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I Feel Disconnected From Humanity

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Of course I'm different, I'm me, nobody has my exact same genetics or way of thinking, nobody is me, nobody can be me. That's obvious. I just don't understand why teens need to go...
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    The pain I have been feeling is from stress, anxiety and panic attacks. When my wife said she wanted a separation I lost all control. From running in and out of the bathroom, no...
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    Sometimes i feel distant from my boyfriend and i feel like I can't talk to him about stuff.....i wish it was a way i can fix it :(
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    I'm up to week 6 of a 12 week social anxiety course. Each session is 2 hours. I am noticing some improvements already. But I wouldn't recommend doing this kind of therapy until you...
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    Puzzledmic Puzzledmic 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    Mixed Messages I offer her a glass of water, I tell her that she needs it, she tells me I must be blind, that her heart's breaking but I can't see it... She was just at the bar...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 25

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    I put this together. My first speech so please be nice :) Spread the love <3 To my fellow classmates, Mrs. McLoughlin, and to anyone who cares to listen: Focus on my voice...
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    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 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    AaT FirSt siGhT       It would seem that our world and existence in it is purposeless...this is rather absurd for everything should have purpose except perhaps cats.     In...
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    As a child, my parents never took me nor my siblings to church, we never learned a prayer and we were never baptized. I am in my early 20's and I'm still not baptized and I've...
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    I see a lot of people on here posting stuff about God and Christianity and I also see a bunch of people making rude comments about the religion and I must say those are the reasons...
    brkekami brkekami 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Am I overreacting to this? Am I sensitive? What should I believe, think or feel about this? Did I do something wrong? A couple days ago my boyfriend got distant after sex. Yes, he...
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    Why do people feel so treated by a person like me...Who only wants to shine the Love and Light upon all of humanity.....Everyone of God creations deserves to know real Love.....No...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Not really suppose to have feelings for a guy. But It's just he's cute, funny, sarcastic and when I'm around him I can't keep eye contact but I have to stop myself from looking at...
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    Never thought this would happen. Have you ever stood in a room full of people and left like you were a ghost? My life-every freaking day I've been losing my closest friend to...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I have a few suggestions for people in every nation in this world: 1) Plan your families. Make sure you have some sort of a job or a way to make money or have access to some...
    CayucosBeach CayucosBeach 46-50, M Oct 25

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    Only by the grace of God I go.....I am leading the great Exodus....Like Bob Marley sings about....Its a great movement of people...A state of mind that everyone can hear....and the...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    My Pop told me tonight the best things I've done in the past 6 years were 1) marry my wife - though he wasn't sure about my decision at the time, and 2) give up drinking. I've been...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M 20 hrs ago

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    I have to be really careful with this....I get around people & pick up their emtions. If they are angry, I get angry. If they are sad, negative, positive, happy...I aborb that...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I just came back from jogging around the city and I felt good!!
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