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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    mistydarkmind mistydarkmind 31-35, F Sep 3

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    Why am I feeling like this? It hurts when the people I care the most betrayed me. She hates me because she thinks I'm trying to steal her guy. He hates me because he thinks that I...
    nameday nameday 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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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...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 4

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    Omg there are so much misunderstandings in me I'm gonna list them here: - People think I don't wanna talk to them but in reality, I'm just too scared and shy. - Everyone thinks I...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Sep 6

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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...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F Sep 13

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    I don't just feel like no one understands me, I know that no one understands me. It's so hard being in this family, in this school, in this world. My family invalidates my feelings...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 Sep 16

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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...
    becswiggins becswiggins 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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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 1 Response 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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    I allways give people he wrong impression.. And then they start making assumptions based on that and it just makes me feel so uncomfortable.. Although i probably do it to others...
    Theheavyheart Theheavyheart 13-15, F Sep 12

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    Everyday I wake up, I feel like the only way to be noticed and make a difference is to do something amazing and never done before... Like being a superhero or becoming king of the...
    SpiderMan2014 SpiderMan2014 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Sometimes it gets really lonely.. There's time when I don't have anyone to talk to.. And it kills me.. Even in school .. The isolation gets to me.. Tears are constantly in my...
    dee0108 dee0108 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    After years of silence, you remind me how it feels to speak. To speak and be heard, to speak and be understood. Thoughts transposed into Words that mean more than courtesies...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    4 years back i got into an unexpected relationship with my cousin...my mother came to know a week later when she found my hidden phone..she read all the dirty messages i sent him...
    ribx ribx 18-21, F Sep 8

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    I used to hate this feeling. I still do, but as of recently I started to like being alone. Its sort of hard to explain. I think to sum it up I'd rather feel alone now, than be...
    bananaloc bananaloc 22-25, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I know to some people this will mean frick all but just over a year ago my grandad basically told me I was getting too fat. I went from 150lbs to 120lbs, my friend was the first...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Yeah i feel alone but hopefully it wont be like this forever. Friends don't last forever either or so i think. Yup loneliness feels really awful. ;-;
    Theguy0298 Theguy0298 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    I know that might sound strange, but hopefully I'll be able to explain what I mean...As a human, male or female, over the length of a lifespan we develop, and as we develop we pass...
    crescendo282 crescendo282 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Blergh, this just gets worse. Been so I'll lately, dramatic temperature changes either too hot or too cold never warm. Don't have that much energy to run these days even though...
    EstuaryRivers EstuaryRivers 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I really feel suicidal.... I've relapsed so many times already :/ I don't ever think I'll ever get better
    MusicalGirl24 MusicalGirl24 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I somehow feel I missed out on life. That in many times, situations and places I just missed out on something terrific through fear. Fear of what? Failure, ridicule, exposure...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 42 mins ago

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    You see, this may sound stupid because I'm very young but I feel like if I don't say this I will keep thinking it over and over and just get more stressed. I am fourteen and I...
    ValeriyaIvanov ValeriyaIvanov 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I call it love I look at you, you look at me (You can't tell me you ain't feeling them butterflies) Its obvious there's some chemistry (I think I know why it feels so right) Girl...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I've been married for almost two years now and we have been together for almost 5 years though. And we have a daughter and I feel ever since she was born I've been viewing things...
    Stephaniestephens17 Stephaniestephens17 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    as you know i left my partner a week ago. It ended badly, with him saying --and this was what broke the camels back-- that he didnt want to touch me because he didnt want to, yet...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I was in the shower staring at the wall and I saw a lot of water droplets just falling slowly at the same time down the wall... And I started thinking about time...the very idea...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F Sep 17

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    This is a difficult subject for me because of how isolated it makes me feel. Ever since I can remember, I've always been overly sensitive to the energies that other people emit. I...
    ADargis ADargis 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I am not sure what to say, but feel overwhelmed that my partner has to deal with the pain that I feel from my childhood. I feel like its not fair to her, and don't understand why...
    justmegurl justmegurl 31-35, M Sep 20

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    You ever get the feeling like you are on borrowed time? I do, I have been depressed all my life with the exception of the last two years. These last two years have been amazing...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I feel so stressed out I can almost cry. I feel like I'm stuck and like I'm not going to go anywhere in life. I don't know what to do and I feel like crap. I have a million things...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't have many friends, and the ones I have aren't trustworthy. My whole life revolves around work so on my days off I tend to get lonely and depressed. I feel tons of terrible...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I made this note of how I feel... I feel like I'm going crazy:. Feeling 'dead' or empty inside. Like the old me is gone, missing. Not feeling sadness towards death of pet...
    MrsKAura MrsKAura 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    The convo between me and a person I thought was like a mom to me. I need an outsiders view on it. (Yesterday) Me:You're to busy today? Her:Too busy for what Me:Just too busy on...
    anonymouss2014 anonymouss2014 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    You know that feeling where it feels like there is a gaping whole where your stomach or soul should be. Just filled with nothing. When you can't feel your heart beat and your head...
    Guest4111 Guest4111 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    No matter who it is I can never make a significant connection with them. My father, and mother both care for me I can tell, and I respect them but to be perfectly honest I feel as...
    aimlessglitch aimlessglitch 18-21, M Sep 2

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    I’m feeling down and wallowing Not bitching about it but it’s just how I feel I know the words to think a different way But there’s no meaning to them and I’m too tired to...
    jacqueline1972 jacqueline1972 36-40, T Sep 3

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    I've been with my boyfriend for about 11 months, and I love him more than I ever thought I'd love anyone. He's absolutely perfect. I'm a very open person, and am always telling him...
    sidneyf23 sidneyf23 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    For the last couple of months I feel like my father and I have been losing respect for each other. Though I feel like he never even had respect for me. With everything I say I get...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    Back in 2012 I tried to kill myself and I took a pretty big overdose on some pills. Since then...life hasn't really been the same. I know I'm probably delusional for thinking this...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Sep 5

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    YES YES I ALWAYS FEEL LIKE THIS, this feeling is so disturbing! Eventhough they, my friends says they enjoy my accompany & they likes it when i get all happy & hyper but i just idk...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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