I Am So Lonely

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    My Shadow And I

    I'm friends with my shadow, it's long tall and black, it mimics every move I make, but never answers me back. It's like another part of me, tied at the heel, trying desperately to escape, never knowing how I feel. I'm always by my shadow, it doesn't matter if there's no...
    alwaysfightingmyemotions alwaysfightingmyemotions
    41-45, M
    Dec 5, 2012

    Some days I just don't know what to do anymore.

    It sucks being so far away from all friends and family, I can't help but just feel alone sometimes...
    Zach0913 Zach0913
    22-25, M
    Oct 21, 2015

    Several years ago, my gf at the time got

    pregnant. We were going to keep the baby but she freaked out at the last possible legal minute and decided she wanted to have it aborted, which we (I reluctantly) took care of. A couple weeks later, our mutual co-worker cracked and confessed to me that he had sex with her and...
    Grey83 Grey83
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    And I Have No One To Blame But Myself.

    I don't know what's wrong with me. I can't keep a friendship because I'm just a ****** friend. I will talk to them and be there for them, but randomly I will feel like I'm being annoying and they're just friends with me out of pity. So I shut down and stop answering their texts...
    SgtWalrus SgtWalrus
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Oct 25, 2013

    I miss having someone,

    a couple of days ago I bought a brand new bed, its so big and comfortable but it makes me feel so lonely because I have this giant bed and no one to lay in it with me, I miss cuddling and staring into each others eyes, long warm kisses and the soft caressing : (
    cookieporn cookieporn
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2015
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    Nov 4, 2015

    Sometimes I feel like I have no one to talk to,

    it makes me feel so alone. I sometimes feel like most of my friends don't care and there ignoring me and avoiding me. Sometimes when I really need someone to talk to...no one is there. I just feel so alone.
    Louisaxxx Louisaxxx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

    My best friend, she moved away this summer,

    leaving me with all my high school bullies and my thoughts. It's not the bullies that get to me, though, I can tolerate them on a daily basis. It's just her being gone, she brightened up my world so much. We joke, laugh, cheer one another up, and we were just there for each...
    KawaiiPotato355 KawaiiPotato355
    18-21, F
    Oct 10, 2015

    I'm so extremely lonely

    that it feels like it's killing me inside. I have a couple close friends but I want more. I guess mostly I just want to feel loved. I want to be the most important person in someone else's life. I've never had that before. It's all I really want in life..
    purpleglitter01 purpleglitter01
    36-40, F
    Feb 16, 2016

    I am not sure what to do?

    why is it so hard to meet people with similar interests. going through life with nobody to really share things with is painful. but doing that and being married is miserable
    roadrunnerokie roadrunnerokie
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    The Park

    The other day while walking in the park I noticed a couple seated at a picnic table. They were making out like crazy. They seemed so in love. It was sweet. It made me think of when I was a teenager. I used to sneak off to the park and have secret rendezvous with a boy my parents...
    howsab howsab
    31-35, F
    Mar 2, 2012
    barelyreal barelyreal
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2016
    emswift emswift
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Nov 5, 2015

    I feel lonely. I am surrounded by people.

    Yet I still feel lonely. And sad. And alone. And awkward. And frustrated that I feel this way.
    3039cc 3039cc
    18-21, F
    Jan 5, 2015
    barelyreal barelyreal
    16-17, F
    Jan 23, 2016

    I never bought into the whole love at first

    sight deal, but I found someone that was a perfect match. As with most endeavors in my life, I torpedoed it by overthinking. The best metaphor for what happened is the stereotypical person leaving on a boat and you run to try and be with them. Basically, I didn't run fast enough...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2016

    I miss having friends.

    I miss those midnight talks in the yard or on the porch, laughing our ***** off or telling eachother horror stories. Or just whatsoever. I just miss my two bestfriends. And after everything that has happened, I still wish them all the happiness. Where ever they are.
    YoureMyDemonMyDemise YoureMyDemonMyDemise
    22-25, M
    Jul 20, 2014
    EclecticDay EclecticDay
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 15, 2015

    Just me and doggy lying here listening to the

    rain. People are social, and not made to be alone.
    Kellyb1985 Kellyb1985
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 23, 2016

    I am so lonely and I miss you.

    I hope I could hear from you real soon so that I wouldn't worry a lot here.
    Charmeeee Charmeeee
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2015
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2016
    Abbie123345 Abbie123345
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2016

    Growing up… which I am still doing is not

    easy as it seems. Although no one said it was going to be easy. It can be easy if you are born to rich parents or from a upper class family. For me it was a bumpy road with many potholes and it still is… there a lot of harsh turns that I am doing which is driving me...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses May 26, 2015
    deleted deleted
    Nov 4, 2015
    ladycaroline ladycaroline
    26-30, F
    Oct 13, 2014

    Artist Trapt In His Room.

    I am a artist. I am trapt in my room. I go for walks. And i go to college. But i am trapt in my room the rest of the time. Doing my art. And my mum is my rock. But she is not a artist. So she can not help me with some things. I am blind but i can see a bit also. And i like to...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 20, 2011

    People often left without any reason.

    ...when I started talking with someone I feel like we will surely become true friends but at some point they just left..
    RishabhRick RishabhRick
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2015

    I literally have no one

    and I just want a good friend
    dxssipate dxssipate
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    I have been feeling very lonely

    for a while. My husband is my best friend, but seems we are more like brother and sister than husband and wife. The sex is very boring, doesn't happen very often anymore and we don't even kiss, hold hands or snuggle. I miss the passion, and the feeling of someone wanting me. All...
    LonelyShyGirl LonelyShyGirl
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2014

    How many nights alone.

    How many more to come.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 19, 2015

    This is so true. I cant deal with being lonely

    anymore. It hurts so bad. Not having anyone to care for you or love you. I would want a boyfriend but they are stupid too. I dont know what else to do. I dont even have friends. I need to feel human.
    ihatemyself22 ihatemyself22
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 20, 2015

    Feeling so lonely need of honest friends

    who can reply back for my text ....male r female don't care//
    Darby4U Darby4U
    22-25, M
    May 24, 2015

    anybody there???plz plz plz plz plzp

    plzplzplzplzplzplzplpzlzplzplzplzpzlpzlzplzpzlpzlzplzpzlpzlpzlpzlzplzpzlpztake with me
    niharikaneha niharikaneha
    31-35, F
    Feb 16, 2016

    I'm picky, i dont like everyone.

    Even if you've given me reason to like you, sometimes i won't like you and it's just because got bored. As bad as that is, i get bored easily and i know people get bored of me easily too. And I've come to peace with this fact.
    barelyreal barelyreal
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2016

    The Continuos Pressure

    We see it on TV,on internet, on streets, commericals ... Everything and everybody says that it is bad to be single. The pressure is continuos. They say that we must find somebody. We must have someone by our side. I say, screw them! Sometimes it's better to be single and lonely...
    SaleSmrad SaleSmrad
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 11, 2012

    I'm Getting Tired Of Trying.

    I feel like I am the only person going through this. I guess I'll find out one way or another. Anyway, I'm 33, happily married and I have two, beautiful, healthy kids. I have a roof over my head, clothes on my back and food on the table. I am very grateful to have these things...
    notjustamom30 notjustamom30
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Jan 24, 2012

    I don't notice it as much during the week

    because of being so busy with work. I look forward to weekends, but when the weekend comes I am more aware of loneliness.
    Piano50 Piano50
    51-55, F
    Apr 17, 2016

    Soul Crushing Loneliness

    So lonely right now, I feel like nobody cares about me. What makes me lonelier is when people don't respond to my messages or anything on EP. I'm pathetic, I depend on the internet to take my loneliness away but I'm stupid for thinking. Maybe I should stop this fit of self...
    Desolatebones Desolatebones
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Apr 27, 2012

    Living Alone

    I'm really social so I'm at my happiest when I'm with other people but as soon as I'm all alone I just kind of shut down and feel less than worthless. It's really becoming a problem that I feel the need to have constant attention/companionship... and it's only getting worse. I...
    louisthepearl louisthepearl
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Oct 7, 2013

    all i do is work before i had a girl

    that i hang out with that i loved and all she would do was use me and go do someone other than me even her little I love you is all she had to say to control me i am a extremely sensitive caring person i shower the ones i care about with all my heart and my money sacrificing...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 4, 2015

    It's a funny thing. Loneliness.

    Everyone has felt lonely at one time in their life but it's something we all feel embarrassed to admit. You can have a million friends but if you're not in a relationship then you are always missing that one person who gives a crap about all the silly details about your day. The...
    Schmendrick1986 Schmendrick1986
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2016

    I wish i was never born I hate everything about

    my life I want to die I want to live But,I'm too scared to die But, I'm too scared to live I am so lonely I am so alone I have no one on my side No one likes me No one wants me around I am so sad I want to be liked I want to be wanted I want a friend But, I don't have those...
    xkeaipra xkeaipra
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    I had a crush and as always,

    they call it a crush for a reason. I feel so alone and I crave physical affection, I wish I could find someone like him but someone that wants to be with me too. I want someone who can be really smart with me, but also downright stupid with me. And it's so hard to find someone...
    barelyreal barelyreal
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2016

    I am so lonely i feel like i am going crazy I

    am almost 24 years and I've never had a boyfriend. I've never been kissed before and i all I dream about at night is having someone there for me. I am not American and my parents won't let me be with somebody that's not from the same country as me and I have never met anybody...
    mandy923 mandy923
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2015
    princesscaro princesscaro
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2013

    My ex was flirting with my best friend

    yesterday and....ahhh her heart is colder liquid nitrogen
    AncientSpirit AncientSpirit
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2015

    Hollidays can be lonely.

    It's that time of year again and the feeling of loneliness is creeping up on me again. I used to really enjoy Thanksgiving and Christmas with family and friends. Now it seems all has disapeared from me and I'm here left all alone again for the Hollidays :(
    UnclesGiraffe UnclesGiraffe
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 6, 2014

    I Am So Lonely Inside

    Doesn't anyone see how lonely I am? Why can't anyone see how sad I am? Can't anyone see how much I hurt? Can't anyone see me struggling to stay alive. I feel so empty. I am losing my wife, my everything and don't really care! I lost who I...
    Sorriso Sorriso
    46-50, M
    8 Responses Feb 3, 2009

    Alone, Surrounded By People.

    Being a deeply introspective person, I try to examine and find definitive conclusions to the reasons why I feel the way I do, or why people do the things they do. There must be an answer, even if I'm not able to obtain one. I believe with enough time and patience, one can move...
    TheDarkTower TheDarkTower
    31-35, M
    10 Responses Aug 13, 2012

    I Am So Very Alone

    My husband died last year, he was only 51 and wasn't ill.  He had a heart attack. I have since sold my home and moved closer to my daughter and her family.  They thought it would be a good idea.  Well, it's not! My daughter has pretty much nothing to do with me...
    whocaresjustme whocaresjustme
    15 Responses Jan 27, 2009

    I just noticed, I get a lot better

    when Im alone. But still kinda sad.
    CallMeBuddy CallMeBuddy
    16-17, M
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015

    I am so lonely it is terrible.

    I am in this empty apartment. I feel empty and alone. I wish someone out there needed a partner or a soul mate. Someone calm and loving. Someone who is good with fragile woman. I'm sorry, but the loneliness is terrible.
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Oct 5, 2014

    Trapped In My Head...

    I'm sure anyone who feels lonely, isolated, forgotten or/and completely alone knows what I mean by my title. Thats pretty much how I feel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I suspect most people never expected to be in this situation but I also suspect that at some point many people...
    homealoneguy homealoneguy
    46-50, M
    20 Responses Aug 11, 2009
    Charmeeee Charmeeee
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 29, 2015
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