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I Have Problems Being Alone After a Breakup

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Oct 4

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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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 25

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 28, 2011

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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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 1 Response Aug 14

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    Facing Being Alone. Again.

    Last two years I´ve been sharing my thoughts, my bed, my apartment, my money, my life, my tears, my laughs, my fears, my everything with a man I love. We met, fell in love, I moved half a country just to be closer to him, been working and studying, been working on myself and...
    layuna layuna 22-25, F 2 Responses May 21, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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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    I don't like being alone, But it's the only thing I'm familiar with, The only thing that hasn't left. I can't seem to quiet my mind, Nor ignore this uneven hollow. In this...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M 13 hrs ago

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    I am not a victim...everyone's circumstances are both self-dictated and the result of other people's words or actions. I have been "alone" for about three years now after the end...
    AntiquitusBlue AntiquitusBlue 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm going though a separation with my wife right now. We're still in contact with one another, but she's been telling me about how much she enjoys being alone. I, on the other hand...
    aimless1too aimless1too 31-35, M Nov 1

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    I'm in a new school and making friends can be hard 😭 i made new friends but i don't even know if they like me 😭 i'm so lonely during lunch and i have no one to hang around...
    nimra1296 nimra1296 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate being alone in the darkness, too. Not even the music I listen/sing to helps. I'm sick of having no friends, and being surrounded by people who I can't even muster the...
    SmuleanKingdomHearts07 SmuleanKingdomHearts07 16-17, F Nov 2

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    I like being alone..."Less people, less drama" My books, music, movies, and school work keep me busy and locked away in my room all day every day. Only leaving in search of food...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Nov 3

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    been feeling like a homebody lately. wanting to be alone but at the same time I wish I had someone or something to keep me intertain and not feeling this way. but I think being...
    madame311 madame311 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    If that's what people expect from me, I'm really fine with it. Hate everything. I shouldn't have got close to anyone.. At times I do feel being alone is much better than being...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Every night, I have problems sleeping. I spent most of the night tossing and turning, when I finally feel like I can go to sleep usually about 7 am, my phone starts ringing so I...
    Mr504 Mr504 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    Circumstances that have occurred within the past few months have really pushed me to want to be alone for awhile. I realized the person I want to be with treated me less than what...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 24 mins ago

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    I feel like I've worn out talking to my current friends about my problems but I have nowhere to go to and I try not to do it often. I always stress them out after a point and they...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F Oct 26

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    lol. i used to do this daily n i still do it but just not as much. the bar gets expensive and the people can get on my ******* nerves. buying beer n drinking all alone in my room...
    LightSparks LightSparks 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I won't to get better see a future and a career ! ATM I have been signed of! How can I get well so I can look for jobs and get rest my life on track This is cause of growing up...
    Unknown1456 Unknown1456 18-21, F Oct 29

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    I have, yes it isn't something I'm proud of. And I know I shouldn't have. I know I shouldn't. So why do I? I don't know.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Breaking up with a girlfriend I have had for the longest time and Freaking out about getting pregnant with her at the same time. All this happened around my birthday. This has been...
    MatthewCorben MatthewCorben 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    Ok I have been married for almost 18 years. For much of the marriage, it has been quite Rocky and at times I suspected he was cheating. About 6 years ago I had my proof. I stayed...
    boys9292 boys9292 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I've been hurting my mom emotionally. My family is a patriarchy family, and the girls alway been told that they cant do things like boys. For example, girls are not allow to be...
    Julietxxx Julietxxx 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I used to be the type of girl who walks to the beach with music blasting and then I get there and I sit there for two hours reading a book and listening to the waves. But recently...
    sarahellie9088 sarahellie9088 16-17, F Oct 23

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    For the most part I enjoy being on my own. I'm a nurse who works on a busy neurology unit, so I get my fair share of socializing and stimulation from people at work. When I get a...
    nurseling nurseling 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    i have friends, i really do. some of them i can relate to so well and others i just wanna punch half the time. but i can never be truthful with them. they only know half my story...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9