I Hate Being Alone On My Birthday

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 190 People

    Well, I am alone every day of the year.

    Don't plan to stick around to see another one.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Mar 14

    I hate being alone. especially on important

    days. I think I've had to make my own cake for three years now. Everyone always forgets. This year my parents went out bowling with my brother. My friends completely forgot. apparently they thought it was in November. Lies.
    FiftyLyricsInAMiracle FiftyLyricsInAMiracle
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Oct 11, 2014

    BIrthday?

    Sometimes I don't remember when it is.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 22, 2009

    Alone On My Birthday

    Alone on my birthday,There's nothin' worse,I could think of,Thank goodness,I've family,And friends,Who care,I'm never alone,On my birthday.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Mar 28, 2012

    Me Too

    Me too. And it's almost always been that way. I used to go to the bank on my birthday to make a withdrawal, hoping the teller would see my birthday on my ID and say something. Sometimes they would, sometimes they wouldn't.
    diredepths diredepths
    46-50, F
    Feb 9, 2009

    Today is my 28th birthday.

    . I should be happy, ecstatic, very joyful. But I'm really not. I'm sad that I don't have someone to share my day with.
    BrittTHart BrittTHart
    26-30, F
    Oct 12, 2015

    I will be 40 on Saturday.

    My ex left a year ago tomorrow. I didn't see myself alone on my 40th but oh well.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Jun 4, 2015

    When I turned 17 I'm just gonna do me & focus

    on my school work & who's birthday on October 14
    Advisory Advisory
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2014

    its my birthday in 3 days

    and i'm dreading it. i haven't had a birthday party in 10 years. the worst part is I have an identical twin but she never wants to do anything. i wish i didn't break up with my ex.. at least i would of had something to do then
    powerStorm powerStorm
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2014

    Tomorrow is my birthday

    and i know it will suck
    jennaveivea jennaveivea
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 10, 2014
    BrokenBabygirlx BrokenBabygirlx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    Home alone today. My Dad is

    so excited for another birthday that he hasn't even made an effort to celebrate or do anything for mine. I haven't had a birthday with him in years, so you'd think he would care. Even just a little.. I even told my Mom I was doing nothing for it since she asked, and she didn't...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2015

    September 15

    Tomorrow is one of those landmark b-days. I am turning 30. I always felt that at 30 you should be an adult. I don't feel like an adult. I guess I don't mind doing things on my own, but I always wish I could celebrate with others and have people be happy for me. Every year is the...
    dustypork dustypork
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Sep 14, 2013

    I hate that feeling So what I do is I post my

    birthday Saying "it's my birthday!!!! Then people comment saying happy birthday I smile after :)
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    18-21, F
    Oct 11, 2014

    August 17

    Today is August 17.. That means it is my birthday.. I am alone.. No friends or that special one to wish me a happy birthday... Today I went to the mailbox hoping for a card but mailbox was empty.. Went in the house cried...
    Augusttwix Augusttwix
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2013

    Birthday By Myself

    Yes, it's true. I'm alone today, I'm 31. My man is recovering from a car wreck and other health news half a world away, my parents live interstate and the rest of my family can't be effed calling me. Thank Gods for my EP family!
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    19 Responses Jan 30, 2009

    I Dont Want Remembered This

    i am turn on 19 y.o this years..i spent my birthday alone.no hugged, kissed,cake,even present or post card  from my family..it is seems so sad day for me, no surprised from friends yeah just like that..actually i hope they gave me surprised like people birthday..but my birthday...
    myselfhere myselfhere
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 16, 2011

    This is a spical day

    if i be alone or no one remember my birthday i feel like dying but then if there's no one there's always that one person who gave you soul :) God
    Sozdar Sozdar
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    Me Too

    Me too. And it's almost always been that way. I used to go to the bank on my birthday to make a withdrawal, hoping the teller would see my birthday on my ID and say something. Sometimes they would, sometimes they wouldn't.
    diredepths diredepths
    46-50, F
    Feb 9, 2009

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