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I Have No Close Friends

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    I Hardly Have Any Friends - Sometimes when I go out for a walk or into the town and I see people with their friends I start to get upset. I have never had any proper friends No one...
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    Still In High School - i have no close friends. i just feel so lonely sumtimes. i get my mind off of it. i just have no one to share things with. i  feel so alone i feel like...
    jeann jeann 16-18, F 5 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    No Friends Yet! - I never have had any really close friends. I am very much in love with my husband, and we have a wonderful son. I just don't have any close friends. I see people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 12, 2011

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    I Never Have Had Close Friends - Hi everyone! I'm 20 years old and I have never had a close friend. The friends I have just seem to use me and take from me. I couldn't count on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 1, 2011

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    Hedgehog's Dilemma, Sort of - It's not a problem with the people around me, but a problem with me, because they can all get close to each other. I meet acquaintances, some who...
    Scarlet Scarlet 19-21, F 5 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    Too Many Burnt (or Neglected) Bridges - I guess I shouldn't feel too bad.  I'm married with kids, have an extended family that loves me, my wife and I hang out with other couples...
    JeremyKS1 JeremyKS1 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    Chance Of Friendship For Teenagers - listen up, its really hard to be a teenager these days and this goes out to those teens with no friends as either a result of bullying or...
    ebonyparrish ebonyparrish 16-17, T Apr 13, 2013

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    A Life In The Shade. - Hi everyone! I too have no close friends. I've spent most of my life (I'm 40yrs old) like this. When I was a kid in school I never had friends cos I was...
    laserena laserena 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 30, 2011

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    I Am Socially Retarded - I hate to use such a term but I don't know how else to describe it. I have no social life. At all. In real life I have not a single friend. I don't know...
    vicarious1 vicarious1 36-40, F 18 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    Wished I Had A Best Friend! - I am very sad since a few weeks. I wished I'd find a friend to talk to, to share things with. It's really hard for me to trust people, I am often...
    LonesomeGal LonesomeGal 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    I am close to nobody in the entire world. Sometimes it doesn't bother me but lately I feel so lonely. I know it must be my fault I have no close relationships but I'm not sure what...
    DemonicallyPossessed DemonicallyPossessed 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Mostly because I don't let anyone become close to me, that and I'm extreme shy. I tell people a small sliver about myself, just enough to think they know me. They no nothing about...
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    Am I The Only One? - Is it normal for a woman of 36 to not have any close friends? I cant remember the last time I had a really close friend, you know, someone that you can confide...
    Geneveve Geneveve 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Re: Before Ep - I don't have close friends. Now I have few close friends after  I register into this site. You know who you are. I won't name them.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 4 Responses May 7, 2008

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    Superficial - To say that I don't have any friends in the broad sense of the term would certainly be inaccurate.  There are several people out there that consider me (in some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    Been thinking about my life after being ditched twice in one day. I realized that all of the people I count as my closest friends are either using me for something or just act the...
    R4y2a0n R4y2a0n 18-21, M Dec 11, 2013

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    I Have Never Had A Close Friend - This group seems to fit me well....ahem. I have no real friends, no close friends and I have never had any either. Nor schoolmates nor my parents...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    Never - I feel I haven't had a close friend since I was little. In high school, I just became different than my friends and we started parting ways, and now I only hang out some of...
    roguecitiz roguecitiz 18-21, F 19 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Damn I need them to . . . What I want mre than anything is to talk to someone about my depression but unfortunately I've never had any close friends. My feelings always just choke...
    Raptorpsychologist Raptorpsychologist 18-21, M Feb 2

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    Many Names But Never Remembered - I have a huge list in my face book,  Yahoo messenger and email but rarely i get any reply from that huge list. Even though they are...
    MHInnocent MHInnocent 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    Umm Yeah Im New To This - i have no close friends, never did. i feel like im missing out on my teenage years by not doing anything. i just sit at home all day and watch TV or use...
    justagirl001 justagirl001 16-17 2 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    I Can Never Keep Friends, And Don't Feel I Deserve Them..... - It's hard to describe, but I feel that I can't truly connect with anyone. I wish I could and almost did once in love...
    Dluvs Dluvs 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    Someone To Talk To.. - I wished I had someone I could talk to when I'm sad. Just listen to me rant, don't have to say anything. Just be there. Someone that I can count on for...
    dancelikedynamite dancelikedynamite 22-25 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    No Close Friends - No close friends have I,What'm I gonna do,The loneliness,Killin' me.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    Not 1 - Not 1, not anymore.  Outside of our collective family, I do not have any friends.  No other woman that I could call up and say go shopping or out to lunch.  I wish I did...
    JustAnotherMother JustAnotherMother 51-55, F 6 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    None, Never Have... - All of my life I have had few friends, and none that I was close to. Probably partly because I am very shy to open up to people. I had a best friend back in...
    Ray1992 Ray1992 18-21, M Jul 16, 2012

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    I Never Had A Close Friend - I never had a close friend Or a good friend Or a best friend Or even a friend that showed that they are my friend And I probably never will But I do...
    JWB1 JWB1 13-15, M Apr 30, 2013

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    I Don't Get It. - It seems to me that everyone has an excuse not to go anywhere, not to lunch, a movie, etc. Always too busy. I find out that they went to a movie, lunch dinner...
    jpearl66 jpearl66 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    I honestly have no close friends anymore. Seems like things changed after leaving high school. Then I started working and made a few new friends but we all went our separate ways...
    Itsamberrr Itsamberrr 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Back Off - The time and effort it takes to have a close friend is just too much.  You gotta listen to their problems and pretend like you care for what they have to say about...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Wellllp Im Done Tryin'.. - it sucks never having anyone to talk to. to actually talk to.to open your mouth and have noise come out and to have someone else actually hear and...
    sunspotss sunspotss 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    I Don't Know What To Do Anymore - I believe I am a friendly person, yet I have no close friends like those that drop in for a visit, call to arrange a night out or for a chat. I...
    joey21 joey21 31-35 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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    I Feel So Alone All The Time. - I am 55 and although I have friends, I don't have any close friends. I have no family at all either, so it is like a double blow. There is noone at...
    Fran54 Fran54 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    Haven't Had A Close Friendship Since High School - Although I'm married, I really don't have many close girlfriends that I can talk to. I love my husband but I can't expect him to...
    karennks03 karennks03 26-30, F Nov 3, 2013

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    I Have No Close Friends - I always end up getting close to people, and then I end up shutting them out. I really don't know why I tend to do this. I feel like they just don't...
    potatoesarehappy potatoesarehappy 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    The Ultimate Outsider Since Birth! - I have never fit in with anyone anywhere since birth. As a child I couldn't figure out why no one wanted me I thought perhaps it was my...
    ConservativeAtheist ConservativeAtheist 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 13, 2012

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    Moving, Divorce Left Me With No Close Friends - I have moved a lot around the world and lost contact with some of the closest friends I have had. I moved back home to Canada and...
    prettyjj prettyjj 41-45, F Oct 1, 2013

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    I'm Pregnant And Have No Friends - I'm four months pregnant and live on the opposite side of the country from my family (family who never visits) I have two friends who live far...
    rastabear rastabear 31-35, F Nov 18, 2012

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    I Just Don't Know How - I've never really had the chance to make close friends. As a kid I always moved around every 3-4 years since my mother was in the military. Now in college I...
    xXStitchedxPoetXx xXStitchedxPoetXx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Chance Of Friendship For Teenagers - listen up, its really hard to be a teenager these days and this goes out to those teens with no friends as either a result of bullying or...
    ebonyparrish ebonyparrish 16-17, T Apr 13, 2013

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    I thought when I came to uni I'd make so many friends but of course it never turned out like I imagined and now I'm almost at the end of my degree and I don't have a single close...
    cd2014 cd2014 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    For some reason I can't make guy friends and I'm a guy. Looking back at my life I used to have a lot. In high school I only had a couple guy friends, and now I literally have none...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I wish I had friends I can always talk to and that'll be there for me, I feel so alone and I know school is supposed to be for your education but man I am so alone, I have...
    YouCantHangWithUs YouCantHangWithUs 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I get close to people, then I start to have my doubts, thinking they don't really care about me, I start needing reassurance but then I don't seem to be able to believe them..n...
    ems177 ems177 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    The Worst Feeling Ever--exclusion - This seems to be a recurring theme in my life... being excluded. I've "made friends" with a lot of people over the years, but what has...
    andsand88 andsand88 22-25, F 3 Responses May 7, 2010

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    I Just Do Not Have Any Friends I Can Rely On... - im  a college student with a good part time job... i have moved around my whole life and just now i come to realize that i...
    idonothaveclosefriends idonothaveclosefriends 22-25 4 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    My Best Friend Moved to the Other Side of the Country and Now I Have No Real Friends... - I miss him so much and the trouble is I am female but I have the worst time connecting...
    mariefurio mariefurio 26-30, F Apr 12, 2008

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    They All Leave - I thought close friends were supposed to have your back. But they all end up leaving in the end. Sure, I understand people change but there's no sense in being...
    garfield82 garfield82 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    It Shatters A Person On The Inside - I feel totally shattered right now! I know it's a combination of things It’s a culmination of many streams that have run to form this ocean...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 25 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    Well, I Thought I Had Friends..... - I'm fifteen and I am that kind of girl that hides her life and sometimes speaks out loud, but she is made fun of and ignored. Today on Facebook...
    LovesElvisAndFrenchHorn LovesElvisAndFrenchHorn 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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