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I Keep Losing Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 210 People

    Friends Forever?

    I've only ever had one best friend my entire life. She's influenced me and is the reason why I do most of the things I do today. She inspired me to write and just be myself. I wasn't a happy child but when I met her, I just became happy all of a sudden. I loved her, she was my...
    LisaTorres LisaTorres 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    What Is the Deal???

    In the last week I have lost 9 people from my circle. I only know where 1 of them went. What is up with this???? Am I the only one watching their circle go down....down......down????
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    I don't have many friends in life,

    because people keep leaving :(... I have resorted to not being myself and faking who I am to make friends because the real me according to people is to loud, to affectionate, and a very loud boisterous laugh. I post to much on fb or Instagram... Or send to many snap chats no...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    I made like 2 new friends a few weeks ago,

    and they all pretty much left me. Something bad happened to one of them, (she never told me what it was) and she had to delete her account, one was somebody I really connected with, who got jumped on Sunday and haven't talked to almost at all, and it just sucks that I'm losing...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M Mar 27, 2015

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    Everyday there's a new person suddenly breaking

    away from me. When my "friends" use to do things they always excluded me . They never thought to invite me to water parks, restaurants, and movie nights with them . It's like they always forgot about me or I just didn't matter . Now they only text me when they need something . I...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 16-17, F Aug 26, 2014

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    It Hurts

    when i needed you the most you were gone.. i guess its time i say goodbye.. goodbye my friend. our friendship was awesome while it lasted. this hurts me more than you will ever know. i just thought i was someone different, guess not. i guess we werent best friends even thou you...
    TashaMK TashaMK 22-25, F Feb 19, 2013

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    Losing Friends

    I'm bored pretty much. What's it like to lose a friend? Pretty much the worst feeling ever. Especially when you were young and you didn't actually know what was happening and all you thought was, " oh, she's leaving, okay." and you didn't actually know you're never going to see...
    xoxo505peace xoxo505peace 16-17 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    due to this so called love ,

    i lost two of my cherished relationships
    doll11 doll11 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2015

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    This is why I hate getting close to anyone.

    I was really sad and heartbroken and wanted to have advice. Then one of my 'friends' said that I was annoying. I hate this :( I need advice please I told him everything I feel depressed :(
    alwaysjudged alwaysjudged 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2015

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    I Believe Its Me.

    I have dealt with an abnormally large amount of drama with "friends" lately. I think I finally believe its my fault. There is something about me that is making everyone hate me. I don't know what it is. I have tried to figure it out. But at the same time I know I need to find...
    2tired2try 2tired2try 31-35 Sep 3, 2013

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    I Keep Losing Friends

    I like to think of myself as a loyal person, but i cant keep friends for long lengths of time. Most of my friends end up being out of my life because of life-choices. I have found that ever since highschool, whenever a group of my friends choices differ from mine, the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2011

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    Since class 5 I've kept losing friends

    either they've left town or I have and this time the girl who is not only my best friend but was my best friend andore is leaving I thought it's the same but sadly I realised the more I cared for a friend the more I missed them and this time I've already started to be scared...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M Jul 1, 2015

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    Why?

     me and my best friend were very close to each other since 1 grade.... in 4 grade she has a new friend... and we do best friend the 3 of us.  but things were changing....she change me by her new friend.... in 7 grade she dont talk anymore with me...she start getting...
    camila07 camila07 16-17, F Dec 6, 2009

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    They Quit Calling Me

    not long ago, a high-school mate's mother passed away. Despite the fact that most of the class and i are facebook friends, and they all know this, and all of the kids who went to his junior high went to the funeral, and that several of his junior high mates and i are friends...
    astounded1088 astounded1088 31-35, M May 24, 2012

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    Recently I had two friends

    who died. This seems to be a reoccurring issue over the last couple years. Last year I had two friends who passed, one was suicide the other wasn't. This year two more friend passed. Its been hard and I think about them all the time, I break out crying at times thinking...
    teaser907 teaser907 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2014

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    Always Getting Kicked To The Curb....

    I am crying as I am writing this. My heart is broken once again by people that I "thought" were my friends. I can still recall as a child seeing my "friends" trying to hide that they were getting together without me. It is still happening to me now in my 40's. Being social...
    bcastellano bcastellano 41-45 2 Responses May 25, 2011

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    I Weed Them Out

    as i grow i become increasingly almost irritatingly discerning about who i let into my life.. and i met this girl who i thought was my best friend since 7th grade yesterday.. we hadn't met face to face for a while since we don't live in the same country anymore but i realized...
    aloneandintimidating aloneandintimidating 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2007

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    Sad

    I keep losing friends and when we say we will hang we don't someone is all ways busy but then when we try to do something, something comes up. When we do hang out, we don't talk for a week or if we do we text for a little bit then stop then don't text or talk for a while. It's...
    kmm12bball kmm12bball 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2011

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    I don't know what to do anymore.

    I'm sick of being alone in a room while my friends are having the time of their life. But I don't know how to interact with them. They never listen to me. They're always quick to go somewhere but don't invite me. Hell, even my own damn girlfriend barely pays me any attention. I...
    firebirdgx firebirdgx 22-25, M Feb 20, 2014

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    Lost Another One Today

    I ended this friendship.  He does not know it yet.  He will know it when he comes over wanting something and I don't answer the door.  he used me for the last time.
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 11 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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    I do everything for them.

    I put them before myself. I fought with their bullies, befriended their friends, even if their friends were my bullies. I was their teacher when they couldn't study. I gave them everything I had to make them comfortable, even if it wasn't affordable/economical to me. But people...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2015

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    Lost Along The Way

    Having a friend who sticks with you through every thick and thins is a great thing. I have had couple of friends, who were my best friends, my soul sisters with whom everything was so much fun..... We were in grade 8 at that time, and as soon as we were in grade 9 everything...
    citygirl9841 citygirl9841 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2012

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    I think it's because they're all

    so busy with their own lives. I try to keep in touch with them and ask them to hang out but they all just say they're busy with work and school so I don't bug them anymore.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 1, 2015

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    I've lost quite a few friends recently,

    two of which are my best. I feel like the friends I have im drifting with or I'm different from anyway, and it's getting me down. I feel rather lonely
    minmins07 minmins07 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2015

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    As of now I don't get

    that sad when I lose friends because I'm used to it. I'm what you call a mover so I either move every year or 2. I can never keep friends. I either lose them by moving away or just what I say and they don't like it. I'm a quiet person and whenever I open my mouth about something...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F 2 Responses May 22, 2014

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    Why?

    MY whole life, I've always had a decent amount of friends and only 1-2 close friends. But every time someone gets close to me, we just seem to drift apart and never bother to contact each other.  My soccer friends, my on-line gaming friends, primary school friends...
    Cnbrrn Cnbrrn 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    KeraRM KeraRM 18-21 Jan 12

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    This past summer I've really lost my best

    friend. She's been hanging out with a mutual friend of ours because she works with her. She now talks like her and is always with her, it really hurts. Shes helped me through a lot of stuff and I've helped her through a lot too. I feel like I put all the effort into our...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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    Months ago u said that u didn't want to talk in "this level", that u had never liked me in that sort of way. I was devastated. I laid so many emotions on u and for you to say that...
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    Doomflower Doomflower 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My friends won't talk to me none of them they are all pis sedat me for reasons idk
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    He won't talk to me and my friends are already trying to hit on him
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    My mom's health isn't the best. Two years ago, she had a stroke and lost the vision in her left eye. Next week she is having surgery on her right eye, in hopes of preventing her...
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    Why am I feeling that we're drifting off/apart? It feels like someone is losing interest. I'm not sure who. It's not like before...I'm not sure what it is. Is it just me or is this...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So one of my close friends is in a relationship for like 8 months now. It was all great until he told me he was feeling less happy lately. He didn't really know why, but the...
    rvz16 rvz16 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I used to be very close to a woman, so close that we even sent each other small things a couple of times which could serve as a tangible reminder of ourselves. We did it despite...
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I would take my mom as an example, and a really GOOD one too. Ever since I had been into my paranoia disorder, I just keep disappointing her and getting her worried more each time...
    LexiMory LexiMory 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I should be used to everyone leaving me, it's almost a regular occurrence, but it still hurts... I lose everyone I care about, they just leave me in the end. All of them. But most...
    AngelsInBlack AngelsInBlack 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I was 15 and had been dating the guy for like 4 months and he was a bit pushy. so being the people-pleaser that i am, i said yes and he didn't seem to show much love and care when...
    lilahwillowoak lilahwillowoak 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Hi there!! I'm here to share some of my experiences and how I feel as a freshman of Temple University, who try fight through the loneliness in her life here in Pennsylvania, US...
    angelofthelight angelofthelight 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    not sure if its regret over the person, or that it was ****. probably both. it was a few days ago with a guy thats 9 years older than me, also my friends brother. i just wish i...
    jesusfuck jesusfuck 16-17, F 5 days ago

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