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I Am Emotionally Starved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    LukasMeoww LukasMeoww 16-17, T 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    It's still a subject that brings me much shame but it's nice to find a place where I can open up. When I was 18, I got into a relationship with someone that I grew to love deeply...
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    A lot of times I will pretend that everything is OK in my life even when it is not. I have always felt like I have to be strong emotionally because no one in my family has ever...
    danielle1357 danielle1357 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    "I need this." "I need that." "Can you so this for me?" "Now don't complain, we're all tired." "You're just a being lazy," and it goes on. I constantly sacrifice myself emotionally...
    lilabyjay1978 lilabyjay1978 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    When I was younger, my dad was my hero. He was caring, loving, and he always made me feel appreciated. Then, my freshman year of high school started and he changed. He became...
    lcooper7768 lcooper7768 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I wish I wasn't, but I am...my profile probably shows it. I'm sure I belong to conflicting groups that contraindict each other. but, my moods n my feelings change so often. I am...
    morganza504 morganza504 36-40 Aug 20

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    i feel like 97% of my stories on here are nothing but a bunch of moping and depressing stories. i dont like my job because im emotionally unstable. i constantly worry about what...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    To tired to live with all this crap in my life.
    mozaq mozaq 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I don't have anyone to really talk to. Well, I do, I have tons of people that want to /be there/ for me. I don't know how to do that. How to even start.
    wanderlander wanderlander 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I can't say was, because it's still happening since she started dating her 4th boyfriend ( now husband )... Everyday, my mom would compare me to her friends kids and tell them how...
    Soullessangel16 Soullessangel16 16-17, F Aug 19

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    gofund.me/GTransitionNYC Hey there! My name is Leilani (you can call me L) and I'm desperate for help at this point. I've recently started my gender transition (MtF) in June and...
    ASMRLegion ASMRLegion 18-21, T Aug 18

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    With my mother. Having extricated myself from that relationship and Drawn some healthy boundaries, I am beginning to look at other relationships differently. For one, my...
    notsocomplex notsocomplex 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Do you ever feel like your dead and you get to watch every one else live?
    artsydarling artsydarling 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 18

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    I hate when i go to far with guys, emotionally, because then i cant back out because i don't know how to and i always think i'm ready but then i just stop all of a sudden and think...
    IJustDontKnowww IJustDontKnowww 16-17, F Aug 18

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    "Why are you so cold-hearted"? He asked. I am not cold hearted. You just need to try a little extra harder to break these walls I have built inside my heart for me to fully open...
    22Nm 22Nm 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    sometimes i wonder if all the **** i've been through has a purpose. i wonder if i'll look back from the future saying "damn, that experience really made me grow" or that it will be...
    andromedda andromedda 18-21, F Aug 17

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    love is a wonderful feeling,am living the life i meant for me.thanks to dr faust a spell caster i met here..my love life is back..thanks Faust..if u are having issues in any issues...
    rosemyers rosemyers 51-55, F Aug 17

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    I have noticed that I seem to come off as a cold person online, I believe it is because I look at everything in a logical manner and without much emotion. This does get me into...
    anton88 anton88 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    To me it was my fault fallinh in love with a boy the spark that i have never felt before when we kissed and just him holding me felt wonderful. There are so many things i want to...
    Soups Soups 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My boyfriend gets upset easy and will hit me or tell me what a dumb bad person i am. love him and i want to get him help not just run away like everyone else has
    LifeIsLong LifeIsLong 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    She would threaten suicide if I mentioned possibly breaking up with her. And she would discourage me from going out to do anything where I wouldn't be talking to her 24/7 so that I...
    beautifulbizarre beautifulbizarre 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My boyfriend is a 48 year old married man. He's 25 years my senior and was my former boss. I now work in the same industry in the same vicinity so I'm still able to see him. He is...
    catsmp catsmp 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    My MN mother abused my cats to assert her power over me & to feed off my pain, helplessness and terror. I always felt so guilty that I couldn't protect them from her that I never...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    this week has been terrible. my emotions are going crazy, I've had to deal with customers who are disrespectful, my boss has been on my ***, my classes are about to start back up...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F Aug 15

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    Had to disown family. My Dad always locked-up. My Mom told me she hated daily. She never showed any emotion, other than anger. She was very cruel, she denies everything. I had...
    chrislvnv chrislvnv 51-55 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I didn't know there was a term for the way I felt. I have just pushed the last "friend" I had away because they felt I didn't care for them like they cared for me. And they weren't...
    grinface grinface 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    A few years ago I was bullied and beaten up by black boys at school a lot and I believe that I have been emotionally damaged because of those things happening to me. I never did...
    allisonhashope allisonhashope 13-15, F Aug 14

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    Just been feeling overloaded with everything going on around me. trying to keep up and getting drained. chest and head has been hurting from all the stuff going on. i haven't been...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    My mind is making life miserable. I complicate everything.
    artsydarling artsydarling 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I was emotionally abused for 10 years at parents house. Later my younger sister tried to hate on me. She put her hate on me with ignoring, insults and stupid bully letter. At...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14