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I Have No Family and Friends

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    Not Really Sure Where To Start

    I have parents that are still alive in their 70's. I have 2 older brother and 2 older sisters yet I have not seen most of them for ten years minimum. I don't really seem to care much to see them or even talk to any of them, even there were not really any issues growing up. As for...
    mylife18 mylife18 36-40 Dec 25, 2012

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    When Will I Win?

    I feel my whole life I have experienced heartache and pain. My mothers been on drugs since I was 13 I have four younger brothers which we were split up and raised by different people. My dad was never around. I cant count on one hand how many times Ive seen him. My aunt who...
    BB2388 BB2388 22-25 Aug 10, 2012

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    Born To Be Alone

    Not sure if anyone will read this, but I feel really alone and isolated. I was bullied throughout my childhood for being weird and different, both at school and by my 2 older brothers. I grew up, left the village of my childhood and went to university. Then I came to London for...
    Rubbishname Rubbishname 36-40, F Oct 20, 2013

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    This Is A Long One So I Understand If No One Reads It... Could Cure Your Insomnia Though! Haha =/

    When I was about a 18months old my brother and I were taken into care, I to this day don't know the REAL story of what happened and why but the stories I got told were that she abandoned us and that she was a prostitute and a drug addict... My brother and I were placed in several...
    CoastingAlong CoastingAlong 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    Emptiness And Loneliness

    sharing would perhaps make me a bit hopeful. as they say sharing is subsidizing and wats better way to feel a lil less loaded. let me put straight: "i do have a family but all these years i have been listening abusive slangs about me and i decided to get back only after atleast a...
    veerhunk veerhunk 22-25, M Nov 8, 2012

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    My Family Disowned Me And Im An 18 Year Old Girl Living Alone In An Area I Dont Kow Without Any Friends

    it all started when i was 13. my dad found a new girlfiend. after two weeks of knowing her, he invited her to live in our family home with her 4 children. because it was only a three bedroom house and my dad already had me and my three real sisters, we were forced out...
    NoFamilyNoFriendsAlone NoFamilyNoFriendsAlone 18-21, F 15 Responses Feb 12, 2010

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    An AC of Dysfunctional Family

    I'm a 32 years old female. I actually have family but we have no relationships. That's very tough sometimes. We don't even talk or email for the new year's greetings each other. My older brother is missing for 10 years. He grew up with being abused by my father. The last time I...
    EmiTakahashi EmiTakahashi 31-35 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    No Family, Feeling Like An Orphan, Just My Little Girl. So Much Abuse.

    I feel that if my childhood abuse had been reported, it would have been worse than a child called It. My mother from the time I was born never wanted me. And it seems like that whole family is just one big abusive group. The good ones either died or left. My grandmother...
    shannonsultan shannonsultan 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    Thats Me

    I guess Im getting up their in age. I'm 48 now. I never really had any family. My parents divorsed when I was in High School. After that, my family split. I haven't seen any of my cousins or aunts in well over 35 years now. My Mom doesn't get along with her sisters and I...
    katacus katacus 46-50, M Aug 31, 2013

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    A Story About Isolation

    Unlike a lot of the people here, I wasn't abused as a child or at any point in my life that I can remember. I could say I was emotionally abused, although I was largely neglected the majority of my life. I was adopted when I was about four years old, I think I was happy for a...
    PinkCrane PinkCrane 18-21, F Oct 7, 2013

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    Alone...again

    My family fell apart when I was a young boy around the age of 6. My mother left my brother, my father and myself. My father wound up in prison leaving me to the system at the age of 12. My brother left and swore to never deal with us ever again and wound up in prison we think...
    drew5512 drew5512 26-30 3 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    I'm So Lonely, In Need Of Friendship

    I am gay. I am a mother . I have one true friend. Other than that I have pretty much no one. It is really depressing, because I fear there is something wrong with me. All the people I meet are flaky and say they will hang out with me someday but never do. And even if they do, it...
    folo folo 36-40, F Jan 9, 2013

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    You Can Live Alone In A House Full Of People

    I'm 20 years old and have a 20 month old daughter I come from a big family and have a partner of 4 years and yet the only time I don't feel alone is when its just me and my daughter my family have met there grandaughter 3 times in her life and her father is the kind of person who...
    holli29 holli29 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2013

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    Only Human

    I am in the most wonderful relationship with my wife(yes I am lesbian) and my 2 beautiful sons. My family disowned me when I came out 2 years ago. I do not have any friends, I have coworkers that I chit-chat with but no meaningful relationships outside of work. I do not live...
    westoftherainbow westoftherainbow 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Crazy Life

    WELL I DONT KNOW WHERE TO START....I HAVE A HUGE FAMILY...AT ONE POINT WE ALL WERE CLOSE...AFTER MY GRANDMOTHER PASSED,EVERYONE STARTED DOING THEIR OWN THING....MY MOM IS MORE INTO HER SISTERS AND OTHER DAUGHTERS MORE THAN SHE IS ME..THE ONLY TIME SHE COMES AROUND IS WHEN SHE...
    renee35 renee35 31-35 2 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    OK, I think it’s time to write out my SOS.

    I don’t know what’s happening to me, but absolutely everything is collapsing, and it’s haunted me from the very beginning. I was born in DC to Palestinian parents, I’m 18, and I moved around quite a bit as a kid. My parents got divorced when I was 4, and I ended up...
    RubiksNerd95 RubiksNerd95 18-21, M Dec 11, 2013

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    I Found My Life And Love Back

    Good day, My name is Pearl and I would like to share a similar experience i had 3 Years ago, my life was more miserable than yours, my husband Jim left me for a Russian blonde and abandoned me and my daughters. I was saddled with the sole responsibility of caring for my family, I...
    Pearly1983 Pearly1983 31-35 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    My Family Disowned Me

    My Grandfather molested me at the age of 6, my mother and i moved away, the whole family disowned us,m they said she brain washed me ( i still remember him doing this clear as day) My mother was an addict of all sorts and had mental illness it was not a happy childhood. I was...
    ash2187 ash2187 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2012

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    Being Alone

    All my life Ive been alone with a mother who was more concerned for herself then anything else. Once we left home when I was 11 I already knew I was going to have to raise myself, marijuana is my best friend now, My family and friends are gone at 21 im alone my favorite spot is...
    chilero25 chilero25 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    My Crazy Venting Of My Twisted Life

    i grew up in the ghetto in new orleans, my mom was single, my dad (from what i knew at the time) was either dead or in hawaii, i had 2 brothers from a different dad. my mother is 60, my dad is 71 ( yeah i was an accident child) my brothers are both atleast 15 years older than me...
    ttime504 ttime504 18-21 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    Before I was born, my parents distanced

    themselves from my extended family. When I was really young, my mother divorced my father. Growing up, I moved from city to city. I never had the chance to make lasting childhood friendships. In my teens, I lived in hotels, in a car, in shelters. I managed to graduate and...
    normanperkins normanperkins 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Were Is The Love

    i have no family, no friends. I have one living brother that is a great person but he is a drug addict and i have not been able to track him down in over two years, He is probably dead i called the state department of corrections so he is not in prison.           My mother...
    Gabrial617 Gabrial617 36-40, M 3 Responses May 8, 2012

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    Scared.

      At the age of 9 I was diagnosed with ptsd (post tramatic stress disorder), manic depression, and bi-polar.  My mother abandoned my brother and I at a very young age, I do not remember as I was a baby, but she took off and left her 2 babies with a man who beat and raped her...
    Shaliko Shaliko 22-25, F 5 Responses May 1, 2011

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    No One

    I met someone somewhat like me but they want to be one all the time and are going through alot. I have no friends or family, Most of the people that i guess I can call friends use me somehow or really never were my friend from the start. I get so sad sometimes and depressed...
    NicolesWay NicolesWay 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Some Family That's Estranged, Some Friends Who Are Distant ...

    My mother died when I was 6. I turned 50 in december. My only sibling, sister, has been estranged most of my life since our mother died. In 43 yrs. I've seen her about 7 times. She had 2 children, but I never saw them when they were born. I only saw her son twice, once when he...
    2LOVEnBElovedNreturn 2LOVEnBElovedNreturn 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    Yea Ok Me Too...

    Well for starters my family was never close. I had hippie parents that were more concerned with weed in the bong than food on the table or clothes. For years now I have described my parents as "get out of my face" kind of parents. This led me to seek out adult attention in...
    softtouchexteriors softtouchexteriors 36-40 6 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    I do have family but don't really know any of

    them, my parents are older and moved away over 10 years ago, I rarely see them and when they do come to visit it's all very awkward. My mum has dementia so doesn't really understand whats going on anyway. I am married and have been with this person 10 years however he is...
    justonegirl85 justonegirl85 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    Family......... So Close..... Yet So Far...

    Well I'm not sure how many of you out there will read my story.. but I guess just writing it will help me get through today. I was born In Montreal Canada by two young parents 22- 24.. at 3 my parents serperated. I remember my dads father ( my grandfather ) taking care of me...
    smokeylover33 smokeylover33 18-21 3 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Most of my family members are alcoholics and/or

    addicts. I haven't seen most of them for over 20 years and basically have no contact with them ever except an occasional dysfunctional e-mail. I grew up with no guidance and living in constant fear. Things were never safe in my home. I'll just leave that at that. My late...
    blessedmess blessedmess 41-45, F Mar 27

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    My Parents Died When I Was In Middle School

    I have a younger brother, but we're not very close despite our shared history. My mother committed suicide when I was 14, and my father died of a heart attack about 2 years later. I don't have anything against my parents, but up until this year I was having the occasional...
    tysonsettle tysonsettle 22-25 6 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    Lost, And Dont Know How To Make Things Better

    Jeeez, where do you start lol. I was adopted in 79 and have no way (that I know of) of finding where I come from or who I am. This has become a pain that seems to get worse as I get older. My adoptive family though financially stable, had no business adopting a child. I was never...
    Luke1979 Luke1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Want To Make My Own Family, Because Mine Is Horrible.

    I am so alone. I believe in GOD and this helps me through a lot of trying times, but I want to share my life with someone. I was severely abused as a child. I was abused in every way possible. This made me very shy and unable to make friends. When I did make friends they...
    ChristianGrl ChristianGrl 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am a freshman at my dream school. Everything is going well. I have great grades, and I already got accepted into my program of studies. While that's all great and exciting, it's...
    Jenbean Jenbean 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I think we all have family and I laws we hate but when do you forgive for unforgivable things? Iv been told to move on many times but the hate and anger just doesn't go away
    aussie365 aussie365 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Ever since highschool I can Remeber sophomore and freshman year I had this little krew but they were losers not in sports or academically gifted we just smoked a lot of pot. (I...
    Danielle1995195 Danielle1995195 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Well not that I don't have any, i do have a number of friends I'm close to. It's just that it's really hard for me to get close to someone. I try to be sincerely nice all the time...
    littlederps littlederps 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I'm a high school freshman and I don't have any friends at all in school. I'm anti-social and I'm really shy. When I'm in school, I always skip lunch because I have no one to sit...
    SuperKitty99 SuperKitty99 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't have any friends. I used to. I actually had quite a lot when I was in high school. But that was 5 years ago, and I'm in college, have a boyfriend and a busy job. They all...
    RunningFree32 RunningFree32 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have no friends but I have a couple but we never hangout I'm always alone n **** n it sucks I stay in my room alone away from my parents I hardly leave the house bc I never get...
    sillygirl008 sillygirl008 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am able to accept that I don't have any friends. I have acquaintances. Sometimes I do wish I had people to go out with on my off days but other than that I am content. I am not...
    PinkDolphins PinkDolphins 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    its not like i dont have any friends, well only if i use the world's criteria of friend. a lot of people claim to be my friend. but for me they are just acquiantances. and i dont...
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I mainly have guy friends. We had a school dance on Friday and he slow danced with me. It was really sweet. He just kept pulling me closer. Then when I got home he texted me and...
    Kenzie5567 Kenzie5567 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I don't have any friends. But I have my girlfriend that I love very much.
    goodvibes813 goodvibes813 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Well... Here it goes! I have no friends. It has always been like that besides the ocational that i took on because he/ she was even sader then myself. Needles to say i got used...
    anchespa33 anchespa33 31-35, F Mar 22

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    I don't understand why I literally have zero friends. I'm chill, not a snitch, nice, funny, love music, and I'm really easy to get along with. Yet I am still friendless.
    klewis09 klewis09 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm almost 51 and have no friends. I'm not involved in any activities, don't go to the bar anymore and have chronic pain so I don't work. I do crafts and household things. This is...
    natjk natjk 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I feel so pathetic always posting about having no friends. But it really does suck having no one just to mess around with. Don't get me wrong family is great but they aren't the...
    vampireforever vampireforever 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Since I've begun experiencing symptoms of depression, mostly anything my family does ****** me off. They may mean it, but the continuous stream of I love you's coming from their...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Got no friends no best friends no wants to be friends with me it's depressing I act like I'm okay with it in front of my family and at work but deep down I'm not
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I mean this literally. None of that crap about "true friends." I'm living at home with my family after leaving school, and have been for the past year. The only people I've spoken...
    MerryMerryMerryMerry MerryMerryMerryMerry 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 27

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    It's true, and I think this stems out of growing up in one of the most bizarre families. I learned from an early age that I was different from most people. My family was...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I'm new here and I just really wanna let this out, and maybe get some advice. So, my mom and I are extremely close, she is my bestfriend. I live with my mom and my dad lives in...
    xoxocs xoxocs 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    My best friend all through elementary recently moved away. She wasn't the kind of friend you talk to, though, she was just fun to be around. We had the same sense of silly, non...
    Marvilles Marvilles 13-15, F Mar 24

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    Just because my mother got married she wants to move, but I have no interest in getting to know her husband. I'm being rushed into a situation and everything my other family...
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F Apr 4

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