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I Am Lonely On Christmas Eve

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    First Sad Xmas

    Not sure how it all started, but worked late on thursday and tried to get into the Christams spirit.  I had hope to have a joyful time with family and my husband...but by 8:30 pm I knew something was wrong.  Husband became very quite and just did not want to talk much...
    tryingtobe tryingtobe 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2009

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    Me Too

    Nobody's hommmmmme but me..that's why I'm on EP!
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 24, 2009

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    Hixx, So Sad

    Me too........ and I am here. It is so empty to me now... I call my ex-boy but hear a feelingless sound... It makes me worser...    How to make me better this season.
    vicky83 vicky83 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    I Miss Being Younger On Christmas Eve

    I never felt lonely on this day before but just knowing the family I celerbrate it with is breaking up before my eyes is hard and other then them I have no friends to speak of so each holiday is just a lonely day.
    MissTori MissTori 18-21, F Dec 24, 2012

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    Never Have Been Before.

    My entire family left, I don't know where they are, either.  My aunt and uncle did not come to pick me up before their family party tonight, so I don't really know when they'll be here.  I really hope they did not forget about me.  I was texting my...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2009

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    Never thought id say this but, I'm starting to feel lonely too now. Crap.
    painfullyconfident painfullyconfident 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    It's hard for me to be alone,i need support and attention lol and just to feel im a worthwhile person I need validation,apparently constantly.Don't feel like going into it now but...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I've been home with my family for nearly 3 months and I noticed that for the past 3 months, I've been mad or unhappy for almost everyday. I feel like my family have no patience for...
    JulieK8 JulieK8 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 17 years. My husband and I love each other and he is a good husband. He really tries. The connection that I need from him just does not come natural to him...
    Serenity4ever Serenity4ever 36-40, F 15 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    It's ironic to me how many people on this app say they are lonely/alone and wish they had a significant other/friend but then when you look at the **** they comment to people it's...
    DravianEP DravianEP 31-35, M 14 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I am lonely and very sad due to many financial hardships and wishing a I had a better life. I can't stop crying I am sitting in my car crying feeling emotionally distressed. My...
    Lauriebella5 Lauriebella5 46-50 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    The words alone, lonely, and loneliness are words I know very well. They all have the same meaning to me and have been in my life for a long time. Let me explain my versions of...
    UnwantedLoser UnwantedLoser 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm lonely now, even I'm sitting next to the man I love.
    RoseThailand RoseThailand 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm a senior in high school. This is the first time in my life I feel like I have a friend. I was always bullied in the past and I never had a friendship. Things always go wrong...
    Avelera Avelera 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    All the above are true (married, lonely, and crave intimacy), but the intensity with which I feel the emotional aspects of loneliness and intimacy seem to vary quite a bit. There...
    jhayek jhayek 46-50, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's Saturday and I'm feeling so lonely. Well I'm always lonely but it's harder on Saturday. πŸ˜”
    zandraelandra zandraelandra 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I HATE THAT IM LONELY. I HATE THAT I CANT BE CONTENT IN MY OWN COMPANY. I HATE THAT I FALL IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE WHO CAN MAKE ME FORGET FOR A LITTLE BUT. I HATE THAT I FALL IN LOVE...
    kinglesswriter kinglesswriter 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's really sad to hear and see how many lonely people there are. People don't think it's important but soooooo many people deal with depression and feeling lonely and all sorts of...
    nevertheskies nevertheskies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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              I am an independent woman who prefers hanging alone in solitude in the company of my very own few friends... I don't even know if that exact...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL 22-25 Jan 28

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    Feels like your social circle gets a little bigger, so does your family and you feel the walls closing in a little more. I just found out one of my sisters is pregnant. This is one...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I am battling with loving someone I will never have. I try to substitute my feelings with other men but its just ends up getting me more lonely. I feel as if I will never be with...
    tiffsica tiffsica 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    My fiance just left for work a few minutes ago and I started balling my eyes out... I get so lonely whenever he leaves even if theres people around me. I also have abandonment...
    LisaMarie123abc LisaMarie123abc 16-17, F Jan 26

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    I work at a university lab. Per my contract, I'm supposed to work only a certain amount of hours per week. Ever since I started working here, I occasionally had to remind myself of...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Last year, I started hanging out at a bar because someone I knew was hosting Quizzo there (still is). The more I went, the more friendly I became with the barmaid. This past...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 26

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    My absolute ALL time favourite holiday! I think what I love is the spirit of Christmas. For some reason people seem more generous, kind and caring. I always look forward to...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    At the age of 22 I've been through high school, been through college, and have already started my career. Each step of the way I kept thinking "This will be my opportunity to get...
    DoubleFish DoubleFish 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 26

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    I have felt quite Lonely in my life , May be somewhere because of my Introvert Side.. I feel lonely even if life is good at times ... I start having Mood swings , Start getting...
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    πŸ’–Baby, are you down?πŸ’–πŸ’–Even if the sky is fallin' downπŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–You ought to...
    GamesBOSS GamesBOSS 18-21, M Jan 24

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    Not my proudest moment. Christmas Past It was my first Christmas as a young married woman. This was going to be so special. We had invited our friends, another young married...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 5 Responses Jan 24

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    I feel super lonely. Its probably in my head, but I feel like a lot of the people Ive gotten to know through this site and others have put some distance between us lately, like I...
    anboredguy1234 anboredguy1234 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I'm so tired of being lonely. I wish it was easy to meet new people, but it's not, not when you have ******* anxiety. If I didn't have anxiety, I wouldn't be lonely or depressed.
    PopulaceInOne PopulaceInOne 18-21, M 9 Responses Jan 23

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    This one is the worst. been married almost fifty years - 49 yrs - and everything was roses till about ten years ago when my wife had her heart meds increased and all sex and...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    the thing I like about Christmas is you get to decorate your house with Christmas lights put up a Christmas tree decorate with ornaments and you get to build a gingerbread house...
    shey123 shey123 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    SO PISSED OFF. My period always gets here at the wrong damn times. I've gotten it on my birthday, on Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and now got it when I have made plans with my...
    ghostofthesun ghostofthesun 22-25, F Jan 21

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    I have fear of people due to some reasons.I'm afraid to be in a large group of people. My scars are not old. I have PTSD,i get flashbacks,anxiety attacks especially at night time...
    babyblueeee babyblueeee 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    My boyfriend left me 2 months back , and we study in the same college , same group and after the spilt up all our common friends be with me . I don't really have anybody I feel...
    RebelMaybe RebelMaybe 18-21 6 Responses Jan 18

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    I just can't reach to those around me. So many empty people. I know 95% of those around me, are less capable, less intelligent, less less less...but we are humans...shouldn't we...
    Ariaspark Ariaspark 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    My name is Anthony and I'm 23yrs old. I love Christmas time it's my favorite time of the year.
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M Jan 18

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    My wife left me and our 2 little kids and started seeing a guy who was my best friend. They're a couple now. She ceased talking to any of her friends from around here (why when you...
    canadianfarmer canadianfarmer 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm lonely after everything happen I'm still the one who gets the pain and the depression
    Ilovemommymoo123 Ilovemommymoo123 18-21, F Jan 17

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    I got fat over Christmas. My weight is a nightmare, ever since I gained a lot and then lost it all my weight has been yo yoing like crazy, I can't believe that in just two weeks I...
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