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I Feel Lonely In a Room Full of People

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    I Kinda Prefer It.

    Now that I have gotten used to feeling I prefer it over feeling accepted. I like being different in this way. I like the feeling of alienation. Oh, gosh, wouldn't I make an interesting profile for a character in a book. I am definitly an exception when it comes to usual human...
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2010

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    I've felt that way all my well yeah I do know

    how that feels still do..I have to force my self just for intruductions
    dorahawkins dorahawkins 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    solewanderer solewanderer 31-35, M Apr 21, 2014

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    First, why can't we edit our stories on here

    anymore? I posted this video with a short paragraph after the grammy awards this past Sunday night. The record company yanked it off of youtube fast as it wasn't a great recording. I have a good one now.
    simplysusan01 simplysusan01 41-45, F Jan 30, 2014

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    I So Feel Lonely With People All Around Me

    "I feel lonely in a room full of people and it wasn't just once it is all the time." I have always been a bit of an outsider though this was mostly by choice. Now it has become a problem because i can't get away from the feeling of loneliness and self hate. I get...
    wowpup wowpup 36-40, F 12 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    This is why I have social anxiety.

    This is why I don't like talking to a lot of people. This is why my room is my safe haven.
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Everyday, that's how it always is

    because everyone wants to talk to each other but doesn't include me unless they need something or want to make fun of me
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 27, 2014

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    I feel like everyone seems to have someone to

    talk to except me. I have friends, but they're all better friends than me. I'm no one's best friend.
    matt61277 matt61277 18-21, M Apr 6, 2014

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    The One Who Is Not

    No matter how much people i am with, at the end of the day, I always end up feeling the emptiness inside off me.Sometimes I feel lonely and the need for someone to truly understand me. Someone that I can speak my heart to and tell all my secrets and thoughts.I am one of those...
    GoldenGirl7 GoldenGirl7 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 7, 2013

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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 it's like this wave of loneliness comes over me, even when I'm with my friends. I only have two people in my life now that I consider good friends...
    Nineismyname Nineismyname 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    I don't like talking to many people.

    Sadly, I can be prejudiced. I wish I knew how to be more open and accepting of all people instead of feeling impatient and disappointed by many people I see.
    filmjunkie filmjunkie 36-40, M Jan 1, 2014

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    I think it's more of the multiple conversations

    going around than it is just feeling lonely. People don't usually want to speak with you if you don't have anything to talk about.
    fillia fillia 16-17, F Jun 2, 2014

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    I'm usually pretty quiet around people I don't

    talk to or know and like in a lot of my classes at school, I usually don't talk to many people. And it sucks because I love having friends and talking and having fun, but this year really sucks and I can't wait til it's over! Like in my English class, we're going to be able to...
    FlipFlap98 FlipFlap98 16-17, F Apr 22, 2014

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    A Short Story of Nearly Nothing

    She is misplaced, bitter, numbingly broken, and she only has herself to blame by choosing to seal her mouth shut with metaphors of you.   In this room crammed by her closest acquaintances, she feels a little more isolated than usual, grieving some kind of...
    TilouPouline TilouPouline 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    Ok so I have friends

    and a best friend and family. I sit with the fairly 'known' group of girls at my school and have plenty of people to chat to. But I just feel like they're all different from me. Like when they all laugh I have to force it out because I just honestly don't care. I'm not depressed...
    misconstruedthoughts misconstruedthoughts 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    This Is Not Good

    I feel bored and lonely today. I hate this day. I feel all the people and things around me are my enemies. This is not good. I can not take this anymore. I want to go to the place where I'm the only person far away with my phone and my guitar. I really really hate this day. This...
    goingnowhere90 goingnowhere90 22-25 Jun 14, 2013

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    Sometimes I could be

    so bored and lonely around people then the minute I'm alone ... Perfectly happy again ... Normal ?
    gem12345 gem12345 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 11, 2014

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    I feel really alone since I been home from

    college. I feel like majority of my friends changed (not for the best) or they do not have time to chill with me because they've been chilling with their friends from college or working. It frustrating because I was really looking forward to working,hanging with my bf and...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2014

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    Ptsd

    i don't trust people at all. When I am in public, I see stick figures. I absolutely feel no emotion and that no one cares if I am here or not. Everyone is just walking around in a daze maybe waiting to prey upon one another!
    CrazyHollywood CrazyHollywood 46-50 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Alone

    I always feel lonely in a crowd. As much and as hard as i try to push myself to "fit in" it doesn't work. It kind of feels sometimes as though people know Im the quiet one in the group and then someone will say "smile" or "she's the quiet one " which for me makes it worse. I hate...
    dps123 dps123 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    It Is So Ironic

    I think that seeing people with other people it really defines how Lonely I am. I never feel comfortable when there are so many others around. I think it is all the energy, it suffocates me. I feel totally exhausted with the small talk you feel you have to make in those...
    curiousblogger curiousblogger 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    I'm right now sitting in a one bedroom house

    with 10 ppl and 6 animals and I'm lonely
    CrazyChick4905 CrazyChick4905 31-35, F Jan 25, 2014

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    When I'm around a lot

    if people I feel out of place. I feel like I don't belong and I'm awkward. I feel like the ugly duckling and a martian from another planet that has no way outta this mess called life. I feel like people don't want me to be around them. I feel like I'm an outkast in this world...
    Derrick1987 Derrick1987 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2014

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    I Feel Lonely Inside

    Sometimes i like to isolate myself and be alone.  Sometimes its just because i like to think, or i dont want to talk , ause it already feels like there is too much noise in my head, but sometimes it feels worse being with people, cause ifyou are alone and you feel lonely...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    everyone around me either getting married

    or in a serious relationship and here I am, 21 years old who has never had a real boyfriend. I often find myself feeling so alone. I've been told many times that I am very outgoing with a great personality and not to toot my own horn but I know I'm attractive and I'm usually the...
    fmxo903 fmxo903 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2014

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    This Is Not Good

    I feel bored and lonely today. I hate this day. I feel all the people and things around me are my enemies. This is not good. I can not take this anymore. I want to go to the place where I'm the only person far away with my phone and my guitar. I really really hate this day. This...
    goingnowhere90 goingnowhere90 22-25 Jun 14, 2013

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    This week was a spirit week

    and everyone dressed up for themes. We had a blast taking pictures with each other. The thing is... I would take pictures FOR them, not WITH them. I love them all and I don't think they did it on purpose. It still hurts all the same.
    LonelyUsagi LonelyUsagi 13-15, F Sep 26, 2014

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    remember in elementary school when

    if we didn't know the answer we could "phone a friend" or "pick a lifeline" and you'd always choose you best friend because you knew they wouldn't let you down. now I feel like my best friend is in a different class and I can't call on anyone because I can't trust them to give...
    jenna009912345 jenna009912345 22-25, F Apr 6, 2014

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    You try not to look like an anti social,

    depressed person. So you just float around, trying to join a circle in conversation. If they have tables of food and drinks I'm set. Then if a convo gets awkward take a sip of your drink haha
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M Apr 22, 2014

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    I've been to parties

    and group gatherings and at first I'm enjoying it and getting along but after a while I start feeling ignored and passed by. It's like it makes me feel smaller and more insignificant. It sucks when I'm with friends too because I tend to be the new girl and the friends I make...
    rainsound rainsound 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    Far Away

    i hear them talking, i see them near me, i'm in the same classroom, studying the same thing, i;m wearing clothes that arent so different, my books are the same as thiers but somehow im not one of them
    dednseyed dednseyed 26-30, F Aug 12, 2012

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    My Own Island State

    i constantly feel alone in a room full of people. I am all alone. My friends are there beside me but still I am alone. I don't know why? Sometimes I think its my fault that I am too shy and don't share my feelings even with my closest friends but i can't help it! I really cannot...
    abigail25395 abigail25395 18-21 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    I think it's more "I feel anxious in a room

    full of people." I don't know why, but I just do. Whenever there's a gathering, or even that I have to be in a crowd, I feel all agitated and claustrophobic. I can't breathe, I feel jittery, and thoughts are running in my head. "If someone talks to me, what do i say, what if I...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2014

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    I Am Who I Am

    I am who I am I did what I do because of who am I act the way I am because who I am so don't ask me to change even though your here your not here
    Alphaprime Alphaprime 13-15, F Sep 21, 2013

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    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F Feb 27

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    Today is one of those days when on the loneliness seeps to the soul. It gnaws at the heart and sinks it fangs into my veins. My last relationship ended over a year ago. The lack of...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I'm friends with almost every single person in my school, yet I never get invited to go out with anyone. I feel like nobody really cares about me. Even though while I walk in the...
    futuremike1 futuremike1 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    What does being lonely mean? Well to me it's being by yourself With no one, no physical contact that we all crave, no one to say how much they missed you today no one remembering...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M Mar 13

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    It feels like I go from place to place and never settle, and never properly get to know people. This gives a certain sense of freedom but at the same time a real feeling of...
    thatfeelwhen thatfeelwhen 18-21, F Mar 9

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    She ignores me most of the time, and won't touch me anymore. She smiles and pretends that everything is fine, but she preoccupies herself with hobbies and often sleeps in the other...
    CalvertJ CalvertJ 46-50, M Mar 3

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    I find my current work the most lonely place. I have to manager a venue and all I do is walk around, never talk to anyone. People seem so clicky these days as well which makes...
    tonyarts tonyarts 26-30, M Mar 11

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    I dont know what it is that makes me feel this way, I don't know how to change or if it's just me that people tend to ignore or walk over.
    aks008 aks008 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    anneluna anneluna 26-30, F Feb 27

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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 2 Responses Feb 28

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    I feel his love for me fading away and it's literally like being brutally murdered over and over and over again...he completes me, makes me a better person, makes me feel loved and...
    XxMisguidedxGhostxX XxMisguidedxGhostxX 13-15, F Mar 13