Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Would Appear to Be Outgoing, But Inside I Am Lonely and Lost

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    I'm Lonely, Even Though I Don't Look Like It

    I'm a little scared...or nervous I guess, to put this online. Negative comments make me nervous, because they make me feel worse than I already do. I guess, to put it simply, I'm lonely. I have friends and my parents are really nice and loving, but I feel so alone. I moved away...
    loveher loveher 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I lost my mum two years ago to breast cancer. I am 16 now and even though its been two years I still haven't moved on. I've completely changed into a different person to the point...
    laurendunn865 laurendunn865 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met this woman last year. It was at work. Although I wasn't interested in pursuing romance, I instantly became infatuated with her. I convinced myself that it was just a simple...
    AlexCorvace AlexCorvace 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is my first time on the Experience Project forums, but I figured maybe posting here would help. I don't know. Basically, I'm lonely. I'm not completely alone. I have a...
    kpc3582 kpc3582 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am angry, depressed, and lonely. My wife left me almost three years ago. I was very angry in the beginning. I still get angry but its not as severe. She was not taking care...
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M Nov 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Can someone help me with some friend advice ? Okay so i feel so lost!! So i'm in middle school and i have been with some friends in the same class for two years ... We were really...
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I sure am, I talk to tons of people each day, but I don't really communicate. People say "you're awesome!" "You're hilarious!" I make people laugh, I cheer them up when they're sad...
    WanderingandWondering WanderingandWondering 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 19 years old and just lost my mom yesterday morning. we all knew it would be any day, but I can't believe it. honestly, it doesn't feel real. I feel like its all a nightmare...
    HelloKittyEatzSoulz HelloKittyEatzSoulz 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Here I am at 4 in the morning and unable to sleep once more. Disparity grows with each movement of the hands of time. Tick tick tick, the sounds booming in my mind and I go deeper...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 5 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The other night when we were lying in bed and he asked me why I pursued him, that I deserved a much better life and a more promising future. I let out a meek laugh, half surprised...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today is my aunts birthday, its been a really long 2 years since she past away Feb 14th, 2012 :( It was the hardest day of my life! She had ovaren cancer for 10 years. I was in...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F Nov 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It hurts when you are trying to avoid someone you truly love and care for but you know it was not the same for them. I know I am strong and I can manage it well with the no...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Oct 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Drank so much the past few days - no need for it! Not drank because I've felt bad but just for the sake of it which isn't a good thing. Tomorrow signifies the day of the detox...
    Unnecessarilylostsoul Unnecessarilylostsoul 26-30 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have worked in this café for 2 years. I laid an eye on him on first sight. He is quiet, friendly looking and mysterious. He came to the coffee shop everyday for a coffee, but no...
    seraphurn seraphurn 22-25 Oct 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We hung out all summer and even fooled around. You know, bitting,hickeys,kissing. One time we got really high and we ended up having sex, though after like a minute i came to my...
    bearsunited01 bearsunited01 16-17, F Nov 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "I'd like to get lost in the darkest corners of your mind". When I wrote her this line, I was lost, lost in life. One day you wake up and realise your life has past by and you...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M Nov 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, I'm only feeling lonely because I lost my only best friend. Can you imagine that? Well, I've lived my life not needing any friend.. Before I met my best friend, I was just...
    Otakut Otakut 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For quite some time now actually. At this point I think I can deal with it much better than years ago and find myself not concerning with what I'm doing or where I'm going so long...
    lFrostBitel lFrostBitel 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm lonely. Period. Though I read something online about being lonely and it said being lonely is a state of mind. That it can happen to anyone and that it can stem from moving...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 8 Responses Nov 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been a loner for 5 years and no one knows. It's like I've been living in a box inside my mind with the lights off all of the time and I keep trying to get out. I daydream a...
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    November 5. Let's Make a Deal. "The relationship just wasn't working out, and I wanted it to so badly. I kept thinking if I just made myself look prettier, if I just tried to be a...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    November 23, 2014 Today, im drained.. im empty..im broken.. im missing. life at home has been mentally killing me. everybody looks at me like a lazy pig whos no good for anything...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Green eyed devil, came back! I thought she was gone, so I hoped, so I feared. She returns, and all the memories are rushing back, but for an odd reason, none of the bad ones are...
    andro333 andro333 22-25, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was so excited to go off to college. There are over 50,000 people here and I was excited to make so many new friends. I didn't take into account my social anxiety and shyness. It...
    fate1220 fate1220 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey so I was wondering if there are any girls out there, that wouldn't mind helping me practice flirting? Nothing weird or creepy lol, I'm genuinely asking for a little help? Like...
    SIRROM88 SIRROM88 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi. I am writing this because I just turned 21 years old in August and I feel completely lost in life. I have no idea what I want to do with life. I am currently in University...
    kad1102 kad1102 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I didn't think I would be depressed so soon...especially after I overcame it at the beginning of my college semester. Even thoughts of suicide came to mind for brief seconds...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was putting on my swim trunks and noticed noticed there was no tie. I figured what was the big deal. I decided to go down to the hotel pool with my friend Ethan. It was early in...
    Bonbob33 Bonbob33 18-21, M 19 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am quite happy in my marriage, in the overall sense. But this year, between my husband working extra hours to pay all of our bills, and my medical issues that prevent me from...
    looksnormal looksnormal 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like i'm losing everyone around me. They're all slowly drifting away and soon it would seem like nothing has ever happened and become a memory soon to be forgotten. They're...
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just wanted somewhere to write this I guess. I got in a pretty serious relationship when I just turned 17 and it was great for the most part, we could spend whole days together...
    dch29 dch29 22-25, M Oct 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If someone asked me to describe myself in one genuine word, it would be "stupid". All my life, I grew being told how stupid, ignorant and how poorly educated I am as a person. All...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Destiny? My third marriage. We made a covenant before God, in front of our family and friends. Only 5 years later and I am so lonely I can hardly bear it. I crave human touch. I...
    ShatteredSoulAche ShatteredSoulAche 51-55 12 Responses Nov 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I lost my dad when I was 3 years old and I lost my mum when I was 12. I was lucky to be cared for by my aunt so I never felt the loss of my parents greatly. Today, however, when my...
    8wrgj 8wrgj 18-21, F Nov 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over phone and...
    sarahc11 sarahc11 26-30, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over phone and...
    sarahc11 sarahc11 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am in a relationship, and I am always around friends but I am always lonely. I had a good friend, fell for her, was always with her, I was so happy. In a matter of minutes I...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F Oct 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am in a relationship, and I am always around friends but I am always lonely. I had a good friend, fell for her, was always with her, I was so happy. In a matter of minutes I...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have dated my boyfriend for 3 years so why am I lonely well I will tell you I asked recently if he would love me if I became fat he told me know he would break up with me in a...
    Somechick47 Somechick47 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm surrounded by those who are in relationships or in love. They're really lucky, I'm not though. I had to break up with my boyfriend cuz he deserved better than me. I feel so...
    LuckyGuy001 LuckyGuy001 13-15, M 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    An excerpt from Chapter five of In the Cleft: Joy Comes in the Mourning (found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble) “Grandy’s arms ached and she felt stone cold and empty. There...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F Oct 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I get this way sometimes. Usually some kind of event triggers it but sometimes it appears for no reason. This was a tough week but I stuck it out and it ended with criticism even...
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M Oct 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am that cliché, the one who is there for everyone but nobody is there for me. I get depended on so much and I feel it has become my main role in life and I resent that because...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    DONT READ IF YOURE WEAK STOMACHED//MINDED I was 14 I was stupid. I had gone to my friend Katie's party, it was only meant for myself and her. Word got around and with us...
    Psychxdelic Psychxdelic 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I thought I liked being by myself this entire time, but it's gotten to the point where I can't stand the silence. It grows louder and louder every day even though I'm constantly...
    ThatDarnKatz ThatDarnKatz 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 10

    Your Response

    Cancel