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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...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11, 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...
    sibyl2007 sibyl2007 22-25, F Jun 20, 2012

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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...
    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...
    JS116 JS116 18-21, M 6 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    I know I need some friends
    Maddya Maddya 18-21, F 9 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Desperately need a friend... I'm sorry this is a long background story but this is the abbreviated version. I'll try to make things clear. It may just come off as shallow, whiny...
    ArtsyPatrick ArtsyPatrick 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I try to join this EP for looking a friend who really can understand each other and share everything about life. I have been try to find a friend at my place but some of them abuse...
    zemya zemya 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I need a friend who I can't trust 100%, someone who understands me, and respects who I am. Someone who can give me really great advice, but also just listen when needed. I need a...
    alittleinteresting alittleinteresting 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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    I really need a friend right now 15-19 please someone message me i just need to talk
    thatone6 thatone6 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I know what it is like to feel alone, and feel like you have no one that you can talk to. I know what it is like to feel like the whole world is against you, and you have no one to...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    i only have one true friend and she's far away from me. going to college, i thought i would find someone like her. apparently not. I have friends but you'll know it when they're...
    MylifeasMae MylifeasMae 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I need new friends in my life. I just moved from maine to Virginia for nursing school and I don't know the area or anyone here. The friends I have made were a fail :/ I just want...
    dalexandra dalexandra 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Seriously anyone who needs a friend, whether a normal friend or a good friend. Just let me know.
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M Mar 19

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    I don't need fake friends at all. I have Megan, jacqueline, Erica and myself. There the best friends I could ever ask for. There so special to me I made an account just so I could...
    friendsaccount friendsaccount 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    If you need a friend, or just somebody who will listen, you've got a friend in me, I am always here for everyone.
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 26

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    I'm a very nice person...I need a friend to just chill with sometimes. ..somebody I can run to and talk to when times get rough...somebody I can create a connection with...and know...
    senet20 senet20 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I am always around for anyone who needs a friend and for someone to talk too... I'm a great listener and have been told I give great advice.
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F Apr 9

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    I am feeling lonely. I am not the worst guy...... I need a friend and connect to someone.......someone who will not judge......... I am in no way perfect........i am very much...
    HopefullyThirdTimeLucky HopefullyThirdTimeLucky 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I need a friend...anybody, no creeps
    imNotCreative123 imNotCreative123 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always been asking myself if it is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all. As a very young child, I still remembered I had two great friends. Friends...
    EndSeeker EndSeeker 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I needing girls to Skype cos no 1,on my skype talk and I don't use my mic
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Hello EPians, In my 2 yrs of experience with EP, i find that ep relations are very short lived, the friendships last from 1 hours to maximum a week, as soon as someone get someone...
    imherefor imherefor 31-35, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    They said live life to the fullest not to the foolish. Hello experience project listeners and readers. This is BRATNER once again. In life there are some happenings that must be...
    BRATNER BRATNER 22-25 3 days ago

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    I have found lately that people I thought were friends, aren't the friends I thought they were. I'm pretty lonely and really need someone to talk to!
    ILIKEBIGBOOKS1982 ILIKEBIGBOOKS1982 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    OK here it goes I really could use a female perspective on something I am going through with my wife. It all was brought to light on the 31st of March and to me and from what I...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    They all hates me! I really need one good friend to talk To! 😭😭❤️
    kathrineBelieber kathrineBelieber 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm really bad at talking to people about my issues, but here it goes. So last Wednesday my mother had received a call saying my grandmother had just passed away. It struck me...
    Linastrana1 Linastrana1 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm hundreds of miles from most my family and friends. My husband is away or out with his friends most of the time. I just need human contact, someone to talk to. Even when he's...
    FlyingNFog FlyingNFog 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I could really use a friend right now. A real one too, not simply a person asks how you're, you chat for maybe a day, than you never hear from them again and wondering if you said...
    WithoutHope00 WithoutHope00 22-25, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I really do, nice female friend to talk to and learn from. Till now most of female friends left me with knife in my back. I'm always nice and friendly and always want best for...
    enisa99 enisa99 31-35, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I have friends, I just feel really awkward when I'm near them. I wonder if there are people that can understand what I've been through and be there for me. I want someone who can...
    ElaAltamirano ElaAltamirano 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need friends who I can talk openly and to shares stories, and interesting things so I dont feel lonely anymore :)
    snowhitelady snowhitelady 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I am a mom of 2 wonderful children, a boy and a girl. But most of my friends, not that I havemany, do not have any children. I wish I had more friends with kids around the same...
    texasjo texasjo 22-25, F Mar 28

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    Badly In need of a friend!!!!!!
    cherry7689 cherry7689 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I have friends but no real close friends and I'm really sad about this.
    mogilem mogilem 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I am feeling a bit disappointed because most of my friends did not greet me a happy birthday. Sounds petty, right? But it's a big thing for me because a little greeting can make me...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 31

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    i would be friends with anyone but not everyone wants to be friend with me ............ well i am shy and fat so there are not many people that wants to hang out with me often and...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Yes, I am looking for someone to talk to, but at the same time i wonder if i will ever get someone to talk. Straight to the point, I am a sex starved 33 yrs old husband, who is...
    imherefor imherefor 31-35, M Apr 4

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    I have no close friends. I have family members and work associates. I just don't have any good true friends, I am losing control and could seriously use a friend to talk to about...
    snowman70 snowman70 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Well to start off my name is Monica I'm looking into making new friends that I can share my thoughts have support and actually be there for each other. Not someone that says they...
    monica06ss monica06ss 22-25 3 days ago

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    Lately I've learned that friends aren't really who they pretend to be. You ever trusted someone so much you were naive to the fact that they could cross you or do any wrong towards...
    DiorRage DiorRage 22-25, M Mar 17

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    Im a male in my mid 20s. Looking for a friend to talk to. Currently living alone and feel like all i do is a failure. I really cant seem to do things right and im not good at...
    Grashoper24 Grashoper24 22-25 16 Responses Mar 18

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    So everyone here is really open and friendly. It seems to me that people are posting their life stories or their struggles. So here it goes. My mom is my hero. Both my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Right now I have no job, no friends, pretty much being in public scares the hell out of me . I do have a family but its a daily struggle for me just to get through each day BC I...
    stacey76 stacey76 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 24

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    There is a lot going on in my life. And there are many sites to me that many of my friends and family don't even know. It would probably make me feel better if I could talk to...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    If u anyone needs 2 talk about the pain in their life I am here 2 help I've been in pain most of my life but that is what keeps me going u can't let others rule u & take the...
    charlymyrt charlymyrt 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    If u anyone needs 2 talk about the pain in their life I am here 2 help I've been in pain most of my life but that is what keeps me going u can't let others rule u & take the...
    charlymyrt charlymyrt 56-60, F Apr 4

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    I just want a best friend. Sure my boyfriend is my best friend but it's always nice to have someone else to talk to lol
    lani9318 lani9318 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Save me. I've wanted to get out since the start of school year, but I just didn't seem to find the right clique. I thought it's going to get better later, but no, it really isn't...
    rouroutaru rouroutaru 18-21 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    i just need someone i can trust with anything. i have never been able to really open up about things and keeping it inside is only making it worse.
    kr1sten kr1sten 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 25