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I Have No Friends

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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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    I'm tired of being lonely all of the time.

    I'm tired of the fact that I never leave my house, that no one ever texts or calls me on their own, and that when I text people I don't get replies. Everyone seems to have huge groups of friends yet I have no one. I don't even think my own boyfriend has interest in me...
    makailafish makailafish 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 21

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    If you ever feel like a loser just remember that

    for my entire senior year I sat alone in a dark room for lunch because I had no one to sit by lol
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 12 Responses May 13

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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 5 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    I feel so lonely. I'm going through tough times

    and I don't have anyone to talk to . I'm always sad . I don't know what to do or where to turn anymore. All my friends just drifted away...
    pinkyprincess22 pinkyprincess22 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm in Portland, OR for 5 days!

    Someone be nice and show this stranger around! I want the local experience, not some guide book or snooty concierge advice.
    MeGaMatt88 MeGaMatt88 26-30, M Jul 22

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    I am 20 pregnant with my ex's baby

    and have no friends. I'm depressed, lonely and need someone to talk to.
    danieapplex danieapplex 18-21, F 38 Responses 6 days ago

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    silverxrose silverxrose 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    and I mean literally.

    Sucks sometimes but eh it is what it is
    DelicateSoulBeauty DelicateSoulBeauty 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I can write a whole book here,

    but I'm not going to, cause people just don't like to read long posts. The thing is, I don't have any friends and sometimes it really bothers me and it lowers my self confidence. The "friends" I had or the people who I thought I could consider as some sort of friend(s...
    KenBu85 KenBu85 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 10

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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 31-35 191 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    I always thought that not having any friends

    when I was younger was just a phase. But it wasn't. Always the third wheel and the tag-a-long in middle school. The weird quiet loner in high school. I tried to make friends in college but sororities didn't want me, people I tried to befriend already had their cliques and never...
    Jennnnla Jennnnla 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    You get used to it...

    .. for most of the time.
    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato 13-15, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    In the blink of an eye I just realized

    that I no longer have friends... Nearing the end of my university journey and all I could feel is a sense of complete isolation and loneliness from the world. In the space of three short years I couldn't notice the vast changes that were occurring until I'm at the finish line...
    Infinitydreamer21 Infinitydreamer21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    deleted deleted 26-30 21 Responses Apr 15

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    Having an IQ over 130 makes you friendless.

    Thus the fact has been stated.
    Existentior Existentior 31-35, M 27 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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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 70+ 5 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    I just want one person,

    one friend, whom I can do the stupidest **** with. I don't want a lot of friends. Just one real one. Are they a dime a dozen or some ****? Or am I so ****** up no one wants to be my friend?
    MyCrookedSmile MyCrookedSmile 22-25, F 4 Responses May 19

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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 130 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    I have always struggled to make/keep friends.

    I became a hairdresser and that helped me connect with people but I only ever kept a real friend for a year or 2 before they would just stop talking to me. I don't know what's wrong with me that people just don't seem to like. I just stay home now. I got fired from my job...
    alice0493 alice0493 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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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 87 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    Imagine the reaction you'd get telling someone

    you have no friends. I have told two people one said none at all.. The other said that's not very good is it. :( it's worrying.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 17 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    I had organised to drive a 16 round trip to see

    my "friend" for a couple days. Put in for time off from work 6 months ago for this weekend. Even 5 days ago had confirmed I'm coming and day before I leave she message me to say she has plans with other friends all weekend that I can't come too. Feeling like I just don't matter...
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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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 8 Responses Jan 5

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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 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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    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 114 Responses May 23, 2007

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    hopeless1012 hopeless1012 18-21, F 42 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    I've cut many people out of my life to get rid

    of drama. But I seemed to have left myself no one to hang out with. I have an odd personality which makes it hard to hang onto relationships of any sort...
    Mj13ahestrella Mj13ahestrella 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 am always waking up at 4 A.

    M.and reading posts like these out of desperation, so I figured I'd actually contribute. I'm a 21-year-old girl. I'm attractive, smart, sarcastic, and most importantly, I treated the friends I have had in the past like royalty. This is not the first time in my life I have been...
    cec75 cec75 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Friends are over-rated.

    That's why I have pizza, Netflix and books.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 22

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    It's not that I have no friends at all I have

    one, she's my best friend and I love her like a sister, but she's the only friend I've been able to hold on to, I'm not saying that I want this giant group of friends, but more than one would be nice
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F Jul 17

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    veiledsorrows veiledsorrows 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Remember who your real friends were

    and than remember you have no real friends after that.
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    So there is this major sporting event happening

    this weekend and I would really love to go... Only problem is that I have no friends to go with and I don't know what to do
    shrinkingvi0let shrinkingvi0let 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 7 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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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 28 Responses May 22, 2013

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    You wanna know a secret?

    One of the main reasons I hate people and they don't like me. Is because I can't be myself. No one ever laughs at my jokes or with me. They always frown, look annoyed, look disgusted or angry. I can't ever be myself. So yes it's why I'm in my youth and haven't had a single...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Jul 10

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    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    Yesterday was my birthday.

    I turned 21. I've never had friends, never celebrated my birthdays with anyone so there's no reason for me to be sad but for some reason, I feel so alone. Isn't it strange how you can still suffer from loneliness like it's something new even when it's the most constant and...
    allkindsofcolors allkindsofcolors 22-25, F 12 Responses Feb 7

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    I have always taken life very seriously.

    Studying and work left no time for friends. I don't have a single friend to meet over the weekend.
    Freethinker26 Freethinker26 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    It's my birthday soon.

    A party by myself isn't ideal :/
    ssssmills ssssmills 18-21, F 25 Responses May 21, 2014

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    i have been trying to talk about my lonliness

    and isolation to a crisis line in england (the samaritans) when i really need to talk to a real friend. Only problem is i don't have any at all and no family either. The samaritans is an organisation and organisations don't connect with people where it really counts. This is...
    wanderer57 wanderer57 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I've always struggled with making friends,

    and then it got worse when I developed social anxiety. I've never been able to get along well with people, everyone always assumes I'm rude or stuck up because of my bluntness and sarcasm, or because I don't talk. But the weird thing is, I don't really feel lonely or desperate...
    Caricature1 Caricature1 70+, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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