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I Often Feel Ignored

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    How I Often Feel Ignored

    I often feel ignored because I expect more from someone than they are prepared to give back. I'm like a dog in that once I like you you've got a friend for life. But a person may not feel as strongly for me as I do for them. So I often wonder if I might seem too...
    britbear britbear 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 24, 2009

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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 there most of the time, she'd just tell me to run off and play, occasionally she'd be in an obsessive mood and...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F Dec 22, 2010

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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, can't get into some buildings because they have steps, don't go on shopping trips because I have to limit my excursions to...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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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 even begin to count the number of times that I feel like I’ve been ignored, especially during conversations. I’ll begin...
    lifeslife08 lifeslife08 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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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 me or pretend I am not there. Ironically, the bigger I get, the more I feel that people ignore me.  I guess it...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl 46-50, F Oct 14, 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 only recently that this feeling’s really started to settle in. I feel let down, and I’m not sure who to trust anymore. I feel...
    Abyssopelagic Abyssopelagic 18-21 3 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    I feel ignored by my ex boyfriend

    who wants to work it out. Sometimes he won't text me back at all when I text him. Then I will text when the next day or a few days later and he will text back. I don't get it. He was texting me as much as I was texting him it's a back and forth thing. I don't know how to explain...
    cara12345 cara12345 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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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 took along time, but I have learnt to ignore back the people who ignore me.
    AlbinoPolarBear AlbinoPolarBear 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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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 was at home the other day and my family was ordering out. They asked everyone what they wanted but when i told them what i...
    xxbriannaxx xxbriannaxx 18-21, F Apr 16, 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 I'm unique. Go ahead and try to ignore me because I'm different! I didn't do a damnn thing to you. Go ahead and try...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 4 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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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 through the door and didn't stop until she was walking out the door 8 hours later.She spent hours telling me about her issues at work...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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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 first. I know some people hear me, and I hear them...But the most important thing is that we learn.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 11, 2009

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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 the idea of having friends that really understand me. I have connected a bit with some people but this is online...
    lilystrange lilystrange 45, F Feb 11, 2009

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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 and my family on my other blog pages, so I'm not going to go into it here... but what I am going to write about here is the incredibly...
    rollingwithhusky rollingwithhusky 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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    So, I was over at my boyfriend's house this

    evening. His brother ended up coming in from his college. He scared the daylights out of us, because he was sitting behind us in silence for about 10mins, and at the end of the movie we were watching he whispered "how precious." The reaction quickly escalated to my boyfriend...
    mkmoore mkmoore 16-17, F Sep 30

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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 shows me affection when i bring it up and say HELLO. you have a wife over here.. then he will show me affection for...
    turtlemom turtlemom 22-25 Mar 22, 2012

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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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    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 talk about, people look at me like: why didn't you speak up?  Hello!! I did, you just choose to ignore me.  For this...
    trixiegirl trixiegirl 46-50, F 9 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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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.. Those kind of things drive me crazy.. It happens alot in my family. Everytime I try to tell them something...
    JessiZombies JessiZombies 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    I don't blame anyone

    for ignoring me. I wouldn't want to talk to me either. I get mad sometimes, but I shouldn't be pissed at them. I completely understand, I deserve it. I'm okay with being ignored, I know no one wants to talk to me. I'm a screw up, I mess up everything. 😪
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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 don't want to say I hate it,

    and it might just be my interpretation, the world looks strange in my eyes, I try to believe everyone loves me, cus I received lots of bday wishes, but I sometimes feel being really ignored. When I was crying on the train heading downtown yesterday, I was upset about how my...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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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 two seconds and then back to ignore me. For some reason I'm also very forgettable. I remember when I use to take out the dog, people...
    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 things together but never got next or into bed together.Problem arises when I saw a friend(girl) of hers who she...
    Dhuoor Dhuoor 18-21, M Apr 15, 2010

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    But Why Do I Care?

    I've always known that people don't care about me and I've always known that people don't see much in me. Why the heck do I keep trying anyway? I'm just a weak and pathetic person. I'm probably the most expendable person on earth. Maybe I should just die and get it over with...
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    Here we are, all together

    and alone at the same time.....
    HollowSoul1971 HollowSoul1971 41-45, M Nov 15

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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 it clean If I say bedtime~you will say good night If I say get off the phone~you will hang up If I say no~you don't...
    kiki1956 kiki1956 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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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 ignoring, maybe they just don't care. My friends seem to come and go when they seem to care. And the guy Im...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 19, 2012

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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 lunches however unless it's with 1 or 2 other people (as well as depending who it is) the conversation seems not to be one I can...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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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, that not one person can just stop and say, "Hey, are you okay?" Does no one see my cries for help? Does no one see this scars on my body? Does anyone notice...
    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 and hopelessness and isolation, when I really am not being ignored. To stop this, I try to write myself a list...
    AzaleaMay AzaleaMay 36-40, F Aug 14, 2013

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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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    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 converse with everyone but me  then I feel ignored.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 9, 2012

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