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I Am Lonely, Even Among People

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    I'm Alone, But I"m Not - I have felt this way for years. I would be with all these people,but never felt connected with them. I was just this wondering gypsy or something. One day...
    swan2857 swan2857 51-55, F 8 Responses Dec 13, 2008

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    So ive been laying in my bed for about an hour now trying to pick something to talk about and write about half my story and then delete it and change the topic. I dont know why im...
    Lonelyboy984 Lonelyboy984 18-21, M Mar 2

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    I feel like people don't want me around, and that I just ruin any atmosphere in the room. I feel unwanted and like a burden.
    lacklongafter lacklongafter 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    For as long as i can remember, i have always been a loner. I could have my family around or be with my friends and i always felt out of place. It's become even more so lately. I...
    missrng missrng 22-25, F Feb 5

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    I Dont Know - there is an empty hole ..and its being filled with hate and closing in is all i know but im crying out loud of attention and i am rejected.
    decept decept 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    Good morning everyone! Have a wonderful day:)
    troy18 troy18 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    It Has......... - Always been my belief that loneliness is something within. A state of mind, if you will allow me to call it such.  To me, that feeling is what happens when...
    EdieQuinnz EdieQuinnz 31-35, F 75 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    Alone In A Crowd--again. - Here we are 6,950,000,000  people or so.How could anyone truly be lonely. If I wasn't one of the lonely I would never believe it possible.But I am.I...
    februarydays februarydays 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Crowd As A Ghost Town... - You know, for all of my life, even when I was a child, I have always felt incredibly alone. Even among groups of people or friends, I have always felt...
    Mooneshadow Mooneshadow 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    Only when you're lonely do you see loneliness in others...
    iputthesocietyonmyback iputthesocietyonmyback 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Experience Project. - Not a story, just a question. All of you please tell me why i should trust these people? Thank you.
    wavph wavph 66-70, M Jun 1, 2013

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    Socially Retarded - Greetings, my brothers and sisters. I'm a 25-year old man and I often find myself alone. When my friends introduce me to somebody new, I can't find any common...
    Osmium Osmium 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    I Always Feel Alone - I like to talk to people and i get friends easily, they also like to talk to me and be my friends. But somehow after that, I would get bored and somehow feel...
    Vanda Vanda 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    I am alone no one can help me, they don't want to help me, I can only help others, I was having a panic attack and I asked my friend for help and he told me that he was going to...
    Theoldmaid Theoldmaid 16-17, F Dec 30, 2013

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    I really do. And why? I don't know. I feel invisible, but maybe it's for the best.
    Peachh Peachh 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    Never Felt Any Sense Of Belonging - i just feel like i dont belong so often. im never alone, but im alone all the time.
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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    Unknown - why does it feel like when im with my family .. i dont want to be there i need some love why does it feel like if i go somewhere alone..someone is missing.. i need...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 4, 2008

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    I know this feeling all too well. Life has a funny way of throwing things at you, but loneliness is like emptiness. I hate to see so many people who feel this way, and I just...
    simplexminds simplexminds 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Invisible - I feel lonely when I'm alone and if I'm in the crowd. Maybe even more if there are lots of people around. I seem small and invisible to others. I try to chat with them...
    lovelessbutterfly lovelessbutterfly 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2010

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    I feel so alone I tired of reaching out, I feel like a pathetic excuse of a being so lost and my anxiety going through the roof I can't help be feel outside myself there are time I...
    Lustedluna Lustedluna 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    No More - Right now, I feel like there is no one in the entire world that understands. My very best friend from high school and college, 8 years I have known this girl...
    iamfine iamfine 22-25 2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    I Guess Thats Just How It Is Supposed To Be.. - forever.. isolated..
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    I constantly feel alone. Like no one accepts me.. I try to include myself but it seems like nobody wants me around.. I cant even relax around my own family because of this. I just...
    Searching94 Searching94 18-21, M Dec 8, 2013

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    Whatevs. - Started school again, as almost a thirty something. I felt this intense desperation to do SOMETHING. Some of my friends have married, been divorced, had kids. I have...
    SamWhitman SamWhitman 26-30 2 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    Does anyone else get that feeling that they are just invisible and mute to every one but this lonely feeling lasts for months......how do you pull yourself out of it
    ComfyWitMe ComfyWitMe 22-25, M Jan 22

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    Many "Friends" But No One - High school has been the worst experience for me. Literally everyone avoids eye contact with me even my family. Though I have tried to connect with...
    mkat17 mkat17 18-21, F Oct 18, 2013

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    I try to think about discussing all of this with my parents or other members of my family, but each time I manage to come up with a way to express the way I feel, I end up deciding...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F Mar 8

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    even when i'm in a room full of people i still feel alone unloved rejected
    FloralSmoke18 FloralSmoke18 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 7

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    it's like just me living,seeing and feeling me.. other people come and go, no one stay or cares... superficial people those days, and the world is changed.. I'm alone even with...
    MoongirlDA MoongirlDA 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 9

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    I can never really get used to people because I've been betrayed so many times so I'm always lonely
    Xaanson Xaanson 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Ghost Girl I feel like a ghost of a person. Like the world moved on and I don't quite fit in. People look through me now. Really have no expectations for or from me. As if I'm...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F Dec 14, 2013

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    Powerless - It has been a while since I lasted posted but I haven't needed to but lately I have myself digger a deeper and deeper hole. I don't mind it but my selflessness is...
    SoulKeeper14 SoulKeeper14 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    Lonely And Lost - I am 19 years old, have never had a relationship or anything close to it, and while I always say that I don't need anyone or I am happy being single, it is simply...
    madcow15792 madcow15792 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    Can't Escape It - I am married, have two kids and still feel that there is something missing. I never really had close friends, ever. I have a sister and a brother but am not close...
    saphireangel saphireangel 22-25 1 Response Dec 15, 2008

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    I have my fiance, but outside of him I feel alone. The girls who i considered to be my friends, dont' see me as a friend i guess. I saw a post on instagram today that one of my...
    Skyiiler Skyiiler 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I Cant Help It!! - i just cant help the fact that i feel lonely, no matter how many people i have around me, cos i dont have a lot in common with people that are more outgoing, and...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 4, 2011

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    My Story Till Date .. - HI  .. my name is shahid .. born on Thursday 03 august .  and let me start by saying this .. i am just me plain and simple without ego and pride . i was...
    soulndesire soulndesire 22-25, M 7 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    Lonely Drunk - What is more fun than being drunk and alone? Being drunk and alone in a crowded bar of drunk people having fun. Saturday night, I went out to try and have some fun...
    BeautifulNightmare BeautifulNightmare 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 5, 2008

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    I'M Lonely - I don't how can I start? ... but I know that every thing I start it, I can't complete it ....when I start a friend relationship after some time it falls .... if a man...
    sushuda sushuda 31-35 1 Response Jun 14, 2013

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    I Haven't Found Me - I need to become comfortable in my skin. I feel lonely among other people because i haven't connected the fact that we are all human and i shouldnt hold myself...
    theylaughtheyyell theylaughtheyyell 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    I Am Alone - I am 17 years old and in 11th grade. My entire life, though i have had girlfriends, have never really been truely considered relationships. One girl i just dated...
    Coutts Coutts 16-17, M 2 Responses May 28, 2008

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    So many people around me but couldn't feel more alone. I don't know what else to do. Is anyone here open to talk to me so I can get out of this funk?
    ryanrabs ryanrabs 18-21, M Mar 24

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    Its Not Because We Feel We Are Not Loved - its the fact that we feel lonely, not because no one loves us. because the one we love, doesn't love us the way we want to them to love...
    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 7, 2009

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    I just feel like no one cares about me. I feel invisible to my friends, i'm always the outcast. Sometimes they seem to welcome me into the group, other times they completely forget...
    MysticalBlade MysticalBlade 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Wawawawawa -  express myself better sometimes in a poem...   I'm surrounded by people having a good time And I try to have a good time At least look the part But I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    Well it's close to valentines day I feel so alone and quite honestly I've thought about suicide I have to stay ****** up everyday just to be happy and when I'm not i freak out...
    Cgr1 Cgr1 18-21 Jan 22

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    Hate. - Do you ever feel like you watch yourself? Like in a movie the camera zooms out to watch the main character highlighted in a group of anonymous happy faces and his face is...
    utterfool utterfool 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    I try to think about discussing all of this with my parents or other members of my family, but each time I manage to come up with a way to express the way I feel, I end up deciding...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F Mar 8

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    I work in a prison, where close to 2200+ inmates are housed along side 520 other staff, & I feel alone...
    MrRealtreeTexas MrRealtreeTexas 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    No One Here - Feels like as if i cant be happy with the people im around. I have a feeling and i know there are so many interesting and kind people out in the world but they arent...
    Livefree93 Livefree93 18-21, M 3 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Empty - my family is completely messed up. my parents got divorced when i was seven. my father is a horrible person, and because of his anger, my mom and i had to leave the state...
    iamfine iamfine 22-25 3 Responses Aug 12, 2009