By lonelyloser - 04/02/2013 07:45 - Australia - Perth

Today, I hired out a motel room so I could stay there by myself and lie to my mother and grandmother about having friends. This is the third time. FML
I agree, your life sucks 35 533
You deserved it 15 543

Same thing different taste

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NickaPLZ 26

So get some, and stop wasting your money.

perdix 29

You have to stay out all night to prove you have friends? Wouldn't it be much cheaper to go to a movie and come home late?


NickaPLZ 26

So get some, and stop wasting your money.

What a ridiculous and expensive lie. Just be honest with them, then try and find some friends. It's not that hard, just takes a little courage.

Making friends is hard, usually.. Not everyone is sociable..

Yeah making friends isn't always easy, but if OP spent time near people instead of alone in a hotel room, it'd probably be easier...

Well I've come to enjoy not having friends, but I still hate the way my parents and other people expect me to be out there living life and partying, it only makes reality even more depressing :P if I had the money for a motel I might do the same.. Or just sleep in the car for the night. I think I know what I'm doing this weekend... ;)

because people who like you for your money are alwaus great friends! they always stay there for you even when you lose all of your money! finding genuine friends hard! now, if you will excuse me, I am meeting some friends at a motel 8

That is the definition of a one man wolf pack though.

41-"Today, I made a friend via FML. FML." Thread- I don't mind having few friends that I know well compared to thousands that I have to check a profile page for to remember their name. Its just...better.

I'm a pretty weird mofo myself, but the first thing I could tell you is that you need to find like-minded individuals. You don't want random jackass sons o' bitches as your friends; you want people that have your back and shit. Throwing money at a hotel won't get you anything but a drained wallet.

The easiest way to find friends for socially awkwards such as myself is; find other socially awkwards. After you find one socially awkward person, you can find many. Now go make friends.

Surely OP you must have a hobby of some sort, go join a club of like minded people, i'm sure they have things like that, even in Western Australia...

1PersonIsMyWorld 22

Ya but some people are just anti-social. Like I prefer my dog over my friends. It's odd, but eh everyone's different..

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It's not that simple actually. OP could be socially awkward. He may not have any connections in his life to be able to make friends. He may have tried to make friends but people may have disregarded him. Also, if he does find friends it doesn't necessarily mean they'll want to party.

Actually he could have a phobia. When you start going to great lengths to convince people you are normal, that is just how far outside of normal you are. You should probably be talking to someone about this, like yesterday.

Why does it matter if your parents think you have friends?

Because they might feel obligated to set them up with people, which is worse.

perdix 29

You have to stay out all night to prove you have friends? Wouldn't it be much cheaper to go to a movie and come home late?

zombieslayer83 19

Go to a bar or club. Interact with people and make friends.

But if he wants popcorn he would have to ask his parents to take a second mortage out on their house...

Bars and clubs are about the worst places to go if you want to interact with people, even if you already know them; you can barely see or hear them. If you don't already know them, there's basically no chance; maybe you can overcome shyness enough to say hello to a stranger once, but not enough times for them to actually hear you, or even if you do there's nothing to talk about.

Not all bars are loud. Just think of "Cheers". I bartend and will say it's a great place to socialize, even if you don't drink. I have lots of guests that only drink iced teas and order an appetizer or two. Bars are a great place to meet people from all walks of life. I rarely see guys "hook up" with the ladies but the bond between long term friends are tight! Even dance clubs have spots where you can go to get away from the loud music. (:

perdix 29

#55, I don't think so. Bartenders can barely stand to chat with me, much less other patrons. I usually go alone and I must give off this axe-murderer vibe. Oh, well.

Maybe you should stop wearing your "I come to get drunk and **** bitches" T-Shirt!

perdix 29

#67, shows how much you know. When I go to a bar, I don't even wear a shirt! (Could that be a problem?)

"We headed to the bar, baby don't be nervous No shoes, no shirt, and I still get serviced" I think you took that "Sexy and I Know It" song too close to heart. ;)

55- I agree. The place I bartend is usually pretty quiet. I have a lot of bar regulars that became close friends with each other. Some bars are a great place to meet friends.

CheeseTron 15

Look at the bright side. At least it's not the fourth time.

so you paid a hooker to be your friend in that motel room?

Just invite someone over. If she's female you might get lucky.