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I Feel Insignificant

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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 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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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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    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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    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 13-15, F Jul 19

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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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    You Are Important

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

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    I moved 1400 miles away from home. I saw a Facebook video of my family celebrating the weekend. They are so happy. It feels like I've died, and I'm watching my family go on without...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    Did you ever meet someone and feel a strong connection to them without even really knowing them? Like they just "get" you and you feel like you know them and feel empathy towards...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 21

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    "Isn't something missing? You won't cry for my absence I know You forgot me long ago Am I that unimportant Am I so insignificant Isn't something missing Isn't someone missing me...
    RexxTheDinosawr RexxTheDinosawr 18-21, F Aug 29

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    I need to document this. This is when I start wondering if I'm really bipolar, which I don't want to be. I've been having a serious bout of depression since the end of July. A...
    awolf13 awolf13 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I love to feel alive and some experiences do that...when am on the road driving and there is no traffic I just feel so alive... Also when I listen to worship music it takes me away...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Hey, last night I got a dream... In school, I hang out with one of my close friend.. We literally are close and basically tell each other everything. She has girlfriend. I am...
    awolfgirl9 awolfgirl9 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Sometimes it feels as though there is a disconnect between my outward voice and my inside voice. Maybe because words could never describe certain things and even though you can try...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    This guy who criticized me before turns out to be a total control freak! It seems like this loco is so obsessive with me. After two days working with him. He asked me for my...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Well, honestly... Heaven is my home. I belong there with my family, my God, my savior and my angel, but God sent me down here just as he does all of us so that I can do his will to...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Feeling like a ghost amongst even my loved ones...I have no one to talk to or turn to. Hopefully this feeling goes away...
    TheSimpleButterfly TheSimpleButterfly 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I feel like I am dead just not in reality anymore although it is just Cuz of this ****** depression. In my memories I'm almost not there but then I remember that I was in that...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I lost my boyfriend of 5 years a few months ago and I have never felt more alone. It was my fault but it was his too. As much as he annoyed me he was always by my side I was never...
    SecretSpirit SecretSpirit 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Third day on my meds going to my classes and doing good in them I feel like I actually have something to be proud of of myself. I for once in a very long time feel like I have...
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Feel so **** today :/ i haven't been out or seen my friends in like a month since we finished school and some have ventured off to colleges, universities or some even different...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 36 mins ago

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    2years that I have been single( I broke up with my last boyfriend 2years ago) and I don't take a new.Some of my friends have said I am still loving him but I am not. I want to...
    Piyawan Piyawan 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Also that i have failed in my life I am not from US so i feel more outta place now that my home is USA permanently . Even when my kids were younger i felt i did not belong outside...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    in school, I hate the feeling of being alone. It sucks. Sure I have friends but I'm not close to any of them because they have their own cliques and if I suddenly go with them it...
    alongwayhome alongwayhome 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs 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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    I don't why. I teach Zumba dancing for free and I don't charge anything but I feel defeated. I want to help my parents more financially and I feel like I'm working for nothing and...
    genejanexx genejanexx 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I'm feeling really upset right now. I feel like I'm just an object to men. Someone they can just come back to if they want to get laid or something.. I genuinely want to be more...
    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F Aug 27

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    Pretty much all of the time. I am grateful enough and appreciate that i have all my family and i have no problems with them and i also am grateful that they love and accept who i...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    For the past two weeks, I don’t think I’ve dreamed once-or if I have, I don’t remember it. That probably doesn’t seem all that significant… Except for me. It’s made...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I’ve not been feeling happy in my life for a while now, I feel almost trapped and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been married for 4 years and I’ve got a 2 ½ year old son...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    So having unrequited love fore someone you have known for a few months is bad or even a year or two. Though knowing someone your whole life and having unrequited love for them is...
    BDMW15 BDMW15 16-17, M Aug 30

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    I have a few different feelings that are similar and I can't stand feeling the way I do about it. First, my real family; I miss them all so much but especially my sister and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 31

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    You see, this may sound stupid because I'm very young but I feel like if I don't say this I will keep thinking it over and over and just get more stressed. I am fourteen and I...
    ValeriyaIvanov ValeriyaIvanov 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I call it love I look at you, you look at me (You can't tell me you ain't feeling them butterflies) Its obvious there's some chemistry (I think I know why it feels so right) Girl...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I've been married for almost two years now and we have been together for almost 5 years though. And we have a daughter and I feel ever since she was born I've been viewing things...
    Stephaniestephens17 Stephaniestephens17 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    as you know i left my partner a week ago. It ended badly, with him saying --and this was what broke the camels back-- that he didnt want to touch me because he didnt want to, yet...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ahead: Stupid rant My freshman year of high school, I met one girl and pretty much stuck to her side until I made my own friends, which were basically everyone she was friends...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was in the shower staring at the wall and I saw a lot of water droplets just falling slowly at the same time down the wall... And I started thinking about time...the very idea...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I'm feeling sad, guilty, lonely, bored, alone, don't know what to do with myself. About a month ago, my now ex boyfriend choked me. He choked me to the point where I couldn't...
    AlissaMaeAnn AlissaMaeAnn 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I don't feel broken inside, I am broken inside. Just a empty vessel waiting to expire, often people around me throw out the line "that's life" or "just keep moving forward" but to...
    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I kind of feel detached emotionally from everything lately. People particularly. Friends. I also kind of feel ill today. I have physical sick feelings but also bad mental feelings...
    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F Aug 19