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I Feel Like Im the Only One Who Understands Me

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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 16-18, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Sometimes it feels like no one cares, my friends don't and whenever they ask I can't tell them because I don't feel comfortable talking to them so that's GREAT.
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I feel this allot, not only in school but at home as well. I've moved so many times, and at every new school I'll be the quiet person in the back. I'll make a small group of...
    quietgirl117 quietgirl117 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    No we are not the only ones with PTSD but our symptoms can differ or take on different appearances especially if the soldier suffers from combat PTSD. There are many many causes...
    SilencedSoul68 SilencedSoul68 36-40, F Feb 8

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    no one loves me. my family would leave me to fend for myself if I didn't remind them I was with them. I feel alone. my friends talk behind my back and don't care for me anymore. I...
    unfairlives unfairlives 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Like seriously I can't find a boyfriend either who loves me I feel like ill end up alone
    jrej16 jrej16 16-17, M Feb 13

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    This is one of the main reasons I talk to myself and enjoy my solitude. My parents, siblings, "friends," coworkers etc never listen to what I have to say. I sometimes have to...
    theloveofmylife2 theloveofmylife2 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I don't even know myself!
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    All of my life, I have always known there would be someone to understand me, now I get judgement for my past choices, out of all my sister's it's me, that gets judged on. I have...
    miracle3054 miracle3054 31-35, F Feb 8

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    Even after all the pain, the doom The hardships you've been through The trials you always lost A light shone somewhere without a cost. Maybe I'm blind I don't see mine The way...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I felt really bad about NOT helping someone. I try to not be that kind of person, so I really chastised myself over this... Yesterday I was driving to the clinic. I have to stop...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M a week ago

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    Just once could I be happy? Not beat down and told everything that he doesn't feel is right. I'm here at his mercy. I do all he needs at the house, if he asks for something I make...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    How many of us on this app are true introverts and don't even know it. I say this because I myself learned about this about a year ago with the help of some new friends. For the...
    diamondgirl07 diamondgirl07 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I have friends and people say I'm cute but at the end of the day no guy has ever made a move to try and date me I just don't know what to do about that it's starting to make me...
    bemmie bemmie 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    "Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are" -Grimm Originally from: Niccolò Machiavelli
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    If I were the last girl on earth guys would go homosexual before they even think of considering me.
    reesespeices reesespeices 18-21, F Feb 7

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    I feel like a wolf.....i long to run and smell the fresh scent of nature...I hate humans sometimes because the way they treat the earth and year down nature to build stuff....I am...
    winterwolfNT winterwolfNT 13-15, F Feb 8

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    Just one of those days where you feel like no one understand and everyone is on your case working and conspiring against you about anything you attempt to do...makes me really feel...
    MonsieurKJ MonsieurKJ 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Thank you EP. So many of you have been so kind to offer advice, insights or just a general kind word, and it really means a lot. This is the only place I'm able to talk freely, and...
    andthentherewaslight andthentherewaslight 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I wish I had a friend who understands me.
    melXlo melXlo 22-25, F Feb 9

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    I don't know what it is, I just feel like such a stupid loser every single day. I mean I have a great job, And a life that people wish they had. But I suffer from Anxiety, OCD, ADD...
    MindlessMatters MindlessMatters 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Panic. Anxiety. Pain. Pressure. Stress. These emotions are swirling through my head. I can't help but be kind of depressed, can I?Some say people bully them, some say they have...
    LivingGreen LivingGreen 18-21, F Feb 18

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    When i didn't have a Dom/Master/Mentor i was missing a major part of myself. i don't deny that i was desperate and made some bad choices. it was because i needed my Dom and i'd yet...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I am a 20 year old male and have always been single and a virgin and have been rejected by every single female I have ever approached. I feel like there is no hope of me getting a...
    malik91694 malik91694 18-21, M Feb 6

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    I don't feel like i belong. I don't even feel i belong in my own skin. I try to be like everyone else, wearing whats cool, changing my personality, trying to fit in because i don't...
    TheBrokenSouls TheBrokenSouls 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I just got out of a psychiatric hospital for my depression and anxiety. The only thing that has changed since getting out unfortunately is my dreaming. Before I went the the...
    ZacharyAaron ZacharyAaron 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Does anyone believe in fate or signs? I don't 100% but that's because it feels like people are thrown in my face and then I never see or talk to them again. For the past year or so...
    KCCO93 KCCO93 18-21, M Feb 16

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    When I look in the mirror all I see is a broken person. The type of girl whose been through it all, just name it. Life sucks on my end, bc it's come to the point where just...
    keke1432 keke1432 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's like there's a demon clinging on my back, then there's this gnawing feeling at the back of my mind. It's as if someone's trying to get through to me but I can't hear a thing...
    NimbusNimpy NimbusNimpy 13-15, F Feb 16

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    Ugh. Near the end for my grandma. I've lost people, husband and my dad, but something about her makes me feel like I've never experienced this. She's in the last stage of cancer...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I feel like a trapped animal. I hate the city. It is like an artificial desert. They take away the water and the trees and grasses and shrubs and replace it with something that has...
    autismalanimal autismalanimal 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Everything is a mess... I am speechless as of the moment, I can't figure out what should be the exact words I should utter. I can express what I feel but to have the right...
    wanderer08chasinglove wanderer08chasinglove 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm not feeling like myself at all. I'm losing faith in everything, except God. I'm losing faith. I don't know what's happening. I feel like I'm doing a lot of things to make...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's not that I feel like nobody knows the real me, I KNOW that nobody does. I guess it's mainly because I only show people a tiny part of who I am. I'm not complaining or anything...
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I don't know if anyone else can relate to this. I find I can allow myself to care about someome in the moment if I want to but I can just as easily switch that off and hurt them in...
    taliaroger taliaroger 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I have always compared myself to others. Sadly that's all I know. I don't know myself at all anymore. Every time I try to do something that strikes my interest I feel shut down...
    poppycock90 poppycock90 22-25, F a week ago

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