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I Have 'friends' Who Don't Know The 'real' Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 231 People

    no one knows me 100% I would love to trust

    others enough to share myself but I just can't.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    i am a *****.....my friends luv me a lot.

    ... am not trying to understand them or being funny with them.....Am so afraid that if I lose my friendship bcoz of my own faults.... bcoz they actually tease me by just fooling me abt the things I believe easily....the thing is that...Now am not able to figure out which one is...
    polu26 polu26 18-21, F Dec 19, 2014

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    Clueless.

    They don't know how insecure and sad i feel sometimes......bf.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    It's hard for me to show the real me around

    everyone except certain people. I know I hide behind a '***** facade' so that I won't be judged but I'm getting tired of it, I wish we didn't live in a world so judgmental.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F Dec 18, 2014

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    Me.

    "you look at me and see the girl, who lives inside the golden world. but don't believe that's all there is to see. you'll never know the real me..." bf.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F Mar 20, 2010

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    You Don't Know The Real Me...

    I have friends who don't know the "real" me, they don't see the "real" me, because I choose not to show it, I don't let people see the "real" me, because i know once i do, that is going to leave me opened up to get hurt all over again. I'm not going to open myself up to that hurt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 30, 2010

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    Friends, Family, Even Myself At Times

    I think it's a facade' exactly.I'm not being fake. I think it's just a different part of the same person. I tend to act differently around different people. I know I'm not the only person who does. Some people say I'm really outgoing (too much in fact) some say I'm kind of shy...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2010

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    Only a few know what kind of a person I truly

    am. Rest of them are the people I socialise with.
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2014

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    I'm a 13 year old girl and study in 9th grade I've been sent to my aunt's place bcoz my home is somehow too far from school..My parents want me to study in a good school as I was a...
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    I honestly don't know how much I can take. Yea, no. I'm not gonna kill myself. I've been dealing with so much pressure, stress, and anxiety that I don't know how much longer I can...
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    I screwed something up (in hindsight, the culmination of a long series of screwups) and my GF (of 2 years) is very upset. Like "we're seeing a relationship counselor" upset. Like...
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    Well, I just don't know how to start any kind of conversation. The friends I have are mostly the ones that starts them... I'd just blurt out a random / stupid thought.
    jellyfishz jellyfishz 13-15, T 2 days ago

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    My mind stopped helping me...I don't know what to do anymore,..should I tell her how I feel, what if I asked her how she feels and the answer isn't the one what if the answer wasn...
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    Ivygirl96 Ivygirl96 18-21, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    Since I have never been in one xD But I still don't know how and all that and I'm afraid that, soon, all my friends will be in a relationship and I'm just sitting on my couch...
    jellyfishz jellyfishz 13-15, T 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    every day goes by and something changes. i think about how i used to be, and how i wanted to be, and how both of those people would be ashamed of who i am today... i don't like it...
    anata1 anata1 22-25, F Mar 27

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    This might be my last job to live my life, I've worked for 5 different jobs in 5years, after graduating college. Now I am 27, I've dated 4 different wonderful man in a serious...
    27girl 27girl 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I'm lonely. I can't seem to have a meaningful relationship with the opposite sex and I've watched the girl I can see myself marrying go from one bad relationship to another. I'm...
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    I don't know how to help him when I can't even help myself. I've been so depressed lately, well I have been for a very long time, and he's not happy now. He doesn't know why and I...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Like I have no ******* clue. My entire life has been all about what other people want and I just accepted it early on. It always been about them so I never really thought about me...
    steviehunt steviehunt 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    He did it again last night. I wasn't expecting him to, I really wasn't. I thought, I hoped, that it was only a one off. That he'd maybe just go back to the hitting, the physical...
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    I'm 20 years old and to this day I still don't know what loving someone is... I have never had a girlfriend I have never felt like I connected with someone all I've ever known is...
    TheLynxx TheLynxx 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Shaywen Shaywen 16-17, F Mar 21

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    Aspell Aspell 31-35 Mar 23

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    DepressedAngell DepressedAngell 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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