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I Feel Like Im Different

different in the way that i feel so lonley even when im with people 172 People

    What Defines Us As - Normal???

    Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines NORMAL as: 1 - according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule, or principle 2 - conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern; and as : of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development b...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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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 once (if?) I find out what this is it'll make my life a lot easier and happier. Any insight?
    theoneironaut theoneironaut 13-15, M 3 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    I feel like am different from everyone els

    cause am not funny.smart can't do cool tricks or anything look ugly out of everyone I hang around with and everyone gives me dirty looks.
    rhysiee rhysiee 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    I feel so lonely in this town,

    I don't talk to anyone anymore. Everyone drifted away. When I walk around or go out, I feel like a tourist everyone stares cause I dress different and act different. I wish I could go back to Oregon, that's where I feel like I belong.
    Kirerhor Kirerhor 18-21 Apr 24, 2014

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    I feel like I'm in the way.

    Everything I comment on turns out to be a disaster. Maybe I should keep everything to myself. I'll just go talk to a wall.
    Somethingawful Somethingawful 16-17, F Jan 29, 2014

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    Trapped

    I was a fun outspoken loud mouth teenager, but that all changed last year I turned angry and insecure hateing everyone everything but above all I hated myself. I began self-harming and being arrested for being violent towards my mother, my father was an abusive man and my mother...
    Rosiemajor Rosiemajor 16-17 Feb 7, 2013

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    I'm half Spanish and half white.

    There will always be clicks in schools and you can totally see it in my school. All the white girls don't except me because I have curly hair and I have an accent on some words and all the Spanish people don't except me because I'm white and I have too many "white girl friends...
    GraceUS99 GraceUS99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2014

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    Im so different. I wish I had friends.

    Im always told im beautiful but always sucked at conversations. Im probally too much of a weirdo to be a model, but I get told I should model all the time. I always feel like im too thick to be a model tho. Ive never really been accepted by any one. Ive always just hung alone...
    PrettyUnique47 PrettyUnique47 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2014

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    I'm Weird

    I know I'm different. I feel almost overpowered by my emotions. It's not necessarily a good or bad thing because I've came to understand the balance of both but I don't fit in. People don't dislike the difference in me which is apparently extremely visible to all, luckily enough...
    harraya harraya 16-17, F 1 Response May 2, 2011

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    I Don't Belong In This World

    The world is an unforgiving place for somebody like me. I'm 15 years old, yet I want to grow up, so I can go to university... I was always much naturally smarter than everybody else, and hardly had to try at all, but I was not socially smarter. I had few friends growing up, and...
    ChosenJar ChosenJar 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    I Feel Alone And Disconnected From The World

    I have recently just move to a new state to better my life and dreams. i wanted to get away from my mom and our poor struggles and try to be more independent and focus on my goals. When i moved here I felt so alive and great at first, but i started to feel lonly and unsupported...
    djay135 djay135 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    They say different is better

    than normal, but sometimes normal seems so much easier. Normal doesn't mean you don't have problems, but it does mean you can handle them civilly, or in a calmer more evenly tempered manner. Not saying being different means you are Crazy, but my different might. Crazy because I...
    ashalew ashalew 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2014

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    I Feel I Dont Belong

    Hello................................ This is my story i suppose i should tell you from the beginning I'm goth i feel different every day my friends they are very preppy people but i cant do it i cant be happy well i can but its hard to dress happily i feel that i don't...
    vampireprincess87 vampireprincess87 13-15 Oct 20, 2010

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    BBCover BBCover 16-17, M Mar 11, 2014

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    Lonely .

    Where to begin my name is Rosie. I am a 14 year old but have the knowledge of about an 18 year old. I am forever enclosed in my personal hell; one of the punishments is being the only girl in my family. There are many things I want to talk about but I’ll start with the basics...
    SecondsTillBreaking SecondsTillBreaking 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    Different And Proud

    I know how it feels to be cast different. I was born and raised in a small northern Indiana city the  name of the city was South Bend it was very simple and   country like it had none of the problems that plaque middle size cities I married and relocated to Gary...
    orionnights orionnights 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

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    I am only in the way.

    How will life get better, if be are always hurting me? It will not! How will life get better if i am alway putting myself down? It will not! How will I ever over come losing my mom? I will not! How will I ever make my dad stop being an alcoholic? I will not! I am a big fat ugly...
    Somethingawful Somethingawful 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2014

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    Here's some honest writing about me,

    that's pretty much all it is, Yes, I'm skinny. I'm not anorexic, i eat till full. Yes, I'm dyslexic. My handwriting is a mess, my maths doesn't make sense but my right brain is incredible. Yes, I'm dyspraxic. I get bored while tying my shoe laces, and I'm clumsy. But I'm aware...
    GirllOnFire GirllOnFire 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    I am only in the way.

    How will life get better, if be are always hurting me? It will not! How will life get better if i am alway putting myself down? It will not! How will I ever over come losing my mom? I will not! How will I ever make my dad stop being an alcoholic? I will not! I am a big fat ugly...
    Somethingawful Somethingawful 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2014

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    iamcharly iamcharly 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    Im Just Different

    I honestly dont think im anything like the other kids at my school. & that isnt totally a good thing. Im quiet. I want to be loud and fun, & i want to make people laugh all the time. I feel like everytime i say something people look at me like im an idiot. So i just stay quiet...
    dalexxo dalexxo 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    I'm not the only one,

    right? In regards to partying in college.. both my neighbors are throwing a party. It's 10:00 p.m on a Friday night and I'm just watching tv. I feel like I'm not living the norm college life. Everyone I've met at school parties, drinks, and goes out all the time. I'm totally ok...
    sabrina62995 sabrina62995 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 17, 2014

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    Im Not Like The Rest Of Them

    my story is Simple.. i am a black guy who was raised with white people i know my real family and they dont like me becuz i am not like them. i grew up in group homes and foster homes and picked up a lot of character traits that make pople not like me.. it still bugs me i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29, 2013

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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I knew I was different. I feel like I have been living a lie for a long time now. My family told me when I was born my eye color was black and I mewed like a cat. No crying just...
    caydiabla caydiabla 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I work in the hospitality industry and I have started my carrier as as an Agent but after a five years of working in this industry I have moved from a hotel to other one for...
    Yassan Yassan 26-30, M Jan 5

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    In my high school, there were many people like me and I loved that fact. Well I was always very different but we had always topics of interests in common. In this school I have...
    l0stwithin l0stwithin 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I feel like I'm not supposed to have a dad like I don't deserve one because I'm not good enough my real dad abused me almost all my life then pretty much abandon me then when ever...
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have had recurring dreams of the house/neighborhood that I grew up in since my parents have passed on, one in 2007, one in 2009. Both were due to strokes, ages 79 and 85. They...
    cswank61 cswank61 36-40, M Dec 27, 2014

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    I really feel like I am. I don't care for money and obsessed with television, movies, the Internet, music, art, and really like learning things that might change my views on...
    TheChi TheChi 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I use to have hopes and dreams, and somewhere along the way they just keep getting crushed over and over. I feel like I was meant to do more than working for someone else to get...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    So here I am in this situation. I'm a bit all over the place right now. Like I feel like screaming and crying and laughing at the same time but hopefully this too shall pass. I try...
    Khaleesi18 Khaleesi18 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I know that I am just an adopted child but why does she always needs to make me feel this way. I feel like I am never enough and I feel like I am the dumbest woman in the world...
    Mariangabalon Mariangabalon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I feel our culture / society of obedience, authority, and dominance is terrible and it hurts me inside that it exists. There doesn’t seem to be what I define as love in the world...
    Love3149 Love3149 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    It feels like this is all my life will ever amount to. Just feeling sad for no reason, feeling completely lost and alone all the time... I wish I had my friend here right now, but...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Jan 6

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    It's kind of a strange situation, that probably requires a whole lot more back story than I'm willing to give it. Consequently, this will probably be a bit short, a bit rambling...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm new to the group of friends I have right now and I can't help but feel left out sometimes. They're all great people, but sometimes I feel like I'm intruding, or like I'm not...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    sometimes, I think to myself.. what is the point of even trying in the world any more if people just result in not liking me in the end. i'm a very nice person and i try to belong...
    tirwin6471 tirwin6471 16-17, F Jan 16

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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    It feels like ****. The brighter side, though, is that it could've hurt more if he had felt the same, we'd been together, and then something bad and super dramatic happened...
    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Feeling like a jerk right now. I just read through all the msgs my friends sent me. It seems like they haven't yet noticed my decision to disappear from their lives. They are still...
    BB13xx BB13xx 16-17, T Dec 25, 2014

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    I've done a lot of horrible things and when I think about it, I feel like there won't be a bright future for me. I push people away from me and I'm not happy about that. People...
    amyduell06 amyduell06 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    It starts off with small things. Like, why is it that I don't like things that a lot of people seem to love? Then it slowly fades into things like, why do I see things in a way...
    LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    You know, there has to be a reason behind all this low self esteem. Oh yeah, I was raised this way. Not just by my household but also by society and culture. I have a hard time...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    So I'm in 8th grade and basically in 6th grade this girl, (Lets call her Shelby) Shelby and (Lets call her Makayla) Shelby and Makayla were best friends. As well as in 7th grade...
    PastelOreos447 PastelOreos447 13-15, F Jan 2

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    I am loved by my one set of grandparents, my single mother of 51, boyfriend, and my bestie carey. I don't have any other family anymore :-( I don't feel like I can truly talk to...
    JessiAnn27 JessiAnn27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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