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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I never knew how to explain it. In fact, I never think I'll ever be able to fully express it. It's just that I feel like I'm completely on my own. Don't get me wrong; it's not as...
    DayFawn DayFawn 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I can get along with just about everyone. I say just about because there are people out there who don't like me because they don't want to get to know me because I'm different...
    kbian34 kbian34 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    The thing I love the most is the different ways with which people cope with trauma and abuse and so on. The diversity is amazing. I love that just because someone behaves...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well, I can get along with people totally different from me, though I only rarely make the deeper connections I refer to as friendship. Such people can also be quite different from...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I have a couple of friends, like 3 who i hang out te most, and they are like completly different from eachother al witha difrent lifephase and all come from a complete difrent...
    Warrierworrier Warrierworrier 22-25, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    i do have friends who are totally different from me in various aspects
    youngsingle youngsingle 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I have no one I can talk to. I think I've had depression since I was a child. Its become worse as I've got older and I'm don't know what to do anymore. I've hid it from everyone...
    M3JustM3 M3JustM3 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I love this statement ! All of my friends are so unique and completely different from each other and myself ! My world would be so empty without them ❤️😘❤️
    NoTuRtYpE78 NoTuRtYpE78 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't care if I'm with the nerds, popular, normal or isolated people. I want to friends with everyone. I want to get to know people more. I was a popular kid in my old school...
    dreadedpast dreadedpast 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    I am accepting of pretty much everyone. Great conversations can be had across different types of people, and much can be discovered. All I ask is that you are genuine. Nothing...
    3dogmatic 3dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I can be friends with people from a wide range of difference. It varies from oldschool nerds to contemporary ******* or even mixed! I'm the kind of in between these two, so maybe...
    pnsrstw pnsrstw 18-21, F Aug 8

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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 Jul 29

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    Who am I to judge someone else's idea of happiness?
    skybaby0 skybaby0 18-21 Aug 8

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    I just made friends with a scary sheep :D He head-butts everyone except for me :D I love that guy and he loves me lol
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I think so and i want to because if everyone was the same it would be so boring.
    krizia2014 krizia2014 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I hang out with anyone everyone; I do not Judge people.
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I am easy to get along with. I just love making friends and making everyone feel special. :)
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    it is that transgendered differentness as there are so few of us, allthough I have straight allies, you so very often feel all alone
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a special snowflake made from star dust and I'm so unique. Yeah yeah yeah, I have a ball bat for you unique special snowflakes made from star dust that will bring you down to...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 6 days ago

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    Well of course I do. Whenever they're remotely visible I'm considered fragile or to be over reacting. So I keep them to myself, they're mine after all. Whatever feelings I have...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    but then when I thought about it I realized that every decision that I made affected the next decisions. therefore even though you get mad at somebody for something and may be a...
    hornpig hornpig 41-45, M Aug 5

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    Yes. No. Yes. No. Yes. It is confusing yet it makes sense. I do not need a reason to hate you, if I hate you I hate you don't ask why. I am sick of people. They annoy me. I would...
    DarknessFalls101 DarknessFalls101 13-15, F Aug 11

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    Since I was very young, I have always felt different. I'm talking 8 years old. I've always felt that I thought more than others, am more observant than others, and as awful as it...
    thenebula thenebula 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Yeah, I can pretty much get along with anyone. One of my favorite quotes is: Why take up enimity when you can be friends. I love brunettes. Js.(Just saying)
    TrueMiracle TrueMiracle 18-21, M Aug 18

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    I feel and i am completely different to people my age! I see many people of my age got a great social life groups of friends always going out gets invited everywhere go on...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I never imagined I'd be as close as I am to my friend because we're so different! I'm a complete virgin & she's sucked off half the guys in my year! We're so different but I love...
    NerdNotGeek NerdNotGeek 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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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 Jul 31

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    I can feel myself getting older and more unhappier. I turn 24 in a few weeks and I feel like I have accomplished nothing. I am embarrassed of the person that I have become, ashamed...
    ScarlettJade0814 ScarlettJade0814 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I have so many friends that are completely different than me. I might argue with them sometimes due to the differences but I respect them and they will always be my friends. I'm...
    galdran galdran 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    You and I are not the same. I am left handed. I was diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia. I have been trained in martial arts for most of my life and spent my life in a number of...
    AshTheShade AshTheShade 31-35, M Aug 10

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    IF YOU ARE TOTALLY DIFFERENT HMU
    SoulInfluence SoulInfluence 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I don't care wat people like or dislike you can be completely different I just want to have friends
    coolgirl244 coolgirl244 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 17