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I Feel Misunderstood

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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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    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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    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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    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 πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”
    princesscaro princesscaro 18-21, F Jan 14

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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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    So I did the personality test (http://www.16personalities.com) too like many people have and I was suprised by how well certain aspects fit me 0.o I always felt like not many...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    Write more about this experience (optional)hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    All I asked my sister, just for a conversation was, what her husband was going to do today on his day off from work. My sister asked me if I wanted to go shopping, maybe I should...
    justmepat1954 justmepat1954 56-60 1 Response Jul 13

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    Because i am an introvert, I've been misunderstood throughout my whole life. People automatically think I'm stuck up and lack social skills, that I'm a loner and that there's...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 70+, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I just feel so lonely and it hurts. I have friends that care about me but I still can't help feeling so misunderstood and alone. I have a very small family and none of them even...
    Shellbelle21 Shellbelle21 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Uhmm... I don’t reply to most of my private messages and there are times I do not feel so good about ignoring someone. I am very aware of the silent message my ignorance of...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 27

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    I'm pretty sure I'm going to die alone no one understands me for who I really am I'm tired of people looking at what's on the outside what about my personality I have feeling I'm...
    Alisa54 Alisa54 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    People misunderstand me all the time. I grew up in a all town city. You go to school, graduate, go to college an get married in your twenties. I don't think that way. I don't dress...
    marcillia marcillia 26-30, F Jun 28

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    My soul is being ripped to pieces by life and there's nothing I can do about it... I cut myself today for the first time in years... The torment inside of me is persistent with...
    Anonimaninja Anonimaninja 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Most of my life has been a complete mess. I had a terrible childhood, I was bullied, my dad has drinking problems, my mother has psychiatric problems, etc. And now, that my parents...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I feel really sad. Like at this point i dont know what to do. I just want to jump out of my window.
    FindingHappinessx3 FindingHappinessx3 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I didn't get to have the high school experience I wanted because I pussxy out and when to a smaller school, I didn't have a lot of friends I still don't. But it's ok I learned to...
    hennyforyourthoughts hennyforyourthoughts 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm so afraid that I'm going to die alone. Haven't been in a relationship in about 5 years, and I don't get out much because I have to keep an eye on my 45 year old brother who...
    whodouwantit2be whodouwantit2be 36-40, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    When I'm cold I can control my nerves or something like that I can make myself warm, vice versa when I'm hot! I found out recently I can do the same in a room. Someone will say...
    mrmagnium mrmagnium 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    He left for uni. The last time I see him its maybe one or two weeks ago, on a Friday. The last time I ever see him face to face. I tried to stay in contact with him. But he seems...
    yomy1603 yomy1603 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Feeling like I don't want to be here at all.
    Smiles1997 Smiles1997 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I feel like this nobody at my school. I recently made ask.fm and NOBODY from my school has asked me anything... Then I also made hot or not and I still don't have a score.. Plus I...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have my senior schedule for this coming year. I'm nervous and beyond anxious to go back for many reasons I don't feel like typing out. Not sure if I'm ready to make that...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I hate feeling stuck when I don't have to. When I have the choice to change that and just make it all better. I like being free and on my own.
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I love that. I love it the most when I come out of a cold place and the sun just hits my skin, it feels great.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    At times I feel like I could take on the world! I last felt like that when I was on top of my weight loss. Then, I got on this plateau. I hung on for months. At the last weight...
    kipu52 kipu52 56-60 4 hrs ago

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    Idk I just feel so bad for them because they look lonely
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My family and I adore the wonderful feeling of the sun beating down from the sky and warming our bodies when we are outside. We wear very little in the summer. Normally, in warm...
    daughterandmom daughterandmom 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I know I'm very beautiful. It's not a subjective thing. I get comments about my beauty all the time - unwanted comments. Unwanted attention. I used to get everything based on my...
    SelfDestructiveLittleGirl SelfDestructiveLittleGirl 18-21, F Jun 27

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    What happens to me is that I'll feel weird being alive at all. I'll feel "weird" being a human being. I'll feel hyper-aware of my existence, and I'll feel like I'm in a vast...
    59Ballons 59Ballons 13-15 Jun 29

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    Sometimes I wonder why we function as we do, and sometimes I wonder why I feel the way I do for some situations. Sometimes I wonder if what I do and feel is what others feel as...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M Jul 12

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    This past year has been the hardest experience of my life. I went through a break up, my parents' divorce, and a transition from high school to college all in a span of 8 months...
    lifeinthecity lifeinthecity 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I feel that nobody acknowledges me and wants to understand how I feel, because people almost all the time believe what I say is either nonsense or ignored. Some of my family wants...
    Drkness00 Drkness00 18-21, M Jun 24

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    I feel that nobody acknowledges me and wants to understand how I feel, because people almost all the time believe what I say is either nonsense or ignored. Some of my family wants...
    Drkness00 Drkness00 18-21, M Jun 24

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    I feel like there is no point to anything. If I like some thing or something excites me, its just left at that. I don't know how to turn the things I like into something, or even...
    haleyhazy haleyhazy 18-21, F Jun 24

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    I hate feeling like there's something fun I could be doing but I dont have the people to things with. I hate feeling like there's a whole world out there for me to enjoy, but...
    altalok153 altalok153 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I don't know what I'm trying to say or why I'm down. I just feel so worthless, not good enough for anyone, genuine low self esteem and complete depression. I'm jealous of...
    mindstatic mindstatic 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I grew up in an abusive household. I don't think any of my friends, not even my husband, really understand how it feels and how destructive having had an abusive childhood can do...
    downwardsunflower downwardsunflower 22-25 2 Responses Jun 25

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    My first breakup...it's a lonely feeling. I can't quite describe how I feel bc it's so sporadic. It's changes constantly, sometimes I feel the lost, I feel the emptiness and the...
    jgala90 jgala90 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Title fits very nicely I think. I've said that my "romantic feeling" relationships, partners, sex, etc has been wiped clean from my heart. A lot of people feel this way. Break ups...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Not so special Not so valued Always the one initiating Never the one getting a call back Always trying very hard Always going out of my way Whatever it takes Never getting much in...
    Uruviel Uruviel 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I feel dirty if I even do so much as like more than one guy at a time. I've had an on and off crush on my best guy friend for a long time (I've known him for 2 years). A little...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I haven't felt anything for so long, I don't really know when it began. I feel the absence of emotion, it's like a tightness in the lungs, like it's pressing on me. Even when my...
    PeacefulVoid PeacefulVoid 16-17, M Jun 28

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    Twenty four hours in each day and without music serenading us in our lives, I sincerely feel it would be a bore atmosphere. It lifts our souls and touches us in a way indescribable...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    After almost 2 years of being single, I just got into a relationship again. This guy is my type and he's very sweet. He's serious about pursuing a relationship with me, I wanted to...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I Just Don't. Feel Beautiful. I try. But Being With You. I Just Don't Feel It. Being With Her. I Feel It. You Use To. Make Me Feel Pretty. Say Things. Which Made Me...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jul 3

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