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I Feel I'm Not Needed

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    my problem, that she is getting so indepenant that my usefullness will be diminished to nothing and I will be tossed aside cause my uses will be no longer needed and she will not want me to be around anymore. The only thing that is holding it together right now is that she...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 3 Responses May 22, 2009

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    Ok!

    Well I sometimes do, sensitive as hell i am..   But then I do have some lovely people near me to remind me that I am still worth more than a piece of ****!
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 12 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    Outta Here

    If no one needs me, then there's no point in sticking around unless I'm enjoying myself. Well, I'm not enjoying myself, so I think it's time to go. "I think I'll go to Boston. I think I'll start a new life. I think I'll start it over where no one knows my name." It's better that...
    Dyssey Dyssey 70+, F Aug 15, 2013

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    So Im Ending A Friendship

    I feel like my last close friend does not need me, so starting now without telling get im cutting all ties with her... Its for the best.
    Krie Krie 22-25, M Mar 12, 2011

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    Eh....

    I know I am not needed for anything but someone to vent to.  Other than that, I'm not needed at all. 
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2010

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    Scared And Lonely.

    I'm scared. I'm lonely. I don't know what to do with my life. I've been made redundant. My wife left me. Took the children. And is now a lesbian. The children fight. She stays in bed with her girlfriend. I want a hand to hold. I want to be held and hugged and kissed and loved...
    RichardQ RichardQ 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    The Nature of Friendship

    Tonight, I was attempting to clean up my circle.  The circle gets a life of its own, it grows and grows and people come and go.  I can't ignore the people in my circle who aren't there.  Meaning, I still visit, gesture, scribble, send gifts to those that are...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 6 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    I feel as though I will never be seen

    for what I could be. I don't know how to prove I'm worth being appreciated. My friends are off having fun and they plan their fun day in front of me but without me. I need new friends.
    e220 e220 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    Ur never wanted or needed

    when they need u and wanted u the most they never saw u
    katiecarter13 katiecarter13 13-15, F May 2

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    Looking To Share My Life With The Right Woman!

    I am a single man, 56 yrs old young at heart, I look younger, Thats enough about me. That Woman I'm looking for will become my best friend first! & must want to be treated like a Queen! exc....
    loneliestly loneliestly 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2013

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    Just Why?

    *sigh* I am the youngest in my family, my two older sisters already passed their exams with top grades while me. I feel like I have brought shame to my family :/ Like I have a big ceremony organized by the school. When I told my parents about it. They just like "Owh, congrats...
    JuzSimple JuzSimple 13-15, F Sep 14, 2012

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    Sometimes I close my eyes

    and think how others life should to be if I was never born. Sometimes I think: wait... Ca- can you see me?
    VanjaBraat VanjaBraat 13-15, F May 3

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    How Has This Happened

    don't even know how to write this!i think that i am at my all time lowest!i don't go out of my way 2 cause trouble but it almost always seems to find me!I've always felt an outcast in my family and the past couple of days have just proved that i have always been right to feel...
    remember32 remember32 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    This Is What It Feels Like To Be A Ghost.

    So I am 18, and I have a big family who is relatively close to one another. My parents are divorced both remarried, both with falling apart marriages. My family consists of 2 older siblings from my real parents marriage, and a 2 year old brother from my moms second marriage. I...
    madpie madpie 18-21 2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    I'm A Disappointment

    *sigh* I don't know where to start. Im a middle child. Im stuck in between my perfect older sister and my younger spoilt sister My parents came from China so they are very demanding. That's because only the best of the best from China get to live in America So I have to get A's...
    justanotherlie justanotherlie 22-25 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    It's been two months now. Two months since we last broke up. Two months since I started trying to get her back. Two months since she screamed, loud and clear, at my face how much...
    Glitter99 Glitter99 18-21, F Sep 4

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    My family used to abuse me, so I moved in another country. But people here don't accept me because I'm not their nationality. I don't really know what to do.
    nobodyx nobodyx 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    You might not know this but this is actually my 3rd account here in EP. I first joined this website around March of last year, it was fun but when I got to know the other users...
    HeavenlyFire HeavenlyFire 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Came across this website hoping to find a place to vent, and BINGO! Here it go's; One of my best friends and favorite person in the world had his first swim meet of the season...
    donttellana donttellana 18-21, F Sep 4

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    My coworker Tim and I became very close in the past month. When he first started working at my store, the security guard and I had a lot of fun at his expense because we thought he...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    You promise me you'll always be there. And you aren't. You get mad at me when I'm pissed off, but I have reasons to be far worse. You get mad at me when I don't talk to you. I...
    ThrivingIvory ThrivingIvory 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I always say I'm fine. Even when I am not. What concern is it of the asker anyway? I groomed myself from a young age to be completely self-reliant for all my mental, emotional and...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    If any one know truly what I am talking about respond. I'm looking for that guy that knows me already that guy who knows I know him. He just knows. You know. All that has to happen...
    Shadow3711 Shadow3711 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Truth Hurts! At my age, with my lack of accomplishments In my situation (STILL) and no improvement I was so stressed out by an event tonight I really needed to get it off my chest...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    It just feel comfortable ,it just feel right, it's all positive, I'm in love, it feel so good.
    Ashleyoo0 Ashleyoo0 22-25, F Sep 8

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    Just miss being held n feeling like it's ok n I'm not fighting alone. The last time was so long ago it feels like it wasn't real.
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    my family are nice people don't get me wrong. I love them and they do love me. I just don't feel like I can be myself around them. Granted to an extent, I think people will have...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 22

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    Today was the most blessed day, I had no GRIEF No Pain No sufferings No stress my house felt like before I can feel my son here and it feels like normal I don't know where this is...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Aug 28

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Im a 16 year old girl who pretends to be someone else in my mind. I started doing this when I was like 12 or 13. I pretend to be this really beautiful girl named Lily who has...
    ABB98 ABB98 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I was in a relationship for four months. A few weeks ago, it all ended. My ex-boyfriend just gave-up on me, lied about being happy with me the last two months, and bitched about a...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I feel so nasty, so harsh, so bitter. I'm disgusted with myself, I'm fed up with my life the way it is, where I live, my surroundings, everything. I feel like I'm about to explode...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Someone a little while ago brought up (unintentionally) a very low point of my life for my memories. I don't understand why it still hurts me so much, since it was such a long time...
    Austinforshort Austinforshort 18-21, M Aug 31

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    18 years ago, I left everything; work, family, friends, home, and moved accross the world to be with the man I thought was the one. From the very begining things were not right...
    AlmaV AlmaV 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I'm 29 and haven't had a friend (or group of friends) in years. It's crazy how time has gone by and I still haven't been able to overcome this obstacle that others don't think...
    jab321 jab321 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 6

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    My bestfriend and my cousin were going out, and ultimately they broke up. This happend 2 years ago, and over the course of time I became even closer to my friend, but now my cousin...
    tprang1203 tprang1203 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    yeah,same old story ,i'm in deep deep love with my best friend. he makes me laugh when nobody can...he makes me smile...makes me feel important,i can be myself around him.i'm just...
    lucie2agatha lucie2agatha 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I'm just so tired. I'm a failure, everything I do, is like, bullshit. I wanna be a singer, have my own boyband (I'm a girl and want to be a vocalist for a guys band) But I'm just...
    mariaedwards mariaedwards 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    i kind of understand it but it's hard to explain it's like i know one day i'm going to be part of a band i'm going to be the lead singer and we're gonna get famous i can see myself...
    originalghost originalghost 13-15, F Sep 9

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    I did not write the following but it is a great take on what an open marriage is like and what it should be like. I found this article at Salon.com. What I learned from dating...
    sosexyincolo sosexyincolo 36-40 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Hi, I'm Blackwolf1604, but you can call Alex. I'm writting this cause I want to share my feelings about my inner self but first, I'll tell you about myself When I was a child I...
    Blackwolf1604 Blackwolf1604 13-15, M Sep 13

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    I am always tired, having problems concentrating. I feel so hopeless, angry, and sad. I dread having to go to school or step out of the house now because I just can't tolerate...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Sep 13

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    I’m new to this forum and have known I’m an Empath for about two months now. I’m still trying to understand it, but the more I read, write and contemplate, the more I feel as...
    holliebee03 holliebee03 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I had to take my dog to the vet for of course shots, but when she leaves my side I can't help but to feel alone. I feel like she thinks I'm giving her up and that she's going to be...
    BlueWings454 BlueWings454 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I love my mom so much but she treats me like I'm not here. My mom makes me feel like I'm the reason for everything bad in her life. When I'm not being put down I'm being ignored.
    No1ne No1ne 13-15, F Aug 23

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    I know when I'm getting fatter because I am very observant of my belly. It doesn't bother me at all either because if you've read my other stories you know that I like fat and why...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Ehh I feel like I'm cute enough atleast lol 😝😂 watchu people think?
    Triptowonderland Triptowonderland 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    I think I'm mentally ill. Apparently I told a friend I kinda love him(I'm confused if I really do love), and that friend sounded like he's rejecting me since he told me he had a...
    Yumire Yumire 18-21, F Aug 30