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I Have Realized I Am Alone

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    I've realized that you can't make others happy without making sure your happy first. That you have to care for your own pain before you care for someones pain. I mostly realized...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Most of my life I been alone, single. I am 42 years old. Lost my virginity at the age of 34, Got my first kiss at the age of 20, Had two or three girlfriends my whole life. It...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Oct 4

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    Society's definition of love, and the relationship it is supposed to produce, is unnatural and unsustainable in human nature. I have 'given up' in the sense that I no longer...
    satellite42 satellite42 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I really try to not ber over emotional and try to see things from the big picture. My finace and me have been together for almost 4 1/2 years, and living together for aprox. three...
    HeatherM1988 HeatherM1988 26-30, F Sep 29

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    I am in my early 20's, recently graduated college and I am friendless. Unfortunately, this isn't something that just dawned on me now.. I have realized this for a while ...5 years...
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 15

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    My relationship wasn't like other relationships. Even the abusive ones. My ex never hit me, but I have realized that he was abusive all the same. He would call me names, or told me...
    prettykitty0722 prettykitty0722 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 25

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    I feel worthless right now. I feel like nobody will ever love me and I just want someone to tell me I'm beautiful because today I have realized nobody has ever called me beautiful...
    JennaRome86 JennaRome86 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    since getting it a few months ago I have realized that its more of an inconvenience than anything else I dont like using the word "death sentence" because herpes is farrrrrrrr from...
    brihappy24 brihappy24 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been alone since the seventh grade romantically. Additionally, I attend an online high school so I have no friends. I don't exactly hate this because I get to think more...
    nwrner nwrner 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    -- Why is it when my feelings are hurt my body gets colder? Seriously whenever I cry or I get aroused the temperature of the room drops like 20 degrees. -- You know I found these...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Can you here me now nope am alone
    Dad4young Dad4young 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I honestly have such mixed emotions about this... Almost 6 years have passed since I met my middle school teacher that I became so very infatuated with. I had never felt this...
    anonymousobsession anonymousobsession 16-17, F Oct 8

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    Today i realized yet again that i feel alone. Im married. i have a good job and yet i feel alone. anyone else ever feel this way?
    Write2u94 Write2u94 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    I just get so caught up in my thoughts that I miss what's going on around me, and now I have no idea what I want to do with my life. I have two really good friends that mean the...
    Nineismyname Nineismyname 18-21, F Oct 2

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    My big sister inspires me. She's the most courageous person I know. She's beautiful and strong and she has a heart of pure gold. Her smile is infectuous. It lights up the room, and...
    smarmybrat smarmybrat 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I just realized that far too many people on this site are under the age of 18, and to make matters worse they all seem to be alone and have had more life scarring experiences than...
    Ozz210 Ozz210 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 13

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    This is unfortunately a true story... Snap! My eyes open and a blinding fluorescent light stings my eyes. I try to sit up in the dizzy haze I was in, only to realize my arms and...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always thought I was normal that is until I am among people. Then I start to feel out of place, even scared. I then flee to the safety of a quiet place where I can be alone and...
    katyarty katyarty 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    13 years ago i worked on some workplace. And i had crush on 2 of my work collegues. It didnt worked out with them. I was falling twice as they dissapeared in deep depression. I...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Oct 13

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    I'm 19 and I first started pulling my eyelashes when I was in 8th grade. At first it wasn't too bad. I would stand in the mirror and pull my eyelashes but was able to stop once...
    alisonw23 alisonw23 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Tonight I was walking alone along the beach, as I do most nights. I was having a conversation with my heart. "Would I be any happier if someone was walking beside me?" YES - in...
    lostworlds lostworlds 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    Karma hit me real hard and I've been depressed for days cause I just can't seem to get him back anymore . Now I know how it feels to be left alone when I need him. Karma is killing...
    BeautyInHerEyes BeautyInHerEyes 18-21, F Oct 12

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    I wrote an experience already but I think I should update on what I did to 'talk' to my crush. I realized, and have noticed that I have balls to go up to any guy. Sometimes I get...
    MzzHarryStyles MzzHarryStyles 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Her name was Amanda. We came together under unusual circumstances. A few years back I moved out to a small town. I knew no one there, and for the first year or so I was pretty much...
    SatantheHornyBeast SatantheHornyBeast 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    Growing up I never understood bipolar and still don't. If you are reading this and you want answers I can not give them, but if your story is the same as mine. Please leave the...
    pedgy1 pedgy1 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    When I was a child, my mother taught me to be afraid of my father. She always told me he didn’t want to be bothered by me, and that I should leave him alone. That happens in a...
    greenacres33 greenacres33 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    Ever since highschool I've had very little Friends. I had friends but once we graduated I realized they weren't the kind of friends I needed. They weren't going anywhere in life...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    At first it started out by eating too much and then throwing up because it was uncomfortable. I thought it was my body's way of saying I was too fat and needed to be bulimic. Life...
    heatherrrbee heatherrrbee 22-25, F Oct 15

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    I've experienced this twice in my life and hopefully never again. The first time I was 18 and broke up with my gf and went to visit my grandmother (just for some grandma love). She...
    Saphic33 Saphic33 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i get tired of being the one who reaches out to ppl all the time. i think ive sort of just given up now, i realized. im used to just hanging out by myself, but also not used to it...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    So, basically, I'm doing my first year of Creative Media at college (UK college that is). It's a BTEC course that's equivalent to a-levels and there's this tutor on the course whom...
    whathehellisahufflepuff whathehellisahufflepuff 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    Most people gradually transition from sleeping to being awake. They become more aware of their surroundings, gain more presence of mind, and become more able to move around and do...
    happycouple318 happycouple318 31-35 Sep 28

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    My mother has been passive aggressive my whole life yet I just realized it in my early 40's. My father died 3 years ago and that's when her PA really escalated. The first 6...
    alleb1990 alleb1990 41-45 3 Responses Oct 5

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ...for as long as I can remember. I guess I was always this way to an extent, but the depression and anxiety became much more manifest during college and are showing no signs of...
    Scribbler17 Scribbler17 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am going to share my story and I just want to see if anyone has any opinions on why my sister acts like this and treats me like this...we are 1 year apart. We were best friends...
    Kayloves060814 Kayloves060814 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I don't know what is real and what is not real. When I first realized she hears voices, it was really hard. I realized a lot of things I believed had happened to her...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 28

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    Hello. I have no on to really talk to, so I'm posting this here. I've been engaged since July 29th of this year. My birthday. Ever since the engagement ring came in from being...
    Londonpunkete Londonpunkete 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    I have a friend who is carrying the world with her. She was always pale and crying. I have known her for a year. We become close friends up to the point that she begun to share all...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F Oct 12

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    Claustrophobia — I realized this when me and my friends were actually having fun getting on and out, again and again at an elevator at our school. But the last time we planned to...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I just realized something very stupid. My username around the internet Is Agent Sickler. I just realized, if I add my first name to it, the initials would be A S S.
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M Oct 8

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    My story is both simple and complicated at the same time, but I will try to explain it as best as I can. I claimed the title Straight Edge in 2012, but was drug and alcohol free...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 25

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    Very much so. I mean there was years I couldn't look in a mirror without crying. I really don't like myself. There's only a cple of things about myself I really like but other than...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F Sep 28

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    I am sure many of you have leaned a plethora of life lessons, so I am not reinventing the wheel here, but I find it more curious that some people seem to inately know how to live...
    chatty1962 chatty1962 51-55, F Oct 6

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    I don't know, It's not that im bothered or anything it's just that, why do some people think that being alone e.g shopping, eating, going to malls alone is such a bad thing? I'm...
    ifeelyoukodomotachi ifeelyoukodomotachi 18-21, F Oct 10

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    I have read some stories on here under this experience. I tend to find that 100% of them are pretty much the same, the only difference is it's two different people. I was once...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I go to sleep alone. I wake up alone. I eat alone. I drive to work alone. I come home alone. I'm working at a job I used to love. Its my first employment of many to last well over...
    slait slait 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago