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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    My friends are OK were not as close as others. The guys I like to hang around,I'm not that close with but I do love being around them. They hang out together and are super close...
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    I met him in college and he was my best friend. I settled for his friendship, even though I secretly was in love with him. I think about him all the time and have had numerous...
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    I wish our friendship keeps me warm Till my pyre burns down all my sorrows I wish I could celebrate our friendship Till the day people celebrate my demise I no more believe in...
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    It started with a laugh followed by a hello Became friends really fast We're not ones to be slow You cheered me up when I was sad I do the same when you feel low Golden memories...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Is it so hard to find a woman who needs companionship. Like I'll be your daughter you never had. I'll go with you for coffee. I'll go do my nails with you. I just want a woman who...
    Muhrea Muhrea 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have had this experience before people pretend to care and then you fall for it have done that before.
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    I wish I could win the lottery..'cept gotta pay to play. *SIGH* I'm too cheap; can't seem to part with my dollars.
    ofsoundmind1015 ofsoundmind1015 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    Today I am feeling a little better my mood is, **** it and **** him!!!!! I hope this feeling last way better then crying all the time.
    Mcarr29 Mcarr29 22-25, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    This. Yes. totally. If she had come with a warning label right on her forehead I would have saved myself 1 year of infatuation and 2.8 years of heartbreak and counting. Yes...
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    In real life, maybe 1 or 2. Online, 2 or 3. In person, i feel judged on how i look because many of us "judge a book by its cover" without realizing it. Online, all i have to do...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I know it's been awhile since I've updated and I apologize for how long this is. I just need to get it all out. Telling the whole story seems like the best way to explain how I'm...
    Rosybottomz Rosybottomz 36-40, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    it is really starting to hurt to watch people & time pass by with no one to share it with. I have only ever found 1 person who I truly connected with (& I messed it up being a dumb...
    willmsmith willmsmith 36-40, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just came back from a dinner with my boyfriends family and friends and felt sad coming back. The thoughts I had was I envied my boyfriend for having family stability and wished...
    montgomery1984 montgomery1984 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I had a friend who moved away in fourth grade. She's been gone for over three years now. She had to move to Singapore(we both lived In Alabama) because her dad got a job over there...
    cheatahboo cheatahboo 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I need honest opinions. I don't need anyone to bash me or judge me. Just please put yourself in my shoes...this is a long one. I hooked up with a guy that I have had on and off...
    nh8907 nh8907 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It was 2002 and she embraced me and gave me a goodbye kiss. They were embarking on a new chapter in their lives. No romance but a great friendship. Her husband was one my best...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When i saw this group, i was torn between feeling this way and yet at the same time not. I had a fairly decent childhood as far as anyone could see. My parents were good at hiding...
    sherbear182 sherbear182 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I am a shy introvert that wishes to make friends. I love anime and cartoons and I like to talk about random or serious things. I want to keep close to my age range just to not make...
    OnyxAo OnyxAo 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    RamenTraveler RamenTraveler 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I don't know why, but I feel like I've never been able to hold on to close friends. And my marriage isn't so hot either. I feel like I watch everyone around me hanging out and...
    DD247 DD247 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    I've had quite a few number of friends in my life so far and sadly I am no longer friends with most of them. To the reader reading this that sounds pretty bad, but honestly...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I can't really have much confidence whenever I was with my so called 'friends' who aren't anymore in my life. But they do appear basically I see them everyday in school and we're...
    sarahnvodka sarahnvodka 13-15 1 Response Aug 23

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    guys please tell me if I'm crazy okay? because I would like to know since I haven't met anyone who thinks like me but this is going to be a long story. So here's the thing. My...
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Since I am a little girl I remember that I had difficulty making friends. When I was growing up I always had just one friend that I would not separate of, but that friendships...
    MRX45 MRX45 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Seriously. Taking applications.
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 18

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    once I thought I had good friends. they ended up putting each other against me... never knowing they coused all that misery themselves.
    Belgianbro Belgianbro 18-21, M Aug 18

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    Does anyone else feel this way?I guess it's just me though,this year has been really rough on me.After my mother passed away in January,I've had to basically become a second parent...
    SleepyGalaxy SleepyGalaxy 13-15 1 Response Aug 18

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    Throughout my life I have gone through some really bad times, I had experienced depression for a couple of years before but it never got as bad as it did last year. Before last...
    cattak cattak 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I've had a couple of best friends in which the relationship lasted for maybe a year or longer, then they replaced me or just flat out stopped talking to me. I blame myself for way...
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