I Did Not Get the Memo

For all we who ever feel out of place in life...at work, in relationships, wherever, whenever, however. 628 People

    Wow

    I feel like this all the time. Not that I'm constantly being left out of things, but I always feel like I'm just not quite in the groove. And then there are times when I don't even know about the memo to begin with!
    bracingthetide bracingthetide
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 16, 2007

    Got The Memo Way Late

    The memo said that there was a round hole, of course I'm a square peg. It said walk in the front I sneaked in from behind It said make sure your feet are planted I always reach for the stars and the skys I guess I just got the memo very  very late!!
    cinderellafromny cinderellafromny
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2010

    My Inbox Must Be Broken Or Something...

    I keep feeling like there are lessons in life that other people have learnt but I haven't. For example: I don't know what clothes are flattering on me; I don't know how to comfort people who are sad or upset; I don't know how to show emotions in public; I don't know how fast you...
    nahald nahald
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 3, 2011

    Thanks For Nothing

    I miss a lot, though I do try to be observant. One thing I never notice is how cars and trucks and SUVs look. My brother got this sexy new black car. He had the windows tinted. I said, "I have never seen that before." Then he points out about 6 cars in the parking lot with...
    Sage360 Sage360
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2010

    Okay...sooooo maybe this is stupid

    and MAYBE I should know...BUT it's bugging me that I DON'T. What are the points for on EP??? I get how they're earned but what is their PURPOSE? The only thing I could decipher is that you can use them when you send a gesture thingy to someone but that costs TOKENS. But what...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 22, 2015

    Never Get It

    Always the last to know.  Story of my life.  Even at work where the real memo's exist, I have to hear it from my co-workers.  I'm always asking what they are talking about & then they say didn't you get the memo?  Well, apparently not. 
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2008

    Planets

    When did we suddenly not have 9 any more? Who decided this? What's wrong with poor little Pluto - he was my favourite.
    WyldHoney WyldHoney
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 13, 2008

    Lost In the Hussle

    i become too busy with work or my extra cirriculars that i miss out so much i don't even know where to began to catch up, new people appear, and i lose touch with my friends, the thing is you can't know where to start to get back on the train
    bacongristle bacongristle
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jun 6, 2007

    Life

    I just don't get it. What is the point? I've been working two days this week so far, and every second that I am there I just think "**** it". This is such a load of bullshit. Is this really what life is about? I mean I've been doing the same kind of work for almost 7 years now...
    itsallaparadox itsallaparadox
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Jan 9, 2013

    And Yet I'm Supposed To Know Everything

    I work for my Dad and either I'm tired I'm more tired than I realize or it's time to tell the boss to take this job and shove it.For the last 8 years he's been running a small, growing business without any kind of office help at all.Most of the organization is written on pieces...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 22, 2011

    Still Haven't Received the Social Memo

    Ever since I can remember I haven't received the social memo. I've always jokingly referred to myself as the "black sheep" of any social group.  I could go on for ages about my childhood, but let's move on to high school. I attended a catholic girl's high...
    Rhyzomatic Rhyzomatic
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2008

    When I'm at work.. I find it boring sometimes.

    . Overwhelming at times.. And fun all at the same time.. I no longer call it work.. I call it Bi polar Place to make money.
    Butters420 Butters420
    41-45, F
    Jun 21, 2014

    I did not get the memo!

    ! men are such sore losers... as if they have no self esteem when they get rejected. why not gracefully accept it. find out the reason & move on as you might have plenty of options!!! this has been the case with most. get over your seemingly fragile self. Sorry, I just...
    exotica2002 exotica2002
    41-45, F
    May 19, 2015

    I Didn't Get The Memo That

    being a mother is equally hard as it is rewarding.
    HumboldtAngel HumboldtAngel
    26-30, F
    Mar 8, 2011

    Apparently taking constructive criticism

    as a compliment is condescending. I'm not particularly known for my social skills, but I guess my lackadaisical attitude towards improving an already published work came across as rude. I apologize twice. The first one is the sincere apology; if I made him upset, I'm sorry...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4
    18-21
    May 24, 2014

    Never Got It In Writing

    just a bunch of unwritten, made-up, on the spur of the moment rules on how to live and deal.And they change them ALL THE TIME!!!had to join...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 20, 2011

    a Wildflower Among Jasmine...

    Over my last few trips to City Y (my hometown) I've been feeling like something's off. That strange feeling that of being a wildflower in a garden of jasmine kept cropping up...until I finally put my finger on why. A couple of days back my mom mentioned to me on the phone...
    thephoenixreturns thephoenixreturns
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2006

    Memo What Memo?

     Story of my life, I never get a heads up on info just have to figure it out as usual, lol.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    Apr 21, 2009

    I Got the Memo, But I Didn't Understand It

    Why would anyone want to work from 9:00 to 5:30 every day, and always be there on time?  I am always late.  I work part time so the company does not impose any attendance rules.  Lucky for me, cuz I'd have been fired 3 years ago (when I started).  I stroll in...
    flowrpowr flowrpowr
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2007

    And Here I Thought It Was Just Me

    So many things I feel like I should have been told by someone especially goal planning, esteem/respect/confidence issues, job hunting skills, and probably a lot more but I guess since I'm trying to learn it now I'm getting it a little at a time. Everything takes time and if I'm a...
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    I Didin't Get the Memo.....

    I didn't get the memo that I was supposed to actually wake up today and have a real life. So I just slept in and loved it to **** you off.
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    Jul 9, 2008

    I Missed The Memo Alright.

    Somewhere along the line I found myself devoid of friends, the job opportunities vanished, my hair turned grey and I stopped caring about life. I tap away on a computer keyboard but I feel as if the words are merely drifting into cyberspace. Twitter and facebook have become...
    millimi millimi
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Aug 29, 2011

    NOPE

    But thats ok I never do unless somthing goes wrong then I get notes, letters, e-mails, phone calls, and a butt chewing.  But that is life the way I know it.
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Sep 30, 2008

    Relocated And Spinning My Wheels.......

    I recently had to relocate to help out one of my parents who ended up passing away. I had to leave my job since the commute was too expensive.(I was renting a house also). I am living on my savings and selling stuff at flea markets just to get by. I don't know what has changed...
    Geeno Geeno
    46-50
    1 Response Aug 16, 2012

    Working retail for so long is seriously making

    me lose faith in human common sense...
    Summerlei Summerlei
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2014

    Damnit!!!

    I lost the damn post it again..  I always lose those damn things.. Maybe I should check the bottom of my shoe.. No wonder I never know what's going on...
    CaliGirl3 CaliGirl3
    36-40, F
    11 Responses Mar 15, 2009

    I Didn't Get the Memo Either!!!!

    Oh my gosh!  You can't know how HAPPY I was reading this story of yours!  I SWEAR, you could have been describing me!!  I've had all the same problems you've described with jobs.  Have even had a BUNCH of different kinds.  And, I always find a way to...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2006

    I Don't Belong

    I often have this thing where I don't feel like I belong in life as I know it on earth. Sure, I might seem human and even look human, but I'm really some weird sort of subspecies. In a world where people show up to work on time, go to college and get degrees, pay their bills on...
    liferiot liferiot
    26-30, M
    26 Responses Sep 20, 2006

    I Received a Memo....

    I did get e memo today, it tells me that we have to stop giving the plants in our rooms coffee and thee. But our plant is addicted to the coffe we give it and grows rappidly. Now I have to questions: Should we stop feeding it? Was this the memo? And if this was the...
    linda linda
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Nov 3, 2006

    Yeah I Wish Someone Had Sent Me the Memo!

    I'm so glad to hear there are other people out there who are like me! I consistently dont fit in. I am much the same as the rest of you, in that i m interested in many things, but once i seem to grasp the concept or learn the routine, i just cant seem to focus on it any...
    Enigma Enigma
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2006

    Where Was the Memo..

    Where was the memo that said "Turn left or you'll fall down a big hole." Well I think/hope I finally found the one, that tells you how to get out of it again, for those people who didn't get the first memo ;)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 18, 2008

    I did not get the memo about your being more

    important than everyone else. I'm sorry. Was it in my inbox on my figurative desk? Or in my email? Of COURSE you're allowed to park in handicapped parking because it's more convenient for you. Of COURSE you can cut in front of seven other people in line. We sense your...
    DanicaER DanicaER
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2014

    Me Too

    At work I feel like I'm bordering on the edge of being 'in the know' and part of the important stuff regarding projects but never fully in the circle.  No matter what there always seems to be someone else in the group who has way more experience and has the knack for making...
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2008

    I have no category to put this under,

    so I chose a random one. I like this song http://youtu.be/exrjsBoy14Q
    Twinkletoejam Twinkletoejam
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    How Come?

    Innocent people are killed by drunk drivers all the time. WHERE THE **** IS MY DRUNK DRIVER???....
    itsallaparadox itsallaparadox
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2013

    I Didn't Even Know There Was a Memo

    Out of place - that's me.  It seems like I'm always out of the loop and that I never "get it." Fortunately, I have the Internet. 
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 12, 2006

    Hippo

    This isn't a story. It's a description of my general state of being. I'm always out of the loop. Get what I mean? It's crazy, but I always feel like I'm an outsider in every group. This isn't a sob story either. Just a statement of fact. The other day, my colleagues were...
    mercuria mercuria
    26-30
    May 20, 2012

    That We Broke Up

    I found out that he was dating another woman quite by accident.  He had been telling my friends for a week or so that we had broken up.  It was a surprise to me but it is his loss.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Feb 6, 2009

    Always Last.

    I am always the last person to ever know the things that everyone else knows. I'm so late!!! Then, just when I think I'm the first to find something out I get all excited and tell someone and they laugh at me.   
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 14, 2009

    There Was a Memo ????

     apparently they skipped me ... Jake skips me alot ...   but i dont need the memo cause i got my own agenda  to do God's  will  and thats what it should be ..  if God wants it to work it will  he will use this to my advantage at some point...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Apr 24, 2007

    The "textbook" Of Life

    It seems like there's some sort of textbook that was written sometime long ago that dictates the optimal conditions for various life experiences. For example: Professionally: - Optimal: you should love your job, and you should work to live, not live to work. Reality: there...
    kiuz645 kiuz645
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 18, 2010

    Work all day come home

    and neglect your partner and go to sleep, but have energy for everyone else, yea definitely didn't get that one smh
    lostsoul9011 lostsoul9011
    22-25, M
    Mar 9, 2014

    I need to change my name to Ann Landers.

    I don't understand why some grown men act like teenagers (and not in a good way)!!!! I have had several men tell me they are pining away for some woman that they are in love with. Why don't they do anything about it.... But whine!!!! I would love to find a man that loved me like...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses May 30, 2015

    Regarding Hats

    I did not get the memo regarding hats, specifically baseball hats.  Apparently this memo stated that it was now okay to wear hats indoors!  It also stated that wearing them with the brim facing backwards was both functional and attractive - especially indoors.  It...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    14 Responses Jul 12, 2007

    Sometimes its about breaking away from the norm.

    . And just being yourself... Forget the memo.. Make your own
    targets targets
    26-30, M
    3 Responses May 24, 2014

    What Is Going On?

    Everybody else seems to know, but I never do. Then I feel stupid asking because everyone else seems to know what is going on. So I keep on hiding in my ignorance until someone actually comes over and asks me about whatever the hot topic. And then I'll be like "So what...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 5, 2008

    I'm at work, I'm so bored,

    anyone interested in chatting, or anything
    bonjovi08 bonjovi08
    41-45, M
    Jul 28, 2014
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