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I Think I Am Unlovable

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    Listen Up You Lot.

    Listen up you lot. I know this for a titanium-strength fact. I have no doubt in my mind whatsoever that not only are two members of this group are fantastic, inspiring, wonderful and intriguing young women, but I also would wager ALL of my worldly possessions that they are 100...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    Likable, But Not Lovable.

    I am a little different to a lot of people who are in this group in that i have no issue making friends and i am outrageously confident, it is quite simply that no one really thinks of me as a potential gilfriend. I am not a stunner by any stretch of the imagination but i don't...
    lostsheep lostsheep 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    I keep saying this but in the end it really is

    what it all boils down to- If my own parents can't love me how could anyone else? I have trouble making friends because when I message them or talk to them I feel like I'm interrupting something else they would much rather be doing. Or I feel that they're only speaking to me...
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I Am Unlovable

    I am 25 years old, I have never been in a relationship and no one has ever been remotely interested in me.
    Paige888 Paige888 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    Oh! God where do I start,

    lol, I'm three things!! I'm a drama queen, an attention wh@re AND I care way too much! Like I'm the world most annoying person......but that's who I am I can't change that!! But no one really loves that!! I feel like I'm unlovable all the time! But when I love, or when I care, I...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    I have only had one woman in my life love me

    for me. but time went on and we eventually fell out of love. Now I can't seem to find it again. I am a good person, I have a kind heart, I respect women. I don't know where I am going wrong. it hurts every day to be alone. I try putting my self out there only to be tossed...
    justthatguy1978 justthatguy1978 36-40, M May 17

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    Whose Happy?

    If you watch much TV you would come to the conclusion that happiness is obtained by being rich, beautiful, popular & in many cases a slutty, drunken *****. (Sorry if that comment is offensive, but it’s the harsh truth) The glamour and glitz of Hollywood. Everyone is beautiful...
    frankm76 frankm76 46-50, M 6 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    But Then I Think I'm Wrong

    Sometimes I feel like there is just no one out there who can relate to me, and fall in love with me, and I don't like opening up to anyone in my close circle about feeling so inadequate? because the only advice given is age old cliches like, just cheer up (which I had no idea was...
    TheMarlboroMan07 TheMarlboroMan07 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    The Opposite Of Love

    The opposite of love to many would be hate, but to me it is emptiness. When love left, I didn't't feel hated just loveless, and more importantly unlovable. I'm not saying I have given up, as much as I have stopped expecting to be and feel loved, that way I'm not disappointed. If...
    badyourguy badyourguy 56-60, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2010

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    I'm a smart, good looking young girl with all

    the potential in the world, but I hate myself. All my life I've never been good enough by anyone's standards. Everyone wants more and tells me how strong and capable I am. No one seems to realize how much they hurt me. Maybe it's because I never show it until the damage is done...
    angellee89 angellee89 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    How Could I Be?

    My mother had such disdain for me. My father belittled me and was combative. I felt like I was unwelcome in their lives. It was me who prevented them from being happy together. How do I know? Because they told me so. Each incident, every look of disgust, all the times they...
    anastasia0011 anastasia0011 36-40, F Aug 28, 2013

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    I'm Beginning To Feel Like I'm Impossible To Love.

    Im a 27 year old woman. I've suffered from intermittent depression and anxiety since childhood. I moved out of home at 17 years old, and have been surviving on my own since then. Oddly enough, I have a good relationship with my parents, and I do know that they care about me. But...
    skiba skiba 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    I Definitely Am Unloveable.

    my parents didn't want me. my family told me stories to pacify me because nobody wanted to deal with me. all boyfriends dumped me for someone else. or used me. i didn't graduate high school. couldn't finish college cause i couldn't afford it. when i asked my parents for help...
    itzpms itzpms 41-45, F 9 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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    It's Always Been Someone Else...

            I guess I've felt like this for a while. Ever since at least 5th grade, I had multiple insults thrown at me. I was called stupid, fat, ugly, etc. Sooner or later, I had begun to believe those insults were true. Even after attempting to change myself in middle...
    shootingstarsxlove shootingstarsxlove 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    Rejected, Rejected, Rejected…

    Rejected. Rejected. Rejected. Being rejected seems to invariably be the outcome whenever I try to become closer to or even talk to a woman. Honestly, I cannot help but begin to believe that maybe I won’t ever find love. Hell, forget love, I can’t find anyone to be my...
    AspergersandMe AspergersandMe 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    My ex is just so angry all the time.

    It's been a week since we broke up, and things aren't any easier. We broke up cuz of all the fighting and arguing I do with her. When I argue and fight.... Like I don't see that I'm doing anything till it's over. I feel like I'm probably the biggest ******* In the world and I'm...
    Lesbtruthful Lesbtruthful 22-25, F May 20

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    My Problem

    I have no problems whatsoever getting dates and boyfriends... Getting them to STAY with me is another matter entirely.
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    I hurt the ones I love through ignorance

    and selfishness. I never see it till too late. I have lost love.. I no longer deserve it. I cannot accept it... I loved my angel.... It was pain to her. My love is a loathsome creature that should never be allowed the light of day.
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Feb 24

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    Sometimes I get really into my head.

    People think I'm very calm and balanced on the outside. I don't show much emotion and I've been accused of being unfeeling. The truth is so much different. I love so deep and so hard that it actually scares me. Everyday I see people who should be unloved. People who are...
    1awkwardgirl 1awkwardgirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Single For Life: Perpetually "friend-zoned"

    I'm the life of the party, the first one to laugh and to make a hilarious comment to make you laugh. I have gorgeous bedroom eyes and a spongebob smile. I'm "fluffy" and fashionable, lady lumps adorning my robust physique. I have an education and will gladly sit with anyone and...
    anb1983 anb1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    I Am

    My friend tells me she doubts anyone will ever stay and put up with me. I take so long to get to know - i dont let people in because i know they won't like what they find. I'm outrageous, deep, intense, emotional. So i want to hide that for as long as possible. I'm also a...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Still Hoping For That Someone...

    I have always been in love with love, and that is exactly my problem. I cannot find a true love, someone who loves me unconditionally just as I would do.
    lolita053 lolita053 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Story Of My Life

    I finally got up the nerve to ask a girl out. I was in another state at the time, so we talked non-stop for about a month, I managed to come home fora weekend and we met. I thought things were going well, but now a month later she decides I remind her too much of her best friend...
    kellhorn kellhorn 22-25, M Jul 30, 2013

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    Where Do I Start?

    Actually I will have to correct that statement. I know I'm lovable. On an intellectual basis there is plenty of evidence that I'm loved. But I don't FEEL lovable. And it's important to feel it deep in your soul! Why am I like this? I don't know.
    lovelyprincess21 lovelyprincess21 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    The Loneliest Number

    "Hostility comes from loneliness, from not seeing yourself like a drop falling into the ocean of humanity like everyone else."- Mehmet OzAfter years of constant loneliness, one begins to come to conclusions about oneself. That they are different. That they are special. In my case...
    Torcularis Torcularis 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2013

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    Consider Myself As No Boyfriend Since Birth

    ..When I was in my college years..particularly 2nd year college...I never have a boyfriend ever since birth till I met this guy introduced to me by my cousin..He courted me for 1month in text but never in person..and it really makes me sad because he fail to prove to me that I'm...
    Jeaned19 Jeaned19 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    I Dont Wanma Sound Desparate

    Not to sound desparate but I wish I had a guy to shower me with attention and love. I can wait for Mr wright ...but I want a Mr right now
    Theartrejunkie Theartrejunkie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    I'm Black, Fat, & Ugly Female

    I have always felt worthless and incapable of anyone other than my of and on mother to actually care about me.about me, I wish I had someone to talk to. I even tried church. Everything I do is wrong. If I help someone then I am wrong. If I smile and be sociable then I am wrong...
    emarie760 emarie760 26-30 14 Responses Sep 9, 2011

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    I Don't Think I Am Unlovable, I AM Sure About It...

    I think that one of the most difficult things for me is to accept myself the way I am. I don't like myself, I have depression for so many years, I don't think there's a certain reason for that, there are many factors. People usually tell me that if I don't like myself, how can...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    I Just Can't Figure It Out...

    I just can't figure out how many people can be in love with someone who treated them like ****. I've talked to numerous women who stayed with abusive boyfriends even after they knew they were abusive. Sometimes its physical abuse. Other times its infidelity. One woman I talked to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    Ex Made Me Feel Unloveable Through A Roller Coaster Relationship...

    So to give you guys a little background story into our relationship, I knew my ex all through my adolescent years and we were always very good friends and hung out in the same circles. When we were 18 years old, we started dating. He struggled with addiction problems in the...
    pugs390 pugs390 22-25, F Jul 8, 2013

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    Like anything in my life right now,

    I can change the fact that I am unlovable. But right now, I am definitely unlovable unless someone had a lot of money to make my life easier. Even then, my actions would probably hurt them somehow.
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Oct 13

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    I am unlovable. Everyone

    that cares about me leaves me in the end :( why does it happen so much to me I try to be a good girlfriend and they all just walk away leaving me cold broken and alone
    smilebright21 smilebright21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    It'S True

    I've been reading through the stories on this site, &i Find some sort of solace knowing there are others. But when I read the comments they are always the same. Get out, go meet people, join a community, it's not true there are people out there who value your time and company. I...
    cd07 cd07 18-21, F Jun 30, 2013

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    Again, I Don't

    think it, I know it for certain. I hate myself, and everything I stand for, so how can I expect anyone else to love me?
    GENE2013 GENE2013 46-50 Aug 25, 2013

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    I Know....

    The only people who I KNOW love me, are SOme of my freinds here on Ep, family? NO, friends outside ep, NO! even my edx boyfriend, i doubt he loved me, because if he did, he would have treated me a hella lot better than he ******* did.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    I honestly don't know what is wrong with me.

    I know I am young and still have plenty of time for love, but I just feel like something is missing from my life and I think that's what it is. I've had many dates, partners, etc. but ultimately I feel like I am only used for one thing and that no one ever cares about me as a...
    lostchinchilla lostchinchilla 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    If you dont like me,

    as I do you; I understand. because who would really choose a daisy, in a field of roses?
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Nondescript

    January of this year was when I started having my suspicions about me being unlovable and an all-around boring person and, honestly, that isn't healthy. It's those thoughts that eat away at my central being, those thoughts that shouldn't pass through any sane person's head. But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 30, 2011

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    What Is Wrong With Me?

    I am convinced that I am unlovable. I meet guys that start off great and then days later they ignore me and lie to me. What is it about me? Am I cursed? I even had someone I considered a good friend blocked me on my messenger without a reason. Is it because I have a son? Is it...
    KatDaRosa KatDaRosa 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2012

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    My mom loves my sisters more

    than she loves me, I've always been the one who thinks differently about things and is not afraid to say it. I am actually quite a sensitive person. Very sarcastic and I'm always up for a laugh. My friends constantly tell me that I'm funny which is nice but I feel like that's...
    Larissa18283 Larissa18283 18-21, F Oct 9

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    Ive Done All The Right Things, And Im Still Not Good Enough

    the man i love has told me he knows what love feels like and it will never happen with me. i am a busty woman, with an 'exotic' look and to this man im just another flavor to try. unfortunately for me i'm a one man kind of woman. i give so much, i make him dinner and love him any...
    rottenbananapeel rottenbananapeel 22-25, F Jul 7, 2013

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    Something Inside Me Is Broken

    I don't understand why, but I am unlovable. I am beautiful, intelligent, caring, successful, etc, but my personal life is a mess. Men I've dated told me they love me because they think it's what I want to hear. They are wrong. I want them to love me, not use the words. I'm...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    The Vicious Cycle

    I will be 25 years old next month, but have the love life of an aimless teenager. I've dated many times, but have never had a relationship last longer than two months. For some reason, I always go for the attractive ********. It is a pattern that has been going on since I was 16...
    jadenkay jadenkay 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    Its Hard To Say Verbally....but

    I just don't think I'm that kinda girl.  I've seen the girls who meet guys all the time and date constantly.  I've seen the girls who meet guys and date them for years.  The girls who have relationships and feel the love; I've seen them and It's just not me. It's not just a...
    Pooh1608 Pooh1608 18-21, F 6 Responses May 27, 2011

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    Whose Happy?

    If you watch much TV you would come to the conclusion that happiness is obtained by being rich, beautiful, popular & in many cases a slutty, drunken *****. (Sorry if that comment is offensive, but it’s the harsh truth) The glamour and glitz of Hollywood. Everyone is beautiful...
    frankm76 frankm76 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    To be honest I can't remember

    who I am. Not literally. Since the beginning of June, I have lost at least 6 friends. I don't know who I am anymore. I know everyone goes through issues but I think I am depressed. Not sad, but I am unhappy. Everyday. Morning. Night. 24/7. I can't help it. Of course I have days...
    hannahastin hannahastin 13-15, F Jul 4

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    With Only A Thought

    I cannot fully understand how one should interact with others. I can be charming, caring, sincere, even joke. Yet when it comes down to the end of the day it doesn't feel real. I honestly do not have friends. Acquaintances who believe to know me, but not someone who I can trust...
    Vithus Vithus 18-21, M Sep 22, 2013

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    Am I Not Good Looking Enough For You?

    i dont know why but girls just seem to avoid me, its strange because i try so hard to be the nice guy and treat girls they way they should be treated but its almost as if girls want some good looking ******* that would **** them and run. its so confusing, maybe u guys could help...
    TheCreativeMoose TheCreativeMoose 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    Apparently Completely Unloveable And Desperately Sad

    Apparently i really am completelly unloveable. I'm now 42 and single, just been cheated on for the second time (just found out about the other one) and unceremoniously dumped by my partner of 8 years!!! 42, i 've had several long-term relationships but not one of them has loved...
    missk70 missk70 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    honeysweetness10 honeysweetness10 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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