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I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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    Hi. I just broke up with my boyfriend.

    I'm feeling bad about myself, my life, my body. I feel like taking my life. Someone please talk to me
    Emilyyyyy Emilyyyyy 18-21 2 Responses Sep 28

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    My brain literally won't shut up right now.

    The voices will win tonight. "Cut" they say. "Nobody loves you," they say. They are too strong. I'm tired of trying to fight them. I'm slowly loosing this battle.
    OriginalJuli3 OriginalJuli3 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    My wife has moved out.

    We're separated and it's all too quiet now. It's what we both wanted but loneliness sometimes feels worse.
    livinglife08 livinglife08 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I hate being alone...

    But hate miserable company as well.
    Lthayer2011 Lthayer2011 18-21, F 5 Responses May 14

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    I'm sick and tired of life.

    My general physician asked me a few months ago, what it is that would make me happy in life, and I had no answer to her question. I was blank.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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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

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    I Often Feel Depressed, Because I Feel Lonely...

           Back when I was first diagnosed as being DEPRESSED by a male psychiatrist I wasn't sure what he meant was I suffering from depression or not. Then years later, I learned depression is an illness. When I began taking ant-depressants I felt it was...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 5 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    Selen21 Selen21 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    A friend of mine "broke up" with me.

    This past year has been a struggle and I will be the first to admit that I don't exactly handle things the best sometimes. So I am in therapy working on healing from past abuse and my family doesn't talk to me anymore. My parents ignore me. My sister holds my nephew over my head...
    theginger89 theginger89 22-25, F Oct 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 5 Responses Dec 24, 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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    My story is probably similar to a lot of

    people's but I just wanted to get it out there in the world to tell somebody how I feel. I've grown up in what many would call the perfect home. My parents are happily married, and are very supportive in everything I decided to do (except drums. They didn't want me to play...
    goodloot3 goodloot3 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 10

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    experience project is the only way I can

    communicate with people :'(
    Promzee Promzee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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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'm lonely because I never can have anyone I

    would love unconditionally. They use me then fall for someone else. I'm tired and giving up on loving. With the exception of my immediate family.im at work super depressed. I need to buck up for my patients.
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My Loneliness Will Be The Death Of Me.

    I'm 22 years old. I've never had a girl interested in me and I've never had many friends. I was never even remotely popular in school. I'm severely depressed, was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, and have been on medication for most of my life. I met my best friend in high...
    Torcularis Torcularis 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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    I just want to have the physical feeling of

    closeness. I want to feel the soft touch of her lips. I want to run my fingers through her hair and down to the small of her back. Will I ever get to feel this again?
    N3rd33 N3rd33 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 20

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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 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 27

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    I always feel like sad about nothing really

    even yhe news makes me sad. I can go from really low to super high on life then crash down..... I hate these bipolar swings i wish i would just feel a constant emption in one day not a rollercoaster
    Ranma12 Ranma12 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 30

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    I don't have any friends I could talk to bc

    they won't listen and my family would say I need to get over it but I just need somebody to talk too...
    muhhryaa muhhryaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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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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    Emptied of life Weak with time Hopeless

    for growth Gone from existence Once again forgotten *as time has shown again and again *maybe add on...
    WinterWisper WinterWisper 22-25 4 days 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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    I think it started young.

    I was left to my own a lot. I got separated from my sister and did not see a friendly face till supper most days. It made me long for kindness and affection. Actually, I'm pretty happy when I have it. When I'm alone too long I ache. My best friend has MS and is not conscious a...
    wisemoon wisemoon 51-55 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Do people just hate me

    or something today?
    bandnerdbandkid bandnerdbandkid 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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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

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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 6 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    I get this way sometimes.

    Usually some kind of event triggers it but sometimes it appears for no reason. This was a tough week but I stuck it out and it ended with criticism even though I had worked my *** off even while being sick. I don't think the sick had anything to do with any of it because I am...
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    In sixth grade last year,

    this jerk named Jesse decided that in a desperate bid for popularity, he would make my friends hate me. I'm major nerd, so I wasn't very popular already. Anyway, because of that I've suffered through all six types of loneliness instead of only a few. Interpersonal, I had to get...
    SontaranStrax SontaranStrax 22-25, M Oct 16

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    I Am Depressed Because I Am Lonely

    hey my name is molly, im 19 years old, im really new to this kind of stuff and here is my story. i have always been a shy and introverted person my entire life and i always had trouble making friends. When i was a sophomore in high school i had to switch to homeschooling...
    mollz15693 mollz15693 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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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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    rockyboo rockyboo 18-21, F Oct 22

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    I have a great boyfriend,

    but I don't get to see him everyday. Why do I feel so lonely and depressed when he leaves after he's been here for a few days? I have two young boys to raise and I'm a pretty busy person. But when he's not here, I'm so lonely and it sucks to feel so dependant on someone else to...
    jlkreul jlkreul 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Well sometimes when life hits you hard.

    ..its so devastating that it ruins and shakes your life to the very deep to ur soul. U fall and become numb from inside so much that you just pass the life...you don't live it. And u then like a parasite or virus...iy slowly paralyse ur whole world and ur fate ...and kills u...
    divich01 divich01 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Lonely.and Sad. People Hate Me So Much.

    Hi. I am a 19 years old boy. My childhood was horrible. I always saw problems in my family like my cousin hating me and my family and there was also a financial problem. I never had  a good childhood. In my life i have 4 friends only. During school time i had quiet lot of...
    knightangels knightangels 18-21, M 7 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison SO BADLY. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM BEGGING YOU
    marcuscash marcuscash 18-21, T Sep 21

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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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    I depressed because of the loneliness.

    When can I ever change my life. Going through a routine life can be very depressing, how to get this of this feeling... ...
    Steve2186 Steve2186 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    Don't even know why i am doing this,

    but here it goes. I am 22 year old guy, who had his share of sorrow trough most of my life. My first memories as child are of my grandfather dying while playing with me. I was always an outcast as a child in kindergarden i would sit infront of the mirror playing with blocks...
    TheLostSoulTravaler TheLostSoulTravaler 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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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

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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 7 Responses May 19

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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 20 Responses May 13

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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 13-15, M 7 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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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 7 Responses Sep 17

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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 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 5

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    For all of you fighting this,

    I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression and bipolar http://bipolar2medstudent.blogspot.com/
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 11

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!
    marcuscash marcuscash 18-21, T Sep 27

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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 10 Responses Jul 7

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    i can't believe i'm deeply depressed again.

    .. i guess i was just holding my depressed feelings down so now they're stronger, 0 days clean... again...
    jayissosadlike jayissosadlike 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 16

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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

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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...
    Singlegirl30 Singlegirl30 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 10

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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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    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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