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I Don't Have Very Many Friends

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    But Seriously

    Where does one find friends? How does one nurture friendship? My "friends," typically, are those that I work with wherever I'm currently working. Right now that means I have four friends. We laugh, joke, talk, and argue when we're working together, but, for the most...
    liferiot liferiot 26-30, M 8 Responses Jul 6, 2007

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    I Still Call Them Friends...not Sure Why

    I don't have many friends where I live. Perhaps one or two. They are not close friends though. We do something together once in a while. I have friends that live far away from me. Most of them I have known since I was a kid. We do not talk often. Maybe once or twice a year...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 5, 2011

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    I Don't Have Many Friends

    yea I don't have that many friends and I don't know why I know that in shy but I'm a nice person but still and I'm not sure why but lots of people hate me for no reason at all the people around have told me I should have never been born I have been told to just die and etc things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    Real Ones

    Are hard to come by.  Offline, I have maybe 3--MAYBE 4--friends I can truly depend on and have be there for me when I need them and vice versa.  I'd do anything for them and do anything to protect them.  Online, here for example, I've made about the same...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Not In Real Life

    I don't have many friends in real life. I don't go anywhere or do anything. I do however have friends online. I know that sounds weird and pathetic but its true, I have more online friends then I do in real life. My online friends have become closer to me than my real life...
    ladysora ladysora 22-25, F Aug 3, 2011

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    Never Have

    I've never really had that many friends. Maybe two close friends. Thats it. All others are simply aquantinces... and they turn out to not like me, anyway.... but I'm happy with the few friends I have... and its cheaper when we hang out! =]
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    Confused

    I really don't know why I don't have many friends. I've been told that I am a friendly and funny person, but I still don't have many. Part of it may be because I am very shy and am afraid to talk to people I do not know. I guess I expect people to come to me, instead of vice...
    shadowxmagic shadowxmagic 16-17, F 1 Response May 20, 2008

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    Semi-intentional Outcast

    Sometimes I wonder if maybe I just don't like people very much. I think I should hang out with people, because that's what people do. But I find I start dreading it as soon as it gets close to events or plans and half the time I spend thinking about what I can say to get out of...
    myredsweater myredsweater 31-35 2 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    I'm a total loser that's

    why I don't have many friends.
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I want to meet new people considering I feel

    like I have no one to talk to I'm the real world. Very confused about how this app thing works but anyone want to talk?
    younginsecuregirl younginsecuregirl 16-17, F Jun 20

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    I don't understand why I just can't have a

    "friend". Not a friend with benefits. Just a ******' friend! Most of my "friends" are males and 85% of the time they end up liking me. And I just don't understand why. Yeah, maybe most girls would be pleased, but not me. I hate feeling awkward and uncomfortable while talking to...
    Aquarius05 Aquarius05 18-21, F Dec 3

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    Just For Now!

    Although I currently don't have too many friends, I'm confident I'll make new (and better) friends eventually.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 15, 2011

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    Friends?

    When I was fifth-teen and starting high school I lost all my friends slowly over the years.  Which I understand not everyone stays friends throughout the whole four years of high school, but once I lost them I never bothered to make new ones.  Because I am too afraid to...
    atttddiva atttddiva 22-25, F Nov 15, 2007

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    Because I cant make friends.

    I lack basic social skills and the thought of just having to be around people, nevermind talking to them freaks me out :P
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, T Aug 27

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    Where Are You Suppose To Start?

    Life seems so cruel sometimes. When your alone and have no one to talk to and ask advice, who are you suppose to talk to? No one ever wants to hear what's wrong with you. People don't want to associate with someone who has problems. Yet when your alone and don't know what to do...
    Naculie Naculie 26-30 May 10, 2012

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    Not Very Social...

    If anyone wants to add me to their friends list or however you do it on here, I would be glad to talk to more people. I've been out of the social loop for so long I'm not sure how to get back in. I'm 24 and was working on my AA degree, but I'll be graduating pretty soon. I...
    rennierules rennierules 22-25 2 Responses May 31, 2010

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    I go to a special school

    for the visually impaired. But a lot of students also have other problems. So it's sort of impossible to have a proper conversation with them. I only have 3 friends. I get quite lonely sometimes :)
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F Jun 20

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    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, T 1 Response Oct 15

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    And I Like It..

    My husband and a girl I met about 8 years ago online (I originally met my husband online) are the only two friends that I have. There are a few others online, who I trust, but not as much as those two. I like it.  I'm a firm believer of quality not quantity. I'm not...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2007

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    No One Wants to Be My Friend.

    They don't call me. They don't message me or IM me. I have one friend who wants to talk to me on a regular basis. I don't understand it. I know lots of people and I consider them all somewhat friends but I guess they don't. I don't want to do all the work in a friendship. I don't...
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    A Few Good Friends

    I know lots of people...but there are very few people that know me well - and there are very few that i know well. I like deep connections with people - superficial contact doesn't count as friendship in my book. So i have a few people that i know intimately - although if i am...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    ~But My Friends Here Are Real~

    I want all of my friends here to know how much I love them and care about them.Each one of you have a very special spot in my soul. My precious EP mama... you know what's going on and why I'm not here as much and guys she's the one I wish to tell my truths. She means more to me...
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    I get asked if I have friends quite a lot.

    One of my teachers, who I think just feels bad for me, asked me if I had any friends. She was concerned for me and wanted me to join FBLA in order to meet new people. She notices that I don't really talk in class, but I don't think she realizes that if I wanted to make friends...
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Meeting With Friends Exhausts Me

    I used to be very social and outgoing. I still believe it's more of the real me than the me that I have become over the years. Every time I meet people and interact with them, I'm funny and talkative. I laugh, I have a good time, I go home and could fall asleep immediately due to...
    LilyLua LilyLua 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    By Choice

    When I was younger, I had a lot of "friends", people who I hung out with, went places with, whatever.  I only had one "best" friend at a time.  It always seemed that the people I thought were my best friends always let me down when I needed...
    purpleriz purpleriz 46-50, F Jun 19, 2009

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    Dinner For One

    Today was my day off. Like most days off before it, I spent this one alone. I woke, alone; I showered, alone; I ate breakfast at 2pm, alone; I left the house to take a stool sample to the lab, alone. There are times that I wish I had lots of friends, but more than anything I...
    liferiot liferiot 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 6, 2007

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    Never Really Have

    I don't think I've ever had more than two or three close friends at a time. Every time I made a new best friend, they wound up moving away and I'd have to make a new friend. Since I've graduated high school, I've only talked to maybe two of those old friends and never very often...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 16, 2011

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    Anybody Need A Friend?

    I could use one... I'm a young female. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    Who Are Your True Friends?

    Since the begening of high school I have had 3 best friends. 2 of them, sisters, after 7 years of friendship stabbed me in the back and we are no longer friends. As for the 3rd friend, she is still my friend but since she got married I have become absolutly last on her list of...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2007

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    Some times I need someone to remind me to stay

    on track, otherwise I tend to derail. What happens when I have no one, when no one is there for you, how do I pick myself up and carry on. When will I find a friend that will be there for me.
    J3ssii3 J3ssii3 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    But

    But the ones i have are the Most *beep beep beep beep beep beep beep beep* people ever! couldn't get better
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Apr 27, 2011

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    Understanding Me

    I dont have many friends cause alot of people think that I am strange. We are all change to a certain extinct and have something we do that is stange.  I would love to have more friends. Also their are alot of people around where I live that I wouldn't want to be friends...
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Mar 12, 2008

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    If you have enough people

    that love you and hang out with you at free times, who are there for you it doesn't matter
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    So Sad

    Yeah its sad to say I dont have many friends. I know alot of people but they fade in and out of my life. Im not saying that I am a bad person its just that I cant seem to find people that want to hang out with me. Makes me sound like I have a diease or something..lol. Like right...
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2007

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    In A Sense

    I am told that I am all around friendly and I have a lot of acquaintances but the fact is I really do not have the "my person who considers me their person". I am not really depressed about this single fact. Ever since I can remember I know that I am so comfortable with being...
    zen0000 zen0000 26-30, F Apr 28, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have online friends and I am thankful for that. But offline I don't have any friends. A part of it is my situation at the moment and the other part is my fear and mental issues.
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Well.. Offline I don't have any friends unless you count my baby Beau, he's the best. Online I have lots of friends! Lol a lot. And they're all from here :P
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I don't know if this is really true. It is a bit absolute. Depending on how I feel and what I need, ....friendship is a word that can have many meanings. Like the untrue story that...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 15 hrs ago

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    2,941 people & counting who feel friendless. Here's my story. I've had childhood friends, we'd go to & from each other's homes, at times sleep over. Some I went to school with. I...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have a friend but not the kind i want, she is selfish arrogant and sometimes a b***h. and because of that i really feel like i have no friends. Before, i was prefere to be alone...
    manel2504 manel2504 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I feel like I don't really have friends, just acquaintances. It doesn't really bother me though. I basically just keep them around to keep updated in the social world, and music...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I wish I didn't have to turn to a blog to voice the thoughts in my head. I wish I had friends that I can just call without worry of judgment... but at least here, I can release...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ... told my husband I plan to stop pumping(breastmilk) for our baby- and instead of support, he voiced out his discontent. I really wish he'd be more supportive... so I can tell...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had a friend, then he committed suicide because we were being bullied. It was only happening for 3 months. I also believe that he did this because his dad left his family, his...
    Hayese Hayese 13-15, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Would love to have a 'best friend' that I could tell anything to, do everything with and that I could trust! my best friend drifted, need a real friend that'll stick around no...
    ells97xo ells97xo 16-17, F Dec 5

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    it's been a while since i actually socialize; or consider someone as a friend friend ... at least one of the same zip code. as it stands right now, I have co-workers...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i think there comes a time in our lives, past our twenties at least when we feel we can be a lone island and not need to make new friends... and then a **** storm comes along and...
    ambut ambut 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ill be ur friend lols b vvvv
    alonewbyx alonewbyx 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I used to. Just think this morning I had a friend, my only friend, now I am just another loner.
    Lachlann Lachlann 13-15, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    What I tell my friends is that you guys aren't my best friends your really good friends but one is not better than another so technically I don't have a BEST friend