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I Am Lonely,but Hopeful

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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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    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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    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 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 19-21, F Jan 17, 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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    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 Sep 2

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    I find comfort in my own company
    agent268 agent268 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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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 Aug 26

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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 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I am married and was lonely, but I have met someone on here that has made me rethink the lonely. Not as lonely as I was by far.
    oriolesfan464 oriolesfan464 46-50, M 5 Responses Sep 11

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    I don’t know why I’m posting here but arrived via a Google search on “lonely but married.” I’m tempted by the cheating sites that showed up but old enough to know they...
    MakaWoksapa MakaWoksapa 51-55, M 7 Responses Sep 2

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    I don't always feel lonely, but it does hit me sometimes on the weekends when I see couples or groups of people having fun and laughs on a patio. Mostly I enjoy my solitary...
    meggerz14 meggerz14 26-30 1 Response Sep 2

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    and here is why.... I am picky and seek friends that are... straight edge (no smoking, drinking, drugs), not covered by freaking permanent tattoos(I'll draw some temp ones on you...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 31

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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 Sep 1

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    like i have plenty of friends & family that i'm around 24/7. but i'm lonely, that have no one to be cute with, get goodmorning texts from, make me smile constantly kind of lonely...
    summasun summasun 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm very lonely, but I try to force myself to reason that it is a good thing and that I should be separate from people because people just see me as a character or even an...
    chips24 chips24 18-21, M Sep 7

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    Six months ago I graduated from college and moved to a new town to live with my boyfriend of three years. In six months we have not had a single visitor come to our apartment nor...
    globeroses globeroses 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    It's been a month since I ended my 8 year relationship . It was absolutely the right decision but i just feel like i don't know what to do next. I am lonely but don't wanna jump...
    shunjustin shunjustin 31-35, M Sep 10

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    I am lonely but I am not alone. I have an amazing mother, a loving boyfriend, great siblings, a fantastic roommate, and a few good friends. Yet there are nights when I sit and cry...
    LeeksNotSoNice LeeksNotSoNice 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I do sometimes feel lonely, but I have done plenty of things that have been hurtful to my wife, so I understand why she has withdrawn. But I have been making some changes in hopes...
    tryingchange tryingchange 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm feeling it so much more all because someone I now see on a near enough daily basis reminds me heavily of someone who I used to really care about who I no longer speak to its...
    originalmonstermouse originalmonstermouse 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    One of my favourite sayings is "you may feel lonely, but it doesnt mean that you are alone" ... Yep thats me everyday
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    It's 2:46 am, I'm writing this on my phone, I can't sleep again. Its often that I can't sleep. I have been dreadfully lonely lately, which I have been in the past, but this time I...
    ElectricSnail ElectricSnail 18-21 9 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I often feel really lonely. And it's not like I have nobody in my life, I do. I have a great group of friends and a loving family, but the feeling is always there. I think maybe...
    thefurthestthing thefurthestthing 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Today has been a challenge. I am tired but don't want to sleep yet. Two weeks ago I was in the same place. My husband wants nothing to do with me again. I don't want to sit here...
    missingtranslation missingtranslation 46-50, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    September 21. Letting Go of Urgency. One thing at a time. That's all we have to do. Not two things at once, but one thing done in peace. One task at a time. One feeling at a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    im gonna think im not good for anyone. im kinda emotional and weird sometime but im nice and sweet im gay dreaming for a guy of my age to date and i hug my pillow crying in the...
    puppySmexyBoy puppySmexyBoy 16-17, M 1 Response 5 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 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I live with my children and with my wife (the order is intentional). My wife wants a divorce as she expressed, and therefore she disappears for half of the nights, coming only back...
    mihamix mihamix 31-35, M 17 Responses a week ago

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    September 6. The Good in Step Ten. Step Ten says: "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." It does not suggest that we ignore what is...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 6

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    It’s been a week. I’ve decided to write down how I feel. I am not really sure why, but I thought it would provide some relief. When she went home, things felt better. I was...
    smileofdespair smileofdespair 22-25, M Sep 9

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    I know it's a Backsteet Boys song but I really wonder what the meaning of my loneliness is. Through out middle school and high school I only had aquantencis never any true friends...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I appreciate these stories, and was looking to post on one of them. However, many of the men and women seem to be young; with children. Mine are grown up or almost there: 20 and 17...
    missingtranslation missingtranslation 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 13

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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 Aug 30

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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 Aug 30

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    I love being alone, but I never signed up for being lonely. I'm surrounded by people, yes. But I don't have anyone, whom I feel truly understood and accepted by. I have someone to...
    Lindadk Lindadk 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    I have my precious baby girl with me who I take care of daily and I love. My house is always loud and never empty but I just can't help but to feel lonely. After my last...
    Chelsea21216 Chelsea21216 18-21, F Sep 7

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    Don't even know why i am doing this, but here it goes. I am 22 year old guy, who had his share of sorrow trough most of my life. My first memories as child are of my grandfather...
    TheLostSoulTravaler TheLostSoulTravaler 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Right now I have a girlfriend but as with every relationship (the few I have had) once something goes wrong I'll always assume the worst. I made her very mad and she is right to...
    shyslh shyslh 22-25, M Aug 24

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    Loneliness can sometimes be a state of the mind. I am an introvert, so I don't crave groups or parties. Sometimes I think I would be lonely even in a crowd of friends. But I do...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    I used to be a very popular girl going out every week, having fun until my sister made my life hell, turning all my friends against me with her lies. I became a stranger in my home...
    leesalush leesalush 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I thought I had a good day. But all of a sudden I realized how lonely I am. I feel like ****. I have no friends here for me. No family here. Feeling lonely is the worst. I tried to...
    happytobeanon happytobeanon 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 27