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I Feel Lonely and Isolated

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    I Feel Distant But Not Lonely(I Tend To Get Of Topic Sometimes)

    I seem to have the flaw of assuming everyone is in a similar position as mine. For most people this might be true but it seems more often than not I do see things differently. I didn't really notice till recently or more precisely last year, my freshman year in High School. I...
    SomeModeratelyDaftBloke SomeModeratelyDaftBloke 16-17, M May 16, 2013

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    About Having Too Few Friends

    I have very few people that I can call, with no doubt, friends. Like already told in another story of mine, I happened to have a great female friend and fell deeply in love with her. Nothing ever happened, and now, I have many reasons to believe that our friendship no...
    gogore gogore 22-25 5 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    Nothingness Is All I Have

    My life has only one person in it, me. My day consists of sitting at the computer or reading eBooks on the laptop in bed, nothing more. Here I sit surrounded by my own filth, empty bottles of booze litter the floor, a mountains worth of half smoked cigarettes all around me, books...
    LordNothing LordNothing 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    Unseen Injuries

    you say, i am your friend yet you cut me up, daggers and blades you say i am your friend but every second i see you you bring me down sorrow is what i got pain is what you carved in my skin. like a permanent tattoo i never wanted yet you gave without asking you used me as you...
    silentmisery silentmisery 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 10, 2011

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    Being Me

    iam a 22 y old yong lady well trying to be ,i spend most of my days lonly well most of my life ,i dont know since i was littll i couldnt deal with ppl and girl of my age i couldnt be like them ,iam the good girl only the good girl and i couldnt date because i never belived that i...
    midnighteve midnighteve 22-25 Mar 6, 2013

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    Leting It Out

    i am 19 years old, i have always been a shy peron, when i was a child i didnt speak at all with my classmates at school, as i grew up i started opening up but it was too late, i was already labeled the girl who is too quiet, so i wasnt popular, i was more.. invisible, although i...
    rataolvidada rataolvidada 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    From Then to Now

    When i left school i had such a busy life. I had a full time job which i loved and was really close to the people i worked with, it was like a family. After almost 3 years of working there the company went into liquidation. it honestly felt like a shipwreck. I still had a busy...
    ZoeBelinda ZoeBelinda 31-35, F Aug 20, 2009

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    Where I Stood

    Im a solitary kind of girl. I have a few friends but none of them live near me, they all live in my ex hometown in Michigan. In the city I live in now, it's where I was born and partialy raised, I don't really know anyone. A few people I talk to at work but only at work are we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 1, 2009

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    Loneliness and isolation are something,

    that over the past decade, I have come to know with an alarming familiarity, which feels strange especially given my relatively young age of 20. I’ve never particularly fit in anywhere. During primary school my time was often spent alone, for reasons I could never fathom I was...
    Azero1 Azero1 18-21, M Jan 24

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    Yes,,

    am lonely with all my friends and family..
    SalmaZeus SalmaZeus 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    Why Do They Try?

    Just yesterday Srs comes and tried to get me to open up. I don't want to cause they won't understand me. I want people to understand but they just don't. My step dad always over talks me, puts me down and other things. My mom says she tries to understand, but she doesn't. No one...
    Wildwillow Wildwillow 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    I Just Don't Care Anymore...

    Every day, the world just seems more and more stupid to me. I look around and all I can see are stupid faces of people who are content with their pointless little lives, ignoring the fact that they do the same thing every day until the day we die, not having accomplished anything...
    oIROYALTYIo oIROYALTYIo 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    How Can I Get Them To Understand?

    Why can't I get my friends to understand me? I'm so tired of having to be what they want me to be so that they can be my friends. I know I can be a ***** but that's just who I am. I can't change that, :( but they want me to change and be happy go lucky all the time. This isn't...
    Wildwillow Wildwillow 13-15, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    I feel like I'm not wanted

    or needed by anybody in my family!
    Carrie5294 Carrie5294 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Loner

    Today I just found this website by accident while searching for chat rooms and forums. I've never used chat rooms or posted on forums before, but today I felt compelled to look up some way to communicate with other people. The reason being my frustration with my life, I just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    Too Strong A Personality?

    Last week I asked a good and close friend of mines why we never dated, and he told me that he wouldn't of known how to handle a woman with my type of personality. Not sure what he exactly meant, I asked for a clarification. He went onto say that not too many men could handle a...
    MissusBrightside MissusBrightside 31-35 Mar 13, 2013

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    Higher Education

    I’m just days away from a higher education, come with me, and see that All misery and hate doesn't Come near, the clear skies Call out to my dreams that never seem to matter as I climb my way to the top of this vine, in time I will be somewhere else, but sit beside me and...
    silentmisery silentmisery 18-21, F Sep 10, 2011

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    Yesterday And Today

    It seems just like yesterday that I was 18, traveling down Rt. 206 in my 65 mustang headed to the Jersey shore. Sly and the Family Stone was playing "Hot Fun in the Summertime" , I had my hand up my girls dress and I knew I was going to get laid that night. Back then everything...
    theghost912 theghost912 61-65 4 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    Just A Lonely Guy Who Is Hurting....

    I am married to a wonderful woman who since her mother passed some years ago, has left me lonely and without a real reaseon to go on. I don't have many friends, and what little socail activities we engage in is usually very breif.  I have become quite the recluse, I don't work...
    protagnot protagnot 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    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 3 days 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 4 days 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 Apr 9

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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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    Especially today I feel very lonely
    JEJ22 JEJ22 22-25, M Apr 7

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    When I'm around a lot if people I feel out of place. I feel like I don't belong and I'm awkward. I feel like the ugly duckling and a martian from another planet that has no way...
    Derrick1987 Derrick1987 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I think about you everyday, I smile and feel good when you're in my head, when your in my heart....but at the same time i feel torn away from you like being caged and all I can see...
    JEJ22 JEJ22 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I hate this feeling. Going day by day with no one to talk to. Having no close friends or anyone for that matter to call a friend, to share random stupid things about :( I always...
    InnerrBeautty InnerrBeautty 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really feel that I don't have friends , friends who I can trust , who I share problems. I just have people who just love to torture me , ruin my life & make feel. I don't have...
    darkheart93 darkheart93 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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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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    i need someone around accra to be with me and feel his marmness if anyone there intersted can drop a line on 0260508429
    jhonadam22 jhonadam22 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    It sucks when you go from sharing a bed with someone for 7yrs to sleeping alone... I miss holding someone at night and them holding me... Just knowing they are there with you...
    Foreverloved85 Foreverloved85 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    To go from having a busy relationship to not doing anything but work and a lot of alone time is tough. I feel so bored but i know its all going to be worth it when i have enough...
    siffier siffier 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I feel like everyone seems to have someone to talk to except me. I have friends, but they're all better friends than me. I'm no one's best friend.
    matt61277 matt61277 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I've felt that way all my well yeah I do know how that feels still do..I have to force my self just for intruductions
    dorahawkins dorahawkins 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm tired of having this constant need and emptiness in my heart. I'm tired of being in love with love. I just want to love myself and be a whole and complete person with out the...
    Allrandom Allrandom 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Living at home, finishing a second degree, no job prospects no social life, controlling parents, no freedom.
    irongoat irongoat 31-35, M Mar 22

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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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    At the end of the day, I have myself to blame.
    LocketRainbow LocketRainbow 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    i want someone to be by my side ,protect me no matter what happens ,comfort me when i am down ,praise me when i do good , help me when i am in trouble and lastly able to trust in...
    Appolo123 Appolo123 13-15, M Mar 29

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    Oh man anyone wanna talk theres no one to talk to :(
    powerstar38 powerstar38 18-21, M Mar 29

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    Waiting for the text that never comes. Life's a *****.
    ketosabe ketosabe 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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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 would love to be close to someone, listening to soft music and just sit together enjoying the moments.
    bubbawi bubbawi 26-30, M Apr 4

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    Talk dirrty to me----------
    seanc9 seanc9 18-21, M a week ago

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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 a week ago

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    My heart is about to explode. I am thinking should let the person I love from my life or should I fight for that person. I am tired of trying and can't hurt my self esteem anymore...
    Rainagiri Rainagiri 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago