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I Wish I Had Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 268 People

    Lonely

    Dont get me wrong, i have friends, Good friends. However i live with my boyfriend and its great we do everything together. but i just wish that i had some girlfriends that would pop over for a cuppa and a chat, or ring me to go shopping or something. Im quite lonely without being...
    VectorQueen VectorQueen 19-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    Miss My Old Friends And Feeling Left Out,

    I've always had friends but over the past year it seems like they've all forgotten about me. We all went to school together, but since i moved away no one contacts me or talks to me at all. I feel so lonely and left out of everything. This year we all turned 21, recently...
    MissPops MissPops 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    I've Pushed Everyone Away

    I have a mental disorder which causes me to push everyone away so I have no friends except on the internet.  I don't trust people either, so making friends is hard.  I also have a Paranoia disorder so that makes it hard too.  I'm extremely new to this site so I...
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 21, 2007

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    I Was Popular.

    I used to have lots of friends. I was the loud, out-going, happy-go-lucky kid. I was on the student council, I never really went to parties but I was always hanging out with other kids and just having fun... Then school got serious and not as many people wanted to know anymore...
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2011

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    Making Friends, They Make It Look So Easy..

    I always had a good amount of friends but one day I stopped making new ones. While I love the friends (though they are ever dwindling) I have now, we just don't have anything in common anymore. They want to go drink when I would rather chill at a coffee spot or they surround...
    waterlilyj89 waterlilyj89 22-25 2 Responses May 20, 2011

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    Whats My Deal

    i dunno what my deal is. and its funny whenever i say, outloud, i dont have friends, or none of my old friends talk to me, theres always SOMEone there to say, what do ya mean?> im your friend, i still talk to u" these people confuse me. i think they honestly believe that...
    Genabi Genabi 22-25 2 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    I really really wish I had a lot of friends.

    I'm afraid I'll say something dumb so I don't even bother talking to new people. I seriously think about it all the time. At night I'm sad that noones texting me and I don't have parties to go to and noone wants to hang out with me. I've been like this all through high school...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    All My Friends Moved.. How Do I Make New Ones?

    I am 30 years old, married, no kids yet. A few years ago my best friend moved half way across the country and since then two of my other close friends moved as well. Since then it seems like the rest of my friends don't call or want to hang out. The only friend I have is my...
    Goldelocks Goldelocks 31-35 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    Loner

    Every since I was in highschool I was a loner, my mom said that I was this was way every since I was little. But now I am 19 years old and I still don't have any friends. Everybody always leave me out for some reason . . .idk. I just want some one who I can talk to about anything...
    laaRoyalle laaRoyalle 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    What Am I Doing Wrong? What Do I Do Next. I'm Lost And Alone

    My first year in highschool I moved to a new town with lots of new people, everyone was so friendly and inviting I made plenty of friends. My grade 9 year I moved away to another new town, I lost my friends but I made new ones  and also met a two girls who became very special in...
    username96 username96 13-15 2 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    I really do wish I had friends.

    Not just more friends; but friends in general. When I'm not with my boyfriend I literally have nobody to talk to. I see all these pictures on instagram and fb of people with friends and I feel alone. Throughout highschool I wasnt outgoing I kept to myself and I feel like I got...
    sierraambb sierraambb 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    Ever since I had my first son I lost all my

    friends, and I feel lonely. Even to I have my babdy ddy with me I can't talk to him because he say I'm stupid or doesn't understand. Then if he finds out I tell something to my mom he says that, that's what he is there for so I can tell him everything, but when I do he judges me...
    ashley2109 ashley2109 18-21, F Dec 17, 2013

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    I Used To Have A Lot Of Friends And I'm Not Sure What Happened...

    When I was younger, I had a TON of friends. I had people to call when I wanted to go out, people that would help me move, people that I could call to bail me out (not that I ever needed it), and people to just hang out with. They were all the same group. Little by little, they...
    TrulyRoxie TrulyRoxie 41-45 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    I wish I had a best friend!

    She would have to be honest , around my age, and live in California!:) I hate the fact that I'm always feeling alone with no one to talk to or vent to it's actually quite depressing
    Jazzylilys Jazzylilys 18-21, F Jun 9

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    One time I defecated myself

    so the nurse would talk to me
    McMusty McMusty 16-17, M Mar 10

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    I use to have alot of friends

    when i lived in Delaware. I miss it. I feel so lonely now. Everyone i work with goes out with there friends and all i do is sit at home. I cant find anyone i fit in with. It sucks :(
    melissalucy melissalucy 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    This Year I Feel So Lonely Then The Other Year

    this year i am soo lonely beacause some of my friend dont care about me so much..they live me alone like a trash...i dont know why...mybe im not smart,mybe im not good in anthing..i cant make them happy..i know i am a shy girl...i try to make them happy..and they still live me...
    nadiah99 nadiah99 13-15, F Jul 25, 2012

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    I hate that i have no one in real life.

    Dont get me wrong i love my online friends, if it werent for them i wouldnt be here, i just wish that i had someone to hang out with. Go to the cinema. Stuff like that. I have no one. Im tired of feeling alone.
    Wi5huponastar Wi5huponastar 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Everyday Is An Opportunity For You to Make a Connection

    I have a mixture of feelings on this matter.  I have had times in my life where I felt I had alot of friends, through work and school and uni. And I have had times where I felt very alone, when I had my son, when my family could no longer talk to eachother,when I suffered...
    swoozie swoozie 36-40, F 3 Responses May 21, 2009

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    Is there anyone else out there

    who just feels like they need a friend? :'( I've been pretty lonely for a while now. I'm 21 years old and I can honestly say I have very few people I can call friends. I do suffer from social anxiety which certainly makes meeting new people harder, but I know I have sooo much...
    Michimon Michimon 18-21, F Oct 26

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    I like men and women

    as friends. I have a bad back so I'm embarrassed to go out in public. I wish I could meet some gentle souls who could stop by to visit me. I don't need religious nuts or mean, nasty drug addicts. Just some gentle souls to say "hi" once in a while. Sometimes get scared being...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F Sep 7

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    Oops?

    I had friends about 2days ago. They were pretty close. But one of them kept ditching me, so I broke friends with her, and everyone else discreetly chose her. I hate being alone, and I never have been. But now I'm spending all day alone, I'm miserable and wondering what I did so...
    FibreglassWings FibreglassWings 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    Disappointments

    I lost all my friends when I got bullied. They were just people who knew me; shallow-level friends. I kept with two of my friends, and in high school, made friends with a few other people who would talk to me and not be worried about their social status plummeting. But now, they...
    FibreglassWings FibreglassWings 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    When Did I Go Wrong?

    I was wildly popular in high school. I wasn't popular with boys, but I had more friends than I can possibly list. I got a degree in theatre from a good school, but my parents lack of support filled me with self doubt and I settled for a mundane job in retail after graduation. I...
    glinda521 glinda521 46-50 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    Only A Wish

    Everyone needs someone they can trust. We all need someone we can tell our secerts too. We all need someone who is there for us. We all need a friend. I wish I had friends. I wish there was someone I could tell my deep dark secerts too, and know they won't judge me, or blab them...
    suffocating suffocating 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2010

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    There Are a Lot of Times Wh...

    There are a lot of times when I  feel like no one understands me or listens to me.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 4 Responses May 20, 2009

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    I Think It's Too Late To Make Friends Now

    This REALLY snuck up on me. I started to realize as I was getting older that I had less and less friends, but I didn't have to face the brutal reality until just recently. I realized that my former best friend, the one who had kept me sane for most of my life, wasn't really...
    Aarne Aarne 41-45 5 Responses May 31, 2012

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    I literally have no friends.

    I suck at making friends and never really leave the house.
    Sniffly Sniffly 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    I Wish I Had Friends

    I don't know how else to put this: I am lonely. I have no one to talk to about anything. I feel depressed all the time. I am great at hiding my emotions and have been so good at it for so many years I don't know how to act "myself" anymore. This might be the reason I don't have...
    misstiffkitten misstiffkitten 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    Sad But True

    I am a freshman in college now, and really have few friends. I used too have so many friends but then I got a girl friend and still had some but not nearly as many as before. I hardly noticed for 2 years that we dated because my girl friend became my best friend but now she's...
    aufan0218 aufan0218 18-21 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    Bff Jill Where Are You??

    I feel alone most of the time, i have very few friends and no one text me or call me or even want to hang out with me.  Im pretty much a normal guy shy yes i am but i would like to have someone to text or just talk you know.  Do simple things like go for a walk , or just sit...
    treto treto 22-25, M 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I want to wish my special group of friends a happy thanksgiving. I know this is a few days ahead but as thanksgiving comes closer we all get kinda busy. With family and cooking and...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel the sad melody over take my feelings sinking in the tears I can't keep under control, I lay in this pond I created where the tears cradle me, I close my eyes wishing to be...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    So I may as well start tonight. I don't think I'll be sleeping soon and I need to start sharing sometime. I was born as the first child and my parents had another 2 kids after that...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Ok so here we go again. I'm ready to go on with my story. Just for those who have not read my previous posts, this is my fourth one. Anyway, so I was almost 18 when me and the guy...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 16

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    I'm so depressed, and I have no one to talk too. I feel so alone and I wish I had friends.
    hartbri12 hartbri12 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I wish I had friends to go to movies and do other fun stuff with
    JORDANNY JORDANNY 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I wish I had friends that didn't mute me and call me a sl*t.
    DHurd283 DHurd283 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Ok so my life story..... Up until the age of 16 my life was good, normal and happy. Then at 15 my grandfather.. Who was my dad, my rock, my hero, as my dad left before i was born...
    rachlin50 rachlin50 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I wish my friends would talk to me again. I wish Nicole would talk to me again. She got rid of the drawing I posted for her on her facebook wall. I wish everyone would forgive me...
    DinoRexus DinoRexus 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I have always done my best to be a good friend and all of my life I have had close friends. Throughout high school and college I always made the initiate to spend time with my...
    vballgirl23 vballgirl23 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I never knew what true friendship was all about. I mean I had "friends" but they would always talk behind my back. I meet my best friend September 24/25 2014. I had never met her...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    "False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade." Have you ever had friends who just...
    xoxlovelifexox xoxlovelifexox 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hi, I have a 5 year old daughter & a fiancé. I say his my husband, even though we're not legally married. We've lived in my hometown & his home city. I had friends before him...
    Susy86 Susy86 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 7

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    other than my husband I don't have any friends. I never had friends. I am too old for this :(
    maddie1980 maddie1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    So I dealt with an eating disorder junior and senior year of high school. Coming to college was going to be a change, but I recovered and I was ready to face a new chapter of my...
    mb8422 mb8422 18-21, F Nov 18

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    yeah... if I had friends..
    shortbeauty96 shortbeauty96 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    People always say that everyone in this world has a talent! Well it's not true. Because if everyone did have a talent I wouldn't be struggling to find out what mine is. I just don...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Sorry I hit post in the middle of my story! So we raced to get the ball not caring about the noise. We got the ball and realized Where's Zoe? We went back to find her only to here...
    Sabrina854 Sabrina854 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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