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I Feel Like No One Listens

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    Never Fully Understood... - I feel as though no matter how much I say something... No matter how loud... No one understands me or even takes the time to. Everything I say goes in...
    Ilovemylife321 Ilovemylife321 18-21, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Alone - My story is small. I feel as thought talking does no good for me. My kids over talk me the minute they ask/ tell me something and I begin to respond. Anything that I say to...
    dawneubanks2005 dawneubanks2005 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    Today I was talking to Max. Just as I was opening my heart to him and tell my life story, he walked away like he had work to do. I sat the rest of the day crying while nobody even...
    Hectormalot Hectormalot 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    A Host To A Never-ending Swarm Of Parasites. - I often feel like God's purpose for me on this earth is to be an emotional punching bag for everyone to dump their problems on. Then...
    puffylow puffylow 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Frustrated - Sometimes I feel like I have to talk very fast just so that I can get the important part of what I'm saying out before whoever I'm talking with loses interest. It...
    MashedPotatoes26 MashedPotatoes26 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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    I think when I'm ignored while I am trying to offer something hurts the most because I can't blame them. I can't say "oh they're just a jerk they don't care about me" (someone...
    Kryste Kryste 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    We increasingly live with all these smartphones and I always try to talk to girls who just coincidentally look at their phones while im talking to them. But thats not the whole...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    Sometimes... - I wonder why I was born with a voice.  It hurts, a lot, to think that no one wants to hear what you have to say, that no one's willing to listen to what you...
    moonlit1 moonlit1 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    Even Family Ignores Me... - I am 22. I just moved to a new state in with my older brother and his wife/fiance and my grandma. I don't know anyone here except them. This has always...
    xmanpower xmanpower 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    I Need Help, I'm Hurting Bad Inside :'( - when  was a baby i was very ill i had blood clot in the left side of my brain, i was asthmatic, had fits , i was epileptic, turned blue...
    jeanette1 jeanette1 16-17 1 Response Aug 24, 2011

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    Why Bother? - Recently there was a new hiree at work. I had to train this guy for five 7am to 3pm shifts. I thought he'd do ok, as he picked things up pretty quickly. After one day...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    I'm Oppressed - It's like everyone would only listen if they want something, other than that, no one ever cares about my opinions, my ideas, or my feelings. I know confidence is...
    omar112670 omar112670 22-25 2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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    No one listens to me. Not even parents and best friends not even teachers. Parents: i tell them about ky day and they dont listen at all. When i ask why they say that i just throw...
    Yauzaheart Yauzaheart 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    To Be Great.. - I've always struggled with feeling misunderstood. I know this is something that's not unique to me. Still, it doesn't hurt any less. Well, this quote makes me feel...
    tinysunshine tinysunshine 26-30 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    Everyone Wants To Do All The Talking - It's the story of my life...brothers stealing my jokes, sisters going on and on about their experiences and me listening like the good girl I...
    maflo maflo 41-45 2 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    I Have Something to Say Too. - Sometimes I feel like no one listens to me, or doesn't care about what I have to say. I suppose this is why I never tell anyone my...
    Krysta Krysta 22-25, F 13 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    The Long Road - I am a thirty year old man married with 4 children . Most of my life I have felt that no one listens to me. I work with my wife from home who is a childminder. I am...
    Nigel1205 Nigel1205 26-30, M Aug 19, 2013

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    Do You Hear Me? - Sometimes I really wonder who actually hears me or listens to me... When I feel so alone and I break down and pour my heart out to someone, do they really listen...
    aloneinsidehappyoutside aloneinsidehappyoutside 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    I'm Pessimistic - i'm only 17 but i feel too old. i have no real friend.even at school i can't find friends i'm pessimistic. i think life sucks. i've lived 17 years of no goal...
    livehappy livehappy 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    I'm Being Bullied At School And My Parents And Teachers Do Not Care - Ever since I started cheerleading a group of girls started picking on me and saying I cant dance when I have...
    GagaForever GagaForever 13-15 3 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    My Colleauges Are So Self Centred! - My colleagues are driving me crazy! I am friendly, talk to everyone, listen to all their stories, but the minute I try to talk about myself I...
    angela81 angela81 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Scream For Me - I cannot truly convey to you what goes on inside my mind. This little world of mine is constantly screaming at me. You say this, you say that, you're completely...
    AngelWithin AngelWithin 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    My Parents Don't Want To Listen - Some times I just feel like no one wants to listen to me. When I am upset, and my parents usually know when I am, they almost never bother to ask...
    emma12345678 emma12345678 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2012

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    Alone.. - My name is Kaytlyn. And sometimes I feel so alone. Like noone is ever listening to me. I like this boy, and he told me he likes me too. I asked him if he was going to be...
    loveislouder13 loveislouder13 13-15 Oct 13, 2012

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    False Words - I hate words, all words.  Words mean nothing, I don't believe in words. Everyone talks about oh I care about you, I love you, you are beautiful, you are amazing but...
    gtarose gtarose 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2011

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    No One Listens To Me - I speak. People disregard what I say. Mother. Boyfriend. Dog. Boss. Co-workers. Everyone. My voice is clear and sound. I am not a low talker. I reiterate...
    MableJones MableJones 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    I Don't Know - Hi, i'm Asian male, 28, single, resides in a country in Southeast Asia. I'm sorry in advance because i write too long. I'm feeling a bit ****** up right now. Please...
    1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    They Don't, They Never Listen - I always have to prove myself and im 90% of the time RIGHT! and yet they stil dont listen even after proving myself time and time and time and time...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    Im Talking...can They Even Hear Me? - most of the time...when i speak no one listens...at school at home..unless i yell or i just out right use violence (slapping my hands together...
    longhairedweirdo longhairedweirdo 16-17, F 2 Responses May 5, 2011

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    The Invisible Woman - i feel no one is listening to me. i feel like i open my mouth to speak and all my husband hears is "blah blah blah..." People talk over me or totally ignore...
    BonnyJo BonnyJo 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 14, 2011

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    I'Ve Noticed.. - I have noticed at most times when people tell stories, others will listen and respond. But when I tell my personal story they cut me off to start a new story, or...
    Roberthietanen Roberthietanen 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    So, basically, nobody hears me it seems. I go over to my bf's mom's house and try my best to keep up with the conversation and be a part of it but its like nobody wants me to be a...
    BipolarKitten BipolarKitten 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    My Story Is - i FEEL like i talk and no-one hears me am i retarded or slow? im not sure i speak english but wow its really depressing how i speak and all do what they want to i...
    macgyvewr64 macgyvewr64 46-50 Feb 9, 2011

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    Do you ever feel entirely alone? I feel like that a lot. I try to talk to people, but either they don't understand or I feel like they're not really listening. I just want someone...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    No One Listens - I always try to listen to my friends problems, and understand their point of view on the issue. And I give them usually more than one solution to their problems...
    rockkrys rockkrys 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2010

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    Not Even My Closest Friend Listen To Me.. - I'm only in my second year in high school, and even my friends have started ignoring me, especially my closest friend. I mean, it's...
    WhatsWrongWithMee WhatsWrongWithMee 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Nobody Cares... - A lot of the time I feel like nobody listens to me or even cares about me. I'm a great listener and that's probably one reason I'm smarter than most ppl my age I...
    Max101365 Max101365 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    I am a chatterbox. I talk and talk but I feel as if no one listens. I wish I could find just one person in my life who listens to me. My friends don't, my parents don't and well...
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97 16-17, F Jan 1

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    Whatever........ - Everything started off ok tonight. Happy. Familiy & Friends. Convo. My stories. No one listening. Is it the sound or tone of my voice? Am I being over...
    joogee joogee 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    People Who Ask Questions But Don't Wait For The Answer - Ever happen to you that asks you a question and you've hardly started to answer and he's already saying something else...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Aug 27, 2013

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    I feel like no one loves me... Even though I know they love me... If that makes sense? I can recognize them loving me and caring for me... But I don't feel it. I don't know why I...
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    In grade 6, at a new school, I had no one for a long time. I would read at recess, and do projects alone. Then, two outsiders befriended me. They were so kind. I liked them, but...
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