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I Want to Be Understood

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    Please Understand Me..

    Why people misunderstood me? Why I should explain my thoughts to them? I hate people who judge me without knowing the truth! I'm emotionally stressed!! I'm alone and lonely! I'm in pain! So please., stop assuming and stop judging me! Why do you people want me to do what you...
    grasya grasya 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    I Got Over Him

    so yesterday we were at starbucks. my classmates and i were talking about random things and the name of the guy i like somehow popped into the conversation. and then one of my classmates said that, "i remember him telling our marketing professor that he's courting someone from...
    ErinValcourt ErinValcourt 18-21, F Mar 3, 2013

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    I Just Don'T Know Anymore...

    So I called my Dr., left a message, and she left me back a message, and I called her back. Her message specifically stated that she had this Friday open for me, nicely. I called, only to find that she was telling me raising her voice "you come on Friday, but I have no time for...
    HoneyFromTheSkySolAngel HoneyFromTheSkySolAngel 26-30, F Nov 6, 2013

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    More Often

    More often than not, try explaining to someone that you don't fit it and you get some sort of conciliatory speech that while well meant; borders on condescending. I've rarely been understood by my peers and by society at large. People tell you get a hobby, get an activity etc. If...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M 2 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Do You Understand?

    Even around people I seem to have things in common with, I still feel like the oddball out. I don't ever feel like anyone just "gets" me. It's probably mostly my fault for being shy. Or because I don't truly understand my own self. But it gets lonely when you're the...
    mimsy2 mimsy2 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Why Cant I Lean On a Shoulder Sometimes?

    I am always the one that everyone looks to for advise, money, help whatever it is that is needed. What my friends and family fail to realize is that I have needs too. I miss my mother so much, she was the me of her time. Everyone came to her and it seems that I have inherited her...
    grannynd grannynd 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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    It Pains A Lot

    I have lived a very good life where people love me. But, now most of them hate me with the rumours and lies they heard. Most of them, dont even know me in my school and they hate me without knowing who I really am. I want people to love me by knowing me entirely. If they hate me...
    Rosalinacute Rosalinacute 16-17, F Oct 11, 2011

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    The Animals - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

    A great song that will fit like a glove here... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2FT4FprxDg <--Song The animals - Don't let me be misunderstood Baby, do you understand me now? Sometimes I feel a little mad But don't you know that no one alive can always be an angel When...
    HTH83 HTH83 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    Miss Understood

    Hi. I am Steph and I am new to this website. I am not sure what kind of story I should share that won't bore everyone to death. Well, I do feel misunderstood by almost everyone around me--- my family and friends, my lover, my co-workers, and even just random people I don't even...
    eccentricdragonfly eccentricdragonfly 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    I hate when I open up to someone,

    and they turn their back on you. It's like, YOU asked ME why I was sad and felt lonely...and then you run away as fast as you can..I'm sorry that I'm a freak and that you don't like me. I can't change my past! So seriously...I don't wanna be judged.. I want to be understood, and...
    HelpMe01 HelpMe01 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Related Experiences

    I want someone who can share their opinions and ideas. Someone to teach something new every day. A person who won't get upset if not agree on same subject. talk to me about...
    learning2bmyself learning2bmyself 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am introvert and shy in real life. I interact with people but I am not able to open up to them as they would expect.This often leads to a lot of misunderstandings that I have an...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    When have someone who knows you they can sense when something's wrong. What's understood doesn't need to be explained they just know. I want to share that sensibility with someone...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It would be awesome if there was someone out there who understood me, especially since I don't understand myself sometimes!
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I guess my life had been wrecked by so many failed relationships, for a brief moment I thought it best to just seclude myself and live my life this way, alone and uncomplicated...
    AcousticAnne AcousticAnne 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I sit here looking around myself, and can't figure out how I got here. My goodness, I used to think of myself as chubby, but now that I look at myself I can't figure out where my...
    WorkItMami WorkItMami 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    She's consuming me again. It's funny how somebody, who you haven't seen or talked to in months, can have such a profound effect on you. They don’t have to do a single thing and...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I'm 17 years old. Pretty young age, I know. I've been wanting to kill myself for quite some time now. My first attempt was when I was 9 years old. And over the past 8 years, I've...
    taelourbrhee taelourbrhee 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 12

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    1. I hope that one day I will have a book published. 2. I wish I could read other people's minds, simply to know if they're lying and knowing what they really think. 3. I want...
    captaintera captaintera 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    This world is heartless, it grows so cold,Not when you’re young but when you’re old,If you don’t do the things that they say you should,Then you are rejected, is...
    peanutman27 peanutman27 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I loved him. I really loved him. I hate myself for still being so madly in love with him. There hasn't been a single day I haven't thought about him ever since I met him. The break...
    nobodyn234 nobodyn234 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm starting to go back and forth between being depressed, and being perfectly fine. In order for people to fully understand how I am feeling, here is my story. I started out the...
    SaronaOsamaru SaronaOsamaru 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    So... Yesterday marked 6 months since I was put in a hospital room for four hours, cameras in each corner, wearing nothing but a hospital gown and a necklace I refused to take off...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I want to change ! I want to forget my past and start a new life !
    sanako sanako 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Could really use some people to talk to, feel like I can relate to them and confide in them. I do have people like that in my life but sometimes you just feel like you need to be...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    Oh sure, I understand that these guys shot that guy, this country wanted to learn that country who's boss, those countries were allied to that country, that empire wanted to stop...
    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    This a emmbarresing sex story so bare with me. i was 19 and I had barely gotton married with my ex and we were into 4 months of marriage we were fooling around and he told me to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It's a terrible feeling to feel so alone in a crowd of people hiding behind a mask of a smile always afraid someone will notice or see thru the mask and ask why? Not really wanting...
    JaymeD JaymeD 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I would like to actually have relationships with people again and would like to find a girl who I can be intimate with again who appreciates me for me. I dated this girl for about...
    DdubZ13 DdubZ13 26-30, M Apr 6

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    I have never understood how people can act to hurt others deliberately, and so I always think we all see things the same way and all want the best for us all. Despite many...
    prrr74 prrr74 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm 20 years old and I never found the joy of 'skipping a year of college after high school to party and enjoy life'. I never understood going to the club every weekend, drinking...
    acidicbase acidicbase 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I've been single for the past three years, its getting harder for me to get back in the game. I've gotten so used to being single that sometimes i wonder if i actually want to...
    HeshamN HeshamN 26-30, M Apr 11

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    I have good friends and a great family. I can't complain. But at the same time, they don't understand me. They think they know everything about me. They think they know who I am...
    valeryxo valeryxo 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Im 54 married, retired happy, my wife retires in 2 yrs we have a plan for our future. My brother who is 51 has been abusing drugs and alcohol for 35 years...he blames everything on...
    ventingman ventingman 51-55, M a week ago

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    What have I done to you to make you want to see me suffer? I don't believe I have done anything....yes I got sick a lot and i had panic attacks almost every day. I didn't know...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F a week ago

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    They say happiness is not something you find in another but within yourself but I can't help but believe that's not true I'm my happiest when I can connect or be understood or...
    paradoxkey paradoxkey 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Choosing always my dream before all, I even took love as my last priority even it's just so unfair with him but he understood but it's just the way it is
    Jaisz Jaisz 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have to love myself in order for someone else to love me. I never understood this until now.
    nonchalantx3 nonchalantx3 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Ive looked carefully at this and its pretty clear the world is being lied to by what is understood to have happened on 3/11 Fukushima. Check it out yourselves - http://www...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M Apr 14

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    UPDATE ! My "issue " From The Other day had been fixed . Talked about it politely told him how it made me feel , not just hey I'm a nymp but the emotional side of it ..... He...
    Briinx Briinx 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I never really "fit in" with the mean girls in school, but ironically enough that was always the friend group I was apart of. However, I will say that I was typically always...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I hate life. So cliche but true. My whole life is an act, a game, and I'm constantly losing to myself. I guess I'll just start by telling you about me and some important things...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My palms are sweaty and my heart is racing.. All I have to do is turn off the light.. But I'm too "afraid".. I'm pathetic.. I'm tired.. I don't want to live anymore..
    sukie13 sukie13 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    What I really want is to lick my husbands come from my girlfriends rear end or her creamy hole. Mmmm
    redhot1221 redhot1221 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Lightly your fingers trace the shape of my lips You lean in and our lips meet Wet sensual kisses and the touch of your body against mine A hand glides down the length of my body...
    SubmitandServe SubmitandServe 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    my home town was founded by my great grandfather ,,,my uncle was the first mayor there ,,and was unopposed till he retired and retired from Patrick Air Force base in Florida as did...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    I want to please and serve a couple.
    Subbie4Her Subbie4Her 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Well, i'm forming sort of a one-woman metal band. I already launched a few pages, and put out a sort of teaser track. https://soundcloud.com/kimiko_yorumichi/a-little-taste If...
    Kimiko66Emo Kimiko66Emo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    who wants me to be there online bf
    boydude boydude 22-25, M 7 mins ago

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    Why are we scared of living free? Why don't we do whatever the **** we want? Who has the right to tell us how to live OUR OWN life? Why are our friend and family judge us for what...
    lofaszbazmeg lofaszbazmeg 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I've never been in a relationship!!! I'm 16 but I'll be 17 in May! I know I've never been with a guy, but I'm almost 99.9 percent sure I don't need to be with one to know I am a...
    GGaabbyy GGaabbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25