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I Wish I Had Better Friends

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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 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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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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    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 18-21, 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 just want to have "family time" too. In my family, we never had ANY meal together, do activities together, talk nicely together, laughing together, hug each other, say love...
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    I'm too shy to meet up with old friends let alone make new ones. I been asked now and again if I wanted a nightout by some old pals. I keep putting it off though. I am happy with...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    75% of my friends have hurt me i did nothing to hurt them i would have fought at there side even if i knew i would get my *** kicked but they always tried to hurt me to be popular...
    Blueclaw Blueclaw 13-15, M Apr 4

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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...
    DestructionAmistOthers DestructionAmistOthers 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So we can chat and they can express their feelings in EP.
    8Maxcine8 8Maxcine8 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I made new friends this year. They are all from overseas, the same country. This was absolutely fine with me. I get along better with guys and hanging out with different cultural...
    woundedrush woundedrush 18-21, F Apr 12

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    Ever since me and my ex of 3 years broke up I lost most of my friends. I spend most days secluded into my room and if I go out I'm with my family. I wish I had more friends I could...
    mkir10 mkir10 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to make better friends. I also want (and suggest that everyone else also) cut out friends who don’t treat you right. Those who don’t value you as a friend. They are not...
    goldenwings17 goldenwings17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    So many of my friends on here are so awesome and supportive. I wish I had more friends who lived near me or at least in driving distance though. It's nice to be able to share these...
    an2012 an2012 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a mom of 2 wonderful children, a boy and a girl. But most of my friends, not that I havemany, do not have any children. I wish I had more friends with kids around the same...
    texasjo texasjo 22-25, F Mar 28

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    I wish I had no friends. Because it's not worth it to entertain people who pretend to like you. I'm sure not every person hates me but maybe that wouldn't be so bad.
    tolii tolii 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Friends are hard to come by in this world. So are good friends. Friends that care a lot about you and are concerned to see you down. Today, I’ll give you some friends that are...
    Beastmode2011 Beastmode2011 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    To start off, I have always been interested in men. I have never ever thought of being romantically involved with any girl before. I work with a girl and we have started becoming...
    DuracellAA DuracellAA 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I have a best friend since last 14 years. He is a guy and we have survived all these years without sex or romance because personality wise we are two very different people. He's a...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Yep. I had 400 friends yesterday. I am down to 50 today. If I removed you, it was not anything personal. And it may have been an accident but I removed the ones that just seemed to...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I've had this friendship that has been gaining speed. You see, there's this guy who's absolutely great and they seemed perfect. They're really nice and always wants to make me...
    Spontaneous117 Spontaneous117 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    When i was 16 (almost 17), i met this man who had just began working at my job. He was 24, Latino, and about 5'5 to my 5'8. We were together for a solid year before i ended up...
    ChaosGoat ChaosGoat 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I had been friends with guy since the fifth grade and freshmen year of college we decided to have sex. It got a little awkward. I decided to end the friendship. I regret it deeply...
    lovinglife86 lovinglife86 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I fell in love with my (now) ex boyfriend and he asked me to move three hours away to Chicago with him. After a year he lost a bunch of weight and dumped me. I had no friends...
    elissamay33 elissamay33 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really just have two people my age who have been good to me. I have, or HAD school "friends" who decide to forget me and ignore me after I leave my school. I have been a good...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I had many friends who I labelled them as "good". **** I was wrong. I lost many of them. One even betrayed me by breaking my love of 3 years who suffers from bone cancer. She...
    MrIndeedNL MrIndeedNL 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I haven't had many friends for the majority of my life and as a result have no clue how to make any! Anyone else feel the same?
    adendvw adendvw 18-21, M 8 Responses Apr 14

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    Today would have been my due date. It was a really emotional day. I had told friends and family I was dreading this day, but they all forgot except for my one friend who also had...
    palimia palimia 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Just looking back at my life and I really don't remember having any friends. Sure i had people I knew and I get along with, but when it came to actually having memories of them, I...
    Inasda Inasda 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    A lot of it has to do with not wanting to be a downer but also not having a lot of support. Honestly one of the things that most makes me depressed is the unreliability...
    Jaideiris Jaideiris 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I believed I found my soulmate a few years ago. The attraction and connection was everything I had hoped for. He is a good man who was hurting when we met. Of course it meant he...
    ChaiTeaLatte2 ChaiTeaLatte2 41-45, F 1 Response 32 mins ago

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    How is it possible to be surrounded by people every day and yet feel so lonely? I got married 6 years ago and as scary and sad as it is, when I look honestly deep within myself, I...
    Lonelyskeptic Lonelyskeptic 26-30, M 13 Responses Apr 12

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    So I guess this is it... This is where it ends.. I wish.. I deeply wish I could've been there when you needed someone. I wanted to so bad, you never even knew. And now I guess.. I...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I wish everything went right with this girl. Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    For the two that occupy my mind. The one that I think I like I don't know what I feel for you, but I just wish that I could be with you right now. Maybe you can help me figure...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Apr 13

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    I've always been asking myself if it is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all. As a very young child, I still remembered I had two great friends. Friends...
    EndSeeker EndSeeker 18-21, M Apr 7

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    About a year ago I had a terrible trip after smoking marijuana. I had smoked before and it every time I never really got a "high" feeling I just felt kinda normal.. But maybe a...
    Kristen42 Kristen42 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I used to have this one bestfriend. We were close and the best of friends for about six years. But then I moved away to a new school and it seems like we never see each other or...
    wootaco wootaco 22-25 Apr 7

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    I've been feeling in a rut for the last couple of years. I live in a boring town with absolutely nothing to do but go to the gym; which I enjoy. All I seem to do is just go to the...
    undecidedthoughts undecidedthoughts 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I can probably be most of you'll, older sister... Before today, I didn't think of responding to most experiences here on ep, because I can tell when some really wants help, or...
    Chabelle Chabelle 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    This week, I lost a very important person in my life. I met Mike a few years ago on this amazing site. He loved me, and accepted me right away. He was always so loving, caring...
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I wish that you had not initiated anything. I wish that you had just left me as a friend. I wish that you had never started texting all those sweet words to me. Those words have...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    It's been 9 months since you last held me tight as I slept. I'll never understand why you left, yet don't want a divorce? We used to be whole. Best friends and even lovers. Today...
    Mudshovel Mudshovel 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    We've been friends since 2007. We were close but mainly because we were all we had sometimes, all the time for me. We spoke every day but I never told her deep secrets of mine-she...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F Apr 9

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    Hi, just wanna make as many friends as possible! Guys or girls don't matter, if you want to talk just message me :)
    ancllevyn ancllevyn 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My so-called friends never understand me when I'm depressed. They don't know how badly my heart aches when I'm forced to go to a social event with them and the anxiety starts to...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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