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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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    I need to get used to this loneliness.

    ..people never seem understand all my pain...and i feel like i'm just wasting people's time when they try to help me...when i take suicide off my mind loneliness is all that's left...time goes on and on for people around me but i feel like i'm stuck...i don't know what do i...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    The worse thing about being depressed

    and lonely is not knowing that no one cares about you but knowing that no one will try to care.
    paradisiacal paradisiacal 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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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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    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 hate being alone...

    But hate miserable company as well.
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 22-25, F 4 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 26-30 106 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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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 4 Responses Jan 3

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    all I've wanted for three years is to find a

    girlfriend but fate seems to hate me. every girl I liked was either in a relationship or didn't want to be. On top of that I'm handicapped so I feel like i'm not good enough.finding a girlfriend would mean more then anything to me and I'd do everything I could to make her happy...
    tghn tghn 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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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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    The scariest part of life isn’t

    when you slip and fall. It’s not when you realize you are falling with no one to catch you. It’s when you realize you are at your most vulnerable and you are completely and utterly alone.
    stevend76 stevend76 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Do you ever feel So sad that,

    Your chest aches, And your heart beats. But you feel so, Empty. Like your nothing. And your life is nothing. And you feel like everything would be better. If you could just sleep, for a while. Do you ever feel like that? That's how I always feel.
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger 16-17, M Jan 18

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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 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 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 12 Responses Sep 17, 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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    Love. Is that what I crave?

    If it is, then why can't I find it? Hate. Does that mean anger? If it does, then why do I feel hollow? Pain. Does that mean suffering? If it does, then why does it feel comforting? Memories. Are they not images of the past? If they are, why is there only shadows? Smiles...
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52 13-15, M Dec 29, 2014

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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 Dec 28, 2014

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    stormofarrows stormofarrows 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I am so lonely right

    now , just find out that my so called true friends are also not that true as I thought . Fake friends or true friends all only care about their own benefits not others , because a friend is actually only a stranger in the first place. However , I am getting used to it because I...
    asianahyang96 asianahyang96 18-21, M Jan 15

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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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    My beerdrunk soul is sadder

    than all the dead christmas trees of the world.
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M Jan 13

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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 just don't know if I can do this anymore got

    no friends no life I end up crying most nights. My life is empty shallow meaningless there is no point to my existence my I should just skip to the end and see how much better my next life will be My self esteem is the lowest it's ever been got zero confidence in myself I...
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    It's been a little while

    but my anxiety/depression has been acting up again. I'd say I really want someone to talk too but I'm not sure what If I have anything to say. I'm just so tired of my extended solitude and being stuck in the land of eternal rain. I used to turn my dog for comfort but he...
    NicoNever NicoNever 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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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, 2014

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    The worst birthday ever :'( When I became 12,

    the worst of my entire life happened. I was having a normal day with a great expectations for the rest of the day, after all it was my birthday. It was getting late, no one had lift a single finger to celebrate my birthday with me. it was eight o'clock and literally no one did...
    jonnyland9 jonnyland9 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I try to make friends,

    but low self esteem and social anxiety doesn't make it easy for me to go up and introduce myself and if that happens, I can't trust myself to text them. When I do get friends, I don't have any that would text me back (would "forget" to). When I'm around people, I don't feel...
    belleroses belleroses 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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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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    experience project is the only way I can

    communicate with people :'(
    Promzee Promzee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    She broke up with my yesterday.

    We talked at the end of the day once emotions subsided and agreed we could try to remain friends. Today, she removed me from everything. All accounts where we spent time talking together.
    iNomaD iNomaD 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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 7 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    I'm feeling quite lonely today.

    It's not an unusual feeling for me, but today it just feels so much more intense. I once told someone about when I feel like this and their response was to go get a prostitute. They obviously didn't get that it is much more than just a physical loneliness.
    EazyZen EazyZen 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Loneliness doesn't have to do with how many

    people surround you, but how you can't seem to connect with the world around you.
    benj3 benj3 16-17, M Jan 20

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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 Dec 23, 2014

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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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    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 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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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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    How do you go on living,

    what's there to live for? How do you find meaning and purpose in your life, have something or someone to live for when nobody cares and appreciates you? No one takes the time to tell you how much you mean to them. No one takes the time to be there to listen and support you...
    quietbeauty quietbeauty 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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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 5 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm the main character in

    a show about a guy having a mid life crisis like califonication or Bo jack horseman. This is extra bad because I'm a 19 year old female. Someone should make a show about me...
    heyitsme95 heyitsme95 18-21, F Jan 2

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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, 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 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 been used betrayed

    and abandonded by all I've no where to go n I'm alone
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 6 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    I'll be there for u for life.

    just plz help me runaway
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    heyitsme95 heyitsme95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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