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I Have No Friends

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    Lonely.

    Apart from the four friends I've made in the last year online, I have no "real life" friends. I've never been one to have a whole group of friends, only a few, but I lost those when I left school due to bullying in 2009. They weren't genuine nor did they really care about me as a...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 60 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    I know I have one or two friends,

    but I don't really talk to them often. I'd probably consider someone a friend if I talked to them every week or so and we actually hung out if we lived in the same area. I don't really know.
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I wish I could have friend

    that loves what I love listen to what I listen that would be so awesome
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Friends Betray...

    I've only ever experienced betrayal from friends, so I choose to no longer have any, and I'm happier that way.  My best friend slept with, and got pregnant by, my husband.  That was the last straw.  Because she wasn't the first.  I'd lost boyfriends to...
    aranarose aranarose 31-35 192 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    I don't have any friend right

    now I want to make new ones
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I have no friends to talk to

    so I'm just going to sing HAPPY LLAMA SAD LLAMA MENTALLY DISTURBED LLAMA SUPER LLAMA DRAMA LLAMA BIG FAT MAMA LLAMA!!!!!!!
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 1 Response Apr 12

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    When I was in school I saw how my classmates

    were bullying weaker ones, I listened how they talked **** behind their own friends backs. And I always imagined what it feels like to be bullied, what unwound do at their position , in fact I even wished to be bullied yet I was let's say to strong for other to bully me.... I...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    Having an IQ over 130 makes you friendless.

    Thus the fact has been stated.
    Existentior Existentior 31-35, M 30 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    I guess it's me I find it hard to keep people's

    interest. And when I try to talk about what they want I carnt keep the conversations going and they just start talking to each other. When I was at school, college and uni people only bothered with me to talk their issues thru and then would go off with others. No wonder the ex...
    teacupsandroses teacupsandroses 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 5

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    I have a lot contacts in my phone books,

    but no one ever call to talk to me. I have a lot friends from my highschool and college, in my facebook, but I feel like I don't know any of them. I have friends but my phone never get a call from friends. I just don't understand.. I always try to be a good and fun person for...
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I was always alone in high school,

    and I would always find myself wandering around campus alone during college. All of my 'friends' had and still have other friends they'd rather hang out with. I find myself alone in my house on my days off, and none of my coworkers are really interested in getting to know me...
    TommyMeToo TommyMeToo 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    shionhehe shionhehe 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Friendless

    Regardless of the fact that I think I am a good person, and help others when I can, I find that no one wants to return the favor.  I am continually overlooked and just plain left out.  People at work have even commented that I just assumed I had friends in the workplace...
    Zvezda Zvezda 41-45, F 15 Responses May 4, 2007

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    I Don't Care For Them

    For the majority of my life i have been a loner , in school i was really quiet and shy so i didn't go and approach people like other kids did. It was the same through out elementary, middle and high school- the so called "friends" i did have were just people that approached me...
    roseofthedevilsgarden roseofthedevilsgarden 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    When it comes to the real world I have no

    friends no one wants me to hang out with them. However in the the world of video games the guys and girls of my gaming guild are the only friends i need we all get on amazingly well we love playing online together. Our favourite game to play online is GTA V here is footage from...
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Seriously, everyone just ignores me without

    saying why. I don't consider that friendship. At least tell me I'm being an a$$hole then I'll know
    MCstate MCstate 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have never had "friends"

    or a friend. Not the real kind anyway. People I hung out with once or twice or people who just used me. I last had one of those people many many years ago. Since then I've had no one. It is hard because I long to laugh and talk to someone. I just don't get along or have anything...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses May 15, 2014

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    I'm moving from the capital to a small city by

    the sea with 4.000 inhabitants. I know absolutely no-one. I'm excited but also scared that I will be alone most of the time. I suck at connecting with people. I can count my friend on one hand.
    mtea mtea 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I went out today to meet my friends to see

    Spider-Man 2. I was walking to the front of the theater when I received a phone call. Two of them were able to get tickets but the movie had just sold out. I walked back to my car so I could go back home. I don't even know what the other friends in the group were doing since...
    ShyGirlie78 ShyGirlie78 36-40, F 39 Responses May 3, 2014

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    I have no friends. No fake friends.

    No kind of friends. No best friends. No "lets go shopping" friends. No one to console me when I cant talk to my husband about something... I dont even have family that I am close to. Dont talk to my mom, and dad doesnt talk to me because I dont talk to her. I miss having friends...
    HarborLove HarborLove 22-25, F 15 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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    I Haven't Had Any Real Friends Since I Was 10 Years Old

    The saddest thing about my story is that I have no clue what it feels like to have a real friend in my life. I had associates when I was in elementary school. When I was 8-10 years old, I lived in Iowa with my parents where I had a best friend, and several other friends my age...
    reeda reeda 26-30, F 99 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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    Wandering Alone At Night.

    It happened again last night, that feeling. I went out on a very busy street at night and had a walk, there were clubs, pubs, cafe's restaurants, etc. The walk started out fine, when I locked my thoughts up in my own little world and keep them to myself. But I soon found out...
    ForestRain ForestRain 31-35, F 13 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    In high school, I had the best friends—and

    not just in a "my friends are THE BEST" way, but in a "we are a group of four people and are all so close that we are psychically linked and feel no need for other relationships because we are all in love" way (if you've ever seen Community, we were all basically Troy and Abed...
    sixpercent sixpercent 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Trying To Survive College Without Friends

    Hi guys! I'm currently an undergraduate freshman at a good-sized school. I just started my second semester and I realized that I have really no good friends here. Yeah, I get along with guys that live with on my floor, but I've never really "hung out" with any them on a regular...
    DK248HR DK248HR 18-21, M 61 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    I Have No Friends...

    All my life I have wished for a "best friend". I am tired of having no social life. I just want to have someone to laugh with or hang out with. I want to talk to someone when I am upset. I have always wanted to just have a friend. I try my best but it does not work :(
    achorusgirl achorusgirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    quinnie385 quinnie385 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 18

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    No Friends!!!

       I've always had some really nice friends growing up, I actually felt really good with who I hung out with, then as soon as I moved I didn't know anyone at my new school, over all I was being bullied as well, for things that were even true. I gave it time, and I did meet some...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 90 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    I'm actually shy/scared of making friends.

    I'm not too confident around other people and worried if they will find me interesting or not.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Doesn't Anyone Like Me?

    I've had friends before; the problem is, I have trouble maintaining relationships with my friends. For the most part, I don't want to have to put out the effort it takes to keep friends. I don't want to have to keep calling everyone and finding out what everyone is doing and if...
    brokenxtooxoften brokenxtooxoften 18-21, F 112 Responses May 23, 2007

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    In class pretending like I'm texting

    because I have no one to text and I don't want people looking at me xD lalala
    SadLittleFlower SadLittleFlower 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Sometimes, I feel like music has been the only

    real friend in my life. I've realized that I've never had the experience of a friend or just a person being there for me when I'm in a low mood. It's not poetic, it's not even a metaphor. Many people in my life believe that I am a talented musician and vocalist, but it's just...
    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I used to be a happy person with loads of

    friends. We hang out every weekend for years and I felt so lucky. Then life turned to **** and I got so depressed. Turns out no one will be your friend in the hard times. Only happy you is worth being a friend too. Seems they weren't really my friends to begin with. Now I'm so...
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    How sad I have one friend on EP,

    and I am one in 65,000 she has. Hello ? Anyone there ? Oh there was that Nigerian prince that wanted to give me money, that was the only other one. LOL
    Hockeyplayer56 Hockeyplayer56 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Days Of Silence

    I can go days without any text messages or phone calls and the only people that do contact me are my two brothers. I get so jealous when everyone else around me are constantly on their phones. Sometimes I feel like I would be happier if I just gave up and accepted my loneliness.
    chasingMonday chasingMonday 31-35, M 26 Responses May 22, 2013

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    Not that I went through life without friends.

    Actually I had a good group of friends when I was younger but its a small town and everybody moved away or lost touch. I find when you are not working or in school, it is hard to meet people at all let alone make friends. I don't count my old friends as friends because we never...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    i think i don't have any friends

    who can share each other..from silly jokes to meaningfull and deep soul conversation. And l’d love to make good friends who is fair for two of us. The end of the day,before go to bed, if we can share something like that... That must be peaceful and beautiful.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm about to graduate from college

    and or seems like everyone in my class is friends except me. They all go out together and take pictures and I have never once been invited. I haven't said anything cause I don't want to be invited out of social obligation but instead because I'm genuinely wanted.
    hipsterkitty hipsterkitty 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had no friends since high school.

    I think it is a blessing in disguise.
    xdarkangelx666 xdarkangelx666 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    When I say friend, I mean friend

    as in: Actual conversing with each other, not just adding someone for the sake of self-enjoyment. On the internet, that's basically all I get, just some random person adding me and never talking to me or acting somewhat interesting in engagement. It's stories like these, I'll...
    Lunakicker Lunakicker 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    It is better than I thought

    Everyone seems to like me and be friendly with me.  I might not have anyone to hang out with now but I will keep on joining drama club, board game club, church youth group, chorus and other things I enjoy and I know once I get to know people in these groups more and they get to...
    Gabet Gabet 16-17, M 28 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    I truly do have no friends.

    It is really sad because these people I used to call my 'friends' said they would be there for me, that we are the best of friends and that anything I tell them is between us. I am one who has been abused their whole life in all aspects of abuse really, I deal with bullying...
    XxMisguidedxGhostxX XxMisguidedxGhostxX 13-15, F 11 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm 21 years old and I have social anxiety.

    I feel like I will never have friends in my future. It's hard to meet people when I am shy and certainly not talkative at all! I get depressed about it, especially after I come home from class and do nothing exciting like going out and have fun... I have a feeling this will be...
    Whatsername21 Whatsername21 22-25, F 19 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    Does it make anyone else sad to be home alone

    on a friday night and not have any friends to call to hangout with?
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    I have no {real} friends,

    which is why I'm here. Let's talk.? :) inbox is always open.
    MysticRosee MysticRosee 16-17, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I am so lonely. I was doing

    so well pretending everything was ok and trying to feel happiness. But now i'm back in the dark. I feel numb, lost, scared, confused and very empty. I feel like i'm heading down a road to nowhere when all I really want is to be heading somewhere with good friends.
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 6

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    I Am a Grown Woman With No Friends . . .

    In a short while I will be 31 years old and I have no friends. If I had to ask someone for help at this very moment, there is no one I could call. However, I know lots of people on both professional and personal levels but not a single individual from these groups EVER...
    WynsomeGreen WynsomeGreen 31-35, F 127 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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