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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Have a Boyfriend

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just wish I was not a lonely person and had atleast some friends who I could hang out with or talk to. I love being on my own at times
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F Aug 1

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    Every day I notice more and more how little I have in common with the people around me. I feel so isolated. Almost as if I am a pigeon between a group of parrots. We all get...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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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 Jul 23

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    So I don't really feel that way now, but I often do... But so I thought this was interesting... I mentioned that I was broke lately, well I started doing stuff to try to fix that...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Even if I have my family and my best friends with me; Thank God. But, sometimes I feel lonely, I want to love, be loved and feel special. I want to believe in true love, but it is...
    tudaisies tudaisies 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I just moved with my husband to Southern California! Well, of course I love having him around, but oftentimes I feel lonely and miss all my friends back home. I am from the east...
    jillhilal jillhilal 26-30, F Aug 6

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    At this moment and time I am feeling lonely... My sister is always getting male attention and all my friends have started dating.. So now its just me on my own. i must be the...
    InMybubble InMybubble 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Hello everyone. How was your day? Today was hard, but We made it right? Maybe we feel lonely and sad sometimes so much that we get so frustrated. But I trust that God has a plan...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I feel like this is not a bad thing but more of a normal thing. Everyone feels lonely and left out sometimes.
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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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 Jul 23

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    As of late my whole world has turned upside down... My bestfriend/boyfriend moved away and everything has been slowly and unwelcomingly changing.. When he was here everything just...
    girlinterrupted96 girlinterrupted96 18-21, F Aug 3

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    When I go back to university and my student house I'm not going to have any friends in my house and I haven't really got to know my course mates I'm going to be really lonely but I...
    annoyedgirl annoyedgirl 18-21, F Jul 29

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    I want my next boyfriend to also be my best friend
    Braecridhe Braecridhe 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    me and my husband seldom talk and when the kids sleep, he sleeps too ! we didnt even chat or update each other's day. I am getting lonely and felt unloved after 10 years of...
    frusmummy frusmummy 31-35 1 Response Aug 2

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    I have so many people around me yet I am unsure of the life that I am leading because the closest people sometimes do the most surprising things to hurt you. They set up standards...
    transientfeelings transientfeelings 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I  feel more alone around people. Especially around people, because most of the time no matter how hard i try i dont feel like i can bridge that gap. Theres always a distance...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Aug 8

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    To anyone who reads this I want to point out this isn't some sort of pity party or a cry for help or anything; just me venting or whatever. So in 8 days (Aug 15) is my birthday...
    thedude5600 thedude5600 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I have friends, and I know they care about me, but I'm just no ones favorite person. everyone Will chose someone over me. I barely have any friends in my class which just hurts. I...
    HelloNovaa HelloNovaa 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I thought this school year would be the one to make a difference. I'm not as concerned about having another relationship or anything, I just wish I had more social outlets. I wish...
    AresTheAwesome AresTheAwesome 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I think this is my problem a lot of the times. The reason I feel happy, sad, angry, depressed or bored is usually effected by being alone or feeling alone.. On here, I can be...
    heartdeflowerboys1 heartdeflowerboys1 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have come to the end of my sad lonely existence here in this lonely marriage time to make changes if only for my sanity his is making me poorly I can't do this anymore
    liberty22 liberty22 51-55, F Jul 31

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    He likes his video games and I guess sometimes I am glad he does. I moved in with my boyfriend 2 yrs ago, just as he got custody of his son. Ps, he didn't tell me this until after...
    Tanalic Tanalic 41-45, F Jul 31

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    I usually try to avoid parties. Cause when i go i cant seem to make friends. I always end up alone at my chair watching how everyone has a good time. When we r eating its not that...
    malu1835 malu1835 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I'm really lonely, I'm almost always around a group of people but I feel like I have no one I can truly be myself around like I can't talk to anyone freely -I always feel like...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Lately, I have felt so lonely. I had people around me but I still feel all alone. No one to truly talk to about my life and feelings. I don't think anyone truly understands me. It...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I work in a cruise ship. I really need someone to chat with. Feeling really lonely.
    izaness izaness 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    The last few days I just keep crying. I don't even know why half the time. Any issues I am having I don't even feel like I can talk to my friends. Sometimes I just wish I had a...
    justmee20 justmee20 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I guess i feel a little lonely today. I'm not gonna lie or fight it. Well, at least I got my dog with me lol off to study.. Some more.
    Inthepr0cess Inthepr0cess 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I feel like I have no passion. No interest. The world just exists and I just exist and there's no point. I feel broken. Everyone seems to have dreams and aspirations and I just...
    chels32 chels32 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I called my mom this evening to wish her an early happy birthday for tomorrow as I will be working then and not have a good moment to call her. She answered the phone happy and...
    namgal namgal 46-50, F Aug 2

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    About a year back, i was away from my brother and sis in law..and my sis in law had an miscarriage around that time.. though she wasn't my responsibility i always blamed myself for...
    sunnsood sunnsood 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I am lonely I just want a friend
    eddiehughes eddiehughes 46-50, M Aug 15

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    I divorced last year after a 22 year horrible marriage. The first few year alone I was happy in my new found independence. I dated and had a few FWB. Last summer I became...
    skk1966 skk1966 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Wtf? what is happening? this loneliness feeling is cracking my soul like a cracking hammer. :( i like to have friends here and find a person to be my best friend. :(
    Martin7470 Martin7470 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well my now ex boyfriend went to prison in 2012 was released July 7th 2014. Like all of my family & friends kept telling me he was just using me that I shouldn't see him or send...
    ximena210 ximena210 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am just horrible at being a nice, loveable person. It's sad and pathetic really, the way I try to open myself to people and then wait around for somebody to respond. I have to...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    Feel so left out when with friends as they have fun. Nothing fun ever happens to me.
    Ibrahim38 Ibrahim38 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like everyone around me is so judgmental and vapid. Girls and their gossip. I've been the perennial black sheep since I was able to socialise. And me? WellI have a good...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i think it's only bc i'm always on my phone and have food shoved into my mouth, but whatever, their loss. i'm a fun person!!!
    queentheresa queentheresa 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago