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I Am Lonely

Feeling alone, lonely or isolated? Welcome to a support group of people that truly understand. 99,729 People

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    Ugh. I hate that I have to admit this out loud.

    I have friends, several, in fact. And a close-knit family. Even so, I feel empty inside, like something is missing. After the (recent) break down of my marriage, I was sure that I didn't want to take that walk again, to get involved with someone else romantically. Now, I...
    alexis1215 alexis1215 41-45, F 36 Responses Oct 31, 2015

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    So it's my birthday today

    and I'm at work. I've worked here 33 yrs and have no one to go out to lunch or celebrate with. Only one person did anything, brought me some petit fours...others here get cards, parties, presents...I guess I don't have too many friends or people that care...not many people are...
    Blondeangelmom Blondeangelmom 56-60, F 81 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    I always feel frustrated

    and agitated when around friends or family but when I'm alone, I feel so alone and sad. It's like a no win situation. Am I alone in this?
    Rambuchi Rambuchi 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like a public defender everytime I have

    no one to talk to. I just flatter people and desperately await their phone call. It doesn't come most of the time
    Superpoke Superpoke 16-17, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Isn't It Shocking?

    Flipping through the stories on the website, I come across so many lonely people. It makes me sad, because if it were up to me, none of them would have to be alone ever again. I think all lonely people should unite and start talking or mailing each other. I'm sure the number...
    Analeigh Analeigh 22-25, F 44 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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    I am sorry if this turns into a hard to follow

    ramble. I am just tired of bottling all these things up and I need someone I can lean on. Because I am a coward and unwilling to risk the relationships in my life on these emotions, I turn to this website as a means to pretend that there might be an ear that can hear and have...
    alowlyservant alowlyservant 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Anna1993 Anna1993 22-25, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want somebody to lick me

    for who I am.... 
    Youdontknowmyabc Youdontknowmyabc 31-35, F 49 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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    does anyone else think it's really sad

    that some of us have to turn to this site to let out feelings out and talk to others we don't know? Just because no one really cares about you and you don't have friends? we live in a world full of 7 billion people and can't even turn to one person, it's terrible...everyone...
    leahmusic96 leahmusic96 18-21, F 31 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    Lonely

    Hello I am Justin. This is my story about me being lonely alot. Me being lonely goes as far back as high school. When I was in high school, I saw that alot of the people that I thought were my friends would leave me out of alot of things. I would be invited to somethings but...
    superherojustin superherojustin 22-25, M 74 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I have so many friends now,

    people who genuinely care about me, they'll always be there for me, I believe that, yet I feel lonely, all alone, I've always felt it, it never goes away.
    curiousdweller curiousdweller 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's hard crawling into bed at night with no

    one to fall asleep with, but it's even harder waking up in the morning knowing you have no one to wake up for.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 26 Responses Jul 9, 2015

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    If there is anyone out there

    that needs someone to talk to , just send me a message; I'm in the same boat
    emorton92 emorton92 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am still a virgin and never had a Gf.

    I have been homeschooled most of my life and because of that I have become very unsocial but not antisocial its difficult to make new friends and almost impossible to find a girl friend I want something meaningful and real and have decided to wait for someone special but being a...
    NewFrost NewFrost 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel a profound loneliness,

    I can find no comfort in "I'm being ridiculous" anymore because I'm just not. My phone can't offer any comfort. I either see the evidence that I have conversations that always end with me reaching out with hardly a response or an utter of concern. I can also find multiple...
    BMBreal BMBreal 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Birthday With White Dress

    Today is my beloved girl birthday, she is beautiful and I love her from my heart, but the occasion is so heavy with love and bitterness. Jealous my friends were so they decided to celebrate the memory of nothing with their girl friends, it could be they want to make a foolish...
    deleted deleted 26-30 31 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    Feeling alone sucks but I you sort of get used

    to it, then it hits you again when you don't think about it. Had a falling out with my ex awhile back, decided not to date for awhile but damn that feeling crept up on me. As a result, I ended up joining a dating site... It's tough on here, especially if your a partial...
    Strive2Survive Strive2Survive 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    The people who are the hardest to love are

    usually the ones who need it the most
    tanchel90210 tanchel90210 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 18, 2015

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    Hi all...m lonely today.

    Any who give me company for chat.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    What is true love? Love is lucid.

    Love is an idea. Love can be the warm breeze on skin under a perfectly shaded tree, or the icy breath of the wind through the crack of a window while you sit by the fireplace. People like to say that no matter what, everyone has love with them. Friends, family, loved ones. You...
    laurmb laurmb 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    hi I am 27 years old,

    and I have no family, no friends, and no social life. My husband is 14 years old then me. Big mistake to marry someone alot older then you. He is very controlling and wont let me have a life. I am not allowed to have friends, no facebook. I dont have my lisence. He gives me...
    87hope 87hope 26-30, F 72 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    A Lot Of The Time

    i just find that when i am not in touch with my people i get very very very alone. music helps but not enough ... its bad sometimes. :(
    littlestangie littlestangie 16-17, F 27 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    You know, I haven't post here in four years in

    hopes that I can read this and laugh from my stupidity. I can't believe I still feel so bad inside, it hurts.
    criticalco criticalco 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Marie0013 Marie0013 22-25, F 36 Responses Jan 26, 2015

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    Why do I always feel

    so alone in this sad unforgiving world.
    BuryMeAlive BuryMeAlive 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    aryam630 aryam630 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    Ok, so here's my take on EP relationships.

    You meet a "friend", friend is cool, you chat and before you know it you're having hour+ conversations every night. .... for months. You share everything with them. What makes you laugh, what ****** you off, what went wrong with your relationship .... kids, everything. Then...
    deleted deleted 26-30 25 Responses Sep 20, 2015

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    There is nothing worse

    than being in a relationship and still feeling lonely.
    LoveMakesUsHuman LoveMakesUsHuman 22-25, F 26 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    I wish I didn't mess up.

    I miss her more everyday I can't even look at myself in the mirror I need her I still love her and always will It feels like forever I wish I could just talk with her She was my everything and I treated her like she was nothing. I wish she would understand
    kolya123 kolya123 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    My sister-in-law sat on the couch beside me

    last night, snuggling up to her hubby (my brother) whilst we watched a movie. She saw me snuggling into my wheat bag, and figured I was cold so got me a blanket, she saw socks on my feet, my pj's on, etc. I appreciated her kindness no end - and thanked her profusely for it...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 19 Responses Sep 5, 2015

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    I can’t always blame others

    for your loneliness. Sometimes I am the one who has separated myself. So I want do what I can to include myself again. If that doesn’t work, so what.. I will try making new friends—perhaps with some I haven’t tried to make friends with before...
    iamsal iamsal 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I totally relate to this : https://m.

    youtube.com/watch?v=A9l0XWGEHv8
    Violetlolla2 Violetlolla2 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Why are men so superficial

    and shallow? The models on your playboy magazines, in movies, the ideal of slim and perky; they are not a true reflection of women. Having that ideal is destroying to those of us who have no hope of living up to that ideal. Some of us have lived life and it shows on our body...
    rural84 rural84 31-35, F 81 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    Soul Destroying

    Lonliness is a feeling of emptiness, an alone feeling of helplessness. No one to give you tenderness, in wanton times of neediness.
    Unquestioned Unquestioned 61-65, M 22 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    Will It Ever Cease???

    This lonliness....sometimes, I SWEAR I'm dying from the inside out.  I heard about this experiment that was conducted once, in Germany.  They took a bunch of orphaned babies and split them into two groups.  To the first group, they gave the normal amount of...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 261 Responses Aug 10, 2006

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    When Did Loneliness Become A 4-letter Word?

    Never tell someone you’re lonely. If someone asks you how you’re feeling and you say fine, although a bit lonely, be prepared to have them either laugh at you, berate you, ignore you or turn away. Why is being lonely so wrong? I’m very lonely and frankly, I hate it. I...
    Shuhak Shuhak 51-55, M 44 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    If relationships could come with just one rule,

    it should be to never make the one you adore feel alone, especially when you are there.
    JosephinaBallerina JosephinaBallerina 36-40, F 17 Responses Nov 3, 2015

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    Anna1993 Anna1993 22-25, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Feeling alone.... Ugh.

    I wish I could just get over this.
    whatdidido3085 whatdidido3085 26-30, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It's midnight here. And I've been thinking a

    lot. I always get teased and mocked at in school even chatrooms of my class every day. But I'm used to it. Yet something my classmate said really made me think a lot about it. He raised his voice and asked" You actually have friends?" It was more like a statement than a question...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I Don't Know

    I feel that throughout all my life I've been used, hated, and pushed away from. It all starts from when I was finishing the second grade. After I finished the approximate amount of days and meet all the requirements the School Board saw my medical records and discovered my...
    solotuv solotuv 18-21, M 19 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Ultimate Denial And Absolute Truth

    I never thought I would be one to post this story....considering I always believed myself to be alone by choice, but that was a falsified damnation that doomed me into years of denying the truth that I was lonely in my endeavors, lonely in my longing for companionship, lonely in...
    Lushiro Lushiro 22-25, M 85 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Has anyone ever felt lonely

    when surrounded by people but hardly ever feel lonely when actually alone? Well I do, I know weird right? I seem to want friends, family and people who I can have a laugh with, entertain me and just not feel lonely. While i contribute to the convos and everything I still feel...
    PSOM PSOM 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I hate to admit it but I am :-( I feel

    so trapped and desperately alone. I know I'm very lucky I have good family and a few good friends, I have 3 cats, I have an amazing Dom, I have great work mates but I go to bed and wake up up alone. My life is work-home-bed- repeat!!! This was ok until my Daughter went away to...
    Alreadyowned7379 Alreadyowned7379 36-40, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I just feel like an useless person.

    I can't socialize well in the community. I keep isolating myself, I have no true friends. Im so heartbroken and lonely..to the point I cry every night and even when I wake up..
    deleted deleted 26-30 45 Responses