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I Feel Lonely a Lot

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    Never Felt That Lonely Before - I recently moved from egypt to canada... I had a very good social life back home and belonged to a very respectful social and educational standard...
    simonpeter84 simonpeter84 26-30 1 Response May 28, 2011

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    Lonely Vs Alone - I think the lonliest I've ever felt was in my last marriage where I wasn't physically alone just totally emotionally isolated, and the more I tried to change it...
    Chaosity Chaosity 31-35, F Mar 16, 2011

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    i wish someone can take me to a place where like time is frozen. and i dont have to close my eyes to dream. :(
    changemylonelyworld changemylonelyworld 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I honestly find it hard to connect with people. I am always a freak to them and wish I was very different to who I am now.
    barthareone barthareone 18-21, F Mar 10

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    I thought this app was to help. But it makes me sad how so many people talk about how in this app they made great friends and I'm just here . I'm such a fail. I can't even make...
    beatrice69 beatrice69 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    Surrounded By People, Yet All Alone -      As I have grown older I have found that lonliness has become an ever growing issue within my life. Even during...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    About My Loneliness - I'm just sitting and thinking. It's holidays but I have nothing to do. Well.. I do a lot: bike, books, garden, music, films, serials.. But I want somebody to...
    scrmnt scrmnt 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    A Single Touch - I feel lonely alot. Almost like no one understands me. I know this isn't true but what I yearn for most is someone I can lean on. With a single touch of their hand...
    LiliacWonder LiliacWonder 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Emptiness - I am 16 and tired of life. Everyday I wake up feeling exactly the same- empty and lonely. I feel like I have no one to talk to for the smallest of things and basically...
    Ayanimoto Ayanimoto 16-17 7 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    It Is Better To Be Alone Than In Bad Company - I turned 36 last November and its funny how 10 years can change a lifetime of perception and views.10 Years ago I was in college in...
    HiPpPiEcHiKcKiE HiPpPiEcHiKcKiE 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Have Always Been Loved, But Now I'm Far Away From This Love - my whole life i have always been loved by the people around me and always felt lucky to be loved to such point. As i...
    DanaMo DanaMo 18-21 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    I Feel Alone - I feel like I lost my best friend which is my bf he came into some money and now he treats cry bad I'm heart broken, I'm alone now so confuse
    specialkayd93 specialkayd93 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    Breaking Up After A 6 Yr Relationship - i couldnot think this will hapend with me...........he loved me so much.we love both each other so much.we had so good understanding...
    iamalonek iamalonek 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2013

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    It's True - I try to explain, but feel like nobody understands. I always thought it was cos I didn't have a brother or sister and I wanted one/everyone else I knew had at least one...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Aug 23, 2013

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    Lonely -  I left my country to come to this country. Left everything that ment anything to me, including friends and love ones. Now i'm between 30 and 35 years old. I started...
    Casio00 Casio00 31-35 3 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Although, i feel happy for every person that i make smile and have a good time on EP and not only, i feel a sort of emptiness when i close the website or ending a conversation.
    Oti91 Oti91 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Frustrated - Just moved to the deep south, small town, nothing to do, full of .............ugh. Will only be here for a few years but I'm lonely, no friends, unfulfilling job, no...
    bluestilettos bluestilettos 41-45, F May 22, 2013

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    Fake Life - i feel like my whole life is fake people just stay close to me because i am smart and that i don't let people harass me at all. At the end of the day when i think about...
    brokenangell brokenangell 13-15 2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    I feel lonely even though I have so much people around me.
    alephsa alephsa 18-21, F Jan 15

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    I moved away from my family for a fresh start after a horrible break up with my ex wife. I have found a great job and work probably way to much lol. But I'm missing something in...
    imacook74 imacook74 36-40, M Dec 4, 2013

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    Like Right Now..... - i distroyed my hair....so sad. am an idiot and wish i could avoid people seeing it until i fix it. WHICH I WILL TRY TO FIX. i feel lonely alot so i try to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    i dont have frnds u know finding true friend is so difficult i let some frnds to take the place of my best friends but finally they made me fool and left me alone
    phanivarma phanivarma 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I wish I could talk to someone who cares genuinely, like i know that I care about others. When I am alone, I am depressed and cry a lot when no one knows. I have to be brave...
    Thefraygirl Thefraygirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I Fight It - so many times I have fought the feelings and tell myself to toughen up and be strong alone as others have told I need to be. I have been lonely for a long long long...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Apr 17, 2011

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    Is It My Fault - This is my first story I'm sharing and its where a lot of my pain comes from. I'm 24 and a single parent with no job, i have a boyfriend but its a long distance...
    StarlightLizzy StarlightLizzy 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    Thought I would have a great online relationship, but he barely asked how I was doing and we talked once every few months. Having a bf like that sucked. It made me question whether...
    Thefraygirl Thefraygirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Today marks a year of being single, without anyone to hold, care or love me till we part.... I just want someone
    sch4denfr3ude sch4denfr3ude 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    It's Normal To Me - i feel lonely a lot, especially now. i feel like noone understands me, nobody cares... i have noone to talk to about simple things, i don't have true friends. i...
    secrloner secrloner 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    Anyone there anyone at all?? Help no never mind I'm just being stupid. I'm just tired don't look at this its stupid.
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Loneliness Is Killing Me Inside - I'm 16 and I feel lonely all the time, I thought i had lot of friends, but then i overheard most of my friends talking bad stuff about me, also I...
    4R3S 4R3S 16-17 4 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    Though I have a lot of people in my life who I see often or just am in contact with. I don't understand it.
    FrankDoesNothing FrankDoesNothing 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    Feeling Lonely, Especially At Night. - It really sucks to not be in a relationship. I have been rejected (quite a while ago), and somehow, just when i think i'm getting over it, i...
    Pselie Pselie 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2009

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    Reality Sucks. - It sucks, doesn't it? To feel so out of place in a world with 7 billion people. You have this idea of how life is supposed to be. You're supposed to be surrounded...
    LifeOfAGingerKid LifeOfAGingerKid 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2012

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    Never-ending Loneliness - Ever since the beginning of the school year, I feel as though I am lonely. It all started out during summer vacation, when I had my eye doctor appointment...
    Icecube11 Icecube11 18-21 2 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I'm back after being for a week and a half living with my troop in the desert, and now that I'm here back to "my life" everything is the same nobody was waiting for my back to my...
    Darkheartres Darkheartres 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Lonesome - I honestly don't know what the best way is to describe my situation.  I feel lonely and sad and pathetic and i crave love.  Ive been in a 7 yr relationship...
    missconfuzed missconfuzed 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    Feelings Of Being Forgotten - Last night our nephew, who we hadn't seen in something like twenty years, calls our house. Our son answers the phone, chats with him a bit, and passes...
    IStallion IStallion 46-50 Sep 26, 2013

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    Lonely In A Very Crowded Room - Oh how funny I still could feel so lonely when I am in a room full of people that  know . funny how I feel the need to live only in my...
    wodepengyou wodepengyou 51-55 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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    Right Now I Do - Yeah, I feel lonely I feel empty I feel lost I feel worthless I feel hopeless
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2010

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    Actually Always... - Even though I have joined this group..."a lot" doesn't justify the amount of my loneliness....
    papri papri 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    My life is strewn with pains and disappointments. I try to be happy and I try to make myself happy. But I have mental and emotional pain. In my teenage years, I was ambitious. Now...
    MaryMagdalenaM MaryMagdalenaM 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    On this site, there are so many people feeling lonely already, that means there are much much more people feeling lonely in this world. So actually we are not lonely in feeling...
    OTIOSUM OTIOSUM 18-21, F Mar 31

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    It's Rare that I feel this way. I try to notice my emotions. When I feel them, why, if certain people trigger it. I'm trying to notice these kinds of things so I can be happy and...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I have all of these feelings inside me, I want to have somebody to hold and somebody to love, I want a girlfriend so much. I have friends that love me to pieces, and I love them...
    WandererJay WandererJay 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I am feeling lonely and unloved. My boyfriend (38) has bipolar and he ignores me and makes me feel insecure!! I feel like he maybe seeing someone else although he is very anti...
    Nikki2292 Nikki2292 36-40, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I always feel lonely, though people around me, I still feel like i'm alone. and tbh it's sometimes better to be alone, I just need someone to talk to.
    GirlyGirlBil GirlyGirlBil 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    remember in elementary school when if we didn't know the answer we could "phone a friend" or "pick a lifeline" and you'd always choose you best friend because you knew they wouldn...
    jenna009912345 jenna009912345 22-25, F Apr 6

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    today suddenly feel lonely. so empty feeling
    tintin2000 tintin2000 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ok, so I'm bi and I'm really lonely and I just want a boyfriend, even though I'm bi I do because I just like guys a little more than girls at the moment I'm 14, the point is that I...
    BiGuyLover14 BiGuyLover14 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Sometimes it doesn't take much to cry and let it all out. I feel sad, lonely and helpless out of the blue, like everything is falling apart and there is nothing I can do to stop...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Just got home from a netball game. We lost lol. It's 12.28am, i just finished one bottle & i feel kinda lonely. I miss my boyfriend who's in prison & it always hits me at night...
    Charlie794 Charlie794 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Being bored and lonely at night is one of the worst feelings ever.
    nordicgirl nordicgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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