I Have Never Been Loved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 299 People

    I've been in foster care

    since I was two. Never stay anywhere long and I shut people out. I know the exact number of times that another person has hugged me.
    Lewshun Lewshun
    18-21, M
    Dec 4, 2013

    I Am A 26 Year Old Man Who Has Never Been Loved Or Admired By Any Woman

    Hi there im danny and i am a young man, 26 years old actually and i am a very generous, friendly, caring and kind person and i am very compassionate and considerate with everyone, but for some reason neither life nor love never really treated me like such in return. i also...
    rainforestshadowspirit rainforestshadowspirit
    26-30
    8 Responses Jun 23, 2012

    And while I accept that,

    it's just who I am and my life, it doesn't mean that it's not hard sometimes. Tonight is one of those times. I was reading a book that I didn't expect to be a romance but it was anyway. It just opened up this hurt. I'm nearly thirty and I have no idea what an intimate...
    IrisArrow IrisArrow
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Mar 6, 2015

    Never known it may very well never will.

    But I love myself if I don't no one else will.
    ElSabre101 ElSabre101
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 31, 2015

    Giver Not Receiver

    I know what it's like to love someone but I don't know what it's like to be loved back.   
    left14 left14
    46-50
    4 Responses Oct 7, 2008

    I am 24, I have always been an incredibly shy

    person. I suffer from social anxiety alot and because of that I never had a lot of friends. I am an extremely nice person, I always go out of my way to be nice to people. For some reason people especially most girls seem to hate that. I never had a girlfriend nor have I been on...
    nlove90 nlove90
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 9, 2015

    I Am A 27 Years Old Woman Who Never Been Loved

    I am so glad to have found this page because i feel i can tell my story without the fear of being known or judge.I am 27 years old and I can honeslty say i have never been love. Even though my situation has a way of making me quite sad sometime, I am bless to say that it has...
    sweetey1ca sweetey1ca
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2010

    And will never be. I hide from people.

    I locked my heart. There's no keys to it. No one can come near me. I push everyone away. I am the only person on earth who can't be loved. ever/ :)
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014

    Just Now....

    It JUST hit me…. Literally NOW… I have never been loved No one has ever said they loved me (other than family) I’ve never had a serious relationship. I’ve had relationships.. if yah know what I mean… but no one exclusively. No one to hold me close during a slow song...
    MavDay MavDay
    41-45
    10 Responses Jul 23, 2010

    Lonely

    I have never been loved. I'm 21 and already so many of my friends are getting engaged and married and I just feel like I am lightyears behind them. I lie about it because it is embarrassing, so none of my friends know.
    minnisun minnisun
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Sep 18, 2010

    I've never truly been loved

    before every time someone has told me they love me its been a lie so I guess I'm probably never going to be loved
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Jan 20

    Never Been Loved For Real

    I have always known that my mother doesn't quite loves me. She might have cared for me when I was little, specially due to my health problems. My dad has always been emotionally unreachable, never actually showing his true feelings, I mean, he somewhat cares but perhaps never in...
    loneguy loneguy
    31-35
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2011

    Never

    i've never had someone telling me "i love you" not even my parents not that they don't love me but they don't tell me things like that , no one fell in love with me (maybe liked me but not love) and i would love to hear those words
    opentalk opentalk
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

    I was not loved by my own parents-they had no

    interest. I grew up had a family,still no love in sight,even with husband,just marriage of convenience. I suppose i dont know how to love-i was cold to my children -now their love for me is conditional and always comes down to money, never a card or taken out to dinner-never...
    jusme2014 jusme2014
    51-55, F
    Feb 16, 2014

    Is 49 Too Late To Find Love?

    I don't believe anyone has ever loved me in a romantic sense. I was married for 15 years to a man who never once said "I love you." I have lots of friends and two wonderful daughters. I am involved in my community. I date. I have been in relationships. I don't really know if I...
    Writergirl27 Writergirl27
    46-50
    Aug 24, 2012

    I Have Only Been Asked Out Once In My Life

    and the guy was gay and just trying to have a cover.. yeah i joke about it and laugh but it really does get me anger me that no one else has ever asked me out....
    NeverBeenKissed93 NeverBeenKissed93
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2010

    What 's Lover

     Because  if never been loved your whole life not by family or  friends ,or boyfriends ,co-workers so what's is feeling. And why do I have to gave  600 times the love out to just get one tiny pit back so why why ,so I ...
    chrians312 chrians312
    41-45
    4 Responses Sep 27, 2008

    A Lifetime Without Love

    I am 30-years old and grew up in an abusive home, so my early experiences were ones of neglect and they were lacking in love. I used to hold on to the belief that over time I'd be able to surround myself with loving friends and relationships, and that somehow my relationship...
    indigoblk indigoblk
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2013

    This Is Just Me ...

    Hmm. I seem to be the first one to write here. Ok. Well, I've never been loved. Only 1 person has ever actualy said that they loved me, and it ended out that she only said it as a joke. My family aren't the very affectionate type, but then, it's not that kind of love that I...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy
    36-40, M
    10 Responses Aug 17, 2008

    I'm almost 28 but I have never been in love

    before but I realized that it was not normal I was under curse, but now I'm recovering from that tragedy. for that case, I'm full of pure love that I wanna offer to one beautifuly lady who is willing and able to enjoy my sweet feelings to feel love love, matter of fact I want...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 20, 2015

    nobody has ever showed unconditional love in me.

    unconditional interest, unconditional care. not even my family. how am I supposed to be loved by anyone if nobody ever loved me?
    maloriemeow maloriemeow
    22-25, F
    Apr 19

    I Never Been Loved By A Man....

    I have a good amount of people in my life that love me. God loves me, my family loves me, and my friends love me. However, I have never been loved by a man and I have never been in a relationship. I used to think about it all of the time and the fact I have never been loved by a...
    krs89 krs89
    22-25
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2011

    I like my therapist but am afraid to tell her

    cause she might stop seeing me.
    TheRealSpecialK TheRealSpecialK
    36-40, M
    Mar 8, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Sep 17, 2014

    I Love, But Never Seem To Be Loved

    I've never been loved. It's rather odd admitting that online. I suppose that is the beauty of anonymity. My father was abusive when i was very young, and i am now convinced that he is a sociopath. He is unable to feel emotions toward other people, even his children. My mother was...
    Delilah00021 Delilah00021
    18-21
    3 Responses May 22, 2012

    I Am Becoming Desperate

    I have never been loved by a man---I am now turning 40.. I loved a lot hoping that one day I will get the love that I need... Recently I fell in love with a younger guy.. I guess the feelings he shared with in the beginning was out of sympathy.. now he never texts me back or...
    needtolove needtolove
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 5, 2013

    Never Felt Love, The Only Person I Thought I Loved Hurt Me.

    Im 15, depressed, lonely and every girl ive liked turned out to be a ***** or a ***** or sometimes both. im a good guy, but i hate that about me because no girl wants the good guy. I find it tough to distiguish with girls with im a push over of just a good guy. Biggest thing i...
    coltonconley coltonconley
    13-15, M
    15 Responses Jun 16, 2011

    The Unlovable

    I know love. I love my family i love my friends but I have never been in love with a guy. And I assume none have loved me seens as none have told me they do. Ive always thought it didnt bother me. Id just tell myself the reason I havnt fallen in love is because I havnt met the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 1, 2013

    Some People Just Are Not Supposed To Be Loved...

    Eversince I can remember I have had the feeling that I'm not supposed to be with anyone. I'm 30 now and up until this point I have never had a 'serious' relationship and no-one has ever told me that they love me (apart from friends/family). I've been fine with it and honestly I...
    SamWhatever SamWhatever
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Oct 2, 2011

    Am I the only person

    who feels like God forgot to love them???
    h3art4luv h3art4luv
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    The Look In His Eyes..

      So, today my grandma was in a therapy session and I went to pick her up, when I made it to the office I saw this guy smiling like an idiot to the secretary while she was writing something. It seems that no matter how many noise there was in the office he wouldn't wake up from...
    EiramZaid EiramZaid
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2012

    Tired Of Loneliness

    I JUST LOST ANOTHER BF TODAY N IM BACK TO THIS LONELY FEELING.... N THIS PAIN I KNOW SO WELL WHERE I JUST FEEL LIKE I WAS EVEN WANTED IN SITUATION.. AS OF RIGHT IM JUST SO DONE WITH LOVE.. WEN AM I GOING TO HAVE MY DAY WEN AM I GOING TO FEEL LOVED FRM SOMEONE.. WHY DO I HAVE TO...
    Neverloved89 Neverloved89
    26-30
    1 Response May 29, 2013

    Related Experiences

    This has made me really very sad that this is closing down. It really does violate our constitutional rights in expressing ourselves. People should get lawyers to make this a...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    Apr 21
    EP is closing !!! My gmail/Hangouts : alwayscare2love@gmail.com I just want to talk to ppl with good intentions. Not pervs plz... ^-^
    Care2Love Care2Love
    13-15, F
    Apr 21
    Here's one last one....."**** THE DUMB ****"
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    Apr 20
    I'm gonna really miss ep. It’s helped me a lot and I wouldn’t have transformed into who I am today if I hadn’t found this site. I was in a toxic, emotionally abusive...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    never been in love or ever been kissed.
    Knickster24 Knickster24
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    Never have i ever had a girlfriend, been kissed, went on a date, or hold hands with a female ever in my whole existence. I was always like the deep, strict, quiet and much slightly...
    Knickster24 Knickster24
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 19
    All of this, this group and all the stories here, are really impressive... in the most horrible of the possibile ways. What I'm most impressed with are the amount and similarity of...
    TotalVoid TotalVoid
    26-30
    Apr 19
    Well I'm leaving this group, but breakups suck, and I want to stay. I just want someone to cuddle with
    stewartgreen stewartgreen
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 18
    friends with benefits is just their way of saying I'd have sex with you but you're not important enough to be anything else.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    "Fight for her if she's as amazing as you believe. She's worth it."
    3van 3van
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    Coach: Ok, Nick, see that football? That's a ****** sandwich. I want you to bust through that line, AND GO GET THAT SANDWICH Me: IMMA GET DAT SAMMICH
    Nihl Nihl
    18-21, M
    Apr 17
    it's been difficult to find myself this past few months. I've ate, worked out, stopped smoking and stopped drinking and stopped smoking weed. I literally had nothing to live for...
    caketin8 caketin8
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    I am 19 now, almost 20... I haven't been on here for a few years, but I think I'll give it a go. My parents and I thought I had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for 4 years before...
    Invisibleninja12 Invisibleninja12
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    Stop feeling sorry for yourself.
    Purplelamb Purplelamb
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    "Get your *** up, stop fvucking whining about something that already happened , and move tf on and do something NOW that would make u forget about the pain the PAST had brought"
    LovelyGorillla LovelyGorillla
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 17
    From my grandmother. "There are two types of girls... the ones that do things and the ones that get caught. Try your best to be the one not to get caught if your going to do things...
    AdonisahRepealed AdonisahRepealed
    16-17, F
    Apr 16
    "If you can do something, do it even if you are unwilling to, and see the best of it. Would it hurt and change you if you go on that trip? No. So what if you don't like them...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    "Listen"... To listen is not to listen with just your ears. To listen is to listen with your mouth closed, your heart open. To Listen is to listen with the intent for...
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    But she did not live with him even for a moment because it was just a meeting. Fly joy but diverge with him and will not see it again. And it will continue to dream and think and...
    1989brahim 1989brahim
    26-30, M
    Apr 15
    I've been crying my eyes out because in this 2yr relationship I fell in love. I have never loved anyone like that. I didn't care about his background, I didn't care that everyone...
    linzzy linzzy
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 15
    If I was Arrested I like to go to put in a County Jail for an Experiment rather than Prison its lesa harsh and more Safe
    CoolMan1981 CoolMan1981
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    Yeah sorry to those i havent replyed to in several months. plz dont be upset with me though.
    Kelseyh333 Kelseyh333
    13-15, F
    Apr 14
    Last night I had a dream that I was a live in babysitter for a family I have never met before. I don't remember much about it except that I fell in love with the husband and we...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    12 Responses Apr 14
    I've never been happy a day in my life but here are some ppl who really deserve a thank you Marco: your very funny very sweet and the best friend I could ever ask for when I was...
    Dessily Dessily
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Missing you so much! You know who you are! Couple of days more to go. Arrggh.
    UnveiledWife UnveiledWife
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    5 years ago I joined this forum in hopes to not hurt anymore. Here it is and today I googled women without mothers. I came across this site and decided to join. When I went to...
    NoHurt NoHurt
    31-35
    Apr 13
    This past few days have been rough. This isn't a short story, be aware. Over a year ago, my mother had been going through changes in her life. She was aging, and had not been...
    Wudugat Wudugat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    I'm 19 but I've never been kissed. I mean I dont blame anyone because I dont date and stuff. But the whole idea of a person getting in my personal space scares me!
    Donnaen Donnaen
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
More Stories