Alyh

151d

does anyone here ever feel like they has a very hard time making friends? I have a hard time.

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

Anxiety (Including GAD)

Attention-Deficit Disorder

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  • Chesbro99

    151d

    I feel like it's harder then it should be

    • Alyh

      151d

      I could help you? You could be my friend. And join some of my friend making circles if.youd like?

  • Wesj75

    151d

    I can count my friends on one hand

    • Alyh

      151d

      same 😢 If you would like friends dm me 😁

  • Witcheress

    151d

    I do too. ☹️

    • Alyh

      151d

      I'm sorry hun. I wish it was easier... If.youd like friends, dm me I can try to help 💙

  • PurplePenguin

    151d

    Most definitely! I have a lot of fear of rejection and intrusive thoughts that make me think nobody likes me. It's so hard

    • mnmerritt02

      138d

      same. I know that people like me. But at the same time, I feel like they're pretending to be nice. It's hard to make friends especially when you've got different disabilities and you know that they are different and they aren't ....

  • TannTann

    151d

    I don’t really have “friends” I have one friend. I have social anxiety so getting me open up and speak is very difficult for me. Also, being apart of the LGBTIA in the South doesn’t make it any easier. I’ve learned that if people want to be in your life they will put in the effort and the patience. The right friends will come to you. Just be patient

    • Marss

      149d

      This is exactly me too!!

  • Zoinks

    151d

    Making genuine connections is difficult, but I'm still trying! I know there's someone out there that would just like to talk about movies and books, etc. I just haven't found them yet.

  • depressedunicorn

    150d

    Me too! Like where do you meet people??

    • Alyh

      149d

      could always look for discord servers or groups or something to make online friends but idk for irl

      • depressedunicorn

        143d

        yeah irl is my biggest problem

  • poodlelover28

    149d

    Same

  • SmileySnail

    148d

    I meet people and chat with people easily, but then I fall out of touch immediately or can't commit to actually hanging out, and I'm always so worried about bothering people that I never try to pursue deeper friendships. When I get married I have no idea who is going to be in my wedding party because I just have no super close friends

  • Polistinae

    148d

    What do friends even talk about? It feels so forced and awkward i feel like i just drain everyone’s energy all the time by dragging out conversations about things they don’t care about or by asking too many useless questions

  • gi0143

    148d

    Absolutely I do! I have 3 friends and I wish I had some more... I've always wanted to have friends to support eachother and do things with etc. 🥲

    • Alyh

      143d

      only friends I have rn are online in my discord server for making friends 😢 it's so hard to find them...

  • BendyG0d

    144d

    100%. I have no idea how to make friends in a new school. I just don’t want to put myself out there but at the same time I do. I want to share to someone about how I’m feeling but At the same time I don’t.

  • stargirl_

    144d

    I have trouble making and keeping friends, i think NT’s don’t understand me

  • SymptomOfNostalgia02

    144d

    I like to think that the harder it is to make friends the more unique and creative you are. Or maybe you’re just not communicating with the right people. I’m always down to chat or talk to people and be around them and stuff so.

  • rorose

    143d

    didnt make friends throughout high school. i was so ignorant

  • rorose

    143d

    i didnt like that i became my mother. she tends to ignore the past and try to move forward wit you. its creepy and degrading i never wanted to become her i just felt so sorry for her… and then that happened to me and i felt no sorrow for her.

  • rorose

    143d

    i hate how i was treated i hated how people saw me i hate that i was weak i hated it

  • rorose

    143d

    why was i the center of attention and the most infamous thing in there. i hated it why did i do that to myself i choose loneliness over people and being a person what was that

  • mellyplinivs

    143d

    me too bro

  • Crescent_Moon

    143d

    Yeah, it can be hard for me too, especially since I have some trust and abandonment issues

    • rorose

      143d

      heya, its a struggle 🤗 🤗

  • Leviross

    143d

    My anxiety disorders make it so difficult in person. Online I'm fine though. I didn't have real friends until I started college when I was 24.

    • rorose

      142d

      im 19 with no friends. high school was a joke.

      • Leviross

        142d

        high school is hell

      • Leviross

        142d

        I'm 42 and only have, maybe, 3 or 4 people I consider real friends. It's mostly online now since they moved out of the state after college.

  • Alexxxxxx

    143d

    Me 100%

  • TheGreasyStrangler

    142d

    I have an easy time making friends, it's just maintaining them, because I rarely have the energy to talk

  • MissWilwarin

    142d

    I’m picky, so even if I do make a friend, it takes work for me to maintain the friendship. I’m kind of glad I don’t have a lot of people in my life because I just don’t have the mental energy to maintain multiple relationships.

    • rorose

      142d

      i think im picky too. i hope i can make friendships that i want to make and grow.

  • Louva_bug

    141d

    I’ve always really struggled with this. I feel like there was a socializing handbook given out sometime during elementary school that I didn’t get and now I’m super lost

  • Raha

    141d

    yes especially recently. having attachment issues also makes it a lot harder for me. it's hard making friends and keeping friends.

  • HorrorMaster88S

    140d

    Sometimes, yes

  • blokeo

    140d

    constantly

  • Strawberry_Princess

    140d

    All the time

  • NiqueMK

    140d

    It is for me too. But I can be kinda shy and awkward. I feel like I am easy to talk to but I have some walls up. So it’s always hard for me to connect right away. And I tend to become kinda distant. Not because I don’t like them, but I value my alone time. So I think some ppl think I don’t like them anymore because I do that. It’s not true. I got nothin but love 💗

  • Mykie

    139d

    I do! I feel like the friends I have around me aren't really my friends ya know

  • cbear22

    139d

    Yes it's very hard for me

  • BritBrat92

    139d

    Irl is hard for me like I want friends but making them is hard

    • depressedunicorn

      138d

      I'm down to be friends although I doubt we would be able to see each other in person. But I have the same problem!

  • IndyMonkee13647

    138d

    I have a very hard time with the friends I have now because I feel so disconnected from myself, it’s hard to connect to them. I had a traumatic event happen to me and pretty much everything before that is gone except little pieces. A part of me feels like I talk and hang out with my friends because I used to before and I don’t really know them well anymore. In terms of making friends, I am a very awkward and shy person before I open up to people. I’ve personally grown to accept making friends for me is hard and I actually prefer small circles. It took me years and years to get to this point but definitely makes me feel more at ease I don’t have to used extra energy I don’t have on more people when I only need a few who really care for me! The last time I made a friend was probably back in 2019 and I’m perfectly content with that now! If you ever need to talk, I am here for you! This journey is a very difficult and rocky one!

  • mnmerritt02

    138d

    Absolutely! My sister can make friends ANYWHERE. I'm a bit jealous cuz I'm way more reserved than she is. I get really uncomfortable when it comes to making friends. But I do have a friend or two, just not a BEST friend. But I'm surprisingly very comfortable with being by myself, lol. Music & writing are my bff at the moment but I'm cool with that 😌. Do I feel lonely sometimes? Absolutely! But that doesn't mean that you're completely alone. The people that I call my friends are my family, and the people that I work with at my church, even tho they are twice as old as I am, lol!

    • IndyMonkee13647

      138d

      Oh my god! I love spending time alone with my music too! I love practicing and writing songs alone, although I wish I could find some people to jam with in person. Though, all this time alone practicing and writing is going to make the time even better when I finally do get people to play with!

    • VolcanoMama

      138d

      I feel this. My brother and sister have so many friends. I barely have any. And I never see the friends I have.

  • d1sc0haus

    138d

    Same, I haven't made a single friend besides my roommate (who I already knew beforehand) since I moved to my current place. I don't know what I'm doing wrong

  • wingriddenangel

    138d

    Yes

  • VolcanoMama

    138d

    I definitely do. Im way too awkward.

  • xoxogossipgirl

    138d

    YES oh god yes. i only talk to people if they talk to me first because i don’t want to bother anyone so if they talk to me then that means they actually want to. but even when they do it takes me so long to open up and crawl out of my shyness that most people just don’t have the patience for that. so yea i might have like 3 total friends and they don’t even go to my school so at school i don’t eat lunch bc i have no one :(

  • Chicken_Sandwich

    138d

    Same. Literally after every conversation I have, I think about how I could’ve made in more normal.

  • differentnotless

    138d

    Yes. I find it hard because when I do make friends I am worried they will get bored eventually and either I or they will distance themselves and stop talking. 🙈

  • chris_lawso2970

    138d

    Sometimes yes

  • Amaryllis3

    138d

    So do i... my friend group consists of maby 3 people, if I'm being generous

  • PetiteQuartz

    137d

    Yes I feel so alienated in society, your not alone in this struggle, you probably hear this a just be Yourself and take deep breaths, and I know it's hard but try your best to not overthink! You can be my friend though!

  • dragonknight

    137d

    Growing up I didn't really have friends like that

  • Kar82

    108d

    Oh yea

  • Turtle02

    107d

    I have a VERY difficult time. Either I feel like I’m too different from most people I’ve been around or I’m afraid of them lying and not actually being cool with me.

  • Bay_bee_boi

    106d

    I have friends but often feel lonely as it is hard for me to communicate with my friends and hang out with them. These are people whom I have known for years but someone I met (online) a few minutes ago is so much easier for me to make myself acquainted with. I struggle keeping up with my friendships but don't like the lonely feeling.

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