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I Have No Friends

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    Whhhhhy dont I have any friends?

    I don't mean I have one or two friends that I rarely speak too. I mean I have 0 friends. No one. I look at my phone during those really down moments and I hate that I have no one to talk too. Then again I am the type of person who doesn't open up. I wish I could meet someone who...
    creaturefromanothertime creaturefromanothertime 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 5

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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 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 5 Responses May 19

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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 Aug 24

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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 a week ago

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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'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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    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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    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 Aug 24

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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 4 days ago

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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...
    PrinceStrawHat PrinceStrawHat 18-21, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Boston. 21. No friends.

    My life is pretty boring.
    peacesoullove peacesoullove 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I totally have no friends.

    .I have people who I talk to here and there when either one of us is bored.. but for as long as I can remember I have not been able to find anyone who I can truly bond with. I'm a loner but at the same time I've always wanted someone who I could open up too or do amazing things...
    PINKSKULLZ PINKSKULLZ 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 24

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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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    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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    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 83 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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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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    Pffft, who needs friends

    when you have a cat and pizza. I know I don't....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23

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    You wanna talk? Hey I'll listen,

    or read, but either way I'm right here!! I have no friends so hey why the hell not talk to people on social media!!!
    Chitz18 Chitz18 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Apr 15

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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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    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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    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 16-17, M 28 Responses Oct 23, 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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    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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    Since I am a little girl I remember

    that I had difficulty making friends. When I was growing up I always had just one friend that I would not separate of, but that friendships weren't usually the best and I was bullied a lot by them. Then, I met this girl, a very sweet and shy girl, and we would relate a lot, so...
    MRX45 MRX45 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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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 131 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    I'd rather have no friends at all

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