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I Feel Like I Never Fit In

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    Never Found A Place To Be

    After 40 years I can say that I have never found a place where I could fit in. Growing up no one ever wanted to be my friend and I couldn't even get picked in sports teams whether I was good at the sports or not. I am so tired of trying to find my spot in life that I have just...
    lonertoo lonertoo 41-45 Dec 3, 2012

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    Good Pair Of Shoes

    I figure that finding your soulmate or the love of your life is like finding a great pair of shoes. I've been looking for a good pair of shoes since May. I met Robert Herjevec from Dragons Den and Shark Tank at a school reunion in May. I wore a 6 year old suit that just didn't...
    denhua denhua 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    I Never Have Fitted In Anywhere

    I feel like I have never fitted in anywhere. Well, that’s not quite true. As a small boy I was quite ‘normal’, but as my teens arrived, I did not seem to adapt. I was never any good at sport, and that seemed quite important. I lacked confidence with other people. My...
    Alypius Alypius 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    I Am Friendless

    in a world that values how many friends you have.  I find that with friends comes a lot of drama and I like to live simply.  I've always thought that being on a deserted island would be wonderful.  I do get lonely at times and would like to find that one person that I could...
    sg0617 sg0617 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    Too This Or Too That

    too punk for mainstream. to shy for society. too scared for privateering. to fearless for the norms. i'm always the square peg in a world of round holes. i'm a chameleon cuz i have to be. because i never fit anywhere. too city for the small town. too country for suburbia. i'm...
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    I Am a Misfit

       i like to joke about this at times but I compare myself to the christmas cartoon ruldoph , I feel like the little misfit on that cartoon, i never felt i fit into any social group, being shy passive and backwards has worked against me as long as I can remember, i...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F Jul 26, 2008

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    I feel like to fit in society you have to have an iPhone, be skinny, have money, and basically just be fake. I'm pretty much the opposite of that
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Been immigrants my family traveled to Sydney, Australia via small boats during the war. I had a very rough childhood growing up. My dad left my mum after I was born. A guy moved...
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    It's coming in a few weeks. And I didn't even think about it until I had a good phone conversation with my sister with her wisecrack son on speaker phone. His birthday is coming...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Last week, i started my training in a bpo industry. I hang-out with a group that i thought would welcome me. But instead i felt like im trying hard to fit in. So what i did is most...
    jmeaarnian jmeaarnian 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    You ever get the feeling like you are on borrowed time? I do, I have been depressed all my life with the exception of the last two years. These last two years have been amazing...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I like to think about this one. Wrong place, wrong time. Not sure if that's exactly right. Part of me tends to think we are where we're supposed to be, even if it doesn't feel...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Oct 8

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    I am sick right now and feeling exhausted, and i am sick all the time like this. and i am always dependent on my vitamins syrup for my health. I hate my life, I am unable to do...
    oceanend oceanend 18-21 Oct 8

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    Well, my boyfriend tries but he's too busy so he's never really around. My mom takes the side of her other children who sexually abused me when I was little. They tried to make me...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel like there's something everyone else knows that I have never caught onto and people just never say anything about it because its assumed that everyone knows it. I feel like...
    theoneironaut theoneironaut 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    So I made this note of how I feel... I feel like I'm going crazy:. Feeling 'dead' or empty inside. Like the old me is gone, missing. Not feeling sadness towards death of pet...
    MrsKAura MrsKAura 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I feel like I'm just wasting my life away, I'm a freshman in college and I take two classes. One on Monday Wednesday & Friday, and another one on Tuesday & Thursday. One last 50...
    AJMClassof14 AJMClassof14 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 27

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    I never thought that this time would come. 2 years ago I graduated from college. After few months I got an online job. I thought it would be just a temporary job while I was...
    nobodybutme97 nobodybutme97 22-25, M Oct 4

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    I think I am slightly sociopathic. Nothing feels real. I feel as if I can never die. I am lucky, a little too lucky. I feel like there is a higher power, yet do I think it is from...
    ithinkihaveamentalillness ithinkihaveamentalillness 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Recently I started a new job. I absolutely hate being the new person and not knowing how everything is run. I know that it's normal to feel this way and that with time I'll get the...
    zuzeethh zuzeethh 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Everyday I wake up, I feel like the only way to be noticed and make a difference is to do something amazing and never done before... Like being a superhero or becoming king of the...
    SpiderMan2014 SpiderMan2014 22-25, M Sep 24

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    Ever since I was just 6 years old, I've been concerned about how fat I looked. Even still, i feel like I'm fat. I think it all started one time when i was with my cousin. she and...
    sunnypuppy14 sunnypuppy14 13-15, F Sep 28

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    Really ever since I married, no one looks at me twice and I feel like I'm much older than I am, like I should still be enjoying myself rather than working in a job I hate, in a...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I always feel like my personality is at risk like it may be change by outside forces and I will become a boring o bad person or that I may be stuck feeling the same way forver and...
    likespike likespike 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I feel like everything I do is wrong or not good enough. I never get the results I want and I fell like everyone is disappointed on me.
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F Oct 12

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    I can't stand feeling like I'm walking on egg shells. I get scared just before sending a message. My heart starts racing before I even make it to my tent, but I'm In love so why...
    Jovonte Jovonte 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    After my bf cheated on me I decided to forgive him and to work on us but ever since then I never feel like I'm good enough for him.
    jasou31 jasou31 18-21, F Sep 26

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    Ever feel like you will never belong anywhere?
    GoldGuard GoldGuard 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    They all put me down and make me feel like i will never grow up to be anything
    AustinmMurdock AustinmMurdock 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I'm feeling like the kid in me will never me even if I tried. :D
    meekme meekme 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I feel like part of me is missing because it is. Its part of my brain was not formed properly. It is this that's been said is what has caused me so many problems in my life. I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    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...
    neptunegurl neptunegurl 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Just sometimes i feel like i am not good enough for people. I do not know why i feel like that but it happens. I guess i just have to continue to work on myself and hopefully that...
    tristonRy tristonRy 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    It has been some time now, im not sure when or why this has happened, but it feels like my senses have become hyper-sensitive. I hear with enhanced clarity, and within a more...
    hmmhmmhmm hmmhmmhmm 26-30 Oct 4

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    I love my wife(Don't judge her too harshly, she isn't here to defend her self after all) but more and more its becoming love in the abstract because I am finding that our...
    whowantstoknow97 whowantstoknow97 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    Have you ever felt the horrible feeling where you feel like you aren't good enough? No matter how much the people who care about you say otherwise, you still feel that overwhelming...
    Julia22514 Julia22514 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I am not taking my bipolar meds, I am a mess, when I am taking them I am a zombie, either way me and my husband fight a lot. We have a five month old but we only met 15 months...
    C8DAGR8 C8DAGR8 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    A few months ago,I was having one of the best times of my life. I had my family and friends. I had volunteered to do something that made me happier than anybody. I woke up excited...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like that all the time. My life is so boring, I do the same routine every day: Go to school, go home, eat, go on the Internet, read, sleep and repeat.. I feel like I...
    EmmaBirchall EmmaBirchall 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's so annoying. I made all these new friends, so now it's even worse. I feel like nobody even cares about what I'm saying, and like they find me annoying. I hate feeling this way...
    angeliqueth angeliqueth 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I left everything behind to be closer to friends and family, moving 3000 miles in the process. Once I reached the East Coast, the friends I thought I had here didn't have time for...
    truthfullyyours truthfullyyours 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I feel like I do. There's just a part of me that feels that way
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Sep 27

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    I definitely get that presence feeling right now. Home alone...Feels like someone from the shadows is watching me.
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    I think that its a good thing that we feel like we are meant todo something more with life,(i just came up with this so if its confusing i apologize in advance) A while ago in...
    zackattack38 zackattack38 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    Whenever I get a bad grade, like I did today (D - one point from C!), my mom totally freaks out. She confronts me and talk about how bad the grade is and then she starts talking...
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F Sep 30

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    Ever have tht feeling like no gets it or understands what ur going through?....well thts pretty much everyday for me nd it sucks because I can't really talk to anyone about how I...
    xXxDreamer24xXx xXxDreamer24xXx 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Dreams are a strange occurrence that only happens when you sleep. Though rarely they ever have a deeper meaning, you could be dreaming about something that happened the day before...
    NightwolfBlackheart NightwolfBlackheart 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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