I Do Not Fit In

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    Outside Of The Box

    i don't fit in. never really have, and it doesn't really bother me.i like to think outside the box, do things others find crazy. that is what makes me who i am. i am someone who like to sing at random times and spin down the hallway at school. fitting in has always been a problem...
    darkness101 darkness101
    16-17, F
    Jun 4, 2012

    I just don't and never will.

    My music, my style, even the way I talk- doesn't fit in and I'm not cool.
    WellDressedandDepressed WellDressedandDepressed
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2014


    At least it feels that way.  I always feel awkward and think that people find me weird, and most times after they get to know me, they tell me that they do find me weird.  I know it's probably a lot to do about nothing, but I always feel like I have to adjust the way...
    QueenD QueenD
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jun 1, 2008
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    I don't fit in, never have,

    and probably never will. I don't mind being an outsider. It was a personal choice. Eventually I would have to sacrifice something-I knew that no one would see me the same again when I called people out on their wrongs in mistreating people and engaging in activity that would...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 12, 2014

    On the Outer Fringe

    I've always been an outsider..  I'm sure it's because I'm a little on the crazy side, but I've learned to embrace my differences..  Who wants to be like everybody else?  How boring is that..  Now we have a place to fit in with others who don't fit in.. ...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Dec 27, 2007

    I want to heal, I want to feel What I thought

    was never real I want to let go of the pain I've held so long (Erase all the pain 'til it's gone) I want to heal, I want to feel Like I'm close to something real I want to find something I've wanted all along Somewhere I belong Somewhere I Belong By Linkin Park I want to find...
    SW33TdArkness SW33TdArkness
    18-21, F
    Jan 14

    Does It Matter?

    It's a funny group category as actually the minute you make one you do fit in - with the group. As for me because of some of my likes some put me in categories that I never feel comfortable  or even wish to be associated with. I guess I'm a enigma! And that doesn't matter...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    I'm Different Than You

    I have always felt that I am different than others. I know everyone is unique, & have their own life experiences. For the most part we can relate to the same feelings. But there's something different about me and sometimes I don't understand who or even what I am. As time...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Feb 14, 2010

    I'm Kinda Strange

    Yes, i have huge hair most of the time, yes, its usually purple, or blue, or pink, or all three yes, im that person that actually does buy those shoes wear those shirts yes, i usually have about 20 bracelets on each arm yes, i break out in song in the middle of a...
    bigeyesseemore bigeyesseemore
    18-21, F
    Dec 23, 2011

    The Lonely Man Sitting At The Table

    There is a lonely man sitting at the table While everyone else has thier friend, girl friend's and boyfriends accompanying them. while he sits alone, not bothered at all by the rest of the people together Looking at him with a weird look 'why is he alone?' they’re all thinking...
    ullahshy ullahshy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2013

    Never In The Crowd

    Never made decent friends in my child yearsI was always with geeks, freaks and losers in my child yearsI missed out on hanging out with friends in my child yearsI was really lonely back thenI was different from everyone elseWhen I tried to do something, it fails
    deleted deleted
    Jun 13, 2012

    As Much As I Have Tried

    I've never really fit in with any one group or type of people. I like so many different (and completely clashing!) things, that I really can't be put into a neat little box. Sometimes it's really hard to live like that, but other times I'm proud that I can't be classified.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2010

    I Dont Fit In

    I have never been able to fit in. Nowhere. Not at home, not at school or should i say especially not at school. I always felt left out and unwanted. I had to change schools many times because of my moms work or simply because of her needs to make my life miserable. I had 4...
    AdrianaMitchell AdrianaMitchell
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2013

    Who The Hell Uses Petrol Anymore In This Era?

    As I was driving my flying car in the air I saw a lonely man on the ground driving a ground car which uses petrol as everyone else in the sky with thier flying cars which doesn't need petrol  looking down at this abnormal man driving a ground car which uses petrol ‘who uses...
    ullahshy ullahshy
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 14, 2013

    I never fit in and probably never will.

    I sort of do my own thing and always have.
    maximus0138 maximus0138
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 12, 2014

    I Look Normal But

    Am not normal on the inside. Yeah I can look like everyone else in my standard dressing choices but inside is a completely quirky odd ball jumbled mess. I hate it sometimes because my family pressures me to just conform and be like everyone else. I dont want to be like everyone...
    Clara999 Clara999
    22-25, F
    Aug 16, 2012

    I've decided not to try to find somewhere

    that I belong. I am going to embrace my uniqueness to its fullest extent, find where I fit in the least, and let my unlikeness shine.
    SilentPossibility SilentPossibility
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2015

    I thought I might find a place

    where I could fit in, but I was wrong again. I don't want to keep trying when people keep rejecting me.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 11

    That Guy

    I'm that guy. The one you ask to help you move (and I do) but you don't invite to the house party. Or "how come you weren't there..." the day after, instead of an invitation. It's actually not too bad when I'm honest with myself and accept that I'm just going to be an outsider...
    hazzard74 hazzard74
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 6, 2013

    When Life Gives You Lemons

    people say when life gives ya lemons, make lemonade. but you cant just make lemonade out of lemons, you need some sugar in life too.
    countryloverboy327 countryloverboy327
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 14, 2012

    no I don't half the time,

    I don't care if I do, so what if I'm not to the preference of the social norms? they can bite a car for all I care
    Zurea Zurea
    26-30, T
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    Not Fitting In?

    I can hardly even imagine what fitting in would feel like. As long as I can remember, I've always been the odd one, not totally excluded but always off to one side and never accepted ... at best tolerated. The first real circle of what I thought were friends, were as it turned...
    firefall firefall
    51-55, M
    8 Responses Oct 15, 2011

    Round N' Round ....

    I often feel like the round peg which won't fit into the square hole.And I proudly admit ... I am round.But who wants to be square anyway?All smooth hard lines & angles.How boring.  How standard.   How conventional.Round is like finding something new & unexpected around the...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Feb 3, 2011

    I try so hard to be a part of the group.

    I bought the clothing, the makeup and the accessories. Spent sooo much money on this crap but, when it comes down to it, I just don't fit in. I do really want to though so bad it hurts. So bad I dream about it every day. So bad I'd give a piece of my soul just to be able to...
    TheHogwartzJanitor TheHogwartzJanitor
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    Square Peg, Round Hole

    There was this goofy cartoon back when I was 16... it was called "Square Peg, Round Hole"... even though, it was goofy, it's also true to my life. The Square Peg couldn't fit in with everyone else who fit into the round hole... so he goes and dig himself a square hole...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2008

    Don't spend so much time thinking

    that the moment passes by and you weren't there , you were inside your mind
    Bway777 Bway777
    41-45, M
    Mar 25

    Happy Go Sad?

    Well, a lot of pain has been going on in my life recently... and I hats it. I'm known for being happy and silly, but I just hurt so dang much. And I really cant say that much more about it. I do not fit in.
    pandaofhappiness pandaofhappiness
    13-15, F
    Apr 29, 2013

    Okay, so we don't fit in,

    try this out for not fitting in.1. I have Bipolar and ADHD and take medications.2.  I live in Bakersfield, CA.3.  I still deal with urges of self-harm and suicide since I was 12.4.  I'm 4'10" tall and I'm a guy.5.  People wait in line 30 mintues at starbucks to get the...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 1, 2014

    Never did growing up

    and still don't now
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    I do not fit in...literally.

    I don't fit in my jeans, narrow doorways, restaurant booths... ****, I can barely fit my whole gut into this teeny picture frame!
    chubbyChase chubbyChase
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 15, 2014

    I Think I Knew What Was Coming

    Like so many others, I don't fit in anywhere really either. Oh, I have friends and we mesh well together but as far as the mainstream, no, I just don't fit in at all.  I camouflage well, or as best as I can. Most of my friends tell me I am multi...
    Dragontopia Dragontopia
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2009


    I am bulemic idk anyone else thats bulemic so i dont fit in
    livetoodance livetoodance
    13-15, F
    Dec 21, 2012

    Not A Local

    I look very different from the girls that live here in this state. I have strawberry red hair and I have freckles like a dalmation. I have blue-gray eyes that turn green when I cry (which is common for me) and I have a round face. They all are either super tall or super short and...
    pandaofhappiness pandaofhappiness
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2013

    I should accept that I will always be defferent

    than my peers. Even when I'm around my closest friends and the people I love most I will still be the 'odd man out.' I've known this for most if not all of my life but there are still times when I am taken back by it and then come to the same realization all over again.
    alyssakayart alyssakayart
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 29


    I am bisexual and transgender and i like a guy... i dont know what to do :'-(
    addieadam addieadam
    16-17, T
    May 26, 2013

    Not Fitting In...

    Ever since I was in grade school, I just had this thing about not fitting in. I was shy all the time, and although I'm older now, and sometimes very intimidating, I still have relapses of not being able to fit in. I normally solve my problems by putting on what I call "my mask...
    iloveblackbarbie iloveblackbarbie
    31-35, M
    Jul 5, 2011

    I Just Don'T Belong....

    I never really fit in to an groups anywhere really. I was teased and it hurt like hell. I took me a while to realize that I'm not extremely neat and obedient like my brother. That I'm not like many people. That I'm so hard to understand that sometimes I cant even understand...
    ElliePhantomhive ElliePhantomhive
    16-17, F
    Jun 12, 2013

    I am black. Adopted into a white family,

    I love my family. They are my true family. But as I get older and meet my bio family, they don't like me. Say I'm too white. Talk like a white girl. So I'm a white girl trapped inside a black girls body. Cause it seems I don't belong ...
    MissAngelSweet MissAngelSweet
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    So, without further adieu this is me.

    I don't know what fitting in looks like. And this should help too, stop fitting in.
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 15, 2014

    I wasn't always like this.

    Well, I guess I was, but people thought that I was at least interesting enough to listen to my ramblings. When I was little, I would randomly walk up to people and talk about whatever I was thinking of at the time. But being a cute, bubbly child, they just usually laughed along...
    YurraYo28 YurraYo28
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

    They Or I Just Do Not Get It?

    Hello. I have a long story but I will cut alot out lol. Its hard to fit in the crazy world that we live in. Here is my base. I am a mom of a very cute and smart (all moms say) 4 yr old boy who his like his mom some what. That there makes it harder. Epilepsy seizures daily and...
    pazu1 pazu1
    Jan 14, 2013
    daneko daneko
    46-50, M
    Aug 21, 2014

    Some How Different

    Even here I see it and feel it. I am a little different than everyone else.I stand out in the crowd but at the same time get overlooked. I have just always wanted to belong and be part of things the same as everyone else. Being unique is allright , that is not a problem. I am...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jul 30, 2008


    I am bulemic idk anyone else thats bulemic so i dont fit in
    livetoodance livetoodance
    13-15, F
    Dec 21, 2012

    The Way Of Peace

    It's hard to find these days No time to walk, to meditate, to spend the hours to find... The blossoms are not on the trees. The water flows not from the streams It's so hard to find... Honor now, a fleeting dream. A dream from the past and there, a hope for the future... To gaze...
    Wakanpyro Wakanpyro
    1 Response Feb 6, 2010
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