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I Feel Like I Can Never Be Myself Around Others

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    A girl is always prettier than me, smarter than me, skinnier than me, just a better choice then me. I dont know why i even try if i always end up in last place..:(😖
    olsonn322 olsonn322 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I've always had a difficult time being myself, like my crazy fun self around others. Especially people I first meet because I'm always trying to make a good impression and I feel...
    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F Aug 13

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    When I'm in society I always "play a characters" I really hard for me to be myself around others.
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I never thought I would turn out to be like this when I was younger. Incompetent, inadequate, lost soul. I'm not anywhere close to the life stage points I should be. I feel like I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Hello everyone! This is my first post! (Woohoo) Okay, So hi, I'm Kat. I'm 24... 25 on MONDAY 8/11!!! *Suddenly gets writer's block* -_- Always happens. Meh. I live in FL. I'm a...
    LovelyCalico LovelyCalico 22-25, F Aug 7

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    Sometimes I do...... There will be times I'm playing around with Ana and she suddenly gets all upset by it and begins to cry. I mean I never push it too far or make it annoying...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 25

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    When I was young, I believe that doing or saying how you feel without thinking is a strict no no. That’s why even at a very young age. I don’t do or really say what I feel. And...
    VoiceLessMe VoiceLessMe 26-30, F Aug 11

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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
    ahk16 ahk16 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    My computer has stopped working, so now I have no way of getting online from home and OMGGGGG it sucks! I have managed to get through a couple of weeks with no online company but I...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M Jul 30

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    This has to be the worst pain I have ever felt towards the person I call my dad. Just the thought of what he said and what happened brings tears to my face and pain to my heart...
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I can't make sense of myself in relation to the life around me. I look at people and I feel so very different. There are moments when I know that a certain thought process was...
    WhisperSayuri WhisperSayuri 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    This is the first time I am sharing my story. Exactly as I said before, I feel like I live in Hell. Hell on Earth, that is. Now, let me tell you why. First of all, I have a large...
    Mymin Mymin 13-15, F Jul 27

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    It amazes me the different people in your life.... There are those you can always turn to... Those that are there for you... Those that make you smile like you've never smiled...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    As the group name suggests, I struggle with articulating my thoughts and opening up to other people. This may put people off when talking to me, and it might make me seem cold...
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ever since my dad got remarried and had another kid, my brother and i have taken the back burner. scratch that, we've been moved out of the kitchen entirely. particularly me bc i...
    kggi kggi 16-17, F Jul 25

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    I just recently experienced the worst heartbreak that i have ever felt. i felt good about myself during the relationship but at the end i felt lost. she broke up with me in the...
    hhhovind hhhovind 16-17, M Jul 30

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    I feel like a fraud. I've been in orchestra for 5 years now, and I play the beautiful cello...except I never ACTUALLY played in class. (I'm practically a master at muting sounds...
    ArtisteMe ArtisteMe 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    This a major problem for me, all the time. I feel like crap over this. Imagine me, living in a small town with a school of maybe 200 people K-12 grades. And always having this...
    lportra24 lportra24 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    As far as I can remember I can't recall the last time my parents ever said I love you or we are proud of you hugged me or even had a discussion with me, I'm originally francophone...
    alexaz66 alexaz66 26-30, M Aug 11

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    I used to be very ambitious, I wanted a successful career and was willing to do my best to achieve my goals. But now that I am at one of the best universities in my country, I've...
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I feel like I can't relate to my peers or societies expectations of whom am suppose to be and how to act. Usually I let it drift away but I've found myself thinking about it more...
    Zenais13 Zenais13 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    All my life things have been weird for me. I've always been in-tuned with the paranormal world; e.i., I have had bizarre dreams, I seen shadow people, I have been touched by things...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 1 Response Jul 25

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    yet I keep wondering is there a part of me that I lost if I've never really let myself discover who I am in the first place. Sure I have preferences, tastes, my own ideas, and...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 8

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    This generation of young youth are so full of themselves it's amazing how vain my sister is turning out!? Ever since she started high school she is not just a different person but...
    marilynnrox marilynnrox 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I always say I feel like I'm married to someone I hate because I don't particularly like myself and I can't escape myself. It's really hard to be in this position and I hate the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I get depressed a lot, and I've learned to just accept the fact that I'm going to be depressed. It still takes it's toll on me, though, and it can get quite painful. It started as...
    Tsalokath Tsalokath 18-21, F Jul 26

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    I hate feelings... Contradictions... I hate when you are feeling one thing and everyone around you tells you to stop and go in the other direction... I hate when someone tells you...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F Jul 28

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    I've never had a dream that I did not understand in some way, it makes me feel like I'm in touch with myself.
    emavii emavii 18-21, F Jul 31

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    Everytime I log in into Facebook or open Instagram and see that other people are having fun and have lots of friends I feel like I'm the loneliest person in the world and that...
    theitalianboy theitalianboy 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    But i want to spent the weekend with my bf and he is going. Im also invited but i barely know anyone. The thing is its one of those kind of partys where the boys hang out with the...
    miflor miflor 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I don't feel like I'm alive. Like it's a dream. I'll be driving my car and it's like I catch up with my body and go "Oh, yeah. I'm going to the store" in my head. I'll...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I feel like I should have been born in the future. When vintage is 80's and 90's. When everyone has equal rights. Possibly when money has dissipated. When all disease has a cure...
    enlightenyoursoul enlightenyoursoul 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I feel like I'm loosing my friends . Most of my friends just stopped talking to me while the others are now cheerleaders and are hanging out with those type of ppl . And I'm not...
    kaylafuentes kaylafuentes 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I feel like no one cares about me, i feel like I'm being used. I help others because I love to do it, I love to help friends but sometimes all I want in return is to know you care...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    A lot of my life is spent in my own mind. I constantly spend time analysing everything and anything around me. I feel so detached from everyone around me. Sometimes I really wish I...
    Zaada Zaada 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Hey There people... I am 32... And I just feel like a looser... When I left school I wanted to do an art course. But my parents didn't approve... So I did a marketing course only...
    SweetBrazilianLizzy SweetBrazilianLizzy 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Everywhere I am I don't belong home nope school nope sleepovers nope where DO I belong? Idk sometimes I feel like hell is my place.i always fake smiles u may never know but my...
    Shinecarberry Shinecarberry 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I'm only a teenager- but my GPA is so low and i have a learning disability which makes me feel so stupid compared to other students. I feel like everyone around me is succeeding...
    megsupermaherio megsupermaherio 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I always feel like every time I do or say something it's weird or wrong but if someone else does the exact same thing it's perfectly fine. And every time I try to defend myself I...
    theartist102 theartist102 22-25, M Aug 4

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    Whenever I'm at in public, I feel like my parents think I'm a disgrace. They've actually told me they're afraid to go out in public with me. All because I'm too loud. I don't...
    DrewbyDoo DrewbyDoo 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    You know sometimes i feel like i have hyper active senses...and i block them off. But when ever it gets really late, like 3 am for instance, i cannot block it, and suddenly...
    jasmineisb0red jasmineisb0red 13-15, F a week ago

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    I thought it was a good judge of character. I thought that only God was perfect. I feel like my insides were ripped out. Feeling good always ends like this.
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F a week ago

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    Strong urge to get a scalpel blade from the kitchen and stab myself in the neck. Can't tell if this is anger or because inside my neck it feels like its itchy, just under the...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T 5 days ago

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    I've been stressed out lately for no reason I feel like giving up but I can't let myself do that
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been married three times yet never been in love. I work as a PC tech but don't fit in with "techies" or "geeks". I don't understand my feelings and lack thereof. I just...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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    i feel like after so long of being unhappy you loose yourself into the world of unhappiness and its hard to redeem your happiness back no matter how hard you try
    cloudymoons cloudymoons 16-17, F 1 Response