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I Am Lonely Even Among People and Tense

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    i love my guy friends, i really do, but when they talk about realationships, or how hot they think this girl, i cant help but feel out of place. im gay and havent said it to them...
    insertnamehere99 insertnamehere99 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    This is true when I see people my own age have kids and they talk about parenting concerns and what's going on. I was never able to have kids and had to have a hysterectomy a few...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    This is how I feel today I am at a family party and I'm just sitting here while everyone just looks over me and has fun
    belles96 belles96 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Anyone else out there in a sexless marriage?
    oldmnrt32 oldmnrt32 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I became homeless in 2003 after my ex gf took off with all the money in our joint account. Technically, my account, but I added her as a secondary. She took off with 70,000 dollars...
    rayfiersa rayfiersa 36-40, M Jun 27

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    I'm feeling pretty lonely, even with people around me. Ugh
    jazzyjay93 jazzyjay93 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    There was a cyclist killed in my neighborhood on Friday. The community responded with a "meeting/memorial ride." I attended because I was deeply moved (I saw the body in the street...
    lilsnackmoney lilsnackmoney 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Some days I feel so lonely. Even though Facebook and my Contacts are full of people I know, I never hear from them. I'm never genuinely invited to things, and when I am, I'm so...
    nickrif nickrif 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm very lonely.. And most people do not like 'bigger' woman so it makes it even worse. I am always the biggest person in the room.. *sigh*
    mockingjay2105 mockingjay2105 26-30, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't feel connected to any of my friends... I have a best friend, but she has a long-term boyfriend and spends nearly all her time with him. I used to not mind being alone. I...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Im so lonely even being married cos i married the wrong man, cos i wanted to have children so much. Now i have consequences of it. I live in loveless marriage. The only joy is my...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 18 Responses Jul 10

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    Even though people may see me as a very sweet person, but the downside about it is that people can easily take advantage of your kindness and think that you're naive. You meet...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 7

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    I am calm under pressure. I am even toned and collected. Even if people are arguing with me, I don't reciprocate. I don't have that fire in me. Even if they scream at me, I don't...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 1

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    I am really sensitive when it comes to hate about my favorite celebrity Katy Perry. It really upsets me when people hate on her, and say negative things about her. For example...
    KPfan29 KPfan29 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I KNOW people think I'm weird. But I'm not going to apologize for my weirdness. When I was in middle school and elementary school my weirdness was the only thing I had. I know...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I have apparently been doing that since I was a baby in my crib. My mom says I would always just observe what everyone else was doing and I can see that because I do that today. I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So it's truly pointless honestly. To maintain the socialistic behavior if being alone and unattached to anyone is pain free. Near death experiences may cease to exist, who knows...
    YoungRidah YoungRidah 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I am lonely and I hate it, and yet I've been doing nothing to change that. Not only do I push people away before they get too close to me, but also I know that the vast majority of...
    annoyedagnostic annoyedagnostic 18-21, M 3 Responses 52 mins ago

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I feel depressed off and on constantly. I'm 16 and this started around this past December. I am lonely. It's not like I have no friends, but I go on social media and see all these...
    averageandalone averageandalone 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I feel boring alot of times, I am a plain Jane 21 year old. I used to go out an do wild things but I became a mother an I changed for the better. I hardly remember what having...
    CAMBRIA22 CAMBRIA22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Hi again fellow married & lonely EP members, Well we are going to try it again. He (my husband) did not want to talk about last night. I did not press the issue. However, he was...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 5

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    I have so many people to talk to and so many friends, but I feel miserable and alone. I'm so depressed. I miss my best friend and strangely miss my ex husband =..(...
    WolfOfDreams WolfOfDreams 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Im usually the one with the advice. I help people, talk to them when they need someone. I'm always there when I'm needed... But sometimes, I need someone. I feel alone, and shutout...
    andrewbg andrewbg 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    Im kinda new here and I feel really lonely. I need someone right now :(
    ysobelley ysobelley 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Since i left secondary school ive lost so many people. Even my bestfriend. My bestfriend started dating jn november and and fount out she was pregnant this year she is currently 5...
    Jade97 Jade97 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Its been the toughest year of my life. After 20 years of marriage. I have no single friends. Haven't felt I should start dating yet. Boring and lonely nights and week ends. Sure I...
    Hardright2 Hardright2 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    In about 2 weeks it will be exactly 1 year since the day I lost my virginity. I will also mark one year since the day I was raped. I want to be with a man sooo bad it hurts but i...
    loveandotherdrugs8 loveandotherdrugs8 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My wife never tells me she loves me and never has a kind word for me. She doesnt like the way I breathe, sweep the floor, clean the toilets or the counter, gets angry with me when...
    48Jeff 48Jeff 46-50, M 4 Responses 38 mins ago

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    Every day I notice more and more how little I have in common with the people around me. I feel so isolated. Almost as if I am a pigeon between a group of parrots. We all get...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    why do people equate having no sexual experience to innocence? Though it's true I am inexperienced in a lot of things but I have also gone through a lot as well. It's just so funny...
    reezaheartdogs reezaheartdogs 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Here are details about me: - 180 cm - 71 kg - I'm not very skinny or fat (i'm working out) - good looking guy - i love sports - I'm a meme person - not a nerd - smart - kinda guy...
    Marko22 Marko22 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I feel sad about it but never really was vocal about because I wasnt sure if there were people like me out there. I dont know what is wrong with me but noone ever seems to notice...
    Anthromorphic Anthromorphic 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    It is so hard being in your 40s. Everyone has so much past baggage with divorce, kids, and financial obligations. I have been trying to move forward with a man who is getting a...
    rosedl rosedl 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Not because I need a boyfriend or love. I have those. I'm lonely because I have 0 tolerance for most people. The only people I keep around are my Ride or Dies. I don't do drama...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    'You open up and what you gain is another hole...' Volbeat - our loved ones. It feels every bit as if not only one, but two, large holes have been torn from my Heart. And If I...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Lately, I'm constantly shifting between two "me" personalities. Most days I'm this shy, hurt, gentle, judgeless, and emotional, empathetic person. I feel things most can't...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    My mind is getting so tense. I don't know how long I can put up with. Just waiting and waiting.. Just go through another day.
    jackieLu jackieLu 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Its interesting how even months ago i suffered from my loneliness and people that hurt me. Today i just stopped caring. I find that being lonely is like protecting myself. And if i...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Well ladies and gentleman it blew up in my face. We get here and we had a nice afternoon of me giving him exactly what he wanted. We had fun and played. It was nice just the way he...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 4

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    Sometimes people get bored to the extent that they want to live isolated. This is because they can't find people whom can feelings they share. But, I always search friends who can...
    Malak77 Malak77 26-30, M Jul 5

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    Sometimes people get bored to the extent that they want to live isolated. This is because they can't find people whom can feelings they share. But, I always search friends who can...
    Malak77 Malak77 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    So this past year I had a lot of doctors visits. From general practitioners to psychiatrists. And well I guess now I am crazy. It's not "normal" to "see" things and "hear...
    tpgrant tpgrant 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I am married but I often feel lonely in the marriage. I feel really misunderstood and emotionally rejected often. The emotional void pushes me further and further away to the...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 32 Responses Jul 1

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    Moved my senior year in highschool and a good number of people in my home state have forgotten about me or made new friends they like better.. The few friends I made in my new...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    I feel pathetic that I actually have to download an app so I can express how i feel, but i need this to be heard because im carrying too much and its too heavy. I use to be social...
    emdolores emdolores 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Where's the perfect place to hide? In the middle of a crowded room. I can be in a sea of people and yet I'll still feel lonely. Sometimes, even though I'm surrounded by friends- I...
    cecimaldonado cecimaldonado 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago