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I Sometimes Feel Unloved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 202 People

    Unloved Or Unlovable?

    I sometimes wonder when I feel unloved (which is most of the time), whether it is because I am unlovable. Maybe in a strange kind of way we send out bad vibes that make us less lovable. What do others think?
    felicita felicita 66-70, F 5 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    By My Husband

    I feel loved and cherished by a lot of people. but sometimes this man that i call my husband really makes me feel like ****. he gets a kick out of dissing me, maybe its his own insecurity that he is feeding, but it hurts. he is always insulting and berating me and complaining...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 22 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    Shown No Love

    My parents were never there to catch me when i'd fall. In fact they were the ones who threw me down. My emotional issues stemmed alot from the abuse my "father" Scott, inflicted on me. When i was 14 i was raped. When i was in 7th grade started cutting my wrists. By 9th grade...
    xSinfulxPleasurex xSinfulxPleasurex 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    I Had a Friend Who Made Me Feel Like I Wasn't Worth Loving

    I know that people love me.  I know that.  I'm very grateful towards those people, but sometimes I feel like I'm drowning and the people that I want to be there aren't. I know I've told this story a thousand times on ep, but a year ago a long time friend who...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2009

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    My Horrible Parents

    I guess I shouldn't feel this way because I had wonderful people in my life that did take care of me. But when your mother abandons you at 8 mths. and leaves you with a drunk father that only cares about his self then too leaves you then yes your gonna feel unloved. Thinking...
    StacyRoberts1985 StacyRoberts1985 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2012

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    Sometimes I don't get the responses I want.

    .. I know he might just not be in the mood, or annoyed with me, but it hurts to see him avoid telling me he loves me...
    themaskhero themaskhero 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2014

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    Quiet Ones.

    We all just want to fit in somewhere and feel like we truly belong in this place where people will notice us and we would now that "I Matter", but it just always ends up with us getting in the shaddow of these people that search for spotlights and always have their life under...
    Minuet19 Minuet19 18-21 Dec 10, 2012

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    Even Though

    Even though i have a family, and a beautiful girlfriend and a few friends, i always feel unloved. Like nobody wants me , like im always annoying someone, or like i have nobody. My mum and dad are good to me but i rarely see them, my girlfriend is who i see the most, but sometimes...
    Sexydeath Sexydeath 16-17, M Sep 16, 2012

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    I've been going through a lot

    and I know my boyfriend tries and he tells me he loved me but sometimes I just feel unloved and secondary to him... :( it's making me feel more upset than I should be and I'm already suicidal and I have anxiety (I can't cut or kill myself because I promised the hospital I wouldn...
    helloo12121 helloo12121 13-15, F Sep 13, 2015

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    Trainedheart Trainedheart 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    >goes on ep feeling like crap every single person turned the conversation sexual, and when the last one did I snapped. but hey, I guess that's deserving of being told off and then...
    KayandtheCelloCats KayandtheCelloCats 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I'm even putting this experience under this category, but it fits the best. Today, I've waited all week to go out for my friends birthday, super pumped, going to...
    NinaPants97 NinaPants97 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Gonna pop some pills and be done already.
    SailorsAngel SailorsAngel 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I feel lonely almost always, not sometimes...
    Tilexy Tilexy 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Life Statement Questions: If I made the right decisions in my life, then why am I so damn sad all the time?
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    All my life I have been trying to figure out where I belong. which sometimes I make wrong choices, get into wrong relationships and without love and affection. I always think that...
    MISSINGLIFE45 MISSINGLIFE45 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I dont feel like i belong in the world. The universe has for me always been fascinating. I always look up at the stars in the help for guidance and understanding. I always feel at...
    Funrabbits Funrabbits 22-25 2 days ago

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    Here I write to you. This is only to the people who sometimes experience some violence counteraction in their life.It can happen sometimes you like to say something or say...
    kimmiefeijen kimmiefeijen 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I don't feel like I'm terribly important to anyone anymore. I just kinda exist in people's lives.
    lovesthenightsky lovesthenightsky 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Most of the time I'm not hungry and don't want to eat, eating makes me sick. Evertytime I eat I feel guilty and just want to throw it all up. And its ridiculous that people try and...
    GeenieWeenie12 GeenieWeenie12 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Trapped in dissociative ville. For the past 2 years now ive been taking pretty regular trips to dissociative ville. Its honestly the worst place to go to, and you really do feel...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I kept having this feeling of being useless. I tried to be part of something. But the only thing happening is that it seems a lot of people also want to be part of those. So I was...
    Tazmanou Tazmanou 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    im so sick of people right now
    tattooedgirl77 tattooedgirl77 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    right now is one of those times where I feel useless and depressed and lonely, but w.e c'est la vie
    Atljjay Atljjay 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    "I could never be that good." We hear this phrase sometimes... probably have even said it about ourselves in certain situations. Emotions get us in trouble sometimes, don't they...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    you are not my country. you are not a country at all. you are surprising. you are statistic-starved. soulful of tourist brochures in Japanese and hourglass kebayas. you protest...
    Shahedansharif Shahedansharif 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Unfortunately I'm what you call a cunnnnt...oops my bad. guess I should support things I find ******* revolting. In the end everyone thinks their opinion is right, so why the f...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    And there I was, in that place, attending a convention, where it was 2pm, I was listening to speakers. I WAS TORN. My introversion wanted to withdraw into my room, draw a hot bath...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    A few years ago, my uncle passed away. He and his children must've really thought an awful lot about me; the day after his death, my cousins felt it would be a real homage if I...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Sometimes when I am on EP, and speaking to another member, I feel like I am talking to myself...On a really deep level, like I am talking to parts of my 'higher self' that are...
    JustTheSun JustTheSun 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4

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    everybody is so quick to judge somebody when they are mean and closed off instead of trying to figure out why they are that way.
    tattooedgirl77 tattooedgirl77 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    So very, sadly, true. I realize I am a part of society, like we all are, unless we are secluded in a cabin in the woods (maybe in the deep northern woods of Canada?). I am just a...
    PixieParty PixieParty 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    "So what next??" I happen to ask this question to myself everyday and the problem is that each time I get a new answer. Yes, I'm unsure about where my life is leading to and so...
    Zoro94 Zoro94 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    my gun is loaded...im taking this tie to writ emu goodby letters ..ul say I'm selfish...i guarantee I'm better off dead then alive...if hell exists I'm about to join.
    Katvondim Katvondim 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I just helped somebody. Uhm.. actually not people. They're cats. Stray cats in my dorm area. I just came back from the canteen bought a chicken dish and sardines for my lunch and...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 30

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    Many times I have made friends on here that I got really close to. But sometimes, the friendships went really wrong. Sometimes I messed up. Sometimes they messed up. Sometimes it...
    AngelAmongClouds AngelAmongClouds 13-15, F Jan 30

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    "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken" - Oscar Wilde "I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not" - Kurt Cobain
    GatoNegro2 GatoNegro2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I work at a university lab. Per my contract, I'm supposed to work only a certain amount of hours per week. Ever since I started working here, I occasionally had to remind myself of...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Sometimes, relationships just don't work out regardless of how much time and effort you've put into it. Sometimes, promises get broken regardless how hard you try to keep it...
    Boujie Boujie 18-21, F Jan 30

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    There's two moments during the day where I draw the most energy; early in the morning and late at night. For me, the morning is very healing; there's this promise that it brings...
    Negrita13131 Negrita13131 26-30, F Jan 29

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