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I Am Lonely

Feeling alone, lonely or isolated? Welcome to a support group of people that truly understand. 89,677 People

    Nobody knows the real me.

    Nobody knows how many times I've sat in my room and cried, how many times I've lost hope, how many times I've been let down. Nobody knows how many times I've had to hold back tears, how many times I've felt like I'm about to snap but I told back for the sake of others. Nobody...
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    September 2. Detaching with Love with Children.

    "It's one thing to let go of my husband and let him suffer the consequences. But how do I let go of my children? Isn't it different with children? Don't we have responsibilities as parents?" —Al Anon member We do have different responsibilities to our children than to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 29 Responses Aug 20

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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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    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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    Feeling kina lonely tonight.

    Anyone up for a coversation? Can be about anything for if your feeling down ill be willing to listen to you
    Niinnaa Niinnaa 16-17, F 10 hrs 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 75 Responses Aug 19

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    I love making people happy.

    But I can't seem to make myself happy. I feel lonely all the time even though i have friends. I just don't have anybody to really talk to anymore.
    grbontrager grbontrager 13-15, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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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 13-15, F 32 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    Well.. While living my life I have

    so many problems to face.. Sometimes I don't think I am gonna make it.. But when I come here I see hundreds of people with the same problem or the same experience.. So when another problem comes up i just try to think that I am not neither the first nor the last one....
    Lostsomewhere31 Lostsomewhere31 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    alliecats alliecats 18-21, F 83 Responses Jun 30

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    You know what's ironic?

    "I am lonely" is one of the most populated groups on EP. Makes you think.
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 2 Responses May 3

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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 46-50, M 43 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    Feelings lonely. But then I always feel lonely

    even when in a room full of people. I guess maybe I just want someone to talk to.
    dreamslayer1313 dreamslayer1313 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Everyday

    Everyone thinks my life is so grand based of my looks ... NO !! it really isn't .. DAY TO DAY I'm alone .. I'm the only child .. trying to something with my life .. NONE of my friends are real .. they always end up stabbing me in the back .. I've been physically abused by my ex...
    sewiinxo sewiinxo 18-21, F 73 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    I love my body I am a plus size girl.

    I added some photos onto my EP account now a lot of people I use to talk to no longer talk to me! Sorry if my "big" body offends you but I love it! I am just lonely right now and wonder why some people are just so dumb and shallow.
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 44 Responses May 24

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    I am 62 and I feel very lonely.

    I have children and grand-children that I am very grateful for and I thank God. But... I am missing a partner to share my life with. Even though I am 62, I still feel the same way I did when I was young. I just don't understand where all the years have gone. :(
    SeniorSue SeniorSue 61-65, F 7 Responses 9 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 45 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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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 26-30, F 91 Responses Jun 10

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    aryam630 aryam630 16-17, F 11 Responses Mar 23

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    So I'm gonna go on a rant.

    I've tried the dating scene a couple times since my last girlfriend forever ago and it hasn't been very successful. The only place I'd ever get to meet and hit it off with new women were at parties or bars which is the worst place to meet girls cause they were only looking for a...
    rjschuler rjschuler 18-21, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    tonight is the most unpolluted noght of my city.

    ... could even see the stars shine ....i and thought tonight is the best night to die... feeling sad
    Fuckthepeople Fuckthepeople 22-25, M 20 hrs ago

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    I'm new here, just signed in.

    I want somebody to talk to, but I don't have anyone and I am not good in talking face to face anyway, so I was looking for other people feeling like me...kind of sad that I have not enough social life to get along without those secret accounts but being honest, even if I had, I...
    searchingforsomehappiness searchingforsomehappiness 16-17, F 3 Responses 9 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 18 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    My husband is seriously ill,

    my father has Alzheimer's and my kids are all grown. I feel so alone most of the time. I wish I had someone to talk to.
    Harley53 Harley53 56-60, F 20 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    feeling lonely, someone should send me a

    message to feel less lonesome :)
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 2 Responses 31 mins ago

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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 89 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    I have problems making friends

    and an extremely hard time with girls. I thought leaving for college would help but I'm just more lonely now. Any advice?
    brettrocks96 brettrocks96 18-21, M 4 Responses 10 hrs 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...
    thesweetpast thesweetpast 26-30, M 22 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    soconfused2013 soconfused2013 26-30, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    well, all the time between the depression

    bipolar add adhd paranoia schizophrenia and other things i have it makes it hard to make friends. or find love which is what i'm looking for. thoughts?
    cujo2020 cujo2020 18-21, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 115 Responses Jul 31

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    So it had been a couple of days

    since I had heard from my fwb. She's practically my only friend. And i actually liked her. Well since I Hadn't heard from her I texted her when I went to sleep. I woke up to a message of her telling me she had met someone else. Now it's 5 am in the morning and I can't sleep...
    bradman1390 bradman1390 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    There's always a little truth behind every

    "Just kidding", a little knowledge behind every "I don't know", a little emotion behind every "I don't care" and a little pain behind every "It's Ok". Who cares when I cry! I love photos, because the best thing about them is that they never change, even when the person in them...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 10

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    I read posts and see people

    so deeply in love, I crave that. I've read things about people's first kiss, they sound so sweet and romantic, I want that. I want to have my arms wrapped around a girl, I want to feel her arms around me, I want to feel her love for me, but there's no one nearly close enough to...
    ChanceSandmann ChanceSandmann 18-21, M 14 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    I realised I give myself too much to people

    and now there's nothing left inside me other than emptiness.
    gunner1001 gunner1001 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There is nothing worse

    than being in a relationship and still feeling lonely.
    LoveMakesUsHuman LoveMakesUsHuman 22-25, F 27 Responses Apr 22

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    josay23 josay23 18-21, F 24 Responses 5 hrs ago

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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 76 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I've been having plenty of insecurities lately.

    From having mediocre grades to not having more friends. Being a listener all my life, I always failed to feel included in groups, meeting new people and being in new places. It takes time for me to warm up to people and I know that I have to work on it. I've never been a big...
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have been lonely most of my life,

    it eats up on the inside. I reach out to others but everyone's busy, work, family etc. I am an only child, so there's no family, no one who I can really count on. I am married but we lack intimacy, we are pretty unhappy. I have deep seeded low self esteem and have tried to...
    lotsofgold lotsofgold 41-45, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Whatsername21 Whatsername21 18-21, F 37 Responses May 11

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    You know its sad.....

    .........so many posts and status updates about being lonely, yet very few people are honest enough to put themselves in a position to end the loneliness.
    coaster550 coaster550 36-40, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Who Am I ?

    New day, New beginning, New start,All is possible and everything can be accomplished. After countless requests from my beloved and faithful fans and friends, especially, from my cats - I decided to publish the most revealing short story about me. It is the first part of the book...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 55 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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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 13 Responses Jun 16

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    memph31 memph31 31-35, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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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 29 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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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 18-21, F 34 Responses Jun 4

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    I am currently experiencing a huge whirlwind of

    emotional bleh that is all over the place, connected to memory and made worse by suppression and obsession simultaneously. I am really not in a good place right now and I do not believe sharing what I am going through will be of any help to anybody, as once it is outside of me...
    Lucienn Lucienn 18-21, T 22 hrs ago

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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 29 Responses Apr 13

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    im good at making friends

    and all that but not very good at talking i get lonely quick because of my shyness i wish i had someone to talk to
    ihaveaname99 ihaveaname99 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I want to be understood

    for who i am :(
    mxnzyy mxnzyy 18-21, F 3 Responses 18 mins ago

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    Not all the time, but in the early mornings

    when the house is quiet. It feels like I am all alone in the world :(
    conniexxxx conniexxxx 31-35, F 3 Responses 38 mins ago

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    I will die alone. And that's fine.

    I moved to Canada from a third world country, with my wife, when I was 30. Two years later our daughter was born. Soon after, my wife changed radically. She became, frivolous, materialistic, shallow, insecure, and her sense of logic just wasn't there. She became the opposite of...
    wyndwhisper wyndwhisper 46-50, M 5 Responses 21 hrs ago