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I Am Emotionally Starved

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    When You Think Like I

    You consider just about every moment not spent connecting to someone a waste - if not connecting to someone, at least to something such as music or a job. I didn't grow up in a broken home or anything and I get more than enough affection from my family but somehow despite all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    So Hungry

    I was raised in an emotional void. My parents were not affectionate towards wach other or towards my brother and I. We never stayed in one place very long so there was no such thing as a good friend, no trusted instructors, and relgious leaders at all. All I had were these cold...
    SimplyPerson SimplyPerson 26-30 1 Response Jan 22, 2012

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    Sorry!

    I realize that for some reason it put three copies of my story up in this group. But as there are different comments on each one I am choosing to leave all three copies of the same story up so that no person's comment gets deleted. Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F Sep 29, 2009

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    Thanks Mom

    I just got an email from my mother that her boyfriend's brother is about to die. What does she want me to do about it? I guess the logical thing would be to comfort her but when my best friend died a few months ago all she said was 'I didn't know he was that sick.' Didn't pass on...
    SimplyPerson SimplyPerson 26-30 Jan 27, 2012

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    So Feed Me

    This endless yearning for reciprocated feelings is practically unbearable. I swell up with this sense of alone and have to cry sometimes to simply drain myself and start the empty "filling" all over again. I don't even know if that makes sense. It haunts me. I know...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    So Feed Me

    This endless yearning for reciprocated feelings is practically unbearable. I swell up with this sense of alone and have to cry sometimes to simply drain myself and start the empty "filling" all over again. I don't even know if that makes sense. It haunts me. I know...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    So Feed Me

    This endless yearning for reciprocated feelings is practically unbearable. I swell up with this sense of alone and have to cry sometimes to simply drain myself and start the empty "filling" all over again. I don't even know if that makes sense. It haunts me. I know...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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    I'm Needy, So What?

    I need the whole package, not bits and pieces.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 23, 2012

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    Emotionally Deficient !!!

    This is a touchy topic. Yes, I feel emotionally starved and that too a lot !!! And has been like this from the time i can remember. Even when I was in a relationship earlier, i always felt that there is a void in me that is not getting filled. So i have kept on looking for that...
    spectra spectra 31-35, M Nov 19, 2010

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    I just want some love

    and affection. I want to be hugged and held. I have a bf and I just don't get anything from him.
    xjen92 xjen92 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    No One To Talk To

    I have been hella stressed lately. I busted *** getting a project together in time and it failed the other day. I have to start over. My team is about to leave for a national tournament that I trained as hard as everyone else for despite not being eligibale for truely idiotic...
    SimplyPerson SimplyPerson 26-30 1 Response Mar 4, 2012

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    Four and a half years and it's finally over. I don't know how to feel. He was my first love, and everything to me. No matter how much hurt and pain I felt in the relationship, I...
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    My father was extremely emotionally abusive to me as a child and young adult. He is extremely manipulative and plays such games that it's only now that I am 28, I am realising how...
    freyaB freyaB 22-25 Apr 12

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    I was not just emotionally abused by my mother. I was physically and emotionally abused. My mother would scream and yell at me when I cried. She would tell me to stop crying, OR...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18

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    I’ve always put so much of my anger onto my dad and how he treated me, but sometimes I think that is misplaced. First, I don’t have a pity party for myself most of the time...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I'm sitting here watching my 5 week old baby sleep peacefully and I'm thinking, she is the very reason I'm still married. One of two reasons, the other being her big sister. And...
    van863 van863 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I recently started therapy for self-esteem issues that I should have sought help for many years ago. What started as a journey of self discovery has opened my eyes to the...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Yes i have an emotionally abusive mom if you have read my experiences but she went all out to give us luxuries after my dad passed away even this wifi i am using.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 18

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    A girl I met back in December, we began talking and things eventually turned more romantic. We met each other's families (both well received) went on several dates, saying "I love...
    SuperblackSER SuperblackSER 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 20

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    By a 49 year old kidnapper.. I used to think nothing would ever happen to me. This thinking and naivety led me down the path of being abused by him and manipulated greatly. I am...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    I'm emotionally numb now. I was supposed to get married after graduation and I really fought my family over this issue, since it's an arranged engagement/marriage and all. My...
    Imexhausted Imexhausted 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just don't know what to do anymore...so many things are crashing down on me at once, and I have no way to solve it! Everything's spinning in my head, and I just can't bear it all...
    MariosGirl95 MariosGirl95 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    This is it! I'm just emotionally tired, considering I sleep a lot
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response 2 days ago

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    How do I know if my Dad is truly emotionally abusing me? I just feel so confused....I've hated him since I was at least 9 or 10. Truly hated him, with a cold fury. The trouble is I...
    HappyKitty18 HappyKitty18 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    my brain feels as though it's going to explode my heart feels dried up like a rasian , if I had one wish it would be to die, my eyes are swollen from all the harsh tears I'm...
    allyvee allyvee 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Yes I am, I hate when people play with my feelings, I have trust issues, just because I've been let down by people who is super close to me, it's hard to trust in the rest of the...
    franchesval franchesval 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    what kind of friend hots on your ex
    Ines77 Ines77 18-21, F Apr 6

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    My mood changes by the days. Sometimes I feel awesome for 5 days but then something bringsback memories which can make me depressed within seconds. Today I was about to accept the...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    So my ex now has been left me alone while I'm going through the stages of realising I have a mental illness he's turned around and said he can't stand to see it and to get better...
    Butterflyfairy23 Butterflyfairy23 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I need a mental health day... So many little things going wrong, now plus one larger thing. It's just been a day, and I don't think I can handle tomorrow.
    emeraldangel523 emeraldangel523 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    If you make me feel alive I need you, songs that makes me feel how emotions going through my body, I need them, that warm lonely nights full of people, cars and city lights, are...
    underthesamesky underthesamesky 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Part 2. Continuing questions... 10. Is her exploitation of my low self-worth intentional? Does it matter? When I become the rescuer to feel better about myself instead of actually...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I can't deal with everything every day is just too much for me and I'm not a stable person I suffer from depression and all this is just a lot for my mental stability
    darkangel1996 darkangel1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Shattered to bits i dont know what to do anymore. I have broken everything that i am I blame noone but my self. The consequences of my actions are haunting me. I didnt think! I...
    patheticbitch patheticbitch 26-30, F Apr 11

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    not even 5 minutes with my sister and her boyfriend and I can't stand being here god it start as a happy day and all my happiness just went away in seconds
    darkangel1996 darkangel1996 18-21, F Apr 11

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    But must stay to help pals. Must watch wealthy enslave us. And help pals cope. And feed hope of freed by humans. Or aliens. Because the subhumans got wealth. And...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 11

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    Of cruelty. Popular cruelty. Legal cruelty. Laws keeping the poor very poor. Hackers and bullies damaging the poor. And the wealthy exempt from punished. For...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I give and give and give. When I tell you point blank I have nothing left and I have now turned numb the very last thing I would expect you to say is "OK".
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 11

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    Hey ep this is your girl Farmmaid I know this isn't a good topic for ep but I just got the very sad news that my dad has cancer cfuk. And it could be in his brain he is going to be...
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 14

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    There's no reason for me to like you, even if at first I thought I did. You got me at "we have so many things in common" only to find out how completely different we really are...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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