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I Am Sad and Lonely

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    I've been home for 2 days straight taking care

    of my aunt because she just had major eye surgery, she's not alone at home my grandpa helps take care of her at home I just felt I needed to help too. But today it's like she's so quite or asleep I just don't see why I'm here , when I could've gone to school , got my work done...
    lexilove43012 lexilove43012 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    Life is all about probability,

    even to the extent of your life. Have you ever wondered why people do what it is they do ? Why some people come while others leave forever? I to wonder this , for what reason do others.Use this emotion they create , to then control then hurt the other.Do they gain some power or...
    ImNotRice ImNotRice 18-21, M Feb 24

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    I hate being hated, especially by the guy I

    really like. The pain that comes with this is unbearable. I feel so empty and unimportant.. I need this to go away now
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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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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    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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    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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    I've had it, really..

    . I hate being the new kid. everything's just too different in school. I miss my friends everyone in my old school. :( I don't know what else to do. I miss them everyday...
    HeyHer1234 HeyHer1234 16-17, F Feb 23

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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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    everybody is being distant with me today hmm

    guess what goes around comes around and life is showing me how people see me . because i can be very distant and detached from reality, people try to reach out to me all the time but i don't pay them much attention i'm so full of myself then i wonder why i'm so lonely lol.
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Those who are Always lonely have themselves

    and themselves alone to blame.
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 14

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    I've been trying to figure out what im gonna do

    with my life in this past three months and i've realized that im so lonely, i dont have anybody to talk to because i dont trust anyone. I feel like nobody cares enough for me to open up to them. I've had so much going on in this two years emotionally and i havent been able to...
    wendym98 wendym98 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Feelin' Like Milton..

    I'm starting to feel like how it must feel to be Milton on Office Space. You know, the crazy guy on there that no one listens to, that's overprotective of his stapler and rubber binder ball? That's how I've been feeling lately. My mother will call me.. she'll ask how I'm doing...
    MissBehaviour MissBehaviour 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Why can't I be one of those people

    who has 20 people messaging them, 12 people snapchatting them, always getting invited to hang out, always being brought up in conversations, always having people who actually want to be around me and who enjoy me? No, instead I usually have 1 person who texts me about 3 messages...
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I'm Lonely

    I am secretly a lonely person. I don't like to be alone. I wish I had more friends and I did things for them! I wish I were outside with the bunnies and someplace fun where the sun was warm and the grass grew luscious. I wish I could turn the clocks of time back when I was in...
    defconfigueroa defconfigueroa 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2012

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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 hate complaining but I'm sick of feeling like

    an option . I have people who say the love talking to me but rarely do or put little to no effort in , I feel like no one actually wants to talk to me . I feel used and stupid .
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 10 Responses Feb 3

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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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    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M Jun 11, 2014

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

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    Sometimes Life might bead u down.

    But I will try to b happy . This is Life!
    Phyllispurple Phyllispurple 18-21, F Feb 26

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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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    my girlfriend just moved out of state .

    ...I can't do anything without thinking of her
    Tonyib3327 Tonyib3327 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i am writing again to all the lonely ppl on

    this site it seems to me if all of us on this site could i don't know like get together somehow none of us would be lonely but probably impossible seeing we are all over the map i am going to post this anyway i board and lonely nothing else better to do ya know
    chrisax chrisax 36-40 1 Response Feb 23

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    So I'm sixteen, I love reading

    but others think I'm weird, I've no friends in school, I just live by my own, my dad is very annoying and I don't get to see my brothers, I started smoking and self harming and I'm one step close to suicide. I was a bullied kid and now people keep making fun of me, my best...
    Jesssie56 Jesssie56 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm in a room with 7 other people,

    everyone's asleep, I have a flight in 2 hours but I can't turn off. I'm travelling the world, I have a highflying career starting in a few months. I thought I'd finally be happy, I know other people would be envious of my position. And because I know how fortunate I am, I know...
    so24601 so24601 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Today i realized how much i crave attention

    and love from boys. I've never been in a relationship and boys have always ignored me, i dont even have guy friends! But i've always loved cuddling and the thought of falling asleep in a guy's arms. Last night I found this site called "Pillow talk audio" where people (mostly...
    wendym98 wendym98 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    maybe it's time to leave.

    I am too sensitive for this life
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I just really need to talk to somebody.

    I need to vent, and I have no one to vent to. I'm just really....sad.
    feraligatr001 feraligatr001 13-15, F 10 Responses Apr 3, 2014

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    I don't know how or why,

    but I feel this emptiness inside me and I don't know how to deal with it. My Dad asked me one day if I was ever afraid of dying and I said no, he asked me why and I didn't respond because I didn't know the answer to his question. Now that I think of it the only reason I wasn't...
    Livinshadows Livinshadows 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Is There Anyone Out There?

    I have often thought about this. Why can it be so easy for others and so hard for me? What is normal? Being in your 40s and never had a girlfriend and wanting to connect with someone very much,is this normal? There is longing for love and affection,which never comes. What is...
    JCriss JCriss 46-50, M 29 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    So I'm sixteen, I love reading

    but others think I'm weird, I've no friends in school, I just live by my own, my dad is an annoying and I don't get to see my brothers, I started smoking and self harming and I'm one step close to suicide. I was a bullied kid and now people keep making fun of me, my best friend...
    Jesssie56 Jesssie56 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    So I live in my hometown,

    a city with over 9 millions inhabitants, and feel really alone. I grew up here, my family and most of my friends are here too, but I don't have anywhere to go. I feel so.. disconnected. I have been walking around the streets and malls thinking that I can't be happy while I am...
    Laluna29 Laluna29 70+ 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel so horrible inside.

    This is tearing me apart. I love you. I love you. I want to find you, but I know you fear and hate me. It wasn't me. It isn't me. Please find me. I love you. F*** this hurts.
    Lucienn Lucienn 22-25, T 2 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    I keep writing about you I don't know why I

    stare at this blank paper and all I feel is rage anger and frustration knowing that after everything you did to me you are okay, and probably don't care about what I have to say I feel so lost, I lose my mind trying to think of the exact moment I lost you a fire starts in my...
    Lost9417 Lost9417 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    I am so lonely today.

    Yeah I admit it.. But i don't feel like having conversation....with someone. I'm emotionally exausted. Maybe small talk helps me get through day. Relationships is hard work. i'm tired of keeping them sometimes... But that's life...i guess. Well,thanks for hearing.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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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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    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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    That feeling you get

    when you want to cry so bad but no tears will come out.
    Shadesofautumn Shadesofautumn 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    I all of a sudden just feel sad

    and hurt. it's not depression, it's like a realization. like when you know there is going to be a storm tonight, but its easy to ignore it in the sunny warm day. I wonder will it pass quickly or hang on. will I allow it to pass or will I hang on.
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    Y can't i b happy? I can't stay active.

    ..what's my problem??? :(
    Phyllispurple Phyllispurple 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Me and my boyfriend broke up this morning.

    I was in shock as I didn't see it coming, I had an emotional breakdown at school and couldn't help it but to cry. He was everything I had. I wish I could go back in time and fix it... I can't stop crying. One part of me loves him but the other part hates him. He broke my heart...
    darkshadow011 darkshadow011 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    omqdrayaa omqdrayaa 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Okay here it goes. Call it not lady like

    or not decent girl type of thing. I don't care anymore, it's been years since I've done this and I finally have it to let out a little. . . So here it goes, I will definitely definitely regret this and I hope it doesn't come back to haunt me. FuÇKing, Stupid, Flipping, Dumb...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 3

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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 know i do **** to myself to punish myself

    which is why i can never fall for someone again cause I'll just mess it up.
    lay1 lay1 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16