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I Am Lonely

Feeling alone, lonely or isolated? Welcome to a support group of people that truly understand. 96,512 People

    I've read most of the posts

    and agree with most of it. I don't have any friends right now but I'm not really that lonely. I am older and my children are all grown with lives and families of their own. I do not do well with the shift though. I used to have a lot of friends and have stayed in touch with...
    grownupmom grownupmom 61-65, F 16 hrs ago

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    All I want for Christmas.

    .. Is for a guy to like me for once
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 25 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    I'm probably one of the loneliest person there

    ever! I am just tired and exhausted from feeling like this. I have these so called friends and family and yet still I feel so empty and alone inside. there is never a moment where I actually feel like I belong, especially where it concerns my friendships because they just don't...
    ALifeInterupted ALifeInterupted 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I really don't like me

    so I totally understand why no-one else does. What I don't get is how some really obnoxious people DO always seem to be surrounded by 'friends' even though these 'friends' are always moaning about them to others?
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    We all feel like we're the only ones.

    Weird because there's lots of people saying it. This time last year I had more friends then I could count and had never been happier now I would have to make up people's names to class as my friends I honestly don't have one person to text when I'm down. To meet me in town. To...
    rbambro rbambro 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    These days I´m feeling

    so lonely. I started writing a book, because i felt more loved in my book then in reality. My friends doesn´t have time for me, my family doesn´t care anymore. I'm just the shell of the woman I used to be. My book makes me happy for a small amount of time, but it´s not enough...
    haileycuddlebug haileycuddlebug 18-21, F 44 Responses Jan 3

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    unless i am working i see/speak to no-one.

    Sometimes it gets me down.
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 1 hr ago

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    The people who are the hardest to love are

    usually the ones who need it the most
    tan54321 tan54321 31-35, F 19 Responses Jan 18

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    I want to be told what I've struggled to

    believe, held the way I've resisted to be held. I want you to invade my privacy, and make your presence second nature to me. I want you to make me feel uneasy, vulnerable, unveil me physically, emotionally and mentally entertain me. I've got more than just layers of clothing I...
    gracefulgratitude gracefulgratitude 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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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 87 Responses Sep 5, 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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    ''Right now, there are people all over the world

    who are just like you. They’re lonely. They’re missing somebody. They’re in love with someone they probably shouldn’t be in love with. They have secrets you wouldn’t believe. They wish and they dream and they hope, and they look out the window whenever they’re in the...
    Demeterdreaming Demeterdreaming 18-21, F 14 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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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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    hello am feeling lonely

    and bored can someone serious here message me not talking of sex please am really serious
    TEXTme8643329104 TEXTme8643329104 26-30, F 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I recently got out of an 8 year relationship.

    I took alot of mental and emotional abuse. I gave up on myself and tried to be who he wanted me to be. I had lost all my friends because he would not allow me to talk to anyone that was not his friend. I have taken this break up very hard. I am depressed and feel very lonely. I...
    autumnlilli autumnlilli 31-35, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I hate myself. My family picks on me.

    Its getting hard to wake up in the mornings and put one foot infront of the other. I just want to be done with it but i would feel bad leaving my boyfriend alone. So I continue to try and fight, but I'm not sure how long I can last..
    Pigglet15 Pigglet15 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day 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 73 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    i am lonely and sad..

    . will you hug me??
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 88 Responses Jan 7

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    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 103 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    Send the crowds away,

    go up to the mountains, and silently commune with trees and flowers and animals and birds, with sea and clouds and sky and stars. Be aware of things around you. Hopefully, the words will drop, the concepts will drop, and you will see, you will make contact with reality. That is...
    thejuicytriangle thejuicytriangle 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days 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 46 Responses Jan 6

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    I come to the realization every day

    that I have no type of quality people in my life. Nobody who misses me when I'm gone. Nobody who makes it a point to hang out with me. Nobody who includes me in things. Nobody who wants to spend time with me. Nobody who cares about how I'm doing. The people I considered my best...
    papayalyn papayalyn 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hey, I am new to this ExperienceProject

    and found it accidentally where apparently you can share your thoughts/feelings/experiences. I guess loneliness is a subjective experience. In my case, I have family, a couple of good friends and a partner. However, I feel super lonely and emotionally disconnected from them. I...
    NarcissisticMe NarcissisticMe 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sitting at a park waiting

    for fie work and I lonely and boredom set in wish I could climb into my bed
    fordguy98 fordguy98 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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

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    I want somebody to lick me

    for who I am.... 
    Youdontknowmyabc Youdontknowmyabc 26-30, F 52 Responses Aug 30, 2014

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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 18-21, M 88 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Well today's my birthday.

    The loneliest birthday I've ever had. I'm trying really hard to be happy today, it's my special day, you know? But so far it's not going so great. I guess I just need to keep my head held high and....Screw it, It's my Birthday!!!! Let's party and eat cake til we throw up! Can I...
    LonelyAJ LonelyAJ 18-21, M 19 Responses Feb 6

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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 56-60, M 23 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    But I have brilliant people in my life

    who make me feel better, be it with conversation, a kind word, or just a moment's thought in their day. Thank you, each and every one of you. I really do appreciate it.
    harbingerofcake harbingerofcake 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    im lonely and i hate

    that :/ i wish i had that bestie.. or friend who would liek trust me fully and share anything with me.. then i could do the same :c
    UsagiVivi UsagiVivi 22-25, F 33 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    I do. Maybe im just overthinking things

    or being overly emotional but I really do feel lonely as hell. Its the 4th of July and thats a holiday that youre supposed to be with fsmiky and friends and I was by myself. Everyone else was their family, while i was stuck wondering where was mine. The ************* that...
    Angelwithbrokenwingsxo Angelwithbrokenwingsxo 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I have been in that bottomless pit

    for years freefalling. I am alone. Every time I think I see someone I come to find its just my reflection
    FedoraWearingBoy FedoraWearingBoy 18-21, T 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 33 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    Marie0013 Marie0013 22-25, F 38 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm not as much as a person to talk I do only

    if I know the person. I have been not able to sleep sometimes I can't function and brake down in tears I always wanted to treat a girl right but i fail so now I just need friends I feel like I need someone to help solve and figure out some of my probables but maybe I'm the only...
    levi10263692 levi10263692 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Not literally, but it sure

    as hell feels like it
    prsunshine prsunshine 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    So there're like 80,000+ people in this group,

    we should all just come together and have one giant group hug.
    ToTheMoon28 ToTheMoon28 13-15, F 16 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    One Person

    Sometimes, one person can give you the strength to get up in the morning. One person can put a smile on your face. One person can stop you from making the wrong decision. One person can make your life so much better. One person can stop the tears for a day. One person can give...
    ariadnewalsh ariadnewalsh 18-21, F 30 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    my team at work are under threat of redundancy.

    There are 3 of us under threat. We are in an office in a building with over 500 employees. People have been coming up all the time to see my 2 colleagues and wish them well. Nobody came up to see me.
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 1 hr 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 45 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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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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    Whatsername21 Whatsername21 22-25, F 35 Responses May 11, 2014

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    I feel so alone at work.

    Nobody talks to me. I feel like I'm invisible. I was cleaning up while my coworkers and managers were all chatting to each other and I just felt very lonely. I looked at myself and see that I'm at one side of the place by myself while everyone else is all gathered happily at the...
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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 259 Responses Aug 10, 2006

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    honestly its gets old going days without a

    single text or phone call from anyone asking how I am or just saying hey.. starting over sucks
    harrelsong843 harrelsong843 18-21 16 hrs ago

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    every time I let someone get close to me they

    let me down, they hurts me. and I don't know why I keep letting people get close to me.i don't wanna get this feeling again but I think I will cause I think that's who I am, letting people get close, hurt me and then leave. a lot of people have done this to me and I can't forget...