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I Think Differently Than Others

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    ~ I Am Forgiven... Part II ~

    I am forgiven still yet indeed, Now this weary page has turned. True love perhaps the thorniest rose of them all, A rose that has yet to be earned. What we thought was old and dead before, Has suddenly come back to life once and again. Was it divine intervention that delivered us...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I'm a single, caring,

    openminded, understanding and respectful guy in his 30s who doesn't judge. Is there any genuine women out there who want a meaningful friendship with me?.
    Tannedguy007 Tannedguy007 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I think there's more to life

    than work, more to life than being a good employee
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I Often Hurt People With The Way I Think

    Sometimes it just hits me, how different I am. I'm fairly clueless in the social understanding department and I just don't think like everyone around me. For example, yesterday a friend was telling me about how the new puppy he had gotten a few months before was sick and had...
    TypeZero TypeZero 22-25, F 2 Responses May 28, 2011

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    PERSPECTIVE~ Here's to those

    who have always seen things differently. The ones who follow a vision Not a path. Where others perceive first as valuable. You value the first thing that matters. Distracted by the new, you focus on the significance of a whole new take. Even before you could see how things...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F Jun 21

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    I Pay More Attention... I'm More Accepting...

    I don't think "oh he's goth so he must be depressed" or "she's wearing a bunch of color so she's got to be happy". I'd much rather get to know people before I try to describe them with words other than "pretty", "handsome", etc. I don't condemn anything unless it really...
    KATastrophic7 KATastrophic7 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    I Am Forgiven ~

    I am forgiven for the wrong that was done. But.....this love has waxed bitter cold and I see now you are not the one. The dream became a nightmare, I saw snakes crawling on my wall. I never realized for a second, you would have been my downfall. Your smile, that alluring charm...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    Why Do Some People Assume I Don'T Know Their Pain?

    I understand that I think quite differently than most people who went through a lot in their life, but that does not mean I can't understand the pain of the people I'm trying to help. My advice may seem harsh sometimes, but I'm saying what I feel about that situation or story...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    Who Am I ?

    Well as a young child I was always very keen on my senses as a human being. There were days when I could tell when someone was coming to our doorstep or when they would call our phone. I grew up in a Pentacostal Holiness Church down here in the South, here in the USA...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 11 Responses Sep 25, 2012

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    I Think Weird

    I think different than anyone I know.For example when people talk about history like Christopher Columbus that he discovered America well I think what if someone else found it and he took the credit.Sometimes when someone say says a legend like the girl in Colorado who was said...
    id152151 id152151 26-30 1 Response Dec 8, 2012

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    My Thoughts

    I think differently than other people to the point where my friends have trouble understanding my logic, and i sometimes have trouble understanding theirs. Now when i'm with my friends i tend to keep my thought process simple, and it became a habit. This changes when i'm alone. I...
    DCHPS DCHPS 16-17 1 Response Dec 12, 2012

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    Please Forgive Me ~

    Please forgive me for the wrong that I have done, I should have never doubted that you were second to none. * I strayed myself from the truth out of ignorance and fear, Because my heart got scared when I saw you got so near. For every minute you are gone, is like an eternity to...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 15 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    I'm an Aspie. Now they are calling it "autism

    spectrum disorder" I'm a literal thinker.
    GraineNaMara GraineNaMara 41-45, F Jan 27, 2014

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    I understand things differently

    than others. I seem to think I get it. How it is and where it's going. I can't seem to express my thoughts out loud though. It just doesn't come out. there is just so much I don't know where to or how to start with. I'm here looking for people who feel the same.
    gravehart gravehart 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2014

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    I'm at school at the moment.

    I'm an aspiring musician, I'm crazy about music and I hate it when the words 'music is my life' are used by the wrong kind of people.. Sounds odd, but it really is my life. I'm sucked into it like it's the gravity to my planet. Unfortunately I think it has something to do with...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M Feb 12, 2014

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    Humanity

    So my English teacher gave me a book the other day (I am not quiet sure why, he just handed it to me) that is called Ishmael. As much as I would like to do an in depth discussion about what I have read so far, I will pretty much get to the point. The main idea I have come to...
    goingforgold goingforgold 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Being Open-Minded

    What i hate is, my friends see me as immature and dont understand anything, but they dont know what going on in my head... I also getting tired of how narrow-minded my friends are but i guess its not their fault
    XiLu XiLu 18-21, F Mar 26, 2013

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    Did you know back in the day we were hunted by

    carnivores such as bears and wild cats? (and still are by some unfortunate hiking individuals). So does that entitle us to the word "animal"? I see why not, we are killed just as easy as a rat or a cat. We feel fear and sadness as do they. (mammals mainly). The only difference...
    Maihowl Maihowl 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    One Decision Away............!!

    You’re just one decision away from being free of the limiting demands of your ego. Living your life at the highest level is a choice you can make right now, in this moment. Accept the positive power that has always been yours. Take the initiative and make full use of the...
    MIdOGcX MIdOGcX 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16, 2012

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    I stand alone. No one can help me.

    Nothing can save me but my own hands. One day I will either be on top or be entirely hated. No one knows me. No one likes me. I am alone yet I am forced to be near people. Why? Why must I endure the torture of talking to and hearing people. I may not deserve to be alone but it...
    treegurl94 treegurl94 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2014

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    The Wise Woman's Stone

    A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to him. She did...
    MIdOGcX MIdOGcX 18-21, M 10 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    I've definitely never met anyone with the same

    thinking process as me. I'm currently in high school, and I usually have to think about what I'm going to say before I say it. I'm very deep, think about things like afterlife, death, why we are here, the universe... People usually think I'm odd, and awkward, which I am. I have...
    ArtPaige ArtPaige 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    The Twlight Zonus ~

    You wake up each day much closer to death. But that does not mean that you should stop feeling alive. Some of us will never close our eyes in this world, but will be carried over safely to the other side..............Life is a journey that has all kinds of colors, shapes, sizes...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 7 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    Yea

    of course I think different, I am different. Always have been. when I was a kid they thought I was grown, a born slave to every wish they had. therefore I had to learn early how and why things worked the way they did and fix it quick if it stopped working. I spent most of my time...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Sep 1, 2013

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    Step Back... It's Always Worth The Effort!

    Many folk on EP argue and express from a first person viewpoint. Imagine yourself as any other person or the person you are talking to... step back... and open your world. Think differently.
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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    I'm different than other men.

    Sorry guys but it's true. I enjoy the little things. Like candles burning all the time especially in the bedroom. I love to have time to just talk and enjoy getting to know the real you. I'm not all about sex. Sex is great don't get me wrong but true love can survive even...
    GoodGuy40 GoodGuy40 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2014

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    ...and I Think A Lot!

    Thinking is such a gift. Thinking is crazy weird. Where does it start? What allows you to think? It's crazy. I read about brain physiology but it doesn't really describe it in a way that actually explains it! It's a mystery. I believe I think differently because I talk about...
    skinned skinned 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2011

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    Feeling Different

    Guess I'll just jump right into this then. I feel a lot like I don't belong here. If you ask me what or where "here" is, I won't have be able to answer that for you. I just don't feel comfortable in my own skin, in my own world. I feel so lonely, so eager to go home, but when I...
    AlphaMay05 AlphaMay05 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    I Feel Like I Am The Only One Who Gets It

    Life that is.  I watch everyone else scurrying around with their daily little routines, buying the right cars, getting the right jobs, get a house get a mortgage, praying to god, trying to ensre that their movements fit with the template, and I just cannot imagine that I am...
    thebluemarbles thebluemarbles 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    I think Obama health care is a ridiculous idea

    and law ! It's doing more bad then good! Obama clean up your messes instead of creating more messes and bills !
    candyliscious candyliscious 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2014

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    My Mind Is Incomprehensible

    I have never been one to "flow with the crowd". I have never been "normal" or any synonym of the word. Everything I do makes sense to me and only me. I over think everything and I understand everything, but in my own way. I had to create a new me in order to fit in, which makes...
    SunGoesDownStarsComeOut SunGoesDownStarsComeOut 16-17 4 Responses Nov 29, 2011

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    My friends and I were talking about random stuff

    as usual. The topic of what we'd do in the zombie apocalypse came up and all their answers involved hiding and killing the zombies but when it was my turn to answer I said "I'd get all my friends and family together to see them then I'd pray and go sleep in the middle of the...
    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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    Exegesis Underscored

    I think in combinations what has happened will happen again. whatever I allow and whomever I allow, will respond according to my allowance with every hand I allow favor, lies a hand of intent. justified or unjustified it adds or removes from the balance that I allow. in...
    exegesisnovalis exegesisnovalis 31-35 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    No one understands things the way I do.

    My mind thinks so differently to others. Everything makes sense to me and only me. I just can't explain it.
    distractedcharms distractedcharms 13-15, F Aug 29, 2014

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    Null-a (non-aristotelean Thought)

    I decided to write the concepts of Null-A thought down here just to illustrate the aspects of it NOT covered by Wikipedia and other.... overcomplicated sources... 1. "The Map is not the Territory; the word is not the thing it represents. Our Sensations are not reality but an...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Kindness and helpfulness,

    I see them as a way for others to cover up something that they want to hide form me. I don't see it as a positive or good thing the person wants to do for me. 😢
    WeepingLeaves WeepingLeaves 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2014

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    About Love

    Maybe I'm hardened to it, but I wanna throw up in my mouth when I hear"I fell in love"  "I love you but I'm not in love with you" " I just fell out of love with them"  and so on and so forth.I wanna call bullshit on those sayingsMy thoughts on the whole love subject are maybe...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 12 Responses Aug 10, 2011

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    I used to think that adults were born adults,

    and children were born children, and people change age but they do not age in appearance. I never drew the line, and always thought this way. Until one day, I got the "talk". I was a curious child, but I never really questioned how I was made and such. Actually, it was my sister...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    T.V. Girl

    When i was un 5th grade, they said " you're just like Daria". In highschool they voted me "most unique". For a couple of years out of highschool, everyone i met told me that i was different. In dental assistant school, they said " oh, you're just like Sheldon from Big Bang...
    rbarn rbarn 26-30, F Feb 25, 2013

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    I guess I think differently from others.

    I thought joining EP would be a great place to share my writing (and other thoughts) and get feedback without being judged, ridiculed, made fun at, or being asked to do anything sexual. I respect myself (and my body) too much to get hurt and taken advantage of. I just don't...
    Tball26 Tball26 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2014

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    chweetprince chweetprince 18-21, M Sep 29, 2014

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    Sit Down For This One

    On my way to work this morning, after dropping the boys off at daycare, I spent time talking to the Lord, worship or rather worth ship. As I did so my thoughts drifted to submission and how D/s parallels a christians walk with God (keep your mind open, this gets interesting). He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    Dear Mr President

    Good evening ladies and gentlemen of The Experience Project. Now as many of you already know, we just had a major Election here in the US this week. President Barack H. Obama was re-elected on November 6, 2012. He will remain in office for a second term or 4 more years. Dont you...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Mature For A Teenager?

    I'm a Freshman in high school... But in my mind I stand apart from all of my peers. Their behavior makes me shake my head and puzzle over why someone would want to act like that. They look silly. Why do some of my peers constantly flirt with and annoy people of the opposite...
    lyingsmile15 lyingsmile15 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    If you had to choose one word to describe

    yourself, what would it be and why? I chose the word "deep", because such a seemingly simple word has so many meanings and connotations. - - - "If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail." —Heraclitus
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F 1 Response May 31, 2014

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    I Always Have And Always Will,with Pride

    Society despises me for who I am,which is very good news to me.I despise society for the control system it is,no more than this.I want a new beginning,a new world,governed by the laws of loving kindness towards all living creatures on this earth,not the corrupt,lying,deceiving...
    pedrohedgerow pedrohedgerow 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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