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I Am Always Alone, Even In a Crowd

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    Have You Ever Been Alone, No Matter Hw Many People Are With You?

    I don't want to act big headed, but I might seem so at times during this...  Not too long ago, I thought I had everything (I did, in hindsight, just not for the reasons that I thought so then...).  In the last three years, I've let my finances go to a huge 'me broke...
    booger248 booger248 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2008

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    I won't ever forget all those hours that we talked almost 24/7 Everywhere we went, all the time we spent together, I don't know if you will ever know how much those times meant to...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F Dec 9

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    It's been a few months now since the last time I heard from you, but I still think of you often. I hate that it was so easy for you to walk away from me, from us and the...
    Lyssak Lyssak 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    its like every where i go and no matter what i do the outcome is the same. me left behind in an empty house haunted by these 4 naked walls. ive never known security and i doubt...
    livingpositively livingpositively 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    But I'm always alone... Even in death will I be forever sad
    XxscarsxX XxscarsxX 16-17, F Dec 3

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    But im happy, un my job i Have a lot to do, always runing, always moving, so even that i get tired as hell at home and all cuted And beaten im sooooooo happy
    yoursorrow yoursorrow 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I've always preferred being alone. No one to yell at me, no one to worry about. I don't really fancy large crowds much.... I feel caved in, and claustrophobic. I like being alone...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I can be in a crowd of people, with a group of friends or family and still feel lonely. It's getting kind of depressing now. I sleep alone on this queen sized bed which makes me...
    MJay087 MJay087 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Crowds make me feel uncomfortable and a variety of simultaneous sounds exhausts me. I much rather hang out with one or two friends at home. But even being alone with a good beer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 23

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    I like to have my own time where I don't have to worry about anyone or anything .. Just by myself lost even in the crowd of people.. I sometime feel peace even in the noise.. It's...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I have always lived in a small town. At 50 years old i had to move to a big city. Millions of people. I never thought this could happen. It was a disaster in my life. My job has...
    GeraMiner GeraMiner 51-55, M Nov 29

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    Hi all, Two great Words, HOPE & PASSION. There are times in life where we all feel like giving a blow to everything, and running away to a place even we don't know. But, the thing...
    ProjectXPune ProjectXPune 18-21, M Dec 5

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    I've been reflecting on a lot of things today. My anxiety level felt like it was through the roof. It probably didn't help that I was pretty hungover. If I could describe what...
    pnw21 pnw21 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    People sometimes say the Holidays cause emotional turmoil in people, and right now I am feeling that is the case for me. I am feeling very stressed out over a big life change that...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    Emotionally I have always been alone. throughout my life I was always surrounded with friends and family. I tried to share my emotions with other people, but then I realized that...
    idontknowwhatiwant idontknowwhatiwant 26-30, F Nov 27

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    If I had one wish. Tonight. Would be spent. Under the stars. In the rain. Alone. No hands. Touching me. No voices. Screaming. Yelling. No fighting. No stress. Just me...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I got a chance to talk to someone who knew me when I was in Junior high. This conversation was at our 40th Class reunion. he said, "you were discounted" - "I kept my mouth shut...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I'm 22 years old and I'm terrified about living alone. I grew up with lots of siblings. In my country, extended families were very coomon and I was part of one. I've never had...
    gethro gethro 22-25, M Dec 12

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    i do because simply put, i find people generally annoying. i don't like people standing too close to me, i don't like crowds, i don't like people noise- screaming, laughing...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F Nov 23

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    im sorry if i always say im fine. I'm sorry if i cant let my feelings slip away from my over-prided heart. I am sorry if i can't say what i feel. I'm just afraid and i dont know...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I feel like I'm just e t suppose to make sure everyone else is alright and whenever I try to do something for myself I'm all of the sudden the bad person no one has never really...
    lovermaker21 lovermaker21 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Hello. I am an 18 year old college student that's majoring in Astrophysics and International Economics in University. This should be the time of my life. I should be out partying...
    ofskies ofskies 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    I'm stuck in one place and I can't seem to move on, you know? High School has been fair. Despite the fact that I'm gay. It's bizarre, I would've thought I would get beaten up or...
    Youth0022 Youth0022 18-21, M Dec 8

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    It's been a year since the big break up what would have been our two year was two days ago. I'm just getting around to finally having the courage to face the old photos and toss...
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I can be surrounded by a group of people, but still be by myself. I feel I can't share any of my personal problems with any of my friends, and all I wanna do is curl up in my bed...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    It is sad, I live in a society where girls are brought up in such a way that their only dream becomes to get married and have kids. Regardless of all the changes that happened to...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    People think I am seeking attention when I complain about my fast metabolism. They, intentionally or not, constantly bash me about how thin I am. I'm a 5'9" 17 year old girl and...
    TheBunnyArmy TheBunnyArmy 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Everybody around me has somebody to talk to or has close knit of friends and mine lives in Another state so I can't tell her what I want to and my parents will only lie to me and...
    WannbeAnorexic WannbeAnorexic 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I enjoy company , I enjoy spending time with my family and chatting with friends , but I absolutely love being alone . I feel perfectly content spending time by myself maybe...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    It's true. Like at school. Huge classroom with about 20-25 students. I still felt lonely. Some of my friends are even there! I feel invisible, alone, forgotten, hated. I don't...
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    I've been through out my whole life with no one to talk to about how I feel. I'm at the point where I can't stand being inside my head anymore. Now that I try writing about it, I...
    kiiiten kiiiten 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    So, I am a 31 year old man, and seem to carry the baggage of a dozen people. Recently, it has become a huge issue and have become so isolated that I have decided that this might be...
    balexan balexan 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    A lot of times in life I feel alone even when I'm surrounded by people I still have that lonely feeling there's only a few maybe even just one person that I never feel alone around...
    IraGamoran IraGamoran 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    My next boyfriend.. I want him to truly love me. Miss me whenever I'm not there and always think about me...Make me his priority...always remind me how much he loves me...talk to...
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    as s child I was sad, anxious, and often times serious. I always felt kind of like a little adult. My sisters grandparents(her fathers parents but, they raised me like i was...
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Has anyone ever felt alone even when they're with people...I love this boy but he just seems to treat me like ****...he tells me he loves me then provokes me? Why do guys do this...
    Quackimaducky Quackimaducky 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    It's scary. I think about suicide more and more. I've been considering it for five years and the thoughts have only grown more intense and more frequent. These days I can't even...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I feel alone. It's saturday and I have no one to go out with and even if I had I couldn't go out because I have to study.It's been few days I haven't had contact with people.I...
    9am3 9am3 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    Thats right, i did nothing for thanksgiving, went out browsed the town to see what i wanted for christmas. and now christmas is rolling around. i look at the tree that my brother...
    HakuZail HakuZail 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    Today I was listening to one of my favourite poets work online and it hit me out of nowhere. I became so sad and lonely that my breath was stolen out of my chest and I couldn't...
    Canadianwithirish Canadianwithirish 18-21, F Dec 6

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    I'm grateful for everything in my life & for everyone in my life. I just want to say that. But even when I'm around my kids, my mom or whomever, I still feel a bit alone. I'm...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    Hey you. Yeah...you with your head down. You, the one feeling like all hope is lost and you have no idea what to do or you feel like nothing will ever get better. Maybe you feel...
    LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Living alone is great. But it also comes with a price. I have to do all the jobs that my parents have done for me, including grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, doing laundry...
    rustyengineer rustyengineer 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I'm so tired of feeling like this. I thought after high school I would stop feeling this way but I was wrong. Co workers talk about the way I dress and look. I'm not even ugly. I'm...
    rosethornsforever rosethornsforever 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Every time I'm out in public, or even at school, I tend to be very awkward and guarded when I'm standing alone. I try not to make eye contact with people, and when it looks like...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 4 days ago

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