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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Know I Am Not Alone

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    I have totally amazing friends i still, on times, feel lonely =(. I don't know why and i am confused! In school when i am sitting with my friends at lunch or break it feels like iam siting in a shadow or behind a barrier. My friends have been there through everything with me i...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    I Know I Have Friends Who Love, But I'm Still Alone..

    I have friends who would do anything for me, the problem is that several years ago i convinced myself no one cares and that any kindness anyone shows me is just to humour me.  I've not been able to convince myself otherwise since.  In itself that makes me feel lonely...
    denialsworld denialsworld 18-21, F 2 Responses May 31, 2008

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    Lonely Even Though Not Alone

    Got a girl friend who I love a lot, but is away most of the time, got a loving family who keeps in touch, got friends coming over all the time, but still I feel lonely. No idea why!
    axehay axehay 22-25, M Feb 8, 2012

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    All The Time...

    I am feeling lonely all the time. Even when I am around people, I still feel alone, All the time. its the worst feeling in the world sometimes to have. I would rather feel anything, other than lonely.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4, 2013

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    I Don't Really Have A Title At The Moment...

    I know this is just evening, in the morning I'll feel better. But I hate this feeling. I feel bad very bad.  I'm so very lonely...   I have friends. I have a big family. I have relatives. I have penpals and I have friends online. But I have nobody to...
    krentu krentu 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2009

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    I Love Her, But She Just Doesn't See It.

    If you had asked me a year ago where my life would be now, I would have been wrong. I am currently on an extended leave from my collage on medical grounds. Specifically, I am trying to get a handle on my depression, which has ruled my life up until now. It's always been...
    maladicta maladicta 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2011

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    Im Happily Married But Have Lost Touch With Friends And Feel Really Alone At Times

    Im happily married, have a nice house but I have lost touch with most of my friends and feel really alone at times. Anyone in the same boat?
    candy85 candy85 26-30, F Apr 19, 2013

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    Sometimes, I really hate being a night owl... That is the first thought that popped into my head while getting ready for bed (ritual-routine). But mainly it's my excuse to post...
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    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M Dec 3

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    Today was a lonely day. Oh well..
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