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I Feel Like I Don't Belong In My Family

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    Liquorice In A Bag Of Jellybabies - Hi There Well, I live with my both my parents and I have two sisters and a younger brother. I have always felt like I didn't fit in with my...
    Thand89 Thand89 22-25, F Aug 31, 2013

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    I Have No Feeligns For My Family - its not that i don't like my family. But i see the way my friends act around their own family and parents and it is the way i wished it could...
    1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    True Me - My innocence will trick you, my angel face you will believe . Every day i pretend to be someone i am not, to them i smile, to them i obey, to them i am the perfect child...
    karina7442 karina7442 18-21, F Jun 15, 2012

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    In grade 6, at a new school, I had no one for a long time. I would read at recess, and do projects alone. Then, two outsiders befriended me. They were so kind. I liked them, but...
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    One percent of all human beings act primarily out of Inventor Instinct. We are born that way. Perhaps the reason why we don't feel like we belong, is because there are so few of...
    InventorInstinct InventorInstinct 56-60, M Apr 3

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    Yea I never had and I never will. I don't belong in this world. I don't belong in this planet. I don't belong in this universe. So what I'm saying is I probably never Gould have...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    All of my friends seem so right for each other but I constantly feel like I don't belong and I never will belong
    hebr0 hebr0 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Yea. It's been a year without friends to someone to talk to about how i feel. Though I have meet some, same age as mine. But I feel that I don't belong. Not because most of them...
    zhaneylhuv zhaneylhuv 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I feel like I don't belong anywhere.
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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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 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 a week ago

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    I'm so lost in my self I don't know what to do sometimes killing myself is the answer
    Lostmyselfagain1 Lostmyselfagain1 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I probably shouldn't be on EP. It's a site based on experiences but I haven't really experienced anything -- it feels like I'm younger than everyone else too. The people here...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Apr 2

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    feels like im never good enough for my parents.. sometimes i think they would trade me in for some of friends.. they always are proud of them..
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Every day every single day in my life I never felt that i belong to this world like I never should have existed. I live just like a ghost. It is like noone see's me. Life is a test...
    TheOutsidersPower TheOutsidersPower 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I think I belong in the '50s A classy period of time.
    broadwaybaby25 broadwaybaby25 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I think I belong in the future. The future where I can take a ship into space and get away from society and explore the universe.
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    sometimes, i ask myself. why would i be in a society which doesn't even see me.
    gyverne gyverne 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    You know that extra piece you get in a new Lego set? That's me. I'm 22 and a high school graduate and, that's it. I really have nowhere to go from here. I know the next stage...
    Jamlec Jamlec 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm so stressed about my future , I have always had a dream , to live in norway and I have to pursue it . I'm learning norwegian and gave some friends from norway but I feel so...
    sotiris97 sotiris97 16-17, M Apr 3

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    Why the hell dose earth even exists
    feaza153 feaza153 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 9

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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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    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 don't belong in this society. It has to many rules and is judgmental and hypocritical to everyone in it. Why cant there be a society that accepts all people of race, gender, and...
    Jewels2145 Jewels2145 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am already in my early twenties and I still get bothered and stressed out that my parents don't like each other. Ever since we were little, though they didn't fight in front of...
    ayumiofaries ayumiofaries 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I really don't know. It's been years, to be completely honest. There's something, making me feel something that's close to anxiousnes and sadness, but I don't know what it is. When...
    OskarDR OskarDR 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    On ep I say what is wrong and how I feel and that's something even my closest friends don't get. I guess it's because I can't see you or know you all I know is that what you say...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I don't know what I'm doing with my life. And that scares the hell out of me. I am told constantly to be better in every area of life, yet I can't be. I can't be perfect...
    monsterchic monsterchic 18-21, F 2 Responses 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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    But I Just Can't Stop it is when I'm hanging out with the people I grew up with that know about my addiction that I feel most guilty. this is also when I notice how much I have...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i finally settled in to finding someone i was comfortable with and was starting to call my best friend. she started to get bullied so she moved schools and ever since then its just...
    DominiqueCunn DominiqueCunn 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    all ive ever wanted was to find some place i belong. i think this song below completely and totally sums me up better than anything i could ever say. its as though the writers of...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I don't bother hiding anymore I love me and I love how I look. I still can't help but cry sometimes from the ridicule though.
    cj165 cj165 22-25 43 mins ago

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    It is not that I don't have friends or that I don't talk to people or that I don't go out, because I do. I've never felt comfortable anywhere. The thing that helps me is that I...
    MadameLeRapeur MadameLeRapeur 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Never good enough For myself I honestly try so hard And kick myself back down I can't impress myself Too much imperfection in my way Too many scars and pain All these memories...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have very little friends and my family is no help .... They make me feel like **** ... well my friends don't but they do not know all of me .... And my grandma isn't proud of me...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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...
    zbabi3 zbabi3 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I have no talents. My GPA is really high, but I feel like a faker. I don't really belong. I'm not actually that smart. I'm not any good, not really. I just happen to get good...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F Mar 25

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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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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I am his wife but yet I feel like I'm the other woman. It's about to be two months since I gave the hubby an ultimatum his family or this other woman. As I suspected he choose her...
    Itonlytakesone Itonlytakesone 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Sometimes I wonder, what I could possibly be, if I am a complete outcast to this world filled with humans. They make me feel unhuman, so what the hell am I? Most say I could...
    MythicalSecret MythicalSecret 18-21, F Mar 24

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    After 12 years and several cancers, my mother passed away last week. What I perceived, felt and saw in that time is what brought me to discover what an empath is. I have accepted...
    mrbless mrbless 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't feel connected. I can speak and act and pretend, but I don't feel it. And I don't know what connected feels like. Not really. I can't keep a relationship. I've lost...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Hahaha... if I'm not expecting visitors, and don't plan to go out again after work or something... then that bra is coming off and staying off!!!
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    True, I don't say I love you unless I mean it... but once I know it and then say it... then you'll hear it ALL THE TIME!!! It's nice to love and be loved! As Luther Van Dross...
    kotahi kotahi 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    There is nothing worse than being in a relationship but feeling no love. My bf and I have been dating since last August. One wonderful year in the same city and one difficult year...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2