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I Feel Lonely and Isolated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 210 People

    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Apr 30

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jan 24

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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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    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 13-15, F Aug 19

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    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 36-40 1 Response Apr 29

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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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    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 36-40 1 Response May 12

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm feeling lonely... And I don't really know how to get out of feeling like this. New college, new people. Everyone is so lovely but I still feel...alone. I'm a confident person...
    jumainaaa jumainaaa 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My name is Jessica I'm 27 I lost my mom to suicide May 17 2009 Sence then I've got married to a wonderful man and we just had are second anniversary we had a baby boy 11/12/13 he...
    lifeafterasuicide lifeafterasuicide 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    There is since today this new guy in my class. He is from Maroc and is acctually quite nice. But my friends suddenly only have I for him now. They don't talk to me anymore, don't...
    xFredje xFredje 13-15, M Sep 4

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    I am feel lonely today wish had somebody to talk to.........
    Macrajat Macrajat 22-25, M Sep 14

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    I live with my mother which is miles outside the town we live in, I could take the bus but the bus is usually a I have to do this or "blank" will happen and Kota, work and an...
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Lately I've been feeling so lonely, I don't know what's wrong with me?? I see people every weekend and I go to school and see like 6286228 peopld so how am I lonely. I think it's...
    sindyrose sindyrose 13-15, F Sep 15

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    I'm damned if I do...damned if I don't. This love is a no win situation. I'm miserable with him and I'm miserable without him. I'm lonely with him and I'm lonely without him. I...
    hopelesslove30 hopelesslove30 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I don't know where to start, i mean, i'm surprised that i come here to share my experience... I'm not someone how can really talk about the problemes that i struggle with in my...
    Ousss Ousss 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    At times i get to the point i feel like im lonely...i know i have people around me but i still feel like this. Its hard to explain but its the worst feeling i can get its gets me...
    marielea061214 marielea061214 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate when I feel so lonely . When I feel that way I just wanna cry and cry so much and eat as well idk y but I do.
    kikolola kikolola 18-21, F Sep 7

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    Just lost another one of my great friends Idk what I did to deserve it. I am feeling very lonely though I honestly have no idea what to do now
    MsLouisLane MsLouisLane 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    lost my family.i feel depressed and lonely when i see people enjoying with their family.my relatives are damn fake,hence unreliable..please help
    tiktok234 tiktok234 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    My nights have suddenly gotten lonely and depressing and I don't know what to do about it.
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    everyone around me either getting married or in a serious relationship and here I am, 21 years old who has never had a real boyfriend. I often find myself feeling so alone. I've...
    fmxo903 fmxo903 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I don't understand why i feel this way. Overall I don't think I can complain about anything in my life, yet I feel alone. I have tons of friends but none close. My two closes...
    Souldiscover Souldiscover 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I may not be able to express it in words, for I have tried the best of means but of no use...I feel unloved and hopeless and all sorts of negative things one can imagine of...I'm...
    natashaesor natashaesor 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I'm 38 years old, and from my earliest memories I have been alone. Only slightly after my first memory of loneliness came my first feeling of being undeserving. I grew up in a cold...
    solitary42 solitary42 36-40, M Aug 30

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    Sometimes I feel that life is against me. I've been trying so hard, and no matter how close I get, I always fail. I feel like a big loser and I spend most of my free time alone
    abkareno abkareno 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I hate these moments at night when I just feel so alone. Day time is not as bad because always busy with work or something. I try keep myself occupied at night but doesn't always...
    HeartbreakHotel87 HeartbreakHotel87 26-30, M Sep 1

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    I feel like everyone is moving on in life except me....I'm afraid i'm being left behind and i'm tired of this feeling.
    Mackieboo Mackieboo 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I feel so alone in this big world
    thequitebutcuriousone thequitebutcuriousone 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Coming home, Waking up, Performing the mundane tasks of the day. I know I'm alone Facing struggles, Facing fears, Torturing myself reliving mistakes. I feel alone...
    Ilovehavingbraces Ilovehavingbraces 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Even though life is going pretty great, I can't help but notice this huge void in my life. I'm missing someone else to share my life with. To share myself with. I have all the time...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I'm in a queer based fraternity that said they valued brotherhood and here I am alone. They forgot about me. I hate this feeling. I hate them.
    louistoblerone louistoblerone 18-21, M a week ago

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    When I'm caught in a net and I haven't a clue All I've got to do is climb the ladder to you Climb the Ladder When there are ghosts in my coat and everything is askew All I've got...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I only feel like this when Blake is gone for a trip around the world :(
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 6 days ago