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I Am Alone Iin a Room Full of People

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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 22-25 8 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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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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    ....no One

    i have friends who talk to me and yet i feel hollow and alone like i'd been alone forever my family says they don't know me any more..that just makes me feel more alone no one understands me no one cares..but i'm still just a teen i've got a long lonely path anyways..i think...
    blaze96 blaze96 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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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 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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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 22-25 Apr 18, 2012

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    Help

    I am 13 years old whenever i tell people the following story they tell me it's just part of being a teenager. So I stopped telling people I don't trust anyone. I would tell someone and they would tell everyone else, I want help with this, please.  I would be...
    Vampz Vampz 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2010

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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 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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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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    *sigh*

    Is there anyone out there?? This site is making me feel even more alone.............*SIGH*
    deleted deleted 22-25 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    Wow.. Where Did You Get The Name For This Rooom?

    A couple of years ago, I had posted this line from a poem I wrote back in high school, and I think I had posted it under a different user name. I was sitting in the auditorium in High School and wrote down precisely how I felt. My poem started with I am alone in a room full of...
    DominantLeader DominantLeader 36-40, M Aug 23, 2012

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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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    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 22-25 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 22-25 4 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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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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    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 46-50, M 1 Response May 2, 2009

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    The Monster With-in

    I feel as though im in a fog. Floating above the scene as it unfolds. I see me as a scared little girl hiding from the monster. The monster I call mother. She is drunk and mad. Wanting a whipping horse. I'm shaking watching all this unfold. Wanting to reach out and save myself. I...
    deleted deleted 22-25 Apr 9, 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 22-25 1 Response Apr 16, 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 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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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 22-25 Apr 29, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    It doesn't matter who I'm with I always feel like I'm alone and other people don't want me around them.
    thequietone0307 thequietone0307 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I always feel alone. When there's people around me, they aren't. I'm ignored by alot of people. I'm a shadow, people don't realise I'm th ere . Nobody sits around me in the lecture...
    bobbystz bobbystz 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 9

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    Growing up in a big family, being alone never crossed my mind. After the dust settled, my brothers moved out and it was just my brother and I. Once i finished school. It hit me so...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I can entertain myself. I can be alone for days and days. Doesn't matter. I do like people yes but its not a big deal to be all alone. Alone is the obvious end result anyways. Good...
    ephemeralshadow ephemeralshadow 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    There is a woman I married a long time ago. We sleep two floors apart, and talk only business and the required niceties when social situations require. Oh-of course, she also has...
    Bfinally Bfinally 46-50, M 11 hrs ago

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    PLEASE READ (ANY ONE WHO HAS BEEN WEIRD OR OUTCAST)Hey my name is Lena and I haved suffered through a terrible disorder,one that makes you starve and another one that makes you...
    thebegining12 thebegining12 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    EP is for the time when I am alone.I complete two years here .I joined in March 2013.I have met some nice people here and some not so nice.It has been a nice experience mostly.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 12 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Growing up, I didn't know my grandfather (he died about 2 weeks and a few days before I was born and my grandmother wasn't the nicest to me. So, around 6th or 7th grade, I met this...
    EarthyLocks EarthyLocks 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Why is this girl asking me to go party with her ??? She has a boyfriend but we partied on valentines day and we were both drunk at her place i was gonna crash at the couch when she...
    AllSortsThings AllSortsThings 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    After a long day at work, coming back to your room, only to find your roomate and her friends talking...and you have to talk and chitchat, when you really want to shut the door and...
    starlit11 starlit11 22-25, F Feb 20

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    Well; It's a big commitment and isn't it a big mess when it doesn't work out.. I think too many people jump into "marriage" too quickly.. So here's 25 reasons not to marry/settle...
    TheMightyAphrodite TheMightyAphrodite 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 20

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    Omfg, this is so annoying >.< my friend has to deal with this problem on here almost every time she gets on... let this be a message to you old creeps out there trying to get...
    YellowMeMellow YellowMeMellow 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    so this year my best friend came to live with me for the year but sadly she left a few months early because things weren't working out. She now lives with a friend until her...
    mariaolivia mariaolivia 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I grew up just like anyone else. Birth, toddler years, kindergarten, elementary through high school. And now, at the end of my sophomore year of college, I sit in a very different...
    redowens redowens 18-21, M Feb 25

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    I do not know what to do. I feel like I'm at yet another crossroads in life. I am not very happy here, at least with my current position. I hate how I feel that everything comes...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I get absolutely NO enjoyment out of being a part of a family, especially. "Oh, it's Christmas? So that means I have to see my cousin? Why?" No thanks to obligatory family...
    FrauTeller FrauTeller 26-30, F Feb 22

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    I like to take the time tell you my story and what it was like to be me. I was born September 1st 1976 in Kelowna BC Canada. I was born with a mild case of Tourette syndrome, as a...
    Canadianwolfe Canadianwolfe 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I really feel as if I'm better off being alone....not relationship wise. Me being in college these past 3 years showed me who and how I was. I didn't really realize it...
    vadupree vadupree 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Alone !! You know I have felt very lonely in a crowded room Just last weekend I took the side of a young boy with ADHD he was screaming and yelling everyone was walking by...
    brnize brnize 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I haven't had some in a while, being a mother of a little baby girl didn't leave much room for alone time, unless her daddy watches her for a me. That's very rare but it dose...
    VolcanicMermaid VolcanicMermaid 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    we can't control our past and future..but we can control our present.. i like reading biography books especially journey of their life..i hope one day i can write my own book to...
    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F Feb 15

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    Another morning here and another day in an empty bed. Laying here wishing someone would curl up with me or hear someone say good morning. I just hate being alone.
    kankuro18 kankuro18 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    I am sociable but I enjoy my alone time, peace and the still. I don't like chatter and noise all the time. and I can sort my head out.
    mysmugcat mysmugcat 41-45, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I isolate. I have PTSD. I'm not just saying that, it's my therapists diagnosis. She says that's why I spend so much time alone, why I don't trust easily, why I work so much. I'm...
    veiledsadness veiledsadness 41-45, F 2 hrs ago