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I Am Learning to Be Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    Because, I Know, Itll Make Me Strong

    I hate being alone, to know no one is there to comfort me...to support me. Im tired of being alone, so tired of being alone. Im losing whats left of my dignity and Im just trying to keep my head down instead of screaming for someone. Ive met other people, who tell me they've been...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2010

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    This is day #1 on my own without my ex

    boyfriend. Even when we broke up back in October, we still hung out every day. This time, I must learn to distract myself with other things so that I do not go crazy. I need to enjoy my time alone. I have already: -been on this website a lot -read part of a book -gone to work...
    londonqueen londonqueen 22-25, F Mar 16

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    After 7 Years Together I Am Alone and Don't Even Know Who I Am.

    So I met my ex-girfriend when I was 18 and was with her for seven years. I am now 25. I was with with her all the way through college and we seemed to have a healthy loving relationship. I was always a good boyfriend to her - supportive, friendly, outgoing with her friends...
    chrisnz chrisnz 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Practise Makes Perfect

    All my life I've wanted to be alone. The older I get though the more I realize that the world just isn't big enough for one person to be alone. I've spent a lot of time alone and it's crippled my interpersonal skills. I have to practise so I can live the rest of my life keeping...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2011

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