I Am Afraid of Settling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    Quick Note...

    This story was unplanned so I will not say much here except that as I approach 36, never married and desperately seeking to get married... I had to mourn the "idea" of my life. It will take shape as I had dreamt when I was a little girl. It can still be happy andĀ fulfilling but...
    aniave aniave
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2011

    I'm afraid of settling with my boyfriend of

    eight years now. We've been living at his parents house since the beginning of our relationship, and things have remained exactly the way they were. He never got his driver's license and I or some other person in his family drives him to wherever he needs to go. So far his...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2015


    ...Sometimes, I get the feeling that my resolve will weaken and I will follow convenience instead of what I want. What I want can be so hard to find, particularly if it’s not clear. Perhaps I should stop feeling like I deserve to find the things I need in a timely manner, I...
    AwakeWithMe AwakeWithMe
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2007

    Future Not So Bright?

    I have been so afraid of settling since the man i loved broke up with me. he said how we would marry and move away and live happily ever after. well, obviously that didn't happen. but i have been afraid that i'll never fall in love again and when the time comes, i'll marry for...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2008
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