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I Sometimes Feel Lonely

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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 2 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    I've sort of cut myself off from the world,

    I can't afford to go out anymore...and I have no friends or family. What to do? What is something that is more enjoyable when you have no-one? (Winning the lottery maybe?) Anyway... I'm on my bed again, staring at the ceiling. I know I don't belong in this situation. I used to...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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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 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2014

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    Or maybe I'm just bored.

    It doesn't help listening to The Scientist and Fix You by Coldplay. Ugh!
    Randomdays Randomdays 36-40, F Feb 16

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    For some reason ever

    since the beginning of week I feel so lonely, I haven't been able to talk to my friends, and family a lot. I often say because it's the stress that's coming since exams are approaching. I can't wait till the end of this month and I'll be finally free!
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 3 Responses May 4

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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 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    It's been well over a year

    now sense I've dated anyone. It's odd but the thing I miss most is holding someone's hand
    alextbdl alextbdl 18-21, M Feb 23

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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 7 Responses Mar 8

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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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    I can burst from Borden.

    Need somebody to talk to.
    cathybrown620 cathybrown620 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    "We're all lonely for something we don't know

    we're lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing somebody we've never even met?”
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M May 11

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    I get that feeling a lot like nobody likes me

    or get me even my friends are different from me, nobody can get me and understands me :( !!
    iiii12334 iiii12334 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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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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    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 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 1 Response Jul 3, 2014

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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 feel lonely right now.

    It's very cold outside, below zero. And I just wish I had someone to snuggle with again.
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I'm just in one of those moods

    where I can't sleep and I lay there pretending this is it. Pretending that was my last breath. Wondering where I'll be heading next after I'm gone. So many people around but nobody I truly connect with so even when in a crowd I feel like the only person on earth.
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been praying constantly

    for someone to help me get through my episodes of depression. I can have the best day and be surrounded by family and yet come home to cry myself to sleep. Everyone has good intentions trying to get me through this but I just feel like they will never truly understand what I am...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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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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    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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    I feel lonely sometimes,

    and it feels like a desperate need for someone to be with you. I am not really that lonely for example my mom, dad, and sibling. But in other cases with friends i feel pretty lonely. It's hard to explain but it's just I don't like this feeling. Thank you!
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    Yah, as of the weekend,

    Im a lonely person, I enjoy talking face-to-face or at least chatting or texting. Anyone wanna chat, just feel free to message me. Ill especially respond if you need advice or want some company yourself.
    Tak162015 Tak162015 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I want to transform into a girl.

    A sexy girl. IT is my dream but I Still cant dare to take the step. I feel un supported. Would LOVE to have someone to talk to and also experiment
    Alexis55 Alexis55 36-40, M Mar 16

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    I'm just in one of those moods

    where I can't sleep and I lay there pretending this is it. Pretending that was my last breath. Wondering where I'll be heading next after I'm gone. So many people around but nobody I truly connect with so even when in a crowd I feel like the only person on earth.
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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 8 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    Been single for 3 years now.

    I enjoy it. Can focus on work, staying in shape, setting up my future. It's just now that I have a good job, and life is going good j want somebody to share all this with. Someone to take care of. Guess if it's meant to happen it will happen right?
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    It feels like I go from place to place

    and never settle, and never properly get to know people. This gives a certain sense of freedom but at the same time a real feeling of loneliness can arise. I don't know what I expect from writing this but it'd be nice to hear advice for being alone. It feels like I've been very...
    thatfeelwhen thatfeelwhen 18-21, F Mar 9

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I feel lonely inside sometimes.

    . I don't know why.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 23

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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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    What does being lonely mean?

    Well to me it's being by yourself With no one, no physical contact that we all crave, no one to say how much they missed you today no one remembering your birthday, no one noticing I'm still the same I'm still depressed,more than ever, no one to hug no one to kiss no one to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13

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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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    fatty2323 fatty2323 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    Tonight is one of those nights.

    I forgot hubby would be out of town, a kid had a meltdown, and I overfilled the cupcake pan with batter, so now they look like mushrooms. None of these things is a problem in the grand scheme of things, but still ...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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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 3 Responses Feb 8

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    He doesn't talk to me

    for days but he can be on facebook. I am use to it because he is a marine. But it hurts knowing that he rather be on Facebook then then talk to me. I don't know what I am doing so wrong. I don't know if I should just give up like he says I will or should I just wait till he is...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I always feel like the fifth wheel

    when it comes to my friends
    jorgoth jorgoth 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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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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    Back in elementary and especially high school I

    would prefer to be alone the majority of the time. I enjoyed the quietness and what not. Though most times I would get lonely and wish I had someone to share the peacefulness with. I never found anyone to share that time with unfortunately. =( I hope one day I find somebody who...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Life can really feels

    so lonely and alone. I don't know why lately I'm beginning to feel lonely and it's like there's this emptiness in me which seems to get bigger and bigger. I really hope I can start to feel happy again.
    VicMarie VicMarie 36-40, F Feb 22

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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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    I have friends & family I can always talk to

    but they cant do what a female could do for me...Being single is fun but I get lonely sometimes
    YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt YouDontKnowTheHalfOfIt 18-21, M Jan 18

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