I Have No Friends Where I Live

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    But true. See, my community is not only very small. It's mostly retirees, relatives of myself either through blood or marriage. Most of them are awful for gossiping & I just can't trust any of them. It makes for WynHaven to be very lonely. She has no one to run to when her...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 10, 2009

    The Changes I Have Been Through,

    I have good friends, but most of them are long-distance friendships. It is very hard sometimes. I wonder why they can't be closer. It is so hard sometimes. I want them to be close to me. Is there anyone that wants to get to know me? I am looking for friends to chat with close to...
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    Apr 20, 2013

    It's Odd

    I used to travel a lot. I had friends in all different kinds of places. We called each other and met up all the time when we were in town. Good friends, bad friends, artsy friends, athletic friends...except for the intellectual snobby ones. Or the extremely preppy stiff...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki
    4 Responses Nov 24, 2008


    I live in somewhere, Tn i work  30 minutes away in Over yonder, Ga and my parent live 45 minutes away in Over there, Tn. Ive only been living in Tn for 4 years and since I dont know many people down here I havent made any friends, all my old friends live in NY and now...
    inquisitiveme inquisitiveme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2009

    Need Friends

    i live near city because of my kids school. both me and my spouse commute 1hr to work. so dot not know anybody in area and have no time between work kids and commute. where i live its a townhouse community so not many young families.none with young kids...........which also makes...
    craj2003 craj2003
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2009

    New In Bergen County Nj

    Hello, I just moved from France and I want to make friends in my area. Because I haven't got a car yet, it's hard for me to move (I take the bus ! ) I would like to have friends in my area. I would be so nice to have someone to talk with, and do things as friends. All my friends...
    PakaiFrance PakaiFrance
    1 Response Nov 6, 2012

    Rhyl Sucks.

    I'm pretty damn sick of it. =(lolSorry, but it's the truth. I would like to have some "real life" local friends, who I can go and see, because they're local, lol, or they might actually come and see me, or we would meet.. outside Rhyl, somewhere nice, or not so bad.I'm not sure...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo
    31-35, M
    Mar 10, 2013

    But I'm Working On It.

    Dang i just wrote a long story and then suddenly lost it and ended up in "account settings". But i will share this right now. I always used to think "I got to get out of this town". But when i did and move on to greener pastures (some really cool places too), i'd find that my...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jul 24, 2010

    I Love Livermore, But Don't Know Anyone!

    Hello! I recently got married 5 months ago and moved out here to be closer to my husband and his family. I don't know anyone in this town, but I love it! I live in Livermore, CA. Downtown is awesome, and it's a "small town" feel without the actual "small town"...
    jacci1980 jacci1980
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 31, 2009


    I have one cousin that I am close with in my town. My boyfriend lives about 45 minutes from me. I have one friend that lives across the country... And.... that's it. Those are my friends...
    TiPoupon TiPoupon
    18-21, F
    Jun 22, 2008

    Not In My Village

    It's not like I have to drive for hours till I meet one of my friends. Not in the least. It's just this tiny village in which I live... I get the feeling that everyone here is extrmely stupid. I even had a lecture in university where my tutor said that in those village mostly...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2007

    Sat Here Too Long

    I live in a small country town, been here for the last 6 years and no friends, everyone here keeps to themselves and its been that way as long as I've been here like we all suffer the same loneliness. After meeting my x the circle of friends changed cause my friends didnt like...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2009

    My boyfriend moved to Chicago to be with me.

    We've been together for a few years and he still hasn't made any friends here. We have no couple friends we can hang out with. I'd really like to find a couple or two that we can go on double dates with, have road trips, or just hang out in a group without anyone feeling left...
    nadiyaternopil nadiyaternopil
    22-25, F
    Mar 2, 2014

    So Lonely

    I moved to England from Texas back in 2006.  Before I moved, people on-line told me that I'd have no problem making friends because I am American.  I'm currently at university and don't fit in at all.  A lot of the people are about 4 or 5 years younger then me...
    NostalgicLies NostalgicLies
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 2, 2008

    I Am The Same..

    Totally understand. Where abouts is everyone from? I am from NW UK.
    msjaffacake msjaffacake
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2010


    I have no friends where I live. Not even ONE. It's a small town, I'm in the country and everyone that lives here has been here since they were born. There is really nobody around my age where I live. All of my friends are in different states and countries and online. I do wish I...
    Sweetheartxoxo Sweetheartxoxo
    26-30, F
    4 Responses May 10, 2008

    Disposable Income

    To have friends where I live I would need a disposable income. In order to go out and do anything I would need to spend money. Just to do practically nothing, I would need money that's not allocated for anything else. Everytime I meet someone, the question always is, "What would...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    16 Responses Jan 27, 2010

    It Can't Be Me

    I am a very friendly person. Although I suffer from social anxiety I still make an effort to make friends because once I do and the person I am talking to seems friendly, it puts my anxiety at ease. I try to hide the fact I have social anxiety and...
    Eggie83 Eggie83
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2009

    I don't really have friends anywhere.

    I have a total of two really. One in my home town, one who I used to live near but we both moved. Now I live int husband's home town which is small, everyone knows each other, and I hate it. I hate it here so much that it's even starting to make me hate my husband. I hate that I...
    Dreamfish Dreamfish
    1 Response May 20, 2014

    I Have No Friends Where I Live,

    Thought1 Thought1
    6 Responses Sep 2, 2009


    We, my husband and I, moved to this area of western Pennsylvania in August.  We move here from Dayton, OH, when my husband was offered a job.  We've been here for over six months, and I have yet to make any new friends.  Well I'm not really good at making friends...
    pixilcat pixilcat
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2008

    No Gal Pals

    What can I say - military. It is 1 week shy of a year since I've moved to my current town and I feel so lonely and used. I'm late 20s, no kids, and learning that in the military, this is abnormal (and I'm often treated that way). Before becoming a military spouse, I had plenty...
    Betthisisnt Betthisisnt
    4 Responses Mar 24, 2012

    seriuosly I have no friends

    where I live.. I would like to find friends to do fun things with. I am from the rock county in wisconsin. I was told I am a good friend to have.
    eyeamalive eyeamalive
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2015

    Roommates? Yes. Acquaintances? Yes. Friends? No...

    I live halfway around the world from anyone that I could possibly consider a friend.  I keep thinking making these moves will force me to come out of my shell, but it's just not working and now I really have no one to talk to about real stuff.  However, I really don't...
    shygirl14 shygirl14
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2009


    Just moved here to Charlotte and know only co-workers. How lame right? =/
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 3, 2012

    Tries to Make Friends...

    I have neighbors who sit on the porch almost every night and talk to each other... they even party with each other, they have dinner together. They say HI to me and they ask how I am doing or where I have been when they haven't seen me in a while, but I don't consider them as...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

    I Haven't For Three To Four Years Now

    I thought I would share my experience/story since I can post one. That, and considering how the last posted story was over a year ago lol. Anyway, indeed. Unfortunately I do not have any friends where I live. I did once but I haven't in several years. The last friend I did have...
    DarthJustice DarthJustice
    26-30, M
    Dec 22, 2011
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