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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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    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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    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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    Always Alone

    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Was-Sexualy-Abused/3558900 I put my story above because I not want to repeat it. I send my pa to jail with a few men of the many who hurt me over ten year of life. I never been school in life and I rescue by FBI before my 14 birthday at...
    DashaisDead DashaisDead 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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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 3 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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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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    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 22-25, F Oct 7, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 10, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Have you seen me? I'm insufferable! No wonder I have no friends hahaha.
    cursedjelly cursedjelly 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I never was one to have close friends; people I would draw close to would always end up leaving or things would go terribly wrong with the fact that my mother would prevent me from...
    walker13sl walker13sl 22-25, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get mad or angry and jealous of my cousins and other people. I live with my mom and dad and have no brothers or sisters and I get jealous of my cousins who live far...
    Musicgirl32558 Musicgirl32558 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I am fortunate to say that I have good friends, a couple, but so awesome,trusting, loving, caring, supportive friends. I could say that they're part of my family :) I'm so...
    MrsScissorhands MrsScissorhands 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Yeah I don't have any friends really. I've had one best friend since kindergarten but we don't have anything in common anymore and don't hangout a lot. And if we do, it's awkward...
    robertwcochran robertwcochran 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    It's summer and I haven't talked to anyone from high school since it ended (about 2 months ago) just one girl who anyway always tries to push me away.She says she likes me but I...
    Leraluna Leraluna 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I only have family that isn't blood related
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm a very shy person and I don't have many friends. Of course I have my close friends, but other than that I don't have many friends. Maybe you don't mind but for me, friends are...
    HorseBeauty HorseBeauty 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Had to write this after reading a question, because it seems many people on EP say they don't have friends. Understandable, believable as we are on here and being social. Some of...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I used to like being popular with a lot of friends until I realized, what I'd deal with. now I have 3 friends
    princecold princecold 16-17, M Jul 4

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    I have no friends .. yeah .. no friends .. during my 21 years on this Earth .. I moved a lot .. different schools and different countries .. I found it really hard to communicate...
    AdnanSam93 AdnanSam93 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I've had 2 friends during my childhood. They didn't last long. As an adult I have no friends. It's been like this for years. I definitely need help in that department.
    dogpile86 dogpile86 26-30, M Jul 5

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    While everybody is going out, having fun, inviting people over, chilling with people, and doing normal things. I sit at home alone 3/4 of my life and literally only hang out with...
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I have many friends online but not even a single one in real. People always made fun of me from my Childhood to present, so i don't believe in anyone anymore and i don't wanna be...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lost my phone so I lost all my friends numbers. I don't really have any friends that want to hang out with me on Facebook. But still like every hour at home I go on my Facebook...
    kevin1080123 kevin1080123 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I don't have many friends either, everybody under this expirence thing should talk to each other and become friends because we all can relate.
    holysnap holysnap 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    My computer has stopped working, so now I have no way of getting online from home and OMGGGGG it sucks! I have managed to get through a couple of weeks with no online company but I...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 2 days ago

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