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I Am Lonely,but Hopeful

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    peaceful solitude has turned into isolation. I started today by calling by work counceller and emailing someone i talk to about social things/getting out more. When i contact these people i must remind myself i'm not talking to a freind. Sometimes i simply just think i'm going...
    MsIndependant MsIndependant 18-21, F Jan 17, 2008

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    Can Someone Help Me

    My husband of 8 yrs has been having an online affair for 7 months. We have 6 children together. I found out about a month ago and kicked him out. Which I think was the worst thing I could have done. He refuses to take my calls or texts. He says he loves this women, we live in...
    melissa073108 melissa073108 31-35, F Oct 6, 2013

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    Wanted: Friends, Support System

    hi there new military wife here, navy, to be specific. well i have now been in southern virginia since october and so far i havent ment anyone...and when i say anyone i meen not one single new person. i do have some family in the area which is nice but they all live like 45...
    jaysgirl jaysgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    Why I Am Lonely?

    I am lonely because for the most part I gave up.I go to the same places where I know I won't meet someone different,I talk to the same people about the same things.I don't like people who can't or won't dream.One friends talks about his health problems,another talks about his job...
    notjustme notjustme 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 9, 2007

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    Roberta2

    Roberta 2 As many of you know from past post we were different then other kids our own ages. I think sometimes even in our own time we did not belong. Think part of the problem of not being able to go on with my life and the loss of Roberta is how her death happened and it...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M May 31, 2011

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    A Refusal To Give In

    As easy as I know it would be, I refuse to give in to my loneliness. As much as it hurts, I press on... and it has hurt a lot. I make friends from way far away, spend a lot of time alone, and generally am non-social. If I gave in though, I'd let myself and everyone I know down...
    KapitanTripp KapitanTripp 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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    Still Lonely

    i am married and still lonly we are seperated but even if he was here i would still be lonely he fooled around so much he was never here and when he was here he was,nt . and this is my second husband! i want to say never agian but i know better i need that soulmate i don,t...
    blueangel01 blueangel01 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2008

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    I Am Lonely

    I am still in love, with someone who I beleive will never come back. We are still together, but he has changed. Some times I dont even know how I feel. I am going through a period in my life where I am unsure about alot of things and have many questions. I guess in a way I live...
    pumkinhead2004 pumkinhead2004 18-21, F Nov 11, 2007

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    I used wish I have more friends, but lately I just push people whenever they start getting close to me.
    ruthm ruthm 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So I know I may say my sister frustrates me but today I helped her move into her dorm at school and I realized when I got home how much more lonely and quieter it is without her...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    My mom was really abusive toward me and both of my parents took advantage of me in so many ways. I feel really hurt and betrayed by them, but I also feel really isolated and alone...
    bublebeez bublebeez 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    So... It's official... I have no more friends left. My best friend... (the man i considered my best friend actually) started behaving like he never knew me. I was there for him...
    Dima95 Dima95 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    probably because I am :p but I dont want to be.
    JerryyJamess JerryyJamess 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My marriage has finally lost the little passion there was left. After learning bout my frustrations towards our intimacy, my husband is now closing the curtains. Can we ever make...
    Peanuter Peanuter 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I am a 61 yr old man that was sent to prison in 1990 for safe cracking and was released in 2003. Before going to prison I had a lot of friends both male and female. Since getting...
    Mlwt Mlwt 61-65, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I've experienced this odd pattern. Somebody will really like me and want to be my friend. Then, after doing something together for my birthday, few months later I notice a change...
    WolfBlood9 WolfBlood9 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Sad but very true sigh pm me to chat
    teasemenow teasemenow 26-30, F 12 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am lonely for no one is trusting nowadays. Maybe because I'm too loud maybe I'm not worth there trust or maybe I don't know. I also hate the feeling of being left behind. The...
    toltecussrugicus toltecussrugicus 26-30, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    In summary: Person who is liked by a lot of people: I feel lonely. Me, who has literally no one: Okay... that sounds fake but okay...
    MikadoAisaka MikadoAisaka 18-21 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I'm 17 and am currently going into my senior year in high school. There are many positive aspects about myself which I like. I am kind to my peers. I excel in school. I am a good...
    RandomPseudonym RandomPseudonym 16-17, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I told him a few nights ago I was very lonely - he started screaming at me and threatening me... Now a couple days later, nothing. Just dead silence - honestly I don't know what...
    lostinnewengland lostinnewengland 41-45, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    So here is the thing. I am 19 years old, just moved to a new city in a different stae, far away from home. Im here studying in a private university, I don't swim in cash or...
    eliosfu eliosfu 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Every relationship I've been in has been toxic and unhealthy and I think I've finally figured out why... I am not picky enough. Before you get all crazy on me, hear me out. In the...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    im all alone, i know i am. i dont really think people like me. it feels so fake all the time. if they really cared, they would notice that I'm not fine, and I'm not the girl they...
    twoface444 twoface444 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I have so many great friends but I feel like so lonely. I have been with a lot of friends ones cuttin up and laughing but I still feel lonely sometimes
    brooklynturner brooklynturner 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    That moment when your roommate spends the whole day with her boyfriend d and you watch till they go on a bike ride and you are stuck watching Netflix at the house! To be honest it...
    Abimarie21 Abimarie21 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I feel very detached from the world
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes I get so lonely but I can't fall asleep, then I forget I was lonely, which is great in the short-term, but awful in the long run.... I wish I had a cuddle buddy...
    bigkidtrey bigkidtrey 26-30, M a week ago

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    I don't know what happiness is. I don't know if I'm depressed, but I feel sad a lot of times, I don't even know if it's sadness, I just feel empty and lonely. I just wish I could...
    mariesjackson mariesjackson 22-25, F Aug 18

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    lol sometimes I was like what the hack do I want????? lol....still, I don't know.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 18

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    I've been finding myself a little more each day. I' haven't been with anyone in awhile now. I've definitely had offers, but none of interest. Maybe once I get back to college. I...
    JacobbShields JacobbShields 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Between that area where you're not really friends, but then you aren't NOT friends. Its hard to explain to them I want to be left alone for a little while and it seems like it can...
    thelookinglass thelookinglass 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    after reading this quote I've understood more about my loneliness. I spend most of my days by myself because most of the people in my life just make me feel more alone then when I...
    haleymc haleymc 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 17

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    It is okay to feel lonely sometimes but I feel like It is becoming too extreme that I can't help but burst into tears. It's like my heart aches so much that it is running out of...
    22Nm 22Nm 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 17

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    Sometimes I feel like I should, but will do so.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Aug 16

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    Sometimes i have times where i go a bit reckless and start talking to guys and they ask me out.... and sometimes i do occasionally go for it... but from my very horrible...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Yes im lonely but will never compromise my standards for self satisfaction. That would make me a liar and piece of crap
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 15

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    In my class, I have a lot of friends, so they were quite surprised when they found out that I was an introvert. When someone asked what exactly that was, the person answered...
    justsomerandomgirl03 justsomerandomgirl03 13-15, F Aug 15

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    I'm lonely, so lonely. and my heart feels like a black hole and it's sucking all the life out of me and I don't know wt to do anymore I keep trying to ignore the loneliness but I...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I joined EP almost 2 months ago now and boy a lot has not happened since joining. The first thing I did after joining was wrote a post about my marriage. I am another person in...
    Paul47C Paul47C 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I joined EP almost 2 months ago now and boy a lot has not happened since joining. The first thing I did after joining was wrote a post about my marriage. I am another person in...
    Paul47C Paul47C 46-50, M Aug 15

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