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I Feel Lonely Even Though I Know I Am Not Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 loved him so much. And I didn't want to believe it but he strayed from me. And after a month and a half of hiding from the truth I have finally called it off. Shouldn't I feel...
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    It's like the roof is blown off my house and every now and then it moonsoons..,and everything is soaking wet. That pounding ice cold rain is how my soul feels when I feel the ache...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't like feeling lonely, but I cant imagine not feeling lonely. Its my defining characteristic. But I draw on the 'loneliness' do some really creative things. And I'd hate to...
    Anch0rMan Anch0rMan 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Okay so i told my crush i like him today, we talked for like an hour..it was cute but he doesnt like me back:/ so i dont know wht shld i do now i mean now that he knows should i...
    heatherella heatherella 13-15, F Oct 6

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    I'm here laying down in bed feeling lonely with hubby in the other room because he thinks I expect something from him if he is in the room with me...I do not and will not expect...
    honeysweetness10 honeysweetness10 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I'm here laying down in bed feeling lonely with hubby in the other room because he thinks I expect something from him if he is in the room with me...I do not and will not expect...
    honeysweetness10 honeysweetness10 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    But coffee is here. My best friend, my lover, my confident....tonight she will hear my secrets and I will take from her all that she can give me....which right now is a caffeine...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    hi names Brandon I'm so shy I really want to talked to guys but they make me nervous and even though I'm shy I still help anyone even though I get hurt in the end
    Teddybearfluff Teddybearfluff 16-17 1 day ago

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    I think I've lost my faith in other people. I never had many friends, now I feel I've got none. I have a boyfriend whom I live with but there is no relationship here. We're...
    soneas soneas 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Especially late at night when I can't sleep like tonight.Every one in the house is asleep. I'm awake and I'm forced to be alone with my thoughts.I hate being alone with my thoughts...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    Hey everybody, I'm new to this Experience Project. Anyways, I just wanted to express that lately I feel like I have lost some friends. The "best friends" that I thought I had some...
    iloveleague iloveleague 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Lately, every attempt I've made to going on a date with someone, or talking to someone has been shot down by that person pretty ******. By ****** I mean they didn't even have the...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    I'm alone by choice.... But nights like this I wish I didn't have to be alone. My bed is no longer a welcoming place. Just a place to sleep, even if it's restlessly thru the night...
    bluebaby072 bluebaby072 41-45, F Oct 7

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    I am surrounded by the people who think i am very unfriendly and i dislike their behavior and definition of the friendship. And they are my classmates so i can't escape from them...
    oceanend oceanend 18-21 Oct 13

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    I thought this guy I was talking to liked me.. I really did.. After last night I just feel stupid for ever thinking anyone could. Why would they. I always tell myself I am not...
    madsgrammar madsgrammar 16-17, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    For some reason, I'm feeling extra lonely today. All I do is work because I feel if I have extra time, I would be even more lonely. I hope this feeling subsides soon.
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 14

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    It is the worst feeling in the world. And I feel it almost all the time, that's why I post a lot of experiences on here, just to try to find somebody to keep me company so I don't...
    ShadowyCheshire ShadowyCheshire 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    When ever it's quiet, whenever there is time to think, I realize how horrible the biggest parts of my life are. I listen to music so that I never have to be here, just a vacant...
    Scarlett1floweaf Scarlett1floweaf 13-15, F Oct 22

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    Being on EP lately makes me feel even more lonely. I don't know if I am just depressed in general or if being here is making me depressed. Or maybe they are feeding off each other...
    DisappearingStar DisappearingStar 36-40 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    The deepness within, begging to belong. The fullness that is nonexistent, but craved so badly. The silent pleading to speak, share, truly connect. The empty heart, that is...
    ThoughtFulMoments ThoughtFulMoments 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    In the last year and a half I lost literally everyone of my friends and other acquaintances. I currently have 6 friends and only talk to 3 on a daily basis. The reason I've lost...
    Thomasjcox Thomasjcox 18-21, M Oct 18

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    And it's good for me to learn how to be alone with Him.
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've always had trouble connecting with people and I have lost touch with so many friends because of it. I just get so lost that I can't talk. I don't know how to describe it but...
    Nineismyname Nineismyname 18-21, F Oct 2

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    I am 17, I'm in my last year at school and I live alone. I must admit it is quite haunting to come home from school and nobody is there. Not to mention I have to be my own mum and...
    luneelfe luneelfe 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Hi :) My name's Luca. I've been feeling really lonely these past few years,don't have many friends and I'm depressed.I moved to a new country 5 years ago and it wasn't what I...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M Oct 2

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    ...because for the past week, no matter who I'm talking to (in person), I've gotten interrupted, shushed, talked over, and completely ignored. I sit quietly and listen...
    themissmoxie themissmoxie 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Yeah noone knows me fully I think.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Never felt so lonely before, had good news but doesn't know who to share with. So guys, hey I'm going to Macau next week for vacation I guess ! :D ! ! Cheers for me ! 😍
    Malsse Malsse 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I've never hugged a guy ever before. sure I've had 2 second awkward hugs with family members but I've never hugged a guy before. Im always lonely and I crave affection. I crave the...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    My parents are usually away i dont study right now im not aloud outside the house unless its like grandmas or something so i just be feeling hella lonely ):
    sk109345 sk109345 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I am newly married and my husband spends most of his time on his computer playing video games. We've been together for 5 years and it's getting worse. Today we fought about how...
    walkinglost walkinglost 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    The school I go in has a small amount of students. Which means everyone knows everyone. I have the small circle of friends every year and because I am starting to change they don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 1

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    I feel like I miss someone who I haven't even met yet
    secretrach secretrach 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    Like right now. Lonely as in I wish I had someone aside from family and friends to tell me they love me...and mean it.
    MoonlightDreaming MoonlightDreaming 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I don't know how I can explain more then the title. I need to feel important. Right now I feel like second best...
    LostBoy9236 LostBoy9236 22-25, M Oct 9

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    let me know if you whant to have some fun .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 11

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    I feel like I'm never going to get a boyfriend again...I've reconnected a little with my ex who I broke up with because of timing and now I feel like the timing is right... I feel...
    sickofthisfat123 sickofthisfat123 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Y I can't handle my tears my feelings when is see her
    phanivarma phanivarma 18-21, M Oct 15

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    I am Feeling stretch and a little tight when I wake up