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I Feel Alone Even When I'm Not

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    this happens from time to time. be in a new place that I know no one. I kind feel odd out. even if I am at new work place. I have to talk to people. kind part of my job. still feel...
    chat68chat chat68chat 31-35, M Jan 13

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    I feel alone, because I am alone. Mentally alone. I've always felt so detached from everything and everyone. I've always felt so far. Or maybe I felt like...maybe I feel like...
    RebBricks RebBricks 13-15, F Jan 20

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    I usually just go to school and concentrate on my classes and then go straight to work. But I don't like being sad because I feel alone. My mom always tells me that I'm not alone...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Image Is Everything. - Image is everything I was raised under this belief no matter whats going on in your house that is not what you are allowed to let people see. If you were to...
    LuvlyLadyLynn LuvlyLadyLynn 26-30, F Jul 19, 2012

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    The Other Half - Loneliness is part and parcel in our lives as we are not complete in ourselves.
    Stacy8989 Stacy8989 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2010

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    I Think I'M Broken - Just to give a quick background: I'm 25, have had depression, among various other questionable diagnoses, for a decade. I fantasized about suicide for about 5...
    Nonemus Nonemus 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    right now, for example. I'd rather be physically alone than feel alone as I lay next to my partner. this is something I fear I'm used to now
    expoint expoint 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    HAVE YOU EVER....... - Have you ever missed someone you've never met?  Wanted to get up and go somewhere but didn't know where you wanted to go?  Have you ever been restless in...
    Maria6691 Maria6691 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    As humans we will always have moments when we feel alone. We were born alone we will die alone. We are our only 100% source of comfort on this earth. Your soul is your best friend...
    DeepZen DeepZen 22-25, F Feb 4

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    Do you ever feel so ignored, that you feel like you’re lost in an expanding void of emptiness?
    Ri95 Ri95 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    life is like weather you are out in the sun trying to soak up all that is good and you reallize a storm is coming... you try to hide you try to get shelter before the rain hits you...
    warriormom89 warriormom89 22-25, F Feb 26

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    I feel like even my best friend has given up on me
    xotilweoverdose xotilweoverdose 13-15, F Dec 22, 2013

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    I Feel Alone - i feel alone even though im not i have my parents my sisters my whole family and friends but i feel like i'm alone that no one understands me that even when i try to...
    ducktaped ducktaped 18-21 4 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    No matter who or how many people are there, I feel like I simply can not fit in.. I'm always that one like walking behind two friends on a sidewalk kinda deal and I'm never the...
    pugsnotdrugs pugsnotdrugs 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    I Cannot Handle My Life Anymore - I'm not sure how I will be able to pull myself out of this depression this time. Angrier, more hate, and much more bitter I am beginning to get...
    Ameliorate Ameliorate 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Alone... - I always feel like i'm in my own little world. It doesn't always feel bad because most of the time i choose to be alone. I feel in control and less stressed.
    TheBookNerd101 TheBookNerd101 13-15, F 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    I'm glad I'm not the only person who feels this way.. lately I just feel so alone. even if I'm in a crowd of people I feel like nobody is there. it's a terrible feeling. not only...
    michellemay michellemay 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I Don't Belong Here. - I feel more alone when I'm around others, It's like the difference between us is thrown into sharp relief. So sharp it cuts me. I am entirely alien to every...
    swordsaint swordsaint 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    I feel alone when I'm not. I know I'm not but I just do... I've been single for a year and 2 months. Yes if does get lonely and hurts sometimes,but I work at my job and workout and...
    cameron20 cameron20 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Not Alone Anymore, Yet Lonely - I must say Silence is easy, my friend My thoughts collect better I can almost hear them form In this cage they gather and what I comprehend In a...
    LilyLua LilyLua 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 18, 2011

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    I Feel Alone Often - I'm 15 almost 16. I'm in band and am the section leader for the tubas. I have friends and am fairly well known in school. People like me and I get along with...
    Tristan46 Tristan46 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    today we call internet based as social life... sad.. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=598921406864888
    nice4mheart nice4mheart 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Scared Of Being Alone And Scared Of Socializing.. - I feel like the more people try to show that they love, care about me and want to be with me, the more alone, vulnerable and...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2013

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    A Room Full Of People - I can sit alone in the corner or even embrace in the smallest of talk but in the end, at the end of the day, I feel completely alone. Why? Why can't I...
    spaceygracey spaceygracey 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    Sometimes I feel like I'm just being used....other times, I love what people say and do for and with me
    alwaysonyourmind alwaysonyourmind 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I have great friends and great family but I feel like not one if them truly understands me.Sometimes I feel fake around my best friends and I hate it! I have a lot of fears that...
    ImagineTheMelody ImagineTheMelody 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I've always felt like an outsider even when I'm with my close friends or family. I feel like I never fit in which leads to me always dealing with this constant state of lonely that...
    sfortzallie18 sfortzallie18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    It Is Always Just Me - Even in a marriage.....just me even out of the marriage....just me I deal with everything, everyday....just me I carry it all....just me I try and stay...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    I used to feel alone, anywhere and everywhere with whoever or alone. When I asked Jesus into my heart, to rule my life, and to be with me always, He took that loneliness away! God...
    ceruleanwaters ceruleanwaters 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Broken - It is weird how I just always feel alone. I am the type of person that gets along with everyone. I am around people and talk with people a lot, but still... I still...
    WhimsicalCat WhimsicalCat 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    The Room Is Not Empty But I Am - Look into my eyes Tell me what you see It won't be happy It won't be pretty The way I act Makes me seem happy It makes me seem fine But look into...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 23, 2013

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    Being Observant - I like to be alone in a crowd of people. I enjoy "people-watching" because that way I can be an observer.On the outside looking in. I'm never with the crowd; I'm...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    Could It Be? - I feel alone approximately 100% of the time.  This does NOT bother me ... for the most part.  I rather enjoy being alone.  I relish my sweet solitude...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2007

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    No Love - I have so many people that love me and that care about me. They call, txt, send letters, and fb me. I know that there is a lot of love around me...but i can't feel it. I...
    AnotherSadStory AnotherSadStory 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    I'm invisible. At break and lunch, I'm standing with my 2 "friends". But they just talk and laugh with each other while I'm standing alone silently. They tell each other "You're my...
    TheWeirdoGirl TheWeirdoGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Sometimes I have no one to talk to and I'm always alone most of the time which is normal to me. I don't like being alone all the time, I like it when people talk to me, but...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I Taste Like Mystery Soup - I often feel as though the core of all my social issues is rooted in the fact that I have an inconsistent personality. The only constant is that I am an...
    Time2Recognize Time2Recognize 18-21 1 Response Sep 15, 2013

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    True Loneliness - Actually, I think the ONLY time I ever feel truly alone is when I am sorrounded by people... and that is the saddest kind of loneliness. As it makes the lack of...
    Blumcsi Blumcsi 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    It's like physically I'm not but mentally and emotionally I am alone. Alone with my madness and my thoughts while the whole world keeps moving and I'm detached from time. It's...
    demondayskid demondayskid 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I feel like no one really cares... I have friends, family and a boyfriend but I still feel alone sometimes. I wish it was like the movies and you phone someone, tell them you feel...
    OverThinker123 OverThinker123 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Ive always felt like i didnt quite fit, whoever im around. Like theres a person inside me fighting to get out but who's afraid of being misunderstood and unaccepted. Im tired of...
    rox76 rox76 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    It's A Constant Feeling..... - I'm realizing that... actions by others may trigger me to cry or feel hurt or betrayed or whatever. But fact is..... What hurts the most is that...
    Greeneyedandcurious Greeneyedandcurious 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    No Matter How Hard I Try - I can be laughing and joking and part of life one second and the next second a switch has flipped somewhere deep in the recesses of my brain and I am all...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F 16 Responses Jan 1, 2008

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    I have millions of friends in my school but i always feel so empty and when i smile, it's never my real smile, i just don't know what to do about it, i am so nice to most of the...
    LyricalFlaws LyricalFlaws 16-17, F Jan 19

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    Suddenly Realization - Today, sitting in the subway, I realized that I'm actually alone. I've always been alone. Even when I'm with some of my friends, I'm alone. I don't know what...
    losttNconfused losttNconfused 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    I Feel So Alone. - I feel so alone, constantly. I have lot's of trouble talking to other people in real life because of my social anxiety. I'm and don't have any friends. i try to...
    Catcatkelly295 Catcatkelly295 13-15, F Jan 19, 2013

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    Heart Touching Song..................................... - Would you dance if I asked you to dance? Or would you run and never look back? Would you cry if you saw me crying? And...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    Basically my life in the tag above
    allyl allyl 16-17, F Nov 29, 2013

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    Are We Alone?! - Is it just me that consistently & almost constantly, always feels alone?? I mean I'm 21 as of Nov.17th ... And yet I feel exactly the same as I did at 20 & 19. I...
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    People everywhere. I hear greetings of Happy Birthday to my nephew. Everyone seems happy and alive. Why do i feel this way? Why do i feel alone when i'm not.
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F Mar 29

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