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I Like People Who Are Different

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    They're usually easier to remember

    than people who are just like everybody else. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M Jun 8

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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

    because that's raw and unique.
    Goddesslove3 Goddesslove3 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    Related Experiences

    I have a friend and she's very load and I'm quite quiet and people ask how I put up with her since she's "so loud" but it doesn't bother me I admire her for being confident enough...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F Dec 13

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    It is being said that people change 98% of their atoms every year and after 7 years all your atoms are replaced.what does this mean? Does this mean we have a soul that defines who...
    Sracinas Sracinas 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    open-minded people are the only ones that ever understood me. most everyone else seem to write me off as weird, deviant and obviously a lost cause. I have depression and also...
    beatingdepression beatingdepression 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I have met a few good people on here and a few not so good people on here.
    oliviasmith2014 oliviasmith2014 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 14

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    These are the ones that have treated those that are truly kind and sincere as a second rate person or that they'll except being treated in any way. The truth is that kindness is...
    vinnylee50 vinnylee50 51-55, M Nov 29

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    Does anyone on EP have a special relationship with their mom like I do? She and a girl friend introduced me into female love when I was 9 and I have never felt abused but only more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I go out and challenge myself. I will open myself up to the world grow and become a stronger happier me, I would like to be travel the world ☺️
    karieme20 karieme20 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    It was a nice day today. I got stung by a scorpion that wasn't to scary and later on for dinner as i prep for a meal i had sliced my finger. im still living for the moment. happy...
    MicaIndino MicaIndino 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    i not only like but i also give much respect to real people who are themselves and are not masked by anything who are not afraid of who they are or of their weakness. in short i...
    sly15 sly15 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Its really hard when you've lived with a parent who is so against people who are gay and you are completely for it. You don't want to cause problems so you don't disagree with them...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I believe that people who are certain as to the answer to basic existential questions are dangerous. They bomb abortion clinics, become suicide bombers, and dictate to the rest of...
    pinemutter pinemutter 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I think it's okay if people don't want to talk about specific things in their life, but it's better to say something like, "I'm sad today." instead of "I'm fine." so that I know...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Well first off.. Than* I like guys who are taller than me especially when I wear heels. I am 5'4 but generally in heels 5'7 :D
    JessicaTacos JessicaTacos 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I've always been sort of jealous of people who weren't afraid to be who they were. I've gone through life being afraid of other people's opinions, so I sort of have this thing...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    I hate evil people. Why? I have an avowed "Satanist" living on my street. She is open about her love for devil. She hates God because according to her" he never did a damn thing to...
    orionnights orionnights 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Exactly. I don't have time for people that are rude to me Tonight, I drove an hour to get this man from work and take him home. We arrive at his place. There's such limited...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    When most girls at my age like guys that are young and similar to them, I seem to fall for guys that are older... many of them who would never like me back, or those who morally...
    ils11 ils11 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    There's nothing wrong with having a character or someone or something you admire... I just love people who put themselves on their profile. I put my pics on here because I have...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't know why, but I've always liked older guys; I guess it's because they know how to treat a lady :) I am also attracted to the intelligence, maturity, stability and...
    crystalbabecal crystalbabecal 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 27

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    This month, the month of December, have been a very depressing month for me and my heart. The pain keeps on coming every single damn day. I find it hard to hide the pain away...
    prxtxcxl prxtxcxl 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    Hi,Its my first time on EP so I thought I'd write about a subject I am passionate about.Bullying.Whether it be at school, workplace or even online it's all around us. I went to a...
    PYazmin PYazmin 13-15, F Dec 9

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