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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Have a Boyfriend

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hello my name is Daniel and I am 13-years-old and attend middle school. Ever since 1st grade kids bullied me by avoiding me and calling me names. The bullying got more violent each...
    GentlemanGhost101 GentlemanGhost101 13-15, M Jun 30

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    Hello my name is Daniel and I am 13-years-old and attend middle school. Ever since 1st grade kids bullied me by avoiding me and calling me names. The bullying got more violent each...
    GentlemanGhost101 GentlemanGhost101 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Hello my name is Daniel and I am 13-years-old and attend middle school. Ever since 1st grade kids bullied me by avoiding me and calling me names. The bullying got more violent each...
    GentlemanGhost101 GentlemanGhost101 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Where's the perfect place to hide? In the middle of a crowded room. I can be in a sea of people and yet I'll still feel lonely. Sometimes, even though I'm surrounded by friends- I...
    cecimaldonado cecimaldonado 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If I tell anyone I know that I pretty much always feel lonely, I'll probably be smacked in the face and get called dramatic. I just moved to a new city recently, so I guess now I...
    0hman 0hman 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I feel lonely. It's weird cause a lot of people like me but I always feel alone even when I'm with a lot of people I hate that feeling. I hate it so much :(
    bballfanatic223 bballfanatic223 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I have nothing to live for. I have a few friends who i would always try to spend time with, constantly trying to make the plans for us, but then receive back no care or interest...
    aaaadse aaaadse 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I'm feeling lonely. If anyone wants to talk they can message me. I don't want to feel like this anymore.
    Nooneknowsmythoughts Nooneknowsmythoughts 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Hi I am feeling lonely any body there to talk...
    ivonita2 ivonita2 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Anybody wanna talk? I'm bored and feel lonely, will somebody talk to me please?
    tjsk2311 tjsk2311 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I remember when I was a little boy, I used to hang around the house, our house, and sometimes my grandparent's, and find something to amuse myself with. Cassette decks with all...
    CapitalH CapitalH 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I hate myself even though I don't even know who I am. Everyone thinks my life is perfect, but its extremely ******. I wasn't always this unhappy though, once upon a time I didn't...
    kaaligirl kaaligirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Someone on here just tried to break my heart on being a therian but even though it didn't hurt it felt like they are bringing me down when I came here for help and friends and...
    WolfGirl271 WolfGirl271 13-15, F Jun 27

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    I mean people without depression don't know how it is to live with it I hate how my mother comes up to me and says "I know how you feel" and then I say to her "do you have...
    Meeppeep Meeppeep 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I never use viagra but I feel as if I have taken a box totally and I feel excited all day all week. There is no one to talk this. I have a big enegry but there is nowhere to fill...
    hakantas hakantas 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I had it all. A great boyfriend, such an open and loving relationship (or so I thought). But he kept secrets from me that turned into lies. I think it's important to ask about...
    abstersrox abstersrox 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I can't talk to my boyfriend, I feel so disrespected, my feelings don't matter, he just buys me things and expects for me to be quiet and not say anything about what he does. I...
    Yullie81 Yullie81 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I just came out of a relationship that was on again and off again for the last 6 yrs. Before that I was married to my first Ed for nearly 14 yrs (my second relationship was w/a...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    i love my guy friends, i really do, but when they talk about realationships, or how hot they think this girl, i cant help but feel out of place. im gay and havent said it to them...
    insertnamehere99 insertnamehere99 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    >I have been facing more loneliness than ever but have found God to be closer to me than ever beforein scripture Hebrews 13:5 "egkataleipō" is the greek for "forsaken" its says in...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    My ex boyfriend and I broke up in April. We decided to split as he is going into the army in August and we weren't independent enough so we thought we should break up and build on...
    dmarie1995 dmarie1995 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    My friends are either married or live far from me, I am single and I work long hours during the day. I have no one to talk to when I'm back home, let alone someone to go out with...
    PurpleQueen PurpleQueen 36-40, F Jul 7

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    I'm laying on a comforter in my best friends room, she's asleep and kinda whined half the night about the horror movies I kept suggesting we watch. A person I'm quite fond of...
    aliengirl17 aliengirl17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I feel very lonely at the moment... "As the fear very familiar to me overwhelms my every nerve of existence, I feel my heart begin to beat faster and faster, oh how I wish these...
    LilacLoner222 LilacLoner222 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I wonder sometimes if I never meet a partner will this lonely feeling ever go away. Can I be happy and feel loved by someone who's not really mine.
    itsalwayssun65 itsalwayssun65 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    It really sucks being with someone for so long, I know he knows me and what makes me upset but it's like he doesn't even care. It's so unfair the way I'm treated and maybe I'm just...
    LeslieMarie247 LeslieMarie247 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel terribly lonely from yesterday but I donno the reason .
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Hey, I would love to chat with someone I'm really lonely, please be friendly, I've had a **** day and am dreading going to work tomorrow, put me to sleep, tell me a story or just...
    chazwozza chazwozza 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I know God is here with me so technically I'm never alone but however I just feel like lonely like there's a space that needs filled with a girl who loves me a cares for me and...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jul 9

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    So don't get me wrong, I have a boyfriend who loves me and I love him. We hang out almost everyday and he's the sweetest most caring guy I've ever met but some nights i sit in bed...
    confused557 confused557 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Yes I totally understand, I have been in the same town and I go to Church every week, but outside of church I don't have any friends that I hang with. It's really lonely.
    Kerry2014 Kerry2014 56-60, M Jul 3

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    This is how I feel today I am at a family party and I'm just sitting here while everyone just looks over me and has fun
    belles96 belles96 18-21, F Jul 12

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    It's been eight months since my wife told me about her affair and we are trying to work things out. She is distant and our relationship is rough. I know this is to be expected I...
    Rmoss73 Rmoss73 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Another lonely night. This night was tough. She is cold I told her I missed her in a text during the day. Tried to be playful. Came home in a good mood. Nothing got the cold...
    Rmoss73 Rmoss73 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have no one. All the battles I have to face in this ****** up life, I do it all on my own without anyone's help. If someone doesn't give me a god damn answer about why life is...
    amandaceline18 amandaceline18 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Is it wrong of me to feel envy toward others iv never had a truly happy moment that was for me iv had happy moments when I see my sister do great things or when I talk to my mom...
    kintobeans kintobeans 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I just feel so alone it kills me :( I've felt alone pretty much my whole 23years music has saved me.
    pardz pardz 22-25, M Jun 28

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    Yeah...thats how I feel today...
    whynoonelikeme whynoonelikeme 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I just want a man to make me feel beautiful again.. Sigh.
    Better32 Better32 31-35, F Jul 2