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    From a question somebody posted today: Q: Give

    me ONE reason why you're worthy to be fought for? My answer: Because once I've made up my mind that I want you, I'll stick around through the tough parts. Because if you're honest with me and give me the information I need, I am willing to do anything in my power to help you...
    SmartKat SmartKat
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Sep 23, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13

    yes. i want to settledown.

    but i dont want to settle. why are my chocies be single or settle? i am no longer asking for the world but is a ripple on water too much to ask for? i want to feel something for the person i am dating/talking to/ sleeping with. why should i lie about what i am feeling to...
    ember23 ember23
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 26

    "She's tired... She's tired of always being the

    second option, she's tired of trying only to have the guy get bored of her later on, she's tired of short term relationships, she just wants something that's going to last. She just wants a guy who's going to appreciate her. Who's going to make her efforts and time worth it in...
    AmityLove AmityLove
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 16

    over worked and under appreciated wife/mother

    but i bet there is many out there who feel the same! Why cant men just shut up and listen!
    scarsofrelief scarsofrelief
    26-30, F
    15 Responses May 26, 2015

    Hate lying in bed on a Sunday with no one to

    cuddle with and having to take care of myself
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    Do you ever feel like you always do

    for others and when it is your turn to have someone do for you no one is around? I do a lot for people and hardly say no but when I need something I get the wells or the nos I wish that it was not that way and you know what I can't even complain about it because I still do it...
    purpleaquariusfem purpleaquariusfem
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Mar 22

    I want someone to find me

    so attractive they become submissive.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Mar 23

    Why can't men be open with their feelings like

    women are? Just let us know how you feel so that we won't have to guess.
    LookingForYou89 LookingForYou89
    26-30, F
    29 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    Since my mother died I feel the need to be

    loved more. I am not able to deal very well with my mother's passing. I am still in the grieving process. Due to my PTSD, I find it very hard to cope, and I live by myself. Nights are the worst. I have a caretaker, but I don't feel loved or appreciated by her. I feel more like a...
    asianspice24 asianspice24
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 25

    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
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Dec 9, 2014
    mustlovedogs99 mustlovedogs99
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 2, 2015

    To be frank with you all,

    I know that I won't know what it is or how it actually feels to love until I finally manage to truly love myself. I need to learn to give myself the self respect and care because if I did then I wouldn't even be in this position. I need to learn patience, I have to give myself...
    sjasianbaby408 sjasianbaby408
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 19

    Married for 17 years

    and husband behaves like a complete roommate. I mean, things werent always so hot and heavy, he did in the beginning be intimate with me maybe once or even twice a week. As the years go by, its further and further until now its like months we have not been intimate. Kids are...
    Scorpion1970 Scorpion1970
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Mar 28

    Does anyone want to chat.

    . feeling so alone
    melissa31410 melissa31410
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    I think I am a pretty decent looking girl

    why do the guys always fall for the girls that won't even notice them!!
    Alexthecoolest Alexthecoolest
    18-21, F
    21 Responses Jul 28, 2015

    I love from within, without conditions

    and about me being someone's strength. All, I want is to be appreciated for it and find someone like me.
    Tannedguy007 Tannedguy007
    26-30, M
    Mar 26

    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.
    Missionvao Missionvao
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Sep 23, 2014

    I have been married four years this July

    and it seems like our relationship gets worse and worse every year... he is home long enough to drop the kid off after school then he's gone tell almost midnight or latter and sleeps on the couch!! he dosent ever communicate with me... he dosent do any of his "male...
    scarsofrelief scarsofrelief
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
    minime159 minime159
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    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
    9 Responses Nov 8, 2014
    slm300 slm300
    31-35, M
    Apr 18

    I have been a committed (on

    and off LDR, currently LDR) relationship for 2 1/2 years . I feel silly for being upset but recently he has not been sending good morning or goodnight messages.. I send them but his responses seem lack-luster and as if he doesn't care to send them.
    G1121 G1121
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 2

    just saying, that's all.

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

    "In my dreams you're mine

    but in my life you're a dream."
    AmityLove AmityLove
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 14

    If you see me crying it will be at a movie

    or due to someone passing away (God forbid). If I get my feelings hurt or you make me upset, I promise you will NEVER see me cry! Those tears are reserved for my pillow!
    angelpumpkin36 angelpumpkin36
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 11

    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
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Dec 17, 2014

    "Be careful" "Text me

    when you get home so I know you're safe" "Sweet dreams " "How are you?" "I hope you're feeling better" "Have a good day!" "I miss you" "Will you come over?" "Can I see you?" "Can I call you?" "You're beautiful" "Watch your step" "Let's watch a movie" "What are you up to?" "It...
    Lucca9 Lucca9
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Feb 9, 2015

    I feel that most of my friends don't put the

    same amount of effort into our relationship as I do. I'm sick of being the one to text first or the one that always has to make the plans. I feel very insignificant.
    oodleskaboodles oodleskaboodles
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    My husband write songs about lost love

    and his "hell is eternity without you". Damn
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 10

    my fiance of 3 years has been cheating on me

    and this is how I found out.....a friend of his text me and said they had information that they thought I needed to know. they proceeded to tell me that he had a girlfriend that he didn't want me to know about. I approached my fiance about it but he denied it, he said we've been...
    mustbeaspeciallady mustbeaspeciallady
    26-30, F
    18 Responses Jan 21

    I'm so unappreciated

    and disrespected in my home, I just want to scream😕
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    13 Responses May 31, 2015

    sometimes all you have to do is forget what you

    FEEL and remember what you DESERVE
    lobosluv lobosluv
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Oct 31, 2015

    I don't necessarily have a need to be paid

    attention. But I would like some people who I'm close with and can hang with. I think we all have that feeling that we could use a few good people to share some memories with, ya know?
    OJhickley21 OJhickley21
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 22

    My husband is having an affair.

    I just figured this out today. I know there are those that think I am stupid, I feel like I'm just weak. Anyways, this past summer I saw a strange number on his phone. I am not one to snoop, but his behavior changed, and he became secretive with me seeing the front of his phone...
    Wendyann77 Wendyann77
    36-40, F
    39 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    I Hate When I Do Stuff

    for People And Their So Ungrateful Like I Didn't Have To Do it &The fact your bragging on the little things that doesn't matter .You'll just Never Be Good Enough or do things good Enough For Some People
    dessssyy dessssyy
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 19

    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
    10 Responses May 10, 2015

    Don't we all..In this world of doom

    and gloom.. It's nice to know each one of us is appreciated and loved for who we are..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Jun 12, 2015

    Loving and caring relationships

    and normal sleeping patterns are all I need to keep me sane.
    whyacinth whyacinth
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 28

    Life is too sweet and too short to express our

    affection with just our thumbs. Touch is meant for more than a keyboard. Kristin Armstrong
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 11

    Hello strangers I need your opinion in

    something. Your opinions will mean a lot to me. If one day ur ex bf/gf that you loved the most ever in your life. You saw your ex bf/gf in a different country while you were in holiday. Suddenly you saw your ex with a new partner could be wife/husband Will you say hi? What...
    gunnoon gunnoon
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 24

    Does true love exist ?

    Can there be a person who knows you better than yourself .They know when you are happy , sad , broken .They know what to do to help, they are there through the bad times as well as the good . you sense their presence without having to see them .Your heart beats faster , a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    18 Responses Mar 21

    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
    9 Responses Sep 21, 2014

    i need someone who really cares

    and knows the true meaning of love
    joint29 joint29
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 27

    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
    33 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    We all need to be loved

    and appreciated :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 1, 2015
    Swl41t Swl41t
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 20

    It doesn't matter that you hurt me,

    that almost entirely forgotten. However, what bothering me is that you have made me believe that I will never be good enough for anyone and that I am not wanted by anyone. I have been feeling like this for a while now, I'm starting to accept this feeling as well.
    Laraamani Laraamani
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 9

    What do you call the action of someone

    that your talking to and they say nothing at all, or say they can't hear you or answer you in an annoyed tone of voice?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 22

    My wife is abusive and hostile.

    She has been jealous, vengeful and angry. I stepped outside of our marriage years ago but realized it was a mistake and have tried to right my wrongs and be a better, more loving husband - I have been doing this and have been sorrowful and absolutely loyal and loving for the...
    Ploco Ploco
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Apr 10
    Peter927 Peter927
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Mar 20

    It's about having someone

    who is willing to walk through the hard times with you. It's about having someone who sees all of the beauty inside of you that everyone else overlooked. The goal when it comes to love should never be about finding someone who is perfect. The goal should always be to find...
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Dec 26, 2015

    A big hug, a kiss on the forehead

    and a sincere thank you is all i want
    mustlovedogs99 mustlovedogs99
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Aug 29, 2015

    It can be difficult to leave a long-term

    relationship, even when our inner-wisdom tells us it's time to let go. At this point, we can choose let go and endure the intense pain of leaving behind the familiar to make way for a new chapter in our life. Or we can stay and suffer a low-grade pain that slowly eats away at...
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Apr 2

    Loneliness can be fatal.

    You never know when you can see or be seen, talk or love. If the heart dies, who will mourn the loss.
    LovablePoetLee LovablePoetLee
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015
    amstanley12 amstanley12
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    Yes dear. I know you you see me

    as less than used TP, but I don't need to be reminded of that every day.
    plainlover2002 plainlover2002
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 1

    I am proud to be a collared

    and owned slave by knecht2014
    kaz65 kaz65
    51-55, F
    Mar 10
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