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I Need to Feel Loved and Appreciated

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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 6 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    I'm just a girl. I love being called pretty,

    but I'll never believe it. I'm not always right, but hate admitting I'm wrong. I'm almost always smiling, but it's not always real. I can be read like an open book, but hide so much. I work hard at things, but don't always get what I deserve. I'm just a girl. (c)
    JustOrdinaryGirl JustOrdinaryGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    UrBabeSecret UrBabeSecret 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    Something is missing in my marriage.

    I love my husband more then anyone in this world. He has been my rock the past 9 years we have been together, but something is just not there. He doesn't listen to me. I've told him how important it is for me to get a card on my birthday or anniversary. My birthday just passed...
    jlopez1 jlopez1 26-30, F 14 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    I don't want my dad to meet my boyfriend.

    We've been together 6 mo, and my father has always been abusive verbally, physically and emotionally since I remember. First, because my boyfriend is from another country, from mine (though we have the same religion) but we don't speak the same language and also, my dad doesn't...
    claupatrice claupatrice 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14

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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 56-60, F 14 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    I went to the mall the other day

    and while i was there i felt so out of place, Like i didn't belong. Anyone ever have an experience like that or similar...
    johnespo64 johnespo64 46-50, M 2 Responses May 14

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    My wife and son went to see Paddington last

    night. Midway through the movie I looked over at both of them and felt a surge of love for them. It's moments like that remind me why I'm alive.
    aminoooo aminoooo 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 18

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    Is it to much to ask

    for .. I give so much of me. At times I just fell alone like eat dinner alone sleep alone talk alone shop alone walk alone. It's like Iam not here the invisible woman :(
    EyesOnyou72 EyesOnyou72 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've spent most of my life reaching out

    for friendship, love and respect. And being rejected is a pattern I've seen over and over. Kids at school. Teachers. Professors. Friends. Bosses. Family. I remember first asking myself in second grade what was wrong with me that made nobody like me? I'm at a loss. Now 33 yrs...
    AreYouLonelyToo AreYouLonelyToo 70+, F 5 Responses May 13

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    all I have ever done is try to make others

    happy. but all anyone else does is use me. I just want to be happy for once. why do the hurtful, ignorant, lazy, and straight up evil people that have ever used me get to Have a great life with a spouse and kids and a nice house and lots of money, while I sit here alone and...
    Anorack Anorack 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    sometimes i think im not loved

    but he show his love differently he doent want me to leave him but i feel like even if i wanted to leave i cant because i also dont want to his like my own drug i cant stay away even when i know its dangerous i cant help it so am i weak for feeling this way? i think i just might...
    katie1106 katie1106 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

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    Did you ever think that it is possible to sleep

    with someone without having a physical relation? Just laying there, talking for hours about how we feel, what we love, memories etc. Just enjoying to be with someone.
    PaleRaven PaleRaven 18-21, F 16 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    I do so much .. I'am to tierd of not being

    appreciated. I think I give to much of me to the wrong person.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 5

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    After 7 years, I've decided to reach out to the

    girl I sat behind in AP History. I have the hugest crush on her. Hopefully this works out!
    sinceremarcus sinceremarcus 22-25, M 6 Responses May 10

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    I am a flirt. I'm flawed too,

    like most women, I need to feel attractive. I'm natural in my look, and I hardly wear much make up at all, but still I need to know and feel appreciated. Is it so wrong of me?
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 17 Responses Apr 30

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    I am so tired of giving my 100%

    and then people throwing it away. I was in a long distance relationship with my first boyfriend for 2years. He cheated on me, it was terrible, he said he was depressed and suicidal so I forgave him and then he dumped me 6 months later. I was single for over an year. I finally...
    take90 take90 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    Now that I've already moved on from

    that tragic moment in my life, I've realized that I deserve to be loved and appreciated by someone worthy of my love too. :)
    happinessandlove happinessandlove 26-30, F 5 Responses May 12

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    I think the need to feel true intimate love

    and heartfelt affection and appreciation is the core of what every one of us longs to have in our lives. Someone who is willing to take the time listening and discovering everything about us. Not just picking the things they like and ignoring the rest much less not caring enough...
    Pepper1973 Pepper1973 41-45, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I would give anything

    for one hug. <3
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    I always feel unhappy

    if I don't feel like someone I like to talk to, doesn't want to talk to me
    Quicksilva94 Quicksilva94 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just feel lost in a crowd.

    .. No one even misses me!!
    kimmy1073 kimmy1073 41-45, F 13 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    So I am crying today

    because my boyfriend has changed a lot. He used to be very sweet, he would die just to hear my voice over the weekend, he would move mountains just to see me on a date, he gets angry when I dont pick up the phone everytime he is calling, he complains if I dont respond in his...
    kymdainty kymdainty 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to somebody who is my best friend.

    who loves me for my craziness and my weird personality. Who understands what I go through and is able to hold me when I'm crying.to love me the way I want to be loved.to kiss me in the rain without a umbrella.to be beautiful in only my eyes and never cheat on me and give their...
    Paramoregirl123 Paramoregirl123 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I would anything to be completely loved

    and smothered by a girl.
    deadine deadine 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes when I say "I'm okay,

    " I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight, and say "I know you're not."
    Lucca9 Lucca9 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    My husband lost interest in me.

    Doesnt find me attractive. He has a mistress younger than me . I forgiven him but the pain , anger, hatred is still there. Staying together in 1 house but not talking and keep avoiding each other. I dont know what i feel right now, feeling sad , mad , lonely. I feel im not...
    Libragirl73 Libragirl73 41-45, F 19 Responses May 15

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    The heading says it all.

    Missing it for quite sometimes now
    jamjimmy jamjimmy 46-50, M May 15

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    I had such an amazing day with my wife yesterday

    and even though there was a situation that I typically would have stayed a fight over I kept my cool. By at the end of the night my wife got angry with me for no reason and told me how horrible of a person I am. I want my marriage to work but I'm afraid she's no longer in love...
    slcanberra slcanberra 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    After 1 year of no communication with my ex,

    I've decided to reach out to her to be friends. Now I don't want to be her friend because she isn't putting her all into being friends. She doesn't deserve my friendship or me in her life at all.
    sinceremarcus sinceremarcus 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    just saying, that's all.

    Don't we all?
    emstioy emstioy 46-50, F 11 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    So.... i'm sad, confused,

    annoyed. I believe i'm good looking, smart, interesting, attractive, fun but all of that beliefs vanish whenever I go out. It is always the same story, it happens if i'm alone or with my besties or with my cousin, at a party, reunion, night club... EVERY F*** TIME. It happened...
    printprincess printprincess 26-30, F 17 Responses May 10

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    Julieccaa Julieccaa 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Ironic. I was just talking to an EP friend

    about how I constantly feel worthless and invaluable. Then I found out that someone on here blocked me. So much for any hope on feeling valued.
    InvaderNice InvaderNice 18-21, M 6 Responses May 10

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    I've been married for 6 yrs with 2 kids aged 3

    and 5. Recently i realised that i have lost my feeling for my husband during this marriage. We talked and pointed where is our problem lies.... I told him that he has neglected me as a wife & i have been more of a companionship to raise family together than as a wife or loved...
    snowvix snowvix 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Jodyturtle Jodyturtle 56-60, M 7 Responses May 12

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    minncech minncech 22-25, F 8 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Valentine's Day a cruel holiday

    for the unhappily married. You must look through the cards full of love and sentiment. Reading words meant for someone's great love but not my own. I wonder where to find a card which expresses the crushed dreams of a marriage to an alcoholic? I am not a woman who has ever...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 16

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    To Love Someone And For The Feeling Not To Be

    Mutual Hurt You More Than Any Word In This Universe, Or Any Language Can Explain. Why Must We Love People Who Treats Us As If We're Just Background Noise.
    MistyDayHaze MistyDayHaze 18-21 a week ago

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    Hate when you give your heart to the one person

    who you believed to be your dream partner, best friend, soul mate but along the journey you start to notice the lack of appreciation and affection which makes you unhappy. No matter how many times your actions remind them how important they are in your life, they don't seem to...
    Donnyboy1993 Donnyboy1993 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    I'm 20 years old. I never had a girlfriend

    or done anything with a girl. I always feel alone and I start to think if there is something wrong with me. why can't I find someone to love and be with. someone to hold and care for.... am I not allowed to have that? am I destined to be like this?
    Sal395 Sal395 18-21, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    If people don't make an effort to be in your

    life, don't try to be in theirs; it's not worth it.
    Lucca9 Lucca9 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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    I need to be loved and appreciated.

    . We all do.. I need people who DO understand me.. who DON'T let me down. I need them .. but they also need me. ~~~~~~ Everyone feels unloved at some point ... why?! it has no use! Everyone is perfect on the inside, and thats all that matters in love right!! The inside matters...
    BeYourselfBeBeautifull BeYourselfBeBeautifull 16-17, F 11 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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    My ex and I are trying to work things out

    and maybe get back together. He tells me that I'm the only one he wants to be with and that he's only attracted to me. I asked him if he was interested in other girls and he said no, but I found his profile on a dating app and he had posts from this past week, saying things like...
    blindlywalking blindlywalking 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    We said our vows, and you promised to no matter

    what to always try and work things out, that was my one stipulation to getting remarried. In order to work things out and go thru the motions of life day in and day out communication is key. I'm not talking about screaming yelling bitching and or nagging ( I hate all of those...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Jan 12

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    I just found out my boyfriend's friends have

    been pressuring him into breaking up with me because I'm a "normie." When they are all hipster weirdos. And my boyfriend told them he will and then he told them he did so they think we aren't together anymore. Which he says was to avoid the situation but that makes me feel...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 18-21, F 36 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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