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I Feel I Don't Matter

In everyday life & In the grand scheme of things.... I just don't matter. 429 People

    I want other people to feel good.

    I don't want others feeling as worthless as I do.
    coollame coollame 18-21, F Nov 11, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    “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, 2015

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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 18-21, F 5 Responses May 7, 2014

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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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    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 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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    “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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2015

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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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    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 66-70 4 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    it's like cause i have brown skin

    that i don't matter to anyone its like i'm invisible to everyone maybe there all right about me maybe i don't
    PyrusLeonidas PyrusLeonidas 13-15, M Aug 16, 2015

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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 2 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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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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    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 1 Response May 6, 2015

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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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    I am just a piece of trash.

    Use me then throw me away.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8, 2015

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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, 2015

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    DanaDane84 DanaDane84 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2015

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    You complained about how I haven't been texting

    you much lately. I told you that if you paid attention you'll notice lots unanswered messages from me before I stopped talking. I even remember when the last one was and screenshoted it to show you that two-day-wait i had before you messaged me(AND NOTE: not in response to my...
    charicealpaca charicealpaca 18-21, F Sep 17, 2015

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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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    I don't message with many people on EP. I'm rather selective. Right now, I have about 20 pending messages, and they aren't going to get answered because I check profiles.
    DaughterOfRain DaughterOfRain 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I so agree with this title of this group. God bless you, one who made this group (no offense if you are an atheist). I years ago on this site was enjoying the library of reads and...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Lately for some reason I have been getting blocked for no reason. Don't know why I would be blocked I'm nice.
    traebramlett traebramlett 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I used to. I had very strong feelings for you. As a friend. Maybe more. But I definitely felt your absence when you decided you didn't want to be in my life anymore. But I was...
    dissolution dissolution 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Just a post of shout out to those who are reading this. I don't care what you are, because I'm not the judgmental type. I accept you as you are as long as you accept me for who I...
    TheMoonClanx0 TheMoonClanx0 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I myself am bi, but If I wasn't I'm not gonna judge anyone about it... I feel they have the right to love whoever they want, I honestly don't like people that judge others for that...
    Alexconers Alexconers 18-21 8 hrs ago

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    I don't want to believe in a God who does nothing for a four year old getting raped and everything that happens in the world cause if there is a god he doesn't care about me or...
    Kaitlynw01 Kaitlynw01 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have never had a sexual experience with a man, but I certainly would try. I like to see, watch, give pleasure. Any sort of or-gasm is pretty erotic and gives me pleasure. Don't...
    tributeher tributeher 41-45, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Are you just screwing with me? After 6 years of sexless marriage, now you want to touch me, smell me,talk to me? I have started a new life. Why are you doing this...you have no...
    Myila Myila 56-60, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It happens in several different ways, but I've never been offended. When I'm carrying stuff and don't have a free hand, I'm really grateful. When it happens casually, I'm OK...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 11 hrs ago

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    I have a friend who is a chronic complainer and a very passionate advocate of social justice. His female partner also seems to harbor quite a bit of bitterness towards the world...
    echoamorphous echoamorphous 22-25, T 15 hrs ago

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    I'm fine with my own death, I've accepted it a long time ago, I think I've seen enough of life and don't want to see anymore. However I don't handle the death of others well…
    kaybe7 kaybe7 16-17, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    My husband and I have been together for 6 plus years. I was able to tolerate his family until after I had my 1st child. Been worse now that I'm with my second. His parents doesn't...
    Darkshadows02 Darkshadows02 31-35, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    i asked before and chosen to be loved but honestly i hate love by every painful pain i feel right now!!!, i hate it i hate it and i never hated something in my life but it...
    GamesBOSS GamesBOSS 18-21, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago