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I Have No Friends

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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 21-25, F 109 Responses May 23, 2007

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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 14 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    Yeah and thats killing me inside.

    I have many friends online but not even a single one in personal. I just always feel jealous when i see a large group of guys going out on vacations.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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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 26-30, M 25 Responses May 22, 2013

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    just figured out my only 2 friends are not

    who i thought they were. Guess im alone again without anyone
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I've got lots of acquaintances

    but no real or true friends at school I can trust and share things with, I hope I find some soon.
    Extraminty365 Extraminty365 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 10

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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 100 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    It's my birthday soon.

    A party by myself isn't ideal :/
    ssssmills ssssmills 18-21, F 29 Responses May 21

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    I have no person that I can talk to

    and unload to. I want someone who I can make plans with when ever and just be able to hang out and get along with out it being forced. I would like if I could find someone with similar interests and similar humour. I'm fed up feeling like I'm too mature or too 'geeky' for other...
    InMybubble InMybubble 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I have no friends .. yeah .

    . no friends .. during my 21 years on this Earth .. I moved a lot .. different schools and different countries .. I found it really hard to communicate with people .. I have anxiety and depression .. and I'm bipolar .. I get really moody sometimes .. but most of the time I think...
    AdnanSam93 AdnanSam93 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    That's what you get for having an unattractive

    body, plain personality and generally being a boring person. I don't blame people for that. When the last close friend left me, I cried only for few nights, got drunk only once and smoked only a pack. So, I don't even bother. I don't need to keep the distance between people, I...
    BlindFate BlindFate 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm a relatively normal girl.

    I've had tons of friends come and go in the past but for some reason I can't seem to keep them and I don't really know how to make anymore. It's a lot easier when your younger and now I feel screwed.
    jaymess jaymess 22-25, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I have no friends. No fake friends.

    No kind of friends. No best friends. No "lets go shopping" friends. No one to console me when I cant talk to my husband about something... I dont even have family that I am close to. Dont talk to my mom, and dad doesnt talk to me because I dont talk to her. I miss having friends...
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F 13 Responses Apr 23

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    I'm 16 and on my birthday it just reminded me

    that I have no one. I don't expect to ever have friends because I honestly think that everyone hates me. I'm the youngest of 8 and I honestly think that my brothers and sisters love me because they have to, not because they actually do love me. Even though with the way they...
    babylyfe1998 babylyfe1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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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 31-35, F 43 Responses May 3

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    I really need more of a social life.

    Growing up and a social life will only benefit me in the long run! What I'm looking for: Mature people who can carry and handle a conversation! No one below 16! A long term friendship that benefits is both! Basic info about me: I'm a 17 year old male! Single Ill be a...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I know a lot of people,

    no one I would consider calling if I was in an accident, that's meant for friends- I'd prefer to walk the road alone. 🎵boulevard of broken dreams - green day🎵
    diegosauns diegosauns 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 16

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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 31-35 189 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    I honestly have no friends.

    .. I tell myself I'm better off but sometimes it gets lonely..
    paralyzedintime paralyzedintime 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    It is my perception that a true friend never

    relies on another’s dream. A person with the potential to be my true friend must be able to find their reason for life without my help. And, they would have to put their heart and soul into protecting their dream. They would never hesitate to fight for their dream, even...
    Arcane7 Arcane7 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 118 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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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 :(
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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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 65 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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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 6 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    xhmkq8 xhmkq8 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Social anxiety has taken over my life

    so I cannot make friends anymore. I can only make friends over social media.
    PrincessAphrodite PrincessAphrodite 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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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 18-21, F 20 Responses Apr 25

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    thatjacksonchick thatjacksonchick 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Never ask for a friend.

    You won't ever get one.
    Kvikings102 Kvikings102 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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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 29 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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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 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 16 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    People are surprised

    when I tell them I have no friends. Sadly, it's true. I haven't had a friend since about the age of 13..I'm a loner. 😥😕
    SpiffyNinja SpiffyNinja 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Having an IQ over 130 makes you friendless.

    Thus the fact has been stated.
    Existentior Existentior 31-35, M 36 Responses Jul 4

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    Does anyone else feel like everyone the same age

    as you is out having fun, experiencing life and really happy. While your at home alone with nothing to get excited about, no memories to be made. I never thought I would be so isolated at this point in my life.
    Procastinator Procastinator 16-17, F 11 Responses May 23

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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 13-15, M 29 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    hopeless1012 hopeless1012 18-21, F 52 Responses Jun 10

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    Yeah I don't have any friends really.

    I've had one best friend since kindergarten but we don't have anything in common anymore and don't hangout a lot. And if we do, it's awkward and quiet. I'm not sad or lonely or anything. I like being by myself. Always have. I don't even hangout with my family a whole lot either...
    robertwcochran robertwcochran 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    gentlepanic gentlepanic 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    Even my dad told me. I really want to cry right

    now. I have to post on Facebook if anyone wants to hang out with me. I shouldn't have to do this. But I do it anyway. No one else that I go to school with has this much difficulty. I'm just not good enough, I'm not pretty, I'm too fat, I'm not interesting, no wonder why I've...
    Scax Scax 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 17

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    You know you're sucking at life,

    when the only friends you can make, is over the internet. Life's a *****, Then You Die :£
    Kampion Kampion 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have never had "friends"

    or a friend. Not the real kind anyway. People I hung out with once or twice or people who just used me. I last had one of those people many many years ago. Since then I've had no one. It is hard because I long to laugh and talk to someone. I just don't get along or have anything...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 3 Responses May 15

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    I text people every day wanting to know how

    their day is going or how it was and I never hear back from them. I even notice that they read them but never reply and I've been trying to talk to these people for months.
    Sledshredder163 Sledshredder163 18-21, M 7 Responses Jul 21

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    I thought I would share this here.

    I was updating my profile, and noticed that EP had kindly put a text on my page, saying that I have no friends and pretty much begging visitors to my profile to be my friend! Talk about rubbing salt in the wound. Haha!
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I have many friends online

    but not even a single one in real. People always made fun of me from my Childhood to present, so i don't believe in anyone anymore and i don't wanna be friend with anyone. Cause people also changes like weather. If they are nice at first, they can also be bad like others after...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have no friends. living

    where i am is hard. Nost of the people hate foreigners so prople always judge me and blames me becsuse im foreign and i had 3 bestfriends 2 turned there backs and were been very racist to me and the other one always hangs out with the other guys and now ive left my school from...
    OneMorePint OneMorePint 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    When my family asks me

    if I'm "ok" I always say "yeah I'm fine I'm just daydreaming" to avoid expressing my feelings. To this day I can't seem to express my feelings maybe I seek someone outside of my family, maybe a friend? to ask me if I'm "ok" if that question will exist.
    DefineLines DefineLines 18-21, M Nov 29, 2013

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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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    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 don't know why. Ever

    since I had my son, everyone bailed. I'm funny and kind and pretty (not that that matters) I don't gossip much and I don't backstab people. Ugh anyone wanna be my friend?
    milkynine milkynine 18-21, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Used To Be Someone Who Had A Lot Of Friends

    But Now The Only Friend I Have Is My Boyfriend And My Ex .. I Miss Having Friends And I Miss Laughing .. Its Just A Memory When Its Something That I Used To Do 24/7 .. 😕
    NerdyGirlProblems NerdyGirlProblems 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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