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I Feel Misunderstood

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    Most people don't understand me.

    . A lot of people misjudged me. I want to have someone that will understand me.
    Wolfmuch Wolfmuch 13-15, M Oct 5, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 2 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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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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    My bf of 2 years doesn't understand me at all.

    I guess it's because I get offended easily, and he like to make wise cracks all the time. He says things n a negative way and when I give him a mean mug about it he's says he was just joking. He doesn't like to be serious.
    Butterflywings1987 Butterflywings1987 26-30, F Dec 10, 2014

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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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    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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    I love my family, I want to say

    that first, with all my heart. But do you ever feel misunderstood. Time and time again I feel I am. I understand the fact that as a teenager this is expected of me, but I want to express this on ep because It is an app use for ventilating these forms of emotions. I feel as...
    RMgunning RMgunning 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M Feb 13

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    As owned property I fully believe my lifestyle is misunderstood!
    PlayfulPeach PlayfulPeach 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    When showing my real self people misunderstood me.. I guess wearing a mask is better to avoid conflict.
    DorisTag DorisTag 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always felt like I dont belong here, on Earth, like my life was meant to be lived out on a different planet (or in a different time period) and my soul landed here on accident...
    natandsuch natandsuch 22-25, F Feb 3

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    Well, basically I decided I need to write. Plain and simple.. So write away I will... I guess some where along the journey I lost sight of the fact that for the longest time I...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    There are times like these where I'm just waiting for the storm to pass and I don't feel like trying. I don't want to do anything but cry. This emptiness in my heart is getting...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I hate it when people misinterpret what I say, they misunderstand me and they doubt my intentions. I feel disappointed when it comes from a person who is close enough to me, and...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 17

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    that feeling of betrayal never fully fades. when the trust has been broken and you feel as though nothing will ever change and your stuck in the middle and never know what is going...
    tragedyhappens tragedyhappens 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've been with him for almost 4 years now. When I think of it, I never felt loved in our relationship. Lately I feel like he's been taking me for granted. A week can pass without...
    Brego Brego 18-21, F 8 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone at times. I don't like crowds. So I avoid parties, malls and try to stay away from where people may gather. I feel so lonely when I don't know anyone and no one...
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    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have two teens at home and they of course are the most important but I still feel very isolated and alone. is it because things have turned so techy, nobody knows how to meet the...
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    So my feelings sort of made me "burst" tonight...and I wish I could hit rewind. I was so exhausted and worn out by everyone and was feeling pretty depressed today. I received a...
    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F Jan 29

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    Lately I have been feeling very alone. Just... alone. And I can't seem to feel a positive emotion. Even when I do, it's always short-spanned. It's momentary. As soon as whatever...
    EmeraldCat EmeraldCat 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I feel guilty for leaving my heroin addict boyfriend and falling in love with someone who is healthy. I feel as if i could've been there for him to help him through his hard time...
    justwanttobehappy1 justwanttobehappy1 18-21 4 Responses Feb 5

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    I am currently in that stage where I have literally no idea what the hell is going on in my mind and heart. I'll try and make this pretty short. Just to say this is going to be...
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    Its been about 4 years, and I still can shake the feeling of sadness away for more than a month. I feel kinda empty on the inside, I feel numb. Sometimes I just want to shut out...
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    When i didn't have a Dom/Master/Mentor i was missing a major part of myself. i don't deny that i was desperate and made some bad choices. it was because i needed my Dom and i'd yet...
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    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F Jan 27

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