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I Am Dealing With Feeling Needy

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    It's Not The Most Pleasant Thing.

    Lately, I've been feeling soo needy.  Right when I have no one to cling to.  So, it sucks.  I want to be in a relationship with someone who loves me, and is my best friend.  Not someone who really doesn't act like they care about me at all.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    Time To Dish It Out And Beat This State Of Mind.

    Yes I wrote a story here a week ago and I deleted it on a whim. Perhaps  I didnt like admitting it but I know that I am not alone. I have thought hard about this one.Why do we appear needy? Why are we needy? I have done alot of soul searchig and it is something which I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    I miss my boyfriend all the time.

    We live a 30-minute drive apart, and it drives me crazy because I can't see him whenever I want to. I know that if we went to the same school and I saw him all the time, I'd probably get tired of him, or, worse, constantly worry about where he is and what he's doing. Honestly, I...
    bludye47 bludye47 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I Am Not The Embodiment Of Needy, But I Do Acknowledge It

    I have been needy all my life.  Maybe it's because I'm hearing impaired.  Maybe it's because I've never really had a good friend to look to.  I have ruined every close relationship I've had because of my neediness.  But the first step to fixing any...
    soulwhisperer soulwhisperer 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2009

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    I Am Not The Embodiment Of Needy, But I Do Acknowledge It

    I have been needy all my life.  Maybe it's because I'm hearing impaired.  Maybe it's because I've never really had a good friend to look to.  I have ruined every close relationship I've had because of my neediness.  But the first step to fixing any...
    soulwhisperer soulwhisperer 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    I try to do the opposite when I feel needy...step back hide my feelings but sometimes it's really hard
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    KISERIAN KISERIAN 36-40, M Dec 12

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    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Let me link you up with a friend of mine. He's the Human Resources Manager to an oil firm. He can help you get a sales job with the company, at least you could e making up to $12k...
    coheebah coheebah 41-45 Nov 30

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    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I only notice it when it's too late. It naturally drives people away and I can't help but understand that nobody wants to be latched onto. Hell, even I don't. So what's the deal...
    Cyborg123 Cyborg123 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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