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I Feel Unheard

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    I Speak Clearly, But People Don't Seem to Understand

    Obviously, people have their own opinions and will make choices based on those opinions. Yet, it seems to me that we're all too wrapped up in our own lives, our own problems, and our own causes to stop for a minute and listen to one another. What really bothers me is that people...
    MamaMoopsie MamaMoopsie 22-25, F May 23, 2008

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    My Escape

    This website is my escape, my one place where I can really express myself in ways I can't in the real world. I don't understand it how people like celebrities who think their opinion is worth a damn can say something that makes no sense and be applauded for it when other people...
    RockYouBebeh RockYouBebeh 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2007

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    Twenty Reasons Why Chocolate Is Better Than Sex..

    1) You can GET chocolate. 2) "If you love me you'll swallow that" has real meaning with chocolate. 3) Chocolate satisfies even when it has gone soft. 4) You can safely have chocolate while you are driving. 5) You can make chocolate last as long as you want it to. 6) You...
    smartlove007 smartlove007 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    Don't Listen

    "I'm standing in the middle of a crowded room, screaming at the top of my lungs, and no one even looks up." Yeah, I'm quoting Titanic and Rose's problem wasn't anything like my own, but doesn't everyone feel like that sometimes? I remember when I was younger and I was still...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Sep 29, 2012

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    Deadly Silence

    Can anyone really imagine what it's like to be unheard, to never really be heard not because of a language barrier or inability to communicate but because of an illusive other that plagues the lives of too many, that invisibility that follows too many, that hing that allows them...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 20 Responses May 24, 2008

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    They Don't Hear Me

    Don't think I haven't tried, because I have.  They don't hear me.  If they listen, they laugh and say, "Oh, that's not really the way it was.".  I worked for about 18-19 years in my husband's law practice.  I was not an attorney, but a paralegal.  That means I did the...
    Barbara726 Barbara726 56-60, F 5 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    It Is a Horrible Feeling

    it is not wrong to wish to be heard now and then. if i say to people that i feel unheard, they will just say that i am seeking attention. but that is not true. wanting to be heard is not the same with wanting popularity. sometimes it gets so silent that all you want is for people...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F Jul 3, 2008

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    Am I Invisible?

    At school I hang out with my friends, and something I think you should now about them is that they're loud and funny. Everyone's always a turn to speak but me. SOmetimes it's like im not even there. I try to get them to listen, but they just ignore me. i mean its not like im...
    CayseeAlyx CayseeAlyx 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Will Happiness Truly Come, Ever?

    I don't understand. Why hasn't happiness came & stayed? What's wrong, is it me? Am I destined to be unhappy my entire life? Nothing ever seems to last or comes at all. It's as if I have "USE ME" or "Mistreat Me" or "I'll never be happy" written across my forehead. I pray so hard...
    Gma4 Gma4 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    I don't understand Why my family doesn't accept

    my boyfriend it's my life I should be able to date who I want but instead I can't I'm very emotional and feel torn between the two I know cheating isn't acceptable but I forgave him and for it and now that's been almost two two years since he cheated I'm not completely over it...
    liyahh liyahh 16-17, F Apr 30

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    I Feel Like There Is So Muc...

    I feel like there is so much I want to say, but I just don't know how to get it out. I'm so unhappy with the way things are done, but I don't feel like I can make much of a difference right now. In my mind, I think that after I get out of school I can do whatever I want, but I'm...
    MargaritaMix MargaritaMix 16-17 May 22, 2008

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    Grr..

    I many times feel as tho when I have something to say, NO ONE is really listening.  I guess its chalked up to them having 'selective hearing'. I used to be the type who just took things in stride. Now... little things get on my nerves so much. I can repeatedly ask for...
    SweetHoney SweetHoney 46-50 Apr 2, 2008

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    Sometimes I Do.  There...

    Sometimes I do.  There are times when I try to communicate to my husband, in which it feels as if he is tuning me out, or blows me off.
    fedup70 fedup70 36-40 1 Response May 21, 2008

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    No One Listens.

    I wish someone would just sit and listen to me for once. No one seems to really hear what I have to say. I might be able to deal with things better if someone would just LISTEN...especially my mother. It all goes in one ear and out the other with her. And she has always liked to...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Tired Of Defending Myself

    I understand this group to the "T".  I am currently separated from my husband of 33 yrs. and I am not sure where I go from here.  He still does not get the issues I am having.  I am tired of trying to get him to understand my pain.  He doesn't, he either doesn...
    Uncertainfuture Uncertainfuture 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    I Do

    I feel like I'm not taken seriously by a lot of people. For example I'll attempt to give advice on something and it's not even discussed at all! Yet someone else will say the exact same thing as me just worded differently?!?!?! WTF? yeah...gets annoying
    aBlackRoseBurial aBlackRoseBurial 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2008

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    Since I Was Young.

    I don't really feel it, I know it. Since I was young, people just ignore me. I guess that's why my social skills are so bad. I wasn't able to learn how to express my emotions. During the time when I should have learned the basic "how to's" in life, my family just didn't...
    anschel anschel 22-25, F Dec 18, 2008

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    Can Anyone Hear Me

    Do you ever get the feeling that your not really part of the world that sometimes ppl don't see you or in some cases don't even think you have a say in your own future. It really riles me sometimes that ppl seem to think they know what's best for you when they can't even run...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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    My Man "frederick"

    Frederick is an army action figure that sits on my wardrobe in my room. He is midly unattractive and he has a missing hand and his limbs are awkward but he still wears a carefree smile on his face. He seems very comfortable. I wish I was like Frederick. Comfortable in my own...
    chibiqtip3 chibiqtip3 16-17, F Aug 10, 2011

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    My Escape

    This website is my escape, my one place where I can really express myself in ways I can't in the real world. I don't understand it how people like celebrities who think their opinion is worth a damn can say something that makes no sense and be applauded for it when other people...
    RockYouBebeh RockYouBebeh 22-25, F Nov 10, 2007

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    I Wish Someone Would Sit And Listen To Me....

    I feel so unheard offline that I think I have given up. I envy people who can talk about what is in their hearts without fear of being judged or thought weird. I feel often that I can't say what is in my heart. For example, even nice things. Like if I love or care deeply for...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2011

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    F*cking Listen To Me For Once D:<

    Nobody listens to anything useful or important that I have to say - ever. Like when I'm trying to set someone straight or help someone, they will either halfheartedly listen or not even listen to me at all, they could really care less. So many of my words go to waste on people...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    Of Course, Who Doesn't ...

    Of course, who doesn't at some point?  I find that there are times more often than not that people don't listen even when they ask a question and usually it is important information.  I guess unles it is gossip and interesting in that realm, people just don't care to...
    backontrack backontrack 36-40, F May 22, 2008

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    At Times...

    At times I suppose we all do.  Feel like we are jumping up and down waving our arms, dancing in circles…screaming from the depths of our hearts…  And yet…nothing.   When we run out of ways to say it…ways to flail our arms…dances...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    W I Speak

    sometimes i et looks like who rung your bell wont awknoledge i even spoke, i can't figure out why things i have to say is so much less importent than what i have to say
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F Aug 7, 2008

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    I Used To Think I Was Always At A Party Screaming And No One Listened...

    I used to think that my life was revolved around being at a party with me at the center of the room screaming at the top of my lungs and no one heard me at all but just continued to drink, mingle, laugh, and talk around me. It was my own prison in the silence of watching others...
    moonlightheart moonlightheart 26-30, F Oct 7, 2010

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    Sadzzzzzzz

    when ever im around it seems no body even notices im around.. tho i dont care some times.. other times i just want some 1 2 understand me
    ilovemello ilovemello 16-17 1 Response Jun 25, 2011

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    Sad to Know I Am Not Alone In My Aloneness

    My family (part 1)  I had to have my eye sewn shut, because of medical malpractice many years before), They opened it but it stayed well for only about 2 days. After repeated ER and doc appointments I had to have it closed again. This time it was done more permanently...
    leejcaroll leejcaroll 56-60 2 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Its Annoying

    I hate to be ignored in general, but is upsets me when anyone who hasn't worked with me assumes I know nothing of a project.  This is amplified when a leader doesn't listen to what I am saying and prasies someone who steals my ideas.
    unicorn218 unicorn218 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2009

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    My Family.

    All my life, people cut me off, sweep me under the rug, and totally act like I'm not there. I live with my parents, and sister. When we are all home together, it's supposed to feel nice. Right? Here's the thing, and I'm not trying to sound like I deserve to be the center of...
    Sabrina1991 Sabrina1991 22-25 Feb 24, 2013

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    I Just Don't Have the Time.

    I always make time for my friends and family. I am the one everyone turns to when they are in the hospital because I will sit with them as long as it takes for them to recover. I look at it as an obligation because I know that I wouldn't want to be alone if I were having to...
    xstarxdestinedx xstarxdestinedx 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Screaming

    I feel like I am screaming but no one can hear. seem like the louder I try to be.  the less i am heard...I just wish someone could hear me.
    DamensWalker81 DamensWalker81 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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    always and It Is a Source O...

    always and it is a source of huge frustration and disappointment. then, coping with the disappointment without becoming more frustrated is virtually non existent. the frustration bubbles up and then i know i'm in trouble. i just wonder why ... always asking why.
    FeelingCrazy FeelingCrazy 46-50 May 22, 2008

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    Yep

    I do but that is often because I don't speak up properly. I will have to improve at doing that.
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    Boring

    People always talk over me or interrupt me when I'm speaking. All the time. Considering that I'm super shy and don't say very much anyway this is quite irritating. I used to get angry about it, but now I just don't care. Clearly what I was saying was boring so it's a good thing...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Obliterate Into Nothing

    i stop using facebook cause over there i feel unheard... i don't write the things that people write like where they travel to, where are they going, what are they doing... or cute messages (ergh i don't know) so i came over here to write what i mostly feel... write what i...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2010

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