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I Want to Be Appreciated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 462 People

    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Do I Mean Anything To Anyone?

    It's a nagging and yet lonely feeling to have an existence where I question whether I truly mean something to the people in my life. The people I work with laugh it up and get along with me, with the exception for one person that I really don't like. But, do I mean anything to...
    fieryleo fieryleo 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    Just Feel So Worthless.

    i put everything into my relationships and i always seem to get hurt.friends, lovers, family. doesnt matter who it is, but its like i am nothing to them.i feel so used and so alonewhen i try to speak my mind and tell people how i feel, i get told that i am selfish.it just breaks...
    sweetsie sweetsie 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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    I Really Want To Be Appreciated

    I don't have a job anymore, I'm failing school, and I know I have problems I need to work through, but I've got so much to offer from within, from my soul; that's what I want someone to appreciate. A person isn't defined by the jobs, schools, honors, and successes they can put...
    justmyself35 justmyself35 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2012

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    I want boobs...sigh😒I wanna touchem n all n

    dis is not 2 a sexually thing so don't thnk dat
    adorable101 adorable101 13-15, F Aug 11

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    You Are Beautiful

    You are beautiful, stunningly gorgeous, you are special, unique, a magnificent human being, and I know you might be out there feeling sad, poor, meaningless, I know exactly how you feel, like nothing in the world matters, like you just want to fade and stop existing in all ways...
    Naae Naae 18-21, F Sep 23, 2013

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    I've been married for 35 years.

    My wife is still my one and only first love. But the thing is, she lives in her own little world. She is not interested in anything I do or like to do. I like to sing, to build things, to go outside and do things (what I can do when I'm able). But she's never interested...
    TedfromTexas TedfromTexas 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Appreciate It Or.....

    that which i do i take my time to do it well. if given instructions on how to do the job. I try to perform it in detailed precision. What i do i do from the heart so when its neglected or not appreciated. It can be fustrating. Learn to appreciate others work, one day it maybe...
    luvyourself luvyourself 31-35 Jul 23, 2012

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    I feel that I do so much

    for my friends, all I get is ridiculed. I'm always there for them whenever they need anything. I feel that they only appreciate me when they need something or are very down :/
    winchester1995 winchester1995 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Change Is Unlikely

    When you live with someone who is totally self-absorbed it's difficult to come within range of their vision as they are always focused on themselves.  I won't go into all the difficulties I have in my marriage ... and believe me ... there are many ... but my husband is someone...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 20 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    I'm Tired Of Trying

    Hard work doesn't really pay off. I work my *** off as a volunteer but no one cares. I'm not paid so it isn't valid. A little grattitude would be nice.
    wtfimik wtfimik 26-30, F Oct 3, 2012

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    Not everyone will appreciate what you do

    for them. You have to figure out who's worth your kindness and who's taking you for granted.
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I Wish...

    .......he would hear me out...and appreciate me more.  I dont' want to be a meantime gurl... no doubt he never said I am..but thats the way I feel.
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2009

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    Am I Doing Something Wrong??? please tell me

    I am not one of those high maintnence girls that expect their boyfriend to buy them stuff and to take them out all the time. It might sound like it right now but I am not. So I treat my fiance like a god. I never pick on him for doing things wrong. I am so easy to get along with...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 2 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    We Want You to Know You Are Appreciated

    We want the  memebers of this experience to know that we apprescfiate you. We have read your stories and can appreciate your pain, discouragement and unhappiness. Please start by appreciating yourself. You are a person with value and self worth. We know this. You know it...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    It Never Is Enough

    i would love to wake up and be appreciated more nothing i do seems to be enough around here in this world i do everything i can to please people but it seems like the more i do the more people want out of me i never get told good job or thankyou for helping me or anything...
    pitbullowner pitbullowner 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2008

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    How Intelligent I Really An

    I'm so intelligent that can run a nightclub are start my own radio station I have not been to no college and i got and I got skills like this hell yeah I could become a millionaire I just need the right team what a meeting I need the right people to assist me
    Pesliya9637 Pesliya9637 31-35, T Sep 2, 2012

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    Wrong

    I can not believe the nerve of this guy he cheats, lies and uses me so comfortable I am a human I don't make a practice of treating others unkindly but I must ask myself where do I draw the line right now dude is asleep in my 5th wheel he has been there sense yesterday I have not...
    2dirt4wire 2dirt4wire 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    Extra

    I want to costar in the story of someone else's life instead of remaining in the backdrop. I feel like I'm on the sidelines watching everyone else live their lives the way I wish I could. 
    quantumniscience quantumniscience 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 10, 2009

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    Am I The Problem???

    My mom is ill (very ill). i have come home to be of some help to my folks.My dads hard of hearing.My sis has come down with her (cute lil) daughter (hubby will join her soon). Well to start off i had left my office, friends, freedom and my girlfriend where i was earlier away from...
    toy67k toy67k 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2011

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    Am I Wrong?

    Lately I've been losing control of myself and everyone I know. I guess the more I think about my life the more I realize how much people use me! Even the ones that I would consider my most treasured friends. I have been there for so many people from giving people a place to stay...
    vanna1231 vanna1231 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2010

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    I Want ..

    i want him to acknowledge that at one time, he loved me. i want him to remember the hours we spent together wrapped up together with his arms around me. he ended it and i'm okay with that, i really am. i wasn't at first, but i've gotten over it. but i want him to appreciate the...
    justanothergirl14 justanothergirl14 16-17, F Mar 8, 2010

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    Who Doesn't.  We A...

    Who doesn't.  We all want that feeling of being usefull and appriciated.  Most the time I just feel used and discarded.
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 2 Responses May 13, 2009

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    I Wantto Be Appreciated

    When l saw the caption it opened up wounds and made me realise that all my love relationships have always ended cos of lack of appreciation. was married for just 4 years had three kids from the relationship my ex husband went ahead to marry the woman who broke up our...
    strecho strecho 41-45 3 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    adorable101 adorable101 13-15, F Aug 11

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    I Want To Be Appreciated

    I do so many things during the day, these things help people to be much more comfortable in what they do.I make lifes easy. I DO!! Every day, and every single person around me searchs for my mistakes. I can build the whole house but they will find a small tiny hole in a wall in a...
    arzu123 arzu123 31-35 Apr 24, 2012

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    Is it weird if I want guys to like me?

    but I wont entertain them tho. I just want to be validated, and be pretty/good enough to someone.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Sep 27

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    I Do a Lot For My Friends and Family, It Would Be Nice to Get Some Thanks Occasionally

    I am a very loyal friend, if you are a true friend of mine, I'll pretty much do anything for you. The same goes for my family, but I never seem to really get a proper thanks, and a lot of the things I do for people, I know they wouldn't bother doing for me if it was the other way...
    LauraRose222 LauraRose222 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    I Guess Ill Save My Kindness For Someone Else..

    My ex and I are still living together n still seeing eachother. But he has always had an anger problem and never notices everything I do. Even with a pretty much debilitating tummy condition I still do a lot n I still get told I do nothing. Or that my kindness is anoying. But...
    adreenamarie adreenamarie 22-25 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Doesn'T Matter

    I feel that it doesn't matter what I do I just can't reach anything I want. While I was studying I always tried my best, learn a lot but at the exam I always get worse grade than I thought I deserved. Sometimes it was bad luck, for example if the exam built around themes and we...
    timeatancsa timeatancsa 26-30 May 1, 2013

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    The best do not always get the prize.

    The noblest do not always get praised.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Aug 23

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    It seems as though, 90% of the people in my

    life take me for granted. I am not appreciated even though I should be because I am very kind to people. I just ******* wish that people appreciated me a lot more. I am sick of being verbally attacked and made to feel like a bad person when all I do is try to help others.
    unsociablex unsociablex 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Snowhat Snowhat 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I don't want to feel objectified. I don't want the pressure of feeling like I need to compete with p0rn girls in order to be sexy. I don't want to be anyone but me. Damnit...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    It's very important. I give my all. I love with a passion so strong. To not feel loved and appreciated would hurt.
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    The type of person I am (too long for an experience) is that of someone who believes in "the one," but unfortunately my approach is not generally liked or appreciated under the...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I wanted to describe myself but I don't know how, so instead I used a hetalian paste up thing. I'll do more. The Allies America (Alfred F. Jones) You love hamburgers (x) You...
    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 Nov 23

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    I just want to be held. I lay in bed at night and sleep alone. I do have a bf, but he's barely ever home because he's an over the road truck driver. I've been lonely lately and...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 1

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    My boyfriend works 24/7 as he is a across the country truck driver and can be gone from home for 1 month to 3 months at a time. I feel like my life is passing me by and I want to...
    AngelicEssence AngelicEssence 36-40, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    I have always thought of myself as a "loner". I usually can and am perfectly content with finding ways to amuse myself whether it's reading a book, playing video games, drawing...
    Lorelai1717 Lorelai1717 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I want to feel what it's like to be treated like a princess, I want to feel special and loved and appreciated every day. that may be wrong of me and maybe just a fantasy, but a...
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have not been stuffing recently, but now I want to pack my tummy super full and love it. It will gurgle and urp so I will have to rub it to make it feel better :) Any...
    nedzfox nedzfox 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today's promise: God is always ready to help us and expects us to help others! How do you respond to those who seek to hurt you? "Love your enemies! Do good to them! Lend to them...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I feel like this would be the ultimate form of friendship with someone. I want people to know that they do not have to be a certain size to know that they feel appreciated or loved...
    coolsean1 coolsean1 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 26

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    I started to gain weight pretty quickly after high school, I went from 178 pounds to 223 in two years time. I feel a lot better about myself now that I am bigger and have been...
    coolsean1 coolsean1 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    yo i'm looking for a girlfriend to skype with and talk sweet to and make her feel wanted,loved and appreciated.
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I need help around the house and the two teens that live with me do not want to help out in anyway. I ask them nicely to do the dishes...instead they put the dishes in the...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 17 Responses Nov 30

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