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I Need to Be Showered With Love and Not Gifts

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    Love Brings Tangible Gifts.

    I'd prefer to be showered with love, it's a much more satisfying and fulfilling gift  but any slightly more tangible gifts are welcome if love is not  forthcoming.  
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F Jun 8, 2010

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    Gifts Are Nice But

    some one to hold me and talk with me is nicer some one to sit me on the floor and brush my hair is great years ago when my wife was alive i would take in in to the bathroom and just give her a bath for no reason and she always loved the attention and she returned it to me in...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 21, 2011

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    And Not Even the Mush Mushy Kind ....

    I am not a huge fan of love, but sometimes I do crave touch, a hug, affection from the opposite sex. I am a firm believer that actions speak much louder than words - I always have, and I always will. I don't need diamonds, candy, toys, presents, I...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 3 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Gifts Are Sweet

    They are very thoughtful trinkets. They have their "place" but I never ask for gifts. I would rather be "showered" with love of my guy or from my friends instead.
    TopazSkye TopazSkye 26-30, F 1 Response May 4, 2009

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    Especially During The Depressing Winter Season

    The moments I spend with the people I love are way more significant to me than the amount of money they spend buying me gifts. My father sometimes comments on how my boyfriend rarely gets me presents on random occasions, and it always bothers me how he insinuates that that means...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Dec 17, 2011

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    Two In One!

    I just got a special gift across the sea from someone I am adored by. I feel the love, baby! xoox
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    What Do I Buy???!!!!

    I love my boyfriend to death.  But it's so hard finding a gift for him.  He just got a really great job... so he buys everything he wants and is still able to save! It's not fair. He's already bought me 2 Christmas gifts.  And he's making me a bunch of DVDs...
    debrarose debrarose 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    Cant Buy Me Love

    I dont need a bunch of items to make my life whole. I dont need anyone to give me a lot of gifts to show how much the love me. I just want to know that I am loved for me and appreciated in whatever relationship Im in. Gifts are okay every once and awhile, I get it...
    abstractjunkie abstractjunkie 22-25, F May 5, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Lonely and away from,home,,,had a very sad past,,,veery deprived of love...so...need someone to,love and,talk and be her best buddy. Anyone???
    divich420 divich420 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm a guy who can't express himself well, at least through words😳. I need someone to love and hug. Someone, I can hold in my arms, kiss and call mine. I'm too alone by myself. I...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M Jul 13

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    i'm really sick of being alone , unwanted most of the time , i hate this feeling ... i feel rejected , unloved , forsaken by everyone , no one ever appreciated me or loved me...
    izaacgrin izaacgrin 18-21, M 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    i need someone to love whoever is single please message me
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 6

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    Getting compliments is about the only thing that makes me feel really good about myself. It doesn't happen that often, but when someone is talking to me and they genuinely come out...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I need to feel loved by my mum she is always bullying me by her words she always call me fat ugly and she always says ppl talk about how ugly u are to me and when I cry she says...
    shouqfaisal shouqfaisal 13-15, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Need help with math I'm terrible at it :P
    Mendex Mendex 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    Sex without love is empty feeling. Without emotions, it's simply just an physical act that i'm not interested in. The connection and bond you have with someone you love is what...
    evesss evesss 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    In my past I've been married, widowed, and being single mom for two children. After two year of being alone I feel sad and get jealous seeing a couple so I love with each other...
    Redrose28 Redrose28 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am hurted by love ..me and my boyfriend love each other , but some things have happened in past that we cannot forget and we can't get back the trust. We both keep getting hurt...
    katyte katyte 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    A lovely insight.
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    I'm 16 in England and starting college soon. I need that one person to look forward to at the end of. I found the one she was called Dani(D) and lost her due to a situation where...
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F Jul 9

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    I need someone to lay with me, cuddle, and hold me for no reason. I need someone I feel comfortable with, that I can share all of my problems with. I need someone that will love me...
    QuietChick96 QuietChick96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Yea..i am deprived of love since i remember,,i have had all the emotions...mainly negative ones..but i do believe that love can save me..and i want to be saved by love. I need a...
    divich420 divich420 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Yea..i am deprived of love since i remember,,i have had all the emotions...mainly negative ones..but i do believe that love can save me..and i want to be saved by love. I need a...
    divich420 divich420 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I really need help guys, so any advice that you can give would be great ! I have just gotten my own house and have spent all of this week renovating so that i can advertise for a...
    Entity21 Entity21 16-17, F Jul 4

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    So here i am laying in bed with my daughter..my son sleeping calmly in his room and me crying again... My husband outside with his stupid friends not even giving me the slightest...
    paola04414 paola04414 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 11

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    I am 18 year Indian girl of Delhi.. I need a loving gf of Delhi.. I loved my bestfriend n got rejected.. I want to overcome from all that.. Is there any girl from Delhi.. ??
    mansi12 mansi12 18-21 1 Response Jul 17

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    I don't need it but it's a great feeling to get from another person you might like or have. But some times I wish I didn't want to feel loved ... Some times it's to much of a heart...
    rico20989 rico20989 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I want to find love, or at least someone I can relate to and feel like it's love... Even if they don't feel the same I want someone to care about me and for me to care about them...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    we all need **** in life, but truth is. its probably not gonna happen for you. its best to make peace with it early and start living a normal life where you work and have hobbies...
    Atromitos Atromitos 31-35 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Can't get the lovely ladies out of my mind. Life would be great. <3
    ichellemay ichellemay 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Married 16 years, wife said she wanted to do the love challenge, I started it, she didnt. How's that supposed to make you feel?
    sexlss sexlss 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I love being in love, or even just liking someone. When I was younger I'd usually like someone new and forget about the last person I liked. But the last guy I liked was a crush...
    EmancipationOfMimi EmancipationOfMimi 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I feel like no one could ever love me.
    carolineee0814 carolineee0814 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Falling in love was the biggest mistake I ever made...
    Saraphina21 Saraphina21 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I just separted from my husband of 12 years. He said he loved me but he never showed me. I did everything for him and I got nothing in return. Now I want to meet someone who...
    LookingforLove63 LookingforLove63 51-55, F 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    Worst thing ever is to love a girl so much and be nice too much then she dump you for a stupid reason
    ahmedtarek11 ahmedtarek11 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My heart has been broken so many times and I never believed I would ever become a person I am today, no matter how hard I try it seems to never be good enough. I just want to be...
    hebrokemyheart99 hebrokemyheart99 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    When my ex girlfriend dumps me and talk to my bestfriend telling him that she love him after what i have done for her well that's really sad and hurts
    ahmedtarek11 ahmedtarek11 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm extremely successful in my profession but I've allowed caring for my loved ones to bring me to the brink of financial disaster.
    RamGossip RamGossip 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Here I am. At home alone with my son. Because my husband is out doing God knows what at 2oclock in the morning. On a work night. Why is he so conconsiderate? Beats me.
    HopelesslyScared HopelesslyScared 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    Could someone preferably 18-30 please inbox me? I need help/advice.
    ShaunSAP ShaunSAP 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have this "friend" that needs some advice on removing a skid mark on his favorite pair of white loons. What are the exact steps on removing this terrible brown stain I will let...
    mcfartcloud mcfartcloud 31-35, M Jul 4

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    hey uh i need help i just got into a relationship things got cereal really fast she is 14 and i am 16 uuh i dont know if i should trust her or not i want to but i am keep worrying...
    Nathan610 Nathan610 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Hey! I really need to lose weight I'm into fashion and like wearing cute clothes but I have a round stomach and thick thighs Want to look better in things and get abs; guessing...
    iwanttobepretty iwanttobepretty 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Just looking for advice on what I'm doing wrong, or right. Idk, I just can't seem to connect with people or I push them away instantly. I keep finding myself getting scared of...
    awkward11 awkward11 22-25, F Jul 18

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    I have to tell you I woke this morning with you on my mind a deep hunger and desire and one thought running through my mind... I want you!!! I want your taste I want your skin to...
    IgnoredConsistently IgnoredConsistently 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    People would think because you come from a big family you would,never feel unloved and unappreciated but as a middle child from a mom that had 5 kids you couldn't be any more wrong...
    jodi199423 jodi199423 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have been diagnosed with depression and anxiety. I went through basically my whole life not even knowing what I was doing here. I don't have friends. I don't know what it's like...
    beccysamantha beccysamantha 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago