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I Have No Friends

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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 128 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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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 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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    It's really starting to get to me how un social

    I am. I really wish there was something I could do to change
    StayAliveFriend StayAliveFriend 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I also don't have any friends at all,

    I spend a lot of time going places by myself, or just being inside.. all my life growing up even if a had a friend, or "Friends" it was never as many as some others probably had. I wasn't one of those people growing up who had friends like that. A big percentage of why I didn't...
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know why but

    for some reason my friendless issue always boils down to me just not giving 2 cents. I don't have the will to actually pursue a friendship or any type of relationship actually. I just don't care enough to work for
    kyoshac kyoshac 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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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 think Ive just had some pretty bad luck

    when it comes to making real 'TRUE' friends where I live (in Northern England)... & It's all too easy to take it to heart when you've been hurt by those people you thought of once as close friends.. I'd say im a good person, easy to get on with, honest, caring,..silly sometimes...
    Shyb1 Shyb1 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    yap. cool. its my first exam.

    im alone. i sit here alone . and they all sit together there. **** . i dont want to be me . seriuously. whats wrong with me ?? why no one here beside me . why?? . should i die ??? should i stay here ?? what should i do ? **** . just tell me. i dont know what to do . i wont let...
    barbish barbish 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    How do I start this..

    Well, basically I am really lonely.I have no friends. No-one. Growing up I was a rebel type of kid. I did naughty things with my best friend. As any kid our years... I was kind of fat and not really attractive, although it didn't really bother me at that time. I don't care about...
    Honeybro7 Honeybro7 18-21, M Jun 11

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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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    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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    When times get rough,

    you'll find out who your real friends are.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 4

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 17 Responses Jun 18

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    Hello im just another person

    who hasn't been able to make friends, you can say im a shy person but im really am just a really silly person who goofs around a lot. But im way to scared to talk to people and when they talk to me im really bad at making responses so i just go hmm or okay. I have had friend...
    Howlingsky Howlingsky 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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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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    I am quite introverted

    and find it hard making friends especially those who are brown Asian like me. I would like to have friends who have similar culture to me but I find the girls so superficial
    sara0088 sara0088 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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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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    A bit out of line with "no friends",

    but I just need to get this out of my system. My beliefs and values have really made it difficult to make friends. Either the people I can get along well with are boring or the people that really interest me can't completely match with me (i.e. short term friends). I find it...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 21 Responses Apr 15

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    It's very difficult for me to communicate with

    other people, even when I'm expected to. I just don't know what to say.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 2 Responses 7 hrs 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've never been the girl with a-lot of friends,

    i've always had one best friend but now at the age of 20(almost 21) I don't even have that. I still talk to my old best friend but we never hang out cause shes got a boyfriend & doesn't have time. I literally have one other friend who i speak to all the time but lives in...
    Nevaeh2013 Nevaeh2013 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm 19. I have a big family

    and I still live with them but my siblings don't respect me and I don't get as much as the others do from my parents. Not that I need much but I don't get a lot of new things. I tried to study today. Haven't been doing well in school and it's the year for the university...
    crimsonhyena crimsonhyena 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    A girl with low self esteem,

    no confidence, shy, quiet, that doesn't smile anymore, is a book with many locks and no keys, wishes to be able to smile and make other people smile. To get out of her cage and fly. But it's locked by negative thoughts and self hatred. Maybe it's better to stay in this cage and...
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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    I am going to an online college

    and I don't have a job. I am at home all of the time. I am constantly lonely. I don't know any other girls my age and I have no friends at all. I tried looking for events, clubs, and groups online but I live in a very small town. and. there's nothing to do. I have major...
    princessSadness princessSadness 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just like the title says.

    .. (and this site was my cry for help?).. I'd be surprised if someone keeps a conversation with me on here for a day.. At most.
    air0118 air0118 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days 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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    What is the reason you have no friends?

    I hated my main friend and we fell out and I don't go anywhere to make them.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86 26-30, F 1 Response May 30

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    Well I used to have one friend

    but he's moved out, and now i really have none. It's difficult to me to get talking to new people and starting a friendship I've only had one friends, we used to everything together, I guess needed him more than he needed but now it's over and I feel so alone. How can I get...
    placelessboy placelessboy 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I've literally never had any.

    Unless you count the ones I made when I was in Kindergarten and Elementary school.
    EnigmaticStare EnigmaticStare 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 3

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    I haven't had friends

    for a year and a half it's so hard for me to socialize and even talking to people on the internet makes me anxious it's bizzare
    Toromihearts Toromihearts 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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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 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 6 Responses May 31

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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 9 Responses Jan 5

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    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 9 Responses Jun 19

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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 have one friend and we barely talk,

    i wish i had more friends i could talk too. to come home and vent too about my day or work :(
    Macyinwonderland Macyinwonderland 22-25, F Jun 15

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