There is nothing wrong with wanting attention. It doesn’t make you selfish. It doesn’t make you desperate or pathetic or weak. It makes you human. We all want to be noticed. We all need to feel seen and heard and valued. You are no exception. You deserve to take up space. You deserve to be acknowledged and loved and cared for. Don’t let anyone, including yourself, convince you otherwise.
You deserve someone who’s gonna treat you like you matter everyday. Not just when it’s convenient for them.