I Feel Like Nobody Knows The Real Me

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    I have always wanted to tell someone the real me

    but I'm afraid they'll hate me afterwards
    jajjimenez jajjimenez
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    I put up a poster of my self

    as someone who does not have a hearty and doesn't care about anyone but himself.but in reality I love my family and all those around me and would always protect them from harm
    gibranali099 gibranali099
    16-17, M
    Dec 18, 2014

    I'M FEELING LOST ... The train is hitting 300

    km per hour and I am observing the outside world speeding past and the grey , rainy, windy sky is just exarbating this sense of what we call in Italian "senso di smarrimento". My body, in the sense of the mass it reppresents on this train, may well be going at 300 an hour but my...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Feb 15, 2016

    I love peole here in ep.

    You guys make me feel comfortable to speak about how I feel and you understand me like no one else does. ((Hugs for everyone!!))
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 22, 2015

    I feel like nobody knows the real me

    but who cares. in a world that is so overexposed, it's important to maintain your mystery. to whoever is reading this. you are not a brochure for other visual needs. you are a novel with depth in its diction. be the chapter book someone wants to read, and continuing reading. who...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 9, 2015

    Sometimes, being a writer can cause me to

    seriously lose myself. It can be good, but also devastating. All of us have hidden inside of ourselves a person we long to be, whether we emulate someone else who seems to fit our delusion of perfection, or an "ideal" version our parents wanted us to be. I honestly think that...
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Jan 22, 2016

    There is so much that goes on in my head

    that I cant even breathe sometimes, let alone understand all of whats going in there. So how can someone else.
    lexithelibra lexithelibra
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 15, 2016

    I hope I eventually find someone

    who will be okay with hearing my pathetic stories about love and my life. And will support me with extremely straight forward advise. But I hate to be petted. Makes me feel weak and want to break down. Not only will I want them to be there for me but ill be there for them, for...
    Andreyus Andreyus
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2015

    My entire family & friends think I'm an open

    book. Bubbly attitude, very loud, too nice, but underneath all of that is a shy girl who is afraid of what others might say or think about her... The real person she truly is. I make the people around me see what They want too see me as not the person I truly am. Who am I? They...
    Halfmonster95 Halfmonster95
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 8, 2015

    I don't dare to show

    who i really am. I am afraid of being judged.
    pedermn97 pedermn97
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 15, 2015
    3Striped 3Striped
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 13, 2016

    OMG this song seems SO autobiographal.

    People will NEVER understand me or how I don't possess the resources to engage in emotions, now, at 50. I am but a broken toy robot from my school boy years. Empty inside, rusty, fading colours and still waiting for the child Lorenzo (inside of me still ) to come and play...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2016

    No one knows the real me

    because I don't know the real me. Even in my 30s I find that things I thought were true about me aren't... They were things I wanted to be true about me. Most of my social life is just an act. Because of this I don't really know what I am like or if people would really like me...
    AlphaGoat AlphaGoat
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Jan 12, 2016

    its easier to keep things to yourself then to

    have to worry about your secret being spilled
    Tovar Tovar
    16-17, F
    Jul 20, 2015

    "You have to look a certain way to be

    important" Well I say Bullshit BULL-*******-**** man! Why can't anyone love me for the real me? You don't have to put any make up on Or "convince" us that you're enough Just by being BORN you're enough Bill-******* ****, I say I say "YOURE BEAUTIFUL NO MATTER WHAT...
    Hey4yu Hey4yu
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Nov 14, 2014

    I feel like no one really sees me.

    They see parts of me but they never really take a close enough look to see the whole me. But I guess that's to be expected since I discover new things about myself all the time. So how can someone else see all of me when even I can't.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 24, 2015

    in always depressed and lonely.

    no one tries to get to know me for the monster I am. and if they do they shun and reject me. I almost rather die than continue living this sad life
    hypnoticman2627 hypnoticman2627
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2016
    marsbars010 marsbars010
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2015

    I am taking an hour long commuter train trip

    and I need to write about myself and about those meanders my thoughts take from my mind before being exposed, expressed, interpreted. I grew up feeling hated so much so that I hated myself and, up to a certain extent, as a 49 year old I still do. My imprinting through my early...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Jan 22, 2016

    It's sad to me that I have had to hide

    so Many of my insecurities, act a certain way, like something I may or may not like to fit in with a certain crowd. But I'm happy to say I've gotten rid of most of the toxic people in my life. Now I'm just trying to work on me, make me happy, do what I want. I want to start over...
    whenwherewhat whenwherewhat
    18-21, F
    Feb 15, 2016
    rainbowbae rainbowbae
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 26, 2015
    Leonoraa Leonoraa
    18-21, F
    Aug 24, 2015

    That's why I created a new EP account.

    .. Now, though anonymously, I can share with all of you guys. Hopefully create new friends and maybe more ;) lol. This one, I swear, will be 100% me, no more changing my opinions for others benefit
    LilLucrezia LilLucrezia
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    Let´s say like this: Some of my friends on EP

    know the real me better than the people who are round me in reality.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    I've said it before,

    but this is mostly self-inflicted. My true personality is soft, frail, gentle, fearful, not the hot, confident, stubborn person I come across as. I'm the person, on the outside, that I need to be, to survive each day, to fend off the bullies, to make sure I achieve my goals...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    16-17, T
    Apr 14, 2016

    I feel like so many people in my life are like

    "oh I know you too well" but it's like...no I don't think you know the real me..no one knows the real me...I am always different. no one see s the real me. I don't even know who the real me is.
    Ana1amber Ana1amber
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2015

    I communicate with people

    for a living 100's of them a day I get to know them we talk and we have a good time. My co workers my friends I could tell you details about their life's that I probably shouldn't know, it's just who I am, people open up to me... I can't I just can't open up to people I can't...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 30, 2016

    Nobody knows the real me except my cousin.

    She's the only one I tell everything to. She's know my favorite movies, songs, places to go, and etc. And I believe that no one else will understand me and know the real me. Does anyone feel the same way?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    RUNAWAY TRAIN NEVER GOIN BACK,

    WRONG WAY DOWN A ONE WAY TRACK, SEEMS LIKE I SHOULD BE GETTING SOMEWHERE, SOMEHOW I'M NEITHER HERE NOR THERE ... ... and while I am Iistening to "Soul Asylum" my train is hitting the 300 km x hour and cutting through the Italian countryside like a hot knife through butter. At...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2016

    That's mostly because I don't make

    that side of me available to other people..
    JasperAnderson920 JasperAnderson920
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2015

    i like to keep secrets.

    .. i show up like i am bad... but in actual i am very caring and good... but i dont express it because i want everybody to trust me and find the real me of their own..
    just4u97 just4u97
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2014

    Inside I feel like I can talk to anyone,

    be adventurous and be so expressive...but what I show to people is a quiet, reserved person. Idk why I can't be who I feel like inside...I guess I'm scared of judgement. I feel like this hinders me in many aspects of my life. .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 15, 2015

    I'm pretty sure nobody has ever tried to dig up

    my skin and even try to low the real me. The real me is scary and power. Really hilarious and too honest. Amazing and brilliant. Vibrant and scarce.
    laurenzerbe laurenzerbe
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2015
    ForeverMyAlwaysREH3 ForeverMyAlwaysREH3
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2015

    I have friends I consider to be very close

    but none of them know my full story. Maybe I'm uncomfortable talking about it because I hate pity? Or maybe I just don't want to feel vulnerable…idk. I'm just tired being the only one who knows everything about me
    trenthefl3sh trenthefl3sh
    22-25, M
    Apr 15, 2015

    Nobody knows you like you.

    ..It's what we all have in common. Sometimes, I wish for a sympathetic ear--but I know that empathy is elusive.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 20, 2016

    I can't tell if I push people away

    because I am depressed, or if I am depressed because I push people away.
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    I know I like to help people

    and I will bend over backwards to satisfy that need in me. I know that I am a good listener and very good confidante and I truly enjoy knowing, be it from a distance, that people are well and enjoying themselves. I am reliable and that's my biggest quality. Yet, people don't...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Jan 4, 2016

    I think that no one really does know the real

    me. I've been pondering as to why, and I came up with this simple thought, "I don't know the real me" here I am worrying about how I presented myself, when all along I didn't know who I am supposed to be presenting. I am starting to better myself and find out who I am. I going...
    cutegirl1997 cutegirl1997
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 24, 2015

    After every second person

    that walks into the room, new personality, new personality, new personality! I honestly feel like I might be forgetting who I really am here, so many alternate variations of myself, and nobody knows it's half fake! Ever kinda feel like you want to be a completely different...
    Venum21 Venum21
    16-17, M
    1 Response Nov 13, 2015

    Not looking for pity

    as I am not pitying myself. So, please, no words of comfort when I am in a safe place and this song is an anthem for that safe place for me. https://youtu.be/fPe5pBR-6GM
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 6, 2016

    Sometimes I just want to smack people.

    I went out today and got all pretty for nothing. my boyfriend didn't appreciate it at all he even yelled at me me in the middle of the mall
    Sorellana Sorellana
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 19, 2016
    tattonater tattonater
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 6, 2015

    missing someone dearly in my life.

    but i know he doesn't miss me so I stay away because it makes him happy but now I have another in my life and he out right tells me I'm not worth taking care of ...same old Sammie I guess
    Sorellana Sorellana
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 18, 2016

    People always think that I'm just the happy

    bubbly girl that always has the perfect life. Wrong. I do have a perfect life. I have everything I would ever need I mean. But I feel hated, unloved, worthless, and sometimes even suicidal. But I'm trying. I've gotten so much better and I'm trying to help my friend who has tried...
    ImagineJoelle ImagineJoelle
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016

    Going through my transition has me feeling

    almost like I am two different people spiritually, and mentally. Tbh I think it might be driving me a tad bit crazy.
    fvckingm3ntal fvckingm3ntal
    22-25, T
    Dec 11, 2015

    I feel like that because it is true.

    Reality is a funny little thing ain't it?
    luvme23 luvme23
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Sep 8, 2015

    until I came out at work now they know

    that i am she not he and they all say how diffeent i am try hiding for 50+ years!!
    christinemelody christinemelody
    56-60, T
    4 Responses Nov 14, 2014

    My friends think I'm a crazy open book

    who likes music and acts punk and edgy, Strangers think I'm a shy, innocent, quiet, smart girl. Not many people know that I have depression, am suicidal, am battling extreme anxiety and emetophobia (which kind of created an eating disorder) and I've self harmed. They think I...
    helloo12121 helloo12121
    16-17, F
    Sep 4, 2015

    I know for a fact that NOBODY knows

    who I really am, but that's okay. I know who I am because no one else does. I had to find myself because no one else would. So thank you to those people who didn't try. You taught me something. You taught me to find myself. Knowing yourself is the best person to have understand...
    beamystery beamystery
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2015

    my twin get to be her

    but i hate being the same and we are naturally similar so i act differently in public
    yolo361 yolo361
    16-17, F
    Dec 23, 2015
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2016

    Last week I went to the doctors

    and explained how I was feeling lost, confused and experience suicidal thoughts although I wouldn't act on them. I told her that I overthink every situation and it makes me sick, but most of all everything that goes wrong I blame on myself I only went as I wanted a referral to a...
    Katierah Katierah
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2016

    I swear I hate working with others.

    It's either people trying to figure me out or they don't like me. Getting over social anxiety & depression (by myself) nobody knows what I been through & I don't expect them to obviously but it's taking me a while too still get back into being Aubrey I wish I could just tell...
    aubreylovell aubreylovell
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2016

    "I was not myself for weeks

    and yet, nobody noticed"
    valenC97 valenC97
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2015
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