I Wanna Feel Needed

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    Doesn't Everyone?

    Sometimes I think it's my worst obsession. I want everyone to feel like they need me so that I can dole out advice or love or whatever it is they're seeking. And I do it for selfish reasons. I want to feel loved, or feel like I have a purpose. But sometimes, when it's genuine...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 7, 2008

    Tell Me

    Tell me that you need me. Tell me why you need me. I wan to feel special. That you think of me every monet of the day. When you go to sleep. when you're having your lunch. That you can't stand a day not seeing me.Tell me you need to see me after your work is done. Tell me that...
    ladyryan ladyryan
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2011

    Not Used

    I guess I have a problem with the fact that Im needed to much. By family, friends, spouse and kids. I dont mind doing it but the problem I have is that when I need someone, there is not a soul around. I take care of everyone's problems, make everyone elses lives easier and listen...
    DelightfullyDistant DelightfullyDistant
    1 Response Aug 29, 2013

    Don't Play With My Feelings

    It's so unfair... When i try to get over you, you get upset and tell me that you want me to always love you.... but you're married and i know you'd never love me romantically.... but still when you say that im important to you and that you don't want me to ignore him.... my heart...
    yakimochiyaki yakimochiyaki
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2011

    My Happiness On The Outside Is Just A Facade For My Pain On The Inside

    I love my best friend but I dont know if she loves me back..Every time I show Any compassion in get rejected or shutdown idk what to do anymore I'm only 18 and both my parents blame me for their problems and stress..I'm useless and lost I think I want to end everything right now...
    johndoe116 johndoe116
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2012

    The Day My Mum Lost Me For Good.

    My mum always seems to be on my case, she always seems to side with my brother sticking up for him when he does something wrong.. am I not important? Do I not deserve defending sometimes? she sits there screaming at me. bitching about me behind my back. I give up on being...
    IamThereYouJustDontseeMe IamThereYouJustDontseeMe
    18-21, F
    Aug 12, 2012

    Why Do I Want To Feel Needed ?

    I realized that I want people to need me. I really like the feeling of people needing me. I'm not power-hungry or anything, but when people need me for something it makes me feel really good about myself. But no one really needs me these days and I'm getting depressed. What...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    Aug 29, 2013

    I Need

    I yearn to feel necessary and vital to someone's life. Like their day isn't complete if we haven't talked, kissed or made love.
    omgseriously omgseriously
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 2, 2012

    Back Burner

    I am the type of person that people put on the back burner. I'm not someone that they look forward to talking to. I'm not someone that they go out of their way to spend time with. I hate that feeling. I have been that way all growing up. People would find it easy to cancel things...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Mar 6, 2013

    Tears Falling

    I was driving today to go to school, I cant help but think of him, the things he said last night, what I want in this relationship.it just makes me feel like Im dying inside, tears wont stop falling, everything just reminds me of him. I was hoping to hear from him today to know...
    2luvu 2luvu
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 23, 2012

    My bbies they need me yes

    as their daddy,but I wanna feel needed by lover. Someone that cannot stop thinking of me from AM to PM & even moreso as time go.
    Sugasug Sugasug
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015


    my bf doesn't make me feel needed. Sometimes I feel like he doesn't care if I'm here when he gets home. Sometimes I want him to grab me & hold me tight & say, "Baby, I'm so glad you are here. I need you." Sometimes I feel like he is so self-reliant that it doesn...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2007

    What's Wrong With Me?

    Honestly.. I just feel like I always do something wrong when it comes to relationships. It's all sad, really.. I mean, my longest relationship ever was two and a half months.. To me, that's pathetic. And not only that, but every guy I talk to ends up wanting me for sex and that...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2012

    It's Really All I Ever Wanted

    It's been very long really. I'm had been a backstage actor in my whole life (metaphorically), and today I got my first truly sincere "Thanks" from a friend at school, not just a monotonous chore-like one.  The sense of happiness was really overwhelming! It's really awesome...
    SilverTrace SilverTrace
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 14, 2010
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    1 Response Feb 20, 2016

    I Would Rather Feel Wanted

    need is based out of necessitywant is more of a burning desire it seems to involve a choice where as a need sounds like desperation.choosing me because you want me of your own free will is much more attractive to me than choosing me because you "need" me.
    wack1985 wack1985
    31-35, F
    Aug 27, 2012

    Not Looking Elsewhere Yet

    Feeling needed can be a good thing.   If you play on sports team or youre part of a show cast or you take care of your ailing aunt, you are needed in a good way.   In a case of need you want to be able to fulfill that need.   In a relationship if one is overwhelmed with the...
    clarkee clarkee
    1 Response Jun 24, 2011

    I'm sick of people not liking me

    when all I try to be is nice... maybe I try to hard, maybe I'm weird, or maybe I don't fit in... I want to be needed by my loved ones.... I HAVE to feel needed or else I don't think I have much purpose in this life.
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2014

    Something's Missing..

    countingshadows07 countingshadows07
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2010

    I never felt needed until my Dad passed.

    Now my Mom needs me more then ever and I'd never let her down.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 8, 2015

    i want to feel like someone actually needs me

    like they look at me and say " ohh danmm i cant imagine life without her" I want to feel like people actually like me like i actually have a chance of dating someone i want to feel like some will care if they loose be if something happened to me i want to know how it feels like...
    Smilexoo Smilexoo
    18-21, F
    Jun 25, 2014

    "i Wanna Feel Needed"

    I wanna feel needed for more than a cook, bookeeper, house keeper, laundry, driver and all the normal things the people around me depend on me for to make there lives easier. I wanna feel like my boyfriend isnt taking me for granted in the sense of I am there, he has me and...
    concretebella concretebella
    41-45, F
    5 Responses May 27, 2010

    I always feel like I'm always the one chasing

    someone and no one ever chases me , I want someone who will be there with me no matter how annoying or "hard headed" I am
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19
    18-21, F
    Sep 12, 2015

    Lovely Feeling

    Of course I do! Doesn't everyone? To know that you're needed, despite the hate and the rumours. It's a nice feeling and I love feeling it.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2007

    Message me if u live in newnan

    and wanna talk naughty
    Zoeymarieneu0411 Zoeymarieneu0411
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2015


    Ok, so I've been seeing the same guy for 7 months now. We had our flings back in high school, and somehow reconnected 13 years later. We get along great, and he really balances me out as he is very easy going. I can't complain that he doesn't listen, because he actually remembers...
    pinkcocoa pinkcocoa
    26-30, F
    Aug 19, 2012

    It is nice to know and feel people loves you

    and need you in their lives.To feel valorated...that you count for them and you are one of a kind.I feel this way a lot with many...but I feel it is not the same when they think about me.
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2014

    Feels like I'm standing in a room full of

    people today they don't even see me. #feelalone
    deleted deleted
    Feb 25, 2015

    Life After Divorce...

    I suddenly ended up getting divorced after nearly 10 years of a good marriage - have managed to sort my life out but feel the need to continue my goal of a good marriage and children. I thought we would be together forever, but she gave up too easily, in my view. We were going...
    yambam yambam
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2012

    I Just Want .... :/

    I just want to fee loved. I'm a shy guy. Who has a past, but not a bad one. I'm the type of guy who is a real romantic. the type of guy who every ex of their family loved me. I open doors for women. sex is the VERY last thing on my mind. I'm ex-army. and i'm a soldier for life...
    space8bound space8bound
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Dec 25, 2012

    I would just love for someone to tell me they

    really need me. Like I'd be missed if I was gone and stuff. I think the feeling would be nice to have
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 5, 2014

    Hello? I dont know yet how this works

    hopefullly someone would read this. I just need some people that I could talk to. I hope I hear from anyone of you guys soon! I wanna forget someone and meet ya'll hopefully you guys could help me. Thanks
    timetravellers99 timetravellers99
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2015


    I love going out of my way to make someone I care about smile and laugh and I just don't have the option any more. I loved when I would be told that I was needed next to that person or else they couldn't have a good night or sleep. I loved having a girl telling me how safe they...
    KidYamamoto KidYamamoto
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2012


    I desperately want to feel needed so i have been friends with someone for a couple of years now because she needs me. I met her while i made a brief stay in a mental hospital, she was a patient there as well. We became friends and when she got out we became something more than...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    14 Responses Dec 6, 2010

    Wanna Feel Needed?

    Be useful, be attractive, listen to what is needed, and fulfill that.  It really is that simple.
    KatzNYammer KatzNYammer
    61-65, M
    Oct 25, 2011

    Miss It

    It's always nice to feel needed by anyone, but I want to feel needed by the one who matters most. I want to know I'm important to her and that she cares. Feeling wanted and needed is great, it's one step down from love, something that I probably won't have anyone feel for me...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2008

    " Take Me Into Your Arms "

    Take me into your arms my love, hold me tight, Make love to me throughout the night. Show me that I am yours and that you are mine, Forever until the end of time. Show me you love me like no other, Let us always care for one another. You are that special someone that I have been...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    Aug 29, 2013

    I am fifty divorced and wonder

    if there is such a thing as a true soul mate or does god send u several And if u squander them is that it? I believe in meditation and mindfulness but lately I am overwhelmed with life and decisions. I have no children and am having trouble finding meaning in life. Really seeing...
    johnnyz63 johnnyz63
    51-55, M
    Apr 29, 2014

    thars the number one priority in society.

    the reason we live...to not feel needed is the biggest slam one can ever experience in their entire life. some people go through their life feeling empty,like something is missing,like nothing in their life matters..like they never fit in,anywhere like they never EVER mattered...
    IFoundYourDiary IFoundYourDiary
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2015

    Having Truth

    daugh daugh
    Sep 27, 2012

    Then Again...Maybe I Don't

    I am so desperate to feel wanted, needed by someone that I have resorted to going on here and adding hundreds of people randomly, usually women but then I almost never actually talk to any of them if they accept my friend request. Generally speaking the only people I ever talk to...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jul 18, 2013

    I Am Needed

    Spent Saturday with my 19 month old nephew. He's like having a pet monkey - new trick every day. His latest thing is that every sentence begins with, "Is 'at _______?" He pointed to the toilet paper I was putting away and said, "Is 'at poop?" I winced and told him that was what...
    someonegotmyname someonegotmyname
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2012

    Wanna Be Somebody

    I want to join the US Army after four years of college. I want to join not only because my family is basically apart of the military but because I crave to be recognized and wanted. I see soldiers walking in their uniforms sometimes and I see people looking at them and I just...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 1, 2012

    I want to feel needed,

    I haven't in so long. I miss being the first and last thought on someone's mind, to get the random calls and text saying I miss you. I am a very loving kind person it has gotten me hurt but I still am a hopeless romantic deep down searching for my knight!
    tattoosandscars tattoosandscars
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2013

    I've been lied to,cheated on

    and some things i can't say here and I've finally come to the conclusion that I'm gonna get nowhere in life
    greasergirl2000 greasergirl2000
    13-15, F
    Jan 4, 2016

    lm a nice guy but rite

    now I have no one in my life I have no family I have no friends so if feel up to it be my friend
    Tracyforrest Tracyforrest
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 5, 2014
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