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I Feel Like People Do Not Take Me Seriously

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    They Take Me For Granted

    I am low maintenance friend. :D. Most of the time I am cool with things. But sometimes people just don't take me seriously. When I explain to them things which are serious, they don't take it seriously. Once my boss didn't send me for a training programme. I really wanted to go...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Actually, People Don't

    Whenever I'm at work and someone decides to talk to me, I immediately start going on about random **** like how I could count on my hands how many fruits I've eaten, that I've never had vegetables, or things about me that are equally as weird. And one co-worker in particular...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F Mar 19, 2012

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    Well besides my family. You honestly want that best friend. That one person you can count on anything, and I hope one day we'll meet.
    Tognoni2 Tognoni2 13-15, F Nov 5

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    Who would care anyway? Im just a problem for every one. Eveyone will be better without me
    Ashlee344 Ashlee344 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am not a JOKE!!! Yes, YOU!!! And your friends! Do I seriously look like one you can play around with and use, and then when you get something back, you drop? After all the things...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Many of us have a strange tendency in relationships. We tend to feel something about someone – some hurt, some pain, some resentment and yet we wait and wait for things to go...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    A little set up for you: I'm a 19 year old girl. Portuguese. Lived in England most of my life. Born in SA. Confident in my appearance. I write. I draw (at university, so it's legit...
    exulansis exulansis 18-21, F Nov 3

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    In front of my eyes. I used to take responsibility for the feelings of others. I thought I did. Actually, I wasn't qualified, and made no assertions that I was some guru or...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I feel so alone in this world. Go to school all your life for what? Get a job.. Marry? I don't even get good grades. I'm sick of being the stupid, ugly loner nobody likes. My...
    Holeale Holeale 22-25, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel as if I'm the biggest crybaby in the whole world. I hate my feelings, I hate being awake, I hate hating things. I feel as if my life is supposed to be this wonderful...
    imotakuchan imotakuchan 18-21, F Oct 31

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm a senior in high school. It's my last year I should be excited and everything. Instead I just feel like giving up and dropping out of school. It's not like I don't make good...
    Roadtorecovery31997 Roadtorecovery31997 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I'm not good enough... I was never good enough to be friends with people at school- they all turned against me and tormented me for years. I was never good enough for S- his...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I prefer going Dutch. I don't need there to be an obligation for people to pay for my necessities, meals, movie tickets, etc... On a special occasion, I'll bend the rule. But...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    So, today I had brunch with my friends and they began discussing my brother. He is often a topic that I dread because I know that most people who lay eyes on him will never cease...
    ckj39 ckj39 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was told by my mother when I was younger to "act like there is a camera on you at all times." She told me this in an attempt to get me to quit some bad habits that I did when I...
    brint0n brint0n 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is how I am currently feeling... No job, no boyfriend, in debt, going through a divorce and living under my brothers roof who wants me out by the end of the year... I know...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    today i really feel like i let someone down...this site has really helped me get my feelings down so i don't feel so trapped, but i still need control. so i still cut (well...
    kwrc kwrc 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I just feel pushed to a dark corner... There is nowhere out, there is no hope...my first university major was in marketing. I spent over 6 years looking for a job in the field... I...
    SweetBrazilianLizzy SweetBrazilianLizzy 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    Yep... People always say they wont judge and that they'll understand but then when I open up to them they just don't get it. Maybe it's partly my fault but it's not a nice feeling...
    Careisla Careisla 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 14

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    Like who does like people seeing them cry right? I will try very hard not to let someone catch me crying, I don't like people feeling sympathetic for me. Unless it's in a...
    cicisays13 cicisays13 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lately I have had a couple people telling me everything that is wrong with me. It makes me feel worthless. They tell me I am too pretentious, too bitchy, over materialistic, tell...
    nnggww nnggww 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I don't believe I'm attractive I need felt good enough for the people around me or my ex.. I feel like I'll never be good enough I compare myself to girls and wish I could change...
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    People always find my sense of humour weird, whenever I'm talking people just talk over me, I just have nobody to talk to or share my interests with, I just don't feel like I fit...
    Alicolette Alicolette 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I feel like I don't have any true friends, I just know a lot of people. People only talk to me to help them with school related work, other than that, I don't exist. I feel so...
    imtiaz5 imtiaz5 13-15, T a week ago

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    I. . .just feel. . .so empty. I can't take living with a fake smile, day after day, with no one knowing how torn apart I truly am. I'm also thinking of cutting myself or even worse...
    CrypticIris CrypticIris 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I feel i am so behind in life. as if i'm playing catch up. i started my life as an adult so young. i thought i knew what i was doing. i married at 18. then when i was 19 i got...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had really bad broke up with my ex.I still remember the words he said over the Skype screen '' This LDR is sucks, I don't love you anymore''.I locked myself at the room and feel...
    AnnePQ AnnePQ 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    As I'm on my own most of the time at school... when someone takes an interest in my life, it feels as if they really care. I have classmates that chat with me for an hour or more...
    CloeSmile CloeSmile 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    At work I feel lonely. There are always talkative sociable people that laugh and keep conversations going. Then there is me. I feel like I can't hold interesting conversations with...
    Floridagirl96 Floridagirl96 16-17, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Im so different. I wish I had friends. Im always told im beautiful but always sucked at conversations. Im probally too much of a weirdo to be a model, but I get told I should model...
    PrettyUnique47 PrettyUnique47 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    If you look at me, I appear fine, just the same person as I've always been. But that's only on the outside - internally, I'm not. My depression has eaten away at my identity - I'm...
    megmegmeggers megmegmeggers 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I feel like a burden on everyone I know. I'm depressed and alone and sad and no one understands because everyday at school I'm this bubbly happy smiling girl that's hiding behind a...
    Depressedgirl29 Depressedgirl29 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I feel like I bother people just by existing.
    xPiZzaIsBaex xPiZzaIsBaex 13-15, M 6 Responses Nov 3

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    I have forgotten to take my anti-depressants since Halloween.... and I feel like crap and I really wanna cut and just end my life... I have been really busy lately so I have...
    Kar197 Kar197 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    because all I do these days is spend time on my laptop. Sometimes I think I could be addicted to the inter-net. But these days I spend most of time playing cards which can be very...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 24 years old now. I've been actively looking and searching for something that can keep me content with just living on this earth. I can't stand how everything revolves around...
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like all I do is help other people with their issues and work through their problems, but when I come to them for help, they barely even try. They either give me one word...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I know I don't. I don't know what to do. I'm stuck on this earth. I just want it to go away. I've always been too different to have acceptance or love. Every single person has...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    By nature I'm a social person. I like to be around people, talking to them, hanging out. A lot of times through texting, I text how I feel. I text the way I am feeling. I've always...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    all my life people have made me feel worthless. I was very ugly an I used to get made fun of. boys didn't like me. now I still feel like I'm not good enough for anybody or...
    byancax33 byancax33 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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