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I Feel Disconnected From Humanity

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    Maybe I Should Be

    I have been doing some online personality tests recently to figure out how I operate so I can learn to control myself.  Social awkwardness is not a problem - I present well.  It's not like I'm violent or burst into tears or anything like that; I just feel that...
    amused7 amused7 26-30 4 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    Shadow On The Wall?

    Well, see, I always knew that there was something... different... about me, ever since I was little. And it took a while for me to realize what it was. I'm just not what I'm supposed to be. I'm a "Shadow". I can put on that happy face most people want to see. I can put forth an...
    UndiscoveredShadow UndiscoveredShadow 16-17 3 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    I don't even feel human anymore,

    the normal feelings of togetherness safety security it no longer exists. Everywhere I go I feel someone's laughing at me and or dislike my company. My mom said to me today when will you stop being miserable? I don't know when, I just want life to end soon because I don't feel...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I cant understand why people talk about trivial

    things just to hear their own voice im always thinking on a higher plane like what is our purpose for being here I am sure it not to talk of trivial stuff like most people. I do not feel connected to most of humanity because of of the way people talk
    pauli466 pauli466 56-60, M 1 Response May 2

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    Not Sure What To Say

    I found this site after typing "disconnected to humanity" in the search box to see what came up. Those words pretty much sum it up. I have a paradoxical case of being disturbed about not giving a damn about my condition because I know that I'm supposed to. My lack of concern...
    Jeffphansen777 Jeffphansen777 36-40, M Oct 14, 2013

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    Alone In the Crowd.

    The only times in my life when I feel lonely is when I'm with other people. Sometimes I feel shy around people.  Sometimes I feel confident.  Sometimes I feel little of anything.  But, regardless of other emotions, I always feel removed from the other people...
    eaFriendly eaFriendly 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 28, 2008

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    Or people of any age, really.
    ShatteredSoundwaves ShatteredSoundwaves 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I've only found 1 person my age who can actually understand me.. Well.. Some of the times.. Which is way more then anyone has been able to before . Everyone my age is just worried...
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I know I am a human biologically, yet I don't feel that way mentally. I think about this when I walk around my campus, or when I am with my friends, or co-workers, or with any...
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    I'm having one of those days again. Just finished my finals. Studied as hard as I could. I know I should at least be glad that the finals are done with but it seems that the dust...
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    I used to feel meaning from church. I spent many hours thinking of arguments and counter arguments for why God exists. I poured over the old logical arguments that proved he...
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    Where am I from and why am I here? I am not of Earth! I am 35 years old and for as long as I can remember, I've always felt very alien, different and like I don’t belong on Earth...
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    It is a really bitter thing to accept that today's times almost like force people to be like a computer, no emotions. What naturally was intended by nature, the law of emotional...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M Nov 28

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    I don't care what society tells me to do, how they tell me to look or how I should feel. I do what I want, for I am my own individual. Don't tell me that I can't do something or...
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    cvtz cvtz 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have alot of trust issues and it makes it harder for me to share my feelings. I have a fear of being attacked for sharing how I feel. Anyone in real life I've ever felt...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Disconnected.. I feel hollow and in this walking earth, misplaced and disjointed as a ghost in this composition. A shadow of a shadow and never belonging. The thought of love...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A demain, a la prochaine I know it?s best to say goodbye But I can?t seem to move away Not to say, not to say That you shouldn?t share the blame There is a softness to your touch...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    well, is love an aspect of humanity? if yes, so why some of us are still so racist? aren't we living in 21 century? yes we are, but still some of us want to play the rule of the...
    ElliasA ElliasA 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I've had one of these "friends", they call on you when they feel low for a positive word, and need help with something and know that your personality is going to be ok with that...
    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Hey guy. Thanks for spending time to read my first post. I just got fired from a new job for unacceptable reason. A week ago, I saw an job ad on the internet, and decided to give...
    violetleon violetleon 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I found out I ruined my dad's credit. Well, I lowered his credit score from a 820 or 830 to a 620. He consigned on a loan with me a few years ago, and I got behind on...
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    If you can find the time, will you wait for me? You've opened the chest of my life while I watched you, only to find the expression on your face that there was nothing inside...
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    If something is “taboo” then everyone knows not to talk about it. Someone has to defy that. To be taboo, that defies all odds, and shows everyone that someone can be...
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