I Would Hate Being Normal

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    Does It Really Exist?

    I'm not sure that there really is any one person who's normal. If you think about it, there are mainstream and out of the ordinary traits. I would think that most of us have some mainstream traits, but I would also think that all of us have out of the ordinary traits. So...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere
    41-45, M
    Mar 11, 2013

    Synesthesia Makes Life Interesting

    I have synesthesia, where two or more parts of your brain are cross-wired. The types I have: 1) Sight to touch (If I'm looking at something when it comes in contact with my skin I'll still feel it when it's no longer touching me. It doesn't always feel the same way as the object...
    chococat159 chococat159
    1 Response Jun 2, 2011

    'i Yam What I Yam'

    There are a lot of social and religio-political mores that prevent people from expressing themselves fully.  And as the culture changes, different things are added to the 'mainstream.' If you wait long enough, even your crazy cousin's hairstyle will show up in the Sears...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit
    31-35, F
    Feb 11, 2011

    I Would So Hate It!!

    being normal is so boring!! i mean, i always get asked by people why i behave the way i do, and why i am the way i am, and there is nothing wrong with me at all, its society that has the problem, cos i mean, its as if you dont behave or act like everyone else, if you dont do as...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    Mar 12, 2013

    What's That???

    Normal?  What does that mean?House, dog, picket fence?Opposite-gender spouse and 2.5 kids?Two cars in the drive,And a job in a cube farm?Soccer and ballet and the PTA?Forever one-upping the Joneses?With the emerald lawn and ever-newer cars?Gods.It sounds like a...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2012

    Can Normal People Read This??

    I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in what oerdr the ltteres in a word are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is that the frsit and last ltteer...
    awhitedot awhitedot
    36-40, M
    13 Responses Mar 11, 2013
    Sim47 Sim47
    26-30, M
    Jan 24, 2015


    what is this thing you call "normal"?Is it contagious!?Ewww get away from me! I don't want to catch your normal!
    WaywardCrows WaywardCrows
    18-21, M
    Nov 16, 2011

    I Would Hate Being Normal!

    I always get asked why I stand out. Why I don't just be "normal". Why I don't just be straight..... Like that's an option, it's not a choice. Why I just stay quiet most of the time. Why I can't trust people. Well, I really think it would be a boring life being "normal". Is it...
    Awesomeness2015 Awesomeness2015
    18-21, M
    Aug 10, 2013

    I Hate Being Normal

    I hate being normal or ordinary..  it has no character no flavour it's just a setting on a dryer.  Therefore I try not to be normal.  
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Dec 29, 2011

    Define Normal

    Alright, ep peeps, first of all I want you to define this term "normal" for me. As far as I know, no one is normal ... as far as that term goes. I guess it could be said that we're all normal by how we're not normal. Because it's not really all that normal to be an...
    IdleTraveller IdleTraveller
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2009


    What is NORMAL ????? To me normal is WHO I am--WHAT I am... HOW I am. Normal is a state of mind. I am normal for me. THE LESBIAN I am-in this life-the only life that I have.  And normal is HOW I love my country and those around me who love me back!!  GILEY...
    56-60, T
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

    i tried being normal once.

    worse two min of my life!!
    Differentisgood Differentisgood
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2014
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