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I Am Afraid That I'll End Up Alone

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    Sometimes it is so much easier just to be happy

    by myself. And sometimes I'm so afraid to try I'd rather find love in only me. My friends even joke about me becoming the "crazy cat lady" still alone with millions of knick knacks and my many many cats. Sometimes I'm ok with that. "Sometimes" being the key word.
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Always Alone

    I wrote this about 5 yrs ago and used a pen and paper so you'll have to understand that those two lines are a little obsolite but here goes. Let me know if you like it and write a poem that I can read. Mahalo.As long as I can remember      I was always aloneA world filled...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M 8 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    Married, But Never More Alone

    I have been married or two years, I also have a two year old son and a baby on the way. I have a best friend who was my soul mate, and a plethora of siblings. My best friend recently deided I was no longer meeting her needs as a companion. The next day my husband decided I was no...
    motherofzeno motherofzeno 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    I Don't Want To.

    I am probably going to end up alone for one reason or another... I don't know. I just don't think that anyone would want to stay with me as I am not that great of a person. I really don't want to end up alone but relationships are so hard to maintain. They require time, trust...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 18, 2011

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    Sometimes I am so lonely

    and so scared of being alone it feels like I can't breathe. It feels like I watch everyone else being together and happy but I'm stuck on the other side of the fence and its too high for me to climb but there is nothing I can do about it.
    elphaba2309 elphaba2309 22-25, F Jun 30

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    I feel inadequate for people

    that could have been friends or closer. My social anxiety then crushes any chance that they may be so. I fear that I'll end up being very lonely, very bitter and ultimately unmotivated to do anything. It's very hard to escape this sort of feeling.
    Nexile90 Nexile90 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Never turning any heads.

    I'm a "nice guy" -boring and pedestrian. Friendly, even witty, once you get to know me. But that takes a while and in a world with Tinder and split-second decision making, ain't nobody got time for that. My profiles on various sites get exactly no views whatsoever and chatting...
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 30

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    i think most teenagers

    and many young adults feel like they'll end up alone forever. Its so bad that i literally cant imagine anyone being with me, i get compliments and stuff but thats about it. Nobodys ever tried to prove their love for me, and it sucks. Oh well #LonelyForever
    AbdulRaheem123 AbdulRaheem123 18-21, M 7 Responses Feb 8

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    I just turned 45 a few weeks ago.

    ..had a fiancee....until a couple of weeks before that...then he bailed. I thought that I wouldn't have to deal with being alone again. After my divorce, didn't think I could love anyone again like that...then I found my ex-fiancee. Thought it was all good. Apparently not...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    We Are Afraid Because We Suffer From The Disney Syndrome..here's My Insight

    For all of you out there please excuse my poor english, since is not my first language.. but I want to share my theory of why I think we woman are seriously damaged.. is not our fault really!!I remember not so long ago when people used to say that dating was easy.. maybe back in...
    vanessaMon vanessaMon 26-30 4 Responses Oct 21, 2011

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    I think the same thing everyday

    when i get up in the morning i tell to myself that at the end i will end up alone.Because i dont have any sisters or brothers im alone to my parents and upon that i dont have much friends and i really dont wont to end up alone because the whole life i was alone searching for...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Jul 20

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    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I Want That Which My Mind Doesn't Let Me Have

    Love, friends, happiness. The 3 things that I really want, and something I don't actually have. There are many issues with the way my brain functions which result in self seclusion due to my own irrational fears and poor self image. Ever since the 1st grade all I have ever...
    KnightOfJustice KnightOfJustice 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Me Too

    i am afraid to love again, and i am also afraid i'll end up solo, once i fall in love with someone and i end up disappointed, my heart broken in side, but i survive and pick them up pieces by pieces and rebuild again.my Love is like a sprained ankle...it hurts, but i keep walking...
    bunga87 bunga87 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    I have been single since December 2011,

    after a long 2 year on-off abusive relationship. 5 months later, my friendship with my best friend started to blossom and so did my feelings towards him. I ended up telling him that I liked him in January 2013 only to be rejected and told he liked somebody else. Of course, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I to am afraid that I will end up alone

    and it seems that more likely to happen
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M Oct 4

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    I'm 30 years old and i'm single

    for 2 years now....... I am someone who has a very low self esteem and that's why i'm really really afraid that i'm going to end up alone. I'm the kind of guy who's just too nice and always ends up being the friend or getting stepped on and used. I can't talk to girls in a bar...
    Crazycoral84 Crazycoral84 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 13

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    So I've been looking on Facebook at all the

    girls I've had crushed and all the girls I had a good friendship with, most of them unfriended me due to lack of communication, and majority of them got married, already having kids. I remember one girl that cared about me, she wrote an gave me a love letter (I still have it...
    littlemac64 littlemac64 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't want a perfect man.

    I just a man I can act silly with, make lasting memories with, a man who is good to me, and a man who wants me more than anything else. Is that an unrealistic dream?
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I know I will based on things

    that have happened and made me a shy, social anxious person that fights depression. Who the **** would want to have to deal with that
    Kman4You Kman4You 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Need Some Hope

    I'm waiting for that right person to come along. To really want me. Most of my friends have been in multiple relationships. I don't know how long God plans for my life to be. So I really want to meet that person soon. Edit: I have had a change of thought. This story is not really...
    idreamdaily idreamdaily 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    People always tell me

    that I seem to be the only person the know capable of being alone. And while I do appreciate being by my lonesome and sifting through my thoughts, it wouldn't be too bad to find someone that had my same interests and could share my peculiarity. A person you can tell any and...
    DetrimentalFallacy DetrimentalFallacy 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    I know that I won't really end up completely

    alone, ill still have my family and close friends but even then a person can feel super lonely, especially when you know that even though you're close with your family most of the time it feels as if you're not really heard, I want to close with, I want to be someone that won't...
    Anotherrose96 Anotherrose96 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    Now More Than Ever

    When I was young I wondered if I'd end up alone and it was a bit scary. But ever scarier now is looking at growing old, and after 29 years of marriage what life would be like if something ever happened to my wife. That kind of loneliness is much scarier.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 10 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    i think im deafly afraid of being alone i cant

    tell which is worse my fear of being alone or homeless.I just know id be scared.The world is a dangerous place for a woman if you have no one there for you you may become the victim of a crime.men can walk on the street at night its dangerous but not as much compared to a woman...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Everyone that I know of in my family has been

    divorced. & I'm terrified that I'll end up alone & nobody will remember me or care when I die. Is that a stupid fear?
    spookyclair spookyclair 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I spent so long telling myself

    that being alone would be okay because there wouldn't be anyone to hurt me anymore. But, I've come to realize that the loneliness would hurt me.
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 2

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    I am aware of the fact

    that i am still very young and I still might find someone right for me but now it just seems so odd... I've been in an on and off (toxic) relationship for the last 3 years. We're no longer together but I think about him all the time even though I haven't seen him for about 4...
    xnelx xnelx 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I didn't even have a date to senior prom.

    I still went and was one of the "single girls" in our limo. Never been on a date. Never held hands with a guy. Or kissed. Once, at a frat party, I let a guy lick my neck while we were dancing. I knew he wanted to kiss me but I didn't want my first to be with some horny...
    michellekay michellekay 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Going alone! Thats a horrible thought

    for me... I wont move out unless im going to live with someone else but never on my own no way! I would feel so lonely living on my own plus what about if something happens? Nobody will know as you live on your own...I always want people around me i never want to be alone! It's...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I know that I am young.

    I have my whole life ahead of me. I'll meet the right guy someday. Blah blah blah. I believe all of it,I do...but in the back of my mind I have this fear of being alone forever. I'm not like the girls my age. I don't enjoy going out to bars or the beach. I like watching movies...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 13

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    It's become apparent to me,

    the only girls who tell me "you're cute" or "you'd make a great boyfriend" or anything like that. Are the girls who are taken. Obviously because they know I won't get the wrong idea and think they are flirting. But I've come to accept the fact that I may be single forever and...
    Moonlight150 Moonlight150 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Spiral

    NOTE: I have recently found love. I'll just leave this story up will people will know that they're not alone. I'm not alone, just lonely. I'm not unloved, I just haven't been fallen for. It's not just a fear, I feel it's reality. As much as I try believe there's someone out...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 9 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Dissolved Dreams

    As a child, I was the architect of my own future. I would daydream at any given moment, in any given circumstance, of my future. So meticulous in the elements of life I would put in, or leave out, of the ideal future for someone like me. I grew up in the traditional American unit...
    wanderlusted wanderlusted 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    Seeing as most of my relationships have ended

    in me being cheated on, lied to, used, or just generally walked all over. Nd how i get accused of being the one cheating, (guess its true what they say, those cheating usually accuse others of doing the same)
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I Hope I'm Not Right

    I have always had this feeling for most of my life and it scares me sometimes because I don't want to be alone. don't get me wrong I can cope with it but it's not my ideal if you know what I mean.I want to feel as if I belong and whatever happens in life there is somebody there...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    Quick Realization

    I have this feeling that I'll end up alone. I want to have a family of my own, you know, with a loving husband and adorable kids. I'm kind of afraid I won't find a guy who'll be the love of my life, but I don't want to go looking for it. Everybody my age seems to be starting...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    I am afraid of being alone

    and actually I've already accepted it's going to happen. I suffer from social anxiety. I have trouble meeting friends because I am such a reserved person, I'm afraid of making a fool of myself. And when I do make friends, I can't manage to keep them because I have trouble...
    Gophillies8 Gophillies8 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    How do i stop being afraid?

    I am afraid that I'll end up alone because... I have never been in a romantic relationship; there was one I got infatuated with but since I kept on pushing him away, he eventually backed down. I see family members who are leading a single life (the other got married in the end...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    I always feel unwanted.

    .& like no one wants me
    alyssab11 alyssab11 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I have finally begun to not be

    so shy, yet it seems people reject me and I go back to my corner of loneliness. I will do (almost) anything to please someone. Just please do not leave me alone.
    cflemming cflemming 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm am but at the same time I really do know I

    am alone people say "im here for you" but really there just saying that so I don't kill myself
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M Sep 21

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    Well I'm not sure right now

    if I'm Afraid of being alone or just not wanting to lose my wife. Ugh, life can be tough sometimes.
    heartbroke73 heartbroke73 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    I lost him again </3

    why does this have to keep happening to me :,(
    babycakes1970 babycakes1970 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I hate having dream about people I loved before.

    ..I'm not sure if it's because I'm miss something about the past relationship or I don't feel happy with myself or where I am at now.
    elissamay33 elissamay33 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I'm not afraid of being alone i already know i

    am and i just have to accept it. No matter how hard and and painful it is.
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I just want my mate to find me.

    Have him to understand me. Someone to stay up with at night, since I never sleep. Someone who makes me forget the world I live in. I've meet a great deal of people but they always find a way to make me feel detached from them. I'm ready to settle down and be all for my mate...
    JastonieRyder JastonieRyder 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    So 10,000 people are afraid.

    I'm not sure I should really enlighten my thought process, but what the heck, I've been doing it enough lately. Last week (or was it week before, can't keep track of it now) my ex-girlfriend informed me it was over by announcing her engagement on Facebook - to another guy. Of...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 12

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    I've Noticed Eyes Glazing Over

    I find someone that I like and it seems like they like me and we start EPing each other daily and all of a sudden they're gone. What did I do wrong? Why does she run away screaming? Is it because I sometimes drool?
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 14 Responses Oct 21, 2010

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    A Story About Love

    From the mouth of the dragon. So many times in the past few years,my soul has cried out to be loved,and been answered by vile and unjust people who didn’t love me but somehow loathed me for my very existence. For some of you out there this is a subject that you never...
    shelle48 shelle48 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    I am not very pretty.

    I am overweight for my height. I wear glasses. I have scars on my legs from being so clumsy. I usually speak too fast and have to repeat myself to be understood. I have anxiety issues and get easily stressed out and the list goes on. I just don't see anything very desirable...
    Dovesery Dovesery 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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