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I Am Trying to Act Human

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    Try...??? Try Not!!! Do...??? Do Not!!! Be...Yesssssss...Just Be
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    I'm Starting to Realise How Unhealthy For Me This Is

    to act human i need to supress my natural emotions so that i feel none, and layer false emotions on top, ones that show outwardly but i don't really feel anything from and they are created by my conceous mind specifically for the purpose of making me appear normal and...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    Should I?

    I'm so tired of acting. I just keep having to repress my real feelings. I want to be myself! I hate having to conform to society's expectations of me. I want to go wild and go wolf. I'm worried though. What should I do? Be myself, or conform? Gotta say, when it's put like that...
    ShadoWolfx ShadoWolfx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    School Uniform

    Parents should have the right to choose were they purchase school uniform, The school has no right to force Parents into buying their uniforms from their expensive retailer it is wrong. Why,?  I think some parents struggle to put food on the table and pay rent and gas bills...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Aug 30, 2012

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    People Don't Know How Wierd I Am

    When I'm in public, I feel like acting crazy, like just getting up and striking an odd pose or just telling a random joke to the crowd. I often have to suppress my laughter because I can get to laughing pretty manically.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    So I am the kind of girl that is trying to become more active but don't want to be shy I don't know how to get over my shy spell anyone know how to or is having the same problem
    destinymoog410 destinymoog410 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    (Sketch attached) What do you think? Our past actions shaped today, but we are not what we've been. We don't need to carry around labels or mistakes from yesterday as if they...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 33 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Im that girl that if we just met our conversation is going to be really awkward and short because i have no idea what to talk about (it gets worse if you are really social and...
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    What would earth be like if we couldn't care on the human race. Therefore I am looking for one special women that would like to be monogamous and create a beautiful family together...
    Lookin2CuCum Lookin2CuCum 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

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    I am trying to cope with becoming a memory to my exboyfriend. We had such a beautiful time and we're both so young. I don't want to be a memory. I imagined marrying this man...
    Anomalyx Anomalyx 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Humans can change and still have a lot to learn. Most of our actions, even those altrustic ones, are motivated by a selfish feeling , but i do beilive humans sametimes can have a...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    Human beings have been given something very special, and that is our mind. We are able to witness and express so many beautiful things. We can create from nothing something...
    AxiosThanatos AxiosThanatos 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When my heart gets full, and  it can't contain anymore, then it spills over....Some of the worst hurts are caused by those that call themselves friends.  Some will love...
    1EPMinnie 1EPMinnie 70+, F 9 Responses Nov 11

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    K, so there's this kid that's like 15 who I am going to call Tyler. We met up Saturday to hang out. When we were talking, I noticed he actually had a maturity of a 16 year(I know...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 7 Responses Oct 29

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    I think we human beings can be very ungrateful at times. We subconsciously hold so many expectations from all kinds of things it is simply not normal anymore. I think the further...
    harmony612 harmony612 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You have got to love using Axis Human Capital Limited Axis Human Capital Limited, is a group of companies that is particular in socially-conscious human development firm based in...
    hartmannluca23 hartmannluca23 22-25, M Nov 3

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    How to Stay Positive-from the speaking tree. 1. Foster Optimism: Trying to be optimistic doesn't mean ignoring the uglier sides of life. It just means focusing on the positive...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 10

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    I just found out yesterday that the love of my life, whom I've been with for three years, likes to cross dress. I reacted well, I do not at all judge people for things they do...
    terms0fservicw terms0fservicw 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Humans are simpler than most people realize. We are animals. Nothing more and nothing less. The only thing that makes us "special" is our intelligence. We are far smarter than most...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    Once I studied a man for hours to see how he would react. I could learn nothing from him as he seemed determined not to show any emotion. Finally I realized that I was staring into...
    wuzgnu wuzgnu 61-65, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i sometime get confuse when my best friends says they missed me, they do care for me a lot, i mean most to them but then when i text them, it takes almost 24hr to reply ....when i...
    daphee daphee 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Harvin Thedeolin Finsen breached my trust thus I'd lodged a police report against him report no. G/20140728/2155. It's a case of non-return of personal belongings that he loaned...
    rainbowsundae rainbowsundae 31-35, M Nov 8

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    I try my best to be! It is just lately that it became so hard as I fall in love with him and it kind of made me hurt and just depressed most of the time. Loving someone that you...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    As a person who is impaired not to feel for a person outside of themselves, I find it intriguing how much people complain about their feelings towards and for other people. A girl...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 11 Responses Nov 3

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    I Act Like A Little Kid I always had this subconscious desire to be treated like a kid I guess. I've always acted a little like one too, according to my mom. It's kind of...
    NeighFlowers NeighFlowers 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    Look At Me (The Call of the Narcissist)…Let’s start with a definition and some background. In the simplest form, a narcissist is someone who has an inflated sense of...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 25

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    To be more accurate this should be more like appalled and disgusted than fascinated, but I thought I'd share this story from an incident today about feral kids. And I think this...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 26

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    I am in my early 40's and don't know if I am experiencing what people jokingly call mid life crisis. I am very shy in small or large social group situations, including my work...
    dakzer dakzer 36-40, M Oct 30

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    I find it difficult to understand people who prefer to act in the way they think is right and also expect others to do so.They usually don't listen to others .They try to influence...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I always look back at the traces of kindness that people given me. Just to bring a smile for myself and to forebear me from hating them. Because I don't wanna change people. People...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I'm trying my best to be strong and act like i don't care. This hurts. I do care ALOT. Trying to move on. Trying to live. Please god make me stronger.
    zz0828 zz0828 18-21, F Nov 12

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    I can relate to this COMPLETELY... I found this story and copied a snippet from it… I have changed it a little bit cos some of it is not true but I changed it to the truth and...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F Nov 13

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    Okay, I love good actors, and I enjoy watching great performances. But the really good actors, I find, shut up about it. It's these mediocre ones that seem hell bent on explaining...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 15

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    So, On my facebook page, I follow a page called the mind unleashed. I find it to be an interesting page, because they challenge people to think outside the box, challenge...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    "The reality of the other person is not in what he reveals to you, but in what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says but...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    I caught a guy plagiarizing on my experience and I feel dirty! JK I'm amused he's still trying to deny it.
    AustereBitterFlap AustereBitterFlap 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    There are still days when my instinct is to push myself to the limits for reasons I may or may not fully understand in the moment. I suspect we all do this from time to time...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 25

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    Lol today I was trying to look for my bus and I was with my friend...she walk away (I didn't see/know she walked away)and I started talking to my self and then one of the bus...
    CantHelpThinking CantHelpThinking 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I'm not really a fan of Nicki Minaj but the other day I saw this on tumblr and I really liked it: "When you're a girl, you have to be everything, You have to be dope at what you...
    RobbieID RobbieID 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I love girls, and I love guys. I enjoy every part of human anatomy, and I find it beautiful. However, I live in a very rural area and work in a very 'tough guy' industry. If I...
    bruhhhhhpls bruhhhhhpls 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I love how it's impossible for people to be racist unless they're white. I'm not bigoted by any means, but there is a huge double standard among the black population here. It's...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 11 Responses Nov 4

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    I've came along way for 18 and I'm trying to inspire others with my short poems on youtube but I need help
    shortbeauty96 shortbeauty96 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    This one little 14 year old boy had some nerve thinking I was going to involve myself in sexual conversation and pic trading with him. LOL He'd better go find him some video games...
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 18 Responses Nov 11

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    One of my younger friends has a crush on this one guy in her grade, whom I have interactions with on a pretty daily basis. This guy knows my friend has a crush on him, and my...
    marshababy33 marshababy33 13-15, F Oct 25

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    I'm finding it difficult to read posts where people use faith as a rationalization for their success in life (without blasting people - I haven't). It's not because of the...
    AustereBitterFlap AustereBitterFlap 26-30, F Oct 28

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    When animals suffer or are in pain it makes me sad. But when humans are treated very cruelly, it's very funny to me. Because deep down I know humans deserve to suffer or be treated...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9