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I Am Lonely,but Hopeful

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ongoing

    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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    Related Experiences

    the house is so quiet. I have this irrational fear that when u look out the window there will be a face looking back at me. feeling lonely, and....paranoid apparently. ??
    Prettygal12 Prettygal12 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I love to be left alone but at the same time I hate being lonely I like people's company
    aislin1801 aislin1801 13-15, F 1 Response May 16

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    I keep making accounts on this site hoping I can make some friends but then I start getting really anxious and delete my account. I dont even know why Im so scared, I love people...
    flaminglaserchickens flaminglaserchickens 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Being Alone gives you time to actually figure out who you are inside and find the true meaning of life it's kinda lets you see the world from the outside
    TedDoesntCompare TedDoesntCompare 18-21, M 1 Response May 17

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    Lately I've been going through a series of events in my life that have been really hard. I haven't had anyone to talk to about it either so I guess I could just let it out on this...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses May 12

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    I feel a little that people who are lonely is judged by others. And those who are lonely don't like to tell people about the feeling because they are so afraid to be judged. I don...
    2greeneyess 2greeneyess 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14

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    She moved out in November, stopped making love with me in January, and now gives me an occasional deep hug and long, tongueless kiss. If I try to check in with her, see where she...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 2 Responses May 12

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    Anyone else play the catch 22 game? I don't want to be lonely but at the same time I don't want to be around people I don't know. My friend is having a cook out today and invited...
    BigHryRomeo BigHryRomeo 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    So, I'm new here. I joined this sight in hopes that I would feel a little less lonely. I use to have friends but I just can't hang around them anymore. I'm 23 and they're always...
    gk8667 gk8667 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    i am an only child, i cant find a job, and im 30. im scared and lonely. i went to college but i cant find a job. i have no one to talk to and i hate it.
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 27 mins ago

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    Ugh! Feeling it today. 2 days since my 3 year relationship ended. That's not the lonely part... That was the loneliest I have ever been in a relationship! Especially the past...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M May 16

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    I think more and more there is an age of people who never really learned how to make friends or meaningful relationships. I myself got out of the Army and wonder what happened to...
    Joshua1325 Joshua1325 26-30, M 58 mins ago

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    How can you live with someone for 25 years and they just don't even show that they care if your sad, sick or unhappy. I just need someone to hug me and notice that something is...
    Tdisney Tdisney 46-50, F 34 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I feel like I have no one. Working doesn't make me feel better. Being alone doesn't make me feel better. I'm praying and I'm praying and listening to Christian music.. but I just...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Day one of being single after a sometimes wonderful, lately lonely, 3 year relationship. I have intermittently been relieved and hopeful... And fearful. My fear stems from having...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 1 Response May 14

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    I've moved schools this year and although I have a group of nice friends, none of them enjoy doing the extra-curricular activities offered. I heard joining groups and clubs was a...
    JustAnotherPersonInSpace JustAnotherPersonInSpace 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    hi I'm a 32 years old single father and I'm a Godly man I'm looking for a wife but a few specifications like around 5"8 to 6"5 skinny if possible and lite skin everything else we...
    Anel08260 Anel08260 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    Wow, this is kinda crazy that I've even considered posting this. My wife and I have been together for 13 years. Kid, white picket fence, dogs living the suburban life. And for...
    SecretNudist SecretNudist 36-40 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I want to love someone and I want to be loved. I feel as if I am just watching all my friends find love but I have never experienced it for myself.
    helloaddie helloaddie 18-21, F 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    okay I do have good days, reasonable days, days that I cope with with ease. but the underlying problems and unhappiness are still there throughout these days and I want that to...
    minmins07 minmins07 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My mother is in lots of pain, money is tight, I'm lonely, and my summer class is stressful. So you can say, things are pretty ****** right now. I'm hoping things get better for...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Am I the only one in the World who are lonely? It's something you can't talk about It's something that isn't very good to tell others. It makes you feel even more lonely when...
    2greeneyess 2greeneyess 16-17, F 4 Responses May 9

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    This song goes out to everyone who's as lonely as I am. We'll get through it somehow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYGvKc7Q1PU&ab_channel=ThePrimeChannel I live alone and I work...
    NorseGirl12 NorseGirl12 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Please read this carefully and with an open mind...... I am currently living the worst life any person should be subjected to. To be honest I have never been happy in life. My life...
    Trust1993 Trust1993 18-21, M 4 Responses May 4

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    Just came here to say, if you feel lonely don't desperate. It's just a feeling and a temporary situation. I've found a new great friend and some people who are not (acquaintances...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I get lonely not sometimes but most of the times im alone especially on sundays when im at home and none of my friends are free,i get bored i wish i had few close friends but no i...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 1 Response May 20

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    Why is it that no matter how much I support others in real life I get nothing in return? Why is it that way? Recently, I've been supporting my ex due to her being "sad" and "lonely...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M a week ago

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    So I typed in "feeling lost in my 20's" on google and this app popped up. Basically, I do love being sociable and having a good Chin wag but working in London with weird hours...
    NurseR1265 NurseR1265 22-25, F 2 Responses May 1

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    Occasionally, I’ll suffer a “temporary” depression--usually at night when I’m alone in my room—because I’m lonely & not satisfied with my life (I’m 28). Almost...
    lovestarr lovestarr 26-30, F 5 Responses May 5

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    It's hit me like a brick at work. Like a switch I was no longer giddy, goofy, or happy. I just... dropped. Like a dying balloon, like a stone. Suddenly I the only smile I could...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F May 9

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    It amazes me how I care way too much about my friends and family. I'm often alone though. When I reach out to talk to them, I feel like I'm bothering them or they see my message...
    moniroars moniroars 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9

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    A couple months ago, my ex randomly wanted a break (just to find out really she dumped me) all via email. Dated for two years, and now I'm feeling really lonely. The realization...
    AnonymousBacon AnonymousBacon 18-21, M 1 Response May 9

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    Being lonely for the rest of my life has become such an issue that I can't overlook anymore.For the past couple of weeks I have been trying to cope with this issue. I have ventured...
    dreamydoc dreamydoc 22-25, M 2 Responses May 10

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    For the longest time I was a happy child... but I was lonely wanting someone around that was the same flavor of strange as myself. I figured I'd never find it after a while. I...
    angelichope2002 angelichope2002 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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