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There’s no turning back is there?

by Empty Husk

No matter how much I try to put myself out there, it seems people can sense you’re desperate for companionship and attention. I’ve tried calling acquaintances and whatever people I have left in my life and they really have no time for you anymore. Can’t say I blame them, they have lives and priorities of their own. Family comes first.

You also can’t make meaningful friendships past 30 now, can you? The people I know already have lives of their own and would put their families as their priority. They have no time for you, have to put in a schedule if they want to hang out with you and have no more time for small talks and chatter. Guess that comes with the age.

I really have no one to turn to. Why is it so hard to get out once you’re in this hole?


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muspelhem 8/17/2020 - 10:46 am

Volunteering is supposed to work. IDK.

Empty Husk 8/17/2020 - 11:04 am

There are no volunteer groups where I come from.

oropherwasright 8/17/2020 - 5:02 pm

I’m also over 30 with no friends – I’ve tried joining sites like patook etc but the conversations always seem to stop after a few messages. I think I come off as desperate & don’t know how to change that, coupled with not really having any hobbies or things to talk about :/

I never made friends when I was younger & now don’t really know how to, I suppose. Sorry this is not a helpful comment, regardless I hope things get better for you ?

Virus.Found 8/18/2020 - 11:48 am

Oh my Gosh, this is so true.! The more you struggle, with keeping friends close, the more they wiggle out of your sight. I’m not ‘that age’ yet, but I can reassure you, that it’s not easy for me either. People just get so darn busy and I seem to be the only one who minds, that no one speaks to one another.

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