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

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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

    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
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

    True

    My life is too short to worry about those people who ignore me. And infact not even worth the worry.
    ladyryan ladyryan
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2011

    Yep very true :) live it,

    as they say you only got one life. Have fun. regret nothing. Never let people bring you down you are you and you'll be loved for being yourself :) don't waste it it's precious :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 7

    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

    The people who ignore me,

    don't deserve me. The people I ignore, I don't deserve them. We're all just so insecure that we need to know why people dislike us.
    PierceTheMarua PierceTheMarua
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jan 7

    Dear whoever is reading this,

    you're beautiful and someone out there is crazy about you. So smile. Life is too short to be unhappy.
    mA211 mA211
    18-21, M
    Aug 3, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    I love talking to my friends

    and love having them in my life. But if people blow me off and refuse to tell me why, that is their issue and I won't worry about that crap anymore.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Nov 10, 2015

    Two

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

    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, 2014

    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

    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, 2014

    Life is not short, life is all you have.

    From the time you're born till you die, that is all the time you get. Don't waste it on stupid **** like caring what irrelevant people say about and to you. Don't waste your precious God given time on some stupid **** that is not important whatsoever. Life is all you get in this...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 15, 2014

    Never try to underestimate the little things in

    life; in fact always try to value them because big surprises come in small packages.
    hiddentears hiddentears
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 4

    I Agree

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

    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

    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
    pjssss pjssss
    16-17, M
    Dec 5, 2014

    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

    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

    i think i try to give people my best.

    yes i am a weak little person but i try to extend honest positivity to others and i guess some people don't care for that. oh well.
    kpl2014 kpl2014
    26-30, F
    Oct 22, 2015

    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

    Agreed, **** em! Why care about someone

    who doesn't care you exist?
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jan 8

    How Often Should You Try To Get Their Attention?

    After the first time, it's common courtesy. After the second time it shows you care. After the third time, it shows you care a little bit too much. After the fourth time, you realize that shaving your name in their pet's fur might not have been a good idea after all...
    KnottyG KnottyG
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2010

    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

    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
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 12, 2012

    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

    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, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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
    31-35, F
    Jul 13, 2014
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