I Feel Like I Don't Belong On This Earth

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    I'm so glad I'm not the only one.

    .. I don't even remember if I ever felt normal... besides this feelings I have also dreams of another live, and is weird because I love that life... It doesn't feel just like a dream, I'm actually there with people I don't know outside my dreams. Living. Besides I can remember...
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    1 Response Mar 23, 2016

    I hate this feeling. Like,

    I'm here but I'm not. Like someone cares but they don't. It feels like I don't belong here. Yet I'm here trying to make the best of it.
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2016

    this world is a cruel

    and deadly place, most of the time I feel very unsafe even when even inside my own home. I feel like this isn't the place for me.
    GoGoTomago GoGoTomago
    22-25, M
    Jun 19, 2015
    InfernoGoodtime InfernoGoodtime
    36-40, M
    Nov 20, 2015

    A Mild 2am Rant.

    Perhaps it has always been my over active imagination. I've never sensed that was completely it though. It's just one of those things where you can never win. I don't belong, but I sense that I did once. I'm not religious by any means so spare me that talk, please. I remember...
    Aradia13 Aradia13
    5 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    I feel like everything I do,

    I mess it up. I always end up hurting someone or making someone feel bad and I am just generally a mistake.
    Momo9819 Momo9819
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    There are some people

    that borned in the wrong time. And feels nowhere is their home. Just looking for someone that understand that feeling, but doesn't matter how hard you search, you never find someone....
    NobadyKnows NobadyKnows
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2016

    But not today, I belong here

    and I am going to take up this space. Today I am ok to breathe. I know these days are temporary so will embrace it. Today I am beautiful and my soul can light up the room. I can speak and bounce away!
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2014

    sometimes I stared at my hands

    or look into my reflection.. and wonder what is inside of me.. I know who I am but then this body feels does not belong to me. I do take care of it, just feels strange like a suit but to keep what in????
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820
    3 Responses May 9, 2015

    Pain sucks and depression

    even more. I hate, I hate so much I can't sleep anymore. I always ask myself why are we here? I feel like our existence, especially mine has no meaning at all it's annoying me. People really don't get it, they'll say well go do something. Do what? They are all repetitive. Or...
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    4 Responses Jan 2, 2016

    When I was little, I was everything.

    One day it was happiness, the next day I would become something completely different. Right now, I am sadness. But in a couple hours, I will be the happiest person ever. I'm in high school and with each class, I sort of feel like a shapeshifter. One class, I'm quite, the next...
    haleymarr haleymarr
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 10, 2015

    Do you ever close your eyes

    and it all feel upside down? when I'm at my house I could look at a compass I feel as if it should be turned upside down. And no mater what I do I always feel like east is west and look like an idiot when I always slip up amd say the sun rises in the west and sets in the east...
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    2 Responses Jun 29, 2015

    People can tell me I'm crazy,

    and that I don't know what I'm talking about, but I do believe I'm a starseed. I don't belong on this Earth. I feel as if I have a calling to be somewhere else. I belong in another world, another realm. I have always felt the most interested when it comes to the stars, and that...
    starlusttatyana1 starlusttatyana1
    13-15, F
    Apr 2, 2016

    When I was younger, I knew I was different

    than all the other kids. I always believed in more than just this life. I felt more and understood more than the kids my age. Most adults were surprised after talking to me because they were astonished at how mature I was for being so young. Around other girls at school, I was...
    twentyout24 twentyout24
    4 Responses May 14, 2015

    When I was a little girl I cried a lot.

    And my mother would ask me, what's wrong? Most of the times I'd say I don't want to be here. I always had a strong feeling this wasn't my home. But I also felt a lot of grief. I felt like people we're always leaving me behind (and in this life nobody really left me that would...
    deleted deleted
    May 9, 2015

    I feel like I'm the kind of person

    who dies young. It's terribly hard to explain, but it just seems like I'm not the type of person to go far enough to achieve their dreams.
    rainandbooks rainandbooks
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2016


    GOODBYE. GOODBYE. GOODBYEE!!- oh wait this isn't a Three Days Grace reference is it...oops xD xD xD
    Max415 Max415
    18-21, F
    Dec 21, 2015
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820
    3 Responses May 18, 2015

    I don't. Sometimes, it feels like I just watch

    humans. I don't feel like I'm really... human? Like as if i weren't meant to be a person. I still do daily stuff; make up, school, sleeping, etc but it feels like a dread. i feel trapped. this is unfair. sometimes it makes me feel suicidal. i need to know the reason for this...
    neptunegurl neptunegurl
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2014

    I don´t belong on this planet/world.

    I mean it. I appeard here by accident, on a wrong planet then I planned to and now I am stuck here.Since I was a kid I knew something is different and I felt homesick. I get along well with other people but because with every person we are so different from each other I never had...
    Vinnkuu Vinnkuu
    22-25, M
    Feb 25, 2016

    I'm Lost And Tired...

    Its simple. I do not belong. It hurts to watch people around me destroy everything. The funny thing is that I am not one of those tree hugging people yet it angers me to watch humans hurt their land and their earth and drain it of its resources and following that...i really...
    lostsoul84 lostsoul84
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Nov 20, 2011

    Like I'm a reincarnated alien spirit,

    recycled to live on this ****** planet for some grand cosmic reason. Forced to have experiences that shape the consciousness of the greater universe. Over and over again. Just a pawn in its vast scheme to develop as many perceptions as possible to catalogue in its journal of...
    Iscarpia87 Iscarpia87
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2016

    lately once again i have begun to feel the

    weight of living.. sickness of body and coldnessvof people who you look up to has once again activated that long forgotton feeling of rejection....!! how easy it is to ignore those whom you claim to love deeply.. i was never could do this.. but its easy for other.. nobody needs...
    snuffal snuffal
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2015

    My whole life I have not felt safe here on

    earth, I have not wanted to live here, to be in my body, I have always talked to spirits since I was a baby, I have always known there was a better way to live than the way we are living here on earth, I have always felt uncomfortable and out of place. I grew up trying to fit in...
    TreehuggerHeather TreehuggerHeather
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2016

    Everytime I try to look forward,

    I see nothing. I feel like I have no motivation to do anything. I can`t see myself in the future. I have tons of dreams, but can`t seem to be strong enough to achieve them. It`s like the path I`m walking ends soon. This feeling has gotten stronger lately, and it keeps getting...
    hiimshort hiimshort
    1 Response Mar 1, 2016

    Like I'm Not Even Human

    I love creating art... and when people ask me to draw portraits or have people subjects, I always turn it down. But when I tell them I can't do that and they ask why, I always feel this weird pain inside and I know I can't ever tell them the real reason. I can only make this...
    Silvershy Silvershy
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Jul 20, 2013

    This earth is too round.

    I need a flatter earth. One where the sun revolves around it. I feel like I'm just going to get flung off into space. The direction humanity has taken disgusts me. Humans need to learn to cooperate. This competitive model of capitalism is just going to exhaust all our...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 23, 2016

    i just spent 5 minutes watching birds fly

    south,my god im of the wrong species
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 5, 2015

    it is so meaningless.

    I exist without any purpose. it is a game people set up for themselves. religions, ideals, politics, etc... it's just a game. it's a circle. they are NOT real and you know that, I know what, everyone knows that but you/they just don't want to accept it. it is "sad" but true. I...
    darklotus01 darklotus01
    13-15, T
    1 Response Feb 22, 2016

    This Is My First Time On Earth

    I'm becoming more at peace with my experience on Planet Earth. I've never incarnated here before so I am still confused on how some humans function. I do not understand the concept of War. To me it is legalized killing. Everyone hates the thought of a bullet penetrating their...
    goldenaura goldenaura
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2013

    Dear whatever celestial being

    that is in charge of dictating my life why the hell would you give me the best most happy two months of my life then rip it away and make the next seven beyond miserable times 10 I don't understand why I feel like I'm a person who's just meant to die...
    Louise951 Louise951
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2016

    Reading how much issues teenagers have on EP is

    draining. What's to become of all these confused children in one country?
    MidLifeMindset MidLifeMindset
    36-40, M
    Mar 13, 2016

    When I was a child, I was staying outside the

    house for alien beings to find me and take me home. When I was looking at deep space pics I experienced this sad emotional state, like I left things million miles away and miss them, I even cried for an unknown reason. I never felt I was from this planet. It was always hard for...
    kenad kenad
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Mar 21, 2015

    Find Me, Indigo

    i feel like i am on a different frequency to other people. i can constantly tell what others feel. sometimes being in crowds over whelms me because i feel so much. its like i'm a burn victim emotionally and my skin is raw and bare so everything i pass hurts me. i feel the...
    Geestarr Geestarr
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2013

    Just dont know why god sent me to this freakin

    earth...I don't want this fuc*in life....!!????
    Lm10forever Lm10forever
    18-21, M
    Dec 21, 2015

    No Hometown

    During the course of my 20 years so far, I have never belonged. Up until about 2 years ago, I always had valid excuses but even then I knew something wasn't quite right. When I was a child I grew up in Oregon with an abusive mother and a family that looked the other way, when...
    Stephgirl5 Stephgirl5
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 17, 2013

    I feel like I don't belong here

    but that I am here for a reason. I'm still figuring out what that is...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 9, 2015

    I've always been different,

    I don't believe that my soul fits as a human. I know I am human but I feel like I don't belong here, I feel like my true self, my soul isn't from earth. I have always felt homesick, but I've never been sure where home was. I refer to myself as a watcher and an empath. I sit on...
    ChaoticParadox ChaoticParadox
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2015

    I'm an alien. I feel like there isn't a single

    person who can really understand the things I've been through or the way that I think. I feel like my entire life I've never truly connected with anyone. I just don't belong. I've always been the friend who gives everything in relationships. I'll do anything for the people I...
    jzjeff jzjeff
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2015

    I Don't Belong On This Planet And I'm Waiting To Go Home

    For as long as I can remember, I've always felt homesick no matter where I was. I always knew home wasn't here on Earth. Even as a child I'd watch people, how they interact with each other, examine their features, their behaviors, and I've wondered why I'm so different, why I don...
    Insanityynk Insanityynk
    13-15, F
    294 Responses Dec 22, 2012

    everywhere I go, I am different from everyone.

    I can fit into multiple places and groups of people easily, but I know that I don't belong. no where feels like home or a place that I actually belong to.
    marieflorence109 marieflorence109
    26-30, F
    May 10, 2015

    I feel like I'm the only one giving other

    people advice on how to be happier and be more open-minded and loving, but nobody has taught me or guided me i figured it out by myself, that love is the only thing that truly matters. I am glad i got to help these people out but is it weird that i have never had somebody...
    exulansis3 exulansis3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    What sort of existence requires everything to

    feed on something else, even so far as to kill and eat, something else just to survive?
    Tonejunky Tonejunky
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 22, 2016

    When I was growing up one of the most potent

    books I have ever read was 'There Is No Place on Earth for Me' by Susan Sheen. I still cry just thinking about that book. It brought me comfort because finally I could see my feelings and understand them a bit but that book also made me feel like an outcast- I cried hours over...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2016

    There are many concepts

    that are strange to me, but the strangest one is life itself. Even if I were one of the simplest forms of organic life, like bacteria, what would be the point to living? What purpose does living serve? Any higher purpose? This is maddening!
    lovecatsnothumans lovecatsnothumans
    22-25, F
    Feb 22, 2016

    I feel this way as well.

    So eye opening on different levels hearing others thoughts. I think my biggest feeling that i struggle with is wondering why i am here. I have this constant nagging feeling i am supposed to be doing something. The only problem is i am not sure what but it feels important...
    Cnj1984 Cnj1984
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    I feel depressed but i don't understand why,

    I have people that love me and people who care about me, I should feel happy right? I feel like i don't want to be here on Earth, I dont belong here. Im lost.
    exulansis3 exulansis3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    I feel like there was always more to life

    than just earth and I have always felt that I had a much more important job to do in the world I have always felt like I wasn't just anyone like I was meant for much more then the average human. Ik I have a job to do I just don't know what it is. Are there any of you that feel...
    jesseguajardojr23 jesseguajardojr23
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 6, 2016

    They say if you don't feel like you belong on

    this earth, you are hear to create a new one:) I feel that way too im glad i can be that person:)
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    Please Let Me Know If You Feel The Same

    This may sound crazy to some or normal to others but I feel like I do not belong on this Earth for many reasons. This is not your typical "I have no friends. I get picked on at school' story. This runs much deeper. When I look at the stars I feel at home. I am disappointed in...
    goldenaura goldenaura
    18-21, F
    15 Responses Jan 1, 2013

    I'm a 17 year old female(here at least)

    and I've seen many people post exactly how i feel, not being able to feel a sense of belonging, pretending as hard as we can to be human, some randomly laughing, and others just don't understand feelings... Well, I'm just hoping that someone who feels the same would reply and...
    Zepth Zepth
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2014

    I looked up at night sky ,

    even if am at home having this feeling of just going out and just stared at the stars I closed my eyes and a feeling i can't explain I meditate, suddenly this energy like pulling from my chest goes up and I feel like a swirl of energy going and coming trough me and that...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820
    1 Response Jan 9, 2016

    I'm so lonely I can't explain how it feels to

    have family and know that they hate you. My own family ignores me, gets mad at me for things I didn't do and no one believes me about anything. I've been having problems with my ex and no one believes me they believe him before they believe me. Whenever I'm in the room with them...
    befuddledninja befuddledninja
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 2, 2015

    My parents raised me to believe I was part

    alien. My mom thought she was abducted or something before she was pregnant with me. At the same time both my parents raised us all in Mormonism so everything was very confusing. Sometimes my mom tried to do exorcisms on me as a kid because she thought I was filled with evil. It...
    onepointsix onepointsix
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 10, 2015
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