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I 'm Lonely Most of the Time

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    Makes Sense

    I don't have very many actually friends, I spend all my time alone usually at home or at the park. I fill up free time with drawing and listening to music most people have never heard of before. I'm nice don't get me wrong its just where I live I can't understand anyone here for...
    TrevorNotSalander TrevorNotSalander 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    I don't feel like people understand me.

    I feel like my friends don't really enjoy spending time with me. I don't know how to be anymore around them. I feel like crawling under a rock and just hiding from how much this makes me feel needy and depressed like no one cares. I really don't think anyone does care.
    constantRevelation constantRevelation 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2014

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    i dont have friends..

    i am quiet most of the time.. im awkward around people.. no social life.. i tried to change and be like other girls but i dont like it.. it takes sooo much energy..
    caddisfly26 caddisfly26 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    Particularly based on being single

    for the last few years. And wouldn't you know it, Valentine's Day is really soon. If only my life was a movie and I could meet someone and click with them just in time.
    tgf12 tgf12 22-25, M Feb 13

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    Mr. Lonely

    I am lonely most of the time. I like it. Being lonely doesn't hurt me. Its like being me and staying true to myself. Well i got to know myself much better by staying lonely. Being lonely and doing nothing is just wastage of time. Instead if you are lonely then start discovering...
    AJT5142 AJT5142 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    I should expect this.

    Even after communicating with many people throughout the day. I still feel so alone. Last weekend was a blast because I had my friends with me. This weekend it's been nothing but work, work and more work. Then, on my off time I find myself doing nothing so I end up running...
    Devilscar Devilscar 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2014

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    Alone at home, alone at school.

    i've been alone all along. some days i never speak. It feels bad but i can't think about any other way. I don't know what i want.
    Yalniz Yalniz 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Is there any of you feel like you really just

    want to be friends with everyone but you feel uncomfortable around them and you feel comfortable when you are alone but lonely at the same time ?? I feel that way everyday :)(
    Unstableteen Unstableteen 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    I'm not a mean person.

    I love everyone, no matter their gender, color, size, or social status. I'm a good friend, I let my friends borrow my stuff, give them adivce, even harm myself helping them, yetI find myself alone. My friends somewhere without me. I feel so bad. My friends call me weird when I...
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I used to have a pretty active social life.

    I was never home- always out, either partying at a club, eating a casual dinner at a bar/grill with friends, or hanging out at someone else's house. If I did stay home, someone would usually pop in and I'd cook dinner for everyone. I hated being alone. It scared me, because I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    For a little while I thought my loneliness was

    gone forever, needless to say I was a bit too optimistic. After being in a relationship for almost five years now I have come to realize that I am almost just as lonely as I once was single. I moved to a new city and state in which I know no one, and my boyfriend is not only a...
    4four2twenty0 4four2twenty0 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2014

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    Same Old Same Old

    I am 35 i have family but still very lonely. I have no one to moan at as i have sisters and that but everyone seems to just judge me so i keep myself to myself most of the time and if i have any troubles i normally just bottle them up until i burst arghhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Maybe one...
    mamdo2 mamdo2 36-40, F 14 Responses Aug 28, 2012

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    Dessolation Sickness

    I feel so alone it makes my stomach feel sick. Waking up in the morning with that feeling already there is so horrible day after year after year. How can one go thru life in this world with so many other people around me in society. So many experience life like this. Its a...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    I got my yearbook today

    and so far one person has signed it and im afraid to ask people to sign it
    sneakxy sneakxy 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    I have lot of friends

    and lot of works to do but still find myself to be alone often
    Tawseef Tawseef 26-30, M Oct 10, 2014

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    Most of the time I just want to be noticed.

    Sometimes though I really do want to be alone.
    marchz13 marchz13 16-17, F Oct 14, 2014

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    Blah

    I need to shake this feeling. It's been with me since april 2012.
    Missgwenxo Missgwenxo 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    Lost appetite again. It's a wonder

    that I don't just vanish.
    Raahmona Raahmona 51-55, F Jul 17, 2014

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    I am alone because I have to work all the time

    and then only got a little time for my family. Then I get lonely again.
    T055 T055 16-17, F Dec 4, 2014

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    Even though I'm lonely most of the time I have

    learned that happiness is a state of being!
    BlackBeauty35 BlackBeauty35 31-35, F Mar 9

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    Sometimes I Don't Mind

    Its just me and my mom, single mom and she works tons so I'm alone so much. I take music lessons and softball but I'm gay and tell no one which makes me feel really lonely and wish people cared or understood. Only people that do are online
    PBnJam77 PBnJam77 13-15, M 9 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    even has a married woman I still find time

    when I feel lonely. I think it began shortly after I had lost my job. I felt I did not have a purpose of a reason to get up every morning and go to a regular job. My job only lasted for 6 months when my boss decided to let me go. He told me that I need to go back to school and...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I'm lonely and I hate loneliness,

    but it loves me more .. I try very hard in hopes of finding someone who cares for me, but everyone is busy and no one has time for me ..
    Manishworld Manishworld 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I usually feel lonely,

    I don't feel like someone really does trust me.. No one would share everything with me, I wish I had, just one.. Bestie. Who would share anything with me no matter what...
    BunnyCoral BunnyCoral 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    i left a lot of friends behind

    and from time to time i reflect on the memories of them. i know my leaving put them in a position to question my motives and character but i know now it good for me to move on. i don't think i'll ever let anyone in again but at least i did have the experience of friendship to...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M Jun 6

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    Anxiety isn't something you simply ignore

    or overcome. It isn't the same as being nervous. It changes how you think. No matter how rational of a person you are, anxiety can make you believe insane lies. I have a hard time even leaving my house sometimes. It seems to get worse no matter how much better I get at handling...
    Snicknedge Snicknedge 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2014

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    I'm a sexual deviant

    when I let my guard down thinking it's love or caring. Over this past year I have left myself turn into a hermit emotionally and physically. I don't think I'll ever be cared for. There are too many idiots in the world.
    thelost87 thelost87 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2014

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    Re-post had lots of mistakes I really want

    a relationship. I've had one boyfriend and our relationship only lasted for almost a year. He was insane I'm so glad that its over. Before I dated him I never had a boyfriend or had s*x either. It has now been a year that I've been single and haven't had s*x. I would really like...
    MareViCiOUS MareViCiOUS 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2014

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    People come and go, I make friends

    and lose friends. Everyday I feel like I am slipping further and further away. I chase memories with dead ends. Everything seems to rush by, people say hello and ask why I do not say it back. How do I tell them I do not know who they are? Photographs capture memories but to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 17

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    Still, after all this time,

    after all that's happened, after all I've done...I am lonely most of the time. I have a very good life with all my needs, and most of my wants met. But, I don't have the most important thing to me. The thing that brought me to EP in the first place almost 6 years ago...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    abhijj25 abhijj25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2014

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    I get lonely. I live in an overpopulated are.

    People here have nothing in common with me, and if they do, they are either single guys that drink ALL the time. Or they are already taken, sometimes with kids. I feel like I'm never going to find my Prince Charming. I feel like I need to move out of this city. Guys I tend to...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    I am lonely almost all the time.

    ....I do almost everything ALONE .....I found a friend on here and fell in love with her... Thaught my broken heart could mend and we could betogether after some time but i guess she didnt feel it the same as me and she gave up.... Broken hearted again... I dont know if i will...
    moparman51 moparman51 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    I'm a single young boy.

    Most of the time I used to stay at my apartment, no phone calls, no friends, no lovers. Just eating, watching TV , watching movies, reading books, facebooking, exercising etc. So when I go out I feel so pathetic about my self, but I never blame things which I don't have, but...
    BRG8 BRG8 18-21, M Feb 17, 2014

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    how do you break out of your shell?

    how do you beat shyness cuz it's become a big problem for me?
    kelvink kelvink 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    This applies to friendships

    as well as relationships... I just have trouble making a connection. I always feel like everyone thinks I'm weird or boring, or they secretly hate me. I spent a lot of my life without any friends, and the ones I have had something always goes wrong. It feels like I can't confide...
    stormyskies12 stormyskies12 13-15, M Sep 15, 2014

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    I came to terms with the fact

    that there is no one out there who loves . pretending to be happy is the saddest lie
    brokenglass299 brokenglass299 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    “Nobody Says You Must Laugh, But a Sense of Humor Can Help You Overlook the Unattractive, Tolerate the Unpleasant, Cope With the Unexpected, and Smile Through the Day”

    I don't get it. I could be in a room with tons of people, and I still feel lonely. I have a boyfriend and a few good close friends, but I still feel lonely. I just want someone to get it. To get me! Know me... and be here. I have a lot of good friends, but not one of them...
    LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    jaeeem jaeeem 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    A World All By Yourself

    Any body that deal's with depression know's what it is to be lonely. We spend most of our time by ourselve's. I have some really great friend's here on EP but it would really be nice to have a real person to talk to now and then.
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 7 Responses Sep 6, 2010

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    Blissfullkim Blissfullkim 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I have come to this site in hope of making "a"

    friend. I have a horrible marriage and spend the whole week all alone at a hotel for work. Every time I try to talk to anyone here I get maybe a little and then they go away. I am looking for someone to talk to most of all. If I find someone that actually want to spend real time...
    Rubadnow Rubadnow 41-45, M Jul 21

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    Spitbak Spitbak 41-45, M Mar 7

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    whrisit whrisit 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    I am more alone than lonely,

    but being old and living on my own I could go for a week without talking to anyone but I make myself go out and meet people.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 27, 2014