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I Can Get Really Lonely Sometimes

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    The more crowded the room is,

    the more isolated and alone I feel. Don't get me wrong, I love being on my own sometimes. It's relaxing, easy, no complications and thats when I get all my best ideas, on my own, in bed daydreaming. And it's not that I don't like being social, because I do. I have a good...
    Azzyyy Azzyyy 16-17, F 1 Response May 1, 2014

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    I'm not looking for a relationship.

    Or sex. Or someone to flirt with. I want a friend. I'd love having someone to text and talk to about life...
    reddwolf reddwolf 18-21, F Jan 14, 2014

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    I just came out of a relationship

    and now I don't know what to do with my days anymore, He left with no reason out of the blue.
    DearBambi DearBambi 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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    I'm the only child.It's just me

    and my parents. I have few friends because we moved and they live far.I still wish I had siblings.When the house gets so quiet and I get lonely,I crawl into my parent's king size bed and watch tv with them.I even get inside, in between.I leave crumbs too. I know that seems weird...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F May 1, 2014

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    I could just give up right

    now on my life I have no one I pushed everyone away because am a heartless ***** or that what you probably think But really I never feel confident about going out I feel like people are always judging me an its easy for you to say people don't judge you but I really feel unsafe...
    aliciaxx1407 aliciaxx1407 16-17, F May 1, 2014

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    I need someone to talk to

    because I'm tiny young and in a money struggle so I'm now staying at a hotel and it's cheap and scary. I get anxious and paranoid so easily by every sound and shadow I see.
    Tayylorr Tayylorr 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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    Heart Can't Hide It

    I always get lonely since we were apart from each other.There is an instance that i got so lonely, tears just fall from my eyes unexpectedly, my friend that is with me asked "why? did something bad happen again?" I just realize that i hide the fact that i really miss...
    boznicxs boznicxs 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2009

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    It Happens

    Sometimes, like tonight, I just don't mind. I'm home alone and getting ready to sleep. My dreams will keep me company and generally are pretty out there. But many a night, even when I'm surrounded by people, I just feel alone. Like something is missing or I should be...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    im really lonely RN, if any one my age (15-17) wants to talk to me, plz msg me :(
    DaveEatsToast DaveEatsToast 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    I am lonely and want to chat with someone. The truth is, there is only one person that I want to talk to. Everyone else just seems boring!
    pafireman pafireman 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure what to do, well actually I know what to do, I just can't do it. I have no friends at school and I can't make them I'm hiding in the toilets, class has started now, I...
    Happinessiswaiting Happinessiswaiting 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's so rare to find people that are actually willing to really show you who they are. I've always been afraid to be open with people because of the bare-ness and vulnerability...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F Mar 4

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    I want that traditional gentleman. He opens the door, looks after me, man of the house, pays when we go out and I take care of him, love him, cook for him - we can cook together...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Sleepless nights when all you wanna do is be with that special person and hold them tight❤️
    TheLoneStar TheLoneStar 16-17 1 Response Mar 18

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    Especially listening to music alone and it just gets me thinking. My mind starts turning against me until I sort of cave in on myself and sink myself into depression for the rest...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    There's nobody there for me, and having social anxiety doesn't help. I don't know what to do anymore.
    Vicruiz Vicruiz 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I am quite a pretty girl. But no one likes me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 11

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    I feel like such an insomniac lately. I just have so much on my mind and no one to vent to. My son's father I live with him, he can fall asleep at the drop of a hat, and besides...
    Alicia921 Alicia921 26-30, F Mar 6

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    I wrote this as a story. Sorry, it's long. This story has multiple beginnings. The first was December 13th last year at a friend’s 16th birthday party where I got out of my...
    sishx sishx 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am sometimes lonely. When I am lonely I like to be alone at home and not to talk to anyone. I like to be in the sun, because it make me feel warm, feeling like being hugged and...
    Ami6 Ami6 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I can't believe I'd say this but, I do feel lonely most of the time. Although I have loving friends and family. But I feel like I make people around me smile, always there for them...
    Mysteriousa Mysteriousa 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm homeschooled , I don't really have any friends. I used to go to a regular high school but left because I couldn't deal with the way people treated me. I don't leave the house...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I'm really lonely at the moment and I just wish I had a sister around my age or a friend who will always stay by my side. I kind of bitterly accept the reason why I feel so alone...
    Lunan0va Lunan0va 18-21, F a week ago

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    Promises and things said. Unfortunently the mistrust can push some away a little sometimes. Tho, I try not to conclude "I knew it!", "Could not be trusted", etc. Id not like to...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 3

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    I dunno why but I've always been a little love sick puppy but ever since my first girlfriend it's gotten a lot worse. It took me a while to get over her but now rather than missing...
    DestinyDivineXD DestinyDivineXD 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I have been married for 15 years and we have one child. My husband is an over the road truck driver, he is gone a lot. I work full time. I really miss having him home. I get...
    lostpedal lostpedal 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 28

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    I have been in many places, but I've never been in Cahoots. Apparently, you can't go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. I've also never been in Cognito. I hear no one...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I work in customer service (phone and email). I have been told before that I put too much pressure on myself, and I agree that I do. But I just don't know how NOT to. Well...
    enigma19020 enigma19020 46-50, M Mar 3

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    I very rarely talk openly about what's bothering me to people and even when I do talk, I usually keep it pretty vague. I guess I just don't want to be a burden on anyone, I'd...
    TheNarratorGrim TheNarratorGrim 18-21, M Mar 14

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    never give up when life gets tough , if u choose to get up and focus what can be improve than you will succeed . patients and persistence always pays off. if u believe that you can...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I'm a gay guy in my sophomore year of high school. At the beginning of my freshman year in high school I saw a boy named Josh in my multi-media design class. I kinda liked him at...
    smellyfeetguy20 smellyfeetguy20 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 28

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    When someone saids "I just need time" feels like waiting for the unknown. Whether it's in a relationship or friendship getting to a point like this, to me is frustrating. Should I...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Why is it that people on here seem to all be interacting with each other and it's a whole interactive community out there...while I'm still left out v_v I know this is probably me...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I’m totally left out everywhere. Among my family, among my friends….everywhere. I have no significance whatsoever v_v And my sis, she apparently has time to make popcorn...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21 4 hrs ago

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    So you want to learn time travel. It's really not that hard to do. I've done it many time in my life. I must first tell you that it's not much fun most of the time. So please make...
    JSUNJ JSUNJ 36-40, M 14 hrs ago

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    I am a 23 yr old senior at a large public university and I have have absolutely 0 friends. I mean 0. None. Nothing at all!! I've been so depressed over these past couple of years...
    lonelyman1113 lonelyman1113 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have been married quite a long time. And, like other long-term relationships, the "fizz" has dissipated. I take responsibility for virtually all of what has happened to bring my...
    rcrumb69 rcrumb69 61-65, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I seriously ******* hate high school with a passion. It just adds to my depression and adds to the fact that I'm extremely lonely and unloved. Pretty much everyone has a prom...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have this friend. Or...ex friend I guess as we stopped talking. We at first got along really well and liked similar things but soon it became apparent he wanted more than I could...
    Catherdra Catherdra 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Only at school really. Some days it didn't upset me, but as time went on and I noticed that nobody wanted to play with me or talk to me, I became really sad. It hurts for me to...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 14

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