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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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    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
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hi you guys, I'm talking to a guy I've known for a while. 100 percent of it is done through texting. I've known him for years kinda. We would see each other in school and would...
    MissVa MissVa 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    The thing is that i feel like i have a wolf inside of me..its like it wants to run away from home, i believe in werewolves since 5 or 6 and its scaring me, please tell me there's...
    SomethingIFeel SomethingIFeel 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I feel like people get upset with me with every decision that I make. I don't know if it's me or what?
    izzylark izzylark 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I wonder if being aware of the lack of said emotions isn't really an emotion in itself? That means you're feeling something right? Feeling like you don't have any feelings is...
    Bikiexd Bikiexd 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    It's starting to get hard. Being a completely different person online compared to my real life. Online I tend to be a little more outgoing and confident. All the current friends...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    I feel like anything I do is wrong. How can I fix that ? It's hurting me emotionally. I just wish I knew.
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to start with this post to be totally honest! I guess i just feel like i don't have an interest in anything anymore & that i don't want to. I think whats...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Nothing I say is ever right
    Nae82 Nae82 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Every time that I'm with someone I'm just feel like they don't want me there and I sometimes think I'm better alone
    winterblood winterblood 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mind seems to be racing through millions of thoughts tonight, and I can honestly say that sleep feels so far away at this moment. I often wonder about life, and about my purpose...
    theatreeyes theatreeyes 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's basically about my story centered around my past with UTIs and how I've had trouble feeling normal ever since. It sounds strange and it makes me feel like I'm weird. I get...
    melody477 melody477 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Lately I've been shutting out everyone. My best friend moved away . And since then I shut out ever one else and am just staying home. I'm scared about what will happen when school...
    palesky palesky 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Life: you work until you die. That's about it. You're "suppose to" go to college, you're suppose to get a degree, you're suppose to get married, you're suppose to have kids... All...
    beautifulloner beautifulloner 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know why but I always feel like there has to be more to life than what I have and it makes me feel pretty down a lot of the time. I feel lost and that I'm not really doing...
    Ella147 Ella147 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In a society that has destroyed all adventure, the only adventure left is to destroy that society
    thejuicytriangle thejuicytriangle 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like my true nature has been suppressed over years of conditioning by my parents and society. I feel like there is an intense frustration and fear at the core of my being...
    ThisAnimalIsFree ThisAnimalIsFree 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I do bother people. I feel like sometimes people only talk to me because it's something to do. I end up becoming atleast in my eyes an obligation or a burden in some way. I try to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    They bring me down for being a pushover in their eyes, but when I try being the true "me" before I went into depression, they see it as fake. They see that "random burst of...
    kristy99 kristy99 22-25 Jul 21

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    Sometimes I feel like people think I'm a "weenie". My god brother is a year older than me but way cooler, he was/ would probably super popular in high school because he's hot. He's...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Not sometimes.. For me it's everytime!!!
    halohai halohai 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I feel like no one understands me, that as hard as I try to open up to people and trust in people, they just don't understand me. Maybe its because I am so guarded all the time...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I feel like now its hard for anybody to understand hoe how I feel. I am sensative in general but also being pregnant more sensative.I feel like no one who isnt pregnant understands...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I feel like a massive **** head. All I ever do is drink, take drugs, party and come to work looking and feeling like garbage. I just have such a crap attitude these days. I feel...
    DazzleX DazzleX 18-21, M Jul 16

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    I can't say I like Disney because they would say grow out of it, stop being childish. I can't speak my interest in crime stories because of my slight interest in law cause they...
    CrescientStar CrescientStar 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    After I don't know how many years of bottling up my emotions and everything it feels like the bottle is near its tipping point. Like I'm going to explode but I can't even do that...
    LAlbertoG LAlbertoG 22-25, M Jul 14

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    i literally have the worst time deciding things. like im always to feelings at once or have to polar opposite thoughts about the same subject!?
    Mavalyn Mavalyn 13-15, F Jul 13

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    i feel the same. i feel totally different. i act different and dont think the same as a lot of people sometimes. i just dont feel like im normal. i talk to guys and they are always...
    screechowl83 screechowl83 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    One like me is not supposed to integrate with society. I mean I'm supposed to but not. Ultimately, it's how it would benefit me. How will it feed my curiosity? How will it avoid...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12

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    all this time I felt lost or abandoned , among people, but still feeling different , like not belonging I have a family sometimes I ask myself am I dreaming? when I'll wake up...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I feel like my dreams want to lead me to something , lately I've been getting weird dreams that feel so weird , and I need help . I don't remember much but I keep having the same...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12

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    Somedays that how I feel even thou I know I do have friends
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 11

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    I'm a college student. Musician. I just feel, at home, like I'm nothing at all. I can't get a job (besides church music), I can't pay my school bills, I have no other skills or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 9

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    Recently I have been having feelings of hopelessness about my current life and my future. I am practically obsessed with trying to improve myself so people would finally like me...
    EddieNashton EddieNashton 13-15, M Jul 9

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