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I Feel Disconnected From Humanity

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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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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    You would think that a person with such a large nuclear family could not possibly feel alone and disconnected. Add to that mother, sister, brothers and a few friends it's ludicrous...
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    My generation focuses too much into the temporary things, and leave out the ones which could have possibly brought about good changes. I don't blame others for doing that, though...
    eleaaaanor eleaaaanor 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    There's a young girl trying to obtain pictures from me, of a body part that I don't have. (Hint: She thinks that I'm a male.) *Shudders.* I'm so grossed out by this whole situation...
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    Tired but I cant sleep. Feeling honest but I can't seem to describe what I feel. What matters in my life? I've been ramping up to start since I was born but even if I do, will it...
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    Whatever and however you are today is a result of the rest of your past. What I find sad is actually not remembering what happened In those times, what makes you You! Lately I've...
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