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I Wish I Had Better Friends

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Perhaps...

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

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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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    I have a bunch of online friends, but pretty much like 3 friends Irl. I always feel lonely at school and I only really talk to my friend, Rees.
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    don't like mine at all. Why do people have such a nice smile
    itsmekar itsmekar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Seems I've only really got one, :/ and I would really like to have more
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Today wasn't a bad day...but it wasn't a great day either. Hopefully tomorrow will be fabulous... slw
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    I haven't had a girl best friend since I lost my 5 best friends gradually throughout middle school and high school. I lost the last one towards the end of 10th grade. I haven't had...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I keep dreaming that I become friends again with this girl that I had been friends with from kindergarten- age 21 (we are not friends anymore). We stopped being friends at age 21...
    Eastcoastgirl2 Eastcoastgirl2 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    After a dilema in elementary school every since i've only had close friends :) I like it that way, what's your reason?
    trismason trismason 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Hi I went through a marriage breakup last year which came as a bug surprise to me, as I thought our marriage was solid. Even we separated 6 months ago I am still very heart broken...
    Pettridge43 Pettridge43 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    It's been a long, bumpy road for me. Ever since I was a child, I've struggled with poverty, social anxiety, depression, and a dysfunctional family. I have been held back by a...
    whisperedthing whisperedthing 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    It's funny, I've had no friends for 6-7 years (unless you count online friends as friends I guess... But even then just one), but now I have some actual real life friends since two...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't even know how to be a friend. I don't know how to talk or have a conversation with people. I always mess up when I talk and I get a sense that people become really...
    wajaylababo wajaylababo 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've never had a friendship in real life last longer than maybe a few years. I don't know how to keep them.
    speckledpink speckledpink 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    This girl, my "best friend" all of a sudden looks at me like she cans we right through me like she isn't even a friend and it's because she found someone "better" than me. I think...
    hallethin hallethin 18-21, F Jan 12

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    2 years ago, I had a couple of friends on here that I used to come on and talk to them. I am not going to name them, but we always had a good time. Laughing, crying, praying for...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    No one is ever completely honest .. To scared to tell people how it really is which is a shame as it would make for better friendships ....
    annierosi annierosi 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I can count on my hands how many "true" friends I have had. I am saddened by the phrase "true" friend. Personally to be considered my friend you have to get past the point where I...
    Ulrythe Ulrythe 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    From the way I see it, you're either labelled as an introvert or an extrovert. Extroverts typically being the sociable, outgoing people. And Introverts being the quiet, keeping...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 11 Responses Jan 3

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    I generally get along easier with guys than girls but I do have to be careful so it's not misunderstood by them or others. I've had many friends crush on me, but I also have plenty...
    innergizer innergizer 36-40, F Jan 3

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    I guess you can say friends in general. I think if I had gay friends I wouldn't feel so alone in the world. Where I live there is practically no gay population. Sometimes you get...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I lost my best friend to a guy. We'd been friends since we were 12 years old, and she used to be one of the most important people in my life. There were a lot of other factor...
    someonelikeyou9 someonelikeyou9 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Seriously, I just simply wish I had friends. Being inside all the time does not help that matter much. Being borderline agoraphobic doesn't help the situation much either. I'm like...
    LDll LDll 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I wish I had some close friends and we do a girls night out or a tea party or a night with food and chit chat and do girly stuff...I've never been that sort of girl to care about...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    I am sick of unreliable parents who reject my dreams and hopes for the future every chance they get. Everytime. Everytime I bring up my YouTube channels and saving a dare...
    lostmelody lostmelody 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    So yeah I'm 17 and I haven't had a boyfriend. I have had a kiss but it was one of those icky disgusting ones when you're at a disco so I don't really count it as a kiss... I know I...
    eirbear eirbear 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get angry about how cards are dealt to people, myself mainly. I wish everything in life were different. I wish that no one had to be poor for others to live a life of...
    LDll LDll 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    ive moved around a lot as a kid and teen so didnt get to keep many friends id always lose contact. now im 19 Im a stay at home mom to my amazing 6 month old son and dont drive...
    brebauer brebauer 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I don't have close friends, just a few acquaintances. I used to be friends with this girl but when I introduced her to another friend they just kind of dumped me. Its really sad...
    ayacat ayacat 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    but instead I have guy friends who demand to know who's the cause of my problems and threaten to beat them up for me. even though it would be nice to have some girls that I can...
    mightymouse69 mightymouse69 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    When I was about 11, I went to the dentist to get my last baby tooth pulled. I was wearing a red polo shirt, blue Levis and white keds. They decided to give me a little gas to...
    jarno11 jarno11 36-40, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I've wished, a thousand times that I can remember of him. The type of man, that would only be alive in one's dreams. One that has the soul, of a stallion in which runs through the...
    Miranda1008 Miranda1008 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    sometimes I wonder what life would be like if my brushes with death had happened. would my family be in a better place? would my children have better lives? would the everyday...
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I have the friends I grew up with still in my life. I have the friends I worked with. We send each other gifts or cards, we text and will always stay in touch. But miles have...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    When I was young, I read this quote somewhere: "YOU LOVED MOST THOSE WHOM YOU LOVED FIRST." When you have not had years of memories with other people, this quote would seem...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    I have been bullied all my life, and have never had anyone I could really talk to. Sometimes I even wonder how I'm still standing in this world, cause it's never been easy to be me...
    Reven21 Reven21 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I've just finished my first round of 14 treatments. I've noticed better overall mood and stability but suffer the memory problems many people have discussed here. To be honest...
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 14 hrs ago

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