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I Sometimes Feel Like a Stranger In a Strange Land

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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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    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 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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    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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    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

    If Im nice to people, they dont like me. Im if nasty to people, they dont like me. Its always me putting in the effort to talk to people. No-one talks to me unless I start the...
    Stomparound Stomparound 13-15, F 14 Responses Jul 31

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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 12 hrs ago

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    I might have already mentioned the fact that I really don't have any friends and that sometimes it causes me to become a bit unhinged but I guess you know it's gotten bad when I've...
    WelcomeToPlanetWeird WelcomeToPlanetWeird 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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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 3 days ago

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    That's Okay. Why do I want to be a part of a homogenised lump that can not think or feel as individuals? I forgive those who have been hurt or cajoled into living acceptably. I am...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 1 Response Jul 26

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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 a week ago

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    I feel like ..i was never meant to be a mother ...don't get me wrong I believe children are so beautiful and innocent and all I see is good in them! innocent and sweet ...I have 3...
    pinkfloydkitty pinkfloydkitty 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I get depressed a lot, and I've learned to just accept the fact that I'm going to be depressed. It still takes it's toll on me, though, and it can get quite painful. It started as...
    Tsalokath Tsalokath 18-21, F Jul 26

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    I have been feeling apathetic towards anyone I love lately. I feel an emotional detachment and I can't get myself to care as much as I used to for others. Especially my boyfriend...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    This is the first time I am sharing my story. Exactly as I said before, I feel like I live in Hell. Hell on Earth, that is. Now, let me tell you why. First of all, I have a large...
    Mymin Mymin 13-15, F Jul 27

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    ever since my dad got remarried and had another kid, my brother and i have taken the back burner. scratch that, we've been moved out of the kitchen entirely. particularly me bc i...
    kggi kggi 16-17, F Jul 25

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    All my life things have been weird for me. I've always been in-tuned with the paranormal world; e.i., I have had bizarre dreams, I seen shadow people, I have been touched by things...
    Celticrose1991 Celticrose1991 22-25 1 Response Jul 25

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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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    Sometimes I do...... There will be times I'm playing around with Ana and she suddenly gets all upset by it and begins to cry. I mean I never push it too far or make it annoying...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 25

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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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    I always say I feel like I'm married to someone I hate because I don't particularly like myself and I can't escape myself. It's really hard to be in this position and I hate the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 18 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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    Stuck in school feeling sick and tired . Feel Like dropping out and just leave school due to the immense pressure I faced buthave to press on due to social norms. #this is life...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Everybody is so so much closer than me...when my friends and I meet new people they always relate to them better and they always hangout with them, not me. The people who I thought...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    Everywhere I am I don't belong home nope school nope sleepovers nope where DO I belong? Idk sometimes I feel like hell is my place.i always fake smiles u may never know but my...
    Shinecarberry Shinecarberry 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I used to be very ambitious, I wanted a successful career and was willing to do my best to achieve my goals. But now that I am at one of the best universities in my country, I've...
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Sometimes I don't feel like I'm alive. Like it's a dream. I'll be driving my car and it's like I catch up with my body and go "Oh, yeah. I'm going to the store" in my head. I'll...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I've had the same feeling since I was a little girl. I'm 16 now but mine feels more..supernatural if that makes sense. I can recognize the pattern in which things happen and I can...
    DiamondK15 DiamondK15 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I really don't. I feel like I suck at life. Sometimes I just really want to go and get really high again.
    Nightshade777 Nightshade777 31-35, M Jul 30

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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 a week ago

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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 19 hrs ago

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    Since im a loner i dont have friends, and dont have a job yet so i sit at home and just watch tv , or sit and think about everything and connections and miscellaneous stuff which...
    sorrybouttheugly sorrybouttheugly 18-21 4 hrs ago

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    Increasingly I am feeling like I was born with a mask on my face... I mean, here I am, this 39 year old lady with a wealth of experience, I speak several languages, am well...
    Hhaawke Hhaawke 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I just had a serious heart to heart with my brother. Even though my brother is autistic sometimes I think he milks the diagnosis to get out of being and adult. Some times he is...
    kristy31415 kristy31415 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Seriously, what is the point of anything? I can't seem to find any direction in my life, and I don't really feel like it matters. Everything's gonna be gone one day anyway. :/
    dinorap1 dinorap1 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I really feel like my friends don't really need me sometimes. They just need someone to talk to about there problems to me other than that they don't really talk to me.
    justinbartolome justinbartolome 13-15, M Jul 29

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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 2 Responses 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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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