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I Need To Feel Like I Belong Somewhere

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 193 People

    Walk Alone

    A sense of belonging is something almost every human needs. That is why I amaze my dad when i never cared. I just never cared about belonging. I can walk alone or i can walk with others. Either way it doesn't bother me one bit. Just a desire i have never had, and i have walked...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 15 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    I Dont...

    i have no job no school no girlfriend... i feel like i have no purpose or plan... even a rough idea... i need something to keep me going otherwise i feel like there is no point in living anymore... why am i here? i bring nothing to this world... if i disappeared the only few...
    highwayman5 highwayman5 18-21, M 11 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    If Your Not Beautiful Your Not Worthing Of Love.

    I know that society would not view me or my daughter as beauty queens. We are not eye candy. I don't consider us at the bottom of the ugly tree, but we are certainly not what society would consider pretty or beautiful. Here is a good example, I posted a picture of me and my...
    bokohoyo bokohoyo 46-50, F 2 Responses May 17, 2011

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    Belongs, Belonging, Belonged?

    i will wake up everyday in the same bed, same town, same people. never really feeling like i belong with them or here. not having the guts to do anything about it.
    bongleshoop bongleshoop 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2010

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    Confused

    I have a serious boyfriend, two great roommates, and a mom and sister who I am very close to. But still, something is missing. I feel completely unfulfilled, and even if I'm surrounded by friends, I feel as though I don't belong. I feel like I don't have anything attaching me to...
    ab1123a ab1123a 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2011

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    Should You Have To Try ?

    Everyone wants to belong, but what is belonging? Does the majority 'belong'? Is belonging just one of those things we don't talk about? I think everyone at one times feels left out, but many people don't claim to feeling as isolated and alone as I see myself being. I have...
    blynnbarrister blynnbarrister 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2010

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    I Can Imagine It

    I can just picture the place that I belong. A calm, warm place in the countryside. A small cottage in which my boyfriend and I live. A telephone for me to contact my loved ones. My ideal home.
    Sasayaku35 Sasayaku35 13-15, F May 10, 2013

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    What Happened To My Family After The Death Of My Mom???

    My mom passed away 21 years ago this August. I lived with my mom and she was the one I spoke to if I had a bad day in work and needed to vent. I have 3 siblings two brothers and one sister. Growing up I was extremely close with my sister and was always there for her when she...
    Barbie63 Barbie63 61-65, F Jun 2, 2013

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    The Unwise In Life...Me

    Sometimes i think i am a failure in life, Muddle up things that is wrong and right. Somehow i am not wise to handle my life, Finding hard to make my little light rise and shine. Always an option given throughout my life, Have no idea which is wrong and right. Not a good path, i...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    Belonging

    I don't know why I feel like I belong in a different time and place.  Am I the only one?  I just can't seem to fit in.  My interest I feel are normal, but I can't find people with the same interest.  Believe me, they are not odd interest.  For...
    bokohoyo bokohoyo 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Cause Sometimes I Don't...

     feel like I belong in some places. Sometimes I just stand there looking stupid. and it's awful, and I know everyone belongs somewhere, but sometimes it really just seems impossible to fit in. Yeah.
    bananajane bananajane 18-21, F Nov 30, 2009

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    Oh Jeez...

    Everyone always tells me I am a nice person and everything, but I refuse to believe them, and instead choose to believe that they are just trying to be nice. All the things I tell myself keep me from really doing what I want to do, but I just don’t see myself as good enough...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F Mar 23, 2013

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    Time Changes People

    As a child I knew I didn't belong, I was treated with so much abuse it is still hard to remember without tears and fears.at 16 I was beaten so badly all because my Daddy thought my senior pictures were ugly, had nervous breakdown with that one. But that kind of thing does...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    Belonging

    I don't know why I feel like I belong in a different time and place.  Am I the only one?  I just can't seem to fit in.  My interest I feel are normal, but I can't find people with the same interest.  Believe me, they are not odd interest.  For...
    bokohoyo bokohoyo 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    I don't feel like i belong. I don't even feel i belong in my own skin. I try to be like everyone else, wearing whats cool, changing my personality, trying to fit in because i don't...
    TheBrokenSouls TheBrokenSouls 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I just got out of a psychiatric hospital for my depression and anxiety. The only thing that has changed since getting out unfortunately is my dreaming. Before I went the the...
    ZacharyAaron ZacharyAaron 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    But whenever I feel like I do, I treat it as a foreign feeling - I dismiss it. It's crazy how this goes; we get used to feeling a certain way or something, that when we get it the...
    simmerdame simmerdame 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Who else is tired of the women/girls in this society that revolve their life around attention, money, and sex appeal? I think women need to know the real meaning of class....women...
    deadheadhippy deadheadhippy 18-21, F Feb 21

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    Everything is a mess... I am speechless as of the moment, I can't figure out what should be the exact words I should utter. I can express what I feel but to have the right...
    wanderer08chasinglove wanderer08chasinglove 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just one of those days where you feel like no one understand and everyone is on your case working and conspiring against you about anything you attempt to do...makes me really feel...
    MonsieurKJ MonsieurKJ 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I just don't know what to do with my life anymore and I wish I could just stop the clock and repare myself (if it's even possible). I feel like I'm only going down and I'm not able...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F Feb 5

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    I'm 30, going through a divorce and feel stuck in a career I don't enjoy. I can't shake the nagging feeling that I'm not where I belong or doing what I was meant to do. However, I...
    MightyKenn MightyKenn 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    everytime a holiday comes up, like today, i feel more and more lonelier. i'm suppose to have a family, but the government took that away. my boyfriend is with his family. hes mad...
    everythingisfallingapart everythingisfallingapart 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I always feel like the odd one out. like I wasn't meant to be in this world. like I somehow ended up in the wrong place. it's painful and exhausting.
    WWB82 WWB82 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 3

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    Panic. Anxiety. Pain. Pressure. Stress. These emotions are swirling through my head. I can't help but be kind of depressed, can I?Some say people bully them, some say they have...
    LivingGreen LivingGreen 18-21, F Feb 18

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    When i didn't have a Dom/Master/Mentor i was missing a major part of myself. i don't deny that i was desperate and made some bad choices. it was because i needed my Dom and i'd yet...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    So just wanna share something's that I have been thinking about lately. At this point of my life, what I have figured out is that its not as difficult as I thought its gonna be to...
    apersonlikeme apersonlikeme 18-21, M Feb 15

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    I don't know what it is, I just feel like such a stupid loser every single day. I mean I have a great job, And a life that people wish they had. But I suffer from Anxiety, OCD, ADD...
    MindlessMatters MindlessMatters 22-25, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel like I have so much to say, so much to give... But there's nobody there to listen or to receive. I wish I could turn my brain off, I need sleep, I need something...
    BrokenSoul88 BrokenSoul88 26-30, F 9 Responses Feb 6

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    I feel like I'm really dreaming this ****** dream mainly reliving my life but I'm in a coma cuz I fell off my horse during a national horse show and my best friend was there. If...
    BobTheUniPonyWakoLover BobTheUniPonyWakoLover 13-15, F Feb 17

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    I don't know if anyone else can relate to this. I find I can allow myself to care about someome in the moment if I want to but I can just as easily switch that off and hurt them in...
    taliaroger taliaroger 18-21, F Feb 21

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    no one loves me. my family would leave me to fend for myself if I didn't remind them I was with them. I feel alone. my friends talk behind my back and don't care for me anymore. I...
    unfairlives unfairlives 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I feel this allot, not only in school but at home as well. I've moved so many times, and at every new school I'll be the quiet person in the back. I'll make a small group of...
    quietgirl117 quietgirl117 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Maybe I'm weird or stupid. but I just don't feel like this world is worth living anymore. I mean consumerism and materialism and our search for wealth has destroyed whatever human...
    fazeelahmed fazeelahmed 22-25, M Feb 11

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    I can't describe it. it just happens sometimes out of nowhere when I'm home or out or anywhere really. it happens when I over thinking about something. seeing people. hearing...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    So I've worked at this job for about 9 months now, and we've gotten this new manager about 3-4 months ago at are branch. Recently, people are getting fired, quitting, or relocating...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M a week ago

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    That's what everyone expects of me. And I'm usually happy and I know this one person I am talking to said no one is happy all the time but what do I do? All my teachers expect that...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have an awesome job when it comes to the pay but aside from that, it's ****. I sit in a room with a computer in front of me doing nothing the whole day. I "run" a T.V channel but...
    TheLeeko213 TheLeeko213 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    This is one of the main reasons I talk to myself and enjoy my solitude. My parents, siblings, "friends," coworkers etc never listen to what I have to say. I sometimes have to...
    theloveofmylife2 theloveofmylife2 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a 20 year old male and have always been single and a virgin and have been rejected by every single female I have ever approached. I feel like there is no hope of me getting a...
    malik91694 malik91694 18-21, M Feb 6

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    I legit feel like an intruder every time I go into a room because there are groups and I feel like they stop their conversations specifically because I am there. I feel like my...
    youngandinexperienced youngandinexperienced 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I have Depersonalization disorder for almost a year now.It never stops I dont feel anything, my thoughts are racing In my had and I am lost all the time.It started when I was in a...
    Dusan1234 Dusan1234 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    "Life is like a long rehearsal for a play that will never begin"-quote from the movie Amelie. It's a sad feeling when we do so much and anticipate that something great will happen...
    Lonelyastronaut Lonelyastronaut 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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