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I Feel Alone In a Crowded Room

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    Why Am I Feeling This Way?

    I have had this feeling longer than i can remember, i know i'm not alone but i can't help but feel "singled" out.  i hear the sounds of people that are happy and it makes me want to cry, i want to feel like that but how do i. sometimes i think i could stand...
    realitydreamer realitydreamer 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    I Have No Joy In My Life

    I am old, nearly 70. I have never learned to socialize and find it extremely awkward to make conversation. I would be better living as a recluse or even dead. I grew up in a family where there was no affection, no loving words or caressing. And so I never learned what love...
    Carjam44 Carjam44 66-70, F Aug 12, 2013

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    Has God Forgotten About Me?

    I hav ben willin to go 2 university long time bt i had to start at the college,was disapnted ofcourse bt i thought it was a start.Now i completed my dip. and so many obstacles appears when i have 2 live my dream! i have ben praying for 5 solid years! is God forgoten wht i have...
    stlalane stlalane 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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    Lost In A Mess

    I feel that no one understands me and I am alone in my pain. Do you have any idea what it's like to be trapped so far into yourself. you're unable to express what you're thinking let alone who you are?
    woundedpalm woundedpalm 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2013

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    I Often Feel Alone In A Crowded Room

    In a crowd room people are talking to one another.  I am alone and not knowing who to talk to so I feel alone.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 22, 2012

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    Never Fit In

    It doesn't matter where I am-I feel like this weirdo who can't fit in.I feel innately like a loser and fear that the people around me can sense it.Even the slightest possiblity of me fitting in anywhere is marred by my constant self-deprecating talk in my head.The fact that...
    blues2hope blues2hope 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Eh....

     i feel like they are all watching me being lonely. they are probably laughing inside that i am so lonely!
    rainbowclouds rainbowclouds 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    There Must Be Something Wrong With Me

    Why is it that I feel so alone when I'm in a crowded room. I'm around good friends, and yet I still feel lonely. I hate being alone, and was looking forward to my friends being back in town. I thought that would make me feel better, but it didn't... I feel just as alone now...
    maytirim maytirim 18-21 Aug 27, 2009

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    Are You There Guys?...it's Me, The Birthday Girl.

    I feel empty when I'm with my friends. We went out for my birthday dinner tonight and I felt as if it wouldn't have mattered if I was there or not. I didn't feel included most of the time. There were only 4 of us including me, but majority of the conversations were about them...
    remyreese remyreese 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    Hi, My Name Is Unimportant, And Unnoticed.

    I have no close friends. I seem to mainly have acquaintances. I pretty well always get blown off by "friends" when someone better wants to hang with them. I can't stand letting people too close to me because I know they'll leave anyway. I've only let one girl really close to me...
    EvanEnglish EvanEnglish 16-17, M 5 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    married 40 years stayed

    for the kids ....i believed that the longer your married the more love would be now nothing just 2 humans living in the same house..you would think she would want to hold hands give back rubs and hepl in the love area...you know when you first time you meet a just the touch...
    notlcare notlcare 56-60 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    Bobby Was I So Wrong?

    I take it your up to speed with me and Bobby we have gone our seperate ways after a few short months. Question ? I cracked a huffy because her daughter 16 and boyfriend had rocked up to atay 4 nights till xmas, I only agreed to 1 night. The house is very small 2 bedroom and there...
    crakajak crakajak 41-45, M Dec 24, 2011

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    Waiting To Have Enough Strength To Climb Out Of The Darkness

    I just turned 19, in college and have come a long way in just one year. Since I was 16, my parents were very obsessive and controlling in what I ate and how I looked and it turned into Binge Eating Disorder, then into Bulimia. Life was very difficult and I felt like committing...
    labellamora labellamora 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2010

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    Don't Know Why.

    i go to party and many crowded places. they are full of people i know. yet i feel as though no one is there for me and i feel the lonely feeling in my heart.
    me2you2me me2you2me 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    From The Outside..

    I'm 27 and I don't know what I'm doing.. I walk around and I see people and I wonder why is there life so easy..   No matter where I go I feel out of place.. Always on edge, tense and it wears at at me mentally and physically..  I self medicate to detach my...
    j375720 j375720 26 3 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    I don't know what's going on.

    . I was in class today with 20+ students and usually I'm all about the room because we are allowed to move around during class. But today, I just sat staring out the window. Head on my desk and just starring.. My friends were talking with everyone else and even our teacher was...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F Nov 20

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    I Always Wanted To Kill My Classmates.

    My story. http://youtu.be/2_YTIOvzY2g -Big Mike. BigMikeRadioProgram.com
    TheBMRP TheBMRP 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    All My Life

    The other day I went to a gathering and I felt so out of place. I'm starting to realize that I've felt that way my entire life (just completely out of place). I think it all started as a child. I was always teased for being too dark or being feminine (I'm a male). I never even...
    life83 life83 26-30 Aug 13, 2012

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    Having My Own Conversations?

    Hello. I am a second year university student, ironically majoring in psychology. My relations to people seem to have stagnated into a very precise pattern, one of initial paranoia and distrust on my part, then when I do open up, those I am closest to inevitably leave me and stab...
    lovebinge lovebinge 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Sometimes...

    I usually do best interacting with one person - or a small group. There are many times that I can feel alone in the midst of a crowd - in a room, in the mall... Yet if the opportunity presents itself, and if I have something worth saying, I can be quite comfortable addressing a...
    voyeurTim voyeurTim 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Staring Through The Looking Glass...

    doesn't it seem funny that the world sees you differently than you see yourself. if you're like me then you know what it's like to have to wear masks...in my life my mask are slowly crumbling. the world is going to see me for who i truly am and that scares me. Please don't shut...
    Angelluvr Angelluvr 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    I'm Here...i'm Not Invisible....so Why Does No One Care To See

    ill sit in my class and notice im the only one with no one next to me. everyone has someone to talk to and have fun with but me.it's one of the worst feelings imanginable.wanting to talk to someone but you cant wanting to be with someone but no one wants to be with you.it's like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    The Group Name Says It All

    Ever stand in a crowded room, people happy, smiling, talking to each other, and wondered "How come nobody wants to talk to me?" Why is it, that the whole world seems to look away, when all I want is a friend to talk to? Sometimes, even laying in my wife's arms, I feel...
    fmp4life fmp4life 21-25, M 3 Responses Nov 6, 2007

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    Personally I don't like crowds.

    I feel uncomfortable in places with many peoble with an unpredictable behaviour. I've only been to a couple of big concerts (Bob Dylan in 1980, San Fransisco) and one of my favourite groups, Camel, maybe about a year later (probably not a "big" concert, but I loved it!). A...
    tomeric60 tomeric60 51-55, M Dec 9, 2013

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    My Story

    Here's my story. I've been in the Military for twelve years now, I'm delpolyed to a god forsaken country that god forgot about. All my life I've felt Alone in a crowded room. I get angry when I see other people happy. I'm not the type of person that makes a lot of friends, but...
    gijack25 gijack25 31-35 1 Response Sep 26, 2008

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    If This Is Living, Can I Choose Death?

    as i near 30, i look back on life thus far. i am not impressed. why do people insist that they are friends, they care, they love, they would miss you? i go to work, i feel like an alien. go to church, i am shunned. in school i was an outcast. and not in the cool i dont give a...
    lclippard lclippard 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2010

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    Masked Man

    I'm 22 at uni living with two other guys. First two years i surrounded myself with people thinking that that would fill the voide inside it didn't. recently i have been shutting myself down and out, avoiding doing things with pretty much everyone and when i tried to reach out and...
    ponderbear ponderbear 22-25 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    I'm the only woman I know

    who doesn't like Twilight, reality tv, 50 Shades of Grey...you get it. I'm the only person I know who thought The Lego Movie was a vacuous pile of garbage. I think for the most part people want to talk about surface meaningless garbage and it makes me feel empty. When I have...
    EduardoDinero EduardoDinero 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    The Worst Feeling Ever

    This is the worst feeling, at least, for me. It's just sad, sick, stupid. Whenever I feel this way, I just feel so helpless...like, I wanna get out of there. It's not good at all.
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    I Am.

    Alone. I walk through the hals at school and i have never flet so alone in my life. All the sounds of the people talking around me drownds out into nothing and i feel like i am frozen. Or a ghost. When i talk to the people i think are my friends they almost completely ignore...
    asdfok asdfok 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 18, 2008

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    Just One of Those Days!!!Today after finals I returned loaned books to the college bookstore and after than leaving the campus made me feel very alone. All of those people I no...
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    9am3 9am3 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    dont know what to say, i just started on this site....i do feel alone. my wife left me....with my children, i can't seem to find a job or get any kind of income and my only...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 25

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    A lot of times in life I feel alone even when I'm surrounded by people I still have that lonely feeling there's only a few maybe even just one person that I never feel alone around...
    AhavaGamoran AhavaGamoran 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I feel alone, I feel like I can't connect with others, I feel like I can never do right by others. I feel like a failure, a weirdo, loser, annoying, and like I need to change who I...
    4gotwhereIwas 4gotwhereIwas 26-30 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm so sick of feeling alone. I want you here to understand. I want you here to feel , in the darkness, the heat of our hands as we sit so close. so sick am I of being alone...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today has been waves of loneliness for me. This guy that's 6 years older than me loved me three years ago and messaged me to see me today, we're friends now since we go to the same...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel alone. I'm chlosterphobic (not sure if I spelled that right) I feel like the world is going to close up on me and gong to die of depression and anxiety. Ya I have...
    cantsaymynamesorry cantsaymynamesorry 13-15, F Nov 22

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    I know i am a good person. But why do i feel alone?
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    It's strange how one can feel alone, yet be surrounded by people who love them...
    jeremiah3698 jeremiah3698 18-21, M Nov 26

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    Everybody around me has somebody to talk to or has close knit of friends and mine lives in Another state so I can't tell her what I want to and my parents will only lie to me and...
    WannbeAnorexic WannbeAnorexic 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I feel alone. I look around and see everyone in a relationship and think that there must be something wrong with me since I've never had a girlfriend.
    KingAndrew95 KingAndrew95 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 10

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    The only time I feel alone is when I'm around other people.
    ThatGuyEveryoneHates ThatGuyEveryoneHates 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Sat in my living room on the floor half watching elf with my family. They have treats and nice drinks out for a Christmassy night but tbh I hate everything -.-
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    it's hard when nobody understands you when you're always misunderstood cannot handle this feeling all the walls are caving in i wish there were just one day just one day where i...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    its like every where i go and no matter what i do the outcome is the same. me left behind in an empty house haunted by these 4 naked walls. ive never known security and i doubt...
    livingpositively livingpositively 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I'm so tired of feeling like this. I thought after high school I would stop feeling this way but I was wrong. Co workers talk about the way I dress and look. I'm not even ugly. I'm...
    rosethornsforever rosethornsforever 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I was recently driving over a bridge and had the sudden thought to drive off. I have been lonely my entire lifebut it's overwhelming lately. It's weird because I'm constantly being...
    TeeTri TeeTri 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 19

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