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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Know I Am Not Alone

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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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    Even Though...

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Since I was very young, I always find myself not fitting into a group. I don't like the awkward moment that I can feel the others not interested to talk to me and I may need to...
    Zbabe Zbabe 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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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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    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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    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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    When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anyone or talk to...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M Aug 16

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    My name is Jessica I'm 27 I lost my mom to suicide May 17 2009 Sence then I've got married to a wonderful man and we just had are second anniversary we had a baby boy 11/12/13 he...
    lifeafterasuicide lifeafterasuicide 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 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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    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 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 Aug 20

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    I'm 38 years old, and from my earliest memories I have been alone. Only slightly after my first memory of loneliness came my first feeling of being undeserving. I grew up in a cold...
    solitary42 solitary42 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses Aug 4

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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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    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 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 Aug 17

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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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    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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    We all have our sad moments. The good thing is to have the courage to regain freedom, be happy, realize and learn to bring back the love that you have for yourself before something...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    Is there one night of the week that makes you feel more alone than others? For me it's Friday, the end of the Working week.
    clutterbuck clutterbuck 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 1

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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 feel so alone in this big world
    thequitebutcuriousone thequitebutcuriousone 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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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 Aug 18

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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 Aug 19

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    no one ever want's to talk unless they need something, i hate being alone.
    jos951 jos951 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I'm young. I have friends and family, yea they care about me but there's times when I just feel so alone. Everything I feel I just keep to myself. I have trouble expressing my...
    emilytello emilytello 16-17, F 6 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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    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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    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 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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    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 Aug 20

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    My nights have suddenly gotten lonely and depressing and I don't know what to do about it.
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Everyone Don't be sad I'll make you smile Don't doubt your looks I'll tell you you're beautiful Don't be scared I'll cover your eyes Don't think you're alone I'll be by your...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Alright so...since you all know I like girls. And yes done it with a chick. Only one and first chick ever. We all know College experiences in college. One time and you move on...
    peacejenni peacejenni 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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

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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 Aug 19

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    My boyfriend sucks at trying to make me feel better when I'm upset. 6 of my best friends are moving to different states. I know it's apart of growing up and am happy they have all...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    It kinda feels weird to know there's no one thinking about you in the entire planet
    ajvad ajvad 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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