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I Wish I Had Better Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    Am I Stuck?

    my only best friend and i keep fighting. every time i fall in my depression, it seems to anger them. i feel i can't be myself, i can't talk to them about what bothers me and i'm beginning to withdraw. the other friends i have are mostly from that same best friend. we don't have...
    burrowbunni burrowbunni 22-25, F Mar 22, 2013

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    Perhaps...

    Perhaps I should lead by example.
    justjudyblue2 justjudyblue2 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2008

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    I don't have many close friends except

    for two named Jason and Chris. lately, it feels as if we've been drifting apart because they each have love interests that they're interested in and over the course of our friendship, I have been feeling a little distance because I'm not really included that much whenever the...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M Aug 19, 2014

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    Every time I check to see what my friends are

    doing they always talk about how there busy or they live too far away. To me it sounds like they don't want anything to do with me. This is why I look like and feel like a boring person, I never have those friends I used to anymore. I remember when me and my friends would hang...
    lovingmyworld123 lovingmyworld123 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    "I Wish I Had Better Friends"

    I used to feel guilty for saying it, but I can't live in denial with the way others really make me feel, or be the only one suffering while they are living their lives blissfully and arrogantly happy. There are only 2 people in my life I can think of at this moment who have shown...
    bloodpromise bloodpromise 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2009

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    My Friends Are Lame.

    Saying this makes me feel like a total jerk, but my friends are really boring. I don't know how I ended up with them. All they ever want to do is read and do homework and talk about books and church. I have no one else and I feel really alone. I'm a very fun-loving person, but...
    AwayFromSirens AwayFromSirens 16-17, F May 23, 2012

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    Making friends isn't essential to our life. Our purpose is to live life doing what we love to do. Along the way we meet people, some we connect with, others we don't. When we meet...
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    I am better friends with the lads than gals, I'm open to them and respect them
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    I really wish I hadn't married my husband. the only reason we got married is because I was pregnant and had a whole bunch of people yacking in my ear and convinced me. I should of...
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    I don't really have any close friends, never have. I'm turning 20 this year and I don't even have any friends to celebrate with. I've always had more responsibility than others...
    raeediance raeediance 18-21, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a 17 year old, freelance illustrator/artist. I want to be an animator. I've never really had any friends that were into art or animation at all, and i really want to meet more...
    Zomboii Zomboii 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    It's sounds rather silly to compare and base my idea of friendship on fictional relationships from books, but for some reason, I found myself wanting a friendship like the ones I...
    breesworld breesworld 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have had male friends who were just my friend... they did not at first plan on the relationship going platonic, but they accepted it (eventually). I am genuine and that is rare...
    SoftCandle SoftCandle 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've only had one close friend in my entire adulthood. We are in our mid thirties now and became BFFs at 18. We've been roommates at times and have been through so much together...
    peachygreens peachygreens 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a pretty quiet person and I don't have very many friends I have maybe three friends and that's it. I really wish that the kids at school liked me more than they do I feel like...
    wendiemyers46 wendiemyers46 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wish I had more close friends that had my work ethics. I have alot of different types of friends but as the years go on I see them sometimes viewing me as superior than them...
    marckengenie1 marckengenie1 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am my fathers' son of that I have no doubt. I miss him dearly with a gentle sadness and loneliness that follows me through my days and calls to me in my darkest hours and...
    Chagos Chagos 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    There was a time when I wished there was a place, a place for another someone in my life to do the little things that I crave, that I want, that my soul needs. Intimate things...
    SuburbanSage SuburbanSage 61-65, M 6 days ago

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    Hey! Why are you so hard on yourself? Don't you know how beautiful and lovely you are? What do you mean I lie? :/ Hey I'm no liar! You're the one lying to yourself! saying, "I ain...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So at the end of 2014 I found out that my best friend of 9 years and her bf plotted to use me for my money and my helpfulness. We had always talked about our future and things we...
    aquamoongoddess aquamoongoddess 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why am I feeling that we're drifting off/apart? It feels like someone is losing interest. I'm not sure who. It's not like before...I'm not sure what it is. Is it just me or is this...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    (Lengthy post but I had to vent) I truly feel that I would be better off dead. I honestly wish I could go to sleep one night and just die in my sleep. I know men are supposed to...
    Jason947 Jason947 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    She believes that her killing herself would make me ecstatic, in reality I would care. We aren't close to friends like we used to be, we aren't on any level to talk anymore. But if...
    colorfulrainbow19 colorfulrainbow19 16-17, F Feb 3

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    Empty. It's the only word that comes to mind. When inside my head it's everything but,.... So many conflictions inside myself. When insides are Violent, Violet, blue, green, sad...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F Feb 3

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    I find myself missing things I shouldn't miss these days. Does that ever happen to you? Things that were never real to start with, but your feelings you experienced during the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3

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    i wish i had more close friends all around the world!!
    Deluxury Deluxury 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    i wish i had more close friends all around the world!!
    Deluxury Deluxury 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I feel like I am the loneliest person in the universe, I have no friends, and the ones that tell me they are, don’t show it through their actions. I’ve never fit in anywhere or...
    RainEmbrace RainEmbrace 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 1

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    Today I had an abortion. It was the worst pain I’ve ever imagined. I was 9 weeks and 5 days along. I am a very healthy, professional woman in her late 20s. I was told there...
    onlyyouknow2016 onlyyouknow2016 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Now it's not that I don't LIKE my friend anymore, but it's complicated so I'm open to any suggestions anyone can give me. I never really had many friends up until college, I was...
    Carver112 Carver112 26-30, M Feb 1

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    I wish I had friends... I mean I see emo peeps online saying "nuhhh I'm so alone in this world no one understands" but they're posting a thousand pictures of them with their...
    RachelDare RachelDare 13-15, F Jan 31

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    Hi there!! I'm here to share some of my experiences and how I feel as a freshman of Temple University, who try fight through the loneliness in her life here in Pennsylvania, US...
    angelofthelight angelofthelight 18-21, F Jan 31

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    My ex friend would stalk my sister on social media and then lie about it to my face after my sister confronted me. I had been friends with him for years at that point and he never...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    i am the only child in my family i have no sibilings and my cousins are the worst i feel like i am not loved since the day i was born . i had a panic attack at the age of 6 since...
    rita03 rita03 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I'm a lucky guy. I have two best friends and both have been for over 20 years. Sometimes I have moments when life gets busy and for a moment.... I sadly forget the tremendous...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 18 Responses Jan 28

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    I love having my husband as a best friend but I also desperately miss having girl talk!! I have a friend at work but I know if we didn't work together, we probably wouldn't be...
    SnowWhite87 SnowWhite87 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    The 90s were so good to me. We played outside all day until the street lights popped on "hopscotch, hide n' go seek etc. Tv was better, never had to worry about seeing nasty or...
    HarmonyVents HarmonyVents 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I have read so many stories about people wanting to die because of personal reasons. Now, i feel the same way too. hoping that it will come soon like a thief in the night. Why...
    darklife101 darklife101 46-50, M Jan 26

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    I have 0 friends. I haven't had any for 8-9 years now, although I'm not sure if I ever really did. I had some acquaintances in elementary school I guess but I never really hung out...
    GlimmeringLights GlimmeringLights 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 25

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    Messy, sort of There are parts of me that really have it all together. I function, pretty good all things considered. I have great purpose. I am the most fit physically that I've...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 46-50, F 4 Responses