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I Feel Like Im the Only One Who Understands Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 142 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5, 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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    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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    I feel like my stepmom hates me, her and my dad have been together since I was 16 months old and I'll be 20 in April, she's the one who caused my parents divorce, but I've never...
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    I feel like nobody cares about me. most of the people I care about are either dead or have left me. really the only person I am comfortable around is my best friend, I am even...
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    i just want to be skinny like all the other girls with the thigh gap im verry preety cuz fat....
    Anapro Anapro 13-15, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    so my so called bestfriend for 4 years slept wkth my ex tge day after we broke up ... what a friend ????
    Anapro Anapro 13-15, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    It's starting to get hard. Being a completely different person online compared to my real life. Online I tend to be a little more outgoing and confident. All the current friends...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I'm stuck in a place that I'm so overwhelmed by things that I have the ability to change but the stress of it all makes me too fed up to do anything. I'm stuck.
    thebigtimedreamer thebigtimedreamer 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's basically about my story centered around my past with UTIs and how I've had trouble feeling normal ever since. It sounds strange and it makes me feel like I'm weird. I get...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Most of the time, being alone doesn't bug me too much. However, I wish I could just find people that I genuinely connect with once in a while, whether it'd be with men or women...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    the reddened eyes and the tear-stained pillows. there's only so much a girl can take before she breaks.
    raiee raiee 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It feels like I speak and no one listens . Like everything I say goes unnoticed it's aggravating .. Literally no one pays attention to me.
    BeverlyPills BeverlyPills 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm 26 years old I have been dealing with depression and anxiety for longer than I care to remember. I feel ashamed because I have let my depression and anxiety take over my life...
    robbi123 robbi123 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Nobody gives a **** about me. I wish I could find someone who did, a friend..someone
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I'd tell you that I was always caught in the middle of something beyond my control, but, would you believe me? I didn't mean to get into.... anything, really. It's just that the...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 61-65, M a week ago

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    I know the solution to this feeling, I just need someone to listen to me. I just need someone to be patient with me, and just listen. I find it difficult opening up to people, but...
    cairah cairah 18-21, F a week ago

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    I feel no one understands me and how I feel. Every time someone asks me if I want to talk I say, "No, I'm fine." But I'm not fine. The reason why I say that is because the way I...
    Connartist21 Connartist21 13-15, M a week ago

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    I need someone to take care of me. Like an older brother. But who wouldn't control me.
    Aaaashton Aaaashton 22-25, F Jul 22

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    They bring me down for being a pushover in their eyes, but when I try being the true "me" before I went into depression, they see it as fake. They see that "random burst of...
    kristy99 kristy99 22-25 Jul 21

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    So, I have issues and he has issues but, I love him. I feel like I need to be there for him but I'm not sure how long I can take this. I'm slowly waiting for everything in my life...
    EarthLorde EarthLorde 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I am the complicated guy, no one understands me and that's no a bad thing. I am crazy unpredictable and complicated and i embrace that fact.
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M Jul 21

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    I do want a nice guy,, but a Christian who will love and respect me which I will do the same for. I was with a lovely guy but when bad things happened I couldn't believe how bad he...
    Smiler01 Smiler01 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Girls like dangerous life styles. They don't want a respectable guy and nice one for that fact. You gotta look like a biker or jock to get a girl. If I'm wrong than why am I still...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I feel like no one understands me, that as hard as I try to open up to people and trust in people, they just don't understand me. Maybe its because I am so guarded all the time...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I feel like now its hard for anybody to understand hoe how I feel. I am sensative in general but also being pregnant more sensative.I feel like no one who isnt pregnant understands...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have been through one marriage and two four-year relationships. The women already had problems that I knew about. I accepted them. They accepted me, but only up to a point. I...
    Chris0516 Chris0516 41-45, M Jul 17

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    It's so hard going through life knowing that you don't have anyone to talk to about how you feel. Every time I walk in a public place, I just feel like I am the only one who feel...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    it's more Like no one sees that probably I am getting hurt and i just dont show it probably because I don't tell it to anyone. Everyone "understands" till one point they do after...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M Jul 15

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    I'm always there for everyone else .. I lend them my ear, my shoulder, and advice . But God forbid I try to receive some of that in return .. It's like the moment I try and talk...
    BeverlyPills BeverlyPills 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Have you ever felt like the one person that held you together that was your safety net just left you. And now your hanging on a ledge knowing that you have no safety net. All you...
    POTSforever POTSforever 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm so ******* done with my life. I wanna kill myself rn bc I never feel good enough for someone and I'm just a total wast of space. someone please kill me bc Idk about my life,I...
    katieeva725 katieeva725 13-15, F Jul 13

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    when one suffers from BPD.... all your feelings are magnified 100 times more than average non bpd ppl i wish mo ppl understood this....
    psychoval psychoval 36-40 Jul 12

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    Don't think my friends or family do understand. I'm seen as the strong one. I put up a face when I see them because I feel like I'll let them down. I cant be doing that. That's why...
    Toon009 Toon009 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I am 22 years old and 5 months pregnant. I also have diabetes and I am having a rough time with this pregnancy. (Nothing too serious) My husband is incarcerated and might be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12

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    And I doubt anyone ever will understand.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I am in a roommate situation with my husband. it is so painful to receive no affection of any kind, just criticism and belittling. I take care of my grandchild (she lives with us...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I have severe anxiety and depression, have been going broke, in an unloving marriage and fell in love with somebody I can never be with. I work 18 hr days non stop and just keep...
    gameoholic gameoholic 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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