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I Sometimes Feel Like a Stranger In a Strange Land

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I feel like I was meant for something greater than just living. I don't know how to put it, I guess I just feel like I don't belong.
    michael9666 michael9666 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I feel like that, like I don't belong here. There's no one I relate to, or understands me or have the same interest in things as me. But I suck it up. And push on, and Pray I'll...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I really do feel like I should crawl into a hole by myself and just watch The Cosby Show until I die.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    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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    I deleting and scared sometimes. I have a phobia for needles and doctors, but I could really really use a firm no nonsense "you're going but I promise to comfort you if you cry...
    cheekyhannah cheekyhannah 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have no relationship with my family. My mother is a narcissist and my brother is her golden child. My father tries to call but our conversations are superficial. My...
    Carnalurges Carnalurges 26-30, F Sep 7

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    When you are ignored!!!!!!!!!!
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F Sep 2

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    If Society knew my dating life... Mother~Hes too old for you! Father~He better treat you good! Guys my age~Eww, go away you piece of trash. Girls my age~OMG go find your sugar...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 16-17, T Sep 6

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    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
    Stillnothing Stillnothing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I feel like my step-mother hates me as clearly as I feel pain if I poke my own eyes. Its an almost tangible, clear feeling that was at the center of my childhood experience. Now...
    whitemut whitemut 13-15, M Sep 5

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    I am currently in high school and I have a couple of people I talk to in my classes but during the weekends I have no one to hang out with like others do. I'm not really a people...
    raisetheroof raisetheroof 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's so annoying. I made all these new friends, so now it's even worse. I feel like nobody even cares about what I'm saying, and like they find me annoying. I hate feeling this way...
    angeliqueth angeliqueth 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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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 10 Responses Aug 21

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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 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Let me first start off by saying I am a natural worrier. By this, I mean my life wouldn't feel right or I would be bored if I didn't worry. Granted, it takes its' toll on me but I...
    Cherrybean84 Cherrybean84 26-30, F Sep 13

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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 Aug 31

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    Sometime I think I should just give up on the possibility of me and him. I met him a month or more ago. What started out as something that made me so hopeful has turned into more...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I don't just feel like no one understands me, I know that no one understands me. It's so hard being in this family, in this school, in this world. My family invalidates my feelings...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 4 days ago

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    There you go, I feel like a failure sometimes no matter how hard I try not to quit. My whole life I feel like I been going in circles. Like no matter what I do to try to succeed in...
    MrKool82 MrKool82 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    People should not talk about things that one or more (especially one) of you don't get involved in cause it would make them feel like being an outsider. An that's bad. At least...
    LoneRan9er LoneRan9er 31-35, F 4 days ago

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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 Aug 29

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    Back in 2012 I tried to kill myself and I took a pretty big overdose on some pills. Since then...life hasn't really been the same. I know I'm probably delusional for thinking this...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    A few months ago my brother was arrested and is now on bail till the 8th December (1 day before his birthday). I am 14 years old and I feel like my family is falling apart as there...
    MimiChim MimiChim 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I am so f**king sick of feeling broken and lost. I shouldn't have to hate myself because others treated me like crap. I am not some injured lamb who needs to be nursed back to...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I am already 22 and still in college. Actually, I am now a sophomore however, 5 years ago, I was also a sophomore in college and up to now, I still haven't graduated. So what...
    trappedinmy trappedinmy 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    If I didn't have any children of my own, I would just drop everything and just leave. Leave my family, friends and just never look back. I'm in a bad place right now and it seems...
    NightMagic367 NightMagic367 36-40, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    My issues began long before I was even born. Digging up my history is getting me nowhere but I can not move on because I'm always so incredibly fearful of consequences. Selling...
    HopefullRomantic HopefullRomantic 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I write my feelings on here day after day and sometimes, I do miss a few days because of my hectic schedule but that doesn't stop my thoughts of you.Ever since we said goodbye and...
    Godsmack23 Godsmack23 31-35, M 2 days ago

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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!
    Duncan98 Duncan98 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 1 Response 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...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 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 Aug 26

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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 Aug 26

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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 Sep 1

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    I am 26 years old and I still have never had a girlfriend. Everybody I know is seeing someone even my closest of friends. Now I feel all alone hiding the pain with jokes and...
    WeirdJoe WeirdJoe 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago