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I Don't Have Any Local Friends

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I don't have any real friends that are female, other than my ex sister-in-law. My best friend is a man.
    angierose2014 angierose2014 36-40, F 6 days ago

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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...
    momof4goingcrazy momof4goingcrazy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    I don't have but 2 friends its hard to trust people
    sugarplum44 sugarplum44 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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...
    Javail5 Javail5 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I don't know why this is happening right now. I had a best friend for 7 years & we have been through so much together. I have had a really hard life and I don't trust many people...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F Jan 1

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    This holiday me and my friends were planning to go to the beach together. One of them who own the house didn't really invited me, but she invited everyone on the group chat so I...
    lottiemendler lottiemendler 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 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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    Not sure I have any! I don't go out much. I don't drink. .....?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    every single ''friend'' i had turned out to be fake and every single girl turned out to be a mistake i'm content and happy just being on my own i pleasure myself real good i don't...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Most people only like me when its convenient or beneficial for them to do so. I'm used to it, I have a few friends and they care. Thats all that really matters .-.
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really don't. of course there are things some people don't know because it's personal and only close people know. But no secrets.
    KidAgony KidAgony 22-25 Dec 29, 2014

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    I guess i never really got the concept of true friendship. growing up, every new school year I got a new set of 'friends', but at the end of the school year that just disappeared...
    Kringle95 Kringle95 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I feel alone 97% of the time. :(
    sprinkles11 sprinkles11 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have boy friends, but I only run into them from time to time. Those girl friends I have? They would only go to me if they needed advices and ****. I'm sick of it, really. I don't...
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F a week ago

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    (i don't trust anyone) when your friend with someone and you where so close friend tell each other secrets and the next day you just split not friends anymore all your secerts...
    brooke2001 brooke2001 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    and I kinda don't want any for a long while ... all of my friends or people I know are either on there first child or second or third which is crazy even thinking about it now and...
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'v been on this site under different identity guises before.And this time I came back thinking that I might try to change myself a little,open up,maybe even (Ah-ha-ha) help people...
    CaptainKurMujunShang CaptainKurMujunShang 18-21, M Jan 14

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my family to bits and most of them are wonderful and supportive! But... we've just never had that sense of closeness that so many families have. I'm...
    Saiyanprincess Saiyanprincess 18-21, F Jan 2

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    I don't have a Facebook.. Or twitter or any other mainstream social media for that matter. It sounds stupid but I've had self esteem issues for a while so around the time fb got...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    My attitude has gone to hell. People seem to be begging for my company (reality, not EP) and I find myself not wanting to be with them. Now this is not everybody, of course. I...
    Nixie1291 Nixie1291 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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