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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 no one cares about me, i feel like I'm being used. I help others because I love to do it, I love to help friends but sometimes all I want in return is to know you care...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I feel like no one cares cause it's the truth. Thinking about taking my life
    bradman1390 bradman1390 22-25, M Aug 22

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    Sometimes I feel like no one listens to anything I say...surrounded by humans....but I go unnoticed.... Sigh
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    I have two rather close friends and sometimes I feel like when I talk to them about how I feel ..they don't understand or want to for that matter especially my one friend in...
    lostinfire lostinfire 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't know anyone else like me or who thinks like I do. Does that mean I'm smarter than everyone else? Does that mean I'm dumber than everyone else? Does it mean I'm just...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Aug 13

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    In high school I had many "friends", and many people always used to text me/talk to me on social media. I once had a sweet 16, invited many people, but not that many showed up...
    bbyfwn bbyfwn 18-21, F Aug 24

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    My moms side of the family is really Catholic and pretty homophobic. My mom isn't homophobic but she doesn't approve of the "lifestyle choice". Her boyfriend is really right winged...
    chanchilla chanchilla 18-21, F Aug 10

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    Yes, I've experienced some awful ****, but I refuse to be a victim! That mentality is anathema to me! Why should I get hung up over it? Men can be incredibly ugly at times, they're...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I've always been the third wheel. No matter how likeable I try to be all my friends have other people they like more than me. I feel so alone, I've tried venting to a friend and...
    nadaSmiley nadaSmiley 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    Everyone is hurting or fighting some kind of battle, I hear it said a lot. Perhaps that is why I shrink back into myself when I am hurting and depressed. People are not equipped...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    whenever i tell my friends how i feel, they never seem to understand. they brush it off. nobody listens...
    imhereandnot imhereandnot 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    No one knows why I am hurting deeply even If I tell them what's wrong. I mean it's nothing that they could do. College starts in a few weeks.. Don't know about these loans which I...
    MoMo2018 MoMo2018 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    People say that a few people care and the rest are just curious. No one cares and everyone else is curious. I hate this place so much. No one cares, AT ALL. THEY ACT LIKE THEY DO...
    Atraxiella Atraxiella 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Happy endings don't exist no one cares about others anymore everything we do is for our own selfish need so goodbye to whoever is reading this.....
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Suffering depression but its affecting me great effect, i hate my personality because iam antisocial i don't have social skills i talk less than usual, my parents are the reason of...
    Emmajasonn Emmajasonn 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    No one wants to talk to me as it is. Everybody around me has a lover and I dont and I feel left out
    cute4me cute4me 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I'm getting more skinnier and no one notice that I'm getting sick but no one care.
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I've never had a real relationship. I'm 15 going on 16 and all my friends have been in a relationship or at least have "talked" to a guy and no guys ever like me and I fear no one...
    dreaming1942 dreaming1942 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Why do no one like me it make me sad
    sanjay2849 sanjay2849 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yeah people just judge the book by its cover not much people get me because I don't let them
    8tattoos 8tattoos 70+, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Ever felt you need someone to listen and talk to ! But once someone does , you think why bother having to explain .. They don't know me or won't get/ understand me!! Always pushing...
    Brokenwing88 Brokenwing88 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    If i were to die right now, it wouldn't be a loss.
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 21

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    Friends? None. Family? Bipolar. It just seems as though I'm not wanted in anyone's life.
    DeadDropGoth DeadDropGoth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Cried again sad again no light in sight !!!!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    The most frustrating thing ever is trying to explain or express what you're going through to someone whose never been through it, they always seem to belittle the situation or make...
    Dauntlesssmile Dauntlesssmile 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Today I was called mean, rude, stupid and a bully! I don't know why, and I try to be a good person to everyone but I feel like no one understands me. And this wasn't the first time...
    Katie2135 Katie2135 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Its 7:40pm... Dad is at work. Jake is at football practice and im laying in bed. My dad has been home. Its good and bad. In the morning. Dad wakes up. And when hes leaving for work...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    But i want to spent the weekend with my bf and he is going. Im also invited but i barely know anyone. The thing is its one of those kind of partys where the boys hang out with the...
    miflor miflor 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I just started high school and I feel like no one really wants to be around me because of my birthmark. I want to be myself, I want to be able to talk to other people and have...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hello everyone! This is my first post! (Woohoo) Okay, So hi, I'm Kat. I'm 24... 25 on MONDAY 8/11!!! *Suddenly gets writer's block* -_- Always happens. Meh. I live in FL. I'm a...
    LovelyCalico LovelyCalico 22-25, F Aug 7

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    All I want is to talk to someone who understands what I'm going through or can help me. I hate feeling alone like nobody actually cares about what I'm feeling
    yourbeautiful123 yourbeautiful123 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There was a time, a long journey friend i though finally i got someone whom understands me, but sadly he don't :(
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Aug 13

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    I feel like I bother everyone, even if they sit next to me in class I feel bad for my friends who waist their time with me, I'm sorry for anyone reading this I waisted your time
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Every time I sleep I have the same dream continued.. It starts in a place where there is a very long endless road and on the sides are broken houses, buildings, and trees etc...and...
    findme12345 findme12345 18-21, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    When I was a kid it was hard for me to make friends. My parents really didn't let me do anything, and when I did have friends over they were so strict on me and my friends that no...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    As far as I can remember I can't recall the last time my parents ever said I love you or we are proud of you hugged me or even had a discussion with me, I'm originally francophone...
    alexaz66 alexaz66 26-30, M Aug 11

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    My husband Johnny and I have been together for 2 years, married for a year and a half. We met through his older brother 2 1/2 years ago and started talking as friends. Neither one...
    ashleymarcia ashleymarcia 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    This a major problem for me, all the time. I feel like crap over this. Imagine me, living in a small town with a school of maybe 200 people K-12 grades. And always having this...
    lportra24 lportra24 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    So the last couple of years have been the worst of my life so far and I have noticed that even when I try and connect with people and be positive and joke, I'm still losing friends...
    PantheraTigrisDD PantheraTigrisDD 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Nothing right now can cheer me up. Depression hit me in the chest today. It hurt so damn much, I didn't speak, eat or even participate in today's activities. I lost my friends...