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I Feel Worthless

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    I don't find this linked to my past depression, but it's of course painful nonetheless. I go through bouts of severe loneliness and can't control them. I feel worthless, a burden to others. Sometimes I can't even smile. And then at times I'm the happiest person in the world. I...
    xenagurl xenagurl 18-21 2 Responses Aug 2, 2008

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    Recently ive been on the edge.

    i feel hangin somewhere i dont know. I Dropped out college, im no longer enjoying the things that i enjoy. I have the worst brother in the world. Im not even sure if i feel that way cos i feel numb and dead inside. Im 20 years old and havent accomplished anything feeling ive...
    Guison Guison 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm in the band program

    and sometimes I feel that I'm not good enough to be there. That I don't deserve to stay in a group that is as talented and amazing as the one I'm in. No matter how hard I try I don't think I could ever reach the standard set by my director. I'm in last chair and everyone else is...
    64musketeer 64musketeer 13-15 Mar 18

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    My character Marvin..

    .. His uncle screams at him with full force. rage explodes in his fist's the punches all scream the same thing. You good for nothing rat! Your worthless! Worthless you hear me?! Your nothing! Marvin spent years asking himself I'm I worthless? am I really worthless? The rain pours...
    ZE13 ZE13 13-15, F Mar 26

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    You ever just feel so.

    .. Worthless? Stupid? Lost? Do you ever just want to die? I do. Very, very badly. I don't care anymore. I just want to die. I don't honestly care who would miss me. I want to be happy. I just feel so depressed. It's bothering me terribly, but everyday I step out into the world...
    imkristi imkristi 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    today was a crappy day

    for me. i had went up to the college thing and they made me feel worthless. not to mention that ihad crappy scores on my test like 12 23 and 37. the high classes were 30 some thing to 100. i had to lie to my mom and my sisters to say that i had honors wen i didnt even make it...
    AnimeFan90210 AnimeFan90210 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Lost On Earth

    I realise I have no 'real' friends,everybody around me seems to be having fun and they value each other but not me.I am pretty outgoing and fun but nobody really connects with me in a real way.I feel so sad in this world and I feel like giving up everything.I have never had a...
    Henry1325 Henry1325 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    So worthless. What a nausea inducing feeling.

    I've had panic attacks arise from feelings of worthlessness. The world suddenly feels like it's collapsing in on me when I am struck with how worthless I really am, then suddenly I can't breathe, and my chest feels so heavy, and stars form around my field of vision and I feel...
    Miamortis Miamortis 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    That Empty and Hollow Feeling At My Core.

    The lights are on but noone is home. I find it hard to even fake the smile anymore. I feel hollow and empty right at my very core and it worsens with each passing week. I assess myself every day. The same thoughts. I'm not pretty enough. I have no talents. I'm not...
    Anomalouspoint Anomalouspoint 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Surrounded But Alone...

    I used to have a life.  I'm married and have been for a long time.  However, my husband constantly makes me feel completely useless because I can no longer work due to a disability.  I have three children.  My oldest is in a horrible relationship and recently...
    butterflyldy butterflyldy 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Why do people want to make me feel

    so worthless? ... I'm giving up... Uhg...
    SarahLovesUnicorns SarahLovesUnicorns 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I don't only feel worthless,

    but I am. It makes me guilty because I hide it from others and I don't deserve them. My best friend got mad because I did something. I told him I didn't do it because I'm too weak to be alone.He asked for forgiveness. I feel like I'm holding him back. His family is richer and he...
    SkinnyLove03 SkinnyLove03 13-15, F Feb 16

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    I Mean, I Always Do But I ...

    I mean, I always do but I don't let it get to me. After all, everyone feels worthless because they couldn't accomplish something or what not, and hey, it's pretty natural...unless it goes to the EXTREME. But yeah, everyone feels worthless in this world. It's only natural.
    ROCKjunki42 ROCKjunki42 16-18, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2007

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    Yeah right. My existence is everything

    but a positive contribution. The world would be better off without me. How long will it take to break down and give up?
    HopelesslyInLoveWithHer HopelesslyInLoveWithHer 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Yep, I'm Wortthless For Sure

    It’s one thing to feel worthless. It’s another thing when you look back on your life and all of your experiences, and realize that your feelings of worthlessness are not just feelings, but rather a very true depiction of what you truly are. I can confirm without any doubt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    I have all this bottled up inside of me.

    Its so complicated. Everything about me is so complicated. Its so bad that I can't even remember what happens during such nerve-wracking times. I dissociate severely. So, there is this boy in my grade that I really like, as in like like. He barely acknowledges me, and never...
    roseshideinthemind roseshideinthemind 16-17, F Dec 19, 2013

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    A Mothers Love

    They say a mothers love is unconditional and limitless! But that is not always the case. Where as for most that love hits you from the first second you lay eyes on the new life you have bought in to the world, the miracle you have created for some it does not. My Mother was the...
    gem1969 gem1969 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    I'm Worthless

    I guess it goes with having depression but I just feel so worthless and unimportant in this world. It feels like if something happened to me I wouldn't be missed and no-one ever notices me. I don't have any friends and I'm always alone, sometimes it feels like I might...
    thesoundofsilence thesoundofsilence 18-21, F 57 Responses May 10, 2007

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    I feel like I don't matter

    because I am not intelligent.
    tessa19 tessa19 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    How to You Cope?

    Sometimes, I really feel as if I'm at the end of my rope. Don't get me wrong, I'm not about to try suicide or anything like that, but I feel as if sometimes something inside of me has already died. It's an unimaginable, hollow feeling that really leaves you feeling like you're...
    Kalatir Kalatir 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Unexplainable Hatred

    Its the same thing everyday, wishing, waiting, hoping, praying that he will just go away. Just leave. Or at least, ignore that I am here.   I have to stay in my room all day long, as im doing right now, and wait for him to leave the house. While im upstairs in my room...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    I Only Have One Thing Keeping Me From Going Under

    to the world in general, i am a BIG nobody.  i am small and insignificant.  i am overlooked and forgotten.  i am easily replaced.  but to my kids, i am everything.  they are the only thing keeping me alive right now.  if not for them, i would...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2008

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    To You Who Believes They're Not Worth Being Loved...

    ...you should know that I believe in you. You have the potential to be the greatest person I've ever met. The potential to make a difference in this world. The potential to BE someone's world. I believe that you can. 100% sure that you are capable of it. You don't need skills...
    Beanow Beanow 22-25, M 1 Response May 5, 2011

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    I Don't Feel So I Know So

    I know I am worthless: -All men are not created equal.  People are not equally tall, equally smart, equally rich, equally anything.  The notion that all men are created equal is a spiritual belief that requires that people have souls, were "created" en mass...
    Elle2k Elle2k 22-25 1 Response Aug 29, 2008

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    I'm Afraid Of Myself

    It feels as if I don't serve a purpose here on earth. I just feel completly worthless. It's like I'm always standing on the sideline of life, trying to participate but I always end up failing. It freaks me out. I don't want to feel like this and I really don't get WHY I'm...
    elizahopkins elizahopkins 16-17, F 7 Responses Feb 20, 2010

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    I Really Do.

    Just cannot seem to do a thing right. Can be so frustrating some days.
    VenomKissssss VenomKissssss 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    Love

    When you care about someone so much and they are willing to talk about the things that can hurt you in your face it makes it hard. I'm glad she is doing well and is happy but bringing up her bf like that just hurts and makes me only feel worse about myself. I know she doesn't...
    impatientlyme impatientlyme 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    I feel so worthless..

    All these guys flirting with me on Facebook and I could care less.. Than my ex who cheated on me is now starting to flirt with me and now he wants to have sex with me :( like wtf :( I can't do anything right.. I just want a guy who's a gentlemen :( nobody gives a freak how I...
    Cheekymonkey1997 Cheekymonkey1997 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    How Did It Come To This

    I met my boyfriend when I was 18 and he was 38 at our work 3 years ago. I remember the first time I saw him, I was new and he came up to me and said hi. First it was a crush, then I really liked him and after our first date we were a couple. The beginning was so magical and...
    DeniseS21 DeniseS21 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    It may feel like it sometimes,

    but you're not worthless!! “You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are!” ~ Eckhart Tolle
    Mimi7777 Mimi7777 16-17, F Jan 21

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    I Made It, You Can Too !!

    I was abused as a young girl. I went through humiliation and bulling in school. I had some bad relationships and been out there with some odd people. I turned into a loner for many years and was seeking what was the meaning of being alive. I just did not fit in. But I tried very...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 5 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    Feeling Sad, Lonely, and Angry

    Today at work I felt so lonely. For some reason, I feel I never belong or have a terrible fear that others don't or won't like me.  I constantly self criticize and assume others are thinking bad thoughts about me. All day long I observe other's reactions towards me and my...
    ZuZu1998 ZuZu1998 56-60 7 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    I Am Just Taking Up Space

    I go through this a lot, i wonder what i am even doing here,just going through the motions, but I feel like why bother i can't do anything right, my heart feels so heavy I fear this will never change, people disrespect me dis regard me, and i can't blame them, i think I have been...
    sweetstacey sweetstacey 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    Trying hard to be friends with no reward,

    spending my own money going out trying to fit in, nothing. Every girl I talk to, internet or in public, despises me and I don't know why. No friends, no job, no life, and no one cares. Sometimes it's best just to give up and submit, because no matter what you do, what you say...
    Dewdlz Dewdlz 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 8

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    Every day I try and try

    and very night it's not enough and I feel so trapped in my own life. I got this new job that I had been working toward and everyone was proud of me but now that I have it I'm struggling just like I aways have. I can't seem to work fast enough to reach the quota and everyday that...
    mayflower25 mayflower25 26-30, F Jan 21

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    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I feel worthless when I'm sitting in my room

    listening to music trying to drown out my drunk father yelling at my mother, when I finally tell the girl I've been in love with for 4 years that I like her and she laughs at me saying "how could she love a tall huge freak like me" and later getting jumped by 6 guys, 1 of them...
    FabulousYetiMan FabulousYetiMan 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    My friend told me she signed me up to go with

    her to the gym because I'm a cow who needs to lose weight. But there's a problem, I have scars on my body. Mainly my arms and legs. I am not proud, but they seem to be the only thing that keeps me calm enough to stay here. I can't wear anything shorter than just above my wrists...
    LostTurhtle LostTurhtle 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I been seeing this girl,

    we are starting to get strong feelings forbeachother but all she does is talk to other guys when im around :/ im really jealous and have trust issues, but i dont wanna tear her from her friends, and shes really jealous too, i talk to other girls and she reads all our msgs, but...
    wallyjay26 wallyjay26 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    So Many Regrets

    Its my first time on this site and it came up bc I am pathetic and googled I hate myself, I know life is worth living I have had a tough child hood but a good dad and twin sister, and also a beautiful, smart daughter, and a good husband, I dont understand why I fight against...
    lifeisabattle lifeisabattle 22-25 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    It's so aggravating that I get upset

    for no reason. When I try to say something to my mom she blames it on my music and says it's because of the people I hang around. But it's not, I don't know what it is but it's not my friends or music. She always says to "stop acting depressed because you want attention" or...
    LostTurhtle LostTurhtle 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Worth Less

    To her classmates;She is a quiet girl… who doesn't talk that much.To her friends;She is a funny, outgoing girl… that always makes them laugh.To her best friend;She is a crazy, fun girl… that's always there for her.To her boyfriend;She is an amazing girl... that he loves...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    Unexplainable Hatred- Update

    I wrote a story a while back about my family life and what had been going on, i was asked for an update so here we go: My step-father had begun to abuse my younger brother, who is disabled and is unable to talk. I guess he figured that since he cant talk, he wouldnt tell on him...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    my boyfriend makes me feel worthless

    and i wish i was strong enough not to feel this way
    bostonlove1 bostonlove1 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    I Feel So Worthless

    What I repeat in my head everyday You're too fat You're too slow You can't cut right You are just an attention ***** What's wrong with you Why are you so stupid From now on stop cutting your wrists you idiot cut your thighs. Eat less work out tons Stop being a failure for...
    Reneetodd Reneetodd 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    I'm Just a Bad Dream

    Today started out to be an average day.  I woke up, fed the baby, the horses, washed dishes, cleaned up a bit, did my "Cardio Salsa" work-out video.  Then it happened.  I looked in the mirror.  At first what I saw wasn't "too bad". ...
    BedazzledBeauty20 BedazzledBeauty20 19-21, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2007

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    I Guess the Feeling Comes From

    lack of attention, esteem, and happiness. I think about killing myself because I feel so worthless.  
    daniXdead daniXdead 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2007

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    Don't Care

    I'm going to kill myself in 8 days.
    camillewanttodie camillewanttodie 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Identity Crisis And Feeling Worthless

    I found this on another website http://www.2knowmyself.com/why_do_i_feel_worthless and I found it kind of interesting. Maybe it'll help someone. "Throughout our lives we shift from a major identity to another. A woman might think of herself as a "Wife" when she gets married and...
    JustAGirl101 JustAGirl101 16-17 1 Response Jan 16, 2011

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    I'm so empty, like completely drained out of my

    body. I have never felt good enough, even as I child which made me very insecure at a very young age. Ever since then people have only been PROVING to me that it's true. Everyone tells me it, everyone HAS to make a point about how it's true, no one has given me a reason to...
    FarrahRelates FarrahRelates 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Why can't I ever find love

    or happiness? Every lonely day, every rejection, every disappointment feels like losing another part of myself. Like hope and love are just slowly bleeding out of my soul. I'm afraid of who I'll become when they'll finally be completely gone, when I finally have to give up. I...
    NightfallCorpse NightfallCorpse 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Was made fun of again.

    I was told I should go lose 30 ponds and maybe then I'll look prettier. That maybe I should starve myself so I can lose weight.. Why am I not good enough for people? What do I do wrong?? I try to stay strong, but sometimes, I honestly can't. I hate myself. I hate the way I look...
    thatonecheerleader thatonecheerleader 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Why Do We Feel Worthless?

    I've been trying to figure out why people who are somewhat different and find it difficult to make friends should feel worthless and somehow inferior to others. Why our personal well-being and self-esteem should be determined by how many friends we've got and how much we are...
    meskininkas meskininkas 18-21 1 Response Sep 30, 2012

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    It is always so easy for people/friends to say "stop feeling that way. Your feeling aren't helping you." Feeling can't be turned off and on with a switch. The feelings of...
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    Sometimes I just want to put a bandage on the world. push a magic button to make everything okay. but I can't. and since I can't, I feel useless in this world. I need to help...
    KatKatastrophy KatKatastrophy 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I am a fifteen year old kid who feels unloved. I am the middle of 5 kids and I hate it. I have two older sisters one younger sister and brother. My jounger brother gets called the...
    Tertrussel Tertrussel 13-15 Mar 23

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    When my boyfriend & I argue, if he doesn't like something I say, he calls me horrible, derogatory names! It destroys my soul :(