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I Need Friends That Understand Me

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    The "Friends" I Had

    All or almost, or even most of the time, The friends I had didn't understand me nor wanted to. I didn't want to be understood, either, it seems. Now I need friends that do want to understand me. The real me. Not just the cover or skin that surrounds me or the simple...
    lostgirl88 lostgirl88 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    Were They Friends?

    I use to live with my sister and her husband in the city. Life was very good because my sister's husband was doing well.I had friends who most at times came to visit me and call me on phone most often. Unfortunately my sister who was the backbone of the my family died through...
    chrizy91 chrizy91 18-21, M Jul 28, 2012

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    I Really Do

    I feel like no matter what i do no one understands me. And i can see their situatuion as well..cause as long as you haven't been in a certain situation you will be unable to truly understand what the other one is going through. So i don't blame others for having no idea what it...
    BlackDiamondFairy BlackDiamondFairy 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    I Have Friends But None That Understand What I Went Through

    I have friends but none that know what i went through. they dont know the hell i went through to get where im at today. i have one friend who considers me like a sister to her she is about the only girlfriend i have that knows what i went through. i need more girl friends to hang...
    rodeoqueen rodeoqueen 31-35, F Aug 18, 2010

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    Wow....confussion

    all of my current friends are either addicted to drugs or alcohol. i have decided to give up this lifestyle and to take a step towards a new and better me. i am homeschooled, so i rarley have the chance to meet new people. i truley just wish i had some close friends who...
    dollbabycece dollbabycece 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    A Friend To Have More In Common With

    I have a few friends, but they don't really get me. They accept me- but they just don't really understand. I would just love to have a friend that I have stuff in common with, and well, gets me.
    PrincessOfTheDark PrincessOfTheDark 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2011

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    Effort And Patience

    Although I'm easy to get along with, more often than not, I'm often misunderstood. Sure, I'll come off as some sex-crazed perv but I'm more than a hedonist. Get to know me before you assume I'm some deviant.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 27, 2011

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    Why?

    When i think that ,finally i find the true friend!Decides to stab me on the back! why they do that???why!
    abigail6 abigail6 16-17, F May 25, 2012

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    "Road Works Ahead" My Friends

    We’re constantly building foundations of stone, starting from pebbles standing alone.  Forming a path guided by a sign as we begin our journey through time. Along the way we go up hill and down, through rain and snow reaching crossroads not knowing where to go. When...
    DjDerry DjDerry 31-35, M 3 Responses May 29, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I need new friends. Often thinking i would be better off without the people i talk to so sick and tired of them telling me what is better for me. i have my future planned out and...
    AshlyP03 AshlyP03 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm probably the only teenager I know who can't really socialize. I'm the most awkward person ever... I need friends. It's not a want. At this point it's a need. I want people...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    simple as that! i.need.friends.
    jeannelle22 jeannelle22 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I need friends in the state of Texas . K. Thanks no pervs please šŸ‘Œ
    sillygirl008 sillygirl008 16-17, F Apr 8

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    My name is Raees...age 17...I need friends in Australia...0408328078 is my number...Facebook : Hotiluciouxx prince...skype : Gran_khan22
    MyBoyyy MyBoyyy 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    to be more specific.. i need more friends i can actually talk to. more friends i dont have to hide my actual feelings around. more friends i can be myself with and not worry about...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Only have one true best friend. So many fake Friends to turn behind your back. If your 14-16 feel free to message me, maybe we can be friends, need done new people to talk to
    hannahsmartin hannahsmartin 13-15, F Mar 23

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    So bored not having any friends to talk to. I have a boyfriend but sometimes that isn't enough. Need someone to laugh with and have fun.
    23Crystal1991 23Crystal1991 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Im Phoenix and im looking for people to talk to and to make new friends, Anyone want to make a new friend?
    countryboy0115 countryboy0115 18-21 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm bored and want to find friends who aren't judgemental.
    ShadowyCheshire ShadowyCheshire 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Anybody want to talk. Could use a friend. Will be on here all night, have insomnia. Nobody really replys to my other posts. Just being more straight forward now. Im actually really...
    Lonelyboy984 Lonelyboy984 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Not new here, but never posted anything until today, feel free to add me :-)
    whoosah whoosah 31-35, M Mar 27

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    so... yeah anyone wanna be my friend im 14 and stuff and i killed an ant once,it was sad. i also won 4th place in a costume contest,i dressed as batman my favorite color is blue...
    TheCakeGenerator TheCakeGenerator 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm so lonely these days. My husband doesn't love me and I'm tired of loving someone that doesn't love me. My son is. I don't know. My life is horrible and I guess I scare people...
    StarlingSade StarlingSade 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi I want people to add me thank's
    Feynmanrocks Feynmanrocks 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I try so hard to make friends, to keep my friends and get along with them. For as long as I've known, I've barely had any since I moved here 19 years ago. Before, I had TONS of...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Not many of my friends knew that I was having a relationship with someone who was about to go into the Airforce. I always told them that he was just my friend and we weren't dating...
    ClaireBear429 ClaireBear429 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Friends are people with whom you dare to be yourself. Your soul can be naked with them. They ask you to put on nothing, only to be what you are. They do not want you to be better...
    DeborahLV DeborahLV 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Having broken up with my ex, about 3 years ago, I went through the usual cycle of depression, obsession and craving. Its not unlike an addiction... So while I was in this funk, I...
    v33rh0ra v33rh0ra 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have only one true friend in my life and although he means well, I don't feel comfortable talking with him about problems because he just isn't the "talking type" when it comes...
    EmptinessofSeth EmptinessofSeth 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I've only been on this site for half an hour and I've already seen dozens of girls between the ages of 13 to 15 asking older men to screw them. Now I understand that that is their...
    Mikkihyperbunnychan Mikkihyperbunnychan 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't need, 'I understand' stuffs or whatever, I just need help. In fact, I'm very confused and can't get along with my life if I don't get rid of my confusion. Second, I don't...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I used to have this one bestfriend. We were close and the best of friends for about six years. But then I moved away to a new school and it seems like we never see each other or...
    wootaco wootaco 22-25 Apr 7

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    No she never understands me! I love her yeah but there are certain things that she needs to understand about me that she clearly doesn't either catch on to or just don't wanna know...
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Hi, I am dating with a guy. (This is my first dating after I broke up with my ex 8 months ago). I find him very very attractive, but I am shy... We are class-mates and both...
    sijolie sijolie 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I need to meet ppl who are real. I need friends. Someone I can chill with. Ppl with the same interests.
    klewis09 klewis09 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Need friends because people my age in my town are selfish and cruel. Now accepting applications. must be an animal lover, good listener, caring person, and 16+ haha
    princesszoe13 princesszoe13 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Margaritas and tacos with my soulmates..whoever said you don't need friends just didn't find the right ones..
    michellehines33 michellehines33 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I need friends as well as a boyfriend so let's get the ball rolling hit me up
    PowerHour4 PowerHour4 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I just need friends to talk too. I am kinda bored
    jjcairo jjcairo 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    Hi i m an italian girl i m 32,in this time of my life i m feeling so lonely like noone understands me, like i m the one who cares for the others, who is always there for...
    lonelygirl1982 lonelygirl1982 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Actually I have no friends right now. But when I did have friends it used to be more guys than girls. Not because girls suck or anything(no pun intended)but because of my own...
    nekerd nekerd 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I don't feel that I need to justify myself and I also would like to give those who don't understand people like myself a little insight into who I'm. To be honest I'm really not...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I don't even know where to start. Everything with my life just seems wrong right now, I'm in my early twenties which I know is young but sometimes I feel like my life is melting...
    MsTML MsTML 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to start. Everything with my life just seems wrong right now, I'm in my early twenties which I know is young but sometimes I feel like my life is melting...
    MsTML MsTML 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I hate that my thoughts are able to paralyze me. I hate that I allow them to stop me doing what I need to do. I hate that one or two bad nights make it impossible for it to seem...
    Mackas14 Mackas14 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am new here and I don't have many friends in my life right now. I just need someone to talk to.
    CHope12 CHope12 22-25, F 10 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My Parents do really misunderstand me. I try to make the dense mood of my home a bit light but it hit back at me and I get scolded and then the series if abuses and making me feel...
    divich divich 18-21, M 10 mins ago

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    There are good things and bad things about online friends. If you only communicate through the internet you might get closer to them than you would real friends. You wouldn't be...
    alexiasnowbelle alexiasnowbelle 22-25, F 15 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    How do I believe my wife after what I have found I am going to post two as she says "Stories" I have found over the last week about her and her co-worker. The first one I found was...
    mcanant8 mcanant8 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Hello everyone reading this site. The story that Iā€™m going to tell you now is quite long, but I think it could be useful if you are in a similar situation in the future. It all...
    blinker1 blinker1 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    So frustrated I could cry. By the way these posts arent very positive but that's why I want to vent them and let them go. Today was really crazy. I'm so mad at my "friends". Today...
    kanntdecide kanntdecide 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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