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I 'm Over 45, Have No Friends, And Feel So Alone

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    Being Alone In An Alien Nation

    I sometimes stop to think and analyze how I arrived where I am today.... Some people who hear my story think I am so strong, so brave....  Some people look at the experiences I had in life and my career and they think I am so successful.  Some think I am so smart, and...
    aliennation aliennation 46-50, F May 25, 2010

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    I thought I never feel this way and or no friends.. I am looking for friends to have fun withor share some laughter together or when their husband go deer hunting us girls can have a slumber party and act like teens again
    sunsure sunsure 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2012

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    This is kinda hard to write about just because it is embarrassing. .. I mean what 18 year old doesn't have friends?? I try and I have tried my whole life but nothing seems to...
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    i'm more of an introvert and i take my own sweet little time to get close to people...talk to them without feeling self-conscious... and trust them...but with this 40 year old man...
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    I know it's a common feeling. I know, but the selfishness I harbor inside says no one really quite gets it. I have either ruined my relationships with others (including friendships...
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    So i have always been all about the "quality over quantity" thing when it came to friends but now im second guessing myself. i guess i started to realize it last night on new years...
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    When I was a child growing up, I tried often to get my parents' approval, and it was always through my art--mostly drawing. My parents didn't care about anything artistic. They...
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    I've got friends. And family. People I know well. But even still, though I'll talk with people who say the same things as me, think the same things as me, it feels as though I am...
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    Just tired of being alone. I think I should be used to this by now. I do ok for the most part, but there are times when the wheels seem to fall off; and I just have to pick myself...
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    Hi there! I've always been very introvert, have overcome little depressions along the way. As long as I could find an objective to my life, it was OK. I don't want to put in too...
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    There are the friends who use you for a conversation. There are the ones who use you because maybe you can fill the space reserved for "the one". There are the ones who use you as...
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F Jan 17

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    Will i ever have that special some one who really cares about my feeling and doesn't just leave i want some one who i can tell anything to and us be like best friends fir them not...
    Millerbabe17 Millerbabe17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I'm friendly, but very very shy. Shyness is the biggest barrier of my life. I want to mingle with everyone, but shyness prevents me from that. I am shy even to talk with my own...
    coolhappyme coolhappyme 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Dear **** buddy, This was your second chance. Once, shame on you, but twice? Shame on me. I shouldn't of let you in after the first problem. You clearly didn't learn anything. You...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    I want to go skydiving. Bungee jump from a high up place. Go ride in a hot air balloon. Take a helicopter ride to see the overview of a major city. Ride a mule to the bottom of the...
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    You told me I was important to you and you'd never get tired of me. But where are you now?As I'm laying here thinking of you I can only imagine you're reading my messages and...
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    I don't know how you feel. But all want is for you to know how I felt about you.. I know you want to move on, and go find someone that can make you happy, and not fail like me. And...
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Absolutely.. Speaks for itself.
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    musicbox809 musicbox809 18-21 Jan 17

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    TakingFlight TakingFlight 18-21, F Jan 22

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    not from any specific person, but in general. well actually, basically just time away from my family. But my friends also put a tole on me every so often. I need to have my alone...
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    Wow! where do I start? I don't feel like spell checking sorry... Mom died when I was 32 days old. Dad died at 9, raised by grandmother, she died at 89 in 2001, a 16 year old...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 4

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    This is partly why I've joined this group. I'm 18 and recently moved into my own apartment. It gets so lonely sometimes. I have friends and all but I don't want to have to need to...
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    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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