I Feel Like No One Knows Me

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    May Or May Not

    i guess i am a pretty hard person to get to know.  i'm pretty defensive and i don't mean to be all the time, but i am.  my experiences with some people here and a majority of the outside world havn't been to good.  what i figured out is that if you shut yourself off to a...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2012

    I just do not show my true feelings

    and I don't know how so no one knows me. I honestly don't know myself .
    iamclumsy iamclumsy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2014

    Totally Fake Me.....

        of course I feel like no one knows me, I don't even know me. I have spent my whole life trying to 'fit' in, who knows who I really am. I can remember being very young looking at others, trying to copy their every move because I figured that if I were like them...
    hartleybroken hartleybroken
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2010

    Everyone sees what you appear to be,

    few experience what you really are.
    Shirousa Shirousa
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2014
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    18-21, M
    Apr 14, 2016

    My Favorite Day... Just A Happy Accident...

    If i am hurt or provoked, i express it cuz otherwise all night i'd be twisting and turning trying to figure out why i didn't say so...Yet, I try to remain as calm as possible.. But, in those few instances when i lose control and behave badly.. OMG!.. I feel as if i committed a...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 16, 2013

    Sometimes I feel like I don't

    even know myself!
    SomeGuyNamedBlue SomeGuyNamedBlue
    18-21, M
    Mar 1, 2015

    I give a bad first impression

    and that's why no one likes me ugh I'm such a failure at life
    Isaokomori22 Isaokomori22
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 13, 2016

    Im just you average fat kid

    who puts on a fake smile and walks through the halls of your school. I have some good friends but only one really close one and he still dose not truly know me, neither do my parents. Very little things can completely **** my day. My mom knows i had thought of suicide but i now...
    theaccident420 theaccident420
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 23, 2014

    Or Doesn't Care To Try.

    I've felt this way for many years, probably even as far back as 10 years old. I was always "the odd one" who got along nicely with everyone but didn't have many friends. I guess that's my fault though, I don't like letting people get close to me and then I wonder why I don't...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    Jun 23, 2011

    I feel like no one understands me.

    But for some reason, I feel like ghosts and spirits understand me. I feel like I can talk to and trust ghosts and spirits. I feel like I can't trust any humans anymore. Sometimes I'm not even sure if I'm a human...
    Ambria101 Ambria101
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2014

    There Is More To Me...

    Than people see. There are some people think they have me all figured out, but don't really take the time out to really know and understand me.
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2012
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    Oct 31, 2014

    I Don't Even Know Me

    I really don't. It is so hard to tell because I act differently around everyone. Different people bring out different traits around me. I act differently everyday, but I am not really bipolar. It is hard to explain.
    killthejill killthejill
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2007

    Why talk about others,

    I think I don't even know myself lately its like nobody gets me my significant other to the most It's like I have made his life hell he's not that happy as he was with me no matter how much I tell him that any particular thing wasn't done in this regard or keeping in mind the...
    Floz Floz
    22-25, F
    Apr 9, 2016

    I am so quiet at school

    and church that I am often forgotten about. Some teachers don't even know my name. My principal thought I was a new kid after attending the school for 5 or 6 years (I go to a K-12 school, I joined in 6th grade) But on the bright side, I can get away with soo much! Like, I...
    Juliette20 Juliette20
    22-25, F
    Apr 28, 2014


    I honestly feel like nobody knows the real me. Yeah, there's always going to be that one idiot that's like, "Oh, I know you, Tyler. I know how you are," when in fact, you don't. You DON'T. You THINK you know about me because I've maybe told you a few secrets. You don't, though...
    duClo duClo
    18-21, T
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2013

    I have two main sides to me,

    but the majority of people only see one. I wish that I did not hide the other part of me, though, and feel that it is too late now..
    kimb27 kimb27
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2014

    You Don't Get Me

    I don't think anyone really knows a thing about me. And what's more I don't think anyone's all that interested in trying. That probably sounds very negative, but I don't mean it that way. I do hold out a little hope that some day someone will read all my stories here at EP and...
    BBWKiwimouse BBWKiwimouse
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 13, 2011

    heyy... sometimes we should pretend agree with

    others opinion , cause human relationship is not easy , dont u agree? but when u tired agree with others or yourself ..tired until you dont want to talk anything abt it .... how do u get over this? i dune know how im gonna do now ... i dont want to be a bad person to any...
    cham2739 cham2739
    26-30, F
    Apr 25, 2014

    I have friends but none of them truly know the

    real me. They know things that I have gone through but I feel they don't know who I am. No matter what i say I am told I'm wrong or that I make no sense but it would make sense if the person actually knew he real me. What should I do?
    deleted deleted
    Nov 25, 2014

    31/01/2013 Life Goal

    I want to reach a point in my life where I feel it is no longer necessary to try &impress anyone. I want to think more like if they like me the way I am, good, &if they don't then it's their loss and only partly mine.
    TeenageBinky TeenageBinky
    18-21, F
    Jan 31, 2013

    Know Me?

    I know a few people do, but not a lot of people know the whole me.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Feb 11, 2010


    People always try to guess what I'm thinking, and they're always wrong. Just once, I'd like for someone to understand me, without me having to tell them how to. I try really hard to not make assumptions about anyone, because I'm never in anyone's head, aside from my own, so, why...
    Hrmg Hrmg
    13-15, F
    Jun 16, 2012

    Things I've Never Told Anyone..

    I always knew i was diffrent.People around me made sure i knew that.I am not sociable,I don't have any real friends and I always feel like I am about to cry.I get depressed over nothing and I have a fear of people in general.I hate the environment i grew up in and I have no one...
    maniacevelyne maniacevelyne
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2012
    yrnjojo yrnjojo
    18-21, M
    Jan 26, 2015

    Why do people feel like I WANT to **** them off

    and hurt them? I'm not some cruel being who wishes to see people unhappy because of something I said when I really do try not to offend anyone at all. But then people just get angry at me as if I'm purposely trying to upset them ;-; I'm just chilling here and being hi friends...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Apr 25, 2014

    Unimportant Thoughts

    I'm not certain that people ever truly get to know each other. But I do know that people can get very close. Can feel that they are free to share with others. I don't think that I could ever find that sort of relationship, whether a romantic or platonic sort. I don't even think I...
    nonnonnonochi nonnonnonochi
    22-25, T
    1 Response Apr 22, 2012

    Very rare for people to.

    I'm autistic. I'm viewed as a, well, so much of what I don't want to be that I'm starting to believe them. I seem to draw people close and then I'm not even sure what happens, but people end up despising me. No matter what I do. Even other autistics react like this toward...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 12, 2016

    I don't think anyone really does.

    The image I project to the world and who I really am are worlds apart.
    EllaRas EllaRas
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2014

    That's Because I Don't Let Them!

    I don't think anyone knows the 'real' me... not all of it, anyway. But I'm ok with that - in fact, I think I prefer it that way. If I wanted people to know everything about me, then I'd tell them. I have a pretty vivid imagination, and I'm often guilty of getting caught up...
    sevvysebby sevvysebby
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2009

    I have two best friends,

    but I feel like they don't know the real me. I have trouble opening up about certain things and it scares me.
    cassi5253 cassi5253
    22-25, F
    Apr 7, 2015

    Give Me An Oscar.

    Wow! I'm amazing at what I do. I live a double life. My family thinks I'm completely different then who I am, and my friends only know of 45% of who I truly am and why I am the way I am. You would never know how I feel because I don't say it or show it. Thats why I love...
    CrystalKlear17 CrystalKlear17
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2013

    About Myself

    Hello. My name is Sophie. I'm 15 and I live in Georgia.I love English and I like EP. I've just discovered it accidentally and I liked its design very much.
    sophie1617 sophie1617
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 15, 2012

    Where Do I Turn

    I started off this week on the right foot. Monday was great I set goals to be more spiritual, looked into school. Im old enough to know i cant go on living thinking everything is just given. I was hoping to go on with out any attacks from evil or wtv you want to call it. By...
    believetheword believetheword
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 13, 2012

    Everyone think they know me

    and they dont. im feeling lost now
    19BiGirl 19BiGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 12, 2014

    People don't want to hear problems.

    .. Let's be honest..when people ask you how are you? they want the response..I'm fine, how are you?..let's move on..and apart from awkwardness and 'awww sucks to be you' ...that's all they can respond with. And after that they will avoid you like the plague or be wary of you like...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit
    22-25, F
    Apr 9, 2016

    In My Family

    I feel like nobody in my family knows me at all. They all have their assumptions, but they're all wrong. They think they know me so well. They think they understand, but they don't. It's the most frustrating thing in the world to feel like a stranger at your own family BBQ. My...
    SavedByHim SavedByHim
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

    Not even my father or mother.

    My father walked out on us, but these days I feel like both of them did. I never see my mom, or dad anymore. And my mom and I live in the same house. ******* strangers know me better than my family.
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2014

    I need a therapist guys,

    like seriously. I need to sort out my emotions and act accordingly but idk how. Not a random person to message, but a professional XD
    deleted deleted
    Apr 24, 2014

    Not Really

    I'm lucky enough to have some good friends and a loving family. But every now and then I realise that no one really knows me. I have close friends, my brothers being two of them, but there is much of me that even they don't know. I feel like I need a soulmate (if such a thing...
    ThomasYep ThomasYep
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

    Everyone I know knows my problems

    and no one helps. Today I said my step mom if I can go see a counselor and she said "what the **** do you think I'm made of money? You really think you need at see a counselor" then she just handed me a cig and said "here this will help"
    GirlWhoCuts GirlWhoCuts
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2014

    Those nights you just wanna cry

    because you have no one to talk to about your situation
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Oct 26, 2014

    When you feel like no one understands you,

    just know that understanding a person is not an easy thing and it takes effort, time and patience. I it's not someone who really cares for you, they are not going to take that effort to really understand you for who you really are. The best thing to have are a few friends to...
    ArchitecturalAddiction ArchitecturalAddiction
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 12, 2014

    Afraid I'll Never Be Known Again

    Its been more than 4 years since I lost a friend who I considered a soulmate. She wasn't a lover or anything - just a true friend who knew me inside and out, we could be ourselves completely. I didn't lose her through death; she got married and ended our friendship abruptly...
    Jonsol Jonsol
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

    I'm new here, but I've always wanted to just

    rant or talk and shiz you know? Anywho, so I lied to my sister because I wanted a guy friend to come over and hang out. Yes we're just friends, I told her he needed to be tutored and the day he was gonna come over we just told her he wants to come over and hang out. So she...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 23, 2014

    I feel like no one knows the part of me

    that isn't happy with myself.
    michellerocks michellerocks
    18-21, F
    Sep 29, 2014

    Not speaking in terms of being depressed

    or anything but I just feel know one know ME, not even my parents. I feel everyone that has come and gone in and out of my life has never really took the time out to figure out who I am and my needs I really wonder why
    Syydnee Syydnee
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 4, 2014

    What's your favourite song?

    What's your favourite colour? What are you scared of? If I had 1 person who could answer those questions I'd smile.
    andrea4015 andrea4015
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 23, 2015

    Generalization, Judged Forever.

    No one takes the time to REALLY know me. They just believe I'm a series of generalizations over and over again. I believe in the Christian God-- I must be uptight, hate gays, and judge everyone around me I'm a female- I must think we are all equal and be crazy and want money...
    angeldancer angeldancer
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2012


    All my life I have been secluded because there was a lot to me that no one could understand and they still don't... I can't stand when people like my mother or someone else in my family acts or says they know me when they have no idea. I know most people would tell me it's...
    XieryaWolf XieryaWolf
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2012


    i feel like no one knows me but a select few...i say this cuz no one in my family knows me...i have grown up hiding myself in a mask cuz im afraid what people will think of me...im slowly reveiling my self tho....like my parents just found out i wright alot of poetry when only...
    XxFallenDownxX XxFallenDownxX
    Dec 1, 2008

    I Am A Ghost

    I'm bored, writing from my psychology class. I like this class. This is the only class of my entire day where I actually learn stuff. I'm quiet in this class. I'm quiet in all of my classes. I don't need to draw attention to myself to walk out feeling accomplished. I isolate...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Aug 11, 2011

    not even my cloest friend

    or boyfriend. sometimes i wonder if hes in love with me, or the idea of me. my thoughts motives and lifestyle is so complex. everything i do has a meaning behind it. i think so ******* much and i have made so many discoveries about myself and the world around me that no one...
    bongripper1 bongripper1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2014

    Can't See Beneath The layers

    No one knows the real me, and probably never will because I never let anyone get TOO close to me to peel away all those layers I've managed to bury myself under. It just feels safer that way (for me) to hide my biggest vulnerabilities, weaknesses, fears and flaws from people...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2013
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