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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, 2014

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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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    It is sad. I miss love for them. I understand what it means to be lonely. I'm lonely often. Life will get better it just doesn't seem that way in the moment.
    LastofmyPeople LastofmyPeople 31-35, F Jan 12

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    i really hated when people ask me for money in the university at home they always ask me for money they assume am rich from my looks but i dont work and i dont have any money i...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I saw shadow people as a child. One minute they'd be there at the corner of my eye, the next they're nowhere to be found. I also would see them trying to grab me in my sleep. I...
    gerolf gerolf 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Why are you looking at me like that? Who are you to stand there and judge me? I'm just waiting for you to throw that book at me. The black one with the gold letters. You tell me...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I was perusing my homepage and came across this one experience that, needless to say, caught my eye. After reading it, I felt compelled to learn more about the author. And the...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Jan 6

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    'A man's weakness and strength, purity and impurity, are his own, and not another man's; they are brought about by himself, and not by another; and they can only be altered by...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M Dec 28, 2014

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    Sometimes people as the dumbest questions like what time is it look at your ******* clock
    AlphaGrey AlphaGrey 22-25, M Dec 29, 2014

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    It doesn't happen every night but usually when it does it's about 2 or 3 in the morning possibly 4 in the morning. Sometimes I feel trapped by it and stuck (I can't move) or...
    Ghostprojection Ghostprojection 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Not in a sexual way either. The human form Is a beautiful thing to behold.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    You are not a back-up plan. You are wirth more than someone's second choice. You can't force yourself to stop loving someone, but you can tell yourself that you deserve better...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    me too . i used to have so many but maybe makevnew ones that will later trade picts
    sucamuff sucamuff 66-70, M Jan 6

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    If you ever want to see who people really are, ignore them for a couple hours.. They will eventually show you their real side.. Some handle it well, others are just ******** who...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 6

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    I am now a 30 year old male and this really happened to me when I was 24 (at least 6 years ago). It was a 98 degree hot summer day and I was wearing a black tank top, blue denim...
    DiamondD84 DiamondD84 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    They say home is where the heart is. However, for the past few years, I've been following a different motto, "Anywhere I Lay My Head, is where I call my home." It's a Tom Waits...
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M Dec 28, 2014

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    last day of the year and i am sad and lonely. it seems at every turn, i am a failure. i'm at a lost here. i do not know what to do anymore. it is so exhausting to set aside the...
    rockOnion rockOnion 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    It's not in any way the same as being alone. Being alone is just being isolated. Being lonely is wanting someone near, but you still have no one. I'm tired of feeling alone and...
    SnowyBirdie SnowyBirdie 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    When i say 'i'm lonely', people say ''Talk to me anything.i'm here for you'' it is very nice that we can have someone to talk.i'm appriciate it. But to me,it is not always going in...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Maybe it's because I never had grandparents of my own... at least, to appreciate. One died in 1989 (far before I was born) and the other three died within six weeks of each other...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Im back again in the same state as i was in the last 2 years of high school. Now im in first yr, second semester of university and nothing has changed. i feel like the feeling of...
    LuckyNumber3 LuckyNumber3 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I think I come off as charming and genuine. I seem sweet, kind caring, and really just like a great guy. Potential boyfriend written everywhere, but I'm not, at all. I'm unstable...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Salata de fasole cu mozzarella salate mozzarella ridichi rosii ulei de masline fasole fiarta otet busuioc balsamic soia boabe reteteprajitura de post cacao nuci nuca de...
    Bricksden482y3al Bricksden482y3al 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am a sophomore in college and this is the darkest, loneliest time of my life. If I recount my college experiences up to this day, maybe you will understand why I am so broken. I...
    rssooch rssooch 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    The idea of someone who truly cares for me is my only comforting thought right now in my life. It's a constant cycle, get up, go to school, try to not seem lonely, get back, go to...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M Jan 13

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    I don't agree with this at all. To me, morality is all about acting in a way that is respectful and kind towards all people (both individually and collectively). A great part of...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    A few of us (contestants) went out on to the audience floor to meet with the residents. Most of the "girls" left. I think they were maxed out and just wanted to get out of their...
    phylisst phylisst 70+, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I apologize for my English. And I'm bad with words. And I'm seldom able to put my feelings into words. But how I've been feeling these past few months, it's the worst ever. I've...
    MargoRothSpiegelman MargoRothSpiegelman 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    If only a beast like me could make people happy....if only a beast like me could make someone smile...I look around and I see the people are looking at me,and I say"Hey why don't...
    XavierSenpai XavierSenpai 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 12

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    I come here and feel so sad right away. There are so many young people with so many problems and I can't help. Mostly because the perverts here have scared them all into thinking...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 3 Responses Jan 13

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    It really sucks when you realise that the significant people in your world dont return half of the care nor trust you give them back to you !! Shows you how worthless you really...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    "Wouldn't it be lonely?" people ask me at school after I tell them I want to be homeschooled.... I'm lonely already
    StoriesAreBetter StoriesAreBetter 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Both romantically and grimes wise. I've been put down enough to feel as though I am a worthless person to be with. I've been with someone but I had to warn her that I'm extremely...
    fatality500 fatality500 13-15, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I have just been watching a tv programme about female adolescents between 13 and 17 years old being killed at a rate of two a month...these poor girls are usually taken by surprise...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 7

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    I have an urgent need to forgive myself for something I did in high school. For years I've been very harsh with myself about this mistake and I've been telling myself that what I...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F a week ago

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    I really like spending time alone but sometimes when I see other people going out with their friends I just feel really lonely. I have friends but we're not close enough to invite...
    cmusic890 cmusic890 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I saw the extended version of basic training in the United States Air Force. And it began with blackmail, betrayal, and lies. I joined the United States Air Force in April of...
    Erealia Erealia 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Life is hopeless. You can't express yourself and feel good about yourself without someone trying to bury you in the ground. I wanted to shave the sides of my head cause I think it...
    Thinsomniac Thinsomniac 13-15, F Jan 17

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    I have a heart for the broken. Broken hearts, broken homes. Voids which seem so magnified. Loneliness which surround them. The longing in which they have within to feel loved...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I am a single mom... the kids' dad left us when they were toddlers... for a party life. We have been doing it on our own for 15 yrs. My dad and mom used to help me but they both...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    If you are in love with someone that you agreed to do a friends with benefits thing with and they know. STOP that crap right now because they don't really care about you. Or if you...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I just feel so lost. I don't know what to do anymore. I think I have a best friend and then I don't hear from them for a very long time. I am tired of always having to start the...
    emotionalheart89 emotionalheart89 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 10

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 10