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I Felt Alone On My Birthday

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    When I went to school I had 2 girls in my class

    with the same birthday as me. The last day I went to school on my birthday was in 2011 because one of the girls was in all of my classes and in every class the teacher and class sang her happy birthday and no one said it to me I Tryed to tell people it was mine too but no one...
    lifeisnottoobad lifeisnottoobad 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Today December 31st is my birthday.

    I'm spending it babysitting in Kentucky. No cake, no presents. And only one call wishing me happy birthday.
    BeautyInBlack BeautyInBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Birthday Wish

    Spare me the temporary joy of receiving presents, it's the hope within a birthday wish that holds all importance. “Don’t tell people about your wish”, is what everyone says. Bad luck is irrelevant, they rarely come true for me anyways. I don't wish to have money, goodies...
    TonyGrey TonyGrey 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    Did You Know My Birthday Was Today?

    I just turned 17 Monday, Novmber 12. Last year my birthday didn't go so well; it was horrible. For my 17th birthday I wanted it to be special and I wanted people to care....No one cared. I dressed my best in my favorite clothes and felt so happy in the morning just hoping it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    Forgotten 40th

    My 40th birthday just passed by and I celebrated it by doing laundry...my husband of 16 years didn't take me out for dinner, get me a present, send me flowers or buy me a card....it's not like we don't have the money for him to do something....he could of even used the...
    wishiweresingle wishiweresingle 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2010

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    My 23rd Birthday Or My 24th...

    my 23rd birthday was horrible, a few days before it my dad was in hospital and the doctors couldnt work out what was wrong with him. Dad insisted I still went out and kept things normal, even tho i didnt want to. My sister and her boyfriend tried to make it as normal as they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    When I Turn 20...

    I turn twenty in a couple months... Last year for my birthday, I felt completely alone. No one called to say Happy Birthday. No Card. No E-mail. Nothing. It reminds me of an episode of Family Matters. When Urkel turned 20, nobody remembered so he sang happy birthday to himself...
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 30, 2007

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    My Birthday Will Suck Again! Of Course Everyone Else's Birthday Will Be Taken Care Of

    Well since most of my birthdays sucked I just cry in the bathroom and no one knows.  My birthdays started going down hill at 15, My sweet 16 did not happen,  17, 18 , 19 did nothing, 20 everyone forgot,  21 they thought it would be funny to pretend like they forgot, 22, 23, 24...
    elly790 elly790 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    Sucijay Sucijay 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2014

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    I Hate Birthdays...

    I find them so depressing and it reminds me of how alone I am. I am going to be 26 soon and feel freaked out that next year when I am 27, I will be considered as someone who is in their late twenties. Birthdays remind me that I am single, alone and very behind in life. I also...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2011

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    It'll be my birthday in a few hours.

    I'm scared that i'll get lonely and then cry about it. I wish someone would throw a party for me.
    OnlyCB OnlyCB 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Baking a Cake For Myself

    22nd birthday...one of the worst birthdays I've ever had. I don't have a lot of friends here at college and my family lives far away. I invited a few acquaintances over to eat dinner and help me celebrate so I wouldn't be physically alone. I also baked my own birthday cake. I...
    bluepepper bluepepper 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    Is It Fair?

    No of course its not fair, i know life is unfair but this just makes me depressed, not even my family saying happy birthday to me just because of religion. Is it wrong to want to feel important? To feel like my birth was important to my family? To know i am desired by someone...
    Desolatebones Desolatebones 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2012

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    So today is my birthday.

    Im with people nu ive never felt so alone :(
    paigeevans07 paigeevans07 22-25, F 4 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Yesterday was my 21st birthday.

    . and nothing happened. My friends are usually on vacation this time of year so I usually end up spending it with my parents and their friends which is as exciting as you'd think. My dad is working in another country. My mother went on a trip for reunion with her friends so she...
    bluemoon93 bluemoon93 18-21, F Jul 8, 2014

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    Alone On My Birthday

    For my birthday family and friends, instead of giving me something from the heart they gave me $20 bills because my parents said that's what I want.  But it's not true. To get a $20 bill for you birthday, doesn't show anything. Every present I give to people I hand make (i'm an...
    capswimmer capswimmer 18-21 3 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    it was my birthday the other day

    and i felt so all alone,if not for my two cats i think i would have been alone, but of course i did have the Maker,the ALMIGHTY God, HE was and will always be with me, It so nice to be back her on EP to be able to write again and to share my thoughts, even if no one writes back...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Twenty Eight is so strange

    for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a completely different person.
    DavidG1986i DavidG1986i 26-30, M Sep 30, 2014

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    July 17th is my birthday

    and today is the 15th. I'd drink and cry all day...But I can't. The man I live with is on holidays...who knows what he'll be doing. I was going to just work it...but I've worked every day..okay, I didn't work this past Sunday, but i do work this weekend, meaning I won't get a...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F Jul 15, 2014

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    hi friends tomorrow is

    so special because tomorrow is my 20th birthday,
    rahatali1212 rahatali1212 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 20, 2014

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    Yesterday was my 21st birthday.

    . and nothing happened. My friends are usually on vacation this time of year so I usually end up spending it with my parents and their friends which is as exciting as you'd think. My dad is working in another country. My mother went on a trip for reunion with her friends so she...
    bluemoon93 bluemoon93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2014

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    I'm supposed to be going out tonight to

    celebrate my 18th is it wrong that I want to sit at home with a bottle of wine by myself instead of actually socialising!! Onesie and a movie would be great...
    alicelt alicelt 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    Tomorrow is my birthday

    and I would love to have someone to chat with and make my day
    tonebone22 tonebone22 22-25, M May 16, 2014

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    I Used To, But Not Anymore!

    My Birthday is very special for me. My fiscal and emotional year begins on that day, not the 1st of January like so many other people. I've always done something special on my day with or without people, though it's always nice to be remembered. Like I wrote in the comments of...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 9 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    A Solitary Birthday

    It always comes down to the luck of the draw. I feel ungrateful. I have everything to be happy about. Great shape, looks, great job, determination to succeed, and everything else that people tell me they wish they had. Whenever someone asks me how i'm doing, I always respond...
    elamite elamite 22-25, M May 5, 2013

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    Well yesterday was my 38th birthday.

    I know it isn't some big milestone or whatever but it was a pretty sad day. My grandma forgot and so did my husband. I got a card from my mom and a facebook message from my sister and of course the million facebook "friends"I have wished me a happy birthday but it just isn't...
    nikolasmom nikolasmom 36-40 Sep 4, 2014

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    But it was celebrated last night

    and my brother in law bought my dad and me a cake,we had fun.
    YoungHeartedSoul YoungHeartedSoul 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2014

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    I'm Going To Buy A Cupcake, Put A Candle It, And Make A Wish That Won't Come True.

    I'm going to be 23 in a couple days. The last birthday that people, other than an obligated boyfriend, spent with me was on my 16th birthday. I thought this year would be different...new city, new boyfriend...not so. My boyfriends broke, which is fine, I didn't want anything...
    stuck88 stuck88 22-25 2 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    This birthday, my 16th,

    has possibly been the shittest thing I have ever experienced.
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    Stood Up On My Birthday

    While I admit scheduling a first date on my birthday was probably a poor decision on my part, the fact that my birthday falls on a holiday where a celebration takes place makes meeting for a date something of an ideal choice. Last year, I started talking with someone online and...
    thereyago thereyago 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    Yeah about 22 days ago.

    . I got a few birthday wishes but nothing really makes me happy about getting older.. When some of my good friends will getting older, they tend to make a surprise party and they asking me to join.. But what about me? :( I've never get a surprise party in my life, not even once...
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2014

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    The past few years haven't been

    so great that I have started dreading my birthday. It's tomorrow actually. I'm probably gonna be alone, as always.
    falv falv 70+ 1 Response May 19, 2014

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    love19872012 love19872012 26-30, F Apr 4, 2014

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    My birthday is really the 27th of August.

    .it's coming up. But I had a small get together Friday. I invited over 30 "friends" out of everyone I had invited 1 showed- besides my family members who decorated for me. I was so excited the 2 weeks prior, coming up to my big party! I sat in denial watching the time making...
    Jackiebh Jackiebh 22-25, F Aug 24, 2014

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    My step-dad had just died a few days

    before my birthday and I felt like no one cared about my birtday, and now I don't look forward to my birthday because it brings out sadness and my loneliness.
    raraggl raraggl 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2014

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    Tomorrow is my birthday

    and I would love to have someone to chat with and make my day
    tonebone22 tonebone22 22-25, M May 16, 2014

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    My 38th Birthday!

    Yep, I turned 38 in September.  I always look forward to my birthday since it usually means a extra day off since it's around Labor Day.  This year was the best one!  LOL A few weeks before my birthday my husband said he had to work and I said it was no big...
    tks tks 36-40, F 21 Responses Nov 19, 2007

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    NynnaDavis NynnaDavis 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    Today is my birthday

    and I have no one to celebrate with...doing chores as usual after work, watching tv, and sleep. Just another day...
    Jxen Jxen 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    So It's My Birthday Today

    And my parents have...again...forgotten. My friends are wishing me a happy birthday on Facebook and people say that I should celebrate and have an awesome birthday but even though it's Sunday, I don't have any plans. :P I feel really lonely. Just really lonely. I don't want to...
    DrMeemersworth DrMeemersworth 18-21, F Dec 1, 2013

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    amjss amjss 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2014

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    I felt depressed on my birthday

    because it was just another year that I would have to push myself through.
    mcrxforever mcrxforever 13-15, F Jan 7

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    My birthday was Monday

    and it was a very horrible day. Granted I did get a few calls from the closest of family. My partner didn't interact with me at all due to a fight we had a few days before that. I spent it sleeping most of the day away and lying to my family when they asked what "me and the boo...
    SoAntagonistic SoAntagonistic 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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    I thought last year was bad,

    but today is looking even worse. I know I'm older so birthdays shouldn't matter, but it really sucks to never be appreciated or celebrated. Whoopee. Not.
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    VanityHorrorx VanityHorrorx 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Tomorrow is my birthday

    and I would love to have someone to chat with and make my day
    tonebone22 tonebone22 22-25, M May 16, 2014

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