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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I always feel lonely, though people around me, I still feel like i'm alone. and tbh it's sometimes better to be alone, I just need someone to talk to.
    GirlyGirlBil GirlyGirlBil 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm a college student whose boyfriend allows to go to school full time and not work as much. He pays all the bills and since I made a choice early in life to not drive, he drives...
    PoisonLace PoisonLace 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Nikki2292 Nikki2292 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ok, so I'm bi and I'm really lonely and I just want a boyfriend, even though I'm bi I do because I just like guys a little more than girls at the moment I'm 14, the point is that I...
    BiGuyLover14 BiGuyLover14 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Just got home from a netball game. We lost lol. It's 12.28am, i just finished one bottle & i feel kinda lonely. I miss my boyfriend who's in prison & it always hits me at night...
    Charlie794 Charlie794 18-21, F Apr 9

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    On this site, there are so many people feeling lonely already, that means there are much much more people feeling lonely in this world. So actually we are not lonely in feeling...
    OTIOSUM OTIOSUM 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I feel like no one really cares... I have friends, family and a boyfriend but I still feel alone sometimes. I wish it was like the movies and you phone someone, tell them you feel...
    OverThinker123 OverThinker123 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I've been single for 2 years, all my best friends have boyfriends, and they all keep blowing me off to spend time with said boyfriends. I'm sick of it! Help me 😞
    allthebestintentions allthebestintentions 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's Rare that I feel this way. I try to notice my emotions. When I feel them, why, if certain people trigger it. I'm trying to notice these kinds of things so I can be happy and...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I have all of these feelings inside me, I want to have somebody to hold and somebody to love, I want a girlfriend so much. I have friends that love me to pieces, and I love them...
    WandererJay WandererJay 18-21, M Apr 7

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    remember in elementary school when if we didn't know the answer we could "phone a friend" or "pick a lifeline" and you'd always choose you best friend because you knew they wouldn...
    jenna009912345 jenna009912345 22-25, F Apr 6

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    today suddenly feel lonely. so empty feeling
    tintin2000 tintin2000 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really feel that I don't have friends , friends who I can trust , who I share problems. I just have people who just love to torture me , ruin my life & make feel. I don't have...
    darkheart93 darkheart93 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've felt that way all my well yeah I do know how that feels still do..I have to force my self just for intruductions
    dorahawkins dorahawkins 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    My mum is always like "Go get a job and stop being lazy and make your own money" even though she knows nowhere will take people my age unless its volunteer work and they don't have...
    KaydieKay KaydieKay 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    After being told on Wednesday that the doctors will no longer help my son because of possibilities that he might not live very long any way. It take emotional strength, inner...
    PowerfulWomanSS PowerfulWomanSS 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Sometimes I have no one to talk to and I'm always alone most of the time which is normal to me. I don't like being alone all the time, I like it when people talk to me, but...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I want to shoe how sad I am I am tired of putting on a smile just for show. But I've let people see before and all I hear is... She's just doing it for attention and stuff like...
    alexis2425 alexis2425 13-15, F 18 mins ago

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    I've always felt like an outsider even when I'm with my close friends or family. I feel like I never fit in which leads to me always dealing with this constant state of lonely that...
    sfortzallie18 sfortzallie18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have my fiance, but outside of him I feel alone. The girls who i considered to be my friends, dont' see me as a friend i guess. I saw a post on instagram today that one of my...
    Skyiiler Skyiiler 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes it doesn't take much to cry and let it all out. I feel sad, lonely and helpless out of the blue, like everything is falling apart and there is nothing I can do to stop...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I used to always be so happy and make all my friends and family laugh. I still do every now and then, I usually act like I'm okay and happy, just to make others happy. I love...
    txblank91 txblank91 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Being bored and lonely at night is one of the worst feelings ever.
    nordicgirl nordicgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I feel alone when I'm not. I know I'm not but I just do... I've been single for a year and 2 months. Yes if does get lonely and hurts sometimes,but I work at my job and workout and...
    cameron20 cameron20 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I feel like people don't want me around, and that I just ruin any atmosphere in the room. I feel unwanted and like a burden.
    lacklongafter lacklongafter 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Especially today I feel very lonely
    JEJ22 JEJ22 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I feel like I don't belong with my friends anymore we used to be co close but know I feel like an stranger around them
    jennaoniel jennaoniel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I'm tired of having this constant need and emptiness in my heart. I'm tired of being in love with love. I just want to love myself and be a whole and complete person with out the...
    Allrandom Allrandom 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    So many people around me but couldn't feel more alone. I don't know what else to do. Is anyone here open to talk to me so I can get out of this funk?
    ryanrabs ryanrabs 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I really do. And why? I don't know. I feel invisible, but maybe it's for the best.
    Peachh Peachh 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    I don't like sleeping alone at night. I don't enjoy being alone much anymore. Leaving myself alone with my thoughts at night never does me well, but I suppose this is just how it's...
    treasureforever treasureforever 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    When I'm around a lot if people I feel out of place. I feel like I don't belong and I'm awkward. I feel like the ugly duckling and a martian from another planet that has no way...
    Derrick1987 Derrick1987 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I think about you everyday, I smile and feel good when you're in my head, when your in my heart....but at the same time i feel torn away from you like being caged and all I can see...
    JEJ22 JEJ22 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I hate this feeling. Going day by day with no one to talk to. Having no close friends or anyone for that matter to call a friend, to share random stupid things about :( I always...
    InnerrBeautty InnerrBeautty 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Well it's been just over 10 months since he was arrested and got an 8 year sentence. In Scotland prisoners serve 2 thirds of their sentence if they get 4 years or more. I've had...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Hey girls Have you ever wondered if you treat your guys like they treat us, would they like it? That's if they don't treat you well. Hardly any calls or letters? Will your...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Although, i feel happy for every person that i make smile and have a good time on EP and not only, i feel a sort of emptiness when i close the website or ending a conversation.
    Oti91 Oti91 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    i need someone around accra to be with me and feel his marmness if anyone there intersted can drop a line on 0260508429
    jhonadam22 jhonadam22 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    It sucks when you go from sharing a bed with someone for 7yrs to sleeping alone... I miss holding someone at night and them holding me... Just knowing they are there with you...
    Foreverloved85 Foreverloved85 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Im NEVER good at making friends. :( Why do I feel so alone and ISOLATED despite my status in life? :( Sometimes I feel that I dont exist. Like, no matter how good I am in class...
    Aria06 Aria06 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi:))). I get told everyday that I'm too nice and overly happy. I'm not sure why but I LOVE getting told this and make sure I thank the person that tells me with a friendly hug...
    musicgirl102 musicgirl102 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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