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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Have a Boyfriend

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    One of my favourite sayings is "you may feel lonely, but it doesnt mean that you are alone" ... Yep thats me everyday
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 3 days ago

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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'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 3 days ago

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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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    Im confused what to do. My bestest friend who I adored and was in love with took advantage of me. I loved him like a brother and even a lover. I wouldve done anything for him even...
    Priyanke Priyanke 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 9

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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'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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    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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    Umm. Looking for some advice and thoughts on this. Quicknotes: I'm a first time "prison girlfriend". There are zero doubts about me standing by my man, he's amazing and I love him...
    hav2makeit13 hav2makeit13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7

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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 a week ago

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    I'm Zack, 15. I'm bisexual, but I'm only interested in boys right now. I had a bad experience with my ex-gf. She broke up with me because I have late puberty. I was embarrassed and...
    zackthehunter zackthehunter 13-15, M 10 Responses Sep 1

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    Is this even possible? I have so many people in my life yet I feel so alone. The love I give is never returned. Why is that my own family just hates me, or bearly knows I even...
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sometimes it sucks when i text people to show that I care and they don't even reply.
    Thefraygirl Thefraygirl 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 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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    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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    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

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    Another day gone, another day I did nothing with myself. I lay here wasting away my life and I'm bringing everyone down with me. I hate feeling the way I do. It's so controlling...
    Supershoes24 Supershoes24 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    It really annoys me when I see people on Facebook getting into relationships and people in school always walking around holding hands because it makes me feel like I won't get that...
    Thefraygirl Thefraygirl 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I live in another country with my wife. I haven't made friends and I miss home so much. I just need someone to talk openly to.
    abkareno abkareno 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I'm young. I have friends and family, yea they care about me but there's times when I just feel so alone. Everything I feel I just keep to myself. I have trouble expressing my...
    emilytello emilytello 16-17, F Aug 24