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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, 2015

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    I'm always feeling alone.

    I wish I just had a friend to talk to . Just someone to hang out with or something It's hard having no one to hang out with feeling alone everyday
    crimsonrosebud crimsonrosebud 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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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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    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    Today really frustrated me.

    When ever I actually talk with my friends, they just look at me with a confused face. Don't they know that I can talk? Then at lunch, because there's two lunches my friendship group is split. Everyone except me has French (I have dance). We all go to our locker and I ask, 'are...
    KT3535 KT3535 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    Making friends isn't essential to our life.

    Our purpose is to live life doing what we love to do. Along the way we meet people, some we connect with, others we don't. When we meet people we ask ourselves if we like or dislike them. It doesn't matter if they like us or not. The most important thing is how they treat us. If...
    joahola98wj joahola98wj 26-30, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    hopeless1012 hopeless1012 18-21, F 41 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 18 Responses Apr 15, 2015

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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...
    EssScissorHands EssScissorHands 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20, 2015

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    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...
    EatMyWaffleTaco EatMyWaffleTaco 18-21, M 7 Responses Sep 2, 2015

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    I just discovered this website yesterday,

    and already some people on here are trying to "friend" me, whatever that means! Get over yourself. You are not my friend! I don't even know you, and I don't want to know you. I am not here to make friends. I came here to express myself. Anybody on this page who thinks they are...
    Cori999 Cori999 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    None.. which is both a blessing

    and a curse because I can be the most productive human being now! However, no one to share things with anymore :/
    gangstabreath gangstabreath 18-21, F 2 Responses 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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    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

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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 29 Responses May 22, 2013

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    Brittni73 Brittni73 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Is like I'm minding my own business

    and stuff and then this stranger person starts to talk to me all of a sudden is like wtf..like I'm used to being by myself and it masses up my head which causes me to be awkward not knowing what to do or say xD sometimes they say "hey" like five times and I don't notice cos no...
    smilelover smilelover 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Have no friends, just trying to figure out how

    to live a totally awesome kickass life without them. Anyone wanna be my friend online? Someone to play online videogames with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    It's my birthday soon.

    A party by myself isn't ideal :/
    ssssmills ssssmills 18-21, F 26 Responses May 21, 2014

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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 135 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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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 74 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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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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    For 6 years I haven't had a single friend.

    .. Everyone around this area is religious and they can all tell I'm gay... We'd move so I could get some friends... But we don't have the money for it ;-;
    ItzPuppeh ItzPuppeh 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I am completely socially isolated.

    Its scary to think if anything went seriously wrong I literally have not one person I could call short of the police. I have zero friends, I don't have a partner, I talk to my sister maybe 3 times a year she lives 400km from me and every few months I get a call from my parents...
    pre125 pre125 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 31

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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...
    HakunaMatata33 HakunaMatata33 18-21, F 84 Responses Aug 3, 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, 2015

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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 38 Responses May 3, 2014

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    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 18 Responses Nov 21, 2015

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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 22-25, F 55 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    This is something I realized today

    while walking down the street when I saw a group of small kids hanging out at one of the boys houses. I remember when we were little and didn't have to make friends in your own. They just came to you like flies attacking syrup because your mom would introduce you to each other...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Okay, i need some advice.

    I'm 26 years old and never had a girlfriend. So like I wanted to try online dating, can anyone give me advice. Like how to lie and makeup past relationships while mixing these little lies with the truth to sound semi authentic. Please help, i really need advice. I was bullied...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I haven't had any friends

    for 4 years now. I don't know how to make friends. I feel like everyone makes friends from school or work but I find it impossible to make friends at my community college. I could have made friends with people at my old job but I felt like I had to keep work and my life strictly...
    haham241 haham241 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 17

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    Hi, my name is Abby and I am a freshman at a

    community college. the community college i attend is 30minutes from my home but the other community college near me does not offer cross country. I was debating between a University but ultimately chose the community college because it was a full ride and it seemed like a safe...
    anicole41 anicole41 18-21 1 Response Jan 13

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    Sitting alone at school,

    finding the most quiet place to go to. Gliding through crowds like a ghost, listening to everyone around me. Having a lot of free time, to spend on solitary activities. The life of a loner, at least we're more successful...
    LikeICare13 LikeICare13 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I made friends with a ghost we hang out almost

    every night when I'm lying in my bed he creeps into my mind fills me with dead everything is fine
    EndlessBummerz EndlessBummerz 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    This is my second semester of college.

    As it often is, I am over 1,000 miles from home. This is the longest I've ever been away from my family, whom I'm very very close to. Last semester I really only had two close friends, one of whom is my major. They both have the same major, and so they spend a lot more time...
    Squidhairs1 Squidhairs1 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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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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    I'm a loner and the few buds i had stopped

    talking to me and left. The one good friends left for the airforce and when she came back for a 10 day vacation she didn't even visit me for 10 minutes. I have no one to talk too or plan to hang out. I like being alone for the majority of the time but i also like to socialize...
    anxgirl anxgirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    Well, that's not entirely true.

    I have few friends but they live on the other side of the country and I see them maybe once a year. We do text every now and then, once in few weeks. They're just gotten busy with their lives, and I get that. Still makes me feel lonely.. My partner is my friend of course but he...
    JacobtheJunkie JacobtheJunkie 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i cant have Friends here.

    my mom wont let me . she's always bitching about how i need to get out more and stuff and talk to people my age and then when i do she wont let me go anywhere with them or do anything. She also says how i shouldn't trist them or anything else. like wtf. why does she say make...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I started college last semester

    and I still have no friends. I technically have a roommate but she stays with her boyfriend every night so it's like I don't have a roommate. I eat alone, I sit alone and it's so lonely and I'm so sad and miserable. My anxietys been through the roof. The other thing is I've been...
    nevertheskies nevertheskies 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm an *******, ******** don't have friends.

    But then I don't really care. A reasonable man adapts himself to the world around him. An unreasonable man expects to the world to adapt *to* him. Therefor all progress is made by unreasonable men.
    wolfy1992 wolfy1992 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can't make friends.

    I either get disgusted or hate being around people. If I do have friends I'm too bossy.
    Sunseto Sunseto 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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, 2015

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    Nothing like sitting outside on campus

    and eating lunch all by yourself