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I Don't Have Any Local Friends

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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...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2010

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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...
    halfbloodprincess halfbloodprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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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...
    bloodpromise bloodpromise 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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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...
    bripeace bripeace 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 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...
    KandiGirl KandiGirl 18-21, F 12 Responses Oct 16, 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...
    budrik666 budrik666 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28, 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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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...
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M Mar 21, 2011

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 17, 2012

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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...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2012

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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...
    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...
    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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    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...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Nov 2, 2009

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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...
    SoFarSad SoFarSad 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2010

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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...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F Dec 19, 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...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M Nov 19, 2009

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    Talk About Isolated..... -                  ~ I live in a tiny village. Less than 500 people easy...
    Wynhaven Wynhaven 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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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...
    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 18, 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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    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...
    MEGAVIC2 MEGAVIC2 26-30, M Aug 31, 2009

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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...
    Jeusislife Jeusislife 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 21, 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...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    I used to be really close to two of my friends last year, and I could tell them everything. I told one of them that I was lesbian and she completely accepted me for who I was. But...
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    I'm 21 years old, currently away at college. The only family I have is my mother, and we've been literally poor for about a year now. The thing is, we sold one house 7 years ago...
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    Where do I begin. This whole story being my life is quite a long loopy one, and if anybody has the energy to read this and respond, I thank you - in return I will just cut to the...
    spiderchris spiderchris 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't have parents isn't a choice.
    axolotls axolotls 18-21, M Apr 5

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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 6

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    I'll be someone's friends!!! I like talking to people and I don't care who you are I will listen to you and all your problems and be your friends! :)
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It is official...I went to the men's Sunday school class as usual today. All college educated, successful, wealthy and retired. I explained new career isn't working out and needed...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I feel like I screw everything up now and just today I tried to do my nails and it's just I couldn't do it and I mean i'm ok at it but no one would hold the bottle or anything and...
    screwupforlife screwupforlife 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I'm 26 have a husband, a beautiful two year old & plenty of acquaintances and feel completely alone. I've always had few friends and felt like the odd one out growing up. Seemed to...
    prayforpeace87 prayforpeace87 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    When I was 15 I met my first boyfriend. He was shy, nice and attractive and also charmed everyone who met him including me. You would think that I would know better. I was a...
    mik2047 mik2047 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Girls scare me. At this age, so many of them are nasty and will gossip about you. But the boys my age tend to be more fun and forgiving, so I've found befriending boys much easier...
    reversi reversi 13-15, F Mar 20

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    I have nothing against tattoos, in fact sometimes find them sexy on women, but just have never had any desire to get one.
    Qataram Qataram 36-40, M Apr 6

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    I'm Dakota. I'm 14 and I think I have late puberty. I'm shorter and smaller than most of the boys in my class. I haven't had many changes in my body yet. I have no hair and my...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I'd like to have more people to talk to (*_*) I find sometimes people that I can relate to and be comfortable talking to But sometimes my convorsations die out with some..
    DaftPnk DaftPnk 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I feel so ugly right now, I can't stop crying!! 😢😔
    georgiecrouch georgiecrouch 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    That's my destiny :) I'm proud :D
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I want one that says "she is clothed with strength and dignity, and laughs at the days to come" which is my favorite bible verse ever. It has helped me so much through life.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Well not that I don't have any, i do have a number of friends I'm close to. It's just that it's really hard for me to get close to someone. I try to be sincerely nice all the time...
    littlederps littlederps 18-21, F Apr 7

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    It's funny. The whole war with Juliewashere88/Juliette333 and queenv60 is finally over with. An entire year. Funny how two brain dead idiots can cause that much of a storm, and...
    Starscream99 Starscream99 22-25, M Mar 20

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    Not 100%. I don't think anyone ever will lol
    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I feel like I don't belong anywhere.
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    When someone asks what I want to do when I'm older I'll mindlessly say "Pastry chef", but honestly I don't really care too much about being a chef, it just shuts them up. I don't...
    ExplorerJoe ExplorerJoe 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    For almost 3 years, I LOVE HIM ! well, that's not new but what makes my love for him different?.. For almost 3 years we only met for 4 times! May 2011..May 2012,,Aug. 2013...Jan...
    aderie48 aderie48 16-17, F Mar 29

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    i finally settled in to finding someone i was comfortable with and was starting to call my best friend. she started to get bullied so she moved schools and ever since then its just...
    DominiqueCunn DominiqueCunn 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Why is it so hard to just tell me what it is that I've done wrong. What could I have possibly done wrong to have you not return my calls and messages all of a sudden after a life...
    LadyCinephile LadyCinephile 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10