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I Feel Insignificant

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    Insignificance

    When I was 12, my father passed away. He had suffered from a brain tumour for around 4-5 years before it took a hold of him, eventually taking his life after living for 12 months longer than the original 6 given to him by doctors in 2006. Ill never forget the morning that we were...
    dylanjonesy dylanjonesy 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10, 2013

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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, it doesn't register in her mind that I care...someone out there cares, just like I care for her. Seriously, so don't...
    Jan 21, 2013

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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 really havent. My daughter was going to go with her friend to another friends dance concert and well on Thursday night it...
    Supagloo Supagloo 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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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 understand people. I was at the time listening to Wayne Dyer atleast once a week and this is what I ended up writing. So...
    Weretiger Weretiger 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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    I have friends, but not "hang out with" friends,

    the only person I really talk to at school is my boyfriend. I feel like I don't matter, I want someone to talk to and laugh with about random ****, I want a friend who has common interests and is on the same level with me
    lukesdeadpenguin lukesdeadpenguin 16-17, F Jan 24, 2015

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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 there are no tubes, we saved and attempted IVF - which we were informed yesterday was a failure (no implantation took...
    insignificantmortal insignificantmortal 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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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 think I am being super sensitive x
    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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    I have a constant feeling of insignificance of

    my actions. I chose to study art out of passion, yet after years of studies I am ridden with doubts of it being just an ego game, artsy joke making with no further meaning. It doesn't change anything in the existence nor it does help anyone. Everything I do feels insignificant...
    Gegete Gegete 22-25, F Dec 5, 2014

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    When I try to tell my mother about how I feel,

    she always tries to say that she feels the same way, and how I'm perfectly okay. But I'm not.
    WhiteTruths WhiteTruths 16-17, F Jul 19, 2014

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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 think of, and i was never good at any of them. I was never good at any academic activities, like art, or writing or...
    OzSage OzSage 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 5, 2012

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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 figure out how to either get it back to normal or make it better. You are a perfectionist, or so you say. Sadly for me, this...
    RebelYellSours RebelYellSours 22-25, F 1 Response May 19, 2012

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    You Are Important

    someone loves you very much. smile
    Appreciate1 Appreciate1 51-55 1 Response Jul 6, 2010

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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 though.  Needs which I cannot meet since they have to do with a memory she cannot catch hold of. I moved...
    NoAngl NoAngl 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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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 insignificant.
    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 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2014

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    ive always feel like this.

    im so small and unimportant.
    maddisonn maddisonn 16-17, F Oct 2, 2014

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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. Each one has lost and/or given up most of their kids so there's no "grandkids" running around our house. All of my friends have...
    UnimportantOne UnimportantOne 51-55 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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