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I Feel Misunderstood

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    Left Behind - I have always been judged by people in my life before they even know me. Family included. It was predestined with my father and his new family...he left my mom...
    xoMollyxo xoMollyxo 41-45, F Apr 25, 2012

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    No One Understands Me! - I feel misunderstood all the time! I have strange emotions and sometimes I can be happy and get upset in no time! The littlest things make me mad and...
    depressedmommy depressedmommy 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    Are You Feeling More Misunderstood Than I Am? - I get up nowadays and go through the motions . At least I have 1 thing in common with a lot of people , most often were...
    sometimesI sometimesI 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2009

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    Lost - I feel misunderstood, but I think I have myself to blame. Maybe if I  talk more about my thoughts, my feelings, then people will understand me better. But the more I...
    Thirza Thirza 26-30, F 2 Responses May 17, 2009

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    My family doesn't get me my friends don't understand me & I feel I can't come out to them I feel so alone 💔💔💔💔💔💔💔
    princesscaro princesscaro 18-21, F Jan 14

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    Even my best friend who should be my support doesn't understand... I feel pretty broken..,
    sosieq sosieq 26-30, F Feb 6

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    I used to think I was flawed because I couldn't get my peers to understand me. Now I just know that I'm very different. I'm a bit weird. But that's ok. I still get frustrated when...
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    It is annoying to introduce myself online to someone I've never met, in response to one of their posts, and to be misunderstood as "attacking" them when my words and intentions...
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    Sometimes people just look at me and just thinks that just bc im young, i dont need to experience love or focus on it yet. But its how i feel, you dont know me so why tell me what...
    LovingLesbian LovingLesbian 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Ive always felt like i didnt quite fit, whoever im around. Like theres a person inside me fighting to get out but who's afraid of being misunderstood and unaccepted. Im tired of...
    rox76 rox76 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    You touch me and my charred broken skin crawls. You speak to me and like broken glass your voice falls. Tender care to make me heal, But I look at you and hate is all I feel. Pain...
    PaleFox PaleFox 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Amazing .. That's the closest word that can describe how you make me feel. In every second of everyday with you, from sunrise till sunset, its amazing. Every moment with you is a...
    msphoebekaye msphoebekaye 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Something just doesn't feel quite right. Not sure what but I can't sleep because of it. Well I'll probably find out sooner or later.
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I think I've always been a bit mad; I have a feeling it's going to get worse like it was when I had the voices but maybe it won't. If I have no control over it all there is to do...
    philobee philobee 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    even when i'm surrounded by the people i love and care about, they make feel even more lonely and helpless
    theapoot theapoot 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. I work 2 jobs, go to school, & am a reserve soldier. I work hard to make my wife happy but it's never enough for her. I'm walking on eggshells...
    KendrickBlue KendrickBlue 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I maybe a bit young but i want to know what it feels like to be in 70s, 80s and 90s (especially the music. Woot woot)
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    Sometimes I feel like my hubby just doesn't appreciate me... I do so much for him but it never seems to be enough :(
    SgrKtn420 SgrKtn420 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yeah since I have depression. I don't know its just a lot has been going on. My parents don't trust me driving and neither do I. I feel awful at everything I do. I feel fat. I...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    A handful of you are already stating with rebellious pride that you’ve never cared about what other people have thought. For the moment, let’s all agree to ignore that bit of...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 16

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    Sunshine There's no beginning we've been here all along. I find it fitting I'll wake up and you'll be gone. I'll push my feet into the sand so I don't sink here. Feels like I'm...
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    Its feels like the life has been sucked out of you by the people around you. They don't notice how you feel when they do that to you. You feel like ****. Not sad, not mad, just...
    llovelyfallenangell llovelyfallenangell 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I don't know why every achievement I get or everything that I do right I just feel like I failed. And I'm not worthy. I was chosen from my high school as the city scholar (not...
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I have finally met a wonderful, kind, loving man that I want to spend the rest of my life with. However, I'm so torn about moving forward with him and getting married because he...
    Konscious Konscious 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Ever since 2 or 3 years ago, I've felt something very odd about myself. It was almost as if another part of me wanted something. I then started to get these weird feelings...that...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Do you know how it feels? Do you know how it feels to feel used, unloved, forgotten, uncared for, helpless, depressed, so sad you want to kill yourself? Well I go through all of...
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I feel so lonely without you I lay in bed just waiting for you Wishing that you where here with me Holding me closely as I fall to sleep I feel so lonely in everything I do Cause...
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    I feel the ragged star of tumultuous emotional pain tearing through the scarred tissue on my soul. I feel claws of unbridled rage ripping through the thin membrane of dignity left...
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    Help anyone. I don't know why but I have a strong urge to cut. I've never cut myself before so I don't why I feel this way. Maybe its because I feel empty and dead inside...
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    I don't know how to start this. I'm a new member and I feel like I need to get this out. I don't think I'm depressed, but I have no feeling of needing to do anything. My life right...
    MainMenuLobster MainMenuLobster 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I probably have some kind of abandonment issues. I’ve always put my worth in boys. I don’t know how to stop. They’ve always been something that I think has to be essential in...
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    I'm not sure how I feel... Maybe I don't know how to feel what I need to feel to be able to help myself, I don't know, I think I have a emotional disconnect somewhere, due to me...
    crytek1998 crytek1998 22-25, M Apr 2

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    I watched you cry, bathe in sunlight by the bathroom door You said you wish you did not love me anymore You left your flowers in the backseat of my car The things we said and did...
    Lyra1001 Lyra1001 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hate the feeling of missing someone, even though they say it's what makes the reunion more special. I hate the feeling of losing someone, it hurts deep. I hate the feeling of...
    grey019 grey019 31-35, M Apr 3

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    7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Lostnalive Lostnalive 22-25 Apr 3

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    David, Ever since you left... it just feels like part of me is missing, a part of me you still have, a part of me that I can't have back. I really miss you. It still hurts...
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    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It is always so easy for people/friends to say "stop feeling that way. Your feeling aren't helping you." Feeling can't be turned off and on with a switch. The feelings of...
    Linndsay Linndsay 26-30 1 Response Apr 6

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    Do you know that feeling that you feel so hurt you wished you didn't feel anything at all? But then it happens. You can't feel any emotions. I do. And it has become a problem. I...
    Ryleee Ryleee 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I'm so down right now so I thought id write on here... I just feel so alone and it hurts. I used to have a small group of friends but it's like everyone moved or found new friends...
    SouthernBe11e SouthernBe11e 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I feel like that I am not worthy of being truly loved. Every guy that I've ever been with has hurt/used me in some way. In better words, I liked them more than they liked me. I...
    sarsuz sarsuz 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Life hasn't hit me hard until this past year. All my life I bottled up my feelings in my head and didn't mess with them. But we all know that every bottle eventually overflows. For...
    margaret707 margaret707 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was raped, in my holiday to spain. It was the most therrifying thing I've ever been trough. I'm still afraid when I'm outside alone and it's dark. I get anxious. It's almost 3...
    anonimousgirl anonimousgirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I extend my reach for each grain of sand that falls through the hour glass of time, yet they fall through the cracks of my fingers. I am not going through the motions of life. I am...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Mar 16

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    I feel unwanted and to be honest I hate it. I feel like this at times and idk why. But then again could it be bc I worry too much? Idk but I just want to stop feeling this and stop...
    cameron20 cameron20 18-21, M Mar 17

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    Not one person in my entire family understands me. I've never felt this alone in my life. Not to exagerate, but I literally felt like I was being torn apart and reformed by...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 17