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I Want Someone to Understand Me

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    Of course I want someone who can understand me. But... I don't know... :-| Anyhow.... Sometimes I may be ill-natured, or nice, or arrogant, or confident, or shy, or anxious, or bad, or good, or noisy, or quiet, or down, or lively, or what.... Sometimes I may not be able to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    Hey all, just wanna write about my feelings.

    I found the right group to convey what I am feeling. In my life, I have found very few who really understand me. I sometimes feel unfortunate about this part of my life since I am good at understanding others. I know that my empathy level is high, but irony is people often don't...
    alexmatilda alexmatilda 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 17

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    Im always being misunderstood

    or whatever and its just getting old
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Jan 14, 2014

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    Does Anyone Else Do This?

    I often intentionally give people reason to judge or reject me, in order to weed out those who are going to do so in advance. It's a defense mechanism, I guess. But I think the dream scenario is for a person to see through the false impressions I'm giving them and...
    Alderic Alderic 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    My best friend just misunderstood me.

    She said I was rude. When I wasn't. I asked what made her feel that way. She said, you always are. She's my best friend. Knows me more than anyone else. And she misunderstands me. I wish someone truly understood me. Someone who wasn't judgemental. Someone who knew it's not...
    LoganManish LoganManish 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I don't really tell my problems to anyone,

    like i don't tell people whats going on maybe just say that i'm not okay and rants but i don't think i tell people even my close friends the exact situation. i've been like that probably since i started high school. i've been keeping this from everyone it's been awhile and my...
    Brassicaoleracea Brassicaoleracea 16-17, F Feb 24, 2014

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    I want to be held so bad.

    . I crave physical closeness.. I want to cuddled up and cozier up in somebody's arms.. I am sick and tired of loneliness inside my heart. I want somebody to understands me and give me his warmth.
    cantescapemylove cantescapemylove 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    Almost There

    Someone is getting to know me a lot and when no one understands, this person does. People call me weird, and crazy, and random, but this person always takes my side. Wish all my friends were like that. I am spilling my guts every chance I get. I hope complete understanding is in...
    mixedview mixedview 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2008

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    Its All I Want!!

    i have many people that i like to call friends, i am liked by many, yet im still not happy!! im not happy cos even though i appreciate having many friends in life, im just missing that someone, that one person that will be able to just understand me as a person!! everyone i meet...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 8 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    I don't think people understand how stressful

    it is to explain what's going on in your head when you don't even understand it yourself.
    Lilcsi Lilcsi 18-21, F May 15, 2014

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    I don't think I'll ever find someone in this

    town for me. Maybe not even ever. Every time I seem to meet someone I connect with they move away. I don't know if it's me or just bad circumstance.
    gentlepanic gentlepanic 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    Just One.

    I just want someone to be able to see the world from my frame of reference. The problem is I don't know how to express myself fully. Hell I don't even myself most of the time so even if I could express myself better to other people I wouldn't know what to say. EP has been a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    I am very sexual.....

    But that's not all of me and no one understands that .... Even if they are told they seem to forget it as quickly as they have been told. Tired of this world and the people in it!
    Zefwed Zefwed 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Artist

    I want to be with a guy who is an artist, who draws all the time, just for fun and see's the world in a completely different way from other people. Because then I know we would see the world in a similar way. And he could truly understand me.
    gentlepanic gentlepanic 22-25, F Nov 24, 2013

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    Someone message me please.

    .. I'm drowning in bullshit and it's time I actually say something
    Matthew7211 Matthew7211 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I want to meet someone

    who understands what it feels like to be living a "good" life so to speak (middle class I guess) despite having lived through poverty, family drug abuse, domestic violence, and the loss of my best friend/role-model/father figure at a young age... It could even just be someone...
    brockblack brockblack 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    Life's been difficult

    and stressful. But I am blessed in many ways. I want to find that point in life were I can just sit back and laugh, cry, and teach the wrongs I have done from the past and make a difference. :)
    rusritt1520 rusritt1520 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    What Being a Big Sister Really Means.

    It seems to me that no one can understand why I CAN'T ever leave where I live.  At least not for a long time.  I actually love the area I live in, it was voted best place to live in America last year.  But I could give that up, I'm sure there are places that are...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2009

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    25 years later. Yes, 25.

    .. I grew up on love ballads, hair bands, metal and plain old rock and roll. I don't remember, but apparently I helped launched two careers into the music scene, one, very very successful. I've always wanted to be able to play the guitar. I learned a few things in HS, but I was...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    I feel like I have nowhere to turn,

    so here I am. I feel spoiled for wanting someone to understand me, because I have two parents who want to help me. But I feel like no matter how hard I try I can't make them understand my feelings. My parents were/are both mental health professionals. And yet I have never felt...
    nyysfg27 nyysfg27 18-21, F Feb 19, 2014

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    It's sometimes hard not to be understood.

    Some people judge and they will be against you. They make a big deal out of nothing. It's tiring already.
    loveawakee loveawakee 18-21, M Feb 24, 2014

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    Maybe it's just me but I feel

    that when it comes to talking about what you're feeling and what you're going through to people is overrated. I think it's overrated because in my circumstances anyway, they don't understand at all. Is it just me?
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    My parents don't understand

    why I don't like being in my room or why I never keep it completely clean. Having things in the way to make it hard for people to get in my room makes me feel a bit protected. When my room is clean, I have mini panic attacks because I feel like someone's in my room. I feel like...
    musiqdreamer musiqdreamer 16-17, F Jan 12, 2014

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    No One Under Stands Me...........

    No matter how hard they try, my one friend and family cant understand how serious this disease really is. One day when it gets really bad i am forced to put on a fake smile and pretend that everything is alright. At EP i dont have to hide. We can all be honest about who we are...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2011

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    Well I Do Have Someone

    Only thing is he lives on the other side of the world, lol. But he's the only perosn that even remotely understands me. It's difficult having that person so far away and only being able to talk to him at certain times. But I'm grateful for a friend like him. But it wuld be nice...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F Mar 15, 2008

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    I Want Some To Understand

    I'm 14 and i want people to understand this is my story.... I was adopted as a baby never knew my real mom. My adopted parents said that she gave me away because my real father was a drunk and he kicked her,me and my 8 year old brother out of the house at the time she had know...
    SuicidalSoul SuicidalSoul 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2012

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    When people see me, they probably just

    immediately think "oh he lives in this town so he must have a great life" but of course they're wrong. At one point I finally had a person... But now I can't talk to them ever again. She was selfish, I was stupid, and now it honestly just isn't worth my time. There's just...
    Matthew7211 Matthew7211 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 20

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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, 2014

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    Idk what it is but every time I meet someone

    and we really hit it off they end up leaving randomly.... Idk if I come on to strong or if I say something wrong or I'm just ugly and people misunderstand my intentions. I always try and be kind and caring but I guess that rubs off to being desperate to some people. It's just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 17

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    I want someone to listen to me

    and understand where I'm coming from. I don't like being judged considering I'm always being let down or made fun of. I want someone to listen to what I have to say... The last few years has been having its ups and downs. And, it seems like I've had more downs more than I...
    mysteriousluna mysteriousluna 22-25, F Nov 18, 2014

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    Just one person that I could talk to all the

    time .. Just one that would be all I need
    jadetumbler jadetumbler 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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    here lies the paradox.

    i want someone to really know me but i will never trust enough to allow myself to be vulnerable enough for this to happen.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    I Think I Want Most People ...

    I think I want most people to understand, even the friends who think they do.. 
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2008

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    I feel as though no one understands the

    situations I have gone through. I like to talk things out. It makes me feel better. I don't like that when I'm talking to someone they say they understand but I no they have no clue what I'm going through. If they don't understand it makes my taking it out method not work. So...
    Broadbent21 Broadbent21 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    Im Just Being Me.

    Im weird. I get it. you dont have to keep telling me that like an insult. But everyones weird in their own way. Im clumsy. I run into walls like they are not even there. Im a mess. My room is a mess, you can never see the floor. I hate eating around people, i just feel like im...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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    Tonight was suppose to be movie night with my

    daughters but they both have fallen asleep already! I guess I'll finish the movie alone!!
    BlackBeauty35 BlackBeauty35 31-35, F Mar 13

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    Arya098 Arya098 22-25, F Jul 3

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    i feel like i totally understand myself

    and who i am, and yet at the same time i dont at all. i feel like everything's alright in my life, and yet it's a complete utter mess that i have been living in for the past 18 years. it sounds ironic and all but i want someone to tell me who i am, especially when i dont know...
    whitefairytails whitefairytails 18-21, F Feb 3, 2014

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    I'm finally being honest with myself.

    I can't be in a relationship again unless he can understand me. I want someone who needs his own space because I do. I want someone to be there for me as a date, travel companion, and sex partner I want to be the same for them. I want them to be thoughtful and considerate of my...
    dana523 dana523 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2014

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    I feel like I'm so misunderstood ,

    & that nobody will ever understand me , unless you've been in my shoes , maybe you can relate but you can never understand me .. And that's just how I see it /.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 2014

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    Misunderstood - I want 1 out of 7 billion

    people the understand me. Please.
    TashaBankz TashaBankz 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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