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Feel like a black guy when going in stores just looking/shop

Postby Neverfeelaccepted » Thu Mar 10, 2022 5:55 am

Mainly when I am by myself but sometimes with family too.

Anyone else feel like this? I am not being racist promise. I am not racist at all. Just didn't know how else to describe it. Sorry.
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Re: Feel like a black guy when going in stores just looking/shop

Postby Otter » Thu Mar 10, 2022 11:47 pm

What do you think they see?
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Re: Feel like a black guy when going in stores just looking/shop

Postby Neverfeelaccepted » Tue Mar 15, 2022 10:14 pm

Otter wrote:What do you think they see?


Me being different. If that makes sense.
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Re: Feel like a black guy when going in stores just looking/shop

Postby Snaga » Wed Mar 16, 2022 11:58 pm

Are they looking?

Is there any reason for them to? Like when I was a scraggly teenage boy with another scraggly teenage boy in the mall? Now I just look like a grumpy old man- nobody notices them.

Point is there's okay they're shadowing me, and there's feeling like I'm being watched. I've been in both places.
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Re: Feel like a black guy when going in stores just looking/shop

Postby Otter » Thu Mar 17, 2022 12:55 am

Yes, often what we feel about ourselves, even the good, we tend to think that is what others see.
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Re: Feel like a black guy when going in stores just looking/shop

Postby Snaga » Thu Mar 17, 2022 4:53 pm

Otter wrote:Yes, often what we feel about ourselves, even the good, we tend to think that is what others see.


Having OCD don't help, that's for sure... I can only speak for myself but there's been a time or two it got really, really close to just call me delusional...
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Re: Feel like a black guy when going in stores just looking/shop

Postby desperateen » Sat Mar 19, 2022 11:30 pm

I take a long time trying to shop sometimes because I get nervous in stores/want to see everything they have and sometimes the security person follows me around too. I have shoplifted in the past tho so maybe that's fair lol :oops: (but this happens when I'm not shoplifting either, I guess I just shop like a strange person.)

EDIT: NOT that I personally think black people shoplift but because a lot of security guards in my area do racial profiling.
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