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I Sometimes Feel Like a Stranger In a Strange Land

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I used to be to tolerant of everyone and I feel I'm just so intolerant of anyone I sometimes forget how good people can feel. It's like I need constant attention or I feel rejected...
    dancerinadaydream dancerinadaydream 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Sometimes I do and I don't mean to, sometimes people say really irrational things and I guess its not irrational to them so its really all just how a person perceives things but...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Sometimes I feel as useless as a white crayon
    AintGotNoSpoons AintGotNoSpoons 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    When you are ignored!!!!!!!!!!
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    I'm going to keep this short and sweet. my best friend and i have been best friends ever since 2nd grade. I love her too death and nothing will ever change that but now we both...
    amarie99 amarie99 13-15, F Aug 14

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    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I never thought I would turn out to be like this when I was younger. Incompetent, inadequate, lost soul. I'm not anywhere close to the life stage points I should be. I feel like I...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Hello everyone! This is my first post! (Woohoo) Okay, So hi, I'm Kat. I'm 24... 25 on MONDAY 8/11!!! *Suddenly gets writer's block* -_- Always happens. Meh. I live in FL. I'm a...
    LovelyCalico LovelyCalico 22-25, F Aug 7

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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 21

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I feel like I bother everyone, even if they sit next to me in class I feel bad for my friends who waist their time with me, I'm sorry for anyone reading this I waisted your time
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Everyone tomorrow is Monday. Did you enjoy your weekend? :):) sometimes we find happiness in this life an sometimes we are in a constant battle with this world. Everyone if anyone...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F Aug 10

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    Nothing right now can cheer me up. Depression hit me in the chest today. It hurt so damn much, I didn't speak, eat or even participate in today's activities. I lost my friends...
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    Every time I sleep I have the same dream continued.. It starts in a place where there is a very long endless road and on the sides are broken houses, buildings, and trees etc...and...
    findme12345 findme12345 18-21, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like this is not a bad thing but more of a normal thing. Everyone feels lonely and left out sometimes.
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    okay, im thirteen and in about 5th to 7th grade ive had really bad pimples and right now, their gone but i have black spots. my friends say they make me look cute but i cant help...
    swavvy123 swavvy123 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like no one cares about me, i feel like I'm being used. I help others because I love to do it, I love to help friends but sometimes all I want in return is to know you care...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I sometimes hold my breathe when I feel like I'm about to explode and let go once I feel the heavy feeling in my heart sides.
    killingallparamedics killingallparamedics 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I know they don't. Yet sometimes, I get this anxious feeling of being judged and looked down on. At first it was at school, but now it's in my own home too. I'm not that insecure...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I have two rather close friends and sometimes I feel like when I talk to them about how I feel ..they don't understand or want to for that matter especially my one friend in...
    lostinfire lostinfire 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Anyone else feel like a monster wen they're upset or angry doing things hey thought they would never do?
    oneperson93 oneperson93 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    This is my I don't feel like talking face. I try to become unapproachable but seems like people talk to me more then I'm unintentionally ruder to the person than I intended to be...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    There are days when I feel like I'm so ugly and everyone will die. |:
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F Aug 11

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    You know sometimes i feel like i have hyper active senses...and i block them off. But when ever it gets really late, like 3 am for instance, i cannot block it, and suddenly...
    jasmineisb0red jasmineisb0red 13-15, F Aug 15

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    I love you all so much. I know sometimes we feel like we could conquer the world and other times we just wanna stay in bed, but let's keep moving no matter what we do. Because were...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anyone or talk to...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M Aug 16

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    I sometimes think that life is just a dream. Seriously. I feel like I could be just another spot of nothing in the universe, if it even exists. And those thoughts turn into more...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I don't feel like it, i know it. But they know me an have to deal with it so haha i know you love me so suck it up and be a goofball!
    Dsrutherford Dsrutherford 16-17, M Aug 23

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    Sometimes i feel like, no matter how many friends i have, a part of me always feels alone
    Lilys3 Lilys3 18-21, F Aug 23

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    i am so weird sometimes. i get so lonely but instead of seeking out companionship, what do i do? i push everyone away. i go hide. i drowned out the world with my music cranked up...
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 31-35, F Aug 23

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    Sometimes I feel like no one listens to anything I say...surrounded by humans....but I go unnoticed.... Sigh
    Albrma061011 Albrma061011 26-30, F Aug 25

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    All the times i feel like this :(
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Today I am feeling like this for sure. It seems like no one wants to be around me. When I open my mouth, usually something stupid comes out, and then I get contradicted or...
    goldenbeginning goldenbeginning 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Being so far from home is so difficult, especially around holidays/birthdays.. I miss them so much everyday. I feel like people here don't understand me most of the time, and I...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm just really really disappointed. I told my mom that this woman (I have a story of how I distrusted this adult who happens to be my moms close friend and how she is now bluntly...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I always feel like every time I do or say something it's weird or wrong but if someone else does the exact same thing it's perfectly fine. And every time I try to defend myself I...
    theartist102 theartist102 22-25, M Aug 4

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    I have all kids of dreams.. And i must say before i say anything else, that i feel like dreams are some of the times based on what you have been thinking about, or somethings...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F Aug 5

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    This has to be the worst pain I have ever felt towards the person I call my dad. Just the thought of what he said and what happened brings tears to my face and pain to my heart...
    XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX XCrAzYBeAuTiFulX 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    It amazes me the different people in your life.... There are those you can always turn to... Those that are there for you... Those that make you smile like you've never smiled...
    Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 Sadgirlwithoutarazor1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I can't make sense of myself in relation to the life around me. I look at people and I feel so very different. There are moments when I know that a certain thought process was...
    WhisperSayuri WhisperSayuri 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 7