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I Keep Losing Friends

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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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

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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 3 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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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, 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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 9

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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

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    No one sticks around long.

    You mention how great of friends we are...then you leave. Ive gotten used to it. So many relationships and friendships just..fade away..
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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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 2 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    i'm always the quiet one. i never know what to say. i can feel my friendship with many people sleeping away because i dont talk very often and that hurts.. i'm losing them because...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Magdalenka Magdalenka 26-30, F 1 Response May 15

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    Hi I go by Fruitypunch on here.I would like to share a personal experience and somethings that seem to keep happening to me.Lately I have been trying to cope.The real reason I am...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 Responses May 7

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    Seriously, I wish I had more close girl friends to just chat with and to just have a few laughs with. As I grow older I just keep losing friends, idk if it's something with me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses May 3

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    It's true, and it seems to me the majority of my guy posse ends up falling for me... I don't want to come off as an ego-maniac and stuck up *****, but I don't understand why.. Sure...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    Sites like EP make it so easy to share the secrets you keep from friends, family and co-workers anonymously. I'd like to be the guardian of the secrets you fear sharing with...
    SlightlyDaft SlightlyDaft 31-35, F 5 Responses May 1

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    I don't know where to start, I don't even know what happened. My friend of 2 years has recently been acting weird lately, sometimes she'll talk to me and other times she'll...
    TheDevilInTheMirror TheDevilInTheMirror 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    All my life I had family backstab me and lie to me. I get friends who turn out to not be my friends. When I finally get a friend I end up moving. Same thing when I meet a girl I...
    HERO132 HERO132 22-25, M Apr 28

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    Hello, im katelyn im s 21 yo crossdresser and rver since i started crossdressing i always wanted a few female friends who could help me and go out with.
    kaylove1993 kaylove1993 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Because I want to have lots of friends
    patchmanuzon patchmanuzon 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Wow, thought we did have something going yesterday- only to find out this morning she has deleted all her messages to me! Could online friends ever work?
    Kenspyker Kenspyker 56-60, M 5 hrs ago

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    I'm losing my best friend to the attention of someone else. It honestly used to be me and her against the whole world now its just me alone while she gets other friends and does...
    lonelydancergirl lonelydancergirl 22-25, F 3 Responses May 6

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    my online family barely has time to speak to me, i lost my gf, I'm losing my bestest friend and most of my online friends don't have much time to talk, i won't be able to survive...
    MarisaMarisa MarisaMarisa 16-17, M 2 Responses May 19

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    I feel that I'm losing you to him... Okay, you'll need a backstory. It goes like this: I developed a crush a few years ago on a really nice guy. We talk and he told me that he...
    Hippodippo257 Hippodippo257 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    He and I may have been friends for only 3 years now but we've been through a lot. Last year he was separated from me because people who had control over my life believed that he...
    HeyRainbow HeyRainbow 16-17, F May 7

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    I been lost most of my friends and I know people are gonna say make new friends but I'm getting use to having like 1 friend and it's kinda hard for me to make new friends and I'm a...
    LoneLone LoneLone 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Recently i have been losing all my friend. They have been dropping like flies. no one. really knows how much I wanna just give up on people. Ive been beaten down by my "friends...
    singingpanda1414 singingpanda1414 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I am down to 230 lbs, which means I am no longer obese! My BMI is 29.9. Ive been dieting and exercising but actually I lost the last few pounds with the "help" of a stomach bug...
    person12670 person12670 31-35, M 3 Responses May 11

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