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I Need to Be Cherished and Respected

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 237 People

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    I haven't felt cherished or respected in a while.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    I Feel That Every Man Has T...

    I feel that every man has the need to feel respected. Respect frome his wife, kids, co-workers, and any one else who my be in his world.
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    Cherished And Respected

    Cherished and respected,That’s what I need,Makes life easy,Helps us be friends,In the way,We’re meant to be.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 31, 2012

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    Respect

    I have been married for almost 13 years to my husband. This is my third, and I always said "final" marriage. Almost from the get go - I have not felt cherished and respected. I don't feel as though I am a priority and he lies about the stupidest, small, insignificant...
    jgstewart1109 jgstewart1109 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2008

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    I Long To Be Cherished And Respected In My Marriage

    I have been married for 11 yrs and I feel as though I am the child in the relationship. I do not have a say in anything such as finances etc. I get yelled at if things arent they way he wants them. And did you know there is a "right way and a wrong way to sweep a floor" I donot...
    tamikens tamikens 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    Of Course!

    For me to cherish and respect someone only to not have the same love and respect back will only result in me turning cold and the other party wondering what could possibly be wrong with me that I am just not treating them the same anymore. Do I hate them now? Have I fallen out...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    The BS Story

    I wonder sometimes how things could have gone so wrong. I married someone who was acting a certain way, to get the desired result. We started off right, everything seemed to be moving the right direction, seemed to "cherish" each other. Then out of the blue she said "I don't...
    jb02157 jb02157 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    What Went Wrong??

    I became sick with an incurable disease 7 years ago. It took 2 years to finally find a doctor that need what I had. I was glad I found out what I had; but sad that there was nothing to do about it. My husband seemed to be supportive at first and then became angry that I had...
    sincerely sincerely 56-60 1 Response Jun 19, 2008

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    I Need Love and Respect

    Hello, I must say that I have an insatiable need to be cherished, loved, complimented,needed, I had a wise woman say to me that just from watching me she could tell I needed these things.  They are not a want as with some people.  I actually live in such a way that I am...
    Isabella12 Isabella12 41-45 1 Response Aug 30, 2008

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    Stuck In a Sexless Marriage

    I do not consider myself old or unattractive. I am a kind loving man who really listens and cares. My wife has a debilitating disease like ruematoid arthritis. We do not have sex anymore. It's October 2007 now and I haven't had sex since April sometime, I think. I'm not even sure...
    givenuponsex givenuponsex 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2007

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    Teacher Your Children Now About Cherish and Respect

    When I first saw the title I thought this would be really easy to write about it..  Then I really thought to think about it..   I know that I need to be Cherished and Respected and want it and I do have it now after looking for if for a long long time, but when I...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2008

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    Showing Respect Is Very Imp...

    Showing respect is very important to me.  I also respect others as well.  Dont we all want to be Cherished?
    justANNIE justANNIE 46-50, F Jun 19, 2008

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    Why Not Me?

    Wow, what I would do to be married to someone who loved me for who I am, cherished me and most of all respected me. This is the dream I had since I was 13 years old, but this has never happened to me. One broken marriage, and now in an unhappy marriage. My daughter says she...
    teddybear95 teddybear95 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2011

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    Do I Exist?

    I've been married for 2 years and he and I have a beautiful baby girl who is turning 9 months. Ever since we found out I was pregnant the whole "Love, Honor, and Cherish" thing went out the window.  He is so selfish it's ridiculous. A recent example is when he came home for his...
    maepage87 maepage87 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2011

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    Care

    At times i think i care too much that is why I'm not respected.... At times it's as if i don't care enough and I'm left not cherished.....whats a man to do to find some respect.....nice guy's get played, that's all I'm saying.(for now)
    andyp358 andyp358 36-40, M Aug 17, 2009

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    I Miss The Way We Talked, I Miss The Times We Had, I Miss The Love We Shared, But Most Of All I Miss The Way You Cared. =(

    I have been married for 2 years now. We have a wonderful 1 yr old son.... I never thought being married can be this lonely. I felt unloved and not cared by my husband. He even forgot our second wedding anniversary. He didn't even greet me he was so busy with his work and doesnt...
    sycathe sycathe 26-30, F Mar 26, 2012

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    I give respect instantly You don't need to earn it However ....if you hurt me I will ruin you Do not think I won't I will be respected I'll always have your back but do not...
    LuiGina LuiGina 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    This is a story on finding love ... One of the things I've been chasing my whole life ... Maybe through the business of my life on things that don't really matter concerning my...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    You are able to tell if a man respects women or a woman, by the things that he says to her, or about her. If a woman does not expect to be respected, she will not be. Seldom is...
    SynchronicityMagic SynchronicityMagic 61-65, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    As a coping exercise, I decided to release what I wrote to the only girl who ever loved me. I removed the names of local places due to privacy reasons. Read it and you'll see why...
    Wounduponwound Wounduponwound 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes my bf seems so distracted when we chat. Even though he seemed so happy to see me today and was smiling from ear to ear, i think it's time we give each other some space...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I don't need alcohol or drugs or girlfriends to enjoy life. I want family and friends to enjoy life.
    sumit555 sumit555 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    hi I am 14 and I need a bf that lives in Canada Alberta Edmonton
    JACOBILIKEGUYS JACOBILIKEGUYS 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    There is a part of me that has always craved to submit. I never paid much attention to it. As a matter of fact all my life it has always been the exact opposite. I control. I...
    SeekingFullfilment SeekingFullfilment 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel a little lost in this world I try a little noise and choke I've honestly never felt this alone Oh, I just need someone I need a little room to breathe You're making this...
    Luchs Luchs 41-45, M Jan 3

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    I really feel like I need someone. A boyfriend, a girlfriend, I don't care. I need someone I can call in the middle of the night because I can't sleep. I need someone who I can...
    thequietpanda thequietpanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Run away" By me In a box tied down with chains to the ground "Run away", they say "Run away." Chains are too tight Escape is out of sight "Run away", they say "Run away...
    Spinningoutofcontrol Spinningoutofcontrol 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    This is the first time during one of our "breaks" that I have genuinely given some thought to the fascination we have for each other and this relentless addiction that is Kel and...
    mazgeddes mazgeddes 26-30 Jan 4

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    I need a friend A friend who is true. A friend who doesn't need to change . A friend who is not fake. I'm tired , tired of being that good friend to all ,when they need. But when...
    CometHeart CometHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I feel so empty in this house, there's zero stimulation. I live with a narcissist who is empty as a drum. I need to have real conversations with people, I need stimulation... To...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    phobia does not even begin to describe it. i had been dreading this day for a long time now. all the calendar said was kids dr appt. my stepbrother had been teasing me saying i was...
    xoxokitty930 xoxokitty930 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I have ONE job I need done. I'm desperate to get this job done. The only reason I'm desperate to get this job done is it's my life. It's my life's work. Back in 2001, when I was...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 8

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    Or so it seems, I dont really know always. My dad has this motto-like thing ive heard quite a couple of times now. "Is it not great to be needed?" "It is good to be needed" "Is it...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jan 9

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    Were you in great health as a healthy child? Do you remember what you ate and drank back then? Is your current diet just as good today? Keep reading to learn about how vitamin...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    This is the first time something like this is happening and I have no clue how to deal with it. I've been spending time alone more than usual and people just don't seem to...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    Life is hard right now. Life is always hard. My depression went away for a little while but now its come back. It never fully goes away. It’s always on and off. In a way it’s...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F Jan 13

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    The fact that my mom thinks I can handle a part time job once I start college... Just because some people can handle it, doesn't mean I can. Not everyone can do both at once. It...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    In August I started a new job at a Pharmacy because I couldn't stand the job I had at the time. I was really looking forward to this new job because hey better pay! & It seemed...
    ForeverArmyGirlfriend ForeverArmyGirlfriend 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm tried of being bossed around like a little child. I have three babies and another on the way. I'm capable of making my own decisions. I know what's right and wrong. So I don't...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    Just like it says in the title, I don't need to be one of these people who has to have over 200+ friends just to make myself look popular to others, all I need is just a close...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I don't think I need someone to talk to. I think I just need to vent. I've been married to my spouse for almost 17 years. He has ptsd that stems from a long history of sexual...
    DecemberMonica DecemberMonica 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    some things in my mind~ i think im gonna need to vent because its starting to drive me (more) insane 😱 but im gonna need someone who doesnt judge, with no hidden agenda, whos...
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    DAMN YOUR *** I EAT FRENCH FRIES AND ICE CREAM TOGETHER AND DAMN RIGHT I DONT NEED YOUR PERMISSION. Take your negativity far far away from me because beleive it or not: I don't...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Aging can play a part in how you develop your own life. Me turning 30 in September of 2015 is making me see a lot of things. Things I've missed, things I want to do, things I want...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Where to start. My name is ashley, and I'm 20 years old. I am in desperate need of help financially. I am currently unemployed due to getting laid off. I live in a small community...
    aclay9412 aclay9412 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm a werewolf pup and don't know any others like me. I don't belong to a pack, well, not a physical one- just an Internet one. I'm so lost and confused on my own and am still...
    mejustbeingme123 mejustbeingme123 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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