I Have No Friends

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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
    79 Responses Jan 27, 2012

    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
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jun 21, 2015

    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
    9 Responses May 13, 2015

    So here I am living in Miami,

    Florida with little family and the love of my life living in another city(long distance relationship) but no friends. Lately I have been bored and tired of being alone. I want to hangout with someone not everyday but a few times a month. I hate crying about the fact that I have...
    NeonGlowy NeonGlowy
    26-30, F
    Feb 26

    Nothing like sitting outside on campus

    and eating lunch all by yourself..
    Madison18 Madison18
    18-21, F
    23 Responses Sep 15, 2015

    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

    Why are the people in this world

    so self centered. They don't care about other people's feelings. I'm sick of it. One day I'm going to meet people who think about me when I'm gone, notice my absence, and they'll miss me, just like I'll miss them. They'll include me and always make me feel welcomed. Or maybe...
    ToBeAnOtaku101 ToBeAnOtaku101
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Nov 21, 2015

    Hi, I got a question.

    Why older people hate younger and why most people everywhere have a problem with talking to 13-15 year olds? And myself? I got no friends or people to hang out too.
    Rokas2260 Rokas2260
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Feb 26

    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
    36 Responses May 3, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    12 Responses Feb 7, 2015

    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
    13 Responses Jun 18, 2015

    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
    135 Responses Aug 23, 2009

    none that is of mankind.

    and that's a good thing because mankind is evil and full of lies and deception.. so why would have such vipers fulof pl poison for friends
    wolfserpent wolfserpent
    56-60, M
    Mar 8

    It's kinda complicated actually.

    I have people in my life who are more like acquaintances than friends. I can pour out my heart to them when something is going wrong in my life and all they'll reply with is a "wow" or "I'm sorry". I don't want sympathy, but it'd be nice if they could at least pretend to care...
    143irama 143irama
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 6

    I've been bestfriends with Bridget

    for 7 years. We started off not liking one another but when our mutual friends went their own ways, we were stuck together. Today, she knows me more than any other person alive, and she genuinely makes me laugh and forget my troubles when I'm with her. She's actually my only...
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 3

    Have you ever been so bored,

    you just went to bed? That's how I feel tonight. I don't have anyone to talk to or things to do for fun really, so why stay up and do nothing, when instead I can be dreaming and have a better life there.
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Apr 18

    Sometimes I cant help myself

    and i have mental conversations with someone i know who i imagine to be there cuz its so difficult not to have someone around with whom you can talk about your life and the things that matter to you. its such a schizoid form of behaviour but i cant help it sometimes. im normally...
    cyanmyst cyanmyst
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 13

    I have moved places too many times to keep my

    friends. moved houses, schools, country, university, everything over and over again. lost everyone. eventually my parents divorced and I managed to find the thing I want to work in... I guess it's up to me now to finish this last month of uni, find a job and create a static...
    Emitp Emitp
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 21


    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
    16 Responses May 4, 2007

    You know you're not important to someone anymore

    when no matter how many times you text or call them, you get no response. I forgot what it's like to hangout with someone
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 15

    I wouldn't say that I have NO friends,

    just none that I can visit with or talk to on a regular basis. I recently moved to a new city for all the wrong reasons, and between taking care of kids full time and working full time, I haven't found the opportunity to make friends with anyone. I've never really been the type...
    RoseMarie86 RoseMarie86
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 23

    Anybody here who has zero friends

    and has been ostracized all the time? For me, it sucks, but I embraced my isolation a while back which took a huge toll on me. Last week, I was diagnosed with chronic depression and schizoid personality disorder, which isn't all that surprising to me. Especially since I was...
    WalterKo WalterKo
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 19

    It's been a few days

    since I last posted. First and foremost I would like to say thank you thank you and thank you for your very kind responses. I really don't get very sad or deppressed too often because I've just taught myself to always look on the bright side. I guess that morning everything just...
    Aim4thestars Aim4thestars
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 11

    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

    I had two free tickets to a festival,

    each ticket was $180! I asked all my friends if someone wanted go with me. No one did. I sold the tickets through a buy/sell page and a "friend" I'd ask to go brought them and went without me.
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 13

    Going into freshman year of college,

    I expected it to be one of the best times of my life. Quite the contrary, in fact I've gone through some of my lowest points this year. If anyone has gone through a similar experience to mine, you will understand on the deepest level possible how difficult college is with no...
    SMA13 SMA13
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13

    It is better than I thought

    Everyone seems to like me and be friendly with me. ย 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
    25 Responses Oct 23, 2013

    Today at school, at art class,

    'I' did something that made a friend mad. I'm not a very friendly person, not at all! But because people have expections, I can't just act like I want to. I like to draw and some people say it's good, but I only do it as a hobby. At art class, that friend wanted me to help her...
    Aleixan Aleixan
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6

    It's my birthday soon.

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

    It's been this way for years

    and years. I work full time and get along with my coworkers just fine, but outside of that I have no social interaction except through my family. I don't trust, I have my reasons, but I don't want acquaintances or fair weathered companions. I know you don't build real...
    Iscarpia87 Iscarpia87
    26-30, M
    Feb 23

    Dammit EP is shutting down

    and I still don't have any real friends ,I never had any friends real or imagined ones and that really sucks, I was hoping I would be able to make at least some online real friends but that was just wishful thinking. I guess it was never meant to be.
    wolfserpent wolfserpent
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Mar 23

    Having an IQ over 130 makes you friendless.

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

    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

    I miss having someone to call at 2am

    when I need them or can't sleep
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 31

    Don't give up: I know this is easier said

    than done. Years ago and unbeknownst to me at the time, I suffered from social anxiety. I had these paranoid, irrational thoughts about what people thought of me and I didn't feel at ease in social situations. A large part of that was due to my bad experiences with people...
    arcenciel arcenciel
    22-25, F
    Apr 17

    Well, actually I have one close friends

    and a few acquaintances, who I hardly meet or keep in touch with. It was my birthday at the weekend and thought my friend would wish me a happy birthday. Then I thought maybe she forgot or she didn't really know it was my birthday on that day. I don't know. There were a couple...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 17

    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
    27 Responses May 22, 2013

    I have a dual personality,

    from outside I seem like an upbeat and fun person, but people who I call friends don't know about the inner troubled self. I find it hard to keep both in balance and they rarely are. I think it's a kind of bipolar. My external self seems cheerful and ready , whereas inside I'm...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
    Apr 4

    I really don't. not anymore at least.

    the few friends I somehow made out of luck either have ditched me or have moved onto bigger and better things. this has been the case ever since I was ~4-5 years old and started playing with people my age :(
    msingenuous msingenuous
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 14

    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
    22-25, F
    112 Responses May 23, 2007

    I never had friends. In elementary school I was

    afraid to talk to anyone. In middle school I didn't talk to anyone and sat by myself all the time. In high school I didn't talk to anyone, ever, at all. I always spent all of my time in my parents house and I still do. Im ******* depressed over my whole life and I just wanna...
    trickraindow trickraindow
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Oct 6, 2015

    How the fack do you make new friends

    when your have no confidence and hate your life?!?
    Adeadmanwalking Adeadmanwalking
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 12

    Most people in my high school despise me

    for no reason. I didn't do **** to them and I'm in my sophomore year in high school. I have acquaintances which is a good start but still. They found out that I have wealthy parents and live in a big house and I get bullied really bad, especially around some girls. I don't brag...
    LonleyGirl2000 LonleyGirl2000
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 1

    Does my dog count as a friend?

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

    I've never had any friends really apart from 1

    who died last year. I just find it difficult t make friends. Both online and off...having symptoms of Aspergers and having anxiety makes it hard to have a normal conversation, either I screw up and say something weird or I'm totally ignored. No one really gets me or understands...
    ToxicNinjaDS1 ToxicNinjaDS1
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Mar 8

    I'm reading all of your comments at the crack

    of dawn because deep down I am feeling so depressed and down because of this. I'm a second-semester freshmen and I feel really lonely. I wanted to share my story so that in case someone else comes across this, they will feel better when they read this that they are not the only...
    Helloimjoy Helloimjoy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4

    Friends? Ha! They never considered me

    as a friend, ever...they just use me or pretend...they just hate me
    HeavenlyGrimoire HeavenlyGrimoire
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Feb 24

    I'm pretty sure it's

    because I lack good communication skills, and I'm never comfortable sharing my personal feelings with other people. How can you make friends when you don't even know yourself? It all ends up seeming somewhat fake when I attempt to get to know someone.
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 19

    I have tried making friends

    but they don't last long
    anestacia anestacia
    18-21, F
    Mar 24

    I hate when someone says they don't have friends

    but they have 3 or more๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜’ I truly have zero friends!
    JosieLeblanc94 JosieLeblanc94
    16-17, F
    5 Responses May 31, 2015

    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
    6 Responses Nov 21, 2014


    !!!!! I wish I had at least one friend, outside of online friends, that I could talk to about personal things. I don't know where I would even find such people. I need someone to share my troubles with who can visit me and actually be there for me. Online friendships are the...
    DexieAnderson DexieAnderson
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 2

    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
    3 Responses May 19, 2015

    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
    97 Responses Oct 20, 2010

    Most people on EP find this very hard to

    believe, but I promise you all that I have no friends outside of EP lol. Literally, I have none, nada, zip, zilch, zero. If I were to die today, only a handful of people outside my family and those of you on here would know or even care. I have a really hard time in real life...
    FabledTacoOfDoom FabledTacoOfDoom
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Sep 2, 2015

    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
    186 Responses Dec 4, 2010

    I'm 19 years old, it's a Saturday night,

    and I'm in bed at 8 pm. This is my life, this is what it's like to be me, I'm going to live and die alone in this bed. God help me
    Madison18 Madison18
    18-21, F
    15 Responses Nov 21, 2015

    No Friends!!!

    ย ย  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...
    HakunaMatata33 HakunaMatata33
    18-21, F
    77 Responses Aug 3, 2012

    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
    deleted deleted
    16 Responses Apr 15, 2015
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