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I Crave Attention and Being Turned On

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    I'm the type of girlfriend that constantly craves attention probably to the point where it's gets annoying lol.
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Oh hell yes I do ;) hehe :)
    Terrabyte Terrabyte 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    I don't see the point in having to be the centre or attention why? I get some people may have some issues and crave attention but when people lie about things to get sympathy or to...
    digglett digglett 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Anyone else up late tonight (1:44am) not able to sleep after being turned down yet again? It's even worse when it was promised earlier this evening, and then denied once in bed...
    Calif42 Calif42 46-50, M 8 Responses Nov 23

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    At nights I crave the blade. I crave the feeling of fresh blood on my skin. But the feeling of not being wanted, not being good enough, not feeling like the amount of strength I...
    BeautifulSin BeautifulSin 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I am an American Male 56 year old now Married to a Mexican woman now over 11 years. We live in a house she owns in Mexico. She says showing Love and be Affectionate it a problem...
    karma58 karma58 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 5

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    One time me and a few friends were coming home from the bars, and one of the girls gave another girl a piggyback, I said " you definitely couldn't do that to me". The girl...
    uplifted0 uplifted0 26-30, M Nov 24

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    Sleeping in bed by myself gets very very lonely. I just miss having some one next to me and holding each other. Some one to kiss good night, some one to cuddle with on cold...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 24 Responses Nov 19

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    I remember one occasion in first grade. I drew characters and later gave them to my teacher, She thanked me and patted my head. I'm not really close with my family and my mom was...
    Cartographist Cartographist 18-21 3 days ago

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    I don't remember when it was exactly, but one day I woke up and said "Is this my life? What about all of the things I dreamed for myself? Where is the ease and comfort and love and...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    It is a powerful craving today. I crave his touch, his taste, his scent, his body. I crave him.
    BecominghisQueen BecominghisQueen 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    What if Ive done everything you're suppose to to feel for filled and its not enough. Volunteering, a job working with elementary kids, college, good grades, being a kind, silly...
    jcbinns jcbinns 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I really wish the phrase was "an apple a day keeps the awkwardness away". i really seem to suck at making friends. i may meet someone new and then get along with them but just dont...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    "But the world needs more people like you!" Really? More unassertive, socially anxious, idealistic dreamers? People who don't like to compete because you're too afraid of...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    A new survey has revealed that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The...
    Katycc11 Katycc11 26-30, F Nov 27

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    i am not being kissed or being hugged and i find this very upsetting
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I am married for 5 years but there is no emotional attachment with my husband. He only sees me as a friend. We are still married because of our children. I miss being love, having...
    shannontql shannontql 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Being told what to do ordered around about everything treated like **** notrespected being punished it turns me on I love it
    iamaslavetomymaster iamaslavetomymaster 13-15, F Dec 8

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    "To crave and to have are as like as a thing and its shadow. For when does a berry break upon the tongue as sweetly as when one longs to taste it, and when is the taste refracted...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I heard this on tv, it got my tears instantly: "Where r u? Right behind u, where I v always been" I so crave for support , real love that survives good times and hard times, that...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Nov 23

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    I m in a big confusion when I try to understand why I do what I do, while thinking differently. I crave for intimate touch, definitely, desperate to a point when a good looking...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I sleep at daylight then i woke up at night to crave for something i don't even know myself, i sit on my bed for hours i didn't listen to music or watch tv. Sometimes i go out on...
    nightmarethoughts nightmarethoughts 18-21, M Dec 10

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    Yes tie me up order me around use me make me yours I crave it, the intensity brings me release
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    1. I don't like guys messaging me with pervy stuff ... 2. You won't get my attention by being a big know it all 3. You won't get by being rude or judgmental
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I had no plams on dating him. I met him through an old friend. I was at a dance at the county fair. Larry came over and gave me a hug and introduced me to his girlfriend and her...
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F Nov 27

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    Recently, we agreed to divorce after the holidays. In my mind, we have been separated for months. Separate lives. Separate bedrooms. Separate priorities. I am thinking about my...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 16 Responses Dec 4

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    I'm 16 and never had a boyfriend. I haven't even had my first kiss. Yeah I've "talked" to guys but I've never dated them because I just didn't feel like they were the "one". I'm...
    alliesmiles alliesmiles 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I am 38 and came to realize that for the first ¾ of my life I was a selfish person and always had a hidden agenda. I decided to change these behaviors. I recently agreed to let...
    happyhopiindian happyhopiindian 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    As a teen, I loved being naked whenever the situation allowed me to be; especially in the outdoors. I can still only describe it as a momentary spiritual experience: the reality of...
    JQuest75 JQuest75 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    As a teen, I loved being naked whenever the situation allowed me to be; especially in the outdoors. I can still only describe it as a momentary spiritual experience: the reality of...
    JQuest75 JQuest75 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    As a teen, I loved being naked whenever the situation allowed me to be; especially in the outdoors. I can still only describe it as a momentary spiritual experience: the reality of...
    JQuest75 JQuest75 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's quite amusing how there are soooo many attention seeking/fishing for compliments types of girls in here! I was scrolling through my feed and I'm like WTF! If you want people...
    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I have to have all eyes on me. I cant go a single day without being seen or heard. im also pretty shy. what usually gets the attention on me when im shy is when its quiet and I say...
    ThatOneBlackGurl ThatOneBlackGurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Okay, so I obviously don't like being called anything that I wouldn't call myself or even answer to bit being called stupid is on my top list of offending things to be called. When...
    Hellokittybbgrl Hellokittybbgrl 31-35, F Nov 24

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    I'm not posting all these posts for attention, I'm trying to help those in need, I know what it's like to have no one, what it's like to not want to be alive, what it's like to...
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    People take me understanding things as being a fool and some people take me being kind for being weak. My friends tell me those things, just yesterday one of them told me that. All...
    FallenFromGrace90 FallenFromGrace90 26-30, F Dec 2

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    Firstly I would like to say that I arrived at these most important principles after what I could term a whirlwind of experiences, mostly negative, that helped to shape these...
    KingDee2 KingDee2 26-30, M a week ago

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    It's not cute and it's not funny to pretend that you're depressed. There's a line and when someone decides they want to "whine" about killing themselves just to get attention that...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I was showering on holiday in Spain and the changing rooms were unisex with individual cubicles. My door was ajar and as I turned around to was shampoo out of my hair there were 3...
    Pogmothoin123 Pogmothoin123 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I hate when people say "we cut for attention" I am like if we cut for attention then why do we try so hard to hide it??
    RedMeansGo RedMeansGo 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Me and my friend went out last night to listen to a really cool reggae band and then these guys started talking to us. I was getting kind of frustrated because I was there to spend...
    gglz18 gglz18 22-25, F Dec 6

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    i love being tickled i dont like 2 b the tickler at all but nothing gets me more turned on than having a way older guy tickle me 2 death im wayyyyyyy ticklish and bust up...
    aTicklishGirl16 aTicklishGirl16 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7