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I Feel Insignificant

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    I'm A Nobody -  Every time I look up old friends, it seems they all have went on to do amazing things while I haven't really gone far at all.  I feel left behind and...
    blueboron blueboron 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    Just one of those days where you feel insignificant. My sadness got the best of me.
    EmiTru EmiTru 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Do I Exist? - my wife has had 2 miscarriages, had an ectopic pregnancy, carried twins full term but lost them (doctor negligence), then had another ectopic pregnancy. Now that...
    insignificantmortal insignificantmortal 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    It's Actually A Good Feeling - I remember being asked to write about reactive listening and translation because I was told I have a "gift" by someone special in my life to read and...
    Weretiger Weretiger 26-30 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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    Show Me That You Care... - What do you do when something you feel you cannot live without is not working properly? You fix it. If you do something wrong, you spend hours trying to...
    RebelYellSours RebelYellSours 22-25, F 1 Response May 19, 2012

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    Who Cares? - I volunteered to care for my mother-in-law who has dementia.  Poor thing cannot remember that she ate 5 minutes ago.  She is still full of feelings and needs...
    NoAngl NoAngl 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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    Discarded And Unimportant - My husband and I haven't been intimate in going on 12 yrs now (been married for 18 yrs). We have no children together, however he does have 2 daughters...
    UnimportantOne UnimportantOne 51-55 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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    Urgh!! - Feeling extremely low about everything.  The simplest things upset me and I feel I'm a target for every angry idiot about.  I'm hoping this feeling will pass, I...
    bevdawn74 bevdawn74 36-40, F 2 Responses May 29, 2010

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    Confession - i don't understand why am i here, i need to follow the rules and expectacions of society, people fill my head with what iam supose to do.
    majourada majourada 13-15 Oct 14, 2012

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    Your Cared For - Look, my best friend says that she isn't important and people wouldn't notice if she just disappeared. Well guess what, I would, she's my rock. By for some reason...
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    Why Do I Exist - The day i was born my dad left. I wonder if this is because i was his unwanted child. all throughout my life i have tried and played just about every sport i could...
    OzSage OzSage 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 5, 2012

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    You Are Important - someone loves you very much. smile
    Appreciate1 Appreciate1 51-55 2 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    I Feel Insignificat - I need to get this out of my system as its not getting to me and I find if I go to sleep and then wake with something I think I have put behind me well I...
    Supagloo Supagloo 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    I feel like I am truly insignificant in this world. I don't understand why people use me and ditch me constantly; they get bored of me. People have happier lives without me...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F Mar 29

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    When I'm Gone - I found out that a bunch of my friends, had a sleepover and I was the only person who wasn't invited..Heck, I didn't even know they HAD a sleepover until someone...
    jadetheloner jadetheloner 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Lately, I have not been feeling very great. I do not have anyone to talk to and so it's usually just me and God (but most of the time, I don't know if he's even listening to me...
    bakemehappy bakemehappy 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    "I love you"... Three words that can mean a lot to someone. Whenever I hear someone from my family say that to me, I feel at ease because I know that I'm always accepted by my own...
    lonelyteen96 lonelyteen96 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    Ok here it goes..... I'm more than your slave, your baby, your sugar or your toy. I have feelings too. Sometimes I would like to meet someone who would just listen to me and be my...
    kimmerzwth kimmerzwth 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Maybe I should not complain? But I do feel like my life is on hold and I'm frustrated. My job is good and I have a good educational background; I'm thinking to get another master...
    viicky77 viicky77 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I always get these feelings; it's a feeling of missing something, but I don't no what.
    J3ssii3 J3ssii3 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Not always, but sometimes I sit down and feel like I'm lost, sad, depressed and confused at the same time. When it happens, seeing happy people makes me more sad, seeing sad people...
    AReallyNiceGuy AReallyNiceGuy 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    My ex boyfriend really hurt me. He didn't cheat on me but I felt like he was behind very hypocritical considering his ex gf before me had cheated on him and he would always tell me...
    mariakara mariakara 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was 16 i fall in love with one girl she is very charming but she is my best frnds sister so i dont tell anyone about that one day i feel very low about this so i tell this thing...
    sanyam99 sanyam99 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    My fiance of over 6 years started to become violent...Than the snide comments towards me & my family.. last She started talking bad stuff behind my back. I told her to go to her...
    shaneflaque shaneflaque 22-25, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I feel like I don't have anyone to talk to. I want to tell someone but I also don't want to put the burden on them by telling them my problems. I wish I had someone I could talk to...
    ejc018 ejc018 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Its Good Friday today and yet i am here in the office. I felt bad for being here since i want to be with my family. My mom just texted me saying to come home quick because she is...
    april1814 april1814 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    i am feeling broken.. just can anybody help me out on concentrating on my life & not think what my ex is doing? i am always thinking what she is doing, she might be messging that...
    raoudupi raoudupi 26-30, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I feel broken hearted but not in way most people do. I was not dumped, beated or cheated on. My heart broke with his suicide. It is strange, you can go your how life being non...
    MissScarlettAngelica MissScarlettAngelica 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Yeah since I have depression. I don't know its just a lot has been going on. My parents don't trust me driving and neither do I. I feel awful at everything I do. I feel fat. I...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Its feels like the life has been sucked out of you by the people around you. They don't notice how you feel when they do that to you. You feel like ****. Not sad, not mad, just...
    llovelyfallenangell llovelyfallenangell 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I don't know why every achievement I get or everything that I do right I just feel like I failed. And I'm not worthy. I was chosen from my high school as the city scholar (not...
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I have finally met a wonderful, kind, loving man that I want to spend the rest of my life with. However, I'm so torn about moving forward with him and getting married because he...
    Konscious Konscious 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Ever since 2 or 3 years ago, I've felt something very odd about myself. It was almost as if another part of me wanted something. I then started to get these weird feelings...that...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Do you know how it feels? Do you know how it feels to feel used, unloved, forgotten, uncared for, helpless, depressed, so sad you want to kill yourself? Well I go through all of...
    lifeishurtful lifeishurtful 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I feel so lonely without you I lay in bed just waiting for you Wishing that you where here with me Holding me closely as I fall to sleep I feel so lonely in everything I do Cause...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 23

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    I feel the ragged star of tumultuous emotional pain tearing through the scarred tissue on my soul. I feel claws of unbridled rage ripping through the thin membrane of dignity left...
    Deservethepian Deservethepian 13-15, M Mar 27

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    Help anyone. I don't know why but I have a strong urge to cut. I've never cut myself before so I don't why I feel this way. Maybe its because I feel empty and dead inside...
    lolfatimah103 lolfatimah103 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I don't know how to start this. I'm a new member and I feel like I need to get this out. I don't think I'm depressed, but I have no feeling of needing to do anything. My life right...
    MainMenuLobster MainMenuLobster 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I probably have some kind of abandonment issues. I’ve always put my worth in boys. I don’t know how to stop. They’ve always been something that I think has to be essential in...
    somethingorother585 somethingorother585 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm not sure how I feel... Maybe I don't know how to feel what I need to feel to be able to help myself, I don't know, I think I have a emotional disconnect somewhere, due to me...
    crytek1998 crytek1998 22-25, M Apr 2

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    I watched you cry, bathe in sunlight by the bathroom door You said you wish you did not love me anymore You left your flowers in the backseat of my car The things we said and did...
    Lyra1001 Lyra1001 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hate the feeling of missing someone, even though they say it's what makes the reunion more special. I hate the feeling of losing someone, it hurts deep. I hate the feeling of...
    grey019 grey019 31-35, M Apr 3

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    7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 3

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    I dont know where to begin, maybe because there are so many beginning to this story. At this point i feel i have lost my faith or rather im losing my faith in life...in my life. I...
    Lostnalive Lostnalive 22-25 Apr 3

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    David, Ever since you left... it just feels like part of me is missing, a part of me you still have, a part of me that I can't have back. I really miss you. It still hurts...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F Apr 4

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    I just don't understand what's the meaning of life. Why do we live ?. What's the meaning of doing anything when at the end of the day we all feel the same hollowness inside. Things...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    What I feel comes from a different place than my thoughts . . .. from my body and my heart my feelings evolve and change My mind is not a place of feeling. I dont 'think' my...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    It is always so easy for people/friends to say "stop feeling that way. Your feeling aren't helping you." Feeling can't be turned off and on with a switch. The feelings of...
    Linndsay Linndsay 26-30 1 Response Apr 6

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    When I'm around a lot if people I feel out of place. I feel like I don't belong and I'm awkward. I feel like the ugly duckling and a martian from another planet that has no way...
    Derrick1987 Derrick1987 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I feel crappy. I feel like all the energy has been sucked out of me. I need to eat, but just the thought of food is making me nauseous. I want to go walk in the rain and feel...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Do you know that feeling that you feel so hurt you wished you didn't feel anything at all? But then it happens. You can't feel any emotions. I do. And it has become a problem. I...
    Ryleee Ryleee 13-15, F 5 days ago