By FriendlessLoser - 17/08/2016 07:11 - United States - Bristow

Today, it's again one of many times my mom dropped me off at the mall to hang out with friends. Since I have no friends, I shop by myself and always tell her I had "so much fun". FML
I agree, your life sucks 16 663
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Same thing different taste

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Why don't you just tell her, "I have nobody to hang out with" mom's know that feeling.


I think most of us have gone through something similar once. Youre definitely not alone, OP.

Well, I'm not sure about OP, but it seems his mom lives in the state of denial.

It says below the FML, and I don't know why this information would matter.

they are trying to find the op and go shopping

Shoot, I'll find OP and go shopping!

At least you have money to shop. Good luck OP!

Why don't you just tell her, "I have nobody to hang out with" mom's know that feeling.

Not all mom's do... OP must feel pressured into it. Some parents shame their kids when they are not "popular". It is sad, but it happens.

If parents shame their kids for not being social, they shouldn't be parents

It happens more than you think though. My parents never shamed me for not being "popular," but I'm an introvert and they're extroverts, so especially as a teen, they didn't understand that it was my personality type. I liked being at home, being alone, and I didn't have many friends as well as had trouble making them. They'd tell me to go outside, go hang out and meet new people, even go to a party. I'd get frustrated telling them 1)I don't want to do those things, 2)even if I did, I don't have anyone to hang out with or got invited to parties, and 3)meeting new people is hard for me. Sometimes it felt like shaming because they pressured me to be different from who I really was, I was shy and quiet, and they pushed me to "open up." They just didn't understand that I don't need the same things they need, and being an introvert is not a flaw or a problem.

My mom wouldn't let me go on my own because she'd be scared I'd get kidnapped.

You have a responsible and loving parent :)

And have mom blame her for not trying to make friends enough? Nah. Just have mommy drive you to someplace else, like the movie theater, the library, the modern arts museum, where you can actually have fun alone. "Mom, I have to meet my friends at the Aliens Exhibition Center" will look better than "Mom, I have to meet my friends at the mall".

Who said the mom was blaming her for not being social?

dannidoll93 24

It will crush your mom if she ever finds out the truth. You should be honest. Maybe you'll find some friends if you join a club or group of some sort? Mom could help you look into that :) good luck OP.

Bekkah_Kathryn_ 15

Honestly i'd rather shop by myself than with friends. No problem at all with being a loner, op.

Dont keep doing that because she is gonna want to meet them then youll have to go hire some ppl just tell her i know its hard but just do it

okamiyazaki 8

Shopping by yourself is the best! Try to enjoy it. You can go to whatever store you want and take as long as you want. I bet you'll notice a lot of other people shopping by themselves too.