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I Have Problems Being Alone After a Breakup

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 176 People

    It's Been About A Month...

    Every second of every day is a struggle not to think about her, and when I do, I feel awful. I feel like it's my fault that we broke up. I honestly think it's because she was very pretty in my eyes, and now I can't live with the fact that I can't be with her any more. I feel like...
    karkapariah karkapariah 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    Going Through A Hard Breakup

    Okay so.. About the beginning of May my boyfriend of a year and about two months broke up with me.. He told me he didn't love me anymore and then got with another girl two days later, a girl no offense or anything but compared to her I think I'm much prettier and shes like 100...
    Whisper15 Whisper15 13-15 2 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    Breakup

    HI GUYS,  I HAVE RECENTLY BEEN HEART BROKEN REALLY BAD . MY EX BOYFRIEND AND I WERE GETTING MARRIED AND WE EVEN CHOSE THE ENGAGEMENT RING TOGETHER, BUT WE HAD SOME ARGUMENTS AND FIGHTS SO WE BOTH DID NOT TALK TO EACH OTHER AND HAD NO CONTACT FOR 5 MONTHS. I THOUGHT HE WILL COME...
    SAMANEH SAMANEH 26-30 2 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    Life Without You

    When you left me and found someone else 4 months ago I felt like my life shattered. I feel life is like walking through heavy snow while everyone else is skiing past me. I put on a front to everyone that I am strong, that I can deal with everything but in reality I want to run...
    Iamstruggling01 Iamstruggling01 31-35, M 5 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Breakups Suckkk..

    I broke up with my ex cuz he cheated on me 1 week ago....I jus feel so lone...I dnt feel like talkin to anyone...N i don't want him to know that i m sad cuz f all this...I want him to repent cause the gurl for whom he left me ditched him...Nd he wanted me to take him back...I...
    teengurl teengurl 13-15, F Feb 9, 2013

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    I Thought I Have Moved On..... But...

    My bf of almost 6 years broke up with me 2.5months ago, my reaction changes from totally cant take it, to let it go, to kick him out, to wanna get back with him, to a few messy meet ups and try to get back together, to let go and kick him out again...! i thought i am totally...
    snowcrystal303 snowcrystal303 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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    I'm Alone And Depressed

    i recently broke up with my long distance girlfriend of 9 months and i just feel incredibly alone and depressed. no one is as close to me as she was and as a result there a big void in my life now. the break up was completely necessary but i'm just having such a hard time coping...
    blackfire459 blackfire459 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    Im Feeling So Lonely And Im Kind Of Missing Him

    last year i met a guy who has a girlfriend,but they had a distant relationship,when he tells me that he loves me i believed that he is the one.we took 5 months not having sex,then after that we had sex and he told me that he love me,he told me that he is no longer loves his girl...
    khomotso khomotso 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    Think It Is Pretty Common To Have Feelings

    after breaking up but if they are still alive there is always a change it may work out i lost the one i loved to death and i never could get death to claim me no matter where i chasted it Roberta 2 As many of you know from past post we were different then other kids our own ages...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jun 10, 2011

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    I was feeling okay about this break up,

    but now two days have past and I'm so lonely. I don't get texts, I don't get calls. There's no one to cuddle with and make my terrible days into good ones. I'm alone..
    shammypurry shammypurry 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    I Wish I Could Move On...

    I'm going to give a little back story on myself before I dive into this post. I'm twenty years old (turning twenty-one in August) and I'm planning and dealing with things right now that most of my friends, same age or younger, aren't even thinking about.  Up until about my...
    JDAlphin JDAlphin 18-21, M 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Why do we have such a difficult time leaving

    bad, unhealthy relationships even tho it's for the very best? I was in a relationship for 5 years, engaged for about 1 of those years. I was weak and started talking to him and hanging out after the break up. I was so lonely and depressed not having him in my life. He was my...
    LockRobster LockRobster 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2014

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    I Cant Deal With My Breakup.

    Im 17 years old and i was with my ex for 3 and 1/2 years, He split up with me in december just as my nanna was dying of cancer. He was my first love and i was dealing with it okay, but now ive found out he's in love with my friend and its killing me. I got rid of all of his...
    Princessxx Princessxx 16-17 4 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    I'm Lonely And I Hate It

     We broke up over five months ago and I'm still not over it. I feel like somethings wrong with me, the thought of being with anyone other then him hurts-the thought of getting back together with him hurts. I feel so stuck. It doesn't help that we're still friends, that...
    calicoqueen calicoqueen 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    I Lost My Him.

    You would think when someone says "ill be here forever" they mean it but, Since July 2009, I have been in love with this boy. Last summer we started talking a lot. I developed feelings for him. We went out in July then Broke up at the end of August, He is the love of my life, But...
    Noregreats121 Noregreats121 13-15 3 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Just left an abusive relationship

    for the second time . I lived with him for a year . 80% of the time he is my best friend and 20% my nightmare. I've gotten spit on, thrown against the counter by my throat , been elbowed in the throat, called every name in the book , have had food thrown at me, and have been...
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F Aug 14, 2014

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    :(

    Relationships are like butterflies that I can never catch.  As soon as they are there they leave.  I am left alone feeling worse than ever, sitting in a crowded room with silent tears that nobody hears nor sees nor cares.  I knew the end was coming and feared it so much that...
    toragirl toragirl 18-21, F Mar 27, 2012

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    Lets Just Cover It All.

    Im young, i haven't made the best decisions. I was with an amazing guy named seth 4 years ago. well i left him 4 years ago. for a guy with all the spice and jazz, his name was brian. Seth and i had a sad breakup. he would cross oceans for me. he was the best guy ever. i felt bad...
    learntofly learntofly 22-25 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    Recent Break Up Is Killing Me

     I recently am in the process of going through a break up with someone who lived with me. Their stuff is all packed and ready to go, but the finality of things is starting to set in and I am having a horrible time. The thought of watching him come in, get his stuff and leave...
    Gorilla1980 Gorilla1980 26-30 8 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Broke up with my ex bf.

    ..only because of distance and that was it. Makes it harder because there was nothing wrong with us as a couple. I miss him like crazy :(
    geo14 geo14 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    Its Been 4 Weeks Now

    My partner started loosing interest in me 3 month ago and decided to leave July 1st. Since then I suffer from nostalgia, light depression and worst insomnia. Because I suffer form anxiety at night Its hard to get up and face the day, eat and smile while going to work. Why is it...
    Mrnostalgia39 Mrnostalgia39 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2009

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    Depression is only temporary darkness.

    everything is temporary. nothing is truly permanent. people die. memories fade. perspectives shift. so don’t worry, it will pass. -uknown
    lexiroberts8 lexiroberts8 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2014

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    And quite honestly, I don't see

    why I have to be. I've heard of plenty of people who broke up or divorced, then immediately got with someone else - sometimes even a person they wanted while they were still with the last person. Why can't I have that? Every time I've "done the right thing" and honestly broken...
    PopcornForDinner PopcornForDinner 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2014

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    Im Dont, Your Done, Were Done.

    You probably have read a few of my stories... well, its been about a month. Me & the boy i have loved for years, havent talked for months. We started talking again, but we got into another fight! & that just told me, Im done, Your done, were done. I dont wanna even have contact...
    Noregreats121 Noregreats121 13-15 1 Response May 26, 2012

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    Ever Going Battle

    im a 42 year old male who has a real hard time after breakups ...its almost like i lure them in then push them away...then it kills me when there gone ....breaks my heart but i dont blame them
    confused383 confused383 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2007

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    I Want Him To Move On But I Know I'll Get Hurt

    My boyfriend and I have been on and off for a few years. I'm moving in June and I really don't want to have a long distance relationship and I think the best way is for us to just break up. I want him to move on, I really do but my own selfish feelings and barricades for myself...
    Whisper15 Whisper15 13-15 Nov 25, 2011

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    Here To Listen.

    Going through a breakup is an incredibly painful process...I've been there, and I know how much a listening ear can help. If you ever feel the need to talk to someone but are unsure whom to reach out to at the moment, we can connect you to good listeners who are here to support...
    wholemilklattes wholemilklattes 26-30 Apr 18, 2013

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    Taking Baby Steps

    Well I am trying my hardest to stay above water.  This was  a very toxic relationship and he broke up with me. He broke up with me on and just keep sticking around I said I have to leave, it is my house, and told him not to call anymore.  He left after me I found I...
    kathe1278 kathe1278 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Being able to sit and listen only to the sounds of the world around you and slow down your thoughts almost to a stop is one of the most enjoyable things.
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    I'm getting so tired and fed up of this, they make me look like the 'bad guy' when I'm simply pointing out 'their' actions that they for some reason are unable to admit to or even...
    Onyxheart93 Onyxheart93 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    This is how I feel a lot of the time..
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    As a test to this I will share with you my current mental state.. Pleasantly stoned, drink/smoke in hand, and chilling out at home alone. Does this make me weird or less than? Who...
    MaryflockingPoppins MaryflockingPoppins 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I usually listen to music and work on my stories when I'm alone because when I'm around people they always interrupt me, so I try to get as much alone time as I can.
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I love being in my room by myself, listening to music, reading and writing. But I get lonely. I feel like everything has been taken away from me. My two little cousins were taken...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    it's so fun to be alone sitting in my papasan chair by my desk on my phone looking up buzzfeed Something about being alone makes me feel so peaceful. I'm the only person who I...
    SleepingOwl0o0o0 SleepingOwl0o0o0 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I hate being single, I need to know someone is always there. Anyone else?
    CuriousGirlll CuriousGirlll 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When I'm alone I can think about what I want to do with my life. I can just cry and it makes me feel better. Sometimes the only person who can make me feel better is myself
    RatchetGurl101 RatchetGurl101 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Why? Because when I was younger I was always with someone. I'm left at home with my cat & I'm not scared because I have him. But when no animal or human was around me, I then...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I don't known how to feel when my mom acts like I'm always against her I'm dealing my own way with my family , and my husband is in prison in have my own things happening am I...
    raejel50 raejel50 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    what i mean as alone i mean. no friends and no boyfriend. after sitting back and watching all the things my sister has been going through discourges me from having any type of...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I like to be alone a lot and that's the one thing that was really fun today. i also got to practice my contortion. So that was fun. I almost have my chest stand and my middle...
    FlexibleAbby FlexibleAbby 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's great living by yourself without someone else; not having to share a bathroom, leaving doors open, listening/hearing the music you want, leaving things wherever/whenever...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I've been in my room for three days. not meeting anyone my dad saying I might be crazy if go on doing this. but please, give me some time. Its a hard life phase for me now. I just...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I enjoy cooking just for me and watching a good movie alone. I hate when I'm in the same room with someone and feel completely alone, this only seems to happen when I'm in some...
    berntoblack berntoblack 46-50, F 5 days ago

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