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I Feel Like Im the Only One Who Understands Me

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    No One Ever Understands Me

    i feel like an alien on this planet! i mean,  im pretty matter of fact gorgeous but in the inside i dont feel like myself because im always depressed and always reading depressing books! they call me white when im african american because im light skinned and my friends...
    teardrops09 teardrops09 16-18, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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    Comprehension

    There are so many things in my head I wish I could explain to someone but I usually keep it to myself b/c ppl don't understand. My friends usually ask me for advice because they believe I'm level headed and I am when I'm not emotionally vested. Now in my own relationships I...
    fatedbyluv fatedbyluv 22-25, F Dec 17, 2012

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    Understands Me?! Nobody Did, Nobody Does, And Nobody Will.

    ...And I like it that way. I've spent the last six or seven years of my life trying to get people to understand who I am, and why I do what I do... but if I'm honest with myself, it's not worth the effort. The fact is. If you understand me... you don't know me. And if you don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 13, 2011

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    Loneliness In A Crowd

    My life is on track, I am a 3rd year med student. I have great friends who would do just about anything for me. I have a boyfriend who truly loves me and I love him back, we've been happy. Yet here I am, alone and lonely. I live alone and it usually is a place for me to...
    fatedbyluv fatedbyluv 22-25, F Jan 24, 2013

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    Hard For Family and Friends to Understand

    I have been feeling down for quite a while.  Its very hard to explain to some the feeling you are having when sometimes you dont understand them yourself.  I think they are just trying to help telling you it will pass or to just snap out of it...This experience has been...
    tryingtocope101 tryingtocope101 31-35 Jul 17, 2008

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    I Do

     I use to have someone who understood me. My grandma was one of them, but she passed in june 14, 2004. so i had been alone ever since then until i met a good friend eho later became my fest friend. She and i were like twins and she understood everything about me. We would...
    mylife101 mylife101 16-17, F Dec 20, 2009

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    Which Is Why...

    ...I choose to stay to myself and not be social. No one gets me, I can't feel comfortable with anyone but me.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2010

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