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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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    I miss having fun. I miss having someone,

    or maybe even a few people to share my day with. Not only share the day by being together, but share our thoughts and feelings too, and reminisce together. I miss being apart of something and it feeling so effortless. I miss being in the moment. I miss getting swept up in my...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 22-25, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    my brother just took his headphones back

    so now I have no music to listen to. falling in reverse and sleeping with sirens and pierce the veil ...if I'm listening to them I can't be sad but now I can't listen anymore. and I have no one to talk to....u catch my drift???
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M Aug 7

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    Uliks1993 Uliks1993 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I'm a quiet person but it wasn't hard

    for me to make friends when I was younger. I was friendly & approachable. But as I lost friends after 5th grade. They slowly disappeared after each grade. My freshman year I learned the "friends" I had left were using me because I got good grades in all my classes. They found...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 24

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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 18 Responses May 13, 2014

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    I'm sick of being unhappy.

    I'm sick of being depressed. I am sick of not getting what I want...what I truly need. The need to feel loved. The need of not walking on egg shells my whole life.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    coming from a crappy family with my mom being a

    drug addict with her dumb *** boyfriend, I've been depressed for a number of years because of him. i don't like the way he treats my mom. I've confronted him numerous times but in the end my mom telling me i'm wrong and shes okay but i know shes not. i feel like shes to scared...
    BurningBlade BurningBlade 18-21, M Aug 14

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    Totally lonely. No friend.

    No girlfriend No fiancé No wife No brother Just submerged in a combination of sad memories. I don't like my job, but I have to work to have an income. I wish if I have never came to this life.
    zolito zolito 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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, 2014

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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 told myself just now "you can

    and will make it through this". But then immediately I thought, "make it through to what" ?? Why do I need to make it at all ? Who and what is on the other side waiting for me ? If it's more of this then idk why I even bother hahaha.
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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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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    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 9 Responses Aug 20, 2014

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    I have this huge gut feeling

    that I'm going to die alone. It's so hard to find someone that will love me. I just want to fall in love and get married and have a real family someday. It seems like the guys I really like don't want anything to do with me. But all the guys that aren't my type or I don't find...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 26-30, F 3 Responses May 26

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    mikaellann mikaellann 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    10 year running or so.

    .. The one thing that made it better was to run my motorcycle at red line in the countryside, adrenaline rush, things flying by, not knowing if you'll live the next 30 seconds. Now what?
    maga4 maga4 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I am 24 years old. About 3 months ago I buried

    the last of my family. My parents have been gone for years and now the grandparents that acted in their place are gone too. Just before my Grandfather died the first man I had ever loved and showed me happiness left me. Now I feel as though I am in a hole and can't get out and...
    catpainter catpainter 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    ive been feeling suicidal recently.

    but im christian. im always going home alone. i walk down the hallways alone. i dont have anyone whom i can relate to. except for one person but shes from a different class and she has many friends. ive had many close friends in the past. but ive lost most of them. i lost my...
    SolaCeEncE SolaCeEncE 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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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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    Dont u hate it. When u see bestfriends

    and youre just like dam i wish i had a bestfriend that was with like that always by my side. I know i have friends but it seems like its all cuz we go to school together. I literally go from school, to home n vise versa. I got out once in a while with them but it would be nice...
    lesley2456 lesley2456 18-21, F Apr 16

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    Ever wondered what it's like to have no friends?

    It is very lonely and crushing. You begin to obsess about the fact that you have no friends and wonder why. You turn your harshest critical eye inward and self-examine and magnify all flaws, searching for a possible answer. Since you obsess about it so much, you begin to feel...
    yourpetmuzzie yourpetmuzzie 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I haven't had a friend

    that I trusted since 5th grade, and I haven't had any type of friend since 8th grade. I always feel lonely, and then I pity myself, and then I loath myself for being such a self-pitying ingrate. I would, however, be very grateful to anyone who wants to talk with me. I swear I'm...
    AlexaFaye AlexaFaye 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    wolfie2191 wolfie2191 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 17

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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 4 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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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 11 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    mrsfrancois mrsfrancois 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I look around me and I see all the odds are

    against me and I wonder whether I should even bother. what difference does it make when one man fails to achieve his dream, the world goes on. the sun still rises in the morning and sets at dusk.. the earth still moves around swinging along its course, turning like a bride in...
    aliensoul101 aliensoul101 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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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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    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 8 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    I hate being alone...

    But hate miserable company as well.
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 22-25, F 3 Responses May 14, 2014

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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 26-30 110 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    I guess I am back on here again.

    .. I want to share my story growing up in a city called Winnipeg. I was born and raised here throughout my whole life. From Kindergarten to Grade 6, I've been bullied for being overweight, I couldn't help it... I just love food. I was also a victim for being sexually harassed by...
    JuicyLuck JuicyLuck 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I am so sick of this it seems

    that everyone that I end up liking doesn't like me or likes my best friend. It's times like this that I'm just DONE with people in general and am just destined to be alone. What is so wrong with me that no one wants me???? I'm actually getting to the point that I actually...
    Geeklvngrl28 Geeklvngrl28 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 10

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    Life Can Get Too Lonely

    I have had a bad day. I don't have anybody in my life who is there for me. I need someone,sometimes.
    scorpiogirl81 scorpiogirl81 31-35, F 16 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Apparently God has a very interesting sense of

    humor. Why do I say that? Because every time I turn around, I see couples. Happy couples. Where's my chance? I know they say the good things come to those who wait, but how long do I have to wait? I'm a simple enough guy, I take good care of myself. I do what I'm supposed to. I...
    Elkins91 Elkins91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    Don't know why very depressed

    and frustrated, alone in my apartment.
    sologhost sologhost 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    It scares me when I catch myself thinkig about

    cutting my wrists and harming myself. I will never commit suicide, but this I just may do and I don't want to.
    DanaJuliana DanaJuliana 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Bignotti Bignotti 18-21, M Aug 10

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    I feel like ****. Actually

    for the past week I've felt like ****. I feel like **** because I'm so lonely. Back in elementary school I was a normal kid. I joked, had two best friends, played with kids around my neighborhood, you know the usual kids stuff. When I entered middle school I had a girlfriend...
    soulCearchin soulCearchin 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I lost my wife of 20 years at the age of 43 to

    breast cancer. My two daughters where 14 and 16 at the time. This was four years ago now. We had a great marriage, she was my best friend, my soulmate. I feel so alone now, both of my girls are off to college. They are totally against me spending any time with a woman. I just...
    Intothewind Intothewind 46-50, M 14 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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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 but I feel as though it helps me

    appreciate the people I do have in my life.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Jul 25

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    I just feel like I have no one.

    ..I always feel like this and I'm just so lonely and it kills me:(
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What I Hate Most About It

    What I hate most about it is that if I ask for help, if I let someone find out, then they'll feel pressured or guilt tripped into spending time with me. I don't want to make anyone to feel like that. I really don't want to pressure anyone into keeping me company, I just want...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 9 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    I temporarily forgot

    why I don't have friends. But I remember now. Because no one gives a **** about me or anyone or anything other than themselves. I'm just a stepping stone. Someone to use. Someone to fill a void. Someone to wring dry. I'm so sick of opening up. I'm so scared to do it again and...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I try to be likeable,

    but maybe i'm too quiet and shy, that's why people don't like me.
    KimiKei KimiKei 16-17, F Aug 9