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I Want to Know What Is Normal

Discussing behavior that is normal along with any other deviation perceived as average or normal 161 People

    Fake Teeth = Not Normal

    VENEERS!  haha i could not stop staring at this woman.  i wasn't sure what the exact problem, was... yet, there most definitely was one.  It was her TEETH.  They were huge, perfecty white, chiclets, wayyy too big for her mouth.  This took some time to...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2008

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    A Question For All Time

    Who is to decide what is normal and what is abnormal? What if all that we assume is normal is really abnormal? Where do go to find the answers to all these questions? When do we decide what the right answers are? Why is this even an issue?
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2008

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    Out of curiosity, is it normal

    that your family rarely eats together during breakfast, lunch and dinner? We just eat at our own time? Is it normal for a household of 3 to be completely quiet too? Thanks
    LostFantasy LostFantasy 16-17 Dec 28, 2013

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    Guess What? There Is No Such Thing As Normal!

    Example A: The Intelligence Factor Ever since I can remember all I ever wanted was to be “normal”. As a child that was born with a physical disability my definition of normal was someone who could walk without twisting their ankles and falling down, someone who could hold...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F Feb 28, 2013

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    Normative and Descriptive Normal

    For me the whole question of what is normal is a moral one. I think there are two ways of looking at normal. The first is what I'd call the normative way which says, these are the rules (the norms) and if you want to be normal i.e. acceptable to the community, you...
    tomfool tomfool 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    My whole life I've been trying to figure out

    what normal is, and how to be it.. My earliest memory is breaking something, I don't even really know what it was, a cup maybe? or maybe a plate? I remember running to one of the cubboards as my mom started yelling, I remember cowering, wishing I was invisible, and then hearing...
    JanusTheTwoSidedCoin JanusTheTwoSidedCoin 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 27

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    What Is Normal?

    There was a time that I thought that I was normal, but then I asked myself the question: "What is Normal?" What defines a so-called normal person? I have always felt that I was different from everyone else, and felt that I was not normal. But, isn't each human...
    MyUniqueLife MyUniqueLife 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2007

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    What's the Meaning?

     Of the word normal? I mean what might be normal for me can be weird as hell for you and viceversa! For me, having a discussion about depression or addiction is normal for others just crazy! the things that i do might be normal for me for others just insane!
    andreinac13 andreinac13 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2008

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    Is 7 " normal or smallish .

    .I don't trust gfs to give true answers
    Imaopenbook Imaopenbook 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 28

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    Normal

    What consider to be normal?   
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 4 Responses May 15, 2008

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    I Too Want To Know

    I too want to know what is normal for you .......... coz i feel like everything happens to me is abnormal :) in other words if i write my biography, people will vote it to be the best comic ever released :D help me understand what normal is.................
    imedishere imedishere 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    Nearly Normal

    I don't have any idea what normal is but I believe it must be somewhere between really boring and really weird, but I am only guessing because I have no idea what would constitute being "normal". I have an idea of what "not being normal" is, it is not being cruel and...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    What Is Normal?

    I seem to hear that alot from people. They say there not normal or worse I'm not normal. lol Well I want someone to define for me NORMAL. What makes someone normal? What makes someone not normal? Wouldn't we all have a different deffinition of normal? So normal to me might be...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 73 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Normal?

    I want to know what normal is to you? I lived a horrible life and now finally trying to live it like a "normal" person, but what is normal? normal to me is a horrible life because i grew up living it...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Getting a Brain Scan.. Worth It?

    my mom and I both suffers from depression.. mine is worse than hers.. (with psychotic features) I'm curious to see If our brain actually looked different than normal people.. or is it just a chemical imbalance? would it be worth it to have you brain scanned?? I might get...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 6 Responses May 17, 2009

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    Is Anything Normal?

    I haven't heard anyone describe themselves as normal.  Maybe because everyone I know is not in the normal range whatever that is.  To be free thinking, creative and effective in life is by definition being different.  Different means diversity a principle of a healthy living.
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    Nothing Normal Going On Here!!!

    personally, i really do not believe in "normal".  i believe the standard that others strive for is actually "acceptable".  normal is just a word thrown out there, that fits many different nameless conditions.  what is acceptable to one, is...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 29, 2008

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    You Want to Know?

    There is no such thing as normal. It is only a perception that doesn't exist in the real world outside of our own minds.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M Feb 29, 2008

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    Am I Normal?

    If I don't fall in line with society's view of normal... does that really make me abnormal??? By definition I suppose it would... but who is making these standards??? Why are they the foremost experts in normal??? I think that I am normal... maybe not a xeroxed copy of another...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    What Is Normal?

    Is there really anything that is considered normal?  Doesn’t everyone think they are the normal one? 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 11 Responses May 14, 2008

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    Normal Is..

    whatever one makes it. 
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell 16-17, F Nov 13, 2007

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    Am I Normal....who The Hell Knows!

    I know that we women are typically the more emotional sex. And I know we go through monthly hormone changes and moodiness, but how much of that is "normal"? I just feel so out of whack sometimes and it's a constant struggle to control my feelings & emotions....especially around...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    What Is Normal?

    It's the question I've always wanted an answer to. How can you define normal? What's normal to one person may be abnormal to another. Having a smartphone may be normal to someone living in America but if you show a smartphone to a group of people that have lived in the mountains...
    mac2485 mac2485 18-21, F Sep 28, 2013

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    You Say Normal, I Say Deranged.

    I don't think normal is a word that accurately describes humans. I think the right word is phenomenal, or strange, or astounding, or... weird. Even the simplest things that you do without notice are strange! Like...writing. It's like you're torturing a paper PoW with some kind of...
    mixedview mixedview 16-17, F Jan 24, 2008

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    All my life, I was raised to spend money on

    things I absolutely needed. During childhood, I would ask my father if it were alright to buy a toy. Even with the 'ok' I would raise the pros and cons then at the end, I don't want it. As years go buy, I inherited my mothers, brothers and fathers pass-downs because I don't want...
    LostFantasy LostFantasy 16-17 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    So, I love my boyfriend, very much. Well actually he's my fiancé, so obviously I love him enough that once upon a time I said yes to marrying him. Lately it seems that everything...
    AlicebeneyisSilvereyes AlicebeneyisSilvereyes 16-17, F Dec 11

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    Father Jerry (Pat O'Brien) asking Rocky (James Cagney) to "turn yellow" for the sake of the kids in the movie Angels With Dirty Faces, 1938. Jerry wants Rocky to behave in a way so...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 29

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    So today Dylan and I started out… lets just say, “not conected”. So, I was late to spanish class. Dylan was just staring at me out the door. I opened it and closed it quietly...
    GoldMarine GoldMarine 18-21, F a week ago

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    I think I was around the age of seven when this happened. I remember two instances when I think I might have been molested by my god brother. In one memory I remember him pushing...
    CosmicBear01 CosmicBear01 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I don't know.....I just don't know what's wrong with me. I don't feel right. I don't belong here.......Why am I here?! To be bullied?!?! (It's already happening!!!) To be useless...
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I know my favorites. I know what I like. But I don't know who I wanna be or where I want to work at. I don't know who I want to be with if with anyone at all.
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M Nov 28

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    Hey, I want to take this off my chest as soon as possible, it's consuming me. I don't know if there is something wrong with me, if I look like an absolute freak or if I just look...
    tempusfugittt tempusfugittt 18-21 Dec 2

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    I so lost on what i should do you don't show me that you care i try to do everything i can for you there is so much stuff i want to do for you yes i know you may not trust me but i...
    thatrandomchick01 thatrandomchick01 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I don't know. Everyone is always telling me that I have to be one thing and one thing only. But no, I want to be a nurse, a musician, a marine biologist, an editor. But I HAVE to...
    leonelalol leonelalol 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    its funny, because you sorta start to blame yourself. You start to hate who youve become and hate what you are. Youre not mad youre hurt, and confused. left wondering why. You have...
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I think, no...I know, I've spent the last 15 years trying to convince someone that I'm good enough to love and deserve the truth. There's no point in going on about all the things...
    IstyBisty IstyBisty 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    WHAT'S SO BEAUTIFUL ABOUT ME? I LOOK INTO EVERY MIRROR TO FIND THE DIFFERENCE, BUT I DO NOT KNOW WHAT IS SO BEAUTIFUL...DO NOT CONSIDER ME AS AN ATTENTION SEEKER...I JUST WANT TO...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    Just gonna stand there and watch me burn But that's alright because I like the way it hurts Just gonna stand there and hear me cry But that's alright because I love the way you lie...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have this friend of mine. sometimes I really don't know how to describe her. I did so much but come to this point of time. I feel that she don't appreciate it? everytime when I...
    AnnxJoy AnnxJoy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Knowing what your bad at, makes one know what your good at?. (Tho I hope not to find something good in bad things) And what might be done different or better... Or that cant be...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Dec 3

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    I seriously don't know what I want from life. I'm happy, but I'm not sure this is for me. I really don't know where I will be in say, 10 years?? Will I still be in the same...
    xsignorinax xsignorinax 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    And I also want to know what you think it is and why I chose it and what the choice tells you about me and your suggestions for improving my profile photo for next time! Be...
    HelenTarnation HelenTarnation 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I'm 45 years old....and I STILL don't know what to do with my life. I once thought I had it figured out...I was married, had kids...was just going to grow old with that person...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    basically my reationship is over. he just stopeed caring which i really dont undertsand how that happened. but i know these things happen. but in a way i guess im kinda done to...
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22 18-21, F Dec 7

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    Women want there love to be reciprocated In the same way they give it. They want there romantic love to be as rewarding as they make their potential mates. They want there...
    wethebest wethebest 22-25, M Dec 9

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    So, in grade 12 I wanted to do all these cool things like be a flight attendant, a fashion designer or a florist. But my mum said they weren't good jobs and my principal said I had...
    sweaterrweatherr sweaterrweatherr 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    I'm so tired, I can't do this anymore... I have nobody, to listen to me, to love me for Me for who I am.. I feel like nobody is happy to see me, nobody wants to see me.. I don't...
    rachel2604 rachel2604 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Does anybody truly know what they want?
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26

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