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I Do Not Like Or Need A Lot Of Attention

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    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 22-25, M Nov 29, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    VainGoddess VainGoddess 22-25, F Jul 4, 2013

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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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    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 am so needy!! I would like it if I could have constant attention from people. Assurance, flattery, physical and emotional attention. I'm not getting near enough right now.
    loreleifancy loreleifancy 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    Hate being stuck with needles for lab work and for IV's. They always usually do not get it done with one try.
    Didro56 Didro56 56-60, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So I ordered the custom mustang and koenigsegg Agera r toy cars both are from the Need For Speed movie. It's an awesome movie.
    BedwettingGamer BedwettingGamer 18-21, M Sep 21

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    6 months with you and it feels like im the only one in the relationship, its like im only your "gf" when you need something or wen u need attention. I live my life for you and do...
    rescueme27 rescueme27 18-21, F Sep 9

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    I understand sometimes people really do need attention and every once and a while is cool. But my god this selfie every day ****, posting your social and life issues on Facebook...
    ethan452 ethan452 18-21, M Sep 17

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    To start a story you need a good opening, -shiyori from The God Only Know anime, but i don't know how to do it. so let just start the story about myself, first, My name is Jiji, my...
    callmezie2 callmezie2 18-21, M Sep 18

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    I always try to avoid making any eye contacts with people, not because i am not confident but because i just hate it. I always think about the way other people think about such a...
    ItsMaryam ItsMaryam 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I doubt anyone will respond to this. Its not like I want anyone to respond, its just that.. I hope someone will. Ive lost a lot of faith. Faith in god, myself and humanity. So...
    DerangedScubadiver DerangedScubadiver 18-21, M 8 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    So..there's this cute class clown in my class and...yeah so I need advice or help to see if he likes me or not..so basically..he's always the center of the class's attention and he...
    bunnychubz bunnychubz 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I met this guy I was still married. I was looking to get out of my marriage, and my attraction to him was a good reason to force my own hand. We first slept together a week...
    laniegirl84 laniegirl84 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Its thoughts. .feelings. I need to let it go .some times I feel it like I want to explode. I write it down to make me feel better .I think we all need someone to talk to with open...
    denez denez 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Halloween, 2008 Actually it all started on halloween eve.... October 30 will forever be seared in my memory. It started as any other day had on the race track.... up early, feeding...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    I need some help this was way before I got with my boyfriend my boyfriend went on a beer train with all his friends In dec 2012 and they all went in fancy dress and there was some...
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    to everyone out there, please stop assuming this about me and others on ep. this is a place to share experiences and feel better about ourselves, not to put down others who are...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    And I can admit it. When I feel like I need some, I hold out my arms and say "attention me!" And then my hubby will come hug and kiss me and tell me nice things. We also attention...
    PirateM PirateM 26-30 a week ago

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    In the past I used to have a really good set of people/social skills so much so that I was popular in primary school. I had a best friend then after a year at the same school they...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I hate that people say that people only do suicide or cut themselves because they want attention. Maybe they need that attention to feel loved and needed in this hell hole we call...
    liveandloveat21 liveandloveat21 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    My boyfriend don't show me attention, he never tells me I'm pretty or I look nice. I just feel he isn't attracted to me, I mean I get attention from other guys "at work" but it don...
    Fastcat500 Fastcat500 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    Depression = Lack of all motivation = Feeling like I'm just wasting my existence. I'm sorry, world. I'm failing you. I know I need help. I know I need someone to just reach out...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 10

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    This message is for all those young girls that need some attention and to be pleased that just want some attention because boys their age are just immature dorks. Message me and I...
    fabl8377 fabl8377 31-35, M Sep 20

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    The group where people ask others to rate their looks is pathetic. Most of those photos are fake. People like that just need to go back to Facebook with the other attention seekers...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Sep 21

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    I've always found myself less than attractive. I've never got attention from guys in school and seeing as that was the extent of my social life thats how I gauged myself. It didn't...
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I drive my *** to go see my boyfriend every single day..... He doesn't have a car so I drive like 25 min to a see him...... I always let him see my phone everything!!!! Well today...
    AndreaaG AndreaaG 18-21, F 15 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have no idea why I am on this site at 11:30 in the morning but I need to vent. Im 19 years old nearly 20 and im trying to get myself together and trying to get my life together...
    buxey buxey 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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    Oh my god that is the most annoying sh*t ever. It's even more annoying when two attention wh*res at work get jealous of each other when I have a simple conversation with one...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Sep 7

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    Thats too sad and infuriating. Love is needed. Not attention. Too bad laws say no public loving.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    On any usual day i love to be stirred by you. my feelings and desires swirling around like a leaf batted around by the wind on a warm fall day. but once in a while I want to be...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 14

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    I need to write an update on my life. Because for so long I've been in denial, and not willing to admit I have begun to go downhill. First of all let me start with- I had been...
    Tippitoe Tippitoe 22-25, F Sep 8

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    I'm at a very weird and scary but exciting & hopeful point in my life where I need to completely shed everything old and jump into something completely new. If I don't it will be...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Pool Safety is very necessary in your home for you to avoid accidents. In a pool especially in a home with children in case you fail to follow safety tips they can end up causing...
    jucanbill97 jucanbill97 26-30, M Sep 11

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter One Hundred Ninety-One Mary Jane was inconsolable. To be so sick for so long, then bear a daughter instead...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Sep 11

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    Let me first start off by saying I am a natural worrier. By this, I mean my life wouldn't feel right or I would be bored if I didn't worry. Granted, it takes its' toll on me but I...
    Cherrybean84 Cherrybean84 26-30, F Sep 13

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    So many things to say, but where to begin? I work with this guy who really gives me the creeps, because he not only asks me questions that I don't care to answer like, "does this...
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    When I was 11,everyone in our school had to be injected with something to keep us immune to certain diseases and when that day came,I was freaking out and telling myself that it...
    JoeyNight JoeyNight 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Ok so I need spanking my collage work is not as good as it can be, I've been drinking and cursing, staying out till morning and flirting with loads of guys!! So I need someone to...
    rubyredcheeks rubyredcheeks 18-21, F 16 Responses Sep 1

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    I need to get away from here! all of it.. I'm done with it now, I don't know myself anymore.. I don't know what's going on in my head. I speak but the words are not mine, I dream...
    josh8565 josh8565 22-25 Sep 3

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    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    This isn't an "Attention all on me!" kind of post. It's just come into mind. And well, here I am. I'm not going to sugarcoat this, you can tell what my issues are from previous...
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M Sep 8

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