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I Feel Like Im the Only One Who Understands Me

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't just feel like no one understands me, I know that no one understands me. It's so hard being in this family, in this school, in this world. My family invalidates my feelings...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 5 days ago

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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
    Albrma061011 Albrma061011 26-30, F Aug 25

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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 Aug 26

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    Ive been thruh a lot of crap in my life. But people online doesnt care about that. Here are only haters who will be happy that u feel bad cos they gain fun out of others misery...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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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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    I am 26 years old and I still have never had a girlfriend. Everybody I know is seeing someone even my closest of friends. Now I feel all alone hiding the pain with jokes and...
    WeirdJoe WeirdJoe 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    That the sky is so much beautiful at night? I mean, look at the stars they kind of just take your breath away, don't it? I remember a few days ago I was having a Horrible day and I...
    Owlshirt Owlshirt 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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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 Aug 27

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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 Sep 2

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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 Aug 27

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    No one love me because when i go to school, im always alone, ppl cant stop make fun of me, no girls love me and i hadnt get a girlfriend yet... and people sometimes make fun of me...
    mariostyle mariostyle 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    Heck, I don't even understand me!
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 13

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    Why would they? I'm just bad news A bump in the road.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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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 Aug 30

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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 Aug 28

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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 absolutely hate having to eat. I do it because I know I have to, but it isn't a priority at all to me. If I lived alone, I'd forget to eat a lot more. Don't get me wrong, I...
    HiddenAnger HiddenAnger 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I hope I'm not the only one :/ who does this. I rather punch a wall then go right up and punch a person in the face and hurt them and also get Suspended.
    JoseHernandez17 JoseHernandez17 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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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 3 Responses Sep 1

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    My friends and I were talking the other day, drifting from one topic to another, until we found ourselves talking about touching one's self. Basically I don't know them well and...
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I feel like that, like I don't belong here. There's no one I relate to, or understands me or have the same interest in things as me. But I suck it up. And push on, and Pray I'll...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Hi. My I like to go by Snow. Well I'll keep the story shorter than what it truly is. Well I currently do no live with my mother, she lives in another town nearby with my grandma...
    SnowKittyRosa SnowKittyRosa 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I'm an 18 year old kid that had an awesome childhood. My family was always tight knit, the kind that eats together ever night. During the past 4 years or so, my family has just...
    stonesfan367 stonesfan367 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    If I didn't have any children of my own, I would just drop everything and just leave. Leave my family, friends and just never look back. I'm in a bad place right now and it seems...
    NightMagic367 NightMagic367 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days 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 Aug 30

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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 Sep 1

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    It's funny. I'm 27, turning 28 soon. All my life I have lived to please my parents. I decided to apply to college abroad once, got accepted. My parents weren't happy about it and...
    AsiG AsiG 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 Aug 28

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    Sometime I think I should just give up on the possibility of me and him. I met him a month or more ago. What started out as something that made me so hopeful has turned into more...
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    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
    Stillnothing Stillnothing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I'm just really really disappointed. I told my mom that this woman (I have a story of how I distrusted this adult who happens to be my moms close friend and how she is now bluntly...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Aug 28

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