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I Am Very Cautious About Making Friends

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    I am very cautious when it comes to friend making, I have been hurt in the past so I tend to close up very quickly. I have to first decide myself whether I like the person or not. I then tend to get friendly and then wonder if the are trying to be my friend or are they feeling...
    Jbriefs Jbriefs 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    I used ti be totally open and accepting but because I have a wonderful stalker I don't add just anyone to my circle any longer.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    Im stuck in a group of friends who are all girls. Im in highschool and I don't have good relations with some people and it is hard to make friends because people have spread rumors...
    Trinitywalker Trinitywalker 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    If your in my friends circle. We better talk and become friends with something to share and support each other with, or I will delete you from my circle. There are enough fake...
    Straightcdingmale Straightcdingmale 46-50, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Guess they weren't really my friend if they just stopped talking to me. 1 of them planned to hangout with me but the day of, she wouldn't text me and posted a snapchat video of her...
    ButteryToast ButteryToast 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Just met up with some friends. It was nice having a girly catch up and just chilling.
    LeanMamii LeanMamii 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My best friends are on Quotev and EP. All my friends where I live don't understand me at all.
    Valeph Valeph 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    i have many global trans friends.we share a common bond.it makes as 1 family.we share each others happiness.grief.just like a family does
    FWJRSA FWJRSA 56-60, T 4 hrs ago

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    I can communicate with friends here better than I can with my wife.... Is that right? I need my friends here!!!
    S1885 S1885 46-50, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Good friends take time and commitment to cultivate. I have few of what I call "good friends". These are people with whom i have shared much time and many experiences (good and bad...
    Alvin54 Alvin54 51-55, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not missing my old life, but I am missing my friend that moved away. The one I used to have girls nights with. We could walk around at night for hours, just talking and joking...
    serenewinds serenewinds 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    I only have 3 EP friends :-/
    peachygreens peachygreens 31-35, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Making friends is hard for me. Used to have loads but my misanthropic tendencies took over (and most of them became massive hypocrites). The only person I even class as a friend, I...
    tenebrosite tenebrosite 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    ****'s hard right now. My mom is living in Japan away from my brother and I. My dad and her get along really poorly when they talk over email, and it always makes my dad pissed off...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Making friends isn't essential to our life. Our purpose is to live life doing what we love to do. Along the way we meet people, some we connect with, others we don't. When we meet...
    joahola98wj joahola98wj 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a difficult time making new friends, I tend to stay very guarded to myself when I’m around new people, even after meeting people on multiple occasions, I still find it...
    jims011 jims011 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    After spending 7, of the last 12 years, bartending and managing at one local place I thought all the friendships I made were pretty amazing. I gave my all to making it the place...
    Sollunaestrellas Sollunaestrellas 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Ever since I was betrayed by one of my closest friends, I've noticed more and more how lonely. It's not that I don't have a lot of friends, I just miss the feeling of making new...
    awesomefallenangel awesomefallenangel 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Anyone up for a chat? Wouldnt mind getting to know people and making friends.
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Got together with friends yesterday afternoon which turned in to an evening too as we talked and laughed over (a few) bottles of wine... so good to share time with people you're...
    Festivities Festivities 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    sometimes i feel desperate about real friends. so i decided to look for em in apps like this. anyone feel me?
    poochiii poochiii 13-15, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hello, I'm Isabel. I don't really have any friends at all but I'd love to make some, but I'm not very good at making friends...I have anxiety problems as well as a few other issues...
    princessisabel princessisabel 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just read the best post from fatherofthebride that was gracious and hopeful. It was a good etiquette lesson on how men should treat ladies on here. It could be applied to both...
    geminikygirl16 geminikygirl16 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My middle name is Maura. I have insomnia. I have been with my boyfriend for almost three years. Family is a word that doesn't mean much to me anymore when it comes to my blood...
    lizzie9787 lizzie9787 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm also open to meeting new people and making friends. :) I love new interactions and talking to someone who's genuinely interested in talking
    Xynell Xynell 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    After my awkward crying encounter with my new coworker (previous post a few days ago), he finally spoke to me at lunch telling me his pains of data mining and having problems...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Ha... I don't get it I don't get how this whole friendship thing works I thought it was supposed to be a thing where you could hang out with somebody, grab a bite to eat, go to...
    ChaosMyth ChaosMyth 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    I've always felt like I'm older than I am. throughout my life, adults praised me for being so mature, but now I feel like all it did was bite me in the ***. I have a really hard...
    MegsLynn MegsLynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    My friends mean a lot to me. I may not have that many of them, but the ones I do have, I respect and care about. In a world full of people that I hate, my friends make up that...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    My family used to be in the military so we moved around a lot, especially when I was young. Making friends has always been hard for me. I was always the new kid, or the friends...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F Feb 1

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    Okay, i need some advice. I'm 26 years old and never had a girlfriend. So like I wanted to try online dating, can anyone give me advice. Like how to lie and makeup past...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I am completely socially isolated. Its scary to think if anything went seriously wrong I literally have not one person I could call short of the police. I have zero friends, I don...
    pre125 pre125 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 31

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    I'm an Indian. I'm a loner. I don't have a boyfriend. been single for 4 years now. I consider myself a 6 on an average. I'm trying to open up. I don't stay happy much. I love to...
    rainbow2196 rainbow2196 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 31

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    Communication is hard for me. And when I try and make an online friend it never works because I come off as hostile and just so standoffish. I'm really not... I'm just so terrible...
    Rucbrar Rucbrar 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    Isn't it awful when your group of friends are making plans without you constantly. I feel like forgetting them and find new friends who like to hangout with me. The reason why they...
    Spacekeez Spacekeez 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I care alot about my friends, I love them and I respect them, I always always cared for my friends; both online and real life. I'd fight to protect my "good" friends because they...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000 13-15, M Jan 28

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    Please bear with me as this may be a long post. I started having severe anxiety issues during my first marriage . My ex thought I was cheating on him every time I left the...
    Elizabeth08021976 Elizabeth08021976 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'm going off to college in a few months. I'm terrible at making friends. I haven't grown up in a conventional way so I don't know popular culture. I feel like I have nothing to...
    Letterbomb365 Letterbomb365 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    1. I'm obsessed with Big Hero Six 2. when I'm in a relationship.. I fall hard ? 3. I talk a lot. I legit don't know how to shut up unless I'm pissed. 4. I love making new friends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 25

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    I recently moved to a new city and it feels like a whole new world. I can seriously do with more genuine friends. Perhaps EP is not the right place to make real life...
    Mystiquelady Mystiquelady 36-40, F 19 Responses Jan 25

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