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I Do Not Like Or Need A Lot Of Attention

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      -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 29, 2010

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    Dont Like Attention!!

    i just dont like attention!! im a loner, and i just dont like doing a lot of stuff that warrants recieving a lot of attention!! i dont want attention, i dont seek attention and i dont need attention!!! i just like to be somewhere in the background, so i just leave all the...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses May 10, 2010

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    Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaah Boooi

    I hate to go un-noticed but i love to not make a big deal out of myself. Keep it simple, i way prefer it then having ALL the attention drawn on me. but somehow im still a drama queen. Oh well works for me :) x
    kayla13 kayla13 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2010

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    Invisible

    I actually am REALLY uncomfortable with attention. I would rather be invisible, or at least have the majority of the attention not focused on me.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M Nov 29, 2010

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    I'm Not Shy...

    I'm just not an attention-*****. If someone wants others to pay attention to them, fine. I'm not that person. I'd rather listen to a group of people have a conversation and throw my two cents in. I wouldn't ever dominate a conversation or want to. I'm fine with being noticed...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F Jul 4, 2013

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    I Dont...

    ....like attention. I am a very shy person. I prefer when no one notices me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 12, 2010

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    It Can Be Difficult For Me Sometimes...

    I am a person that does not like or need a lot of attention.  I have never needed to be center stage and I don't expect I will ever change in that regard.  I tend to be happier sitting at the back of the room, or fading into the woodwork, observing others.  ...
    Vignette Vignette 51-55, F 12 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    I ******* love wearing very revealing dresses for partying! <3 Gets me all the attention I need. You like it? Or still too much covered?
    superlady16 superlady16 18-21, F 9 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Don't understand why people say they dislike attention seekers. I love getting attention. I love it when people say they love me! :D
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think one of the more depressing things I put up with at this point in my life would have to be listening to all these other people around my age - and even years younger - who...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I try to fight it, but I always want a guy to pay attention to me. I crave attention and affection constantly. The only way I can go without is to cut myself off cold turkey. I...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    As a girl, we may think that we should always have his attention but as a lady, we know that that is not always the case. As a boy, he could always give you the attention you want...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    before you get married check it out. you need to know their value systems and beliefs! . get to know each other . even though that crazy feeling of attraction and awesome feeling...
    bluesteelj bluesteelj 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    {{4:56AM}} So much about me is so f*cked up. Most things I can never tell people because it's so personal.~ I need to better myself for me and if I want to live the life I truly...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love giving my girl attention, I want her feeling special. She's an amazing girl, I now she ain't perfect but the way I feel for her all that don't matter. I'm an over emotional...
    Pudgylp Pudgylp 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Okay...so I am doing what I want to do. I am pretty happy freaking happy doing it. And, just like everyone else I want to share it with someone. But I am not desperate for...
    LilithsRose LilithsRose 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I HATE My Dad So earlier today, my dad, not after ten minutes when he got home, came up to me and said “What did you do today?” Now we’ve had this exchange before; him...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Attention, attention and more attention!!! Its hard to get it, so fight for it so much u can! EP is the only site i get attention from and im thankful! EP the best human site where...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Let's start with the beginning: I am the last child of 3. My childhood was not pleasant nor sad. My dad took care of us while my mom was working. My siblings were protecting me and...
    GirlWithNoFamily GirlWithNoFamily 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Yeah I get it. We all like sex and sexual pleasure, yadda yadda yadda. But can peeps think out side of the box and expand their minds. Talk about something else. Is it really the...
    AgentRouge AgentRouge 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I crave more attention from my wife.
    SissyJazmin SissyJazmin 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We arrived here a couple days ago after a long day of tiring travel during which nothing highly significant occurred. Yesterday after a restless night of little sleep (hard to get...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am getting obsessive hate from the people in my town because I was at this party that left a bit of a mess in the woods. This is some of it:"Thanks for leaving (where we were) a...
    ZacV11 ZacV11 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I cannot stand people who play dumb for attention, and are totally in Ur face will it , it is one of my biggest peeves, it makes the rest of us that are truly nieve look like we...
    openwings openwings 36-40, F a week ago

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    *Attention Wattpad Readers* There are a lot of genres on Wattpad, but romance is literally number 1 on crappy stories. So here are my 5 things that I hate about the romance genre...
    Reivven Reivven 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm not really looking for advice. I just really really need to vent. I can't talk to anyone I know. That's just not the kind of person I am. Every Time this specific person in...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 19 Responses Aug 24

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    I used to have this group of three friends; 2 other girls and one guy. We were all basically inseparable, we did everything together. Then, my two girl friends had a falling out...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F Aug 20

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    The Babysitter Murders Chapter Forty-Eight The front door was closed but unlocked. Mommy was in the lead, but I squeezed around my sister and brother and jumped inside right...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Okay don't get me wrong I love strong people....but it seems like anyone who complains about "people are too sensitive/spineless these days" are the same people that base their...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I love animals, but not in the house. I wasn't raised with them in the house, and I thought my Mom was cruel because she wouldn't let me keep my kitten, or puppy, whatever in my...
    JustLookinforlove JustLookinforlove 56-60, F Aug 16

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    Being creative is as much a curse as a gift. It's a compulsive behavior that just comes out. While everything I do I do with attention grabbing impressive style, it also takes...
    TheDaVinciEnigma TheDaVinciEnigma 36-40, M 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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    I've always been the one that felt like no one understood me. I have really strict parents that made it seem as though having fun was bad and studies and being perfect was good...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Aug 13

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    last two days were not the best. but a good cry , attention, and a little affection goes a long way. gonna be a great day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 13

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    I crave it right now......need attention. any woman care to chat in private or even text?
    BlaiddDrwg69 BlaiddDrwg69 46-50, M Aug 12

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    I was born shy. I never made more than 3-4 best friends throughout elementary and middle school. I never had friends over unless my mom was babysitting her friends kids or forced...
    BamaChick1625 BamaChick1625 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I will give them lots of attention if they are not getting it. Breast man here.
    chuck152 chuck152 46-50, M Aug 10

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    Hello big breasted woman. If there hot being looked after and need some addiction. Do not be she give me a try to satisfy. Thank you
    chuck152 chuck152 46-50, M Aug 10

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