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I Wish I Had Better Friends

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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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    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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    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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    "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'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 1 hr ago

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    I wish I never jumped over that stupid hurdle when I was seven and lost my two front teeth. I have the teeth next to them as my front teeth now and they are veneered so it doesn't...
    microwaveduck microwaveduck 26-30, F Mar 21

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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...
    Loer Loer 26-30, M 2 days ago

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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...
    kingkaewjnp kingkaewjnp 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm a pc gamer, but I feel that I'm missing out on so much because I don't have any gaming friends.
    positivityiskey positivityiskey 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 2 days ago

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    So we can chat and they can express their feelings in EP.
    8Maxcine8 8Maxcine8 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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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 day ago

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    hello! i hope you all are doing fine and i wish you great day! the recent years of my life has however not been so great for me. i guess i should start at the very beginning. ive...
    rassebasse rassebasse 18-21, M Mar 23

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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 1 Response Apr 7

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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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    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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    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 3 days 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 7 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    I'm twenty and my friends are all pregnant or too occupied with there boyfriends to have a decent friendship, I get things change and people change and move on but my whole life I...
    brielladivine brielladivine 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I wish I had elephant friend💫🙏
    Omar023 Omar023 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Okay so it's actually a little different. For some reason I can not figure out how to add my own experience if I can, but anyway... I had sex with my friends dad... I am a little...
    speaksoftandcarrybigstick speaksoftandcarrybigstick 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head You're trying to save me, stop holding your breathMy OCD's conking me in the head Keep...
    squirt254 squirt254 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    When I first came to EP almost a year ago, I never expected anything besides a little moral support and an avenue to vent about my frustrations as it relates to my situation. What...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 1 Response 29 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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    Gotta huge 600 egg Easter Hunt at the house for my nephews and their friends and after it's one of my nephews birthday! Got a dunk tank, snow cone machine, hot dog machine, cotton...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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               to all my friends :) 
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Happy Easter everyone! May it be filled with awesomeness and happiness with family and friends.
    Rellikator Rellikator 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Everyone on EP that is going through a rough patch, just remember that you have friends here that care about you and that support you emotionally, anytime you need a friend we are...
    snowman70 snowman70 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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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 a week ago

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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'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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