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I Feel Alone In a Crowded Room

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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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    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 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 6, 2007

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    That is when I am most alienated.

    . Ppl form groups and I don't make the cut in any of them..
    alyssaliv alyssaliv 18-21, F Feb 26

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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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    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 26-30 3 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 9, 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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response 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 70+, F Aug 12, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I KNOW that I'll never truly be alone because God is always holding my hand. But I do feel alone VERY often and that's just the truth. I occupy my mind as much as possible...
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    I have a quite a few friends who are there for me but honestly I just feel like I'm in my own world where there is no one. I just feel alone every day even though when I'm with a...
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    Karina2016 Karina2016 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think my mind is preparing myself for being alone by feeling alone. My friends are graduating and depending on the circumstances will be be moving away and my partner is moving...
    thereisnothingwrongwithyou thereisnothingwrongwithyou 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I feel alone even though I'm in a relationship. I feel like our relationship has lost the liveliness and that jolt of being in love. We hardly see each other and there are no...
    EsteeVonne EsteeVonne 22-25, F 1 Response May 16

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    I always feel alone ahwell what can you do about it
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M May 7

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    noahfaith noahfaith 16-17, M 6 Responses May 8

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    I'm married to a man whom I've known 7 years. He use to be the only person that could make me smile, but now when I look at him my stomach turns. He has an addiction and was doing...
    dontwanna1219 dontwanna1219 18-21, F 13 Responses May 9

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    ItsBaddie ItsBaddie 18-21 1 Response May 13

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    I want to marry you my dear (bf)... Then, i wont be feel alone forever...
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