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I Sometimes Feel Like a Stranger In a Strange Land

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 will never be like my sisters. They are both so beautiful compared to me. So much smarter and outgoing. Their personalities are amazing. So many guys fall for them, while I'm...
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    Just a few months ago I woke up one morning crying for no reason. Sometimes you have to let it out; even if you don"t know what your letting out. :)
    PoppyOfRmembrance PoppyOfRmembrance 13-15, F Dec 8

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    The lack of morals kids today have makes me sometimes wish I wasn't born in this generation. Society teaches us that we have to look a certain way to be beautiful and act a certain...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Maybe I'm losing my mind somehow? i have no idea what is up or down, how to feel or process things. I'm constantly worried over the stupidest things! *breathes*.... There is no...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I don't want to die or even commit suicide... Just disappear, run away or be alone for a long time... I hate my life and family and try get whatever they want and I'm always the...
    coolyogaykid coolyogaykid 13-15, M Dec 12

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    The result is not the end of the world, just the men telling what you can or can’t do. (I listened to this in a cartoon network program)
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    The society put many problems in our lives, but the most important thing that happened to us is the miracle of life, nothing is more important than that. We should not worry about...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    This society is so ****** up. We aren’t recognized by who we are, but by what we have or how much we produce. This shouldn’t be this way, we cannot measure the value of a life...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 12

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    A phrase I came up with: All of your inquisitions are true, but that’s the deal. What will you do about it?
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I have had recurring dreams of the house/neighborhood that I grew up in since my parents have passed on, one in 2007, one in 2009. Both were due to strokes, ages 79 and 85. They...
    cswank61 cswank61 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    I am a 20 y.o. man living outside of Oslo, Norway. I just quit my studies at a marketing school in Oslo because I wasn't satisfied with the quality of the education and was unhappy...
    felixhaave felixhaave 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I don't know where I fit in....I do not know where my place really is.I am lost, just wondering through life, searching for a place where maybe I may just belong, but never finding...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I'm forever dreaming. Please wake me up from this nightmare. I feel like when I close my eyes for the last time I'm finally going to be happy.
    TxSS TxSS 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It's crazy. I'm crazy. God, I don't even ******* know. I'm with this amazing guy. His feelings for me are impossible to question. He loves me. I know it. He let's me feel it...
    ohmyfvck ohmyfvck 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I feel like a I'm not a priority in your life. I know you are happy with me and God knows I'm happy with you but sometimes i feel like you forget I'm there. I never ask you for...
    LiesGreedMisery LiesGreedMisery 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I used to feel meaning from church. I spent many hours thinking of arguments and counter arguments for why God exists. I poured over the old logical arguments that proved he...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M Dec 14

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    I don't really know how to explain it but i daydream a lot; Of things that could happen or of non-existent worlds. I even unconsciously start daydreaming while doing tasks or...
    RavenRaiden RavenRaiden 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I try hard to be as good as I can be... but sometimes, due to a whole lot of things... I just get swayed by emotions and so... sometimes, I feel like I can't help my self from...
    pitchy28 pitchy28 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My life is not satisfying, it is not enjoyable and I feel like I am merely waiting for it to pass. I moved countries about 18 months ago but have not yet done anything that makes...
    imsoradalecki imsoradalecki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I haven't really DONE anything with my life. I'm 45 years old...I don't have a job. I should have gone to college & gotten a career. I should have done this or that...but can't...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    Sometimes it all just hits you in the worst way possible. Until your body rebels against you and you feel like dying would be so much better than the battle to stay alive. . . and...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    feel like a loser sometimes
    endedmylife endedmylife 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    As you have read my other stories my wife brought up a divorce. We haven't been getting along very well. I told myself I would talk to her and find out if this is what she really...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 41-45, M Nov 28

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    I have so ******* done right now. You give life a second chance, have a positive outlook, and feel like trying. You actually try your hardest to do something and actually feel hope...
    Valencia12 Valencia12 13-15, F Dec 13

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    I feel so numb today, like I'm living in someone else's body. Like I'm having an out of body experience and watching somebody live this day for me. Something is wrong. I don't know...
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    Sorry in advance for the sob story. Growing up, I was always felt as if I was the thrid wheel or tag along around friends. Like many children I was the subject of bullying up...
    ToddleLoaf ToddleLoaf 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    i feel like im not good at talking to people, for me, its starting a conversation, wether in person or online. dont get me wrong i love talking to people, and i do sometimes work...
    nathinitup nathinitup 22-25, M Dec 8

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    I am slowly slipping back into old habits and my stress & anxiety levels are at an all time high. I've cried every night for the past week. my dad is a lying cheater and I can't...
    roryrawry roryrawry 13-15, F Dec 16

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    I feel like crying right now, but I haven't cried in so long. The last time I had a good cry was a year and a half ago when I got into an argument with my sister. Sometimes I...
    ijustwantahug ijustwantahug 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 18

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    It's sad to say that I don't feel like I belong anywhere. I don't know if I am feeling sorry for myself or if these emotions are warranted. I feel like my family would be much...
    BeautifulCha0s BeautifulCha0s 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    ROCKWELL "Somebody's Watching Me" Who's watching Tell me, who's watching Who's watching me I'm just an average man With an average life I work from nine to five Hey, hell, I...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Now, I've felt like this for a while after graduating high school. I was always one of the top students in each grade and everyone had high hopes for me. Teachers, other students...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm not really sure what I should write, I just feel like writing. free writing sounds good. I'll do that. something is coming. I feel it in my bones. things are changing, and I...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Ok so latly i have been feeling off i dont know how to eplain it i just dont think right i feel like i move and act wired and i feel like no one else sees it i feel like im...
    ileon9 ileon9 13-15 Dec 13

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    To love the world and look upon it in wonder everyday and never feel like you belong. That is truly devastating. I feel like that everyday. I feel love for humans but don't feel...
    Shniddleyway Shniddleyway 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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