I Am Depressed Because I'm Lonely

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    okay so I smile all the time,

    I laugh when people say something funny and I always make sure I cheer people up but when it really comes down to it, no one understands how hurt I'm feeling right now and how alone I am, the people I'm surrounded by all have great friends and great social lives but me? I never...
    leahmayo96 leahmayo96
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 23, 2016

    i have failed to maintain friendship in my life.

    ..realised all the friends i heard were in my life because of what i could offer them...no one loved me for who i am...and even if i got annoyed for their behavior,they never bothered to check back and sort things out with me but instead just left.. i do not know what is wrong...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Nov 8, 2015

    everybody ****** leaves me

    and i am just signed up this site and its going to close i think. even a internet site leaves me dafuk i am doing with my life wtf. for some reason i have no friend and it makes me really sad and angry i am not even bad person. why nobody care about me what did i do wrong. i am...
    Ercix Ercix
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2016

    Hi, girls. I am hot guy,

    add me pls, skype - mengak
    mengak mengak
    26-30, M
    Apr 10, 2016

    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

    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
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 27, 2015

    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
    36-40, F
    15 Responses Aug 25, 2013

    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
    110 Responses Aug 9, 2008

    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
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Jul 25, 2014
    PotatoStarch99 PotatoStarch99
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2016

    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 May 26, 2015

    can have hundreds around

    but still feel alone in the world. only one can make you not feel alone but for some the person can be there and still feel alone until they're in their arms.
    dyingwish dyingwish
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 22, 2016

    I don't think I'm full deoressed.

    I have a wonderful boyfriend and good parents... I just started my new internship. it's 7 and a half hours away. I don't miss my old state...or my hometown. I feel bad because I don't even miss my parents (though I still love them). But I feel so lonely when evening rolls around...
    Maihowl Maihowl
    22-25, F
    Feb 24, 2016

    well, yes damn depressed cause am damn lonely

    in my real life.... damn damn damn
    leavemehappy leavemehappy
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2016

    I'm starting to dislike this app,

    everytime I post, someone sends me a sexual message. like I'm posting in a depression forum dude, do u really think I'm in the mood for that s#*t?
    quietlucy quietlucy
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 14, 2016
    Iamalostcause Iamalostcause
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016

    It seems like everybody else my age already has

    large groups of friends and even partners, while pathetic me struggles to find someone to be with. I am alone. I've tried to make friends with people but find that I can't relate to anybody. No one wants me. I'm bottom of the barrel material. And then I get to thinking. What...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    Like a dagger through my soul My lover left me

    tonight. My one true love Just today I was thinking wow I love him so much and a few hours later he walked out the door over something so small so silly and it just blew me away.. How could he walk away from what we have and say it means nothing to me and I will have another...
    pixieontheoklahomaprairie pixieontheoklahomaprairie
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2016

    Do you ever wonder if anything's wrong with you?

    I'm surrounded by people daily but I feel like no one ever really wants to be around me or values me as a person...I don't have any friends as in the past I had mental health problems and wasn't able to go out and be social but I really want to go out and have people enjoy my...
    leahmayo96 leahmayo96
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2016

    For most of my life I’ve been lonely,

    and today I can finally admit to myself why. It’s not because no one loves me. I know I am surrounded by love: I have family and friends who love me for who I am, and who would be there for me in a heartbeat, if I needed company and support. I know it’s a lot more than what...
    luckychan luckychan
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    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
    8 Responses Sep 1, 2014

    I can't seem to feel happy,

    I am never satisfied. I'm lonely, I don't have friends to look out for, or have to call. I am just not okay anymore, I don't believe in doctors so going for medicine doesn't work for me. something is missing in my life. I don't know what it is, but I need to have it. I want to...
    idkanymore45 idkanymore45
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Feb 13, 2016

    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
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Sep 17, 2014

    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
    9 Responses Jun 18, 2009

    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
    8 Responses Nov 25, 2013

    We seem to take things

    for granted, don't we? In high school, I had loads of good friends. They were people I got to know over 13 years of school, as I stayed in the same district. But that's all changed. This is my third year of college, and I have nothing to show for it, social wise. Sure, I get...
    screwedupforever screwedupforever
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    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
    3 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    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
    1 Response Apr 22, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 26, 2015

    Everyday I become more

    and more depressed. I continue to withdraw from society. I hate my life. I hate myself. All I can do is wait for the inevitable to happen and hope it happens soon.
    LonelyMan4 LonelyMan4
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    I feel so lonely a very long time ago.

    Actually I felt like this since I was a child. I don't want to feel like this anymore. I just want to have someone I can tell all my fears and feel safe and loved.
    ShyFlowerGirl ShyFlowerGirl
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 17, 2016

    I think there is something wrong with me.

    I have no motivation to do any of the stuff i used to love. I used to be one of the most popular girls in my old school and then i moved. And now i hate my family not because of the move but because my dad hits me across the head for not doing anything. I used to have friends i...
    liv1029 liv1029
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Feb 29, 2016

    Loneliness is like sinking into a dark hole,

    introverting into yourself and hiding within your own head. The irony is that often we feel lonely when surrounded by people- and worst of all is that people often don't notice. The volume of people around you cannot quell that feeling of a lack of belonging; having no real...
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Oct 24, 2015

    I am officially depressed

    since yesterday, I don't know what to think about it... My psychologist told me I better could stay home for a few days. In school I am just so lonely, everyday it's the same thing, you see people smiling, talking and even having conversations during the lessons, but perhaps...
    GentleReader GentleReader
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2016

    Most of the time I can get over what is

    bringing me down... But when I am alone its different and its hard to try and be happy, because then it only feels like I am lying to myself... I just want someone to talk to that also wants someone to be there for them.
    KeKeNae KeKeNae
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2016

    I can't seem to have a genuine conversation

    with people. I find myself avoiding the ones who truly love me.
    raeshayle raeshayle
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 20, 2016

    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
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 29, 2016

    My birthday is coming up in a couple days

    and I dread it. I am lonely and miserable even though I have a boyfriend. We never do anything together because he has fibromyalgia and hurts too badly to go to eat or a movie etc. So I'm a prisoner in my own house and feel like I'm a slave because I take care of the kids...
    lucismom lucismom
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2016

    And it's in the moments I felt most alone.

    . That I told myself no one was there for me; and little did I know, love was sitting right beside me, I just wasn't listening. At this point in my life I don't know many things, but I can promise you this - You are loved completely.
    dodongo55 dodongo55
    22-25, M
    Apr 13, 2016

    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
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    I'm as retro, 80s metal n punk rock

    as u can get, I'm told I'm handsone, but I'm stuck in Hawaii : ( NONONONO before u say you wish u lived here, YOU DON'T. IT ******* SUCKS. no single girls, no shows, n it's hot as **** 24/7. someone rescue mee
    coolmetaldude coolmetaldude
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2016

    I live in Saskatchewan,

    Canada. My whole life I feel like I've never got along with the people here. I am currently 21 and finishing college pretty soon. I do have some close friends but it seems like I'm drifting from them as we get older. I hate how people are so cold to each other here, it's hard to...
    rick546 rick546
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2016

    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
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Sep 15, 2013

    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

    I feel very lonely without someone to talk too

    and without that special someone who I can call my true love. My true love is out there somewhere.....
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    Loneliness is not a phase.

    Field of pain is where I graze. Serenity is far away.
    LonelyMan4 LonelyMan4
    36-40, M
    Mar 13, 2016

    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
    6 Responses Sep 10, 2014

    I'm not really depressed,

    but I need someone to talk to. I want a story, something..... please. (desperate for internet friends. Basically someone I can confide in)
    TeRiiFiiC TeRiiFiiC
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    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

    I really depressed! I really miss my ex

    boyfriend. I really love him! I can't do this anymore! I feel dead... I don't wanna have this pain anymore!
    abbylove1830 abbylove1830
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 29, 2016

    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

    Well, lets start off by stating

    that I was builled when I was younger got some therapy and got all of that fixed for the most part. I am 21 and, socially I have no friends. Not even a girlfriend. I am trying to get friends but, the only friends that are around me are my buillies. I want to move so badly...
    justired4 justired4
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2016

    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
    9 Responses Aug 20, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 18, 2014

    So I am really depressed.

    I think. I'm trying to just get use to the fact that I'm not gonna find the one. It seems like all guys ever want is just sex. I know there are guys out there who aren't looking for sex. Well so they say. I've had guys swear they want more but it never seems like it. All I want...
    manders831 manders831
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    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

    It scares me when I catch myself thinkig about

    cutting my wrists and harming myself. I will never commit suicide, but this I just may do and I don't want to.
    DanaJuliana DanaJuliana
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    I hate being alone...

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

    I don't know what I'll be writing on this post.

    it's 1 am in the morning and I can't fall sleep. I'm in pain, my chest is, and it's just the right amount of pain to keep me up and to think about how sad my life is, and how unhappy I am. I really don't like feeling like this but there's nothing I can do to help it. And what's...
    joseiGuess joseiGuess
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 28, 2016
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