I Need Friends That Understand Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 199 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2011

    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

    "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

    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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    Who wants to be friends 😀
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    Nelketto Nelketto
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    boldtimer boldtimer
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    rosesandlilys rosesandlilys
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    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
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    Kushnir86 Kushnir86
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    Nineismyname Nineismyname
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    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
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    iamhannahh iamhannahh
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    DanceOfBlades DanceOfBlades
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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    RagiRam RagiRam
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    LovelyGorillla LovelyGorillla
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    HemophobicDaisy HemophobicDaisy
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    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
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    I need More friends, like or inbox me for a chat and maybe something might lead from there.
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