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I Am Not Afraid of Being Alone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 82 People

    Have Been Alone

    and it is not that scary.i just would rather have someone to talk to.but it is hard for me to open up.so ,i am alone.and at times it has it`s advantages.but for the most part,it is torture.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Oct 7, 2009

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    My Own Pumpkin To Sit On Than A Crowded Couch

    For countless years, growing up through childhood and even joining religion, which I recently broke free from - there was such a huge pressure to be with people all the time always doing things "a bunch of busy bodies". Which when i tried to engage I felt torn because as much as...
    soliare soliare 26-30, M May 14, 2012

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    I'm Used To It

    Did you have a mom and dad who spent more time in the home than in the bar? How about an uncle or aunt that cared about you, perhaps a grandparent or several?   Friends, neighbors growing up? I grew up alone. No friends that didn't move away, my grandparents on either side were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12, 2011

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    Who Needs People?

    Humans are just full of heart ache and devistation, and i say who needs them...I have been lonely 99.3% of my life, and they never treated me as though i was one of them, so why not give it back to them 10X more?  I enjoy being alone, because then people are not all up in...
    Godzirra7377 Godzirra7377 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    It's not the solitude that scares me.....I just like having you there :-)

    I have been pretty self sufficient for quite some time. When I decided to leave my husband in 2006 I saved pennies and dollar bills just to have some money that would cushion me when I actually left in 2007. My job allows me to provide a pretty ok life for them *phew Thank God...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    I used to be afraid of being alone

    when i'm at school. I needed friends, i needed at least someone. But i realized that when i'm alone i feel more at ease. People would ask me, "why are you by yourself?" Before i would be ashamed about it, but now i love it. I have my friends, but i prefer to be by myself. I love...
    Dapperness Dapperness 18-21, F Feb 16

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    The Difference Between Need & Want

    I am not afraid to be alone for long periods of time. Long, meaning years. Alone meaning in a relationship, living with others,that sort of 'alone' . I have grown up with a huge family, -both extended and siblings- and it's not that I am tired of them. I love them to death , they...
    ImmoralSophistication ImmoralSophistication 18-21, F Aug 16, 2012

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    A Shield

    I feel very much alone at the moment. There are always people around of course, but everyone knows that's not the point is it?We all know the cliche about being alone in a crowd.  Well, we can be very much alone in any relationship, whether it's with family or with superficial...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    Who Cares?

    I really would rather be alone anymore than with people that are only interested in using me.  I used to be the type of person who was so afraid of losing friends and needed so badly to be accepted that I would kiss people's ***** to get them to stay in my life.   ...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have a pretty demanding job, young child and a partner who barely comes near me despite the effort I make. When I'm alone I feel so much better like the stress just vanishes and...
    friendlygent friendlygent 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    So being alone is something I love yet hate? I like to be alone because it'll leave me to my own thoughts, but the silent kills as well where my overthinking just jumps in. So...
    daniebravo daniebravo 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I moved to Texas 12 years ago, and rarely have I spent the holidays alone. I have traveled to see family or been with friends but I still feel alone or like I am crashing someone...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Dec 7

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    Idk why but I'm terrified of being alone right now
    relapsing14 relapsing14 13-15, F Nov 26

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    It's nice when I'm left to my thoughts. I feel like they swirl around me like butterflies. I touch them, feel them, understand them, and then I'm at peace. Sometimes they are a...
    alric alric 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I Being Alone Well, I guess he'll make it official tomorrow. Hubby went berserk because he broke into my laptop and found an email I had sent to an ex boyfriend I ran into here...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 7

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    I like my little bubble I made, where all my favorite things are and I like being alone with them for a long time before eventually socializing
    emilylightning16 emilylightning16 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I'm terrified of being alone, but the worst part is that I know I deserve to be =/
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I used to be so insecure about myself that I was so devastated when my friends start ignoring me. Three months later , I'm okay now with being alone. I've learnt to be tough, to...
    Amaze16 Amaze16 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I thrive off of the emotions of people around me. Im emotionally unstable by myself but when im with people i know people that care about me, im stable, feeling what they are...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M Dec 17

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    I am ready to have friends hang out but im afraid its too late..meh :(
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Dec 2

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    So, I am a 31 year old man, and seem to carry the baggage of a dozen people. Recently, it has become a huge issue and have become so isolated that I have decided that this might be...
    balexan balexan 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I so cherish my alone time. I need it to function. I never feel more alone in this world then when I am out and surrounded by people. I feel so much better when I am alone. That's...
    wanion wanion 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I don't care how much you'd say you want to left alone I'd rather be with someone than alone by far
    Chewbacca47 Chewbacca47 16-17, M Dec 9

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    I am so sorry about this, but I feeling very alone and sad right now. If anyone is online and sees this please help me. I don't want to go something I will regret. I am sorry.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    My caregiver, Ariel, her mom just left. She's got to travel down to Monterey and it will be raining down in the Bay Area heavier then it is up here. And with my mom and dad gone...
    ed54 ed54 51-55, M Nov 30

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    my life is sooooo bore because of alone
    mechsaravanan mechsaravanan 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I have a boyfriend but I'm still lonely we fight to much. even when he is around I am alone
    chococatalatte chococatalatte 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Normally I don't usually walk alone though the forest part to get to my house but I did it at pure night time. It's scary though cause I hear noises in the bush and I scream and...
    julia2002 julia2002 13-15, F Dec 13

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    I have made friends on here but im alone still.. Made fun of at school.. An only one 'friend' who tells me she will stand up for me and stay with me but ends up ditching me...
    Sourr Sourr 16-17, F Dec 15

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    It isnt that I have bad thoughts, its just that I think about to much when im alone. And start worrying about meaningless things.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M a week ago

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    I'm so bored of being bored because being bored is boring. -,- Can someone please talk to me *puppy face*
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I hate being single around the holidays ugh
    adeechloe adeechloe 13-15, F Nov 27

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    Im a 19 year old male virgin, and have kissed only a few girls in my life. Im socially secluded now, due to bad experiences in high school. (getting ****** over by so called...
    AussieOwner AussieOwner 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    People ask me if I'm seeing anyone. like I'm somehow flawed by being single. Honestly I can't be bothered to really look for love. Even though I might want to start a family...
    Cojaby Cojaby 26-30, F Dec 9

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    Wish I had someone to cuddle me and give me a cold wash cloth. Never thought I'd say it but I miss my mum. Probly busy drinking somewhere.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    No one to talk to , no body , just me and my music and play games all relaxing (: No voice or anything saying a word ^-^ My head is clam
    neoncloud neoncloud 16-17, M Nov 28

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    Everything inside me kills me
    Perfectlyyimperfectt Perfectlyyimperfectt 18-21, F Nov 30

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    night time is the worst. i am an insomniac
    animecutie69 animecutie69 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Superpsycho Superpsycho 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I really do. It gives me time to think.
    laubrown1 laubrown1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    i live on my own and it gets really lonely sometimes. i see family fairly regularly, but i dont have many friends, either online or irl. and its not like i dont have things to fill...
    nathinitup nathinitup 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    Will someone ever love me some day?
    lisa1996 lisa1996 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Hello everyone, I am in the same boat you are all in. I encourage you all to follow my blog. I would love to share stories and emotions. Www.forgiveyourheart.wordpress.com Check...
    lonetraveller24 lonetraveller24 26-30, F Dec 10

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    I'm ready to better myself & get involved in the community again. I've been depressed for a year & now I'm ready to be the old me
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    a little lonely today. but it's fine because I'm so ****** exhausted. so I'll probably just sleep it off anyway
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 15

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