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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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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 9 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    i wanna drink till i sink in today.

    .. so that there is nothing inside my mind... its too dark inside to find a way back to myself.. :(
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I'm not quite sure how it happened,

    how I became a loner. During my younger years I was always an extroverted person. You know, the bubbly, random type that didn't care about what others thought of her. People naturally gravitated towards me and I to them. However, I'm in my senior year of school and I've come to...
    Misericordia Misericordia 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living

    abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family told me to seek medical help, and finally gave me the courage to take a step forward. I've dealt with severe depression and bipolar for as long as...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Apr 26

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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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    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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    I don't even know how to socialize.

    Maintaining a conversation is like disarming a bomb.
    Rinyotsu Rinyotsu 22-25, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Why..

    i feel hated by everyone i get judged rumors start i lose friends.. i litteraly stay in my room for hrs listening to sad music but i pretend im ok but im really not.. im a really nice person but ppl dont give me the chance to show it..
    sethperoth sethperoth 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    No friends so lonely

    and depressed.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Ive been lonely for almost all of my life.

    As i became teenager and moved to another country with my parents, it got worse and i expirienced awful loneliness which lead me to depression. Even now with the age of internet, i cant make even friends online. Im too negative person and i have nothing nice to say anymore. Cos...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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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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    Over the past few days,

    I've been struggling with depression worse than I normally do. No matter what I do, I can't do anything right: it seems like I'm scaring people away from me more and more, my creativity is just broken, and..... I just feel alone and isolated. Everyone's too busy for me, or...
    KiwiDan KiwiDan 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 27

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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 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    Im not good in english.

    . So it Will be hard for me to understand and Write, But i Will try. Yes im lonely! Im so lonely! I dont have A Lot of friends and Them i have, im not close to Them, i can't talk to them, About how i feel because they do not understand me. It has been Like This from i was 12. I...
    kamillemille kamillemille 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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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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    There is this constant heavy feeling in my

    chest. It's not painful but its noticeable. I just can't shake the feeling of sadness out of me. I feel like such a freak at times, I wonder if anyone else feels like this. I've lost nearly all my motivation to do stuff, to see friends. I think I'm at the point where, I'm just...
    Livefree12 Livefree12 16-17, F Apr 25

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    People on FB posting

    that they are bored. Everyone knows that when I am not at work I am alone. I message them and get one word answers. Guess I am too boring to talk to. I wish I knew how to be interesting. Maybe then I would have a friend...or something.
    UglyBetsy UglyBetsy 31-35, F Mar 26

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    Nobody wants me, i get called bad stuff daily.

    I want someone to actually care bout me,accept my flaws and me.and b loyal
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    How can you be afraid to die

    but not wanna live anymore?
    MiloLove3 MiloLove3 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I really need someone to talk to.

    I'm 21. I have no friends. No job. I don't go to school. I have nothing. I babysit every day, as I have for a couple years now. Every day it just gets worse. I feel bad for the girl I babysit because her parents don't teach her anything, right from wrong. I let this little...
    Goob21 Goob21 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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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 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 8 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 1 Response Apr 11

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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, 2014

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    skittles0123 skittles0123 16-17, M 1 Response May 1

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    The man I love obviously doesn't love me back.

    I'm sad hurt and lonely. I don't trust anyone. To him I'm just an option. I really like him. It's either be with him or continue to be lonely for several years. Either way it doesn't matter which one I choose, I lose either way
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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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, 2014

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    I have zero friends because everybody

    and their mother hates me for damn reason. Weekends suck *** cause I have nothing to do but freaking babysit. People at school call me a ***** all the time for no reason at all. I'm too nice to people and I'm the one that everybody hates. Maybe I should attempt to end it all...
    emmerynicole emmerynicole 16-17, F 5 Responses May 1

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    I keep giving and listening,

    giving and listening, but now I'm tired. I'm emptied out. I KNOW I should go the extra mile, love my neighbor, turn the other cheek. I KNOW I shouldn't complain so much about everything and just see the glass half full. But it's hard. Because everything just keeps going out, and...
    curledup curledup 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    im sitting here watching my friend cuddle with

    the girl i like at 2 am. its not very fun.
    ThatOtherGuy17 ThatOtherGuy17 16-17, M 5 Responses May 10

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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 16-17, M 8 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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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 1 Response Apr 16

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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 6 Responses May 19, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    I'm always lonely, but today is the worst it's

    ever been. My anxiety and depression is really bad because of it. I wish I had someone to lean on, but the truth is no one has ever wanted to be there for me. Even if there was, it's not like I'm able to open up or even just verbalize my thoughts and emotions. I feel like I'm...
    Nero82 Nero82 31-35, M Mar 21

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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 28 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    I hate being alone...

    But hate miserable company as well.
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 22-25, F 4 Responses May 14, 2014

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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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    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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    Can't say much more than that.

    No motivation right now, been at odds with just about everything lately. No one to talk to about anything. If any understanding people want to talk about anything at all, hit me up.
    enltguy enltguy 31-35 1 Response Mar 29

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    I just asked a friend

    if we were still friends. Her response was that she feels like we are more like acquaintances. Makes sense. She just knows a lot about my life and past, I know a lot about her and I went to her wedding... but we are just acquaintances. Maybe this is how all of my "friends" view...
    theginger89 theginger89 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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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, 2014

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