I Am Friendless

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 625 People

    Facebook.com 50, Reality 0

    With all those friends on fb you think I have someone to talk to but I don't. I'll post about some things and yet no one comment back. Sad to know that in reality I have no one to talk to. I used to have friends go out and party every weekend but now, at the age of 24 I'm just by...
    kuvibleeg kuvibleeg
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2012

    Growing Older

    I just turned 30. All of my college buddies have either moved away for work opportunities, or else gotten married and started having kids. I used to hang out with my friends just about every other night for the last 10 years. Now only a few of us can get together maybe every...
    graystranger graystranger
    7 Responses Apr 12, 2009

    Lonesome For Close Female Friends

    Married but lonesome for good friends. I seem to have lost one. She wasn't a very good friend to me but I still love her and it's very very hard to let her go. She is famous in the news actually but I won't say her name. I know her life sucks right now but she can't ever reach...
    didi768 didi768
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2011

    A Piece That Doesn't Fit In The Puzzle

    Being in high school is hard enough, but when you feel unhappy most of the time makes practically unbearable. I've always been wary of people - ever since I was nine years old. I had been a very fat child and everyday I was ridiculed because of it. Now that I'm sixteen I hold...
    EezleD EezleD
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    Up until last year, I didn't really care about

    having few friends, because they were amazing and I felt like i didn't need more. Now, my very best friend's dead and I had a huge with the other one and we don't talk anymore. Plus the guys I've been with have been my friends first and I lost them too. So yeah, now I'm every...
    vitoriaana vitoriaana
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2015

    I often think I am very strange,

    I wonder why,why I was interested in something is different to others when I was little. When I was in kindergarten,I found I have a gifted in Paint,and when I was 9-year-old I began to learn make animation(Adobe Flash) by myself,and 3 years later,I have learn FLASH,Dreamweaver...
    ThomasMitac ThomasMitac
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 1, 2014

    Sick Of Being Rejected

    This happens ALL the time.  I will be the only one in a group that people will not accept.  It doesn't matter that I'm nice, understanding, empathetic or a good listener, apparently I'm completely and utterly repulsive.   This is why I can't make friends.  And the more it...
    wordsforliving wordsforliving
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Aug 17, 2011


    It's really not all that bad. I realize it's my choice to some degree. I'm pretty introverted. I've seen the other side of being friendless and it really didn't suit me. Growing up I had a best friend and she was a real go-getter. She was funny, vibrant, social, and a real...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2011

    Always Alone

    I've always been a loner.  I'm 44 now, and sooooo tired of living this way, but I don't know how to change.  I've read all the books on small talk, I've been to therapy, but I just don't know how to make and keep friends. I don't look forward to the weekends, because I am...
    QuietMary QuietMary
    41-45, F
    15 Responses Aug 13, 2011

    About one year ago, one of my co-workers told me

    that I act as if I don't need people. Maybe a lot of people get that vibe from me. However, it's not true. I love people but I am not extremely comfortable around people, I often restrain myself. I never say everything that's on my mind, I never discuss my personal life, I never...
    babyspices babyspices
    Feb 9, 2015

    I'm Tired Of Trying

    I'm tired of the silence. I'm tired of wondering what's wrong with me. I'm ashamed that I'm wallowing in self pity, but I am lonely. My "freinds" give me excuses, or even worse, silence, when I try to include them in my life. If it wasn't for my boyfriend, or my job, I think I...
    starsaseyes starsaseyes
    5 Responses Nov 11, 2010

    My family and I have been living here

    for almost 2 years now, and still I have no friends. I don't go out to search for friends, that's for sure. And I'm unable to accept friendships as they happen. Weird. What is happening, or what has happened to me I wonder. My co-workers are so different than with my last...
    strangerinacrowd strangerinacrowd
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2014

    I never really thought about it;

    and if you count the virtual world, I'm not; but in terms of in person friends, I am. I'm shy and an introvert so it's always been hard for me to make friends. But I did have friends until my 20's. Than due to circumstances, we grew apart. Now I'm in my 30's and find myself...
    thegrrlgeek thegrrlgeek
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 12, 2013

    Completely Friendless.

    I'm no good with words, so let's hope this comes out alright... I've always been a shy person. In fact, I have social phobia. I like to think I'm a pretty nice person. Easy going, like to joke around, I try not to judge others, I don't think I'm ugly or anything (not that that...
    Limespice Limespice
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 31, 2011

    Depressed, Friendless And Recently Single

    I am in my late 20s... and I have no friends and recently became single after a 5 yr serious relationship ended. Most people never suspect I am a loner. On the surface, I seem like an outgoing, confident, attractive, funny, happy normal girl. But deep inside, I am alone...
    stupidsadgirl stupidsadgirl
    21 Responses May 22, 2011

    Last summer I moved from the east coast to

    Colorado. Things have never been the same. I'm an outgoing, vivacious person and everyone told me that I would make friends easily. Every person I have met and tried to be friends with has manipulated me, talked about me behind my back, make me second guess who I am as a person...
    QuirkQuirk QuirkQuirk
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 23, 2015

    Ive been dating the same person

    for ~8 years. My depression has been a constant companion, my partner being my only close human friend. Recently started realiZing that this relationship might not be right for me - but he is my entire social support system (apart from my parent). I am terrified. I don't want to...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 9, 2016

    I am not friendless, I have plenty of friends

    (so on that front, im ok), but I just feel amiss in terms of other things in my life. First, I was laid off a couple of weeks ago. More than that though, I thought my masters degree and education would get me a better paying job, and it has not, and I am in serious debt. I...
    cccalphabeta cccalphabeta
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    I currently am friendless.

    as I got older my highschool buddies trickled out of my life, one by one. I wasn't bothered though. I had lori. Lori was my best friend and the only person who really knew me. I love her to death, even to this day. Something changed in her though. it might of been the heavy...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    Unsuccessful At Life

    OK, Pity Party Warning! I'm having a bad day and just wanted to get somethings out. Why are some people just so darn successful at life? I'm not talking about money and possessions. I'm talking about friendship. I look around and I see people doing things with other people...
    HappyatDisney HappyatDisney
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2013

    An Idea For Friendless Networking

    I am a 47 year old woman with no real friends. I know there are a lot of us out there. For some reason people don't like me even though I feel I am nice to them. Most of the time I am okay with being friendless. I work full time and have a dog and a lot of hobbies. So my days...
    lonegirl100 lonegirl100
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2013

    Yes, I have been friendless

    for most of my life. I don't have anyone to share my inner thoughts or feelings. When I was a teenager I use to pretend to be someone else because no one ever liked the real me. When I was in my twenties I realized that I should not have to pretend to be someone else for the...
    maddie1980 maddie1980
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 2, 2014

    Trying hard to make friends all my life.

    ., but maybe Heaven is againts it.., i feel like no one cares..
    Anther21 Anther21
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014

    Acquaintances But No Friends

    I have no real, true friends. Only acquaintances. I used to have close friends but after high school those relationships slowly dissolved. My close friends have moved away and I was the one left behind. I still talk to them every now and then but it's different now. I'm a shy...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Oct 13, 2010

    Everyone at my school ignores me

    because I am someone who is different. People say they are my friends but that's not true and I know that's the truth.
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Aug 4, 2014

    No Friends, Nowhere To Go, And Satan's Nephew For A Dad

    I have nobody. The only reason I'm still alive right now is because my online friends stopped me from making that "permanent solution to a temporary problem."I'm constantly struggling with my evil monster family and I'm stuck at home for an eternity and a half. I live in constant...
    AutisticLucario AutisticLucario
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jan 15, 2011

    All my life, I only had one friend at a time.

    Then two years ago, I went to a private school and made a bunch of them. But my grades at that school were holding me back. So I switched schools. We found time to hang out, but now? I haven't seen them in over a month. I spend my time at home staring at the roof. They're all...
    Kasen16 Kasen16
    18-21, F
    Apr 13, 2014

    I'm not really sure how it happened.

    One day I just realized that I don't have friends. Maybe it's my fault-I've always been shy and introverted, preferring drinking alone and listening to music or watching anime to actually going out with people. But I always had at least one person I could call or hang out with...
    sushicat0 sushicat0
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2014

    I have like no friends.

    At all. Well I have two best friends but we're not talking about them. Well they have more friends than I do so they have to divide their attention. What the hell am I supposed to do when their attention is one their other friend. I need more friends, I'm just not good at...
    ToTo3000 ToTo3000
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2014

    Invisible And Friendless

    Feel like that invisible person? Remember that one kid setting alone on the playground, playing by themselves while all the other children ignore them? Well, that was me. I’ve never been able to make friends easily. I’ve usually only had one friend, maybe two, at a time...
    caskm caskm
    9 Responses Mar 25, 2011

    Alone To Cry

    Life's a ***** and tonight I feel like venting about it. I'm officially friendless. I guess I have been for years but this week it's been pretty visible. My only friend is my on again off again boyfriend who, although I love, can't stand to hear half my sadness without getting...
    forgottenshadow forgottenshadow
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 11, 2013

    It seems like I have no friends.

    So many changes and people dropping out of my life. I don't go to comedy shows, karaoke or jams any more. It is held in bars and I don't want to go to bars any more. The other comedians in my city are hard into drugs and drinking and I'm not like that. I'm through with going...
    Spiritualhope Spiritualhope
    36-40, F
    Mar 28, 2014

    When you realize that you have no friends in

    real life. #foreveralone lmaoo
    svetlanadavina svetlanadavina
    3 Responses Apr 1, 2015

    So I've got a problem here.

    I'm absolutely friendless. Sure, I'm nice and smart and I have good characteristics. I'm just so shy and get such bad anxiety when socializing that I have no friends. Literally. When I'm surrounded by people, I wrap one arm around myself and start breathing heavily. It's not...
    Jacleen1376 Jacleen1376
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 13, 2014

    Yesterday, this girl in my group of friends was

    throwing food bits at me, I told her to stop but she didn't. I walked off and she and my other friend laughed it off, is this bullying? I have never in my life felt so insecure around my friends. I told my other friend what happened cause she wasn't there on the day and she was...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Mar 11, 2014

    Where Are You?

    Just feeling a little lonely. I feel like no one wants anything with me. I am in school, but making no connection with anyone. I wish I had someone to talk to .  I just got deleted by someone on this website, I don't know why. I guess it doesn't matter, because I am not going to...
    jpearl66 jpearl66
    46-50, F
    Sep 1, 2013

    Acquaintances Never Turn To Friends

    I have always had different sets of friends but they have never stayed...its like situational friends...work, school, etc but never a true friend. Someone I could call on if I ever needed anything. No one who has lasted past the actual "situation". I spend so much time talking...
    diamantsr4ever diamantsr4ever
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2012

    Not that I mind, very much.

    My family is my life. It would be nice to get out and do things with adults my own age, but staying home with my family is my best bet. Sure, I get angry and frustrated, but this is where I belong. There are plenty of women at work with whom i'd love to have a drink after work...
    strangerinacrowd strangerinacrowd
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2014

    i don't like to be around people

    but i still feel lonely.
    N8BitATibetan N8BitATibetan
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2015

    Friendlessness: Revisited, Critiqued, & Philosophied

    After reading through several dozen of the Friendless experiences and the corresponding comments that followed, I have come to the conclusion that there is a commonality among those who are friendless: insecurity. I, too, can testify of being an individual with no human friends...
    integrity4life integrity4life
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2009


    In my twenties and literally have no friends. Used to have many but since college I gradually drifted apart from everyone. This was partly down to my ex. Now I have a wonderful partner but still no friends. It gets very lonely. No one seems to want to bother with me. Got old...
    tweetyboo tweetyboo
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2013

    People are rude, selfish and in denial

    I have had no friends for most of my life. I share many of the feelings of depression and bitterness, which are unhealthy. It's been a very lonely life, and it's very difficult to make friends. What infuriates me is that, unlike others, I try very hard to make friends. I...
    diredepths diredepths
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Feb 9, 2009

    I am 14 (almost 15) and I have no friends.

    Unlike a lot of people on her I haven't had friends for a very long time. I think the last time I have friends was...7 years ago. Yeah I think that's right. I haven't had any friends since I was seven. It's weird typing that. I've never though about how long it's been. Again...
    Theunlovedgirl Theunlovedgirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2014

    Old Friends Move On, And I'm Still Stuck.

    So I have recently graduated high school last May, and I was very unsure about what going off to college would be like. During the summer I can say that I had a good time before starting school again, and even though I've never had many friends and was concerned about being...
    Elliotsh Elliotsh
    1 Response Oct 3, 2013

    I am sorta friendless.

    I only have aquaintences .. I'll talk to them everyonce in a while but they always end up leaving me to talk to someone else or just plain out avoid me... ._.
    allie1353 allie1353
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 19, 2014

    I guess it started when i moved countries 7ish

    years ago. I just never made any friends again. I have a really great boyfriend but with every year that passes i become more awkward and nervous in social situations. It's gotten so bad I can't even participate in class discussions. I feel completely alone and isolated in...
    thefallingmoon thefallingmoon
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

    So, it is New Years eve.

    I dread this night all year. I have been pretty much friendless most of my life except for my dogs. It bothers .e the most on New Years; anyone in the same boat?
    homelymalone homelymalone
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2014

    One Day At a Time

    I often wonder what is going through a person's mind when they see "I am friendless". I noticed that there aren't many on this site in the same situation as myself. It certainly is not an easy place to be. Funny enough, most people find me easy to get along with. Yes, I...
    Libby2008 Libby2008
    41-45, F
    20 Responses May 26, 2008
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