I Need People to Talk to Who Understand How I Feel

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    Most People Don'T Seem Very Empathetic

    People can logically comprehend my experiences. But they can't personally relate, and when they don't personally relate, they don't truly understand. Sometimes I feel like I have stereotypes fighting against me before I even open my mouth. I wish that people would be more willing...
    burnbrightly burnbrightly
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 31, 2013

    Last week I got out of an abusive relationship.

    Last week my whole life changed. I am now living the "single" life. Which I haven't for a while. At first with my boyfriend everything seemed perfect. He claimed to love The Lord, he acted as though he loved me, he seemed to appreciate my family. But after a couple weeks...
    laneyrn laneyrn
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    About My Life

    hi im jess and i have had a sht 2 years of life i lost my nana in 2008 then i lost my son in 2009 when he was 5 weeks old and then i just lost my mum 2 weeks ago she had cancer so my life suks big time and i dont know what to do or how to handle it al 
    kaynejames619 kaynejames619
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2010

    Needing Real Friends

    During eighth grade my four best friends started not inviting me out on the weekends and only talking to me during school when they probably felt obligated to. For months all i did after school was go home, lock myself in my room, and read. I started reading so much because when...
    mjm1 mjm1
    18-21, F
    Aug 22, 2013

    Just Venting

    I've just been feeling very lonely lately I lost my mom when I was 11 years old my dad never been involved in my life not one day and every single one of my friends don't mean me no good I just stay friends with them due to my life situations but as I get older it's all starting...
    Addd1 Addd1
    1 Response May 31, 2012

    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789
    18-21, M
    Apr 3, 2014

    I'm Not Sure What The Problem Is.

    I feel so alone but there are so many people around me. I'm so stressed but there is little to be stressed about,everything that is going on I can handle. I know those things are true but I feel so alone that nobody likes me. I know I'm a great person and can't figure out why...
    WingHeart WingHeart
    13-15, F
    Sep 10, 2012


    so here lately it seems like all of my friends are abondaning me..... they dont avoid me but they dont seem motivated to talk to me, my lovelife well firt im gay and my last breakup...it was a really really bad one :C i just feel like everything is going down around me and im all...
    lontanus lontanus
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Mar 31, 2012

    Depression/medication Cant Be Bothered Any More

    To be honest i cant even be bother to type out what my story is. I just feel so isolated, alone and abandoned by my friends. It even feels like my psycologist is giving up on me. Pushing me back to medication.
    mlp0 mlp0
    7 Responses Sep 14, 2010

    Please don't get Me wrong,

    Im not harsh/rude in any way. I feel that the truth good or bad helps us to understand things in our lives so we can correct what may need correcting....... Who?...What?...Where?...why?...When?...How? Do you ask yourself the questions above on a Daily basis? I can give You...
    PsychicLisa PsychicLisa
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    An Unexpected Good Deed

    Earlier today, I was walking to my car in a parking lot when I noticed a frantic lady with her little daughter. She was asking strangers for jumper cables, her car wouldn't start. Nobody aided her but I luckily did have jumper cables in my car, so I drove over to her and...
    TreosForever TreosForever
    1 Response Oct 15, 2012


    I need help about bullies
    6 Responses Jan 31, 2013


    My father who has been in and out of my life has recently just tried to get in contact with me after five years of no contact (this is the longest he has went without contact). He said that he has cleaned his life up and wants to be in my life again but I don't know if I should...
    rakegood rakegood
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 18, 2013

    I Hate My Life.

    Im a 16 year old kid. I hate my life alot, everything i do is wrong, i make nobody happy and i have no friends, i just feel im different to them so i push them away. They're always going out and because i always so no to the offer they've stopped asking. I feel alone and isolated...
    ImDan ImDan
    18-21, M
    Mar 15, 2012


    I am 13 all of my life I have had big poos and never knew what the name was and I am really worried because if the Poo gets to big it can give you cancer and when ever I go my family always says that it smells and I should clean it up right away because sometimes it does not...
    Tashtb Tashtb
    1 Response Apr 24, 2012


    its generally very difficult fr me to share my feelings.i like to keep to myself.bt i lately i've startd to feel like a one man army! my mother suffers from a heart disorder and this is making her sick..nd i m soo scared of loosing her..its interfering with everything i do.i m...
    1 Response Jan 29, 2013

    I'm Stuck...

    Something is holding me back from achieving what I really want in life. In the past few years, I've went from one bad relationship to another, held several crap jobs, had nothing but bad luck and still managed to wake up with hopes that it will all turn around. In the recent...
    JND445 JND445
    26-30, M
    May 26, 2011

    The Need To Feel Loved.

    I'm only 15, but I already have a very accurate understanding of what love is. I had the same boyfriend for a year and we did everything together. And I think the hardest part of him dumping me was the fact that I knew I would never be loved again. I feel so alone and helpless. I...
    Fixmyheartbreak Fixmyheartbreak
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2011

    My Fiancee And I Are Having Problems...hoping To Get Her Back And Have It Work Out.

    My fiancee is in her last year of veterinary school.  I relocated to St Paul, MN with her in 2008 for her school.  I gave up my job, family and life to help support her so that she can reach her goals.  I was scared out of mind and worried to see if we would make it...
    swmi011 swmi011
    31-35, M
    Jul 18, 2011

    How Do I Deal With My Lying Friend? She Is Bringing Me Down So Much. I Need Someone To Talk To...

    So I have this friend... We have been friends since first grade, but lately, I don't even want to be her friend. She is ruining my life, one tiny step at a time. She is a compulsive lier, and always has been, to the point where I don't believe a majority of the stuff she tells me...
    TheCave32 TheCave32
    1 Response Sep 27, 2011

    I Don't Know How To Live...

    Hey, I'm a senior in high school and out of 150 students I am 128. I cant focus and I have a hard time talking in front of a lot of people I don't know. like right now I am terrified because I know that a lot of people are gonna read this and it probably sounds stupid. I am...
    mb6223 mb6223
    1 Response Dec 5, 2012

    Today Was A Total Disaster :'(

    Today I made my friend mad and she hates me right now. I feelmiss understood by everyone and no one gets me. Someone says everyone thinks I'm a **** and I believe it because right now I feel hated by everyone around me. And that's not good because I am depressed and suicidal...
    Mk520 Mk520
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2013

    Gay Crossdresser And Homeless

    hi I just turned 16 I just told my father I am wanted to be a women i been a crossdresser since i was 7 i and i been gay for 2 years just split up with my first boy friend and now my dad has kicked me out but lost my mum 6 years ago i tried to end my life and failed my head is a...
    cdelliemae cdelliemae
    Aug 18, 2013

    I just need someone to understand me n what I

    go thru like a mentor or something like that I just started cutting n I have depression I don't talk to anyone bout it really bc I don't know how to get it out n no one understands when I do try it all just sucks .
    sillygirl008 sillygirl008
    18-21, F
    Mar 27, 2014

    My Life!!

    Hi im 13 years old and sometimes i feel like i don't belong here, that nobody wants me, that no one cares or needs me. I've tried cutting myself but there was no point in doing anything like that to my body, I've tried fitting in but i was either to fat, not even pretty enough to...
    xokaileyox xokaileyox
    1 Response Sep 1, 2012


    So im a soldier in kuwait with alot of emotional issues mostly marital and im a mess i just want to talk to some on can any one help me out?
    lonleysoldier lonleysoldier
    1 Response Nov 18, 2012

    My Life In A Nut Shell

    Well Im 22 years old and I have had a rough childhood and I dont know why.I have always felt that my parents loved my brother more.I started to do drugs when I was 15 in the car with my brother and his freinds.I started to run away from home shortly afterwords.I met this guy that...
    mandyvdb212 mandyvdb212
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2012

    I am 37. I was on an antidepressant

    even though I was not fully depressed. I just have life coping skills. Now I have a serious mental Illness called agitated depression caused by the medication. I don't like the medication. I Feel I have lost my life and don't have anything to live fir anymore. My brain does not...
    Martinn1 Martinn1
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2014

    How Do I Put Up With It?

    I kinda get that family and friends can't get on all the time and need some time to let off some steam even if it means talking behind your back but honestly lately it's so tiring you can tell what there talking about and it's depressing I know it's not a very big issue but it's...
    Agehafly Agehafly
    Aug 25, 2011

    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    Don't Feel I Have That......

    I do on EP but in day to day life I don't. It feels like everyone has their lives sorted out and it is a kick in the stomach to see how far behind I am compared to others my age. I am 26 and really struggling right now. I work in daycare and love it but worry that soon, everyone...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 9, 2012

    I Dont Trust My Gf

    Hi, im Andrew and I'm 17 years old. I have been dating this girl for the past 5-6 months, and we're getting along great. I'm definitely crazy about her, and I don't want to share her with anyone (in a relationship-way). My problem is that I don't trust her at all... She's also...
    AndyPanky AndyPanky
    Aug 7, 2012

    Needing For Someone to Talk to

     well at the moment i am confused and delayed and emotional reck after i have been targetted at work 12 months and i got a new job 8 months ago and haven't had a job to send out of since 4 months ago and my pockets are seemed to getting lighter and also i am a sole parent...
    lonelygav lonelygav
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2009

    I have life problems like procrastination,

    avoidant coping and low self esteem. In the past 3 years i have had a bad time of it i found myself on antidepressants even though i was not majorly depressed just unhappy with my life and my future. I have not had a serious relation and find it hard to make friends. I have...
    Martinn1 Martinn1
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    No More

    Feeling like know one cares anymore (when did they start). Just wanting to die already feeling lonely with know one to love me. For my 15th birthday my parents got a divorce. When I try talking to girls they look at me like I'm something else(ugly). I'm just tired of life...
    Dontcareanymore1 Dontcareanymore1
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Nov 4, 2012


    Me and my friend were almost like sisters but recently she's been acting very rude and I can't trust her anymore she told the person I liked I liked than without telling me then tells me I'm boring and she's gunna leave to talk to fun people and like she thinks that I can forgive...
    Jan 12, 2013

    My Life

    truthfully my life sucks hey my name is steven im 16 and i dont even know if people love me. latley i have been stressed by work school and my parents and i am afriad to say anything when i turned 16 my present my only present was a work apllication for mcdonalds i fell like i...
    warmonkey456 warmonkey456
    1 Response Nov 1, 2012

    She's Leaving Because She Loves Me

    I need someone to talk to me or at least say something. I'm 17. I have people to talk to, but right now, there's no one. I just need to vent and someone to listen. All my life, all I wanted was to be loved. Every single person who I've tried to be with has done the same thing to...
    vfrfreak23 vfrfreak23
    1 Response Apr 16, 2013


    I was born and my dad left 24 years later he rushes in to my life again. Just to put me down about everything I already hate about my self. My g/f and family now are all saying oh I see so much of your father in you. Every time I talk to someone about this so called father of...
    MarkdJoker MarkdJoker
    Dec 8, 2012


    Hey, what has compelled me to write about my issues on here is beyond me and will continue to confuse me. People always say that life never changes; well in my own personal experience in life it sure does. Back when my parents were kids that was the life, you worked hard got no...
    Renegade01 Renegade01
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 3, 2012

    I'll always be a rebel no ones understand it

    they don't want different they want the same
    Johnson327 Johnson327
    18-21, M
    Apr 3, 2014

    I Am Lonley

    My name Is Alexander, I just turned 19 yrs of age. I'v been hurt more than I can handle, I stay in my room most my days playing Tetris Friends and skype. I am a nice person but i don't feel like every one can see it. I have problems i need help with, I do not know how to fix them...
    Alex8239 Alex8239
    18-21, M
    13 Responses Nov 23, 2012
    deviness deviness
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2014

    I just really wish that someone would

    understand us... Why do people act so bad about having more than one person in one body? Why can't people understand? Why do people shut us out because we're a little different? I don't understand why we can't have many friends just because of the fact that we can only be here...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613
    18-21, F
    Mar 27, 2014
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