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I Wonder If I Am the Only One Who Feels Alone

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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