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I Feel Like I Don't Belong

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    I Am Anti-human - Warning: This content is inappropriate for everyone. I don't fit with other people. I have never met anyone who runs so contrary to everyone as much as I do...
    Antitype Antitype 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 16, 2010

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    As long as I can remember I've never felt like I was a part of anything, always on the outside looking in. When I try to fit in it just stresses me out. I've gotten used to living...
    justaguy66 justaguy66 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    I Don't Fit In With Anyone. - I feel like I don't belong in society. It has always fascinated me how obsessed society is with interacting with each other. By talking and chatting...
    thequietguy thequietguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2011

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    There Are Categories, Why Can'T Everyone Be Even? - In school, We have the geeks, the popular, the emo, the jerks, the weak, and so forth. and in life, We have the rich, the poor...
    ScaredFlower ScaredFlower 16-17, F 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    “It’s better to be a “misfit” than a “one-size-fits-all”!” ~ Mandy Hale
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    To The People Who Feel Like A Square Trying To Fit In A Circle - I know what it feels like. I was homeschooled, brought up woth extremely strict parents. Of course me and my...
    stayingstrong44 stayingstrong44 18-21, F Mar 11, 2013

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    I Feel Like I Don't Belong - I feel like I don't belong anywhere. I'm bullied a ton and I don't have more than one friend. I'm not really in any clubs because I fear people in...
    TrustnoI TrustnoI 13-15, M Sep 14, 2013

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    Am I Sick? - sometime, when I talk to people. I feel like I am in a bubble with just me. we are not in the same world. They are just standing right in front of me, but they feel...
    gafemon gafemon 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2010

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    I often feel like I don't fit in with people or groups. I'm definitely an introvert & people don't always seem to understand that. They just tell me to get over it & be more...
    CakeGirl13 CakeGirl13 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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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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    Behind The Scenes - I have social phobia, so it's hard belonging to anything. I feel so ashamed. There's so much I missed out. I'm 22 now, I look back on the times me and my...
    paintmymindx paintmymindx 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    I Have Never Belonged -  Wherever I've gone, whatever I've done, I've never fit in, never belonged. The unspoken, but accepted truth (by all those present) was that I simply...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M 5 Responses May 23, 2008

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    every time I'm with my friends it feels like i don't belong nor in our house people keeps on ignoring me why am i feeling this way? sometimes i ask myself why the hell i feel so...
    ayetrish ayetrish 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I Dont Feel Like A "man" - In this strange new age we are all in, i find myself having reached the end of my teenager years legally and now verging into my twenties, that i have...
    kingimpulsive kingimpulsive 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    Tired Of Trying To Fit Into The Corporate World - I sometimes wonder if I'm alone in feeling like I don't belong in the business world. I have recently been laid off. I was at a...
    mSunUp mSunUp 41-45 3 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    What'S The Point? - I need fit in with my group if friends or my family. I've changed to the point where I'm always depressed and want to be alone. My boyfriend notices it too and...
    0misfit0 0misfit0 13-15, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Where Do I Belong? -    When all of this began, I had nothing to say, and get lost in the nothingness inside of me, I was (am) confused and I let it all out to find that I am not...
    DarkThornedLilyRose43 DarkThornedLilyRose43 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2013

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    I Feel Like I Dont Belong - hello and thank you for deciding to read my story My name is Gerry , i live in UK, i am 42 years old. I live with my Mother and her partner.my Brother...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    I Just Can't Find My Place Here. - I'm not very good at expressing myself, but I'll try. The tears are rolling down my face as I write this.  Ever since I was young...
    midnightsshadow midnightsshadow 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    So, Where Exactly Is The Problem? - i move around a lot. like every 2 or 3 years. and it's the same story everywhere i go. the new people that i meet absolutely love the fact...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2010

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    I don't know how it is but everywhere I go I feel like is the wrong place.. I feel like I shouldn't be there cause that's not the place for me. Even when I'm with my family I feel...
    GlassGirl01 GlassGirl01 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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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 Don'T Know Why - I don't know why God made me the way I am. I don't know why I'm not like a normal teenage girl. I don't know why I don't like texting, and I don't like/attract...
    sincerelymetes sincerelymetes 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Wrong Place Wrong Time - Sometimes I feel like I'm living the wrong life. Most of the time I'm fine, but recently it's been getting worse. I feel like my life is just too boring...
    LRain03 LRain03 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    I really don't. I don't relate to ANYBODY, my family thinks I'm worthless, and I feel like I'm less than garbage
    Caramelheart Caramelheart 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    This World Is Simply Oblivious - I don't belong in my family. They're all Christian and have picked a single view on life. I don't belong in this world. Almost everybody embraces...
    TheOnlyBenis TheOnlyBenis 22-25, M 6 Responses Dec 23, 2010

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    “When you're different, sometimes you don't see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn't.”― Jodi Picoult
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 14

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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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    My Life Is A Prison A Golden Cage - It's bad enough to feel lost at any age...but when you are a 37 year old married mom it's even worse. Lately I have been feeling so torn about...
    thehummingowl thehummingowl 36-40, F 17 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    I'm Just Waiting To Wake Up - It's not that I don't belong here at this place I am or these people I'm with. It's beyond that. I fee like I don't belong here... in this life. Not...
    cybolosis cybolosis 22-25, M 6 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    This Isn't My Home. - i love my friends here, really i do. they're beautiful and hilarious. they remind me of old times and good times. i can't shake the feeling, though, that...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2008

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    I Feel Like I Don't Belong Anywhere - That's the only way I can explain it. Now and then, I forget about feeling this way, but it always comes back. As I wrote about it yesterday...
    ForestSong ForestSong 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    I Don't Belong - There are many places I don't belong. In church is one of those places. The circus is another; although, when I was a child, I really wanted to be that beautiful...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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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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    Werd - i never feel like i belong any where, never.i thought i was just alternative so i hunted down alturnative thinker but i was still the odd one out .i definatly dont fit into...
    bohemianbeauty72 bohemianbeauty72 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    I'm A Transfer Student In College Struggling To Make Friends - I am basically taking this verbatim from my original story because I didn't understand the concept of experience...
    backpacksandadd backpacksandadd 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2013

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    I also feel as if I don't belong. Married to a man I have loved my whole adult life and I feel as if I never belonged.
    shellshon shellshon 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Solo Journey - “Suddenly he saw himself as others in the crowd must surely see him; a silent, solitary figure, standing apart from the rest. He looked out at the hoardes of...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    IN My Own World - I get along with most people,have a good personality,a sense of humor,I like to help and listen,I am honest in my beliefs,no phoney.Yet I feel alone,like I don't...
    notjustme notjustme 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    Well here it is. I am a boy who was born from Mexican parents and I have Mexican blood. Although I don't belong here. Ever since I was a little boy I have always recalled hating...
    dynamite99 dynamite99 13-15, M Feb 17

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    Am I Really That Dispensible? - Everyone feels it sooner or later. A sense of not quite belonging where you are. But I live it everyday. No matter what I do or where I go, I never...
    seekinglover seekinglover 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    I Feel Like I Am A Outsider -         I feel I don't belong to any social network or circle of any kind. I get a feeling of being an oursider...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    I've never felt like I belong anywhere. In school, that's all I ever wanted. I didn't think I was good enough to be liked for just being me, so I said and did things to try and fit...
    Chaosforthefly Chaosforthefly 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    From being a little kid to where I am now I've always felt left out. I never fit in a group with other kids and everyone else just seemed normal and that I was the weird one, same...
    kaylinrae kaylinrae 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I Feel Like I Dont Belong - so this is life? well some people get played a good hand have a good upbringing do well at school get a reasonable job meet someone fall in love have...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M May 5, 2013

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    The Standard - I observed people from a distance, because I was shy. I noticed how different they were from me. Of course, no people are the same. I did, however, notice that there...
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I Don't Belong Here - I've lived in a dinky pathetic little town in southern Missouri all my life. I go to a tiny speck of a school filled with homophobic racist rednecks who...
    BlackTattooedEverything BlackTattooedEverything 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    I Can Sense Energy - This is really strange. It hit me just last week. But ever since then, if I focus, I can sense energy, I can sense who is where in the house, I can sense their...
    ThePatriot21 ThePatriot21 16-17 2 Responses Jun 7, 2013

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