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Alyh

679d

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

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    • Bay_bee_boi

      635d

      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.

    • Bay_bee_boi

      635d

      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.

    • Turtle02

      636d

      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.

    • Kar82

      636d

      Oh yea

    • dragonknight

      666d

      Growing up I didn't really have friends like that

    • PetiteQuartz

      666d

      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!

    • Amaryllis3

      666d

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

    • chris_lawso2970

      666d

      Sometimes yes

    • Chicken_Sandwich

      666d

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

    • xoxogossipgirl

      666d

      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 :(

    • VolcanoMama

      666d

      I definitely do. Im way too awkward.

    • wingriddenangel

      666d

      Yes

    • d1sc0haus

      666d

      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

    • mnmerritt02

      666d

      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!

      • VolcanoMama

        666d

        @mnmerritt02 I feel this. My brother and sister have so many friends. I barely have any. And I never see the friends I have.

      • IndyMonkee13647

        666d

        @mnmerritt02 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!

    • IndyMonkee13647

      667d

      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!

    • BritBrat92

      668d

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

      • depressedunicorn

        667d

        @BritBrat92 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!

    • cbear22

      668d

      Yes it's very hard for me

    • Mykie

      668d

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

    • NiqueMK

      668d

      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 💗

    • Strawberry_Princess

      668d

      All the time

    • blokeo

      668d

      constantly

    • HorrorMaster88S

      668d

      Sometimes, yes

    • Asoingberg

      669d

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

    • Louva_bug

      669d

      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

    • TheGreasyStrangler

      671d

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

    • Alexxxxxx

      671d

      Me 100%

    • Leviross

      671d

      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

        671d

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

        • Leviross

          670d

          @rorose 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.

        • Leviross

          670d

          @rorose high school is hell

    • Crescent_Moon

      671d

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

      • rorose

        671d

        @Crescent_Moon heya, its a struggle 🤗 🤗

    • mellyplinivs

      671d

      me too bro

      • rorose

        671d

        @mellyplinivs 🤗 🤗

    • rorose

      671d

      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

    • rorose

      671d

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

    • rorose

      671d

      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

      671d

      didnt make friends throughout high school. i was so ignorant

    • SymptomOfNostalgia02

      672d

      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.

    • stargirl_

      672d

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

    • BendyG0d

      672d

      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.

    • gi0143

      676d

      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

        671d

        @gi0143 only friends I have rn are online in my discord server for making friends 😢 it's so hard to find them...

    • Polistinae

      676d

      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

    • SmileySnail

      676d

      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

    • poodlelover28

      677d

      Same

    • depressedunicorn

      679d

      Me too! Like where do you meet people??

      • Alyh

        677d

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

        • depressedunicorn

          672d

          @Alyh yeah irl is my biggest problem

    • Zoinks

      679d

      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.

    • TannTann

      679d

      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

        677d

        @TannTann This is exactly me too!!

    • PurplePenguin

      679d

      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

        666d

        @PurplePenguin 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 ....

    • Witcheress

      679d

      I do too. ☹️

      • Alyh

        679d

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

    • Wesj75

      679d

      I can count my friends on one hand

      • Alyh

        679d

        @Wesj75 same 😢 If you would like friends dm me 😁

    • Chesbro99

      679d

      I feel like it's harder then it should be

      • Alyh

        679d

        @Chesbro99 I could help you? You could be my friend. And join some of my friend making circles if.youd like?

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