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I Don't Have Any Local Friends

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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....

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Sure I have a few friends, but no good ones. No loyal ones. No friends I can relate with being that I am a weird person. And today, in life, it's difficult to find good friends...
    TacTaco TacTaco 22-25, M Jul 1

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    I don't have any physical friends I wish I had a bestie anyone in the New Jersey area
    lonelymami lonelymami 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Now I'm starting to worry. I just turned 15, and I still have no signs of puberty. No growth, no hair, no nothing. I've always been one of the smallest boys in my class, but it...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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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

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    Since I have moved to Portland 10 months ago, I haven't made any friends. I find most of the people here boring and superficial. I find people here in the Pacific Northwest very...
    derkosmonaut derkosmonaut 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I tend to drift away from people too many times, so I tend to find myself with a select few as friends.
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 2

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    You would think that it bothers me, but it doesn't. People bring drama and I am too grown to deal with that.
    Katherinex13 Katherinex13 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I used to, but my parents chased them all away because they thought they used me. They never did. They also make sure i dont hang out with them by setting up a ring of spies to...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    All of my friends have one or the other, or both. I have resisted the temptation and I am proud. There's nothing wrong with tattoos if you like them, I just think they are a...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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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 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a very shy person and I don't have many friends. Of course I have my close friends, but other than that I don't have many friends. Maybe you don't mind but for me, friends are...
    HorseBeauty HorseBeauty 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Single and Loving It! When you don't have a boyfriend or a girlfriend (I'm being fair to everyone here) it gives you plenty of time for YOU. You can hang out with your friends all...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 24

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    i have done few friendships online and for a person like me for whom attachments meant to be really important wether it be a simple friendship...it sucks when others are unable to...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    my depression has got to the point where I jut don't care anymore, I don't care about school, I don't care about eating or showering or going out in the world. I just want to sleep...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I feel really bad that my children don't have a father. He and I were married for ten years before we had children. He was a recovering addict/alcoholic and had been sober for...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I eat healthy... I work out... I don't have "Cheat" days. I have days that I allow myself to enjoy a burger or take a day off from the gym, but not "Cheat" days. When you refer to...
    biggun1122 biggun1122 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I'm 20 and still don't have my driver's license. People usually get their permit when they're 15, I got mine at 17. I want my license before I turn 21 at least, though.
    sailorantares sailorantares 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    No one knows, but I'm very insecure. Looking at me you wouldn't be able to tell, I'm a cheerleader, I'm usually surrounded by people but when I'm not I'm content with being alone...
    avagrace03 avagrace03 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Exchanging it for Experience project!. Seriously Facebook used to be great, First time It cam out and I started using it was when I was around 13-14, it was awesome for talking...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Most people I met don't really know how to respect others & Also don't know How to Talk to others . Because of that I spent more time Alone than with other people . Everyone...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M Jun 25

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    I don't expect a lot of responses. I haven't found much on the internet, but I did find this app, so who knows. I am a middle-aged adult who wishes they were 5 years old again. So...
    LittlestFrenchie LittlestFrenchie 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    It's always the exciting people who don't ever make fools of themselves who get all the attention, on or offline.
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't many people will get involved to my life.... i don't want to hurt them and i don't want to be hurt... if they don't like me will i've be thankful. I know and i already...
    gracegodduaghter gracegodduaghter 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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