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I Am Lonely,but Hopeful

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 90 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I rarely feel lonely when I'm alone, but put me in a room full of people and the loneliness creeps up on me and takes over within seconds. I then tend to withdraw and find a...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    how ironical is tht when 99732 people gathered in group says tht they r lonely :/ . i knw we r not with each other for real but still we can make an effort to fill each other's...
    Roll1smoke1 Roll1smoke1 18-21, M 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I'm so lonely it's unbelievable and I'm married. I got married to a lady from the Philippines that I met on an Internet dating site. She is half my age. She texts me when she needs...
    Hayabusa1 Hayabusa1 61-65, M 1 day ago

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    I'm so lonely it's unbelievable and I'm married. I got married to a lady from the Philippines that I met on an Internet dating site. She is half my age. She texts me when she needs...
    Hayabusa1 Hayabusa1 61-65, M 1 day ago

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    I am sorry if this turns into a hard to follow ramble. I am just tired of bottling all these things up and I need someone I can lean on. Because I am a coward and unwilling to risk...
    alowlyservant alowlyservant 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Has anyone ever felt lonely when surrounded by people but hardly ever feel lonely when actually alone? Well I do, I know weird right? I seem to want friends, family and people who...
    PSOM PSOM 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I felt like I could handle this, but I can't. When I was hurt before I decided to stay single, until I found myself not wanting to be single anymore. I used to have people asking...
    Rokir Rokir 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    right now is one of those times where I feel useless and depressed and lonely, but w.e c'est la vie
    Atljjay Atljjay 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i think this is worse for us guys because as we all know females get flooded with ppl trying to be with them while us guys are even lucky if 1 girls replies while none ever...
    warcraftlover16 warcraftlover16 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    i look happy outside. people see me very happy. but no i use a mask and pretend. im lonely and i need to be loved.
    irijat irijat 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Never thought id say this but, I'm starting to feel lonely too now. Crap.
    painfullyconfident painfullyconfident 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's hard for me to be alone,i need support and attention lol and just to feel im a worthwhile person I need validation,apparently constantly.Don't feel like going into it now but...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's ironic to me how many people on this app say they are lonely/alone and wish they had a significant other/friend but then when you look at the **** they comment to people it's...
    DravianEP DravianEP 31-35, M 15 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's years now and I'm still hiding it I thought I was just lonely but even after that I still feel like there's a void inside me the isn't filled up by anything and my family isn...
    LazyPanda26 LazyPanda26 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I'm a senior in high school. This is the first time in my life I feel like I have a friend. I was always bullied in the past and I never had a friendship. Things always go wrong...
    Avelera Avelera 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    All the above are true (married, lonely, and crave intimacy), but the intensity with which I feel the emotional aspects of loneliness and intimacy seem to vary quite a bit. There...
    jhayek jhayek 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I lonely. I have a partner but he is usually sleeping during this time... and then he naps in the day.... I am going through hard times. can't even admit what is on my mind to...
    kc248753 kc248753 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    It's Saturday and I'm feeling so lonely. Well I'm always lonely but it's harder on Saturday. 😔
    zandraelandra zandraelandra 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    i usually dont have a problem being alone most of the time. but i guess i have just psyched myself to believe that. off late i have been feeling like my life has lost all meaning...
    billz270 billz270 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I HATE THAT IM LONELY. I HATE THAT I CANT BE CONTENT IN MY OWN COMPANY. I HATE THAT I FALL IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE WHO CAN MAKE ME FORGET FOR A LITTLE BUT. I HATE THAT I FALL IN LOVE...
    kinglesswriter kinglesswriter 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    We feel lonely not because of we are alone, but because of someone who you deeply care about doesn't give the attention you want, or you haven't found the one who deeply care about...
    happyxo happyxo 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    It's really sad to hear and see how many lonely people there are. People don't think it's important but soooooo many people deal with depression and feeling lonely and all sorts of...
    nevertheskies nevertheskies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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              I am an independent woman who prefers hanging alone in solitude in the company of my very own few friends... I don't even know if that exact...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL 22-25 Jan 28

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    Feels like your social circle gets a little bigger, so does your family and you feel the walls closing in a little more. I just found out one of my sisters is pregnant. This is one...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I am battling with loving someone I will never have. I try to substitute my feelings with other men but its just ends up getting me more lonely. I feel as if I will never be with...
    tiffsica tiffsica 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    My fiance just left for work a few minutes ago and I started balling my eyes out... I get so lonely whenever he leaves even if theres people around me. I also have abandonment...
    LisaMarie123abc LisaMarie123abc 16-17, F Jan 26

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    At the age of 22 I've been through high school, been through college, and have already started my career. Each step of the way I kept thinking "This will be my opportunity to get...
    DoubleFish DoubleFish 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 26

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    I have felt quite Lonely in my life , May be somewhere because of my Introvert Side.. I feel lonely even if life is good at times ... I start having Mood swings , Start getting...
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Do I even have the right to complain about being lonely at 22? Arguably my life hasn't really begun yet. And yet I do feel as though I'm missing out to some degree. I see friends...
    RustySnapz RustySnapz 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 25

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    I know I want someone special in my life but it doesn't mean I have to put up with nonsense. Take me as I am or run along.
    siphira siphira 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I feel super lonely. Its probably in my head, but I feel like a lot of the people Ive gotten to know through this site and others have put some distance between us lately, like I...
    anboredguy1234 anboredguy1234 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I'm so tired of being lonely. I wish it was easy to meet new people, but it's not, not when you have ******* anxiety. If I didn't have anxiety, I wouldn't be lonely or depressed.
    PopulaceInOne PopulaceInOne 18-21, M 8 Responses Jan 23

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