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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...
    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...
    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...
    jaysgirl jaysgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 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...
    MsIndependant MsIndependant 19-21, F Jan 17, 2008

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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...
    KapitanTripp KapitanTripp 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2012

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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...
    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...
    pumkinhead2004 pumkinhead2004 18-21, F Nov 11, 2007

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    "So Sad So Lonely" - Matchbox Twenty I found out On a late night drive In my winter coat With my blood-shot eyes My faith ain't been No friend to me And the way I sin Is hanging...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Apr 6

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    I miss the life I used to have but, I refuse to let that take over me. I am lonely but I am here to make new friends.
    heavyeyebags heavyeyebags 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am lonely. But just posting it here isn't going to make me feel better. I want to talk to good people. Waiting is not going to get me anywhere too. So I am just going to send...
    me2you2me me2you2me 18-21, M Apr 1

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    Im so lonely but im 2 afraid to love or be loved. I dont like feelings but still i want someone 2 always be there 4 me. Im forever alone, i know it. But still i want my other half...
    Glaine Glaine 18-21 Apr 2

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    I lost my job 3 years ago and went back to school to change my career. During the process my husband said he was lonely, but I didn't know what that meant. I found out he needed...
    lonligirl lonligirl 41-45 5 Responses Apr 4

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    This is something I think I'm learning to accept. With a pending divorce and a business hanging in the balance I'm in relationship/marital status limbo...so it's not like I can...
    Xpinup Xpinup 26-30, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have friends, I do. Our lives are just all busy in different ways and we never really had time to get close. There's only one person that I feel like I truly connect with, and I...
    deeplysuperficial deeplysuperficial 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I hate this feeling. Going day by day with no one to talk to. Having no close friends or anyone for that matter to call a friend, to share random stupid things about :( I always...
    InnerrBeautty InnerrBeautty 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sometimes you have to be strong for yourself . You have to know that you are a good person and a good friend .What's mean to be will end up good and what's not - won't .Love is...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I do it alone. No friends to help me. Please allow me to define what a friend is in my book: someone who knows the real you, and is willing to support you through everything...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I'm 22 and never had a boyfriend my entire life. I've never been kissed either. I'm not completely torn up about it but every now and then when I see a couple I do wish for that...
    neveur91 neveur91 22-25, F 19 Responses Mar 30

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    Why do so many people say they are lonely , why do people need other people to make there life happy & what is lonely ? . If something is making you lonely then change it after...
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Today I came to the realisation that I don’t matter. I mean people see me and enjoy my company they compliment me. Oh I’m pretty or oh I’m funny, you’re cool they can even...
    AwkwardnessCentral AwkwardnessCentral 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Lonely. Everyday I feel lonely. I do everything by myself and no one understands me. I don't have friends and I just feel so isolated from other people my age. I deserve to be...
    FightingForRecovery FightingForRecovery 16-17, F 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    From the day I was born, I started to drift away from other people. In the beginning I didn't have much to say, and toddlers don't tend to care what you wear as much, so social...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 26

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    its an unending circle. i am depressed because i am lonely and i feel i am alone because i am depressed. I can start any conversation you want online. i feel ok to be me online...
    confused623 confused623 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I don't show it but I am lonely. People think Im weird because I don't socialize and I'm always by myself. People try to talk to me and befriend me but I just push them away. Ive...
    cat1024 cat1024 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am lonely because I don't feel that I connect completely with anyone in my life on a mental level. I enjoy mental stimulation, and I like learning about others. I do enjoy...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    Actually I am not! I have my family and my friends but I still feel so lonely! I trusted a few but what happened? YES They broke my trust! Its sooooooooo difficult for me to trust...
    HariMi HariMi 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I feel so lost and confused. Im studying architecture and i dont like it, even one bit. I want to change my course to mass comm but im afraid. Im afraid that it'll turn out the...
    Llamadelrey95 Llamadelrey95 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I don't feel lonely relationship-wise (as in I'm single but not necessarily looking for a boyfriend). I'm lonely because I feel unwanted by my "friends". I'm only close with about...
    mblo2984 mblo2984 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My parents live in different places, different cities. My brother moved from the country. I'm lonely by my family, I have my aunt and grandmother always I want, but I still feeling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I am always lonely even in a room full of people. Books are my best company but even then the wait for the movies are agonizing. I am always lonely which is dangerous cause that...
    SkitLaberge SkitLaberge 18-21, F Mar 19

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    It just hit me that I am lonely. I've been feeling like my drinking has been getting excessive so I've stopped. It's Friday night and I realized that this is my drinking day...but...
    QueenNox QueenNox 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 21

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    LOST AND LONELY I'm so lost and lonely I'm scared I'm so sad and upset all the time I'm too trusting and kind And get left behind I just don't know what to do!!!! I can't live...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Okay so I had to drop out of college because of my mental illness. Now I didn't have many friends there to begin with because I'm a little socially awkward and quiet. Now that I'm...
    Yummylicious4ev Yummylicious4ev 18-21 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm just lonely I know I need to heal after leaving a horrible relationship but I'm lonely. I miss the conversation. I miss knowing someone is there if you need them. I miss the...
    leeleelou leeleelou 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I have been single for 2 years. A little thing here and there but nothing serious. I can not begin to say how lonely I am. I miss just holding someone's hand and having someone to...
    emilydadockery emilydadockery 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 30

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    No matter if I'm with a group of friends or even my best friend, I still feel lonely. It can't be because I don't have a significant other to call my lover, or all of the past...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Being alone and being lonely are two different things, for example there are times where i like being alone, but there is never a time where i like being lonely. It can be crushing...
    Reznin Reznin 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I think I have been feeling lonely since 2008. I moved 300 miles from my family and friends. I have 1 friend where I live now. In fact she is always too busy to hang out with me. I...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm very lonely and only have a handful friends. The problem is when everybody asks me why I am single and why I don't have any children; people assume it's because of egotism and...
    EmeraldGuitarist EmeraldGuitarist 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am lonely not because I don't have any friends but because I have been lied and deceived so many times that I don't trust people. And it's kind of a lonely place.
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I thought moving away from my tiny little home town to a bigger city would be fun and exciting, but most of the time it's just lonely. I live close enough to drive home and visit...
    kinders92 kinders92 18-21, F 17 Responses Mar 19

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    I feel lonely. I have friends at school, but I still feel lonely around them. I don't know why, sometimes it's like I'm just there, like a wall. I moved 6 months ago, and I have...
    arcmon arcmon 16-17, M 5 Responses Mar 19

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    The last 8 months, I have been separated from my husband. He left the house and lives at the station he's an EMT at. It really doesn't bother me he's gone, I just hate the feeling...
    OneWayHisWay OneWayHisWay 36-40, F 31 Responses Mar 20

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    Very very lonely.. Besides work I have no social interactions with anyone in a face to face setting of any kind. I have a few friends but I haven't spoken to them in months now. I...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I've been debating on posting or questioning anything about my marriage. I've been married for over 17 yrs and I can't say that we've had a bad marriage. My husband is wonderful...
    busymomof3 busymomof3 36-40, F 29 Responses Mar 24

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    I have a girlfriend she helpes me a lot through this but I'm just all out lonely I'm always depressed only a few ppl can put a smile on my face. I have friends but even when I'm...
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M Mar 24

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    Loving someone who didnt love me back. Getting told to go away, move on by someone who meant the world to you. It hurts. Im not the same anymore. I am so lonely. My sister stopped...
    somegirl117 somegirl117 18-21 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I feel lonely, I go to school and don't talk to anyone at all. I have a friend I talk to but when he's not there I feel more lonely then ever. I don't talk to any one else...
    jess388 jess388 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I feel like im living but im not alive. I go to school and dont talk to anyone. I dont have a single friend and I stay in the bathroom stall during free periods and lunch to avoid...
    twunyc twunyc 13-15 6 Responses Apr 8

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    anyone on here married over 30 years and lonely.. can make love but don't really like there spouse or feel connected with them? Nothing in common anymore and feel unloved out of...
    acountrylady acountrylady 51-55 11 Responses Apr 9

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    I feel lonely. I used to be in great shape everything was great, beautiful women. Then I dated the girl whom is now my ex. It was 3 years of my life that went downhill. A terrible...
    Fury1992 Fury1992 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago