts are unappreciated...
    Daiyu Daiyu 22-25, F Mar 4, 2013

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    Lovefetishes Lovefetishes 46-50, M 1 Response May 9

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    People often think because im nice to them i

    want to sleep whit them. And sometimes i think about it, but i dosent mean that i will. Im the kind of person that will show you love cause i feel like im full whit love for almost everybody.. But then i hear that people are talking about that i want to f-ck him or her...
    Lickinglips Lickinglips 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Uhhhh that post about me being horny

    and that story about whip cream and cherries soooo not true!!! Aha I was hacked by my friend..
    mydarkangel mydarkangel 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Isn't Everyone?...

    Isn't everyone?
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 22, 2007

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    What's This Feeling?

    I got lost in the woods earlier today only for about an hour and a half before I finally gave up looking for the house and went to some random person's house to use their phone. Ever since I got back I've had this feeling similar to the one I had when I got home after I ran away...
    AkkiNeko AkkiNeko 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    It's not fun being a misunderstood teen.

    People taking you for a f***ing joke. You ever told someone how you felt, poured your f***ing heart out to them and they just totally ignore you or laugh in your face?? It's even worst when it's your own siblings or parents. You try not to cry in front of them, but can't help it...
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I seem to always be misunderstood.

    Either by the way someone takes what I say the wrong way, or they read into it more then they should, or they already have premisconsumptions and automatically think of it differently then it should be taken. It's a sad and lonely feeling for people to not even have the...
    blackpantyaffair blackpantyaffair 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    I try to meet new people in social websites,

    but I get turned down most of the time, and I really!! dunno why?!? I mean...I try to be polite as hard as I can!! but no matter how hard I try all I get is the first conversation, and then...POOF!! I get ignored or deleted. WHY?!? is this the price of being honorable and...
    DarkYamato DarkYamato 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Maybe I Misunderstand

    My brother-in-law asked me the other day how school was going, and I had to admit that I'm failing my current classes. "On purpose?" he asks. I wondered what the hell he meant by that. Who fails on purpose. Is this something to do with my track record for quitting? "No," I said...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    I have been standing in the center of

    misconception, my words have been nullified and thrown away along with hopes of a working relation. Yeah, this goes for friendship, I easily tend to get to bite the dust, as I am and always will be, misunderstood. I have, for a long time, dreamed of a brighter future, shaped...
    Voidspirit Voidspirit 18-21, M Jun 17

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    Most of the time all of my comments are

    misunderstood, that makes us have a arguments! And its really sad.
    savvyflores savvyflores 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    A Poorly Written Question

    I wrote a question today, but I didn't get my point across. People read into my question things that weren't there and didn't read some things that WERE there. I hate when that happens, but clearly I didn't do an adequate job of explaining myself. :( Eventually I just deleted...
    Classicality7 Classicality7 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    I am so tired of being misunderstood.

    My feelings get crushed and pushed under a hood As if I was some piece of paper scrap Where I am worth nothing not even crap Why is it so hard for people to read my feelings? Am I that dark and mysterious or am I truly a villain? I try to be kind straight from my heart Yet I...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 2

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    Sometimes people just look at me

    and just thinks that just bc im young, i dont need to experience love or focus on it yet. But its how i feel, you dont know me so why tell me what i need? My life is all about love, all i ever do is love, i just want someone to love. Yes im young but doesnt mean im immature or...
    TilDeathDoUsApart TilDeathDoUsApart 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    People try to understand you,

    but how can they say they understand you when you don't understand yourself?
    AngelaBelle AngelaBelle 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I fking hate being misunderstood. It makes my blood boil, and makes me want to cry. I'm a good person, I take the time to figure out what someone is trying to say. I hear them out...
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    I suppose when all logic and reason escape me, I escape myself. And so, in failing to comprehend myself, I'm left vulnerable to misunderstanding and perceptive disarray. I, of all...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Jul 31

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    It's just not on at all.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1