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I Sometimes Feel Like I Do Not Belong In Society

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    I often want to go off

    and live in the woods the activist and the peace lovers, but I have bigger aims in life to try my best to help
    SkaFacedJoker SkaFacedJoker 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    This is true I feel like the world is a agents

    me and every one hates me and that people don't want to know me
    thebigscottishguy thebigscottishguy 22-25, M Jan 9

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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 such problems or consider anything more important (job, money, knowledge, progress) than enjoying the present.
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    For instance, School.

    I don't know about you, but at my school society is pretty ****** up. Maybe it's because you spend 7 long hours surround with people that care more about what kind of shoes you wear, or how much makeup you can put on your face, or how you dress, who you hang with, the number of...
    blueapple12 blueapple12 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    Money doesn't motivate me.

    Sex without emotions isn't for me. The media is childish to me. I'd rather travel and see nature than watch any movie or show ever made.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response May 21, 2014

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    My Journey in life has allowed me to really see

    people for who they are how hurtful people are and always will be yes I see you looking at me like I am some side show something for your entertainment yes sir I saw you take my picture as I struggle to live my life go a head if it makes you feel better about yourself I...
    Vapes Vapes 31-35 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Who else is tired of the women/girls in this

    society that revolve their life around attention, money, and sex appeal? I think women need to know the real meaning of class....women should look up to Audrey Hepburn as an influence. But how does society make you feel? Don't you ever feel like you don't compete because the...
    deadheadhippy deadheadhippy 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    Does it not sound like all beings,

    whether animals or humans are plagued by loneliness. I think they are, isn't it common for most of us to be in company of many yet feel like an outcast. Like mindedness, common interests does that ring a bell. Of course we humans follow the quite natural, social, animal...
    toohottoresist toohottoresist 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 23, 2014

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    I feel i do not belong in society.

    I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do as we do". People tried directing my future, but none of them were truly happy... So why would i want to be like them? How many...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5, 2014

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    I keep parts of myself hidden

    because I feared losing my job or being threatened. Now, as I have gotten older, I feel lost and that I truly don't belong anywhere. I am spiritual and feel a connection to positive, higher power. But, here in the real, I feel too different for anyone to understand. I have...
    piscesDouble piscesDouble 41-45, F 1 Response May 30

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    When I tried to commit suicide

    for like the millionth time I ended up in hospital. I was there for a long while and you are literally cut off from the world. I loved it. I really came out of my shell. I got so much better. Then as soon as I was released into society again nothing fitted anymore. I had become...
    petaltears petaltears 18-21, F 3 Responses May 29

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    ...but then I find somewhere I belong.

    ..for a while... And it happens again and again. Besides that, I have my friends and my family.
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M May 30

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    I am turning 41 years old in 2 weeks

    and when I look back at my life I keeping asking myself the same question over and over. I do not know why I was born or brought into this world. I feel lost and like there is no end to it ever. I go to sleep each night and not sure why I wake up each morning. I keep wishing I...
    ShyGuyInFL ShyGuyInFL 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    I think about how we spend all this time trying

    to do well in school... for what? Just to get into a college. Then, a job. After you bust your *** working your entire life, you have enough to retire. By this time, you're old and can't do anything, so you sit on the back porch of your small crickety house. Then, you die...
    FerysT FerysT 13-15, F 3 Responses May 29

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    Please help me achieve my dream of separating

    from society and achieving my life long dream. If you too feel like you can no longer handle society and would like to go back to the ways of your ancestors and how life was when the west was first being settled, than I urge you to message me and share your interest in joining...
    lostintherush lostintherush 18-21, M 2 Responses May 28

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    Society Is Whats Wrong

    does anyone ever think about what really matters? its a good sign if you feel like you don't belong here..Because there is so much wrong with our society..media..made up fantasies our society feeds us as young children then we grow up and think this is it?? I am an over talker...
    overthinker80 overthinker80 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    I feel like I have no personality

    and that I'm just boring. I wish I was the jokester of the group, or the super funny person everyone always went to for a laugh. I wish I could be the person that would eliminate all awkward silences, or at least make a comfortable one. Unfortunately, I'm none of those things...
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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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, 2014

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    I'm not interested in celebrities,

    I don't care about the latest trends, and I don't have to have the most expensive cell phone on the market. I can't even hold a normal conversation with someone because I feel like I'd lose them. I wanna talk about the universe, I wanna talk about how we can make the entire...
    ThatSenpaiWithTheHat ThatSenpaiWithTheHat 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 13

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    The truth is that I do not think life is poetic

    or beautiful. I am not referring to life itself, which I consider an inexplicable miracle and an immeasurable gift. I'm referring to this life that society forces us to have. I think the social relations are superficial, all living on their own world in terms of desires and...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    every day is a challenge.

    i look at people living their lives, getting up, going to work being happy. im just not like that and i feel like ill never be able to be like that. i hate the idea of having to go to school for a job and work for the rest of my life. is that really what life is about? if so, im...
    niellyn niellyn 22-25 3 Responses Apr 1

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    The Word Society Doesn't Makes Sense To Me!

    The whole world is essentially one big (currently) segregated society. As time has passed we have further distanced our human connection by borders, countries, states, cities, class, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion. The way I see society everyone belongs, everyone is...
    Beautylieswithin93 Beautylieswithin93 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    I really do not understand this duality of

    human society. Men, throughout history, have always acted compulsorily in search of conquests, valuing possessions, money, industrial production, trade relations above all other values, the general scenario prevailing over the achievements and individual merits, which are left...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 5

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    I think out side the box

    and I think about this world as just a tiny peace of the universe , Im so into fixing society or trying to, I have never found someone who at my age who could hold a conversation with me? I have always be pushed out by so many people because I'm not interested in the new trends...
    waydespoet waydespoet 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    You ARE society and you have a right to belong.

    The feeling that you don't belong means that your intuition is spot on correct that there is something wrong with the idea of society. Stop bitching and get involved to see it evolve to your liking!
    catanibis catanibis 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 8

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    Pressured By Society

    It drives me crazy, sometimes, the things that modern society finds so important -  looks, status, possessions...and even though you don't want to care, society presses its values on you and measures you by those values every time you step out the door.
    xryss xryss 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    I Refuse

    My family and me disagree on many things, but the biggest seems to be on how I should live. My mother in particular. She only sees "You need to find something you love, and then get a job doing that so you can contribute your brilliance to the world!" While I believe "I'm too...
    Fernwolf Fernwolf 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Almost always, when I go out in public I find

    myself laughing at people. There at morons everywhere. It's incredible. I love laughing, but it's so exhausting especially because I realize that these people are what make up America. And that's depressing because I'm part of that group, even though I know better. So I'd much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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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 way to be accepted. Guys need to have money and get laid while girls need to be skinny and slutty to be what is considered "cool". You know...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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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. Grades, jobs, money, intellectuality or material things do not tell if a person is more “important” than other. Our lives...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    Not only I disagree with feminism,

    individualism, globalism, and all the - isms that rule in today's world, but I cannot accept a society where human relationships are not based on honor, honesty and generosity, but in sheer interest and profit.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    I Don't Belong Either

    Sometimes when I am at the store or somewhere I try to be friendly and ask how somebody is even if I don't know them,and it's like they just give me a dirty look and go another way through the store. i am a pretty woman and yet people are always treating me likeI don't belong...
    swatches swatches 41-45, F 2 Responses May 23, 2007

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    has anyone ever felt

    that when ever your at school you feel that u don't belong in it I just walk around the halls quiet and sad
    alijahmcdaniel0256 alijahmcdaniel0256 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2014

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    I Feel Like An Outkast, An Outlaw... The One That Sticks Out...

    I dont really know how to start this, never do... But here goes... I donno why im posting this, guess i jus wanna get it off my chest... But im kinda feelin the same way as a couple people here... But like i say im feelin an 'outkast' so i doubt anyone could relate to me... I...
    HesJustThatKid HesJustThatKid 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 5, 2007

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    I starting to believe

    that no one understands me and don't even want to
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I'm Getting Out!

    Alright, the plan is in motion. This place that makes me miserable, this life that is so unfulfilling, these people that refuse to do anything but tell me I can't live the life I want...I'm leaving. No one, and nothing, can stop me. If you don't like it, so be it, I don't need...
    Fernwolf Fernwolf 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Producing Productive Products We are the

    products, of the products, that we bought up, we were brought up, to buy up, a diet, of electronics, our narcotics, are HiDef hypnotic, pre-packed products, and we bought right in, so we wouldn't be left out, we sell out when we buy in, to whatever they roll out, on the...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Feb 1

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    A lot of people my age (16) already party like

    animals and they drink. Some smoke. They have dated and had their first kiss. Some of them have even had their first time ( I think you know what I mean). I haven't done any of these things and sometimes I feel out of place. Someone help me please.
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 4 Responses May 8

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    people are in the fast lane heading nowhere,

    that way of thinking does nothing for me
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 5 Responses May 29

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    My Perspective and wishes for the world

    I hate it. And I don't hatee many things. There's so much wrong in the world and I wish I could just fix it all up.I look around me and I see minless courpses all around me. At school none has respect or patients. No manners and no morals. You could be dying and people still...
    hmwilson801 hmwilson801 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    I can't communicate openly with people

    because I'm too shy. I get the feeling people think I'm a ***** because I don't really like to talk, and when I try to be outgoing I say the most inappropriate things! This is why I've never had a boyfriend and probably never will. I wish I could be a normal person.
    batjokes batjokes 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2014

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    Please help me achieve my dream of separation

    from society. I am planning on living in the wilderness. If you are interested in joining me and you too share the same dream I do please message me. gofundme.com/vnxg74
    lostintherush lostintherush 18-21, M 1 Response May 28

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    Where Are We Heading?

    The society we live in is changing. Changing for worse. I'm afraid of '1984' coming. Coming soon. Maybe not in my lifetime, maybe not my children's, but soon, much too soon. Because, what are we doing to avoid this? We do NOTHING. We do nothing to oppose the government, we do...
    Silfaya Silfaya 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    Do I Have To

    I have always felt different. I don't talk like others do, I don't think like everyone else on the planet, I don't see things the way other people do. I'm always getting in trouble at work for my sense of humor & lack of propriety. I'm tired of being told to be nice, to behave...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 11, 2012

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    My Protective Nature Arouses This Instinct

    Yes, I do indeed sometimes feel like I do not belong in society.  I say this not out of self-pity - on the contrary - I say this out of a sense of avuncular protectiveness.  You see, I have visited society, and I know something about it.  For example, I...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 16 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    not in such a bad way

    as most people on here would probably say... I can tell I think very differently than most people. I often have friends trying to pick my brain. I've never really had someone dislike me, but I do feel a bit out of place.
    bubbscoug bubbscoug 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 10

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