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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 2 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 6 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I can't deal with people nor my coworkers I'm feeling bad don't know how even to break in I'm criticized and I feel so different than everyone else but I swear I don't wanna be...
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    I feel wayyy different than most people in my life and for the most part I like it, but sometimes it is super annoying. I don't mean different in a "I'm unique but it's cute" type...
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    i don't believe people who say i am also just like u.i think they r lying to get our attention.
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    Everyone is on all the social media all the time. I hate facebook/twitter/instagram etc. and its all everyone does now days. It's rare that I find others that don't use it as often...
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    It is not just that "I Can Be Friends With People Totally Different From Me" what i really want to be friends with people totally different from me. It is why i joined here. I...
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    School- everyone is equal, your all the same, your all just as good as each other-be better than everyone else, be yourself, no ones the same, life would be boring if we were all...
    HipsterMeXX HipsterMeXX 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Am Unique - Just Like Everyone Else
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Can Be Friends With People Totally Different From Me
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    I cannot order food by myself. I was able to for so long but over time that skill has diminished. The only way that I can do it is if I have a huge order. Most people can simply...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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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 3 days ago

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    all of my life I've put myself on the back burner to help friends and family and in a blink of an eye I turned 36. I've never been in a relationship, I've never really done...
    monteJ monteJ 36-40, M Mar 8

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    I think it is a gift and i am very glad to have it. I don't care what you like, what your style is. Puk rock, Metal, if you are chrisitan or jewish or a muslim. I only care for...
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    People ask me why I dont have someone special in my life and I always say I have a lot of special persons in my life and I call them FRIENDS.
    johnnie23 johnnie23 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I am autistic and I need to have a safe place where I can be alone in a dark and quiet room uninterrupted. I have my room in my house, but my dad sleeps in here while I sleep in my...
    Hymph Hymph 22-25 Mar 17

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    Some of my best friends are my complete of opposite!!! My husband definitely is and I love that about him. I believe in the yin and yang in life and think that some of the best...
    grumpykittie13 grumpykittie13 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    My friend asked me "where do you find these people?????? But I enjoy people that are different , it's the variety, the different ideas and perspective.
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    That's like me and all of my friends, we're into totally different things but that's what makes our friendships so interesting because we might not be into the same things but we...
    gabii354 gabii354 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I have a friend who I will call Alex She is much-loved like a lovable Queen in a palace She has a big heart and she has a big grin She is very smart and she plays life to win She...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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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.
    HeterosexualTransexual HeterosexualTransexual 18-21, T 2 Responses Mar 7

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    My best friend and I have a lot in common yet we are completely different.. He's a guy (duh!), he's a year older than me, he's loud, he's more social, he's smarter (lol) but about...
    franmarrburgos franmarrburgos 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    And now it's time to sleep. I'm scared for the nightmares but I will get through it again. It only makes me more tired... Goodnight everyone...
    Raicyn Raicyn 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Im tired of everyone here and want to move AT LEAST 4 hours away. But of corse I cant 1) Im 17 and 2) Even after im 18 ill still be in high school. I want to start over and make...
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F Mar 19

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    My beach and Friday nights with my friends are my safe places, where I get away from everything/everybody.
    Softballchick05 Softballchick05 13-15, F Mar 7

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