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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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    I Am So Alone and Depressed

    I used to be a happy person but since i was 11..i started not to hang out with my friends. That's when i first got my period..i felt uncomfortable going out,i was really scared that i got my period,i even stopped studying just because of that. I know,it's pretty weird. But that's...
    darkmood darkmood 16-18, F 45 Responses May 23, 2007

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    I am a 32 year old woman.

    I have been single for 7 years. I have only had one "serious" boyfriend and since then all I have experienced is heartbreak. Disastrous dates, flings, no real connection with any one. I live in a huge city where I technically should be able to find someone. I get so depressed...
    firecracker1 firecracker1 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 20

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    Ever since me and my ex friend split up I've

    been depressed and lonely. I have people to talk to at school but we aren't really close anymore since they're friends of my ex friend. It sucks, I'm lost and confused, I wish I could find someone in this cruel world who would actually care about me and my feelings... Can't...
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I want an online boyfriend

    who will love me for me. I am a weight gainer and am 154 pounds and gaining super fast so plz txt me if you would like to talk or Kik me at baileythewannabe
    ilovepets1232 ilovepets1232 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Hi everyone. I used to be depressed

    because I felt like I was alone, but not anymore. I used to feel pressure in high school that I needed to cling on to someone, whether it be a friend or a significant other. If you were seen walking alone to class, it would be the worst feeling in the world. As an introvert, I...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Dec 10

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    I Feel Like A Ghost

    I feel so worthless. I have no one. All my life I been entirely alone. My parents are abusive drunk losers. I had to teach my self everything I know, even though my parents aren't even dead. My birthday was 2 days ago. I spend it crying the whole day. Like every year. It's like a...
    BrokenDead BrokenDead 18-21, F 29 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    These days I feel less optimistic about finding

    love . I mean ik I'm still young or whatever , but damn 😁 none of these male species are loyal lol , and the girls..idek :/ they dress and act like they work on the street corners every Friday night 😂😭 but on some real shxt, I'm realizing how much I want a significant...
    BVNG BVNG 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    theres some people writing with me.

    . but thats not it.. thats not that... thats just.. doesnt help i still feel lonely even when im surrounded by ppl... i guess i just want someone to really care.. and worry and stuff.. maybe another female.. to talk to and talk about female stuff..
    UsagiVivi UsagiVivi 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 5

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    Ningsinlonelygirl Ningsinlonelygirl 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I feel as if I have no one in this world All

    my friends turned there backs on me ? My ex who I sadly loved so much made me think we would fix things and got my hopes up is suddenly getting close to a " friend "of my mine
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Secrets And Lies

    I have so many secrets, so many lies hiding behind my eyes piled up so high so that they touch the sky if they weren't compressed in upon my chest so far in, which no one could see unless they come to me and plea but that matters not as there isn't so much as a thought about all...
    WinterWisper WinterWisper 22-25 1 Response Apr 22, 2013

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    I'm lonely a lot but I can keep my mind off of

    it most of the time during the day. However I always struggle in the evenings. I've no idea why and it just seems to be getting worse since my dog pasted on about 7 months ago. I wish I could meet someone around my age whose not a party animal or constantly looking for sex...
    NicoNever NicoNever 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 15

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    Always so lonely. No friends,

    no one to talk to. Always by myself in my room on the computer. One day it will get better (maybe), but for now.. always so lonely, lonely.
    wide00awake wide00awake 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm lonely because I never can have anyone I

    would love unconditionally. They use me then fall for someone else. I'm tired and giving up on loving. With the exception of my immediate family.im at work super depressed. I need to buck up for my patients.
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    It seems everyone has friends,

    best friends, acquaintances, or at least someone they have on social retainer to talk to whenever they're bored or lonely. It seems no one has a problem with that, because this sect of EP is apparently almost empty. So much for feeling better. All my life I've been lonely and...
    VexisArcanum VexisArcanum 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I Wonder Why God Screws Me Over Even Though I Have Done Nothing Wrong And I Need Somebody To Talk To.

    Im 15, and i have more issues then most adults, im a guy, and  im overweight, but not obese, i hate myself, im not bad looking, i have hair that almost goes to my shoulders, and  i wonder what ive done to deserve the treatment i get from people, Sometimes i feel im...
    coltonconley coltonconley 13-15, M 23 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    It's hard being the way we are,

    Always watching, Always hesitant, Always on guard for the next person who comes up to us claiming that they will be our "Friend" What happens when you are tired of living this life, when you want to break free from your own bonds that kept you safe all these years to find true...
    SecondFiddle SecondFiddle 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 17

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    I hate it when people don't feel comfortable

    sitting next to me. I feel as if it is intentional and it hurts.
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Nov 19

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    I Were!!!

    This doesn't apply to me much anymore. It's hard to be lonely with so many people to chat with on here now. =p But yes... 99% of my depression in the past was due to isolation and loneliness. It was due to my social anxiety, or the end result of it. I didn't have any friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    My family thinks I'm anti social

    but really I'm just depressed because the guy I'm in love with hates me.
    bearsgirl03 bearsgirl03 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Right now all I want to do is cut.

    I keep talking myself out of it, but it's getting strong and hard to not want to do it. I just want to do it to take some of my pain I'm feeling away right now. I keep putting myself out there and either get my trust totally broken again or feel like **** because guy who a...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    'Someone has shown interest in your profile!

    Click here to see who it is!' O.O *click!* 'Profile locked. Reason: scammer' Universe: Ahahaaahaa... Did you really think that ahaHAhaHA... That you, YOU, of all people! Ahaha... I'm sorry, I can't stop laughing!! Me: Oh **** off, would you
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M Nov 11

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    ok guys i just found out

    that my mom died when i was 14 and i cried and i'm in foster care and know one will tell me more because they say if ur close to adoption then u cant hear about ur family and more but my real name is julieanna jelta peoples my mom isnt mearried but she 55 and she had me when she...
    AL3604 AL3604 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 27

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    I am surrounded by a million different shades

    of grey, each darker than the one before. My stinging, tear-filled eyes strain as I search desperately for color. A scream fills the air, and I look to see where it came from. Then I realize that it came from within me. The horrific scream had burst from my aching body. My heart...
    GirlforGod2 GirlforGod2 13-15 2 Responses Dec 6

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    sometimes i feel like my friends dont want to

    see me. I know this isnt true and that they are just busy but i cant help feeling that way sometimes. And honestly i wouldn't blame them if they did. I haven't been much fun to be around lately. I feel like people just dont care about me anymore and just pretend to. I want...
    nadia50 nadia50 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I left my hometown to go to college 10 hours

    away. At first, I was lonely at college too, but through the years, I made wonderful friends. And then I graduated and left them all. Now I'm back in my hometown, looking for a job, and a lot of my own friends no longer keep in contact. I have my boyfriend, who makes all of my...
    lizzztom08 lizzztom08 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I don't have any close friends anymore.

    At least that I know in person. Then only one I can open up to is my girlfriend. But not a close one my gender. It just makes me upset.. I feel like to don't have a reason.
    TheDaringWolf TheDaringWolf 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    The Lonely Road That I Walk Is Paved With Sorrow.

    My whole entire life I have been an extremely shy person who has trouble making friends. It has gotten to a point where I don't have any outside the internet anymore, I moved away from my old friends many years ago and have failed to make a single one. I've had instances where I...
    KnightOfJustice KnightOfJustice 18-21, M 11 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    I am 30 and still single

    and it's SO painful! :( I feel like I'm at a very low point in my life and I need friends, someone to listen to me and actually care and someone genuine. I'm also overworked and it has brought on more stress and anxiety. I want to find an honest Christian man to date and marry...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Sep 10

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    okay, so its Friday night

    and iam in bed :( i litterallly have nothing to look forward to in life anymore. iam 22 i have no friends or a boyfriend. i litterally have no plans at all this weekend because i have no friends andtheres nothing to do i feel like iam wastingmy life away. i struggle making...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 18

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    Will Things Ever Change?

    When I look in the mirror I see a beautiful, attractive young woman that possesses the qualities that most men say that they want, but yet I'm single. Most of my experiences with men have been dysfunctional, from the time I was fourteen years old. I have given in relationships...
    jesusknows jesusknows 26-30 106 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    I feel like a failure all the time.

    I am an adult and I've never been in a relationship. I dont feel worthy enough for any man anymore, I feel as if i am wearing a big danger warning sign that makes people want to turn the opposite way. I dont feel content in life. I live off a temporary happiness. Im begining to...
    Itscomplicatedtbh Itscomplicatedtbh 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    experience project is the only way I can

    communicate with people :'(
    Promzee Promzee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I Am Depressed Because I Am Lonely

    hey my name is molly, im 19 years old, im really new to this kind of stuff and here is my story. i have always been a shy and introverted person my entire life and i always had trouble making friends. When i was a sophomore in high school i had to switch to homeschooling...
    mollz15693 mollz15693 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    Pot1023 Pot1023 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    The fact my parents are getting divorce

    and nor my mom or dad seem to even ask how I feel ? Always on there phones 5 minutes is all I ask for.
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 13-15, F Nov 12

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    Extremely depressed. Lonely.

    No love. No sex. No emotions. Feeling hopeless, sad, depressed, miserable. Just want to die.
    zolito zolito 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I'M So Lonely

    I am so lonely. I have nobody to talk to except my EP brother and a few friends (one or two). I miss people talking to me and I'm thinking of just going emo or goth. I hate my life now and I just don't want to live. I have been getting bullied for the past few weeks and none of...
    Eryck899 Eryck899 13-15, M 7 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    I'm very depress this year I've been backstab

    by friends, family and ex. I have lots of anger and cry a lot but to myself because I have no one to talk to. I get professional help but my anger outbrust and emotional outbrust are very bad and the people that are still in my life my family mostly block me out when I have...
    cara12345 cara12345 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Lonely.and Sad. People Hate Me So Much.

    Hi. I am a 19 years old boy. My childhood was horrible. I always saw problems in my family like my cousin hating me and my family and there was also a financial problem. I never had  a good childhood. In my life i have 4 friends only. During school time i had quiet lot of...
    knightangels knightangels 18-21, M 7 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Sometimes I Feel It

    So low, so helpless and all because I feel loneliness. I would never have thought I would feel so alone as I do at times. I just can't get over that I'm sleeping alone, I haven't had sex in forever and its killing me! My kids don't hug me hardly. No one does! I'm so numb from...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 13 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    i am very very lonely!

    i have NO friends at all and im 20 years old!! (lost contact ... most have moved away...) and i have been feeling so lonely i have no one to talk to.... i hate it ...theres so many things i want to do ...but cant as have no one to do it with ...im just stuck at home all day...
    lovemusicnicole lovemusicnicole 18-21, F 7 Responses May 19

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    I hate being alone...

    But hate miserable company as well.
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 22-25, F 4 Responses May 14

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    My boyfriend recently dumped me

    and I know I shouldn't let my relationship determine so much of my happiness but it just hurts like hell and I just found out he has a girlfriend and that just added to the pain because I really have no one to talk to at all right now even my closest family members aren't here...
    STSCR0721 STSCR0721 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    Thinking you've made a connection with someone

    and become close friends, then to all of a sudden have them completely ignore you without reason is a horrible thing. When you're already insecure it makes you over analyse absolutely everything you do and causes a severe lack of confidence. That happened to me lately and I...
    Fabulousboy91 Fabulousboy91 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Ok. First of all I would like to greet anyone

    reading this. Hello, My Nickname is Nico or Bunny,... I will no longer be using my name here on EP, Since I found out I have a family member that has an account here XD... Anywho, Like the title says. I'm depressed because I'm lonely. Don't get me wrong, I have friends and...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F 19 Responses May 13

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    Today is my birthday

    and all I wish for is to be able to spend the night with my ex again.
    jwoods3659 jwoods3659 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 1

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    False Hope

    I am turning 16 in a month, and I've been struggling with depression for a long time. I am an athlete, involved in art, and in advanced classes (doing pretty well, but still feel stupid compared to everyone else). I don't have family issues, but we're kinda tight on money, and I...
    rosierose4 rosierose4 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    In my junior high school I have a few friend

    but as the time goes by, I have a lot of best friends, me elementary school bestie was still keep in touch with me ( she called my everyday during the holiday) but we stop talking after around a year we separate, I was bump into her when I go to a mall with my junior high school...
    killbillhell007 killbillhell007 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    So... I found a video

    that could explain how I feel. I recommend to everyone. Ps: You may cry with this video.
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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