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I Don't Belong In This Era

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    I Dont Belong In This Era - gosh i also feel like this too.like i dnt belong in this era.i love old movies and i wish i was boorn i n the 30's,40's or 50's.love was love and it was...
    starly starly 21-25, F Aug 13, 2007

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    20 Years Late... - I was born in 1985 and grew up in the '90s.  While I had a blast when I could, I never truly fit in.  I look like I stepped out of a bad '80s movie...
    TwilightDreamer TwilightDreamer 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Different Time And Place For Me - See I live the USA and my favorite subject is History, because of all the things you can learn about that happened thousands of years before you...
    emmies emmies 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2011

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    Back In A Jane Austen Novel - I am at an age now where I have to choose my future. I am expected to go to university, get a job, have a career and eventually marry but not for many...
    Zoebird Zoebird 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2010

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    Me Too - I don't think I want this era. I would have love it when Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, and Alexander Graham Bell created a telephone. I love the world to have...
    lenanshee lenanshee 16-17 Jul 30, 2011

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    The Simple Life With Moral Value Vs. the Overly Complicated Life With No Moral Value - These days Love is made to be worthless and passe`, while scandals, and lies, are glamorous...
    Vox Vox 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2007

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    Would Be a Dream Come True - If I could go back to when women stayed at home and took care of the family and the house I would.  It was much simpler then.  Don't get me...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    Belong - If I had my way I would live in the 60s and 70s forever
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2011

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    I Shouldn't Be Here... - This 21st century world feels so unnatural to me and its an instinctive,deep feeling I have had for so many years now that I can't seem to shake. I get...
    abigaildebramoore abigaildebramoore 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 14, 2011

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    If I Was Born Earlier - I wish I was born earlier as it seems after year 2000 came, things starts to get worse. All new things comes out such as social media, reality TV shows...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    What Year Is It...? - I know, 2013. But when I am sitting near the fire taking in the stars and moonshine, I really feel like I am in a timewarp. Or just time traveling from the...
    emjode emjode 51-55, F Mar 8, 2013

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    I Belong In The 70s - I should have been a hippie. I love to think of the ways I could try to change the world back then. I would love to go on sit ins and I'm passionate about...
    OzarksUSA OzarksUSA 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    Not In This One... - I don't belong in this era... Nor in any other one.
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2009

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    Simplicity - Well, I'm here now so I guess it's no use complaining about this time period.  But I really do feel out of place here.  I long for a simpler time.  Life...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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    Can't Say When - I don't know where I belong, but it's not here. I feel out of place in this time. Maybe forward, maybe backward. Sometimes I feel I've lived this life before.
    simchick simchick 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2007

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    Oh to Be Born In the 1950s - I know, I'd be middle aged now, but man....I wanna rock! I find it so hard to now, modern music and right wing morality hurt my soul. I am also an...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    American 40s.. - At times I feel that I belong in the 40s. The way they dressed, how love was glamorized through comic book and magazines, how cigarettes were not considered...
    mshumphreys mshumphreys 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    Too Soon - I was born too soon.  I wish I were born much later.  At least 1000 years from now.I think humans will be living in space & such, if they don't kill...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Probably a Lot of People Say This... -  I was born in the mid-80s, just in time to hear that Kurt Cobain killed himself, rap is becoming mainstream, and Green Day is cool (yay...
    SamSullivan03 SamSullivan03 22-25, M Jan 29, 2009

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    More Like The Wrong Decade And Country - Ever since I was a little girl I always had this uncanny obsession with Europe, Britian to be more specific and it got worse as I got older...
    Prettywitch12 Prettywitch12 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    I Swear I Was Supposed To Be Born - In the early 80's. If not then,the early 1880's.I'm serious. The whole train ride, woman becoming writers, psychology being born, many poets...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    100 to 150 Years Ago - Ever since I was a child, I have wanted to live off the land, ride horses everywhere, and go on trial rides and cattle drives, even though my family had not...
    SeekerOfTruthwife SeekerOfTruthwife 41-45 May 31, 2009

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    I think I belong in the future. The future where I can take a ship into space and get away from society and explore the universe.
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    More Like The Wrong Decade And Country - Ever since I was a little girl I always had this uncanny obsession with Europe, Britian to be more specific and it got worse as I got older...
    Prettywitch12 Prettywitch12 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2009

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    I think I belong in the '50s A classy period of time.
    broadwaybaby25 broadwaybaby25 18-21, F Apr 1

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    World War II - I have always believed that I belong in the time of the war, when patriotism was considered vital and Britain was Great Britain. When we had morals and true unity...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 17, 2007

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    I Belong In the 60s - the hippy 60s.  that is me. protesting the war, dropping acid and crusading for social change
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 14, 2007

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    Fantasy - I am an independent and educated woman working to enter the medical field, but I have fantasies about living in the past and having a much more traditional gender role...
    jess907 jess907 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    Peace and Love - I personally think  I was meant to be born with the hippies =D I'm a hippie ,but minus the drug use.  I love the music of the sixties and mid seventies...
    Amara Amara 18-21, F Sep 20, 2007

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    Endless Possibilities - I should either have been born theoretically in the 60's so I could have had a blast in the 80's or quite possibly in the 18th or 19th centuries: a time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 3, 2009

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    Thirty Years Too Late. - I was born (this time) in 1980, but I figured out by the time I was in grade school that "I should have been born in 1950." My logic at the time...
    silvermoon silvermoon 31-35 2 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Climb Up Your Ladder - Climbing up the ladder beneath their ground And their heads peeping into their feet They sound thinking about a building to found And go down there against...
    3omdomri 3omdomri 26-30, M Jun 28, 2012

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    Yes and No. - I actuality, there are modern conveniences I wouldn't want to give up.  Were I to be transported back in time, with the knowledge I have, I would miss air...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    Seems All Wrong....... - I understand that God knows what he is doing.  That said, I still think there are times that would have been much nicer to live in.  I guess I...
    CanYouTellMeWhy CanYouTellMeWhy 41-45 Jan 30, 2008

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    Wished To Live Where Life Wasn't That Complicated - I always wanted to be part of the 90's or 2000's generation... At that time life was so simple and plain, not like our days...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    I Belong In 1945 - I always wondered what it would of felt like to be a twenty year old American Soldier who had just come back from Germany.  The pride they must have felt...
    dburger dburger 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 28, 2010

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    I Do Not Belong Here - For some reason I know my " real " home is somewhere in France. I think of France often.i feel sad I m here and not there. I don't understand why..... Is...
    crgal crgal 41-45, F May 31, 2013

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    Yea. It's been a year without friends to someone to talk to about how i feel. Though I have meet some, same age as mine. But I feel that I don't belong. Not because most of them...
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    I'm so lost in my self I don't know what to do sometimes killing myself is the answer
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    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    I feel out of place at times. I've left various groups of friends. I've cut my bonds before. I even lost all my emotions at a time and broke out of a relationship I had. I...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M a week ago

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    Every day every single day in my life I never felt that i belong to this world like I never should have existed. I live just like a ghost. It is like noone see's me. Life is a test...
    TheOutsidersPower TheOutsidersPower 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    sometimes, i ask myself. why would i be in a society which doesn't even see me.
    gyverne gyverne 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    You know that extra piece you get in a new Lego set? That's me. I'm 22 and a high school graduate and, that's it. I really have nowhere to go from here. I know the next stage...
    Jamlec Jamlec 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I probably shouldn't be on EP. It's a site based on experiences but I haven't really experienced anything -- it feels like I'm younger than everyone else too. The people here...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Apr 2

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    I'm so stressed about my future , I have always had a dream , to live in norway and I have to pursue it . I'm learning norwegian and gave some friends from norway but I feel so...
    sotiris97 sotiris97 16-17, M Apr 3

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    Why the hell dose earth even exists
    feaza153 feaza153 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 9