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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Know I Am Not Alone

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    It's probably because of my uncle that past away recently and he took care of me when my dad was away doin business but am not lonely cause my 2 ep friends that I love to death...
    LAshortyy LAshortyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Why do I feel lonely even when I'm surrounded by a room full of people?
    smileyryley smileyryley 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I just feel so damn lonely all the time, even when I'm surrounded with people I really care about, I can't help but feel lonely. You see, it really annoys me how we can only be...
    wallfloweer wallfloweer 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    People hates me. My friends, cousins and everyone I wonder why. What did I do to deserve all this. I gave them everything I tried my best to make them smile and laugh. But they don...
    kristina45 kristina45 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    even if I had someone holding me I cant help but feel lonely, so ill continue to try and help others I just hope these feelings pass this mask is some hard to maintain
    poeticnightmare poeticnightmare 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Yeah..i feel lonely, i am lonely, and all those things, i just feel that no one gives two ***** about me...:(((
    Bill199500 Bill199500 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Is anyone up for a chat. I hate a hectic day. Feeling lonely and tired :(
    ash1996 ash1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I feel vulnerable. No longer am I surrounded by even a film of those who seem to have befriended me. To my parents, I guess we've decided to pretend we don't exist to one another...
    Altairswifi Altairswifi 16-17, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Back in elementary and especially high school I would prefer to be alone the majority of the time. I enjoyed the quietness and what not. Though most times I would get lonely and...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    People say i have a lot of friends, but even when i sit with them i feel alone. Even if they all say hi to me...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I have a fiancé that I love dearly but at the same time I feel so trapped & alone, and like I keep spiraling nowhere but down.
    gilly92 gilly92 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    if you live it, you know it. married but alone. nuff said
    connectionpoint connectionpoint 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    This is ridiculous. I have a queen size bed, I should not be sleeping alone in this thing
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    I find that I am ok with chatting to people I don't know once I finally get comfortable with them, as I am very socially awkward but I just never seem to click with anyone.... At...
    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I had a fantastic love life with my wife since 2009. I mad the mistake to go a second time in Afghanistan one year after. I came back and the old me was gone. Today, I am alone...
    TrustworthyEric TrustworthyEric 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    usually around this time, I start to feel extremely lonely. Like I have a boy friend and all, but he doesn't give me the attention I need. Or maybe I'm being too clingy and need to...
    krivvvy krivvvy 18-21, F Jan 5

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    *smile* Yeah im fine.... No, dont worry. Lol just a bit tired.... How many times have i said those lines... I sit here alone... Suffering... It's a been a long time, old friend...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate that feeling That feeling of sadness, but not knowing why The feeling of emptiness, but nothing in particular has happened  To be asked what is wrong, but not knowing what...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    Isn't suck when you have friends,siblings, ect. But still get so *#^*•' lonely ?!!
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F Jan 6

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    I have friends & family I can always talk to but they cant do what a female could do for me...Being single is fun but I get lonely sometimes
    YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt 18-21, M Jan 18

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    3 years ago I was a different person. You know, the normal. Friends, family and job ..etc. Then he proposed and I left everything behind to come to the States to marry him...
    Meg0000 Meg0000 36-40, F Jan 4

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    I feel like there is no one to turn to at times…
    Wolfheartcp Wolfheartcp 16-17, M Jan 6

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    Im talking to a guy on okc. We have went out for 6 times, 4 times with lots of intimacy and make out and twice for movie dates and meals. The thing is he has nvr asked for my name...
    kae93 kae93 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Sometimes I just want to disappear. There are times when I wish I didn't even exist and days when I hate myself. I feel like a horrible person. I feel like I can do nothing right...
    Apollymia Apollymia 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I pretend the things people say about me and my personality or the things I do just roll off my back. But in reality everything sticks with me and I can't help thinking about it...
    Apollymia Apollymia 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Please help :'( Nobody to talk too. Nobody to express my feelings to :/ :'(
    asiner asiner 13-15 Jan 18

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    You can only take so much. And when you lose it, that's when everyone realizes. They realize when it's too late. They judge you for what only they realize without knowing the full...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Jan 16

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    Some friendships come and go and it's painful to see and feel them slip away. Like most things in life this may not happen overnight but slowly and so subtle that we may not even...
    Soleil05 Soleil05 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    i feel depressed all the time. people expect me to be good at everything just because i get good grades and going to Harvard Uni next year but people never ask how i really feel.
    08RoseBlack 08RoseBlack 18-21, F 13 Responses 2 days ago

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    My dream is to prove everyone wrong. My goal is for everyone's eyes to be wide open with their expressions on their faces full of surprise and their mouths wide open. I'll...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    My husband behaves badly with me sometimes.Last night ,my daughter did so for the first time.I think he is a bad influence on her.I feel so depressed now.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 14 Responses Jan 16

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    I know it's not right. I know it will lead to a complete disaster and yet I'm doing it. It's like punching through 100 glass walls just to get a bite of a delicious ice cream. Once...
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F Jan 19

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    you did very bad to me! i just have no words to describe :( but till i have to pretend to this world, to the people around that i am okay but when i go to bed and theres no one...
    nunu77777 nunu77777 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I'm afraid. I am afraid but I shouldn't be. I'm afraid of losing him, my Adam. He would do anything to be with me and I know that. He is kind to a fault. He loves me to a fault. He...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Even if we could be together I still wouldn't be happy Why doesn't anything make happy?
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Jan 5

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    I leave my computer on a lot even if I'm not near it so if I don't answer you right away don't send me 15 messages with 'hi..are you there........are you ignoring me.......are you...
    Nightowl2012 Nightowl2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    It's normal! They only know what I say.. They can't se what's really deep inside.. :')
    SkullHong SkullHong 13-15 Jan 5

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    I poorly draw depressing pictures when I'm upset instead of self harming :/
    Porcelian Porcelian 18-21, F Jan 12

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    What is your last comment for your last morning in 2014 mine is god please save my country because we are in a war with ISIS so we are not celebrating christmas
    sunnynight15 sunnynight15 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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