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I Don't Have Any Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3,029 People

      Hello Ladies

    and Gentlemen,Relationships are what makes up society. We all live our lives and go about everything trying to be happy. It is hard to be happy in life and have a sense of purpose, without having any relationships with anybody, whether it be with family, friends, relatives and...
    TrustIsLife TrustIsLife 22-25, M 7 Responses Apr 9

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    it's not that i'm an introvert person

    or anything like that as a matter of fact i'm very social i just have a certain definition to that of a friend it's not just anyone u hang with or u stick around coz u don't wanna be alone u have to actually connect with that certain person otherwise it's just another...
    CynicalMaster CynicalMaster 18-21, M 3 Responses May 12, 2014

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    I used to. Just think this morning I had a

    friend, my only friend, now I am just another loner.
    Lachlann Lachlann 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F Dec 19, 2014

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    I had friends before.

    In fact, I was popular at my school, but I mainly kept to one group. That one group, however, weren't really my friends. I trusted them with my secrets, told them my stories of abuse, and I even told them a bit about my past addiction to drugs. After they realized that I was no...
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I wish I had a friend I could play guitar with.

    I haven't had any friend's in over 10 years.
    mitchmiller1969 mitchmiller1969 41-45, M Mar 2

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    I feel like I don't really have friends,

    just acquaintances. It doesn't really bother me though. I basically just keep them around to keep updated in the social world, and music updates. Having friends was fun, to say the least, but never felt real.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    Had to write this after reading a question,

    because it seems many people on EP say they don't have friends. Understandable, believable as we are on here and being social. Some of us being more honest than we would in our physical world. I just mostly wonder though when people say this if it is because they just don’t...
    dustypork dustypork 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    My husband just left me in the house by myself.

    ..again. I don't care that he hangs out with his friends but he makes the plans early in the day and won't tell me until a hour before he is set to leave. It would just be nice to know exactly when he makes them so at least I can try to find something rondo than sit in front of...
    Javail5 Javail5 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Friends ? What's That ?

    I'm 20 yrs old I will be 21 soon. I sometimes cannot believe that I do not have any true friends. I spend most of my time on the Computer playing games or trying to socialize on Facebook. But I have had no luck till now. I changed my city last year and I made some good friends...
    Tien101 Tien101 22-25, M 7 Responses May 2, 2011

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    My problem is that I just push people away

    and I don't want them to get to know me.
    Mindofanintrovert Mindofanintrovert 16-17, F Feb 20

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    just like every year.

    not one phone call or text saying happy new year. it is nice to know that you matter.
    maddie1980 maddie1980 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I actually prefer it this way.

    Sure, it's nice to have a friend, but why trust someone who can stab you in the back at anytime? I prefer to be alone. No one can stab you in the back, yell at you, tell you how to live your life, tell whether or not you actually did something, etc. It's just an easier...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    I was on here before

    but left after 2 days. I regret my decision . I haven't had any friends in 6 years and I was overwhelmed, I was being a coward and a hypocrite and for that I am so ashamed of myself...😐
    OlliePolly OlliePolly 16-17, F 1 Response May 9

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    2,941 people & counting

    who feel friendless. Here's my story. I've had childhood friends, we'd go to & from each other's homes, at times sleep over. Some I went to school with. I don't remember ever having a best friend though. Eventually we grew up became young adults & our ideas changed, our way of...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    You Can't Have Consistent Friends Here On EP -

    Unless you meet that individual in person. Bear with it. Knowing a friend in a manner of being honest to each other [online] , which I had hoped to befriend someone, isn't enough because sooner or later that individual will find more honest..no..interesting than you. Online...
    chaud012 chaud012 22-25, M 15 Responses Feb 23, 2014

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    People Are Just Scum

    You can't really trust anyone. People are vicious and nasty. They will smell weakness and exploit it mercilessly. I was bullied and beaten through the entirety of elementary and high school. I thought thinks get better in college. They don't. No one beats or bullies you...
    pyramidhead pyramidhead 22-25, M 12 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    Well.. Offline I don't have any friends

    unless you count my baby Beau, he's the best. Online I have lots of friends! Lol a lot. And they're all from here :P
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    I've moved around a lot in my life,

    but the last seven years I've been here. I got a wonderful boyfriend, but no friends. I've disconnected with all my old friends. And now I have no one to talk to. It feels like hell. Because everywhere I go I see people together, having fun, laughing, and it kills me...
    holloweyed holloweyed 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I don't know why. people dislike me.

    I have nothing in common with them.
    cycffuff cycffuff 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    Me Myself And I It sucks to be alone

    but its always better to be alone then to be with the wrong people.It be nice to have at least one true friend,but so far I see only people interested in themselves.I haven't had one friend in 4 years...
    solomon3020 solomon3020 18-21, M 24 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    I'm Not Sure Why...

    I am a 20-year-old female. I am extremely friendly, upbeat, empathetic and funny. I really don't think there is anything wrong with me, persay. I do not think people find me annoying at all. I am neither shy nor dull. So I don't know what the problem is... I have...
    OrangeSky44 OrangeSky44 26-30, F 40 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    I don't know if this is really true.

    It is a bit absolute. Depending on how I feel and what I need, ....friendship is a word that can have many meanings. Like the untrue story that Eskimos have many words for snow. They don't. That isn't true. However introverts and extroverts define friendship differently...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    I have a friend but not the kind i want,

    she is selfish arrogant and sometimes a b***h. and because of that i really feel like i have no friends. Before, i was prefere to be alone i enjoyed it, but now i have many things in my mind that i wanna share it with someone, i need friend that listens to me and gives me...
    manel2504 manel2504 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    I thought I had a friend

    but turns out that I didn't. I was just being used....
    Urtech Urtech 22-25, M Jan 8

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    I Don'T Have Friends Anymore

    I guess I've always known this, but it was really only during junior and senior year of high school where I fully realized that I didn't have any real friends. I was always “popular” because I was nice and friends with everyone at school. Always tried to get to know people...
    TadaAsatoorian TadaAsatoorian 22-25, M May 10, 2013

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    Random Thoughts On Not Having Friends

    People have their established groups of friends and there just isn't room for more. I come to see that all the time. Even when I come to see two strangers becoming best friends by mid-semester. I truly believe I'm one of those people who is content without any friends and doesn't...
    beautyfulchaos beautyfulchaos 22-25, F Nov 7, 2012

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    Where`S My Freinds Gone!

    It is funny I had about 30 friends I grew up with through public and high school , but then around turning 25, 30 everyone started to get married including myself I moved to QLD and just lost contact with everyone they are all pretty much in the same place,, I still hear from...
    TransLisa TransLisa 41-45, T 9 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    Alone and Always Alone

    Hey I've read alot of your stories and I can relate. I've become severly deepressed because of the whole "not having friends" thing and you start to wonder if you are really important to other people...Well Here where I live Ancaster, Ontario Canada, besides the nice...
    VioletFinch VioletFinch 16-17 4 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Feeling So Alone.

    I am feeling particularly lonely tonight. You get those days where you are used to it and you can handle it, but then, you get those days where you feel it more then usual and you just need someone else to understand how it feels to have no one. It's Saturday night, it doesn't...
    ForestRain ForestRain 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Every time I want to hangout with them they say

    that they are busy but one time I asked one of them in private why can't we hangout he said that his father don't like his son hanging out with me because I have a divorced parents. I was like WTF Should I break my relationship with them ? I only walk with them at school and we...
    agent268 agent268 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2014

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    I went out with my best friend the day

    before Christmas Eve ....I enjoyed it ....I don't always get to see her but wen I do its awesome ....I think she is the only .. I feel more close to her than any other friend I got . love her truly ...and I miss u already... hope u enjoy Christmas chika
    Nikky13 Nikky13 16-17, F Dec 24, 2014

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    Why?

    I don't understand why it is so hard for me to make friends. I am very social and think I'm really clever and nice. I have a huge range of interests and think I'm the farthest possible thing from boring. I compliment strangers, smile big, listen intently to acquaintences, try to...
    Conditional Conditional 18-21 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    I've never been the type to have a lot of

    friends, never more than 2 or 3, but now I have none. The only person who I would actually consider a friend is out of the country until school starts, and I know she doesn't consider me a good friend like I consider her. Since I graduated, I don't talk to or hang out with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    I need some help, I really don't have any

    friends. I am lucky to talk to two adults in one day, usually my mom and my husband(who I love). I think I am a good person, I try not to complain or start drama. I am a good listener and I will go to the ends of the earth for people I care about. I don't really get to meet...
    momof4goingcrazy momof4goingcrazy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    I know that I'm partly,

    if not wholly, to blame for not doing my part to keep in touch (they never really tried either) but by the end of school I was so damned closed off from everyone that it never occurred to me what would happen. So 10 years later and I don't have any friends. I look at my bf with...
    PsychicRed PsychicRed 26-30 1 Response Feb 20

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    Not Sure How To Make Friends Anymore

    I'm 36 and I have no friends. There was a time that I had what I thought were friends, but as it turns out I was just a friend of convenience. That was 5 years ago, and it felt awful to have been treated that way for so long. I always felt like I was a good, fun, caring, and even...
    Frankenzombie Frankenzombie 36-40, M Oct 14, 2013

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    But I know it's partially my fault.

    I chose to enroll in home school, and I am too socially awkward to ever soak to anyone I don't know. I have surrounded my whole world around my girlfriend, and now that's she's gone, I feel more alone than ever.
    makaelaf3 makaelaf3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    And I never really seek them out.

    The only relationship I've ever really put any value into has been one with a girlfriend. But right now I have nothing because while I was in a relationship I didn't bother keeping with friends, my world revolved around her.
    idontknow2658 idontknow2658 18-21, M Feb 21

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    I have like no one to talk to at all.

    Some times I feel like I'm drowning with all my sorrow. Just wish I had someone to really talk to.
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    I moved to Vegas from Europe.

    I don't have a drivers license and nothing is within walking distance. My friends from home never writes to me anymore. I feel so lonely.
    Desertnight Desertnight 22-25, F Jul 2, 2014

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    I feel like where ever I go I don't really fit

    in.i feel that they like me and my personality but I never quite fit in to any place
    painfullyloving painfullyloving 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I get attached to people far too easily,

    Then it truly freakin' hurts when I finally realise that I mean nothing to them.
    gh0st13 gh0st13 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 7, 2014

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    I have online friends

    and I am thankful for that. But offline I don't have any friends. A part of it is my situation at the moment and the other part is my fear and mental issues.
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2014

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    I Wish I Have Best Friend

    Do you know this feeling when you see some other people having fun, then you look urself and you see one lonely freak. I feel that too ! * Looking some friends from NJ
    printsess printsess 18-21 8 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    & that's the bottom line,

    I can't complain anymore, I treat people with kindness & help, & at the end they simply give no F...s about good people, all they want is attractive people, liars, & rude people,
    boom991 boom991 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 21

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