I Hate Feeling Useless

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 270 People

    I always try my best

    and it's not good enough for my family
    dominick6 dominick6
    18-21, M
    Aug 9, 2014

    I work and am a sophomore I have a broken ankle

    and can't do are help with a damn thing
    SilverSapphireDragon SilverSapphireDragon
    18-21, M
    Dec 17, 2015

    This is me every second of every day I can do

    loads of good for everyone else but I'm toxic to myself... Everything I've ever wanted to do has either blown up in my face or just been an impossibility from the start. I think its time to give up and rot away like trash is supposed to :/
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Apr 3, 2015

    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
    Nov 14, 2013


    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...
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2012


    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
    4 Responses Apr 30, 2010

    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
    36-40, F
    Mar 5, 2010

    My boyfriend is sick

    and dying and I can't do anything for him. All I can do is see how he loses himself.
    justlivingitup justlivingitup
    18-21, F
    Apr 11, 2015

    A few years ago my daughter almost died

    bringing my little granddaughter in to the world. Bub was 3 months early and needed to stay in hospital in a major town a couple of hours away. My daughter stayed in a hospital hostel during her recovery and to be near her daughter. In the hostel, she met a little boy who was...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    it sucks I am feeling useless I have bad grades

    I've made a lot of poor choices in life that I regret doing I just feel useless in life right now it seems like when ever I do stuff I mess up something it really is starting to stay on my mind lately
    deleted deleted
    Mar 29, 2016

    I'm having one of those days

    where I have no idea what to do. The stuff that I think about I should be doing but I don't want to and I just feel so bloody useless
    ThatGirlAllAlone ThatGirlAllAlone
    18-21, F
    Apr 13, 2015

    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

    How come it's so painful to hear another soul

    cry? there's literally nothing to do but comfort and let them poor it out..
    deleted deleted
    Nov 25, 2015
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    May 24, 2015
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