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I Hate Being Ignored

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    FadedDreams222 FadedDreams222 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I really hate when your enjoying convo with

    someone and then they stop talking... then pop up the next day
    Katii31991 Katii31991 22-25, F Dec 19, 2015

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    Well I better say I don't like

    when people don't react to my answers to their posts. When I see this, I generally go back and delete my answer after some time. I generally approach a person with manners, and brains, with calm and courteous state of mind, and most importantly friendly. And I expect them to...
    Gallantio Gallantio 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Honestly, I ******* hate being ignored.

    I think being ignored is one of the worse feelings. I hate when I message my friends, and they don't answer, and it shows that they actually read the message. I hate when i'm talking to someone in person, and they just totally disregard what i'm saying, and it takes them forever...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 10, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2015

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    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 10 Responses Oct 2, 2015

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    I am not married to my cell phone by any means,

    but I happen to believe that out of respect, if someone takes the time to send you an electronic message, you should at least respond, even if its just to say "im busy at the moment, but I'll get back to you as soon as I can".That at least let's someone know that you care enough...
    Cuddlingsoul Cuddlingsoul 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 23, 2015

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    Just Tell Me What's Up And I Will Leave You Alone

    People who know me well know I hate being ignored. It's not a narcissitic thing by any means. I don't feel that I am God's gift to anyone or that anyone owes it to me to pay attention to me at all times. I don't expect much out of any of my friends....just be there for me, share...
    Txsmom Txsmom 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    Seriously, if your going to message me,

    then do it. Dont message me then stop.
    ConnerC123 ConnerC123 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2015

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    It sucks when you meet someone on here

    and hit it off. You chat on here for a bit, private messaging each other. Soon you take it off of EP and start texting each other. You send each other pics and find each other attractive. Next thing you know you're swapping naughty pics and texts. You're planning on having some...
    Murdock1985 Murdock1985 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 8

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    When people ignore me it bothers the hell out

    of me ESPECIALLY on TEXT Like I know u read the text I know ur on just text me back like wtf -,-
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    I really hate being ignored.

    .. if you don't want to talk to somebody just be upfront about it instead of acting like a child and not saying anything
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22, 2015

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    I shouldn't have gotten my hopes up.

    Two different people said that they would hang out with me this week...and both blew me off with no explination...just silence. I understand that people change their minds...and that is perfectly fine...just say so instead of pretending I don't exist for a while. lolPerhaps they...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2015

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    Have some courtesy and reply to someone.

    My husband came out this morning. "There's coffee," I told him Silence. He kept walking. Not even a thank you. Sigh.
    SocialHermit SocialHermit 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 13, 2015

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    I was ignored a lot as a kid.

    Today as an adult, I really, really hate being ignored. Sure, sometimes people can't always get back to you right away. That's fine! But if someone can't or doesn't want to talk, is it so difficult to say "can't talk right now!" ? When I know that someone is deliberately...
    MysteryD0ve MysteryD0ve 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 11, 2015

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    I really hate when my own mother wants my to

    know something but won't involve me in a conversation. It is so darn rude. She will be talking to my dad about something and I am there. She will only look at him when talking and expect him to answer. If I say anything I am ignored like I am not there. She does this slot. I...
    wisdom26 wisdom26 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2015

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    What's the point of ignoring someone?

    It's so RUDE and INCONSIDERATE of that person's feelings!! If you really don't want to talk to them then just grow some balls and TELL THEM in a polite but firm manner and that person will leave you alone. You're only playing with their feelings and wasting precious time!
    FallenAngel500 FallenAngel500 13-15, M 6 Responses Oct 12, 2015

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    If there was an award

    for most ignored person, id win
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 24 Responses Jan 26, 2015

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    I don't know why but a few of my EP friends ,

    people I have chatted with for weeks or even months are just ignoring my messages ..... what a shame ... I thought they were friends
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2015

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    Yes, duh:) I'm ignored

    when I need to be heard the most, and it hurts every time.
    Flower293 Flower293 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 31, 2015

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    Why start a conversation with me

    if you're just going to end up ignoring me afterwards?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 28, 2015

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    When people ignore you

    and don't respond it just means you're too damn cool for them anyways. I must be a ******* celebrity or some **** though
    FadedDreams222 FadedDreams222 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2015

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    First my crush ignores me.

    Then my friend ignores me. Okie dokie. Whatevs.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 29

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    It's one of the worst feelings I know.

    Being ignored. No matter if it's a punishment or it's because it's "better for the relationship", I really, really hate it.
    INFJRyan INFJRyan 16-17, M Nov 11, 2015

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    I understand if you don't want to talk,

    but at least have the decency to tell me that, or at least tell me what I did wrong. Don't ignore my messages! That's so rude!
    a7xfan66 a7xfan66 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2015

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    I feel that some people here are ignoring me

    like I would send them a message and they would never reply back. like yeah I know their just people on this site as in internet but it just the fact their ignoring me. like I know because I'd see them post experiences and then I'd comment on.them and no reply so I would wait...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M Nov 10, 2015

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    I hate it when I send someone a message

    and they read it and don't even try to get back to me, or just being ignored in general.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2015

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    I hate when you think you have a connection

    with someone and then you don't hear from them.
    bzylady bzylady 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2014

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    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Well, not anymore. I grew up to finally see

    that I wasn't the center of the universe.
    AlaRubra AlaRubra 16-17, T 1 Response Dec 22, 2015

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    itsmebtw17 itsmebtw17 18-21, F 3 Responses May 20, 2014

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    Naty73 Naty73 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    If you don't want to talk to me then say it to

    me. That hurts a whole lot less then ignoring me does.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    Getting ignored sucks,

    really bad. For anxious people it's like a way of saying you're not wanted.
    NoBoundariesNoLenghs NoBoundariesNoLenghs 13-15, M Oct 28, 2015

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    wassup305 wassup305 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2015

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    I hate it when my "friends" ignore my messages

    on purpose. I tried talking to a friend all day yesterday. Sent them 4 messages - and each one said it was read. So I send two angry face emojis - and I get a reply - "is there something wrong?" and I said - "not really. Just thought you were ignoring me all day." And he tells...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2015

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    Every time you ignore me I regret every text

    message I sent to you everything I've ever said to you and everything I've ever done to or for you
    leadmenot leadmenot 18-21, F Mar 11, 2015

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    I hate when I clearly get ignored

    when I send messages countless times without any replies, if you don't wanna talk to me, let me know I ain't going to throw a hissy fit lol but completely ignoring someone is just beyond me
    AbdulRaheem123 AbdulRaheem123 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    As I see it. To be ignored can be

    because of 2 different things... 1. U have hurt someone's feelings and that person then ignores u, plays cold. This way is not acceptable in no way. It's childish and disrespectful. Grow up and talk with your friend. How would any relationship work without communication...
    realcomplicated realcomplicated 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    It's disrespectful, it is

    so hard to be courteous with someone?
    viperguy96 viperguy96 18-21, M Nov 1, 2015

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    Well. .I'm out sleeping on the couch.

    I must be so difficult to talk to. All I wanted was for him to just listen and not get defensive. I was bitching about something and nothing to do with him. I was just letting out frustrations by talking it out and he tells me to stop. I'm like what why? He claimed I was...
    littlejxoxo littlejxoxo 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2015

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    It amazes me how I text people

    and It says they read the message, but they don't ever respond back, or I see that they were on earlier, but still haven't responded back.... Maybe I should just become antisocial again...
    ForgottenLyric ForgottenLyric 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2015

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    It sucks...and i know we all hate being ignored.

    ..it ****** me off when someone won't text you back but then they're on social media, talking to other people, etc. and it's just like "it doesn't take that long to text me back smh" really? Lol...I'm tired of being ignored so I do it back to the other person but when I do I get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 31, 2015

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    Feeling ignored and sad

    but not wanting to mention it to the person making you feel this way .....
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 4, 2015

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    I was leaving the gym this evening

    after my workout and was approaching the front desk heading toward the exit. These two guys were standing there, both employees, having a conversation, and as I was passing them I said, "Have a good one!" They were no more than a foot or two away... No reply/wave from either...
    beachgirl73 beachgirl73 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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