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I Dont Have Many Friends

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    I got cancer when I was in 5th grade I'm

    starting 9th now and all of my "friends" treat me like the sick kid I used to be and pretty much just ignore me
    flisher1027 flisher1027 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    No. Used to. But then girlfriends DISAPROVE,

    or you do dumb things like have kids,get super busy at work and before you know it they're gone. I've been up here two years now. Other than my two next door neighbours. I still don't know anyone. At least not well enough to call them friend.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 29, 2014

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    In school I've always struggled to find/keep

    friends cause I would meet someone really nice but then they would move away ( that happened to me like 5 times ) Then I've always had one main friend that lives across the road from me. I can't breathe with her around. Recently one of my old friends that moved away got in...
    Mistycat99 Mistycat99 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    I've learned to keep my circle of friends small,

    I've got people I sometimes socialise with cause they are in the same space is me then I have friends who I enjoy sorbing time with and am more interested in what they even have to say😂
    Bennyboo2000 Bennyboo2000 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    It's hard for me to make friends

    and keep friends. Maybe I'm bad at friendships?
    sugarprincess23 sugarprincess23 22-25, F 1 Response May 23, 2014

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    I Am Just Not a Good Friend...

    I like people. I enjoy their company. Unfortunately, I don't spend much time thinking about them when they are not around. I have one true friend and thats my wife. I would love to have another friend, but even when I try it doesn't happen. Most people are too wrapped up...
    Lionroot Lionroot 41-45, M 3 Responses May 5, 2008

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    I Have This Wall Built Up

    i have battled depression and drug addiction. within these past couple years i have realized that no one really cares about another being. the human species is selfish and impatient. humans are magnificent liars. we naturally take the most valuable things for granted. we repulse...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 17, 2012

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    I have four good friends

    but other than that I don't really know a lot of people being that I'm in the middle of no where and there is no school.
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    From a young age, I've always thought of anyone

    who listens to me as friends. I was a really lonely child, and up until about my teens, I was a very unpopular, shy, and ugly child. As I grew older, I realised that good friends are hard to come by. The only real best friend I have is my boyfriend. I suppose friends are rare...
    MichelleReed MichelleReed 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2014

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    I don't like people like people

    that say I'm feeling bad for myself for saying I'm ok and that I don't think my life is awesome and then say I'm **** make me pissed like And oh look the guy that raped me said this haha
    relapsing14 relapsing14 16-17, F 2 Responses May 18

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    Honestly I only have about 4 real friends

    but seriously I'd rather have a few close friends than a ton of fake friends..
    relapsing14 relapsing14 16-17, F Apr 25

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    adamsgirl01 adamsgirl01 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Replacement Mother

    When i was little, around 11, my life stopped completely. My little brother, whom i love very much, is disabled. Although he can walk and hear and function normally he has something that doctors cant even figure out i guess. He cannot speak but he can say mom and dad and bye...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    I have little to no friends.

    I do have two friends, but one of them I hardly talk to. I buy a lot of gum because I think that if I have something that people want other people will at least be nice to me. I did gain some friends because of the gum. They're not "Real" friends though. But I guess its better...
    EvilAngels EvilAngels 18-21, M Mar 11

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    It is astonishing just how much life can change

    in a relatively short space of time. Twelve years ago I would have been about twenty years old and had what felt like a strong group of friends who I saw all of the time, back then I lived each day with the total assurance that these were friends I would have well into old age...
    phalonia phalonia 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    Old Friend

    i used to have a best friend from 6th grade and we hung out everyday at school then came 9th grade and she barly ever came to school but we still hung out when she came and everything was cool but then she moved at the end of 9th grade and ever since barly anyone talks to me and...
    amybrewer amybrewer 16-17 3 Responses May 25, 2009

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    Ever since highschool I've had very little

    Friends. I had friends but once we graduated I realized they weren't the kind of friends I needed. They weren't going anywhere in life And I was. Now I feel alone sometimes. I have some work friends but I wish I had someone to share things with and to talk to all the time.
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2014

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    I'm a reserved person

    and I only have a few close friends. I sometimes feel that nobody else in the class really cared about my birthday and I'm always being glared at because of my clumsiness and irresponsibility. It makes me feel like that I'm kind of "invisible" to the others...
    chocolateicecreamxoxo chocolateicecreamxoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses May 17, 2014

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    Making Friends Is So Tiring..

    I have never been popular or had many friends. I have always had one friend that I was really closed to but it seems that i have always been the one that caters and cares more about the friendship. My bestfriends always end up moving on to I guess more interesting people? I don't...
    lunarcy lunarcy 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    I don't like having many friends x I'm quite

    antisocial and I always think that they will hurt me (past experiences) x
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 2 Responses May 15, 2014

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    No More Buddy

    i used to have one good buddy.. every weekend we will planing and hang out together before she met some one.. We have known each other for about 11 years.. and recently she met someone (her 1st love) and every things has changed.. no longer outing together .. and she stop...
    physalisred physalisred 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    I have some friends,

    but I don't have many that I normally hang out with. I only have two friends that I regularly talk to at my school and hope to make new friends. :)
    redbetblue2 redbetblue2 16-17, M Jan 18

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    I'm bored out of my mind

    and its ******* me off, like I never have anything to do :-(
    Dawnn1e Dawnn1e 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    And I don't understand

    why my partners see this aspect of my life as a weakness and choose to point it out - along with their opinion as to why - when having an argument. It doesn't hurt me. I'll keep my 5 friends who are my "chosen family," and they can keep their 600 Facebook "friends."
    boneknuckleskin boneknuckleskin 26-30, M May 10, 2014

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    4 quarters > 100 pennies.

    I like things that have a meaning.
    Matthew7211 Matthew7211 13-15, M Jun 25

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    Not Much Friends.

    I had lots of friends till I was 16 in 10th grade. No one really talked to me anymore cause I was pregnant the only time they did was when they wanted to feel the baby kick. They called me lots of names that hurt me. I had my boyfriend by my side (: but he was a senior. I was...
    jadebigfan jadebigfan 18-21, F Aug 5, 2013

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    You think you don't have friends

    but in reality, the time you're alone is the time you're supposed to build and learn about yourself.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29, 2014

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    I do have friends from different groups of

    friends. But, there's only a few people I trust with all my heart and share every thing. They're the sisters and the brothers I never had. Some people (rare) never really understand you and instead of helping you, they turn against you. I've never understood this concept. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10, 2014

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    It's almost 10pm. My sister

    and I have got 5 unlimited rides passes to a little carnival on the boardwalk. She invites her three friends, which is okay for me because I like most of them. She said I could invite one of my friends. Which one of my friends? I invite my best (guy) friend. He was excited...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    Never Really Thought About It Much..

    When I was a kid I din't have alot of friends, I was picked on alot in school and when we had to relocate often for about two years I sort of became a bit of a shut in . Although I dont like to point fingers I believe it was something I inherited from my mom. When my parents...
    tsunami77 tsunami77 31-35, M Nov 4, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    A big thanks to all my friends here.Please men who are not my friends,don't come with your weird suggestions to me .
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have this friend I met on an online website and one day he decided he wouldn't go on the website anymore, but he came on here and there and he still seemed his normal self then...
    Emziebearxox Emziebearxox 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    ive a few true friends. Kordy who i met on here in 2008 & we have been good friends since. Melissa a good friend from work tasha my best friend
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I have made some good friends on her Domejenna Kellyfoster2000 Cutesmartgirl
    newfieboy1997 newfieboy1997 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Best Friends: amazinghuh Abstrong Alexlovesmusic Angels001 TimePrincess (forgot her last time) :/ I want to meet them someday. That would be awesome..
    MixedGirl14 MixedGirl14 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Best Friends: amazinghuh Abstrong Angels001 Alexlovesmusic I want to meet them someday :) That would be awesome..
    MixedGirl14 MixedGirl14 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well, despite my best efforts, I have yet to make any real friends on here. I don't really have any friends in real life either. Guess it's back to wasting my weekends watching...
    VictimOfCircumstance14 VictimOfCircumstance14 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a lot of friends or so it seems. I am very popular at work but the moment I leave they seem to slowly fall of the face of the earth and I become alone once again. I wonder...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I recently went through something with the only real friend I had left...leaving me with literally no friends. I'm dealing with so much personally right now but sometimes I need to...
    Fiftypercent Fiftypercent 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well I used to have one friend but he's moved out, and now i really have none. It's difficult to me to get talking to new people and starting a friendship I've only had one friends...
    placelessboy placelessboy 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have imaginary friends and love them dearly and if you are the same way, I would love it if you would follow me on Twitter @imagnary_friend :) We can talk about our imaginary...
    imaginaryfriendBFF imaginaryfriendBFF 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I have 2 friends. That is it. Only two. I am not just saying this because I only "feel close" to two people, I mean literally, two. If I were to make a Facebook page I would have...
    wishtobefree wishtobefree 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I also don't have any friends at all, I spend a lot of time going places by myself, or just being inside.. all my life growing up even if a had a friend, or "Friends" it was never...
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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