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I Wonder If I Am the Only One Who Feels Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 225 People

    Alone In a Crowded Room

    I feel alone when I know I really shouldn't. I have friends and people I hang out with all over campus here. I just feel so closed off from all of them. Its not like I have some horrible secret or anything I just don't share a lot of things about myself with people. I know there...
    EdmondDantez EdmondDantez 22-25 3 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Probably Not But...

    Maybe there's someone who feels the same I do - all alone in a lonely world.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    At The End Of The Day, I Am Alone

    I have a good life. i have good friends, a semi supportive family, amazing kids, a job i like and do well. i am healthy, and emotionally stable. I keep myself very busy, because the moment i stop,and i lay down in my bed i am overcome with loneliness. All the relationships in...
    angelmama angelmama 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    I Feel Alone and Friendless At Times.

    This is one thing that bothers me. There are so many people who feel alone and friendless if we all got together we would have friends and not be alone, but how do we do this? I moved here 5 yrs ago and it's not easy for me to make friends, it's hard for me to open up and be...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2008

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    Disconnected

    The only person I feel the slightest connection to is my spouse of six years. Outside of this I am always the person on the outskirts, even with my family. It seem as though the whole of life going on around me is a film or play I am watching, nothing really affects me...
    SiouxC SiouxC 46-50 1 Response Apr 20, 2009

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    Lately

    with all that has been going on,i really feel alone.as though i am on an allien planet or something.all the suffering and pain,i find myself in the dark questioning why.it just seems pointless.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 4 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I think if i would speak loudly about myself ...still no one will listen to me or truly understands me n my motives...this thought just killing me inside...why oh God why...?why...
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    Atlas0Scar Atlas0Scar 18-21, M Nov 8

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    Nathals Nathals 18-21, F Oct 23

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    Was debating about trying to vent on here without someone on here being judgmental as I usually do... just one of those nights of feeling alone. Days where I just wish I truly had...
    ayooavery21 ayooavery21 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I guess we all have different conceptions of people, some might see you as the pretty girl, some as the funny one, and some might just see you as the one who is not worth it. But...
    CarolinaS1 CarolinaS1 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I have found the one whom my soul loves, and if it feels like home then follow it's path
    freespiritone freespiritone 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    sad12hana sad12hana 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is my first time writing. I looked for awhile online to find a site I could remain anonymous and feel safe. This is the only thing I could do to not cheat on my husband. I...
    naomiR1 naomiR1 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    It feels like there is something fundamental I'm missing. You can't see the whole picture, even if it's only one, insignificant piece missing. It's very frustrating.
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Oct 28

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