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I Why Am I So Different From Everyone Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 132 People

    Always Have Been Different..always Will Be...

    I don't know why I'm different from everyone else.  It used to really bother me alot.  But, I actually don't really care now.  I am happy with who I am for the most part.  I am a very eclectic person with many interests...I am a live and let live person...
    SmilingSueAnn SmilingSueAnn 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 4, 2009

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    Too Old Too Young

    I've always been a bit different, lot's of people tend to like me, before I went to grade school I used to make lots of friends really easily, I would talk a lot, but things slowly changed. I found myself an oddball, my teachers would get annoyed with me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Ailenated

    I don't know why. I've always felt ailenated from everyone. When I was a very small child I was very out going and made friends really easily. When I was about eight I was part of the "populars." We really hurt thise people. I felt so bad. I was a selfish person. My dad pulled me...
    Taylor22237 Taylor22237 13-15 1 Response Jun 20, 2012

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    A Lifetime Of Difference

    I will be 52 in two weeks and I at least have learned to accept myself as I am. When I was alot younger I went thru periods of attempting to fit in with very limited success. My relationships have all failed and it is obvious that if I had a soulmate I may die without ever...
    sbayphilly sbayphilly 51-55 1 Response May 3, 2011

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    The only thing different about us is

    that we do things differently :)
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    Ever since I was little I've been a complete

    perfectionist. I literally over think everything to the point where I can't control myself. I do diving and high jump in track. I have a really hard time with diving because I can't do half my skills because all I do is think about every single thing that could possibly happen...
    Savannahteter Savannahteter 16-17, F Jun 2

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    Born Strange

    Ever since i was a child, i was very different from others. I looked different, walked different, even played differently. I would walk on hot stones or the roads until my legs and feet were cut up. Dresses bored me to no end and i didnt want to learn how to be a proper lady. My...
    LovelessInViva LovelessInViva 16-17 2 Responses Sep 18, 2011

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    Being Different Is Not Always The Easiest

    When I see everyone else I start to think "What's wrong with me?".I'm 15 years old and I feel as if the world hates me.Ever since I was little,I've never really tried to be a good friend.To be honest looking back I was nice and quiet but I was an a**.I don't treat friends to...
    Earthbenderforlife Earthbenderforlife 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    Me

    I am different. I don't have friends i might have social issues or i just can't control what people hate about me. I catch me talking to myself like someone else is there and i can't stop.I'm sick of listening to what other people's opinion about me. I've changed myself through...
    meisme8 meisme8 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    Hi my name I Logan and I am 13.

    I have no friend at my school and everyone is always teasing me in thee bad way. Everyone avoids me and I'm constantly getting yelled at by people. sometimes people even say I am not human or I'm some failed science experiment gone wrong. I found this site and after reading all...
    lrwhittaker lrwhittaker 13-15, M 5 Responses Mar 5

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    The Eagle Who Cannot Fly...

    Always felt alone since young... am 33 yr old and coming to 34 now... I used to believe that I'm proud to be different... after a long while... the feeling of loneliness which hide itself in the dark corner finally appear... why are my thoughts so abstract and different?.... I...
    Franz79 Franz79 31-35, M Oct 1, 2012

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    Nothing Ever Seems to Fit, Especially Me!!

     I'm a 33yr old single mum with 11 and 9yr old, adopted from Thailand, abused by my Australian family and taken out of home by authorities at 15. Was estranged frommy adopted parents, evil step mum, gay adoptive mother - 3 other adopted siblings, all never speak to me...
    yassyg yassyg 31-35 4 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I'm 18 and I don't think like everyone else.

    My mind is so into analyzing and figuring out why people and things are the way they are. I'm VERY mature for my age and I don't understand why. The way I process thoughts and actions are the way a 30-40 year old would. I can see things from so may different perspectives and it...
    Sami1210 Sami1210 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    Why?

    i am different. i feel alone also. i live in a world others cant see. and cant communicate good.
    impushingbuttons impushingbuttons 70+, M 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    Me

    I am different. I don't have friends i might have social issues or i just can't control what people hate about me. I catch me talking to myself like someone else is there and i can't stop i'm sick of listening to what other people's opinion about me. I've changed myself through...
    meisme8 meisme8 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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    The Vibrant Mind Of The Calloused Soul

    I've always been different but by no means special. After all no one is truly unique. Pretending to be someone I'm not has never come easy to me so I don't say much. In the first grade I took an iq test and was never told my score. However, this past year I took another one under...
    antisocialworker antisocialworker 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2012

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    I Need Help Can Someone Tell Me?

    I am 13 and I have almost no friends. My school is very partiular when it comes to friends. I can't make a single one. I try to be nice, not be annoying. I just can't do it. I am plenty smart and I haven't hit puberty yet so my voice is really high. Im in middle school. Is it...
    dugan8743 dugan8743 13-15 2 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    I Need Help Can Someone Tell Me?

    I am 13 and I have almost no friends. My school is very partiular when it comes to friends. I can't make a single one. I try to be nice, not be annoying. I just can't do it. I am plenty smart and I haven't hit puberty yet so my voice is really high. Im in middle school. Is it...
    dugan8743 dugan8743 13-15 2 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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    I have become content with people not wanting to talk with me because I am married or because I may be a different race from them. I guess everyone has their own preferences of the...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I am unique because I am me. I am understanding, caring, kind, curious and patient.I think everyone else is unique because they are all different people and that fascinates me. I...
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Being like everyone else means you are ordinary, nothing is worse then being ordinary. Be yourself and love who you are. It doesn't matter what you look like are how weird you are...
    PieBombs PieBombs 13-15, F Nov 21

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    In a way I like it why not I had a friend but we don't really see each other as much anymore but we still text but we are the complete opposite in style, likes, disliked, music...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Nobody knows where I truly am. I am loving, and fun, and positive but depressed. I am hiding it from everyone because nobody knows that is me. It's really hard trying to pretend...
    wise025 wise025 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know why we make this such a big deal. So what, I'm gay. Whoop die fuking do. Doesn't mean I need to tell everyone and their mother. The way I see it, being gay should only...
    silverthewulf silverthewulf 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 27

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    I've only found 1 person my age who can actually understand me.. Well.. Some of the times.. Which is way more then anyone has been able to before . Everyone my age is just worried...
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    Thank you everyone for your wonderful support. Yes we all have our challenges in life and I happen to have mine. I consider you guys to be my friends. Have a wonderful day everyone...
    sunney55 sunney55 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    We are not the same you and I. I am not like your drug addicted groupies that all boast about their drug induced sexual activities. I am not like you who can never feel from the...
    Ijemmnu Ijemmnu 70+, F 4 days ago

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    I have one blue eye and one green eye evreyone else thinks that it is weird but my family and my boyfriend like it!
    kitkat1000 kitkat1000 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    I believe in having a variety of friends. They can always give you new perspectives and information that you normally wouldn't learn anywhere else.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have my ups and my downs like everybody else. I don't have very many ups, I mostly stay in the midrange, but I absolutely loathe when I'm down. I always have a distraction with...
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I like having friends that like the same things that I do...or at least some things...but I also enjoy having friends that are totally opposite of me. You learn more from them...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    Hi everyone I have a request from anyone who knows me and who I have talked to. Anyone who is, please, stop sending my gf hate mail, I love her, and she is going through a lot...
    Cassandrae Cassandrae 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I want to make new friends from anywhere because I enjoy learning about different cultures and I think there is strength in diversity.
    Shyviolet2 Shyviolet2 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 28

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    I have friends who's interests and personalities are very different if not completely opposite of mine. As long as you see value in each other and cherish each other's feelings...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I don't want to say I feel more mature then people my age, because I don't think that i am. I just think I have a different mind set then them, and when I say 'them' of course i...
    Tryitallagain Tryitallagain 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    One of my natural abilities is as a "liaison" or bridge between two distinctly different groups. I connect with people quickly and share information. I have been the bridge...
    Dotbar Dotbar 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't care if you're different I like to meet new people
    lee7793 lee7793 13-15, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can be friends with people who are totally different than me. I hope, I can. I will try.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    I am friends with an old lady. We go every where together. I like her company. She is not the brightest or the cutest woman but she has a good soul. She is totally diff from me for...
    Bipolarshon Bipolarshon 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My whole family is asleep, and I'm awake as always :/
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    But better than most. Lol. More awesome than most. Because most are jerks. No brag. Just facts.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I was still a virgin when I ended up in a wheelchair at the age of 17. It has made me appreciate what's really important in life, I try my best too meet the 1 that's caring...
    deadly1 deadly1 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I'm up whose with me? Anyone wanna chat? (Female)
    thedarkchocolate thedarkchocolate 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    There's a rare occasion when I find this lonely, but most often it is soothing and recharging. My dreaming time. :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I am unique, I like this uniqueness that is a culmination of those who have touched and been touched by me. Unique doesn't mean: better than, but, best for you and who you are...
    CaptainRoberts CaptainRoberts 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I cannot stand tv. Music is my escape. I love it more than anything. Thank God for surround sound. 🔊🔊
    TheLonelyStoner95 TheLonelyStoner95 18-21, M Nov 19