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

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    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

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