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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 19-21, F Jan 17, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Since I was very young, I always find myself not fitting into a group. I don't like the awkward moment that I can feel the others not interested to talk to me and I may need to...
    Zbabe Zbabe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I work 80 hours a week. I have an autistic high functioning son who just got a job at McDonalds. His friend is 19 and had been visiting all summer. I moved to a cold climate from...
    Janessa2 Janessa2 51-55, F 14 hrs ago

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    Without the constant rummaging of hormones through my veins, I am suddenly left not feeling compelled to live my life through a social channel.... If the last few weeks of my life...
    99hello99 99hello99 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Well, im lonely.. But not lonely lonely, but lonely.. I heard someone said to me (an friend that i spoke to online) That she said that that she was sure that i had a lot off love...
    kraken1122 kraken1122 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I graduated college in May. My life consists of going to the gym and interning. I've never dated anyone and I'm starting to get to the point to where I'm just kind of like wtf is...
    thisislifelady thisislifelady 22-25, F 18 Responses Aug 3

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    I am lonely and I have mixed and confused thoughts about it. I can text, message and email you all day and night. I will smile at our similarities, laugh at your jokes and even...
    SocioNarcc SocioNarcc 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Sometimes I ponder, why some guys are always lonely. I guess it lies in the simple principle - you spend time on people, they spend time on you. But, is it more important to fit in...
    aditya2064 aditya2064 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I recently came out of a 16 year old relationship. I am trying to get back but I am heart broken and it is not at all easy for me to get back. We were everything for each other and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 14

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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 17 hrs ago

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    At heart I'm lonely but I fake a smile to hide my loneliness.. If only someone can take me away from all the hurt and pain.. Then I'll just be fine..
    cocoastrawberry cocoastrawberry 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    It really sucks because my best friend just moved and I go to a tiny school and I hate a lot of people there because they're fake and I have no one. I try and talk to some of the...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I may be lonely but if I have to chase after you it was never real.
    cr1sn cr1sn 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Now don't get me wrong, I love/NEED my me time, or I go a little crazy, and I don't mind being alone. I can do all kinds of stuff by myself and have more than enough fun, but...
    beautyfromthis beautyfromthis 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    10 Tips on How to Work Through Feelings of Social Isolation: 1. Stop comparing your life to the lives of others. Absolutely everything you “know” about others is based on...
    InhuldibleCrelk InhuldibleCrelk 36-40 4 Responses 1 day 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...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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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...
    bradman1390 bradman1390 22-25, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It's hard sometimes. I'm a mum so I'm always occupied with my beautiful daughter but she's only 1 so she doesn't know what I'm saying or how I'm feeling :( she makes me happy but...
    Abbierose93 Abbierose93 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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...
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F 2 Responses 13 hrs 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 11 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I'm a married dad of 3 and a stay at home dad. My wife works long hours and even stays in the city over night so I don't get to see her at times for days. School starts tomorrow...
    Cev97 Cev97 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Coping with Social Anxiety: #1: Challenge negative thoughts Social anxiety sufferers have negative thoughts and beliefs that contribute to their anxiety. If you have social...
    InhuldibleCrelk InhuldibleCrelk 36-40 3 hrs ago

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    I was with my family going to the lake Labor Day when we got into a wreck. We hydroplaned in the other lane and hit another car head on. Four people were involved total, but...
    Liamz Liamz 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm serving a life sentence for being ugly in a beautiful world. Hopefully I have only 40 more years of solitude left.
    realitybasedexistence realitybasedexistence 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Really all i want now is a person to chat with, maybe game a little, talk about controversial topics, hobbies and interests, that's... pretty much it, if you would like a very...
    OrionWolfe OrionWolfe 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm lonely and I admit I'm the one at fault. I always thought I was merely being picky with people. I used my introvert personality as an excuse as to why I only have a few close...
    GreyMatter1 GreyMatter1 70+, F 6 Responses Aug 9

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    I see this image of a little fat 8 year old boy waiting outside his friends family home. He's lonely, very lonely . He's waiting there for hours , looking at the bedroom curtains...
    piscean1965 piscean1965 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Am lonely...no because am alone or have no one around me..hell I get lonely even when am out clubbing with my friends..the main reason as to why am lonely is because am afraid of...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 3

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    I feel utterly depressed, because I do feel lonely most of the time. I think it began when I had a disagreement with my parents 2 years ago. I tried writing a letter which I have...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I am alone in a world filled with people. I have a mask that protects me, saves me, from the criticism and judgments of others. I have a whole in me that reaches far beyond my...
    AlluringDarkness AlluringDarkness 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm fairly new to EP and thus far I'm not too thrilled or impressed. It seems like another social network that suffers from the same problems of other networks; fake accounts, the...
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 11 Responses a week ago

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    I am lonely, I feel lonely and I am alone. I live with a bunch of people and I feel lonely. I miss my parents. My brother left for college. I am left with a bunch of people who...
    onedayIwilljustdisappear onedayIwilljustdisappear 41-45 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm lonely. I have beautiful friends and family, but I'm still lonely. I have an amazing little boy, who teaches me things about humanity every day, but I'm still lonely. I am...
    rainbowdolohin rainbowdolohin 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just want someone to share my life with, go on adventures, hang with friends and do domestic things! I am in a relationship where I love the person very much but his priorities...
    leahtard37 leahtard37 26-30, F 28 Responses Aug 4

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    I just moved with my husband to Southern California! Well, of course I love having him around, but oftentimes I feel lonely and miss all my friends back home. I am from the east...
    jillhilal jillhilal 26-30, F Aug 6

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    my dad works at night, my sister is always gone; out with friends, and my mom is never home. that just leaves me at home alone all the time. my best friend moved across the state...
    Katelynann30 Katelynann30 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    What makes it different? What makes this time different? No one will read this, no one will care. Or people will care but no one will change it. Or people will change it but no...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I have been married for almost 25 years. My hubby is a good bloke.....but in the past few years I feel very lonely and disconnected from him. He works hard and provides for us, but...
    sillysoo sillysoo 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I feel utterly despondent depressed and lonely. My life is a complete failure.I feel heavy with the burden of it. Nothing I ever do is good enough and I will never be able to be...
    JessieAlone JessieAlone 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I have been lonely from my birth. Family never loved me. Only wanted to make their names shine....and it doesnt matter how many times I do it..i wasnt appreciated much...i never...
    divich01 divich01 18-21, M Aug 13

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