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I Sometimes Feel Lonely

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    It makes me sad knowing

    that I'm going to be 18 soon and Ive never had a boyfriend yet.
    madieshmadie madieshmadie 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 30

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    I feel like this is not a bad thing

    but more of a normal thing. Everyone feels lonely and left out sometimes.
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    You know those days where you really need to a

    hug or talk but no one is beside you, so you just want to curl up in a ball and sleep until all your problems go away.....? And Wake up when it's over... And your happy again and life is normal... Yep it's one of those days...
    mssst mssst 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    I don't feel like my friends really care about

    me. We have been friends forever, but now I feel like they are only friends with me because they don't have anyone else, but if they did they would be gone in a second. I sometimes feel like I'm a burden to them and that they think I'm holding them back.
    Mellomaniac Mellomaniac 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Don't you hate that feeling

    that you get when you see someone that use to be the most important person to you, you just see them unexpectedly and then all this pain comes rushing back. The pain of seeing them and wanting to so badly talk to them. Yet, you know that they no longer want to be associated with...
    emptyhearteddove emptyhearteddove 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    For some reason, I'm feeling extra lonely today.

    All I do is work because I feel if I have extra time, I would be even more lonely. I hope this feeling subsides soon.
    spaceylibra spaceylibra 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    when I feel lonely sometimes,

    I would try to bring some soft memories about my dear ones..! It's a splendid experience then..!
    km1969 km1969 46-50, M Jul 12

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    "You're being silly" It scares me to think of

    the amount of people unable to express themselves because of the emotionally repressed masses. Haven't we all gone through something? It's difficult finding someone who wants it, it's hard to pass it on because no one wants to hold it. It's like an old school Batman film, the...
    YimYam YimYam 22-25, F 2 Responses May 24

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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've moved schools this year

    and although I have a group of nice friends, none of them enjoy doing the extra-curricular activities offered. I heard joining groups and clubs was a good way to meet more people but I've always been feeling really out of place whenever I attend the meetings (for extra...
    JustAnotherPersonInSpace JustAnotherPersonInSpace 16-17, F 1 Response May 28

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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, 2014

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    i thought being single was always the happiest

    thing. cause i have seen many people in relation fight, go apart and then cry the whole time. i thought i am lucky i dont have to face all that stuff. i have my friends, they're all guys cause most of the girls font like talking to me, dont know why and i dont care. but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 10

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    I miss the puppy. It's our highest summer

    temperature yet and she's not answering her phone. Poor puppy's Probly by himself. Hope you're okay buddy. Miss ya.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Jul 6

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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 6 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    But how do you meet people without looking odd?

    I mean sure, you suggest pubs, cafés etc. but let's be honest people go to these places with their friends rather than to meet new ones. If you turn up on your own and try to join in with others you're going to come across as strange. Let's be honest, these days people become...
    amyvictoriaaa amyvictoriaaa 18-21, F Jul 29, 2014

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    some nights I lay awake just feeling

    so lonely. with no one to talk to. makes me feel sad
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 2

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    I have friends but no best close friend I walk

    around along and on here I try talking to people but this messaged pop up saying Ian blocked not me specifically but my age group or something it's not like I haven't Reyes tho
    spice3xl spice3xl 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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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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    People say i have a lot of friends,

    but even when i sit with them i feel alone. Even if they all say hi to me...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Loneliness is varied.

    At least, it is for me. There is the comparative kind, brought on by envy - you see people surrounded by friends when you have none. This is a bitter twinge that in some breeds resentment. Another kind is a pure desire, a want for someone to spill your secrets to when no one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 2

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    I have lost many friends,

    sometimes I just want share feelings with them, after all they are part of me
    ike365 ike365 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    Missing people is so hard.

    ..tears don't bring people back
    Sunshineandshowers89 Sunshineandshowers89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    It always seems to creep up on me.

    Suddenly I feel lonely and alone. The general overwhelming feeling that no one loves me. Why does this happen? If only I could make it stop for good
    crochet4fun crochet4fun 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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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 5 Responses May 25, 2014

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    When you're surrounded by all these people,

    it can be lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you're really alone.
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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    I would like the people I care about,

    love, who matter to me, to sometimes remember my existence. It just makes me feel sad and emotionally used.
    SpecialButReal SpecialButReal 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 11

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    Sometimes you just want to sit with some one,

    or just be around them, just to be in their presence and exist around them. You don't even have to talk to them. Just someone you care about. It's just a great feeling, just being around them. It's comforting just knowing that they're right there if you need them. Just sitting...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F Jun 13

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    I'm 14 I I play tackle football I like to hang

    out with my friends I love my and tell someone is in my life i'm thankful for what I accomplish
    xavyer14 xavyer14 13-15, M Aug 9

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    For no reason really I randomly feel lonely.

    I have no real reason to. It's not like I don't have a great group of friends... It's just that sometimes I think I feel really distant from them because life gets so busy that I can't see or talk to them. I also wish my family communicated more and that we'd all get along. It's...
    Amauna Amauna 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Despite that I am married

    and have three children, sometimes I feel lonely. I think it's because it can be lonely living with a disability and difficult making friends.
    Marilunde Marilunde 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Probably codependancy.

    But also logical. If independant was goal. There would be no 7 billion.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    You know what my greatest wish is right this

    moment? To be able to sit with you and just... talk. Sure, maybe I can be weird and say the wrong thing at times or just act like a total goofball... but I know you won't judge me for it. I want to share with you my dreams and desires in life. I want you to share with me your...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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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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    It descends without warning

    and surrounds you. A smokey fog, thick and oppressive making it hard to breathe and your chest hurts from the effort. You can't see what's in front of you and you can't go back. The silence is deafening. Fear seeps inside, permeates your being and steals your warmth. You try to...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 8

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    Feel this feeling all the time.

    It's normal to me to feel this way it happens way to often.
    DarkWorld98 DarkWorld98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    But then I start to enjoy my solitude.

    It is rare that I can have the solace to just be and sort through my thoughts or just take my time taking in my surroundings.
    Prykat Prykat 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    there are some night

    as I lay in bed and crave for company. someone to talk to, someone to cuddle with, someone to share thoughts and feeling, someone I can spend the days enjoying each others company. someone who would love me for me. even though the chances are slim it's okay to have a little hope...
    Cahx2 Cahx2 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 7

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    Why do I feel so frekkin lonely

    even though I have friends inviting me to go out with them right now!!???
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    You can't force love.

    . You'll just end up feeling lonely.
    terriblefixations terriblefixations 22-25, F Jun 4, 2014

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    I recently broke up with my boyfriend of a year.

    It's not that I really miss *him* (I did break up with him), but I miss having *someone*. I have to get used to being more on my own again.
    iiArial iiArial 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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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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    For no reason really I randomly feel lonely.

    I have no real reason to. It's not like I don't have a great group of friends... It's just that sometimes I think I feel really distant from them because life gets so busy that I can't see or talk to them.
    Amauna Amauna 22-25, F Aug 2

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    I have a sweet boyfriend,

    but we relocated about 3 years ago to live near his family. I don't really click with my in-laws and his 34 year old sister who lives with his parents bossed me around so much that I don't visit my in-laws anymore even though they live thirty minutes down the road. I feel...
    Jennio1559 Jennio1559 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    It's not a sometimes feeling it's always

    but not in the sense of no ones there, sometimes even though I could be sitting next to a person I care for, I still feel alone.
    Gage13Flores Gage13Flores 18-21, M Aug 9

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    It's like the roof is blown off my house

    and every now and then it moonsoons..,and everything is soaking wet. That pounding ice cold rain is how my soul feels when I feel the ache of being alone. But then I say a silent prayer...yeah sometimes with tears "Jesus you promised I would never be alone. Thank you got giving...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    Many sleepless nights I feel

    so alone. There's nobody I can call that would even understand how I feel. I can be in a room full of people and still I feel like I am alone in this world. Some consider me to be a happy woman and fun mother but if only they knew what it really feels like to be me for just a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 2

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