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I Feel Invisible Around People

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    Im Invisible - my friends have simply stopped talking to me. i feel pathetic all the time.. why did they do this? i keep trying to reconnect with them but nobody seems interested...
    redtoshiba redtoshiba 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    Always - I've always felt odd one out! But now it doesn't bother me so much I'm no good at small talk or just talking for the sake of it, give me a subject I might know about and...
    mum8 mum8 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    Invisibility Is Key - I used to believe this. I managed to convince myself that I was perfectly fine being on the outskirts of whatever activities were going on. I never got...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    I feel invisible when I'm in the hallways. As if the world is moving all around me and well I'm just standing there unnoticed.
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    You Can't See Me - I used to play a game as a child where I would try to walk across a crowded room without anyone looking up at me.  I could almost always accomplish this...
    browncoatrebel browncoatrebel 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2008

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    Am I Invisible? Or Are Onlookers Blind? - Feeling invisible is feeling rejection. No one likes to feel like they don't matter and to be passed over. And to watch how others get...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2013

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    Invisible - Each and every single person wants to be taken into account.We like to share our feelings with others because we want to be validated, otherwise we would keep all our...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    Invisible To Everyone!! - I feel invisible to everyone at my school and everywhere i go i talk no one listens and no one cares and everyone makes fun of me! last year i had great...
    DavidsAdventureLife DavidsAdventureLife 13-15 1 Response Dec 11, 2012

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    I Wonder If This Is How Ghosts Feel - I live in a house with five people. These five have a lot of common interests that I'm not totally on board with. When they talk about...
    MistressOfSolitude MistressOfSolitude 18-21, F 1 Response May 9, 2010

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    Invisibility - Have you ever felt invisible? Like theres of thousand people around you, but you feel all alone? You feel like your not loved? Like nobody cares about you? Like you...
    Dancer245 Dancer245 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    I'm like a social butterfly on the internet, but in real life I'm an awkward turtle. 🐢💕
    daniefaye32346 daniefaye32346 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    The Invisible Girl - I found it interesting that so many other people feel this way! I constantly find that people talk over the top of me and at times I just give up. I figure...
    archangelgirl archangelgirl 31-35 2 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Invisible Woman - Growing up, I always felt invisible.  Of course, back then, it was more like a super-power.  Some of the time, anyway.  Back then, being...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F Nov 18, 2007

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    All The Time - When Ever I am aroud people I am rarley noticed. It's not that I want to be the center of attention, I just want to talk to people, be friends with people. When ever...
    NicolePear NicolePear 13-15, F Jun 27, 2012

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    Not Visible - there is always someone better than me and that everybody chooses before me , i'm never the first nor the best , teachers don't remember me ,when i don't show up at...
    opentalk opentalk 18-21, F Nov 27, 2012

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    Invisible - I never had problems with people. No fights, no drama, no teenage friendship woes. I interpret this as being not important enough to talk about, no one had an opinion...
    Isolating Isolating 18-21, M Apr 29, 2013

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    It Doesn'T Matter...It'S Not Big Deal - These phrases make me feel like my feeling or life does not matter. When I have to constantly repeat myself or what I say is within secs...
    dawneubanks2005 dawneubanks2005 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    It's A Gift! - At 6 feet and 270lbs I can simply disappear in a crowd. My doctor calls me a great example of Neanderthal because of my wide and thick build and intimidating...
    MrElwood MrElwood 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    *takes Bandages Off Face* - What? You can still see my footprints in the snow!
    over9000 over9000 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2007

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    A Ghost In My Own Life - Mostly, I don’t mind being invisible. I hear some really good gossip that way and don't have to worry about hurting people's feelings with something I...
    michiru7422 michiru7422 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2011

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    I Don't Get It - In crowds, at dinner parties, walking around the city... it's like I am not even there. Literally invisible. However, I am a total magnet for freaks, weirdos and...
    jltf82 jltf82 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    My True Feelings - This is exactly how I feel a whole lot of time. And here I want to share a quote, which is from the movie The Quiet starring Camilla Belle, depicting...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    You Really Don't Know Me Do You? - I guess you can say I'm a loner! I didn't always use to be this way. It just happened over night! In high school I was very social and had lots...
    Misspurple Misspurple 31-35, F 4 Responses May 13, 2012

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    Invisible and Gay - i feel that im totally invisible. for years ive been gay but i have been denying in it. its just recently i started excepting it. im not ready to come out but i...
    zeroanime zeroanime 22-25 4 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    I Know It's Not Her Fault - I have a best friend who is fun to be with, pretty, nice, and all those good things. I love hanging out with her, I really do. But lately I'm starting...
    Crazymoon Crazymoon 22-25, F Aug 29, 2012

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    I Feel Socially Invisible - Yeah. I know, I'm a little too young (13-15? WOW) to post this... but yeah. I am. I AM INVISIBLE. When I speak to someone, even when I'm talking...
    remoteboy remoteboy 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    Hello.... Do You See Me?? - Sometimes I think it's worse than being disliked, lonely or unloved. Feeling INVISIBLE that is. Being alone in a world full of people. It's like you...
    toomuchalready toomuchalready 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    Me. - Me. I'm singled out because I'm smart, I'm different, I don't wear makeup, I don't wear designer clothing and I don't diet. I'm invisible. I can stand by someone in a group...
    WelcomToMyLife WelcomToMyLife 13-15, F Mar 19, 2012

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    I Swear I Am Invisible!:( - Hi! I swear I am invisible to other people and this is not a good thing. I can see it when I'm in a small group, but it's especially noticeable in...
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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    Never There - I've always had an ability to disappear in a crowd but recently I actually stood in front of a dear friend and she didn't even see me. It was sort of a gag between...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    I Need To Change - I am so unhappy with myself. So totally and completely unhappy with my life and the way i live it..those of you reading this, please continue to read and then...
    redtoshiba redtoshiba 18-21, F 6 Responses May 6, 2012

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    I'm Very Dead. No One Cares. - I am sixteen years old. For the past few years I have thought things so repulsive and vile that have had me convinced that I am a soulless, worthless...
    jaychild jaychild 16-17 2 Responses Oct 27, 2010

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    I'm Not Here... - I believe that nobody around me notices me, that they just stare right through me. In my mind, i know they can see me But I wish they couldn't I want to hide away...
    AmayaAlonso AmayaAlonso 18-21, F Dec 28, 2011

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    Me, Too. - I feel like that a whole lot of time. People approach me mostly when they need to ask me for/about something. It makes me feel so unimportant. It really sucks!!
    flaw flaw 18-21, F 1 Response May 26, 2010

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    I Came Out Of My Apartment Down To The Lobby April Friday 22, 2011 At 8:50 Pm - I live in a 5 Story Apartment. I came down stairs to the 1st floor lobby area at 8:50 PM just after...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Apr 23, 2011

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    I'm Not On The Employee List.... - Today a card was passed around from cubicle to cubicle for my boss that is retiring in a few weeks. I have work at my job for 2.5 years. I opened...
    jluvnlife77 jluvnlife77 46-50 2 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Seriously what the hell. People don't even acknowledge me. Sometimes they stop by work looking for other people but it's never me. What's so hard about taking a few minutes to...
    3lixer 3lixer 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    Friend?!?!?! - Okay so my "friend" ( well Says she is my friend) is a huge ****!!! So I'm dating this guy, John, and everything is good with us except for my friend Karly! Just to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 23, 2012

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    Especially in school... My shyness doesn't help. I feel like people don't notice me. When I do try to talk I get shushed.
    01sparkly 01sparkly 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Where Am I - I woke up this morning and I realized there are no pictures of me anywhere taken in the last 10 years and no pictures before that for many years. I am 37 and I feel...
    Anthony0930 Anthony0930 36-40, M Dec 22, 2012

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    Third Place Person - I have always been close, but not a winner. I'm not the best, and I'm not second to best, so I'm forgotten. I feel as though I am always thrown to the position...
    lizzieb1234 lizzieb1234 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    There's Nothing Worse Than Feeling Like A Ghost - I think its just more of my inability to function in society. I feel like i am wandering around aimlessly with some sort of curse...
    applejackson applejackson 16-17, F Mar 1, 2012

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    Hi To All , Glad To Meet People Like Me - just want to say I am so glad cause I joined this group ..we can see each other and talk ! ^_^ that is better than being invisible to...
    FlyHighGirl FlyHighGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    Sometimes, I just really don't want my friends to worry about me, so when I get hurt, either physically or emotionally, I always fake my feelings and paste a smile on my face. It...
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    When a mutual feeling is shared it is beautiful
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    I just put on that brave face so people don't know I'm secretly depressed inside...
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    I've been hurt by people too many times to count, so I think in a way my silence is my self defense. I seem to have the mentality that if they don't know me then they can't hurt me...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F Apr 8

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    Hehe what do you mean sometimes... 😏 Just kidding! But seriously, some people deserve it.
    VegetarianVampire VegetarianVampire 16-17, F Mar 24