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I Don't Have Any Local Friends

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    In A New Place

    I moved to a new state about a year ago. I have tried a few things to make friends but just haven't met anyone that I want in my life. I am starting new classes in the spring an hope that brings new friends! I want friends who will lift me up and support me, people who truly...
    jengoose89 jengoose89 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    Lacking A Heart To Heart Connection

    I don't really have local friends for a variety of reasons. One being that my reputation of being this happy, go lucky celebrity/clown is impossible to get rid of and as a result - no-one takes me seriously. I also don't drink or smoke or support casual sex which in an Ivy League...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Stranger In A Strange Land...

    I grew up in S.F and when I was of age moved to Washington State  where I lived for 15 years and now refer to as home. When I got sick and had to leave my job 5 yrs ago I wound up in Southern Illinois in a very rural farming area in a town/village of 300 people. I have...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M Nov 19, 2009

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    I Never Had Friends

    I am not liked much in my town and I am not positive why.  I never had real friends. People are just too judgemental these days.  I don't have any...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F Dec 19, 2009

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    Hobo Blues

    So I was recently deported from the USA to Canada after many years of riding. RXR my prison tattoo done with a piece of razor wire from the yard and ink made from a mix of pencil and pen. Sharpened on the floor. Concrete. Staph infection in my wrist. Not my brightest moment...
    budrik666 budrik666 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    Friends??? What Friends?????

    I kid you not when I tell you I don't have a single friend that I live around. In fact, the only friend I actually have in person and not on the internet (other than my husband of course he is my best friend) is my husband's sister and her friend LOL. Other than that all my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 17, 2012

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    In A Way It's Liberating

    Because when I did in Orlando I always had to deal with the regional preferences of people around me and It was frustrating because I am a soul that has traveled around the country quiet a large bit and my taste in music and ...hobbies... Let's just say the interesting...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    No One to Talk To.

    I guess I have brought this on my self but I am tired of it. I have worked long hard hours most of my life. Raised a family with a husband that I thought loved me. I put every thing into making sure they were all happy and didn't think of myself. I never took the time to...
    jane2710 jane2710 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Sometimes Lonely

    I guess I isolated myself during my marriage of 10 years, which is entirely my fault and I accept that.  It is hard for me to meet and make friends with people around here.  Sometimes I want to go with a group or just one other person, but I don't know anyone...
    dharma77 dharma77 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    If I Did?

    I wouldn't be on here, well I use to think of that way but I don't know why it really matters anymore?
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M Aug 30, 2011

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    My Boyfriend'S 1000 Miles Away And My "Friends" Aren'T Really Friends

    The closest thing I have to friends here is a guy I used to hang out with in high school who works full time and I can only see on Saurday evenings, if he's not too tired or hanging out with someone else, the girls at the homeless shelter I'm staying at (who I don't really have...
    halfbloodprincess halfbloodprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Simple Reason

    I don't go out and socialize--simple explanation.  I wish the act of actually DOING this was as simple.  The only friends or people I consider acquaintances or friends are from my job, which isn't bad because I don't need a whole group of people to be friends and be...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2010

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    Maybe One Or Two.

    I'm different from most of you. I have a physical disability and a Traumatic brain injury.That does not mean I cannot do anything for myself it just means I have difficulty in remembering some things.What those things are I do not know. I have forgotten. lol
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M Mar 21, 2011

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    Local

    When I was young and in my teens, I've always had friends. After high shool, we parted for different reasons. Between 2003  and 2008 - a few have wanted for us to get back together.   Ok fine!  lol  ... one was rude from day one and I still stuck around out of respect...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2012

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    Don't Have Anyone Close Enough To Tell My Story Face To Face, To Share Joy Or Let Loose.

    Just found this website after a brief argument with the wife. I was so angry but I don't really have anyone I can share my story or anger with. I'm over it now but times like these are when I wish I could walk over to a buddy's house and just let loose. Me and the wife are...
    Jeusislife Jeusislife 41-45, M Jul 21, 2012

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    Believe In Them, and Watch How Fast They Forget About You...

    Earlier today I put in another weak attempt to "re-connect" with the people I used to go to school with and whatnot, I felt like an idiot afterwards when half of them replied back asking who it was. I know it's partially my fault for falling out of the loop with these...
    bloodpromise bloodpromise 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    Back On The West, But Northwest This Time

    Recently moved to Washington, I have my Fam & bff out here which is great but I have no one else. Would like to make some male friends.
    ThaFlyGurl ThaFlyGurl 41-45, F Nov 11, 2013

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    No....

    I don't have any local friends. I don't have anyone I can call and say, you wanna hang out, or just someone to just hang out with. Someone to just help get my mind off of things. the only friends I have, is my boyfriend, and my friends on Ep, that is really about it, and it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Not In There Clic

     i have lived here in this small town for ten years.and at first the people were nice.i would help them,and do things for them.but after my second surgery,i was told i could not do those things.i do not know if they thought i was mad at them or what,but they stopped talking...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Nov 2, 2009

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    Talk About Isolated.....

                     ~ I live in a tiny village. Less than 500 people easy. Most are retired farmers, fishermen, or have moved here from the cities. Neither mom nor I drive. When we first moved here, my...
    Wynhaven Wynhaven 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    And Then There Was One.

    I had one friend. She stayed with me for five years, she was a great person. I almost fell in love with her. If not for the fact she was a lesbian, I would have fallen for her most likely. She and I joked a lot, we had closely similar senses of humour. We liked a lot of the same...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    Why Am I Back Here?

    I moved back to my hometown in March of last year, and I wish I hadn't.  I slowly redeveloped friendships with a few people I had went to high school with, but most of the truly good people had left years ago, just like I did. I ended up nurturing 2 friendships more...
    bripeace bripeace 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    FRIENDS Dissapeared

    AFTER MY CAR CRASH MY FRIENDS AND GIRL FRIEND ALL DISSAPEARED BUT WHERE YOU LOOSE SOMETHINGS YOU WILL GAIN OTHERS THAT IS BETTER THEN BEFORE. WELL SEEING IS BELIEVING FOR ME SOFAR
    MEGAVIC2 MEGAVIC2 26-30, M Aug 31, 2009

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    Dont Have Any Friends

    I am a great hostess I can get a big party together but I dont have any friends, no one is really interested in talking to me, I do have one friend but she never visits me or invites me any where or makes the effort to so I dont really count her as a friend too. the only people...
    KandiGirl KandiGirl 18-21, F 12 Responses Oct 16, 2009

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    I Don'T But I Hope Too

    Since graduating college I have moved a lot, lived and worked in many different places. Which I would not change for the world, they were amazing experiences. I have a few friends, I met over the years not really close but we chat via the phone but recently (being the last 2...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 26, 2013

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    Way Out Of The Way

    I live 30 miles from town and have no car, I have lived here for 6 years and have never been to alother persons house, the people here have always lived here and are totaly closed off to "outsiders", as I am considered. It was not bad when my kids were smaller and running...
    SoFarSad SoFarSad 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    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 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I feel dead. I have no idea who to talk to. My parents already have enough bothering them. My best friends are oblivious and frankly I don't have the guts to tell them anything...
    PassionateIndifference PassionateIndifference 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 1

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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...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ... told my husband I plan to stop pumping(breastmilk) for our baby- and instead of support, he voiced out his discontent. I really wish he'd be more supportive... so I can tell...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't understand why I just can't have a "friend". Not a friend with benefits. Just a ******' friend! Most of my "friends" are males and 85% of the time they end up liking me...
    Aquarius05 Aquarius05 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I wish I didn't have to turn to a blog to voice the thoughts in my head. I wish I had friends that I can just call without worry of judgment... but at least here, I can release...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    Nikky13 Nikky13 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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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...
    manel2504 manel2504 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    it's been a while since i actually socialize; or consider someone as a friend friend ... at least one of the same zip code. as it stands right now, I have co-workers...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i think there comes a time in our lives, past our twenties at least when we feel we can be a lone island and not need to make new friends... and then a **** storm comes along and...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Would love to have a 'best friend' that I could tell anything to, do everything with and that I could trust! my best friend drifted, need a real friend that'll stick around no...
    ells97xo ells97xo 16-17, F Dec 5

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    I always feel like a dead person. I jusst have 1 friend but he does'nt message me when i need him but i dont have problem with that because he himself is busy in family problems. I...
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 15

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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ill be ur friend lols b vvvv
    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Ya know how on social media people post Tbh & rates well there were these 2 boys that were giving them out to whoever liked their picture and I liked the picture but then unliked...
    BrightInspiriation BrightInspiriation 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Follow my favorite band's fan page that I run on Facebook and let me know what you think of them! http://bit.ly/1zgJQ6t
    LoveMusicDreams LoveMusicDreams 26-30, F Dec 15

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    My friends have become my family since I don't have any family anymore. With 9 siblings and parents dead- everybody just split-different-some are unrecovered lifestyle choices...
    Dmariejoy Dmariejoy 61-65, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't have anywhere I'm really attached to like that place that puts a smile on your face
    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    When You Lose Friends You Thought Would Be There For A While... It's Pretty Hurtful But When It Happens Over And Over Again, You Just Don't Care Anymore. Especially About The Ones...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 3 days ago

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