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I Am Misunderstood

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    Being Goth In The Suburbs - I live in a well-to-do white-bread suburb, filled with soccer moms and Abercrombie robots. In high school, it was so cliquey. So many preppies and...
    AnxiousAlibi AnxiousAlibi 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    All the Time - A part of it is my fault. No matter how hard I try, I can't seem to find the right words most times. And because of that, what I say isn't what I wanted to say at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7, 2008

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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...
    Lickinglips Lickinglips 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 14

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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...
    Daiyu Daiyu 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    Sometimes.  They Judge, T... - Sometimes.  They judge, they say things and they conclude but they wont get anything fom it cuz, honestly, I don't care...
    WandaFull27 WandaFull27 26-30, F Jan 22, 2007

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

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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...
    PaleFox PaleFox 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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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...
    IamMimic IamMimic 70+, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    The Monster Inside Me... - I wish I could be who I am, but I never get the chance. I die a little bit inside every time I shed a tear for a love that will never be mine. I want...
    Tragidy Tragidy 16-17, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Sacred Weakness Love is said to be your "home sweet home." A place where one shall never be alone. A sacred secret, secluded and sealed away never to be torn apart. But you see...
    AkkiNeko AkkiNeko 18-21, F Dec 11, 2013

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    i seem to always have to explain alot to prople it makes me frustrated i was always silenced by people now im kinda rude i have pt sd and post traumatic stress disorder my mind...
    djchefdan djchefdan 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Most people automatically think I'm antisocial. But the truth is I'm just really shy so it's hard to try to reach out.
    Chloe8888 Chloe8888 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    No One Understands Me - As each day passes I only look at my life with more and more disdain.I get angry at my parents for bringing me into a world I didn't ask to exist in.I get...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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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...
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 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...
    GuyWhite GuyWhite 26-30, M 8 Responses Dec 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...
    AkkiNeko AkkiNeko 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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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...
    MbVG MbVG 16-17, F Mar 13

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    Sometimes.. - Probably I'm not good at finding words and am therefore misunderstood. Anyway, sometimes I get really angry if somebody thinks he/she understands me and didn't at all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    The "Normal" Ones - This is one of my finalized pieces for my poetry class. Don't strain yourself, there is no need. Don't rush away, you're full of greed. Your eyes...they...
    AkkiNeko AkkiNeko 18-21, F Oct 10, 2013

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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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    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...
    LovingLesbian LovingLesbian 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Do You Think She Is Hot? - I remember back in 8th grade that I was pretty oblivious to relationships... I asked a girl if she would 'go out' (literally) with me, and she thought...
    TooSensitive TooSensitive 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2009

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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...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 2 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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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 4 days ago

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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...
    blackpantyaffair blackpantyaffair 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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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...
    CookiesNCupcakes CookiesNCupcakes 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    I am being seen as a very calculative guy, as a guy who always wants to win an argument. As a guy who refuse to back down multiple times during arguments. While the fact is...
    Resoner Resoner 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 13

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    Everything I say people always think it means something else
    chadrick45 chadrick45 18-21, M Mar 26

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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...
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I am a person who was and is very grateful for his friends on ep. Recently I had some things happen to me which didn't allow me to be in contact with these friends because I had...
    Raindancej Raindancej 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    99.9% of the time this is my life
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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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...
    tranqilbreeze tranqilbreeze 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 7, 2012

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    Let Me Be - I dont want anyone to understand me.Really I don't ..let the enigma remain what is in my heart.How my mind is working. I allow others to think In their own way about me...
    trappedwings trappedwings 26-30, F Nov 13, 2013

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    I try to give information to my family and thy don't even consider it, I don't even know them, it's like I'm not a part of the family. I feel like an outcast, so I'm going to move...
    Blackcheetah Blackcheetah 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    Very Much So - Even if someone's known me for years, they misunderstand me. I'm too quiet? Oh, that means I'm cold, arrogant and stuck-up. I'm too talkative? I must be dumb and...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    "Too young to understand" is the ultimate insult to me. Looks can be deceiving. Young body, mature mind. I'd prefer to be treated right rather than tore down because of a...
    wonderinglover wonderinglover 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    We Are Dust And Shadows - No matter what I do I cant shake it. The cold the depression... I keep wishing I could escape this life and be happy, but my imagination is one of the...
    Tragidy Tragidy 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    Being Bulimic - When I wrote my story it wasn't to encourage anyone to do it themselfes. I have be in and out of being bulimic for over 5 years and once you start it seems...
    Halo Halo 18-21 2 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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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...
    Classicality7 Classicality7 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I am misunderstood a lot. I don't know why. It's probably because I am depressed. My friends and family don't get me, so I keep a lot from them. If I go by that I don't have anyone...
    BiBiKG2000 BiBiKG2000 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 10

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    I Want To Unleash My Dark Side - Im always playing shy Im always playing shy innoscent scared girl but i innoscent scared girl but i have a evil side and i want have a evil side...
    lostkittenaspet lostkittenaspet 18-21, F Oct 29, 2013

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    High school - a place filled with labels. I get misunderstood so much just because of my looks. Every so often, when I am walking alone, some guy would come up to me just because...
    oog1129 oog1129 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    Misunderstood - More than anyone would ever know.
    countrycutie101 countrycutie101 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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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...
    ManicAttack ManicAttack 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    I Think All People Are Misunde... - I think all people are misunderstood or at least consider themselves to be so.  We have so many thoughts, ideas, conceptions...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 14, 2007

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    I never really felt like a girl. My mom hates that I'm not 'normal'. I always tried to make friends but I always ended up being alone. People usually think I'm strange, annoying...
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