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I Feel Like I Don't Belong

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    I'm currently staying with my dad

    for a few days because I needed to get away from my mum and her new family, I feel like I don't fit in to her family, but I realised today that I don't fit into my dads new family either, I feel really lost
    Hollie9 Hollie9 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2015

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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 outgoing. When I'm in a crowd or group, I feel out of place.
    CakeGirl13 CakeGirl13 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2014

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    And In the end, we were all just humans.

    .drunk on the idea that love ,only love, can heal our broken hearts and pieces.
    fallenangellivethislife fallenangellivethislife 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    aughhhhhhhh i just want to ******* hurt someone

    it's not fair why do i have to deal with THIS ****!!!!!! I WANT TO ******* BEAT THE **** PUT OF SOMEONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! **** LIFE **** LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GodlessWorld GodlessWorld 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    It's a constant struggle to feel like the odd

    one out in a world of 7 billion people. I guess I'll have to accept what is and what my life is for now. I feel like my girlfriend is the only one cheering for me to have a better life. I guess it's better to have the love and support of 1 person than to have it from no one.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 22, 2015

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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 was a basic way that most of them have. The "standard". I am separated from that standard. I don't belong to the...
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    NADAdma NADAdma 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 9, 2015

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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 just a suicidal thought process, but I just feel like I woke up in the wrong universe, with the wrong rules and laws of physics...
    cybolosis cybolosis 22-25, M 8 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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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 yet to become a man or feel "masculine"I grew up in the 90s and in my country around that time there was something rising up...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 16, 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 belong.I hate parties,and large groups of people.I am better off in small groups.
    notjustme notjustme 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    I always feel like the odd one out.

    like I wasn't meant to be in this world. like I somehow ended up in the wrong place. it's painful and exhausting.
    WWB82 WWB82 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 3, 2015

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    You know, being different makes you

    either unique, and everyone would like you, or eccentric, then everyone would reject you. My life is terrifyingly different from others' and has made me eccentric. Almost in every aspect I feel I am not like even one person I know. Each society has different groups in it and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Oct 29, 2015

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    I feel like this world is not

    where I belong. I identify with Alice in Wonderland a lot because I feel like there is so much more out there. Like where is my Hogwarts letter? I don't feel connected to the world around me. It's not that I have a bad home life either. It's just that I have this unshakable...
    sneaker888 sneaker888 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2015

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    I'm a creep. I'm a weirdo.

    What the hell am I doing here? I don't belong here. Great song by Radiohead.
    JK7448 JK7448 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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    femme420 femme420 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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    ILoveANuke ILoveANuke 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2015

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    I just started college this week,

    4 days have passed and I already feel like i don't belong. I'm considered a foreigner in my country due to dual citizenship. Not only in that aspect but I've always felt foreign. My classmates have no sense of maturity and are very childish. I'm trying to cope up with the...
    Jessicasumaria Jessicasumaria 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2015

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    Has anybody had this feeling?

    Like you're out of place? Like this is not home...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 11, 2015

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    I sometimes get that feeling

    even though I am surrounded by my friends and family. Realising what a big, bottomless abyss lies between me and them is just scary; too scary too bear. And the age difference between me and my parents doesn't make it any better. Ever since I can remember, I have always been...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 10, 2015

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    I'm not interested in the unnecessary gossip

    people around me always seem to be talking about, or in the constant criticism that goes around. I prefer to stay away from everyone. Even though I get lonely sometimes, I think it's better than to listen to conversations that don't contribute anything positive. Lately, I've...
    YeuxNoirs YeuxNoirs 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    Sometimes I feel like I don't exist.

    or I'm a ghost. Il be somewhere and people will ignore me
    lonelyandyb lonelyandyb 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 19, 2015

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    I'm sitting here missing someone

    who doesn't give a monkeys about me... How could I be so stupid?
    UnusualFrosch UnusualFrosch 18-21, F Oct 12, 2015

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    I've been in this for years now,

    and still feel like an outsider. I've been with my boyfriend for three years living with him but still feel like I'm not part of his life. When I attend family functions I get ignored, invited because of my kids but ignored. No one has tried to get to know me in his family or...
    LossOFcontrol LossOFcontrol 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I'm not sure what category I belong.

    I feel like 2 different people . The responsible woman .. Wife , mother, daughter, friend.. ( you now the woman they will describe at my eulogy when I'm dead) and the strongly sexual adventurous woman that I only reveal online .. Anonymously with an alias. She hides .. She...
    lillyclaire lillyclaire 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    i feel like i m outsider this ****** mind is

    killing me this black thougt are slaying me
    SEDDIKMBM SEDDIKMBM 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    My roommates no longer talk to me.

    It's my fault though. They tried to include in the beginning but my fear of getting to know people got in the way. This sucks.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 5, 2015

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    love is the domain of evil.

    where demons play on human stupidity. dreams of hope rise in shining crystalline pillars, glorious and eternal. only to be smashed into billions of sparkling shards that razorlike scythe into our soul. our being explodes in a red mist of agony. nerves afire and mind...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    i feel like i don't belong in this world.

    i feel like i don't belong in the family I'm in. i struggle with alot of different things...i have ever since i was a teenager..and i have never been able to trust my family, i have never believed that they loved me. i feel out of place and unwanted. they think I'm something...
    bloodRedd bloodRedd 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I have always felt like I don't belong,

    never quite fit in. I get along with others wells enough, but I never feel a closeness, never feel truly accepted. Psychology tells me that this is simply my perception of things. The question is where does that perception come from? I don't even feel loved in my marriage or...
    smartja23 smartja23 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

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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 singing, laughing people and felt more alone than he'd ever felt in his life. Was this how it was going to be then? Was...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 4 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    Yourfavnextdoor Yourfavnextdoor 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18, 2015

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    No one belongs because life is pointless on a

    cosmic scale. So we have to give our selves reasons for being here. I have no reasons to exsist as far as i can see.
    zerofivenosh zerofivenosh 26-30 2 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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    You know I read those teen romance novels

    and I look at the girl character and think well I'm nothing like those beautiful, skinny, babes...I'm a loser. I just don't know why any guy would want me...I'm not a delicate "light as a feather" girl he can swing into his arms, I'm not that girl he likes to play sports and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 29, 2015

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    I don't feel like I belong,

    I always feel like the odd one out and when I do feel like I belong it's short-lived and then the pain is so much worse than before. Eventually you think that there's no point to try to fit in; its too painful but you get sucked back in by hope and the basic human need to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 30, 2015

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    I don't know where I fit in.

    ...I do not know where my place really is.I am lost, just wondering through life, searching for a place where maybe I may just belong, but never finding it, like a gypsy moving across the land.I am deeper minded than most, in thought, emotions, feelings. No one understands "Me" I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    I feel like most people look down on me like

    I'm beneath them. I'm cute and smart but Idk why I feel this way. Maybe it's because my ex best friend used to treat me that way but I'm not sure. I kinda feel like I'm a 9 year old who tries to hang out with teens. But I'm actually 14. I've been trying to think of myself as the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 17, 2015

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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 56-60, M 4 Responses Oct 3, 2014

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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 scenario growing up with 2 older sisters. I was always the odd one out and felt more by myself.
    kaylinrae kaylinrae 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    i don't know anymore

    if it's all worth it. everyday day find something else to tease me , and everyday it gets worse. nobody helps me and to be honest i'm done fighting it and pretend like i'm fine because i'm so not!!!
    secretwriterx secretwriterx 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    i don't know anymore

    if it's all worth it. everyday day find something else to tease me , and everyday it gets worse. nobody helps me and to be honest i'm done fighting it and pretend like i'm fine because i'm so not!!!
    secretwriterx secretwriterx 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2014

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    clariii clariii 18-21, F Oct 30, 2015

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    I noticed that lately,

    I've been feeling this way with my friends. It's as if I've forgotten what to say, like I've forgotten how to socialize. Then I just start to wonder how did I start a conversation with them before. Do you have those moments when you wonder the whole point of what you do? That's...
    justsomerandomgirl03 justsomerandomgirl03 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2015

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    I would not call myself a ghost

    or phantom, but invisible...they realize my prescence, but don't even care to acknowledge me.
    YourSensei YourSensei 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 23, 2015

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    You can hide ..I can't hide.

    .you keep your musk..I peeled it off? can we agree to the disagree and call it a quit?
    proudmuslimwoman proudmuslimwoman 41-45, F Nov 5, 2015

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    Nah, I don't. I'm too.

    ..too...I think too much...gosh, I mean, I just...my head, is filled with nonsensical and contradictory ideas...but somehow THEY ALL MAKE SENSE I think life and man itself is just one big contradiction...nothing is true, everything is just...part of something..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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