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I Think People Don't Like Me

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    Yeah... - I am very shy and akward around people i don't know. I think they think i am being rude or i don't like them or that i am stuck up. also i have a different sort of...
    indica21 indica21 22-25, F 4 Responses May 13, 2012

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    I Don't Know - It's hard for me to read people. I just assume for the most part that don't like me. I'm always surprised when I find out that some people do. Sometimes I'm...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Sep 14, 2012

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    I Feel Like Everyone Around Me Hates Me - Whether it's coworkers or classmates at the University or anyone I'm around, I feel like they all give me weird looks and talk about me...
    secret419 secret419 18-21 3 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    I Know There Are Plenty Who Don't - Otherwise there wouldn't be so many people who have me blocked.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 6 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    The End...or The Beginning? - I got divorced this year, i didnt want to. We've been separated for 2 years and in that time she didnt consider at anytime getting back together. My...
    albyd albyd 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2012

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    Things Changed Too Fast - I used to have fun with people. But i really dont know what happened. I used to have friends but now i feel like everyone hates me. I am a twin and i feel...
    mandy201404 mandy201404 13-15 1 Response Aug 17, 2012

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    I know most people don't like me based on life experience. I know there many people act like they like me but they really don't. They only there due to pity. I'm better trying to...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Feb 19

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    I Know Why. - It's because I tell it like it is and not what they want to hear. And I guess that's too bad, so sad. There are others who do like me and that's because they like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 22, 2012

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    I don't know why, but I'm always scared that my friends don't like me. If they don't reply to a message within a certain time or if they don't sound enthusiastic, I assume that...
    tesseract49 tesseract49 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 4

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    I Can't Tell If It's Anxiety Or What, But.... - I am almost constantly thinking about why or just generally the fact that people don't like me. I don't know if there is something...
    theymademedoit123 theymademedoit123 16-17, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Dur - I'm told I'm quiet. And harsh. Well thanks for finally noticing.
    CurrentlyAndForeverLost CurrentlyAndForeverLost 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2012

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    ..... - .......................well ...wen most pipo say pipo dont like them...mostly they are talkin abt outsiders...bt for me...,even my own family doesnt like me...,my 1 brother...
    sheila04kay sheila04kay 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    I dont think,i KNOW ppl dont
    AmberLovesRabbits AmberLovesRabbits 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Ugh I Know They Don't - People on EP are very very forgiving, but in real life, people just do not like me. I have tried every way I know how to be likable. I'm a good person. I am...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    Well... - It seems to me that there's are always some people, both in and out of your circle of friends, that talk trash about pretty much everyone. I can only assume that this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    I Don't Feel Good Enough - I always assume that people won't like me, that I'm somehow too flawed or too uninteresting. Expecting this, it doesn't have to hurt quite so much when...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    I Can Kinda Tell - When I walk into a room full of people, I can recognize when they don't want me in there. They all get quiet, and don't make eye contact with me, and the entire...
    Hrmg Hrmg 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    I Feel Like S**t Most of the Time - I genuinely don't understand why people don't like me. I know I'm labelled as 'quiet' but I do show an interest in other people's lives and...
    mookie2 mookie2 36-40 1 Response Apr 9, 2009

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    "worthless Since 4 Years Old." - Preschool, when It all started.. I interacted with people, well tried.. Most of them told me a lot of mean stuff like... "You're ugly!" "No ones...
    BasketballGirl99 BasketballGirl99 13-15, F Aug 20, 2012

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    The Fickle Ego - The people who know me, and know me well, I am entirely sure they like me just fine.  But, that's a very limited group, and when it comes to the general...
    Cade Cade 18-21 2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Honestly I don't think I know people don't like me, I don't even like my self
    tgrayson27 tgrayson27 13-15, F Jan 3

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    Fake Friends Or No Friends? - Hi everyone! I'm new to expirence project so I don't know stuff ;) BTW before u read this Iust let u know that I'm actually 10 & I'm called Riley...
    Balgruff Balgruff 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    Argh - I have some friends, I actually meet people sometimes and, at first, they seem genuinely interested in me.  I can be charming, I can be funny, I have a lot to offer a...
    ready2shrug ready2shrug 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    It Used to Make Me Quite Sad... - but now i really dont care...i wont force people to like me. i wont change anything about myself or dumb myself down. if they dont like me or...
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    Worrisome - For years I've had a problem with thinking that those around me, even my friends, don't really like me.  A lot of it comes from isolating myself and...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 51 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    I Don't Think I'm Paranoid - I really believe people generally don't like me, not that I don't understand why sometimes. I can be easily annoyed, and I too often tell people...
    lonelygal17 lonelygal17 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    I Have Ridiculous Insecurities - i have managed to convince myself that people are instantly dissappointed with me from the moment they see me, before i even get a...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    Bullies Gave Me Trust Issues - I've always been a loner. I just don't do the group thing. I think that it made people think I was stuck up or something. And some people thought it...
    vbunny vbunny 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    I can tell when people don't like me. At first I know they seem like they do, but after a month or so of getting to know me, no one does. Its probably because I am open, honest...
    Blaqwynter Blaqwynter 26-30 3 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Insecurities - Showing in all the wrong places Hiding out where they'd be safest Everything feeding, everything breeding Hiding, lying, cheating, stealing, Whatever it takes to...
    anotherinnocent anotherinnocent 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    People Don't Like Me And I Just Recently Found Out Why. - Ever since I was small the only people I could make friends with were the other people that nobody else liked. I was...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F 32 Responses Dec 26, 2010

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    I think something wrong with me in making friends. I am always good to people who I think is good to me but I have weakness like out of patience and sensitivity. I don't know what...
    isolatedlady isolatedlady 26-30, F Feb 22

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    I Can't Win - There was a time in my life when I cared about what other people thought of me. I used to downplay everything I accomplished, just so that they would stop treating...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 4 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    I Really Can't Help It. - It's just sheer paranoia. I was bullied as a kid, so naturally I have this constant fear of people hating me. I feel like if I don't present myself just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I Worry That People Don't Like Me - As long as I can remember I've felt "different," for lack of a better word.  I try to be a good person and good friend, but find...
    herebutnot herebutnot 31-35 6 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    & I Really Don't Give a Sh*t Either - I AM SECURE AND CONFIDENT ENOUGH WITHIN MYSELF TO SURVIVE NOT BEING LIKED. MOST DON'T LIKE ME CAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW ME AND I WON'T GIVE THEM A...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Why the Hell Should They? - I don't expect anyone to like me and i don't think I come across as wanting to be liked. I think people don't like me coz I am different from everyone...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 10 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    I don't have a gray self image. Those that know me regardless of whether or not they like me generally respect me. I know a lot of girls at my school like me(I'm not bring cocky...
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Being Quiet - The raeson why I don't think people like me is because I'm quiet. I use to be very very shy ,but now that I'm a little older I'm not as shy amymore. I am still quiet...
    birdbling birdbling 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    No More Nice - I'm in college (late-20s though, I'm a vet), and school sent me on a downward spiral last year. I wasn't getting along with other students for a long time, which was...
    OmBeauty OmBeauty 26-30, F Sep 21, 2013

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    Forget Think I Kow - People HATE me I'm too opinionated Too smart or smart assed Too much to deal with Too... ME
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    Why Are Girls Into Every Other Guy But Me? - well im 20, and in the past 5 years of my life I've crushed on many girls, who hasn't, im not the most shy person but im not obnoxious...
    Alex20132 Alex20132 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    ...or Don't Even Remember Me - I was one of those girls in high school who just kinda blended in with the background. I had friends who were popular, but I was always on the fringe...
    Trying2DoItAll Trying2DoItAll 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    I Think I've Always Known - I swear, ever since I was born, people could only tolerate me in moderation. My parents were always spending time together, or with my younger sister...
    TrafalgarLaw TrafalgarLaw 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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    Background Character - Of course it won't happen every time however most of the time... it does. Almost anytime I'm in a group of people, I'll be the last person someone wants to...
    Remiko Remiko 18-21 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    Insecure - I go through periods of time when I'm worried that people don't like me- even my friends. Everything feels like a slight, even if I realize that another person's...
    throughthewindow throughthewindow 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    Why Don't People Like Me? - In a school of hundreds of students, i have no friends. My class is small, and everybody, know everybody, and everybody is friend with everybody, on...
    fmllml fmllml 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Do I Have to Be a Friend At Work? - Since a brain injury in 1994, I appear to be a different person in some ways, to other people. I say "appear to be a different person...
    WittyOne WittyOne 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Alone - I swear my "friends" pretend to care for me. If they truly cared they would be there for me when I need them. But they're not. I am alone everyday. Especially at school. I...
    Arwenlover Arwenlover 13-15, F May 15, 2013

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    I Know People Don't Like Me...and They Can Do One! (To some of the most ignorant lot I've ever met!) - I mean what the hell is their problem anyway? If you don't know someone, you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    I'm So Sick! - I honestly try my hardest not to offend. I'm very thoughtful, but when I don't get the same courtesy shown to me it throws me off. I don't understand the morals of...
    Cantxdeal Cantxdeal 18-21, F Aug 30, 2013