I Hate That No One Pays Attention to Me

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    My whole family does this.

    I share a story which isn't exactly like me to them and they just mhm and go back to what they're saying. I was in Florida with my grandma and the whole time I could tell my grandma was wishing she had brought my sister instead of me. The favorite has always been my sister. She...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2014

    Just a Little Attention Once In a While...

    I know that I'm very socially awkward and reclusive with myself in most situations, yet there are times when I do try to make an effort to "reach out" to people in social gatherings, only to be humored to a point and then ignored for the rest of the night. I end up...
    EnigmaVest EnigmaVest
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2009

    This Is Why I Can't Care!

    It's funny how others expect me to care and be open when they either ignore me or come to me only when they're upset. And I can comment on their stories but they won't comment on mine. Life is about "exchange" not ignoring someone and expecting them to care about you.
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe
    22-25
    5 Responses Sep 28, 2011

    I'm like that friend

    where I have my best friend but I'm not their best friend. Or I have friends but I'm the least favorite. I feel unwanted and that everybody is more liked them me. Of course I want attention sometimes. But I never get it. Everybody thinks I'm annoying and don't like me. I say I...
    olivia2296 olivia2296
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2015

    I don't want to be the center of attention,

    but it'd be nice to feel like I matter to someone. I swear that nearly all of the time I feel like i am not a part of the world around me. I will want to do something or be in need of something, and those around me that claim to like me will know about it, but nothing happens...
    SpikeM SpikeM
    31-35, M
    Nov 5, 2015

    This one incident made me realize how much I

    hate it when people don't pay attention to me. My mom and I were in the store and we were looking for bathing suits because I'm going to Disney's water park for Spring Break. I'm there trying it on and waiting for her to give me one of the bathing suits, but all she can do is...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3
    16-17
    Mar 22, 2015

    This one incident made me realize how much I

    hate it when people don't pay attention to me. My mom and I were in the store and we were looking for bathing suits because I'm going to Disney's water park for Spring Break. I'm there trying it on and waiting for her to give me one of the bathing suits, but all she can do is...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3
    16-17
    Mar 22, 2015

    I Want To Be Noticed...

    I usually notice other people and listen to them but no one cares to listen to me for a couple minutes just humor me for once.. i know you might not like me but hey humans need to vent every once in awhile and when i try to vent about my life they dot pay attention.. it just cuts...
    renegade2 renegade2
    16-17
    1 Response Oct 18, 2011
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