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I Wish I Had Better Friends

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    Perhaps...

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

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