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I Have No Social Life

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    I Have a Meager Social Life

    And quite frankly, I like it that way.  Sometimes I think I'd be better off if I did have a more abundant social life, but ultimately, in the end, I'm glad I keep mostly to myself and don't do a lot of socializing.  I don't NEED to be around another person to entertain...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2009

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    I spend the majority of my time with my two dogs

    or visiting my parents house. I work 12 hour shifts so work, sleep and living in a rural area farther away from the majority of the population has me staying sheltered.
    MsPetrichor MsPetrichor 22-25, F Feb 15

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    I Want To Be A Real Girl

    I feel like I am not a real person. I have two kids and no job, I live far away from my hometown and really don't know anyone in my city. It's kinda complicated; I stay here because this is where my kids' fathers live.  Everyone tells me I'm crazy and to just take my kids and go...
    ewiemama ewiemama 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    anonymousfraud anonymousfraud 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2014

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    (I think I said it before) I'm not into

    partying. I don't go out with the very few friends that I have and go with them to Buffalo Wild Wings, or go bowling. I'm kind of shy, not really into socializing with people I don't know. My Friday nights and Saturday nights are simple. Get some food and watch movies. I'm...
    Knicksfan20 Knicksfan20 18-21, M Feb 19, 2014

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    Im done. Im bored. I have no life

    and my one friend doesnt hang out with me as much anynore. So, scr*w it. I guess i give an aura of dont talk to me, i dont want to talk to you.
    Eve34 Eve34 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Occasionally it suits me,

    but it rarely does. I'd love to be like most people my age who have one, but I don't. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    Locked In

    I love to dance and I love music. Why am I on the social science course? Because I was forced into it. "You should have a good future. Music and dance wouldn't get you anywhere". I know that but taking the things I love away from me completely and making me concentrate on...
    FloatingWithHope FloatingWithHope 16-17, F Nov 9, 2013

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    ...

    It's Friday night and I'm sitting at home talking to my cat- enough said :p
    0XxoOoxX0 0XxoOoxX0 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    Its hard for me to find people to talk to.

    I want to do activities so i can meet people but whenever I do im too shy to talk or no one wants to talk to me. I just want a few friends so I can have fun every once in a while
    wxvx wxvx 16-17 Feb 14

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    i have a full time job( just got promoted again

    as will)..I'm also going to school.soo i have lots of homework to do..and I'm married. i hardly have time for anything else...it's depressing and i feel bad for rarely seeing my friends but i guess that's life..
    wthdoido wthdoido 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    No Social Life

    i live in my own island no one to talk no one to see no freind meeting . all the day long alone infront of my PC im so tired of it but i dont knwo how to get out im scared
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 9, 2013

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    I Am Nowhere.

    hi every1.evey1 who is reading this story,i would really appreciate if you comment and guide me in sum away.i had a wonderful nearly perfect relation f 1.5 year but then i moved away and everything fell apart.it was after 4 mnths of the breakup that i sumhow managed to move back...
    healing25 healing25 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    Need new people to talk to,

    bc my friends always leave me :/
    imNotCreative123 imNotCreative123 13-15, M Apr 29, 2014

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    i have no social life

    because im afraid of people not liking me or rejecting my friendship so i dont even try anymore..
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    "It's Simply Not In The Cards For Me"!

    I don't have much of a social life because I am in constant pain. Anyone who suffers with a chronic painful condition also knows what I am talking about.You can not simply go where you want, when you want. When you have an appointment that must be kept, it is worse than you can...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2011

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    With my job I am social.

    With my dysfunctional disagreeable family I am pretty social. But when I get off work, or when I wake up on my day off, I just want someone to spend the day with. Someone to call that knows me. I have no real social life at all. It can be a good thing of coarse, there is good in...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 11 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    Broken Envious Shy Guy

    I'm a shy guy who has no clue how to change, and would be too frightened to try even if social interaction did make sense to me. I have no social skills, having been sheltered by relatives that I lived with for my entire childhood. I was homeschooled (I do online coursework now...
    TurboSaxophonic TurboSaxophonic 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I feel like I don't have much of a social life.

    I'm just tied down with school. I haven't gotten the chance to see my friends. I feel like everyone is doing something or there busy except for me. I resigned from my current job and I'm actually glad I did. But I haven't really talked to anybody :/
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 14

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    Lol well online I have a few friends.

    But off line it's a completely different story. I have one friend who moved to a different state, and one acquaintance who I believe only talks to me because he knows I do not talk very much and he loves to. So it's like, he talks about him and only wants me to listen. I also...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    I wish I had a social life!

    I had a great social life when I was in college, but then I moved away and so did my friends. I have since lost touch with them and moved back to my hometown, but I don't have any friends left here due to people moving away and such. It's so much harder to make new friends as...
    lovingleila329 lovingleila329 22-25, F Nov 22, 2014

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    I have no social life seriously.

    ..I mean unless talking to my dog counts, you know it's sad but kinda funny when I eat lunch by myself in an empty hallway and my cousin walks by saying oh I see your eating with all your friends damn you guys need to chill it's gettin rowdy over here lol I'm such a loser
    taylorsueb taylorsueb 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2014

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    Used To Have A Social Life And Now I Don´t

    I live in a very secluded town where all people do is work.  Everyone is immersed in their professional lives cuz there´s not really anything else to do.  Its very lonely, ugly place and also sad.  I used to live in another city, one of the best cities in the...
    digitalcowboy09 digitalcowboy09 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    It is horrible I've only got 10 mates on

    Facebook ( don't count them as friends unless we hang out which we have never done as they don't wanna be seen with me ) so I basically have no friends Maybe apart from one girl on facebook who is an old crush of mine from work but was too chicken to tell her my feelings I...
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2014

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    Uneventful Yet Not Boring

    My life pretty much consists of waking up, getting ready for the day (usually with an outrageous look, sometimes I'll look like a dominatrix, sometimes like I'm ready for a fight, sometimes just flaming...the list goes on), and going to school. Yeah, I talk to maybe 5 people in...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 1 Response Nov 27, 2014

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    I remember a time when i did tho.

    Get up go to school. Get to school and chill with my bros. go to class i would be the one kid who always talked and interrupted the teacher. Go to lunch and chat with friends and aquintances. Finish the rest of school. Go home go to the library with my brother and check facebook...
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M Jan 8

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    I Have No Social Life

    I remember talking during my first few years of life (after starting to talk). Then probably during first grade I suddenly became extremely shy, and throughout the rest of my school years almost never talked, though it got a little better in my later school years.  I was...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    Which I Guess Is Why I'm On Ep

    When you can't make friends in "the real word", turn to another "reality"! Hah, I've always been fascinated with the concept of not living in the real world. Whenever I hear that phrase I just wonder what kind of other worlds people make up and live in. I go to community college...
    letsrunaway letsrunaway 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    My Destiny

    I feel like my soul is lost in somewhere I dont know where can I find it .. And my body is just a collection of Broke pieces Is that my destiny ? Is my life meant to be a long hard road filled with people never loved me . I never want more than friends to love me for who I am...
    Deep11 Deep11 22-25, F Sep 21, 2012

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    I Hate People

    They are trite, stupid ( who decided we were really intelligent anyway?), petty, locked up for life with no chance for parole ( Emotionally and mentally), boring, annoying, and well, stupid. It's a good thing I'm so smart and charming, and don't share any of those characteristics...
    Socklord Socklord 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Brainstorming Ways To Fix This

    So I have a friend who does recruiting. She's very attractive, makes quite a bit of money, and i think overall has had a pretty successful career. But she has trouble making friends, and I wonder if  working in HR is a way she can connect with people. I mean how freakin...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Well i have a nice boyfriend

    but hes always playing videogames with his friends so i never see him i just sleep in his room all day. I have only 29 "friends" on facebook who never give me the time of day. I try to say hi in a message and they never answer. I'm just not good enough for them cuz I'm not a...
    thatfatgirl96 thatfatgirl96 18-21 3 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    Virtually

    I basically only have one local person, a guy friend I know from an old job I had who I occasionally hang out with. Then I have one friend I know from where I used to live in another state, a former serious girlfriend who I'm still friends with. She and I chat online and talk on...
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    I have never had more

    than three friends at once. I live in a small town and no-one my age shares the hobbies that I have. They all prefer drinking alcohol, going to parties and listening to pop music. When I went to university I found out that two of my three friends were going to the same city but...
    FascinatingFear FascinatingFear 18-21, M Nov 11, 2014

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    Even after listing myself on a dating site

    and receiving 200+ emails, I was aline yesterday Valentines dateless because the person I liked didnt want to soend time with me.
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I've literally been online all day

    and I have nothing to do during the day so I'm usually on imvu Instagram Facebook and YouTube all day so I have no ******* social life xD
    BloodyScarr BloodyScarr 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    I consider friends being a major component of

    my life. I truly value friendship. I'm so sick of feeling betrayed by my so-called "friends." All my friends are either fake/flaky or they're really just acquaintances and always have been. I don't want a big group of friends. I just want a small group of loyal people and I have...
    ysimm23 ysimm23 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I have always been a loner.

    Now I embrace it more than ever, though I wish I had open minded girls to hang out with. I want clubbing friends I guess. I've never really had a group of girlfriends that gets together to go out. I attract men like crazy and find it easier to spend time with them. Even gay ones...
    bossvixen bossvixen 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Woooooooow ._.

    I am not a social butterfly. My time has mainly been spent in my bedroom on my computer. Parties are never my thing. I have been to one larger party where there were people I did not know and I was with a friend. We hid from everyone before leaving early. Woop woop. Party...
    RomanticSpaz RomanticSpaz 16-17, F Jul 28, 2013

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    Since this is my first post I Im just going to say something about me.I suck at forms of human interaction in general. I spend my life hiding and immersed in books, writing, and...
    FallOutGirl123 FallOutGirl123 16-17, F 6 Responses Feb 22

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    When you dont have a social life, but suddenly you are invited to more than one party, and your parents plan a family trip. Nice 👌**** them.
    MissPeruvian MissPeruvian 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sorry dunno what to say so I Ben to the doctors and found out that I do have social anxiety since I been 16 I have had it an it wasn't in till Xmas there that it was that bad cos...
    thebigscottishguy thebigscottishguy 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Is it weird I even have social phobia around my own mother and I've lived with her all my life. I know she does judge me and has said things.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have never had a real job before and now I do and I love everything about it except how my office expects me to attend their parties and social events. I have social anxiety...
    Lucyshrimp Lucyshrimp 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm not sure if I have social anxiety or if I'm just a selfish *******. I really don't enjoy small talk I just don't. Like I hate it. But if I have a couple drinks I will talk with...