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I Sometimes Feel Like a Stranger In a Strange Land

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 can't communicate openly with people because I'm too shy. I get the feeling people think I'm a ***** because I don't really like to talk, and when I try to be outgoing I say the...
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    "It's not hard to get your way when it's your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they're not around. I don't really like the sound of that, 'cause that sounds like a...
    MollyAgnes MollyAgnes 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    we seem to live in a world where people think that they HAVE to be the most badass, or they have to see who can give the least amount of ***** and where apologies are a foreign...
    BiCPP BiCPP 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    Only by the grace of God I go.....I am leading the great Exodus....Like Bob Marley sings about....Its a great movement of people...A state of mind that everyone can hear....and the...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F Nov 16

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    And strangling people that annoy me as i do -_-
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    I wanna go to another place where no one knows me. no one will judge me l. and start a new life.
    kismet1427 kismet1427 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    For instance, School. I don't know about you, but at my school society is pretty ****** up. Maybe it's because you spend 7 long hours surround with people that care more about what...
    blueapple12 blueapple12 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    Lost Generation by Jonathan Reed I am part of a lost generation. And I refuse to believe that I can change the world. I realize this may be a shock, but “Happiness comes from...
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    exulansis exulansis 18-21, F Nov 3

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    I just feel pushed to a dark corner... There is nowhere out, there is no hope...my first university major was in marketing. I spent over 6 years looking for a job in the field... I...
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    People sometimes say the Holidays cause emotional turmoil in people, and right now I am feeling that is the case for me. I am feeling very stressed out over a big life change that...
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    I love food, I'm skinny with a high metabolism and I have no issues with my weight. But sometimes I just feel like doing other things or i feel l don't have enough energy to make...
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    I have friends, that's true. We're like sisters and hangout all the time. But sometimes I feel like I'm the odd one out. We never talk about the same things, they tend to talk...
    AntiSocialBookworm AntiSocialBookworm 13-15, F Oct 28

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I love my boyfriend, but sometimes I feel like I'm doing this because I don't want to be alone. I care for him when he's sick. I appreciate the little things he does and the big...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I know she ins't really meaning to but sometimes it feels like shes pushing me away. She barely tells me whats wrong anymore and it honestly upsets me that she comes to me, it...
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    It seems to be becoming a habit that my closest friends end up becoming distant... I don't make many friends. I mean I have a reasonable amount of "aquaintances" with whom I can...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F Nov 18

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    Sometimes I feel like if I disappeared off the face of the earth would I truly be missed. I know my girls would and my parents but would others honestly notice, lately would my...
    Surrick Surrick 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Crying is a healthy release of overwhelming emotions. Water is such an excellent energy conductor. You know how taking a bath or shower just seems to always make you feel better...
    Oaktreeacorn Oaktreeacorn 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 1

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    I'm 15 years old and have a circle of 5 friends, I feel really unsociable, awkward and like people don't want to speak to me, I just feel left out and like people think I'm...
    alexx39 alexx39 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    because all I do these days is spend time on my laptop. Sometimes I think I could be addicted to the inter-net. But these days I spend most of time playing cards which can be very...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like all I do is help other people with their issues and work through their problems, but when I come to them for help, they barely even try. They either give me one word...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I had really bad broke up with my ex.I still remember the words he said over the Skype screen '' This LDR is sucks, I don't love you anymore''.I locked myself at the room and feel...
    AnnePQ AnnePQ 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lately I have had a couple people telling me everything that is wrong with me. It makes me feel worthless. They tell me I am too pretentious, too bitchy, over materialistic, tell...
    nnggww nnggww 16-17, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I am seventeen and at this point in my life I feel so alone. Everyone in my life that is supposed to be my support system has kind of backed off. I try to talk to people but I...
    Tryingtosee17 Tryingtosee17 16-17, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Sometimes it feels like the shadow of a scythe is hanging over my neck.There's darkness in my life.
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M Oct 27

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    Sometimes I feel like the friend of misery. "You're just stood there,screaming!"
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    I've been praying constantly for someone to help me get through my episodes of depression. I can have the best day and be surrounded by family and yet come home to cry myself to...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    I hide the real me from mostly everyone, I feel like if I said a lot of. The things I think I would have no one anymore...sometimes I wonder if I even know the real me
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I hide the real me from mostly everyone, I feel like if I said a lot of. The things I think I would have no one anymore...sometimes I wonder if I even know the real me
    crazybeautiful26 crazybeautiful26 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I'm not interested in the unnecessary gossip people around me always seem to be talking about, or in the constant criticism that goes around. I prefer to stay away from everyone...
    YeuxNoirs YeuxNoirs 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel as if I'm the biggest crybaby in the whole world. I hate my feelings, I hate being awake, I hate hating things. I feel as if my life is supposed to be this wonderful...
    imotakuchan imotakuchan 18-21, F Oct 31

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    I'm in my last year of high school and I feel like I'm failing at being smart, I haven't had this problem before, I was always the "smart one" but the last couple of months I've...
    elisasama elisasama 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    licito licito 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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