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I Keep Losing Friends

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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 1 Response May 22

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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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    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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    Go If You Must!

    Just don't expect me to roll out the welcome mat when you decide to come back. You made your choice and I made mine.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 1, 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 16-18, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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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 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 1

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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 13-15 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    Graduation Has Been My Worst Enemy...

    Many of my high school friends were anxious to graduate. I wasn't... I was the 'popular guy' in high school. I enjoyed being the kid everyone know and was thankful for the variety of friends I had... I went to each of my high school's graduations from 2004-2010 In hindsight...
    gmckdude711 gmckdude711 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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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 16-18, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 14

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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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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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 18-21, M Feb 20

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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 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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    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 18-21, F Feb 19, 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 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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    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 13-15, F Aug 26

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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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    Related Experiences

    I find myself talking and befriending so many in a day. This is always a great feeling because i love to socialize. I can't keep them for long though. I don't know why?? Can some...
    anonymouslly anonymouslly 26-30, F Aug 25

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    so excited!  School starts tomorrow so many teachers and mommies who did poorly during the summer  with workouts and eating are recommiting themselves!  My free...
    felismina felismina 36-40, F Aug 24

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    Tonight I am worried I have lost my best friend. I have been best friends with him for many years and I am so upset with myself for pushing him to the point of being angry with me...
    aimeejane17 aimeejane17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    One of the hardest parts of life has to be losing friends. I'm definitely not used to it and I doubt I ever will be. It's hard to understand why two people who shared a connection...
    darksaber9999 darksaber9999 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I recently detached myself from Facebook, that was the main way I found myself keeping up with my local friends... Which I found to be unhealthy because when we were around one...
    Mistakemaker80 Mistakemaker80 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    So, I have a unique story. I have been diagnosed with panic attacks and being bipolar just this past year. I thought of suicide but never went through with it. I got locked up in a...
    shmaves shmaves 26-30, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I'm losing two friends that I made and it isn't even my fault. It's horrible because I feel comfortable around them and I don't have many close friends. In fact, they were the only...
    Sabitsuki125 Sabitsuki125 16-17, F a week ago

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    I am falling apart. I don't want to be strong anymore. My parents split up last week after 35 years of marriage. My mom and little sister happily disconnected themselves from my...
    FallenShiny FallenShiny 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    We used to be so close. But something is happening to him.. He's been so stressed, always blaming his parents for everything and he's been acting..strange. I just can't figure out...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Aug 20

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    So lately I've been going through a hard time and I've pretty much lost all my friends except for one really good friend.. They all just keep stabbing me in the back and it hurts...
    JmarieRohde JmarieRohde 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Losing some bites. Unless they wete faking. And mihlking me. Or seeking a cosigner to crap views. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My best friends are my second-half, they're the only people that I act 100% myself around. We don't judge each other, we laugh at our imperfections. It's nice to have friends who...
    channy205 channy205 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    We haven't been on this site in a while, and will probably be using it differently in the future. Thing is, upon logginh in we have ninety-something friends on our friends list...
    happycouple318 happycouple318 31-35 2 hrs ago

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    The phone call with my complicated other was.... Complicated? My depression is getting out of control and it does not help that he has been feeling down to. I don't know if he is...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 18-21, F Aug 29

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    I have recorded some M2TS videos by my Sony HDR-MC1500 camcorder. There are nearly 20GB files on my hard drive which had been stored up in it for a long time. Complete with Sony...
    fxks323 fxks323 22-25, M Sep 3

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    I feel so depressed, i haven't felt like this in my life. There is pain, depression, fear of losing everything i have earned in past 2 years.. my life, love everything.I don't know...
    elex003 elex003 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I cherish a number of my friends dearly and I don't want to lose them ever even though I have already lost a few due to the fact that I was too clingy. So, now with my remaining...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M Aug 22

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    i started my "journey," as i like to think of it, three days ago, when i made and insta gram and felt inspired by the fitness pages i saw on there. (sooo many beautiful bodies :0...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I was really close friends with a girl in my class once, but then things got sexual and I couldn't handle it - that being my very first sexual experience ever. I told a few trusted...
    CrunchyNoodle CrunchyNoodle 16-17, M Sep 2

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    the main one to keep me up so late, is the thought of never finding true happiness. once i feel like something is going right, it's taken from me in an instant.
    summasun summasun 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Looking for cool ppl in the world to chat with at this hour... Most my EP friends are sleeping or working right now... But it's a good time of day for me to chat, how about you?
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 10 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I met several people over internet and made some real good friend. The fantastic thing about internet is that it allows you to be as open as you like. And if you have people...
    maskedmagic maskedmagic 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    EP allows you to say what you want and what you feel.. I have this secret mind.. I want to be a pro$titute ! sarcastic smile yes. Why not? Money is one thing.. but if they don' t...
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 9 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Looking for friends in England Uk
    nazorin1 nazorin1 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Eight Signs You're in a Relationship Worth Keeping A friend of mine posted a link on Facebook to this article today. I think the author's eight points are valid, even if I don't...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    Anyone wanna be friends? I just feel like I'm losing all my friends
    Maria134747 Maria134747 13-15, F 9 Responses Sep 8

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    What's the worst thing about losing weight? -my clothes are getting baggy -can't afford to get new clothes -not sure if the weight is coming off from stress or if changing a few...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I have had many women I have dated and especially two that became friends with benefits. I was more serious on my end with these two and was contemplating initiating the "L" &"M...
    xmannos xmannos 36-40, M Aug 29

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