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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    its so strange how as ive got older i find myself feeling lonely and like i dont fit in , my family are growing up ive lost touch with most of my old friends , it brings me down...
    rockitt66 rockitt66 46-50, M 1 Response May 15

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    So I don't mind being alone and single, I mean I go out to dinner by myself and the movies and to the beach and surf and pretty much everywhere else and have a good time and enjoy...
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't understand why I feel this way. I have a family that loves and cares for me. I have amazing friends that are always there for me, but I'm perpetually lonely. I keep...
    jessky jessky 16-17, M May 5

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    I don't know what's wrong with me.... I talk to people, but I still feel lonely, bored and depressed. Is there a difference between simply talking to people and having a true...
    Umorella Umorella 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    i feel lonely please help me
    Ayesucka Ayesucka 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    "We're all lonely for something we don't know we're lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing somebody we've never even met?”
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M May 11

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    I love my loneliness, because theres no one who can hurt me or judge me . But i feel so alone that the loneliness itself hurts me. Im alone in this world of madness, i feel i im...
    louisemalika louisemalika 16-17, F May 9

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    I'm feeling so lonely without my girl she my best friend and miss just getting to hold her in my arms i feel so lucky each n every day i wake up knowing she my girl i hope i can be...
    atomicbombastar atomicbombastar 26-30, M a week ago

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    I hate always being alone. It's really hard for me to make friends because I don't trust anybody anymore and people that call me their friend only talk to me or message me when...
    justaguy023 justaguy023 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I get so lonely in the evenings now. probably alI i need is someone to spend my time with.....
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Is there anyone there ? I live life by running towards some targets... I achieved all I could see... some I like some I don't... I am good at it, confident. But...
    thr4ur thr4ur 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    "You're being silly" It scares me to think of the amount of people unable to express themselves because of the emotionally repressed masses. Haven't we all gone through something...
    YimYam YimYam 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I get close to you, we bond, then you disappear. why? what's wrong with me? why does everyone leave? am I boring? am I not fun? am I annoying? I guess it's all of them. I really...
    eternitygoeson eternitygoeson 13-15, F 7 Responses May 2

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    Some would say I have a good life. Im a good student with both parents alive, 4 siblings, and an adoring boyfriend. Im not saying thats not enough. Its just sometimes, even...
    youngandnaturallyblonde youngandnaturallyblonde 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    really disappointed in myself. apparently I'm stupid and a terrible friend. no wonder people don't want to talk to me. I feel so alone and like no one cares about me, my family...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    For some reason ever since the beginning of week I feel so lonely, I haven't been able to talk to my friends, and family a lot. I often say because it's the stress that's coming...
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 3 Responses May 4

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    I really really hate the feeling of loneliness that pops up out of nowhere. I'm not usually dependent on others' presence but sometimes I just feel so frickin lonely.
    introverteddementor introverteddementor 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    I'm just in one of those moods where I can't sleep and I lay there pretending this is it. Pretending that was my last breath. Wondering where I'll be heading next after I'm gone...
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm just in one of those moods where I can't sleep and I lay there pretending this is it. Pretending that was my last breath. Wondering where I'll be heading next after I'm gone...
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Hello... Anybody there?... No?.... Okay.... I thought so....
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    they forgot my birthday, now they're angry with me. I'm so lonely and no one talks to me. I just want a friend or someone to care about me...
    eternitygoeson eternitygoeson 13-15, F 2 Responses May 1

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    What makes me more depressed about being lonely is the fact that there are so many people on this planet why can't I find at least one person I can trust and truly call a friend? I...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    What you do when your family treats you as if your a stranger. As if you don't matter to them, and what happens or happened to you doesn't matter, because you're just a stranger...
    pselena99 pselena99 13-15, F Apr 25

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    Then there is no one around to hurt me? I can be myself and free to express my emotions of thoughts...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 8

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    Literally the worst feeling ever. My life was going fine for a while, then it all crashed down.
    ShadowyCheshire ShadowyCheshire 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Dear family, You are my world, so much that I can't bear to tell you how empty I am feeling inside. At the end of the day I cry because I can't bear to do it in front of you. Dear...
    AerynAVA AerynAVA 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 29

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    Somewhere I keep thinking there's people way worse off than me. At least I have a car, a job, and shelter. Would be kinda nice to have a decent paying job or at least one real...
    sweetiebomb sweetiebomb 22-25 Apr 29

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    everyday is sad or full of stress. I feel I'm so behind in life that I might as well give up. I don't see an end to this except death
    mel982 mel982 31-35, M 3 Responses May 8

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    Kinda ironic... Never been in love, but I just love romanticism. Romance is my passion when writing poetry or stories... Idk if I really like romance in real life because I have...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F May 2

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    my secret lover went away for 5 days. and I cn barely survive. I tried another alternative guy who is cute and so much fun to talk with. . but didn't work. He's still on my mind.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 29

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    I wish my summer was more awe-summer than usual...
    CindersAndSmokes CindersAndSmokes 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    it's my birthday and my whole family forgot...
    eternitygoeson eternitygoeson 13-15, F 20 Responses Apr 30

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    why is it so hard for people to care about me or love me?
    eternitygoeson eternitygoeson 13-15, F 1 Response May 2

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    Is Anyone Awake ? Anyone ?
    YoungForever101 YoungForever101 18-21, F 4 Responses May 7

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    I love you then I hate you then I love you more! This is so true but when u love more usually u loose him!
    Sahel170 Sahel170 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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