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I Feel I'm Not Needed

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    And Maybe That Is

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I wanted to give up because I'm tired of doing things for my family. They can't see my efforts and rarely care. I always wanted to please them the very best I can but got no luck...
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    For the past 8 years of my 'life' I have suffered with severe anxiety and depression. They say it's meant to get better, but every day just gets harder. I'm almost starting to feel...
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    I don't even know where I should begin. I know where I want it to end though. With you telling me you love me. I tried. I gave it all I could. I don't think you really know how I...
    richiechain32 richiechain32 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    If you're a fellow alien please help...I have had a weird memory, I've been remembering bits and pieces...but I only remember one full memory. I came out of a cabinet and into a...
    alexistheoffworldtraveler alexistheoffworldtraveler 13-15 1 Response Jul 15

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    Beings talk to me. I dnt know why but they do. I've seen the unexplainable. I've had dreams about lost loved ones. On the morning my grandma died she came to me before I woke up...
    phenom0086 phenom0086 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I feel like I'm not good enough for anyone or anything. Everyone's showed me I'm not loved, wanted or cared for. Maybe I'm just to ******* complicated for anyone to love. I need...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    We had a big argument over her boyfriend and how he's more important and that friends come and go but he wont blah blah. So we argued and I was like why do I bother then if I'm...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I haven't been diagnosed with anything yet but I'm pretty sure I have an anxiety disorder. I've been anxious for months now and panic attacks with it. I feel like Im slowly dying...
    ElephantCozmo ElephantCozmo 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Yes I'm alone and it's fine ! I have been in **** for 4 years and at the end I knew that I'm okay with being alone but I know I'm not lonely and This amazing site showed me many...
    FlawlessGuy FlawlessGuy 18-21, M Jul 22

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    All the time. Someone asks "How are you?" and I immediately respond "Okay." or "Good." simply because it's what I'm used to saying even if I'm not having a good day.
    StarDragonShant StarDragonShant 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    I know this sinking feeling anywhere. It's happening again. I've been depressed most of my teenage years. I have plenty of ups, but there are always downs that follow close behind...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Tonight was the worst, having to fake smiles to everyone at this wedding, I hated it, I'm not ok and lately I've been crying a load at night, I can't take this much longer.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I feel depressed off and on constantly. I'm 16 and this started around this past December. I am lonely. It's not like I have no friends, but I go on social media and see all these...
    averageandalone averageandalone 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I've been with my husband since I was 18. We met our freshman year of college and have been together ever since. I love him, but I feel like the relationship has gone on longer...
    ejb245 ejb245 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    2 different people.. And they keep fighting inside me about who should come out on the surface.. I'm tired..
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I feel like I'm constantly grabbing his hand, hugging him, kissing him, etc. And I feel like it annoys him. He tells me he loves it when I'm being "clingy", and that I don't do it...
    stillYDGN stillYDGN 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I don't even know if I'm depressed. I don't know what I feel. I just feel.... Nothing. It's like I don't feel what I should be feeling, I feel less than what everyone else does...
    project46 project46 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When, inside I'm screaming, I'm not a very social person, I choose not to be, social. That is. I've had bad experiences with people, so I only keep a close few. But lately, all I...
    lucidity91 lucidity91 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You Know They Don't Love You Back When... Symptoms of Lovesickness One Broken Heart Too Many Unwiped Tears That E m p t y Feeling Pain. Lots and lots and lots and lots...
    melXlo melXlo 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't think I'll ever let myself believe I'm anything more than the ugliest person on earth. It's really weird actually. I have a very good looking boyfriend and a lot of people...
    DenniseCo DenniseCo 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    ever since I could remember I always felt different, growing up my family always said I was "special" or "different". A very unique child that is. Having constant dreams about...
    therealrisscay therealrisscay 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    We've been over for 7 months now, I ended it, and I don't regret doing so. I miss being a part of something, I miss having someone so close that it feels comfortable being intimate...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    To put things short, I think I'm beginning to understand why people don't like me. I assume things, I take things for granted all the time, my conversations suck and sometimes I...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M Jul 4

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    "Pain" That's all i feel right now. But it not a physical pain.Its a worse kind of pain.The one that made your heart ache.Where you feel like its being torn to pieces, and just...
    YouRgirl17 YouRgirl17 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    Saying I'm okay when I'm not has became a habit for me. I refuse to show people my weak side. I have become a pro at hiding how I really feel and it's to the point that I don't...
    XxMarxX XxMarxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    7/9/2014 I guess I'm just going to start by saying I want happiness in life and I feel like I might never get it… I don’t know why I feel this way but it's kind of bumming me...
    elias617 elias617 16-17, M Jul 9

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    I'm a 21 years old girl and though I'm okay only when I'm drunk. So I pour alcohol in my throat every night, alone. Wine most of the time, but also vodka and beer, depending on my...
    Payinghug Payinghug 18-21, F Jul 14

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    In the path i'm now yea 😭
    ashley486 ashley486 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Really 2 people.. One with me.. The other is just looking for trouble! So I'm ok and I'm mostly over my crush.. Then the other me comes in, it's like, you can't be over him! How...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I feel as if I'm stuck in the middle of my own thoughts. I can't choose what I want. There's one path, I feel that god is telling me to take. It's the "riskier one." The one where...
    Sydneybu Sydneybu 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I lie to everyone around me I just put up a fake act to please them so I don't ruin anyone else's mood I'm tired of acting like I'm alright I'm hate feeling like this and running...