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--->'''John''': [[TearJerker I was so alone]], and [[AllTakeAndNoGive I owe you]]... [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments so much.]]
** Sherlock also admits this in that [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments bloody-awful]] [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments best man's speech]] for [[HeterosexualLifePartners John.]]

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--->'''John''': [[TearJerker I was so alone]], alone, and [[AllTakeAndNoGive I owe you]]... [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments so much.]]
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** Sherlock also admits this in that [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments bloody-awful]] [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments bloody-awful best man's speech]] speech for [[HeterosexualLifePartners John.]]


* Maia, the titular character from ''Literature/TheGoblinEmperor'' was exiled together with his mother by his father at birth,then exiled again after her death to an isolated manor, where he lived together with an abusive,bitter cousin and a few servants for the next ten years.As a result he doesn't have any friends at the beginning of the book, and NoSocialSkills either. Unfortunately for him, his new position as the emperor of the Elflands means he can't have friends in the usual sense of the word.That doesn't stop him from developing a mutually fond relationship with some of his staff, however.[

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* Maia, the titular character from ''Literature/TheGoblinEmperor'' was exiled together with and his mother were exiled by his father at birth,then shortly after his birth.When she died, he was exiled again after her death to an a very isolated manor, where he lived together country house with an abusive,bitter only his abusive, bitter cousin (who was sent there as a punishment) and a few servants for company for the next ten years.As a result this he doesn't have any has no friends at the beginning of the book, and NoSocialSkills either. by the time the book starts. Unfortunately for him, his new position as the emperor of the Elflands means he can't have any friends in the usual sense of the word.That doesn't stop him from developing a mutually fond relationship with some of his staff, however.[staff,though.


* Maia, the titular character from "Literature/{{TheGoblinEmperor}}" was exiled together with his mother by his father at birth,then exiled again after her death to an isolated manor, where he lived together with an abusive,bitter cousin and a few servants for the next ten years.As a result he doesn't have any friends at the beginning of the book, and NoSocialSkills either. Unfortunately for him, his new position as the emperor of the Elflands means he can't have friends in the usual sense of the word.That doesn't stop him from developing a mutually fond relationship with some of his staff, however.[

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* Maia, the titular character from "Literature/{{TheGoblinEmperor}}" ''Literature/TheGoblinEmperor'' was exiled together with his mother by his father at birth,then exiled again after her death to an isolated manor, where he lived together with an abusive,bitter cousin and a few servants for the next ten years.As a result he doesn't have any friends at the beginning of the book, and NoSocialSkills either. Unfortunately for him, his new position as the emperor of the Elflands means he can't have friends in the usual sense of the word.That doesn't stop him from developing a mutually fond relationship with some of his staff, however.[

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* Maia, the titular character from "Literature/{{TheGoblinEmperor}}" was exiled together with his mother by his father at birth,then exiled again after her death to an isolated manor, where he lived together with an abusive,bitter cousin and a few servants for the next ten years.As a result he doesn't have any friends at the beginning of the book, and NoSocialSkills either. Unfortunately for him, his new position as the emperor of the Elflands means he can't have friends in the usual sense of the word.That doesn't stop him from developing a mutually fond relationship with some of his staff, however.[

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* ''Film/KillerDiller2004'': Wesley grew up in an orphanage, and the one person he was close to [[PosthumousCharacter is dead]]. Vernon's father is so overprotective that it would have been hard for him to make friends even if he hadn't been autistic.


* [[Wrestling/RubyRiott Heidi Lovelace]] described herself this way in her final Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} [[[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0ZUKU1lgSw promo]], at ''White Rabbit''. She said that she also had trouble fitting in with most locker rooms.

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* [[Wrestling/RubyRiott Heidi Lovelace]] described herself this way in her final Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} [[[[https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0ZUKU1lgSw promo]], at ''White Rabbit''. She said that she also had trouble fitting in with most locker rooms.


* Unlike most professional wrestlers, Seleziya Sparx had no prior athletic background. She didn't identify with any group growing up and continued to struggle to make friends in her chosen profession, though she found a group very eager to bring her into Wrestling/RingOfHonor: The House Of Truth. Unfortunately the HOT were not just made up of bad people but were already on the path to collapse. Her efforts to appease HOT's top prospect Matt Taven [[UngratefulBastard were taken for granted]] and she drifted in the promotion without the purpose Truth Martini's stable gave her until she again found a group eager to take her in, the DarkerAndEdgier PaintItBlack second coming of the HOT.[[/folder]]

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* Unlike most professional wrestlers, Seleziya Sparx had no prior athletic background. She didn't identify with any group growing up and continued to struggle to make friends in her chosen profession, though she found a group very eager to bring her into Wrestling/RingOfHonor: The House Of Truth. Unfortunately the HOT were not just made up of bad people but were already on the path to collapse. Her efforts to appease HOT's top prospect Matt Taven [[UngratefulBastard were taken for granted]] and she drifted in the promotion without the purpose Truth Martini's Wrestling/TruthMartini's stable gave her until she again found a group eager to take her in, the DarkerAndEdgier PaintItBlack second coming of the HOT.HOT.
* [[Wrestling/RubyRiott Heidi Lovelace]] described herself this way in her final Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}} [[[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0ZUKU1lgSw promo]], at ''White Rabbit''. She said that she also had trouble fitting in with most locker rooms.
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** With regards to Hans, the creators have confirmed [[spoiler:that he indeed grew up without love and had nobody in his large family whom he could confide in. Over time, he became bitter and envious of his twelve older brothers, all of whom were successful.]]


* Kiyotaka Ishimaru from ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'' has difficulty making friends prior entering high school (and meeting Mondo Oowada) because of his overtly serious attitude due to him spending time on studying and encouraging school rules and student's behavior.
** He's not the only one. [[WorldsStrongestMan Sakura Oogami]] was ostracized because of her [[FaceOfAThug frightening and intimidating appearance]], outright saying [[spoiler: in her suicide note]] that the other students were the first real friends she'd ever had. [[TheEeyore Touko Fukawa]] was severely bullied her whole life (leaving her with a severe [[InferioritySuperiorityComplex persecution complex)]]. And depending on how canon you consider the manga adaptation to be, [[ElegantGothicLolita Celes]] might have had one, seeing as [[spoiler: she was so plain (even her name, Taeko Yasuhiro, was ordinary) that she was completely ignored in school, only taking on her sophisticated persona of Celestia Ludenberg after discovering her skill as a gambler.]]

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Kiyotaka Ishimaru from ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'' has difficulty making friends prior entering high school (and meeting Mondo Oowada) because of his overtly serious attitude due to him spending time on studying and encouraging school rules and student's behavior.
** He's not the only one. [[WorldsStrongestMan Sakura Oogami]] was ostracized because of her [[FaceOfAThug frightening and intimidating appearance]], outright saying [[spoiler: in her suicide note]] that the other students were the first real friends she'd ever had. [[TheEeyore Touko Fukawa]] was severely bullied her whole life (leaving her with a severe [[InferioritySuperiorityComplex persecution complex)]]. And depending on how canon you consider the manga adaptation to be, [[ElegantGothicLolita Celes]] might have had one, seeing as [[spoiler: she was so plain (even her name, Taeko Yasuhiro, was ordinary) that she was completely ignored in school, only taking on her sophisticated persona of Celestia Ludenberg after discovering her skill as a gambler.]]


** Carol's only two close friends are Jean-Paul and Lex, the latter of whom is a self appointed KnightTemplarBigBrother for whom she is occasionally required to act as a MoralityChain. It's implied that the rest of her football team likes her, but they aren't what you'd call close. As for her family life, her father has a StayInTheKitchen attitude and her mother is a doormat. She's close to her CoolUncle, [[Series/StargateSG1 Jack O'Neill]], but he's a Brigadier General and thus busy most of the time.

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** Carol's only two close friends are Jean-Paul and Lex, the latter of whom is a self appointed KnightTemplarBigBrother for whom she is occasionally required to act as a MoralityChain. It's implied (then revealed in the sequel) that the rest of her football team likes her, but they aren't what you'd call really close. As for her family life, her father has a StayInTheKitchen attitude and her mother is a doormat. She's close to her CoolUncle, [[Series/StargateSG1 Jack O'Neill]], but he's a Brigadier General and thus busy most of the time.


* Hishiro of ''{{Manga/ReLIFE}}'', resulting in her [[NoSocialSkills lack of social skills]].

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* Hishiro of ''{{Manga/ReLIFE}}'', ''Manga/{{ReLIFE}}'', resulting in her [[NoSocialSkills lack of social skills]].



* ''ComicBook/{{Runaways}}''

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* In the original comic, Will Vandom of ''ComicBook/{{WITCH}}'' lost literally ''all'' her friends a year before the series due [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer finding out what they really thought of her parents being divorcing]] by [[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead accidentally reading their minds]] and freaking out (losing even the one who, having divorced parents herself, was thinking "So what?"), also influencing her mother into moving to Heatherfield. In the series she has some friends aside the other Guardians, but the only one who isn't linked to her being a Guardian or the other girls is a childhood friend that moved to Heatherfield before the freak-out.

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* In the original comic, Will Vandom of ''ComicBook/{{WITCH}}'' lost literally ''all'' her friends a year before the series due to [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer finding out what they really thought of her parents being divorcing]] divorced]] by [[AMindIsATerribleThingToRead accidentally reading their minds]] and freaking out (losing even the one who, having divorced parents herself, was thinking "So what?"), also influencing her mother into moving to Heatherfield. In the series she has some friends aside the other Guardians, but the only one who isn't linked to her being a Guardian or the other girls is a childhood friend that moved to Heatherfield before the freak-out.



* In ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' fanfic ''Fanfic/{{ResurrectedMemories}}'': [[spoiler: Itís stated that due to moving around a lot growing up and being severely bullied at school, Ember had no real friends to aside from her sister call her own. She even goes as far as referring to Kitty as her first friend.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom'' fanfic ''Fanfic/{{ResurrectedMemories}}'': ''Fanfic/ResurrectedMemories'': [[spoiler: Itís stated that due to moving around a lot growing up and being severely bullied at school, Ember had no real friends to aside from her sister call her own. She even goes as far as referring to Kitty as her first friend.]]



* Film/TheHeat: Ashburn. She grew up in foster care and then as an adult FBI agent, her need to demonstrate her intellect at the expense of others alienates them.

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* Film/TheHeat: ''Film/TheHeat'': Ashburn. She grew up in foster care and then as an adult FBI agent, her need to demonstrate her intellect at the expense of others alienates them.



* In Literature/{{Rolitania}}, Samuel is friendless in either timeline. In the first timeline, the equally lonely Kuro befriends him. In the second timeline, a more friendly, (and friendless no more) Kuro befriends him in a more ''[[FirstKiss unconventional]]'' way.

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* In Literature/{{Rolitania}}, ''Literature/{{Rolitania}}'', Samuel is friendless in either timeline. In the first timeline, the equally lonely Kuro befriends him. In the second timeline, a more friendly, (and friendless no more) Kuro befriends him in a more ''[[FirstKiss unconventional]]'' way.



* Most of the main characters on ''{{Series/Community}}'', for various reasons: Britta is a hypocritical buzzkill, Abed is [[AmbiguousDisorder weird]], Annie was an awkward nerd in high school, Pierce is a {{Jerkass}} and Chang is certifiably insane.

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* Most of the main characters on ''{{Series/Community}}'', ''Series/{{Community}}'', for various reasons: Britta is a hypocritical buzzkill, Abed is [[AmbiguousDisorder weird]], Annie was an awkward nerd in high school, Pierce is a {{Jerkass}} and Chang is certifiably insane.



* ''Series/{{Friends}}'' ironically. Although by the time the series starts the gang - in their early twenties - have formed their tight-knit TrueCompanions, several of them are hinted to have been this growing up. In particular Chandler never mentions any friends from when he was younger and is upset he has hardly anyone to invite to his wedding.

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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'' ''Series/{{Friends}}'', ironically. Although by the time the series starts the gang - in their early twenties - have formed their tight-knit TrueCompanions, several of them are hinted to have been this growing up. In particular Chandler never mentions any friends from when he was younger and is upset he has hardly anyone to invite to his wedding.



-->''''Galavant''': What happened, I just ran out of friends?

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* A {{Running Gag}} in ''Series/{{Jessie}}'' is that Ravi doesn't have any friends besides his pet lizard, Mrs. Kibbling.

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* A {{Running Gag}} RunningGag in ''Series/{{Jessie}}'' is that Ravi doesn't have any friends besides his pet lizard, Mrs. Kibbling.



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* ''Roleplay/DawnOfANewAgeOldportBlues'':
** Thanks to his [[ScheduleFanatic obsession with routine]] and his [[NoSocialSkills lack of social graces]], Jacob actively avoids social interaction and so starts the story with having no friends in his life.
** Rhys, as a misanthrope, doesn't have any desire to spend time with other people, and so also has no friends when the story starts (with the shaky exception of Emmanuel, one of his co-workers on the school newspaper).
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* The manga for ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' fleshes out [[HelloInsertNameHere the protagonist's]] character quite a bit, and depicts him as friendly and polite, but distant. Because his parent's work causes them to move around a lot, he tries to avoid getting attached to other people, so he won't disappoint them when he leaves, essentially like a perpetual "Newcomer" version of this trope. Naturally, a large part of the game involves him getting over that and forming social links with various people around Inaba.

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* The manga for ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' ''VideoGame/Persona4'' fleshes out [[HelloInsertNameHere the protagonist's]] character quite a bit, and depicts him as friendly and polite, but distant. Because his parent's work causes them to move around a lot, he tries to avoid getting attached to other people, so he won't disappoint them when he leaves, essentially like a perpetual "Newcomer" version of this trope. Naturally, a large part of the game involves him getting over that and forming social links with various people around Inaba.



-->'''Alistair''': Oh, let me guess, this is the part where we find out you've never had a friend in your entire life--

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-->'''Alistair''': --->'''Alistair''': Oh, let me guess, this is the part where we find out you've never had a friend in your entire life--



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* Alexis from ''Literature/AGreyWorld''

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* Alexis from ''Literature/AGreyWorld''''Literature/AGreyWorld''.



* Kurai from Literature/LandGames.

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* Kurai from Literature/LandGames.''Literature/LandGames''.



* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''
** Lemongrab is HEAVILY implied to be this. WordOfGod states that he doesn't have any friends, and that he lives in an isolated castle outside of the kingdom walls. His reason for being friendless? He's a mentally/emotionally unadjusted jerk with an almost total inability to read social cues. It's only partially his own fault; on one hand, he has serious mental problems. On the other hand, he's a sourpuss, and mean as hell to everyone he talks to.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''
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** Lemongrab is HEAVILY ''heavily'' implied to be this. WordOfGod states that he doesn't have any friends, and that he lives in an isolated castle outside of the kingdom walls. His reason for being friendless? He's a mentally/emotionally unadjusted jerk with an almost total inability to read social cues. It's only partially his own fault; on one hand, he has serious mental problems. On the other hand, he's a sourpuss, and mean as hell to everyone he talks to.



* ''{{WesternAnimation/Archer}}'' has made it into a RunningGag of sorts, where occasionally the scene will cut to a young Sterling sitting alone on a bench hours after winning the big lacrosse game, showing both his lack of real friends and Malory's total neglect of her own child.

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* ''{{WesternAnimation/Archer}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' has made it into a RunningGag of sorts, where occasionally the scene will cut to a young Sterling sitting alone on a bench hours after winning the big lacrosse game, showing both his lack of real friends and Malory's total neglect of her own child.



* [[http://www.cracked.com/article_15231_7-reasons-21st-century-making-you-miserable.html This article]] from {{Website/Cracked}}.com exposes how this is very common in real life, where one out of four people do not have anyone to trust and some people have a very limited trust circle.

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* [[http://www.cracked.com/article_15231_7-reasons-21st-century-making-you-miserable.html This article]] from {{Website/Cracked}}.Website/{{Cracked}}.com exposes how this is very common in real life, where one out of four people do not have anyone to trust and some people have a very limited trust circle.



** Common for people in the autism spectrum. There are some people in the spectrum that have no human friends, rather preferring the company of pets.

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** * Common for people in on the autism spectrum. There are some people in on the spectrum that have no human friends, rather preferring the company of pets.





* [[ComicBook/SpiderMan Peter Parker]] was portrayed as being fairly isolated throughout his high school years (not so much [[SheIsAllGrownUp later on)]]. Adaptations that make Harry, Gwen, or Mary Jane his longtime friends tend to ignore that Pete didn't meet any of them until college.

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* [[ComicBook/SpiderMan Peter Parker]] was portrayed as being fairly isolated throughout his high school years (not so much [[SheIsAllGrownUp later on)]].on]]),. Adaptations that make Harry, Gwen, or Mary Jane his longtime friends tend to ignore that Pete didn't meet any of them until college.


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* Tailgate in ''ComicBook/TheTransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye''. He spent six million years in a hole in the ground moving in and out of consciousness (mostly out) because none of his co-workers actually noticed that he was missing.

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