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I Have No Friends

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    I don't know why. Ever

    since I had my son, everyone bailed. I'm funny and kind and pretty (not that that matters) I don't gossip much and I don't backstab people. Ugh anyone wanna be my friend?
    milkynine milkynine 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 27

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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 39 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    I literally have no friends.

    I'm really awkward and I don't talk a lot. I never think I'm quiet I just don't know how to talk to new people. When people think I'm quiet they outcast me and treat me as if I did something wrong. The only people I consider my friends only use me for things (money my car etc...
    kwestdavis kwestdavis 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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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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    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 64 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    I don't have any friends.

    I have some fake people I know who are only around me if they are benefiting from me.. But I had to cut them off. I deserve more respect than that!
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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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    And I've stopped caring to the point it bothers

    people to see me content being alone. Sure I still get lonely depressed, and cry that I am wasting my life here alone but the difference now is I'm not breaking my back to impress others, to connect with others. Yeah people are fun but especially as they become adults they are...
    tempe100 tempe100 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 41 Responses May 3

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    I don't have any friends,

    I have a girlfriend who makes fun of me with her friends and it's knocked my confidence
    Trionak1993 Trionak1993 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    Due to a combination of my actions

    and who I am, I no longer have any friends. None in real life and online. I have no one to talk to except for relatives. Even then, everything is kept to myself. I have ruined it all. I am not worth the time...please move on. All I do is hurt people.
    Czerizjere Czerizjere 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've got lots of acquaintances

    but no real or true friends at school I can trust and share things with, I hope I find some soon.
    Extraminty365 Extraminty365 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 10

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    I'm fine with not having any offline

    or aka real friends because I find them to be gossips, users, selfish, one-sided. it has always been what I can do for them, instead what they can offer me. I have god, myself and some family .
    cantfoolthewise cantfoolthewise 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    It's all because I'm shy,

    nervous and anxious around people I don't know. I have a speech impediment and that makes it harder. I can't go to parties or any social event because I'm too shy nervous and anxious. How am I ever going to make any friends like that? I have acquaintances but that's about it. No...
    jm4life jm4life 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 1

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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 26-30, M 24 Responses May 22, 2013

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    I Finally Figured Out Why I Have No Friends

    All this time, I thought it was because there was just something repellent about me. Or that it was due to my lacking social skills, or a doomed fate to forever-alone-dom, or mismatched frequencies between me and the rest of the world. But the real reason why I have no friends...
    toba122 toba122 18-21, F 15 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    I have like one friend

    and she is truly amazing, but when she's not around I feel so lonely. Everyone who feels serious about this should message me and try to start a friendship! But first I'll tell a little about myself, right? Ok, for start I am very open minded and I do not judge anyone for...
    halfpace halfpace 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    oconchobhair oconchobhair 26-30, M Sep 2

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    I'm so lonely that I spend most of my time

    daydreaming about having friends. Sometimes I think I'm crazy.
    krose138 krose138 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    It's been set in as official,

    I have absolutely no friends what-so-ever and some how I'm not incredibly bothered by that. I guess I knew it would happen at some point or another.
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    When I was a kid I had seperation anxiety from

    my mom. And when I started school I would just stand in the middle of the school yard frozen while other kids play around me. At school you either sink or swim and I sank. Then one day my mom started giving kids candy to get them to play with me. That sounds pretty sad but it...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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 31-35 189 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    I have little experience with people

    and I have a hard time trying to keep a conversation going so i have few to no "friends" the only ones who speak to me are the ones that can have a one-sided conversation so I'm convinced I have no friends
    Sesshomaru031 Sesshomaru031 16-17, M 1 day ago

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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 really need to vent out my feelings bc I have

    nobody else to talk to. I'm starting to get more depressed, antisocial , lonely because I literally don't have any friends. In my high school I only know 4 people. 2 out of the 4 people I know talks to EVERYONE at school and I'm only their "backup" if their more important and...
    harryshyuna harryshyuna 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I can't believe that

    as I get older I can't have friends. Friends are very important for me, they help me grow and made my serious life bearable.
    nonichecliche nonichecliche 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ShadowWolf190 ShadowWolf190 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 5

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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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    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 18-21, F 19 Responses Apr 25

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    I really want to create friendships,

    I'm a teenager. I should have close friends, people to go out with, or talk about our problems. I'm always alone. It's sucks. 😕😕😕💕
    idkgabby idkgabby 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    In college, totally alone.

    I ******* hate it. I hate eating alone, I hate walking alone, I hate sitting alone in class, I hate being alone. I haven't seen anyone from my high school (which is VERY weird) so there's no one for me to comfortably talk to... Besides that, everyone is so... weird. I know that...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I mean REAL friends ,

    friends that you can tell everything to, friends you can be comfortable being yourself around...I've only ever had one true friend , someone I can open up to...anyone who just says u can talk to me if u like sorry if I just say there is nothing wrong...I just can't explain what's...
    Il0veandre Il0veandre 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm starting over after 15 yrs of building

    friendships with my ex friends I've lost them all with the divorce. Sad but true. < 3
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 29

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    I'm a sophomore in college

    and I'm about a week in so far. Honestly, it's feeling a lot like last year with me being alone at the worst times (going out for food and going to parties). I do talk to people here and there and I do have friends but when it comes down to it, I'm never really considered to be...
    ryanrabs ryanrabs 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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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 have no friends because people scare the ****

    out of me. Some people are cruel and I have anxiety problems. I get so lonely sometimes and I wish I could just hang out with someone. I like my alone time but it would be nice to have an option to hang out with someone when I want to. 
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    All my friends ditched me

    because I'm too "dramatic" :( I'm so lonely at school I can't make any friends
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Having an IQ over 130 makes you friendless.

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

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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 120 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    I'm about to start my 3rd week of college,

    and I hate it here. I had a lot of good friends in high school, so I don't know what the problem is. My school is very small (<2,000) and although I've been trying really hard to go out and meet people, all I have now are a bunch of acquaintances. I requested sub-free housing...
    queesesto queesesto 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I have acquaintances

    but no friends. Nobody cares, nobody texts, nobody calls. Sometimes I text people and they don't even reply back. That really hurts
    piscean1965 piscean1965 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 30

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    Friends come and go like leaves in the wind,

    but it's only fall for a season.
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Friends Are Just Too Difficult

    Having friends, from what I've found, is one big judgement.  When you meet and greet anyone it's the up and down look. I hate that. Even people I've known and liked in the past, I don't have anything to do with anymore. I hate that up and down look. Why?  I always feel like I'm...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    Been in school weeks Still sit at lunch alone

    Still don't know anyone But it doesn't bother me I prefer it that way I don't base my happiness on my surroundings. Happiness comes from within.
    Tilou420 Tilou420 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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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 99 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    Acquaintances but no true friends.

    I guess the upside is that you don't deal with no one's drama. Maybe the lesson is non-attachment. I got too easily attached as a kid, and now the universe wants to me to stand on my own two feet. No friends are better than fake friends.
    skhockey928 skhockey928 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Life Can Be A Weird Journey

    Some people have lives that don't seem to make any sense at all. I had a father who rejected me and never spoke to me even though we lived in the same house up until I was 12 years old. I had to hide from him all throughout my childhood because when he saw me, he would hit me...
    NathanTaylor NathanTaylor 46-50, M 6 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    hopeless1012 hopeless1012 18-21, F 50 Responses Jun 10

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    I have no person that I can talk to

    and unload to. I want someone who I can make plans with when ever and just be able to hang out and get along with out it being forced. I would like if I could find someone with similar interests and similar humour. I'm fed up feeling like I'm too mature or too 'geeky' for other...
    InMybubble InMybubble 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    The pain in slowly seeping into my bones

    and spirit, I'm slowly coming to the realization that I am completely alone in this world and no one seems to care.
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    So my dad decided he wanted a long talk with me

    today. He said that I need to be more social.. I need to get out more and hang out with my friends. I really don't try to make friends because firstly, I hate people... I also have trust issues, and space issues, and I can't keep a conversation going. I would love to have more...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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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 70+, F 3 Responses May 15

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