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I Miss Having a Social Life

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    I Miss Having Nothing To Look Forward To Anymore.... - This makes me sadder then ever. I lost all my friends so have no social life. I miss going out for dinner, for drinks...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 17, 2011

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    I Have Nothing To Look Forward Too - I feel like life is absolutely pointless, I have absolutely nothing to look forward to, I have no good friends and I never end up hanging out...
    Majorben1997 Majorben1997 13-15 Jan 8, 2012

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    Sigh - i am a mother to the most amazing 2 year old little girl and the happy, proud wife to a man i dont deserve. i love my family to pieces as well as the woman i have become...
    lifeispoetry lifeispoetry 18-21, F Aug 17, 2008

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    The Truth Is - ............I have been living in near to complete isolation since 10 months. Its fate. I do not say anything to anybody,I want to cover up the harsh bits of my...
    artpinkz artpinkz 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    Don't Have Much of a Social Life - I use to have one but I gave it up for good reasons. It was too racey. I do love my friends though, I just don't go out often with them...
    ladynau ladynau 19-21, F Feb 22, 2008

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    Not That I Am Completely Socially Cut Off. - I just don't have even half the social life I use to. Now my life is filled with case studies, housework, catching up with my partner...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F Feb 23, 2008

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    Almost Forgot - It's been so long that I've forgotten what it's like. The clubs, friends, fire pits at the beach, dinner parties, couples night out... boy it's been a long time. I...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 3, 2007

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    I Happened When I Wasn't Looking... - It may be a function of age. A side effect of my social anxiety and depression. And losing my job 4 years ago didn't help. However, by the...
    KatzNYammer KatzNYammer 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2013

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    Not Seen In Public - I am the single mother of 5 awesome kids, i have been divorced for two years but was separated for about five, i dont really go out because who wants to go out...
    Attta69 Attta69 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2007

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    My Independence Gone - What happened to the days that I would venture out all day long by myself, bike 20 miles, go to the mall, walk all dayand be FINE? Its been years since I've...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Housebound. - These bad patches of health keep me confined to the house for months at a time, unless someone takes me out, and even then it just doesn't feel right. For years...
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 11 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    I Lost It Years Ago - I miss my social life so bad. I don't know what happened, three years ago I got depressed and isolated myself completely. I lost all of my friends, and I...
    TheLostPoet TheLostPoet 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 24, 2010

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    ...But the Times Are Changing - I used to get together with friends at least once a week every summer, but now that everyone's graduated high school, we all work full, or almost...
    dancer2011 dancer2011 18-21, F Jul 17, 2008

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    Too Much Going On To Have A Social Life - *sigh* Unfortunately, I am and have always been VERY social. I have been accused of being the "social butterfly" because I just love to...
    fightn4me fightn4me 46-50, F Apr 30, 2012

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    I Stay Home All the Time - I don't get out of the house nearly as much as i'd like to. The trouble is that i don't like going out alone and i don't have many friends here to hang...
    alwaysalone alwaysalone 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    College Life - Since graduating high school 4 years ago, i miss the parties and friends i had then. College is supposed to be this time of complete partying and meeting so many new...
    chickadeeree chickadeeree 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    My First Girly Night In Years! - I had a girly night with my sister in-law and her sisters, a few drinks, a takeaway and i got to admit, i loved it!!! I havent laughed like that...
    misshideaway misshideaway 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2012

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    Im Completely Cut Off - In some ways i've been cut off from friends for a long time, well ever since i got bullied in high school by my "great friends" but part of got over it in...
    misshideaway misshideaway 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2011

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    Suwalski9 Suwalski9 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    well my life isn't always that boring and lifeless .....i had friends and many things to do when i was in high school .....i joined the lousiest club but met the most amazing...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Hey found this accidentally....would love to chat. 25th birthday was yesterday. Still feels like there's still lots missing in my life. Is this how it always is gonna be?
    stephens1989 stephens1989 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I miss mine. It was the cutest relationship ever until the end. But I sure do miss the first couple months.
    Loveisupsetting Loveisupsetting 13-15, F Mar 28

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    My friends here don't cuddle, but it's all I want to do. I just want to feel trusted and loved. I feel isolated and I wonder why others choose to live without affection in life...
    karzon89 karzon89 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I never met my father in my life and sometimes when I think of him I wonder how life could have been with him around me. I have grown into a man now but his part is still missing...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Ever since the break up I feel that I'm not the same person and that I forget something every day. Every time I think about her it makes me sick to my stomach knowing she is being...
    zziing zziing 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Though I always feel like this. At the moment there's a gaping big hole left by people I miss but I want to fill it with something, don't know what. Something that makes me feel...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    gadichina kalanni gurtu chesu kuntu e ksanam enta andanga unna ekkado teliyani bada adento telusa nuvvu na pakkana levu i miss you so much bangaram :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I am lost I don't know what to do with my life. How am I supposed to have a life with no chance
    TinaBuckel TinaBuckel 13-15, F Apr 6

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    My best friends from high school are going to graduate from college next year. I dropped out a year ago and got a job because my mother lost her job and we needed money. My job...
    courtneyblue courtneyblue 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Waiting for that serendipitous meeting that will change my life.
    jendarhy jendarhy 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I haven't been intimate with anyone for a year perhaps more. I can't so this single ****. I should've been smarter when I was young. What does an atheist scream when they ******?
    AnonymousPet AnonymousPet 31-35, M Mar 25

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    Although I think I need to redefine the word for myself first. Last time did not go well. I don't even know if I have the courage to open up to a man again. Not completely.
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I want another one, badly. The last one was great at first but it went downhill. The breakup was mutual.
    Pancake17 Pancake17 13-15, M Mar 28

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    I have been without any kind of warm, intimate affection from a man in over 3 years. It is hell and I don't know what to do anymore, i'm starving for affection. Meeting guys...
    agatha69 agatha69 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Multiple things have led to me living mostly alone with my young son. I turned 26 in March and my son will be 4 in May. I haven't been invited to a family gathering since my mom...
    Mynewleafsparkles Mynewleafsparkles 26-30, F Apr 5

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    It has to be the right girl for me.
    Samcoyou Samcoyou 13-15, M Mar 17

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    And it's my boyfriend.. Who lives far away from me
    MightyElf MightyElf 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Something I can't explain. Am I not satisfied with my relationship? Or do I just not really like college. I think it might be.. That I would love to have a child. But, I'm 18...
    broadwaybaby25 broadwaybaby25 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    For me, I am deathly afraid of awkward situations. Like, if I were sitting in my car waiting to go to work and I see my coworker getting out of their car, I tend to look or face...
    irishp irishp 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Having social anxiety is pretty much one of the worst feelings ever. It's horrible when you have to do presentations or talk to strangers. Mine is a bit extreme. I have issues...
    lovelyalchemy lovelyalchemy 16-17 Mar 25

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    I used to have a social life. I used to go to clubs with friends and dance the night away with random strangers. And I used to drive everyone home safely too. I even found a club...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M Mar 29

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    A couple months ago, I broke it off with my Ex. I hadn't seen him in months. For the past couple months, we only text and the relationship was becoming more and more distant. I...
    DeMarcusKinkle DeMarcusKinkle 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nothing more makes me more sad than when I receive text msgs and it's my own husband telling me to tell the boys he loves them and misses them. But when I text him I love you, I go...
    OneWayHisWay OneWayHisWay 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I really missing having a close friend to talk to about anything and everything. I haven't had one since I ended things with my ex and my other close friend got married. It just...
    Ab262632 Ab262632 22-25, F Mar 22

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    My panic disorder is out of hand and is completely taking over my life. I'm unable to get a job or keep down a college course. I struggle to even step outside without feeling...
    MeganCaroline MeganCaroline 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I have always been interested in science and mathematics and loved to study. So much so that I never entered into any relationships with girls but rather studied and worked for my...
    GrantUK GrantUK 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I would like to just leave my entire life behind. I have the money to buy a one way ticket to any country and just enjoy the simplicity of life. I don't like being 19 and working 4...
    Azithor Azithor 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm finally doing what I think is best for ME. My whole life I've done what I've been told is "right" and doing what others want me to do because it's what I "should" do. And you...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I believe in my heart that I was destined to become a drug-addicted alcoholic. It isn't necessary that I recognize whether I was genetically predisposed or biologically vulnerable...
    HighWireGirl HighWireGirl 46-50, F a week ago

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    Sometimes i feel empty and lonely. It feels that there is something missing in my life. I am 25, is this normal to my age?
    hazysummer hazysummer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Hm.. I hate how perfect people act.. care free.. pretty.. don't gaf.. Fml I miss my old life.. :'/
    lonleylovers lonleylovers 16-17, F Apr 3

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    It's my 5 year deathiversary. The anniversary of the day I clinically died. Looking back I realize how much has changed in my life. My situation is not perfect right now, but I...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F Mar 26