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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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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 2 Responses Nov 12, 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    The only thing different about us is

    that we do things differently :)
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    I don't think I'll ever be able to describe exactly how I feel without feeling insane. But I can start I guess. I feel like my energy is just so different than the people around me...
    buffalobilll buffalobilll 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Exactly. I feel numb, can't laugh I can cry if I force it out. everywhere theres ppl laughing living it up blah blah blah and I'm stuck in this hole I can't dig myself out of. I'm...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 8

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    Usually in a crowd, I'm the one sitting in the corner, tight lipped while everyone is mingling and laughing. I think I enjoy people watching than being in the crowd. I'm not a...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    The way I think,the things I dream, how I see the world, the way I dress, the way I smile, the way I laugh, I can't find anyone who I have any of these things in common with. It's...
    arirose43 arirose43 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    pleas everyone is different from me open it !!!! sometimes,,,,,:-D usually,,,,,,^_^ seldom,,,,,,,:?-( in additional ?;^)?:-o?:-P?n_n?>"< it is for who is different from me...
    hoseinbiglari hoseinbiglari 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Because why not? People are people, and all people are worth at least trying to be friends with. I've learned a lot from people different from me.
    MaddieAKAMadi MaddieAKAMadi 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Dear SelfWhy are you so mean to me? I have done nothing but supported you all this time. I have given you so much haven't I? Why can't you ever see the good in me, treat me right...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    Yesterday, again, i promised myself to not gamble... I even asked my best friend to come to my work a hour before i was finished so he could "watch over me" and not let me go...
    iamlostinmydreams iamlostinmydreams 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    A little while ago one of EP's younger and less pleasant members dubbed me "a weak man". I've forgotten the little spat that led up to it but I do remember the comment jarred. I...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    The following sentence describes my life. I've always been the one to sit there and congratulate everybody else while I mope and just barely get by. I guess my younger age has...
    xNickDavidx xNickDavidx 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    does anyone else play the happy role in front of other people and family just so they don't see how much ur hurting and suffering?
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    she fights with classmate in Wassup. She fights with lecturer for not approving her ideas. next, I saw her one day, fighting with cafeteria worker. One-two-three I slowly step back...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F Apr 17

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    Everyone is so quick to excuse their poor behavior, tantrums, point of view, or self worth based on the fact that they have been abused physically, mentally, and/or emotionally...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It comes and goes in waves. The milder ones have me feeling slightly to moderately blue but still functional. But then that one comes along and I am immobilized. I'm unable to...
    wallofnight wallofnight 61-65 1 Response Apr 12

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    hey im jazzy or jasmine, i love making new friends, just cause you learn so much from them. like you learn what words mean i different culture. lets be friends im like a sponge l...
    JazzyJazzy90 JazzyJazzy90 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    All of my friends are quite different than me. Our differences outnumber the many common interests we share. I actually have two roommates, I am an bisexual Agnostic who...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Have lots of friends with different personality. The thing is, when they talk to you at the same time while someone is also calling for your name and you're just like: Life is...
    secret7148 secret7148 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    No matter how different someone I just met is, I always seem to find we have something of similar interest.
    Mmarksthespot Mmarksthespot 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    You're all great, different is interesting :)
    kyliethainsucks kyliethainsucks 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    Me using the word friend is hard to do. I think people use it way to easily in society today. Really, how many true friends can you have? A friend is very special, about as...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Ahhh having lunch in my car away from the noise and everyone.....got a new book, looking forward to reading. This is the only time I have to myself! A house full of kids and a...
    funsized1 funsized1 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love my family but sometimes they drive me crazy. Its hard being the only guy and youngest in my family, sometimes I just need silence so I can think. I also always hate that...
    LonerToMost84 LonerToMost84 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    After all, we're all in this together. We all want happiness, we all want to be better people in our own ways. It doesn't matter who you are, what race/sex/what you believe in...
    Mmarksthespot Mmarksthespot 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Most days I wake up and I call my parents since they don't call me. I think they are still trying to build my independence. But I've always been a bit of a loner you know? :( When...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 26-30, F Apr 17

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