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I Am Insignificant

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    I Am Insignificant

    Really, the only people I may be significant to are my daughters who may still need me right now but not for long as they are 12 and 14.  I'm not a doctor or hold some other job that impacts anyone else in a significant way.  I'm a stay at home mother and work...
    efixe efixe 41-45 3 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    Compared to Everything Else

    When I think about all of the things that other people have done I just feel like I'm nothing. There's just so many people out there doing so much more than I am that I'm not really anything compared to all that.
    McDreamy McDreamy 16-18, M Feb 23, 2008

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    Unhappy.... : (

    Tonight my emotions are boiling over, and I have no shoulder to lean on, no ear wanting to hear a son story, and no where to go, so EP is my outlet, my friend, my shoulder. I’m hurting, my heart is heavy and needs to release this negativity. I feel so insignificant…A LOT of...
    lovely618 lovely618 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    Why Am I Insignicant

    I just got home from a visit with my sister, came home very upset,and desperate to know why I am so insignificant. So I turn on the computer and googled exactly that Why am I insignificant? Why do those around me rush me through my conversations or pretend to be listening yet if...
    lildeelou lildeelou 56-60 Apr 12, 2012

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    Just A Spec Of Light.

    The planet Earth. It's nothing more but a spec of light. A very small one. Smaller. Smaller! You see? We're insignificant. Whatever we do, it has no impact. We're microscopic. We just can't break the habit of feeling geocentric. We think we have an impact on everything, but we...
    funereal1134 funereal1134 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 26, 2010

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    But I'M Not Gonna Be A Little BìTch About It

    When you consider the fact that our universe has a virtually infinite number of planets, galaxies, and solar systems within it, Earth seems minuscule by comparison. Comparing the Earth to the size of the universe is like comparing an ant to the size of the Earth – and we humans...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 17, 2013

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    Invisible.

    I have done nothing with my life. I'm young, I know. I still have years and years to live, knock on wood. I feel so, so lost. I have had so many people cycle in and out of my life and I haven't made a lasting impression on a single person. Nobody calls. Nobody wants to just spend...
    HoneyTracks HoneyTracks 18-21 2 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    A Letter to Friends

    I wrote this letter to several of my friends..... I sat down last night and I realy began to evaluate who I am and what I've become. Most of you can remember me pre-Junior year, I was a vivacious, outgoing, optimistic young man. Very rarely did you see me with a frown on my face...
    no1amaurderer no1amaurderer 18-21 9 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    I'M So Lonely...

    I'm so lonely Lord, why have you put this curse on me. I get good grades, I have good looks, I try to do my best. But, Why Lord, Why, have you put this love-sadness / loneliness curse on pore 17year old me.. I know I have all my life to find the perfect girl. But because you gave...
    Feb 1, 2013

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    Insignificant

    i never really consider myself insignificant all the time.. i only get to feel that way when im down and when depression strikes me.. 
    songrii songrii 21-25, F Feb 13, 2008

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    Quite A Day . . . But I Have Hope !!!

    Something is up with my spine. Went on a 6 hour journey to a neurosurgeon to get it checked n it turned out that the doctor had so many patients that he didnt check me well n just said it'll be ok. I felt so insignificant as if my physical well being meant nothing to another...
    Hinuu Hinuu 22-25, F Oct 1, 2012

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    I Am Just The Guy Over There.....

    I am at a point where I feel my life is at a crossroads. I have made certain decisions in my life that would warrant some punishment but sometimes I feel like I have had the judge throw the proverbial book at me. I like to think I am an educated genuine person to be around but I...
    Iameric Iameric 31-35 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Insignificant

    Insignificant, That's me, A speck, In the universe, So small, In all its vastness.
    storywriter2 storywriter2 46-50 Oct 10, 2012

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    Just A Nobody

    I came into this world and was abused and misused. What I can't understand is why that's what I still want. People say I'm pretty. People say I'm smart but, I don't believe any of them. To me I look odd and stick out as different from the rest. I don't quite fit in.
    kimjpainter kimjpainter 31-35 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    Husband Looking For Purpose

    I am 37 years old, married to ready made family, my daughter and step daughter both got pregnant at the same time. I am very family oriented, accepting my daughters pregnancy was hard but I did it. I am very supportive of both of them. While my own daughter includes me on her...
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I feel like I am truly insignificant in this world. I don't understand why people use me and ditch me constantly; they get bored of me. People have happier lives without me...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 29

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    About stupid Comments..... You know what I do about stupid comments on my post? I don't bother answering them because I don't waste my time, energy nor effort debating with idiots...
    littleAnonyMOUSE littleAnonyMOUSE 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    And not always proud. What a god forsaken and insignificant spit of land this is.
    TheSchemingPuppeteer TheSchemingPuppeteer 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Have you ever thought about how indescribably large the universe is? The galaxies? Stars? Planets? Black holes? And here we are, on one planet, in one solar system, in one galaxy...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    She was found dead in her bedroom at 4am yesterday. No news yet with regards to the cause. She was one of those crazy party girls. But there was something wrong. For as...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Life is short. Don't waste it on yourself. Contrasting to the vast universe, the Earth is depressingly insignificant. We are lucky that Earth happened to orbit the Sun at a...
    AnomicNorme AnomicNorme 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    DIFFERENCE For better or worse/ Who makes the difference? Do your that hurt my life? Do your me fool and lie You you love and admire? You that I give consolation? My beloved...
    sayedhadhood20 sayedhadhood20 51-55, M Mar 20

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    And I try to avoid them whenever possible. Possibly sometimes it's cultural; many cultures discount females as weak and insignificant without dreams save that which the community...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 10 Responses Mar 20

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    MY husband and I have been married for 2 years now. We've had an OK relationship for the majority of it but there's something that's always bothered me about him. His willingness...
    cdemboski77 cdemboski77 22-25 1 Response Mar 21

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    “Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they...
    cherishuforever cherishuforever 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I don't understand today how being gay is truly accepted. Today the most acceptance is "I'm okay with yo being gay" or "I'm happy for you." True acceptance would be "so?" Only then...
    WrongfulAngel WrongfulAngel 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I still remember the first day I heard your voice. And I still remember the first instant I met you, like it was yesterday. How instantly you possessed every particle of my mind...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    You cant let this go for the same reason you need to hide in a delusion and/or inside your house, and/or behind CCTV and /or crowds. I have deeply humiliated you everyone else can...
    RichardIsaFFFFaggot RichardIsaFFFFaggot 70+, F Mar 22

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    in sixth grade the bullying for me was horrible. it started when one of my close friends told me i wasn't popular enough to be friends with her or anyone else in our friend circle...
    cxc4ever cxc4ever 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Because I feel like I'm a pest wherever I am, a surplus to the group. Someone who happened to just be there, nonexistent to everyone around me or ignored cuz they feel disgust or...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    It sounds really dumb, but I struggle with communicating my feelings and problems with others, even friends and family. Why? I guess part of it is forming a mindset that I am...
    niknak7 niknak7 16-17, F Mar 24

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    "There are 7 billion people on this planet who I have not met, and 195 countries I have not visited. Yet I am stuck in this insignificant town, being pressured into making...
    ceetasha23 ceetasha23 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    It really seems almost insane. Millions of people doing similar things, feeling similar ways. Each of us experience the same things and we all play these little social "games...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    By all accounts, I should not feel lonely. I have a husband and kids and friends and family who love me. But I feel like I'm on an island. I crave connection, not just stimulation...
    secretsnvrtobetold secretsnvrtobetold 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 25

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    Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they...
    abhisham001 abhisham001 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    "How Turtle's Back was Cracked" This is what the old people told me when I was a child, about the days when the people and the animals still spoke the same language. Now, in those...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    When I'm Gone - I found out that a bunch of my friends, had a sleepover and I was the only person who wasn't invited..Heck, I didn't even know they HAD a sleepover until someone...
    jadetheloner jadetheloner 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Ever feel as if you keep dying? And for every "death", each time you have awoken from what felt like a death, you're never the same- who said you ever changed? You pull yourself...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i cant stand when ppl lie to me. especially when it comes to small insignificant things. when they could have just been up front and honest. im a very understanding person and...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I slept in the hotel. The night produced an air raid of sound and light. I slept for only a few hours. Hardly a surprise to anyone familiar with me. I dreamt of a giant snake...
    faintking faintking 26-30, M Mar 28

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    I think it's disgusting how the role of the father seems insignificant to many people. Scorned women often bring their kids up to resent their fathers which is wrong. Not all...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    “Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they...
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    We met at school , I wasn't expecting to meet anyone .. I had kinda shut myself off from the dating world . So it came as a complete shock that someone had swept my interest the...
    Peacedout Peacedout 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I also sometimes need someone to talk to, I mean, someone who really understands what struggles and battles are like, but can I just say to all of you on this website, you give me...
    imasecretdisaster imasecretdisaster 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    Perceived through a damaged lens, even the most beautiful reflection may look distorted and insignificant
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M Apr 2

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    I feel it out there. I know it knows all things and things that I cannot even begin to utter or imagine. I know I am wholly lost and insignificant without it yet there is an...
    ShebrewRed ShebrewRed 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    "I dare you to go skinny dipping!" you said. "I dare you to get a tatoo with me!!" I said. Silence. Remember back then when I said: "I want to give you a hickie!" Crazy!! You...
    myheart99 myheart99 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Sometimes I get a unprepared dose of extreme reality. Not in a self discovering "I know my purpose" kind of way but nearly the exact opposite. It's just so difficult to understand...
    ruberbandball ruberbandball 22-25, M Apr 3

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    This girl was my best friend from sixth grade to sophomore year of high school. I moved my junior year and she never even bothered to call, write, text. I was so confused and...
    karijune karijune 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I don't fit in anywhere, but here I felt accepted. In real life I'm the type that judges myself a lot and all because I can't accept the person I am. So as a result I crave for...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Here's an experience I've never had….I wrote this poem years ago based on a story I formed in my mind to simulate the emotions…It was published in some insignificant poetry...
    intere intere 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I am sorry, I didn´t introduce myself before...I just needed to get the crap out of me, so I can asleep... Now is in the Czech Republic 5:30 am....And I am starting fight with my...
    pitrscz pitrscz 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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