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I Have Often Felt Unwanted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 268 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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    Safe from others. Or my rage. Meds had no effect. Or made me worse. And jerks find me. Then discriminate. Or attempt to grift. When with her i was better...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    this is all I've ever wanted.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    ugh omfg😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡i just new it
    roxylynch roxylynch 16-17, F Dec 11

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    I started my course of champix.. 3rd time lucky after 14 years of smoking on and off. My next door neighbour has emphysema and the sound he makes when he's coughing every few...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    What if you lost your ability to Love ? What if the ability to enjoy everything was taken away from one day to the next ? This is a glimpse into my life suffering from a mental...
    jeromeleegriffin jeromeleegriffin 41-45, M Nov 30

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    I need to talk about last night. Yesterday morning was great. 'A' wasn't feeling as sick as usual (she has been coming down with fevers for around two weeks now) and was able to...
    Remotay88 Remotay88 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    Why must it be so? (rhetorical question used to express my emotion) Everything eventually comes to an end, no matter if it is good, bad, or somewhere in the shifting uncertain...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I met a man and we had "love at first sight." Maybe not love, but there was some special feeling that I had never felt, and I knew within minutes this would be different. I've had...
    Somecrazygirl Somecrazygirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    It's my 3rd day taking Prozac (5mg) and I haven't felt any side effects yet. I'm really happy because the last time I took an antidepressant (Zoloft 25mg), I couldn't sleep, I was...
    helloIamhopeful helloIamhopeful 18-21, F Dec 4

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    My boyfriend left the country today. He's not going to be back for three weeks. I had mid semester exams a couple of weeks ago, and since then I haven't felt overly loving towards...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    After experiencing extreme painful monthly periods for more than 10 years I have finally had a lasting solution done to relieve me of all that pain. Yes I finally agreed to a total...
    namgal namgal 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    Ive had this all my life. I cant remember a day where I have not felt unwell. I am very paranoid about everyone, but i have to override this with a positive way of thinking. Its my...
    DDcups DDcups 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    I have never felt like I have a place. All I heard growing up was how I looked like a white boy, at times was a disgrace, and just never seemed to be me. It's killed me inside.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 9

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    This disease makes me hate my body, my skin, my soul, my entire being. I have never felt so worthless and repulsive.
    AutumnCarielle AutumnCarielle 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    i can't take this feeling anymore. its just pure despair. Its unlike anything i have ever felt before. it literally affects me physically. i feel so empty inside. I have never...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 15

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    I have only felt this way about one guy. and it ended very very badly. I honestly don't know if I'll ever be able to feel that way again. I know people love more that once in their...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 15

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    I am gay, i really want a man to kiss me.. I have never felt this way and i dream about the day i will..
    tommy21v tommy21v 18-21, M 7 Responses Dec 16

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    I have always felt like I want to die but can't kill myself because of what it would do to my family but mainly my daughter who I am so close to, I just don't want to face the hell...
    tealc2961 tealc2961 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 17

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    My childhood was a depressive phase. Not so much when we were where we live but when we went to our relatives' place during vacations. My mom's sisters are very conservative and...
    unsettledkp unsettledkp 18-21 a week ago

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    Reading about this makes me realise what I have... I'm a Gemini and so is my partner and together we are invincible. It's a cute story... We met up at the snow but I'd met him...
    beautifulspirit beautifulspirit 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    We started chatting it was a instant attraction .I haven't felt for years. We are from different sides of the world but your words are so meaning. I thought romance was dead, not...
    dreamingisgood dreamingisgood 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm only 20 years old, and I've had premonitions since I was younger. I still remember the very first time it happen. At first, I didn't know what it ment when I suddenly felt...
    sde715 sde715 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I'm only 20 years old, and I've had premonitions since I was younger. I still remember the very first time it happen. At first, I didn't know what it ment when I suddenly felt...
    sde715 sde715 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I was really depressed when me and my boyfriend broke it. It felt so weird. I could barely breathe, my heart felt heavy, I lost a lot of weight, I was always alone (but what's new...
    uh2behonest uh2behonest 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I realised that it's not a matter of being made for each other, it's that you are each other. I was new to the concept and I focused more on the fantasy side of our connection...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    In 2004 I came across a guy who got me mad .i do not want to mention his nationality for safety reason but he is a white man from a Western European number and I have an Indian...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    first off i'm not looking for attention i'm looking for a way out of heart break and any suggestions are ok. i messed up when i moved away from my boyfriend of 3 yrs (fiancee for...
    beautifuldisaster1206 beautifuldisaster1206 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    It was finally pinpointed by my therapist in the 7th grade, that had social anxiety. It didn't really matter that much until freshman year when I started making new friends, and...
    Fallenangels444 Fallenangels444 13-15, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Does anyone who is normally very active and a hard worker, have a weekend where you have no motivation and lazy beyond lazy? I feel so guilty for it.
    lovnlife5 lovnlife5 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    In my childhood Christmas I was always asked what I wanted for that one special present, and what Santa (or my parents hard earned cash) would bring wasn't from my self-important...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 33 mins ago

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Dec 12

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