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I Am Sad and Lonely

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    Today really hit me hard.

    I have been really trying to convince myself that I needed to be single to work on myself but while at work a flower delivery came for my coworker from her husband.it was there 5 year wedding anniversary. Then my bosses fiance came in to say hello, it was there 1 year engagement...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6

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    I just want someone to truly care about me,

    love me, and be there for me.. Is that too much to ask?..
    RyleeFTM RyleeFTM 16-17, M May 3

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    Shannon leaves at noon tomorrow

    for a summer job as a camp councilor. I wont see her much for the next 3 months :( I love her so much
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 31

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    Ahmadtabish456 Ahmadtabish456 22-25, M Jun 6

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    Hey everyone I have created a chat

    for people who are lonely or sad or hurting. It's a Skype account (username:maddieclues) we can see each other through video or chat on the messenger to talk about what's putting you down and problems and frustrations. Maybe even medical questions, anything you're comfortable...
    MadisonJones MadisonJones 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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    I am sad and lonely because I have nobody my

    mom is with her boyfriend all the time and my dad went with another women they have kids and I feel like they just left me and my sis I my sis asks me about my dad all the time and says when is dad coming back I can't answer her because she is little I just wish they would pay...
    Karlalopez Karlalopez 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    DepressedAngelxoxo DepressedAngelxoxo 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    The truth is, It's not

    that Im anti social. I WOULD LOVE TO make connections with people, but Im always getting beaten up by my insecurities. So I sometimes try to avoid talking to people because Im afraid of rejection.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 2 Responses May 7, 2014

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    I feel like I have no one.

    Working doesn't make me feel better. Being alone doesn't make me feel better. I'm praying and I'm praying and listening to Christian music.. but I just.. can't help but still feel incredibly sad. No friends. No love. No happiness. No nothing.. I hate being so sad..
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 3 Responses May 28

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    RyleeFTM RyleeFTM 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    My Problem is not that i am not pretty

    or not able to get girls. i even had some pretty one... but i just cant hold them. my falture is just that i want to make everyone of them happy but sometimes a girl wants you to be yours alone. and then feelings of other girls get hurt. i could be happyer if i wouldnt be so...
    LonelyDireWolf LonelyDireWolf 16-17, M May 18

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    I'm just a mess.My boyfriend is thousands of

    miles away.His really sad.I'm a mess.I haven't stopped crying.I don't know how I can help him and to make it worse we keep fighting about stupid things.I feel I'm to blame for the fights we have I really think its my fault.I have tried to help him but whatever I do doesn't work...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    last day of the year

    and i am sad and lonely. it seems at every turn, i am a failure. i'm at a lost here. i do not know what to do anymore. it is so exhausting to set aside the hurt i am feeling just to be able to go about life as if my heart is whole, happy and complete. there are days when i wish...
    rockOnion rockOnion 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I just want someone who cares about me

    and loves me :( I feel so alone.
    Prettygirl8726 Prettygirl8726 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 20, 2014

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    I guess things are going along okay

    but I just feel so sad and alone. Maybe just residual stuff from the emptiness my cousin left after he supposedly jumped off that bridge and was never found. I think about him every day at least once an hour. I miss him all the time. It's horrible to lose him. I thought I would...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    karollinnn karollinnn 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 29, 2014

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    I have my wife's run off with a woman I am in

    depression my mom gave me hope and she was like a great big hug from her Sting there ever day talk about anything I needed to I live alone and I got a puppy she was my best friend as life went on I was hoping to find some one to love than my world came a part my mom died Sunday...
    fordguy98 fordguy98 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    Isolated

    I can't find anyone. I haven't had a date in almost a year. I have no idea how to meet people. I have no idea how to speak to people. Things are really hard and it would be nice to find someone who would make it seem less so. I sleep wrapped up in my sheets because I don't like...
    GnatFree GnatFree 26-30, F 21 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    so I'm sitting outside my school,

    lots of people are here. I can hear them talking. but no one is my friend here. the people I'm trying to talk to aren't responding. lately this has been happening to me a lot. Im looking at the group of friends all around me, and realize my friends are no where close to me. they...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    I helped my only friend pack

    so she can move today. She's going to Tennessee. I'm in Florida. Idk if I will ever see her again.
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F Jun 8

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    I cried hard today and I think I've reached the

    ultimate lifetime quota of tear loss. Things aren't going the way I planned and I feel stuck and hopeless. I feel I have no support during the day. If I was supposed to be alone why was I ever created. Feeling doubtful about my existence.
    flamewithoutafire flamewithoutafire 26-30, F 3 Responses May 27

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    I said exactly this to myself earlier.

    My boyfriend and I 'mutually' broke up last week and he and the subsequent loneliness and sadness is all that I can think of alone at night. I want to tell him that I miss him but I'm scared and proud. But I'm so glad to have found this app - I feel a little less sad and a...
    Daisella Daisella 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm in the mood to talk,

    message me. x
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 5

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    I just want to eat chocolate

    until I fall asleep
    LookingForYou89 LookingForYou89 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 5

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    Im so sad all the time.

    I feel like no one loves or cares for me. I have a boyfriend but he never has time for me. Sometimes I wonder how it feels to have a genuine hug. Someone to say I love you and mean it.When I need a friend, I have no one. No one loves me. When im alone I feel like im in the dark...
    reee83 reee83 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    sali19 sali19 18-21, F Jun 20

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    Infinite Sadness

    I´m sad and lonely because I have no friends but my cats. I´m sad and lonely because I´m stupid and clumsy and an unacheever.  
    Dragonette Dragonette 41-45, T 35 Responses Jun 9, 2008

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    A close friend of 6 years deserted me

    after I told her I was in love with her. She doesn't respond to text messages or calls. I never expected her to feel the same way, but somehow telling her (while at the time may have seemed selfish), was rather cathartic for me. I don't regret it. The silence on her end has left...
    flamewithoutafire flamewithoutafire 26-30, F 2 Responses May 4

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    To all of you who are feelin' sad,

    and going thru tough times, remember there are sooooo many other people in tougher positions and places than you!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 10

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    I LOOK FORWARD TO MY BEDTIME -

    It's usually around 11.00 - now I'm living back home my parents encourage me not to stay up too late I will clean my teeth, go to my bedroom and change into my nightie I know I should get my clothes ready for work tomorrow - but I often don't bother and end up grabbing a skirt...
    carolyn25 carolyn25 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    I dont feel this all the time

    but right now it is oppressive. I think I will just sit in my closet and cry till it goes away.
    friendstrong friendstrong 41-45, F 4 Responses May 1

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    Dry Tears

    sometimes I can feel I am about to cry that tears will not stop running down my face. The sadness inside consumes me it eats me from the inside. But I have already cried so much for the past three years of my life the tears wont come out anymore. I wish they would come out as...
    alericcali alericcali 22-25 4 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    How Do You Define Loneliness?

    If you asked anyone how they could tell if somebody is lonely they would probably respond by saying that its somebody who lives alone who does not get out much and who finds it hard to fit in. Well I am lonely I have got friends but I'm finding more and more lately that it does...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 21 Responses Jul 16, 2010

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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 get tired of trying to reach out and getting told no. I organize a book club but the people in the book club only seem to want to...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 12, 2014

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    Just going to sleep sad again

    because this emptiness will never get filled love isn't coming
    Grey88 Grey88 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 11, 2014

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    How to save a life-The Fray This reminds me of

    when she broke up with me. I think I thought about killing myself 100 times that day. I almost did when I was walking home. I saw this grey sedan and I thought what a great car to walk in front of. I wonder if it looks better with blood on the windshield. I think about what I...
    NPkid44 NPkid44 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    I used to believe that I'm a strong person.

    That every time I screw up, there's always another round to make up for past mistakes. However, before I know it, I keep on finding myself still trapped in quicksand. I don't even know where to begin with. Everything that's just been happening to me seems like, there's nothing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    Whenever she messaged me she's

    so mean, but I don't like blocking people so I don't. You know how you just hope for that one in a million chance that someone you used to care about says sorry and means it? I guess
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response May 16

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    How do I react to my own mother accusing me of

    robbery??? How do I react to her not respecting me or what I do??? My dad left us a couple of months ago and things are not quite good. From my sister dealing with no acceptance from my mom on her being gay, my mom always coming home at 2am... If I'm still home and haven't...
    dvblue dvblue 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel like my biggest fear in my life I

    that I'm going to end up alone and die alone and stay alone.
    sherlyoh sherlyoh 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    I don't know what to do anymore.

    .. I'm at my breaking point. I've been disappointed and abandoned by my friends way to many times... I don't like where I live, it feels like nobody really wants me around, I have no one to hang out with. My boyfriend doesn't seem to want me around either... I rarely see him. I'm...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 4 Responses May 24, 2014

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    I'm one of those people

    that can just drop people like friends/ best friends without a second though it's kinda sad..
    wtatertot wtatertot 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    My life is a waste. Everyday is a waste.

    I mean nothing to anyone.
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    I don't know how I feel this

    but i feel empty right now. Can someone help me overcome this? I really really need a helping hand right now. :( P.S.: Don't talk to me if you're homophobic.
    iwannabehappyman iwannabehappyman 18-21, M May 14

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    I miss the one I love

    so much, we don't talk anymore and it hurts, I just wanna cry but I can't, lately all my tears stay inside when I wanna cry. all I know is I want the one I love, back.
    Kanimaz Kanimaz 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I am too sensitive and too emotional.

    I care about people too much and I have so much emotions that I cannot control. I am a guy so I always get told to 'be a man' since most people expect men to be tough and confident. Never cry and positive all the time. Sadly, I don't have any of those qualities no more because...
    KindM KindM 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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