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I Often Feel Ignored

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    Silent - I often feel like my voice isn't heard. Between my family, my friends, the guy Im seeing.. Sometimes I feel like no one cares about what I have to say. Maybe they aren't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19, 2012

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    It's so weird when it happens. And it's not a pleasant feeling either. My grandmother always talks to me, asks about my day, straightens my jacket collar, anything; she's super...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F Mar 25

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    Do You Think That Silence Makes A Good Man Convert? - Everyday I sit in my bed and think about how my life is. And I wonder why no one cares about me. What is so wrong with me...
    JessiZombies JessiZombies 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    I Am...Needy? - I feel ignored and isolated sometimes. Sometimes, there is a very good reason for feeling this. Other times, I become used to this emotion, this feeling of betrayal...
    AzaleaMay AzaleaMay 36-40, F Aug 14, 2013

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    Am I Invisible Or What? - i feel that 90% of the time im being ignored, wether it be in school or at home. I mean is it so hard to listen to what I have to say. For example, i...
    xxbriannaxx xxbriannaxx 18-21, F Apr 16, 2010

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    Ignore Me Because Its Fun? - Who ignores me? everyone. When do they ignore me? all the time and especially when I most want to be heard. Why? jealousy of such a great mind. It...
    AlbinoPolarBear AlbinoPolarBear 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Communicate... Is That Really So Difficult?! - For months now I've been planning a baby shower for my youngest niece. I've written about the difficulties this has caused for myself...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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    I Won't Be Ignored - Somedays I feel like I am invisible.  I think that is why I ended up gaining so much weight. Like if I am big as a house, you can't possibly dismiss ...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl 46-50, F Oct 14, 2008

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    So Young.. - I feel ignored by my husband. Im so lonley all the time. He's always hanging out with this person, going here and there and he forgets to make time for me. he only...
    turtlemom turtlemom 22-25 Mar 22, 2012

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    All - All the time at school, I pretty much have no friends outside of EP, and everyone ignores me cause I am invisible
    iminpain iminpain 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2010

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    I Must Be Running In Stealth Mode - Lately I feel like I'm completely invisible.My long-time friend came to visit last Thursday and I kid you not, she was talking before she came...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    Nobody Knows Me - I feel like the people who know me really don't know me. Either they don't care or they don't want to hear what I have to say. I have pretty well given up on...
    lilystrange lilystrange 45, F Feb 11, 2009

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    Mime - It's like being a mime or a mute trapped in a box. Where nobody can hear your screams. But now, it doesn't feel so bad. Because it doesn't matter if other people hear me at...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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    Or - people tell me its all in my head or that im being really paranoid.
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Feb 7, 2010

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    I'm just on this earth to be a stepping stone to others in my life to get where they want to be.
    calicorex4 calicorex4 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Especially In Conversations. -   I can honestly say tat I’ve not felt this way on EP, but in real life it is a common feeling that I have.   I can’t...
    lifeslife08 lifeslife08 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Why Does Their Ignorance Hurt Me? - I’m beginning to reach the point where I want to give up. To be honest, I’ve felt like this for the past few years, but it’s...
    Abyssopelagic Abyssopelagic 18-21 3 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    I Often Feel Ignored - Sometime there's someone near me and I say something and I get no response that's when I feel ignored.  Or sometimes I'm amidst a group of people they...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 9, 2012

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    I Don't Feel It. I Am Ignored. - This of course relates to my life offline. For some reason people ignore me. I say something and its like they nod their head and acknowledge for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    I Still Need Her - there is this girl I met,she was nice,beautiful and the only kind of a girl any man can wish to be his girlfriend. We become friends for so long and do many...
    Dhuoor Dhuoor 18-21, M Apr 15, 2010

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    Whatever.... - I know most people don't like me and wonder why I don't talk much. I know you will read this and not comment. I'm used to that. So go ahead and judge... I know that...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 4 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    Social Interaction - Being a person with disabilities, I spend a great deal of time in my home. I don't get to go out and socialize much, can't gain access to my friends' homes...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    No Matter What I Do, What I Say... - ...I must be worthless. I cannot reach people. It must be me. some people are good at getting what they want. I am not.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    I Often Feel Ignored - i often feel ignored even though that isnt true always
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 22, 2012

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    Totally! - I feel ignored..I used to feel ignored when I was little, when my mum and dad broke up and I was with my mum, she was on so many pills that she didn't even know I was...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F Dec 22, 2010

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    Stop Ignoring Me - Okay Kids these are my rules: MOMS RULES If I cook it~you will eat it If I buy it~you will wear it If I wash it~you will put it away If I clean it~you will keep...
    kiki1956 kiki1956 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    Forgotten - Everyone seems to ignore me. Everytime I try to say something someone cuts me off and everyone listens to them.. as if I weren't even talking.. I makes me feel sick...
    JessiZombies JessiZombies 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    I Do Try to Be Noticed - I am basically a quiet person so when I'm in a group of people I tend to listen more than talk.  Lately at work I'll accept invitations to group...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    My Friends Don't Reply To Me, Particularly - These are people I've known since high school. For some reason, whenever we have conversations among the 3-4 of us, the things I say...
    lonelyavenger lonelyavenger 22-25, F Jun 21, 2013

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    To Comment Or Not to Comment? - I have felt ignored most of my life.  I feel that most of what I say is disregarded and then when something happens/goes wrong that I tried to...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl 46-50, F 10 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    All the time. I always think im not worthy of being with people. I just cant imagine myself as a part of the gang. It hurts. Its almoat like as a kid you werent invited to a...
    notworthitatall notworthitatall 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    This is actually a dissociative disorder called derealization/depersonalization, in case you were wondering. People who are sleep deprived, bipolar, depressed, schizophrenic or...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am 28 and in the military. I am so alone. Men dont ever want to be with me so i am always single. My family and me dont really get on and i have been diagnosed with depression. I...
    sheepym sheepym 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I'm not sure if it's because I've loved and lost... the fact I had and now don't... or the fact because I've reached the unreachable and have been found completely useless and...
    armyguyclaude armyguyclaude 26-30, M Apr 6

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    Ever since I was a small child, I always wondered if perhaps the life we live isn't real after all. Perhaps someone somewhere is sitting down in a nice comfy chair reading a large...
    Maelia816 Maelia816 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I remember being made fun of a bit in school and my only wish than which i silently made to myself was "if only i were invisible". Well as they say be careful what you wish for...
    Sparkles4Soul Sparkles4Soul 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Don't get me wrong, I have loads of girlfriends, the thing is guys according to me are a teeny bit more...understanding? Yeah, and they're really friendly...well, most of 'em. I...
    solicitude solicitude 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really hate fake friends, they smile ,talk to you and say they will be there for you but always come up with an excuse when they not there
    lonelymum89 lonelymum89 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    How do you know someone really loves you?
    lonelymum89 lonelymum89 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    When I choose to share my feelings with someone I am close to they turn it into a convo about them.. I feel ignored that makes me mad and I shut down
    BLANKstateofmind BLANKstateofmind 22-25, F Mar 16

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    When it comes to Mon-Fri I often feel tense even though I don't currently work. (I am studying though....psychology). When it gets to the weekend I feel a palpable change in the...
    mcmzenith mcmzenith 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Since I'm not what people stereotype me to be, I often feel as though I bother them by simply existing. One of my many corks is that I always feel like I'm in someone's way. I...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Marriage over? Check. Zero love life? Check. Hopelessly dead-end career? Check. Fear of failure limiting dreams? Check. Self-loathing? Check, check, and check. I'm posting this to...
    Kronk23 Kronk23 36-40, M Apr 1

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    I told someone else about my depression. I thought if I told more people, I would have more people to turn to when I needed them. He was my best friend, so I thought I could trust...
    anon1995 anon1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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