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I Am Alone Iin a Room Full of People

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    Sometimes I Wonder If It'S Me Reinforcing This

    I feel disconnected with everyone I know: friends, family, classmates The people I would like to call my close friends are best friends with each other.. and I am not included. I haven't had a best friend since elementary school, excluding my dog. At parties I feel like I am the...
    theseafarer theseafarer 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    Now And Then

    I can feel so unique and different from family and others that I will single myself out by being silent or reclusive. I know my self-esteem is low and it is going to take a long time for it to become high enough again to fully put myself out. I feel I am making progress through...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Aug 7, 2013

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    Trapped

    Some days I get so frustrated.... I'm trapped inside my head, having these irrational thoughts, maybe black thoughts, maybe a little pschotic thoughts and I feel like i'm about to explode with frustration. I walk into a room full of people and i scream at the top of my voice...
    Angeleyes777 Angeleyes777 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    I Feel Like That Almost All The Time.

    I have never, not even once, in my life felt like I was "included." I can get along fairly well with people when it's one-on-one, I can be engaging in conversation with someone, I can be a pretty charming date. When it's just one other person, I can bring my walls down. But...
    walt1981 walt1981 31-35, M Aug 7, 2013

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    Well This Is a First...

    ... I generally don't join any group that has a spelling or grammar error, out of principle. But I read the title of this group quickly, identified with it, and joined. It was only after I joined that I noticed the misspelled word. Shame on me. But I do associate with this...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    Crowded..

    I joined this group not because Im saddened in a group, or that I feel depressed or anxious when Im surrounded by people. Its more of a feeling of not being able to connect, or not wanting to. When I meet someone I either feel instantly connected, or they become a gurgled noise...
    pandapuzzle pandapuzzle 18-21 Mar 27, 2012

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    Why Do I Do It to Myself?

    I think I have reached the decision to just not go to parties or out with groups of people anymore. Whenever I do I constantly think "why did I say I would come, I could have been having a nice evening alone doing my own thing". Part of me tries to be outgoing and...
    ASortaFairytale ASortaFairytale 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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    Nothing

    No feeling, No love, No One, Just a shell of nothing........I have people around me but yet they seem so far from me. Nothing seems to ease this pain. Nothing I do makes a difference. Nothing, just the four walls staring back at me. NOTHING is what describe me..... All alone and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 18, 2012

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    Lost

    I am completly alone although I live with 5 other people.  I can't find a way to not feel awful. I have two daughters and I live with other family members so really I am never alone, but I feel like I am.  My oldest daughter is twelve and needs me to be a mom...
    kyanna12 kyanna12 26-30 8 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    I Am Lost

    I always feel alone,except when i am alone.When i am at work,or at a mall,or the beach,i look around and realize my life is empty.I ***** about it,but i don't know what to do. I am 52 years old and am so lost,i can't cry any more.When i am alone there isn't any thing to remind me...
    riverside riverside 51-55, M 1 Response May 2, 2009

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    Idgf

    Just came back from a restaurant bar named Comicx. Pretty good place whit amazing statues of Marvel characters nd that stuff. Its amazing how even when i was with not my best friends, but the ones i spend most time i was lonely. Peoples laugh, music, beers, chicken wings but it...
    whatislike whatislike 18-21 Apr 6, 2013

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    Confusion And Loneliness

    *** Fade to Black playing in the back ground *** "Things not what they used to be Missing one inside of me Deathly lost, this can't be real Cannot stand this hell I feel" Funny how a song can hit so so very close to home....... Feeling really alone and no one to turn to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 21, 2012

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    Prison

    life is my prison, the voices within my guards. I climb these walls of insanity, despair comes in waves, no where to run no where to hide. i scream but no one hears, life is my sentence, death my sweet reward. i continue threw life making all those around me believe i am ok, even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    *sigh*

    Is there anyone out there?? This site is making me feel even more alone.............*SIGH*
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    Abnormal??

    My house is filled with family and friends, the smell of dinner coming from the kitchen. Everyone laughing and telling stories of yesterdays. Everyone excited to pile in the truck soon and go to the drive in. Sounds like a good family night.........YET.......I am sitting here...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29, 2012

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    Life Changing Moments

    I remember being 15 when my whole world turned upside down. I was a very angry and confused child. Hating the fact that I was in foster care but yet knowing that being there meant I didn't have to suffer daily abuse at my mothers will. It was Oct 86, I had run away from the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 16, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I don't why that's happened but when I'm surrounded by a lot of people, I just feel all the more lonely and horrible. I can hardly relate and/or talk to people my age for some odd...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    And I believe you too :) Just imagine, you are travelling to a new place and all you want to search for is experience. So instead of causing people some trouble, I chose...
    Jarlie96 Jarlie96 18-21, F Apr 3

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    When I'm around a lot if people I feel out of place. I feel like I don't belong and I'm awkward. I feel like the ugly duckling and a martian from another planet that has no way...
    Derrick1987 Derrick1987 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I feel like everyone seems to have someone to talk to except me. I have friends, but they're all better friends than me. I'm no one's best friend.
    matt61277 matt61277 18-21, M Apr 6

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    remember in elementary school when if we didn't know the answer we could "phone a friend" or "pick a lifeline" and you'd always choose you best friend because you knew they wouldn...
    jenna009912345 jenna009912345 22-25, F Apr 6

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    I've felt that way all my well yeah I do know how that feels still do..I have to force my self just for intruductions
    dorahawkins dorahawkins 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    So meny girls so long hours and only one master hmmm ;)
    masterjames1 masterjames1 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm happiest when I am alone. Being surrounded by people makes me unhappy. I hate crowds, and I hate being with a large group of people. If I ever go out with friends, I like it...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I can sit in a room full of people and feel like I'm in my house alone. My friends don't know what it's like. They think they're always there for me, but they've never even...
    maddielo maddielo 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    140329-0307 I awoke last night about 3 am. I don’t remember looking at the clock, but I know it was about 3 am. It wouldn’t surprise me a bit, really, if it were just a minute...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 29

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    I find it interesting to sit/stand in a corner in a room full of people and watch them interact with each other. I can not stand to be in large crowds at all. I prefer the wide...
    Ranchsavvy16 Ranchsavvy16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Fear of coming out! It took a life time to come to the point of accepting myself. Fear controlled me. Don't make the same mistake I did. This is something that I have written on...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 26

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    Almost always. No exaggeration. And the few times I'm not alone I'm with people who don't want to be around me and make it very clear. And then there's him. He wants to be around...
    osotired osotired 16-17, F Mar 25

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    I have difficulty putting things into words but every day I feel more and more alone. I talk to people at work, have a good time with my co-workers when I'm there but other than...
    radioactive19 radioactive19 22-25, F Apr 7

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    "in the eyes of her heart" she cradled the thought of me in the eyes of her heart and constructed me from fragments of what she had thought she knew with deliberate care stitched...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 10 hrs ago

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    So this is kinda hard to talk about. But my friends are leaving for two weeks because of easter break. They are all at places they don't have Internet (or they are not online...
    2wrp 2wrp 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I can't promise you the world or that I'm the man for you. I can't promise that I'll always say the right things or never make a mistake. I can promise to always be here and be...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I choose to spend any spare time I have alone, in my room. The house phone is permanently full of messages and has been for a couple of years. The mobile is switched off except...
    eatdrinkshrinkme eatdrinkshrinkme 46-50, F Mar 20

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    I've always been alone, starting in grade school. I had a few friends once in a while, but they left me too. It was like that until college. Nobody seemed to like me. And when...
    churchworker churchworker 46-50, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    The idiots I know talk about people all the time, but only when they're in another room. So I wonder what they say about ME when I'm not around. Usually I wouldn't care, but I...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    It's definitely more so the unavailable than don't like me. In this story I'm going to talk about several different guys. I'll mention their name at the beginning of each story...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Two years ago I moved and from that moment I gained weight. First I was really shocked when I was at the mall and had to buy size M. S just wouldn't fit me. Every day when I came...
    ellasfatbelly ellasfatbelly 22-25, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    The only person I truly connect with lives hundreds of miles away, and it's difficult to express myself through the phone. I feel extremely fragile and I can't talk to anyone...
    yesdni yesdni 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I replied to an "I'm a Weirdo" experience recently, saying, "I've heard it all -- a weirdo, a freak, a demon, a monster, a vampire, a werewolf, possessed, etcetera. Stuff like that...
    AVampireGirl AVampireGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    The Rabbit Once there was a rabbit. She was curious to meet new friends. She was surrounded by many other animals but she didn't know how to connect with them. She met a few and...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I feel alone wishing a guy would come my life and make his princess!
    PrettySissyBoiTG PrettySissyBoiTG 26-30, T 17 hrs ago

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    i feel so alone and left out ..
    someone211 someone211 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Every time I have confronted someone about how their actions have affected me or how they make me feel, they throw it in my face and blame me or some other thing. I confronted my...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F Mar 30

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I have been eating a lot more than usual, i guess to mend my broken heart. At least am not one of those people who gets fat easily. I eat sweets, toast with cheese and mayonnaise...
    queen900 queen900 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    So there's this new girl that moved to our school and I hate her, she's so bubbly and happy all the time and she doesn't get I hate her she won't bloody leave me alone and she...
    TheGreenEyedGirl TheGreenEyedGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I am only annoyed because my roommate is talkative. He talks even more when he is drunk, like now. Normally, this is not an issue, but for a year before he came here, I lived alone...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M Apr 3

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    "pocket full of posies" she picks up the shards of her broken mind places them in neat arrangement of prettiest colours giving such names and thinks of lives they have never lead...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hello to anyone who would read this... I am married and I would say happily. I've got 5 beautiful children. One is married and four live with me at home. My wife is as beautiful...
    Spanishfantasy Spanishfantasy 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    To Those Who Have Ever Felt Alone: If you have ever felt alone, let me tell you one thing, you are NOT alone. I've been there, and a lot of others have too. The fact that many of...
    Canonomousjay Canonomousjay 18-21, M 2 days ago