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I Am Lonely,but Hopeful

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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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    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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    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 19-21, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    >I have been facing more loneliness than ever but have found God to be closer to me than ever beforein scripture Hebrews 13:5 "egkataleipō" is the greek for "forsaken" its says in...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    i have tons and tons and tons of friends. but why do the emptiness still here? do i need a boyfriend? i really want to talk to someone about my feelings and thoughts but i'm too...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Does anyone feel alone even when they are surrounded by people that love them?? I have tried everything to fit into this world, to feel like I belong somewhere on this earth, even...
    chrisshone2003 chrisshone2003 36-40 23 hrs ago

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    I am not lonely, but I feel lonely. I'm surrounded by many many many many people!!! There isn't one day I don't talk to someone. But no matter how hard I try, I can not feel...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    Sometimes I think I'm way too young to be this lonely.. But I think my loneliness comes from being so shy. I'm shy but once I see that you're nice, I'll be okay. I recently moved...
    Mariejxy Mariejxy 16-17, F 13 Responses Jul 19

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    My last bf is 5 years ago and of course during these five years there were some men chasing after me but it just never feels right anymore. I'm lonely but I'm really used to it. I...
    msmika msmika 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I won't lie I'm lonely but **** only I can change that !
    kerw94 kerw94 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm not lonely but does anyone wanna talk and stuff. Just message me and I'll answer and I don't want guys messaging me sorry.
    Jake6666666 Jake6666666 16-17, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I started college last week. I enjoy class but everything else is so hard. It is an accomplishment just to get to the dining hall for a meal. I feel awkward around my roommate and...
    Babaghanouj Babaghanouj 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I don't even know where to start. Almost every night I go to sleep depressed. I say I'm lonely but I think there is a lot more to it than that. I know I shouldn't rely on people...
    drummerthing drummerthing 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I can't stand it anymore... I'm a mess. I feel so lonely but don't want to talk to anyone. I feel so broken but don't want to be fixed. I wish my best (and pretty much ONLY...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have to admit, I am alone almost all the time. Besides my family, I rarely talk to people. Since I started college, I haven't made any friends. It could be that I am a bit...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21 5 days ago

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    When I go back to university and my student house I'm not going to have any friends in my house and I haven't really got to know my course mates I'm going to be really lonely but I...
    annoyedgirl annoyedgirl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Well I am lonely again. I have a girlfriend but I still feel lonely. I am making this worse by my drinking of alcohol. I drink to either satisfy the addiction or to forget the...
    wesv wesv 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    It's all I've known, ever since I could remember I never had friends, well real friends, people who I can count on. I got a taste of a friend just this year and well I guess it...
    CrimsonSkull CrimsonSkull 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well. 2014 hasnt been the best year for me. Since literally the first day I have had bad things happen, from getting my house broken into...
    lala2320 lala2320 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Every day I notice more and more how little I have in common with the people around me. I feel so isolated. Almost as if I am a pigeon between a group of parrots. We all get...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think that I am going to making more of my marriage posts in the "I am Married" group. I realized that although I feel lonely at times the general members that post in "Married...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm not lonely for friendship, emotional intimacy, shared laughter, or sweetness. I'm lonely for physical intimacy - not just sex, per se, but the feeling of being desired by...
    Screenwriter66 Screenwriter66 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I see a lot of folk's on here write about how lonely they are,(now I'm not a Doctor), but I feel loneliness is a state of mind After my wife passed, I was very lonely, I would sit...
    sweetcharlene41 sweetcharlene41 70+, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So since I found that my husband was a cheating liar I have been lost. I thought that I was going to lose my mind. He kept telling me that I was crazy for thinking that his...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 19 Responses Jul 10

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    One of the things I do to battle the feeling of lonliness is to reach out to people that shares the same feeling and experience as me Someone would post that they're lonely. I...
    mandyg14 mandyg14 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I'm lonely. I always find myself back here, I don't have any friends or no one to talk to hence why I'm on here. I have a nice family and a roof over my head which I'm very...
    hdrvhkj hdrvhkj 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    the thing is im lonely when im not alone. when im on my own, i shed the several walls i have up at any time and let my guard down. When im alone, i can wear shorts and a tank top...
    FreeJazz FreeJazz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and anxiety. I finally went to the mental hospital, two times in a three month period, after an attempted suicide and a lot of...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My life has always been lonely thou I was born alone without nothing in life but god gave me family thou in tht family I'm never involved .. Before I used to go everywhere with...
    Maha123k Maha123k 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    well, i'm new to this. so.... this is my story i'm not that weird loner girl or that nerdy or whatever you think is a loner. infact, i'm kind of an easy going and social butterfly...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 1

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    I am married but I often feel lonely in the marriage. I feel really misunderstood and emotionally rejected often. The emotional void pushes me further and further away to the...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 32 Responses Jul 1

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    I have found that there is some misunderstanding about what married and lonely seems to mean. There are different ways a person can feel lonely in a marriage. It can be emotionally...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 2

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    I just came out of a relationship that was on again and off again for the last 6 yrs. Before that I was married to my first Ed for nearly 14 yrs (my second relationship was w/a...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I just came out of a relationship that was on again and off again for the last 6 yrs. Before that I was married to my first Ed for nearly 14 yrs (my second relationship was w/a...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 3

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    Well ladies and gentleman it blew up in my face. We get here and we had a nice afternoon of me giving him exactly what he wanted. We had fun and played. It was nice just the way he...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 4

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    My parents left to a vacation and I am literally alone. Once as they left I took a deep breathe and said "I can do this, I'll be fine". I just sat on the couch and watched tv and...
    madri448 madri448 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 8

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    I know what it is...my source. The unhappiness I feel right now in this instant! On my one day off I'm staring at the wall of a small room sad and lonely. Im only 23 but I work two...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Moved my senior year in highschool and a good number of people in my home state have forgotten about me or made new friends they like better.. The few friends I made in my new...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    Arrrgggg! It's like torture, I have 47 days tell my girlfriend is no longer grounded she was grounded for 2 months by her incredibly harsh mom and my parents refuse to let me see...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M Jul 13

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    I don't know if I am depressed or what. I am well.. Gay. I laugh with my straight friends, have a good time. Few of my straight friends knows i'm gay and okay with it. I have a lot...
    BlueHowl08 BlueHowl08 16-17, F Jul 16

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    Do any other married but lonely people here feel emotionally paralyzed by the loneliness in your marriage? I do. It is not every single day but often enough to be significant to me...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 14 Responses Jul 16

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    I feel pathetic that I actually have to download an app so I can express how i feel, but i need this to be heard because im carrying too much and its too heavy. I use to be social...
    emdolores emdolores 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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