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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Have a Boyfriend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    Lonlier When My Boyfriend Is Actually Home

    I have been with my bf for almost 5 years, he is a great man but very self absorbed.... He has always worked away for periods up to two weeks but longed to be in the army (his job was not related), I encouraged him to follow his dreams and assured him that I was comfortable with...
    Tegzl Tegzl 22-25 1 Response Jan 29, 2012

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    Past Experiences Have Had A Lasting Effect On Me...

    I'm the type of person that only requires one thing: Love/Attention. Everything else is not a care in the world to me. I've been dating this guy and he has made me the happiest person in the world when we're together. When we're not, because he has a life, friends, job, family...
    missypurrs missypurrs 26-30 4 Responses Sep 19, 2010

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    Lonely..

    I've been dating my boyfriend for about a year now though we broke up in between for 2 months. It's good but its just that he's always sooo super busy with work and school. The only free time he has is late at night where he just stays up playing video games. I don't feel...
    sw33tlov3 sw33tlov3 18-21 3 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    Five Years

    I have been with my boyfriend for five years. We both have good families and good jobs- he is a doctor and I am allied health with ambitions of also becoming a doctor. Two years ago I lived in a city where all my friends were and I had a job I loved. He was unhappy there so I...
    seddie23 seddie23 22-25 5 Responses Mar 6, 2012

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    My Boyfriend..

    I've been with this guy for almost a month now, and so far everything is wonderful between us I daresay we love each other, that's how much we connect. the thing is he's my first boyfriend and he is the only friend I really have. I have social problems so I don't have any friends...
    jewelia3 jewelia3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    Why?

    Why is it that you can feel lonelier whilst in a relationship than you can on your own?  I want to feel special as though I am worth something to someone.  I have never felt like that in any relationship I have been in.  I do wonder sometimes whether it is just...
    Whitecloud Whitecloud 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2008

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    At the end of September I started dating a guy

    who seemed to be just wonderful. He was very charming, polite, and funny. We started texting each other and we would text for hours and he told me how he beautiful, intelligent, and amazing he thought I was and that he wanted a serious monogamous relationship and was very close...
    Tears3 Tears3 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Bromance

    I have been with my bf for a year and 6 months now...and he still cannot gt over his friend. His friend calls him atleast 5 times a day to c how he is,,, it can be annoying after a while...because when im with him he answers the phone calls and sounds so happy but when i call him...
    amorispatience amorispatience 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2010

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    When To Give Up

    My bf and i have been together for about two months, I love him , he loves me - yet it seems we lack some connection. Let me explain. We are both getting our careers started and that means long hours at work and even work at home. Yet I expect him to find time for me; when I...
    Medavi Medavi 26-30 Nov 22, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    It's probably because of my uncle that past away recently and he took care of me when my dad was away doin business but am not lonely cause my 2 ep friends that I love to death...
    LAshortyy LAshortyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I poorly draw depressing pictures when I'm upset instead of self harming :/
    Porcelian Porcelian 18-21, F Jan 12

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    Why do I feel lonely even when I'm surrounded by a room full of people?
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    People hates me. My friends, cousins and everyone I wonder why. What did I do to deserve all this. I gave them everything I tried my best to make them smile and laugh. But they don...
    kristina45 kristina45 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I am a married man sometimes I do fell lonely even when my wife is home sometime when we are in the bed I feel that she doesn't want to make love to me because she is always tired
    bigfrank917 bigfrank917 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    even if I had someone holding me I cant help but feel lonely, so ill continue to try and help others I just hope these feelings pass this mask is some hard to maintain
    poeticnightmare poeticnightmare 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Yeah..i feel lonely, i am lonely, and all those things, i just feel that no one gives two ***** about me...:(((
    Bill199500 Bill199500 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is anyone up for a chat. I hate a hectic day. Feeling lonely and tired :(
    ash1996 ash1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    People say i have a lot of friends, but even when i sit with them i feel alone. Even if they all say hi to me...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    usually around this time, I start to feel extremely lonely. Like I have a boy friend and all, but he doesn't give me the attention I need. Or maybe I'm being too clingy and need to...
    krivvvy krivvvy 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I had a fantastic love life with my wife since 2009. I mad the mistake to go a second time in Afghanistan one year after. I came back and the old me was gone. Today, I am alone...
    TrustworthyEric TrustworthyEric 41-45, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Back in elementary and especially high school I would prefer to be alone the majority of the time. I enjoyed the quietness and what not. Though most times I would get lonely and...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    I hate the holidays , I'm just so lonely without him.
    BeautifulAnna BeautifulAnna 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I feel vulnerable. No longer am I surrounded by even a film of those who seem to have befriended me. To my parents, I guess we've decided to pretend we don't exist to one another...
    Altairswifi Altairswifi 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I am so lonely tonight and can't sleep
    jamesb21 jamesb21 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    Now that my little one is in pre-k I get lonely quite a bit. I'm going into surgery within the next two months, then I'll be starting the job hunt after being home for 5 years...
    TheBluePill TheBluePill 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Isn't suck when you have friends,siblings, ect. But still get so *#^*•' lonely ?!!
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F Jan 6

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    I have friends & family I can always talk to but they cant do what a female could do for me...Being single is fun but I get lonely sometimes
    YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I have a fiancé that I love dearly but at the same time I feel so trapped & alone, and like I keep spiraling nowhere but down.
    gilly92 gilly92 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I find that I am ok with chatting to people I don't know once I finally get comfortable with them, as I am very socially awkward but I just never seem to click with anyone.... At...
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel like there is no one to turn to at times…
    Wolfheartcp Wolfheartcp 16-17, M Jan 6

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    Please help :'( Nobody to talk too. Nobody to express my feelings to :/ :'(
    asiner asiner 13-15 Jan 18

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    Been single for 3 years now. I enjoy it. Can focus on work, staying in shape, setting up my future. It's just now that I have a good job, and life is going good j want somebody to...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I don't have very good friendships, and would just like someone to talk to
    giscoleman34 giscoleman34 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    3 years ago I was a different person. You know, the normal. Friends, family and job ..etc. Then he proposed and I left everything behind to come to the States to marry him...
    Meg0000 Meg0000 36-40, F Jan 4

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    Sometimes I just want to disappear. There are times when I wish I didn't even exist and days when I hate myself. I feel like a horrible person. I feel like I can do nothing right...
    Apollymia Apollymia 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    He doesn't cuddle when sleeping. He does not express emotion freely either. He's not very romantic and sometimes I doubt if he even loves me. Having said that, sometimes all of a...
    GoingGaga4u GoingGaga4u 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Some friendships come and go and it's painful to see and feel them slip away. Like most things in life this may not happen overnight but slowly and so subtle that we may not even...
    Soleil05 Soleil05 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Never been kiss and never been touch in short, No boyfriend since birth.
    LuisaSerna LuisaSerna 18-21 1 Response Jan 2

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    Im talking to a guy on okc. We have went out for 6 times, 4 times with lots of intimacy and make out and twice for movie dates and meals. The thing is he has nvr asked for my name...
    kae93 kae93 18-21, F Jan 8

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    I pretend the things people say about me and my personality or the things I do just roll off my back. But in reality everything sticks with me and I can't help thinking about it...
    Apollymia Apollymia 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I have never been the type to show how I'm really feeling. I'm the type who would rather put on a brave face and cover up the pain. Being sad and alone is better for me than being...
    CountYourFuckingBlessings CountYourFuckingBlessings 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    My dream is to prove everyone wrong. My goal is for everyone's eyes to be wide open with their expressions on their faces full of surprise and their mouths wide open. I'll...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    My husband behaves badly with me sometimes.Last night ,my daughter did so for the first time.I think he is a bad influence on her.I feel so depressed now.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 14 Responses Jan 16

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    You can only take so much. And when you lose it, that's when everyone realizes. They realize when it's too late. They judge you for what only they realize without knowing the full...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 16

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    you did very bad to me! i just have no words to describe :( but till i have to pretend to this world, to the people around that i am okay but when i go to bed and theres no one...
    nunu77777 nunu77777 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Even if we could be together I still wouldn't be happy Why doesn't anything make happy?
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Jan 5

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