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I Dont Have Many Friends

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    I don't have many friends,

    I love my cousins the most than anybody else
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Jun 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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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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    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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    You know after high school,

    everything changed and a lot of people that I knew, I no longer see anymore. Like we all went our separate ways, except for me and my two best friends, we always keep in touch no matter what. I may not have a lot of friends but I'm still happy that I have my two best friends
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    adamsgirl01 adamsgirl01 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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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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    I have two friends. One I met in middle school

    about 12 years ago and the other about 3 or 4 years ago. I love them both but I don't see them much because they're always working and my friend who I've known for a shorter amount of time I have a big crush on her and I think she likes me too so our relationship can get...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 29, 2014

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    Again, happiness only lasted so little within me, like sand in my hands. I'm feeling so alone, like no one cares. I came across some "friends" in college who treated me awful. I'm...
    MynameisMartin MynameisMartin 22-25, M Feb 3

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    I embrace that I don't need friends. I'm perfectly content with my life the way it is. I don't have to maintain anything..and I really struggled with maintaining friendships in the...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I spend a lot of time alone, I have no friends or anyone to talk to . or anyone who calls me. I have no one on the weekends to go out with. Just to do even some simple things with...
    nwtrexp nwtrexp 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have many good acquaintances but very few friends.
    gish1897 gish1897 13-15, F Feb 13

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    Now that I really think about it, I only ever had one true friend and just a bunch of people who were acquaintances. I am no longer friends with this person because we both changed...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm not good at dealing with people, so all my friends left me. I have no friends to talk to or understand me but don't want to be isolated from the world. I'm looking for friends...
    Kayu96 Kayu96 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't have any friends because I am different because I have Asperger so all of my friends didn't what to be friends with me anymore
    paul642 paul642 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 17

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    since i came to n.y or in my country i had no friends it was really lonely i sat down alone in lunch everybody would mock me and say bad things to me so i was lonely i wished that...
    gamergirlo gamergirlo 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm married and I find it's much less complicated if I don't have male friends. I don't private message men, don't hang out with them. Don't have any male friends. It works for our...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a straight male and most of my friends are female. Most people judge me as a player but I have female friends because every time I try to talk to my make friends they just...
    BIGPAR BIGPAR 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate when guys only have female friends. Guys with females friend they seem to **** them. If they don't ever make moves on the girl friends they have a crush on the girl. I don...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is true. Id way rather have no friends then people who just fake it.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I started to have some friends recently. I used to lose all but then I made some new and better ones. Nothing is forever whether friendship or aloneness.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I know that I'm partly, if not wholly, to blame for not doing my part to keep in touch (they never really tried either) but by the end of school I was so damned closed off from...
    PsychicRed PsychicRed 26-30 Feb 20

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    I don't have any friends, I just want a boyfriend and that's it.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I literally know no one. On a day to day basis the only person I talk to is my mother and people online. I'm a cool guy and have been told I'm attractive, but I have no friends and...
    Jacksoncw Jacksoncw 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 19

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    I feel like I have no friends anymore.
    alexismechell alexismechell 16-17, F Feb 20

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    I'm actually really lucky to have met quite a few nice people on here 😬