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I Wonder If I Am the Only One Who Feels Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 224 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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    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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    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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    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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    I semi recently (in june) moved in with my older sister because of the chaos going on where I used to live. My parents never took care of themselves (always assuming their...
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    no matter how minor my exercise routine is i ache for days...so discouraging :/
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    There comes a point, a moment of realization, when the hope you've had your whole life, the hope of finding another person out there who understands you and whom you can trust...
    Taynk Taynk 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    August 29th 2015 A long walk with poppy, cut the lawns, cleaning and tidying. Washed the car. Had some cornflakes. How totally empty it all is trying to keep busy when the house is...
    NottsProfGent NottsProfGent 46-50, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    Can somebody please help me, my Fake Mother is abusing me and I just can't take it. She's had her boyfriend and his family impregnate me through molestation, by using things such...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The worst feeling is when you feel alone with the one whom you are with and the one whom you really want to be with is 1000 miles away.
    writergirl71 writergirl71 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was five, my mom noticed I held my head over to the left side, I went to physio and got a sheet of exercises. I did them until 6th grade when it got better. Then it got...
    Lottieh1911 Lottieh1911 13-15, F a week ago

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    Every night I go to sleep secretly, silently loving someone so much that it hurts..loving someone who takes me for granted, one who will never value me. This person is not in my...
    Lifeisainterestingmystery Lifeisainterestingmystery 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Faith is not knowing what the future holds, but knowing who holds the future. When you feed your faith, your fears will starve to death. It's about stepping out, when you don't...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F a week ago

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    I don't know where to start so I'll begin by rambling. I am from a family of 5. I am the baby. I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. They are all married with kids. I'm single with no...
    mangosandy82 mangosandy82 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have always felt like there is more out there. Something supernatural and out of my control, and yet has an impact on every day life. I know spirits exist and I've come into...
    StrongWeaknesss StrongWeaknesss 16-17, M Aug 25

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    my brother left for college today and usually I don't interact with him or do anything but rarely. and now I'm sitting here crying that he is gone. I have 2 brothers but the oldest...
    epilz epilz 13-15 Aug 25

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    I was answering a question ,"does real love really exist "? and my answer was if I ever loved you I always will ,, then I heard a man of God ask why is the word love used like...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M Aug 24

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    And I'd Love to meet A Female who FEELS the same.
    sissydreams sissydreams 61-65, T Aug 24

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    I noticed a lot of people my age are breaking up and getting new partners soon after. I will be single probably for awhile. In my opinion, there's no point in getting into a...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 24

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    I've never actually told anybody this . . . I don't like the person that I've become. I want to be a better person. The devil keeps testing me and I keep giving in. Sometimes I...
    Just0Looking22 Just0Looking22 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I can't sleep tomorrow school starts for my kids, intermediate and junior high. Every first day of school I would drop my kids off and go have coffee with my mom. I have been doing...
    Missingyou81 Missingyou81 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    So something just happened. I didn't set out to do this. It just sort of happened. I went out for a walk. During my walk I decided I'd go into this crappy dive bar and get a beer...
    aaron8686 aaron8686 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I know that I wine sometimes when you asked if I heard you. I heard your words every single one. you say that I trapped your heart and put it into a small box. dear you just felt...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M Aug 23

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    Why do I want to be with M so bad? Is it because I really love her? Or is it just because I want something back that's been lost? Is this sadness even about her, or is about being...
    aaron8686 aaron8686 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I want to drop out of university and break off my study because I'm not happy with it. I'm always under pressure and there are days when I just can't handle it anymore and feel so...
    imadreamer77 imadreamer77 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Am I the only one that people don't get when it comes to this? A lot of people have been calling me to go out with them and I always refuse because I want to be alone for some time...
    geeklane geeklane 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    "Poor girl, please don't be ashamed of the way you are. You're not the only one. People who've had their guts ripped out by life, a time or two, are different. Like you. You talk...
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I have to get this out of me, I have to share this story I cannot even believe myself...how a total stranger not only changed my life, but saved my life. I have went trough alot...
    somedude92 somedude92 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm always there when they have problems, but when I'm the one who needs them they magically disappear.
    PRS021 PRS021 22-25, T 2 Responses Aug 20

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    When you realize you've burned every last bridge, and there's no one to talk to, because you'll burn the only one you have left. When your own family won't speak to you- except, of...
    clearandbrightandclean clearandbrightandclean 22-25 1 Response Aug 20

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    i know i still pee the bed and i have two cousins that still do and their in their mid fifties also had three cousins that still peed the bed as adults well into their forties and...
    masterLLL masterLLL 56-60, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    My boyfriend got ten months five and a half passed already and it was very hard to deal with. I got in the routine of seeing him every Saturday because I can't go during the week...
    Whattodo1213 Whattodo1213 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I feel like there's no one who truly understands me. I feel like I'm always on the outside looking into the world, like I don't belong here at all. Now I'm not suicidal or anything...
    Overtherainbow66 Overtherainbow66 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I've cried myself to sleep like 4 times in the last week.. I hate being so emotional... Why can't I find someone who is scared to lose me and can't live without me?.. Why do I...
    theoneandonlyjerbear theoneandonlyjerbear 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    What people don't realize is when you are quiet, there is just too much for you to say. So many problems, worries, or just normal thoughts. It's hard to put them into words. You...
    artsydarling artsydarling 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    About three years ago my husband went crazy. I was depressed. I had to leave our house with my daughter two dogs and one parrot. He would not leave, I had him picked up three times...
    kjujubee kjujubee 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm not QUITE crazy enough to actively look for a lover in a place like this, but I may as well share the fact that I sincerely want one. I hope to find a wife who is pure, kind...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    and so I slink back to this place where it all started, I said I was done with EP and may still be. (to the extent of sharing) but something said I had to come back and put this...
    LovingDead LovingDead 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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