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attention *****???

Discussion in 'Rants, Musings and Ideas' started by obscure, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. obscure

    obscure Active Member

    i hate feeling like an attention *****. i dont think i am, but i have been called one and it made me think pretty hard. so i pretty much stopped talking, stopped caring if anyone noticed me and now everytime i try to talk to someone and they dont hear me or are too busy to listen, i feel like im not important enough and that if i say anything else ill just be an attention ***** so i just sit back and shut up and hardly ever say anything, when i do talk its not about me. i feel so selfish for wanting to talk about me for any amount of time. i just feel like all i want is attention when really all i want is a conversation, someone to talk to, about anything whether its about me or not. i just want to talk to somebody, anybody. but i cant seem to talk about myself for fear of being an attention seeker.
  2. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    I understand that feelilng i tend to not talk about me at all but i do want you to know if you need to talk go ahead okay you can pm me or others and we will listen i will listen hugs to you
  3. obscure

    obscure Active Member

    i posted another thread, that is entirely about me. i had no intention of it, but im getting to the point where im afraid that everyday is going to be the day that i just cant handle it anymore.
  4. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    those are the days you reach out even more okay pm me on those days and i will listen okay hugs
  5. dnE ehT

    dnE ehT Well-Known Member

    I've seen attention *****s and they aren't afraid to talk about themselves non stop. You don't sound attention starved, but just lonely. Find someone to talk to that'll listen. I think it'll help alot.

    I kinda know how you feel. I was a narcissist in denial for along time. I could never talk about myself.