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I Don't Fit In Anywhere

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    Lifestyle For a Man of God

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    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Apr 28

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    Veneer

    I feel like I don't belong Here most of the time, like I am in the wrong place. I get along with people well enough when I am at work and with classmates and such, but for the most part it's all a show. Inside I feel hollow and lost, a lack of connection to why I am here, or why...
    synistara synistara 26-30 2 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    I Don't Fit In Anywhere

    I don't fit in anywhere,How can I?I'm in the wrong place,Wrong time,Don't even fit in,Over there!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 21, 2012

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    Strength Beyond Strength

    Even though I've gotten "help" physically, the only reason why I'm alive today and have such good friends (very few, btw) is because I've pushed on to survive. No being, human AND not human, has gotten me to "end" what I've endured by committing suicide.  Especially when I had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 20, 2012

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    Subdivisions

    Hi, I'm Nicolas from Chile. I just finished high school and I had some friends but we talked only because we were bored. Now I'm on vacation and I realise that I don't know how to connect to other people, I guess you should connect through conversation, but I've always felt that...
    nikogg93 nikogg93 18-21 2 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    I Feel Like I Dont Fit In

    I feel like there is something wrong with me. I dont seem to fit in anywhere I go. I feel like I am in the way.
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2011

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    Conditioned Early

    As a child, I grew up in an apartment. There were no yards or playmates to go interact with, my childhood was spent around adults and television. I played in solitary, with my own mind to occupy me. It's funny how many things kids get into trouble for, is usually someone elses...
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M 4 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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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 diverse and progressive country on earth, so to be considered unusual, different, atypical here REALLY puts you in a small corner demographic.I...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 31

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    Waiting For The Flip

    I call it that, Waiting for the flip, because all my life I have been waiting for just that ...the flip. The point in time when I will feel like I am part of this common human experience that is going on. I had a pretty normal and good childhood and grew up in a stable home...
    solowalk solowalk 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    They Have to Make Chair's Larger

    Now that I've got your attention we can talk about the real problem.  As Woody Allen once said, "I wouldn't belong to a club that would have me as a member"!  Sometimes I feel that way.  I go my job, at least try to do so and yet, it seems I'm always...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Apr 15, 2009

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    And That's Not Necessarily a Bad Thing...

    ...though sometimes I would like to have a place where I felt I belonged.
    solarxmoon solarxmoon 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 15, 2009

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    My Story

    Yea sure I'm nice to everyone and everyone is nice to me but I know it's fake, I can hear them talk about me and how boring I am. I always try to get close but as soon as I feel as if I made progress they cut me off. No one that you really fit in with is kinda sad. I always tag...
    Tamwantsafriend Tamwantsafriend 13-15 May 27, 2012

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    I'm Not Normal

    Because of my past, I'm capable of seeing beyond the walls that people put up between their true selves and the person that they talk with. My experiences have trained my eyes to view the truth of people that the average person can't see until it's too late.But this can be a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18, 2012

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    The Inbetween

    I seem to be living in the inbetweens of the world.Neither in the light, embracing everything and shining through, or the dark, skulking in shadows cowering away from the energy.Nobody knows me because nobody bothers to look in the nooks and crannies.I walk down the street with...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2010

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    I Can Never Fit In, And I Can Not Stand It.

    I really don’t fit in at my school. I kind of have some friends in school, but I NEVER AT ALL invite kids over to my house or go over to theirs. Every boy at my school loves to play Xbox, and loves football. When they are outside with friends, they play football. I know...
    confessionstotell confessionstotell 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    At School

    When we go outside, I always stand by the brick wall.  I have nobody to talk to, so I stand next to the brick that has a word on it.  Someone wrote, "Hello" with chalk on the brick.  It makes me feel a microscopic amount better.  I stand there and watch other people laugh...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2010

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    I'm Nobody.

    I've spent so much time of my life trying to 'fit' with people, trying to have friends... that I don't remember anymore what I am, what I like, what are my interests... and I didn't even gain any friends in the process. I'd like to know, do somebody know a method of 'getting to...
    Bugxter Bugxter 18-21 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I Feel Cheated

    I was told all my life that nerdy is the new cool. Unfortunately, by "nerdy" they mean well-groomed normal people with odd interests and not REAL, eccentric nerds. I wondered why I never fit in despite the fact that I went to a "nerdy" high school. I may never recover.
    matrixportal matrixportal 18-21, M Mar 10, 2013

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    Always On The Outside

    I am now 54 and still on the outside. Since I was a kid in school that's the way it has been. In school I was considered a geek for many years. Later in high school I started hanging out with the cool kids, the trouble makers, the partyers. I did that for a few years but I began...
    jerrysheart jerrysheart 51-55, M 5 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    I Don't Even Fit Here

    Finding out what I always knew.I somehow am not like others and now I don't even fit on EP.                               ...
    MerryLilSnowFlake MerryLilSnowFlake 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    What On Earth Am I Doing Here?

    My life sucks. I never fit in anywhere. I work at the hospital everyday from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm. And very often i found my self wondering what i'm doing here???. I never get in touch with anyone...even with my girlfriend. I don't understand if i'm the problem or it's just the...
    starkiller12 starkiller12 22-25, M Oct 13, 2013

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    After trying to understand

    why I keep getting offside with people even though I try really hard to be understanding, caring and considerate to others I finally got an answer - I was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome. Now at least I know I'm not defective but I am different. My brain is actually wired...
    Ape225 Ape225 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    95% Of The Human Race Are Bullshitters

     I tried the facebook racket, that's what it is a ******* racket.  A group of self-centered bullshitters.  I am too ******* real for them and their phony crap.  They don't interact with me, that's the ******* lgbt community for you.  when i disagree with...
    Alonelysoul Alonelysoul 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    When I was young, I used to go places with my

    church group. I was an outcast and nobody wanted to talk to me, they wouldn't let me join in, and when it was time to leave, they would forget about me and would have left me behind if I didn't speak up. I don't have RL friends.. and I don't know why... it's hard to make friends...
    sometimestef sometimestef 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    New Here, Don't Judge Me By My Looks,

    I Have A Better Personality Okay? I'm Shelby, I'm 16, I Joined Because Of My Gorgeous, Amazing Friend Sara (sbubbles2). My Pics Won't Be Quite As a Racy Or Attractive As Hers But I'm Just Here a To Have Fun, Meet New People. :) Thanks For All The Adds! Kisses xx Shelby
    xLovexPinkx xLovexPinkx 18-21, F Jan 18

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    Myself

    As I sit here I feel troubled and paranoid about my future, as my day comes to a close. To summarize my last three days since I have seen the doctor about my condition, they have been meaningless. But it’s very deceiving only to the fact in which my actions seem to be decided...
    Blukk Blukk 18-21 Sep 9, 2012

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    Always Alone, Always Different

    To grow up always the odd one..different one.To always have people leave you in your life.To always feel like you can't trust anyone.To be scared to trust others.To have opened up to love to be betrayedTo fight bitterness, loneliness, depression.To fight yourself.That's what I...
    nudieguy nudieguy 22-25, M Feb 22, 2012

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    Seriously, Don't Try

    But if you do decide to try to friend me on here, it better be for a god damn good reason. You also better prove to me that you're serious about wanting me as a friend.  Otherwise, if you're not human (for whatever reason) and if you're not already in my "Friends" list, don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18, 2012

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    My Ode To Someone Who Felt 'different.

    your just realising that this world we live in is as bogus as the king James bible who took all the juicy bits out did you really know you were a natural born magician with the power of god in your very own hands? and all your peer group I'm betting are sports freaks or x...
    MAKETEANOTWAR MAKETEANOTWAR 41-45, M Aug 3, 2010

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    Don't Fit In

    I often fill like I don't fit in anywhere it's like I'm a square peg trying to fit into a round hole its like people just think i'm strange.if anyone else fills like this please leave a comment .
    katemum katemum 26-30 3 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    It's True.

    I never fit in at school. Even among my friends, I feel like no one "gets" me, with a few exceptions. I definitely don't fit in on the internet, and probably won't fit in here.Here's to not fitting in: ouch! yay!
    sequinedfan sequinedfan 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Hollow

    I have very few friends. I'd hang out with one of my closest friend, Jake (not real name) from time to time. Both of us are very different in personality although we share some common interest. Still, at one point or another I would invariably become detached from him be it when...
    leeandersen leeandersen 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    I Can't Live Here Anymore.

    I don't even want to share my story, I feel so ashamed. I'm ashamed that out of all the scenes I've unintentionally became a part of, that in the end I've belonged to non of them. In the end, I lost friends, I lost my mind and I lost myself in the midst of this mess of...
    TheHogwartzJanitor TheHogwartzJanitor 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    It'S A Chore

    I have autism which means that social interaction for me can be a bit of chore as is trying to get a job since autistic people cannot work. Sometimes I feel that not many people can relate to me at all.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    Never Fit

    I am 27 years old, married with two wonderful children, but I feel like the loneliest person on the planet. I grew up never fitting in at school. I had bullies and ppl who alway spread rumors about me because I was shy and never followed conformity. I had one friend for 22 years...
    miragirl26 miragirl26 26-30 5 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    Christmas With Different Souls

    It hurts so much when I have to spend my vacation with people who don't understand me. Plus I hate it when they say they get it. They don't. And it hurts even more when all I want is a moment to myself and I have people starin at me. I know what they are thinking. "Is she...
    hurts2much hurts2much 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2009

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    A Misfit Among Misfits

    I was actually told that I was a misfit among misfits by a group of misfit kids in junior high who let me tag along, but decided that I didn't belong with them either. Although the girl was not trying to be hurtful, it was excruciating because of how right she really was. This...
    MisfitChic MisfitChic 26-30 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    Nothing's Wrong With Me, But Everything Is Wrong With Me

    My older daughter and I seem to have this problem.  There's nothing wrong with us on the outside, but somehow something deep down is wrong with us and we emit some sort of bad vibes.  We're pretty yet unattractive.  Smart yet stupid.  Things we say are taken wrong.  It's...
    goldilks goldilks 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2011

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    Sometimes I Think I Do, But It Never Lasts.

    I don't know what it is. Maybe it's the fact that I'm quiet and introverted, or because I'm a little different than everyone else, or maybe it's because I never want to let anyone in, but it's starting to really bug me. I was fine with where I stood in life until recently. A co...
    anonymousabomination anonymousabomination 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2012

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    Reason Why I Feel I Do Not Fit In Anywhere ...

    The reason is many . One is I see things in a different way then many people .How ? I do not consider it a bad thing . I just see beauty in everything . I find there is a lot of negatives around and negatives will always be around . Yet , with every negative there is a positive...
    Silverowl36 Silverowl36 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Maybe I Really Am Invisible?

    I just had a thought while pondering my 'rolling stone' life trying to find where I fit, what feels like 'home' to me. Did anyone here to their knowledge have a difficult, traumatic birth? I know, kind of out there, but, to share, when I was born, the umbilical cord was wrapped...
    guru2214 guru2214 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    Don't Fit In

    This  group suits me perfectly.It's true, I do not fit in anywhere. I'm different to the other people out there. I don't share the same interests as other people. I don't do the same things as other people. At work I feel like the odd one out sometimes. Maybe it's because I...
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    I Have No Group, I Belong Nowhere.

    Facebook is really hard for me, because every time I login I'm bombarded with pictures of acquaintances from highschool and work going to parties, having inside jokes, going on day trips and dinners, just generally being together, constantly together. I don't understand; is the...
    PetitePapillon PetitePapillon 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    Labeless

    I dont seem to fit in anywhere, any group devoted to another i have an interest in always has something that i dont quite agree with.I find myself with little in common with others and in fact regard them as far apart from me as possible. I am the outsider of the outsiders. But...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M Dec 11, 2012

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    There Really Should Be A Group For Us Irl

    Im 35 now, and have always felt i never quite belonged specifically to anywhere. But I take solace in the fact that people find me interesting, at least for a while. The pain is that people then find me uninteresting later down the road. I'm actually very kind but I don't know...
    pawn2rook pawn2rook 31-35 Jan 22, 2012

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    Sadness

    I don't know why i feel don't fit anywhere, no in my family, friends, boyfriend and all the time i feel dont fit anywhere, so confused and scared. I don't know what i must to do. I not eases and not secure. What i must to do? sometimes i want escape from this but i don't know...
    plecea plecea 26-30, F Oct 5, 2013

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    I Just Never Fit In

    As long as I can remember, I have never really fit into any group. As a child, I always tried to make myself fit in but in reality, I was really a loner. I couldnt except the fact so I continued trying to make people like me and I would do strange things to fit in with my peers.I...
    sevenfold sevenfold 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    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 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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    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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