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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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    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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    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 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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    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've been married 20 years, my husband works out of town three weeks and is home for one week. I am so lonely!! I had a nervous breakdown in July so I'm not working now. I'm home...
    Irene47 Irene47 46-50, F Feb 13

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    Life can really feels so lonely and alone. I don't know why lately I'm beginning to feel lonely and it's like there's this emptiness in me which seems to get bigger and bigger. I...
    VicMarie VicMarie 36-40, F Feb 22

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    I feel lonely sometimes, and it feels like a desperate need for someone to be with you. I am not really that lonely for example my mom, dad, and sibling. But in other cases with...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I found this by accident it's really cute..it will cheer you up a lil if your feeling a lil lonely http://9gag.tv/p/aVYgD3/if-you-ever-feel-lonely-listen-to-this
    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    It seems like ill always be obligated to this life that i am expected to live. These standards my parents, family and religion sets for me. But am i wrong to rebel? I dont like...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Any takers for a chat? I feel lonely and upset. Girls please.
    igdesigner igdesigner 18-21, M Feb 5

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    I feel lonely right now. It's very cold outside, below zero. And I just wish I had someone to snuggle with again.
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I think smiling helps to force you out of the blues sometimes. Even though it's the last thing you want to do when your sad, it does have a way of lightening your mood and lifting...
    ScienceExperiment ScienceExperiment 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    i often get lost in the thought on life. Its so powerful. There is so much wonder on how everything is so perfect that life goes on everyday without a single glitch,fault or some...
    SeJunior SeJunior 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I have such an incredible life at first glance; I'm educated, recently lost 30 kilos, stay healthy, I have a roof over my head, travel the world and have some extraordinary...
    hnmad hnmad 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Hi, everyone... I need your help, please... I have a good friend and he find the girl he loves. And im very happy. To express my feeling, cause im living in different country and...
    mariavita mariavita 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    Even tho I'm not alone I feel alone I have good friends my I still feel alone I hate this feeling I want to it to go but it won't I hate if wen I get shouted at coz in my eyes I...
    mimee1 mimee1 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Love is love, Hate is Hate. Luck is luck, fate is fate. That is what people assume, At least those not lying beneath flowers in bloom One percent of those who walk this Earth, Have...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M Feb 10

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    I guess it happens however it's not fun. I feel it's really not that great when you do have someone in your bed and they don't want to be with you. So I'll pick the sleep alone...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 2

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    Hoping to find friends who I can talk and vent to about issues I've been having. I'm not close with my family and the friends I do have are mostly just shallow stuck up types, I...
    Arlingtonbridge Arlingtonbridge 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Daily I'm surrounded by crowds of people yet I still get the hollow emptiness of being alone.
    maisymoo12 maisymoo12 13-15, F Feb 17

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    Something's gotta give. I am too lonely. I need friends that matter. Not temporary placeholders. I hate this ******* state. There are few gems, too many rocks. I came here hoping...
    MarsToSirius MarsToSirius 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Today is my birthday and i am yet spending the time by myself as everyone has better plans or forgot its my birthday, its sad to say that the only person to say happy birthday was...
    scottishlostsoul scottishlostsoul 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Thats just it... I want it to change now. I don't want to be alone anymore...... But I'm scared, and scarred, and broken, and afraid to open up..... Such a painful existence...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 16

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    Who else feels like that they are in a crowded room but still feel so lonely ?
    Melsilva Melsilva 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Everyday when I go to work or even just go outside I feel like there is a wall between us. When I look on their side I see light, laughter and the enjoyment of life. When I look on...
    HuddersfieldGirl18 HuddersfieldGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just don't know what to do..I feel like i'm falling apart. I've never had anyone love me or know what it feels like. To make it worse my friends all have to emphasise how i'll...
    notsoprettygirl1 notsoprettygirl1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    In my school, I am always bullied with bunch of the students over there. I have been studying in this school "Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad" as if I am leaving in a hell for 2 years...
    jeminnpatel jeminnpatel 13-15, M Feb 10

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    Yet another night where my wife once again doesn't want sex. I go online into a couple of chat websites, and nobody wants to talk with me. I know women are outnumbered by a large...
    Iltcp Iltcp 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate being up at night with restless sleep thinking about the very very few people I know in my life. Makes me sad I have no one to really talk to.
    latrice2173 latrice2173 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Yeah im at work and i know what ill be doing after i get off lol. Try to find someone to talk to :)))
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    It stings as I sit down in the warm water. I feel my leg scared to look down at my weakness from last night. I remember it all so clearly. "I need to feel pain," he said. I...
    thatrosegirl thatrosegirl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I always feel like I have no one to talk to. I sit at home all the time because I have no friends. I just want someone I can tell everything to.
    Katarmstead Katarmstead 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I feel alone in this world everyday. I have a family that loves me, but that doesn't seem to be enough. Does that make Me a bad person cause my family's not enough to make me happy...
    Benny412 Benny412 31-35, M Feb 16

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    I have trying to pick myself back up and move on after a rough patch in my life. I feel worthless and like a bad person. I have lots of supportive friends and family but I feel...
    gracekm gracekm 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I have been married for 13 years and have 2 beautiful boys. I am married but what does that mean? What is a family supposed to be? I feel as if I'm a single mother who just...
    whatshappy whatshappy 31-35 1 Response Feb 21

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    The sun did not rise today... My skin did not feel its warmth. My soul did not feel it's comfort. My mind is full of shadows of the past. Darkness surrounds me...my hurt like...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    You have to stick to your principles even when you really don't want to or the reward seems worth it for just a moment of weakness. But the lines I draw and the rules I follow are...
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M Feb 10

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    It dont matter what we go through he will always be my NFL . He was my first love the first guy that ever made me feel special and the first guy that I gave my heart too. We may be...
    HerTrapQueen HerTrapQueen 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Sometimes I feel like I don't even know myself!
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M 1 day ago

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