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I Do Not Fit Into Stereotypes

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 193 People

    Men With Long Hair

    Why is this such a stigma?  In 2009 we still get up in arms about this.
    testarosa5137 testarosa5137 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Sporty, Scene-prep.

    Sporty scene-prep. Thats me ;). I love sports and being active, i wear scene and prep clothes and the hair and make-up fit intot hat also.
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Aug 25, 2009

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    Wow! Me Too

    i don t fit in i like to wear makeup but not look femmine i do it to look good have long hair like to curl it ringlets i color it dark albrun red i braided  all kinds of ways i do this because i like the way i look
    notech64 notech64 41-45, M Sep 29, 2009

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    I Am the Definition of This Group: Lesbian, Athlete, Dj, Computer Nerd, College Kid, Philosopher....list Goes On

    Time to rannnnnt! Why do I seem to be the only one that has to constantly prove myself to everyone that the assumptions people make about me are not true.  What am I doing wrong.  I'd rather not care what other people think about me, but I want friends who just accept...
    barachch barachch 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2009

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    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F Feb 12

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    I'm Me So Clear Off!

    I don't fit into stereotypes according to most around me. According to some I'm supposed to into twin sets and pearls but all I wanna do is cosplay and watch anime all day long although work does kind of get in the way! Equally some think I should be into middle of the road...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Nov 2, 2009

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    A Gay Man Who Doesn't Like 'Gay' Music

    I can appreciate the vocal talents of Barbra Streisand.  I can appreciate a whole host of female singers ... Judy Garland, Gloria Gaynor, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion etc etc however female vocals and pop/cabaret music tends to leave me cold.  I do not...
    chasingrainbows chasingrainbows 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Positive Stereotypes?

    Now, we all know of the negative ones.... but there are also the "positive" ones, that many tend to forget and ignore. I woke up this morning, remembering a seminar I had in school, at age 15, about this! I thought to mull about this, as I'm a three-times minority... I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I remember when I was 5 I was sitting outside and I looked up at my older sister and told her. I don't belong here, she looked at me and said what do you mean? I replied with I don...
    mikaleigh mikaleigh 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I absolutely despise gender stereotypes. I think they are outdated, illogical, stupid and harmful to society. By gender stereotypes, I mean the idea that men and women should act a...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 31

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    I dislike the fact that men usually get the upper hand in most situations. Football for one. I hope that in the future they have a women NFL. Also, there are stereotypes against...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    Fitness is an activity that many people enjoy. However, it is sometimes difficult to gain sufficient knowledge about fitness, because there is so much material available on the...
    greensdrinksnews greensdrinksnews 26-30, M Nov 1

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    Hi, my name is sissy. I was born a male, but have always known inside of my heart that I'm a female. When I was a child, I would play house with my female cousin, and she would be...
    sissymary4 sissymary4 56-60, T Nov 3

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    Let me clarify that it FEELS like I don't fit in anywhere, esp. right now in my life, but I know I fit in somewhere and have fit-in society in the past. I live in America, the most...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I cant even walk into school without people thinking im going to shoot them....
    johnnykman johnnykman 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    There are many programs and pills that you can get that promise to boost your fitness, but many don't work and some are even dangerous. The following article will tell you the...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    THIS IS IMPOSSIBLE. A 'Contradiction' Is NONSENSE; making No Sense. HOW can "one" say They Fit In By NOT Fitting In ? Can a person be ALL Black and ALL White "at the same time...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 3 days ago

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    I received an email coupon from Jockey for a bra purchase and about a month later another with a the bra coupon and a coupon for a free panty with a bra fitting. Well, why not...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 8 Responses Oct 27

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    I don't understand why people feel the need to conform to something other than just themselves. I understand peer pressure and all of the ridiculous standards placed by society...
    WhySoSerious14 WhySoSerious14 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    "Unsurprisingly, most Libra individuals are balancers – of varying degrees. Also, since a pair of Scales always has two aspects, two sides – Libra-born too has two sides to his...
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Pipe flanges are widely used as a popular category of pipe fittings. A flange is used to mechanically connect two pipes together. It can also be used to mechanically connect a pipe...
    sara052807 sara052807 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I've always been and will always be a square peg in a round hole...I simply have never fit in with any particular group, circle of friends, work associates, whatever..I march to my...
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M Nov 4

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    I was looking at my profile page and there is a story that says I Am Fit and i laughed.  I need to change it to I WAS Fit.  I've somehow located a belly.  I'm not...
    RLB2 RLB2 41-45, M 27 Responses Nov 4

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    Day by day I get closer to my goals. With every rep, I'm a little bit fitter and a little bit stronger. I've never been over weight or anything but I always want to challenge...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Not fitting in means you're different right and I believe different is unique & uniqueness is rare. You could call me weird, crazy, freak, amazing, amusing, idiot whatsoever but I...
    rainserendrops rainserendrops 18-21, F Nov 10

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    yup... emphasis on the WAS It used to be so easy... my lifestyle, my metabolism, just plain "vigor of youth" took care of staying fit... no gyms, no workout regimen, no daily...
    elKraken elKraken 70+ 1 Response a week ago

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    My cat is weird. I walked into the kitchen...and..he was sitting in the sink. He got up and stared at me then turned around and sat back down.
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F Nov 4

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    I am fat and unfit. And it is partly because I am a compulsive eater. And I hate it. I need help stopping. I don't want to be unhealthy anymore. I hate eating. I eat so much that I...
    SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife SeemsEverythingGoesWrongInLife 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Cancer Strength Keywords:- Loyalty- Dependable- Caring- Adaptable- ResponsiveCancer Weakness Keywords:- Moody- Clingy- Self-pitying- Oversensitive- Self-absorbedCancer in a...
    FlatbushGuy21 FlatbushGuy21 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    Fit fellow looking for male chat buddies
    40fitguy 40fitguy 41-45, M Nov 11

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    It's been a little bit since I've been to the gym - life has sort of got in the way.  Well, I decided to get back to it yesterday.  I would like to say that I was...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Fit fellow Interested in a male Skype buddy .
    40fitguy 40fitguy 41-45, M a week ago

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    It has been a long time since I posted any thing. There has been so much ups and downs in my life that I basically got left behind. I've always been lonely since I was born. I know...
    maggiesuper maggiesuper 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    This is an ironic one, all I ever wanted and never had was to fit in and be excepted by my own family. I wasn't wanted as a baby nor kid nor teenager nor now. I've always been the...
    lizard42o lizard42o 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I think I don't fit in with my family. They are the dancing type. I don't dance. They dance In front of people. I'm very shy.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I don't fit in with my family... My family is outgoing and comfortable with who they are. Me... Well I am becoming anorexic and bulimic. This hasn't been my whole life, I recently...
    forevernotmyself forevernotmyself 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    It isn't my first bra it's the first bras fitted that have nothing but me in them. 36a isn't very big but for me it's huge. It means all the work I've done is beginning to show. I...
    december2010 december2010 41-45, T 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Back in 2002-2003 I was at my heaviest...weighing in at approx. 320lbs. I was obese...unhappy....lethargic and just living for the selfish reason of excess and self gratification...
    Moonhowler15 Moonhowler15 31-35, M Nov 5

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    My life is parked on neutral. Nothing i do seems to work anymore. I blocked people out because they were negative and now.....I am extremely lonely. I am a fun person but it doesn...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F Nov 7

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    Im a gemini and i feel that it fits me well. im smart, funny and a social butterfly :)
    Andrea408 Andrea408 22-25 Nov 8

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    I am a cancer! and yes it fits me! i love and care for my friends and my family and i feel the need to listen whatever they need help with... i am very moody i am sensitive and...
    lilmissSarah lilmissSarah 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    People always find my sense of humour weird, whenever I'm talking people just talk over me, I just have nobody to talk to or share my interests with, I just don't feel like I fit...
    Alicolette Alicolette 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I know I don't fit in. I'm a strange species to this kind.
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    Im a Cancer. I care way too much about other peoples feelings and tend to put everyone else before myself. Im hella emotional. Im quiet (not because i'm shy though, just because I...
    n0rthernwind n0rthernwind 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    ladies need a Fitness partner at lafitness
    MrCesar MrCesar 26-30, M Nov 13

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    I guess i don't fit in with my friends because i don't drink and do drugs. I really don't see how doing drugs makes you cool. I remember i was at my friends house and we went out...
    Nerdasuar Nerdasuar 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 14

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