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I Am Emotionally Starved

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Sep 28, 2009

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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 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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    Hi I go by fruity punch on here.I would like to share personal experience that happen to me with my parents.When I was growing up I was emotionally abused and verbally abuse by my...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 May 14

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    I am lost... I recently reliesed that I am being emotionally abused by my mother. I know that saying I only reliesed this at 18 sound crazy, but to me the way she spoke to me and...
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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 Apr 29

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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 Apr 29

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    This is it! I'm just emotionally tired, considering I sleep a lot
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response Apr 30

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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 Apr 30

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    No one will ever understand how emotionally tired or broken I am. I just want freedom. I wanna fly. I wanna forget. I wanna live a beautiful life worth remembering...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F May 4

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    Okay well I'm new here anyway I was in an abusive relationship for a year. it fuxked me up mentally and emotionally. the day I broke up with her I overdosed I'm okay though...
    meganmarie92 meganmarie92 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Hi I go by Fruity punch on here.I would like to share a personal story from my experience with my mother.Let me start back when I was younger for you to understand the emotional...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response May 13

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    When i was bout 4 or 5, there was this teacher who came to my house to teach my sister mathematics. He used to sexually abuse me and my sister, he used to ask me to touch him...
    anonymousgirl2000 anonymousgirl2000 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    I don't really want to go into detail... I feel like it's not really my place to talk about this... But my younger sister has emotionally manipulated me for as long as I can...
    ADawnS ADawnS 18-21, F May 15

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    I finally forced the issue because I had to end it, now being without contact is painful as it was having a one sided relationship.. I got drawn in and hooked pretty quickly. Never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 18

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    Well, it's more that I'm emotionally neglected by my mother- but neglect is a form of abuse. So yeah.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    Contrary to popular opinon..... Hey, Bruce Jenner, I get that the whole world feels so sorry for you. I do not. It is so sad that you are not happy as a man. It is unfortunate...
    sandogpmt sandogpmt 36-40 1 Response May 12

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    No one has ever said that they love me. I can't remember being comforted or told that I'm cared about.
    hreinn hreinn 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Im so tired, even when i sleep 20hours. Still i feel so ill and weak. Today in work i wanted to cry, i didnt want to do anything. I just want to quit my job and end this all. Life...
    lostandalone98 lostandalone98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I can't stop crying. it's a daily thing and Idk how to fix it
    Emmers623 Emmers623 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 29

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    The crap many called life. Got made worse by wealthy greed. They bought the governments. And tax breaks. Then paid jerks to bash government. To get more power. And...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 29

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    I have been crying all day. I can't control it. It is draining. Wish I had someone to talk to. Wish I had someone to hold me.
    Mefreakedout Mefreakedout 41-45, F Apr 29

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    It's official. I've never ****** up this bad before.
    nirvsemp nirvsemp 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm over being hurt by guys..I'm physically tired of getting hurt all the time
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 2

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    I recently got married a few months ago. My husband is an Eastern European man and I am a Canadian citizen. We met online. The way our relationship grew in three years was like a...
    kellikelli kellikelli 18-21, F 7 Responses May 2

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    I haven't been on for quite some time cause i've been trying to work on my marriage, trying to make it better but it seems like no matter how hard I try it seems to stay the same...
    sufferin4life sufferin4life 41-45, M 2 Responses May 2

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    Tired of sleepless nights of thinking how the love of your life can turn around an be so awful everything starts out like rainbows an all of a sudden they change an you see there...
    Gtmchocco12 Gtmchocco12 18-21, F 3 Responses May 2

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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 May 3

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    The mind hurts so bad it makes the head ache.....the heart hurts so bad it had to shut down and close the doors to protect......The body is exhausted....slowly breaking down piece...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Debated leaving earth with ep guy. Him says its wrong. Me said some see free. Him said prove it. Me said many like him believe. With no proof. So why bash other...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M May 4

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    Just tried to kill myself yet again..another ******* fail...I can't do this anymore everything I loved has took that away from me no guys last with me I'm too ****** up for them so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 4

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    After yesterday I honestly don't have energy for anything. Crying is about all I can do at this point and my tears are running out. I went to bed crying and woke up doing the same...
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 2 Responses May 4

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    No one around me is as sensitive as i am. No one around me cares as much as i do. I walk around with this burden to love and care for a bunch of people that could give a **** about...
    skuwarz1 skuwarz1 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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