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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Have a Boyfriend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It makes me sad knowing that I'm going to be 18 soon and Ive never had a boyfriend yet.
    madieshmadie madieshmadie 16-17, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My partner just left to work in alaska for a few months. I feel really sad and lonely without him. Any suggestions on how to get my mind off of it just a little? That way I won't...
    Eve92 Eve92 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    You ever have that desire to tell someone they are with the wrong person but get scared because you could lose them well that's me right now and anytime she says her name and I don...
    PixiePrincess18 PixiePrincess18 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    even though my patents finally came through, I'll still keep working, fix up my house, give it to a needy family, build my own house the way I want it, a huge kitchen, gig living...
    sargebill sargebill 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I really want to find someone who understands me. It's been too long I've shared my feelings with someone else. Dealing all this alone is hurting me.
    pcozedi pcozedi 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Laurentiu and I'll be 18 next mounth on the 16 of july. My father abandoned me and my mom since my birth, so I grew up without the leading of a father. Since I...
    b16laurentiu b16laurentiu 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Why should I show my real emotions? No one cares anyway. All they do is just point and laugh or say I'm just an attention-craving b****. They want me gone and dead. "You're just a...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The hollowness, the numbness, the darkness....They swallowed me... I know my friends here do love me but I'm scared. I'm terrified that someday they'll leave me, abandon me like...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i have been feeling like this for a long time recently..but i found no one that i can really talk to and be friends, so please message me and lets talk...i will answer your...
    EliasMOP EliasMOP 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I pretend it doesn't hurt me even though it does. people are just mean that is all
    hornywife18 hornywife18 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm in a loveless marriage with a woman whose anxiety has left me feeling helpless and alone even when she's in the room sitting right next to me. I just want someone who can...
    pantylvr123 pantylvr123 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Lately I've been having this internal debate with myself that had to a lot with my introverted nature. It was a debate on why I was always craved solitude, why I always wanted to...
    chanelroe chanelroe 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I battle boredom. I have bipolar. I'm successful, smart--- but battle boredom with This bipolar. Ordinary is hard for me....I'm always craving what is not good for me.
    alexcrews alexcrews 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I've been feeling so lonely lately. I miss having someone to spend all of my time with. I was dating someone who was like my bff. We did everything together. I have friends but...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I think I'm over him. The feelings are no longer there. But I have unsettled issues. I broke up with him because he just stopped caring...stopped treating me well. He never told...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Looking back on my love life, I've only gone out on 2 dates in public high school career but nothing progressed there, I never got a prom date for my senior prom because I was too...
    collegestudent83 collegestudent83 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    My parents have gone on holiday for 2 months and left me. Great. Now I'm stuck here in this big house by myself doing nothing. I can't do this.
    KaiyaSantana KaiyaSantana 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I get the feeling of loneliness so I became a listener at this website called 7 Cups of Tea. Basically, you can talk to other people anonymously if you ever need to vent, rant, or...
    VickieKuo VickieKuo 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Sometime you THINK you could do it. Smile, just smile. That's because it haven't reach the explode bottom. But when it does, all the pressure all the emotion, all the words you...
    Quaenie Quaenie 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    i used this line today, "I'm fine." am I really or just fooling myself? I feel so depressed... no, not really fine....just torn up inside
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I have loving parents and a brother. My parents give me every possible thing that I need. My brother, well, he's a nice one. I have a lot of friends at school. I do good in my...
    rhpets rhpets 18-21, F Jun 20

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    My friends are busy all the time, i like being alone but i get bored of it. It gets hard to leave my house. I havent left my house since wednesday
    darkskies7 darkskies7 18-21, F Jun 20

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    I Dreamt that I was lonely Friends abounded me I was crying walking the streets.. I saw the guy who liked me & that I liked back, the same guy who kissed me a few days ago but I...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    A Haunting : Entering the dark house late at night I cautiously make my way to the family room. My trusty old recliner is the only thing I believe that is glad I have arrived. I...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I want to write my boyfriend a letter but I don't no what direction I should take it in .
    tiffeny661 tiffeny661 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    My baby daddy is in prison , and I'm debating if I should get him a cell phone while he's in there . I feel like he would build a bond with social media thus meaning with other...
    tiffeny661 tiffeny661 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    And it hides everything. No one suspects a thing. Just smile and nod and make a joke and no one ever suspects a thing. Not my friends or even my family. I'll never let them know...
    TheOtherOne17 TheOtherOne17 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I recently moved into a house my mom and sister bought a multi family house and I love in one of the apartments the thing is I live in the basement where I can't be independent I...
    spiritualvirgo82 spiritualvirgo82 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    That moment when you tell someone you love them and they don't say it back :'(...
    KaiyaSantana KaiyaSantana 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    My ex broke up with me a month ago, we were in a relationship for over a year and a half. He is three years younger than I am and before, we always see each other almost everyday...
    trappedinmy trappedinmy 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    no one has real time for others.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

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    It's summer but it's the first time I've hated it. My parents won't let me hang out with certain people ans so ******* protective. I understand this woman and all but life ain't...
    NishaPooh NishaPooh 13-15, F Jun 16

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    Mostly. Things are getting worse on my end as far as family goes. My mother is most definitely talking to other men and referring to my dad (her husband) as her "ex" in text...
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 15

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