Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Feel Like I Never Fit In

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 63 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    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...
    twentyout24 twentyout24 16-17 1 Response May 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sometimes due to my past experiences, I think like I'm just wasting space on earth like I'm a nothing, not normal. I feel like I don't fit in anywhere.
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    No matter what subject or what I say, I always feel like no one REALLY listens to me. It could be a topic I'm really passionate about, but as soon as I tell someone else what's on...
    HopeInConstruction HopeInConstruction 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just feel like I'm the odd one out when it comes to my school friends. They're all confident and interested in the same things, and I'm just that awkward quiet one that feels...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Please help me achieve my dream of separating from society and achieving my life long dream. If you too feel like you can no longer handle society and would like to go back to the...
    lostintherush lostintherush 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And even if they do, I feel like I annoy them.
    TheDevilInTheMirror TheDevilInTheMirror 16-17, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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...
    marieflorence109 marieflorence109 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This last year has been all over the spectrum, from really really good, to just brutal. I think I am starting to understand why I am struggling so much with being confident in...
    loneranger91 loneranger91 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I keep it short. I had awful past. I was hurt by many people more or less. I was emotinally abused by my parents all of my life. I allways have a feeling that many people try to...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 Response May 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All of my brothers childhood, he had been beaten physically, verbally and emotionally, by my grandma. She would tell him he was a peace of **** and that he'd never be anything more...
    ShadowCatt ShadowCatt 18-21, M May 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not very good at getting rid of the old and letting the new come in. I'm sad that I will never meet anyone that will like me for me. And don't treat me like a stranger or...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F May 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To be honest it really hurts when you hear your best friend, who is the girl I'm also in love with tell you that she feels alone and unwanted.... It makes me feel not good enough...
    FFPower FFPower 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am kind of new to this website so I don't really know how this works but I'll take a shot at it. I just need to say how I feel and put it all out there. Long story short as you...
    anonymous321890 anonymous321890 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like everybody hates me. I just try to talk and they will talk to me. The next day I say "hey" and the block me. It never fails. Why does everybody hate me??? I might as...
    kevo3827 kevo3827 13-15, M 1 Response May 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I’m 25 going on 26. While not the oldest I kind of feel like I’m starting to reach the point where I’m behind socially. I don’t have any friends, pretty much any attempt I...
    Gemcrim Gemcrim 22-25 May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Personally, I feel like I am a great person. But it seems like others just don't see it. I'm rather attractive and a bit on the nerdy side (like anime and video games) so it's not...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I am never good enough for him and that my ex best friend is better. But all she do is flirt with other guys, make love with another guy, and cheat on him. I don't want...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 40 years old and I have been through a lot in my life. From my mother wanting to leave me at the hospital when I was born to being in several abusive relationship. I even had...
    Jackiecarter Jackiecarter 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i am always the last one to be picked at every group activity possible and i was never anyone's first choice and i'm tired of feeling like that it's really tiring yknow why can't i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I keep wondering why I am a target for abuse, rejection, being shunned, and abandoned by many? I feel no matter what I do or say to people, I'm just not good enough to be their...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I avoid people and situations just because I don't feel accepted, its nerve racking to feel like you never belong any where with any one.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was friends with someone for 8 years, it wasn't till about the last 3 years of our friendship that I fell in love with him, we were about to be going into high school and we both...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F May 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Black Sheep Of The Family I have always felt like the black sheep of the family who just didn't live up to what was expected of me .I am the middle child and always felt out of...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M May 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My sister cares in her own way. My mom is always there for me. I know my dad loves me. One good friend cared about what men were doing to me so why do I feel like no one care about...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses May 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In all of my life I can count the number of men who have expressed interest in me on one hand. I've only had one boyfriend and we hated each other the whole time we were together...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Often times I feel like a failure, I'm 22 and working a dead end job. I still live with my parents even despite saying when I was younger that I would not. I flunked college in one...
    Cavsanada Cavsanada 22-25, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All my life I've been told about how bright I am, about how far I'm going in life. This isn't from just one person; everyone points out how bright I apparently shine, and I mean...
    macdotgif macdotgif 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't ever feel like I'm good enough.. When it comes to me and my relationship to walking around at school and thinking I'm nothing but meaningless and or worthless. The type of...
    MaayaOliivia07 MaayaOliivia07 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is how I always truly feel. I feel like whatever I do is never good enough for someone. All of the people in my life left me except for some of my family and I don't know why...
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been with my bf 3 years I know he loves me but he sometimes makes me feel like i'm not good enough. Everything I say or do seems to be wrong or bad.I can understand his...
    littlerunaway littlerunaway 22-25, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I am 20, I know that I can become a doctor but, in the end I feel like it is not worth it. When it comes to becoming a doctor, you have to give something up. Although I would...
    blackblueink blackblueink 22-25 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To be truly loved by someone.......is something I wish I can experience someday. I grew up in a home where love didn't exist. No hugs, no kisses......no bedtime stories. Because of...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 13 Responses May 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    how easy I'm forgotten by those who have claimed allegiance to me.... how empty the words "im here if you need me are" when you never return my texts or calls, you all are watching...
    ddmagnum ddmagnum 22-25, M 2 Responses May 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Some would say I have a good life. Im a good student with both parents alive, 4 siblings, and an adoring boyfriend. Im not saying thats not enough. Its just sometimes, even...
    youngandnaturallyblonde youngandnaturallyblonde 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm never that person who is sad, I'm known as that happy kid who is constantly laughing and trying to make everyone happy. It's just lately, I feel like that isn't me. When I go...
    anonymous321890 anonymous321890 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago