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I Sometimes Need Reassurance

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    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...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    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...
    jay4455 jay4455 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Ugly - 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

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    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...
    mysteriouslybeautiful mysteriouslybeautiful 18-21, F 1 Response May 18, 2011

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    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...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Sometimes. - 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 6 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Pathetic - 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...
    Lykaios Lykaios 22-25 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    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...
    24LUV 24LUV 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    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...
    LoveSam LoveSam 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    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...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    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...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    I Guess I Still Get Afraid.. - thats all.. but theres no reason to b afraid.i know..
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Reassurance - 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...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F May 12, 2011

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    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...
    bookworm92 bookworm92 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    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...
    MiremebeKamaria MiremebeKamaria 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2011

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    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...
    Tinkerbell97x Tinkerbell97x 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2013

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    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...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 3 Responses May 9, 2011

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    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...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    Lost - 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...
    somnambulare somnambulare 22-25, F Apr 23, 2012

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    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...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 31-35, F May 16, 2012

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    Here's To My True Ep Friends - My life is so difficult and sad. There are days I think I won't make it but my true friends here on EP always manage to make me feel better about...
    teri58 teri58 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    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...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F Jun 7, 2011

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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

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    Sometimes. - 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

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    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...
    Jimena123 Jimena123 18-21, F Apr 12, 2012

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    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...
    Notroughenough Notroughenough 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    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...
    countrycutie101 countrycutie101 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    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...
    Bloo Bloo 22-25, F Jul 2, 2011

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    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...
    Khione13 Khione13 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    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...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    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

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    I Don't Get Enough Re-assurance - to stay committed with people men and even my friends do not give me the right re-assurance of their love then they wonder why I leave ... its...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 8, 2011

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    The Illusion Of Safety - Lately I’ve been wondering about the correlation between the following: • childhood abuse, • addictive personality traits, • adult love...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 19, 2013

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