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I Understand Everyone,but Nobody Understands Me

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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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    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 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 3 Responses Feb 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses May 27, 2013

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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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    Related Experiences

    Today I was called mean, rude, stupid and a bully! I don't know why, and I try to be a good person to everyone but I feel like no one understands me. And this wasn't the first time...
    Katie2135 Katie2135 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Nobody understands the pain that is felt by someone who has just lost someone who just lost a loved on or someone going through a hard time in life. I'm sorry to hear or I feel so...
    marcelofreitas marcelofreitas 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Nobody listens to me. Not even my so called best friend....
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I have the mind of a guy (i want to have sex) But the heart of a woman (i want to find love) Following my heart while my mind is following me. How long can I stay a virgin?
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am a medical student who destroyed her life cuz she has no sense of responsability .. I blame any thing except myself .. I blame situation and friends but not my self !! I can't...
    Reemabdlhalm Reemabdlhalm 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do I keep trying when I know its not going to work out. Then I end up hating myself. I just want to find happiness :( . If only money could buy it.
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My marriage has been on unstable ground for quite some time. This morning my husband blamed me for the lack of intimacy in our relationship. He did not want to accept that my lack...
    lipservice22 lipservice22 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lol. Lmao. Psychology barely understands us. But they con and grift and gain power. So many of the followers lie for profit. No cures are made. Some see a cure...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    There was a time, a long journey friend i though finally i got someone whom understands me, but sadly he don't :(
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Aug 13

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    Not sure if others find it difficult to understand me coz no one really said this to me. However, I find it difficult to understand myself at times coz I really do not know what I...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 13

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    I try so hard to be kind to everyone, but its like they freaking hate me! I want to kill myself, I want to know if I'm gay or not, and I just need answers. I remember liking this...
    TaffyBranchoff TaffyBranchoff 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    All I want is to talk to someone who understands what I'm going through or can help me. I hate feeling alone like nobody actually cares about what I'm feeling
    yourbeautiful123 yourbeautiful123 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's not "sometimes". It's "almost always". My coworkers, my "friends", acquaintances etc they are all the same. Yes, I can cohabitate with them, I can tell jokes, we share...
    Uselessflesh Uselessflesh 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 2

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    whenever i tell my friends how i feel, they never seem to understand. they brush it off. nobody listens...
    maggie1414 maggie1414 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Cameronzpg2937 Cameronzpg2937 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    The most frustrating thing ever is trying to explain or express what you're going through to someone whose never been through it, they always seem to belittle the situation or make...
    Dauntlesssmile Dauntlesssmile 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've met him this year, and I know it sounds silly, but I really think he's it. We are alike in almost everything, and differ in things that do no matter. When we talk, we talk for...
    womaninchains womaninchains 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I don't know anyone else like me or who thinks like I do. Does that mean I'm smarter than everyone else? Does that mean I'm dumber than everyone else? Does it mean I'm just...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Aug 13

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    Ever felt you need someone to listen and talk to ! But once someone does , you think why bother having to explain .. They don't know me or won't get/ understand me!! Always pushing...
    Brokenwing88 Brokenwing88 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I have friends that are dating or married to men that they live with, my guy is in the Army and I would love to chat with somebody that understands how difficult it is! x
    BlueMoonXO BlueMoonXO 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Eveline1062z Eveline1062z 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Everyone is hurting or fighting some kind of battle, I hear it said a lot. Perhaps that is why I shrink back into myself when I am hurting and depressed. People are not equipped...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Hi guys I wanted to post this, something a good friend posted for me the words struck me like daggers, and cleared some of the haze that was before me, I was shown compassion and I...
    Deemonz Deemonz 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I don't understand why nobody can see how ugly the world has become. People judging others based on sex, race, religion, ect. Does nobody else see how wrong that is? We only have...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I don't add everyone that doesn't mean I will or wont or don't want to but I don't add people if I don't know who they are or if they have no stories or are not open very much on...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    There is a Persian woman who works with me. She is the most beautiful person I've ever seen. I may have never noticed her, had she not went out of her way to make sure that I did...
    valtameren valtameren 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I went through a lot in my life I just wish I can talk to someone about it and understand me. I feel so alone and I have to keep it to myself
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I really want a girlfriend that understands
    ManuelO14 ManuelO14 13-15, M 22 hrs ago

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