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I Feel Misunderstood

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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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    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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    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 I am very emotional. I confuse a lot of people and I don't think people really know how to handle the way I am so...
    depressedmommy depressedmommy 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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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 months before i was born...Even with my maternal grandparents who raised me. In my life, I was a burden or unwanted...
    xoMollyxo xoMollyxo 41-45, F Apr 25, 2012

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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 tell about myself, the more people can hurt me.....hmm I´m even lost in trying to understand myself...
    Thirza Thirza 26-30, F 2 Responses May 17, 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 misunderstood.
    sometimesI sometimesI 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2009

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    I don't know what people except from me It's so hard sometimes I've been misunderstood and I'm sorry
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    When you ramble on about anything and everything as much as I do, there is bound to be a lapse in the clarity of communication somewhere, and my tendency towards flippancy and...
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    Gifted People. Have you ever come across someone who makes you question your beliefs? Or for that matter experienced something that defies all you believe in? Leaving you with a...
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    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 7 hrs ago

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    "Do people even see me?" I wonder to myself as I look around the school hallway, feeling more invisible than ever. I always felt alone and misunderstood, but high school has made...
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    I know my parents want the best for me, and that in all they do, they believe in their hearts that it's in my best interest. However, their actions don't always show that.Sometimes...
    EmilyE26 EmilyE26 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Yep alone just me in my own silent world misunderstood and shelved waiting for the next pain sentence to inflict more. Bull sheet I read it here it and feel it
    Clownfacecrack Clownfacecrack 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Karmalama Karmalama 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    ribx ribx 18-21, F Sep 8

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    LonelyUsagi LonelyUsagi 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    People should not talk about things that one or more (especially one) of you don't get involved in cause it would make them feel like being an outsider. An that's bad. At least...
    LoneRan9er LoneRan9er 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    genejanexx genejanexx 18-21, F Aug 24

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    Im a girl who has feelings towards my bestfriend who is a girl too. Im