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I Hate Being Alone On My Birthday

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    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 2 Responses Apr 10

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    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

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    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 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 11, 2014

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

    on my school work & who's birthday on October 14
    Advisory Advisory 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2014

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    Tomorrow is my birthday

    and i know it will suck
    jennaveivea jennaveivea 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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 5 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    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

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    BIrthday?

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

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    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
    Emeraldteo Emeraldteo 18-21, F Nov 9, 2014

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    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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    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

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    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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