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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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    I am very sad and depressed I feel like no one

    likes me everywhere I go I feel like someone is talking negative about me. For some reason I have developed social anxiety. I am so bored on the weekends I have no friends and nothing to do. I live alone with just me and my daughter. I really need friends I don't know what to do...
    121rainy 121rainy 26-30, F 3 Responses May 24

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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 can't have online friendships,

    no one in real life likes me, I can't self-harm, what the hell can I do?
    bubbathebirdy bubbathebirdy 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    I really want some friends

    or someone that likes me
    vvebcame vvebcame 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    MissHawaii89 MissHawaii89 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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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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    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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    Extremely depressed. Lonely.

    No love. No sex. No emotions. Feeling hopeless, sad, depressed, miserable. Just want to die.
    zolito zolito 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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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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    I'm going to die alone,

    no one will ever love me.
    MynameisMartin MynameisMartin 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Occasionally, I’ll suffer a “temporary”

    depression--usually at night when I’m alone in my room—because I’m lonely & not satisfied with my life (I’m 28). Almost everything major that I wish to do/change in my life is meet with a roadblock, especially love. I’m jealous of couples (even fictional ones) who’ve...
    lovestarr lovestarr 26-30, F 5 Responses May 5

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    Im so lonely why can't I find a pencil

    sharpener it's not fair :(((((((((
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 2 Responses 3 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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    I cut myself, but yesterday my best friend came

    up to me and said, " **** you. Stop trying to cut yourself and tying to suicide. If you still wanna do it, then die. You're not worth living. So just take your ridiculous ways and die. NO ONE CARES ! "
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It hit me today that I literally have no one to

    talk to anymore, I lost the best person I've ever known, and now I constantly feel isolated and alone. Especially at school where everyone is so social, in clubs and sororities etc.. I just have no motivation anymore, no drive to do anything, including being more social and...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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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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    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'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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Im already lonely enough.

    I know losing you will kill me but i have to be strong. I have to do whats right for myself even if it hurts. Im ready to start fresh and take baby steps into being happy and whole again.
    brennpoo brennpoo 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    No friends so lonely

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

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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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    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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    im sitting here watching my friend cuddle with

    the girl i like at 2 am. its not very fun.
    ThatOtherGuy17 ThatOtherGuy17 16-17, M 4 Responses May 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 28 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    I'm just sad and lonely

    and I don't really know why.
    joeyofcharsky1 joeyofcharsky1 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    skittles0123 skittles0123 16-17, M 1 Response May 1

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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 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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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 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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