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I Am Terribly Lonely

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    I feel empty Meaningless Sad Don't know what

    to do I cry sometimes Try not to think about it but it seems so vast like its all there is Ultimately I'm very alone And I'm really scared Wish someone would just take all away But there is no one I need people But I'm not at peace with myself I'm too isolated I mourn who...
    yeahtimesahundred yeahtimesahundred 31-35, F 2 Responses May 26

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    The Scam Of All Scams!!

    Well over ten years ago I was attracted to a Venezuelan woman who worked in a restaurant! I met her during the summer and she didn't have anyone to babysit her 4 year old daughter, so she brought her to work with her. One day, when I walked in and sat at the counter, there sat...
    MichaelD6801 MichaelD6801 56-60, M Nov 6, 2010

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    Terribly Terribly Lonely

    i'm in love with someone who does not love me back and i can't wrap my head around that fact that we will never be together. i feel so lonely it aches. i've never had anyone care about me in that special way. i go home after work to an empty apartment and i just want to cry until...
    Justagirl80 Justagirl80 26-30 7 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    There was a cyclist killed in my neighborhood

    on Friday. The community responded with a "meeting/memorial ride." I attended because I was deeply moved (I saw the body in the street, I am a cyclist and a motorist) by this man's death. I know that people respond/process things like this in their own way. I know that tragedy...
    lilsnackmoney lilsnackmoney 26-30, F Jul 20, 2014

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    Dissapointment.

    I am very lonely in this world. People come and leave me then all alone with fading memories and a bitter taste of pain and dissapointment. I just get used to people very much. They leave and go ahead. I can just follow them with my eyes. I can just resign to my straits and sit...
    Irkala Irkala 18-21, F Oct 19, 2013

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    Always Alone

    i'm never interested in anyone. and when i am, it's so rare and so shocking and suddenly profound. and of course they are just "not that into me." and losing weight, and getting happier and more confident and obtaining more goals in life just do not seem to make it any...
    allittakes allittakes 26-30 2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Babs

    I HAVE BEEN MARRIED SINCE 1977 I REALLY BELEIVED I HAD MET THE LOVE OF MY LIFE I REALLY WORSHIPPED HIM. THE FIRST COUPLE OF YEARS WERE GREAT THEN A DOWNHILL SPIRAL AND DESPITE GOING TO MARRIAGE GUIDANCE COUNCILORS WE ARE NOT REALLY GETTING ALONG OVER THE YEARS I HAVE TRIED SO...
    Jan 21, 2013

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    And Sick of It.

    Sometimes I just walk around aimlessly downtown, what does that make me? It makes me sick when I see people that are just hanging around with their friends, I used to be like that before my depression and now I can't even talk to people for longer than a few minuets, just out of...
    LakeShore LakeShore 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    I am married with three kids.

    My wife is a kind person and (I don't think) has ever had an affair. In my business and social circles I am known and (I believe) well liked and respected. Although I don't consider myself physically attractive women flirt with me regularly. Yet despite these things I fell...
    hoimannkatnip hoimannkatnip 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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    Who Am I?

    I'm losing track of what is real in my life and what's in my head. Am i really alone and unloved or is it all in my imagination. I feel like I'm slipping away into madness and I'm desperately reaching out for somebody to pull me back to reality. But does anyone notice? Does...
    Arcentine Arcentine 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    I am very lonely right now.

    I just sat on my right hand until it went numb and then held it with my left hand so it felt like I was holding hands with someone. I wish I'm holding hands with someone. but I'm not. I'm lonely.
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M Jun 30, 2014

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    Drugs and Booze Cannot Replace the Affections of One For Whom You Deeply Care.

    I don't have much to say at the moment, but I figured I would state "something"... So.......... I'm a just a human male living on the fringe(s) of society. I'm typically a very nice and empathetic guy. No real judgments here... So if you happen to have something on...
    Mikempathy Mikempathy 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 3, 2008

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    I Am Very Lonely

    I dont know what happened to me. I use to love to be alone and have no one calling me or asking me to do anything, no one would be around...and I loved it..I felt free.that all changed and i feel so alone and depressed but i have no one to be with. I had a boyfriend but he...
    whyamistillhere whyamistillhere 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    I Need A Friend.

    Today I started to realize alot of things about myself. I really have become distant from my close friends, then I started to realize why. They are all so fake, dramatic & always want to talk about themselves. They never even want to listen to anything I have to say & when I do...
    Aligator122910 Aligator122910 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    No Job & No Money

    I am terribly lonely because I study in a country that I do not know its language, & because after 21 years at school & non stop try, I still have no job & at 27 I rely on my parents money. Just desperate & have no idea what I can do...  so much...
    ofogh ofogh 26-30 3 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    Everyday

    Everyday I wake up, by myself. My mom calls only my name in the morning, and then I go the kitchen to eat breakfast... by myself. I'd ask her to eat, but she's cooking.Then, when I go to school, I arrive alone, looking around for my crush, who only seems to be there at a...
    pacificblues pacificblues 13-15 Jan 12, 2010

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    But only I care about that.

    I'm not here to solve that however; I'm here at your disposal. So fire away, use me at will and I will do my best to answer and to cheer you up. I only wrote this because of you anyway.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 20, 2014

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