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I See a Lot of Lonely People and My Heart Cries For Them

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    Sad and Often Forgotten Generation

    From the window of an Aged Care Home a lady sits looking out at the world as it passes, and a person walking by, waves to her. I can assure you that you will never know just how much love that gesture showed that lady. I (before my car accident) volunteered regularly at our...
    balboaguy balboaguy 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    I See The Lonely

    I've been feeling really down in the dumps lately just because I've never felt this lonely in my life before. I've just been moping around and wallowing in my on self pity. I was thinking about how good other people have it and been feeling extremely envious of others and feeling...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Dec 7, 2011

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    I'm saddened to see that

    so many people are lonely.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 1 Response Mar 30

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    I Love My Spouse And He Loves Me But Still Lonely

    I am probably one of many who married for all the wrong reasons. I've been married 12 years - got married at 28. While not that young I did not realize how much I did not know myself (or my spouse for that matter). I would say I did not have the greatest life growing up or...
    Sers Sers 36-40 4 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    IMO most people are not worth knowing, at least at a deep level. They care for themselves, not for others around them, they take and not give, they hate and not love. No, I find...
    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I don't know what's wrong with me at all. Maybe I love too much. Maybe not much at all. I'm sick of people treating me well for a shirt period of time and then taking me for...
    loveisblind18 loveisblind18 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    From beyond the blue - green waters, In search of that which matters, Come together ye strange broken hearts, For smiles and tears in equal parts. This be the home for your...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    To start off, I've never played with an Ouija board, and never dabbled in anything, It was the first time seeing what is known as a shadow person, which took place in March of 2009...
    thatonecollegekid thatonecollegekid 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I always thought that is evil, looking for someone so you could benefit and prosper, or why would someone wish to depend on someone Many girlfriends tell me you have to find you a...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    So, I heard that the Seniors at our school are mad at the Freshmen for cheering louder for the Juniors. Let me explain, the Seniors and the Freshmen have this sort of "Big Sis...
    Jdalgara14344 Jdalgara14344 13-15, F Aug 8

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    My marriage has been on unstable ground for quite some time. This morning my husband blamed me for the lack of intimacy in our relationship. He did not want to accept that my lack...
    lipservice22 lipservice22 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I would love to have a Skype buddy for a little showing off . I love to see others bodies.
    40fitguy 40fitguy 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    They usually block me after asking me for pictures or saying something rude and I say no. I don't understand why people are like that :/
    SilverXJzargo SilverXJzargo 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    hi i don't religion. please don't force your religion down my throat. i don't care.
    Katelynann30 Katelynann30 13-15, F Aug 17

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    Then, you would know how much I love you.
    Jacques0041 Jacques0041 41-45, M Aug 21

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    I am a medical student who destroyed her life cuz she has no sense of responsability .. I blame any thing except myself .. I blame situation and friends but not my self !! I can't...
    Reemabdlhalm Reemabdlhalm 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wouldn't mind having roommates (whether male or female) that are always naked around me
    ShadowTech ShadowTech 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    But. But. Society creates it. Anger transference lives. Because work has bullies. And cops are bullies. And pals are bullies. Or busy. Busy if real pals...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 31

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    Just can't hang. I do enjoy having fun with people. Most of them have too much fun or go against my morals. I feel differently, socializing has morphed into interest of...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I wouldn't say hate... More like dislike immensely. I feel that everyone may act fake in their life to either impress somebody or to just feel better about themselves. But how I...
    misstandme101 misstandme101 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    for me personally. i don't want to die hating people, or being angry. people make mistakes. forgiving them doesn't mean you have to be their best friend again. it's just letting go...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm going to give it to you straight. I am an artist. I've had talent since I was little, but only now am I starting to gain skill and I've found that this is something I want to...
    HeadDownLow HeadDownLow 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Have you ever encountered awkwardly meek people that rarely talks and most of the time, left alone with only themselves for company? That you'd often see walking home or eating...
    Aejii Aejii 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    My heart aches for you. I am tortured with thoughts of you, and though I am sometimes convinced that these feelings have faded, each and every time I fall in love with you again...
    brandon1841 brandon1841 18-21, M Aug 12

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    I am lonely, I feel lonely and I am alone. I live with a bunch of people and I feel lonely. I miss my parents. My brother left for college. I am left with a bunch of people who...
    onedayIwilljustdisappear onedayIwilljustdisappear 41-45 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm fairly new to EP and thus far I'm not too thrilled or impressed. It seems like another social network that suffers from the same problems of other networks; fake accounts, the...
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    Without the constant rummaging of hormones through my veins, I am suddenly left not feeling compelled to live my life through a social channel.... If the last few weeks of my life...
    99hello99 99hello99 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    As always, it seems mylife flips me in this enternal loop of nothingness. I just recently met new family, my cousins, and uncles, but it seems I'm about to lose them. I always...
    DanAlex DanAlex 16-17, M 23 hrs ago

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    Normally I'm okay with being alone but some days are harder to deal with than others. I like peace and quiet because I think better and feel calmer rather than feeling pressured to...
    Suddanlius Suddanlius 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Lonely girl Is what I see When I look in the mirror Deep inside those tearful eyes A Lonely soul is staring back at me Lonely girl Can't you smile a little? A lonely world Full...
    smilethepainaway smilethepainaway 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    How many times do you have to put your heart and soul on the line, do you have to open the door for them to come through only to be nothing but hurt and disappointed, like a knife...
    wonderwoman326 wonderwoman326 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    I moved away from my family and friends 8 months ago to live with my boyfriend. He is great but he works a lot. I thought I would make friends here but I didnt. I don't have anyone...
    alone95 alone95 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    I know your all gunna say your just a kid and don't worry. No you don't know my life yet . Everyday I get up and start doing something then eventually at some point I start getting...
    Coolman42801 Coolman42801 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I know I'm going to wound desperate. I just need to let it out. I feel like no one gives me a chance. I feel like I'm glanced at once and immediately rejected and shoved to the...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 6 Responses Aug 17

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    So this is going to be long but I got to get all this off my chest... and it wouldn't hurt to get some feedback. So as always there was this guy lets call him Tom. I met him my...
    justagirl18 justagirl18 16-17, F 16 Responses Aug 21

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    Finding the right people to be your friends is a task in itself and once you find them another task is to see if they are they are good enough to be really close to your heart...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    hello i am Nate, Nathan Pronovost I am 16 now this isn't a experience i had or anything like that i just wanna tell my ideas to everyone and try to change this world into the...
    Nathan610 Nathan610 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1000 days of loneliness. These are the days and months that prove my struggle and determination. This is me. This is imperfection. This is life. 1 year of laziness. 4 months...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    My castle moved to the sand. I've been "manipulating" people for decades. I see what I believe to be the best possible outcome, and I push all of the person's buttons that I can...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Aug 20

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    My mom says I'm "too nice" to people. She thinks I help people often more than they help me. I think she fears I'm being used or played. But I just can't stand to see anyone in...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My intimate life with my husband is nonexistent. I have no desire for him but struggle everyday to remain faithful. I do use a certain fetish site to vent and express myself but I...
    ShebrewRed ShebrewRed 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 9

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    I always seem to feel alone.Even if there is millions of people in a room I feel like I'm invisible like I don't matter. People in school don't even know who I am even if I try so...
    Kkariel7 Kkariel7 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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    I have never been in a romantic relationship in my whole life. For a while it didn't bother me that much (it bothered me a little, but I occupied my time and my mind with other...
    rarariri rarariri 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I am copy pasting what I found on the net, it is an eye opener. Why do you attract crazy one people? You pity the awkward At parties, the one guy sitting alone at the bar, or...
    ladywarelock ladywarelock 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    I am married and mother of 5 children, ages 8-7mths. I am very tired all day. One of my twin boys (33mths old) is severly disabled and I must always be there for him 24hrs. He...
    tran30 tran30 26-30 1 Response Aug 9

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    Are there even any humans in the world today? I have always thought it is empathy that makes people humane, relating to each other; an inherent trait, as we as homo-sapiens are...
    Skullix Skullix 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13