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I Sometimes Feel Like a Stranger In a Strange Land

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    I Always Felt Like This

    no matter where i go or where i went i always feel like the oddball well thats because i am but people make habbitts of pointing them out and some be rude about it i wear my pentgram around my neck the right way and i do wear it proud but some peple get affended =S  i wear...
    scared154 scared154 13-15, F Aug 26, 2009

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    Travelling

    I am from the UK but travelling all through S America at the moment. S America certainly is unusual - but the strangest thing is I always felt a complete stranger in the country where I was born and lived for 36 years. These places on the other side of the world seem more...
    empacher75 empacher75 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    Forgiveness

    i did a horrible mistake,i breached someones confidence,and still here im asking for forgiveness
    lindseyfortvilley lindseyfortvilley 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    Title Of This Group Sounds Like A Song!

    A stranger in a strange land .... from a song of course. Robbie Robertson - Somewhere Down The Crazy River. Love it!
    stolenearth stolenearth 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Strange Days

    Sometimes I feel like a stranger in a strange land. And other days I feel like a King in the promised land, so yeah.And that was my strange story
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Oct 30, 2012

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    I Just Went For Pizza

    I sat waiting for my pizzas.  I normally dislike waiting for anything.  Tonight I wasn't in a hurry.  I was actually enjoying the solitude away from a hectic house.  The longer I waited the more deep in thought I found myself.  I was barely aware of my...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 11 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    I Have Often Felt This Way...

    ...because of being on the Autistic Spectrum! I am also a member of a site called "Wrong Planet" that is especially made for those people who are like me- on the same Spectrum.I guess saying "feeling like a stranger in a strange land" could pretty easily be compared with that, in...
    GodsLovedMan GodsLovedMan 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2012

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    Wonderful But Weird Times

    please don't consider me racist ... I spoke to a very nice indian man today driving the taxi he drove my mum and I home  but there are so many indians and africans, islander and asian .. I rarely see a true aboriginal ...  I go places and feel like I don't fit in anymore...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 4, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I think about how we spend all this time trying to do well in school... for what? Just to get into a college. Then, a job. After you bust your *** working your entire life, you...
    FerysT FerysT 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Please help me achieve my dream of separating from society and achieving my life long dream. If you too feel like you can no longer handle society and would like to go back to the...
    lostintherush lostintherush 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    No matter where I am, in the crowd or with my beloved friends and family, I don't belong here. I am loved and respected, have a nice family and loyal friends and nothing to...
    eli407 eli407 22-25, F a week ago

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    A lot of people my age (16) already party like animals and they drink. Some smoke. They have dated and had their first kiss. Some of them have even had their first time ( I think...
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 5 Responses May 8

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    When I tried to commit suicide for like the millionth time I ended up in hospital. I was there for a long while and you are literally cut off from the world. I loved it. I really...
    petaltears petaltears 18-21, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Please help me achieve my dream of separation from society. I am planning on living in the wilderness. If you are interested in joining me and you too share the same dream I do...
    lostintherush lostintherush 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    people are in the fast lane heading nowhere,that way of thinking does nothing for me
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm not very good at getting rid of the old and letting the new come in. I'm sad that I will never meet anyone that will like me for me. And don't treat me like a stranger or...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F May 20

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    i remember last december i had my first breakdown i literally thought that was it, laid in the same spot fr hours wailing my life away i hated that day i felt so whiny and weak...
    chocomilo1 chocomilo1 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I keep wondering why I am a target for abuse, rejection, being shunned, and abandoned by many? I feel no matter what I do or say to people, I'm just not good enough to be their...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    What do I do? What should I be doing? For almost a year I've done absolutely nothing to improve my life. After my old life collapsed all I've done was repair the basic package, I...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 26-30, M 1 Response May 21

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    Recently I came into possession of a young rabbit which was orphaned by my uncle's puppy who just wanted to play and doesn't know his own strength yet. My outer family doesn't know...
    MemiosLostWolf MemiosLostWolf 16-17 May 20

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    Recently I came into possession of a young rabbit which was orphaned by my uncle's puppy who just wanted to play and doesn't know his own strength yet. My outer family doesn't know...
    MemiosLostWolf MemiosLostWolf 16-17 May 20

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    I feel like I can be overly impatient with people sometimes. Sometimes I let the littlest of things annoy the absolute hell out of me. Occasionally I'm just not in the mood to...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 1 Response May 21

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    Sometimes life just feels like it's not worth living...my feelings don't match my circumstances or vice versa. I've lived through a lot of terrible things and when I start to feel...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 16 Responses 6 days ago

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    having someone so close to you, you feel a nobility to do the right thing, to care and justify their wrongs. What happens when the person in question takes advantage of that, uses...
    WindupKitten WindupKitten 26-30, M 1 Response May 18

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    In all of my life I can count the number of men who have expressed interest in me on one hand. I've only had one boyfriend and we hated each other the whole time we were together...
    amazingcuzitis amazingcuzitis 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I've been with my bf 3 years I know he loves me but he sometimes makes me feel like i'm not good enough. Everything I say or do seems to be wrong or bad.I can understand his...
    littlerunaway littlerunaway 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    When I was younger, I knew I was different than all the other kids. I always believed in more than just this life. I felt more and understood more than the kids my age. Most adults...
    twentyout24 twentyout24 16-17 1 Response May 14

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    I feel like I'm being unfair to my boyfriend because I'm asking him to not go out and get ****** because we had a huge fight because he did that a week ago and told me he was going...
    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F May 18

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    I just feel like I'm the odd one out when it comes to my school friends. They're all confident and interested in the same things, and I'm just that awkward quiet one that feels...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don"t know it just feels like I bother everyone I talk to. I even feel like I bother my boyfriend sometimes. But I guess he likes to be bothered by me.
    Alex4eve Alex4eve 13-15, F May 6

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    Black Sheep Of The Family I have always felt like the black sheep of the family who just didn't live up to what was expected of me .I am the middle child and always felt out of...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M May 13

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    I have a lot of feelings and I just care about everything. I always want to talk and be validated. I love to think about things. But for some reason it feels like everyone else has...
    exand exand 22-25, M May 18

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    Thats how i feel sometimes. If only the world was perfect😟 but theres no meaning of perfect. Every one has diffrent meaning. I feel like im not perfect enough but thab on the...
    skylerbruhh09 skylerbruhh09 13-15, F May 20

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    Often times I feel like a failure, I'm 22 and working a dead end job. I still live with my parents even despite saying when I was younger that I would not. I flunked college in one...
    Cavsanada Cavsanada 22-25, M a week ago

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    A lot of times in my life I feel like a loser. My family life has been kind of rough for me growing up and I haven't had a lot of the advantages that a lot of other kids my age...
    chloe41399 chloe41399 13-15, F a week ago

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    I feel like a failure especially when it comes to school. I'm 21 and been in college for 2 years and didnt even get my associates yet. I feel so behind, I should've gotten a...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like a complete failure in the eyes of my family...and I usually am...I have to ask for money, I have to ask for help with things...I feel I can't do anything...
    StupidMistakeMe StupidMistakeMe 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've moved schools this year and although I have a group of nice friends, none of them enjoy doing the extra-curricular activities offered. I heard joining groups and clubs was a...
    JustAnotherPersonInSpace JustAnotherPersonInSpace 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There's laura and mindy laura used to be my roommate but she moved into a house with mindy cause rommmates aren't allowed anymore they became close and sometimes they talk about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 1

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    "We're all lonely for something we don't know we're lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing somebody we've never even met?”
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M May 11

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