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I Want to Be Appreciated

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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.ย  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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I want boobs...sigh๐Ÿ˜’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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    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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    Where Are You Romance?

    I just had a birthday a few days ago an dmy boyfriend of over 7 years did nothing. Not even a single rose. Or cupcake from wal mart. I feel so hurt (still) and unloved. It is the thought that counts to me, but there wasn't one that I can tell. I am trying to let it go. But it...
    Feb 11, 2013

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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
    Iame73 Iame73 31-35, M Sep 2, 2012

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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 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'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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    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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    adorable101 adorable101 13-15, F Aug 11

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Now that I am single after 11 years, I miss that feeling of being loved and appreciated. My ex kept getting laid off, so I worked two jobs for years. Never a thank you. I'm a...
    phi0318 phi0318 36-40, M 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I hate that I get an open invite to something I don't want to attend by myself. That's nice you're inviting me, but then why even bother when you know I live way too far from the...
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Yeah. Those feels. I just want to be loved and appreciated for who I am. Not a particular characteristic of mine. I'm incredibly socially awkward. But I love deeply. Very deeply...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I think because I've been in love more than once I've taken it for granted. Most of my adult life I've had someone there ready to give up their life for mine, to protect me and...
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I wish i was loved and appreciated by people around me.
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I like the feeling of being appreciated
    Mamiproud Mamiproud 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I have been married 25 years and I need to feel loved and appreciated. I feel like everything I do is wrong. I am never hugged or held or kissed by my husband.
    petstrains petstrains 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 29

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    This might be an interesting one. So I know this guy that graduated a year before me from another school close by and he is currently in the army stationed a ways away. I think I...
    limaha7 limaha7 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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    A Go Fund Me page has been set up, but it doesn't really seem as if the people who know me even want to take a look at it - it's like they don't care.I am looking for $250 to cover...
    cosmicdear cosmicdear 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    as you know i left my partner a week ago. It ended badly, with him saying --and this was what broke the camels back-- that he didnt want to touch me because he didnt want to, yet...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just don't want to waste my "youth" looking like THIS. I feel that I have wasted a great deal of my life. I want to get that time back by being in good health in a sense. Also...
    sociableTim sociableTim 31-35, M Aug 20

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    Ever since I was little I have always been passionate and ambitious. I told my family that I wanted to be a zoologist and they laughed in my face, literally. They said it was a...
    adrii5262 adrii5262 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    My wife of four years has told me as of now she doesn't like sex. Ever since we gotten married and had children the affection and intimacy has fell off the grid. She was pregnant...
    born2reign born2reign 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 26

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    Approximately three years ago I made a profile on a dating site. I met a male on that site who was around my age. Maybe three or four years younger than me. We communicated on-line...
    ValentinePena ValentinePena 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    sometimes i cant help but feel wanted by a person that loves me. i always wanted a relationship like you would see on movies or read in books and i know it could happen. but i...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I've always wanted to help children. I've done a bit of research and have decided what I want to do. The only problem is I am broke and I don't have a degree, so for now my plans...
    CandaceD CandaceD 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    All I've ever wanted is some honest appreciation. But god this world is so dirty I have gotten anything but that. When I was a young girl, I had my teachers who appreciated me...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    Hey..i want your honest advice..i'm a guy & going to be 24 in next few days, & about to complete my masters next year in Medical & Psychiatric SW...few months back we had an new...
    ImAWeirdKid ImAWeirdKid 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    This hunger. Fills everything. This hunger. Threatens me. This thirst. Brings insanity. This thirst. Attempts to hold me. This heart. Was shattered inside me. Her love. Taken...
    SinfulBlackSouledRedbird SinfulBlackSouledRedbird 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I've been with my fiance for 2 yrs now & living with him for 1 yr everything was beautiful we was the happiest couple & everyone wanted a relationship like we had..We desided to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22

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    I want a fun & loving relationship but I think she just wants me for is to have sex ...
    TheErik56 TheErik56 16-17, M 2 Responses