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I Feel Lonely and Isolated

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Apr 30

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jan 24

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I don't like feeling lonely, but I cant imagine not feeling lonely. Its my defining characteristic. But I draw on the 'loneliness' do some really creative things. And I'd hate to...
    Anch0rMan Anch0rMan 41-45, M Oct 25

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    But coffee is here. My best friend, my lover, my confident....tonight she will hear my secrets and I will take from her all that she can give me....which right now is a caffeine...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 29

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    It always seems to creep up on me. Suddenly I feel lonely and alone. The general overwhelming feeling that no one loves me. Why does this happen? If only I could make it stop for...
    crochet4fun crochet4fun 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    'Feeling lonely and left out, need someone to talk to. Anyone out there?'
    Kraverine Kraverine 18-21, M Nov 17

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    I am angry, depressed, and lonely. My wife left me almost three years ago. I was very angry in the beginning. I still get angry but its not as severe. She was not taking care...
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M Nov 12

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    I am newly married and my husband spends most of his time on his computer playing video games. We've been together for 5 years and it's getting worse. Today we fought about how...
    walkinglost walkinglost 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 26

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    on my journey, my all friends are talking with other girls but i'm feeling like so lonely cuz i don't like it.
    trulyher trulyher 18-21, M Nov 7

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    I try to pull the lone wolf tough guy routine sometimes, but the truth is that I kind of hate being alone. I hate that lonely feeling in my gut when I'm on my own and my friends...
    Xamad Xamad 22-25, M Nov 10

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    Take all the nothingness in the world and then stuff it into every crevice in my soul and that's how lonely I feel right now. It will pass. I am in a kareoke bar full of people...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Like right now. Lonely as in I wish I had someone aside from family and friends to tell me they love me...and mean it.
    MoonlightDreaming MoonlightDreaming 22-25, F Oct 27

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    Lonely tonight. Need someone to chat with.
    belliston belliston 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    Like now. Lonely as I can possibly be..
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I'm never going to get a boyfriend again...I've reconnected a little with my ex who I broke up with because of timing and now I feel like the timing is right... I feel...
    sickofthisfat123 sickofthisfat123 18-21, F Oct 26

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    That feeling is creeping in again.... That pit of loneliness .... Deep and familiar .... It cuts into me... Makes me question everything .... Like I've been waking around with...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I'm 15 years old and have a circle of 5 friends, I feel really unsociable, awkward and like people don't want to speak to me, I just feel left out and like people think I'm...
    alexx39 alexx39 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    The past few months I have especially.... don't get me wrong I have an amazing girlfriend that I met off here, but the past couple of years I've been feeling really separated from...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I am a wife and mother. Somehow that has become my identity. I used to descibe myself as an artist, a woman, happy... Don't get me wrong, I'm not entirely unhappy, but I feel like...
    endlss7 endlss7 26-30, F Nov 16

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    For someone who is quite opposite of a pessimist and, to the outside world always seems to be extremely friendly, charismatic and sociable, I can't seem to for the life of me, have...
    justkeepswimming89 justkeepswimming89 22-25, M Nov 16

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    Why does it fell like i am alone in this bog crazy world. I feel like there is nobody like (of course there nobody like me we all unique) i feel like i am qn outcast at my school...
    DCK1309 DCK1309 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Everyday I See my friends with the perfect bodies, Pretty Long Hair, Gorgeous Features. Im so Green With Envy it hurts. All Ive ever wanted was to be accepted, not to stand out and...
    Bhoddinott Bhoddinott 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I thought this guy I was talking to liked me.. I really did.. After last night I just feel stupid for ever thinking anyone could. Why would they. I always tell myself I am not...
    madsgrammar madsgrammar 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I've been praying constantly for someone to help me get through my episodes of depression. I can have the best day and be surrounded by family and yet come home to cry myself to...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    I just feel alone right now. Alone with myself is never a good thing..
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    The worst feeling is needing someone so badly when everything is going wrong and knowing you have nobody :/
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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