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I Like People Who Are Different

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    Not One Of My Friends Is Anything Like Me, Not One

    Except for the fact that we all like to Party and have sex with other people. But who doesnt? I was a Cheer/ Track star in high school. So I learned really early that most people all "BAH" to the same beat. Thats why when your different in High school it freaks them out. Cause...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong 26-30, F May 12, 2011

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    They're usually easier to remember

    than people who are just like everybody else. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M Jun 8, 2014

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    We Are All Different

    Truth is, we are all different. We all come from different places and have different life experiences. I really enjoy meeting new folks, and getting to know them. My work allows me to meet some interesting people from time to time. Same with the nieghborhood pub. Have a beer or...
    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 15, 2011

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    Since I Feel Different Myself...

    ...I would like to find people who resonate with me. But they're hard to find...:-( Also being "different" isn't always easy, I guess. Sometimes we want to be normal in order to not stand out so much. I, however, have just decided that I want to try to embrace my "uniqueness...
    AmIAMaleHSP AmIAMaleHSP 26-30, M Jul 25, 2013

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    I Really Do

    I really have come here just to find a person who want to chat with me as much as I want to chat with them. I always seem to be interested in certain others, but this feeling is never returned. For a man in the world, looking for anything to connect with seems near impossible...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    True People....

    ....i have alsways been made fun of and rejected because i was different, i wasnt alike with their happiness and i believed every insult that they told me...but now i always try to push those feelings away by saying... ...u laugh at me because im different and i laugh at u...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F Sep 9, 2009

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    Because I Am Different

    That's pretty much all there is to it.
    xxLizRockszz xxLizRockszz 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    Be Real And I'll Say, "vive La Difference!"

    In my opinion, there are two types of different.  'Naturally different', and 'put on different'.The other day I saw a beautiful, young woman with blue hair.  She looked to be from Barbados, or a similar island, and carried herself with such grace, poise and elegance ...and...
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    I'm not saying people

    who are the same are bad I love twins but its better to be yourself your not a copy machine
    MerpR MerpR 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2014

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    But Where I Am From

    You don't get much of a variety. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying all the people around here are bland but they aren't exactly my definition of "different" either. I guess when I think of different I think of myself and so I try to find people who are like me even in the...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2011

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    Now That I'm Older It's Different

    All my life from the get go I've been the risk taker (black sheep) and one to gravitate toward new experiences.  I enjoyed getting to know someone new.  I loved figuring out their reality, and what they know.  I find human behavior really interesting...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Increase Your Bubble

    I love to meet and talk with others who differ from me.  Any kind of difference.  It is so exciting to lean about them.  I learn so much and grow as a person. The biggest surprise is always learning the differences are small compared to how we are alike.
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2008

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    Somewhere along the way,

    I discovered that I really enjoy people who are different. I don't look down on people who seem like everyone else, but it's just refreshing when people are willing to stick out. You can see more of their uniqueness and there is something beautiful and real about that.
    Jonathan0909 Jonathan0909 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2014

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    Where Did All The Weirdo's Go???

    I'm what you call 'different'. Purely because of the way I think and the things I do and say. I remember the times when I'd surpress those things just to fit in with the 'normals'. I ended up feeling even more alienated and strange, like maybe I'm just some kinda outcast. Truth...
    Amaya8 Amaya8 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    The World Hates Different... Or Do They...

    Growing up everyone wants to be the cool kid and have lots of friends and do things that other kids think is cool etc. Obviously who wouldn't want to be what is considered normal and not have any major problems. The "different" kids everyone makes fun of and doesn't talk to them...
    boby6 boby6 22-25, M Oct 5, 2011

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    my closest friend who i call a brother is the

    guy i hate the most cause he always goes for opposite of what i want. but this is exactly we both together can see what each alone cannot. Same with my best friend. wouldn't it be amazing to have a girlfriend in a similar fashion? we can quarrel and fight all we want but have...
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M May 18

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    Birds of a Feather

    I have some weird and wonderful friends. Some of my friends other people would say what are you doing with a person like that. Well you have your friends and i have mine!. My friends are true to themselves they know they are not perfect and we rejoice in that fact. I believe that...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 14, 2009

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    Please don't be like me that's weird be like you

    because that's raw and unique.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 8, 2014

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    This Girl

    There's a girl in two of my classes that I simply adore. I love her because she is herself: unique. She comes in every day wearing something different, something beautiful. She has friends that like her for her personality, not anything else. She's kind of quiet, but I find that...
    delphiii delphiii 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    Strange Boy

    I remember when I was 16, I had art class with a boy who was so quiet that everyone would usually forget he was in the class. I never even knew his name... he wasn't great-looking or charismatic or anything- he just sat there quietly, doing his assignments. He had dark hair that...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    Ewww

    Down with the boring normalities. Let's get crazy and be different, it's far more fascinating. Please, fascinate me.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2009

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    Different Views Keep Things Balanced

     It's how we grow and develop, if people all had the same views on everything their would be no development of anything passed that one view. I love people who are different then me because they keep me on my toes and help me develop/challenge my views.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    Uniqueness

    I  saw a  lonely  flower  glorifing  and  standing  by  itself  in  a vast desert  I came near  it and sympathized  because of  its   being  lonely  and  detached  from  other flowers but  the  flower  replied  .  LOOK  i  would  have  no   value...
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M Sep 6, 2011

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    I Love Unusual People

    I love being around people who are "weird."  Most people in our society look like and act like a bunch of clones. I like people who have minds of their own. Most people would think these people are weird, but I just think they're awesome.
    Timide Timide 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    I Love Him More Each Day

    Another update, I'm still in love with my teacher - ex teacher - who is 17 years older than myself. It's crazy but I do seriously love him and not seeing him after all these months has made me realize that. I haven't been able to emotionally click with any other guy my age etc...
    ihavenofears ihavenofears 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2011

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    Be Yourself!!!

    i have always liked people that are different , people that stray away from the norm, people that set trends rather than follow them, peole that have their own way of doing things, people that dont care what others think about them!!! people that are true to themselves!! these...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    I Like People That Can Be Themselves!!

    you know, i hate using the term "sheep" to describe people sometimes, but when i think about it, how true is it!! i mean, its almost like nowadays if you dont live your life a certain way, or if you dont have the same goals as everyone else, or if you dont do as everyone else...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I like people who like myself, are open minded. I find if you have a closed of mind, You'll have difficulty understanding other people. I think that's an issue in todays world is...
    Traveller96 Traveller96 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Yeah, people tend to question my sanity when I reject hanging out with them, so I can spend more time with people who dont exist!
    AudioTravylerRavenwolf AudioTravylerRavenwolf 13-15, F May 6

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    We all have our limits. Can't abide people who claim to exceed them! Take me as I am.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M May 18

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    in particular women who are easily approachable... ones who you can (as a stranger) salute and start up a conversation...
    tiffaz1984 tiffaz1984 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Through an open mind, one can learn, understand, relate to situations, ideas, people, and lifestyles totally different from your own
    anastasia1992 anastasia1992 22-25, F 3 Responses May 19

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    Lol it feels good to see a lot of open minded people in this group :) it just feels good D
    ozim919 ozim919 18-21, M May 10

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    I hate drama! Girls are mean to one another.
    AaJeeo AaJeeo 26-30, F 8 Responses May 24

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    I love talking to people with a beautiful & open mind.
    efuruchilombo efuruchilombo 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Hzgzim5m7oU&vq=medium
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 4 Responses May 11

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    Maybe to yourself you're ordinary or nothing special . To others you're anything but. Don't let anyone's negative opinions affect someone's positive one about you.
    dacamt dacamt 36-40, M May 19

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    Self-esteem: Self-power, having all that we need inside of us ...loving oneself not depending on the outside, but is self love enough? dont we need the partner connection to evolve...
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 9 Responses May 19

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    Because you can hold great conversations
    Meirin Meirin 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    No one wants in on this...................... Everyone is too content with stupidity. I continue to look at myself greater than you all. Is that healthy? I think to much I know.
    FlyingLowTho FlyingLowTho 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The majority of feminists nowadays are completely messed up. First of all, for the important stuff that actually gets documented, they like to use out-of-date resources. Like...
    NocheSombra NocheSombra 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    They just seem more mature physically. Like they aren't going through puberty so they don't have acne or like... Bad body odor. They seem to know how most things work, can take...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    Yessss! People who are smart and funny are amazing. Others think its funny to act dumb. But its really not.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a...
    GlitzandGlamber GlitzandGlamber 18-21, F 5 Responses May 11

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