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I Need Love and Attention

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    I don't think I am needy, I just want the attention I deserve.
    Ldybugs Ldybugs 26-30, F Mar 1

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    It's Difficult - I want people to like me. On the other hand, I'm paralyzed by the fear that if they get to know me, they won't like me. I'm afraid I'll say something to...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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    Love And Attention - Love and attention,Need it,Someone,Please,I'm missing out,It's not fair,I want my share.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    Always........ - It seems to be one of my biggest weaknesses. I am always looking for love, acceptance & affection. When I was younger I would seek out attention, but I find I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Dying From Lack of Attention -  I feel myself just blending into the wall, the sheets, the sofa as if I don't exist anymore.  My wife, through no fault of her own, grew...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 5 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    MMM Mmm Good - I love being loved by a special man and being the center of his attention.  It is mmmm mmmm good.  So who wants to make fungirl's day?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 22 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    Who Doesn't? I Was Born Just For Those Two Reason... - Mmmmmmmmmmm let's see. All I can say is...well: I'm a PISCES (major attention seekers) My real name reeks self-absorded (It...
    SunsetDaily SunsetDaily 36-40, F 3 Responses May 27, 2012

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    I Am Sooo Lost - I've had an affair with married man last summer. It was everything for me - love, fun, joy, sadness, happiness, empty promises, lies, sleepless nights, tears...
    anet99 anet99 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    Marriage Is Lonely - I've been married for about a year now but my husband and i have been together a while before. We have a two year old daughter who is the light of my life. I...
    cobweb10 cobweb10 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    I'll Never Let Myself Have It - I need love and affection, but I won't let anyone love me. When it seems like he will, I chase him away. I've done it over and over again. I don't...
    AuntieBelle AuntieBelle 36-40 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    Hello - I have needs. I want to be close to someone again. I am always needing love. I dated a lot but always dated the wrong guys. I wish I would have found out sooner. I would...
    Christian02 Christian02 18-21, F Jan 18, 2013

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    Show Me You Love Me! - I need love and attention in all my relationships. Once that is lacking i feel as if the person isn't interested in me or has moved on some how. Maybe i...
    righteous21 righteous21 18-21, F Jul 5, 2012

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    Very Much Lacking. -            Enjoying love and attention in a romantic way is something I have been longing for. Knowing...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 20 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    Call Me a *****. - I need someone's love and affection, but how to keep it with the dreaded cloud of lies always lying in wait. I am with someone who doesn't realize what I need...
    knowledgeworthhaving knowledgeworthhaving 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    My Mom Never Gave Me The Satisfaction. Ever. - She treats me like im filthy. So I cant help but to be like, wow, my own mother doesnt like me? I must be a piece of shyt. So then I...
    studentfrommars studentfrommars 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Dear Future Wife - Dear Future Wife, I have to admit and it’s not easy saying this, but I have been a broken man and alone for quite some time. In the past I have given my heart...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    Cuddles - i want to have atttention from my parents and my siblings, it's as if i'm invisible to them.. They notice me if they bump into me or when i shout at them or if they have...
    losingmyfriends losingmyfriends 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2008

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    I Need Love - And attention. I'm so alone. But, I'm broken. I'm unlovable. I can't love. I am a surivior. But, not that kind. I tried to kill myself. Because everyone I have ever...
    Crazylover15 Crazylover15 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I Hate You, Don't Leave Me - Often I think people ignore the fact that I need love and attention because I have borderline personality disorder. But even though I don't process...
    gorejussxpsycho gorejussxpsycho 22-25, F Jul 23, 2013

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    im gay and just finding myself i would really love a boyfriend but im just coming out maybe soon im only 13 and just need someone 12-14 to talk to and maybe share a relationship...
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    I need someone's hug and kisses,i just wanna be someone's boy...i feel lonely
    Mihael122 Mihael122 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 18

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    Affection is the one thing a girl needs. And a lot of it.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 21

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    I now understand why people cheat. I will never condone it but now I understand why they do (if one were in my situation). If u love someone, shouldn't showing ur affection for...
    peace82 peace82 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'd love some company right about now☺️
    Meegghan Meegghan 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    plz only 13-15 boys message me im gay and looking for a boyfriend far away or near i just wanna talk and tell you everything about me maybe we can s*xt i want to know everything...
    Findingme7 Findingme7 13-15, M Apr 3

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    Hope to find it someday and not merely looking at it or wishing for it.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Apr 5

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    My life has been a constant battle in so many ways and i feel i will always have to battle to keep as stable as i can and to stay away from toxic people. I don't hate people that...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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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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    ~Star-Crossed Lovers~ It's been TWO YEARS... We've been separated for 2 years, I've fallen in love with someone else and almost got married... And yet I'm STILL head over heels in...
    SweetSerendipity14 SweetSerendipity14 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I need love like the air that I breathe in. I can't stay without love. I need to love and be loved. I have fallen in love many times and was heartbroken but I always managed to get...
    PorcelainRose85 PorcelainRose85 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    This experience that we are all sharing, however we got here... is simply what it is...... for each of us.... Here is something that I think goes for all of us. RESPECT Remember...
    progeo progeo 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    it's hard too fall in love specualy when you're heart is broken you have to let it go so guys my experience was very hard i want you to know my name to know my reality and...
    RayenDhahbi RayenDhahbi 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Thing is, I used to thrive at the idea that I would fall in love. That someone would fall in love with me, and I would be happy. But. Initially one guy changed my thinking. Now...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It is hard just to open up to someone, especially when the only grown up with small brothers, but our father weren't the one. I believe whenever I'm in love with a person, I'm only...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    So lately, been wondering Who will be there to take my place When I'm gone, you'll need love To light the shadows on your face If a great wave shall fall It'd fall upon us all And...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Wherever you will go- The calling So lately, been wondering Who will be there to take my place When I'm gone, you'll need love To light the shadows on your face If a great wave...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 29

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    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Mar 22

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    Ever since my younger siblings were born I knew there was a sudden shift in attention. I didn't mind, I knew it was because they were younger and thus needed more care. It didn't...
    Akiakane Akiakane 18-21 Apr 6

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    I work at a medical office and sometimes I have patients who will flirt with me but I just brush them off because I'm at work and I need to be professional. One day I was on the...
    soul711 soul711 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Hi everyone this is for an assignment please comment xoxox A skinny wish Finally Esther was picked to become the goalie, because she is so athletic. She was getting all dizzy, she...
    proudly92 proudly92 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    There was that girl I have met long ago. Well, not that long... but before I have met her, I never believed that something like love on first sigh exist. I mean isn't it funny to...
    TsukiyoChan TsukiyoChan 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't describe my feeling about her I can only think of it and think of it. This feeling is so frustrating and yet so calming. When you show someone what you feel and she is only...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i grew up as the apple of my father and brothers eye but was never really loved by my mother.. i have always sought out attention from men throughout my life. I have noticed this...
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