I Dont Have Many Friends

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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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2015

    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

    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
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2014

    I live way out in the country

    so I really only have one friend near me, I do have friends at school but its not the same as a friend that you can visit and spend time with or sleep over with. so I joined ep to chat and make more friends. some are cool friends and others are jerks that get blocked.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 29, 2015

    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

    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.
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2014
    Sicarium Sicarium
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Sep 30, 2014

    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

    Who the **** needs friends?

    All they ever ******* do is lie and cheat and leave you.
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446
    13-15, T
    4 Responses Aug 20, 2015

    In real life, maybe 1

    or 2. Online, 2 or 3. In person, i feel judged on how i look because many of us "judge a book by its cover" without realizing it. Online, all i have to do is be myself and an instant friendship starts. I do want more friends that i can be completely honest with and not feel...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz
    18-21, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    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, 2015

    I don't need a ton of friends though.

    I'm happy with the awesome friends I have :)
    MangaMinx MangaMinx
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 12

    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

    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
    TheCheshireCatsGrin TheCheshireCatsGrin
    16-17, F
    Sep 13, 2015
    adamsgirl01 adamsgirl01
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2015

    Friendship wise, 9th grade was a good year

    for me. I had my two best friends and we were all part of a bigger friend group. I'm still best friends with one of them but the other betrayed her and I in 10th grade. Now that I'm out of high school, I have begun to realize I don't have many. I have my best friend who recently...
    mylifeinwords1021 mylifeinwords1021
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2015

    I only have 2 because most of the kids at my

    school pick on me and usually stuff me in my locker (small for my age)
    wedgieexperiencer202 wedgieexperiencer202
    13-15, F
    Apr 17

    They either have kids,

    partners, 60 hour job or all three. . . it's hard just to find someone who just wants to hang out. I want someone who doesn't mind my family.
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 5

    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

    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

    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
    31-35, M
    May 10, 2014

    Today my mum said you have to start planning my

    18th birthday party and I realised I don't have many friends since I lost 2 friends this year. I have three friends coming to my party and rest are family. :(
    mblan11 mblan11
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2015

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

    antisocial and I always think that they will hurt me (past experiences) x
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 15, 2014

    I only have 2 friends,

    I'm not very social. Anyone wanna chat?
    Hamza787Aj Hamza787Aj
    13-15, M
    Jan 16

    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

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2014

    Omg. So today in my English class this girl came

    and talked to me and we actually bonded for a while!
    vicky1312 vicky1312
    16-17, F
    Sep 1, 2015

    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, 2015

    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, 2015

    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

    I have one close friend almost best friend

    but I feel like she ditches me all the time. I feel like not making the effort to call her. I'm so confused n feel like I don't need her but she always calls me back 😩
    AliChan25 AliChan25
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 5

    I'm bored out of my mind

    and its ******* me off, like I never have anything to do :-(
    Dawnn1e Dawnn1e
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2015

    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, 2015

    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
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    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

    I have old friends from 10 yrs ago.

    but we are not in touch. my cats are my friends. I don't get out of the house much. Just for Dr appointments.
    Chelsea1973 Chelsea1973
    41-45, F
    Nov 14, 2015

    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

    I'm cool with it though.

    I'm happy with the friends I have :)
    SonicEXE SonicEXE
    13-15, M
    Mar 8

    4 quarters > 100 pennies.

    I like things that have a meaning.
    Matthew7211 Matthew7211
    13-15, M
    Jun 25, 2015
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