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I Feel Unappreciated

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    Know How It Feels

    I know I'm not the only one but when anyone feels unappreciated it's sad really sad. I haven't felt truly appreciated for years I can't even remember the last time. It's like theirs this hole in my heart which can't be filled. I would love it though if I could get rid of this...
    Thatchick93 Thatchick93 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2013

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    My Parents.. Do They Care??

    I feel like it doesn't matter if  I talk or not. My parents would mind if I didn't exist, wasn't home or died. But that's it. THis is hard to explain (I'm not english so..) But i'll try anyway. An example: We are all watching tv. And I see something on TV that I like and...
    lunachi lunachi 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    Nothing Is Ever Good Enough....

    I feel like nothing is ever good enough. At times i wonder what the whole meaning of life really is. I dread each day. My life is going no where. Now you wonder why i feel like this, let me explain in further detail. Two years ago, I was in a really bad relationship. The guy i...
    Feb 10, 2013

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    It Has Been A Very Long Two Years

    Two years ago, my family chose to relocate in order for better job oppurtunities for my dad. Where I had previously lived, I made the best friends I have ever made and I fear that I may never have such good friends again. As a freshman in high school, I had been told that it does...
    rememberaa rememberaa 18-21, M Dec 12, 2012

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    I don't understand.People hate me at my school.

    Probably I'm different from them or they think I'm weird.So what if I'm friends with the other people they dislike or disgust,sometimes I see them coming and they put on a fake smile and friend me to use me.I don't know what other people want for me to do,to be one huge fraud and...
    BurningPhoenix123 BurningPhoenix123 13-15, F Apr 10

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    It Makes Me Cry Myself To Sleep.

    I do so much work for everyone. I am always there for others when they need me. I have a problem showing my emotions (I think it has to do with the fact that I was abused as a child) and it makes all my loved ones feel bad. They think I don't care about them which is not true at...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    Aahhhhhh!!!!!

    I have been married for 14 years now. We have three wonderful kids and an above average life. My wife is totally gorgious, sexy and hot. She fits into the hot MILF, Cougar category. Only thing is, over time, she has definately begun to take me for granted. I have bent over...
    boredhubby boredhubby 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    My One Sided Relationship

    I'm exhausted physically and emotionally drained I have given all of me, and I have gotten nothing back I have a boyfriend right now, who i really do care about He's at a really rough point in his life right now, so To deal with it, he's drinking almost everyday And I dont want...
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93 18-21, F May 24, 2012

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    My Husband

    I love him SO much, and he loves me. But lately I've been feeling so unappreciated . It's just like he doesn't appreciate what I do. He never says thank you. I stay home with our kids, which is a pretty freaking hard job! I love it, but it's hard and when he gets home, I need a...
    JennMomof4 JennMomof4 26-30, F 18 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    Unappreicated

    Yesterday I woke up next to and man that I have slept next to for the last 6 months. This man did not hold me, touch me, kiss me or speak with me. He woke up and have not said a word to me for the last two days. I not sure what is the matter, he just said he do not what to talk...
    sosweetelayne sosweetelayne 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2009

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    I Don't Feel I Am Unappreciated I Know I Am...

    I have been with my boyfriend for 10 months. He is almost 25 and I am 21. I usually pay for everything like food and gas. For Christmas I spent $500 on him because he never had a really Christmas before since he came from a poor broken home. He got me one thing which he forgot to...
    jeepgirl912 jeepgirl912 18-21 Jun 24, 2012

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    Why Do I Even Try?

    It's funny because when you look up people feeling unappreciated it's always a parent feeling unappreciated by a teen. Well in my case it's reversed. Let's start out by saying I'm in highschool and I'm the youngest of 4 kids (3 kids including me live at home). My parents are...
    username246 username246 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    Murdered By Your Silence

    Sometimes I dont doubt that you appreciate me, But damn you have a strange way of showing. And the famous line you would always use, Half of the battle is knowing. I have loved u as an individual wholelistically, You never had to question. Bend over backwards, Make sure that you...
    HelpingHand4U HelpingHand4U 22-25 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Hard Work Doesn't Matter

    I'm chronically unappreciated at work but am used to it. I take satisfaction in knowing things wouldn't run as smoothly without me and on occasion get some good feedback. In my spare time I volunteer with a non-profit group. I've worked with them for several years and...
    randomuser15 randomuser15 31-35, F Sep 25, 2009

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    What Did I Do To Get Treated Like That?

    I do alot for people. I listen to my friends cry and whine about their drama and I help them get through whatever it they are going through at every minute of the day. I take my niece out shopping and to lunch at least once a week. I will do whatever I am asked of at work...
    dreamrgrl79 dreamrgrl79 26-30 2 Responses Aug 25, 2010

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    I Wanna Cut

    i wanna cut cuz of my boyfriend and his friends **** i just don't feel appreciated anymore i feel like i am used just cuz i have money and i have a job so i will buy **** for him that he doesn't need i wanna run the blade over my wrist again i havent done it in a long time and i...
    lifexsucksxthinxuxdie lifexsucksxthinxuxdie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2011

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    It's Too Late Now

    I'm the middle child. So while my older brother was failing school, and my younger brother was just starting school(preschool). I was left to fend by myself. I had to learn to tie my shoes on my own. And I would try to do extra things to get noticed: taking out the garbage ( I...
    Emofox Emofox 18-21, T 2 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    Thank You!

    I hate that everything I do goes unnoticed. I hate being taken for granted. I work at a nursing home and the elderly take advantage of me because they think because I'm younger I can take it but in reality I can't! Do this, do that. They don't say thank you and they are often...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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    My Husband Never Appreciated Me...

    This weekend after a long day I was talking to my best friend who's sitting on my bed.  She is watching me as I'm hanging all of my nighties that I sure have alot to wear for some great guy when he comes along.  And it hit me that when I was living under the same roof...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    I Don't Understand.

    They drain me. Then once they are back on their feet, they leave me here by myself. Here being life. I don't get it. When everyone else has a hard time, I'm the first they come to. Then when things improve, it's like I am completely forgotten. My faith in humanity is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 12, 2010

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    My Life In a Nutshell

    Being one co-worker down, all the work has been piled up on me.  I'm doing the work of 3 people.  Just the other day I was then "asked" (AKA "told") that I would be helping the other team because the 3 of them can't do their own damn work...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    A Day In My Life. This Is Going To Be Very, Very Long.

    I am constantly begging my fiance to help me around the house. Do anything, Dishes, a load of laundry, pick up after himself, take out the trash, ANYTHING. I never get any help from him or my mother whom lives with us, very sloppily I might add. I love them both dearly but...
    NoWhiteFlag NoWhiteFlag 22-25, F 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Overwhelmed

    I feel very much unappreciated and overworked. My husband owns his own business and is trying to expand at the moment. He is hardly ever at home... usually leaves the house around 8:30 or so and I never know when to expect him. Sometimes he comes home in the afternoon, but he's...
    gottabeih gottabeih 22-25, F Jul 24, 2008

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    Family

    Recently, I get the feeling that my family doesn't appreciate me anymore. They rarely thank me when I do things for them... It's just like I'm a ghost sometimes. Do you guys know what I mean? And its getting to the point where I'm planning on moving out.
    pigsnout pigsnout 18-21, F Jun 20, 2012

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    I work in the kitchen of a retirement home.

    I love my job(seriously, not many ppl can say that but I DO) and my elderly residents. I am a dietary aide, which is a glamorized word for server/waitress. At work I am the hardest and most polite server they have! I come in for extra shifts when others can't be bothered to show...
    MillerLite86 MillerLite86 26-30, F Mar 14

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    I know I don't work 40 hrs a week

    for money right now, but I am a fulltime mom. I feel like he no longer wants to be with me. Maybe he has lost interest, I have just been sooo tired lately. For once I just want him to say You are being a great mom , your beautiful and I love you. I guess I am feel self...
    roses2004 roses2004 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    All The Time Recently...

    1. My mother uses me as a confident and it is getting me down. She is so negative all the time and just seems to assume that I will listen to her endless worries over a load of nothing. I also feel like her and the rest of my family don't appreciate the person I am right NOW. Not...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2011

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    Years of Effort Gone to Waste

    I've spent years of my life researching a particular field of study because I uncovered a cure for one of the major medical issues that inflict mankind. I'm not a doctor, but I have a firm grasp of the physical sciences, and I spent a great deal of effort understanding how the...
    Strangeling Strangeling 41-45 Mar 31, 2009

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    Work Life

    I've been on this team for a long while now. The longest out of everyone on my team. Everyone comes to me when they need answers and they know i always have them. I'm just feeling a bit burnt out and want to get out of my normal routine for a day or two. I mentioned this and...
    jbfignut jbfignut 26-30, M Jul 30, 2009

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    Stressed And Tired Of Doing Everything!!!!!

    I am married, mostly happy with my husband, I have 2 children of my own and a stepson who's living with us for the summer. My preteen son has ADD and my daughter is 4 years old. I love my kids and my husband, but frankly feeling more and more unappreciated every day. We both...
    Wolfie2010 Wolfie2010 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Feeling Alone With House Full Of Family

    I've given my all to my household. Mother of 3, 31yrs old, full time job, bf if 4 yrs, 2 dogs. In the surface I'm blessed but in the inside I'm falling apart. I've always been the one to cook clean take care of everybody. But when I need it in return I'm lazy selfish. Mind u I...
    Jan 13, 2013

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    If Only I Knew

    I really don't know when it started, but all I can say is that here recently, all I have been feeling is very sad and depressed and unappreciated.  I am on my fourth husband and am at the point that I just don't want to do anything else for anyone because it seems like the...
    emhaynes emhaynes 46-50 Nov 7, 2010

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    Pain From The Crying.

    I am here cryin my eye's out from the yellin. I feel like crap I don't even know what to do anymore I have done so much and yet no appreciation. What do you want me to do just cry to fill your satisfaction.I mine as well since you don't care and either do I. My head is aching and...
    Honesty89 Honesty89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    I Made This Group But I Dont Feel This Way Anymore

    I made this group but I don't feel this way anymore I found that the only way to feel appreciated is to appreciate yourself.
    mandyme mandyme 31-35, F Dec 26, 2010

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