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I Just Want To Feel Wanted

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    Unwanted From Birth - I guess it steams from child hood and feeling as if no one really wanted me but my mom, as the saying goes "that’s a face only a mother could love" at times...
    femalemadhatter femalemadhatter 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    And right now, I don't - It’s been six days since my boyfriend and I last talked over the phone. For those of you who haven’t read some of my stories about him, suffice it to...
    papervoices papervoices 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    I Feel Like A Ghost Or The Backup Friend... - So ever since I was little, all I can remember is that I felt like nothing...I never self-harmed myself...Thought about it but just...
    JaneDoesShadow JaneDoesShadow 18-21, F Apr 22, 2013

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    Not Even In A Romantic Way - Just in a friendship over the years I've had a lot of friends but I just never like they really wanted me around. Almost like they just felt bad for me...
    MissTori MissTori 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    I Want To Be Wanted And Good Enough. - I feel like nobody wants me around. When I was in middle and high school, my friends that I've known for six years would always do things...
    LongtailZ LongtailZ 18-21, M Oct 29, 2013

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    Worthless And Unwanted... - I know alot of teenagers say this probably ...but honestly i have never been truly ...Or felt like i was cared for...my dad would always call me...
    VampreEmoNeko VampreEmoNeko 16-17, F Mar 21, 2013

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    I Want To Feel Wanted - I want someone to want me.  I want to find my soulmate.  I wonder who and where she be?
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 5, 2012

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    Waiting And Waiting... - I've always been single ive never had a bf and never done anything with a guy....its getting ridiculous sometimes i jst wanna hook up to get it over with...
    dancergirl101 dancergirl101 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Definitely A Need... - I needed my family all my life, but they seem so uninterested in anything that I do.  Makes me feel  some kinda way.  Never looked for...
    Soul656 Soul656 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    Wanting - my whole life ive wanted someone to want me. my first girlfriend i fooled myself into thinkin i loved her when we were both so wrong for each other because she wanted me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 27, 2011

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    Want To Be Wanted Again - I haven't felt wanted in a long time and when i have its been few & far between. my mother was 15 when she got pregnant & has always said we were more...
    PcNChaos PcNChaos 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2011

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    Different From The Rest. - I have friends, but none of them would do anything for me as I would for them. I just want a friend who I can share everything with and never feel...
    TwoShadesDarker TwoShadesDarker 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    I'm So Sick Of Love. - I'm 16, going on 17, & never had a relationship. Ever. I've been in love with my BEST FRIEND for about 4 years now, & I'm recently getting over him, & all i...
    krk95 krk95 16-17, F Aug 26, 2012

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    Is That Too Much To Ask? - I do. Honestly i'm soo tired of being alone. No one to send a cute text to, no one to lay in bed at night talking on the phone for hours, no one to just...
    RogueAngelWithoutWings RogueAngelWithoutWings 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    Me Too... - ...But don't we all?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Im Used And Abused - Im Used And Abused By others who see me as confused They say im not your friend I just need you for a second to lend I feel very nasty inside that someone...
    faithishere faithishere 13-15 Oct 6, 2012

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    Being Wanted - I feel pushed out and unwanted. My family doesn't much care, my friends just leave me as soon as something or someone more important comes along and I don't have a...
    KiwiDan KiwiDan 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    And I Cry - If you want to say I should get on meds or something I already am. Mood stabilizer and antidepressant as well as anti anxiety and they do help. But right now I just...
    jfeltes jfeltes 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    Wanted! - People leave, Best friends and friends just come and go and obviously I have to let go. All I get is people treating me like **** and they just only pick me up when they...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    It Would Be Nice - guess what? It's valentines day... yea my boyfriend broke up with me a couple of days ago. I guess he thinks breaking up will help us get closer. What that makes...
    Peep22 Peep22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2011

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    Strange Feeling Of Love And Care. I Want To Feel Wanted. - I am a married male aged about 39 working with a media group. It happened some 3 months back when a pretty girl (working...
    Raaj71 Raaj71 36-40, M Dec 28, 2010

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    Growing up in a dysfunctional family I never really knew what it was like to feel loved. To feel wanted and important to someone. I wonder what it feels like to be loved. I crave...
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    Marriage over? Check. Zero love life? Check. Hopelessly dead-end career? Check. Fear of failure limiting dreams? Check. Self-loathing? Check, check, and check. I'm posting this to...
    Kronk23 Kronk23 36-40, M Apr 1

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    "Vulnerable" It's been 11 months and I'm so tense. I need a release, I need to relax, I need ecstasy. I need to feel beautiful again, I need to feel wanted, loved and cared for...
    autumnslove autumnslove 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Somethings just ... wrong. I feel like a huge chunk of my life is missing and my heart has a huge flipping hole in it. I go day to day feeling so sad. Lonely, even. I feel like I'm...
    Silv3rstarz Silv3rstarz 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Feeling so lonely, I want to feel wanted 😔
    Loovee1C Loovee1C 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I'm still waiting for that special person to come into my life and sweep me off my feet. I want to feel wanted. I want to be loved. I want to be someone's reason to smile. I want...
    judeame judeame 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I desperately want someone to hold, to touch. To calm my anxiety and make me feel wanted. To build a palace of self esteem on what is now a weak undeveloped foundation. But I'm...
    Jillianchn Jillianchn 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Dear Girls,You don't need to ***** down to your bra and panties, bend over to show your cleavage, biting your lips just to get attention. You think your beauty is based on the...
    deepnessWITHIN deepnessWITHIN 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Nasser, second president of Egypt, was hated by the terrorist Organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood very much, to the level of trying to assassinate him!It is because he had a...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    For months now I have been working on my outlook on life. I have no wish to die or to run away. Perhaps go away but that is still being negotiated. See I love my wife, and we've...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I was 16 i fall in love with one girl she is very charming but she is my best frnds sister so i dont tell anyone about that one day i feel very low about this so i tell this thing...
    sanyam99 sanyam99 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm starting to feel myself living of small amounts of happiness. Just simple things, like going to a friends house for a night. I sometimes think to myself 'I'll end it all after...
    AshCutten AshCutten 22-25, M 1 Response 54 mins ago

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    I feel like I don't have anyone to talk to. I want to tell someone but I also don't want to put the burden on them by telling them my problems. I wish I had someone I could talk to...
    ejc018 ejc018 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    The worse i feel about myself the more and more i eat!!!!!!! I have that low feeling where I'm afraid to look in the mirror or down at my thighs. I keep getting urges to binge on...
    Because2014 Because2014 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Its Good Friday today and yet i am here in the office. I felt bad for being here since i want to be with my family. My mom just texted me saying to come home quick because she is...
    april1814 april1814 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    Prepare for Rant.On Saturday I bought a 1991 Toyota MR2 for $2200. I am 21 years of age. I live on my parents farm in the basement of our house. I have been saving up for the past...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    When you want to forget something or someone, you write it in a piece of paper. Let everything out. And if you really want to let go of that person, burn that paper.
    NicoleDelaCruuz NicoleDelaCruuz 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I know it's not healthy but I would give anything to be wanted. My desire to be wanted has led me down the wrong path into bad relationships because all I wanted was to be wanted...
    sharyl1025 sharyl1025 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    I am 24 years old and just got out of a four year relationship with a 46 year old man. I met this guy in college when I was a fresh faced 20 year old. It was infatuation at first...
    freebird24 freebird24 22-25, F Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    i just want someone to listen to me and give me advice. i just broke up with my boyfriend ( 1 year & 5 months) and also a week before my birthday how nice right? i feel like im...
    kymx kymx 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I know why I did it. I was only 16, even with my boyfriends help I would still need help. My family said they would "support me" meaning, they would pay for my baby and me as long...
    BlooRae BlooRae 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    My parents struggled with their marriage when I was in high school, after that I realized I wanted a stable, happy relationship, and never wanted to cheat or be cheated on... I saw...
    chiquita55 chiquita55 18-21 Mar 27

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