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I Sometimes Feel Like I Do Not Belong In Society

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    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

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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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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

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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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    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 2 Responses Feb 21

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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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    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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    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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    "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

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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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    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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    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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    GoldGuard GoldGuard 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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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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    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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    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...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 13

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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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    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

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    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

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    dashuria dashuria 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 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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    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 5 Responses May 8

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    Edshort43 Edshort43 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2014

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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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    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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    Comparing myself to other girls my age just

    proves my point that I look like a potato haha.
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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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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    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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    Just because someone is open about something

    doesn't mean they are looking for attention. 'Attention seeking' is the word I hear a lot from this generation, it annoys me so much. So because I tell you I'm under confident in my looks it's for attention? lol I'm sorry but ill keep my thoughts to myself and not tell anyone...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    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

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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 2 Responses Apr 1

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    I understand spirits more

    than I understand humans. I often feel like I don't belong on earth and want to go back home to God to be with him and all the righteous spirits who are my family.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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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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    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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    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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