I Feel Forgotten

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    Last year I moved an hour away from my hometown

    because I had graduated and the school taxes were killing my family. I've been really happy in my new home, but I can't shake that feeling as though I'm slowing being erased from my friend's mind's back home. I know it's to be expected, but that doesn't make it sting any less..
    WanderingAlienGirl WanderingAlienGirl
    18-21, F
    Jul 25, 2015

    I also feel like i dont exist.

    ..no one really texts me besides my boss and my parents...my own brother doesnt even call or text me...i feel like i will always be forever alone....
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02
    26-30, F
    Aug 21, 2014

    It Starts With A Twinge..

    It's that first twinge- deep in the pit of my stomach. It's hard to pinpoint but I know it's there. I'm often not even sure what triggers it. If I'm in a quiet place I normally can tell- hearing about a dear friend who has had some big success somewhere and is moving leaps and...
    MaverickGuy MaverickGuy
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 22, 2011

    You Really Can't Go Back

    You're always supposed to be able to go home, right? Well, I can't. A few days ago, I was talking to my mother and I started crying- I am in a very tense marriage and it's difficult to get out of it. Mom changed the subject each time I tried to talk about it. In the past, she...
    annasteve annasteve
    36-40, F
    Jun 26, 2012

    Best Friend???

    So it is now 2:30am and i have not been able to sleep because i found out that my best friend is home. They told me that they were not going to be able to make it home because the trip was going to be to long, and they had a test in school on Friday. I found out because on their...
    Itsyourlife Itsyourlife
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 25, 2009

    Lately my friends have started to forget me in

    pretty much EVERYTHING. I honestly don't know what I did or if I did something but it's starting to get really annoying. Like my friends were playing a giant sleepover and always talk about in front of me but seem to always forget to invite me. And then they talk about me behind...
    unknowngirl10 unknowngirl10
    13-15, F
    Jun 26, 2015

    I Love My Wife But Feel Her Friend Means More Then Me Sometimes

    been with my with my wife for almost 10 years.been the best years of my life. but since taking this new job feel like 2nd place.when I text her sometimes she dose not even bother texting me back. coworker text her & she is on it. i know she loves me and we will be tighter for...
    dtf70 dtf70
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 6, 2012

    I Feel Forgotten

    My aunt is like my mom, since my mom is not well. Her husband goes to work for 1 month then stays home for 1 month.nwhenever he's home, i feel forgotten and i have to fight for her attention. I guess you could say I HATE HIM. They constantly go on trips, since tgey have no kids...
    Briannad474 Briannad474
    13-15
    Apr 25, 2011

    This Will Never Change

    I have been accustomed to feeling/being left out my whole life. When I got to college, I told myself I would be more outgoing and not be left out. I was wrong. With my old group of my friends I was left out when my roommate got money from her parents to go out for her birthday...
    dancer2011 dancer2011
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2008

    ...because I Was Replaced

    My boyfriend broke up with me months ago, so i shouldn't still feel like this, but he just recently found someone else, and that just makes me feel completely forgotten. i hate that i still have to keep up with what he's doing (through facebook, myspace, friends of mine, etc...
    garbanzobean garbanzobean
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2007

    I Feel Like Nobody Cares.

    I just got a new step dad, that wants to treat me like a 'worrier'. It shows he cares, but every since he has been in my life (It's only been 8 months), my mom has had a tendency to not care, or forget about me. It is like I don't matter. Here are some examples of why I feel...
    ZanderMan102199 ZanderMan102199
    16-17, M
    Dec 28, 2012

    Life Keeps Flying By

    but I stand still. I don't feel this as much as I used to, but for a long time it seemed that the world kept going by around me and no one would reach out and bring me along. My parents would pick me up from school and drop me off where I needed to be but I didn't seem to exist...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jun 28, 2008

    Sshhh

    Maybe if I don't say a thing... maybe if I just quietly watch from a distance... if I close my eyes and just turn invisible... then just maybe then they won't notice me, the lonely forgotten one.... ...feeling lost.... gotta bolt before i bring the entire world into...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Feb 24, 2008

    Thanks, But No Thanks.

    I feel like drifting away, like a sand blown by the wind. I have always been there for the people around me; I cherish every single person I mingle with. But then again when I was at my worst they are nowhere to be seen. They are there busy in their little worlds doing their...
    wildice wildice
    18-21, F
    Jun 5, 2010

    I'm afraid of being forgotten.

    Because, it seems everyone i get close to forgets about me.
    Slowlydying16 Slowlydying16
    18-21, F
    Jun 6, 2014

    No one I like a or is my friend ever talks to

    and when I try to talk to them and they just say nothing
    sexypoisonivy sexypoisonivy
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

    The Story of Me and You

    In that summer of 1998 a new boy named Marcel moved into my neighborhood. He was a little rebel a real trouble maker. I didn't have anything to do with him at first. When the second year of grade school started he ended up being in my class. Me and him had other friends and...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose
    22-25
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2009

    It's a constant thought of mine,

    the though that I'll be forgotten someday. The worst part is that it's slowly becoming a reality as friends begin to part and exes forget I existed. I'm almost afraid to become an adult, because then people have the ability to split away from me.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 23

    Being forgotten by the person you care about,

    man, is there any worst feeling?
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    Dnt Understand You .. -__-

    ok so . i love my boyfriend nd everything but i feel like hes always to busy for me if it isnt one thing its another .. so i understand if he wants to be wit his friends but he jus attomatically doesnt think bout how some things might affect me . for example i barely see him i...
    1unique 1unique
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2012

    Forgotten/Ignored

    I am forgotten. And ignored. Here on EP. On the internet in general. Definatly in real life. Have no friends. No relationship. Family don't give a damn. I've always been told that how I feel, and what I want, isn't important. Because nobody gives a damn. Nobody wants me. Nobody...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 5, 2008

    Ever Since I Graduated High School

    Its been 2 years since i graduated and i have 3 people who still talk to me who where my friends. its like ever since i walked across the stage they forgot who i was. its been so long since i acually talked to someone face to face that ive lost my ability to make small talk. my...
    Silent20 Silent20
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2012

    I do so much for so many people.

    I put myself in compromising positions for them because I want to help them. It hurts me to know when someone else is hurting. I do whatever I can to be of any form of assistance. But when it comes to returning the favor, no such thing happens. I ask for one simple, SIMPLE thing...
    maulerrr maulerrr
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 7, 2014

    Not so special Not so valued Always the one

    initiating Never the one getting a call back Always trying very hard Always going out of my way Whatever it takes Never getting much in return Usually getting heartbreak in return Not sure what to do I want to give up but I don't I torture myself on with this Its like a sick...
    Uruviel Uruviel
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2014

    Frozen In Time

    sometimes i think the world moved on and forgot to tell me. iam 33 in a few days time and i still feel like a dorky teenager doing stupid things and laughing inappropriately. i think i got stuck somewhere in my past and i never moved on for a long time. now when i do make a break...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 6, 2008

    My Family Turned Their Backs On Me

    Some years ago I found the love of my life. We were both in failed marriages and both needed that extra push to do the right thing. Meeting each other provided us with the strength to end lives filled with lies and false happiness. Because of our families we made it look...
    luvmuffin luvmuffin
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Apr 30, 2008

    Forgotten

    Every time I get a friend, they end up forgetting me. I don't know why, but they do. They end up finding someone else and abandoning me, but how that point gets reached from them wanting to be around me I honestly have no idea. Everything seems to end up that way. They always...
    KiwiDan KiwiDan
    22-25, M
    Feb 27, 2013

    I'm surprised how someone

    that was so close to you can just start forgetting about you, they don't even care that you're hurting over them and they can just carry on and be happy. Well, thanks.
    dreamsnatcher dreamsnatcher
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2014

    I Do

    I feel so-so alone. I get up, go to school, then to work, come home and go to sleep. That's it. Believe it or not, I do not have a single friend in the whole world. People around me are all going their way, minding their business, and I am left out. I am sureficially friendly...
    juliexplosion juliexplosion
    22-25
    4 Responses Oct 26, 2010

    The past two months my grandparents have went

    on 4 vacations without me.. 2 of them were my ideas, but instead of taking me they went with other family and friends not even asking me to go..I just feel idk even forgotten isn't right, idk how I feel just not good..
    TrentonKemp TrentonKemp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2014

    Whenever I am with a group of people,

    I feel like no one really cares about me as they care more for others. Usually I am ignored when I try to talk to people, or they just reply back simply like "I dunno" or "Oh cool." When I get treated differently, I feel like everyone hates me, and I get nervous to talk to...
    caactas caactas
    16-17, T
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

    Sometimes....

    .....this is how i feel. it can be a very lonely feeling. if you have a friend or someone that you showed real interest and concern in or vice versa take the time to say hello. it could make his or her day.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 30, 2012

    It never ceases to amaze me how easy it easy

    for people to forget about me and move on with their lives. I'm only a convience. Someone who will give you a ride or buy you food. Someone to talk to until someone you actually give a **** about comes along to free you from the burden of my presence. I'm so soooo sick of it
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 19, 2015

    Birtdays,christmas

      no one but my mom remebers me on those days.i am lucky if i am acknowledged at all.i have always remembered my brothers.but when it comes to me they never cared.when i was 14 my oldest brother yelled that he dosen`t have a little brother.and that iwas nothing to him.he was...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    36-40
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2009

    I wish that there was someone

    that really loved me and thought about me everyday....i feel forgotten by my family and friends since I moved to Australia...the longer I'm here, the less they talk to me...even when I try first. Its like theres nothing left to talk about. Makes me want to never go home
    llendway llendway
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Mar 16, 2014

    The Feeling of Emptiness...

    ...crept up in me this morning. I have recently bought a gift for J...thats only because my colleague asked if I have anything to bring across to him since she is flying across to work in the same project..  I took the initiative to get him a gift... My colleague...
    Eternal Eternal
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    My Worst Forgotten Memory

    the very worst memory of being forgotten that i can think of right now is actually a pretty recent memory, which is probably why it comes to mind so quickly. anyway, it was last year, my senior year of high school. we had our last trip of the year for band, my very last trip with...
    garbanzobean garbanzobean
    22-25, F
    Apr 6, 2008

    My eyeballs are drowning in their

    sockets Tissues are spilling out of my pockets My heart has a burn My stomach has a churn And if I had a gun, I would c*o*c*k it.
    Lilcuppa Lilcuppa
    70+, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    I need to vent about an old event

    and get it off my chest before I sleep. I put in so much effort. I was promised so much yet at the end I got nothing near what I'd hoped. In fact, I was left WORSE OFF than when I'd started. And what did everyone do? The equivalent of shaking the dust off their hands, saying "it...
    lemonthyme lemonthyme
    31-35, M
    May 29, 2014

    Feel Is A Nice Way To Put It

    People will just tell me it is all in my head. However, I know it is not just in my head. It is not surprise that once my sisters moved out of state my mom suddenly wanted to see me at least once a week. It is no surprise that the only time my sisters can take ***** out their...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale
    26-30, M
    Jan 18, 2013

    I wish I had a close relationship with my dad,

    like some of my friends do with theirs, but I don't, he always acts as if he doesn't exist in my life.
    feelinghelpless4 feelinghelpless4
    18-21, F
    Jun 8, 2014

    EP Is Making It Better, Slowly. =)

    I use to literally go months without anyone contacting me. It would feel like I was the last person on earth. If I didn't have groceries delivered, I'd never know that the world is still revolving. Winter is the worst. Usually I have to have 2 - 3 months of groceries delivered...
    Sylverwynd Sylverwynd
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 13, 2008

    Have You Forgotten Everything...?

     Have you actually lost memories into everything we ever had, done, said and felt?What did I do that was so wrong? Why do you blow me off when I need you most? Why do you come to me when only¬†you want me? Why am I so invisable to you? Why don't you just tell me before I...
    iTheGreatCheeeeeese iTheGreatCheeeeeese
    13-15, F
    Apr 28, 2012

    Yes - I Know I Am Loved, But...

    I have a couple of friends who call and write to me pretty much everyday..  you know who you are and I LOVE YOU with ALL MY HEART!!  Thanks can't begin to express what you mean to my life. But here in the real world, I HAVE NO ONE..  yes I have a son.. he is...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Aug 10, 2008

    I know everyone has a life of their own

    and all, but I can't help feeling sad when people forget about me. It happens a lot :( does this make me selfish?
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8
    16-17, M
    14 Responses Feb 19, 2015

    Already There

    When you drop out of the "public eye" people tend to forget you exist fast! My phone doesn't ring and my social life is almost non-existant. When you do run into people on rare occasions they always say they will call , but they never do. I have become accustomed to...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Feb 24, 2008

    Alone and Forgotten.

    There have been plenty of times when people have forgotten about me and left me...  I get scared that everyone is just going to abondoned me one day and never come back. I get so paranoid... so when people don't speak to me for ages I just feel like they've forgotten all...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2009

    Forget It

    i feel like im forgotten....no one listens to anything i say anymore..its like i do everything wrong nothing is ever good enough i harm myself to make other people happy and it hurts no one likes me im the quite girl....that no one talks to because no one wants to...everyday i...
    justforgetme32 justforgetme32
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2013

    I Just Don't Understand

    Sometimes if I'm in a small group of about two or three people, all of a sudden they'll walk off without me, like I was never even there. Am I that easy to forget?
    immaheidi immaheidi
    18-21, F
    Jul 8, 2009
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