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I Need a Real Friend

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    What Happened To Good Ol' Best Friends??

    My mom has had the same best friend since she was 11 years old. She even has a few more "best friends" that she's had for at least fifteen years, each. Yeah, they all have their periods of ups and downs, but anytime my mom has ever needed anything, they've come through for her...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2011

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    I Do, So Much!! :/

    Just writing this story sucks thinking about how lonely I am in my life. Everyday I wake up I'm so sad but do my best to keep a happy face on for my family! Sometimes It gets so hard that I have to go into my room or either the bathroom and cry :/ Idk what's wrong with me. Just...
    JS116 JS116 18-21, M 6 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    Real Friends

    True friendships are so hard for me to find. Or maybe its hard for friendship to find me. I miss the friendships I had as a kid. The kind of friendships where we loved each others faults....We knew each others fears...we cried with each other, laughed with and at each other...I...
    worthgrowing worthgrowing 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    I long for the whole

    and total package of a true friend
    Kenspyker Kenspyker 56-60, M May 30

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    Need A Real Friend

    i feel lonely, very depressed. i have friends, but just friends. we are not that close and they all have their own business. tonight i really wanted to cry out when i was having dinner. i feel confused and tired. i wish there is someone that i can talk to and i can get mental...
    sibyl2007 sibyl2007 22-25, F Jun 20, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    All my friends are real, both online and off line. When I think of real friends though, I guess what I really mean is "true" friends. Those who are my true friends are always...
    MAT5629 MAT5629 41-45, F Sep 3

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    I really need one. Don't get me wrong. I love the friends I've made on EP and anywhere else online. They're amazing. Especially two people on EP who may or may not recognize...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need a new female friend to hang out with and talk to. I only have one real friend and shes really busy all the time. I dont have any other friends because im really antisocial...
    edemylove edemylove 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I am once again happy!! Just when I started to think that life couldn't get better... I was depressed, I still maybe... But I really don't care!! I am finally smiling again!! Not...
    yashgup yashgup 22-25, M Sep 2

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    I've lost almost all of my friends, and the ones left are really not actually worthy of the title "friend". I'm just tired, and lonely. I want someone to have a bowl with, watch a...
    nwilla nwilla 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I "want a real friend" NOT "I really need a friend"
    Yaroslava Yaroslava 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    There's not much to say really but I'm a loner, I have no one to talk to as last year my best friend of 10 years stabbed me in the back again. Friends we shared together all slowly...
    PumpkinWitch PumpkinWitch 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    I really need a friend that's a girl.... I grew up around guys sooooo all I have is guy friends. Boyfriend doesn't like it too much. Plus it's kinda good to get second opinions.
    crazygirl365 crazygirl365 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    In my life I've moved constantly. And the friends i did have didn't turn out to be much friends in the long run. I haven't had a real friend in 5 years. I have met people online...
    aFuzzyBlouw aFuzzyBlouw 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I need a friend someone to make me laugh,smile. A friend I can trust, someone I know that will always be by my side. Someone I can call or text and they will answer back.someone...
    reg212 reg212 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I need a friend i can talk to and be crazy with. Probly a guy, 'cause girls are just mean and annoying (usually). I need to talk to a guy!! ... 13-17 tho! Thnx Awesome people for...
    2Tegs4U 2Tegs4U 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I am lonely and bored and need a friend to be there to talk to me about anything and can cheer me up and to have a shoulder to lean on
    coolkat22 coolkat22 36-40, M Sep 1

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    I just need a friend is all. That would be nice.
    SongBird2115 SongBird2115 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I have just recently experienced how one person just being there for you can make such a difference in every way. So I want to be able to make a positive difference in someone else...
    AnnaPurshy AnnaPurshy 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I need new friends, any takers?☺
    sarahjuillette sarahjuillette 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I'd just like to put it out there that I am here for absolutely anyone. If I haven't been through the same things you have and vice versa, I don't care. Just message me and I'll...
    amysfc95 amysfc95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    If anyone needs a friend to talk to help them out with personal issues or just wants to talk pm or leave the message in the comments. Oh one more thing so this won't happen again...
    Custos1 Custos1 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I need a friend, cuddle buddy, listener...with occasional benefits...
    melbourneonly melbourneonly 46-50, M Sep 8

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    If anybody needs a friend, or just somebody to talk to, I'm here for you. Feel free to message me at any time. :)
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm here if anyone needs a friend :)
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i never really had a real friend or a best friend, i thought people were my friends but they just used me..... im 20 it would be nice, but now its like idk how to make a friend...
    momoayami momoayami 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I have my two brothers and my mum. I really really want real friends.... I'm so lonely and am a poor excuse for a human. I always end up getting used and hated... People only like...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    You don't lose friends, because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends, and you're better for it.
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Lets just say the title of the experience doesn't justify how badly I really need friends. Im 21 and living with my boyfriend, whom I live a life of almost zero sex with. I...
    MissCaraCarnageTheGamingGambit MissCaraCarnageTheGamingGambit 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 27

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    I need such a girl to whom I can kiss on forehead and give a deep hug whenever needed. not a girl friend but just a friend. You can say a very close friend who can trust me upto...
    pari11angel pari11angel 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I want someone who cares A person that can really understand I need to form a connection that is slow at first but turns into something strong later Friend to me means someone...
    4u2heed 4u2heed 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 21

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    anyone here who 1. has no romantic relationship 2 . will never have one 3. doesnt drink alcohol 4. doesnt smoke 5. has no real life friends 6. will never have real life friends...
    Hermine456 Hermine456 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    I don't have any friends, I'm 38 years old, and back in college, I typically make friends with those that are much younger than me, as that is who I am around the most. Last...
    WonByOne WonByOne 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I sometimes hate to admit it, that I need someone to talk to. I need to hear a voice that echoes my own thoughts because it becomes unbearable to never be able to speak the words...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Do you ever find yourself wanting that one flesh in the blood friend? One you can talk and share things with? The one friend that will call you just to talk with you? The one...
    chadjunk chadjunk 46-50, M Sep 8

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    so im 17 years old and just graduated high school in June. throughout high school i changed my group of friends periodically. ive always kept to a small group of friends since i...
    justagirl18 justagirl18 16-17, F Aug 26

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    Hi everyone i'll shorten my story as much as i can ... So me and that guy were in love but we didn't date he told me that he's not ready for a serious relationship and he can't...
    Myf95 Myf95 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want a friend... That i can talk to, trust, and truly believe in. I want a friend that will listen and be there. They dont even have to help or do anything. I just want a friend...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Aug 22

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    I feel like every i have is not real, i really want them to be, but i feel like we go through the same **** all the time and that i always care more! Its sooo frustrating! I now...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I need some advice I have this friend that I've known forever I've tried to comprehend the reason for this but all I could come up with is jealousy so anyway I have this friend...
    Buccaneer4life Buccaneer4life 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Why is it so hard to make friends when you get older? Like, I used to make new friends every day when I was little, just because someone liked something similar, or they liked my...
    KikiMouse KikiMouse 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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    sometimes I wish i had a best friend who was a girl. There are so many things I would like to do with somebody. As a kid I moved around alot I went to 14 different schools total so...
    emloves emloves 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I just need friends. I don't really have any. I just want someone to talk to.
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I feel like my life is draggy. There are only a few things i really do , take care of my children, work, keep in shape, among other responsibilities etc. But when i have time to...
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M Sep 2

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    Today I've been getting all the negative people out of my life, and in the end, I only have one friend left, who is my best friend. I really want to make some new friends, i dont...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    How to begin... I've never been really good at making friends. It's just hard to make contact, say the right words and even after that, to shift the whole thing into something...
    Chips007 Chips007 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need a good friend, preferably younger than 20 and male..... (I don't tend to get along with females unless they're tomboyish) any takers?
    Simplicity1227 Simplicity1227 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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