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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    You ever sit in a room full of people and you just feel like you don't fit in or don't belong? I feel that way almost every day of my life. I'm yet to find a place where I truly...
    lizzielazylove97 lizzielazylove97 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Depends on the kind of difference. To give an example, I totally love to read but I am okay if you aren't into it. But if I am a conversationalist and you are a one way street...
    BeyondIllusions BeyondIllusions 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    I feel like I do of course im a walking contradiction so maybe im not after all..uhhh I dont know why the hell it's so hard for me to give a crap about myself anymore unless I have...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    It pretty much sums me up that I have to create a new group for most of my experiences. So everyone on EP has tattoos and no-one else takes life seriously? OK just me then......
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Everyone I know has their lives together, going to college and getting good grades while they dream of the future and I just look at them and wonder why I ruined that for myself.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Hey everyone. I'm new to this...seems pretty interesting and very "deep"... How is everyone and where is everyone from? I'm from England!
    westiegirl8998 westiegirl8998 22-25, F 26 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm gonna walk that lonely and empty road for the rest of my life. I don't want to believe what anyone says. They have too be in my mind too understand how I feel. I have my own...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    Everyone who knows me thinks I am always happy and full of joy and spirit and I am most of the time but behind that it's a completely different person. I'm upset and want to just...
    Thecupcakebaker Thecupcakebaker 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    UGH! What do i do?? I was texting my best friend, and then i said something i guess to her is offensive and i apologized and tried to understand why it offended her, but now shes...
    Wehtt4m Wehtt4m 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Something that has come up a lot lately is people asking me my opinion about their lifestyle/choices. I am one that accepts people for who they are as long as they are not harming...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    There's something about the stillness of the night... that calmness where you can focus on something, yet know everyone's minds are in a state of rest and are at peace. I am free
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I lie and say I'm okay, or just thoughtful. She looks right through me and thinks I'm lying about something else- probably things I'm screwing around on her. Sometimes I fly into...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 1 day ago

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    So here is my Story.. I am a regular guy well educated from some of the finest colleges and with a job to envy. I have achieved every mile stone like Buying a great car a nice home...
    laaquila laaquila 31-35, M Jan 5

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    I've got friends from different ages,races,colours,even faiths! What connects us is far more important than anything that divides us ! We met through various jobs or projects I've...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I love people of all ages. Actually, I love talking to people in general. People are amazing. Whether you are a stranger, or my best friend I will be talking to you instantly. I...
    lupitalu lupitalu 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Ever since I got back to school I've been feeling content with loneliness. I have quick little conversations with everyone just to be friendly and any other time I have a reason to...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F Jan 7

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    Perception and impression is everything. People are so quick to try and erase someone from their life when they can't handle the truth or an opinion totally opposite from their own...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    After I was eight, I bounced from foster home to foster home, was diagnosed with ADHD, and got sent to some stupid juvie school where I spent the best year of my life. So, yeah...
    festusthedragon festusthedragon 16-17, M a week ago

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    Its been a complete year since we last met( me and my supposedly ex). After that time, when he left to Birmingham, I started feeling really depressed since before he left we had...
    fatimaaabbasi fatimaaabbasi 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    it's so quiet and peaceful right now. my dad wakes up at like 4 am though and he's always so loud.
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F Jan 3

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    My life isn't like others. I got no friends, no lovers and no one that has my back. I don't know how I continue too live life day by day. I guess it's cuz I'm too afraid to take...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I cant I actually got judged on HERE to say the least.... I get im weird and sort of messed up but really, its not like i rub "my experiences" in peoples faces. Im normal, i just...
    Wehtt4m Wehtt4m 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Hi I'm Sandra I'm hoping to meet some new friends I really want to make friends with people that's older than me I can not stand my age group
    Sandraday Sandraday 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I really feel like I am. I don't care for money and obsessed with television, movies, the Internet, music, art, and really like learning things that might change my views on...
    TheChi TheChi 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I have met some amazing people using the Internet people I grew to love but never met but you feel that you can speak to about so many things!
    SamM1057 SamM1057 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I love talking to people and learning new things, to me friendship has no bounds!
    AlyMarie1 AlyMarie1 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 4

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    Add me on snapchat^.^ clllay7777777
    Clllay Clllay 13-15, M Jan 10

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    Oh I've got friends who are older. Younger. Much much younger.! Just because my attitude is to take people as you find them. I've known many older people whom I was supposed to...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 11

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    I think that you don't have to agree on absolutely everything to be able to share a friendship. I'm aware that there are other types of people, lifestyles and opinions out there...
    evieas123 evieas123 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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