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I Why Am I So Different From Everyone Else

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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 1 Response Sep 16, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 5

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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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    Why?

    i am different. i feel alone also. i live in a world others cant see. and cant communicate good.
    impushingbuttons impushingbuttons 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Sep 16, 2010

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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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    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 have always felt different, but I have moved from being different from " the rest", to being different from you, and you, and you, who are different too.
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    All my life things have been weird for me. I've always been in-tuned with the paranormal world; e.i., I have had bizarre dreams, I seen shadow people, I have been touched by things...
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    I've always been the square peg in a round hole. All of my friends were/are into sports and proving to the world how manly they are, while I am a musician, writer, poet. I am very...
    myguitarisbusted myguitarisbusted 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    i know am different i have always felt disconnected from people as if am separated from them buy a wall. also i have always been fascinated about spirituality as if there is...
    Miloka Miloka 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I feel different... Whoever you are, if your reading this, I'm sorry that it doesn't make sense but I come with an odd problem or ability of feeling different while losing the...
    flopet17 flopet17 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    i do have friends who are totally different from me in various aspects
    kinkprime kinkprime 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    A lot of people think its weird or wrong that I'm a christian and I'm sort of friends with a satanist. We're not the best of friends but we are friends. She even has an upside down...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Well...yes.I have travelled since birth and seen a variety of lives and experiences.I was a very stimulated child with culture and cultures,history,books...and awesome mother <3...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am different from the crowd because I don't follow it or stay inside of it. I'm just my own person in a world full of people.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I Just Wish They'd Understand - So many people online are quick to judge me based on my work and say I am immature because of said works. First of all...so what if I have done...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I see the good in everyone! Every person will have something about them that is annoying or disagreeable, but that shouldn't prevent you from being friends. We spend so much time...
    Smay59 Smay59 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    This is a HUGE group! I try to stay open to all types of people and I show each of them respect. I try to find positive qualities in each. There are plenty of people in the...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I have two different lives, the one I live with my friends and family, and the one I iove on my own, all I want to do is make people happy, but by doing this day by day, it's...
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I would give my life for someone I don't know. I forgive too fast, I give too many chances to undeserving people. I love everyone, I do not have people that I don't like I try my...
    Kaylamarie9413 Kaylamarie9413 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Surprising In a world of over 7billion people you'd be amazed by the amount of variety but sadly most people are similar deep down we have the same desires hopes, dreams most of...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I just want to know what it's like to be 100% happy. I want to not be self conscious and I want to be happy with my choices and decisions. But it's hard when all I have ever been...
    cutecrazy05 cutecrazy05 22-25 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I distance myself and I don't know why. Me and my stepmom used to be real close but Me and my mom moved hours away. I only visited my dad on Christmas and summers. I don't know...
    SincerelyMYlife SincerelyMYlife 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I used to do the same thing. I used to just speak to GOD about it. It's good though if you just find someone you can tell and trust about why your depression that would be great...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The best part about this is bringing together two people from totally different groups who you know will hit it off :) I love connecting people who might appreciate each other.
    missheidi missheidi 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I have made a lot of new friends lately They r so so so different and sometimes it's hard to find stuff to do together but it doesn't stop me from being friends with them
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F Jul 5

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    I like talking with people who have different ideas, unless they are close-minded, because I can expand my knowledge with them.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    She's so different. We could not have been more opposite. Here I was, coming out of a morning workout, still in my gym stuff, perspiring, my hair all over the place. I knew I...
    lookingmybest lookingmybest 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 13

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    I am and I'm glad I am because being different makes me special :)
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I have always dealt with depressions. I was about 5 years old the first time and started therapy then. As I was growing up I felt the need to talk to people because I felt that...
    Wholam Wholam 18-21, F Jul 21

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    ok,then you can start to work being friend with me. cause ım totally different :/
    idunnowhttodo idunnowhttodo 22-25, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I really like meeting new people who are not like me! They always seem to have something interesting to say and different things to teach me(:
    dolliaa dolliaa 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I provide catering services to wealthy home owners in Southwest Michigan. Primarily over the summer. When the sunsets are beautiful, the sand is hot, and the drinks are on ice. My...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 4

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    I've always been differnt from other women. I hate when I hear women giggle so I always avoid that. I don't like when women act all jolly so I avoid that. I hate when women try to...
    Esmahan Esmahan 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Its bottomless pit, don't know what to do. Today I had really scary epiphany of my future, I was alone somewhere I had literally nothing and no one. I had no money. Wish this doesn...
    rockfordseagull rockfordseagull 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a werewolf and i cant keep it in!
    paige100 paige100 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    It's easy to hide the feelings. It's the scars that are hard to hide.
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F Jul 4