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I Am So Sad and Lonely That It Is Killing Me

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    Home alone, and I can hear people outside

    having fun, going out on a Friday night. And I'm just dying inside, I just broke into tears and I just feel like I need to be comforted but I have nobody but family. I need to make a change but I don't know how. I'm so done
    Miriamjen Miriamjen 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 12

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    My grandpa has been diagnosed with leukemia

    and my whole family is worried as hell. My dad works overseas, so he's never home. My mom and grandma don't have time for me either. I'm worried too! My grades have dropped and I'm skipping class. I feel absolutely worthless, my best friend is being distant and I don't have any...
    Anastasiathefreak Anastasiathefreak 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    When I think about it too much,

    I cry or panic. I mostly panic in public and cry at home. Once I cried at school but I'm always alone so nobody really noticed except for the janitor who just awkwardly walked away.
    Thegirlwhonevertalks Thegirlwhonevertalks 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    Sometimes I just want to be in a room alone,

    curl up on the bed, and cry for 30 min straight. Nobody thinks or cares about the stress that's on me. All this hurt & pain I'm keeping in, it's taking its toll on me physically, mentally, & emotionally. It caused me to become depressed. I can't focus, it's effecting my memory...
    lovethybey lovethybey 16-17, F 6 Responses May 12

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu

    and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I was very little I observed that people used to avoid me in a way or another. I used to play alone and watch to them how they...
    b16laurentiu b16laurentiu 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I should be asleep by now

    but I don't know what time iit is as I not tired and have a quiet night thinking about you and where are you I know I not mean t you yet but I wait for you I have so much I give you if u take a chance on he I give you knew heart that comes with a lifetime on love caring for...
    fordguy98 fordguy98 51-55, M Aug 10

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    thebigrye thebigrye 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I skype'd with my sister tonight

    and it was brought up about what's next in my life. All I do is work. I don't really have a social life. I have so much anxiety and am so depressed that idk what to do. My mom passed, my Dad moved away, my sister lives down South. I feel like I don't have a family. I feel...
    Christiangirl7 Christiangirl7 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    My last bf is 5 years ago

    and of course during these five years there were some men chasing after me but it just never feels right anymore. I'm lonely but I'm really used to it. I enjoy being not bothered and being all single. But sometimes I hope my 'special somebody' will show up soon, someone that...
    possiblyali possiblyali 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    i am an only child, i cant find a job,

    and im 30. im scared and lonely. i went to college but i cant find a job. i have no one to talk to and i hate it.
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 2 Responses May 28

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    my heart feels numb without him.

    I feel like its not beating
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Absolute silence leads to sadness.

    It is the image of death.
    ProSolitude ProSolitude 26-30, F 3 Responses May 6, 2014

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    I need a girlfriend and fast.

    lol! Ive been alone so long I'm nearing the point of forgetting what it feels like to be loved, and touched by that special someone
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Hey guys, I am new here

    and I don't usually do things like this, but I feel some unbiased anonymous advice would be very helpful right now. I don't want to seem over dramatic, but I'm truly feel so emotionally drained I am about to collapse. I am currently in my second year of university, and I'm...
    Tinzers Tinzers 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    When you cry for hours

    and realize the only people who message you are online. That nobody in your real life gives a **** 🔫
    KingDavid1996 KingDavid1996 18-21, M 1 Response May 17

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    Pain is the only thing

    which makes me feel that i am alive now
    Diyadev Diyadev 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I barely feel alive at the moment.

    I used to enjoy regular periods of being alone, but that's no longer the case.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm wilting.

    I can just feel the life slipping out of me and I think it's because I'm so completely alone. I have two kids who are about to leave home for university and I just feel like I'm going to be stuck here in this house with all this stuff completely alone and with no one to talk to...
    WickyLulu WickyLulu 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    i have never felt so alone

    before in my life. I don't feel the same connection with anyone and it hurts me so much. I have been crying myself to sleep for the last two nights. I hate this but i can't change it. I always find it hard to change myself.
    nellag7 nellag7 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My flat is a mess, my head is a mess,

    my life is a mess. The pain, the hurt, all the negative emotion is draining my body of energy. I have no motivation. I just want to lay in bed, tucked away beneath the duvet. Hidden away. Life is not what it's cracked up to be. I don't really want to participate in...
    xxlouisebaby xxlouisebaby 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    am having my exams from this month ending i

    feel i can score a better rank but am not working on it am loosing my interests at last am feeling sad for that am getting diverted from my books am just wasting my time can anyone tell me how to improve myself
    shekarleader shekarleader 18-21, M Mar 14

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    I try and fill the days with something to do

    and spend evening with children but get so stressed and lonely when they've gone to bed. Just came out of an abusive relationship of 20 years so had few friends anyway but the nights are the hardest to deal with.
    lolita3121 lolita3121 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2014

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    I like a friend, a guy friend.

    Girls tend to not like me, I cant connect with them. I'm almost so around that age. I don't want you to be too much older than me... But please give me a chance.
    Bigcat1697 Bigcat1697 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I often wonder if it's my own fear holding me

    back with trying to meet someone I can care for and cherish. I often convince myself that a woman would never want me because I don't make enough money,or have the best job in the world. Sometimes I tell myself that I don't look good enough. My point is though why is it that a...
    Quinney Quinney 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 19

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    I Feel Broken.

    My first post... Today was so awful. I have great parents, but even they didn't understand the magnitude of the pain I'm in. I have been depressed for years and years, so much so that I didn't really have a childhood. Not that I am that mature. Just, I am that sad. Sad beyond my...
    brokenjuliet brokenjuliet 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    Just Not Good Enough

    I live with my grandparents.. and every mistake I make, my grandma threatens to kick me out. And I can't take it. All the time she yells at me ... and I'm so lonely. I feel like she's pushing me away. I used to think my grandparents where the nicest people , but that soon changed...
    exceptionallyweird exceptionallyweird 16-17, F 4 Responses May 21, 2013

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    I'm 28 and have zero friends.

    Most days my phone doesn't ring at all and when it does is usually my dad or boyfriend. I was bullied in school, the work place, and by my family as a child to the point where I have just given up completely. I do everything alone or with my son. Shopping, errands, out to eat...
    friendlessly friendlessly 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 10

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    You don't realize how lonely you are

    until it's the end of the day and you have a bunch of things to talk about, but no one to tell them to.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I am so afraid . I thought I was strong

    because my childhood was awful. I'm tired of fighting for happiness. I feel it illusive and I'll never be able to feel safe. I'm used to feeling lonely.
    TudorIsles TudorIsles 41-45 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I would like to help anyone

    who feels to need to be suicidal because of being bullied, misunderstood , lonely , depress or is just a giving up on life in general!!! I don't want any of you to be alone and for you guys to realize even if you want to go kill yourself right now PLEASE don't !! I'm all ears...
    desire2367 desire2367 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    It's No Use...

    I'm just a useless person who doesn't matter. Nothing would happen if I killed myself anyway. No one would notice. If a few a people do notice, they wouldn't care, or would probably think it's funny anyway. I've always been scared to kill myself for eight years now. But it seems...
    MeteorDeath MeteorDeath 18-21, M 11 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    I don't understand it.

    Like bricks or stones that ghosts around me throw I get hit in the most random of places. I get a loneliness that no one can cut through, a feeling of emptiness that is so consistently eating away at me that I legitimately feel as though there is a cylinder of nothing in my neck...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Alone Forever And Ever It Seems........ :-(

    I think I will be forever alone, no one takes the time to call me or text me first or tell me they wanna visit,, why am i the one it seems who picks up the phone to send the first text or IM in these chats? Either I am a nobody or the world just s * * * * and everyone is all for...
    FreeBird275 FreeBird275 26-30 19 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    I Am Fond Of Foreign Languages But Not Speaking...

    This is funny. I am so fond of studing foreign languages and at the same time I a failure at talking to people even in my mother tongue. Foreign languages are like a dreamy world for me, some other life where everything is the way I want it. But reality is still reality( in...
    Memonster Memonster 26-30 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    wonderwoman562 wonderwoman562 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Sad I live with it, it is my constant companion,

    I hide it well when necessary, people think I am funny and caring and an awesome person, but most days I wish I could just stop breathing.
    meigot2b meigot2b 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 23

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    Yes Im sad and lonely I have

    so much against me Im sorry im retired military I didn't ask to retire early **** happens or combat happens id of done 30 years if had choice I was fast tracking
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    U & Me forever this way www.

    nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few others share their love stories with their friends, while some leave them as sweet memories for themselves within their hearts and few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I don't have anyone that I can talk to

    and be completely honest with. I have no one to share my feelings with and I'm scared of living a long life feeling this loneliness and misery. I want someone to care about me and show me that they care. I want to be someone's "everything", someone's best friend, someone's 4am...
    DreamingOfSparrows DreamingOfSparrows 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Ready To End It!

    This year has been the worst year I belive I have ever had in my life and I'm 54. My sister and I have been working togeather for 15 years and this year, in May, she decided to quit. That was so hard but I picked myself up and worked on. Then in June she was diagnosed with a...
    lea75708 lea75708 51-55 4 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    ....Sometimes even when I'm feeling okay,

    I get sad...Sometimes being in a good mood makes me depressed because I know it's not going to last...I am tired all the time. I tell people I'm trying to stop cutting, I'm trying so hard, I tell people it's been weeks, but those closest to me know it's only been three measly...
    SunnysBlueForever SunnysBlueForever 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2014

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    I just want to escape from feeling this extreme

    sadness... I don't know what to do anymore. It's freakin tearing me apart everyday... It hurts so bad that sometimes i wish i could give up... *sighs*
    ajdream ajdream 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Alone But ...

    I've read some stories about loneliness, and it prompted me to write this. At 51, I thought I'd be somewhere other than where I am now. I thought I'd have a book published by now, that I'd have my own herd of alpacas (albeit a small one), that I'd be with the love of my life and...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    I Am All Alone and She Could Care Less

    The readers digest version is that the woman I spent my life with for 28 years, the woman that I devoted myself to left me like a sack of garbage at the curb of life.  She never appreciated anything that I did for her or our girls, never made even a token attempt...
    MichaelHStateler MichaelHStateler 51-55 17 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    So a little while ago I started fighting with

    my two best friends and ever since then I've felt like i have no one. I know that I need to find new friends or at least find people that can help me and I did find a friend from my church and I talked to him every night and he was always there for me. Then I don't know what...
    maggiekate maggiekate 18-21 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I was once sad and lonely,

    having nobody to comfort me, so I wore a mask that always smiled;to hide my feelings behind a lie. before long, I had many friends;With my mask, I was one of them but deep inside, I still felt empty, Like I was missing a part of me. nobody could hear my cries at night for I...
    belllla belllla 18-21, F