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I Hate Being Defined By My Race

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    Am I ugly or nah?!?!?

    !?! Tell me
    hbendel hbendel 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14, 2014

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    People don't beeline me

    when I say in mixed
    hbendel hbendel 16-17, F 1 Response May 14, 2014

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    Being An American Is Harder Than I Thought...

    My mom's a hispanic immigrant, my dad is an African American man....I was born here, I was born around ALL kinds of people, ideas, music, and I feel like I'm finally coming into my own and realizing who I am, but my family won't accept me for who I am. I don't do anything to hurt...
    GabywasHere91 GabywasHere91 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    White

    I hate when people refer to me as 'white'. I. hate. it. I don't know why. Honestly, maybe it's jealousy. I won't lie. I hate when it is winter, my tan is gone, and people say I am pale. I find that so rude. I feel like that is the same as walking up to an African American person...
    eatontowngirlxo eatontowngirlxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    I do hate being lied to, I hate fake promises and fake words of affection, I think it's always better to be upfront and tell the truth no matter how much it hurts at the end I...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I really hate being a black female. It's really hard to know whether a guy likes black girls. People always ask if your hair is "real". If you get mad or upset, boys think you're...
    Theconfused1 Theconfused1 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Only sometimes. I hate how other races think we're all the same...
    1Nanotherlife 1Nanotherlife 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Well technically I hate having a male body as there's really nothing male about me other than, I love women. Where do I start with why I hate being male? 1) I hate being with...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 1 Response Jan 3

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    I just hate being lied to, to me it's one of the worst things you can do to someone because that means that I or the other person being lied to can't trust you. Here's a little...
    ECESES ECESES 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Honestly, I ******* hate being ignored. I think being ignored is one of the worse feelings. I hate when I message my friends, and they don't answer, and it shows that they actually...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 10

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    Maybe I shouldn't post in this experience. I don't hate being a stepmom. Not anymore anyway. I don't hate being a stepmom because I am OVER being a stepmom. The "children" are...
    sueselala sueselala 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I don't know where to start with this post, especially not if I don't want to be seen as ungrateful or spoiled. Maybe I am, I don't know. I'm ranting because I hate being...
    artist40 artist40 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I hate being skinny I wish I had curves I wish I could die my friends are always telling me I'm skinny and my mom something makes fun of me I want to eat but ....i can't i can't...
    Alisonnicky Alisonnicky 70+, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    i hate being grounded i was grounded once when i told my mom i was to old for spankings so then she grounded me and i asked her to spank me again its just so much easier then being...
    Taylor031397 Taylor031397 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I hate being lied to and i hate lying but it's a tricky paradox since sometimes lying is to protect someone or protect yourself but at the same time it can be morally taxing
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    I hate being the youngest and being the second born. I know my parents always got me everything I wanted. But my sister was the first born and she always got her own way her whole...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M Jan 9

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    I hate being lied to or being called a liar . This ****** me off more then anything I can feel my blood pressure raise .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 11

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    Sometimes I hate being a second wife. I know for a fact that his mother likes his first wife better, she has told me that his first wife is beautiful and I'm ugly. She even...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm 18 but look like I'm 13. No curves, butt, and boobs are almost nonexistent. I'm 5'8 and weigh 100z I've tried everything to gain weight but it's impossible. It feels like...
    Lalala1996 Lalala1996 18-21 Jan 16

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    I hate being sick ... I hate this life
    regretmyfeelings regretmyfeelings 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I really hate being lied to especially if you're lying to me to protect my feelings. I can handle the truth even if it's something I might not want to hear. I can't handle being...
    jamesmarie09 jamesmarie09 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I am 35 an 140lb I hate being skinny I've been skinny all my life it's hard for me to put on ponds an keep it on
    bigfrank917 bigfrank917 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I hate being a ******* virgin, period. My friends are having sex and I am the only one not having sex. :;
    mynameispaul23 mynameispaul23 18-21, M Jan 4

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    When I tell people I'm single they look surprised. I don't know whether to feel flattered or think wtf is wrong with me then? I hate being single but I'm starting to think it's...
    0justme0 0justme0 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I hate being called fake. Like seriously if you have a problem, Skype me, snapchat me, FaceTime me. I don't give a ****! My Facebook as disabled because some ******* reported me...
    JanaeB0o JanaeB0o 16-17, F Jan 8

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    I hate being judged and have people make their assumptions about me and my life without them knowing me. So frustrating. People look at me and my condition and just assume what...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Damn I hate being a girl right now :/ don't get me wrong I'm not lesbian tho lol
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Anyone else hate being sick? I actually feel like I'm dying..
    XxHeyyTherexX XxHeyyTherexX 13-15, F 9 Responses Jan 14

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    That funny moment when they lie and you later find out the truth. Wow I hate being lied to but it does give me a nice laugh
    Pinkerlove Pinkerlove 18-21, F a week ago

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    well I have to accept the fact that I don't know to swallow tablets :( stop laughing please :( that's actually the main reason why I hate being sick :/ tablets atleast I can manage...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Damn I hate being so bored
    xshilx xshilx 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I absolutely HATE being sick... :( I have thrown up twice today, have not eaten since yesterday and am so weak that I get dizzy when I have to sit up to get out of bed. I can't...
    Curiouslittleone96 Curiouslittleone96 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    FAT PEOPLE HAVE FEELINGS TOO! I get so tired of hearing the fat jokes......I get so tired of people acting like to be fat is even worse than having an STD......I get so tired of...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Do you ever feel that you have to walk on eggshells so people won't generalize you because your a black woman? Well I do, and it doesn't make it any better that we have social...
    Afviolet Afviolet 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    It's not like I don't have friends I do have many but then I prefer being alone more than having human interactions most of the time. I don't know but I'm kinda lazy to set up...
    miumiux miumiux 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    It's not in any way the same as being alone. Being alone is just being isolated. Being lonely is wanting someone near, but you still have no one. I'm tired of feeling alone and...
    SnowyBirdie SnowyBirdie 13-15, M 19 hrs ago

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    Holy Moly. Things in the stepmom world just keep getting worse. I'll tell you about my situation. I'm engaged, and my fiancé has an 8 year old daughter. Him and his ex girlfriend...
    Honest89 Honest89 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm in college, 3rd year, and I will admit I don't really know any people like that and I never tried to make an effort to. Sure I talk to others, but I've always been that one to...
    vadupree vadupree 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    So, A few years back, I didn't really care about music at all. In fourth grade we wrote a yearbook and when it came to writing favorite bands, I left the field blank because i...
    JurassicTimes JurassicTimes 18-21 1 Response Jan 12

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    I have never posted a blog entry in my life but I need support from people who understand mental illness. I cannot stand being bipolar. I ******* hate it! It is exhausting and...
    Bipolartype2 Bipolartype2 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    If there's one thing I hate more than anything it's being taken for granted, now anyone who knows me knows that I'm a naturally nice guy and that I hardly ever get angry unless...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I've always hated my skin and thought of it as a curse. It just hurts to know that no matter what I do or say or accomplish people will always look at me for my skin first before...
    tabixatmeow tabixatmeow 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well, I suppose everyone has their reasons for blocking a person, but that does not make me hate it any less when it feels like I did nothing to earn such a block. You get this...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Why judge? We're not trying to win a trophy, medal, or any other prize. You don't know anyone (nor me), what we do, nor what we go through. If you wanna judge and treat everyone...
    rocketguy19 rocketguy19 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I can't stand being tickled. My cousin used to pin me down and tickle me until I couldn't breath. And I still hate it.
    Sadie0923 Sadie0923 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    This time I am being ignored for Kingdom Hearts. Like What? This game makes me hate Goofy, Donald, that anime looking kid with big *** yellow goofball shoes, and King Mickey. I...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10