I Feel Alienated By Social Websites

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    I Seriously Thought....

    That I was the only one that felt like this. It sucks when people want to be your "friend" and then never talk to you. Plus, it kind of hurts when you see that they're nice to other people. Usually I just give up on social networking sites because it makes me feel like crap, but...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2011

    Am I ?

    For all my life I`ve felt kind of left out. Why? I`m a nice, funny, cheerful guy. I`ll help out where help is needed. I`m an ear to bend, a shoulder to cry on. Maybe I lack a certain charisma. Or maybe its that whiff of desperation that gets picked up upon as I reach out. Could...
    musicmad musicmad
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 1, 2009

    Lost And Alone In Cyberspace

    Many people (mostly classmates) egged me to have an account on many social websites (face book, twitter, my space,  tumblr, and form spring) but I still refuse to have an account except for face book for a good reason but I for one never see the value of face book...
    MHInnocent MHInnocent
    26-30, M
    Oct 23, 2010

    Even Though People Call Me Their Friend...

    ... that doesn't mean they talk to me. I have about 50 friends on facebook, but only one person really talks to me (my idiot ex) and so facebook depresses me. I had a myspace, but like, 3 friends. It's just like in really life. I didn't know other people felt this way. I though...
    jellybean93 jellybean93
    22-25, F
    Jun 1, 2013


    I never really liked myface or spacebook. I don't really like EP either. They're narcissism traps. But I think I loathe EP the most because I only come here when I'm at my worst. I soak in whatever negativity I'm feeling. I become an awful person. I separate myself from people...
    Mdear Mdear
    18-21, F
    Feb 12, 2012

    Facebook Is Starting to Make Me Feel Alienated

    That may sound a bit paradoxical, I know.  How can one feel alienated on arguably the world's largest social web site, which is supposed to make you feel connected to other people?  Hear me out. Being on Facebook has, at times, proven to be a somewhat demoralizing...
    SquarePeg61 SquarePeg61
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Sep 18, 2009
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