I Want Friends Who Are Actually Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 214 People

    It Happens Every Year

    At one point in my life, i thought i had tons of friends. I could go through my phone and call anyone and they would wnt to come hang out. I would always bend over backwards to do things for them because i thought they would do the same for me. In the last 2 years, i have...
    Lifeoutofashes Lifeoutofashes
    1 Response Mar 21, 2010


    Have you avoided by any friend who was near and dear to you once? If you do that you can clearly understand what I'm trying to say. I have two friends or should I even call them friends, who have stopped taking to me recently. I am really putting all my efforts for making...
    maggiesuper maggiesuper
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

    Social Groups Not So Good

    Sure, I can join a social group and go on outings with others, but since there is not at least one person to relate to, it doesn't do me much good. Yeah, I have had fun and done things that were quite nice, but there aren't any friends there. I want to go out and do things rather...
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Jan 3, 2013

    Do real people exist anymore?

    I search and find few. I found a few in the past who moved on. I am not fond of Facebook. It seems I chat with people online awhile and they rarely give me feedback on a site like Facebook. They posts about themselves left and right yet do not answer my posts if it is not about...
    LovelyChris71 LovelyChris71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2014


    I want friends, that we hang out, we talk, we don't just message each other, once every six months, or when the other needs something. I want real life long lasting friends, one that i can count on to be there for me, and that they can count on me as well.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 4, 2009

    Not Those

    that talk abt me with the others..those that judge and throw shade at every chance that presents itself. real,true,loyal people i can depend on if i ever get in a jam! 
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    Oct 26, 2012


    Ok, ive never been hear before but once again im sitting here alone bored out of my mind. Im 19 my hubby is 22 and we have an 8 month old daughter and no real friends. Goohhh i just want some one we can chill with !!!!
    jaylei586 jaylei586
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2008

    Friend Or Foe????

    Hello All, I need a bit of advice on a "FRIEND" It all started in FIRST grade (I'm in my early 20's now). We were BEST friends, just like sisters. We have had small fights to HUGE fights and always made up. In High School one of her friend's family needed a place to stay, so they...
    InfinityBeyond InfinityBeyond
    18-21, F
    Mar 7, 2013

    Friends That Are Forever...

    My grandmother says, "Friends come and go." And once, I almost believed her. I made a bestfriend, she's been around for 2 yrs. We've just started to go our separate ways. So why don't I believe my grandmother? Because, I still see this as like,... a failed test. We...
    MissChii MissChii
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2009

    I've come to the realization

    that I must accept that I have no real friends only people that I share common interest with. There's no point in damning myself because I either lack the social skills or people just don't want to be my friend. However I do get puzzled when someone say that I'm their friend...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef
    31-35, F
    Feb 23, 2014


    i want some friends who are acutally friends . they try and hurt each  other . they listen , they are understanding and i don't work with them . i should have that last one as a problem here .
    deleted deleted
    Dec 18, 2009

    I Want Real Friends

    Since I was in 5th grade, I stopped caring for most of my friends. I noticed that they weren't really friends, just people i would talk to in a friendly manner. I only had a select few who I truly cared about since around kindergarten, but i started to isolate myself in 7th grade...
    LacieStars LacieStars
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2011

    Lonely In Ny

    I do a lot of social activities and belong to social groups, go on hikes, go out to clubs, dinners, etc.  But throughout all these activites I still don't have any close friends, they're just acquaintances. I live in a small town about 60 miles north of New York City...
    aprilstar aprilstar
    Oct 14, 2008
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