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I Sometimes Feel Lonely

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    Yes I totally understand,

    I have been in the same town and I go to Church every week, but outside of church I don't have any friends that I hang with. It's really lonely.
    Kerry2014 Kerry2014 56-60, M Jul 3

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    I am proud to be at a place

    where I can take my time to fall in love but at times I feel lonely. I have a lot to offer but when will I find Mr. Right?
    gtbombshell gtbombshell 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    Even if I have my family

    and my best friends with me; Thank God. But, sometimes I feel lonely, I want to love, be loved and feel special. I want to believe in true love, but it is hard to keep believe in. :/
    tudaisies tudaisies 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    ZaharaRlove ZaharaRlove 16-17, F 2 Responses May 1

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    You can't force love.

    . You'll just end up feeling lonely.
    terriblefixations terriblefixations 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Like I am feeling kind of

    now today it was my best freinds ( who used to be my freind) birthday ....she was like my sister... Now there is an invisible wall between us!! I value freindships and when it ends I am the most depressed 😞😿
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    Being Independent Can Be Exhausting.

    Always having to rely on yourself, in addition to having friendships sometimes be one-sided, makes me feel lonely. I always wonder when can it be my turn to have someone care and think about me as much as I do for everyone I know and love.
    OSUbabe99 OSUbabe99 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    I Am Having A Lonely Day Today

    This sometimes takes me by surprise, when the tears well up in my eyes and I simply have my sad lonely feeling inside. These days I want to curl up in my bed and shut the world out. This is the time when I want that special man in my life so I can wrap myself in his arms and...
    kindacurious2 kindacurious2 46-50, F 6 Responses May 10, 2012

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    I used to feel lonely all the time,

    I had a lisp which made me very selfconscious and I never spoke to people. Recently I've made a change for the better and have a large group of friends who I feel very close to, however sometimes when I'm alone I suddenly feel very lonely again and it stops me from being happy...
    Morkeyah Morkeyah 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    I miss my mom and BFF

    and all my friends that have passed in the last few years...
    LM96753 LM96753 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    fatty2323 fatty2323 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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    cathybrown620 cathybrown620 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I guess I joined here

    because sometimes I feel a little empty and lonely.. Mostly because I isolate myself when I don't feel totally comfortable in my skin… And for example today I cried because. Well, because I needed to and then I feel better. i guess i'm a highly-sensitive. Anyone else recognise...
    unsignificant unsignificant 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I wonder sometimes if I never meet a partner

    will this lonely feeling ever go away. Can I be happy and feel loved by someone who's not really mine.
    itsalwayssun65 itsalwayssun65 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Like right now. I really just don't want to be

    alone with my thoughts. If I am then ill do something I regret, I just know it. :/
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I just found out my partner was having an affair

    and up till when he told me I had no idea. I know I'm probably better off without him if I didn't know him well enough to figure out something was going on, but all I know is that i feel so lonely without him. I'd love to meet someone new but i'm afraid of falling in love too...
    MollyAgnes MollyAgnes 46-50, F Jun 23

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    Lonely and Shy Poem

    I desperately search for a way to reveal my thoughts, my empathy, my happiness, and yet, I don't say a word. The solution stares me in the face. Just speak your mind, let it out, so they know there is so much more and yet, I don't say a word. Why is it so...
    Cerulean66 Cerulean66 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2009

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    There are few people

    who bring out the real me for a little while but when am I going to meet the people who can keep the real me out of hiding?
    stajapandabear stajapandabear 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Braecridhe Braecridhe 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    The world is so big and i'm

    so small. Like a large garden full of beautiful flowers. In that garden, i'm a small seed hidden in the soil, afraid of never growing. Thinking about how big the world is in comparison to me scares me, intrigues me, and honestly, it makes me feel very lonely.
    XdpcatX XdpcatX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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    Birthdays

    There are no lonelier days in my life than my birthday. The ones who are close to me often forget or just don't care about celebrating, it makes me feel so out of place and not special. Last year's birthday was pretty cool. My friends baked cupcakes, made food, and afterwards we...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    I have lots of friends

    but I am always lonely . For as long as I can remember on my birthday I cry because I'm lonely. Lost?
    GraceUS99 GraceUS99 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 23

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    Sometimes.....

    I sometimes feel like I just need to be held by somebody who loves me and feel like I'm protected from the world. I sometimes feel like I need to be told that somebody cares for me and would see no harm done to me. I sometimes feel like I need somebody to listen when I need to...
    amigoodenough amigoodenough 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    The Wind

    There are moments when I think the house is actually moving. But it's been here since 1860. I guess it won't blow away tonight. But that wind... That ghostly howling... That multi-layered, anguished shriek... Windows rattle and groan. The frigid night streams in through unseen...
    Sharpie7 Sharpie7 51-55, M 9 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    Sometimes being by myself

    for too long creates this huge cloud of loneliness for me. I wish I had someone but on the other hand i feel like i would be bad for the person.
    Juliathepainter Juliathepainter 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Godance22 Godance22 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Have you ever been surrounded with lots of ppl

    but still get this emptiness feeling. I don't know why but that's just i feel sometimes. i would like to find that special someone that compliments me but also accepts me with all of my crazy and i will do the same for them....
    Hotfairy1980 Hotfairy1980 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I feel alone in my thoughts

    and my own beliefs. As I grow older and become more aware of existence, it seems lonely. I feel like no one around me could fully understand me, even though I am accepted socially. It's the thought of there's a possibility that someone out there can that keeps me going. But they...
    lilm4rkc lilm4rkc 22-25, M May 25

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    joolzg joolzg 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    Most of the Time

    I can be in room full of people and still feel lonely.  I've always felt like I was different from everyone else and still do.  Even now, it's 1:45 in the morning and what am I doing?  Writing a story about being lonely.  Figures, huh? I don't mind my own...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 27 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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    nordicgirl nordicgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Going to bed all alone again.

    .. Some nights im perfectly ok with it other nights i feel extremely sad and lonely... Tonight is one of those nights... I just remind myself that i will be fine... Goodnight
    momlove14 momlove14 31-35, F Dec 5, 2013

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    Lonely..hate It

    I am sociable as hell. I can talk to anyone for anything. I am funny, smart n easily find something to talk to. However, I have no decent friend. I can't trust anybody. And that's terrible cause I really need a friend. I start talking about private thing people I've just met and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    The Silence I Need...

    Sometimes I am not even alone, but I feel as if I were. The embrace of the solitude wraps me and I don't even realize it. When I am writing or trying to put some feeling on the paper, I embrace the solitude. The solitude doesn’t need to be a negative thing, it has the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 23, 2010

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    Sitting Next To You

    i shouldnt feel this way I should want to be closer to you not as far away as I can get.  it doesnt help that you are one of my only friends.  when i look to you for comfort at times you make an effort mostly you arent paying attention and other times you really stick your foot...
    okay10 okay10 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2011

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    I can burst from Borden.

    Need somebody to talk to.
    cathybrown620 cathybrown620 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I feel so lonely and sad.

    I have no one to call on the phone or to go see.
    david701 david701 70+, M 3 Responses Jun 1

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    It's a really funny situation keeping in mind

    how many people are on this planet and yet we feel this way... It just reflects upon this cruel planet!
    memoi94 memoi94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    Just For Tonight.

    I don't normally feel lonely. I'm used to my own company but lately, my older brother and sister are having fun with their families and im left to care for my chronically ill mother. Who I do love very much :) but I just cant help but feel lonely. Maybe im just feeling like this...
    supertamza supertamza 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Feeling lonely right now.

    . I have nobody to talk to even though I am a bit tired. Maybe it is just the fatigue? Maybe I am just over thinking again? or am I bored? Nobody's here and I am staring at the screen. So, what now?
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    Why can't I find someone

    who truly understands me?
    doojoo doojoo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I just wish I could find someone to love me

    and hold me you know is it to much to ask for like its always about sex and basically I'm all for fun but i would just like someone to just love me and not want me for sexual pleasure there's barely any romantic young men these days there all about how many girls they have...
    Hornyvirgin16 Hornyvirgin16 18-21, F Jun 11

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    I just want someone to talk to

    that can understand me. I am a handfull. I want someone that will share their life with me, someone I can share mine with. I am married, not looking for a relationship. Only looking to find someone in my position to talk to. HELP!
    badgirlpollyanna badgirlpollyanna 36-40, F 6 Responses May 25

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    I really need a best friend.

    . Everyone had their best friend and I'm always being ignore.. It's so disappointed and losing direction. I can't truly know who is the real friend in the gang,they always gossip behind me and laugh at me. :(
    Imawesomegirl Imawesomegirl 16-17, F Jun 11

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    Speaking Words Of Wisdom, Let It Be...

    I feel alone, even if I'm literally not. I have my best friends, my family.. yet i feel alone. Explain that one.. Maybe i'm broken. Who knows. all I know is that when I feel overwhelmed by my lonliness, my brains sort of shuts off, that can't be good. I think I am broken. It...
    RoyallyCrushed RoyallyCrushed 18-21, F 2 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Yes Im Lonely

    I was divorced a year ago this week, seems like an eternity ago, then it seems like it was yesterday... having all this pain, lack of trust, not really having any close friends hurts..emotionally... needing love seems like a hopeless cause, dont know who to trust, listen to, open...
    singleagain47 singleagain47 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    I'm so alone, I sometimes feel like nobody understands me.
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    I'm feeling lonely. If anyone wants to talk they can message me. I don't want to feel like this anymore.
    Nooneknowsmythoughts Nooneknowsmythoughts 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Anybody wanna talk? I'm bored and feel lonely, will somebody talk to me please?
    tjsk2311 tjsk2311 16-17, M a week ago

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    I feel like I've been through so much and go through so much each day. Sometimes it's so much I do not bother sharing or talking about because - for me talking has never solved any...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Jul 20

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    I dont know what to do! Im 33 years old and im lonely. I have a husband and family and relatives but im still lonely in my heart. I never had good friends. All the girls in my teen...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jul 8