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I Crave Attention and Being Turned On

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    I Like Getting Attention.. Is Something Wrong With Me?

    maybe it's because im usually insecure. But I have a habit of looking for attention from men. i want their attention. i crave their attention. but i am very subtle ( i live in a very conservative community) in showing it, or at least try to keep on the low. I don't sleep around...
    21butterfly 21butterfly 22-25, F 15 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    What's wrong with me?

    I'm not insecure (I don't think) but everytime I go out.. I end up being the centre of attention. Yes in voluptuous but why do I constantly feel the need to dance on everyone or get noticed.. Time for change.. 2014 new year.. Old habits will die hard
    angel10111 angel10111 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    I Wasn't Always Like This

    I wasn't like this when I was a teenager.  I actually blew off guys after dating a couple jerks.  I met my now husband when I was 17 and up until about two years ago other men didn't matter to me.  I started a flirtatious friendship with a male coworker and...
    dasanibluebird dasanibluebird 26-30 1 Response Jun 25, 2009

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    They Hated Us

    Part 1 I grew up close to my cousins. We used to play and when they moved to the city I would spend my summer at their place. When I finished elementary, I told mom I want to go to a high school in the city. She asked permission from my uncle (his biological brother) and he said...
    bearfound bearfound 18-21 Jul 15, 2013

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    Don't we all secretly crave attention? Isn't that why we are here on EP? Even the shy people who post, like me, like attention in some ways. Do you agree?
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    I just need some attention. seems like everyone else is a priority in my husbands life above me. hes constantly socializing with others, new friends and meeting people. I don't do...
    mochalocalatte mochalocalatte 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not just any touch Not just by any one It has to be THEE one He moves towards me with an intense passion his eyes. I love that look he cannot deny. It stirs the appetite and...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I feel like such a tool, but I can't stop talking about this. My boyfriend wrapped his hands around my neck yesterday and I don't think I've ever been so turned on.
    Dreambrother Dreambrother 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Past 3 weeks in a row. Wife and i had alone time for about an hour. On tuesday.First time i grabbed her hand. Started walking towards the bedroom. She pulled away. Said NaH! The...
    Leftyss Leftyss 46-50, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    so my first dominant r turned out to be less of a man than I realized and instead of telling me he had commitment issues he ran like a dog with his proverbial tail between his legs...
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    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F Feb 13

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    This beautiful poem is what i think of when i think about intimacy... The Invitation Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 8 Responses Feb 7

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    Hmm.. I just dunno. It just doesnt feels right. He always wanted some attention. When im on my own enjoying my thing. He is just there staring at me asking for attention. :<...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Feb 18

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    well sometimes i feel that my friends ignore me and they dont give much attention as they have to and what bothers me the most is that they are willing choose their boyfriends...
    Lifesucks94 Lifesucks94 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Usually I good with the whole not being pawed at or being the center of attention but I really am feeling the need to be wanted.
    ridge76 ridge76 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    It's hard to express emotions and not carried away in the emotions. It's hard to talk to people when you are talking about something that might hurt the other person, and then in...
    redfreckledface redfreckledface 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Yesterday, I took a pregnancy test and discovered that I am pregnant. There was someone who posted something telling me that I should not be getting pregnant, but instead, focusing...
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    It's so comfortable and I enjoy every moment being naked!! The feeling of walking around the house naked all day is awesome
    Beautiful112233 Beautiful112233 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Single life is hard for most of us. As Men It can be lonely & as woman it can be hard . I've been dating for awhile & its fun being single if you know how to use it well for...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    The worst thing about being ugly is analyzing my own ugliness, constantly. I feel as if I'm constantly worrying about millions in the bank account when in reality my account shows...
    cantelum cantelum 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I want someone to spank me for being a bad girl. I am a spanking virgin.
    xxdominatemexx xxdominatemexx 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    My son is seriously the light of my life. After going through a horrible miscarriage, I never thought having a child was possible for me. But the day I found out I was pregnant...
    MamaBreaABDL MamaBreaABDL 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    i went to my appointment, it's funny how my therapy appointment fell on my birthday. (No, no one cares enough about my birthday to do anything special.) i had been going to therapy...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I am a guy and I want this from either a woman or a man, it doesn't matter. I like being raped. I love pain!
    AliSuhail AliSuhail 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    I need guidance right now. From a strong understanding loving Dom. I guess something I don't have. More than a perverted male, I want a man I can trust. Being good looking wouldn't...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 25

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    It's difficult to admit but I do. It has been so long since I've had the slightest bit of affection or intimacy. I try to deny it, as it makes me feel like a failure for not...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Isn't that odd? Like most, I crave affection. I wish with everything I am that I had someone who truly knew me and somehow managed to love me anyway. I dream of long walks and...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Being a submissive is hard...
    FrenchKissed FrenchKissed 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Being beautiful can b a curse as much as it is a blessing. Often I'm very lonely, girls hate me. Guys are too controlling wen I date them. I feel like a Barbie doll. I hve been hit...
    tahty1214 tahty1214 26-30, F Feb 18

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    I can't say I don't get off on it -terrible I know- but there are days I just want someone to notice me and be the centre of attention for a while.
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I wish he needed me as much as I need him.. I want to talk to him everyday at least even though I would want to video chat as often as possible too. But he rarely writes me first...
    GRda GRda 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I hate when people act fake just to get attention. I just came across the worst post ever about a bj and I'm sitting here thinking why. Why would someone want attention so much...
    briannalynn190 briannalynn190 16-17, F Feb 6

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    I used to only halfway believe how badly social media could impact someone until it happened to me. It’s given me a lot of thought, actually, and while I’m completely done with...
    musicpuns musicpuns 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    What is it about me being sooooo turned on by getting tickled or seeing other people tickled (guy or girl) but I can't STAND to see my boyfriend get tickled?! It's like fingernails...
    thatdrizzygrl thatdrizzygrl 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 24

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    People who use things that happened in their past to make people pay attention to them, like if their dad who they didn't care for died and then like five years later they use that...
    Insanity444 Insanity444 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I don't have the hyper part at all, I just have attention problems. The hardest part is that I have such little control over it because I will be trying to get something important...
    zen001 zen001 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I'm a very insecure person. I've been this way for as long as I can remember. I'm a sensitive person and get my feelings hurt very easily. When I was young, I would get picked...
    JennieThorne JennieThorne 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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