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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Omg omg omg Yessss Hate it.

    Worse than meds. Or jerks. Well. Not worse than jerks but. Horrid feeling.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 9

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    Sometimes I want to cry in class because of this. I used to be so loud and fun and now I feel so depressed. I hate going to a new hs because you're getting ignored. Sure there are...
    alyssagrey14 alyssagrey14 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    You make me feel weak....You know who you are. I hate feeling weak but with you it's a relief. I'm slowly letting down all my walks...letting you see the real me, damage and all...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    There is no place for emotions and feelings and no one cares.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 1

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    I hate when I feel so lonely . When I feel that way I just wanna cry and cry so much and eat as well idk y but I do.
    kikolola kikolola 18-21, F Sep 7

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    I don't have time for it anymore. Being used and abused for having it is not worth it. I love feeling nothing. It's the only way to get by in this world.
    Iyaniaya Iyaniaya 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I love feeling vulnerable when I choose too. I am working on trusting people but giving up complete or even a good amount of control stresses me out
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Damn waiting anxiously for the next time he will text me It sucks
    YongTauFoo YongTauFoo 18-21, F Sep 5

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    What will you do when someone you love is loving someone else
    josephclark josephclark 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I hope the registration officer won't put in a difficult situation. Please stick with what you've issued on me when the moment I receive my offer letter. It was not my fault at...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F Sep 11

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    Control...being in charge of a situation. I have no control in love. I have plenty of love to share but confused. I have no control over portions of my life. Areas which I'd...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F Sep 12

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    One of the worst combinations
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I want to talk naughty 😁 message me !!!
    rogeliotheking187 rogeliotheking187 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    I cant help that no one seems to ******* want me. I cant help that at all that im just never enough for anyone.
    Lilcrazyducky93 Lilcrazyducky93 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    At the moment, 3rd wheel seems to have a hold on me. I wish it would let go. Sometimes its fingers just brush me, but I always know it's there. Maybe I need new friends.
    stupidfears stupidfears 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I have the house to myself until tomorrow night. Time to spend the rest a the day completely naked. 😉👍
    pmo77 pmo77 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I can't stand being vulnerable. I allow someone into my life and when I finally start to trust them and open up, they don't care anymore. and that bothers me. To no end. Because...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    And I HATE SHOES! I'm a simple woman who hates to spend money. I hate feeling the guilt. I'd rather save it or spend money on a night out with my husband. A cabin in the mountains...
    JustBeingMeInCA JustBeingMeInCA 41-45, F a week ago

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    i like being alone but i hate feeling alone i wish people would text me more so it felt like someone is thinking of me or misses me
    justashyguy87 justashyguy87 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I HATE feeling like this I'm so ******* over it I just want to scream !!!!!! Fuuucccckkkk!!
    vjboo vjboo 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I am doing it now while on EP, and thankful to it for giving me the chance of meeting great people here, but my attitude towards it is negative in general. And I do not mean just...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I hate waking up with myself, opening my despised eyes to see my hideous self. Tasting the horrible taste of my own mouth makes me not want to breathe. Then comes the stupid...
    tylerkleewilliams tylerkleewilliams 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Me is exactly what society wants to dump in trash bins. unattractive, my actions are usually actions or word that i'll regret less than a second after doing it, i hate the fact...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival 13-15 40 mins ago

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    I mean i don't really hate my parents. I love them. I'm just mad at them. Because they're too controlling. They always choose my friends. I have a bestfriend, and they don't like...
    Pandabunny Pandabunny 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate this family, i hate my dad . My dad told me i was born to repay him and he told me that i owe him to much. He never care about my grade , and when i was sick he told me to...
    koichenghann koichenghann 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    I don't really hate him but right now it is the only way I know how to express what I am feeling toward my 6 week old son. It is the sort of hatred that emerges when every effort...
    andreapterodactyl andreapterodactyl 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I hate the word naughty. it's like this childish word used by adults as a sexual thing. :/
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hello all, I found this interesting entry and think you will all enjoy the read. Good to see some aussies sharing the same opinions as us : http://www.aussieontheroad.com/10...
    pulsar78 pulsar78 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I can write a novel of how much I hate people and their stupid, lack of knowledge, and zero common sense behaviour! I hate people who think they know everything yet they are so...
    Navia55 Navia55 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I think the reason I cry so much when my mum says horrible and filthy things to me is because I love her so much. She will verbally abuse me daily and it will effect me because I...
    Aishcc Aishcc 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    I try to help out people as much as I can but sometimes I just feel like giving up on it. Sometimes I try to talk to people and try to talk them out of bad habits or thinking about...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I feel empty, useless, unloved, broken and i dont know how to fix myself, i try so hard to believe in a fantasy that can never really be a reality to me... Because I'll never be...
    Tooweak Tooweak 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    Well, I'll be going back to school in about 5 days and I remembered how I f*cking hate that place. I promise to you, reader, that I will keep calm. I'll state general facts and my...
    Balkan1996 Balkan1996 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    At the moment, I hate my mom. She knows I'm terrified of spiders. She knows I'm practically useless until it dies, because I'm terrified of them. And right now, there is a huge...
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Yess! And still like to learn another useless knowledge! Also useless knowledge is good at being useless:)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I'm a 39 yo man, and like the title says I hate my mother. I was unfortunate enough to be born to a woman who would be the poster child for parent licenses. She was mentally ill...
    wonderweirdo wonderweirdo 36-40, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hello, I'm here to share my story about my college/university whatever you call it. I study in MIT, Pune (not the Massachusetts lol). I study Computer Science major (why I choose...
    shinigami5an shinigami5an 16-17, M Sep 11

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    Blergh, this just gets worse. Been so I'll lately, dramatic temperature changes either too hot or too cold never warm. Don't have that much energy to run these days even though...
    EstuaryRivers EstuaryRivers 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I just want to pig out on candy and chez it'z cause I am feeling really sad
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Another beheading today on English ground; last year it was Lee Rigby mown down and had his head hacked at by two Muslim converts, now today an 82 year old beheaded in North London...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    It's about time we struck back! If an Aussie offends you, strike back verbally. Let him or her have it full on. Don't hold back. Go ballistic. Yell every obscenity in their face...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 8 Responses Sep 5