I Feel Lonely and Isolated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 258 People

    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...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum
    31-35, F
    Mar 13, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    Mar 6, 2013

    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
    18-21, M
    May 16, 2013

    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
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    22-25, F
    Apr 30, 2014

    My in laws are the only people I ever see,

    and they treat me like crap. And my blood family lives across the country. My husband does nothing to stop them. He treats me poorly as well. I'm a stay at home mom, so I have no interaction with other adults. My husband doesn't ever talk to me, he goes places without me, and he...
    MarriedMomma MarriedMomma
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015


    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
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

    why is it so that i feel this isolated

    why can i not make firm attachments ....why are some people alone and then some people have a few people then some people have a lot of people then some people have a load of people ..wish i could live without people and live in a bubble all by myself without the need to be...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer
    May 12, 2014

    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
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 24, 2014

    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

    Im NEVER good at making friends.

    :( Why do I feel so alone and ISOLATED despite my status in life? :( Sometimes I feel that I dont exist. Like, no matter how good I am in class recitation, my professor didnt remember my name. And, I know in myself that I dress well. But I need confirmation from others so that I...
    Spencer024 Spencer024
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 19, 2014

    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...
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2013

    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

    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

    I feel like I'm not wanted

    or needed by anybody in my family!
    Carrie5294 Carrie5294
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2014

    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
    4 Responses Jun 12, 2013


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

    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
    1 Response Jun 1, 2009

    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

    I have isolated myself through depression

    and anxiety so much that now I have no friends because the ones I had I pushed away and it's made me feel worse but my social phobia is getting in the way of me having anyone left. Advice ?
    AmberFenning AmberFenning
    16-17, F
    Aug 19, 2014

    Hello everyone, I am a fine art documentary

    photographer from the UK and I am currently working on a long term project on loneliness and social isolation. I suffer from loneliness myself, photography helps me to cope with this, so I understand what a sensitive issue this can be so I do understand if this request is not of...
    socialsculpture socialsculpture
    1 Response Apr 29, 2014

    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
    5 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    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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    He won't hold me tonight.
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    am feeling very lonely here someone to get alone with me now
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    Well, not just tonight, but I've felt this way all day. Hell, practically this whole weekend. :/ I wish I didn't. I posted something like this last night as well, but I deleted it...
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    Me: *poking my sisters face at 3AM* Sister: *sits up confused* Me: Hi! Sister: Ugh. What do YOU want? Me: Rude much? Anyway, I just wanted to wake you up to say Merry...
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    BlurryFace13 BlurryFace13
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    LeahLovee LeahLovee
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    Well I felt lonely then I got into EP and now it's going away so I guess bye everyone can't do anything about this now, time to be lonely again.
    TheWolfOfRussia TheWolfOfRussia
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