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I Feel I Don't Matter

In everyday life & In the grand scheme of things.... I just don't matter. 412 People

    Am I Nothing?

    Sometimes my friends make me feel like I'm nothing but a afterthought.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    Insignificance

    “For many feverish years he was burdened with the sensation, an ancient one to be sure, that the incredible sprawl of human history was no more than a pathetically partial record of an infinitely vast and shadowed chronicle of universal metamorphoses. How much greater, then...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    Silent For Over A Month

    Im finding it increasingly difficult to communicate with my parents. Its been over a month since i last spoke with them, only problem is we all live under the same roof!!! i feel as if me and my parents dont get along like with me like we did when i was younger. I have been...
    abihuniak abihuniak 18-21, M Feb 8, 2011

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    Please Help Me

    God help me to get over this depession please just help me. i feel so sad and misserable..=(
    thenewmisslunallena thenewmisslunallena 22-25, F 11 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    I Have No One Anymore

    No one caresI get awful staresfrom those that were my friendsI used to be So carefreeMy rope has reached the endI know I shouldAnd wish I couldKeep some hope aliveIt's been too longAll good goes wrongNo matter how hard I striveThey turn their backAs I fade to blackAnd slowly...
    Wonderfulinsanity Wonderfulinsanity 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    If I Were to Disappear........

                - Just go away.... People would miss me I am sure. For a bit, I may drift into your mind every once in awhile. Perhaps some would even regret not showing more interest, as we all have friends that we wish that...
    Wynhaven Wynhaven 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2009

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    Dust In The Wind...

    I realize that many people are suffering greatly; whether due to illness, poverty, depression, addiction, etc. As such, I want to state right up front, that I am extremely grateful for what I do have and do not take it lightly. What (if anything) I mean to others, however, is...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 5 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    I Feel I Don't Matter

    I feel I don't matter. The world won't change much without me in it. Although I helped a lot of people it was never a life or death matter  they probably could have gotten by without my help. I don't see how I matter.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 4 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    “His manual of heaven

    and hell lay open before me, and I could perceive my nothingness in this scheme.” ~ William Golding
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2014

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    Globally

    I know I matter and I am important to few people close to me - my family, coworkers, my sub and maybe few others... But that is not enough for me (why I am being called perfectionist or martinet?) But from global perspective I don't believe I or my actions matter and can change...
    MrQ MrQ 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    Just Want to Say

    even though every1 in this group feels they don't matter...including myself...i guess i kind of realised we do...because being in this group means we know we're not really alone...we understand. i feel alone all the time, whether i'm at big family meal, or a party with lots of...
    mexeb mexeb 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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    What Is Wrong With Me?

    Is it me? I reach out. I give. I need. And I get ignored. And when ppl do respond is it becasue they only pity me? I complimented someone on leading a meeting today and they ignored me. I raised my hand and said I was a returnee and did not get recognized.  The woman sitting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 19, 2012

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    I Am Not Confidant

    At first glance, I think I might be selfish or overeacting when it comes to this subject, but then once I force these feelings down they might come back up. I have a good life, great friends, and a loving girlfriend with whom I will be spending our 3 month aniversery on...
    TheCorpseMan99 TheCorpseMan99 16-17, M Jun 23, 2010

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    I feel like I am nothing to anyone on this

    planet. Today I saw a person who pretends to be my friend in class texting like 40 people in her contacts. She never even talks to me outside of class. I have 1 friend in my contacts and I'm pretty much invisible. I just want to get out of this town and out of school. I'm so...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 2 Responses May 6

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    I Don't Think I Can Try No More

    Honestly I can't put all my energy into it no more. If I wanted to be ignored, I would just have stayed in my corner where I am comfortable. It's fine the walls are officially back up this time they are concrete.
    lovergirl92 lovergirl92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    “There are far too many silent sufferers.

    Not because they don't yearn to reach out, but because they've tried and found no one who cares.” ~ Richelle E. Goodrich
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 7 Responses Jan 21

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    Poverty... "We think sometimes

    that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty." Mother Teresa
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 26

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    Why Do I Feel Like This ??

    it always seems im stuck at home in my room with no one to talk to and no one to run to i go to school and im happy but when i come home i sit in my room and cry my mom has a drinking problem and i live with her my great grandma and grandpa and there getting old and i try so hard...
    cierahamblin cierahamblin 13-15 Jan 3, 2011

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    Do I?

    Really.... there is anyone who think that I matter?.....
    TheX TheX 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    Just A Drop Of Water In An Endless Sea?

    I understand that many people (myself included) sometimes feel as if what we do or who we are doesn't matter. Since making my initial post in this group, I've come to realize that every person has value, and can touch the lives of others. This may, however, not always be obvious...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M Oct 31, 2011

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    My friend at school (only friend at school) is

    spending all her time with her new boyfriend; the other day i asked her what days she was off for study leave cause i thought we could've hung out or revised together but she said "will get back to you, i'm just away to leave for Cameron's." She didn't get back to me. At school...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 6 Responses May 7, 2014

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    Lately, I have been feeling like I went to

    school for nothing and don't enjoy the job I have as much as I thought I would. Pair that with seeming to mess up my friendships over little things and feeling like I am going nowhere in the love department. I feel like I don't have many people to talk to, if any. I feel like no...
    lessersignthree lessersignthree 26-30, M Feb 25

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    DanaDane84 DanaDane84 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Whenever I Feel That I Don't Matter

    whenever i feel that i don't matter, i thought of suicide. the easiest and less painful way to kill myself. it's stupid enough as it is... but i cannot help myself from thinking about it. but when i think of the family that i leave behind and the number of people who love me...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    Legacy

    "A man dies ... only a few circles in the water prove that he was ever there. And even they quickly disappear. And when they're gone, he's forgotten, without a trace, as if he'd never even existed. And that's all." ~ Wolfgang Borchert
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    I Just Don't Matter....

    I feel like I don't matter to anyone, that who cares, if I am no longer here, and no longer alive. I know I sure don't. I feel like I just don't matter to anyone, and feel like there is no one that really needs me, or wants me. I just feel like I don't matter, not to me, not to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    For a while, I thought that mattering to someone meant that I had to be in a romantic relationship with them. I don't really know why I thought that, it just made sense that way in...
    Calem545 Calem545 18-21 5 days ago

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    who doesn't? We all have times when we feel like we don't matter. All it takes is someone to genuinely care about you to make you like you're worth something.
    andrewD51 andrewD51 18-21, M May 2

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    Every time I call them, it's always everything else is more important than my phone call. It could be anything from a tv show to telling me they just spoke to someone else or...
    SadDrama SadDrama 41-45, F May 19

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    I usually don't, because I'm afraid. But I write down my feelings in letters, poems, or even songs, but I love you so much and you need to know that. You're my rock and no matter...
    xoxostarburst xoxostarburst 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone, My problem is related to my relationship. I used to be the kind of girl who would never depend on a man - that's why I would say I wasn't the best girlfriend to my SO...
    LadyCinephile LadyCinephile 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I don't think it really matters at all. My boyfriend is 16 and I'm 14 which obviously isn't a big huge difference but he wants to get into things faster. But I don't think age...
    RecklessMistake RecklessMistake 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Whenever I see my old best friend, she doesn't really talk to me much unless we are alone. But when we are with others, I try to not say anything. I become irritated and greatly...
    z1a2r3a z1a2r3a 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Love Doesn’t Discriminate I have a thing for someone who happens to have a disability but that doesn't matter because he's sweet, supportive, sincere, and smart and he makes me...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Everyone always talks about how they're heartbroken and how they struggle to move on. I see so many sad posts about people being left and how they can't get over a relationship...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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    My parents and I never had a very close relationship. I will admit that it is partially my fault, but it felt it necessary since I was little to put a distance between myself and...
    Marchi Marchi 22-25 May 6

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    I have no problem with you being you. I have no problem with you being religious or atheist, gay, straight, male, female or anything in between or outside of those boxes. I don't...
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 1 Response May 11

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    I still can feel the pain in my heart from this afternoon's conversation with my hubby. No matter how reasoned out with me, no matter how rational they might sound I still can't...
    Outofnowheregurl Outofnowheregurl 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been working mostly with men for three years now and I know that almost all of them are not loyal to their girlfriends and wives. You may know a guy good enough and may think...
    AllyBad AllyBad 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Do I want to be liked? Sure. It's preferable. Am I willing to be something or do something or miss out on something in the hopes of gaining approval? No. I make an effort to be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 9 Responses May 8

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    I'm a 20 year old girl who has experienced some really strange things and can't keep it all to myself anymore. I'm hoping that coming here and letting these things out will...
    stars34 stars34 18-21, F May 19

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    Here is the background of our relationship: We are both at our early 30, now living together for the 8th months. I am a foreigner in his country, basically no family or friend...
    formagerie formagerie 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    He does a lot of things for me but I still feel empty inside. I don't feel that I am really loved. It feels weird no matter how many times he says that He loves me but I just can't...
    blueskyocean blueskyocean 26-30, F 7 Responses May 21

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