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I Have Often Felt Unwanted

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    But I'm Not Alone? - I've often felt unwanted... By my ex, by my fiance (back before we were engaged)... By my parents. Its better now... Now the moments of feeling unwanted are...
    Elwing Elwing 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    Sad - it's very sad but it's the cold hard facts of life, no one has ever wanted me nor will anyone ever want me. all pass me by to make up for being unwanted i threw myself into...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Worthless - I've often felt really worthless. I don't feel like people understand what's going on with me. I was just diagnosed with major depression and borderline personality...
    Donny1987 Donny1987 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2012

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    Extra In This Big World - hi ny1 out there can tel me how to cope up with job depressions. i don't feel like doing nything. always have weird things on my mind like wht if i die...
    extra extra 22-25 1 Response Jul 6, 2008

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    For a Long Time - I have felt unwanted since I was a child.  I was moved around so much between my real father, grandparents and mother until I was about ten and my mother...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2007

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    I'm Hurting - The past 12 years of my marriage has been so hard to deal with, i wish i never met this man. He has no idea what marriage is, or how to deal with issues. Sometimes i...
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F 28 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    All My Life No One Wanted Me - When my mom was pregnant with me she told my biological father and he was furious. He told her he was married and she needed to get rid of the baby...
    living4my2boys living4my2boys 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Why Would People Want Me? - sometimes its just hard to see why people would want me there. what have i got to give them that they want, why would they want to be friends with me...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2007

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    No One Wants Me. - This is also something that I have felt for a very long time. Even my own family doesn't want me. They have this barbecue in the summer and I don't even get...
    tarrat43 tarrat43 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Maybe Now You Will Listen ? - My name is.. doesn't matter..does it? You can say my story starts the same way as many others because it does and they always do.I grew up with no...
    whocaresaboutmyname whocaresaboutmyname 16-17, F Dec 12, 2012

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    Have Felt That Way Many Times. - For most of my life, I have felt so alone because I could not find someone that cared enough about me to enjoy life with.  It took a long time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 2008

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    "If I Had Known.... -  "If I had known your father would die I would have never had you!" said mother "Just don't be too much like you." "just be...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2008

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    Extra - i was born in a family where people r over intelligent & expects same from me too. i tried all my life to live upto their expectations. even got double bachlers & a...
    extra extra 22-25 2 Responses Jun 2, 2008

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    About two weeks ago I feel like I found my twin flame. The months preceding this had been so weird. Everything about me was changing. At first, I thought I was losing myself. I...
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    My Dad is my step-father. He didn't have to raise me like his own daughter, but he did. He never treated me any differently than his other two children. When I was six, not long...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    My boyfriend is 17 and is bipolar we have a long distance relationship and I love him so much he is the first guy I have ever felt this strong about. I am bisexual so to fall for...
    deadspiritied deadspiritied 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I cried at school today. It was embarrassing, I couldn't stay in class. It was painful, and I have never felt so insecure. Why the **** do people find it ok to mess with other...
    Driftyftw Driftyftw 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hate my job that much I can't get up in the morning. The pressure of holding down a job I hate to raise a family is too much. I have often panic attacks caused by pressure!
    jonesy197979 jonesy197979 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I don't even know what emotion I feel right now. I'm 18 years old, a senior in high school about to graduate in 2 months. My parents were married for 13 years and then got divorced...
    Hellomynameis14 Hellomynameis14 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I was adopted at 9 months old. I never really wanted to meet my birth parents. One of my adopted friends got a grant to go find her birth parents...but that never appealed to me. I...
    goldenwings17 goldenwings17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I am glad I found this group because I can not tell anyone else this story. 20 years ago when we were 16 my first love and I fell deeply in love. We dated 3 years steady and...
    upsidedownandconfused upsidedownandconfused 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    First of all í want to excuse my spelling and grammar i am not native to english i am from Iceland. I have had several of these experinces though must of them happened to me as a...
    notendanafn notendanafn 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I'm either a little Psychic or I'm just going crazy. I feel special....I have always felt special. Sometimes I feel people's emotions or just kind of know what they are thinking...
    E313452 E313452 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    My mother and I grew apart after she had my sister which is only natural but the bridge grew and grew over the years. I was to fat, I liked weird things, I was stupid, dramatic, I...
    Cerci575 Cerci575 18-21, F Mar 25

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    This week I got a bad outbreak as well as a yeast infection.I have never felt so uncomfortable,I can't even cross my legs.Has anyone else experienced this???
    ashleyhsv2 ashleyhsv2 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I had some time to myself, my mom took my kids out, and I found myself at our local museum. I was looking at the mummy exhibit and I the speaker spouting off facts about the...
    sugabuga1 sugabuga1 31-35, F Apr 1

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    I just turned 34, and I am seeking treatment for social anxiety, in earnest, for the first time in my life. It was pretty severe and is still at least moderate. I've made some...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    How are some of you coping? I feel like outside if getting a lobotomy, this guy will forever occupy my heart and soul. It's not obsession. We had (maybe still have) a very deep...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    So tonight I have had no sleep and I pulled out half my eyebrow. Feel like crap now. My trich is really getting to me atm, feel like I'm going to end up crying. I'm not sure how...
    TrichWarrior TrichWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm a 59 year old male and was diagnosed with Systemic Mastocytosis back in 1987. For many years, I experienced excessive bone pain (especially in my knees which I had to take...
    ItaliaProud ItaliaProud 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I have many scars. I used to be clumsy as a kid, so I have a lot of scars from trips and falls. But..mostly, I have a lot of scars from self-mutilation. I don't have a...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I wasn't on a solid spiritual path when I met my "divine other" and it wasn't all bells and whistles. We were both quite unhealthy and over indulging in anything and everything...
    kirevans1 kirevans1 41-45 Mar 24

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    I am 26 years old, happily married, and have no children. As far back as I can remember, I've never been in any hurry to have children. It's just never been a desire in me, as...
    AbbeyRoad2 AbbeyRoad2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Last time I saw him we were in a motel room playing. I think he decided to blow me off. We didn’t leave on bad terms. I just wanted him more than he wanted me. I just want to...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    So here goes my story. 4 years ago I started playing World of Warcraft and that is where I met my love (let's call him Danny). The first time we spoke, I felt like something...
    Macrotis Macrotis 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Everybody who I've told what she does to me says that she is abusive, but I'm still not sure. I know that she's narcissistic because in all the articles I read about it almost all...
    jules401 jules401 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Hi! My name is Natasha. I'm new to this so bear with me. I used to think that God didn't care about me. I hated Him and even started to doubt his existed. I didn't believe in Him...
    LoveNeverFails21 LoveNeverFails21 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I feel unwanted and to be honest I hate it. I feel like this at times and idk why. But then again could it be bc I worry too much? Idk but I just want to stop feeling this and stop...
    cameron20 cameron20 18-21, M Mar 17

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    Why do I always feel so useless and unwanted in the world. Do you feel that too?
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I hate this feeling but it's how I feel and I wish it could change.. I know people are here for me and love me,I just feel unwanted and idk why...
    cameron20 cameron20 18-21, M Apr 4

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    It hurts the worst when the person that made you feel so special yesterday, makes you feel so unwanted today
    crazybumchick crazybumchick 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I need advice. I have been married to my husband for 11 years. We have been together for 21 years. Most of these years haven't been great. He doesn't take care of his health and is...
    Traveler721 Traveler721 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    This was originally for an Accutane survivor thread/forum. I took Accutane as a senior in High School. I had acne, it was bad, not terrible, but bad. I disliked having acne, but...
    Anon010101 Anon010101 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My husbands suddenly gone from healthy to not healthy at all. He is scheduled for open heart surgery next week and I'm just shocked. We have been struggling with bills since he was...
    crystalkat crystalkat 51-55, F 20 hrs ago

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    I want a bf but the last guy I dated destroyed me. We had a really bad break up and I luckily (or maybe not) moved away straight after. I sort of let go and now I'm over weight...
    chrisisyourfriend chrisisyourfriend 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    To people who have a crush on me i have one question what made you lower your standards to me? ._.
    InsaneNefelibata InsaneNefelibata 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    A. Always error loving everyone than risk wrongly hating anyone because God is Love.B. Being friendly and peaceful instead of aggressive will turn a foe into a friend.C. Carefully...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 4 hrs ago