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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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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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    So Im looking like an idiot again ,

    Im tired of feeling lonely I was getting my hopes high when I started talking to a guy who I meet on fb 2 years ago and hadent talked in 1 year and 7 months. I found out thru a fb wall post he is having a child and it upset me because he didnt told me, & the first thing I told...
    kittyfornia kittyfornia 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2015

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    So here's what I've done a few days ago.

    I have written a piece on how I felt, being as honest as possible and blurring the ugliest parts. Because I've always been more comfortable with writing. What I actually did this time is that I wrote it in my native language, not in English as I do usually, in some way to make...
    nowherewego nowherewego 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Just have nobody to talk to anymore.

    .. I won't expect it anymore
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2015

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    The lies, cheating & sneaking around all

    brought to the surface. The devastation seemed too much, but then I found myself relieved. Relieved from my constant internal denial of him. To know I wasn't crazy after all, just naive, will release all the hurt & bring on the excitement.
    thegirlwithoutasoul thegirlwithoutasoul 31-35, F Dec 15, 2015

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    whitenut whitenut 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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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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    I walked in my room just now

    and feel so incredibly alone. I saw an old friend and it reminded me of when my life felt whole..now I feel like I'm just waiting for the next cloud to rain on my parade and/ or the next fire to put out...instead of just living in the moment. Sure I have that one old friend, and...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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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 3 Responses Jun 29, 2015

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    I wish i had someone to come down from space

    and be my best friend, because I honestly dont think that anyone from earth is as weird and awkward as i am. Unfortunately , i beleive too much in fairytails and make believe.
    animegirl63 animegirl63 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2015

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    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 8, 2015

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    As I go to bed alone

    and broken again, I wonder how did I end up like this? Why did I ignore all the red flags? How come it took me 7 yrs to know I deserve better? 7 yrs of living in a fantasy land. 7 yrs of lies, built up walls, and misleading. Then I think of my 4 yr old son. Then I remember how...
    thegirlwithoutasoul thegirlwithoutasoul 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2015

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    My younger sister has just lost a friend in a

    tragic accident. I have felt terrible not only for this young guy loss but also for my sister being so sad. But now I can't help it but feel terrible about myself. I didnt want to make this day about me, really. But i feel awful for not being supportive enough. So now I cant...
    nowherewego nowherewego 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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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, 2015

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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 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I knew it, I knew it would happen.

    ...I catch myself bursting into tears at love songs, because now I haven't had anyone to love all year and no hope for the future... nobody wants me anyway. I'm withdrawn and isolated and I don't know what to say anymore. I don't know why I'm here or writing this. I guess I've...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2015

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    LONELINESS "Let me tell you this:

    if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them." ~ Jodi Picoult We always hear that getting love begins with loving our self. Depending...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 8 Responses Jan 24

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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 know what it's like.

    .. loneliness, an empty void filled with pain and confusion, being ostracized, judged and misunderstood. Being so alone that it hurts to breathe, maybe since breathing loses more and more meaning. I'm much better now but maybe I can be there for someone eventhough no one was...
    Strangleh0ld Strangleh0ld 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I know for a fact that

    if I had a few genuine friends in my life, I'd be fine. Sure, I'd have the odd bout of depression, but I could handle it, it'll the kind of bout where I'd withdraw for a day or two to get it out of my system and be fine afterwards. But I don't have anybody in my life who fits...
    theotherusernamesweretaken theotherusernamesweretaken 26-30, M Jan 6

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    I'm not an antisocial person.

    . or difficult to know.. i have many friends but none of them knows me , i have difficulty in expressing my dark sides, i can't talk about my problems.. the only one who i used to talk to i already broke up with him for that same reason.. he loves me so much but he doesn't know...
    TurningPage2013 TurningPage2013 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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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 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 3 Responses Jun 27, 2015

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    I never thought I would feel this way again.

    I've been through so much in relationships, I really thought being alone would ever make me feel this way anymore, but it's really getting to me. Maybe it's because Valentines Day is around the corner, I don't know. I just feel like crap. Not long ago, I really thought I had...
    LonelyInNJ LonelyInNJ 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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, 2015

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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 4 Responses Jul 25, 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 think this is worse

    for us guys because as we all know females get flooded with ppl trying to be with them while us guys are even lucky if 1 girls replies while none ever approach us. like really? its sad and hurtful but true this is a womans world they can pick n choose guys, us guys dont have...
    warcraftlover16 warcraftlover16 18-21, M 3 Responses 7 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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    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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    Late at night, the clock is done.

    T'will be hours, fore I see the sun. The demons come, into my mind. They work their evil, in due time. I battle them each, and every night. Soon I fear, I will loose the fight. Alone I fear, I must endure. Until I find, someone who's pure. Someone to save me, from my fate. Of...
    NaughtyMan5000 NaughtyMan5000 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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    flightofthepheonix2 flightofthepheonix2 18-21, M Dec 15, 2015

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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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    Anyone Else Throw Caution to the Wind And meet

    via the internet? I'm meeting someone for lunch tomorrow. This seems like my only chance of real social interaction as of late. Anyone else do this? Feel guilty or ashamed about it? Hoping all goes well and if nothing else a friendship can develop. I've had some nightmare...
    LoneWolf37 LoneWolf37 36-40 4 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    I moved to a new country to start my life over

    and it's been nothing but Hell since I've moved here I don't have friends or family that seem to care about me.I'm suffering from anxiety and depression and lonely.
    Angeleyes4you Angeleyes4you 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    I talk I laugh I giggle I share I do I think I

    say I feel But in the end i can only count on me!
    kikerfly kikerfly 18-21, F Dec 10, 2015

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    Loneliness is like a poison

    for you. I had again a nervous breakdown last months. Noone cares that im slowly destroying myself. In summer 2015 i had a friend here on EP, i guess again i was too obsessed with him. And he was too obsessed with his ex. He was laughing about my celebrity crush. I cant find...
    Sappheire Sappheire 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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 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 4 Responses Sep 3, 2015

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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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    again I went to my psychiatrist today

    for my checkup. I was amazed to see myself cry after a long time. I don't usually cry but they ask and advice upon most deep thoughts that none care of. he said that my biggest lacking is negativity and loneliness. I can cure my negativity, but I can't do anything about my...
    thedivich1 thedivich1 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29

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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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    I hate this town, its

    so washed up and all my friends don't give a ****
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 30, 2015

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    Hi this is my second post regarding this matter,

    lately i have started to experience depression all over again. I have been living alone for quite some time now around 6 years. And until now I was feeling actually good, I love peace and quiet and to butter it all up I am an introvert as well. Last few days are just breaking my...
    Marcuss22 Marcuss22 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

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