I Feel Unappreciated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 498 People

    to give your all for very little in return.

    I don't complain. everything I do comes from my heart. genuinely. even if I didn't want to do something I always feel guilty about someone else being let down so I do it anyway. I give of myself until I literally have nothing else. I barely get that back... it hurts like hell. I...
    Onlyuholdthekey Onlyuholdthekey
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    I sent someone a gift

    and they never thanked me. It hurts a little
    Nursekat87 Nursekat87
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2014

    Ok, so here it goes. It is my first time

    posting anything but I felt the need to do so because I didn't want to confide in someone I know. People you know tend to be a bit biased and will most probably end up telling you what they think you want to hear, even if it's not their honest opinion. Anyway, I feel sad...
    SiNgMoh SiNgMoh
    31-35, F
    Sep 9, 2015

    Update! So after just about a year

    and a half it appears that my relationship with my fiancé is over! This past Thursday morning I texted my fiancé and said "good morning" I went on asking her how she slept because she only had about 4 hours sleep. She replied that although she only had a short sleep, it was...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Feb 7, 2016

    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, 2014

    it doesn't hurt to appreciate ppl,

    like it hurts to be apathetic not giving a flying **** about anything on earth,, like do what u can, a smile, kindness, bring sweetness & beautiful vibes into the universe, don't ******* not care at all cause u think it's "cool"
    jazzg25 jazzg25
    18-21, F
    Oct 16, 2014

    I do so much for everyone else,

    I would organise suprise birthday parties for everyone else and organise fun activities and when it came to my birthday no one said anything. I feel so pushed away whenever I try talk to people, they will just give me that look of "ugh go away" and "who gives a ****" they are...
    kikilawl kikilawl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2014

    i have a lot of ideas i would love to share

    with other people. i also love learning new thhings, and also teaching people. i love having real discussions with down to earth people who want the world to forward as much as i do. i feel like its so rare to find someone who really listens to me, and really wants to hear what...
    bongripper1 bongripper1
    18-21, F
    Jun 6, 2014

    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
    9 Responses Jun 13, 2012

    Well...Father's Day came

    and went and it seemed like just another day. While all the other Dads were getting blessings and props from their wives on Facebook, Twitter and everything else - I got no public recognition of any kind. I got some pancakes from my wife. I don't blame the kids...their too young...
    bgood79 bgood79
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2015

    Been working at this particular job

    for almost 2 years. I'm young so this is a long time for me. Recently I have been pretty ill, depressed and unmotivated. I had to take a few days off to help my sanity. When I come back to work I work my hardest, 12 hour days without a break. I even come in on my days off. I...
    dominusashra dominusashra
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 1, 2015

    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
    31-35, F
    13 Responses Aug 18, 2013

    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
    3 Responses Oct 12, 2010

    Hello.. I would really really love to hear your

    opinion on my story tat youre about to read so please leave a response and tell me what you think because that the whole purpose of me writing this..thanks So where to start.. I have been great friends with my cousin since like 4 years weve played together shared secrets and...
    YourBunny YourBunny
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 21, 2014

    I feel like a toy that sits on a shelf,

    when someone wants to play with me it only last for a minute and the only one who benefitted was the user of the toy. I make great money for my wife to sit home, spend the money I earned, nag me and criticize every thing I do. Rags to riches, if you just read what I posted...
    pleasingyou1981 pleasingyou1981
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Feb 16, 2015

    so I just woke the wife up with brunch in bed

    and a coffee. she replies thanks and proceeds to ignore me for the next 2 hours. that was fun....
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 27, 2015

    When someone only notices the things u do wrong

    and never the good things that you do. It can really wear a person down..
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    6 months pregnant and hurting a lot already,

    though I can't help but feel it's because I'm doing too much. Went to the supermarket by myself with greasy hair and some stains on my jeans. Wonderful. Carried heavy shopping with no help apart from boyfriend carrying some bags into the kitchen when I returned, then he sat...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Dec 17, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    May 24, 2012

    He doesn't respond to my sexy messages.

    That makes me feel like ****.
    WWB82 WWB82
    31-35, F
    Jan 23, 2015

    I try as hard as I can to make everyone happy.

    My husband is always unhappy about something! I feel like I can never catch up, I am never good enough, and I have to walk on egg shells. I know I am loved, but it would mean a ton if it was actually shown.
    kash0830 kash0830
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2015

    nothing like always putting yourself out there,

    and people ignore your opinions and veiws, your feelings. I'd mu ch rather a cold hard truth than ignorance, and pretending amd pretty lies.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    A noticeable trend in my life has been the fact

    that I am not important to others. Sure friends drift apart, but I'm talking about more than that. My self esteem was not properly developed as a child. I was once very outgoing but now I am very shy. I see others having meaningful friendships, doing fun things with others...
    DepressionChick DepressionChick
    Mar 30, 2016

    when you have plans and invite somebody to

    dinner and I go out of my way to make their favourite meal and they cancel at the last minute with a totally lame excuse! its just downright rude!
    femmeme femmeme
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

    I feel emotionally exhausted my bf dumps his

    kids on me, the majority of the time they are major brats. I'm about 7 months pregnant and we can't decide on a name for our son, he won't let me name the baby. His stupid five year old screamed and threw a temper tantrum last night and this morning before school, I don't her I...
    hartbri12 hartbri12
    36-40, F
    Nov 7, 2014

    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
    4 Responses Jul 14, 2008

    I just am. No one values me

    til they see that what i was giving is no longer accessible. God forbid I die, they'll go from 0-11529 real quick.
    Chpt16 Chpt16
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 13, 2016

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

    I feel as though all I do goes unnoticed,

    that it is "expected" of me. I have been sick for a month now, and even ended up staying the night in the hospital and still I do not get help around the house. My husband and I have four children, however I feel like a single parent. Yes, he does work, and yest it is graveyard...
    mamabear707 mamabear707
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 29, 2014

    I always put him first.

    Just for ******* once I would like to be put first. I feel like screaming!
    WWB82 WWB82
    31-35, F
    Feb 5, 2015

    I'm a teacher, and when the semester is in full

    swing and I have lots of distractions in my life, I'm usually in a pretty good mood. But every time I'm on break, and I have time to sit around and actually think...I get depressed. This is happening right now. I feel appreciated by my daughter. I even feel appreciated by my...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015

    My girlfriend does so much

    for me, but won't let me do a thing for her. Whenever my she has an issue of some sort, she lets me know, which one would assume means that she's asking for help. But I find that whenever I reach out and try to help her out (even if it's the tiniest thing) she either says no, or...
    CrunchyNoodle CrunchyNoodle
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2010

    I swear sometimes i feel

    so unappreciative from my significant other. He doesn't act as if he loves me and i give him all the love i have. Like i don't understand. He starting ti ignore me and even go a whole day without talking to me. Like I'm so heart broken. I blame myself , because i have such a big...
    dmagwood13 dmagwood13
    22-25, F
    Sep 7, 2015
    gottabebettertoo gottabebettertoo
    36-40, F
    Oct 17, 2014

    What if I just stopped doing everything

    that I do for you? Would that be a wake up call for you? Or for me?
    WWB82 WWB82
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2015

    I've been dating my girlfriend

    that I totally love and adore for almost a year and a half, and we've gone through a few rough patches like everyone does, but have always been able to work things out because we always communicated so well. We both live and work in the same county in a rural area, well about 5...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 2, 2016

    I Feel Unappreciated By My Boyfriend

    It irritates me that my boyfriend never really motivate's me, or tells me "you can do it!" All he talks about is himself, and how he's doing really well. Then when I try to do something, he always finds something in it to criticize. Maybe I'm just too needy or sensitive. All I...
    blissfulmoon24 blissfulmoon24
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

    I'm not sure if this is about the immense

    desire I have to complain about my husband to someone, being listened to, feeling understood or trying to find a solution. I love my husband as do we all, but what's happening? why are so many of us women complaining about them? sometimes I think I'm just very good at...
    iamninamarie iamninamarie
    26-30, F
    Jan 22, 2015

    I'm homeschooled. I don't do my chores around

    the house, and my grades aren't good as they used to. But I plan to get a job next January, get my permit in May, get a car also In May, license in November. Also, I'll be saving up for an apartment. But nobody acknowledges that I'm making these plans for my future. None of my...
    lovethybey lovethybey
    18-21, F
    May 14, 2015

    She tells me she loves me.

    All she does is demand. And when her bad days roll around she lashes it at me. I do a lot of work for her. Yet I feel like my efforts go to waste. I need to vent. Someone. Please.
    saint0928 saint0928
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 16, 2014

    I am going to talk to my boyfriend today about

    how unappreciated I feel at times, we are long distance right now and at times I feel he does the bare minimum in our relationship and I am not a main priority, I know he cares so much but his actions really haven't been showing it. He is very self focused and I don't feel as...
    kat115nk kat115nk
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2015
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