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I Do Not Like Or Need A Lot Of Attention

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 121 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    Desiderata Poem

      -- 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 feel unnoticed. And honestly I think I'm pretty ******* amazing and I deserve more credit for my flawless existence. I need attention and messages...Notice me Senpai ;-;
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    AND NO ONE GIVES A FUCKK!!! I only want the attention of one person, but whatever cruel god put me here wont let me have it! Why cant one single person love and accept me for who i...
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    So I got in trouble today at work but whatever. I really don't care because my coworker keeps ******* me over. She needs to shut the hell up. She needs to pay attention to her own...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I think there's an inherent dislike of people who need attention, and I think that's unfortunate. Either romantic affection, cuddling, or just someone to talk to, this isn't a bad...
    PaladinVeritas PaladinVeritas 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I guess i am..I love it i enjoy when a man i like gives me lots of attention..I feel sad without it,i know it's pathetic and im not happy about it but hey it is what it is i guess...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I know, exactly how you feel. To love someone who will never deserve it, they're all you have. Attention is better than no attention. The exact same reason why you satisfy you're...
    MaraIsNotKawaii MaraIsNotKawaii 16-17, F Jun 22

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    I do not know why I even bother with social media. Every woman are going to look at my photo, and say, "He's a nice guy, but he's not my type" or something just as ridiculous...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M Jun 22

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    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F Jun 21

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    I'm feeling so bad and confused right now, like I can't decide how I feel but I know I feel horrible :'( All I want is undivided attention but I don't think even deserve that...
    QuietKitten QuietKitten 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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