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I Think Loneliness Is Painful

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

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    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

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    A true friend Non

    judgemental Supportive Unselfish Efface Straightforward Comforting A true friend When you need a laugh or a cry Accepts you the way you are In good and in bad times Found some true friends I’m incredibly blessed they came into my life And to let me be part of their life True...
    DutchMattie DutchMattie 36-40, M 1 Response May 25

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    I know I chose to be alone.

    I isolate,myself in the dark to avoid getting hurt by monstrous people. But being alone also hurts me to the core so either way, I'm dead inside.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 26

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    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

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    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 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    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

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    Your shoulder is injured

    but you can't do anything about it and now you are out partying it's starts to kick in (the pain I mean) and you just feel so useless overalls because you can't do anything whilst your friends have a great time (which I'm happy about) also people are probably laughing at me...
    E5RedViper E5RedViper 18-21, M May 9

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I feel sad after I see a massage therapist.

    Like "Really? I had to pay money so someone would TOUCH my body... Not even in a sexual way!"
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    mysoulachesforyou mysoulachesforyou 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    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

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    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

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    The pain is not just in now

    and the feel of being lonely but more in eternal state tgat doesn't end.
    Bm71ca Bm71ca 41-45 Dec 3, 2014

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    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 5 Responses Mar 1

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    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 6 Responses Sep 7, 2010

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    Really need someone to talk to,

    feeling sad 😔😞
    gisel607 gisel607 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    Am I the only person

    that hates being independent. It makes me feel sad and lonely , and I get so upset when my friendships don't laste
    dollkylik dollkylik 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2014

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    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

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    pinky221157 pinky221157 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Alone may be too. But can give health.

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

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    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 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    I wish I wasn't here anymore Nobody cares bout

    me Nobody like me Nobody wants me And I'm pretty sure bout this
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 1 Response May 3

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    I am single for the first time in 4 years.

    I don't regret the relationship, I had so many good memories that I wouldn't trade for anything. With this new freedom, I discovered new pain. I am lonely. I reached out to so many irl friends, only to find out some are fake. One hasn't even tried to contact me in months. As of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 21

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    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

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    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.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 12 Responses Feb 4

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    Understanding Loneliness

    Loneliness does not come from having no people about one,but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself,or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible. If a man knows more than others he becomes lonely. But loneliness is not...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    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

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    Can someone talk to me I need to talk to people

    who have gone through emotional,physical pain
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Loneliness Is Painful

    I HAVE BEEN LONELY BEFORE AND IT IS VERY PAINFUL SO IF YOU ARE LONELY AND NEED A FRIEND JUST LET ME KNOW I WILL BE HERE REACH OUT I WILL BE YOUR FRIEND AND TALK TO YOU,YOU ARE NO LONGER ALONE
    PROUDGRANDMAOF6 PROUDGRANDMAOF6 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Feeling alone isn't that no one is around you

    like people think that is what being alone is. Being alone is that you feel like no one cares.
    Kayla429 Kayla429 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't understand why I cannot accept the fact

    that I'm alone. I just cried for what I think would be the 5th time this week. I'm not sure I'll be missed when I'm gone. I don't know how to handle this pain any longer.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 29

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    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 Feb 5

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    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

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    "…for the first time,

    let the pain penetrate so deep that it will always be in you. For it is when the pain has truly been taken inside, accepted, encouraged, that we realize the message that is wrapped inside of this feeling. It is when we truly learn this message that we are able to release this...
    guywithabrokenheart guywithabrokenheart 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    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

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