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I Understand Everyone,but Nobody Understands Me

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    Life.

    I feel like I understand everyone. I always try to make everyone feel good and even though my friends make fun of someone, I help that person. I try to make everyone feel good but nobody ever understands me! Not my mother, not my father, nor my friends! Even my boyfriend never...
    Lovex96 Lovex96 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Cruel-*** World

    I have always been extremely scrawny due to some connective tissue disorder I was born with. I have been called all the classics, you know, stuff like bones, anorexic, ethiopian, and i would prefer to just be called douchebag, this wouldn't strike a nerve so much. I expected to...
    gmoneyq gmoneyq 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 6, 2010

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    Why Am I So Lonely?

    I am currently 17 weeks pregnant with my second child ( I have a 12 yo). A week ago the father of my baby broke up with me and I haven't heard form him since. I am struggling because I don' t know what to do. It is not that I can't take care of this child... I have a bachelor's...
    prettylonelyscorpio2013 prettylonelyscorpio2013 31-35, F May 27, 2013

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    I Exert So Much Effort To All I Love,still I’m Left W/ Nobody To Run To.

    I exert too much effort though it is innate in me that I should give allowances and considerations to everyone I love    and I care. My friend, my lover and my family.   But no matter how much emotional good deeds investment I give to them, always there will be a...
    hardlucky hardlucky 26-30, M Mar 20, 2012

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    Im So Depreesed and Loonely :(

    i feel that no body understand me :( i need some who care about me someone who loves me and support me whenever i need him .. when im sad h feel no body realise that ... maybe it is my fault cuz i cant express my feeling all the time ...:(  but for me i can know when...
    monapurple monapurple 18-21 4 Responses May 11, 2009

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    Nobody Understands Me

    But that's the way I like it :) I like to be the mysterious girl that no one understands, the only person that ever truly understood what I did and why I did it was my grandma, but she passed away two years ago, but I won't go into detail about that, what I'm trying to say is...
    autumnnorth1 autumnnorth1 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Hear Me Speak

    I'm a pretty good judge of character, I pick up on social ques, and I like helping people. I'm a pretty good listener. I like when people can tell me what's wrong or ask my advice on anything. I like that they put that trust in me. I can understand what they're going through but...
    jellybeamers jellybeamers 16-17, F Jun 10, 2013

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    I Am So Alone And A Burden

    Please, have the patience to read this. I know it is long but I need help. No matter what I do, I have incredible difficulty being understood. Nobody puts themselves in my shoes even though I try to do the same for them. I have Depression and OCD. I've lived a very solitary...
    JunkoCola JunkoCola 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    I therefore conclude

    that NOBODY understands me... NOT A SINGLE PERSON WILL EVER UNDERSTAND ME. That's how I am to them. A NOBODY.
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 10

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    Nobody Like Me

    Ive been trying my best to be a better person and every single time I go up to my friends and tell them my problems I feel like they don't understand and listens me at all even my family they compare me with other people that are good at things like I've been trying my best to...
    Nobodylikesme10 Nobodylikesme10 22-25, F May 15, 2013

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    Just ME......

    I try my best I give until I have nothing to give.... But im.always viewed negatively?? Either I think I'm better or constantly reminded of my short comings... Im tired of trying to prove myself or gain acceptance y cant I just be me?
    mommycombs mommycombs 36-40, F 3 Responses May 28, 2013

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    About Me

    Why is it that I understand people very well most of the time but most the time I feel like people either don't understand me or they don't listen. I absolutly love nature, art, drawing, peacefullness :), harmonization, music my favorite thing to do is to sing and write. And...
    singerbabe583 singerbabe583 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Healing 101

    This is something important to understand when dealing with someone. There are three states that someone can be in, in their comfortableness with life or a certain activity. 3. The first two states are very natural and healthy. The third one is not what I call a healthy state...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Apr 11, 2013

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    How Is That Fair?

    I cant understand how i can figure anyone out after being with them for awhile and know them like i know myself. there quirks and habits. things even they didnt know they did ... and yet no one gets me like that... the only person who ever actually understood me and got me better...
    TexasRedHead TexasRedHead 16-17 3 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    Why

    Ok well im a friend to lotes of people and they'er my friend to but i feel like i hav no friends becuse i understand them all but win i try to talk about my feeling thay dont understande me so i feel like im all alonewin i try to explane my feeling to people thay dont understand...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 24, 2010

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    I'm the type of girl

    who will do anything for a guy I like if I see a future together or like them as a person. I tend to understand people on a whole level, intellectually, physically & behavioural. I do not judge, I have friends from all walks of life & I like the variety. If everyone was the...
    mzn86 mzn86 26-30, F Mar 2

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    I listen to everyone

    and try to get to know them, but no one takes the time to listen to me :/ I guess ppl could just care less
    Squishysecrets36 Squishysecrets36 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    Why Am I This Way?

    I get along with everyone. I make everyone feel comfortable and people open up to me fairly quickly. Everyone comes to me for advice and I've been told to be good at it. I live my life to bring happiness and love to everyone with my positive attitude and willingness to listen and...
    DetachedForTheBetter DetachedForTheBetter 22-25 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    What About Me...?

    I feel like nobody understands everything I do. I wish their was someone who understood me. Someone I can lean on. I understand everyone and what their going through.. but what about me? What ever happened to Jenny? The girl who understands everyone, but nobody understands me...
    JennyNiceGirl JennyNiceGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2012

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    The Outcast

    It is so sad for me that I must live like this, in pain, rejection and betrayal. People can't understand my life, my actions or anything. I have experienced extreme depression over something that I couldn't understand and people took it in the wrong way and made me suffer though...
    warriorcat36 warriorcat36 16-17, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I understand this is a very arrogant assumption.

    However there are days when I FEEL this is the case. I am very empathic, or I try to be. But when I feel I really need someone to listen to me, my voice has to be louder than another just to get someone to understand I need an ear, or a shoulder. *sigh* But, I understand this is...
    sunnyshellkitty sunnyshellkitty 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    The Person Who Did Understand You Has Left You Behind

    I'm a senior in college, and so far the only person to truly understand me is my good friend from high school, but now he goes to another university half way across the US and has a girlfriend, and virtually disappeared in my life. I love my current friends and I know they all...
    Walzon Walzon 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    Its been six weeks that my family and I have been homeless. We moved to Modesto, Ca. for about 2 years now, were from Central Valley in California. We have no family so this is a...
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    It is nearly impossible to please everyone and even though I try my best to be considerate to others, they don't appreciate my generosity. I'm not asking for acknowledgement from...
    Autumnrose48 Autumnrose48 16-17, F Nov 17

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    I try to add everyone, but if more than 3/4 of a person's experiences are mature, then that's where I draw the line. Also, if there is a nude profile picture, I don't add them...
    DrKittyNinjaBunny DrKittyNinjaBunny 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I try to be kind to everyone but truth be told I fall short of that from time to time. I made kind of a snarky comment to one of my co workers. not warranted just was feeling...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    I feel like a burden on everyone I know. I'm depressed and alone and sad and no one understands because everyday at school I'm this bubbly happy smiling girl that's hiding behind a...
    Depressedgirl29 Depressedgirl29 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I think if i would speak loudly about myself ...still no one will listen to me or truly understands me n my motives...this thought just killing me inside...why oh God why...?why...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a ordinary girl . Nothing special I battle depression . No one understands me . I have deleted and come back many . I do not know what there is here for me .
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Each time I get hurt it's like I lose a piece of my soul..my dignity...my piece of mind...and my heart gets ripped apart .When that hurt became constant, I got used to it.Got used...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yep... People always say they wont judge and that they'll understand but then when I open up to them they just don't get it. Maybe it's partly my fault but it's not a nice feeling...
    Careisla Careisla 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 14

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    I am seventeen and at this point in my life I feel so alone. Everyone in my life that is supposed to be my support system has kind of backed off. I try to talk to people but I...
    Tryingtosee17 Tryingtosee17 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I abandoned this place several months ago, I promised myself that all of the things I wouldn't be able to say to the next person I'll be admiring should be written in a...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Oct 30

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    When you go to therapy, mental hospitals and meet with social workers and counselors there all trying to do the same thing. There trying to "figure" me out. There job is to "figure...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I have had a very hard life growing up and I always seem to find myself in the worst situations I wish somebody could talk to me and understand what I have been through and what I...
    GothicJerseyWolf22 GothicJerseyWolf22 22-25, M Nov 18

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    No one can understand me so i always stay away from people :)
    Superpi Superpi 16-17, T Oct 28

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    I fake a smile, It's done for a while, That's my life, I never want to strike, I want and tried kill myself, My life is like a big empty bowl of shelfs, Which needs to be replaced...
    Gjotafi Gjotafi 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    you know when you get that feeling Where you explain yourself to much that one understands you.
    unsaidhazel unsaidhazel 16-17, F Nov 19

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    I have two daughters. One understands, the other does not. I am not sure what else to say. I will add more later.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M a week ago

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    There is not one person on this planet who fully understands me
    brimbritton brimbritton 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Lately I have had a couple people telling me everything that is wrong with me. It makes me feel worthless. They tell me I am too pretentious, too bitchy, over materialistic, tell...
    nnggww nnggww 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When there is nothing to do, no reason to live, some people become reason for it. Then, this thought saves us that we are their love, their need, and a whole world to them. If we...
    pari1999 pari1999 13-15, F Nov 2

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    I've been married over 15 years and have drifted apart from my husband. I stay with him for the kids. He seems to be happy with things the way they are - no sex, no intimacy. I...
    SouthernDaisy SouthernDaisy 41-45, F 14 Responses Nov 2

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    “How far would you be willing to go?” It’s a pretty loaded question, right. It’s a question that’s invariably followed by: “It depends on what for.” To achieve our...
    xxRoom101xx xxRoom101xx 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 3

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    i am fat but im also in love with food
    michelna michelna 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 6