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Part of what they get out of that drama and attention-seeking is they make their parents and other kids feel like they have to take care of them.
If you ever say, "I should just kill myself," to see how your partner will respond, it is unquestionably an attention-seeking behavior.
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
to dance a jive
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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American definition and synonyms of attention seeking from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.