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I Wish For Real Friends Who Would Understand Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 487 People

    Aloneness

    When I was growing up, I was the type of kid who'd have a best friend and then perhaps a small group of friends. Guess we have less expectations of friends when we're kids, it's more about doing stuff together, playing games, sleeping over, etc. But as my life progressed...
    schmatto schmatto 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2008

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    I want a friend that will text me all day.

    Always have something to talk about. Not just hey,lol,yepp, etcc.. I want someone that understands my relationship that wont judge me & has time for me.
    DestructionAmistOthers DestructionAmistOthers 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2014

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    Something I've Always Wanted...

    For a long time now I've wished I had a small group of good friends I could chat to about anything. It's something I've been missing all my life. I've always felt alone and rarely had people to hang out with. Just having one or two good friends I could meet regularly, go places...
    taloden taloden 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 30, 2010

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     I Have a Few, But I W...

     I have a few, but I wish for more and I wish I could always have those I have. 
    mandarose524 mandarose524 26-30, F Apr 11, 2008

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    I Want to Spread Joy

    I want someone, anyone to understand exactly how trippy-ditzy-crazy I actually am. My life goal is to cash in $100 at the bank for pennies and other small coins, keep them in a pretty little velvet bag and walk around my city handing people coins, hugging them, and wishing them...
    shamelesswilde shamelesswilde 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 16, 2008

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    Thankfully

    I have a very close circle of friends who understand me sometimes better than I do myself. I love them and wouldn't trade them for anything. Though, I would like for that group to grow.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Jun 13, 2008

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    I wish I had someone to really understand me.

    .Tbh my family has run into.. Some money.. I have never really had a lot of friends, but now everyone wants to be my best friend and ask me to get things for them.. I can't trust or get close to anyone because I just know that they will use me.. Even people I didn't tell found...
    GabriellaFae GabriellaFae 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 23, 2014

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    Ive had friends at a point in my life

    and i thought i could always rely on them but these past few years have taught me a lesson. A lesson i learned the hard way, i now spend days without talking to anyone. Apart from my family, to whom i talk to once or twice in 2 weeks. Its not that i dont have friends but no one...
    Loer Loer 26-30, M Apr 17, 2014

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    It's Hard...

    ...but just to have someone in your life that you can express what you need to to them without judgement or ridicule is such a rare commodity these days. I am a very closed book type of a person, but that doesn't mean that I don't need at least one friend that I can be myself...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8, 2011

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    Wish You Could Understand

    In 2009, I decided to take more risks, take chances, and live my life to the fullest. I decided to let go of fear and release the person I desired to be, not who everyone else told me to be. The process has been quite interesting. I regret no experience since they have made me a...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Am I Allone In This World ?

    Hi there I don't know were to start, I have been described by others as a deep thinker, a talented man with a heart bigger than my brain, I find it very hard to find people who treat me right or that I can relate to, sometimes I think I am the only one anything like me...
    zzzen zzzen 36-40, M 7 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    My "friends"

    I have two friends that always seem to get rid of people whenever they get tired of them. I did that with them once but I realized how hurtful it was when it happened to me. I wouldn't necessarily call myself nice however. Any way we were friends again until about Halloween when...
    HmzkDp HmzkDp 13-15, F Dec 4, 2010

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    Sometimes I Wish

    Sometimes I do wish for real friends who would understand me.....I have one friend who truelly understands me and everything about me, and she has since day one. I can be complicated, I have alot of issues to deal with and sometimes it can be hard to be my friend.
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    I Do Have Something to Offer Why Don't People See It

    I have had some friends over the years but not enough of close supportive friends. I have read hundreds of books, gone on course tried various things but can't seem to connect. I look okay, speak and act normally, have a good job and reasonable income, know how to consider other...
    zillion zillion 51-55 Sep 20, 2008

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    Nobody Seems to Understand

    I don't feel as though anyone truly understands me. I am very different from my family so we don't communicate much. My Mom and me talk the most out of the family, but she doesn't understand. Also, i have like 2-3 friends that live in the same area and i wouldn't consider them...
    alwaysalone alwaysalone 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    I Think I Found Some

    They don't laugh at me for who I am. They don't ridicule or chastise me for who I am. They talk to me like I was any other person in the world. They don't laugh or snicker sat me when I tell some of deepest thought. Even the ones they probably don't want to hear when I can't...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    Wish For Real Friends Who Would Understand Me"

    I have known some of my friends through out my entire life and they still don't understand me... they are always bringing me down...telling me that i'm stupid...and if i tell them a secret they blab it out for the world to hear...it's just not fair that the treat me like...
    lifelover777 lifelover777 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    If Only...

    I've always had friends, but never the ones I could tell everything I really want to say to them.. Having friends is nice I guess, but having someone who actually understands you and not just say yeah I know how you feel, when they don't know how I feel. No one does, not even my...
    Storyofmylife12 Storyofmylife12 13-15 2 Responses May 2, 2012

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    What I Need Most

    I wish all the time I had just one real friend who could understand me. One real friend who I could talk with and really open up to. Therapy is not the same thing. It's nice having someone to talk to, but I would much rather have a real friend, someone who could talk to me for...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2008

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    Hard to Find People That Can Understand Me At All

    granted i'm not very easy to understand. i'm not even sure i understand me
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2007

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    I only add friends who have posted stories.
    donnaka donnaka 36-40 25 mins ago

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    I wish that when I texted someone they replied. I wish that when I talked people heard me. I wish that when I posted something on social media it got likes or retweets or whatever...
    youvebeenjesstified youvebeenjesstified 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    The party last night was a great opportunity for me to make new friends here in Paris, guys I know from the gym, who are friendly but not really friends. Among them is a guy named...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I have two real friends off from the internet. One is someone I met in high school we've been friends since about sixth grade and the other I met off the internet and he moved...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I'm looking for some friends. I don't really have any, they all leave. so, if you wanna try to be friends talk to me? maybe?
    alienpanda alienpanda 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Small group of real friends willing to give more, care more, share more and become more than mediocre.
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M Apr 6

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    LIVERPOOL47.....God broke the mold when He made you. You are cool tho. Just stick outside with no electronic device... No one will get hurt. Thanks for your friendship.
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F Apr 6

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    hello everyone, i m here for good friends, like minded, kind heart friends, i do want to exchange opinions and thoughts and i m not here for sexual material or anything related to...
    actionjacksonAZ actionjacksonAZ 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I am looking for new friends my old set wasn't a good crowd so I'm trying to find a good group of friends
    kmccrady12653 kmccrady12653 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm looking for new friends to chat with. I'm a happily married man with children so nothing more than friendship. Please get in touch
    DavidSomebody DavidSomebody 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Hi, I'm new to EP. I'm a soon to be masters student, I'm pretty chilled and just an all around good person looking for some friends.
    secretheartpanda secretheartpanda 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm looking for new friends that are male, and female that want to get together once a week to do new and exciting things. In the Pacific Northwest area.
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am looking for new friends, anyone?
    chungtw01 chungtw01 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Hey guys I am looking for new friends to talk with So add me if you want to
    Teju12345 Teju12345 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Am A Real Virgin Who Takes Pride In Being A Virgin
    pullups22 pullups22 22-25, M a week ago

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    almost every girl friend i had slept with the guy i was with. i get along better w guys and i feel safe with them but every guy i was with didnt like that. now im with someone who...
    cooper3366 cooper3366 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I just had one of the best nights of my life yet on my way home I couldn't help but wishing that he was there with me. My heart aches, it's his first weekend away at MCT and I'm...
    careuhambur careuhambur 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I wish if I can run away from my family I wish if I had another mother another father another name I wish if I had my friends fabulous life I just wish
    flife flife 13-15, F Mar 26

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    What have you done when faced with less than encouraging/insensitive comments made by friends? In the course of the last week, I've had a friend comment several times that she...
    airbornelove airbornelove 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Sometimes I wish I had girl friends But sometimes it's bad to have girl friends because your man always want to check them out. Sometimes your girl friends sleeps with him on the...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I really just want to find a guy that can relate to me. I'm really shy so I don't have many friends anyway. but the ones I do have are all girls. I don't have a problem with girls...
    korymorris korymorris 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm lonely . Even if I had a friend who wasn't staying long I wouldn't mind
    rubylilyrose rubylilyrose 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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