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I Feel Like I Never Fit In

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Sep 18

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    Also that i have failed in my life I am not from US so i feel more outta place now that my home is USA permanently . Even when my kids were younger i felt i did not belong outside...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Throughout my life I have been with all different kinds of people, but never once felt I was part of the group or that we connected. I just feel like the fly on the wall--that all...
    SoUnderwhelmed SoUnderwhelmed 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Like the air that drifts between us I feel unimportant, unseen and uninteresting. People glance my way and see no more than scenery. Ostracised by my friends at school, I inhabit...
    BustedMonkey BustedMonkey 18-21, M Sep 7

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    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
    Stillnothing Stillnothing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
    SnowKittyRosa SnowKittyRosa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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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 4 days ago

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    I am so f**king sick of feeling broken and lost. I shouldn't have to hate myself because others treated me like crap. I am not some injured lamb who needs to be nursed back to...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    Okay so basically I'm doing courses to train me for entrances of various design schools. They teach me How to draw and stuff and all that. And I've never drawn before like idk How...
    Teebee1998 Teebee1998 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I don't just feel like no one understands me, I know that no one understands me. It's so hard being in this family, in this school, in this world. My family invalidates my feelings...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 Sep 16

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    I don't have many friends, and the ones I have aren't trustworthy. My whole life revolves around work so on my days off I tend to get lonely and depressed. I feel tons of terrible...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I will never feel like I am good enough & I have every reason not to feel good enough.
    Itslisa Itslisa 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    You see someone everyday. Take part in the same superficial conversation, but have you ever stopped, looked them in the eye and sincerely asked how they are doing? My family has...
    nipplelover43 nipplelover43 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Let me first start off by saying I am a natural worrier. By this, I mean my life wouldn't feel right or I would be bored if I didn't worry. Granted, it takes its' toll on me but I...
    Cherrybean84 Cherrybean84 26-30, F Sep 13

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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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 1 day ago

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    No matter who it is I can never make a significant connection with them. My father, and mother both care for me I can tell, and I respect them but to be perfectly honest I feel as...
    aimlessglitch aimlessglitch 18-21, M Sep 2

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    I feel like my step-mother hates me as clearly as I feel pain if I poke my own eyes. Its an almost tangible, clear feeling that was at the center of my childhood experience. Now...
    whitemut whitemut 13-15, M Sep 5

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    I write my feelings on here day after day and sometimes, I do miss a few days because of my hectic schedule but that doesn't stop my thoughts of you.Ever since we said goodbye and...
    Godsmack23 Godsmack23 31-35, M Sep 18

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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 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I never want to make conversation with anyone I sit with in class (apart from my friends) because I feel like the my don't want me there, or like I'm bothering them. Who knows...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I am 26 years old and I still have never had a girlfriend. Everybody I know is seeing someone even my closest of friends. Now I feel all alone hiding the pain with jokes and...
    WeirdJoe WeirdJoe 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    If I didn't have any children of my own, I would just drop everything and just leave. Leave my family, friends and just never look back. I'm in a bad place right now and it seems...
    NightMagic367 NightMagic367 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 18

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    My issues began long before I was even born. Digging up my history is getting me nowhere but I can not move on because I'm always so incredibly fearful of consequences. Selling...
    HopefullRomantic HopefullRomantic 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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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 1 day ago

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    No matter what I do and how well I do it, it's still never enough for anybody. I'm the ****** friend and a horrible daughter even though all I do is try and please everybody, not...
    iflipppppp iflipppppp 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Nothing right now can cheer me up. Depression hit me in the chest today. It hurt so damn much, I didn't speak, eat or even participate in today's activities. I lost my friends...
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F Sep 2

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    I'm just so tired. I'm a failure, everything I do, is like, bullshit. I wanna be a singer, have my own boyband (I'm a girl and want to be a vocalist for a guys band) But I'm just...
    mariaedwards mariaedwards 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I've literally never been more depressed in my whole life. Why do I keep letting the same person control me and make me feel like I'm not even human.
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F Sep 14

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    Ah, the feeling of never being good enough is a persistent one. I always push it away, but it keeps coming back for more of my confidence.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Sep 14

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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 5 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 3 days ago

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 31

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    Back in 2012 I tried to kill myself and I took a pretty big overdose on some pills. Since then...life hasn't really been the same. I know I'm probably delusional for thinking this...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Sometime I think I should just give up on the possibility of me and him. I met him a month or more ago. What started out as something that made me so hopeful has turned into more...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    There you go, I feel like a failure sometimes no matter how hard I try not to quit. My whole life I feel like I been going in circles. Like no matter what I do to try to succeed in...
    MrKool82 MrKool82 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 17

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    Two things I don't understand in life. I don't know why God made me and why He loves me. I've betrayed Him so many times. Two things I know in life. He made me and bought me back...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I posted about a similar problem last night, and like most people the night is a very emotional time for me so I feel the need to post this again but from a slightly different...
    KayJayHoeBum KayJayHoeBum 16-17, M Sep 5

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    YES YES I ALWAYS FEEL LIKE THIS, this feeling is so disturbing! Eventhough they, my friends says they enjoy my accompany & they likes it when i get all happy & hyper but i just idk...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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