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I Feel Like No One Knows Me

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    My Best Childhood Memory

    Back when I was young every summer my family and I would go up to a summer cottage at Turkey point on lake Erie. And many times my grandma and my best friend would come along with us. We normally stayed for 9 days from weekend to weekend. Every chance we could get me and my best...
    PhilosophicalMoose PhilosophicalMoose 18-21, M Jul 31, 2013

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    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

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    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 16-18, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2007

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    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 13-15, F Apr 26

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    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...
    chillytuna chillytuna 16-17, F Apr 23

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    Faceless

    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

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    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 6 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    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

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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 22-25 4 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    No One Knows You? ...Nice One!

    I just realised....if no one knows me that leaves me free to really be me! No set agendas to follow. No ideals to stick to. No one knows, no one cares. Turn it around. Invent the me I always dreamed of. The me I hoped I would be when I was younger. If no one really knows me I...
    rainbowrat rainbowrat 36-40, F 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    Melancholy Seems To Get Me

    life has become a roller coaster ride , especially when u try to enjoy it with stomach full. stomach full of anxiety and restlessness which results in outburst of emotions often. tryin to be grateful,tryin to feel blessed ,but emptiness always prevails in no matter what i do...
    farhaans farhaans 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    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 3 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    Senses

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    The Normal Girl

    All of my friends think that they know me, I mean they should they've known me for 10 years. But they really don't. If asked to describe me they would say normal quiet mature and although they wouldn't say it probably boring. I'm not though, I'm not any of those things. I wish I...
    Karaspringa Karaspringa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2013

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    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

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    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 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2009

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    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 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    My Life With Chess

    Ever since a child I wanted to play chess, I just never had anyone to play with. In high school I joined my school's club, and enjoyed it throughout the years.In grade eleven I even went to earn a 2nd place metal in a tournament, 1st went to the top player on our schools team as...
    PhilosophicalMoose PhilosophicalMoose 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    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
    chillytuna chillytuna 16-17, F Apr 24

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    Idk Just Life..

    ever since i became a teenager i feel like all life is crying,drama,fighting and LOTS of fake people.i feel alone all the time.i try to love everyone.iam really sweet and caring but i feel like no one sees that.everything i do is never good enough.no matter what i do i can never...
    Buttercup9797 Buttercup9797 16-17, F Sep 29, 2013

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    Nobody Does

    Nobody Know Me. Not Even My Family. Not Even The People I'm Close With. I Tried To Tell My Ex'Boyfriend About Me(when we was going out) , But He Don't Listen & Don't Care. From Everybody I Know, There's Not One Person I Can Go & Tell My Problems To. This Is Why I'm So Depressed...
    CookieMonster62 CookieMonster62 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    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

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    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 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    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 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    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...
    Juliette18 Juliette18 18-21, F Apr 28

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    Nobody knows the real me inside.

    They don't know what I've gone through or what has happened to me. I'm forced to put a smile on my face each day, but inside I'm broken, torn. People at school don't know my past they don't know I've been horribly bullied since I was 8 or that I have anorexia and bullimia...
    Basketballgirl2400 Basketballgirl2400 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    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 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    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

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    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...
    chillytuna chillytuna 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    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

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    I wake up sad and lonely,

    with my own thoughts to beat me down. I can't look in the mirror, fearing my own reflection. That ugly thing that stares back at me craving to be someone else. But go to school, laugh, talk to my friends, appear happy and joyful. On of my friends even told me she wished she...
    Noehmi Noehmi 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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    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

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    Everyone think they know me

    and they dont. im feeling lost now
    elephant17 elephant17 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    Everybody is just busy with their business,

    nobody seems to stop and asks one another how is their day going. I feel that everybody is drifting further and further away from me. I know that is a part of growing out. New friends taking over old friends. Everybody still continues with their life and not bothered to know...
    estles estles 18-21, F Jan 27

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    ...

    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 16-17 Dec 1, 2008

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    It's a weird feeling

    and often hard to explain. Family, friends, coworkers, I feel all them know me only at that respected level in which I know them. Sometimes I feel like know one really knows who I am or what I feel. I get bored easily with friendly banter and family conversations. It's often...
    JPaul85 JPaul85 22-25, M Jan 29

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    I feel like no one knows the part of me

    that isn't happy with myself.
    michellerocks michellerocks 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Mutual Understandings

    I feel like no one is willing to put in the time to get to know anyone anymore. I feel as though I am going to search the earth until my dying day looking for someone who understands the difference between knowing a persons name; and knowing their soul. I want to meet someone...
    Remand Remand 26-30, M 11 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    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 1 Response Jul 20

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    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 16-17, F Jan 31, 2013

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    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 22-25, F Apr 25

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    Shunned

    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    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 26-30 Feb 16, 2013

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    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 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    Honestly if some people stepped in my shoes,

    they couldn't handle my struggles.
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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