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I Battle Loneliness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 243 People

    What To Do!?...... - I guess I can start by saying it started January 1st,2007....the was the night that my "husband" had asked me out! You know the story of how its great at...
    KatyK09 KatyK09 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    Alone - I'm writing this only minutes after a devastating event which changes the course of my life and forces me to query my existence. I only hope that people will understand and...
    willknowmore willknowmore 56-60, M Oct 27, 2013

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    Loneliness Is My Curse - I was one month old when my mother decided to leave me with my grandmom and she went back to the city. Uptil age of 4 i was raised by my grandmom in the...
    ISISEGYPT ISISEGYPT 26-30, F Oct 26, 2010

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    Saturated Loneliness - Well I wish there was someone Well I wish there was someone to love me When I used to be someone and I knew there was someone that loved me as I sit here...
    TheRascallyOne TheRascallyOne 22-25, M Feb 27, 2012

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    Searching - I have been having the hardest time making friends. i am hoping to find a deep intense friendship. its been a constant struggle for years now and when i was younger i...
    pinkimogen pinkimogen 26-30, F Mar 26, 2012

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    Aloneeeeeeeeeeeeeeee - i m so alone in my heart that i wanna stabd my heart of being all alone inside me i hate it , i m so alone inside its killing meeeeeeeeeeeee
    evilkilllingme evilkilllingme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17, 2011

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    Disable, Great College Grades, But Feel Bad Due To Lack Of Friends - im 17 and disabled with mild cerebral palsy. in high school i had great friends or so i thought, turns out...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 19, 2010

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    Want Friends to Talk - iam married and yet lonely. there is no one to talk to me.he rarely finds any time to talk.so no question of caring and sharing...  iam all alone at...
    afriendlytalk afriendlytalk 22-25 5 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Trapped In Emotional Hell: My Daily Torment - Hi, Myy name is Dustin and I'm 21. Before you read on, just know that I'm on the verge of crying as I write this. It's just that no...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    Do We Have To Stay Like This? - I decided not to divulge a sob story here. We should all have an idea of what it means to be lonely. We may have arrived here by different means...
    ciresmis ciresmis 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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    I Know I'm Not The Only One, But... - So I recognize that this entire Group is focused on the same topic. I know that each one of you out there has your own story and your own...
    TehpisKull TehpisKull 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2011

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    I'm 18 and last year I met a guy who was 35, he has a 15 year old kid, he's divorced and I started seeing him only for sex, because I liked it but also because I needed to fill a...
    marie1005 marie1005 18-21, F Mar 2

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    But, loneliness is inevitable. I learned that everyone that you see around you has a hole in their heart. It doesn't always matter who they appear to be, or how they seem, we all...
    amblargh amblargh 16-17, F Mar 29

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    Long Nights - Pathetic. That sums up my personal status at this point, at least that's how I feel. I'm currently at the peak of my loneliness and I feel as though I can't get out...
    safetysuit16 safetysuit16 18-21, M Sep 6, 2012

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    I Am Accepting Loneliness - I'm coming to terms with the fact that I may die alone, and you know what? It isn't really all that bad. I don't need a significant other to be happy...
    anapatheticmoose anapatheticmoose 18-21, M Aug 6, 2013

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    So Alone And No-one Knows It...... - I never thought my life would be like this at 26. I only had a few friends to start with but events occured which meant I lost them all. People...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    Its the one thing missing. Though i hate trying to get close. Ive gone nuts in my own head. I want nothing but to be a part of. Though i close myself off. My ego is out of control...
    BlakWizard BlakWizard 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    I'm new to this site and, personally, it's kind of sad to me for being alone in my room on the internet on a Sunday. I suppose that it is what it is. I've answered a few posts and...
    desperadokid desperadokid 22-25, M Jan 5

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    Loneliness Knows Me By Name - Feeling lonely is the most hurtful feeling anyone can ever face... it drives apart even the people we cared about..... I remember a song lyrics from...
    purvi5 purvi5 18-21 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Loneliness - Loneliness began when I decided to begin full-time education in 2005. When I began college a friend of mine also joined, this felt like I had a buddy to when the...
    rockafella1984 rockafella1984 26-30, M May 14, 2011

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    Will the Battle Ever End? - I have been battling loneliness for a while now. Even while in relationships, I felt lonely. After awhile... I've just come to feel lonely all the time...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 8, 2007

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    Finally.... - i dont know how to start .. i met this gal.. i agreed for long distance.. n all of a sudden she said she wants to move out.. for the first time i felt love. she said...
    ky86 ky86 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Loneliness sucks! I put too much energy in a relationship that was not worth it. Iam trying to survive but this feeling of been neglected and alone is killing me :/
    Luna0902 Luna0902 36-40, F Apr 3

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    I am so lonely. I used to have a life, friends. I used to get out of bed. I just cry everyday. I am a caged animal. One year of sheer hell and torment
    rosadon rosadon 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Lonelyness Has Beaten Me Down - i cant stand it....i hate being so lonely...i know "god ur only 16 u arent lonely" but no one understands, they dont understand theyre the ones who...
    hiddenbabe hiddenbabe 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2011

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    The Whirpool That I Drift Towards - NO! SHUT UP! YOU DON’T MEAN IT!…just leave me alone….Why is that when I find happiness that I have to push it away…that I can’t trust...
    dJackalope dJackalope 22-25, M Jul 14, 2013

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    There are times where I enjoy doing things by myself, doing the things I love. And there are times where I wish I weren't single and had someone to say I love you too, to enjoy a...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Mar 22

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    My Lonely Life Is Hurting Me Badly. - i , akshay ,18 year old boy. i think i'm living in hell. I'm emotionally abused. i don't have any good and understanding friends. i have some...
    aksexperience aksexperience 18-21, M Aug 7, 2013

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    Just Saying Hey - hey,  are there any nice ways to stop obsessing over your loneliness? 
    cds8484 cds8484 26-30 Oct 16, 2011

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    Why - I'm a good person, a good christian, always done her duties, the good daughter, and wife (now ex), the good mother, employee, church member. Why is it that, at this time in...
    stellamaris2 stellamaris2 46-50 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    My Name Is Josh. I Am Alone. - I always used to wonder how most of the people around me were happy with their lives. how they could do what they did and how they all went about...
    joshcollins1487 joshcollins1487 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    I wish this anxiety would go away, the feeling of scared, annoyed, insecure, the worse butterflies, the sadness, anger everything mixed together. The feeling of loneliness and...
    Axoxo Axoxo 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I don't know what to do. I feel alone and unloved or even wanted by those around me. I am a self sufficient independent 38 year old woman who's family and friends take advantage of...
    rewien rewien 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I have a raging battle against depression and suicidal thoughts. I have tried antidepressant drugs and I ended up sitting in a railway line due the feelings they gave me (train...
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    As i contemplate my life all that appears before me are my mistakes: everything i have done wrong and every person i may have unintentionally caused pain to. All of the nights i...
    Arrrbol Arrrbol 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Loneliness. Emptiness. Despair. Nothing....
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm afraid of abandonment I'm afraid I'll get too close . Spill my heart out and you leave I'm afraid you'll see how broken I really am I'm afraid I can not love I'm afraid of...
    MelXo MelXo 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm battling with financial problems, loneliness and a job interview I've got tomorrow. But Because of my depression I haven't prepared for the interview as much as I should. So I...
    OblongGiant OblongGiant 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    The Depression that I am having now, along with the unbearable loneliness, and a lack of intimacy, my business not doing well. So I joined another business a few days ago, and have...
    loveisforall loveisforall 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I used to complain about the loneliness.. Now I seem to seek loneliness.. I feel comfortable when I am alone... I feel good, I love that quietness... I am starting to hate hearing...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I am looking for a support group, a community of people that I can connect with. I hope I have come to the right place. I feel so alone. there is a deep ache inside my gut. I am...
    ode2joy14 ode2joy14 41-45 1 Response Mar 23

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    Aloneness versus loneliness: Aloneness allows us to think for ourselves, to deal with ourselves without interference. It supplies calmness to our busy existence. It allows us to...
    TeKKeeVee TeKKeeVee 61-65, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Loneliness became part of my life. I'm with people most of the time, but I have no true connections with them. I get depressed on weekends and holidays because it's time when love...
    viktorwolfman viktorwolfman 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    One day when I was feeling lonely I decided to try and do something about it. I took out my phone list and started phoning people on there, but I got to the end of the list. No...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I fight depression and loneliness everyday
    Nathancallaghan Nathancallaghan 18-21, M Mar 24

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    so i don't know what to say or who i can turn to. everything seems ok to people that pass me by but it isn't. my grandma passed away four months ago and it has triggered something...
    mrblobby49 mrblobby49 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    yeah and it's not a cheesy statement which means I need someone, being alone is peaceful and it's the moment when you can think about deep things and maybe sort life out...
    sidou89 sidou89 22-25, M Apr 4

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    I have battled Depression for my whole life. Nothing has helped lesson the pain. There is no hope, no future to look forward to. Everyday feels like more of me dies. I don't think...
    EndlessWandering EndlessWandering 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    What is depression? Depression is emptiness. It's a deep, dark hole inside you that can't be filled. It's feeling like you are all alone in the world and no one knows you exist...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I do battle depression and the people around me know it. My girlfriend helped me see the positive things in life but since we don't go to the same school she doesn't see what it's...
    Ghrite Ghrite 13-15, M Mar 22