Fitting in

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Essay: 'Fitting in'

Fitting in is an important part of life because it has almost everything to do with

turning out in life. Knowing the right people will directly effect a persons life later on, job

wise and high school reunions.

Part of fitting in is rejection. This happens because when someone does not reject a

particular person then they might be rejected for not rejecting that person. '... waking up

in the morning and wondering if anyone would really miss me.' this is a thought that might

course through someone's mind after being rejected. Most people respond differently,

Some people might dress and act totally different just to try to 'fit in' that way. Most will

just forget about that group or single person. I have often observed that people often times

try to find out why that person or group rejected them and try to make it better.


rejected is like someone saying 'You do not fit in with us so leave us alone' its a nasty

feeling. Some people let others down easy and that is nice of them.

Why is it so hard to fit in? There is so much social pressure now that it is getting

harder and harder to 'fit in'. When I say social pressure I mean how to act, look, sound,

walk, and so on. Clothes play a very important role in fitting in with the crowd. People say

that a first impression is the most important one so people try to make the best first

impression by dressing up or showing someone there not. Some people try to stay in

fashion, they do this to stand out or be noticed. A huge role in fitting in is changing or, in

other words, being someone you are not. To describe...