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I Feel Like An Alien In An Alien World

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    Strange Alien Feelings - sometimes i wonder if im from earth, or if anyone is from earth. i wonder why water is "made" of atoms of "hydrogen and oxygen" thats...
    bluecrane bluecrane 16-17 5 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    A Letter For My Brethrens - Comrades! So nice to finally found you. All of these times I felt so lonely, but now that I’ve found you, I don’t feel so lonely anymore. I first...
    dawnlite dawnlite 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    Where Can I Escape? How? - On the deepest most fundamental level imaginable, I feel so incredibly distant from the world. I am not of this world. I am an observer of it all...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2013

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    Possible Answer - I have noticed that many of you like me are unhappy with the monotony of life in this society, and whether this is because we are indeed completely different to...
    blainecsmith blainecsmith 18-21 Sep 4, 2013

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    I Became A Religious Doofus - I ended up giving myself an Urinary Tract Infection, practicing idolatry, believing God was working through me. I thought I was feeling God heavenly...
    chicago54 chicago54 22-25, M Aug 10, 2010

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    Something Is Just...Off. - There is this conflict within me, something just doesn't feel right. I feel restless and anxious about what lies ahead for me. I'm not sure what I'm...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    Not Human - I have never felt like I belong here I'm always looking at the sky and finding comfort that I belong there not hevan but another world I'm able to read people like I...
    bubble2323 bubble2323 36-40 3 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    Alone.. - (sorry, i'm really bad at expressing my opinions) well, other people just seem so different to me.. i dont see how people find happiness and fulfilment out of...
    petal petal 16-18, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    Huh, Where Am I?! - Sometimes I feel like I was born in the wrong world. I guess I'm just too weird!
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 20, 2011

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    Either I Am An Alien Or Just About Everyone Else Is!! - It's really weird. Even when I started school in England when I was just over 4 years old I knew I was different. Up until...
    erotikaboi erotikaboi 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    My Life. - I always felt different... I always thought about it, from a young age to.. well now. I am inhabiting a sixteen year old body... that's what it feels like... I feel as...
    K0DAK K0DAK 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    A Guide For Extremely Alienated (pt 1) - 1. DefinitionsAlienation (ALN): incapability of the whole system to respond to stimuli despite having proper executors as components [of...
    selforganizingcloud selforganizingcloud 31-35 Dec 27, 2012

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    Fundamentally Different From The Human Condition - It's very difficult for me to describe, but if you're here then I hope you might be able to understand. I have felt out of place...
    def1ant def1ant 26-30, M 14 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    Blue Orbe Come At Me From Sky Then Vanished - I was going threw a lot and like one day i walked outside looking at the sky i been going. threw stress and seems. like i look up to...
    lonlystar32 lonlystar32 31-35, F Nov 10, 2013

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    The Alien - I have felt like an alien and that i don't belong on this planet for the longest time and that feeling seems to get more intense everyday, every year of my life...
    vinnyblade57 vinnyblade57 22-25, T 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    My Story About An Alien In An Alien World - I’ve read quite a few of these, and they all seem to start with, ever since I can remember I have felt out of place, so I’m going...
    blainecsmith blainecsmith 18-21 4 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    Hello Starseeds... Wake Up! We Aren't "normal" For Earth Standards But Special And Here To Help. - some of us are from a very distant age on earth and it feels so foreign at this...
    StarLioness StarLioness 31-35, F Oct 2, 2012

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    I Feel Like An Alien In An Alien World - As a small child I felt from a very early age that everything was somehow not as it should be--or it was, and I wasn't. It didn't make...
    davidstone78 davidstone78 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 30, 2007

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    You Are The Sane Ones!!!! -   I found this site about 2 minutes ago.  I have read a few personal accounts from people who feel alone in this mad world. We are not...
    osirisstar osirisstar 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    Stranger In A Strange Land... - From a very young age I’ve always felt different. As most of these stories start out. My Mom always used to joke about me being an alien. That...
    xstrangerx111 xstrangerx111 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2010

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    Stranger In A Strange Land... - From a very young age I’ve always felt different. As most of these stories start out. My Mom always used to joke about me being an alien. That...
    xstrangerx111 xstrangerx111 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2010

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    Unity? - Like many of you, I instantly identified with stories of alienation here and felt I had finally found others of my "species" here in cyberspace. But, I suppose none of...
    ericforman66 ericforman66 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    Nurse'S Treating My Vital'S Keep Asking And Telling Me "My Hands Are Cold" - February Tuesday 19, 2013, I had my endoscopy Upper GI Exam. I was reminded again and this was not the...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M Feb 28, 2013

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    Everything Seems Wrong In This World - I don't know how to live in this world.It feels like nothing here is really mine.I'm not saying that the world is totally bad, but it seems...
    Kallichore Kallichore 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    I Also Feel Fundamentally Difrent Of The Human Condition - When i was a kid i i had freinds before 5 years old, but after five years old, i started disconnecting with others...
    wisdomisacurse wisdomisacurse 26-30 3 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    The Oldest Alien - Well actually, I feel like an alien in a human world! I meet other aliens sometimes, we never actually admit we are aliens but there is that heart truth that...
    MoCushle MoCushle 51-55 9 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Watching Life Go Around Me And I Can't Relate - I try to understand people, any of them in general and i cannot. I listen to them talk about things i can't let myself get into. I...
    nightscream nightscream 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2010

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    Children Of The Stars. - I remember as a child I would often lie on my back and gaze at the heavens. Before I knew anything about the universe or the physics of things. I still...
    peacefulbeing peacefulbeing 22-25, M Oct 14, 2012

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    Alien World? - Alien world?How, and why me?Here,Out of place,This place,Not me,What am I doing?This strange place,I'm alien,In an alien world!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Sep 27, 2011

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    Awake - I'm 18 and I have been so confused growing up- following my heart but it conflicting with society. I just recently met a few people who have let me open up in so many ways...
    relaxaandrelive relaxaandrelive 18-21, F Jan 25, 2010

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    Ill Share - Ever since I was born I liked symmetry, I know that String Theory has something to do with Supersymmetry. I am capable of understanding very advanced physics, I...
    SpaceTimeMatterGravity SpaceTimeMatterGravity 13-15 2 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    Hmmm - I feel like I just don't belong on this earth. Someone somewhere is playing a joke on me and laughing their ***** off, watching me fumbling and falling on Earth.  Its...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 29, 2009

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    I Am Not Human I Don,t Understand Anything. - i just don,t understand humanity or anything that surrounds it.                    ...
    gabriel420 gabriel420 16-17, M 10 Responses Jan 22, 2009

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    I Feel Like I Am Markedly Different From Most Other Human Beings - Obviously since I am writing here I feel like I am different than everyone else. For the most part human beings...
    Proxyon Proxyon 22-25 2 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    Since a little girl I have felt like I'm not from planet Earth. Stars, Planets, Lights, Space, etc.. has all been apart of my soul. My mind & heart feel spiritual & like many women...
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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm going to die soon, or any moment. I have depression and anxiety but then again I think about how we are put on this beautiful earth and then we just leave...
    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I am 15, and since I was a young child I have always known that I was different. Not necessarily different in a bad way, just different. I have always looked at things in a way...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I just turned 40. Three days after my birthday, the love of my life broke up with me, leaving me heartbroken. I had planned a family and future with him, and just three days before...
    balance25 balance25 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    I'm a 16 year teenager who sometimes feels like the ugly duckling in the world. Even though I love my family, what I do is never good enough for them. Football is more fun than...
    Madhatter16 Madhatter16 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I feel so fed up, it feels like I am losing control of my life and everything. That's all I ever hear is people's problems all the time. I am fed up of uncaring, selfish, hateful...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I somehow feel trapped...and I also honestly feel like I can't escape...or perhaps never escape. I just want to P-Shift and run out of my horrible life that I have to live and deal...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I hate that this is a topic. Nobody should ever have to feel like this. And I know it's easy to just say, "oh well you're good enough don't worry," but it's another thing to...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I feel like I am truly insignificant in this world. I don't understand why people use me and ditch me constantly; they get bored of me. People have happier lives without me...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 29

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    For the past few years now, well ever since I was a child, I was too mature for my age, and was always around people older than me. I felt like I've always been empty. I was...
    MaisieM MaisieM 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I feel out of place at times. I've left various groups of friends. I've cut my bonds before. I even lost all my emotions at a time and broke out of a relationship I had. I...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    That empty feeling. Idk I just feel like such a failure like what's wrong w me why can't I be happy w who I am/what I look like. I guess I just live in a world where everyone goes...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I get like this way too often. I don't have patience enough to do my homework and I start complaining and then the things I make up start to happen and I get really upset and I...
    theblessingofinsanity theblessingofinsanity 13-15, T Apr 2

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    A few encouraging words from other souls who have been in this state and recovered would be appreciated at this point. Everything is just too much to handle right now...I don't...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago