Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Think Loneliness Is Painful

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,660 People

    pinky221157 pinky221157 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The worst kind of loneliness is having people

    around you but still feeling lost, different, a burden.... Alone...
    gabscaussigh gabscaussigh 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Margaretxo Margaretxo 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am a person who loves to make people happy.

    I am always helping my friends. But when I need help, they just don't seem to care. I have them my everything, they wouldn't do **** for me. I just got replaced really easily by some bad people... I don't think I have any true friends. I am all alone. I am having family problems...
    Hamoudiss34 Hamoudiss34 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 27, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The plan was to drink till the pain over.

    . But what's worse.. The pain or the hangover
    davisbre davisbre 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 1, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm not sure I can take much more of him

    ignoring me....well...ignoring isn't really the word for it...either way I can't message him...I'd hate to be attention seeking...so now I'm stuck waiting, as always, for him to notice how much pushing me away is hurting me...maybe he won't...maybe I'm overreacting and making a...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Really need someone to talk to,

    feeling sad 😔😞
    gisel607 gisel607 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    loneliness isnt always physical.

    loneliness is the feeling you get when you feel like nobody understands. the feeling you get when you're standing in a crowd of people that love you and you feel so alone and separated. loneliness is a horrible feeling.
    tristinhunt tristinhunt 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    There's A Difference Between Being Alone And Being Lonely...

    I quite like being alone. I've always been a bit of a loner, and I enjoy my time to myself. If I'm around people for too long, I really start to crave some time alone. I'm not a lonely person. I very rarely feel lonely, even when I am alone for long periods. But sometimes...
    BowieGirl BowieGirl 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 7, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel loneliness is an emotion more

    than a state of being. Then more I try and fight being lonely the more I see it's not as all encompassing as I once thought.
    Wonderinsoul Wonderinsoul 22-25, M Aug 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Problem With Lonliness

    I feel it way too often and no you don't have to be physically alone to feel it. I believe that living with one's self is the hardest person to live with. Not liking yourself or feeling unworthy of the company of others makes you feel very, very lonely. So, being alone with...
    Libbilee Libbilee 61-65, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    All i can see is darkness.

    There is complete nothingness. I feel like people can see through me as though I am a walking spirit. I don't matter. Nothing matters and so why feel anything? I am too tired to feel. And so the days just blend together into one never ending shade of gray. I punch thing...
    CannibalizeTheMerciful CannibalizeTheMerciful 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Have you ever loved someone

    who didn't love you back? How about that person faking 2 love you and then out of the blue breaks up with you and leaves you. Guess what though? That's not the worst part!!!!!!! Not only did she pretend to love but.......she tells that she wants to be together with you someday...
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Feel It

    I believe i can literally feel my heart ache from loneliness sometimes. It's getting harder and harder to believe that I'm not going to die alone.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 6, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Alone may be too. But can give health.

    Excessive bites deep and harsh.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Loneliness

    The loneliness i am feeling inside is like a parasite that suck my sanity away. The pain is so severe and so painful. I hate how it make me feel so depressed and just want to get myself drunk to forget the loneliness inside. Yet when i get sober, the loneliness still here and i...
    TinaFeyforever TinaFeyforever 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Suffering

    The wind has dried my tears, and yet my heart is crying still. My soul is filled with pain and yet I am empty Lord. Memories crowd around me, holding ,touching. Yet I am lonely Lord. The wind has tossed the sands and the footsteps are fading Lord. The wind has dried my tears...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 3 Responses Mar 14, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's to the point I look forward to bedtime all

    day. When I am asleep I don't have to "feel" anything. I can be anywhere I want with anyone I want. I want to sleep all the time, it's the only escape from this loneliness I can get.-
    PinkChick888 PinkChick888 36-40, T Apr 27, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The strokes have isolated me from the very few

    people who are very important to me.. The physical and emotional turmoil it has caused alongside the on going effects, has left me totally depressed and forever tearful,. I try and divert the brain which now is not as easy as it once was. I am in pain that I can't explain...
    Insanefizz08 Insanefizz08 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    mysoulachesforyou mysoulachesforyou 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    the thing about my mind is.

    .. its a wasteland.. I'm so sad and empty and it hurts... it always, always hurts.... and I don't know what to do... my life is just I don't even know... I'm so sad and so hurt and the pain just sucks and I literally CANT talk about it with anyone and I'm so confused and so...
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    "Bring Me To Life" How can you see into my

    eyes like open doors? Leading you down into my core where I've become so numb Without a soul my spirit's sleeping somewhere cold Until you find it there and lead it back home (Wake me up) Wake me up inside (I can't wake up) Wake me up inside (Save me) Call my name and save me...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Jul 10, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Loneliness

    Im just lonely. When I'm around friends I can't help but to be envious of their intimate relationships. Why is it only me, why when I like someone so badly they dont notice. I'm so tired of being alone, just to feel the warmth of someone else hand touch yours. A beautiful kiss on...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 3 Responses Sep 26, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Im pathetic, before I go to sleep I always

    imagine that a person is holding me and telling me sweet things. A person just for me. But I know I am meant to be alone,Im a freak , a side character , a girl with no future. How can I expect someone to love this ugly me when I cant even love myself...
    zmnsha zmnsha 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Loneliness is a feeling

    that strikes when you are missunderstood and there is no one to share good or bad...even tho sometimes you are surrounded by people. I think that's the worst kind of loneliness you can feel. I would say you have yourself,and that's a lot but sometimes not even yourself seems to...
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I get messages from people

    who are lonely. I am lonely too sometimes.But I wish people would refrain from asking me about love and other intimate matters when I hardly know you.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 15 Responses Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have zero friends and I'm

    so alone. I've realized loneliness is one of the worst feelings somebody could experience. I mean real loneliness too. Not when you're bored and alone and want something to do on Friday night. The loneliness you feel every single day. When you go to school and see everyone...
    LilahLovett LilahLovett 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I know what it feels like to be alone.

    .. When everyone's against you... Your whole family without a reason ... Just yell at you point fingers at you... I can't even see what I'm typing anymore with this huge headach and blurry watery eyes ......
    Amyyy000 Amyyy000 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 4, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just remember when you think your free,

    that crack inside your ******* heart is me. I've reached the speed of pain .
    cartwright66 cartwright66 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 14, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    In these confusing days of my life.

    Like a train I'm just flying past all the stops in my life. I can't quite describe the feeling of loneliness. But I'm realizing that the reason why I feel so locked in my mind is that I'm the key. I.can't tell u how much I dreamed of having an amazing friend or friends or lover...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm so tired feeling

    so depressed , sad and lonely everyday. I'm so tired not getting appreciated. I'm so tired of all the rejections.
    Margaretxo Margaretxo 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel happy and complete before.

    Back when I have my true friends with me and a complete family. But when this school year started my bff that is like a sister to me moved far away and after a week or so my guy bestfriend started avoiding me and moved school. I miss them both so much and i feel so lonely and...
    Mikhaaeeluuhh Mikhaaeeluuhh 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I dislike it when people say it isn't painful

    because it is, especially if they are never lonely. It hurts so much to be and feel alone all the time, when you have nobody to talk to and especially if you're going through a difficult time, you just wish somebody was there to help you through it, and understand, that just...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Everyone feels lonely at some stage

    but no one deserves it all the time . If u see someone by themselves sit with them I know this is something we learn in school really young but it's so true .
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yesterday my best friend shot himself.

    He lived beside me too. At first I couldn't believe it, but I knew it was true. I've never experienced this kind of sadness in a while.
    PrincessUniverse PrincessUniverse 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am watching The Office

    and I wish I was Pam and I met Jim and I was cute and funny and in love.
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    His Daughter,For A Little While.

    The following story is about a man who lost his beloved and loving daughter in tragic circumstances,having also lost his wife a few years previously he found himself alone in life.His other daughter living in Canada and not being close to him. He stopped every morning on his way...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    In the Mirror In the mirror,

    a reflection. A Victorian nightgown, moves from my hand. A reflection. A cow, round and slow, my own nakedness. I stumble to you , I cry. Somewhere from out of a museum, You, a bald square statue, Two stars that flicker more now. You stumble towards me and cry. You whisper, I...
    mafields mafields 41-45, F Feb 5, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    You Bet It Is

    Never underestimate the physical, emotional  and mental pain of loneliness.It kills people.The elderly give up  slowly but surely. They've  lost their partners,sit in homes, wait for a visitor till that hope has  gone to the wayside as well.I have a soft spot in my heart for...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 18 Responses Dec 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    That Empty....Hollow Feeling...

    When you are trapped in the bottom and completely broken, loneliness is the worst poison. The times when you are faced with something no one else can really relate to and all you can do is go home and sit there alone, you start to think that no one really cares. Because no one...
    JustJacob JustJacob 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 16, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Very Unpleasant

           Loneliness is an unpleasant feeling in which a person feels a strong sense of emptiness and solitude resulting from inadequate levels of social relationships. However, it is a subjective experience.         Loneliness has also been described as social pain...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 3, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Father passed away. Mother is under comma.

    I'm a doctor. Or I was till I got fired recently... My partner never fails to message me "i hope things will be better"... when I need to speak though.. I only have 5 minutes daily.. he is busy at work. he says.
    BrianAndeek BrianAndeek 36-40, M Dec 19, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I agree loneliness is painful

    but not as much as stepping on a Lego. It's hell on earth. Not even satan would be cruel enough to create that monstrosity
    ILoveYourSmile ILoveYourSmile 13-15, F Jul 10, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    gisel607 gisel607 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sometimes life is just too hard

    and you feel like giving up and throwing the controller down. 1) being alone is a very distressful thing many many people go throw its an absolutely terrible life experience. 2) finding love is amazing! You finally found that person that you love the most in life. Until you come...
    Rhykker Rhykker 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    as long as you can write i will read

    and give you hope I am here as friend to listen
    ppplaypen52 ppplaypen52 41-45, F