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I Hate Attention Seekers

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    So Many Making Good Guys Go Bad.

    On so many social sites and dating site I see so many girls and women that will say anything for attention. They will post at least 5 selfies per day just to feed their ego. They act like they are deep or an intellectual and comment on a geeky thing when they have a profile pic...
    kurokineko kurokineko 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Why share with me how sad

    and hard your life has been? Why share with my all your disabilities and self harm photos? I didn't even ask!
    pikachuux pikachuux 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    So i have been around sometime in this life

    and i have seen enough attention seekers lol. What annoys me more is the ones that use their illness for attention, i mean that gives people like me a bad name. I knew this girl who was meant to have BPD borderline personality disorder but when she meet me she was like oh i have...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    upon request .... And no way going to make this story longer - there is no sense in doing so ...
    MrQ MrQ 31-35, M Nov 19, 2012

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    Really..how Embarassing

    The lengths some people will go, to be noticed amazes me. They are so self absorbed in most everything they do they've got to be selfish also. Twisting simple conversations so then the spot light is on them. ME ME ME ME...drives me nuts. Well you know what? I've turned that spot...
    HisHope HisHope 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    Rant. Nothing enrages me more

    than overemotional kids claiming to have depression social anxiety OCD or any kind of mental disorder that is self diagnosed. I'm sorry I don't fall for the whole "I cut myself" routine. That's really low for people to do that. If you make your 'suicidal' thoughts public, show...
    MetalGamerJSTN MetalGamerJSTN 18-21, F Apr 20

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    You know what I'm talking about.

    ... those people who ask " Do you think I'm attractive?". NEWS FLASH! Its called SELF esteem for a reason!! You're not going to feel good about yourself just because a bunch of horny, bored, immature guys say you're a gorgeous piece of meat! YOU have to KNOW, AND BE CONFIDENT...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 9

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    That Girl.

    I know a specific girl in my school. The kind that wouldn't admit to being an attention seeker, but oooooh man is she ever...she'll play humble and sweet, then ***** and gossip. This was my best friend. I was her older sister by a year, through friendship. Throughout middle...
    Kkl3v Kkl3v 18-21, F Feb 18, 2013

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    That one girl who complains about everything

    and your like I do more then you big b u t t has ever done and I don't complain I don't need people's attention to make me happy
    Imfearlessbae Imfearlessbae 16-17, F Jan 27

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    I have this guy in my band class

    that try to get attention soooo much and I know he wants attention by the things he says and I absolutely hate it.... For example what he does is basically when my band instructor say "ok who's gonna join marching band?" And then people will raise their hands or won't so he...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't understand why it's a bad thing to like getting attention. Yeah sometimes people try to get attention in the wrong ways but still. People don't really choose to like...
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 16-17, F Aug 31

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    Whenever they say I that I just say "go on a diet then" I hate attention seekers! Skinny girls just LOVE to do this and people fall for it as compliment them! Pathetic!
    naddo630 naddo630 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 4

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I don't fit in because I refuse to be anyone but myself. I'm a nice person and I do almost anything for friends when I have thembut why do people have to lie and pretend?I hate...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Been seeing a lot of people who love selfies. Guess what? I ******* hate them. lool. I am repulsed by people who take them regularly also.
    herewegothen herewegothen 18-21, M 59 mins ago

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    I hate going outside and just siting around because im scared my neighbors will be looking at me. there back windows face our backyard its really awkward. I hate the need to do...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    to everyone out there, please stop assuming that me and others on ep, are attention seeking. this is a place to share experiences and feel better about ourselves, not to put down...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I know it's stupid and I'm a child but my sister lied about spending time with me. She's 18 and going into the army, oh and treats me like crap. Now let me start by saying this...
    RobinWoods RobinWoods 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I hate having my birthday. My birthday is at the end of august so all my friends are on holiday so I have to stay at home. My parents work and so do my brother and sister so it's...
    duck47 duck47 13-15, F a week ago

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    Ugh I don't usually pay attention to losers on EP... But this one guy no matter where I post he tries to debate anything I say... I don't mind that he seeks my attention, I often...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I had a best friend. She was silly and crazy to be around. Most days she was depressed. It was always, "Why don't they want to hang out with me. I'm never included in the...
    HKT1993 HKT1993 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 7

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    There's too many people in this world... So many that proper education, attention, environment was not given. So dumpfucks grew up. All searching, searching for meaning, retro...
    madeofstars madeofstars 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Im not really sure how I’m supposed to start one of these vents, but here I go. I hate myself. I hate and loathe every cell in my body, but even more than that I hate how I look...
    bluestripes421 bluestripes421 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I am going mad. I try to love myself, I really do. People tell me I am intelligent and people tell me that I am beautiful but I just can't see it personally. I try to act...
    teenagefrustration teenagefrustration 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 4

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    I hate the way I look. My mother has hated me ever since I was born. She never was once my mother. The only mother I have and ever will have is my stepmother. I hate that I was...
    Marisacruz20 Marisacruz20 18-21, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I cant wait to get out of this place I hate everyone its crazy how much I use to love my father and my mom but nothings the same anymore I hate them so much. I've been through a...
    annabella2245 annabella2245 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My ex, keeps talking for me. And he blames everything in the fact that he's depressed. No he's not! He's not in the slightest! (Disclaimer: I know that a lot if people do have...
    Xxxshanxxx Xxxshanxxx 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Ever since I was ten it was always my twin getting my parents attention, it just started with the "why can't you be more like her" or " you have a terrible personality". Then I got...
    katieketamine katieketamine 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I was scanning through my mom's phone and read text messages from this guy named "jerome" i know this guy but his texts can be misleading and first thought that my mom was cheating...
    xiumin xiumin 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    And when I say liers and fake I dont mean the ones who hide their real identity or gender...I mean the really existing people who lie about themselves...considering themselves nice...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I absolutely hate the way I look to the point where I have to cover my body, and I wish I could cover my face without drawing attention to myself. I know I shouldn't compare myself...
    182blackhearts 182blackhearts 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    Oh my god that is the most annoying sh*t ever. It's even more annoying when two attention wh*res at work get jealous of each other when I have a simple conversation with one...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Sep 7

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    Thats too sad and infuriating. Love is needed. Not attention. Too bad laws say no public loving.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    I don't necessarily hate her. I just hate what she's been acting like lately. 1. This is going to sound like a dumb reason to dislike someone, but she copies everything I say. I...
    bridget1234567 bridget1234567 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    So this is my first post. I feel awkward for even telling anyone this but, ... I hate myself. It's hard to explain the feeling you have when you can blatantly say what you've truly...
    Halloween482 Halloween482 18-21, M Aug 18

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    In my dream, I dreamt that I was doing this project with my cousin and this other guy. Main point--- I had ideas for the project that I thought were really helpful and asked my...
    adl117blue adl117blue 13-15, F Aug 18

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    It's embarrassing. It makes me feel weak and like I'm the center if attention which I hate.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 19

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    Love hate situation... When I'm all dolled up i feel like a million bucks. But behind closed doors when I'm all natural i cant stand the sight of myself! Im trying to learn to love...
    lettalkaboutit93 lettalkaboutit93 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    omfg I HATE when skinny people say I'm fat it's ridiculous a stupid stop being an attention seeker cause I'm not gonna ******* say I'm fat cause I'm not
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F Sep 4

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    Hello everyone out there, by now you've read the name of this "experience" and are most likely like "oh he's Racist"! Nope! I am part black part white and part Seminole, and I love...
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    The lines I wear around my wrist are there to prove that I exist. a broken mirror a bleeding fist a silver blade against a wrist tears falling down to lips unkissed he's not the...
    bakanatsu bakanatsu 16-17, T 1 Response Sep 6

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    Hating people takes emotional effort, and I am not going to waste my energy on people who don't deserve that attention. - Quite often, people tell me that I should hate XYZ, and...
    sp4sp4 sp4sp4 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 7

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    I am the middle child. I'm 16, and I have a brother, who is 17, and a sister, who is not even 1 yet. Most of the attention goes to my little sister, and the other goes to my...
    randallq00 randallq00 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    For example, I was at the park and saw this girl I know. This girl only likes Taylor swift and stuff like that. All of a sudden this cute guy comes listening to metal music. So she...
    lexrae lexrae 13-15, F Sep 9

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    Well,Today on the bus we had assigned seat and I have to sit by my crush(YAYY !!)But, the problem is he doesn't want to sit by me..Everyday I pray that he would talk to me at least...
    Jess159 Jess159 13-15, F Sep 9

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    I hate when someone will lie just to make themselves look good. Why can't you be honest and accept the fact that you made a mistake, instead of lying on how you arrived at this...
    candyblu candyblu 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "When you're a person who's been insecure about themself physically, compliments feel like rockets to the moon." I have this friend at school. He's really cute. He'd be this geek...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F Aug 18

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    In my household, I often feel as though I don't have enough attention. As an aspiring actress, I love getting as much attention as I can. Sometimes I wonder if all the attention...
    mslainiegrace mslainiegrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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