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I Am Afraid I Am Forgettable

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    Even My (Former) Best Friend Didn't Remember Me

    Normally, I don't think of myself as forgettable or boring. I think I'm a pretty interesting person. I'm an aspiring novelist, I love foreign languages and men. I think I'm pretty smart too. However, none of this seems to interest anyone. I am still shy and keep to myself, but I...
    theWriter23 theWriter23 18-21 1 Response Oct 14, 2011

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    I really love to talk to people,

    but I sometimes feel that I'm losing a competition among my friends to see who is the most interesting. One of my really good friends is going out with a girl that I've been talking to longer than he has because she finds him more "interesting." I can be witty and fun, you just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Ugly Duck

    seem no one cared blend into the woodwork scared of people and dont want to be hurt been in this life to long
    llovemama llovemama 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    Salt Of The Earth

    I remember reading a definition of salt that went something like this: the thing that when missing makes potatoes taste not as good. Salt is so necessary, so important, yet very much overlooked until it is missing. Like me. I'm the dependable one who is there every week for your...
    quieter quieter 46-50, F Feb 7, 2012

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    People Don't Learn Anything From Me

    Today I was out with some friends. We're kind of geeks so we talk a lot about friendship and stuff while people at my age are doing drugs. So, one of my friends started saying what he had learn from each of us. When it came to me, nobody knew what to say. Also, they started...
    HollyDavids HollyDavids 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Sad As It Sounds.....

    As sad as it sounds, as negative as it sounds, sometimes i feel its true..... I was never very popular at school, I was always on the periphery, that's not to say I didn't have friends, I did, but i wasn't part of the 'In' crowd.....I was every ones friend, and I guess I still am...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F Nov 15, 2011

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    People Never Remember Me

    I go out and meet people, find things that we have in common and can have a great conversation with them.  Then, the next time I see them it's as if we've never met. I'll greet them by name and tell them how nice it is to see them again only go receive a blank stare in...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 15 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    I'm A Shrinking Violet

    boys paid no attention to me in school. i was extremel plain, introverted, shy. i never had lots of friends, but that was okay. i prefer to have two or three close friends than a dozen acquaintences. you would never notice me in a crowd. i feel like my only value to my...
    cameoblue cameoblue 36-40, F Oct 16, 2011

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