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I Have No Friends

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    I'd rather have no friends at all

    than have friends I secretly hate.
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 Aug 21

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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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    I don't do any extra curricular activities

    because I really don't want to.I just go to class and then go home and go for rums myself.But everyone in my class has their own friends.I just hope I can find one friend to hang out with. I hope it works out for me.Probably won't because my class already have their image on me...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Where do I begin? I had a lot of friends in

    high school, then right out of high school I got into a really abusive, controlling relationship and lost every friend I ever had. I tried reaching out to my closest old friends via Facebook, but they either didn't respond or made up every excuse in the book not to hang out with...
    ImStrongerThanThat ImStrongerThanThat 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I don't. I realized I'm a loser.

    I feel like crap lol my brothers got four friends over and my sisters got two over. And me ? I haven't been out with a friend in three years. I don't have friends. I'm wasting my teenage years acting like an adult. When I'm an adult I won't be able to go out and have fun as much...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I wish I had friends

    who would have my back. I guess I'm fooling myself by thinking that could happen.
    neil18 neil18 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I guess I never thought of myself

    as weird or alone, but I have realized that I have no friends. I moved to Oregon from Georgia two years ago and I just don't like anyone here. I have maintained my friendships in Georgia, but I just don't like anyone here. It gets really lonely. Especially in the summer. All I...
    emslife emslife 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I hate when someone says they don't have friends

    but they have 3 or more😁😒 I truly have zero friends!
    JosieLeblanc94 JosieLeblanc94 16-17, F 5 Responses May 31

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    I have no friend. No one I would call

    if i would need to talk, go take a coffee or something like that. OH! I have a great family. I love my wife and my kids are wonderful. I have a nice relationship with my brother and his wife, with my parent too or with the parent of my wife. But I have no friend whatsoever. I...
    holosan holosan 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

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    The last time I had friends was middle school.

    Once I got to high school it was like I forgot how to talk to people. I became terrified of talking to people my own age.
    IndigoJoe IndigoJoe 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I have my 3 sisters (

    but they are trying to live their own lives one married and one about to be married, the third at graduate school) and a couple people I talk to online, and even though I'm not sure exactly what we are yet kinda my ex girlfriend ( we broke up this month( August 2015)). But aside...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Apr 15

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    I'm just really picky

    when it comes to having friends. I had a few not so good experiences in middle and highschool but then as I got older, my ex "best friends" started changing for the worst and started morphing into individuals that were toxic. I'm not saying that I haven't changed either but I...
    Angelwithbrokenwingsxo Angelwithbrokenwingsxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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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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    I have no friends. I have always had people

    that liked me and we would hang but they would always leave since I am not like those stupid girls. I had this wonderful best friend. She was awesome. We would talk everyday. We have been BFFs for 2 years and it was going to be 3 soon. But she has stopped contacting me! It's...
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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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 Appreciate the stories Others share about

    this experience. Allow me to share some Wisdom/Insight into being Friendless ?? This is based on my personal experience, as well as observation. We who have No friends Are LIKE that, not because we Do not want friends (We DO), but Rather because we have Special likes and...
    sissydreams sissydreams 61-65, T 6 days ago

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    I told my parents about how I'm basically

    completely different at home than I am at school.At home I'm loud cheeky bubbly and tell my opinion.But at school I'm quiet shy I don't talk very much at all in school.I told them about me having no friends and my dad said just find one person who likes the same things as you...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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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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    where is all my friends ?

    ?? why they dont come to meet me? why they dont call me ?? i need a friend . god . please. im so alone.
    barbish barbish 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    So I just watched Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

    It made me think and realise how few people I actually have. I've never had a best friend not yet. No strong relationships of any kind. Particularly bad relationship with my father. No other relatives nearby. (My mum and my dog if that counts) I still have yet to find a...
    Ugnius2121 Ugnius2121 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't seem to really have any real friends.

    I feel so alone. I talk to people but I guess I'm not fun to be around.
    bellaunq bellaunq 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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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 can't really have much confidence

    whenever I was with my so called 'friends' who aren't anymore in my life. But they do appear basically I see them everyday in school and we're just straight up enemies. It's really hard to go out there in school and find mutual people like you. But I got none to sit with me and...
    sarahnvodka sarahnvodka 13-15 1 Response Aug 23

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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 57 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    sadly i dont have any friends anymore

    so yea who wants to be friends?
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don´t do any activities other

    than going to class. So i don´t really know a lot of people. But even in class nobody likes me
    96Charlie 96Charlie 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I have no friends, shyness

    and other things make my self-esteem lower a lot. I really feel like ****. But with my mom I feel like I can never feel bad or angry (though shés often angry herself). She tells me That I act rude because I study harder than my sisters and I make jokes about them not working at...
    nowherewego nowherewego 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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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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    Girlgamer11 Girlgamer11 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I told myself I was going to change.

    . Stop being shy and introverted and getting anxious around people. But nothing changes. I'm currently on holidays at my family's. It's kind of a lost place. My family there is just compounded of old people. I have no cousin. No friends. So basically my activities are with my...
    nowherewego nowherewego 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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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 literally have no close friends anymore.

    I'm terrible at socialising due to my lack of self consifidence,anxiety and paranoia. I make friends online, I get close to them and then they slowly drift away from me and I never ask them why. I've been alone and lonely for ages and it's killing me. Why can I be someone who...
    Alexx556 Alexx556 16-17, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    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 113 Responses May 23, 2007

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    I'm 21 yr old female

    and I have no friends and I mean not one friend ...when I was in school I was friends with these girls but I had to cut them out of my life as they were just bad people at 21 I don't seem to make any friends I worked in jobs were I meet people and I talk to but they don't invite...
    jdscanlon11 jdscanlon11 22-25, F 16 Responses Jun 18

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    So I just moved out of state this year.

    . I have people that I talk to at work, but only at work, other then that I really have ZERO friends. All my time is spent alone or with my boyfriend on his day off and I'm fine with that most of the time because I, right now, am I huge dream chaser and I don't want to drink or...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 66 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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

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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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    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 84 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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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 14 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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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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    Pffft, who needs friends

    when you have a cat and pizza. I know I don't....
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago