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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Lifetolive38 Lifetolive38 36-40, M 2 Responses 50 mins ago

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    My friends think I'm a crazy open book who likes music and acts punk and edgy, Strangers think I'm a shy, innocent, quiet, smart girl. Not many people know that I have depression...
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    its been almost eight months since my boyfriend passed away. it still seems like yesterday. i try to tell myself everyday that i can do this and things will get better..that lasts...
    forevermyalways forevermyalways 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The feeling dwells on me so much and it makes me wanna slap myself in the mouth to shut myself up...~ I know I'm not a bad person but I always feel like I am for whatever reason...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I realize that everyone at some point in their life feels this way. However why you feel like this is because you also feel on top of that that no one is facing the same...
    Eninferno Eninferno 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Lately my life has finally gotten together. I have finally started driving after years of anxiety. I have a part-time job and a caring boyfriend,but for some reason I have this...
    DarthPancake DarthPancake 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In a literal sense, sometimes I don't feel real. I feel like I'm without substance and my entire life is really just a dream I'm having in another person's sleep. I sometimes...
    justarandom justarandom 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    There was this girl I use to talk to. We were really cool friends(if we were friends) until one day she just decided to **** off and I guess decided she wanted new people to talk...
    BuickLesley BuickLesley 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    In real life and strangers talk to me I have problems replying at once sometimes because I need time to think of an answer. But they seem to want it directly and I freak out. I...
    Lolinondoda Lolinondoda 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i dont really know if this is a feeling of not feeling good enough, but basicallly I always feel like there are better people out there. I just moved into college and i thought I...
    4EVRANDEVR 4EVRANDEVR 16-17, F a week ago

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    I don't know where to start so I'll begin by rambling. I am from a family of 5. I am the baby. I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. They are all married with kids. I'm single with no...
    mangosandy82 mangosandy82 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I'm not sure if it's all in my head or what, but I constantly feel someone watching me. My best friend and I always talk about a group of people who are after us, and I don't want...
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F Aug 27

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    An old memory just came back to me.... I had a fight with my best friend in high school and we never really spoke after that fight. I was in the school newspaper office on the...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I've never really payed attention to what kind of person I am. I did what I wanted to do, that's it. I never realized how many people I've hurt. How many I've abandoned. I...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I am tired with my family not accepting me as a gamer, an atheist and a feminist. They keep criticizing me for not living in the real world, say games are for kids and teenagers...
    EV97 EV97 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    (Behind Blue Eyes by The Who) (But I feel like this song everyday. It is a beautiful song written by a beautiful person that I adore. I have been feeling like he did when he wrote...
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I always had a good relationship with all of my class mates. I was actually pretty popular back then and I never let other people decide for me who i should hangout with and with...
    XbulletproofX XbulletproofX 16-17, F Aug 23

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    I know I don't belong in society, I am an alien and socially awkward. I'd honestly rather just live in the forest amongst the animals sometimes.
    Beerus Beerus 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Is it wrong or bad? I have an anger issue. Sometimes I will get angry without a reason but I know, I got angry because I remember the old times, when something happened and I don't...
    Nara88 Nara88 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Or maybe just just whole human society, I feel like I am a spectator, I feel like I'm studying the human race without belonging to it, not implying that I am above it, just...
    aPossibleFriend aPossibleFriend 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I feel like...the way I am causes so much trouble for you...I hate myself for not being able to do anything...and making you go so far... Sometimes, I wonder if you really find...
    hiirou hiirou 18-21 Aug 22

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm just a screw-up all the time and I just feel angry and frustrated a lot more than I did when I was younger. I want to vent out to my friends just like...
    CrimsonCandi CrimsonCandi 13-15, F Aug 21

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    ever had a such a strong feeling of disbelieve in everything you do? mostly about your self? that's what I am feeling. I don't feel like a good person, I feel like I should be...
    Zineq Zineq 18-21, F Aug 21

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    No matter wat I do how much I do its not good enough for people!!world is too damn selfish!!!**** I hate everything! !feels like m the only one of my kind !!!
    Ugen1234 Ugen1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm not in pain. I'm not angry. I'm not pregnant. I'm not hungry. I'm not tired. I'm not scared. I'm not happy. I'm not upset. For some reason, no matter what the situation, I just...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I totally feel like giving up sometimes, unfortunately, I have to keep going coz giving up isn't an option, no matter how I feel. if I made decisions based on my feelings??? wow...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I know I do, I've always been the less popular friend out of any group of friends I've had. My friends even just admitted to me that they wait till something they are going through...
    BroadwayAddict BroadwayAddict 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    When one of my friends hurt me so bad, it tears me up inside. Even if it was not meant too, it goes in and takes my feelings out in shock. In disbelief, I'm so hurt and in shock. I...
    ghost25 ghost25 16-17, M Aug 19

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    Sometimes I feel like I don't exist.or I'm a ghost. Il be somewhere and people will ignore me
    lonelyandyb lonelyandyb 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    i have a boyfriend and we are on our 2nd month. we are now on a long distance relationship. he is on los angeles, california and i am on the philippines. when he left philippines i...
    magebricks magebricks 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    "When I am silent, I have thunder hidden inside." - Rumi
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    so this entire summer I have had none stop remembrances of everything I have done, not just deja vu, full on memory's of old nightmares from when I was a kid. I am freaked out, I...
    mwradke mwradke 22-25, M Aug 16

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