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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Have a Boyfriend

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Never Give Up, Even Though I Sometimes Want to
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    I'm friends with almost every single person in my school, yet I never get invited to go out with anyone. I feel like nobody really cares about me. Even though while I walk in the...
    futuremike1 futuremike1 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Today is one of those days when on the loneliness seeps to the soul. It gnaws at the heart and sinks it fangs into my veins. My last relationship ended over a year ago. The lack of...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I find my current work the most lonely place. I have to manager a venue and all I do is walk around, never talk to anyone. People seem so clicky these days as well which makes...
    tonyarts tonyarts 26-30, M Mar 11

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    This is so true Our thoughts have so much power
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I miss home so badly. It's been a year since a moved and I've tried to get over it.it is not all bad, but the bad surely does seem to out weigh the good. My Adam is slowly getting...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 34 mins ago

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    What does being lonely mean? Well to me it's being by yourself With no one, no physical contact that we all crave, no one to say how much they missed you today no one remembering...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M Mar 13

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    It feels like I go from place to place and never settle, and never properly get to know people. This gives a certain sense of freedom but at the same time a real feeling of...
    thatfeelwhen thatfeelwhen 18-21, F Mar 9

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    I just hate feeling this way.. I feel like no one is there when I need them and everyone who actually wants to talk to me just wants to ask questions about my private life.. I just...
    Aidree Aidree 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Yah, as of the weekend, Im a lonely person, I enjoy talking face-to-face or at least chatting or texting. Anyone wanna chat, just feel free to message me. Ill especially respond if...
    Tak162015 Tak162015 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I dont know what it is that makes me feel this way, I don't know how to change or if it's just me that people tend to ignore or walk over.
    aks008 aks008 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Im overall a lonely person
    Makurat7 Makurat7 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Ive been alone to long. Trying to be happy feels like a muscle i havent used in forever. Been giving myself a workout trying to be but it doesnt feel right. Being around people...
    morgan722010 morgan722010 22-25, M Mar 11

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    I feel his love for me fading away and it's literally like being brutally murdered over and over and over again...he completes me, makes me a better person, makes me feel loved and...
    XxMisguidedxGhostxX XxMisguidedxGhostxX 13-15, F Mar 13

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 years. The past two years it seems like we are room mates. He even sleep in the living room instead of our room. We go on doing our...
    Brokenbipolar Brokenbipolar 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I swear people genuinely don't give an f about how bad the things I do to myself or what I deal with are.. I only know 1 person who 100% understands me and what I deal with and 1...
    catho catho 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I want to transform into a girl. A sexy girl. IT is my dream but I Still cant dare to take the step. I feel un supported. Would LOVE to have someone to talk to and also...
    Alexis55 Alexis55 36-40, M Mar 16

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    it's only been a couple weeks since my soldier left but nights are so difficult for me to get through. I wonder what he's doing and how he's feeling or whether he misses me..i know...
    angieeM angieeM 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is why I have social anxiety. This is why I don't like talking to a lot of people. This is why my room is my safe haven.
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I had an internship that involved caring for animals. One particular one was very fun, a crested gecko. It was fun to feel it's sticky feet when it climbed around my hands as...
    Lucario15 Lucario15 26-30, F Mar 13

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    my boyfriend is in jail and I wrote a short story about sex can someone tell me if it's good I can send it to you
    kara0812 kara0812 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    "Smile if there's anything you want Please tell me how it feels to live in a million dreams Smile if there's anything you want Whenever you come around you're surely the only one...
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 1 Response Mar 10

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    I'm so ******* sick of a lot of this ****.....I'm not even totally sure what I want....everything is just messed up and nothing seems to be going right.
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F Mar 3

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    My friends treat me like I don't even exist and when they do feel like acknowledging the fact that I'm standing right next to them it's only because they need something. I feel...
    xAwakeAndUnafraidx xAwakeAndUnafraidx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Changing your life begins primarily in your thoughts. If you can change your mind, you can change your life. Look at yourself in the mirror and smile instead of frown, notice what...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    I wish I could just let him know the way I feel...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Mar 8

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    I have "friends" in school, but they do not care. They have not even noticed how sad I was when a buddy who lives very far away, unfortunately, was in a coma! Although I am always...
    Amanda9876 Amanda9876 13-15, F Mar 9

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    You cannot defeat thoughts with thoughts. Words defeat thoughts. Speak life. You are worthy. Say it a hundred times a day until it sticks. You are loved. 2Cor 10:5
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Speak confidence in your life and never be negative about yourself always be positive and Push away every negative thought that that comes to mind...Positive over powers all...
    Divinewritermb Divinewritermb 22-25, M Mar 16

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    I'm sick of the empty feeling that accompanies the solitude after someone leaves your life. It seems like that's happening to me way to often now, when I need those who matter most...
    Alison806 Alison806 13-15, T 1 day ago

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    I just need someone to talk to....
    avnn avnn 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3

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