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I Often Feel Ignored

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    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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    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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    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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    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 10 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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 are always ignored. Things that the other girls say generate an instantaneous lightning-speed response. I've come to realize that maybe what I say...
    lonelyavenger lonelyavenger 22-25, F Jun 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 friendly and talkative but the other day she completely ignored me. Even when I talked to her; she didn't respond. It felt so...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F Mar 25

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I often feel so embarrassed about the things I think about and the way I feel. I wish I had someone to talk to about it honestly. I am shy about it I guess.
    Cayboy Cayboy 18-21, M Sep 1

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    I often feel like an outsider. I keep to myself and not much a talker. At work, at my friend's place or where ever I go. I'm too shy.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Aug 20

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    I often feel like an outsider. Give you several reasons. I'm quiet, shy, I love cats, & I don't talk much. Avoid confrontations with insensitive angry people as possible. I'm a...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    As if I have no legs and the lawn needs mowing. And there are three people in the home that could mow it but won't, leaving my legless body to stew and my brain to feel frustrated...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    Almost all the time. I feel like the things I say just don't matter and no one listens to me anyways. I have people at my house every night and i always ask my boyfriend to just go...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    When I was a kid it was hard for me to make friends. My parents really didn't let me do anything, and when I did have friends over they were so strict on me and my friends that no...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I sometimes think that life is just a dream. Seriously. I feel like I could be just another spot of nothing in the universe, if it even exists. And those thoughts turn into more...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    More like all the time and its weird. Im used to feel used
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 13-15, F Aug 25

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    Life can beyond overwhelming. The pressures of being perfect, in an imperfect world. The expectations of those you love, and want to make happy. The expectations of those in which...
    ThoughtFulMoments ThoughtFulMoments 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I mean i know the last time we talked was really great. And now it seems like im out of the picture. WTF? After 8 messages. It made me look like desperate. Really impossible. I had...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I don't find it fair that my boyfriend gets upset when I go out but when he goes out I am completely okay with it. I guess he's scared I will cheat on him, because I'm assuming...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F Aug 24

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    This is true actually. Mostly in my social group of friends which i have but probably because i am different to them. Sometimes i get irritates at my friends and society and how...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Yup people try to walk THROUGH me!!!!
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Sad!!! Need to sleep, but i cant!!!
    Erjohn Erjohn 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    it is that transgendered differentness as there are so few of us, allthough I have straight allies, you so very often feel all alone
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I often feel like I'm on the outside of my friend group
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Sometimes I feel worthless, unwanted and unloved, especially unloved. For the last few weeks it's getting more often. But why is that? Don't get me wrong, not everything in my life...
    Gammler Gammler 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I've honestly felt this way my entire teenage years, but as a young adult it's only gotten worse. Let me start out by saying I'm nothing to society. Absolutely nothing. I'm a short...
    Danielt104 Danielt104 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30

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