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I Have Often Felt Unwanted

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    Today on the school bus back from the movies,

    there was only one seat left. so I asked the guy if I could sit on the other side of him (the other side because I knew he wanted to talk to his friends across from him) And he sighed under his breath "oh my god" all drawn out and got up so I could get in. I could clearly see...
    TheGirlYouNeverKnew TheGirlYouNeverKnew 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2014

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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 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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    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...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    Maybe you guys can help me sort out what's happening with my family. I'm not really sure if my father is narcissistic, or if he has some other problem, but I know that he...
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    I hesitated for a moment to join this group. It sounds needy, perhaps it is. It is the truth,for me, though. I have never felt beautiful and never really felt that this the one...
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    There has been many times in my life when I have either felt lonely, felt down, and depressed that I've gotten encouragement by either writing another person, read stories of...
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    i dont normally feel like this, just feel like i want to end it all, never to wake up again, i feel used, i know my partner does his best, but i can not stop this feeling of been...
    briang33 briang33 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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    I have always felt like I was different even my brother one day said " You're different from most girls" and I said " I like being different I don't wanna be just a regular girl. I...
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    People have often left me when I need them most. So I'm really scared that everyone I know is just gonna leave me one day. I hate to be alone. I'm afraid of that too. But I'm...
    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    So I have been married now for 23 years now and have never felt loner. My husband hardly talks to me and the sex is nonexistent. Really thinking about having an affair with with an...
    sexymom43 sexymom43 41-45, F 21 Responses Apr 28

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    Self-fulfilling prophecy. Few days ago earlier this week, I have already felt that I will be losing a dear friend here on EP. I have suppressed my feelings, but I have written them...
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    This last year has been all over the spectrum, from really really good, to just brutal. I think I am starting to understand why I am struggling so much with being confident in...
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    I haven't felt this comfortable laying in bed in a LONG time and I'm loving it!!
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    I want to cuddle up in your arms. The rest is just a fantasy perhaps but I have never felt so safe than when we were close wrapped up in each others arm I hoped you were happy...
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    Thank you for deleting my profile so abruptly.  Also, thanks for the anonymous confession.  I feel at peace finally that I haven't felt in years, knowing who he is and that I was...
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    I often wonder what if my parents would have never moved from the place that I was born. Would I have graduated high school, went to the local university, got a degree, got married...
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    I am useless and unwanted....
    iamalonewolf iamalonewolf 13-15, M 1 Response May 5

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    Slowly loosing everyone who ever loved me... She moved on and got a new best friend.. I didn't mean to push you away :( He doesn't really care because he never really did.. Only...
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