I Sometimes Need Reassurance

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    I need to be constantly reminded

    that I have value as a human being. Unfortunatly , this behaviour annoys people and pushes them away.
    proudjamerican proudjamerican
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2014

    In Love With The Concept Of Being In Love

    Why is it that you can love someone who has hurt you so much so deeply... you go beyond yourself to accomadate their every need, you love them even more because of their faults, even when they cheat lie and betray you, you feel as if it is your priority to stay loyal and faithful...
    mysteriouslybeautiful mysteriouslybeautiful
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 18, 2011

    Because I Have A Confidence Issue

    for some reason i have a confidence issue. i often need reassurance from people. and unfortunately due to my loner nature i dont get that very often.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher
    26-30, M
    3 Responses May 9, 2011

    Today was good for that.

    I worked a lil, taking care of someone really. When I came home my landlord was having a party and they both piled food and drink into my hands and made me feel welcome. So different from many days before, and so welcome a change! Life is good now.
    24LUV 24LUV
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2014

    Yeah, I Guess So..

    ...Sometime I really do NEED it...but other times..I jus like hearing it...Or knowing that someone noticed, and appreciated whatever I did..
    Thumpur Thumpur
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2010


    I get insecure in my relationship sometimes and need reassurance that I am someone special to him and not just a warm body to fill his bed. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    Nov 1, 2010

    Yep, I sometimes back slide

    and need my wife to snap me out of it. But all she gotta do is show me that booty and I'm....ok here we go again..."Excuse me wifey!!" "I need you again babe!!!" Lol
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend
    31-35, M
    Nov 19, 2014

    Now And Again

    Mostly I'm a confident person.  It's when I feel unwell, like I have the past few days, that I need reassurance.  I make a terrible patient when I'm sick.  I get very pessimistic and convinced that I won't ever feel any better and that the illness is here to stay...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    I need reassurance that I'm still loved,

    wanted, and needed. It's just nice to know that even though you may feel like things are falling apart, it may just be you feeling out of sorts or no real reason.
    Philli8807 Philli8807
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2014


    I'm a planner. I like to have a sense of direction and a goal for the future. Right now everything is so up in the air and it's really starting to break me down. I don't know where I'm going to grad school or exactly what I'm going for. I don't know where I'll be living this time...
    somnambulare somnambulare
    22-25, F
    Apr 23, 2012

    Just A Hand To Hold

    Im a very unstable person, and i break down at even the slightest little doubt of love or friendship... I am constantly digging for something to show the that i mean something to someone... If you have read my other stories, you have noticed that i am very alone and depressed...
    MiremebeKamaria MiremebeKamaria
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2011


    I get insecure in my relationship sometimes and need reassurance that I am someone special to him and not just a warm body to fill his bed. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    "Everything be alright!

    " I do need to be told this sometimes! Otherwise I start panicking and things just get out of control due to over worrying and not thinking straight which causes things to go wrong! I do need reassurance especially when it comes to me making decisions on my own as I find it...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2014

    I'm Needy

    I need a lot of things. I need my boyfriend to tell me that he loves me (without me asking for it in one of our intense convo's). I need my boyfriend to tell me that he wants to be with me and he see's our future like I do. I need to be held. I need to be kissed (not a kiss on...
    LoveSam LoveSam
    26-30, F
    Nov 22, 2012

    I am strong,clear, and learnt to be my own

    advice.However,it is always nice and hellah helpful to have someone telling you are doing the right thing.You become more effective and boosted...I think it is important to boost people to their best and forget about pushing them down wich is so negative and so common among past...
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 7, 2014

    It's sounds pathetic

    but I am unable to make decisions that involve other people, without reassurance. I can make decisions on my own about my own life and own things, but if they involve another person, even my mother or boyfriend, I can't do it without a helping hand from someone.
    Khione13 Khione13
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2014

    Not Often

    I prefer to see results and progress. Sometimes, however, I could use a reminder that problems don't last forever and that it is possible to overcome them. Sometimes, I just need someone else to keep me from falling too far, because it's hard to get back up when I've fallen too...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory
    1 Response Jan 20, 2013

    Aw, Bless

    From the moment we're born to the moment we die we seek reassurance in almost everything we do.  The entire facade of our existence is a way of reassuring us against the loneliness of rejection and eventual obliviion.  We want smiles, cuddles, laughs or emoticons that...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    1 Response Apr 13, 2011

    I Do Always Need Reassurance I Never Feel Like I Could Ever Be Right

    I always need reassurance too I put up my hand to ask a question I always know the answer to I still ask agian because I never think I could be right that is just my low self esteem speaking what girl doesn't have low self and self doubt but yeah I frustrate the **** out of...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 22, 2011

    The Illusion Of Safety

    Lately I’ve been wondering about the correlation between the following: • childhood abuse, • addictive personality traits, • adult love relationships; and • self-actualization. I’m thankful for what I have, however; I can’t help but question why don’t I have...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    Jul 19, 2013

    No, I don't. Something I've noticed on here

    is that if I say ANYTHING negative about myself, hordes of people come flocking to reassure me otherwise. However kind you think you're being, you guys don't know me. You don't know what I look like, and you don't know what kind of person I am. And if I'd been fishing for...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 23, 2014

    I Guess I Still Get Afraid..

    thats all.. but theres no reason to b afraid.i know..
    amysangels amysangels
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    Some Times You Need To Hear An I Love You

    Growing up I was always the the chubby girl i grew up basically under my cousin she was the population one and I was just there. She would defend me growing up. In 5th grade my mom put me on a diet i lost a ton of weight and got back in shape I struggled with it , it would go up...
    Jimena123 Jimena123
    18-21, F
    Apr 12, 2012

    Doesn't Everyone

    I am a strong, independent, self-confident and intelligent woman and yet sometimes, live everyone, I need reassurance as to who I am, what I am, that I am a good person - sometimes I feel lost, lonely, small, insignificant - Not often but occasionally, and when I do a hug, a kind...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly
    36-40, F
    May 16, 2012

    Where I've Been

    Ive seen a lot of things. Not everything, but enough! Just recently I made a Huge decision in my life and now everyday I have to try and make piece with myself. Today, I hate myself! But tomorrow ill try to just be angry. Everyday I struggle with things that may be easy for one...
    Notroughenough Notroughenough
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2012

    I Test Them....

    Sometimes don’t you think, when someone is too close to you, that you should warn them “don’t get too close or the flaws begin to show”. Or do you allow the closeness, the flaw seeing, in hopes that they will too, show their flaws. Or perhaps you are so open and honest...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jun 23, 2012

    Just A Little Push

    Reassurance .... what a great word. Isn't it amazing how powerful words are? I mean they can build someone up into a better person or even tear someone down given enough time. The last few days I've had to mentally and because I talk even if I'm the only one listening, verbally...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 8, 2012

    Sometimes I Am Ashamed Of How Much I Need It....

    I am ashamed that at 25 I am STILL so reliant on others for approval and reassurance. I think it is because I have never felt accepted by my mother. I feel like she is secretly (and sometimes not so secretly) very disappointed with the person I have become. I am single, have no...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 7, 2011

    All Alone

    Sometimes when I'm all alone I need some reassurance that I'm loved. Anything small would be nice, but when I'm alone for a long time I need to be reassured that I'm still loved and I wasn't forgotten.
    bookworm92 bookworm92
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 29, 2011


    I'm a 13 year old girl who weighs 118 pounds and right now I'm thinking of starving myself PLEASE HELP
    guineapigfan206 guineapigfan206
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2012


    There are times, I do need reassurance.  I mostly get it from my husband.  He always has been a supporter, I cannot deny it and I am grateful for it too since it helps.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    May 12, 2011

    I Am Awful...

    To look at and I have never been approached by even one woman nor have I been the object of someone's passion. Women say they are turned on by self confidence...what am I supposed to do if I have never had any because dead old dad stomped on mine until I was 30? I am so totally...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 8, 2012

    Emotional Reassurance

    I'm an emotional person, so it's natural that I need emotional reassurance. I didn't realize how important it was to me up until a couple of weeks ago. I now know that I need the person I'm with to confirm that they still love and care for me on a somewhat regular basis. I'm not...
    TheWaysOfShelly TheWaysOfShelly
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2011

    Oh Yes.

    Insecurity lies within everyone. Some just show more than others. Unfortunately for me from time to time mine show through. I need that reassurance from my man being like hey you are my girl. You're beautiful. I love you. The little gestures that tie everything together. I need...
    countrycutie101 countrycutie101
    22-25, F
    Nov 19, 2013

    Move On

    I pushed him away because I have to but I really love him but I've to move on because I know that if we get back together again , things will go wrong which will affect me a lot but everything remind me of him , literally everything . He's the first thing on my mind when I wake...
    Tinkerbell97x Tinkerbell97x
    18-21, F
    Oct 25, 2013


    I sometimes need reassurance and I find it pathetic. I get all anxious when I'm trying to stand up for things that few people are willing to support me for. This is supposed to be a normal thing for everyone. I understand that. But the thing is, I'm not used to being like...
    Lykaios Lykaios
    1 Response Nov 22, 2012

    Me and my boyfriend (he is getting promoted to

    staff Sargent in march) have been having issues with his duty. He is on recruiting duty and we just had a baby 2 months ago. I am new to this military lifestyle, we have been together about a year, so it was quick, just like everything else in this lifestyle has been. I hate his...
    jay4455 jay4455
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2014

    I Know

    I know it's annoying. I know it's stupid. I know it makes you frustrated to have to constantly have to convince me that you're for real and have good intentions. But I still need it. I promise I will work on it but you have to allow room for some backsliding. Changes don't happen...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

    I just need someone to hug me,

    cuddle with me, and whisper in my ear "It will be okay."
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 19

    Even Though I Pretend I Don't

    I think it's human nature to have insecurities. Of course some have more than others, but I think we all have them in some form or fashion. I am insecure about a lot of things and sometimes my insecurities vary depending on my mood, on my state of mind at the time. I am good...
    LG76 LG76
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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