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I Need Somewhere to Belong

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    I Wish I Had A Place Where I Felt Like I Belonged - I feel so lost!!!!! I wish I just had one safe place where i felt i belonged. Dont even feel that in my own home anymore. Or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 20, 2011

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    I Love Women Who Wear Glasses! - I love women who wear glasses. Just something about it..... :)
    HoratioGaslamp HoratioGaslamp 46-50, M Feb 27, 2012

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    Volunteering Maybe? - I keep calling to volunteer, though have found that they don't call you back. My cousin reported the same thing, trying to volunteer somewhere else (I've...
    penname penname 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    I Need Some Help - I am a 17 year old living in a place where i feel I don't belong, I know to most of you this will sound like the typical teenager, but that's not the case since...
    lostwithinhearts lostwithinhearts 16-17 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    Maybe I Belong In The Past - I feel that I don't belong here, in this time. I feel as though I belong in a period of the 20th century, when values were more defined. Truth...
    HoratioGaslamp HoratioGaslamp 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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    I Wish I Had A Place That Belonged -    I have no place that I can call home. For they are not my home. I don't have a place that I can have privacey.  That  is all that I ask...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jan 6, 2011

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    Lost At Sea For Loss of Welcoming Shores - So then It is that I find myself at a loss for acceptance as I am quite eccentric and it is by chance that redheads share a strange...
    MarcHare MarcHare 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2009

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    I Thought I Did, But Not Now... - Feel like you don't belong?  It may be an indication of mental health.  Out culture, country, music, food, and environment are going to rat...
    KatzNYammer KatzNYammer 61-65, M 2 Responses Oct 25, 2011

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    Nned Some Where To Belong? -  many months ago I felt so out of touch, so out of place on life, felt like I had no where to belong any where, even in my career (Residential...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Mar 2, 2010

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    The Only Girl I Ever Loved - i had this big crush on this girl for two years she was a good friend but now I moved far away from her. I never knew if she loved me back I still have...
    allalone101 allalone101 13-15, M 5 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    Need Some Big Time Advice - if anyone is out there, im in huge need of some help please and thank you
    rbushsuks rbushsuks 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

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    Life - 1 life , with a flat parched,Barron ground , who will be the first to break through the crust and see the light ? Or is that see the life ??
    shnitsall shnitsall 36-40, M Nov 24, 2012

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    ... - ...And I am not quite sure where that is right now.  I just want to belong again.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Never Belonged. - All my life, I've never felt like I've belonged in anything. Not at school, not at home, nowhere. Any activities I've done; Trampolining, dancing,... Nothing has...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F May 25, 2013

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    The Heart - Home is where you feel accepted, loved, wanted.. So where's my home? Burned to the ground years ago and no where has ever made me feel that way since.. So tell me if...
    Cuddleswrathchild Cuddleswrathchild 18-21, M Sep 5, 2013

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    In the Words of Linkin Park... - When this began I had nothing to say And I'd get lost in the nothingness inside of me I was confused And I'd let it all out to find That...
    shygirl14 shygirl14 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2009

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    My Take On Belonging - This idea of "belonging" is an age old quest. All religions and political movements and even business formations are all based on this the "...
    RobertFounder RobertFounder 36-40, M Sep 25, 2009

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    Always Where You Are - i dont want somewhere to belong. i need to belong somewhere. me and you would talk , about places. we wouldnt live in one place, we would always travel...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F Aug 24, 2013

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    Real Belonging - It is a contradiction but, at the same time that I want to belong somewhere, I like being "belongingless". I guess the exception would be if I belonged...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel 36-40, F Oct 11, 2009

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    all ive ever wanted was to find some place i belong. i think this song below completely and totally sums me up better than anything i could ever say. its as though the writers of...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    growth is painful. change is painful. but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.. i am a transgender, this body.. it is not sync with my mind :( i...
    UtsukushiFantasy UtsukushiFantasy 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm a 16 year teenager who sometimes feels like the ugly duckling in the world. Even though I love my family, what I do is never good enough for them. Football is more fun than...
    Madhatter16 Madhatter16 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    In grade 6, at a new school, I had no one for a long time. I would read at recess, and do projects alone. Then, two outsiders befriended me. They were so kind. I liked them, but...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    It's weird, but I KNOW I belong in Arizona. I've visited before, and fell in love Yes, everyone tells me how dreadfully hot it can be. But I've been there during that time period...
    broadwaybaby25 broadwaybaby25 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I've got a lot to say, so I guess I'll just start, and finish whenever I finish. None of my memories are special. I don't have memory of anything that was extra special, or...
    JHomesick JHomesick 18-21, M Mar 20

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    Yea I never had and I never will. I don't belong in this world. I don't belong in this planet. I don't belong in this universe. So what I'm saying is I probably never Gould have...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Blue moon When you start to miss me I will no longer be there .. Destinys tomorrow Laying in a field of words Soaking in the heavenly scent .. Gathering it all but myself...
    birdblu birdblu 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    One percent of all human beings act primarily out of Inventor Instinct. We are born that way. Perhaps the reason why we don't feel like we belong, is because there are so few of...
    InventorInstinct InventorInstinct 56-60, M Apr 3

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I'm always the new kid. Moving from schools to schools and town to town. Kinda get used to it. But sometimes I feel I don't belong to any of them. I'm just so different. Not the...
    bubblyeater bubblyeater 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I've simply run out of ***** to give. This is the longest week in recent memory. And I'm being such a brat; pissy with everyone, e̶v̶e̶n̶ especially to the people who deserve...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    All of my friends seem so right for each other but I constantly feel like I don't belong and I never will belong
    hebr0 hebr0 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I experienced it and it surely was an eye-opener. It was a breath of fresh air. My most successful clean slate ever. Now when I returned, the old me did as well. Although I know...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Apr 4

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hi all, thanks for reading i hope you can offer some words of wisdom to a girl who is stuck! I can't tell you where all the time has gone - but in 2007, now 7 years ago a boy I...
    sulkypuss101 sulkypuss101 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Demanding mom... what do you think? I need some advice. I am married, I have 2 boys and another boy on the way. My mom is a very upfront/ forward person and I don't mind that at...
    jbnj12 jbnj12 26-30, F 36 mins ago

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    Is it me? Everything is crumbling. Nothing makes sense. Relationships are broken. Bonds that should be permanent are severed, leaving behind ragged edges of frayed cord. I know I...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 17

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    Finally I need a break. It's fine for people to talk and tell you that everything is going to be okay, that there are people who are definitely worse off than you but no matter...
    LoveToSpeak LoveToSpeak 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Yesterday. I found a suicide note in my bfs workout room. I know he's been upset for a while. But I never thought he would consider this option! I've never snooped, I don't have...
    blabla1717 blabla1717 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    It took me a while to realize that somewhere along my path of life I actually managed to lose myself in reality. I lost old friends and gained new ones and realized I had changed...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    That is she is very much on the pedastal on which she deserves to be There is mutual respect like any decent marriage, but a lot of decisions are HERS to make, and I abide them...
    cunninglinguist1 cunninglinguist1 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Whether it be a lonely cottage in the woods or a vacation to a foreign country. I need a place to get away from everything for just a little while. Somewhere that makes time feel...
    Jack0fTr4d3s Jack0fTr4d3s 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm scared of needles because in the third grade I was in the hospital and the doctors had trouble with Iv and kept removing it and puting it somewhere else and needles remind me...
    Easye215 Easye215 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Falling for my best friend actually fell, really hard. Was there for her when she told me she was abused n broken...told her I was gay(I'm a girl) n that I needed a friend ...we...
    Rhythmnblues9 Rhythmnblues9 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Every day every single day in my life I never felt that i belong to this world like I never should have existed. I live just like a ghost. It is like noone see's me. Life is a test...
    TheOutsidersPower TheOutsidersPower 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I don't belong in this society. It has to many rules and is judgmental and hypocritical to everyone in it. Why cant there be a society that accepts all people of race, gender, and...
    Jewels2145 Jewels2145 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have been told by many, MANY people that I don't belong in this world, that I should just go away and kill my worthless soul! And I have to say, sometimes I believe what those...
    BloodlessVein BloodlessVein 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I get that you dont belong in this world. But do get that either do I. we can be outsiders together.
    InsaneNefelibata InsaneNefelibata 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I feel like I don't belong anywhere.
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Oh the land of old knowledge and my beautiful family. I long to come 'home'. To my soil where I can feel well and strong. My blood is there. I feel foreign here in the only place...
    Roibeard Roibeard 36-40, M Mar 31

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    I think I belong in the '50s A classy period of time.
    broadwaybaby25 broadwaybaby25 18-21, F Apr 1