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I Hate Feeling Like Nothing I Do Matters Or Is Noticed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    Why This Group

    I have spent my life trying to do things that leave a lasting impression and short of being shocking I seem to end up being either invisible or just cause some small ripples that dissipate very quickly. This group even will (by my prediction only have one member...me). If you...
    twitchy415 twitchy415 22-25, M Oct 22, 2011

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    I Cant Stand It

    Its how I feel whenever I do something for anyone and then when I do nothing for someone, or something i see as nothing, for some reason the person seems to be over joyed that I did it when its something ive done 1,000,000 times. OR the worst is when I CAN do something and the...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Oct 24, 2011

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    This feeling I have deep inside, Is a feeling that I cannot describe. From the pit in my belly, To the ache in my heart, Nothing can make me realize that we are really apart Crying...
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    I want to be happy in my life. I want to make better choices in my life that are not hurtful to me.
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    I can't count anymore how many times today I've had to talk myself out of swallowing a bottle of pills, but it's getting harder and harder to, I'm running out of reasons not to...
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    What's the point in trying to live for the good moments when they're so few and far between.
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    oh god i am having a hard time . want to move somewhere else with my husband and son . just tired of being nice to everyone . i cant pretend more
    jenifer jenifer 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I've been thinking of lots of things recently, and it made me miserable. I got annoyed easily, bad temper, insomnia, bad appetites, and sometimes nightmares. I've tried many ways...
    JJJamesss JJJamesss 22-25, M Mar 21

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    I hate feeling the way I do. I can't stop feeling like I don't matter. it's cutting into my efficiency at school and I can't focus. I hate this. I hate everything about myself at...
    Kairics Kairics 13-15, T 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Alright so tonight I went to a quinceƱera.. and I thought it would take my mind off things you know this from home and tired of feeling unimportant but sadly I felt very...
    betsyfloyd betsyfloyd 13-15, F Mar 15

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    When I'm sleepy I feel like I drank two cases of beer literally and I hate it,actually I kinda hate sleeping altogether but I do love dreaming,some of my dreams are pretty awesome...
    DepressedAngell DepressedAngell 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I hate giving someone so much of your time, money, love, and compassion and they don't appreciate it as much as you need.
    SecretExperiences907 SecretExperiences907 18-21, F Mar 16

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    Today is one of those days when on the loneliness seeps to the soul. It gnaws at the heart and sinks it fangs into my veins. My last relationship ended over a year ago. The lack of...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I feel like they don't know the warning signs. The obvious ones include the "I'm fine/okay"s, twitching, and sitting with my head down. Not to mention not meeting someone's eyes...
    winception winception 13-15, T 1 Response Mar 3

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    I wish you would have invited me. I know that I kind of ruined it the last time we went but it wasn't my fault I was trying my hardest to keep calm but I felt like I was in danger...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Mar 4

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    yesterday my band teacher, fagner, was trying to get us to pit more emotion into our music. ive gotten to where i don't show anything anymore. he then went on to say that bad...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 5

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    Sometimes it's the people that put you through the most pain that are the hardest to let go...
    GabrielAlan GabrielAlan 13-15, M Mar 2

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    I'm an educator and still new in this industry. Yesterday a so call new "Dean" called me to his office and tell me about students complaining about me being strict. I have my own...
    quirkysoul quirkysoul 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I have never felt more ignored and abandoned ever in my whole entire life then tonight.
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ...Right now its killing me Because I have to find someone else When all I wanted was you...
    Chpt17 Chpt17 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I had a great night out with my coworkers today. They all range in life experiences for me, but somehow we all organically get along. I haven't laughed so hard in a long time. At...
    tempestsarekind tempestsarekind 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I hate feeling like this, I just can't deal with this pain, I hate it, what is there to be happy for anymore, maybe I was never meant to be happy.
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M Mar 3

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    Pain is a beautiful thing. It lets you know that you are still alive. That you still have a beating heart inside of you. Pain stops you from feeling numb. From feeling like nothing...
    LoveLeahG LoveLeahG 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I'm just so done. I can't stand it anymore. I need to get out of this house. First it was my mother's house. She was horrid to live with. My boyfriend lived with me at that time...
    MichiDesu MichiDesu 18-21 a week ago

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    I started high school this year, a high school in a different town. Making friends has always been hard for me; people would always pick on me because I was the small kid until I...
    Kassings Kassings 16-17, F Mar 2

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    This week I went back to college after summer break. During that time I thought a lot about my future and realized that my major, which is Graphic Design, doesn't make me happy. At...
    gruesm gruesm 18-21, F Mar 10

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    we were nothing but almost friends, we used to talk sometimes and i never talked first, he always make the first move cause i was to shy, we used to talk about anything and i felt...
    MichelleKnight MichelleKnight 16-17, F Mar 15

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    Like right now. I'm tired and I just want to sleep. I feel like nothing really matters. I feel so stupid.
    namelessentity namelessentity 13-15 1 Response Mar 22

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    This year will be our tenth wedding anniversary, fourteenth year together. My husband recently told me that he wants to see other people, that he's unhappy with his life, and that...
    Baralinel Baralinel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    He has never been physically abusive, and sometimes he can be truly amazing, but whenever anything goes wrong for him: at work, with his friends, etc, he becomes indescribably...
    LonelyTogether LonelyTogether 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    As I write the is, overwhelming guilt best describes what I feel. I have what some would consider a good life: married with two daughters, and employed as a nurse. I acknowledge...
    LanguishingSoul LanguishingSoul 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    It's not a constant thing alright, sometimes distractions and escapism through being here helps and the supportive friends and people who tried to understand. But I realize right...
    EnvysEnemy EnvysEnemy 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Confused. Oh so very confused. Mixed feelings.. so overwhelming. The good things and the bad things constantly clutter my mind. Which outweighs the other? Are they equal? Not...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I hate it, I just hate this feeling, like I can't be happy, like I don't deserve it, every time I try something always gets in the way and the people you care for the most and love...
    nathchalk97 nathchalk97 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Feeling flat. I could be sad i am not sure really. Im worried as i have been feeling like this for a few days. I noticed last week i was stressed about something and although the...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F a week ago

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    So much work, never enough time. Even the word college sends me into a rage. I don't know what it is about the word but it makes me snap and bark like an angry dog. I have felt...
    CyanideAndCupcakes CyanideAndCupcakes 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Out with winter in with the warm days. I hate warm days. That's when you see people in your neighborhood you haven't really seen all winter. Everyone just standing around looking...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F Mar 4

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    Feel so discourage. Feel like life is not worth living.Feel like nothing will get better.so many tears and no smiles.I cannot manage anymore. No one to talk to no one who cares.I...
    Icantgiveupnow Icantgiveupnow 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    I get so overwhelmed when I'm around everyone who knows my true struggle with my feelings. Each day I find it more difficult to face them. I know there is nothing else they can do...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't consider myself a hateful person, really, I don't. But when it comes to my mom, well that's a different kind of hate & when I hate, I hate like a burning ember. My mom is...
    ChantyPrime ChantyPrime 13-15, F