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I Have Often Felt Unwanted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 248 People

    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 married my step father who I call my daddy to this day.  I feel my grandparents are the only ones that have ever...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2007

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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 disorder. I also suffer from ADD, anorexia, bulimia and SAD. It's quite a lot that has caused me over time to...
    Donny1987 Donny1987 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 28, 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 for me to come to the realization that I want me and that's all I really needed.  Yes I still need to feel loved and wanted by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 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 hobbies, and that worked for abit anyhow. but hobbies alone can't take away the hurt of being rejected. i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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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 masters degree also.but still they r not happy.iam their third daughter but often felt my family is...
    extra extra 22-25 2 Responses Jun 2, 2008

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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 few and far between, but... Sometimes, I go through a period where no matter what I do, I feel like I'm unwantable...
    Elwing Elwing 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11, 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 friends from 5-13 i only had my parents,through out this time i was always reminded by both of them how alone i was which only made...
    whocaresaboutmyname whocaresaboutmyname 16-17, F Dec 12, 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, why would my parents want a problem like me, why put up withme? its all just constant questions against myself, its hard to say...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2007

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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 normal" "What are you doing here" "Oh...its just you again"   ....yea well i have heard...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2008

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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. My mom told him she wouldn't and he sent his wife to fight my mom so that she would miscarry. My mom got beat up pretty bad when...
    living4my2boys living4my2boys 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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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 can't believe he has so many  insensitive self centered hang ups  that my heart gives up. The "I'm sorry" crap...
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F 28 Responses Mar 5, 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 all my problems wud end. wht to do help pls.
    extra extra 22-25 1 Response Jul 6, 2008

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    Ok so for the past couple of weeks I've started to have feelings for my friend. Yeah it's the usual situation about a girl liking her friend but what shock me the most is how he...
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    There is one person in this entire world who I care for more than life itself. He is a bright spark a star a flame that warms and lights my entire existence. But I am selfish and...
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    For a long timevI have been pushed around by people, I didn't know what I wanted nor what I ment or thought. All I did was smiling and nodding, cuse I thought that would help me...
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    I cannot count the amount of ghostly experiences I have had. I have seen/felt both good and bad spirits. I have seen not only full but partial apparitions. Disembodied voices...
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