Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Sometimes Feel Like I Do Not Belong In Society

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5,385 People

    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 16-18, M 4 Responses Jan 5, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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...
    jakeypooh17 jakeypooh17 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel like to fit in society you have to have

    an iPhone, be skinny, have money, and basically just be fake. I'm pretty much the opposite of that
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    aliterekhova aliterekhova 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    GoldGuard GoldGuard 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ok I'm gay and black.

    And gay and black people (the majority I've met) don't like me. Lol. I always ask is it me.
    noirlune noirlune 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    "It's not hard to get your way

    when it's your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they're not around. I don't really like the sound of that, 'cause that sounds like a temper tantrum." kinda says it all.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am a 37 years old, I am married

    and I have a son .At this moment I was searching on google the most fast ways to suicide.I dont feel happy with what I have.I dont love my husband anymore, but I can do anything for my child.I cant find a way to feel pleased in any way.I m thinking I better die, because I dont...
    nynusha nynusha 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 3, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Western Society the place

    where circles turn into squares, where everyone is forces to think inside the box. Modern Society today has many benefits and disadvantages. Sure we have better transportation, communication technology food, water clothing, etc.. But society rarely ever looks at the dark side to...
    SeanDisinsky SeanDisinsky 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 1, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yep, I feel like I'm

    so out there that there's not a place in society that I can truly be myself without worrying about being judged. I know may people think that, but when you're not apart of the social norms. It's very lonely, confusing, and just plain annoying.
    PocketUke PocketUke 18-21, T 2 Responses Oct 3, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I can't stay or walk with one person cause i

    don't have any topic to talk with except that one have. It feels awkward. Can someone guide me?
    Karara0 Karara0 22-25, M Sep 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I starting to believe

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Society Feels So Corrupt.. Why Do People Live Like This?

    Society feels so wrong. Trying so hard to get that good job, so you can have the nice house or the nice car. People let the things they own control them. What is the point of life in our society? To get a job and feel like you have some sort of a purpose? I know some people can...
    Chris939 Chris939 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Edshort43 Edshort43 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Lost Generation by Jonathan Reed I am part of

    a lost generation. And I refuse to believe that I can change the world. I realize this may be a shock, but “Happiness comes from within” Is a lie, and “Money will make me happy” So in thirty years, I will tell my children They are not the most important thing in my life...
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Wrong Era.....

    I don't really feel like I don't belong in society...more like I was suppose to be born in the 70's. I just love their way of life and their style. Besides...I don't like the music of my generation..I prefer older music. I just like everything old. lol.....this new generation...
    Charmingminx484 Charmingminx484 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 6, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Oct 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 Apr 5, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have no friends and no one likes me

    why do I always feel like this? Like complete ****?
    jinxxedforlife jinxxedforlife 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Society. I enjoy looking up words in the

    dictionary to find different meanings or hidden meanings. Since I sometimes feel like I do not belong in society, I decided to look up the word society: "A human society is a group of people involved in persistent interpersonal relationships, or a large social grouping sharing...
    Aeonian Aeonian 51-55, M Jun 16, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel like, there's no hope,

    one cannot simply be totally free anymore. I feel like, I was born to work my entire life pursuing an illusion. Whenever I buy something i think about how much life that object has taken. That we hadnt solved world hunger, and we will never do so because there's no profit...
    scringerw scringerw 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sad And Ashamed

    i have recently watched zeitgeist 3 and joined the movement. I saw 1 and 2 years ago wen they were released. I or should i say 'we' all don't belong in society as it is today. yet wen i try to tell people about it - especially friends and family, i am looked down upon and seen as...
    juantwo juantwo 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Change Society, Not Yourself

    Sometimes I feel out of place in society, and I'm okay with that. It's less that I feel like I don't belong in society, and more that I feel like several sets of values surrounding me are what don't belong in society. I'd rather help society change to be more accepting of...
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel