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I Sometimes Feel Like a Stranger In a Strange Land

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    every day is a challenge. i look at people living their lives, getting up, going to work being happy. im just not like that and i feel like ill never be able to be like that. i...
    niellyn niellyn 22-25 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I understand spirits more than I understand humans. I often feel like I don't belong on earth and want to go back home to God to be with him and all the righteous spirits who are...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    OK! I know that being a diabetes i can find an easy way to let myself die easily. I know myself as can make it happen at some point when feel like there is no way out. I try to...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Comparing myself to other girls my age just proves my point that I look like a potato haha.
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    There's nothing I could ever say, and nothing I could do to let you know just how much & what I feel in my heart for you. Nothing is enough yet we are world’s apart. No words...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Mar 4

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    I really do not understand this duality of human society. Men, throughout history, have always acted compulsorily in search of conquests, valuing possessions, money, industrial...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 5

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    All the time...looking for something that i know it's not here...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M Mar 15

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    Quarterly before seroquel. More when done trying seroquel.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 20

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    I have sucaidal thoughts most days but don't tell anyone.
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm 16-17, F Mar 21

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    Not just in real life, but also here on EP. I become completely aware when people go through all my experiences and either heart or comment on them, but they never message me...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F Mar 22

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    This year will be our tenth wedding anniversary, fourteenth year together. My husband recently told me that he wants to see other people, that he's unhappy with his life, and that...
    Baralinel Baralinel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I've never been in love or in an actual relationship. I know what love from my family feels like but from a stranger? I don't know I've just never had that feeling.
    Marytiredofbeingordinary Marytiredofbeingordinary 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    i feel like talking...anyone feel the same?
    totorolover totorolover 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    so, what happens when the one person you loved more than anything in the world leaves and you feel like you have nobody to turn to. You're friends are all living their lives, your...
    laumeow laumeow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    This song is one of my favorites of all time....amazing artist, voice, music, lyrics. And tonight, as I sit here and miss you to my core, I hear my own heart echoed in the emotion...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I am so dam heart broken like never before. I cant get him out of my mind and I tremble when im around him. he makes me so nervous but barely blicks a eye lid in my direction. how...
    teri266 teri266 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    There are times when I just don’t feel like conversing with others including my family, friends and co-workers. I try my best to be social 90% of the time but sometimes I just...
    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Don't worry, I'm not. I'm posting this for people who are. I want you guys to read this. Breath. Whatever you're doing right now. Take a deep breath, than another. You are so...
    Destroyer2266 Destroyer2266 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I honestly don't know how to feel about myself at all anymore. I've been dating this guy for 7 months Nd I just don't feel good enough for him at this point. I feel like I can't...
    DyingLightx DyingLightx 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I hate feeling the way I do. I can't stop feeling like I don't matter. it's cutting into my efficiency at school and I can't focus. I hate this. I hate everything about myself at...
    Kairics Kairics 13-15, T 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Even though I do a lot of automotive photography and have built my name up over 5 yrs I still feel like a failure I don't understand why I feel this way maybe Im not doing enough...
    airmax78 airmax78 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    I feel like at my age I am suppose to enjoy my life and experience exciting things but the only time I feel like that I'm not actually being myself it's being drunk or high to just...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    I feel wayyy different than most people in my life and for the most part I like it, but sometimes it is super annoying. I don't mean different in a "I'm unique but it's cute" type...
    meeeghanp77 meeeghanp77 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    If we are universal travelers ,I do believe this is the only earthly place they feel we can stay , My theory as crazy as is sounds. We come from a place with no emotions , bodies...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 Mar 22

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    Do you know that feeling where you are surrounded by a sea of people around you and you still feel horribly terribly lonely ? I don’t know if everyone goes through this, I sure...
    piscespieces piscespieces 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I don't even know myself!
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M Mar 1

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    My mom is a great person, and I know she loves me and cares about me a lot, but sometimes she can be so unreasonable and I feel like she doesn't understand me. I study abroad, and...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I'm a loner in school and people just ignore me.they push me and shove me.I feel like I don't exist.this popular boy in my class said I was ugly in front of the whole class and...
    emily305 emily305 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    It feels like I go from place to place and never settle, and never properly get to know people. This gives a certain sense of freedom but at the same time a real feeling of...
    thatfeelwhen thatfeelwhen 18-21, F Mar 9

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    Faceless - by RED is one of my life theme songs. I struggle with having an identity a lot of the times. I'm so unique that I don't find others like me in the world. I wish that a...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 9

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm Cursed. A slow, hungry curse that has worked its way across my entire life, stripping me of everything I loved.
    arslmalik arslmalik 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Sometimes, life feels so overwhelming, I just feel like There is nothing I can do to change it. Don't want to die, just want to breathe.
    Lyri Lyri 31-35, F Mar 14

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    I miss certain things. I guess this is just a phase in my life but sometimes it feels like it will last forever
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I honestly feel sometimes that I'll never be enough for someone. My past relationships have all ended in them cheating. I guess the grass really was greener. I battle depression...
    Sully871 Sully871 26-30, M Mar 19

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