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I Wonder If I Am the Only One Who Feels Alone

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    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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    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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    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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    I am the danger, I am the one who knocks.
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    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I really wish I could, but I fear that only the outside matters to everyone
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 Feb 1

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    Only if.... Meh. It doesnt matter... I would be too scared that i would just hurt her in the end anyways... To scared that when the time comes, another heart will have to break.
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 16-17, M Feb 3

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    Ugh. Near the end for my grandma. I've lost people, husband and my dad, but something about her makes me feel like I've never experienced this. She's in the last stage of cancer...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Yeah, its true. I only love one person and devote myself to one person fully.
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ok so there's like 20 something registers and you guys only have 3 of them open? Like it's ridiculous, the lines are wicked long and it takes forever to get out of there. God...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    One boyfriend still going. Anyone else?
    Mary22902 Mary22902 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm happily married and refuse any sexual advancements or comments
    Needlepokes Needlepokes 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    every girl i have ever love has never loved me back.and it hurts to watch that same girl love someone else that doesn't deserve them
    mrmark524 mrmark524 70+, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Wouldn't that just be great!
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    Wish I could. Sick of being single want to have a nice girl to be with.
    leekingful1 leekingful1 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I'm always alone since childhood...that child you saw in the corner everyone avoiding your reading his sorrows since I was brought into this world I've accepted the fact that I...
    heavydutyfoo heavydutyfoo 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Omg, I thought that I was the only one who felt this way. I too grew up in Bklyn,NY and still have family there, but now as a parent it's not the same . I remember living...
    0intimacy 0intimacy 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    emilyflys26 emilyflys26 31-35 Feb 9

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    ...why is my life so hard? Why is everyone that I care about leaving me? I don't think I can live anymore. I can't continue to live like this forever. Why does everyone hate me so...
    08RoseBlack 08RoseBlack 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    Am I the only one who sees myself sane? Is the rest of the world seeing a psychotic, criminal, pathological , ugly, liar? And how would I ever know for sure ?
    calichic calichic 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Don't mistake kindness for weakness. For those who treat you the way you desire are the only ones who deserve your time.
    dacamt dacamt 36-40, M a week ago

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    Had a miscarriage at 8 weeks and after a few weeks I'm back again with him. I don't know whats wrong with me. I don't know why I still tolerate everything that he does. Tried my...
    Myoneandonlylove Myoneandonlylove 41-45, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    You begin a process of dating and discover the wonders of another person. You find yourself excited and happy to take that risk to allow yourself to trust being vulnerable and open...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    I had nowhere to post this..i don't know in what kind of group it should belong..but I liked the idea of the title..Back to the point.. Dear Whoever, I've been feeling lonelier and...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Triggers? Maybe? Just be careful. I don't... even know where to begin. I wasn't abused. Nothing in my life has ever gone really, truly wrong. My mother was a young, single mother...
    dpenny96 dpenny96 18-21, F Jan 31

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    What does it mean to be alone you may ask . Its like a river with no end , a boat with sail and hero with no villain. Without the end of this trip is is noting but a void. Such is...
    ImNotRice ImNotRice 18-21, M Feb 12

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    It's been difficult. I have racked my brain about the decisions I have recently made. I questioned my own sanity. See, My life with my ex was not bad at all. I was content...
    irishstone irishstone 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I grew up just like anyone else. Birth, toddler years, kindergarten, elementary through high school. And now, at the end of my sophomore year of college, I sit in a very different...
    redowens redowens 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Sitting alone in a bar. Not really sure what to do. I had a girl (we went to the bar together with a group) i really like sitting on a table next to mine. But she paid no attention...
    mnadkvlb mnadkvlb 31-35, M Feb 18

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    So I have these friends, might say my only friends, who smokes weed. And they know I don't want to inhale any of the smoke (I have a good reason for this), so they "respect" my...
    Hotten Hotten 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Everyone wonders sometime in their life, what is life? The question that is always there, the question that is always asked, bet never truly answered. You can create analogies...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I like the peace. On the rare occasion when i dont have to worry about anyone else in the room. I hate having to hide myself from others. By myself is the only time i get to be...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M Feb 11

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    My best friend was talking to me last week and randomly says she doesnt like cuddling? This had nothing to do with our convo Before I elaborate more I'm a lesbian, she's straight...
    ceeee ceeee 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    -i feel alone.- and that's okay...for a while. talking with someone laughing with someone pretending to be nice and fine 'coz people want us so. we end up alone please makes me...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm starting to develop feelings for my friends boyfriend. He's the only guy who tells me I'm beautiful... He's the only guy who is willing to cheer me up when I feel sad. I don't...
    batjokes batjokes 22-25, F Feb 4

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    So I kinda need advice .. I'm currently dating an older man it's been 3 weeks ..I'm 18 and he's twice my age ,Old enough to be my dad but I don't care honestly ,it's so different...
    ForeverVictimized ForeverVictimized 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I dont know whether my post I am going to put here is appropriate or not but for today alone I have seen more than 2 people say this that they are not valued for who they are...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I could run back this very moment and sleep next to the one my heart yearns for; the one who stepped on my heart continuously for a very long time. It pains me to have to be on my...
    TheLastWolf TheLastWolf 26-30, M Feb 1

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    I can only imagineThe feel i would feel on filling you in my armsI can only imagineThe overwhelming numbness created as an outcome of our bodies touchingI can only imagineHow lucky...
    TheDustyDiary TheDustyDiary 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Honestly the only people who ever talk to me do it because they want something from me, are perverts, or try to use me at thei lifelong crutch and punching bag. I have a very few...
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 19

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