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I Need a Real Friend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    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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    Am I really that naive?

    I don't let people in my life often because I'm shy but when I do those people tend to take advantage of me.my first real best friend I've known for 11 years cursed me out in front of her new friends in the middle if a restaurant. We are no longer friends.my new so called best...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F a week ago

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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 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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    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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    I long for the whole

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

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    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 Sep 17

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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 Sep 10

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    I've been at college for a month now and have no one to talk to. No actual friends. It's hard for me to make friends anyway because I'm introverted and quiet unless someone makes...
    Awkward4life Awkward4life 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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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 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I love my husband dearly, but I need a friend or two. You know...just somebody to talk to about anything...go to have coffee with or shop. I used to have that...but I made a bad...
    catsmeow59 catsmeow59 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 3 Responses 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...
    0LOvEsHaTeRs0 0LOvEsHaTeRs0 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    I'm willing to be an online friend to anyone who needs one, just a friendly guy, quite new to all of this ep stuff and looking for some people to fill a lonely void in my social...
    RealJax0009 RealJax0009 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I need a friend right Now i have soo much to say
    melisa010 melisa010 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really need true friends :).
    xjulianax xjulianax 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    Need a friend to talk to , someone who will listen and give reliable advices . Feel free to pm me . Lets be friends!! :)
    eeejhei eeejhei 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 23

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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 5 Responses Sep 13

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    I'm here if anyone needs a friend :)
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I just need a friend but I don't think people like talking to me
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Hi, i have anorexia, i need some friend i feel alone!
    Cams30BS Cams30BS 13-15, F Sep 18

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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 Sep 17

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    I have discovered that one could really make true, real friends here, online!! I am very excited and looking forward to build on this!!
    Kenspyker Kenspyker 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    Real friends trust you and will never leave
    mjtinker mjtinker 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Hello Everyone.. i am 16 years old boy.. Am a shy guy and never told to anyone that i want to be a girl and i am wearing my mom's dresses secretly. but i want a friend with whom i...
    amy34thomson amy34thomson 16-17, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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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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    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 Sep 13

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    I really need someone to talk to preferably a woman 16 and older. I was just raped and really need someone to talk to and I feel like I cannot do that round my house
    alwaysmeforever alwaysmeforever 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 19

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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 3 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 3 Responses Sep 11

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    so i want friends who the play ps3 gta5:) i have like 5 friends i need more :) i don't want to have girlfriend i want friends :) so can u be my friend plz :)
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M Sep 3

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    I could really use a good friend,so universe please bring me a good one soon.
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I really miss my friends ..
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    So I had a fight with my friend a couple seconds ago and I'm just not feeling very good rn... Anybody here just to be my friend?
    truthtobetold truthtobetold 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    Whenever it gets dark, and I'm laying in my bed thinking about this or that, I can't help but to think about all the things I've done wrong in my life. I've made so many mistakes...
    joshislost joshislost 18-21, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I need someone who I know I going to be thier for me and not leave. Someone who won't judge and make me feel bad about my decisions. Some one who won't pretend to understand
    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    If you need someone to talk to or you just want to get silly. Im here for you :3 I'm a good listener,Atleast I try to be. I think im rather good at giving advice. I don't really...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    I don't believe my friends because I don't know their mind. Sometime they are good but sometime I feel they are secret to me.
    ProscheStar ProscheStar 16-17, M Sep 4

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    I've been in the Navy for about 5 months... Right now I'm living on a base in San Diego..... I know nobody here... It's just really stressing me out... I don't know where I'm going...
    GravityOcean GravityOcean 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Okay so, I was wondering if there was any boy from 16-17 in here, 'cause I would really love to have a male friend to talk to (possibly as much crazy as I am ccc:)
    actuelly actuelly 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Wel im 19 and id really want a friend who talks to me everyday!maybe someone whose around my age...