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I Need to Feel Loved and Appreciated

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    I finally have a night out with my friends

    but my wife isn't happy!! Wtf
    mook1977 mook1977 36-40, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Where were you when I needed you?

    When I cut myself, starved myself, stayed up late crying because I felt so broken and alone.. Mom left, shouldn't I at least have a dad? Or anyone...
    Benjaaly Benjaaly 16-17, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I just need a long hug.

    someone to tell me it's going to be okay. sometimes that's too much to ask for I guess though.
    briannarenee briannarenee 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 7

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    Invisible. It's all I am to this world.

    People who don't know how that feels will tell me I'm full of crap and should just suck it up. Well let me tell you something, I've tried for over a year, I've tried so hard, but I've been put down over and over and my only way is out is through books, music, and bloodshed by my...
    awghja awghja 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 29

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    In the past week my husband has called me fat

    and tonight he called me another not nice name. How should I handle this?
    momzy momzy 31-35, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wish more people paid attention

    and listened to me. The only person who actually did broke up with me about a month ago and I no longer feel like I make anyone's life better or more meaningful.
    hugsfeelgood hugsfeelgood 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am lonely even though I'm married to a woman

    I have been in love with since 1992. I look at her and love her but when she looks at me I see a woman who no longer laughs at my jokes or wants my touch.
    mook1977 mook1977 36-40, M 6 Responses 1 day 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
    Frenandowilson Frenandowilson 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I just want someone to stick with me no matter

    what happens. Someone I can talk to about the most random things ever, but also express my deepest thoughts. I wamt us to spend days and nights together as if we have no worries in the world. I want love, and be loved.
    hebrokemyheart99 hebrokemyheart99 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 7

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    I genuinely don't love myself.

    I mean I put on a facade and try like everyone else. But I don't, not really. I have good moments, but is everyone else struggling with this? A weariness of our personality or character.
    ijapa ijapa 31-35, F 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    angemil angemil 46-50, F 10 Responses Jul 25

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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 will LOVE me and appreciate me for what I have to offer. I want to be in love with my best friend. I have alot to offer him.
    LookingforLove63 LookingforLove63 51-55, F 14 Responses Jul 23

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    I feel empty on the inside.

    No matter what I do I'm always rejected and I'm always last. The people I call friends talk to me, but when we get in public they leave me for the others that they call friends. I've tried to get a girlfriend, but when I talk to them their eyes are filled with disgust as they...
    Spirex Spirex 16-17, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's gunno be my first day of grade 9 in about

    two week,..and I'm self concious about my birthmark on my left arm, it's kinda huge and it's black. The past four years, Ive been hiding it from my classmates and people cuz when I was a little, kids would always make fun of me/ it and whenever I go public and some People would...
    emily319 emily319 13-15, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    How do you look at the person you love,

    and tell yourself its time to walk away? :(
    whimsicalxx whimsicalxx 18-21, F 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Imperative

    God, yes. I not only need to be loved and appreciated, I need to feel it. It takes far too much energy to pretend that I don't. I can't go on feeling like this anymore. It's honestly killing me.I have come to the truthful realization that I have never been truly close to anyone...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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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 mine I want to feel you inside me deep thrusts.. I want your kiss I want and crave you!
    mylifeisamess90 mylifeisamess90 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I think feeling loved

    and appreciated is what everyone wants. Including me
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I miss love too. It feels like it's been forever

    and I have been depressed and felt very negative about myself, even though it's barely a year since the divorce. But no more! I'm tired of my life, but I am the one who can change it. I am hopeful. Love is out there, waiting for me, I just have to go and see if I can find it...
    Kimmy4700 Kimmy4700 36-40 2 Responses Aug 7

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    And now I do... My mother was a drug addict

    when I was younger, so she really was never there for me. I had sex with 3 guys when I was 12 because they all seemed to really like me. It was only later I learned that I was the "ultimate prize" because I was cute, blond and white. Most the people in my neighborhood were...
    ElleRoberts94 ElleRoberts94 18-21, F 11 Responses May 28

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    every night when my mum comes home

    after work she'll always be shouting at me and my lil brother over minor things. never in a day you'll not see her shouting in our ears and expecting us to be her 'slaves', such as retrieving stuff for her. this morning she shouted at me because i was running late for school. i...
    yunisaurus yunisaurus 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Oh god I don't know what's happening to me.

    Why does my chest hurt so bad and my head hurt. I wish I could end my ******* life. My ******* life is a lonely hell. I tried to be close with my family, but they said go away. I tried to be close to friends, but they said go away. I tried to be close to the one girl who said I...
    Spirex Spirex 16-17, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I have been in a relationship

    for three years. I have been lied to and disrespected so many times, I have completely lost trust in this man. He says he cares, but don't actions speak louder than words? I am very angry over all of this and find it hard to believe anything he tells me, even the truth. We...
    jeniemari jeniemari 36-40, F 26 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel so unloved and I think right

    now I just need some good cuddles
    slippingunder slippingunder 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Just broke up with my abusive ex.

    I've gotten spit on, food thrown at me, elbowed in the throat, thrown into a counter by my throat , lied to about him selling drugs behind my back, and called every name in the book. He also likes every girls picture on social media except mine and yelled at me when I would post...
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes it's not fair you give the person

    your heart and still get used and abuse
    deilia94 deilia94 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'm a beautiful soul with

    so much love .. My beauty has people hating me.. I'm lonely
    BeautifullyMade BeautifullyMade 31-35, F 12 Responses Aug 3

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    Before my parents left they asked me what I

    wanted for dinner and I said anything you pick up. They said okay. A couple hours later my parents come home with dinner. They bought my little brother food, themselves food, and my dog food.... but no food for me. Their excuse was that they didn't know what to get me so they...
    stephanies97 stephanies97 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ever since I was little I have always been

    passionate and ambitious. I told my family that I wanted to be a zoologist and they laughed in my face, literally. They said it was a dumb career choice and I was stupid for even thinking it. You see all of my siblings and cousins have stayed in my home town except for me and my...
    adrii5262 adrii5262 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    petitelady28 petitelady28 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    I am a romantic person.

    I do believe in happy endings and fairy tale stories even if people don't. I do believe that one day I will find my prince charming. The problem is most guys I talk to are always after sexual things without love involved! Is it that hard to find someone who makes you feel loved...
    Brokenwing88 Brokenwing88 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    So tired of you saying you love me.

    ., PROVE it to me!! I'm tired of the words.. Show me what ya got!
    HardAsNailz HardAsNailz 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I seek love from others

    because I have trouble loving myself
    guardian96 guardian96 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Most of my life I have lived alone,

    been alone, a solitary existence. I am complete as a man. But i am not enough, my true self needs more. A man is just a shell, a vessel, a mode of transport. A soul needs more. A soul needs life. A soul needs lessons. A soul needs experience. A soul needs to teach. A soul needs...
    URSTILLTHEONLYONE URSTILLTHEONLYONE 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    For the last two years I've been hungry,

    hungry for love hungry for someone to feel the same way as me. Where is that person. Do these people even exists?! Things in life get thrown at you, you take them and try to succeed.. Do you succeed to the amount you've wanted no? My answer no. Doing things alone becomes regular...
    rebecca1624 rebecca1624 22-25, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I want love!!! Someone.

    .. I don't wanna look desperate. I just feel like no one loves me and I'll take what I can get as desperate as that sounds
    sadiegirl347 sadiegirl347 18-21, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some people say I'm to needy

    or an attention ***** but I seek it because I don't get it from the right people like the people I love and care about. Call me an attention ***** if you want but just know that there is a story behind the way I act, and realize that my actions tell this story.
    Squid10101 Squid10101 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    :'( please message me,

    my heart is broken...
    OtakuGirl911 OtakuGirl911 16-17, F 3 Responses 54 mins ago

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    So, in one week i go to classes

    and my "friends" were trying to plan a last go out but they havent decided where and when. When i mentioned my b-day, that is in sunday, as an excuse to go out they just said "...oh" like, they forgot my b-day and they havent anything planned for me, i know they dont have to...
    Mynameistooweird Mynameistooweird 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 , i stand for myself most of the time unlike others who get the support of their friends , I just need to feel loved like anyone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Jul 22

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    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been with my fiance

    for 2 yrs now & living with him for 1 yr everything was beautiful we was the happiest couple & everyone wanted a relationship like we had..We desided to make the biggest move so we could start a new beautiful life together & once we get back on feet we planned to get married...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 hrs ago

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    My husband is like an excited little puppy

    when we have sex. He doesn't even get it in and he's already ***. I never get mine. It hurts my feelings. Then if I tell him no later that day or the next day, he gets really mad. It makes me feel cheap and used.
    RuRu80 RuRu80 31-35, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    23, good looking (not being cocky just

    confident) , and college educated . And still single . My last two relationships were psychically and emotionally abusive . I just want something real that I deserve
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    This hunger. Fills everything.

    This hunger. Threatens me. This thirst. Brings insanity. This thirst. Attempts to hold me. This heart. Was shattered inside me. Her love. Taken, leaving me empty. Her lies. How did I not see? My life. Please? Return to me. I don't want to drown in hatred and uncertainty. Let me...
    SinfulBlackSouledRedbird SinfulBlackSouledRedbird 31-35, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    My mom has always been kind of depressed.

    Not exactly depressed but something like that. She´s very often mad and angry. She got worse when she and my dad got divorced like six years ago, so i think she is kind of still getting over it. But she has a boyfriend and he and his son are moving in with us. But that is not...
    snaefridur17 snaefridur17 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My family means a lot to me

    and would do anything for them. The problem is that that they do not reciprocate this especially my parents and it really really hurts. My sister was always preferred, she gets praised for her achievements and parents get so proud that the whole village would know about it. On...
    mbsrn mbsrn 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    tat98 tat98 16-17, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want a man to be madly in love with me

    and I want to be madly in love with him. I really want to fall asleep in a mans arms.. I want someone to care about me and never hurt me. But this is to much to ask.
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    sometimes i cant help

    but feel wanted by a person that loves me. i always wanted a relationship like you would see on movies or read in books and i know it could happen. but i guess im not that lucky for that to happen to
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    No matter how "Busy" a person is,

    if they really care,they will always find the time for you......
    wvcountrylady wvcountrylady 51-55, F 15 Responses Jul 22

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    I was recently broken up with

    and my ex was really horrible to me. He put me down a lot and made me feel like an awful girlfriend when all I ever did was love him and cater to his needs. I miss him so much but he really doesn't like me and as much as I understand feelings change; he has so much negativity...
    lolicat lolicat 22-25, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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