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I Hate Feeling Useless

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    It's Awkward

    You know, like, when you're at someone's family's house for dinner, and everyone is off doing their own thing or catching up, and you're just kind of standing there, wishing there was something for you to do? And you ask the mom if you can help wih dinner and she shoos you out...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Mar 5, 2010

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    Useless And Bored

    I'm a 35 yr old male who feels like I have zero going on in my life. I have a boring desk job, live in an apartment, and have some friends and family, but I still feel real empty as of late. I don't really have any goals or hobbies besides playing video games and watching TV. I...
    joeyjohn78 joeyjohn78 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2013

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    Why Do I Feel Useless and Second Best to My Siblings

    Most days I feel useless to most people in the world. Nothing I do seems to be good enough. To make it worse I suffer from depression and anxiety, so these conditions kinda distorts my reality a bit. Even on days when I do show glimpses of been usefull, the next day I'm back to...
    PabloEstrata PabloEstrata 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    I feel incompetent and inadequate.

    It angers me that a few people I know are getting internships as a bridge to their careers and moving away and doing something worthwhile with their lives. A couple teach esl overseas, one or two are leading major volunteer projects. Me? Just the loser with the worthless...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Stress.

    I hate feeling worthless and unimportant and... well.... useless. Especially when everyone tells me that I am all of those things. I try my best to be my best, but it's never good enough. I'm not very pretty, I'm not very smart, I'm not very strong, I'm not very brave, I'm not...
    ASGKPFG ASGKPFG 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    I always try my best

    and it's not good enough for my family
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Aug 9

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    Omg omg omg Yessss Hate it.

    Worse than meds. Or jerks. Well. Not worse than jerks but. Horrid feeling.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Aug 9

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    Nothing

    I am completely useless. All I do is take take take. I'm no good to anyone and just a dead weight bringing everyone down.
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 4 Responses Apr 30, 2010

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    It's not what this post is about...this post is about getting my feelings out there... My life is so awful, my past was so horrific...I feel so emotionally fcked. You have no idea...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I tot i will be happy now tat i am alone , I tot everyday will be relaxing ,no more nagging ,no one to care bout me .But I was mistaken ,I hate loneliness is so scary.I am so tired...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    In my understanding of love, passion and caring - attention is automatically given if the above feelings are true. When I care for a person, they know. How? Because I invest in...
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    u cant love with out a feeling
    oneheart1 oneheart1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Worst feeling in the world especially if you know that they don't care
    PirateBunny PirateBunny 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm invisible. My family and friends constantly ignore me. It hurts my feelings. The only way for me to get their attention is to throw objects across the...
    Eristocrat Eristocrat 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    my heart feels like its breaking slightly, I need my relationship to go to how it should be a month ago, before it does break. I have this horrible thing playing on me between my...
    kernalzuggy kernalzuggy 22-25, M a week ago

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    So, my kids are gone until after New Years. I have no family or friends in my rural mountain community. I'm currently in a LOOONG distance relationship. My house is quiet and cold...
    A132 A132 41-45, M 17 hrs ago

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    That's why I'm going to try to save someone. Every day I hear about children suffering, people losing their homes, etc. I'm sick and weak, I can't even go on a small hike without...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I get upset stomach a lot.....and right now :(
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    So I'm sitting watching a programme about families, mostly single parent families, living in poverty. Its told through the eyes of the children and its so sad tears are streaming...
    40startingagain 40startingagain 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    There is this guy in my life who has to choose between me and another girl. she's thinner and blonde and has been his friend for over 15 years, I keep saying he should just pick...
    SecretWraith SecretWraith 18-21, F Nov 27

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    *blushes and hangs head in hands* Boys are so confusing. Ughhhh.
    ChiMasta ChiMasta 16-17, F Nov 28

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    I sometimes will be sitting by my friends, laughing and smiling. Yet, I feel alone. I'm similar to them but in most ways, I am very different. I don't get things a quick as they do...
    TheNerdyGuy1 TheNerdyGuy1 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I miss home...I want too go back:( but I know I can't...it would mean I am a failure and it would be an embarrassment too my family...
    ThatLatinChick20 ThatLatinChick20 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have been sick lately mentally, physically, and emotionally. I have found it harder and harder to deal with my families constant judgement and my friends silly ridicules...
    emem37 emem37 16-17, F Dec 7

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    My loneliness is towering over me. There's like a deep crater in my chest. A black hole. I'm looking for anyone to give me the light of day and all I get are temporary highs that...
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    let's face it. i'm a Leo! that's the worst thing that you could ever do to me!
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 7

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    My best friend ignored me for 2 years because she was afraid of falling in love with me. Then on our 4 year of being friends she stopped ignoring me and I asked her out. We have...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Like my mum, she's so busy with the other guy now a days. No one is ever home anymore. She's gone and my grampy is always gone. Idk. They use to be here all the time but not...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    One of my bestfriend doesn't care about me that much anymore. She is a very chill person sometime, and that make it cind of worse. She just doesn't seem that interested in what I...
    AlvaPanda AlvaPanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    better better better better :D how about chat me on k-i-k please? ebizombie esp guys.
    ebizombie ebizombie 18-21, M Dec 13

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F a week ago

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    I think being obese makes your body's tolerance to cold really bad (same goes for heat). Urgh. Got three layers on and not enough. Going to have something hot to drink in hopes the...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 6 days ago

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    Can't sleep, too much on my mind...wish I could flip a switch and turn my brain off!
    Nousername215 Nousername215 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    My mom and dad took me out of all the music programs and I feel my heart is shattering. Music is my life. It's the only thing that saved me from depression.. I need music.
    INeedMyTallGuy INeedMyTallGuy 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    kerencc12 kerencc12 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Or sitting at the front of the bus; where the teachers are. Hopefully that won't happen again! P.S. It only lasted about an hour.
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I hate him. I'm in pain. I hate being rejected. I hate being told I'm not good enough. I hate being taken advantage of. I hate him. I hate feeling this way, like my head is about...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 11 Responses Dec 2

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    Very rarely I ever get sick, but today I don't know what happen, this morning i felt just fine, i went to work like normal and i felt fine, but my stomach started acting up a...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I hate feeling cold. I get a huge smile when I see a sunny day in April. My mood just soars in the summer and I dread winter, except for Christmas.
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I can't take all these morons anymore! First we have idiots "rioting" for that thug in ferguson when I say rioting I mean looting. It was proven he was fighting him trying to hurt...
    dragthewaters4 dragthewaters4 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I hate life. I hate myself. I just hate everything! I can't take it anymore!! I'm so sick of feeling so alone and depressed. All the pressure from my family is driving me insane...
    MissWallflower MissWallflower 18-21, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    We were both cast forth from the same pale hand. And we both moved freely in the shadow lands. And we both were sculpted by the same cold wind. And we both had armor that was made...
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    He is the biggest an egotistical douche I have ever had the displeasure of meeting. I literally stay in my room all day just so I don't have to look at the sight of him gives me...
    RandomCucumber RandomCucumber 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Hatred - I feel like I have so much hatred in me. Here am I back on this app about a year later, looking over my questions I asked about stuff I've written about physical and inner...
    hihijo342 hihijo342 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    when I was 6 years old, my brother was born, where my nightmare began.. before he was born, my mother very love me because I am an only child. I can feel that my mother loved my...
    rayhanahh rayhanahh 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I did NOT ask for your opinion... you do NOT know what I go through so please stfu and move on with your useless life, yes, it must be useless because If you have to take time out...
    AokiKoixora AokiKoixora 18-21, F 3 days ago

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