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I Am So Lonely

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    An ex boyfriend of mine has invited me to stay

    at his for Christmas, and now I'm getting all kinds of old feelings back. There was never any bad blood between us, we mainly split because of geographical reasons- but now that isn't such an issue. I'm not sure if I find this genuinely exciting or if it's just because I'm...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    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 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 27, 2012

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    I've always been a bit of a loner,

    but i guess i shouldn't complain. I had a great group of friends in middle school, but we drifted and they started getting into partying while i don't do that. I could tell they were pushing me away, i'd go to school and they'd talk about all the stuff i wasn't invited too. When...
    puppypanda puppypanda 18-21, F Jul 20

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    The loneliness is just killing me slowly inside.

    I want someone I can talk to..
    TheFatGuy TheFatGuy 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    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 46-50 15 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    So Alone...

    I am going to be 38 soon and I feel more lonely now than ever. I never seriously thought that my fear of being alone at this age would really come to fruition. My family loves me because I am family, but they don’t truly “like” me. I have never had my mother...
    sportygrly sportygrly 36-40 Oct 23, 2008

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    ladycaroline ladycaroline 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    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...
    LunaKye LunaKye 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    I'm feeling sort of lonely right now.

    Let's meet each other. 😉☺️
    Marktastic Marktastic 13-15, M Jun 13

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    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

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    I'm 17 and I can't seem to find "a group"

    or even just friends. I've changed schools but still in the same city. Everyone at my old school has forgotten about me and everyone at my new school already has their people and just ignores me. I'm not ugly, I've been told by many people I'm beautiful. I'm not mean, although I...
    fistfulofglitter fistfulofglitter 16-17, F Nov 1

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    I Am Married But So Lonely

    Some strange things have happened to me since past few days and of course it is connected to the last story which i shared on EP which talks about my marriage. I was about to file a divorce and suddenly at the last moment my husband's family member's called up and said that they...
    Revona777 Revona777 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    Im so lonely i wouldn't care

    if a girl called me her little wolf pup or wolfie or a wolf pup names in public
    Blueclaw Blueclaw 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    Food Makes Me Happy

    i wish i knew y but since im lonely i have a void that is never easy to fill unless i eat something i love like any fast food or something that tastes really good like stuff my granny makes but mainly since females hate adisabled man like me food fills that void 4 about a hour...
    jayjax211233 jayjax211233 22-25, M 10 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    Why can't I be a better person?

    Why can't be the type of person who everyone loves? Why am I so lonely? I have friends but I am not happy. I mean, I laugh and smile and I look happy but I'm not. I just want to be loved. I have so much love to give to everyone else but why can't they reciprocate my affection...
    ireallyhatemyself ireallyhatemyself 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I am feeling really lonely.

    A feeling of isolation and being on the outside of what normal life is I guess. I'm in my 30's and have missed out on the marriage and kids thing, at least, that is how it feels when you hear others speak of their kids, their partners, what new kitchen they have, or holidays...
    Yougotmail Yougotmail 36-40 1 Response Nov 7

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    Lonely

    hi everyone.its so good to find people in the same situation as i am in. i have a boyfriend of 5 years and he has been working offshore for 5 weeks on and 5 weeks off.i moved to his town bout 9 months ago. i have no friends here or family.im only working part time and im stuck...
    sparkels sparkels 21-25, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2008

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    i feel so lonely ,it the school break

    yet all i do is stay at home and sleep its been 10 days .All my friends stop contacting me ,we used to hang out together in the past ,but now no one even bother to contact me .My family is all working so only left alone in the house,this is really killing me
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M Oct 8

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    To all of the lonely feeling people out there.

    I myself feel lonely quite often. I have found somewhat of a cure in bicycle riding. I can just ride for hours out there, plus it's good exercise. Now and then I'll get a wave or a nod from fellow bikers out there making me feel part of a group. Being lonely on two wheels while...
    UnclesGiraffe UnclesGiraffe 41-45, M Jul 20

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    I have people around me,

    but no one i can share my intimate secrets, fears, sorrow, and joy. Someone to call me in my **** and really want to help me be a better person. Because, i want to be that for someone. -Glendale, CA
    LonesomeBuffalo LonesomeBuffalo 26-30, M Oct 6

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    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

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    My story could go under

    so many areas. I'm lonely because Ive been married for 21 years to a passive agressive man who witholds affection, sex, love he is cruel and has beaten me down to where I have no self respect or self esteem. I have 3 great kids that I may as well have raised on my own. He has...
    jonesmolly jonesmolly 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I still miss this guy

    that broke my heart,He was my first kiss and It sux cuz he ditched me.It felt good to be wanted and loved and desired.Now i have nothing again.Im so lonely I need a hug or maybe a kiss I really liked kissing him Maybe I just miss that he took me out of my regular routine idk but...
    gm95 gm95 18-21, F Aug 11

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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    I have next to no friends

    and next to no one to talk too
    Kaitlin100 Kaitlin100 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    Every day I put on a fake smile,

    hoping for a better day, and yet every day I'm rejected from everyone, even my own friends. No one knows how lonely I feel throughout the whole day.
    mistywolf14 mistywolf14 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I've felt so alone this weekend I haven't been

    out or seen my friends I don't have a boyfriend anymore to stay in with and I haven't eaten for 2 days can't cope 😓😓
    itsmebtw17 itsmebtw17 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    So Alone

    I never thought I would feel so lonely. The longing has become so strong and  the feeling has become so overwhelming it's depressing. It creates a sense of weakness and for me that's the worst feeling of all. It leaves such a void of emptiness and despair. I mean I'm not a...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 6 Responses May 24, 2011

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    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 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    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 18-21, M Jul 20

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    The Kind Of Loneliness That Suffocates You

    so few people understand me.....so very very few.rare and precious people.. the most important and sacred bond is the one where you feel comfortable,safe and free to be who you really are,share and receive... I decided that people who understand me...those who can see deeper,are...
    incurableromantic incurableromantic 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    This winter is going 2 Suck .

    ... Cold and lonely
    sirdabsalot420 sirdabsalot420 18-21, M Nov 8

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    I am thinking of paying

    for sex (male hooker, it is legal in the country I live). Kinda scared of the idea. But I need someone. I am a woman.
    foreversadsam foreversadsam 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    My life consists of the same thing every day

    with slight variations here and there. It usually is me waking up between 6:30 am- 8:00am to take care of my son, he naps, plays, naps plays more until bedtime. My bf works 1-7ish usually and sleeps in until he has to take a shower then leave. Once the baby is asleep he is...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    princesscaro princesscaro 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Two Steps Back...

    When did it go so wrong. Was it ever right? I am here, alone. Just alone. I never intended for it to be this way. I guess it has to be me, and my fault. But she decided another man was the answer. After 20 years of marriage and two wonderful sons. And she never even went with...
    boysherpa boysherpa 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    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 11 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    I am so lonely, but the only person I can blame

    for that is myself. When people get to close to me or I feel like I'm becoming too attached, I just feel like I need to push them away. I hate the parr of myself that always feels like it needs to be on guard. Hell, I can't even stay in a relationship because I can never...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    So I have just read someone else's post on here

    about how their life is going. It was strange to see so many of us feeling the same! I am 27, Currently living with parents, working in a boring job, all my friends have settled down and I don't really see them anymore. I stay at home a lot because I have no friends to hang out...
    dabestkat dabestkat 26-30 Sep 22

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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 1 Response Dec 5, 2012

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    I'm honestly so lonely I can't see straight.

    People around me, the crowd of voices that doesn't see or know me, have no idea. No one knows that I feel so don't go could just turn into thin air in a moment. No one knows I feel so sad I could weep for days.
    Justsilence Justsilence 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    My name is Jeannie, I am 50

    and married to an abusive drug addict. For the last 2 years I have not been able to get a job or make friends as he will not help me with any gas money. I have no family. I just sit on my laptop all day. I have 2 dogs I love very much and they are all I have. Just recently...
    jeannie0402 jeannie0402 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    housemomof3 housemomof3 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    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 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    What Should I Do?

    Hi everyone. Hope you all are fine. Ever since I can remember, I've never actually had close friends. I had friends whom I thought were my close friends but now I have almost no one. I cannot talk well. I don't know how to do small talk. After people start talking to me the...
    eHelper eHelper 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    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 41-45, M 20 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    I am so lonely all the time.

    I dont understand why. I've felt like this my whole life, in fact I dont really remember a time where I felt like I wasnt alone or that I was a part of something. I have a great life, full of great people who care about me. I have lots of friends, a boyfriend that I've lived...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 12

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    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 9 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    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

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    Hysterectomy

    Had surgery In February. Having soo many complications and constantly in severe pain. Doctors don't no what's wrong & I have no support. I cry all the time & have no one to talk to. I Have a live In boyfriend that has not hugged me one time to comfort me. I stay in my bedroom...
    shesosad shesosad 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    Do you have that feeling

    where is everybody in your class/school is your fr