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I Think Life Is Too Short To Worry About People Who Ignore You

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    Forget Them

    it still bothers me alttile but i am starting not to care. They ignore me for alittle then wanna talk. Thats not how it works. Im starting to get annoyed so no im like w.e oh well.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2010

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    So i've just had to say goodbye to a friend

    because he just was never there, always took his bad day out on me and yeah I guess you could say it was an emotionally abusive friendship. At the start of January, he'd become really distant which had caused me to have more depressive moods. He's recently just done it again and...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Thanks!

    I've been giving this a bit of thought. I always assumed that it was mostly just me that was being ignored. Your group has given me permission to move on. I really have been trying to do this lately, but having that permission helps me to feel better about my decision. I feel...
    eugenetswong eugenetswong 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 5, 2011

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    I Don't Know What I Am Suppose To Feel...

    I am 39, divorce with 2 beautiful children. I have a successful, career. Last year I was ready to move on and start over. I knew this guy for 5 years just from pasting at work. In Oct 2012 we started dating, in November we were pregnant, PS. no mistake we wanted to start our own...
    bernice39 bernice39 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    So, Why Does It Hurt So Much

    i am 50 yrs old.  so why do i care that some fat assed connected man wont say hi to me?  i have learned that not everyone willlike u in this life.  and i have learned to deal with that.  i just hate unpleasantness.  i have had enough it.  he was the...
    iamstillrighthere iamstillrighthere 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    Growth

    I got a piece of wisdom from some random eP'er, and I have no idea who it was, so if you read this and it was you, THANK YOU, and please feel free to pipe up and take credit.Said person's " About Me " included a quote to this effect: Never make someone a priority when to them you...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses May 27, 2011

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    Life

    It's the last day of January which, is January 31. Nothing has really changed besides things just keep getting harder and harder. I hope something good happens in my love life soon or a least someone comes into it. I hope next two months go super fast to April so i can...
    Cupcakemonsturrscars Cupcakemonsturrscars 13-15, F Jan 31, 2012

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    Move On

    Thankfully this didn't go on for very long. Several years ago I reported to someone at work who didn't have much to do with me at all. I felt ignored. On one occasion he sent one of my coworkers to 'supervise' me on this one responsibility I had. It was something that I had...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Dec 7, 2010

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    I agree. I just find it hard to deal with

    because I'm not used to being ignored. Especially when it's someone that I interacted with daily. To watch them volunteeringly walk out of my life hurts. It's going to take some getting used to. I'll be ok eventually though.
    ceexa ceexa 18-21, F Jul 18

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    Couldn't Care Less

    Not everyone is going to like me. That's just the way it is, and I don't take it personally. I've got too many things going on to worry about what other people think of me. If they like me...great. If they don't...next.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21, 2011

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    Very True

    I totally agree with this statement...its too short to worry about people who ignore you AND run away. Life moves on and so shall I.
    Tzodiana Tzodiana 31-35, F Jul 20, 2010

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    I Agree

    I don't like being ignored, But I don't worry about it
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 11 Responses May 25, 2010

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    Won't Worry About It.....

    I won't let it worry me if people in my circle do not repsond to me, some of the time I get busy with my career and do not get a lot of time to get to them, and time passes a bit, and do not get a chance to get to them, but when I do try, and they do not repsond, well I am...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F May 16, 2010

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    Ep Users

    I have a question.  If you add someone as your fan, would you communicate with that person?  The reason why I am asking is, when I joined EP, someone added me as his fan.  I try communicating with him and I even asked him a question and he just ignores me.  I dont...
    BabyKarma BabyKarma 36-40, F May 23, 2011

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    True

    My life is too short to worry about those people who ignore me. And infact not even worth the worry.
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2011

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    You Can Be A Bit Selfish

    Focus mainly on yourself and those who care about you. Enjoy life instead of caring for those who don't care about you. 
    reset reset 18-21, F May 23, 2010

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    Living My Life To The Fullest

    When I was young, I loved my neighbourhood.  People would say good morning and look out for each other.  Where I currently live, people are so cold, selfish, petty and vindictive. One thing that I have noticed about my neighbours, if they dont like you, they will simply ignore...
    BabyKarma BabyKarma 36-40, F 11 Responses May 19, 2011

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    Way Too Short

    I won't worry about that sorta thing, its too much hurt, and I don't have enough time as it is....
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 6, 2010

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    Annoying

    I HATE being ignored. Bottom line. It's one of my major pet peeves. If I want to be ignored..I will go out to a ******* bar by myself. I don't need people who are supposed to care about me ignoring me. Ignoring my e-mails, my texts, my phone calls or whatever. Or just...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    Stuck Up People

    I will never understand how people think these days.  I live in a community where people believe in hiring others to do work for them.  Whenever they see me painting or gardening, they look at me and laugh.  Also, they chose to distance themselves from people whom they believe...
    BabyKarma BabyKarma 36-40, F May 22, 2011

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    Life

    Everyday I wake up feeling self hatred. I feel like I am lonely amd nobody truely wants to be with me. I can let anyone into my real life because I feel like if I tell them they will judge and not want to be apart of my life anymore. I have trouble making new friends. most people...
    93jr 93jr 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    Two

    Way street, friendship is! In cyber space or in "real world"..........................
    ApacheKuruk ApacheKuruk 46-50, M Jan 21, 2011

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    What If They Ignore You For The Wrong Reasons?

    Let's say they got the wrong idea about you, that happens... they turn you off, cut you out of their life, don't return your calls, emails and whatnot. You said something they took the wrong way... especially in a restricted form of communication like email or text. Well a...
    KnottyG KnottyG 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 12, 2010

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    Unfortunately...

    ...the problem is, as I've discovered, that the more and more people ignore you, the LONGER your life seems to drag on.
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 25, 2011

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    14,000 are having sex right now.

    25,000 are kissing. 50,000 are hugging. And you...well you're reading this experience. Trust me I'm now happy about if either ;)
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F Jul 18

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    Yeah...they dont wanna see you?

    Alright,moving on.You are way more worthy than waiting for some idi*t to notice. Honey was not made for pig's mouth. Be honey ;)
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 13

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    So Very True

    i really don't get upset when people ignore me which happens not to often. but it sometimes makes me wonder why me? then i really don't pay it any mind. its such a time waster trying to figure out the whys and the what did i do wrong. ect. i just let it fly if the talk to me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 15, 2012

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    Their Business, Not Mine

    Mind you, having a FRIEND ignore you is a different matter altogether...but why should I care if a stranger or acquaintance pays me attention?  Everybody's got their own stuff going on; lord knows I've inadvertently ignored people enough times!  So someone isn't paying me...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 3 Responses May 27, 2011

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    Life Is Too Short....

    Like a river time flows by... Its best if we move with it... If they dont want to.. Dont create waves... Just because they are.. Just go with the flow.. And know... Time will bring you someone.. Or you will realise.. Who truly loves you.. Values you.. And respects you.. But most...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 21, 2010

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    Life ...

    I have read this quote from snowbunny's story and would like to share it with you in this group .. "The story of life is just the blink of an eye, The story of love is just Hello, Goodbye" Then why you have to care about those people who don't even care about...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F May 16, 2010

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    Close Friends Who Start To Ignore You Hurt

    A couple of my close friends have moved over 3 years, but it seems like i miss them more than they miss me. It was really hurtfull at first, and still a little, I started to wonder how we could be so close and than far apart? I finally began to believe they had more going for...
    newvoice newvoice 26-30, F 2 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Which Is Interesting...

    because I wasted 3 and half years on someone who doesn't about me.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    Yeah, That Is Why I Am Moving On Now.

        People who ignore you really hurt you in the long run, so I am moving on to people who care.........more.
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 4 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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    I Become Invisible To People

    Sometimes people say hi to me when I am at work or out and about, but still I see the way they look its like I'm not even there I'm invisible. I tried being outgoing but my randomness gets in the way. I have a tendency to speak when its not a good time as-well. Anytime I have...
    dejin1 dejin1 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    You Learn To Move On

    It use to bother me a lot to know that they just didnt seem to care as much about me as I did about them. It took me a long time to learn that I just need to forget about them care they didnt really care no matter how many times they said that we where still friends. After awile...
    Isebella Isebella 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    Or At Least I'm Aspiring Not To Care.

    I've had quite a few so-called friends start to ignore me. I'll change all their names here. I had a friend who seemed to like me: Zoe. She sent me really heartfelt messages on my birthday saying how much she valued our friendship and we would meet up at weekends and go to...
    curiouscat86 curiouscat86 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    This happens to me a lot when I get in a debate with somebody. I like to look at the debate from both sides and show the good and bad about both but I still get blocked. People...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Always sad when you meet someone who boosts your ego and makes you feel good. And then for whatever reason they leave. Leaves you with a hole in your sole.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    Sometimes it feels as though there is a disconnect between my outward voice and my inside voice. Maybe because words could never describe certain things and even though you can try...
    wanderquietly wanderquietly 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I'm always hopeful for love but I'm becoming jaded with it too. I can't remember the last selfless person to come into my life.
    Am3917 Am3917 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 18

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    I don't hate anyone, but this experience makes me want to vent. My friend who is female used to compliment me, hug me all the time, but me things randomly (jewelry, dresses, even a...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    Don't just come into my life make me feel great then turn around and walk away then I go all the way back to step one
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 18

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    He made me fall in love with him, he said he loves me so much, and that it is painful knowing that we've been seperated by distance. Too far. We skyped almost everyday. And then...
    paupaw paupaw 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 19

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    If you're not serious about your feelings PLEASE leave me the **** alone, I'm getting tired of laying all my cards on the table just for you to back the **** out at the last min. I...
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F Sep 19

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    What's with people that wanna make you feel all deserved and warm inside and then just abandon you
    youguyssuck69 youguyssuck69 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    ....but it's quite alright. I mean if you feel you have to block someone who isn't around much anyways..........by all means go for it. I can pretty much guess why you did it...
    girlfaith girlfaith 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Maybe it is your fault? Did he/she feel special like you?
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Or when you talk to someone and they are so nice to you and sweet and everything and you feel special, then you find out that he/she talks like that to everyone.
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    If you know you are going to leave me pls don't make me feel special
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 19

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    I met a guy online, we talked on the phone and then my ex came back talking to me. I was so lonely that I needed to talk to someone. This guy made me feel special and tell me that...
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I am guilty of this myself sadly... But until I was a victim recently it put things into perspective. Possibly one of the cruelest things someone could do.
    Jb2402 Jb2402 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19

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